Transport Intermediaries

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 »

Premium Article  Technology, equipment benefits perishables imports

Karen Thuermer | March 22, 2012 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

Supply chain logistics for perishables is a growth industry facing many challenges. For starters, last November the world’s population hit over 7 billion. Half of that population was added in only a short 40 years, and 3 billion more people are expected to inhabit the earth by 2100, bringing population figures to 10 billion. Read More »

Premium Article  WCA Conferences draw over 2,000 to Bangkok

George Lauriat | March 22, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The WCA Family of Logistics Networks hosted their two big annual events in Bangkok, Thailand (March 4-7; 8-11) drawing record numbers of freight forwarders to the Centara venue.

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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 »

Hanjin Logistics opens at Schiphol

AJOT | March 19, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Hanjin Logistics Europe B.V. ' a subidiary of South Korea's Hanjin Logistics - has opened a new on-airport base at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Read More »

Encompass launches first mobile app for greater cargo control

AJOT | March 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Encompass Global Logistics LLC, a fast-growing 3PL that is ranked among the top 20 operators in the Transpacific trade, has announced the launch of a cargo-management mobile application for use on all iPhone, iPad and iPod products. Read More »

Man buried under mound of pinto beans dies

AJOT | March 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

A 56-year-old man was killed when he was buried under a 20-foot (six-meter) mound of pinto beans at a warehouse in eastern Colorado where he worked, police said. Read More »

Aramex in partnership deal with South Korean firm

AJOT | March 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Dubai courier firm Aramex has signed a partnership agreement with South Korea's CJ GLS, its latest expansion into east Asia, Aramex said in a statement. Read More »

Staples gets FDA warning on California warehouse

AJOT | March 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

U.S. health regulators issued a warning letter to Staples Inc, the largest U.S. office supply retailer, for violating certain manufacturing practices related to food products stored in a company facility in California. Read More »

A. Duie Pyle awarded 2012 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year

AJOT | March 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

A. Duie Pyle, a leading transportation and logistics provider, is the recipient of NASSTRAC's 2012 Carrier of the Year Award in the Northeast Regional LTL category. The Award will be presented during the NASSTRAC Annual Conference & Logistics Expo that wi Read More »

SEKO opens El Paso facility

AJOT | March 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of supply-chain solutions, including comprehensive transportation, logistics and IT solutions ' has announced the opening of a new SEKO facility in El Paso, Texas. Read More »

ChemLogix expands staff with appointment of VP, finance and administrative services

AJOT | March 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

ChemLogix LLC announces the appointment of Gerry Paulson to the position of VP, Finance and Administrative Services. In this role, Gerry will manage all corporate accounting practices with responsibility for the development and administration of budgets, Read More »