Transport Intermediaries

Data2Logistics certified as TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor amid global growth

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Global freight bill processor, auditor and advisor Data2Logistics announces the designation of the organization as a TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Certified Company. The program verifies a company's compliance with the EU Safe Harbor Framework, and verifies self- Read More »

Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) launches joint venture with ITSA (Italy)

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Globe Express Services' (Overseas Group), one of the world's top 100 global logistics providers, recently finalized an historic joint venture (JV) with International Transport Services Associated (ITSA). Headquartered in Rome, Italy, ITSA has spent over 3 Read More »

RedStone Logistics offers new StoneBench service, a diagnostic transportation assessment tool

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

RedStone Logistics, a third-party logistics company specializing in logistics management services, has begun offering a new diagnostic transportation assessment service, StoneBench. The new service, provided at no cost for a limited time, provides compani Read More »

Shipco adds operations office in Laem Chabang, Thailand

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Shipco Transport has announced the opening of its third operations office in Thailand. Situated in Thailand's largest port, Laem Chabang is located 120 km southeast of downtown Bangkok and 90 km southeast of Lat Krabang and Suvarnabhumi airport. The new o Read More »

Supply chain consulting firm expanding headquarters in Hamilton County


AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

enVista, LLC, an enterprise and supply chain consulting services firm, announced plans to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 96 new jobs by 2016.

 The company, which serves customers in the retail, automotive and health care industr Read More »

U-Freight partner gains AEO status

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Tracosa Aduanas, the Spanish independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has become an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) in the Customs Simplifications category. Read More »

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics first logistics service provider to join Sustainable Apparel Coalition

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is a coalition of leading apparel and footwear companies who represent over 30% of the industry's global market share. SAC members promote a common approach to measuring and evaluating the social- and environmental Read More »

DSV has been fined 379,000 euros by EU

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Danish freight forwarder DSV said the European Commission had ordered it to pay a fine of 379,000 euros ($504,900) for a subsidiary's participation in a European cartel. Read More »

EU sets cartel fines on freight forwarding firms of 169 million euros

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Thirteen logistics firms, including UPS, Panalpina and Expeditors, were fined a total 169 million euros ($225 million) by the European Commission for cartel activities. Read More »

Food aid graft worsened Kenya drought impact

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Rampant corruption in food aid worsened the suffering of Kenyans hit by drought last year, Transparency International said, with some politicians sabotaging food distribution and giving it out where it was not needed to win support. Read More »

Innovative rolling loading dock safety gate offers OSHA compliant fall protection

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Diversified Fall Protection recently unveiled an improved loading dock safety gate to further complement the company's comprehensive line of fall protection solutions. This OSHA-compliant rolling safety gate protects personnel from loading dock falls and Read More »

Kuehne & Nagel mull appeal, after EU sets cartel fine

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Swiss logistics group Kuehne & Nagel said it is considering appealing against an 53.7 million euro ($71.54 mln) fine from the EU commission decision for cartel activities, saying the investigation was not carried out correctly. Read More »

EU sets cartel fines on freight forwarding firms of 169 million euros

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Thirteen logistics firms, including UPS, Panalpina and Expeditors, were fined a total 169 million euros ($225 million) by the European Commission for cartel activities. Read More »

Menlo Worldwide Logistics appoints two new directors in South Asia

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has announced the appointments of two new directors within its South Asia organization. Victor Loo was named director of Operations, while Kelza Phang has been appointed director Read More »

PSS Distribution Services chosen as Juan Valdez’s’ 3PL transportation services provider

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

3PL warehousing and transportation company PSS Distribution Services has agreed in principal to provide distribution services for Juan Valdez', a company whose name is synonymous with Colombian coffee and is well established in the coffee industry. Read More »

EU to fine UPS, other logistics firms over cartel

AJOT | March 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

EU antitrust regulators are set to fine 13 logistics firms, including UPS, Panalpina and Expeditors, for taking part in a cartel, two people familiar with the matter said. Read More »

UTi Worldwide posts lower 4th quarter profit

AJOT | March 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics company UTi Worldwide Inc posted a lower fourth-quarter profit, h urt by lower volumes at its freight forwarding business. Read More »

Averitt earns 2011 Outstanding Performance Award from Chevron Lubricants

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

In recognition of its commitment to reliability and quality, Averitt Express was recently presented with a 2011 Outstanding Performance Award from Chevron Lubricants. Read More »

Greencarrier Freight Services reaches new markets with the acquisition of Transpoint International i

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Greencarrier Freight Services has acquired a majority shareholding in the leading logistics service provider in Poland, Transpoint International. The shares have been purchased from the Managing Director of Transpoint in Poland, Mr Arkadiusz Prejna, who w Read More »

Industry report shows US cargo theft reporting at all-time high due to improved data sharing

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoNet, a leading source of information about cargo theft risk, has announced the key findings of a detailed survey of cargo theft activity in the United States in 2011. The report shows a rise in cargo theft reporting and underlines that the main drive Read More »