Transport Intermediaries

Gebr’der Weiss continues on its positive course

AJOT | March 19, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

In 2012, Gebr'der Weiss continued on its course of positive growth. Turnover was up approx. 8% on the previous fiscal year, with the company recording provisional net sales of 1.15 billion euros. Despite the general sense of crisis and Europe-wide sales d Read More »

Despite a shortfall in current volumes, forwarders remain hopeful of market turnaround

AJOT | March 14, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index increased for the fifth consecutive month in March according to the latest survey undertaken by Transport Intelligence. The index for the current and expected situation combined was up 0.4 points to 52.5 in March comp Read More »

Henkel selects Saddle Creek as lead logistics provider

AJOT | March 13, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. has selected Saddle Creek Logistics Services as the company's lead logistics provider (LLP). In this new role, Saddle Creek will oversee execution, monitoring and reporting of the consumer goods company's supply chain logistics Read More »

time:matters and Golden Cargo launch time-critical maritime and ship spares solutions

AJOT | March 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

time:matters, the expert for international Special Speed Logistics, and Golden Cargo, the specialist for global maritime logistics have joined forces to launch special logistics solutions for the maritime industry. Therefore, with immediate effect, two st Read More »

Logwin opens Fuzhou office as South China expansion continues

AJOT | March 12, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Logwin, a global leader in air and ocean freight and logistics services, has opened a new sales office in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, to strengthen its market presence across South China. Read More »

Globe Express Services appoints Huber as President North America

AJOT | March 11, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Globe Express Services ', one of the world's top 100 global logistics providers with a market presence in over 80 countries, proudly announces the appointment of Oliver Huber as President North America, effective March 18, 2013. During a career dedicated Read More »

China COSCO plans to sell logistics unit to lift earnings

AJOT | March 11, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

China COSCO Holdings Co Ltd, which operates the world's largest dry bulk cargo fleet, said it plans to sell its logistics unit to boost earnings and reduce the risk of the firm being suspended from trading in Shanghai. Read More »

PCSTrac launches enhanced StoreTrac application for real-time, detailed, store delivery shipment vis

AJOT | March 10, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

PCSTrac, an innovator in retail software technology solutions, launches in partnership with Urban Outfitters Inc., a leading lifestyle specialty retail company, the next generation of patent-pending StoreTrac software, a web-based inventory control and ma Read More »

Maverick Logistics implements TRANSFLO $Velocity’ from Pegasus TransTech

AJOT | March 10, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Maverick Logistics has implemented TRANSFLO $Velocity' and TRANSFLO Mobile from Pegasus TransTech, consistent, electronic methods for carriers to submit invoices and load documents to participating third party logistics (3PL) providers and freight brokers Read More »

Norbert Dentressangle established presence in Vietnam

AJOT | March 10, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

The freight forwarding division of Norbert Dentressangle has established a new representative office in Vietnam as part of its continued global expansion. Read More »

Two freight forwarders to pay $18.9 million for price-fixing

AJOT | March 07, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Japanese freight forwarders Yusen Logistics Co Ltd and "K" Line Logistics Ltd have agreed to pay a combined $18.9 million in criminal fines for conspiring to fix fees, the U.S. Justice Department said. Read More »

Counting on the Cloud

AJOT | March 07, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

According to Ralf Moller, General Manager Marketing for CargoWise, millions of dollars are being spent worldwide to convert former factories, warehouses and bank vaults into repositories for a commodity more valuable than gold: data. Read More »

United Shipping Inc. welcomes new partner - Rangel Mozambique

AJOT | March 06, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

United Shipping, Inc. (USI), the premier Worldwide Association of Independently owned Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers with over 135 partner companies and 375 offices is pleased to announce that Rangel Mozambique has been selected as our newest terr Read More »

Air Works India choses SDV

AJOT | March 05, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

At Aero India 2013, Air Works India, one of the leading independent providers of Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services in India has announced that they have chosen global logistics leader SDV as their transport partner. Read More »

Simarco boosts customer service with ediEnterprise

AJOT | March 04, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise', a global leader in technology solutions for logistics service providers (LSPs), has announced that UK-based freight forwarder Simarco has expanded its use of ediEnterprise technology in order to boost productivity and become more tightly integ Read More »

Three renowned networks join GLS’ Freight Protection Plan

AJOT | March 04, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Global Logistics Shield (GLS) has announced that three renowned and global networks have signed up recently for its rapidly growing unique freight protection services that it is offering to forwarder and logistics services provider networks worldwide. Read More »

Troy Container Line announces new I.T. Manager

AJOT | March 04, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Troy Container Line Ltd., one of the largest American-owned NVOCCs, today announced the appointment of Benjamin Towner as IT Manager. As a company dedicated to providing the utmost in personalized service and care, Towner's management of Troy Container L Read More »

Bennett positions itself for rapid expansion in international markets

AJOT | February 28, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Worldwide logistics provider Bennett International Group, LLC announced that its affiliate companies, Bennett International Logistics, Bennett International Transport, and Bennett Distribution Services have completed a realignment initiative that began in Read More »

Logistics providers must improve their e-commerce offering, says new report

AJOT | February 26, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Europe's e-commerce market is flourishing in the face of adversity. The sector has managed to defy continuing economic woes and the sluggish performance of overall retail sales to grow dynamically. This has provided the associated express and logistics in Read More »

Progress Software honors Four Soft with Visionary Award for EMEA region

AJOT | February 26, 2013 | Transport Intermediaries

Four Soft', a global leader offering software solutions for the logistics, transportation and supply-chain industries has announced that it has been honored with the Visionary Award for EMEA region by Progress Software Corporation, a global supplier of ap Read More »