Transport Intermediaries

Warehouse firm Steinweg buys peer Oosterom

AJOT | December 08, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Major Dutch warehousing and logistics firm C. Steinweg has bought metal, stevedoring and warehousing company J Oosterom & Zoon for an undisclosed sum, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. Read More »

Indian logistics firm TCI braces for slowdown

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics company Transport Corporation of India is bracing for a sharp fall in earnings growth this year as a slowing Indian economy takes a toll on demand, a senior company official said. Read More »

Lykes Bros., A. Duda & Sons and Cushman & Wakefield join forces for major logistics center for the A

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Florida landowners Lykes Bros., Inc. and A. Duda & Sons, Inc. will implement a master-planned international logistics center on 4,700 acres in central southern Florida and have named the international commercial real estate firm of Cushman & Wakefield to Read More »

Wilmarsdonk says loading more than 200T coffee per day

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Antwerp warehouse Wilmarsdonk said it is loading more than 200 tons of coffee a day, in a statement issued following a court ruling related to delivery delays last week. Read More »

CEVA continues to grow Less-than-Container Load offering with over 30 new services

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, a leading global non-asset based supply chain management company, today announced the continued growth of its Less-than-Container Load (LCL) consolidation services. Read More »

GLP to raise S$500 million via perpetuals

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties Ltd hopes to raise about S$500 million ($385 million) via the issue of perpetual capital securities to fund its operations, sources said. Read More »

Google in talks to take on Amazon in retail

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Google Inc is pondering an Internet service to help consumers shop online and take advantage of same-day delivery, hoping to stanch the loss of Web traffic to Amazon.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reportedly. Read More »

Damco wins ‘Supply Chain Best Partnership’ at SCM Logistics Excellence Awards

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco - one of the world's leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions ' was honored at the SCM Logistics Excellence Awards held in conjunction with the 7th Annual SCM Logistics World conference. Damco won the category 'S Read More »

DHL’s specialized services meet Americas’ toy industry growth requirements

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL, the world's leading logistics company, continues to be the foremost logistics provider for the toy industry across the Americas. Read More »

India supply chain chaos next hurdle for global retailers

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Seven years ago, when India's Future Group retail giant sent shipments from Mumbai on the country's west coast to Kolkata in the north-east, the products took 10 nervous days to arrive. Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel adopts IAS Dispatch for North American inland container transport operations

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel, the world's largest seafreight forwarder and a leading provider of global logistics services, has adopted IAS Dispatch to enhance operational performance and customer visibility across its North American intermodal container haulage activi Read More »

Agility Q3 net profit falls 42 pct

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuwait's Agility, the logistics firm facing U.S. fraud charges, posted a 42-percent fall in third-quarter net profit on the back of lost defense and government work, the firm said. Read More »

CEVA named the best 3PL supply chain provider in China

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has been crowned the Best 3PL Supply Chain Provider in the 2011 CHaINA Awards organized by the Global Supply Chain Council. Read More »

Datalogic confirms leadership position with record sales and new vision

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

After record breaking sales in the third quarter of 2011, Datalogic S.P.A. has consolidated its leading position in its two main identified markets of Automatic Data Capture (ADC) and Industrial Automation (IA), where it dominates in many sectors includin Read More »

Freightgate upgrades its logistics solution suite with new business intelligence module

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Freightgate, a global industry leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, introduces new business intelligence module to its Cloud based Logistics Solution Suite, such as its award winning rate and quote management solution. Read More »

Kerry Logistics realigns supply chain in flood ravaged Thailand

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Following the severe flooding affecting Bangkok and surrounding areas, Kerry Logistics has responded by relocating its Express command center from the capital city to the east of Thailand, within 20km of Laem Chabang deep sea port. This command center is Read More »

M’ller and Hauck now responsible for air freight and ocean freight at Schenker Deutschland AG

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

After nearly 40 years of committed work and leadership, Michael Korn, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Schenker Deutschland AG, entered retirement at the end of October. He was responsible for air and ocean freight, trade fair business, special Read More »

Sentry Insurance unites with CargoNet to combat cargo theft

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoNet(R), a leading source of information about supply chain risk, has announced that Sentry Insurance has become a member of CargoNet. By becoming a CargoNet member, Sentry joins a national initiative to combat cargo theft through improved information Read More »

Trade Tech hires new Director of Sales, North America

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Trade Tech, a global supplier of Cloud-based solutions for the logistics industry, has announced that it has hired Bill Fehr as director of sales, North America and Patrick Clancy as programming manager, effective immediately Read More »

Descartes acquires InterCommIT

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, a global leader in logistics technology that unites business in commerce, acquired InterCommIT, a leading Netherlands-based provider of business-to-business (B2B) integration-as-a-service. Read More »