ODW logistics leases 339,980 square feet in hillwood’s alliancecalifornia development

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Hillwood has leased 339,980 square feet in Westgate Building One in its AllianceCalifornia development in San Bernardino to ODW Logistics, a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of logistics and transportation services. Read More »

CSX Transportation applauds new EPA regulations

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Intermodal

CSX Transportation (CSXT) commended the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for new emissions regulations that will require railroads to reduce NOx and particulate matter emissions by approximately 90 percent compared to pre-regulation levels. "C Read More »

Seko opens operations in Mexico

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Intermodal

Seko, a global provider of supply chain solutions, announced it has opened new Seko facilities in Mexico that will provide freight forwarding services throughout Mexico, the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia. The main office is located in Mexico City, near the Read More »

UPS today announced it has agreed to acquire its authorized service contractor in Romania

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Intermodal

The acquisition agreement marks a logical extension of a successful business relationship that dates to 1990, when UPS first offered its service to customers in Romania through Romtrans SA, TCS's parent company. TCS has been UPS's authorized service contr Read More »

Czech Airlines Cargo to use OAG Cargo’s AFRA

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Air Cargo

Czech Airlines Cargo has signed a contract to use OAG Cargo's Inforwarding Announcements service to publish time sensitive operational announcements to the portal's 25,000 registered freight forwarding users. Read More »

HAS announces record-breaking traffic

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Air Cargo

Just one month after closing 2007 with record-breaking traffic figures - 52 million passengers and over 387,000 metric tons of air cargo, the Houston Airport System (HAS) is starting off 2008 with even more increases in international passenger and air car Read More »

American Airlines Cargo Division Announces Increase In Fuel Surcharge

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division today announced an increase in its fuel surcharge of $0.05/kg in most international markets and $0.02/lb for U.S. domestic shipments, effective March 20, 2008. Read More »

NYK Line announces start of the NYK Cool Earth Project

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The issue of climate change is currently considered one of the most momentous concerns of our time, and companies around the world would be ill-advised to turn their attention from this matter. In this light, the NYK Group'a global logistics integrator th Read More »

CMA CGM reports sustained growth

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM strengthened its financial structure in 2007, posting solid gains in revenues and a significant increase in profitability in a global trade environment experiencing a surge in international container traffic. Read More »

Evergreen Line marks Adriatic service upgrade

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The 5,090-teu Ital Laguna, the largest Evergreen Group container vessel to sail in the Adriatic Sea, called at the Trieste Marine Terminal (TMT) March 13 on its first voyage from China. Read More »

Maersk announces 2007 annual results

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Danish Maersk Group achieved revenues of USD 51.2 billion in 2007, compared with USD 43.7 billion in 2006. Profit before tax amounted to USD 8 billion (USD 6 billion)and the profit for the year was USD 3.4 billion (USD 2.7 billion). This profit is by Read More »

MSC with direct service New Orleans-west coast South America

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

According to unconfirmed press reports, Mediterranean Shipping Company (USA) Inc will launch a new, direct service linking the port of New Orleans with the west coast of South America. The expected vessel rotation for the new service will be: New Orleans- Read More »

Intermarine assigns Swanson to West Coast Service

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Mr. Jake Swanson has been assigned to the position of Commercial Coordinator for the West Coast Industrial Express joint service operated by Industrial Maritime Carriers and Associated Transport Line. In making the announcement, Paul Wilson, Intermarine's Read More »

German hinterland terminal for Maersk

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Shipping company Maersk Line is to build a trimodal hinterland terminal in the Rhine/Ruhr area. The aim of the terminal is to increase capacity at the sea terminals and improve the share of inland shipping and rail in hinterland transport. Read More »

Coale elected Chairman of Port of Stockton Board

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

W. Ronald Coale was recently elected Chairman for the Port of Stockton Board of Port Commissioners Coale has a long history of service with the Port of Stockton, having been first appointed to the board by the Stockton City Council in 1991 and previously Read More »

Florida ports adopt GE Security Solution

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions, announced the state of Florida has successfully deployed GE’s Identity Commander™ solution to all 12 deepwater seaports and its Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Tallahassee headquart Read More »

CargoWise edi points to five keys for IT outsourcing

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says the decision for freight forwarding companies to outsource their IT solutions to a third party logistics provider is becoming increasingly easy to make Read More »

Arrow on target for shippers in Russia and the CIS

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

Advance International is increasing its involvement in the provision of intermodal rail freight services, which commenced a few years ago when it established the Advantage Express Service to offer an intermodal rail operation between Almaty in Kazakhstan Read More »

Nation’s surface transportation needs are substantial

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

The gap between America's surface transportation needs and the financial resources required to bridge them is large, immediate and long-term, according to a report released by state and local government groups. All levels of government must work together Read More »

Circumference America intermodal unit now offers container service

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

Circumference America, Inc. (CAI), a non asset-based transportation holding company with operating subsidiaries that focus on truckload, less-than-truckload, expedited and intermodal transportation services, has announced that its truck-rail-truck busines Read More »