FreightScan receives contract for installation of FS100 dimensioning system

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

FreightScan, LLC, a leader in the development and deployment of innovative technology solutions for the freight and logistics industry, announced it has received a contract to permanently install an FS100 automated system for cargo dimensioning at the Wor Read More »

National Air Cargo completes first phase of ‘operation blanket delivery’

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

National Air Cargo and its sister company National Airlines today announced both companies completed the first phase of 'Operation Blanket Delivery', a collection and donation program started in early October 2009 to benefit orphaned children in Afghanist Read More »

Panalpina receives award from Sigma-Aldrich

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Company has awarded Panalpina for Continued Global Excellence in Dangerous Goods Transport'. During a recent visit, Panalpina CEO Monika Ribar received the award from Peter Sch'le, Managing Director of Sigma-Aldrich Germany and resp Read More »

DHL launches new direct LCL services in US

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

DHL, the world's leading logistics company,announced the launch of direct Less than Container Load (LCL) services from New York to Vienna, Austria and Klaipeda, Lithuania; enhancing trade links from the United States to Eastern Europe and the Baltics.Thes Read More »

APL Logistics wins Asia supply chain award

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

APL Logistics, an innovative provider of international supply chain solutions, has received the 2009 CHaINA 'Best 3PL Supply Chain Provider in Asia' Award for its development of integrated logistics services to support world-famous U.S.-based designer and Read More »

CMA CGM notes significant recovery in operations

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Operating profit for the CMA CGM Group is expected to return to the breakeven point in December 2009, ahead of the company's cautious forecasts in September 2009. Read More »

Hamburg S’d changes terminals in Seattle

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd has moved its Pacific Coast / South America West Coast service to a new terminal in Seattle. As of November 1, 2009 this service is now calling at:Terminal 46 ' Total Terminals International (TTI), 401 Alaskan Way , Seattle, WA 98104, Phone: Read More »

Horizon Logistics launches 3V distribuion services

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Logistics, LLC, the third-party logistics management subsidiary of Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ), has launched an integrated import logistics solution called 3V Distribution Services, offering small to medium-sized shippers velocity, visibility a Read More »

The new World Alliance announces Transpacific service changes

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping


The New World Alliance (TNWA) carriers ' APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) ' today announced service and capacity changes, which will include the Grand Alliance (GA) lines ' Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Or Read More »

History created at NSICT

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

History was created when WWPC member Hindustan Cargo Limited shipped out 2 nos Heat Exchangers having dimensions 26.5 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs weighing 27 Mtons on 2 nos flat bed containers through the port of NSICT on vessel m.v. SCI Kolkata.
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Fast lane transport opens new facility in Adelanto, CA

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Intermodal

Fast Lane Transportation, Inc., a provider of intermodal transportation and equipment services throughout California, has acquired an 80-acre intermodal crossdock and equipment depot to serve rail logistics providers, trucking companies and equipment leas Read More »

SCSPA elects Stern Chairman, hires firm to market Daniel Island property

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board of Directors elected Bill Stern of Columbia to a two-year term as chairman, beginning in January 2010.

'With a Maersk contract in hand and the new leadership of Jim Newsome, our ports hav Read More »

Konecranes closes factory in Birmingham AL, US

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Konecranes will close its crane production and assembly facility in Birmingham, AL, U.S.A. by December 31, 2009. The factory closure affects 18 employees in crane production and assembly. Read More »

South Carolina State Ports Authority adds Gaillard to management team

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has hired Sarah S. Gaillard to the new position of Vice President, Carrier Sales, effective January 4, 2010. Read More »

Savannah becomes port of choice for Suez services

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

GPA experiences growth in container volume and tonnage

Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced today at its Board Meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Med Read More »

Port of Houston shows steady return in cargo activity

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the Greater Houston Partnership 'State-of-the-Port' luncheon Wednesday, Port of Houston Authority Chairman James T. Edmonds announced that PHA's containerized cargo has shown growth over the last 12 months. This is especially good news since container Read More »

CN reaches 20th voluntary mitigation agreement, makes substantial strides in EJ&E integration

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

CN announced a voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) related to its acquisition of the principal lines of the former Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) with the Village of Lake Zurich, Ill., located 37 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Wit Read More »

Improved Philadelphia freight rail route expands transportation options

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and CSX Chairman, President and CEO Michael J. Ward joined together today to celebrate the construction of an improved rail route that generates hundreds of jobs. The completed pro Read More »

DHX-Maui opens freight handling facility on Maui

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

DHX-Maui has just opened a new freight handling facility on Maui, one of the Hawaiian Islands. The new facility will serve business and residential communities on Maui. Read More »

Lone Star Overnight introduces multi-package shipment rating option

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Lone Star Overnight (LSO), a Texas-based regional overnight package delivery company, is introducing a competitive multiple-package shipment rating option. Shippers may choose LSO's new Multi-Pak(SM) pricing for multi-package shipments destined for the sa Read More »