Transport Intermediaries

Freight handlers go for specialization in crisis

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics companies around the world are rushing to invest in specialty cargo facilities in search of wider margins and stable growth in an increasingly uncertain outlook for global trade. Read More »

Coyote Logistics adopts CargoNet to mitigate cargo theft risk

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoNet(R), a leading source of information about supply chain risk, announced that Coyote Logistics, a member of Inc. magazine's list of the 500 fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States, is using CargoNet to help mitigate cargo thef Read More »

Economic turmoil delays Caterpillar’s logistics sale

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Caterpillar Inc said it remained in talks with interested parties over a potential sale of its third-party logistics business, but several factors including the global economic environment have caused delays in reaching a deal. Read More »

Komyo Logistics selects RedPrairie’

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Komyo Logistics (Komyo), a $35 million+ company providing third party logistics (3PL), distribution, warehousing, crate manufacturing and management ('green logistics'), and transportation management, has announced that it has selected RedPrairie On-Dema Read More »

Aramex acquires leading South African logistics company, Berco Express

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Aramex, the global logistics and transportation solutions provider, announced today that it has completed the full acquisition of Berco Express (Pty) Ltd, one of South Africa's leading logistics and transportation companies. Read More »

Blue Dart to expand ground, air services in 2012

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics firm Blue Dart Express, the market leader in the Indian air express, has earmarked about 1.5 billion rupees of capex in 2012 to expand air and ground services, a senior official said. Read More »

Dangdang to roll out e-books by early 2012

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

China's biggest online book retailer E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc plans to introduce e-books late this year or early next year, although it will be some time before the business becomes a key revenue contributor. Read More »

DHL invests in the US in order to grow

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, announces that they have opened seven commercial branch offices throughout the United States and expects to open an additional office in Greensboro, North Carolina by th Read More »

GAC named official logistics partner of the NBA Houston Rockets

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC, a global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services, has been named the 'Official Logistics Partner' of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Houston Rockets for their 45th season. Read More »

Kale Logistics launches IT solutions for warehousing, transportation & fleet management

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kale Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd- a leading IT Solution provider focused on airports & logistics industry has now expanded its IT portfolio to meet the requirements of Warehousing, 3PL/ Manufacturers, Transport & Fleet Operators. Read More »

U-Freight drinks to growth of wine logistics in China

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

The U-Freight Group, a Hong Kong-headquartered international freight services and logistics group, believes that China's growing thirst for French wine will be a major boost for the company's specialist wine logistics services. Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics and Khimji Ramdas to setup joint venture in Oman
Comprehensive

AJOT | December 08, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Khimji's LLC is scheduled to provide comprehensive solutions in the fields of air and ocean freight, land transport, contract logistics and supply chain management.
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Descartes to enhance its cloud-based logistics technology platform to address new US - Canada ‘Beyon

AJOT | December 08, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, a leading provider of U.S. - Canada cross-border security filing solutions, announced that it has established new security solution initiatives and will be enhancing its existing cargo security solutions available through its clou Read More »

Warehouse firm Steinweg buys peer Oosterom

AJOT | December 08, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Major Dutch warehousing and logistics firm C. Steinweg has bought metal, stevedoring and warehousing company J Oosterom & Zoon for an undisclosed sum, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. Read More »

Indian logistics firm TCI braces for slowdown

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics company Transport Corporation of India is bracing for a sharp fall in earnings growth this year as a slowing Indian economy takes a toll on demand, a senior company official said. Read More »

Lykes Bros., A. Duda & Sons and Cushman & Wakefield join forces for major logistics center for the A

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Florida landowners Lykes Bros., Inc. and A. Duda & Sons, Inc. will implement a master-planned international logistics center on 4,700 acres in central southern Florida and have named the international commercial real estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield to Read More »

Wilmarsdonk says loading more than 200T coffee per day

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Antwerp warehouse Wilmarsdonk said it is loading more than 200 tons of coffee a day, in a statement issued following a court ruling related to delivery delays last week. Read More »

CEVA continues to grow Less-than-Container Load offering with over 30 new services

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, a leading global non-asset based supply chain management company, today announced the continued growth of its Less-than-Container Load (LCL) consolidation services. Read More »

GLP to raise S$500 million via perpetuals

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties Ltd hopes to raise about S$500 million ($385 million) via the issue of perpetual capital securities to fund its operations, sources said. Read More »

Google in talks to take on Amazon in retail

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Google Inc is pondering an Internet service to help consumers shop online and take advantage of same-day delivery, hoping to stanch the loss of Web traffic to Amazon.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reportedly. Read More »