Transport Intermediaries

Transite Technology launches industry’s first aggregated 3PL rate service

AJOT | April 01, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

'My Freight Rates' service enables Brokers and Shippers to obtain easily the lowest rates from multiple parties from a single source while serving as a powerful marketing channel for 3PLs. Read More »

New GAC logistics company to serve Norwegian energy sector

AJOT | April 01, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC has set up a new company in Norway, and opened a business development office in Oslo, to meet the needs of the country's energy sector. GAC Logistics (Norway) AS focuses on the energy industry's air, sea and road transportation needs and serves the wh Read More »

Maersk Logistics and First Climate partner

AJOT | April 01, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Maersk Logistics and First Climate have formed a partnership to extend the portfolio of environmental services to Maersk Logistics clients. Read More »

Volkswagen, IBM create smart supply chain through RFID

AJOT | March 26, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

IBM announced it is working with Volkswagen Group, Europe's leading vehicle manufacturer, to improve the automaker's material logistics operations through the use of sensor technology. 

The new system will significantly enhance the carmaker's Read More »

Norway’s largest brewery taps IBM to reduce bottlenecks

AJOT | March 26, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Ringnes, Norway's largest brewery and a subsidiary of the Carlsberg Group, today announced that the company is using IBM sensor technology to gain greater visibility into its logistics operations, and in the process, to better serve Norwegian retailers an Read More »

Zepol Corporation announces infrastructure enhancement

AJOT | March 26, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Zepol has announced that they have greatly improved the speed and performance of their flagship product, TradeIQ', by fully upgrading their trade database infrastructure. This upgrade accelerated the speed of the fastest trade database in the marketplace Read More »

Descartes customers leading the way with ‘10+2’ ISF success

AJOT | March 26, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, announced that its more than 200 Importer Security Read More »

Forwarders team up to tackle Ireland

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Woodland Group has entered into a strategic partnership with a logistics provider from Belfast as it seeks to expand its operations on both sides of the Irish border. Read More »

IATA e-Freight technology brings paradigm shift According to Mike Coney, Vice President of Business

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

According to Mike Coney, Vice President of Business Development Asia for CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, the global IATA e-Freight initiative launched in 2004 to create a simpler, electroni Read More »

State of New York Selects DHL

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The State of New York, Office of General Services, announced it has awarded DHL one of two five-year statewide contracts for international express shipping services. All authorized users of the State of New York contract ' including State agencies, colle Read More »

SBS Worldwide strengthens freight connections in US - European trade

AJOT | March 25, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

International full service freight forwarder, SBS Worldwide has signed a formal agency agreement with Milan-based freight forwarder Avion International to offer shippers in the United States and Italy a wider range of logistics services between the two ma Read More »

GAC Dubai brings acclaimed Cirque du Soleil to town

AJOT | March 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Back in the Middle East for the second time, Cirque du Soleil once again entrusted GAC Dubai to handle the logistics for its performance in Dubai, which kicked off last weekend. Read More »

NYK Logistics (Americas) names Nolan SVP & General Manager, NVOCC & CHB Division

AJOT | March 18, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. (NLA) announced the appointment of Mr. Timothy J. Nolan to the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of the NVOCC & CHB Division. Domiciled in Secaucus, NJ, Mr. Nolan will oversea NLA's activities involving Read More »

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 »