Transport Intermediaries

John Manners-Bell reflects on XPO Logistics’ acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

News broke overnight that XPO Logistics and Norbert Dentressangle have entered into an agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire a majority interest in Norbert Dentressangle and launch a tender offer for the remaining shares in a deal with a total value of €3.24bn. Read More »

The CMA CGM Group acquires a strategic stake in LCL Logistix

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that it took a strategic stake in the 25-years old company LCL Logistix, one of India’s logistics leaders, via the Group’s subsidiary specialized in freight forwarding and logistics solutions. Read More »

XPO Logistics to Acquire Norbert Dentressangle SA

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

XPO Logistics and Norbert Dentressangle today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire a majority interest in Norbert Dentressangle and launch a tender offer for the remaining shares. Read More »

Kenco Partners with University of Tennessee on Warehouse Best Practices Study

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Kenco partnered with the University of Tennessee (UT) to publish a report focused on warehouse best practices. The report entitled “The ABCs of DCs” is the fifth in UT’s Game Changing Trends in Supply Chain series. Read More »

Shipping group CMA CGM acquires India’s LCL Logistix

Reuters | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CMA CGM has acquired a 60 percent stake in India’s LCL Logistix as it tries to expand in freight forwarding services, the French shipping group said on Wednesday. Read More »

UPS profit lifted by pricing, maintains 2015 earnings outlook

Reuters | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

United Parcel Service Inc on Tuesday reported higher first-quarter net profit due to price increases and productivity improvements, and reaffirmed its earnings outlook for 2015. Read More »

After Successful Pilot, Petco and Instacart Add Additional Markets, Now Offering One-Hour Delivery

Marketwired | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Instacart, the fast-growing grocery delivery service whose Personal Shoppers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today that after a successful pilot in Boston and San Francisco, Petco is expanding its partnership with Instacart. Read More »

Sprocket Express Celebrates 10th Anniversary

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Sprocket Express (SE), a third party logistics (3PL) e-commerce fulfillment company, today celebrates its 10th year serving small to mid-size (SMB) online businesses with the latest e-fulfillment, logistics and warehousing solutions. Read More »

Vanderlande Acquires Dinamic

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Vanderlande has announced its acquisition of Dinamic Industrial Business (Dinamic) as a key part of its ongoing strategy for profitable growth in Europe and the US. The takeover of the Spanish company extends Vanderlande’s manufacturing capacity and adds a number of new products to its distinctive product portfolio. Read More »

DHL Takes Delivery Service to New Heights in Chicago

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, launched its helicopter service in Chicago to provide early morning delivery services for the area’s financial and legal firms requiring urgent document delivery. Read More »

All Supply Mombasa Shipchandlers Ltd –  new name for well-established service

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

One of East Africa’s oldest ship supplier companies has amended its name to emphasize its growing ability to supply anything that a ship may require. Read More »

Port Jersey Logistics promotes Erik Holck to Director of Business Development

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Mr. Holck will be located in PJL’s new facility in Cranbury, NJ, a 442,000-square-foot, high volume, multi-shift food grade warehousing space that became its new corporate headquarters in December 2014. Read More »

Green Mountain Technology selected as a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Companies chosen for this report are determined solely by Gartner's analyst team. Gartner analysts look for innovative, impactful and intriguing companies for the Cool Vendor Reports. Read More »

CEVA adds senior sector operations talent to propel customer-focused Contract Logistics strategy

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, today announced the appointment of two senior executives with deep sector-specific operations expertise to further drive its customer-focused Contract Logistics strategy. Read More »

Broekman Logistics and Sea-Cargo open the ‘Continental Hub’ in Rotterdam

AJOT | April 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

The Norwegian Sea-Cargo Hub in Rotterdam has been officially opened by Rik Pek, General Manager Broekman Logistics, and Ole Saevild, CEO Sea-Cargo. The new Sea-Cargo Hub enables Broekman Logistics to provide the best-possible connections for serving the Scandinavian market. Read More »

Wen-Parker Logistics launches Latin American agent network

AJOT | April 26, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Wen-Parker Logistics, Inc. (WPL), a leading freight forwarding and global logistics provider based in Mahwah, NJ, is proud to announce the launch of their Latin America Agent Network and the addition of 2 key staff members to their growing management team. Read More »

Paragon Software Systems cited in Carbon Disclosure Project Report as top transportation management

AJOT | April 26, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Paragon Software Systems, Inc., a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces that several clients of the company have been listed in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Report for striving to meet green supply chain goals using technology. Read More »

Saddle Creek adds new business development director

AJOT | April 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Saddle Creek Logistics Services announced today that Eric Drabiuk has joined the company as director of business development. Based in Maryland, Drabiuk will focus on expanding Saddle Creek’s growing contract packaging business.  Read More »

Kraft Foods recognizes C.H. Robinson for exceptional service and capacity

AJOT | April 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

At its annual carrier conference in February, Kraft Foods honored C.H. Robinson with their “2014 Partnership Award,” noting the logistics company’s ability to find capacity and offer innovative solutions to manage incremental freight. Read More »

The greater complexity of today’s shipping environment, is having a dramatic effect on the relations

AJOT | April 22, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Speaking at the TOC container supply chain conference in Singapore, Sundara Sundara, vice president for ocean product at Agility Logistics, told delegates that the twin trends of larger vessels and consolidated carrier alliances had led to a greater need for shippers to employ the services of 3PLs. Read More »