Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel Commits to INTTRA eInvoice Platform

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Parsippany, NJ, USA / Schindellegi, Switzerland - September 29, 2009 - INTTRA, the leading e-commerce platform for the ocean freight industry, today announced that Kuehne + Nagel is collaborating with INTTRA for INTTRA eInvoice implementation. This commit Read More »

Premium Article  Bright spots emerge for port infrastructure finance

Peter Buxbaum | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

When it comes to the continuing struggle of American seaports to find funding for dredging and other maintenance and improvements, there is good news and there is bad news.

- By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT Read More »

Stirling Capital Investments secures lease with Plastipak Packaging Inc.

AJOT | September 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Stirling Capital Investments announced it has secured a 231,185-square-foot lease with Plymouth, MI-based Plastipak Packaging, Inc., at Southern California Logistics Centre (SCLC), a 2,500-acre commercial and industrial complex in Victorville, CA. Plastip Read More »

Descartes users form Global Customs Filing working group

AJOT | September 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group announced the formation of a Global Customs Filing working group by its customers to help them interpret, understand and prepare for the various existing and upcoming country-specific and international customs filing mandates acros Read More »

Panalpina awarded business by KRONES

AJOT | September 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

KRONES has awarded Panalpina the distribution of spare parts from Europe into the Asia Pacific and Greater China area resulting in several thousand air freight shipments per year. The project further includes the construction of a distribution warehouse i Read More »

Purolator USA offers SW easy access to Canada

AJOT | September 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Purolator USA, a provider of cross border logistics, has expanded service to the Canadian border, making it easier than ever for Los Angeles and other regional businesses to reach the Canadian market. Purolator, which maintains a full service processing Read More »

Dachser handles logistics for the world’s second largest solar park

AJOT | September 22, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

At the end of August the big day had come: three months ahead of plan, juwi Solar GmbH and German Federal Government Commissioner for the New Federal States, Wolfgang Tiefensee, inaugurated the world's second-largest photovoltaic installation. The interna Read More »

GPLN admitted to SC&RA

AJOT | September 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) announced that it has been admitted to the American-based Specialized Carriers and Riggers Association (SC&RA). Read More »

Boeing, Denmark’s Damco to pursue logistics breakthroughs

AJOT | September 15, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Boeing and Danish logistics company Damco, part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, announced 4 September that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pursue the development of industrial and technological logistics tools for improving glob Read More »

Campayo S.A. moves heavy loads for AVE Train Madrid-Valencia Project

AJOT | September 15, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Newly appointed member for the global network Cargo Equipment Experts CEE, Campayo S.A. from Madrid in Spain, arranged for safe shifting and transporting heavy Plasser Profiling Machines and Plasser Tamping Machines with weights upto 70 tons for the AVE T Read More »

Premium Article  Making the adoption of ACE a “business proposition” for the industry.

George Lauriat | September 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

NCBFAA’s (National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America) “White Paper” outlines challenges facing both freight forwarders/customs house brokers/shippers and CBP (Customs & Border Protection) transitioning from ACS (Automated Commercial Sy Read More »

Premium Article  Customs reauthorization bill would enhance C-TPAT benefits

Peter Buxbaum | September 13, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

The Customs reauthorization bill currently being considered by the Senate Finance Committee would firm up the requirements and benefits for participation in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).

- By Peter Buxbaum, A Read More »

Yunta named General Manager, Customized Brokers

AJOT | September 10, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Crowley's logistics group announced that Nelly Yunta has been named general manager of Customized Brokers, Crowley's customs brokerage company in Miami. In her new position, Yunta will be responsible for the coordination of operations activities for Custo Read More »

A.P. Moller ’ Maersk’s logistics services now trading as Damco

AJOT | September 10, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The A.P. Moller ' Maersk Group's logistics activities started trading as Damco on September 7, 2009.

Damco is the result of the integration of the company's supply chain management activities previously braded as Maersk Logistics and its forw Read More »

Agility wins major logistics contract from RasGas

AJOT | September 10, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Agility, a global provider of integrated logistics solutions, has been awarded a major new contact in Qatar by RasGas, the country's premier liquefied natural gas (LNG) enterprise. The scope of the multi-million dollar contract comprises global freight fo Read More »

Advance shows its heavyweight ‘bottle’ in Poland

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

International freight forwarder, Advance International Transport, is working on a major project freight management contract on behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), shipping thousands of tons of machinery and material to support the construction of Read More »

Stirling Capital Investments’ 1mln sq ft building wins LEED Gold certification

AJOT | August 31, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Stirling Capital Investments announced it has achieved its second LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). This time for Distribution Centre 1 (DC1), a one million-square-foot industrial distribution building constructed within Read More »

Project cargo forwarders expand membership categories

AJOT | August 24, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Transport equipment owners, operators and other service providers have been invited to join the Project Professionals Group following the overdimensional freight forwarding network's decision to introduce new membership categories. Read More »

Panalpina awarded business by Thomson Mexico

AJOT | August 24, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Panalpina has been nominated by Thomson Premises Connected (TPC) as official logistics provider in Mexico. The scope of business includes 2,000 sqm of bonded warehouse space and domestic distribution nationwide. Read More »

New Marketing Manager in North America for GAC Shipping

AJOT | August 24, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC announced the appointment of Wally Holm as Shipping Marketing Manager for North America & the Caribbean. Based in Houston, Holm replaces Darren Martin, who has recently been promoted to General Manager Shipping, for GAC USA, based in Philadelphia. Read More »