Transport Intermediaries

NewAge Software & Solutions enters the North American market

AJOT | February 24, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

NewAge Software & Solutions, a global service provider of integrated, enterprise applications for freight forwarding (FF) and logistics companies, announces its entrance into the North American market. Michael Sinclair and Charles Chute, both experienced Read More »

Chinese New Year bolsters confidence in the logistics industry

AJOT | February 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index increased for the fourth consecutive month in February 2013, according to the latest survey undertaken by Transport Intelligence. The index combining both the current and expected situation rose 3.3 points to 52.1 fro Read More »

FPS opens another Indian container station

AJOT | February 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

LCL Logistix ' the Indian member of the FPS network of independent forwarders and NVOCCs ' has opened its third container freight station (CFS) in Haldia, near Kolkata Port on India's east coast. The new facility and all of its equipment is owned outright Read More »

INTTRA releases study findings

AJOT | February 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA, the world's largest and most active network for ocean shipping, has released findings of a global study of high-volume shippers and freight forwarders that included 4 of the top 5 global logistics providers. Four years of economic volatility have Read More »

Danish freight operator DSV hit by lower volumes

AJOT | February 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Danish logistics group DSV said this year's profit would fall short of market expectations as a weak global economy hits freight volumes. Read More »

C.H. Robinson introduces Navisphere App for customers

AJOT | February 18, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world's largest logistics companies, has developed a mobile app to extend the reach of the Navisphere platform, allowing users to access critical shipment information with Apple or AndroidTM mobile devices. Read More »

enVista launches enCompassTM labor standards application

AJOT | February 18, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

enVista has unveiled its holistic labor standards application, enCompass, a comprehensive data source for labor standard processes and associated time measurements related to tasks across manufacturing, supply chain and retail. Read More »

Central Shipping selects CargoWise in Ireland

AJOT | February 18, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise', a global leader in technology solutions for logistics service providers (LSPs), announced the adoption of ediEnterprise by Dublin-based, boutique air freight specialists, Central Shipping. Read More »

CEVA announces opening of first Center of Logistics Excellence in Jacksonville, FL

AJOT | February 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has announced the opening of its first Center of Logistics Excellence in Jacksonville, Florida. The Center demonstrates 'real world' logistics innovation through supply chain optimization Read More »

Legacy Supply Chain Services announces acquistion of Vitran Corporation supply chain operation divis

AJOT | February 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

LEGACY Supply Chain Services announced the acquisition of Vitran Corporation Inc.'s Supply Chain Operation (Vitran SCO), a North American third-party supply chain provider specializing in complex, high-velocity logistics networks servicing leading North Read More »

OIA Global announces major expansion of material sourcing division

AJOT | February 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

OIA Global (OIA), a leading worldwide transportation, supply chain management and packaging solutions provider, announced it has assumed the majority of assets and liabilities of PACCESS LLC's (PACCESS) Materials Sourcing Division, headquartered in Portla Read More »

Pilot Freight Services hits $500 million revenue milestone

AJOT | February 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced today that it has hit the $500 million revenue mark for the first time, with $500.6 million in revenue for 2012. The company shipped more than 640 million pou Read More »

The dangers of DIY software design

AJOT | February 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

According to Ralf Moller, General Manager Marketing for CargoWise, the vast number and diversity of logistics and transport companies operating around the world reflect the vibrancy and constantly changing nature of the industry. Read More »

UK forwarders disappointed with the small print in trade security agreement

AJOT | February 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is disappointed by some of the background information concerning the recent full implementation of mutual recognition for the USA's and European Union's (EU) trade security programmes. Read More »

Vitran Corporation Inc. focuses on LTL business with divestiture of its supply chain operation

AJOT | February 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Vitran Corporation Inc., a North American transportation firm, today announced that it has reached an agreement to divest its Supply Chain Operation (SCO) division to Legacy Supply Chain, based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for U.S. $97.0 million in cash, Read More »

Data2Logistics names Newcom Director of Professional Services

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Global supply chain information and technology company Data2Logistics announces the appointment of industry veteran Bob Newcom as Director of Professional Services. Newcom provides 17 years of experience in executive and hands-on positions with multinatio Read More »

Gebr’der Weiss: weekly departures to Georgia

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

The transport and logistics company Gebr'der Weiss offers a new, direct groupage freight connection from Passau to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. The regular transit time is eight days. Departure is weekly on Thursday and, depending on the shipment volume, Read More »

Globe Express Services adds Slotten as CCO & SVP

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Globe Express Services ', one of the world's top 100 global logistics providers with a market presence in over 80 countries, proudly announces that logistics industry veteran Christopher Slotten will join the company on March 1, 2013 as Senior Vice Presid Read More »

Greatwide Logistics and Cardinal Logistics complete merger

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Greatwide Logistics Services, LLC ('Greatwide') and Cardinal Logistics Management, Inc. ('Cardinal') today announced the successful completion of a merger of the two companies, creating a market leading logistics organization offering a broad service plat Read More »

Secor Group acquires Special Products Transfer, Inc.

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

The Secor Group, a Washington, D.C.-headquartered global logistics and mobility services company, today announced the acquisition of Special Products Transfer, Inc. (SPT), a transportation and logistics services company serving the mid-Atlantic region. Th Read More »