Transport Intermediaries

Gelsomino appointed Avalon Risk Management, President

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Lisa Gelsomino has been appointed President of Avalon Risk Management, Inc. She succeeds Scott Wollney who has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln General Insurance Company, Avalon's sister company. Avalon is a national insuran Read More »

YRC Logistics new cross border kiosks between US - Canada

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

YRC Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, Inc., announced the establishment of seven new Cross Border kiosks to better meet YRC Logistics clients' needs for expedited clearance of shipments crossing between US and Canada. Read More »

PPG bulks up in India

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

A Project Professionals Group member has added plenty of muscle to the network's heavy-lift project cargo capabilities in India by offering cranes with a total lift capacity of more than 5,250 tons. Read More »

Queen’s Award for Signet International

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Staff at London Heathrow-headquartered international transportation and logistics organization, Signet International, are celebrating winning The Queen's Award for Enterprise, the UK's most prestigious awards for business performance. Read More »

Australia-bound cargo to benefit from UPS-CII agreement

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Airfreight shippers to Australia are expected to benefit significantly in delivery of time sensitive cargo based on a new, bulk space agreement between United Parcel Service (UPS) and Consolidators International (CII). Read More »

DHL inaugurates largest hub in Central America

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL inaugurated the industry's largest hub in Central America. With the new facility, DHL has increased its capacity to sort up to 5,000 packages per hour, representing a 250% jump from its previous shipping handling capacity. Read More »

Hipage acquires competitor, combines 182 years of maritime service

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Hipage Company, Inc., a Customs Broker and International Freight Forwarder founded in Norfolk in 1927, has acquired W.M. Stone & Company, Inc., a local competitor, for an undisclosed amount. Read More »

China forwarding conference moves to Hong Kong

AJOT | May 11, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Top independent forwarders planning to attend the 5th Sino International Freight Forwarders Conference in June are being asked to make arrangements to come to Hong Kong instead of the original venue in Shanghai. The expected 1,500 delegates at the event h Read More »

Schneider Logistics’ new logistics center offers expanded network

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider Logistics, Inc., a leading international logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, has expanded its brokerage services with the opening of a new regional logistics center (RLC) in Toronto, Ontario, a major transportation Read More »

Dachser expands network in US

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The new branch in Cincinnati is located adjacent to the Cincinnati-Northern International Airport and offers the whole range of transport and logistics services for the area of Ohio, Kentucky, Southern Indiana and Eastern Michigan. As a 'licensed customs Read More »

Logistics industry undergoing rapid expansion in Abu Dhabi

AJOT | May 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Abu Dhabi, with its booming economy, is an 'emerging centre of economic power' according to The Harvard Business Review, which urges companies to establish themselves in Abu Dhabi as soon as possible while real estate prices are still relatively cheap in Read More »

Most modern DB Schenker terminal for land transport & logistics

AJOT | May 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

In Bergheim, near Salzburg, Austria, the biggest and most modern freight forwarding terminal in DB Schenker's European land transport network is to be created. An investment volume of around 21 million euros is being put into a complex that will serve as Read More »

FedEx Truckload Brokerage expands coverage to Canada

AJOT | May 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

FedEx Truckload Brokerage, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Custom Critical, Inc., can now meet its customers' needs for truckload shipments between the US and Canada. Read More »

Panalpina reports Q1 growth

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The global freight transport and logistics Group, Panalpina, significantly increased its net forwarding revenue in the first quarter 2008 compared to the first quarter 2007 by 9.2%, currency adjusted even by 15.3%. The gross profit was with -2.2% slightly Read More »

Aramex delivers strong Q1 growth

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Aramex announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2008, with yet another set of results highlighting the company's strong financial performance. Read More »

Supply chain fraud risks are increasing due to outsourcing

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

As companies expand globally, outsource business operations and add new IT systems, they become more vulnerable to fraud, according to a report from Kroll, the world's leading risk consulting company. Read More »

A&B acquires Savannah Logistics Center

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. announced that it completed the acquisition of the Savannah Logistics Center, a one million square foot state-of-the-art industrial park, and that it has leased the majority of the facility, through its Matson Global Distribution Read More »

YRC Logistics expands Latin American network

AJOT | April 27, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

YRC Logistics is increasing its presence in Latin America by providing global logistics services to, from and within Argentina. With the new office, YRC Logistics will be able to continue to provide clients with international air and ocean freight forwar Read More »

John S. Connor handles largest hyperbaric chamber in US

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

John S. Connor, Inc., a full service logistics company based in Glen Burnie, MD, has recently handled the shipment of the largest rectangular hyperbaric chamber ever made. The $3 million chamber was manufactured by Fink Engineering of Melbourne, Australia Read More »

Hans Smits on German Logistics Advisory Council

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Port of Rotterdam Authority CEO, Hans Smits, has been appointed to the 'Beirat' of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL). Smits is one of two non-German members of this advisory board and Rotterdam is the only seaport represented. Read More »