Transport Intermediaries

CH Robinson Introduces Navisphere Technology Platform

AJOT | November 19, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world's largest transportation and logistics companies, introduces Navisphere', the next version of the company's single global technology platform, which provides end-to-end visibility, consistent business proces Read More »

Davies Turner re-invests in UK freight hubs

AJOT | November 19, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Davies Turner, the UK's leading independent freight forwarder, is completing a major re-investment program at its main regional hubs. Read More »

Dachser expands in South Africa

AJOT | November 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Dachser Transport of America Inc. (Dachser USA), the U.S. division of one of the world's leading global logistics service providers, announced that parent company Dachser has opened a branch in one of the largest cities in South Africa, Port Elizabeth, wh Read More »

FreightCenter ramps up hiring efforts, announces expansion and office relocation

AJOT | November 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Due to continued growth, Chairman of the Board and Owner James Brosious announces plans to expand and relocate his company FreightCenter, Inc. to a new office in northern Pinellas County beginning in 2013. Read More »

Gebr’der Weiss wins HP Supplier of the Year Award

AJOT | November 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Gebr'der Weiss was named by HP "Regional Logistics Supplier of the Year" at the Supply-Chain-Supplier-Summit-2012. The high quality service of Gebr'der Weiss in the complex Central and Eastern European region and CIS countries, among other things, has bee Read More »

LSP and freight forwarding market in recovery, survey says

AJOT | November 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics service providers and freight forwarders are optimistic that the economy will continue to grow, and provide opportunities for expansion in 2013, according to a survey by Transport Intelligence (TI), a leading provider of expert research and anal Read More »

CaroTrans launches four, Direct China LCL Services to Chile

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, has announced four new LCL (less than container load), direct services from China including Shanghai, Ningbo, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong to Valparaiso, Ch Read More »

Damco reports continued growth for the first nine months of 2012

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco, one of the world's leading freight forwarding and logistics service providers, presents revenue growth of 11% in the first nine months of 2012, compared to the same period last year. YTD gross profit was up 4% to USD 591. YTD EBIT grew 6% to USD 76 Read More »

Data2Logistics launches document control program optimizing information management

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Global supply chain freight bill processor, auditor and cost reduction advisor Data2Logistics announces the launch of the company's Document Control Program. Spearheaded by Data2Logistics' quality management personnel certified by the American Society for Read More »

Descartes acquires Exentra

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, acquired Exentra Transport Solutions Limited, a leading UK-based provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) driver compliance solutions for the European Union Read More »

INTTRA and Security Cargo Network announce strategic alliance to deliver e-commerce efficiency

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA, the world's largest, most active network for ocean shipping, and Security Cargo Network (SCN), a leading global alliance of independent international freight forwarders, with more than 400 member offices, have partnered to provide INTTRA's ocean s Read More »

Let’s modify J-I-T in wake of Sandy

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Hurricane/Nor'easter Sandy was the most destructive force of nature to hit the Middle Atlantic States in two hundred years and one o the most financially expensive in the history of the entire United States. Sandy left a trail of destruction that still is Read More »

Lynden adopts CargoWise to future proof its new Belgium operations

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise', a global leader in technology solutions for logistics service providers (LSPs), announced international logistics company Lynden, Inc. has implemented a hosted version of ediEnterprise in its new Belgium office. Read More »

Agility posts 20% profit rise in Q3

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuwait's Agility, one of the largest logistics companies in the Gulf region, reported a 20.4 percent rise in third-quarter net profit. Read More »

GAC appoints new Group President

AJOT | November 07, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has announced the appointment of Bengt Ekstrand as its new Group President. Read More »

Deutsche Post says need to do more to meet mid-term goals

AJOT | November 07, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Deutsche Post, Europe's biggest express delivery and mail company, said it would need to step up efforts to achieve its mid-term targets after the slowing global economy and the European debt crisis hit its markets. Read More »

Premium Article  CHAMP Focus Turns to Small, Medium Forwarders, Expanded Integration & a Possible Atlanta Regional HQ

Karen Thuermer | November 05, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

Most airlines around the globe have implemented eCargo paperless systems such as those provided by CHAMP Cargosystems. Today, CHAMP is accelerating eCargo adoption within the cargo industry by expanding its focus a Read More »

Peru’s top logistics company to expand into Colombia in 2013

AJOT | November 05, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Peru's biggest logistics company, Ransa, will expand into Colombia next year as part of its aggressive strategy to operate all along the southern Pacific from Guatemala to Chile, the company said. Read More »

CMA CGM Logistics rolls out CargoWise ediEnterprise

AJOT | November 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise', a global leader in technology solutions for logistics service providers (LSPs), announced that CMA CGM Logistics, a division of steamship carrier CMA CGM, has selected a hosted version of ediEnterprise from CargoWise to support its U.S. operat Read More »

Is the logistics sector breaching the Great Wall of China?

AJOT | November 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

China is evolving from an export-driven manufacturing economy to a more balanced consumer-driven developed economy, and its logistics landscape is under pressure to adapt, according to new research by Jones Lang LaSalle. China's evolution has driven three Read More »