Transport Intermediaries

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 »

Premium Article  Excel Maritime Carriers Announces Appointment of New CEO

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | People | Appointments | Transport Intermediaries

Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM), an owner and operator of dry bulk carriers and a provider of worldwide seaborne transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, announced today that it has appointed Mr. Gabriel Panayotides as acting Chief Executive 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 »

Premium Article  US not ready to handle boom from Panama Canal expansion

Paul Scott Abbott | February 03, 2008 | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

US ports and inland transportation networks aren’t ready to handle trade growth associated with Panama Canal expansion – and they won’t be unless there are swift changes to governmental processes. 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 »

Premium Article  Interview: David Yokeum and the WCA Projects Network

AJOT | January 27, 2008 | People | Interviews | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

David L Yokeum, founder and president of the WCA Family of Logistic Networks, started the WCA Projects Network almost three years ago. Aimed at providing a global network for experienced independent project forwarders, the group now comprises nearly 140 o 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 »

Premium Article  Planned security rules may deal knockout blow to Just-In-Time

AJOT | January 20, 2008 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Those in the logistics industry realize the need for security. They also worry, however, about the often half-baked ideas of heavy-handed lawmakers whose closest contact with freight is sitting as passengers above an aircraft's cargo hold. These lawmake 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 »

Premium Article  IKEA’s DC in Savannah a sign of things to come

Karen Thuermer | January 06, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Atlanta’s “Designing Women” and other consumers in the US South with an eye for functional, well designed household products take note. IKEA has opened a distribution center in Savannah, Georgia that will funnel goods to its stores throughout the US Southeast. 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 »

GAC earns top title at Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2007

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC Logistics has won the prestigious 'Transport-Logistics-Freight' award at the twentieth edition of the Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent (MEIS) Awards that took place in Dubai on 5 November 2007. Read More »