Transport Intermediaries

Shapiro promotes McKoy to Regional Manager

AJOT | June 25, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc., a 97-year old logistics leader, recently announced the promotion of Kathy McKoy, Baltimore Branch Manager, to Regional Manager of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Read More »

Geodis Wilson announces a new recruit for their Marine Logistics Vertical

AJOT | June 24, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Geodis Wilson has announced the appointment of Sergio Herrero as the new Vertical Market Director of their Marine Logistics division. Based in Miami, Florida, Sergio will spearhead this emerging industry segment of Geodis Wilson, and will have global resp Read More »

Premium Article  State of logistics report indicates capacity issues ahead

Karen Thuermer | June 21, 2012 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

While everyone keeps looking for some positive sign that the U.S. economy has turned the curve and is heading for better times, findings in the 23rd annual State of Logistics Report, compiled by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), depict a more somber environment. Read More »

Premium Article  SDV is “investing in the future” by building its ‘first green warehouse’

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

SDV, a global supply chain leader, is about to complete an impressive project in the western part of Singapore, by constructing a four-story ramp-up warehouse including nine floors of production and office space. The “green” warehouse that is in complian Read More »

Premium Article  Demographics and distribution; Population shifts impact logistics networks

Peter Buxbaum | June 21, 2012 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Demographics--the study of populations--have long been an important element in planning and execution in any number of business fields, including logistics. Transportation and distribution networks are developed within the fr Read More »

Premium Article  Collaboration, cooperation, and fluidity are key to DC and warehouse management today

Karen Thuermer | June 21, 2012 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

With the press asking questions about a possible strike at East Coast seaports, logistics experts gathering to discuss the 23rd release of the annual State of Logistics Report compiled by the Council of Supply Chain Manageme Read More »

Premium Article  Construction ahead of schedule on Menlo Worldwide Logistics’ Advanced Green Distribution Center

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced construction is ahead of schedule on its eighth Singapore facility, a 400,000-square-foot build-to-suit warehousing and retail distribution management center on Sunview Read More »

Donde appointed President at Consolidators International, Inc.

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Ronen Donde has been appointed President at Consolidators International, Inc., a leading forwarder/wholesaler with headquarters in Los Angeles and offices throughout the United States. Read More »

Saddle Creek adds Director of Business Development

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Saddle Creek Logistics Services, formerly Saddle Creek Corp., has named Jim Gardner as director of business development for ecommerce and fulfillment. Read More »

UniGroup Logistics expands service with new Denver office

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

UniGroup Logistics recently expanded into the Denver market with the opening of another Freight Forwarding operation. The focus will be on providing first class forwarding service as well as international air and ocean freight services, domestic airfreigh Read More »

VG Cargo selects HERMES for customer satisfaction and operational efficiencies

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

VG Cargo GmbH is a German based company that, as experts in ground handling, have opted for the HERMES IT solution to manage its range of handling activities in Frankfurt Hahn airport. Read More »

CaroTrans expands global network with launch of new office in Europe

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CaroTrans has announced the opening of a new CaroTrans branch in Le Havre, France. This new hub office in Europe creates the foundation for future growth and supports CaroTrans' overall network of global operations. Container freight stations will be es Read More »

CS hires Irwin to head transportation banking

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Rob Irwin as a managing director and global co-head of its transportation and autos group, the investment bank said in an internal memo to staff.

Irwin joins from JPMorgan Chase & Co where he had served as a managing d Read More »

Descartes signs definitive agreement to acquire integrated export systems business

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Integrated Export Systems, Ltd. and IES Asia Limited (collectively referred t Read More »

Phoenix International exploring sale

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Freight forwarder Phoenix International is exploring a sale that could fetch as much as $500 million from global logistics companies, several sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Read More »

Purolator International names LiVecchi Director of Marketing

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Purolator International, a leading provider of Canadian logistics services has named Elissa LiVecchi Director of Marketing, reporting to Jonathan Routledge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Purolator International. Read More »

S.L., a neutral NVOCC leader in the Spanish market, joins the INTTRA Network and achieves 600% impro

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA, the world's largest, multi-carrier e-commerce network for ocean shipping, has announced that International Forwarding S.L. (IFS) has joined the INTTRA network. Headquartered in Spain, this multinational non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) Read More »

U.S. Xpress appoints Bowman Senior Vice President, Sales

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, has announced it has recently hired Paul Bowman as the senior vice president of sales for its dedicated services business. This is a new position within the c Read More »

Shipco expands service portfolio between USA and Sweden

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Shipco Transport will start a direct neutral LCL service from Atlanta, Georgia to Gothenburg, Sweden. The new service, with carrier OOCL, will greatly improve transit times from South Atlantic, US Gulf and Los Angeles origins. The biggest transit time imp Read More »

Damco wins IPL awards for excellence in logistics services and sustainability

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

>International Produce (IPL), part of the Walmart group, is the biggest single importer of fresh produce in the UK. At the 3rd annual IPL logistics conference held in the UK on May 9th, Damco won two prestigious awards for excellence in logistics and sust Read More »