Transport Intermediaries

DHL gives efficient cargo handling a boost

AJOT | September 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, has released an enhanced version of its web-based customer platform DHL Interactive (DHLi). Key improvements include increased information transparency and new design layout to improve ease of use. DHLi is globally available and can be accessed via every internet-enabled device. Read More »

Goto AZ planning automates home delivery service in Japan with Descartes/CTC solution

AJOT | September 11, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Goto AZ Planning, a leading home care rental company in Japan, has automated its home delivery operations with a combined cloud-based solution from Descartes and ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC), a Descartes 'United by Design' partner. Read More »

Triton Overseas Transport appoints new sales representative

AJOT | September 10, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Triton Overseas Transport, an industry-leading nonvessel operating common carrier and provider of international freight services, has announced the appointment of Lindsey Avery to the position of Sales Representative.  Committed to offering competitive rates and unparalleled customer service, Avery will act on behalf of Triton’s unwavering mission to generate new business leads in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston regions, as well as expand the international shipping company’s reach throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. Read More »

Transportation Costing Group and TMW Systems sign agreement to streamline customer purchases

AJOT | September 10, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Transportation Costing Group (TCG), providers of Activity-Based Costing and Profitability Management Tools™ for truckload and less-than-truckload motor carriers, has announced it has entered into an agreement with TMW Systems (TMW), the leading provider of Transportation Management Software to North American for-hire and private fleets, to bundle TMW TMS interfaces with their solutions making the purchase of TCG solutions more convenient for TMW customers. Read More »

DHL provides logistics solutions for the 2014 spring collections at Mercedes Benz-Fashion Week

AJOT | September 10, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

As the world’s top designers and fashion brands bring their Spring 2014 collections to the runway, DHL returns as the Official Logistics Provider for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week from September 5-12. DHL provides tailor-made logistics solutions for a total of 30 global Fashion Week events across 15 cities, including its partnership in New York City since 2007. Read More »

ARC Advisory Group identifies Descartes as leading provider of SaaS-based transportation solutions

AJOT | September 10, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, identified Descartes as the leading global provider, based on 2012  revenues, of software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based transportation management systems (TMS) in its benchmark report, Transportation Management Systems Global Market Research Study – Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2017. Read More »

Greencarrier Freight Services Finland acquires Finnish Rahtihuolinta Oy

AJOT | September 09, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

The Greencarrier Group has expanded its presence in Finland, with Greencarrier Freight Services Finland acquiring the freight forwarder Rahtihuolinta Oy. Read More »

Bender Group bolsters its national distribution network by adding DC in Kansas City, KS

AJOT | September 06, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Bender Group, a third party logistics (3PL) company headquartered in Reno, Nev., recently leased a 50,296 sq.-ft. building at 627 Adams in Kansas City, Kan. Bender Group offers logistics solutions to help companies of all sizes improve their supply chain systems, from the manufacturing source to delivery through multiple distribution channels. The new facility will serve the central U.S. market and complements existing eastern and western fulfillment DCs in Winchester, Va, Woodland & Riverside Calif. and Reno Nev. Bender Group plans to grow and market its multi-client operation in Kansas City to service both existing and new clients. Read More »

Werner Global Logistics uses Descartes’ OneView Solution to streamline US Customs house brokerage op

AJOT | September 05, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Werner Global Logistics U.S., LLC. (WGL), a subsidiary of Werner Enterprises, is using the Descartes OneView Customs House Broker solution to run its U.S. customs house brokerage operations. The solution helps WGL streamline its customs house brokerage operations by using a single platform for customs brokerage services along with Advanced Manifest (AMS) and Importer Security Filing (ISF) filing services. Read More »

Norbert Dentressangle wins major new logistics contract with ASOS

AJOT | September 05, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

In one of Europe’s largest logistics deals, global on-line fashion retailer, ASOS, has awarded a three-year contract for the management of its worldwide distribution centre to Norbert Dentressangle. Read More »

Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics becomes Greencarrier Shipping & Logistics

AJOT | September 04, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics AS is changing its name to Greencarrier Shipping & Logistics AS with effect from September 2, 2013. Read More »

Icelandic Group UK LTD joins iCE shippers

AJOT | September 04, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Icelandic Group UK Ltd has become the latest shipper to choose iCE from Impatex to handle its Customs processing. Read More »

Cargosmart Hosts Seminars On Canada And Japan Customs Regulations

George Lauriat | September 03, 2013 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

CargoSmart Limited, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, announced that it will be hosting a seminar series entitled “Compliance Countdown: Prepare for 2014 Advance Filing Requirements.” Read More »

Platinum Equity Rebrands EXEL Direct As MXD Group

George Lauriat | September 03, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Platinum Equity today announced the rebranding of home delivery business Exel Direct as MXD Group. Platinum Equity acquired Exel Direct, Inc. from Exel Inc., a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL, in May 2013. Read More »

Pattonair selected as a preferred distributor by Freudenberg-NOK

AJOT | August 30, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Pattonair, leading global aerospace and defence supply chain service provider has announced that it has been selected by Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies as a Preferred Distributor for its Simrit brand of aerospace sealants and sealing materials. Read More »

Dynamic growth in oil and gas sector creates an open market for logistics providers

AJOT | August 30, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

A new research report from Transport Intelligence (Ti) has suggested that due to a wave of new investment, the scope and structure of oil and gas exploration & production (E&P) has broadened extensively over the past decade, creating an array of opportunities for logistics service providers. Read More »

CEVA opens healthcare hub in Miami

AJOT | August 30, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, has announced the opening of a fully compliant healthcare cold chain hub in Miami. Read More »

CEVA and Messaggerie Libri expand logistics collaboration

AJOT | August 30, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading global supply chain management companies, announced today the expansion of its long standing collaboration with Messaggerie Libri, Italy’s premier independent book distributor. Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel accelerates implementation of INTTRA eInvoice solution

AJOT | August 28, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA, the world’s largest multi-carrier e-commerce network for ocean shipping, has announced that Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world's leading logistics companies, has accelerated its global implementation of INTTRA eInvoice—an electronic invoice presentment and dispute management solution for ocean shipping. Kuehne + Nagel was the first company to adopt INTTRA’s electronic invoicing and Automatch technologies, and their global implementation successes have helped drive the adoption of e-Invoicing across the shipping industry. Read More »

DHL named the official express and logistics provider of the Grand Prix of Baltimore  

AJOT | August 28, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, is delivering an exhilarating experience for race fans at the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, this Labor Day weekend, August 30 – September 1. Read More »