Transport Intermediaries

NCBFAA gives nod to export control system modernization measure

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

In testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) Senior Counselor Peter H. Powell, Sr., expressed support for H Read More »

DRA co-chairman discusses transportation issues during Capitol Hill briefing

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The federal co-chairman of the Delta Regional Authority told members of Congress and key congressional staffers that a four-lane connection from Interstate 55 in Batesville, MS, to Interstate 40 in Brinkley, AR, could further enhance the region's position Read More »

Panalpina offers new airfreight service in Eastern Europe

AJOT | May 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Anew 'own-controlled' airfreight service has been introduced to serve the needs of key industry customers in Eastern Europe, namely within the Telecommunication, Automotive and Hi-tech industries. Read More »

Seko expands with new operations in Dubai

AJOT | May 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of supply chain solutions, including transportation, logistics and IT solutions, has expanded its Dubai operations into a new facility under new management. The SEKO Dubai office is located within close proximity to the Dubai/Abu D Read More »

Exel implements global transportation management platform

AJOT | May 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Exel, the North American supply chain management and Deutsche Post World Net company, announced the complete implementation of a global transportation management technology system that provides its customers visibility to shipments anywhere in the world. Read More »

Magellan Transport Logistics Partners with SmartSCM’

AJOT | May 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Magellan Transport Logistics, a leading provider of transport logistics, warehousing and supply chain management, announced today that the company has partnered with Overland Park, Kansas-based SmartSCM' to use its global transportation management system. Read More »

ProLogis build-to-suit agreement with Hitachi Transport System, Ltd.

AJOT | May 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

ProLogis, the world's largest owner, manager and developer of distribution facilities, announced today it has signed a new build-to-suit agreement in Japan with Hitachi Transport System, a global provider of third-party logistics services. Read More »

NLM includes intra-Mexico service

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Continuing its proactive approach to offering clients a diverse suite of transportation and software solutions, logistics management expert NLM has further enhanced its capabilities to include intra-Mexico shipment management services for critical and dyn Read More »

Phoenix Int’l shows strong growth

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Phoenix International - a little Chicago based freight forwarder - isn't little anymore. With continuing annual growth at 20%, the company has reached 1,700 employees in 76 of its own locations. In the process, the basic components of founder Bill McInern Read More »

Gelsomino appointed Avalon Risk Management, President

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Lisa Gelsomino has been appointed President of Avalon Risk Management, Inc. She succeeds Scott Wollney who has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln General Insurance Company, Avalon's sister company. Avalon is a national insuran Read More »

YRC Logistics new cross border kiosks between US - Canada

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

YRC Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, Inc., announced the establishment of seven new Cross Border kiosks to better meet YRC Logistics clients' needs for expedited clearance of shipments crossing between US and Canada. Read More »

PPG bulks up in India

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

A Project Professionals Group member has added plenty of muscle to the network's heavy-lift project cargo capabilities in India by offering cranes with a total lift capacity of more than 5,250 tons. Read More »

Queen’s Award for Signet International

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Staff at London Heathrow-headquartered international transportation and logistics organization, Signet International, are celebrating winning The Queen's Award for Enterprise, the UK's most prestigious awards for business performance. Read More »

Australia-bound cargo to benefit from UPS-CII agreement

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Airfreight shippers to Australia are expected to benefit significantly in delivery of time sensitive cargo based on a new, bulk space agreement between United Parcel Service (UPS) and Consolidators International (CII). Read More »

DHL inaugurates largest hub in Central America

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL inaugurated the industry's largest hub in Central America. With the new facility, DHL has increased its capacity to sort up to 5,000 packages per hour, representing a 250% jump from its previous shipping handling capacity. Read More »

Hipage acquires competitor, combines 182 years of maritime service

AJOT | May 15, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Hipage Company, Inc., a Customs Broker and International Freight Forwarder founded in Norfolk in 1927, has acquired W.M. Stone & Company, Inc., a local competitor, for an undisclosed amount. Read More »

China forwarding conference moves to Hong Kong

AJOT | May 11, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Top independent forwarders planning to attend the 5th Sino International Freight Forwarders Conference in June are being asked to make arrangements to come to Hong Kong instead of the original venue in Shanghai. The expected 1,500 delegates at the event h Read More »

Schneider Logistics’ new logistics center offers expanded network

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider Logistics, Inc., a leading international logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, has expanded its brokerage services with the opening of a new regional logistics center (RLC) in Toronto, Ontario, a major transportation Read More »

Dachser expands network in US

AJOT | May 07, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The new branch in Cincinnati is located adjacent to the Cincinnati-Northern International Airport and offers the whole range of transport and logistics services for the area of Ohio, Kentucky, Southern Indiana and Eastern Michigan. As a 'licensed customs Read More »

Logistics industry undergoing rapid expansion in Abu Dhabi

AJOT | May 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Abu Dhabi, with its booming economy, is an 'emerging centre of economic power' according to The Harvard Business Review, which urges companies to establish themselves in Abu Dhabi as soon as possible while real estate prices are still relatively cheap in Read More »