Transport Intermediaries

Davies Turner boosts Midlands presence with purchase of transit warehouse

AJOT | July 22, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The strategic acquisition of a 7,000 sq m cross dock warehouse just a 10 minute walk from its existing state-of-the-art distribution centre at Coleshill, Birmingham gives Davies Turner ' the UK's leading independent freight forwarder ' increased capacity Read More »

FPS Lanka starts Maldives consols

AJOT | July 19, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Lanka ' a member of the FPS global network of freight forwarders - has launched a weekly ocean consolidation service from Sri Lanka to key points throughout the Maldives Islands. Read More »

Menlo secure with TAPA certification confirmed once more

AJOT | July 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics' (Menlo) European operation has completed a successful audit by the international classification and certification bureau, Germanischer Lloyd, and has been awarded renewed certification as fulfilling the Technology Asset Protecti Read More »

Menlo secure with TAPA certification confirmed once more

AJOT | July 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics' (Menlo) European operation has completed a successful audit by the international classification and certification bureau, Germanischer Lloyd, and has been awarded renewed certification as fulfilling the Technology Asset Protecti Read More »

CaroTrans and Craft strengthen US - East Coast South America LCL and FCL service network

AJOT | July 16, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, has announced the expansion of their partnership with Craft Multimodal in the East Coast of South America (ECSA) trade region. They will now team up i Read More »

INTTRA and SeaIntel collaboration delivers first report of on-time performance and schedule reliabil

AJOT | July 16, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA, the world's largest, most active network for ocean shipping, and SeaIntel, market leader in innovative container shipping market analysis, have announced the availability of the initial publication of the industry's only shipping reliability repor Read More »

CTL Global, Inc. expands capabiities with new warehouse space

AJOT | July 16, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

CTL Global, Inc. has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art warehouse to help meet the needs of the company's growing list of clients and accommodate future growth with its final mile delivery division, Continental Transportation Solutions. The n Read More »

Menlo Extends its e-Fulfillment service by signing-up Dutch wine retailer

AJOT | July 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Dutch wine merchant WijnWagentje has employed Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo) to supply order fulfillment services for its internet sales operation. Menlo will maintain all aspects of the e-commerce function, including order processing, warehousing, pac Read More »

Kerry Logistics buys land for new logistics center in Thailand

AJOT | July 10, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has acquired 55,000 sqm of land at the Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate ('ESIE') in Rayong Province, Thailand for the construction of a 35,000 sq.m logistics centre for the automotive sector. Read More »

FPS New Zealand helps George’s dream take flight

AJOT | July 10, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

FPS New Zealand, a member of the growing FPS forwarding network, has helped a plucky Kiwi pilot to fulfil his long-held ambition of flying across America in a wooden plane that he built himself. Read More »

Agility to provide logistics support to Gorgon Project

AJOT | July 02, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, announced a new scope of work to support the Gorgon natural gas project in Western Australia. The scope of work, estimated in value at A$232 million over two years, will have Agility providing logistics, steve Read More »

MEI chosen for crating and packaging NASA’s FFT space shuttle

AJOT | June 28, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

MEI LLC has announced that the company was chosen to supply packaging and build crates to transport NASA's Full Fuselage Trainer (FFT) Space Shuttle for its journey from Houston's Johnson Space Center to Seattle's Museum of Flight. The FFT was carefully w Read More »

The Netherlands remains a profitable location for long-term logistics operations

AJOT | June 28, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The Netherlands remains a profitable location for long-term logistics operations from a cost and quality perspective. This can be concluded from the benchmark study 'The Netherlands: A profitable location for long-term logistics operations'. This study be Read More »

Damco renews contract with Shop Direct and gets award finalist position

AJOT | June 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Top UK retailer Shop Direct Group has extended their supply chain management contract with Damco. In addition, the SCM solution Damco Dynamic Flow Control' has put Shop Direct and Damco in a finalist position for 'Supply Chain Project of the Year.' Read More »

30,000 pizzas to feed US troops in Afghanistan on Independence Day

AJOT | June 25, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

>Troops in Afghanistan will get a taste of home this Fourth of July as DHL Express, the world's leading logistics company, teams up with Pizzas 4 Patriots to ship the 'world's largest pizza party' ' 30,000 pizza pies ' to thousands of U.S. servicemen and Read More »

Canadian Blood Services implements Descartes’ comprehensive, Saas-based transportation management so

AJOT | June 25, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Canadian Blood Services a national, not-for-profit, charitable organization that manages the blood supply in all Canadian provinces and territ Read More »

Shapiro promotes McKoy to Regional Manager

AJOT | June 25, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc., a 97-year old logistics leader, recently announced the promotion of Kathy McKoy, Baltimore Branch Manager, to Regional Manager of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Read More »

Geodis Wilson announces a new recruit for their Marine Logistics Vertical

AJOT | June 24, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Geodis Wilson has announced the appointment of Sergio Herrero as the new Vertical Market Director of their Marine Logistics division. Based in Miami, Florida, Sergio will spearhead this emerging industry segment of Geodis Wilson, and will have global resp Read More »

Premium Article  State of logistics report indicates capacity issues ahead

Karen Thuermer | June 21, 2012 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

While everyone keeps looking for some positive sign that the U.S. economy has turned the curve and is heading for better times, findings in the 23rd annual State of Logistics Report, compiled by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), depict a more somber environment. Read More »

Premium Article  SDV is “investing in the future” by building its ‘first green warehouse’

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

SDV, a global supply chain leader, is about to complete an impressive project in the western part of Singapore, by constructing a four-story ramp-up warehouse including nine floors of production and office space. The “green” warehouse that is in complian Read More »