Transport Intermediaries

Parcel shipping industry Landscape keeps changing

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The fourth annual Parcel Shipping & Distribution Forum took place September 11-13, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency in Rosemont, Illinois. This year's forum featured more than 470 small-shipment logistics professionals who took part in three full days of educati Read More »

FKI Logistex wins contract with Schenker AB

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

FKI Logistex' announces that it has been awarded a contract from Schenker AB, for a parcel sorting system at its distribution center in Stockholm, Sweden. The new project will be the first in Sweden between Schenker AB and FKI Logistex. Read More »

East meets West

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Richard J. Bolte, Jr., President and CEO of BDP International (far right), is joined by Abel Garamhedgyi, Deputy Minister of Economy and Transport, Republic of Hungary (center), and Peter Huels, Managing Director, BDP Global Network, to discuss plans for Read More »

Commissioner of US Customs & Border Protection to speak in Boston

AJOT | October 08, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Commissioner of Customs & Border Protection, W. Ralph Basham, will make his first address to the New England international trade community on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at the 5th Annual Northeast Cargo Symposium at the Harvard Club in Boston, hosted by Read More »

New Education Director joins NCBFAA’s Washington, DC staff

AJOT | October 08, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) Executive Vice President barbara reilly announced that Jan paul Miller, is the new NCBFAA Education Director. In his new position, Director Miller is responsible for ensuring that Read More »

NYK Logistics breaks ground for Norfolk logistics facility

AJOT | October 08, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. held a ground breaking ceremony on Monday, October 2nd at it's first custom-built logistics facility in Norfolk, Virginia. The facility is located at 3002 Yadkin Road, Chesapeake, Virginia, 23323. Read More »

Descartes helps Japan-based FF expand services in North America

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The Nishi Nippon Railroad (NNR), a Western Japan-based freight forwarder with customers around the world, is connecting to North American trucking companies through the multimodal electronic messaging network offered by logistics software and services spe Read More »

Target appoints Jim Gould NE Regional Manager

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

A twenty-one year veteran in the air cargo industry, James (Jim) Gould, has been appointed Northeast Regional Manager at Target Logistic Services. Read More »

Econocaribe offers LCL service from New Jersey to Italy

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Econocaribe recently introduced a weekly export consolidation service from New Jersey to Italy with on-carriage to multiple inland points throughout Italy. According to Dan Rocke ' Vice President of USA for Econocaribe, servicing Italy from ... Read More »

UPS opens large logistics facility in Ontario

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

UPS announced the opening of an 800,000-square-foot logistics campus in Burlington, Ontario, for UPS Supply Chain Solutions. Read More »

INTTRA launches Universal Carrier Access (UCA)

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA has announced the launch of Universal Carrier Access (UCA), which will bring increased efficiencies for shippers, forwarders and all carriers around the world. Read More »

Penske Logistics & ABX LOGISTICS forge strategic alliance

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Penske Logistics and ABX LOGISTICS announced the formation of a strategic alliance focused on providing integrated, global supply chain solutions for multinational corporations. The alliance combines Penske Logistics' strengths in logistics execution and Read More »

BDP opens Nuremberg project logistics office

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

"It is vital for us to enhance our project logistics capability in Europe, particularly Germany whose large industrial companies are migrating operations to every corner of the globe," said Luc Van Heygen, head of BDP's project logistics unit. "The new of Read More »

Schneider National receives ShopKo’s transportation performance award

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider National Inc. announced that the company has been honored with a Supply Chain All-Star award from ShopKo, a $2.2 billon retailer of quality goods and services. For the past five years, ShopKo has presented the award annually to companies that de Read More »

John S. Connor handles valuable guitar shipment

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

John S. Connor, Inc. has recently completed the shipment of 22 guitars, owned by a London-based rock star, for sale in the US. The owner, Bernie Marsden, was a lead guitarist for the internationally known rock group Whitesnake, which had hit records in th Read More »

IWLA Member Advantage partner secures financial incentives for Gulf Coast warehouses

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

As part of the IWLA Member Advantage Program, IWLA has formed an alliance with Location Management Services (LMS), a National Economic Development Consulting Firm, to assist in securing financial incentives for IWLA member companies located in hurricane-a Read More »

All Panalpina’s US offices join Traxon network

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

One of Traxon's long standing and most important clients, Panalpina, is extending its agreement to include all branches in the US as well new branches in Scandinavia and Canada. The leading forwarding group is one of Traxon's gateway customers with worldw Read More »

Globe Express Services opens first office in South America

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Globe Express Services (GES) announced the opening of its corporate location in Sao Paulo, Brazil, marking the company's official entr'e into the South American market. The new office places the company in the nation's main business hub, as well as one of Read More »

Amazon.com taps BNSF Logistics for optimization of inbound inventory flow

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

BNSF Logistics to coordinate regional load control centers to improve velocity, visibility and flexibility of product moving from domestic suppliers throughout the Amazon.com distribution network Read More »

AXSMarine releases new Vessel Manager

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

AXSMarine is the industry leader in easy-to-use interactive knowledge tools. Specifically designed to respond to the specific needs of charterers, owners, operators and brokers in dry bulk, wet bulk and liner shipping, these tools have recently been augme Read More »