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2014 Media Kit

Transport Intermediaries

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Yusen Logistics concludes multilateral e-AWB agreement with IATA

AJOT | July 16, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Yusen Logistics announces that it concluded a Multilateral Electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB) Agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This Agreement enables Yusen Logistics to simplify contract procedures, as individual contracts with IATA member airlines for e-AWB implementation will no longer be necessary. Read More »

FPS appoints two more

AJOT | July 15, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

FPS Group, the independent forwarder and consolidator network, has appointed two more members to its system. Read More »

Premium Article  FCC of NY holds seminar at Harbor Freight Transport in Port Newark

AJOT | July 14, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

FCC of NY holds seminar at Harbor Freight Transport in Port Newark

The Foreign Commerce Club of New York, the region’s premier international trade association, held another hands on educational seminar. This one was set at Harbor Freight Transport in Port Newark, NJ and focused on the import and export of oversized and overweight shipments. Read More »

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil

AJOT | July 14, 2014 | People | Appointments | Transport Intermediaries

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed experienced maritime professional Henrique Schlaepfer as its new Managing Director Brazil. Based in Rio de Janeiro Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed experienced maritime professional Henrique Schlaepfer as its new Managing Director Brazil. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Henrique will report directly to regional Executive Vice President, Jaime Otero. Commencing his maritime career in 1984, Henrique served as a 2nd Naval Officer in the Brazilian Merchant Navy. He graduated with a Nautical Science degree and a post graduate degree in Business Management. He has since gained extensive experience in management positions with various companies such as CP Ship, Maersk, and Hapag Lloyd working throughout the region but mainly based in Brazil and Venezuela. Immediately prior to accepting his new role at ISS, Henrique held the position of General Manager Brazil for five years at Wilhelmsen Ship Services. ISS Brazil has been established for over ten years and has an extensive network of offices stretching from Belem in the north to Santos in the South, and Manaus in the Amazon region, thereby covering all of Brazil’s key ports. The country is a key economic and strategic growth area for ISS and Henrique’s skills will encompass leadership of the operations team, as well as management of all other aspects of the business including business development, commercial, finance and human resources, all ably supported by Brazilian General Manager Capt. Oscar Sotelo. EVP Jaime Otero said: “ISS Brazil is crucial to our strategic development in the region where we currently provide, and are looking to expand upon our innovative range of marine, cargo and supply chain solutions. ISS works in close partnership with our customers helping them to reduce cost, increase efficiency and minimise risk and Henrique’s extensive experience and professional network will enable us to strengthen our support to our customers even further.” Read More »

Purolator International Names Paul Jasko District Manager – Western US

AJOT | July 14, 2014 | People | Appointments | Transport Intermediaries

Purolator International announces the appointment of Paul Jasko as District Manager – Western US Purolator International announces the appointment of Paul Jasko as District Manager – Western US, responsible for overall execution of the company’s strategy within the district. Jasko comes to Purolator International with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He will be based in Purolator International’s Inglewood, Calif. office, reporting to Sean Kelly, Vice President, Field Sales & Services. “I’d like to welcome Paul Jasko to Purolator International,” said Kelly. “His proven track record of achieving measurable revenue, product development and cost effectiveness makes him a valuable asset to the team. We’re confident that Paul will excel in this new role, driving business development and delivering exceptional service to our customers in the west.” Before joining Purolator International, Jasko served as the Midwest VP and General Manager of Dynamex Logistics in Chicago, IL. Earlier in his career, Paul spent 10 years as Regional General Manager with Emery Worldwide and Purolator Courier in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic US, as well as four years with TNT Express Worldwide. “Purolator International is known for providing superior service for businesses shipping to, from and within Canada,” said Jasko. “I’m excited to join the company and leverage my background in business development and resource management to grow our district’s customer base while continuing to provide that superior service.” Read More »

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