Transport Intermediaries

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 »

Horizon Lines delivers for Walgreens

AJOT | April 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Horizon Lines, Inc., a domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company, has renewed its contract with Walgreens to remain the drugstores' primary carrier to Puerto Rico for the next two years. Read More »

DB Schenker doubles airfreight services on Dubai-Toledo route

AJOT | April 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Ten months after the start of round-trip air services from Dubai to Toledo, Ohio via Frankfurt-Hahn in Germany, Schenker AG is doubling capacity on this route. Owing to massive demand, a second flight has now been introduced. Read More »

UPS modifies strategic plan for contract logistics division

AJOT | April 13, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Solutions are focused according to vertical with high-tech skewed to service parts distribution and repair/returns, with added value to programs coordinated globally. Healthcare leverages assets for finished goods distribution and returns within faciliti Read More »

Al Futtaim Retail renews Marks & Spencer 3PL contract with GAC

AJOT | April 13, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC Logistics has announced its contract renewal with Al Futtaim Retail - which holds the Marks & Spencer's franchise - to manage the international retail brand's warehousing and distribution needs across the Gulf Co-Operation Council (GCC) states, with t Read More »

Weber Distribution leases 564,000 sq. ft.  in Redlands, CA

AJOT | April 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

As part of its expanding distribution network in the Inland Empire, Weber Distribution, a leading West Coast provider of dedicated warehousing and transportation logistics for more than 84 years, has signed a 10-year agreement to lease 564,000 square feet Read More »

Weber Distribution hires former DHL exec. as VP, Transportation

AJOT | April 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Weber Distribution, a leading West Coast provider of dedicated warehousing and transportation logistics for more than 84 years, announced that it has hired Mike Epeneter as its new Vice President, Transportation, effective immediately. Read More »

GAC Group opens facility at East Midlands Airport

AJOT | April 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC Logistics (UK), Ltd. has opened a brand new, purpose-built 3PL logistics facility at East Midlands Airport in Castle Donington, Derbyshire. The move from previous premises trebles the company's floor space and will enable GAC Logistics to offer enhan Read More »

Panalpina introduces new service to Latin America

AJOT | April 09, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The global transport and logistics group Panalpina offers its customers a new service linking its worldwide network with Latin America. Together with its partner Centurion Air Cargo, Panalpina serves destinations in Latin America via the gateway in Miami, Read More »

YRC Logistics launches new global services in Mexico

AJOT | April 06, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

YRC Logistics, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, Inc., announced that it will start offering global forwarding services in Mexico to better serve their clients worldwide. Read More »

What’s in a name? 3PL or freight forwarder

AJOT | April 06, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

After 30 years in the transportation business, I still am waiting for a clear, simple explanation re the differences between a 3PL organization and a freight forwarder. Read More »

Schneider joins with Chinese university to foster industry professionals

AJOT | April 02, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider Logistics, Inc., an international logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, recently announced its intent to offer scholarships for logistics studies to outstanding students attending China's Tsinghua University. The Schn Read More »