Transport Intermediaries

Agility Q1 profit falls 8.1 pct as costs rise

AJOT | May 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

>Kuwait's Agility, the logistics firm facing U.S. fraud charges, reported an 8.1 percent drop in first-quarter profit as costs rose faster than revenue. Read More »

NVC Logistics

AJOT | May 15, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The white glove home delivery of televisions that are seven feet wide is not an easy task. Small doorways, tight turns, long carry distances and stairs are just a few of the hurdles to overcome. Add into this mix the size and weight of the unit, as well Read More »

Caterpillar to sell stake in a logistics business

AJOT | May 10, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Caterpillar Inc said Thursday it will sell a 65 percent stake in its third-party logistics division to Platinum Equity for $750 million, to focus on its core businesses. Read More »

SBA names Lasater as Washington state’s 
2012 Small Business Exporter of the Year

AJOT | April 24, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2012 Washington state Exporter of the Year is Liz Lasater, CEO of Red Arrow Logistics. Red Arrow is an Issaquah-based company that provides logistics and transportation services to Fortune 100 companies with f Read More »

New CEO of Eastern Europe in Damco

AJOT | April 23, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

To enable the right focus on different market priorities, Damco has divided its Europe operations in two regions, East and West Europe. The decision is made in order to deliver growth, profitability and the goals of the overall strategy. Read More »

Mundo International Logistics appointed FESCO agent

AJOT | April 19, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Mundo International Logistics UK has been appointed as FESCO North West Europe's UK agent, meaning it can now offer an expanded range of container services across Russia and CIS. Read More »

KKR, Goldman Sachs to invest $52 million in India’s TVS Logistics

AJOT | April 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) and Goldman Sachs will invest 2.69 billion rupees ($52 million) in India's TVS Logistics Services to help it expand business, the three companies said. Read More »

Ocean Freight Standards Advisory Board announces 25% growth in membership

AJOT | April 18, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

INTTRA, the world's largest, multi-carrier e-commerce solution for ocean freight and founder of the Ocean Freight Industry EIPP Standards Advisory Board announced today the continued expansion of the Standards Advisory Board (SAB). This demonstrates th Read More »

Kewill expands market-leading parcel shipping line with Flagship Express(TM) SaaS-Based Solution

AJOT | April 17, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Kewill, a leading provider of solutions that accelerate global trade and logistics, has announced it has expanded its shipping solutions portfolio with the introduction of Kewill Flagship Express,,a SaaS-based shipping solution designed to provide small- Read More »

Slips, trips & falls represent nearly 1 in 3 of the lg personal injury claims submitted

AJOT | April 17, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Slips, trips & falls represent nearly one in three of the large personal injury claims submitted to the UK P&I Club Read More »

Trans Global Logistics opens new office in Atlanta;

AJOT | April 17, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Trans Global Logistics, a leading Hong Kong-based logistics company, has opened a new office in Atlanta to continue its expansion plan. The company has a large network of 47 owned offices throughout 18 countries in Asia and in the U.S. serving key gateway Read More »

Descartes unveils new release of cloud-based transportation management suite

AJOT | April 16, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced the general availability of a new release of its cloud-based Transportation Management suite. The suite now includes transportation execution capab Read More »

New charter alliance combines scale with service

AJOT | April 16, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Three cargo charter brokers have joined forces to launch the Global Charter Alliance ' the world's first consortium of independent brokers. Their aim is to continue providing highly-personalized service, but with the benefits of a network behind them. Read More »

Troy Container Line introduces microlending into chartiable giving program

AJOT | April 16, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Troy Container Line, one of the world's largest NVOCCs, has announced a new micro-lending initiative that is an integral part of the company's already strong corporate giving program. Under the guidance of Troy Container Line chairman and founder Michae Read More »

IJS Global appoints head of ocean freight for EMEA

AJOT | April 12, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

IJS Global, the worldwide, world-class logistics service provider, has further expanded the senior management team of its ocean freight division with the announcement of the appointment of Matthew Deer as its Head of Ocean Freight EMEA and Senior Vice Pre Read More »

Transportation Intermediaries Assoc. designates 39 professionals as certified transportation brokers

AJOT | April 12, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the voice of the $162 billion third-party logistics industry, has granted 39 industry professionals the designation of "Certified Transportation Brokers" (CTB). Read More »

Shipco aims to strengthen network in Japan

AJOT | April 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Shipco Transport has announced the opening of a new sales office located in Osaka, Japan. In an effort to better service customers in the Western area of Japan, Shipco has strategically chosen this area to further develop their worldwide network. Read More »

Pilot Freight Services’ Portland station under new management

AJOT | April 09, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced that its station in Portland, OR is now being managed by the franchise group that also runs Pilot's stations in Seattle, WA, Spokane, WA. and Boise, Idaho. Th Read More »

APL Logistics extends double-stack train service to India

AJOT | April 08, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

APL Logistics said it has run its first double-stack container train service in India. APL IndiaLinx, its rail operations arm in the country, stacked 90 forty-foot boxes two high on a train that departed Mundra Port on the west coast on June 16 for an i Read More »

DHX Maui joins EPA’s Smart Way Transport Partnership

AJOT | April 08, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The Maui freight operations of Dependable Hawaiian Express (DHX Maui) has joined the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Smart Way Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between government and private industry to work towards a more cost e Read More »