Transport Intermediaries

Manhattan SCOPE(R) solutions help wholesalers raise margins while keeping service levels high

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Wholesale distributors live in a world where competitors offer many of the same products--and often the same service level-- which results in riding a fine line of offering superior service (assortment, response time and unique value added services) and m Read More »

Laufer Group International expands its national network with new offices in San Francisco and Norfol

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Global logistics company Laufer Group International, headquartered in New York City, continues to expand its national coverage with the openings of its new offices in San Francisco, CA and Norfolk, VA. Both branches will provide customers with Laufer' Read More »

Saddle Creek names new President of Transportation

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Saddle Creek Corporation has announced that Mike DelBovo will assume the position of president, Saddle Creek Transportation Inc. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saddle Creek Corp., a nationwide third-party logistics provider.

As the tra Read More »

Kane Is Able partners with Manhattan Associates to improve productivity and support customer service

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kane Is Able, a leading third-party logistics provider of consumer packaged goods, has selected solutions from the Manhattan SCALE' product suite from Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) to support its Scranton, Penn. business campus, which features seve Read More »

Damco launches online calculation of CO2 emissions

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco, a leading world provider of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, has begun providing customers with an online calculation of carbon dioxide emissions.

The new information is available online at 'myDamco,' the browser-based Read More »

Sentry Insurance unites with CargoNet to combat cargo theft

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoNet(R), a leading source of information about supply chain risk, today announced that Sentry Insurance has become a member of CargoNet. By becoming a CargoNet member, Sentry joins a national initiative to combat cargo theft through improved informati Read More »

Panalpina introduces a new Intra Asia service

AJOT | August 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Traditionally, there have been only two main choices for cargo flows between China and Southeast Asia: costly air freight, or slower ocean freight. Now, Panalpina is introducing a new alternative solution: Intra Asia road transport, connecting China, incl Read More »

Kerry Logistics opens new logistics center in Hanoi

AJOT | August 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics is continuing its expansion in Vietnam, opening a new logistics center in Hanoi. The 10,000 sq.m facility will focus on providing a broad range of logistics services for the electronics and hi-tech, fashion and garments, food and beverage, Read More »

Vigillo rolls out carrier select’

AJOT | August 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Vigillo LLC, creators of Daylight', the CSA Platform for Transportation, has announced the release of Carrier Select' the first product in its Shipper/Broker Suite. The latest unique offering from Vigillo allows freight brokers, shippers and insurance pro Read More »

Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) launches Miami, Guangzhou & Suzhou locations

AJOT | August 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Globe Express Services' (Overseas Group), one of the world's 85 largest global logistics providers, proudly announces the addition of three new corporate locations: Miami, FL (USA); Guangzhou, China; and Suzhou, China. These openings mark the first step i Read More »

Arshiya Intl to spend 1.5 blllion rupees to hike rail capacity

AJOT | August 29, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics firm Arshiya International expects to spend 1.5 billion rupees to double its rail capacity to 30 rakes by the end of fiscal year ending March 2012, Sajal Mittra, chief executive of its unit Arshiya Rail, said.

The rakes will be used primaril Read More »

IJS Global establishes head office at Schiphol

AJOT | August 29, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

IJS Global, a major provider of global logistics services, has signed a lease with Schiphol Real Estate for approximately 2,000 m2 of office space and 5,400 m2 of business accommodation at Schiphol-South. The premises at Schiphol will be IJS Global's new Read More »

Premium Article  Vale creates logistics firm, denies IPO plans

AJOT | August 28, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

Brazil's Vale said it has created a new logistics company for cargo transport, but it denied media reports it is planning to sell stock in the unit in a spin-off.

Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer, has extensive rail, port and shipping facil Read More »

Premium Article  Damco expands partnership with Sun America Imports

AJOT | August 28, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco has announced that Sun America Imports, Inc., a leading US based import wholesaler of fresh produce and perishables from Latin America to North America, has awarded the company a major contract to provide end-to-end management of the company’s entir Read More »

Radiant Logistics further expands distribution by Air Network with new operations in Houston, TX

AJOT | August 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Radiant Logistics, Inc., a domestic and international logistics services company, has announced the further expansion of its Distribution By Air ('DBA') network with a new station in Houston, Texas. The Houston facility will leverage Radiant's robust tec Read More »

A. Duie Pyle receives package carrier safety award for the Dow Chemical Company

AJOT | August 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

A. Duie Pyle, a leading Northeast transportation and logistics provider, received the "2010 Menlo Worldwide Logistics Package Carrier Safety Award" for excellence in the safe transport of products for The Dow Chemical Company. The award recognizes A. Duie Read More »

APL Logistics wins Emerson Rosemount’s best supplier award

AJOT | August 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

APL Logistics has received the best supplier award from global manufacturing technology giant Emerson's Rosemount business unit for the second year in a row. Tom Moser, President of Emerson Process Management, handed out the 2010 Supplier of the Year awa Read More »

Kerry Logistics targets automotive sector at New Hefei Logistics Center

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics has opened a 215,000-square-foot logistics center in Hefei, China, for the growing automotive industry sector in Anhui Province, directly west of Shanghai in central China.

The logistics center has been customized to serve a rapidly in Read More »

Averitt Expands warehousing capabilities with premium storage and processing space in…

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Averitt Express recently expanded warehouse operations in Marietta, Ga., Greenville, N.C., and McAllen, Texas, to meet customer needs for flexible shared warehouse space. Read More »

RWI Transportation promotes Savage to Director, Logistics Services

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announced that Robert Savage has been promoted to director, logistics services. Read More »