Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel Group expanses in Brazil

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel announced that it has entered into an agreement to take over the shares of Grupo Eichenberg, Porto Alegre, Brazil. This strategic acquisition will enable Kuehne + Nagel to provide integrated door-to-door logistics solutions and to speed up Read More »

India to add 6.5 mlllion T grain storage space this year

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

India aims to raise grains warehousing capacity about 10 percent by March 2012, the head of its storage agency said, as it tries to ensure its record 65 million tonnes of stocks do not rot.

Warehouses in India, the world's second-biggest rice and whea Read More »

US court rules against Agility in fraud case appeal

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

A U.S. appeals court has ruled against an attempt by Kuwaiti logistics firm Agility to avert prosecution over charges it defrauded the U.S. Army in multibillion-dollar contracts.

Agility was the largest supplier to the U.S. Army in the Middle East dur Read More »

Agility launches scheduled freighter service from China to Lithuania

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has introduced a scheduled freighter service that will directly connect key origins in China via Shanghai to Kaunas, Lithuania. With few freight options that cover this routing, the new service delivers stable Read More »

Inland port space in demand, according to Jones Lang LaSalle

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

As global trade volumes rise, inland ports are becoming a critical component in the global supply chain, says a recent report by Jones Lang LaSalle. Inland ports, or intermodal distribution centers, connected directly to major seaports, are helping retail Read More »

GLP signs lease agreement with DHL’s Japan unit

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Singapore's Global Logistic Properties (GLP) , which owns warehouses in China and Japan, said it has signed a long-term lease agreement with a Japanese subsidiary of global logistics firm DHL group. Read More »

eyefortransport recognizes Exel as best 3PL

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, earned the North American Best 3PL award for pharmaceutical, chemical and hazmat during eyefortransport's annual 3PL Summit in Atlanta. Exel was also a finalist in Read More »

EBay, Newell Rubbermaid invest in Shipwire

AJOT | July 14, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

EBay Inc invested in logistics provider Shipwire, according to a statement, the latest example of the e-commerce company's push to add more services for merchants moving online.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc invested alongside EBay. The two companies join exi Read More »

Pilot Freight Services opens first location in Europe

AJOT | July 14, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced that it has opened a station in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This new location marks the first company-owned station fo Read More »

FreightCenter.com receives two business awards

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

FreightCenter.com, a provider of freight shipping technology and logistics services, is recognized by two business organizations for growth and development. Both awards follow a string of recent announcements regarding business partnerships, product relea Read More »

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 »

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 »