Transport Intermediaries

FMC Requests Comments on Proposal to Modify Confidential Contracting Rules for NVOs

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

On April 28, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a notice of filing and request for comments regarding a petition filed by the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA). The NCBFAA's petition requests that the FMC initiate a rule making to revise the NVOCC Negotiated Rate Arrangement (NRA) regulations. Read More »

CEVA makes major investment in Australia and New Zealand

AJOT | May 01, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, has today announced construction of a new 166,000 sq m ‘super site’ at Truganina, west of Melbourne, which will be the centerpiece of CEVA’s growth plans in Australia and New Zealand. Read More »

foodcareplus announces fully integrated, Canada to Europe reefer consolidation service

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

foodcareplus has announced a fully integrated reefer consolidation service (less than container load service) for seafood products leaving Canada for Europe. Read More »

Extra Logistics implements and launches next generation software - Cargowise One

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Extra Logistics, LLC has implemented the next-generation software technology by partnering with Wise Tech Global and launching Cargowise One. Read More »

XPO to emulate US logistics success in Europe with French deal

Reuters | April 30, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

A conference, a home visit and a few trips to Paris brought about the marriage of U.S.-based XPO Logistics Inc and France's Norbert Dentressangle SA that will allow XPO to replicate its domestic success in Europe. Read More »

CEVA announces expanded market presence in Portland, Oregon

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Expanded facility increases CEVA’s Portland footprint by 32% Read More »

e-Commerce could account for 10% of retail sales in the Africa’s largest economies by 2025

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

As e-commerce continues to gain popularity across the African continent, more effort needs to be paid towards facilitating flawless delivery to customers. This is further supported by the Global e-Commerce Logistics 2015(1) report which reveals that e-commerce logistics is rapidly changing to keep pace with this quickly evolving market. Read More »

Damco’s Jurupa Valley facility awarded Sam’s Club “IDC of the Year” for the third year running

AJOT | April 30, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco, one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers, today announced that its Jurupa Valley facility in California, USA, has won the prestigious Sam's Club IDC of the Year award for the third year in a row. Read More »

John Manners-Bell reflects on XPO Logistics’ acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

News broke overnight that XPO Logistics and Norbert Dentressangle have entered into an agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire a majority interest in Norbert Dentressangle and launch a tender offer for the remaining shares in a deal with a total value of €3.24bn. Read More »

The CMA CGM Group acquires a strategic stake in LCL Logistix

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that it took a strategic stake in the 25-years old company LCL Logistix, one of India’s logistics leaders, via the Group’s subsidiary specialized in freight forwarding and logistics solutions. Read More »

XPO Logistics to Acquire Norbert Dentressangle SA

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

XPO Logistics and Norbert Dentressangle today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire a majority interest in Norbert Dentressangle and launch a tender offer for the remaining shares. Read More »

Kenco Partners with University of Tennessee on Warehouse Best Practices Study

AJOT | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Kenco partnered with the University of Tennessee (UT) to publish a report focused on warehouse best practices. The report entitled “The ABCs of DCs” is the fifth in UT’s Game Changing Trends in Supply Chain series. Read More »

Shipping group CMA CGM acquires India’s LCL Logistix

Reuters | April 29, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CMA CGM has acquired a 60 percent stake in India’s LCL Logistix as it tries to expand in freight forwarding services, the French shipping group said on Wednesday. Read More »

UPS profit lifted by pricing, maintains 2015 earnings outlook

Reuters | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

United Parcel Service Inc on Tuesday reported higher first-quarter net profit due to price increases and productivity improvements, and reaffirmed its earnings outlook for 2015. Read More »

After Successful Pilot, Petco and Instacart Add Additional Markets, Now Offering One-Hour Delivery

Marketwired | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Instacart, the fast-growing grocery delivery service whose Personal Shoppers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today that after a successful pilot in Boston and San Francisco, Petco is expanding its partnership with Instacart. Read More »

Sprocket Express Celebrates 10th Anniversary

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Sprocket Express (SE), a third party logistics (3PL) e-commerce fulfillment company, today celebrates its 10th year serving small to mid-size (SMB) online businesses with the latest e-fulfillment, logistics and warehousing solutions. Read More »

Vanderlande Acquires Dinamic

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Vanderlande has announced its acquisition of Dinamic Industrial Business (Dinamic) as a key part of its ongoing strategy for profitable growth in Europe and the US. The takeover of the Spanish company extends Vanderlande’s manufacturing capacity and adds a number of new products to its distinctive product portfolio. Read More »

DHL Takes Delivery Service to New Heights in Chicago

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, launched its helicopter service in Chicago to provide early morning delivery services for the area’s financial and legal firms requiring urgent document delivery. Read More »

All Supply Mombasa Shipchandlers Ltd –  new name for well-established service

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

One of East Africa’s oldest ship supplier companies has amended its name to emphasize its growing ability to supply anything that a ship may require. Read More »

Port Jersey Logistics promotes Erik Holck to Director of Business Development

AJOT | April 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Mr. Holck will be located in PJL’s new facility in Cranbury, NJ, a 442,000-square-foot, high volume, multi-shift food grade warehousing space that became its new corporate headquarters in December 2014. Read More »