Transport Intermediaries

Indonesia transport and logistics, a new dawn?

AJOT | February 19, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

With the fourth highest population in the world and GDP per capita more than double that of India, Indonesia’s potential as an emerging market is often under-estimated by the global logistics industry. Read More »

Australian regulator queries Toll sea freight sale

Reuters | February 19, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Australia's anti-trust regulator raised concerns about Toll Holdings Ltd's planned sale of a regional shipping business to an Australian rival, warning it may increase freight costs for disadvantaged customers. Read More »

Kintetsu Express to buy APL Logistics for $1.2 billion

Reuters | February 18, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Japanese freight carrier Kintetsu World Express Inc is buying Singapore's APL Logistics for $1.2 billion, paying a higher than anticipated price for an overseas deal at a time of slow domestic growth. Read More »

FESCO warns of risk of bond default

Reuters | February 18, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Russian transportation group FESCO said that there is a risk the company may default on its rouble bonds and Eurobonds due to deteriorating conditions in the container market and limited access to foreign financing. Read More »

Toll Holdings agrees to $5.1 billion takeover by Japan Post

Reuters | February 18, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Toll Holdings Ltd, Australia's largest freight and logistics firm, said it had accepted a A$6.5 billion ($5.1 billion) takeover offer from government-owned Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd. Read More »

C.H. Robinson awarded with European label for sustainable transport

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

C.H. Robinson Europe, a steering member of the Green Freight Europe initiative, has been recognised as a green frontrunner in sustainable transport by receiving the First Leaf Award. Read More »

“Go” with Atlas Logistics

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Atlas World Group, Inc. has announced a new brand identity and strategic direction for Atlas Logistics. Read More »

TQL announces Dallas office opening

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) opened a new sales office in Dallas, TX.  The office currently employs 19 and anticipates adding another 50-75 sales representatives in the next three years. Read More »

Agility Wins New Contract with ExCeL London

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Agility wins contract with ExCeL London , awarded ‘Official Logistics Partner’ status Read More »

Elite UPS Driver Group Grows to More Than 7,800

GlobeNewswire | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the induction of 1,445 drivers into its elite “Circle of Honor,” raising to 7,878 the number of drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more. Read More »

Kane Is Able names Mehta VP of Business Integration

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. has appointed Satu Mehta Senior Vice President of Business Integration. Read More »

Yusen Logistics’ subsidiary opens strategic warehouse in Malaysia TASCO Berhad, a Yusen Logistics su

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

TASCO Berhad, a Yusen Logistics subsidiary in Malaysia, opened and commenced operations of a new warehouse in Tanjung Pelepas, a port in the south of Malaysia, on January 27. Read More »

Industry veteran leads purchase of Freight Force, Inc.

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Freight Force, Inc. announced that logistics executive Chris Coppersmith has lead a team to purchase the business effective January 1, 2015. Freight Force, Inc. ("Company") offers a centralized point of contact for billing, sales, claims management, and other key operational needs for air freight cartage providers. Read More »

CarrierDirect predicts 2015 trends in the transport and logistics industry in market perspective

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CarrierDirect, a leading strategic transportation and logistics advisory firm, has released their semi-annual market perspective, “Eat or Be Eaten: The Year of Separation in Freight,” exploring the trends of the domestic freight industry closing 2014 and looking toward 2015 http://carrierdirect.co/our-perspectives/eat-eaten-year-separation-freight/. Read More »

Suttons appoints new regional director for the Americas

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Suttons Group, the leading international logistics and supply chain specialists has appointed Steve Lonsdale as regional director for the Americas. Read More »

C.H. Robinson’s TMC division enters South American marketplace

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson specializing in supply chain optimization, has expanded its operations to São Paulo, Brazil. TMC’s newest Global Control Tower® location complements the Chicago-based division’s other worldwide hubs in Amsterdam, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Wroclaw. Read More »

iGLobal LLC and McLeod Software announce completed integration

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

iGlobal LLC, a provider of world class fleet management and in-cab document imaging solutions, and McLeod Software, a leading provider of transportation, accounting, brokerage, and document management solutions, announced that they have completed the integration between iGlobal’s suite of Mobile Data Terminals and McLeod’s LoadMaster Enterprise Dispatch Software via its Symphony Mobile Communications Interface. Read More »

Advantage PressurePro and Globe Tracker International announce strategic alliance

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Advantage PressurePro, worldwide leader in Tire Performance Management Solutions and Globe Tracker International ApS, a pioneer of advanced asset tracking and end-to-end cargo monitoring solutions, announce a strategic alliance to integrate their respective technologies. Read More »

Advancements Strengthen UTi Worldwide’s Specialized Pharma Position in Europe

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Sophisticated Temperature-Controlled Facility in Rome and Brussels Airport CEIV Certification Support UTi's Cold Chain Growth and Excellence for Pharmaceutical Clients . Read More »

4th Quarter 2014 results of “Trends in the Turkish Logistics Industry”

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Trends in the Turkish Logistics Industry is a longitudinal study reported quarterly since the last quarter of 2013. This study attempts to measure the perceptions of senior managers in the logistics industry with regard to performances and expectations. Read More »