Transport Intermediaries

DB Schenker opens new logistics center in Vietnam

AJOT | March 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Schenker Vietnam Co., Ltd. opened its flagship facility in Song Than Industrial Park I of Binh Duong Province, close to Ho Chi Minh City. The USD5.5 million investment jointly with Vietnam partner Gemadept, marks a significant milestone for both organizat Read More »

Logistics service providers can benefit in times of economic crisis

AJOT | March 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics service providers offering efficient and flexible supply chain solutions can actually do well in times of financial crisis, as Dr. Detlef Trefzger, member of the Board of Management of Schenker AG Essen, and responsible for Contract Logistics an Read More »

Evans Network launches ECO-Match’ Green Initiative

AJOT | March 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

An industry-wide environmental initiative, Export Coordination/ Optimization-Match (ECO-Match') has been launched by Evans Network of Companies. The goal of the program is to make more productive use of resources by matching up to 75% of import and export Read More »

DB Schenker expands Middle East network

AJOT | March 11, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DB Schenker continues to expand its network in the Middle East. It has founded a separate company under the name of Schenker Saudi Arabia LLC. The new company is located in Riyadh and now operates directly in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Schenker, Inc. and BAX Global complete integration

AJOT | March 11, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

After two years of careful planning, Schenker, Inc. and BAX Global operations within the USA are fully integrated and doing business under the brand name, DB Schenker. BAX Global was purchased by Deutsche Bahn AG in January of 2006. Read More »

Scholars identify ‘logical next step’ for supply chains

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Two senior scholars in operations and supply chain management today called on shippers to significantly expand their use of day-definite ocean container services to counter the effects of recession on global trade. In a report released by the Olin Busines Read More »

YRC Logistics responds to Importer Security Filing (10+2) requirements

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

YRC Logistics, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), announced the company has expanded existing global trade management services to address the needs of importers seeking to comply with the new Importer Security Filing (ISF) regulations issu Read More »

CargoWise edi’s Gander: Seven ways IT streamlines freight forwarding

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

According to Gene Gander, Vice President of Sales - Americas for CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, enhanced and integrated IT systems can greatly maximize a company's freight forwarding proce Read More »

CommerceHub sees strong growth in drop-ship fulfillment

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

CommerceHub, the Supply-On-Demand platform for supply chain integration and fulfillment solutions, announced it has seen strong growth in drop-ship fulfillment by merchants during 2008. In a year with overall eCommerce sales growth slowed to six percent, Read More »

Schneider National grows despite tough industry, economy

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider National, Inc., a provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, announced its 2008 financial results. The company posted revenues of $3.7 billion in 2008, up from $3.4 billion in 2007. In addition to growing revenue, Schneider a Read More »

Dallas Logistics Hub site sold to Oncor Electric Delivery Co.

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Allen Group, developers of the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH), a 6,000-acre multi-modal logistics park in southern Dallas County, announced today that Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor), a regulated electric distribution and transmission company, Read More »

IES, Ltd., celebrates 20th anniversary with dramatic growth

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

IES, Ltd., a leader in software for the transportation industry, has seen significant growth over the past 12 months exceeding expectations. The recent influx of new clients coincides with IES's 20th anniversary. Read More »

Logistics transportation coverage . . . better and broader terms

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The evolution of transportation and logistics has brought new challenges to the insurance industry. After some initial inactivity, there are a number of insurers now offering a variety of improved coverages that more adequately respond to the unique trans Read More »

DHL delivered the love this Valentine’s Day

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL exported a wide range of flowers this year from Latin America to customers in the US and around the world this Valentine's Day season. A combination of vibrant roses, lilies, sunflowers, heliconias, birds of paradise, alstroemerias, hypericum, statis Read More »

OHL presents 10+2 compliance solutions

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

OHL, a global third-party logistics solutions company, recently introduced a three-tiered Importer Security Filing (ISF) solution making it simple for importers to comply with new federal regulations known as the 10+2 rule. Enforced by the United States C Read More »

Impatex unveils pan-European system

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Called ICE (Integrated Customs for Europe), the new system will take over from the company's market-leading Customs Manager program ' which began life in 1998, is now used by 15 of the UK's top 30 airfreight agents, and handles over 50% of all UK airfreig Read More »

Impeva Labs & Agility solution for Iraq troop truck fleet

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Impeva Labs, Inc., a global asset management firm, and Agility, a leading logistics provider, announced the successful deployment of an advanced service to track and monitor more than 365 trucks operating on 2,000-plus miles of remote roads across challen Read More »

DHL expands TAS for global shippers

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL announced the expansion of its Trade Automation Services (TAS), now covering over 90% of the world's trade flows. TAS, a comprehensive online resource from DHL that provides complete trade and customs data for 63 countries, has been expanded to inclu Read More »

Descartes acquires Oceanwide Logistics business

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, has acquired the logistics business of privately held Oceanwide Inc. in an all-cash transaction. Read More »

Report identifies service trends, 3PL market segment sizes, growth rates

AJOT | February 08, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Seventy-seven percent of Domestic Fortune 500 companies use 3PLs for logistics and supply chain functions according to a new report just issued by Armstrong & Associates. The report 'Trends in 3PL/Customer Relationships - 2009' leverages Armstrong & Ass Read More »