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2014 Media Kit

Transport Intermediaries

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Monkeys on the Move: DHL Ships Rare Golden-Bellied Mangabeys

AJOT | April 15, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Monkeys on the Move: DHL Ships Rare Golden-Bellied Mangabeys

The San Antonio Zoo said goodbye to some very special travelers today as four highly threatened Golden-bellied Mangabey monkeys set off on their 6,000 mile journey to Europe via DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider. The cross-border delivery of the two male and two female primates will promote breeding programs for the species at the Budapest Zoo as well as two other zoos – one in France and another in the Netherlands. Read More »

duisport Group continues positive growth trend

AJOT | April 14, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

duisport Group continues positive  growth trend

In the 2013 financial year the duisport Group generated total output of 175 million euros. Thus, including sales from strategic investments, output rose by around 10 per cent on the previous year. At 30 million euros it was possible to slightly exceed the 2012 level of earnings before interest taxes, depreciation and amortization Read More »

Vinalines set for IPO in 2015 first quarter

Reuters | April 10, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Vinalines, a major state-owned shipping firm, is scheduled to launch its initial public offering in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Transport Ministry, the Dau Tu newspaper reports. Read More »

Albert Heijn and Norbert Dentressangle shorten fresh supply chain

AJOT | April 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Albert Heijn and Norbert Dentressangle have signed a memorandum of understanding for a new fresh center. They have thus established a long-term partnership to realize a major Shared Fresh Center (SFC) that will service more than 900 Albert Heijn stores. This new joint SFC for suppliers and Albert Heijn will be managed by Norbert Dentressangle. Its realization will ensure that a large volume of fresh products will find their way to shelves more rapidly and efficiently. The SFC will be centrally located in Nieuwegein and is expected to become operational in Q2 2015. Read More »

American Fast Freight, Inc. Expands Current Operations in Kodiak, Alaska with New Terminal

PR Newswire | April 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

American Fast Freight, Inc. Expands Current Operations in Kodiak, Alaska with New Terminal

TACOMA, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Fast Freight, Inc. and American Relocation Services, a division of American Fast Freight, Inc., are expanding and will be opening their newest and largest freestanding cargo terminal in all of Kodiak Island on May 2(nd), 2014. The American Fast Freight Kodiak Terminal is a 6000 square foot terminal built 2 miles from the Port of Kodiak and has direct and easy access for deliveries via 40 foot containers, flat racks and temperature controlled trailers. Interstate cargo coming from the lower 48 will be consolidated at American Fast Freight, Inc.'s terminal in Anchorage, along with intra-Alaska cargo, and then moved via a number of different options including steamship, barge and ferry into Kodiak. American Fast Freight, Inc. will deliver cargo across the island via their dedicated fleet of island trucks that will be pulling 40 foot, flat rack and temperature controlled trailers. In addition, American Relocation Services will be able to provide an array of moving needs including household goods moves, commercial and residential moves, military moves via certified movers, complete on-site surveys and complete full service moves. American Relocation Services are members of IAM and AMSA.

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Independent forwarders endorse e-AWB agreement

AJOT | April 07, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

The Elite Association of Logistic Networks (ELITE) has become the latest influential global association to endorse IATA’s Multilateral e-AWB Agreement. Representing over 6,200 independent freight forwarder members in 191 countries around the globe, ELITE comprises 10 leading logistics networks and generates over US$60 billion in combined annual freight revenues. Read More »

Sino-Global and PENAVICO Establish Cross-Referral and Collaboration Agreement

PR Newswire | April 07, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., an international shipping agency and logistic services provider, today announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with state-owned enterprise, China Ocean Shipping Agency to jointly develop their shipping agency business both in China and overseas through a cross-referral and collaboration arrangement. Read More »

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