ATA testifies on critical need for change

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Intermodal

American Trucking Associations Chairman Ray Kuntz asked a Senate panel to make fundamental changes to federal surface transportation programs to allow the trucking industry to more efficiently move freight. Read More »

Schneider brings customers, security experts together

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Intermodal

According to the International Cargo Security Council, $12 billion worth of cargo is stolen in the United States every year. In an effort to prevent future thefts and reduce the amount of high-demand merchandise stolen each year, Schneider National, Inc., Read More »

EU heads for climate, trade talks with China

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | International Trade

The European Commission's biggest-ever delegation to China heads for Beijing, hoping to progress from words to action on China's soaring greenhouse gas emissions and its tense trade ties with Europe. Read More »

Murdoch urges passage of Colombia free trade pact

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | International Trade

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch pressed Democratic US lawmakers to move forward with ratification of a free trade pact with Colombia. Read More »

Steel imports creep up 1% in March

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | International Trade

Steel imports remained at low levels again in March increasing only 1.2% over February. Import arrivals in March were ordered from non-NAFTA countries late in 2007 and reflect weak conditions for imports during that time frame. 'With the recent surprisi Read More »

Increased urgency to strengthen North American competitiveness

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | International Trade

Economic challenges and intense global competition have increased the urgency of joint strategies to improve the competitiveness of the United States, Mexico and Canada, members of a trilateral advisory group said in a report presented at the North Americ Read More »

TSA announces progress in Asia-US freight contract negotiations

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Transpacific container lines say they are now seeing the first wave of service contracts signed by US importers of Asian goods, in what has been by most accounts a relatively slow contracting season. Read More »

First container line terminal opens in Duisburg

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM and NYK, two of the world's largest container shipping lines, opened the Duisburg Trimodal Terminal D3T in the logport logistic park in Duisburg Rheinhausen together with Duisport in the presence of North-Rhine Westphalia's Prime Minister Dr. J'rg Read More »

John S. Connor handles largest hyperbaric chamber in US

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

John S. Connor, Inc., a full service logistics company based in Glen Burnie, MD, has recently handled the shipment of the largest rectangular hyperbaric chamber ever made. The $3 million chamber was manufactured by Fink Engineering of Melbourne, Australia Read More »

Hans Smits on German Logistics Advisory Council

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Port of Rotterdam Authority CEO, Hans Smits, has been appointed to the 'Beirat' of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL). Smits is one of two non-German members of this advisory board and Rotterdam is the only seaport represented. Read More »

Horizon Lines delivers for Walgreens

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Horizon Lines, Inc., a domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has renewed its contract with Walgreens to remain the drugstores' primary carrier to Puerto Rico for the next two years. Read More »

Arkansas Best announces 78% increase in Q1

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Intermodal

Arkansas Best Corporation announced a 78% increase in first quarter 2008 net income of $8.5 million, or $0.34 per diluted common share, compared to $4.8 million, or $0.19 per diluted common share, in the first quarter of 2007. Arkansas Best's 2008 first q Read More »

Etihad selects Descartes’ Global Logistics Network

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo, a division of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, has selected Descartes' global logistics network (GLN) to provide its air cargo electronic data interchange (EDI) services. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo increases 747f services from Asia to Russia

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, Russia's leading international scheduled cargo airline, has launched non-stop services to Moscow from Shanghai and Hong Kong. Read More »

APL named Best trans-Pacific shipping line

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Global container shipping leader APL was this week named Best Transpacific Shipping Line at the 22nd Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs). Read More »

Crowley Z-Drive Tug Vigilant Christened in Alaska

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's Z-Drive tugboat Vigilant, providing an added measure of safety and environmental protection for tankers entering and leaving the Tesoro Alaska Company's Nikiski refinery in Cook Inlet, was christened on Monday in Homer, Alas Read More »

‘K’ Line, Hanjin, Yang Ming rationalization of US East Coast/South America East Coast service

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

"K" Line, Hanjin and Yang Ming will rationalize their East Coast South America Read More »

Senator Lines capacity increase on Mediterranean-Mideast-Asia service

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Senator Lines will increase its capacity on the Mediterranean Express Service MEX linking the Western Mediterranean region with the Middle East and Asia as from mid-May. The first vessel with the increased allocation of the Germany-based ocean carrier is Read More »

Con-way, Inc. reports Q1 results

AJOT | April 23, 2008 | Intermodal

Con-way, Inc. reported net income from continuing operations for the first quarter of 2008 of $22.5 million (after preferred stock dividends), or 47 cents per diluted share. The results compared to first-quarter 2007 net income from continuing operations Read More »

Chapman Freeborn coordinates horse flight from Maastricht

AJOT | April 23, 2008 | Air Cargo

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering arranged a charter of a B747-200F with MK Airlines to transport 73 showjumping horses from the Netherlands to a major showcase event in Doha, Qatar. Read More »