Transport Intermediaries

European logistics industry poised for upturn in M&A activity, claims new report

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Despite the weak state of the European economy, conditions are right for a significant upturn in mergers and acquisition activity driven by a number of micro-economic drivers, the authors of a new report from Ti claim. Read More »

ACE compliance brings real benefits to Customs Brokers

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

The US Customs Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is set to become the single window through which the trade community electronically reports import and export activity. With ACE compliance mandated for November 1, 2015, Customs Brokers are feeling the pressure to find software that will accommodate new, paperless workflows, and there’s starting to be a bit of panic on the streets. Read More »

Premium Article  WTO’s TFA will positively impact apparel and footwear logistics

Karen Thuermer | December 17, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Footwear and apparel is one of the most dynamic and complicated industries in the world. Not only is footwear and apparel manufactured in nearly every country on the planet, every human being consumes its products. Read More »

Purolator International names Saenz as Branch Sales Manager in Houston

AJOT | December 16, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Purolator International has announced the appointment of Rebecca L. Saenz as Branch Sales Manager in Houston, Texas.  Saenz brings 10 years of logistics sales experience to the role, helping her to grow Purolator’s presence in the region. Read More »

The WACO System continues Latin America growth with new Panama member

AJOT | December 15, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Global independent freight network The WACO System has appointed General Cargo S.A as its new member in Panama. Read More »

INFO-X Software Technology announces complimentary one-month trial

AJOT | December 15, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Info-X Software Technology, an India-based software solutions and back-office service provider for the transportation industry, announced that it is offering a complimentary one-month trial of its back-office services. Read More »

DHL launches new trend report: Self-driving vehicles in logistics

AJOT | December 15, 2014 | Intermodal | Road | Transport Intermediaries

DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has today published the new trend report ‘Self-Driving Vehicles in Logistics’, highlighting the key elements and significant potential of autonomous technologies in the logistic industry. Read More »

Radiant Logistics Acquires Don Cameron and Associates, Inc.

PR Newswire | December 15, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Radiant Logistics, Inc., a domestic and international logistics services company, today announced it has acquired Don Cameron and Associates, Inc., a Minnesota based, privately held company that provides a full range of domestic and international transportation and logistics services across North America. Read More »

GAC celebrates 40 years in Hong Kong

AJOT | December 14, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC Hong Kong, part of the global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has marked 40 years in operation with an event celebrating the company’s growth into one of the leading ship agents and logistics services providers in the territory. Read More »

Schumann Consulting Group announces opening in Rutherford, NJ

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Schumann Consulting Group, LLC, a global management consulting firm focused on businesses within the trade and transportation industry, opened its’ doors to clients on December 1, 2014. Read More »

Inchcape Shipping Services announces new Executive Vice President, North America

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | People | Appointments | Transport Intermediaries

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world's leading maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions provider has announced a key hire to its senior management team with the appointment of Steve Schollaert as Executive Vice President for North America region. Read More »

Ceva Logistics opens West Hub Logistics Center at Jalan Buroh in Singapore

AJOT | December 11, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, announced it has expanded its presence in Singapore with a new West Hub Logistics Center at Jalan Buroh. The 48,000 sq m warehouse and office hub is the company’s largest facility in Singapore. Read More »

UPS Appoints Global Marketing Head and Realigns Senior Staff Roles

GlobeNewswire | December 10, 2014 | People | Appointments | Transport Intermediaries

UPS® (NYSE: UPS) Chief Executive Officer David Abney today announced changes to several of the company’s senior leadership assignments to enhance management focus on the company’s strategic growth and organizational effectiveness. Read More »

UTi Worldwide CEO Kirchner resigns, successor named

Reuters | December 09, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics company UTi Worldwide Inc said Chief Executive Eric Kirchner had resigned and Edward Feitzinger would replace him, effective immediately. Read More »

UTi Worldwide recovery hits new snag with CEO departure

Reuters | December 09, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics services provider UTi Worldwide Inc faces a fresh snag in its attempt to return to growth with the sudden resignation of its chief executive on Monday. Read More »

CaroTrans Expands Local Midwest Receiving Station Network

AJOT | December 09, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces the addition of Cincinnati and Indianapolis to its Midwest CFS (container freight station) network. Read More »

Norbert Dentressangle appoints new Air & Sea US Country Manager

AJOT | December 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Norbert Dentressangle has announced the appointment of Christophe Bigot to head up its U.S. Air & Sea business. Read More »

Info-X Software Technology signs Arca World Logistics

AJOT | December 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

India-based Info-X Software Technology, a software solutions and back-office service provider to the transportation industry, announced today that it has signed Arca World Logistics. Read More »

C.H. Robinson receives Driscoll’s U.S. Carrier of the Year Award

AJOT | December 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Applauded for consistent execution and alignment to a strategic vision, C.H. Robinson was named Driscoll’s 2014 U.S. Carrier of the Year during their first annual carrier recognition event in Watsonville, CA. Read More »

Descartes acquires e-customs; Expands UK customs compliance offering

AJOT | December 08, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group has acquired e-customs Inc., a leading provider of electronic security and fiscal customs filing solutions in the UK. Read More »