Transport Intermediaries

Dachser USA names new director of ocean freight

AJOT | September 12, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Dachser Transport of America Inc. (Dachser USA), the U.S. division of one of the world's leading global logistics service providers, has announced it has appointed John Barbasetti di Prun Director of Ocean Freight for the United States. Read More »

Ethier, Chairman of the Board, Bush Brothers, elected to Kenco Board of Directors

AJOT | September 12, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Kenco, a leading provider of distribution and fulfillment, transportation services and intelligent information technology, announces that Jim Ethier has been elected and has agreed to serve on its Board of Directors. Read More »

UTi Worldwide names Rodick Executive VP and CFO

AJOT | September 09, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Uti Worldwide has announced the appointment of Richard G. Rodick as Executive Vice President -- Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He will report to Eric W. Kirchner, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rodick is expected to assume his new position on or about Read More »

Premium Article  Views & Interviews: An interview with David Yokeum, the founder & CEO of the WCA Family of Logistics

George Lauriat | September 06, 2012 | People | Interviews | Transport Intermediaries

By George Lauriat, Editor-in-Chief, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Moving On - SOS Global moving Olympic Park London to US Open Flushing, New York

AJOT | September 06, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

With the cheers of the London Olympic Games just barely over, and many countries still in the midst of celebrating victories, broadcasting and logistics professionals were already moving on to the next event - the US Open in Flushing, New York. Read More »

Premium Article  INTTRA and CargoSphere announce strategic alliance

AJOT | August 26, 2012 | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA, the world’s largest, most active network for ocean shipping, and CargoSphere, a leading rate management and negotiation system, announced an alliance agreement and the availability of CargoSphere’s integrated solution for rate management, schedule Read More »

Premium Article  CaroTrans long-term investment in Latin American trade provides insight

George Lauriat | August 26, 2012 | People | Interviews | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Greg Howard of CaroTrans could be described as “chief ambassador” rather than global CEO when it comes to developing international business links. Howard’s long-term relationship with South America offers an insider’s view of one of the world’s fastest, ( Read More »

Damco and EBL create world’s first logistics hub in Panama

AJOT | August 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

A partnership to promote imports and re-exports of apparel and fashion between Asia, the Colon Free Zone (CFZ) and Latin American destinations was signed by the Panamanian company Exclusive Brands Logistics Corp (EBL) and Damco Panama. The logistics deal Read More »

DHL intensifies services for rising order fulfillment demands

AJOT | August 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, announces it is ramping up its supply chain services to meet the changing demands for multi-channel supply chain fulfillment. In the last 12 months, DHL Global Forwardin Read More »

EFL International Distribution claims a first in pet transport

AJOT | August 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

EFL International Distribution, one of Ireland's foremost independent logistics companies, has become the first company in the Irish Republic to become an approved carrier under the Irish Government's 'Pet Passport System'. Read More »

PNE improves eficiency with Descartes’ cloud-based route planning, dispatch and mobility solution

AJOT | August 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that PNE Corporation (PNE), a leading distributor of propane cylinders across Canada, is improving efficiency with Descartes' cloud-based route pla Read More »

Transworld Cargo boosts productivity with CargoWise

AJOT | August 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise', a global leader in technology solutions for logistics service providers (LSPs), announces that Namibian logistics provider Transworld Cargo has successfully completed the first stage of implementation of the ediEnterprise software platform thr Read More »

Atrium Medical capitalizes on Menlo’s expertise in healthcare logistics

AJOT | August 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

One of the world's leading suppliers of medical devices used in cardiology and radiology, Atrium Medical has appointed Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo) to handle its product distribution in Europe. The contract, which has a commence date in early July, w Read More »

U-Frieght Group names Wong as VP, Sales & Marketing

AJOT | August 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The U-Freight Group (UFL) has named Steven Wong as vice president - sales & marketing, of its main subsidiaries, U-Freight Ltd and U-Ocean Ltd, in Hong Kong. Read More »

UniGroup streamlines shipment planning and execution with Descartes’ Forwarder Enterprise Solution

AJOT | August 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that UniGroup Worldwide, sister company of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit, is streamlining shipment management across its North American op Read More »

Premium Article  Intelleflex Introduces Cold Chain Technology

Robert L. Wallack | August 07, 2012 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

By Robert L. Wallack, American Journal of Transportation, San Francisco, CA

Intelleflex, a Santa Clara, California based technology company, is testing a pallet-level radio-frequency identification (RFID) system to monitor temperatures in real-time f Read More »

Premium Article  Geodis Wilson’s Industrial Projects

George Lauriat | August 07, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | Transport Intermediaries

Philippe Somer, Senior Vice President, Industrial Projects, for Geodis Wilson talks about the division’s recent experience in the project cargo market.

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AMG Medical Inc. selects Saddle Creek for multichannel fulfillment

AJOT | August 06, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Saddle Creek Logistics Services has been selected to manage multichannel fulfillment services for AMG Medical Inc., a Canadian-based manufacturer and distributor of home healthcare and professional medical products. Read More »

Damco named as a top provider for Sears Holdings

AJOT | August 06, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco has announced they have been named a 2012 Partner in Transformation for Sears Holdings Corporation. Damco received the award in recognition of their innovative contributions to Sears. Read More »

NRS to implement VeriWise tracking technology

AJOT | August 06, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

National Retail Systems, Inc. (NRS), a leading provider of logistics services to U.S. retailers, pharmaceutical companies and consumer goods manufacturers, has contracted I.D. Systems' Asset Intelligence subsidiary to deploy the VeriWise' Track and Trace Read More »