Transport Intermediaries

BDP’s new Global Network Services unit to be based in Singapore

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

BDP International (BDP) is forming a new global alliance of small- to mid-sized firms to challenge the dominance of the large multi-national logistics and transport companies. The new unit will be based in Singapore. Read More »

cargo-partner group to open up in Moldova

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

With the entry into the Moldavian market, the international transport/logistics group cargo-partner was able to complete its network of European subsidiaries around the Black Sea ' the specialist for Eastern Europe had previously opened offices in Romania Read More »

ProLogis leases 295,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space to Unilever in Hungary

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

ProLogis, the world's largest owner, manager and developer of distribution facilities, announced that it has leased 295,000 square feet (27,500 square meters) of warehouse space in Budapest, Hungary, to Unilever, one of the world's leading manufacturers o Read More »

Last Mile Logistics Group Announces Acquisition Strategy

AJOT | February 19, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Last Mile Logistics Group, Inc. announces its intent to acquire local providers of logistics services, focusing first on the Mid-Atlantic region. LMLG has already purchased Chesapeake Logistics, a Mid-Atlantic regional carrier that provides home delivery Read More »

CargoWise edi Suggests 10 Ways an Integrated CRM Tool Can Improve the Freight Forwarding Sales and O

AJOT | February 19, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

According to Melinda Elmowy, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing for CargoWise ' edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and sales process for freig Read More »

CGL Opens Newest Station in Tampa, Florida

AJOT | February 19, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Concert Group Logistics (CGL), a Downers Grove, Illinois-based leader in transportation logistics, has announced the opening of its Tampa Station in February 2008. CGL Tampa is owned by Anne Parker, Waasy Boddison and Peter van Gorp, and operated by Parke Read More »

Descartes Launches Global Air Freight Service for Electronic Cargo Bookings

AJOT | February 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, announced the global availability of Descartes CargoBooker, a basic air freight electronic booking service aimed at small- and medium-sized air freight Read More »

Toll Holdings Limited Announces Acquisition Of BALtrans Holdings Limited

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

BALtrans Holdings Limited: Toll Holdings Limited announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Toll (BVI) Limited (Toll) has received acceptances for 56.51% of the issued shares in BALtrans Holdings Limited (BALtrans), . . . Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel acquires oil business specialist Elite Airfreight Inc

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel announced today that it has acquired Elite Airfreight Inc. in Houston, TX, a market leader in the oil & gas logistics arena. Read More »

DHL’s in full bloom this Valentine’s Day

AJOT | February 11, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL is exporting an estimated 15 million fresh cut flowers from Latin America this Valentine's Day season, for delivery to customers in the US and around the world. A combination of roses, carnations, tropical flowers and greens originating from Colombia, Read More »

DHL wins global freight contract with Siemens

AJOT | February 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding has been selected as preferred international carrier for Siemens' air and ocean freight and Customs Brokerage business in the US. The global contract awarded to DHL will support Siemens in improving service levels, reducing costs and Read More »

80% of companies involved in domestic/international supply chain transformation

AJOT | February 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

After an industry-wide survey of more than 800 companies, Aberdeen, a Harte-Hanks Company, published the recent report, "The Supply Chain Executive's Strategic Agenda 2008," which outlined information revealed from supply chain executives about their prio Read More »

Famous Pacific Shipping building Brisbane presence

AJOT | January 31, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Moving into a new one-stop-shop for importers and exporters using the Port of Brisbane has enabled one of Famous Pacific Shipping's associates in Australia to build on the portfolio of services offered to shippers. Read More »

NY/NJ Forwarders & Brokers Association selects Congressman King 2008 ‘Person of the Year’

AJOT | January 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Congressman Peter T. King, a Republican of New York serving his eighth term in the US House of Representatives, has been selected the 2008 Person of the Year by the New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association, Inc. The Person o Read More »

CEVA names Aldridge Executive VP of new business unit ILS

AJOT | January 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, the 4th largest global supply chain provider, announced today the appointment of Bill Aldridge to the position of Executive Vice President for its newly created business unit, International Logistics Solutions (ILS). ILS provides end-to-en Read More »

NYK Logistics acquires Bruni International

AJOT | January 17, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. announced its acquisition of Bruni International, a customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and warehouse- and distribution-services company based in Laredo, Texas. Read More »

Hilti North America chooses Ozburn-Hessey as 3PL partner

AJOT | January 14, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) has opened a new facility at its Riverside, California distribution campus with anchor tenant Hilti North America. Hilti supplies the worldwide construction industry with technologically leading products, services an Read More »

CBP Mandates Electronic Manifests Nationwide

AJOT | January 08, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Truck carriers will be required to electronically submit manifests detailing cargo and carrier information to U.S. Customs and Border Protection prior to arrival at Alaska land border ports beginning Feb. 11, marking nationwide implementation of mandatory Read More »

Unipac Shipping selects Kewill Customs Brokerage

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Kewill, a provider of global solutions for the dynamic supply network, announced today that Unipac Shipping, has selected Kewill's US Customs Brokerage solution and services. Read More »

Schneider expands business offerings in China

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider Logistics (Tianjin) Co., Ltd., a part of the Schneider National enterprise, announced the company has purchased the key operating assets of BaoYun Logistics in the People's Republic of China. The investment allows Schneider to further expand its Read More »