Transport Intermediaries

​BDP forms joint venture with Sweden’s Polar Logistics AB

AJOT | August 14, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

BDP International (BDP), a leading, privately owned global logistics and transportation solutions company, has taken a majority equity position in Sweden’s Polar Logistics AB, a member of its global network. Based in Stockholm, the resulting joint venture will operate as BDP International Sweden under its current management team led by Slava Caisin. Read More »

​Retail veteran Rosier joins enVista’s supply chain 
solutions practice as Senior Director

AJOT | August 14, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services firm, has announced that Nate Rosier has joined the company's Supply Chain Solutions team as a Senior Director of its Supply Chain Strategy team. Read More »

Austrian Post takes 40% stake in Germany’s AEP

AJOT | August 14, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

​Austrian Post has taken a 40 percent stake in German pharmaceutical logistics start-up AEP, it said, confirming German media reports Read More »

​Oxbow Carbon LLC increases restricted party screening (RPS) productivity

AJOT | August 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

​Oxbow Carbon LLC increases restricted party screening (RPS) productivity by 82% using Amber Road's export on-demand solution Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, has announced that Oxbow Carbon, one of the world's largest recyclers and distributors of refinery byproducts, increased its RPS productivity by 82 percent using Amber Road's Export On-Demand solution. Read More »

​Schneider Logistics named Responsible Care Partner of the Year

AJOT | August 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Responsible Care® is a voluntary initiative in which companies work together to continuously improve their health, safety and environmental performance and to communicate about their products and processes. Read More »

​Blue Water Loads Last Component For Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Blue Water has loaded the last component from the Port of Esbjerg to the German wind farm Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm which is being constructed in the North Sea. Read More »

​CaroTrans Opens Key U.S. Gulf-Brazil Export Connections

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

​CaroTrans Opens Key U.S. Gulf – Brazil Export Connection Direct, weekly Houston to Rio de Janeiro LCL service delivers reliable supply chain link Read More »

Kerry Logistics Continues Expansion in Latin America with Acquisition of Mexican Logistics Leader

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG), a Mexico-based logistics and freight forwarding company, with a domestic network of six offices throughout the country, including Guadalajara, Queretaro and Monterrey. Read More »

​Luolai and Manhattan Associates Earn Supply Chain IT Honor From CFLP

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Supply ChainCommerce solution provider, Manhattan Associates, Inc. and its customer, Luolai Home Textile, a leading retailer and manufacturer of home textile products in China, have jointly won the "Best IT Project 2013" award from the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP). Read More »

​UTi Worldwide Opens New Expanded London Facility

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

UTi Worldwide Inc., a global supply chain services and solutions company, officially opened its new London operations located in Heathrow, United Kingdom last month. Read More »

Exel Supply Chain Identifies Columbus As E-Commerce Distribution Hub

AJOT | August 09, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

According to a new white paper, "The Future of E-Commerce in the U.S.,” from Exel’s parent company, Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, online sales continue to show tremendous growth worldwide as retailers continue the transformation from the classic brick-and-mortar store into brick-and-click companies with an integrated multichannel strategy. As a result, supply chain flexibility has become a key factor for U.S. retailer success, positioning Columbus, Ohio, to benefit from the e-commerce growth. Read More »

Rapidly changing global business requires technological and process innovation

AJOT | August 09, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

According to CargoWise Global Implementation Manager Stuart Mann, pilot projects make it safer to fail, and easier to succeed. He explains why. Read More »

​CEVA Holdings LLC results for the second quarter

AJOT | August 08, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Holdings LLC ("CEVA"), one of the world's leading non‐asset based supply chain management companies, today reported results for the three months ended June 30, 2013 that saw the company's Adjusted EBITDA double from the prior quarter, reflecting operating improvements that include benefits from reductions in cost from previously announced plans. Read More »

​Gebruder Weiss: Further branch in Hungary

AJOT | August 08, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Gebruder Weiss is staying true to its path of continuous network expansion in Central and Eastern Europe. The Austrian transport and logistics company has announced the opening of a new location in Györ, close to the Austrian border. Read More »

​Deutsche Post outlook improves as Asia strategy pays off

AJOT | August 06, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Deutsche Post's strategy of investing in Asia paid off in the second quarter as it gained market share in its express delivery business, offsetting losses from cost-conscious customers switching to cheaper shipping options. Read More »

​Jumbo Supermarkten enhances order-to-cash process with Descartes’ cloud-based messaging gateway

AJOT | August 06, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Jumbo Supermarkten, a leading grocery retailer in the Netherlands, expands its outsourcing relationship with Descartes for its entire order-to-cash messaging process. Read More »

​Rotunda Capital announces sale of Worldwide Express

AJOT | August 05, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Rotunda Capital Partners, a middle market private equity investment firm, has announced the sale of its investment in Worldwide Express to a group of investors including a significant investment from the management team. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read More »

​UTi Worldwide wins Wacker Chemie AG “Best Logistics Partner” award

AJOT | August 05, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

UTi Worldwide Inc., a global supply chain services and solutions company, has won Wacker Chemie AG's "Best Logistics Partner" award. Read More »

​Weiss-Röhlig opens two sites in Vietnam

AJOT | August 01, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Weiss-Röhlig is set for further growth in Asia. After more than a year’s construction work, the cooperation between Gebrüder Weiss of Lauterach and Röhlig Logistics of Bremen has now officially brought two sites in Vietnam into service. Read More »

​Mark-It Services forms new technology division, WAM Technologies LLC

AJOT | August 01, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Mark-It Services, the leading U.S. provider of cargo protective and monitoring services for refrigerated containers and related assets, announced that it has formed a new technology division, Read More »