Transport Intermediaries

A.R.T. Logistics partners with CargoWise to support its diverse growing business

AJOT | September 30, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

A.R.T. Logistics, a leading project logistics company focused on Central Asia, Russia and the CIS, has signed a contract with CargoWise to implement its ediEnterprise software solution. Read More »

TIACA calls on U.S. TSA to lift requirement for ongoing reporting of cargo screening data

AJOT | September 30, 2013 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has asked the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to certify that its 100% cargo screening level on passenger aircraft has been achieved and to use its authority to immediately remove the ongoing requirement to report cargo screening data. Read More »

UTi Worldwide expands multi-client warehousing in Chicago

AJOT | September 27, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

UTi Worldwide Inc., a global supply chain services and solutions company, now offers expanded warehousing capabilities for companies requiring warehousing and distribution without the need for a dedicated facility. Read More »

Purolator International appoints Sonnentag as Branch Sales Manager of its Milwaukee branch

AJOT | September 27, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Michael Sonnentag has joined Purolator International as branch sales manager of its Milwaukee, Wisconsin branch.  Purolator International is the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada and a subsidiary of Canada’s largest integrated delivery services provider, Purolator Inc.  Read More »

Joint venture between VTG and Kuehne + Nagel creates Europe’s largest private rail logistics provide

AJOT | September 27, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

VTG Aktiengesellschaft, one of Europe’s leading wagon hire and rail logistics companies, and Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, have signed an agreement in Hamburg to merge certain rail logistics operations. Read More »

Coface sees rising credit risk in chemical, pharmaceutical and automotive sectors

AJOT | September 26, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

In its most recent Panorama economic publication, global credit insurer Coface reviews 14 key sectors in North America, Emerging Asia and the European Union. Coface’s sector analysis is based on a unique indicator, developed by Coface economists, which reflects the payment experience of companies reviewed by its underwriters. The Panorama also takes a close look at the refocusing of European automakers on two key emerging markets, Russia and Turkey. Read More »

Port Jersey Logistics hires Platt as Facility Manager

AJOT | September 25, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Port Jersey Logistic has hired David Platt to the position of Facility Manager. For PJL, Mr. Platt brings nearly two decades of facility management experience, during which he has accrued leadership experience in a broad range of transportation and third-party logistics services. Read More »

Penske Logistics expands in Mexico and establishes new Managing Director

AJOT | September 25, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Penske Logistics, a leading provider of third-party logistics and supply chain management solutions, announced the appointment of Michael Casidy to the newly created position of Managing Director of Mexico. Read More »

Gebrüder Weiss opens new logistics center in the Caucasus

AJOT | September 24, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

After eight months of construction, Gebrüder Weiss officially commissioned its logistics facility in the Georgian capital Tbilisi September 20, 2013. The new GW site is intended to establish itself as a hub between Europe and the Near East as well as a gateway into Central Asia in the longer term. At the inaugural festivities, Wolfram Senger-Weiss, Board Member of Gebrüder Weiss said, “This branch will allow us to offer our customers improved access to the upcoming markets in the East. Additionally, we can offer our full range of services according to western quality standards in the Georgian and Caucasian region as well.” The on-site portfolio includes overland transportation, air and sea freight, logistics solutions and project business. Read More »

Confectionery manufacturer awards Shippers Warehouse 2nd distribution center operations contract

AJOT | September 24, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Shippers Warehouse, Inc.,a major contract award from a large privately-owned confectionery manufacturer, to operate the regional distribution center or the Chicago area market. Shippers Warehouse has managed fulfillment and distribution for this manufacturer within Texas for many years. Read More »

Pattonair will be supplying build and repair parts to MTU Aero Engines

George Lauriat | September 23, 2013 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Pattonair the leading global aerospace and defence supply chain service provider, has announced that it will be working with MTU Aero Engines, Germany’s engine manufacturer providing C class parts to MTU in Europe. Read More »

New Senate bill introduced to replace HMT

George Lauriat | September 23, 2013 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Senator Murray (D-WA) introduced the Maritime Goods Movement Act for the 21st Century Read More »

Airforwarders Association Hails Advancement of Ports and Waterways Bill in U.S. House

AJOT | September 20, 2013 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

The Airforwarders Association (AfA), which represents more than 350 companies dedicated to moving cargo throughout the supply chain, has applauded a U.S. House committee's approval of legislation to improve America's ports and waterways. Read More »

Ghaffar is new Impatex London Airports Account Manager

AJOT | September 20, 2013 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Impatex – the UK’s leading supplier of Customs and freight forwarding software – has appointed Ali Ghaffar as its new Area Account Manager for the London Airports. Read More »

MindShare Strategies names Herndon VP of Business Development

AJOT | September 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

MindShare Strategies, Inc., a marketing firm specializing in the transportation and logistics industries, has promoted Carleen Herndon to vice president of business development. Read More »

Latest logistics confidence index indicates improving air freight conditions

AJOT | September 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Increasing confidence in the outlook for the transport and logistics sector helped raise the overall Stifel Logistics Confidence Index 0.6 points to 53.0. This is the eighth consecutive month the index registered above the 50 threshold, indicating improving conditions in the overall European freight forwarding market. Read More »

Laccona joins Walker SCM as COO

AJOT | September 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Walker Supply Chain Management, a minority-certified global transportation and logistics firm, has announced the addition of former AEI and IJS executive Giorgio Laccona as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and partner. Read More »

Europartners adopts comprehensive CargoSphere Freight Rate System

AJOT | September 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoSphere, the leading, cloud-based global rate management solution and confidential rate mesh network for the ocean and air transportation and logistics industries, today announces the successful completion of a three-month trial and long-term global agreement with Europartners, a global logistics service provider (LSP) and supply chain management company, headquartered in Mexico. Read More »

South Florida Logistics Services appoints Richter VP of Business Development

AJOT | September 16, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

South Florida Logistics Services (“SFLS”), an integrated logistics company that provides world-class cargo handling services and international-class real estate solutions, has announced Robert G. Richter has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. Read More »

IJS Global appoints Global 
IT Director

AJOT | September 16, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

JS Global has further strengthened its international management team with the appointment of Hans Stokman to the position of Global IT Director. Read More »