Transport Intermediaries

DB Schenker Logistics to acquire Suomen Kiitoautot Oy in Finland

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Oy Schenker East Ab has reported that it had concluded an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Suomen Kiitoautot Oy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kiitoautot Yhti't Oy. According to the agreement, the entire operating business will be acquired Read More »

New Express interface enhancements provide performance boost for shippers

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

PCS Software has created a trio of new enhancements for Express''its transportation management software''that enable trucking companies to further streamline the efficiency of their operations. Read More »

New material handling equipment safely moves loads up to 2,500 lbs.

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

A new concept in material handling, the LoadRunner' makes it safe for one operator to easily move loads up to 2,500 lbs. on air. Read More »

Americold’s China joint venture announces strategic alliance with Yum! China

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Americold announces that China Merchants Americold (Hong Kong) Holdings Co., Ltd. (CMAC) and Yum! China signed a Strategic Alliance Framework Agreement to cooperate on the outsourcing and relocation of selected logistics centers for Yum! China and the est Read More »

Kerry Logistics Invests in Central China expansion

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics is expanding its presence in Central China, building a new logistics center in Zhengzhou in Henan Province. Construction of the facility will begin in the second quarter of 2012 with a scheduled completion date in the first quarter of 2013 Read More »

Saddle Creek names VP of fulfillment

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Saddle Creek Corp., a nationwide third-party logistics provider, announced that the company has named Perry Belcastro as vice president, fulfillment services. Read More »

SEKO Denmark obtains AEO certification status

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of supply-chain solutions, including comprehensive transportation, logistics and IT solutions, SEKO Denmark has announced that is has been awarded the status of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) for both customs formalities and se Read More »

Shenzhen looks to HK as it maps plan for logistics hub

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Shenzhen has unveiled details of its ambitious 285 billion yuan ($45 billion) plan to create one of the world's largest logistics centers and pledged to work with Hong Kong to overtake Shanghai as the world's leading port, newspapers reported. Read More »

International transportation and logistics veteran Fernandez joins Flagler as EVP of Logistics Opera

AJOT | January 05, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Flagler, one of Florida's oldest and largest full-service commercial real estate companies, has announced the addition of Manuel A. Fernandez as Executive Vice President of Logistics Operations. In this capacity, Fernandez will spearhead the development o Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics strengthens presence in North China region


AJOT | January 05, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

In order to extend business coverage, develop new business and stretch its presence in the north of China, DB Schenker recently established a new branch office in Hohhot, capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region. Read More »

SEKO Libya resumes activities

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO ' a global provider of supply-chain solutions, including comprehensive transportation, logistics and IT solutions ' SEKO Libya has confirmed resuming activities after ten months of suspension during the Libyan revolution. Read More »

AGS named

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Associated Global Systems (AGS), one of the leading U.S. based transportation and logistics providers, announced they have been awarded the coveted 'Expedited Carrier of the Year Award' by the traffic council at Best Buy Co., Inc. Read More »

Dynasty International sold to Unique Logistics Holdings of Hong Kong

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Richard C.T. Lee, Chairman of Unique Logistics Holdings Limited (ULHL) of Hong Kong and John Fitzpatrick, President of Dynasty International Inc. of Boston, MA, have announced the consummation of all remaining shares in Dynasty to ULHL. Read More »

Gunpowder warehouse blast kills 17 in Myanmar

AJOT | December 29, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

At least 17 people died and 80 were injured after an explosion at a warehouse storing gunpowder, likely for use at mine blast sites, in Myanmar's biggest city of Yangon, police and fire officials said. Read More »

Steinweg buys S.Africa storage, forwarding firm

AJOT | December 29, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

A major independent warehouser has extended its network further with a purchase in South Africa, an informed industry source told Reuters, at a time when delivery and storage is one of the hottest issues for the metals market. Read More »

Hitachi Transport to launch logistics business in Vietnam

AJOT | December 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Hitachi Transport System Ltd plans to enter the logistics business in Vietnam as it looks to capitalize on rising consumer spending in the country, the Nikkei business daily reported. Read More »

South Africa’s Imperial wins EU approval for German logistics buy

AJOT | December 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

South African transport group Imperial Holdings secured EU clearance to buy German logistics company Lehnkering Holdings from private equity firm Triton in a deal that will boost its presence in Europe. Read More »

Panalpina is expanding its logistics footprint in China

AJOT | December 21, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Panalpina, one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, has opened a new logistics center in the Chinese city of Tianjin. The Tianjin Logistics Center marks an important milestone in the company's forward strategy to extend its Value-Ad Read More »

Aspen Logistics Oakland CA warehouse receives organic certification

AJOT | December 21, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Aspen Logistics, Inc's Northern California campus in the city of Oakland was recently certified to warehouse organic products. Aspen Logistics is a third-party logistics provider (3PL) who operates the supply-chains of many global and domestic manufactur Read More »

AZ goes green with new system for securing cargo

AJOT | December 21, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

AZ announced that it is now using an environmentally friendly lashing system from Cordstrap for securing export and domestic cargo loads, rather than the traditional use of lumber. The new 'green' process provides for better cube utilization of containers Read More »