USCG issues notice on ships from Syria

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The US Coast Guard issued a notice stating that, effective March 20th, it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving in the United States from Syria. With the exception of vessels arriving from certain named ports, any vessel arriving in the Uni Read More »

Purolator USA Opens Full-Service Freight Processing Facility in Raleigh-Durham

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

RALEIGH, NC ' March 6, 2008 -- Purolator USA, the small-package and freight forwarding subsidiary of Canada's largest integrated distribution services company, has announced the opening of its southeastern processing facility. The new facility is located Read More »

Cargo Connection Logistics Holding, Inc. renegotiates Georgia facility lease

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Cargo Connection Logistics Holding, Inc. announced that its Cargo Connection Logistics Corp. subsidiary successfully renegotiated its lease with LIT/Hodges Industrial Trust for its 27,520 sq. ft. Atlanta facility. As a result of the negotiations, the Comp Read More »

O’Brien Warehousing & Transportation Opens Rhode Island CFS

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Intermodal

O'Brien Warehousing & Transportation has opened a new Container Freight Station service located in Warwick, Rhode Island. O'Brien Warehousing & Transportation is now an authorized U.S. Custom Bonded Container Freight Station. Any ocean or air cargo that Read More »

ATA tells FMC to reject Clean Truck discussion agreement

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference has filed comments before the Federal Maritime Commission seeking to block a requested agreement between the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach and their terminal operators, aimed at Read More »

Circumference America reports record Q4

AJOT | March 05, 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 a strong showing in the fourth qu Read More »

Major expansion for Dnata as Terminal 2 nears completion

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Air Cargo

Dnata's operations at Terminal 2 are set to increase dramatically with the opening of a 37,000 sq ft extension, scheduled for the end of March. This extension will increase the airport's surface area to 93,000 sq feet. Read More »

Lan Cargo appoints new COO

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Air Cargo

Lan Cargo has appointed Federico Germani as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Germani is responsible for optimizing the efficiency and operating performance of the company, including managing cargo-related airport operations, ensuring the network efficien Read More »

Swiss WorldCargo hands over marketing for Jade Cargo Europe to Lufthansa

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo and Jade Cargo International are extending their cooperation from 30 March 2008, when the summer timetable goes into effect. Lufthansa Cargo will then be responsible for marketing the airfreight capacity of its Sino-German cargo subsidiary Read More »

$25-Million Contract Awarded to DMJM Aviation for Program Management of Capital Improvement Program

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Air Cargo

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners today awarded a $25-million contract to DMJM Aviation, Inc. of Los Angeles, for program management services to support the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Development Program. The development program Read More »

Envirotainer increases presence in Spain & Portugal

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Air Cargo

Envirotainer, providers of active temperature-controlled air cargo containers and cold chain management specialists to the healthcare industry, has appointed Peter Reinhart as its general sales agent for Spain and Portugal to satisfy demand for its temper Read More »

Evergreen launches Mediterranean feeder service

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line has launched its new regional service to cover Mediterranean ports in Italy, Tunis and Libya, via its hub port of Taranto. With this new service, Evergreen is able to add these ports to its direct global coverage. Read More »

HHLA sets new records

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) maintained its profitable growth course in the 2007 financial year, setting new records with revenues at 1.18 billion euros as well as an operating result of around 285 million euros. Read More »

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation Opens New Office in Belgium

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, a global logistics and transportation service provider for chemical and process industries, announces the opening of its European office in Antwerp, Belgium. Odyssey Logistics Europe BVBA will be located at Ha Read More »

GAC India Unveils New 3PL Facility

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC India has inaugurated a new 20,000 square foot Third Party Logistics (3PL) facility at Bhiwandi to meet the demands of the growing consumer markets in and around the bustling city of Mumbai. Read More »

Enterra Solutions Strengthens Port and Intermodal Transportation Security Business with Acquisition

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Enterra Solutions, LLC, announced today that it has acquired Cincinnatus Consulting LLC, a Philadelphia-based consulting firm specializing in security for critical infrastructure and intermodal transportation. Cincinnatus Consulting's staff has extensive Read More »

Associated Global Systems Introduces A Freight Service Designed

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

For Importers AGS, a full service transportation and logistics provider has introduced AGS Import Advantage service, a comprehensive menu of services to aid importers in getting products from their overseas suppliers direct to their factory or their custo Read More »

The Reliance Network Covers the Continent

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Intermodal

Averitt Express, Canadian Freightways/Epic Express, DATS Trucking, Inc., Lakeville Motor Express, Land Air Express, and PITT OHIO EXPRESS have come together to form The Reliance Network. Read More »

Joint Statement by Ministers Responsible for the Security and Prosperity Partnership of N. America

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | International Trade

In preparation for our leaders' meeting in New Orleans on April 21-22, we, the ministers responsible for the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) met in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, to review progress on the five priorities identi Read More »

Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer comments on signing of Andean Trade Preference Extension Act

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | International Trade

"The signing of the 10-month Andean Trade Preference Extension Act (H.R. 5264) by President George W. Bush is an important interim measure while we work to secure Congressional passage of the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement and to implement the U. Read More »