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APL Logistics expands footprint in Middle East

AJOT | July 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Global supply chain leader APL Logistics said it has extended its Middle East footprint following two agency appointments in the region:

  • Iraq Transcontinental Shipping Co. in Iraq;
  • Kuwait Transcontinental Shipping Co. W.L.L. in Kuwait Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics now also directly in Iceland

AJOT | July 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

DB Schenker Logistics has opened up its own business in Iceland effective June 1, 2011. Before, the customers relied on the service of a partner. All business is now handled by the new local office in Reykjavik. The new Iceland subsidiary is now represent Read More »

Premium Article  Carotrans opens Dallas office to serve growing Gulf volumes

Paul Scott Abbott | June 26, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

With its opening of a Dallas area office, neutral non-vessel-operating common carrier and ocean freight consolidator CaroTrans International is positioning to handle growth in cargo volumes through Gulf of Mexico ports.

“We do anticipate growth via th Read More »

Premium Article  Can you hear me now?

Peter Buxbaum | June 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Warehouses are using voice recognition systems to streamline pick operations and boost their accuracy.

In an environment in which companies continually strive to reduce their supply chain costs, warehouse professionals are constantly challenged Read More »

Premium Article  Munich show confirms logistics sector in

Manik Mehta | May 26, 2011 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

All the signs at the Transport/Logistics 2011 show of Munich pointed in the direction of a strong economic recovery that was buoying the logistics sector. Indeed, a top executive of Messe Munich, which organized the show, said that the logistics sector w Read More »

Premium Article  Going soft

Peter Buxbaum | May 15, 2011 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Cargo insurance rates remain low and will likely stay that way, at least for a while.

The cargo insurance market is soft has been so for a number of years. While the insurance industry has been predicting--hoping for, might be the better word-- Read More »

Premium Article  Greasing the wheels of trade

Peter Buxbaum | May 15, 2011 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Trade credit insurance can help companies get paid and improve the look of their balance sheets.

A weaker dollar has provided for the possibility of growing United States exports. President Obama has called for a doubling of U.S. exports by 201 Read More »

Premium Article  The economic costs of piracy

Peter Buxbaum | April 24, 2011 | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

Could reach $12 billion annually, according to one report
News of ships being abducted by Somali pirates is no longer unusual. On February 25, the Panama-flagged MV IZUMI, which was carrying supplies for humanitarian relief in Somalia, was r Read More »

Premium Article  End to Mexico truck dispute: a boost to logistics sector?

Peter Buxbaum | March 27, 2011 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Infrastructure investments designed to allow Mexico to compete
Earlier this month, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and U.S. President Barack Obama announced, after a meeting in Washington, the terms of a new deal that would open up the bor Read More »

Premium Article  INTTRA Initiatives Offer NVOs Networking Opportunities

George Lauriat | March 13, 2011 | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA's Rob Haney is on a global mission. Haney, INTTRA's senior director of NVOCC product line, is vested with the responsibility of introducing NVOs to the Parsippany, NJ-based e-commerce platform. Haney, who was [at the time of the interview] speaking Read More »

Premium Article  WIN is the solution

George Lauriat | March 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

At the opening session of the WCA Family of Logistic Networks 13th Annual WCA Worldwide Conference, David Yokeum, president of the group, unveiled WIN (Worldwide Information Network) platform. It is a common platform that will enable independent forwar Read More »

Premium Article  New model opens new opportunities in freight forwarding

Karen Thuermer | March 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

When SEKO Worldwide decided to change its business model to one where all Strategic Partners (owners of its 53 U.S. offices and 40+ international offices) and its senior managers became part owners of the international third party logistics provider (3PL) Read More »

Premium Article  New FMC rule a big step for NVOCCs

Peter Buxbaum | March 13, 2011 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

They receive exemption from tariff filing, may enter into "negotiated rate agreements"

After several months of proposed rulemaking, consideration of public comments, and a public hearing, the Federal Maritime Commission last month published a f Read More »

Premium Article  Not insuring your cargo? Experts advise against it.

Peter Buxbaum | March 13, 2011 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

The current global economic climate has found many ocean shippers in a difficult situation. During the recent recession, with profit margins being squeezed, many cargo owners opted to ship their cargo without insurance. Perhaps not the wisest choice, but Read More »

Premium Article  Laufer consolidation service offers ‘east2east’ connection

Paul Scott Abbott | March 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

For glassware leader Anchor Hocking and other importers of a diverse range of goods, a recently introduced Laufer Group International consolidation service is providing a timely, cost-effective, high-visibility way to get less-than-containerload shipments Read More »

Premium Article  WCA conferences bring over 1,700 forwarders to Ho Chi Min City

George Lauriat | March 10, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

The WCA Family of Logistic Networks hosted the 13th Annual WCA Worldwide Conference (February 20-23) and the 3rd WCA Family Annual Worldwide Conference (February 24-27) at Ho Chi Minh City. The event drew over 1700 delegates from over 100 countries to Vie Read More »

Premium Article  The FDA grows some teeth

Peter Buxbaum | February 13, 2011 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Under new law, agency has several new enforcement mechanisms against adulterated food
One of the Obama administration's accomplishments during the recent lame duck session of the 111th Congress was the passage of the FDA Food Safety and Mode Read More »

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