Transport Intermediaries

ARAMEX wins World Mail Award

AJOT | June 17, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

ARAMEX, a total transportation and logistics solutions provider, has reinforced its reputation as an innovator in the field by winning the Retail Project Award at this year's World Mail Awards held in London. Read More »

Tucker Company initiates ISO certification process

AJOT | June 10, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Jeffrey Tucker, CEO of Tucker Company, a logistics company based in Cherry Hill, NJ, has announced that the firm has initiated the process for ISO-9000 certification. Read More »

NCBFAA elects new Area 8 Director

AJOT | June 10, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

During its recent annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) announced the election of Rene Romero, President, AM-MEX International, to a two-year term as Area 8 Director. Read More »

Grant helps Menlo Worldwide expand in Warsaw, NC

AJOT | June 10, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley announced that Menlo Worldwide will expand in North Carolina by opening a new distribution and logistics facility in Duplin County, creating 30 jobs and investing $1.2 million during the next three years. The announcement w Read More »

U-Freight first to make cargo commitment at Guangzhou

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

U-Freight has become the first logistics company to sign a strategic cooperation agreement with Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, giving a guarantee of minimum cargo throughput. Read More »

‘Global’ supply chains often aren’t global, BDP study reveals

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Nearly half (48%) of supply chain executives at multi-national companies in the chemical, consumer goods, industrial and retail sectors consider their supply chains to be global, yet operating decisions made on behalf of those supply chains would indicate Read More »

BDP acquires full ownership of German joint venture

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

BDP International (BDP), a privately-held global logistics and transportation services company based in the US, announced it has acquired full ownership of its joint venture with the transportation division of Merlin Logistics GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany. BD Read More »

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics & Mitsubishi ink contract

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Vehicle Services Canada (VSC) has announced the signing of a three-year contract with Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada to handle all of the car-maker's imported vehicles from Japan, plus a smaller volume of US-built Mitsubis Read More »

Hallmark partners with New Breed Logistics

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

New Breed Logistics, Inc., based in High Point, North Carolina, announced today that it has signed a five-year contract with Hallmark Cards, Inc., to operate two new retail distribution centers located in Clayton, North Carolina and St. Joseph, Missouri. Read More »

DHL launches new international gateway in Merida, Mexico

AJOT | May 13, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL announced the opening of a new gateway in Merida, Mexico to enhance service quality and meet the growing needs of DHL customers shipping across the US-Mexico border. Read More »

DACHSER strengthens trade lanes between North America and India

AJOT | May 13, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Dachser is substantially increasing its network in India and North America. Already in February the global logistics service provider had founded a 50:50 joint venture with the market leader of India 'AFL'. The second landmark followed on March 1st, 2007 Read More »

John s. Connor teams up with Orient Star in China

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

John S. Connor, Inc., a full service logistics company based in Glen Burnie, MD, has recently formed a strategic alliance with Orient Star Group to exclusively offer Less-than-Container Load (LCL) inbound service from Shanghai direct to the Port of Baltim Read More »

DHL wins ‘Vendor of the Year’ award from Technicolor

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL announced that Technicolor Cinema Distribution, one of the nation's leading distributors of theatrical film prints, honored DHL with the Technicolor 'Vendor of the Year' award. At an awards ceremony, Technicolor recognized DHL's nationwide US service Read More »

Weber Distribution acquires 100,000 square foot facility

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

In line with its continued focus on being 'The West Coast Logistics Leader,' Weber Distribution, LLC, a privately-held logistics and supply chain management provider for more than 83 years, has established a 100,000 square foot Lodi facility to manage its Read More »

Target to manage supply chain network for French beauty maker, L’Occitane

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Target Logistic Services, a domestic and international logistics provider, has been chosen to manage the national supply chain network of French luxury beauty products' maker and distributor, L'Occitane. Read More »

UK freight forwarders welcome changes to SAD harmonization

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

HM Revenue and Customs has informed the British International Freight Association (BIFA) that it has revised its plan to implement SAD Harmonization as a 'big bang' on July 1st 2007. Read More »

John S. Connor handles dredge/booster barge from US to Cambodia

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

>John S. Connor, Inc., a full service logistics company established in 1917, has recently completed the shipment of a dredge/booster barge for Sokimex Group, a multi-divisional global organization based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Sokimex will use the equipm Read More »

Panalpina growth leads to record figures in 2006

AJOT | March 25, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Panalpina continued its growth and posted excellent results for the year 2006 due to a strong performance and further improved profitability. The Group increased its net forwarding revenue by 11.3% to CHF 7.735 million, boosted net earnings by an impressi Read More »

SEKO names Fitzgerald Global VP- sales & marketing

AJOT | March 25, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of freight forwarding and logistics solutions, announced the appointment of John A. Fitzgerald as Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Based out of SEKO's corporate headquarters in Itasca, IL, he will be responsible for t Read More »

Schneider wins 2006 INFORMS’ Prize

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider National, Inc., a premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, announced it has been named the winner of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences' (INFORMS') annual INFORMS Prize. The internatio Read More »