Transport Intermediaries

Penske Logistics receives ‘Supplier Excellence Award’ from Eastman Chemical

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

For the second straight year, Penske Logistics is a recipient of Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award. Read More »

DHL delivers space-spectrometer to Russia

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding has just shipped the M'ssbauer-Spectrometer MIMOS-2 to the Space Research Institute (IKI) in Russia. The spectrometer is scheduled to be launched in October from the Baikonur space center on board a Zenit rocket on a mission to Phobo Read More »

Construction starts on U-Freight’s iconic logistics facility at Shanghai Pudong

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Ground breaking has taken place on a RMB200 million/USD29.26 million strategic warehousing and office complex at Shanghai Pudong International airport for the UFL Group - the international freight service and logistics company. Completion of the building Read More »

NCBFAA challenges carrier Vessel Sharing Agreement

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

In comments filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) has challenged a proposed change to the US Pacific Coast ' Oceania Agreement, an antitrust immunized Vessel Sha Read More »

Cargosmart introduces ‘10+2’ Importer Security Filing solution

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoSmart Limited, a Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, announced the availability of its Importer Security Filing (ISF) solution. The solution lets importers and logistics service providers collect the require Read More »

Prologis leases 92,000 square feet in Baltimore

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

ProLogis, a global provider of distribution facilities, announced it has leased 92,000 square feet of newly renovated distribution space in Baltimore to Price Modern, one of the largest commercial contract furniture dealers in the United States. Read More »

Sara Lee signs Contract with OHL

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Sara Lee Corporation, global manufacturer and marketer of well-known consumer products, and logistics company OHL recently signed a contract making OHL the end-to-end supply chain solution provider for all of Sara Lee's international household and beverag Read More »

Summit Logistics International re-Brands in Asia

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Summit Logistics International ('Summit'), a global leader of international supply chain management solutions, announced today the re-branding of their Asia-based operations under the name Summit International Logistics (China), Limited, and Summit Intern Read More »

Philippe de Cr’cy to head Schenker S.A. in France

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Philippe de Cr'cy has been appointed Chairman of the Management Board of DB Schenker Logistic's national organization in France, Schenker S.A., with immediate effect. He succeeds Jo'l Moebel, who departs the company at his own request. Philippe de Cr'cy, Read More »

DHL enhances direct LCL services

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL will enhance its Less than Container Load (LCL) services with the launch of direct LCL services connecting Tokyo and Yokohama to Chicago, US The introduction of these weekly guaranteed services reduces transit times by at least three days compared to Read More »

LimitLess International obtains approval as a CCSF

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

LimitLess International, Inc., a provider of international air and sea freight services with expertise in documentation, customs clearance, insurance, packing and storage, received approval as a Certified Cargo Screening Facility (CCSF) by the United Stat Read More »

Maersk Logistics, Maersk Customs Services and Damco combine as new market force

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

On September 7, 2009, the A.P. Moller ' Maersk Group will merge its supply chain management activities branded as Maersk Logistics, customs brokerage activities branded as Maersk Customs Services, Inc. and its freight forwarding activities branded as Damc Read More »

NCBFAA expresses concern over proposal for FDA registration of customs brokers

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

In a letter today to House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman, National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) President Mary Jo Muoio expressed concern with a proposed provision in the Committee's May 26 Di Read More »

3PL Nexus Distribution expands to 1 mln. sq. ft. in Chicago

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Third-party logistics provider Nexus Distribution announced that it has added a third warehouse to its Midwest region facilities. The new distribution center, located at 6510 W 73rd Street in Bedford Park, IL, features 306,552 square feet and direct acces Read More »

NITL and WSC welcome ICC statement on Rotterdam Rules

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) welcome the statement issued by the Paris‐based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) lending the support of the World Business Organization's Commission on Read More »

Weber Distribution celebrates its 85-year anniversary

AJOT | June 02, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Weber Distribution, a leading third party logistics and supply chain management provider, celebrates its 85th anniversary this year. This marks the company as one of the longest operating privately held third party logistics providers in the industry toda Read More »

Transportation, logistics M&A activity drastically slows

AJOT | May 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Deal activity dropped significantly during first quarter 2009 in the global transportation and logistics (T&L) industry, according to a report released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP: Intersections: First-quarter 2009 mergers and acquisitions analysi Read More »

CEVA Logistics awarded renewal of contract for Ford

AJOT | May 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, has been awarded a contract renewal for the operations of an inbound manufacturing support facility for Ford Motor Company's truck plant based in Claycomo, Missouri. CEVA will take respons Read More »

NCBFAA joins filer code revocation controversy

AJOT | May 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) has filed an Amicus brief in the Court of International Trade contesting Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) authority to revoke a customs broker's entry filer code without Read More »

NRS expands West Coast operations

AJOT | May 14, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

National Retail Systems, Inc. (NRS), a provider of global logistics services to US retailers and manufacturers, today announced it has opened a 15-acre distribution center in Compton, CA, near both the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach. This Read More »