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2014 Media Kit

Transport Intermediaries

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Americold Names Fred W. Boehler as President

GlobeNewswire | March 27, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

The Board of Trustees of Americold , the global leader in temperature controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, announced today that Fred W. Boehler, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, also has been named as President, effective March 31. Read More »

Germany’s HHLA cautious on Russian trade prospects

Reuters | March 27, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

German port logistics group HHLA warned its aim of keeping earnings stable this year was ambitious in light of uncertain trade prospects with Russia, a crisis in the container shipping industry and transport bottlenecks along the Elbe river. Read More »

Triton Overseas Transport announces office manager

AJOT | March 26, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Triton Overseas Transport, an industry-leading non-vessel owning common carrier (NVOCC) and international freight service provider, today announces the promotion of Vicki Matthews to the position of office manager.  In her new role, Matthews will further Triton’s commitment to unparalleled customer service and tailored transportation solutions as she maintains Triton’s office procedures and organizes operations to ensure optimal efficiency. Read More »

MOL (India) expands and upgrades warehousing services in India

AJOT | March 26, 2014 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its subsidiary in India, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (India) Pvt. Ltd., expanded a warehouse in Gurgaon in the state of Haryana, the suburbs of New Delhi in February 2014. With this expansion, the total floor area of our three warehouses in India (one in Haryana, two in Uttar Pradesh) is about 3,600m2. Read More »

American Worldwide Agencies Opens Houston Office, Hires Seasoned Branch Manager

GlobeNewswire | March 26, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

American Worldwide Agencies (AWA) is adding to its global network of freight forwarders and agents with a new office in Houston, the company announced today. The Houston office is part of AWA’s global expansion plans and will handle the company’s growing business in the region for project freight, oil and gas, breakbulk and containerized cargo moves. Read More »

DHL Global Forwarding appoints Davel as new Senior VP Air Freight, Americas

AJOT | March 26, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL), announced the appointment of Jannie Davel as the new senior vice president of Air Freight for DHL Global Forwarding, Americas. Effective January 1, 2014, Davel is responsible for managing DHL’s international Air Freight services in 18 countries across North and South America, including customer development and operational performance. Read More »

Lynden International moves to larger Puerto Rico location

PR Newswire | March 26, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Lynden International, a full-service freight forwarding and logistics company, recently relocated its Puerto Rico Service Center to offer new opportunities for customers. The new facility, in Carolina's Sabana Garden Industrial Park, is three miles closer to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport with a covered loading platform to ensure cargo is protected from Puerto Rico's unpredictable weather. Both the office and warehouse space are larger for efficiency and improved communication. "After more than 30 years on the island, Lynden continues its commitment to meet and anticipate customers' needs. This relocation is part of that ongoing effort," says Frank Butler, Southeast Regional Manager. "The new Lynden facility will also be open outside of regular business hours to accommodate any after-hours shipping or forwarding requests." Besides offering air and ocean services, licensed customs brokers and an experienced staff, Lynden provides intra-island and international import and export services. "We are ready to receive customers' freight for storage, management or 3PL business opportunities," Butler explains. "We now have the option of providing permanent warehouse space for offshore customers with an increased yard area and future options for more warehouse space on either side." Lynden International is one of the Lynden family of companies whose combined capabilities include: truckload and less-than-truckload freight to Alaska, scheduled and charter barges, rail barges, intermodal bulk chemical hauls, scheduled and chartered air freighters, domestic and international shipping via air and ocean forwarding, customs brokerage, trade show shipping, remote site construction, sanitary bulk commodities hauling, and multi-modal logistics. Lynden companies are repeat winners in the annual Quest for Quality customer service awards presented by Logistics Management magazine. Read More »

Gebrüder Weiss turnover rises to 1.2 billion euros

AJOT | March 25, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Despite volatile market conditions, the transport and logistics provider was able to increase its turnover for the fourth year in a row, generating preliminary net sales of roughly 1.2 billion euros for the 2013 fiscal year. Read More »

Kane Is Able names Gurrola as Director of Business Development

AJOT | March 25, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. has named Anthony Gurrola as the new Director of Business Development with responsibility for growing KANE’s distribution services on the west coast of the United States. He will report to Gary Griffith, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. Read More »

New FPS Australia office to tap regional potential

AJOT | March 24, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

International freight forwarder and consolidator FPS Australia has opened a new sales office in Albury, New South Wales, to serve the growing economy in the area. FPS is currently one of only two freight agents with an office in the region. Read More »

Crane Worldwide Logistics Johannesburg office grows from strength to strength

AJOT | March 24, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Crane Worldwide Logistics’ Johannesburg office, their first African location, has celebrated their one year anniversary. “The growth of our Johannesburg office has been exceptional and our team has constantly exceeded the already high expectations we had for them,” said Gerard Ryan, Regional Vice President-EMEA for Crane Worldwide Logistics. Read More »

Premium Article  Elevated consumer expectations drive changes in produce supply system

Peter Buxbaum | March 24, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Elevated consumer expectations drive changes in produce supply system

The insistence by consumers that the fresh produce they buy be of the highest quality and freshness has met a response by retailers that has wrought changes in how perishables are sourced and transported. So said Richard Owen, vice president of global development at the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), an industry group, in an exclusive interview with the AJOT. Read More »

TT Club strengthens its commitment to the Middle East market

AJOT | March 23, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Specialist freight transport insurance provider, TT Club is reinforcing its presence in Dubai.  The move, which aims to support the Club’s existing claims team in the UAE, underlines the insurer’s commitment to what is a dynamic region and provides an additional service level to both Members and brokers in the Middle East. Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel expands global seafreight management

AJOT | March 20, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Thorsten Meincke (44) will return to the Kuehne + Nagel Group to join the global seafreight management. Prior to his most recent role as member of the Management Board of a Swiss forwarding company, Thorsten Meincke was Senior Vice President Global Sales & Marketing at Kuehne + Nagel. Read More »

American Fast Freight promotes Pagan to VP of National Accounts

AJOT | March 19, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

American Fast Freight, Inc. has strengthened its core management team by promoting Sharon Pagan to the position of Vice President of National Accounts.   Pagan was the sales director of the Eastern and Midwest regions and has been with American Fast Freight, Inc. for 11 years. Read More »

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