Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics wins contract with Marks & Spencer in Greater China

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics has been appointed by Marks & Spencer (M&S) as its logistics partner in Greater China. The contract incorporates logistics services across the supply chain for M&S, from suppliers' pick-up through to direct delivery to retail stores across Read More »

Dachser Taiwan joins global network following share buy out of joint venture partner

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Dachser Taiwan Inc. became a 100 percent subsidiary of Dachser Far East Ltd. on July 1st, 2011 following the completion of an incremental share acquisition during the last seven years.

Dachser originally established a 50:50 joint venture with Leader M Read More »

Hermes Fulfilment engages Kenco Logistic Services to provide Wolford with warehouse services

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Hermes Fulfilment, a 100% subsidiary of Germany's Otto Group, a globally operating retailer and retail services provider, has engaged American logistics services provider Kenco Logistic Services LLC (KLS) to provide warehouse services for the web store of Read More »

Caines appointed President, Kenco Logistic Services and Kenco Transportation Services

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries


Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has announced the executive appointment of David Caines to President of Kenco Logistic Services, LLC (KLS) and Kenco Transportation Read More »

Kenco appoints Coakley Senior VP of Sales & Marketing

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has announced the executive appointment of Sean Coakley to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Coakley will s Read More »

Menlo Worldwide Logistics expands warehouse, distribution capacity in Singapore

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced it is expanding its presence in Singapore and breaking ground on a new, 400,000-square-foot warehousing and retail distribution management center on Sunview Way. Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics now has its own national company in Belarus

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Effective immediately, DB Schenker Logistics is represented in Belarus with its own national company. Previously, an office in Minsk had represented the Russian national company on the Belarusian market. Now, the new subsidiary in Belarus, with locations Read More »

Premium Article  Echo Global Logistics acquires Advantage Transport

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Echo Global Logistics, Inc., a technology-driven transportation management company, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Advantage Transport, Inc., a truckload (TL) transportation brokerage firm based in Phoenix, Arizona effective July 1, 2011. Read More »

Premium Article  Old Dominion launches OD expo trade show shipping

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. today launched OD Expo Services, a customized offering for companies that ship booths and materials to trade shows and expos.

Old Dominion will perform the pickup and line haul while a partner will handle the final mile Read More »

Premium Article  ABF announces revised rates

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

On July 25, 2011, ABF®, a global provider of logistics solutions, will revise its general rates and charges for its freight division. Rates will increase by about 6.9%, although the effect on specific lanes and shipments will vary. Read More »

Premium Article  YRC shares skid, ABF jumps on appeals court ruling

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

A federal appeals court has given new life to a rival's lawsuit against top U.S. trucker YRC Worldwide Inc., jeopardizing the company's restructuring efforts.

The U.S. Court of Appeals ruling reversed a lower court ruling and said the lawsuit brought Read More »

Premium Article  ABF wins appeal against Teamsters, YRC and TMI

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (St. Louis) reversed and remanded a lower court’s previous dismissal of ABF’s lawsuit against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, YRC, Inc., Trucking Management, Inc. and other related enti Read More »

Premium Article  Controlling shipping costs is a group effort for SEDA’s membership

George Lauriat | July 10, 2011 | People | Interviews | Transport Intermediaries

Ryan Turman, business development manager for the Turman Group, took his company global and in the process started some innovative services to control shipping costs, not only for his own company, but also for the forest products industry.
Y Read More »

UTi Worldwide awarded CaseStack 2010 Warehouse of the Year

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

UTi Worldwide announced that it has been recognized as the CaseStack 2010 Warehouse of the Year. UTi serves CaseStack's regional needs from a 500,000 square foot multi-client facility located in Grand Prairie, TX. UTi's comprehensive solution for CaseStac Read More »

Industry leaders combine experience to
bring supply chain optimization to Canadian market

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

TZA, an industry leading provider of supply chain productivity software and services, announced today that it has formed an alliance with The Createch Group, a leading Canadian provider of operational performance improvement and information technology (I Read More »

Dachser opens Rhine-Neckar logistics center in Germany

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Dachser has officially opened its Rhine-Neckar logistics center. For its new Mannheim branch, the internationally operating logistics provider has invested in the region of USD 57.5 million, already cr Read More »

Red Arrow Logistics joins US EPA SmartWay’ Transport Partnership

AJOT | July 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Red Arrow Logistics, a logistics and transportation company serving fast growing, complex and high value supply chains, today announced that it joined the SmartWay' Transport Partnership, a innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Ag Read More »

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 »

Revised standards keep Ohio, Columbus Region competitive in the logistics industry

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

The logistics industry in central Ohio scored a major victory recently, as the Ohio Board of Building Standards changed its originally proposed regulations limiting exit distances in warehouses and distribution facilities. This revision allows the logisti Read More »