Transport Intermediaries

Hellmann extends Traxon agreement

AJOT | November 26, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

After working together since 1995, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is now extending its service agreement with Traxon by a further 79 branches in 44 countries. That brings the number of branches presently connected to the Traxon network for electronic commun Read More »

IWLA retains warehouse legal and regulatory expert in Canada

AJOT | November 26, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

As part of its IWLA Member Advantage Program, the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) has selected Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, one of Canada's largest national law firms, to provide advice, direction and guidance on Canadian regulatory Read More »

Target Logistics acquires upstate NY freight forwarder

AJOT | November 26, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

In announcing the acquisition, Chris Coppersmith, President & CEO at Target, stated, "Capitaland Express is a valued addition to the Target team. In business for the past eighteen years, Capitaland Express has grown every year since its inception. Capita Read More »

Big Lots receives NASSTRAC 2006 Shipper of the Year award

AJOT | November 19, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

NASSTRAC recently announced that Big Lots received the NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year award. With annual sales of approximately $4.5 billion, Big Lots is the largest broad-line closeout retailer in the United States. Read More »

New WCA Family VP to focus on member relations

AJOT | November 19, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

WCA Family of Logistic Networks has appointed Brian Majerus as vice president. He will be responsible for developing business opportunities within the WCA Family membership and promoting optimum member-to-member relations worldwide, but primarily in North Read More »

Industry leaders unite to elevate logistics practices in China

AJOT | November 19, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider National, Inc., together with The Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech, gathered more than 250 logistics executives and government officials in Shanghai recently to explore the theme "Driving the Global Economy through China.' Delegates at the th Read More »

Alan R. Klestadt named NCBFAA Customs Counsel

AJOT | November 12, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan R. Klestadt, a partner in the law firm of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP as Customs Counsel for the Ass Read More »

Panalpina on track for record year

AJOT | November 12, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The global transport and logistics group Panalpina persistently continues its solid performance and posts excellent results for the first nine months of 2006. Fueled by favorable world market conditions, substantial new business wins and successful cost m Read More »

CaroTrans opens Boston office to handle New England freight

AJOT | November 12, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

CaroTrans International, one of the largest neutral, non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCCs), has opened its newest branch office, CaroTrans Boston to handle LCL (less-than-container-load) and FCL (full-container-load) freight in the New England mar Read More »

Golden Gate Logistics appoints Antonio Leung Senior VP, Asia Region

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Golden Gate Logistics, a logistics company focused on Asia-to-North America supply chain solutions, has named Antonio Leung senior vice president, Asia region, a new executive position with the company. In this post, Leung will be responsible for the stra Read More »

New study to evaluate unit loads in supply chain

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

In an effort to identify potential areas for improvement in unit load packaging, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) has reached an agreement with Carolina Supply Chain Services (CSCS), a Carolina Logistics Services (CLS) company, to study the most prevalent t Read More »

APL Logistics chief says collaboration key to optimizing China supply chains,

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Companies moving cargo from China to the US must adopt a more collaborative approach to improving the efficiency of their supply chains, according to Brian Lutt, President of global supply chain leader, APL Logistics. Lutt's comments were made during a re Read More »

Parcel shipping industry Landscape keeps changing

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The fourth annual Parcel Shipping & Distribution Forum took place September 11-13, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency in Rosemont, Illinois. This year's forum featured more than 470 small-shipment logistics professionals who took part in three full days of educati Read More »

FKI Logistex wins contract with Schenker AB

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

FKI Logistex' announces that it has been awarded a contract from Schenker AB, for a parcel sorting system at its distribution center in Stockholm, Sweden. The new project will be the first in Sweden between Schenker AB and FKI Logistex. Read More »

East meets West

AJOT | October 22, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Richard J. Bolte, Jr., President and CEO of BDP International (far right), is joined by Abel Garamhedgyi, Deputy Minister of Economy and Transport, Republic of Hungary (center), and Peter Huels, Managing Director, BDP Global Network, to discuss plans for Read More »

Commissioner of US Customs & Border Protection to speak in Boston

AJOT | October 08, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Commissioner of Customs & Border Protection, W. Ralph Basham, will make his first address to the New England international trade community on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at the 5th Annual Northeast Cargo Symposium at the Harvard Club in Boston, hosted by Read More »

New Education Director joins NCBFAA’s Washington, DC staff

AJOT | October 08, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) Executive Vice President barbara reilly announced that Jan paul Miller, is the new NCBFAA Education Director. In his new position, Director Miller is responsible for ensuring that Read More »

NYK Logistics breaks ground for Norfolk logistics facility

AJOT | October 08, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

NYK Logistics (Americas), Inc. held a ground breaking ceremony on Monday, October 2nd at it's first custom-built logistics facility in Norfolk, Virginia. The facility is located at 3002 Yadkin Road, Chesapeake, Virginia, 23323. Read More »

Descartes helps Japan-based FF expand services in North America

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The Nishi Nippon Railroad (NNR), a Western Japan-based freight forwarder with customers around the world, is connecting to North American trucking companies through the multimodal electronic messaging network offered by logistics software and services spe Read More »

Target appoints Jim Gould NE Regional Manager

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

A twenty-one year veteran in the air cargo industry, James (Jim) Gould, has been appointed Northeast Regional Manager at Target Logistic Services. Read More »