Transport Intermediaries

GAC establishes dedicated humanitarian aid team

AJOT | October 04, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

The GAC Group has formed a dedicated team to focus on providing vital logistics support for humanitarian aid efforts around the world. The GAC Humanitarian Aid Team (GHAT) brings together shipping and logistics professionals based in strategic locations w Read More »

GAC named China’s Best Automotive Logistics Provider

AJOT | October 02, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC China has been named 'Best Automotive Logistics Provider' in China for 2011 by leading business website Gasgoo. Read More »

Paragon routing software balances warehouse loading

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Paragon Software Systems, Inc. has introduced a special 'Dispatch Smoothing' feature to its transportation routing software to prevent bottlenecks in warehouse dispatch. Transportation plans tend to react to customer demand but do not take into account Read More »

APL Logistics, EMD power up partnership in India

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Global locomotive manufacturing giant Electro-Motive Diesel Inc. (EMD) and its global third party logistics provider APL Logistics opened a new 50,000 square foot production and warehousing facility in Patli, Gurgaon, India. Read More »

Crowley expands logistics offerings to the British Virgin Islands

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

"We strive to continually improve our services for customers - in this case those who are shipping to and from the Caribbean," said Carlos Rice, vice president of operations, Crowley logistics. "Adding logistics options in the BVI widens our capabilities Read More »

Globe Express Services’ (Overseas Group) adds industry veterans in LA, Pacific region

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Globe Express Services' (Overseas Group), a top 20 global logistics provider in the Transpacific trade, is proud to announce the recent expansion of our Sales and Operations team for the U.S. Pacific region. Based in Globe's Torrance, CA (Los Angeles coun Read More »

Warburg Pincus and Vestar Capital Partners acquire a controlling interest in IAS

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Warburg Pincus and Vestar Capital Partners, two leading global private equity firms, have announced they acquired joint control of transportation industry technology firm IAS' (International Asset Systems). Pritzker family business interests will retain Read More »

Echo Global Logistics ranks in the top 100 of 2011 InformationWeek 500

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Echo Global Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of technology enabled transportation and logistics services,today announced that it ranked 52ndon this year's InformationWeek 500. The annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technol Read More »

Menlo Worldwide Logistics approved as responsible Care’ Partner by the…

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), has announced its Chemical Group has been approved as a Responsible Care' Partner by the American Chemistry Council. With this designation, Menlo's Chemical Group join Read More »

GLP eyes $1.3 blllion IPO of Japan assets this year

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Singapore's Global Logistic Properties is planning an initial public offering of its Japanese assets that could raise at least 100 billion yen ($1.3 billion) in the first IPO for a real estate trust in Japan in four years, three people with direct knowled Read More »

CenterPoint Properties winner of IANA Intermodal Achievement Award

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

The Intermodal Association of North America has announced that CenterPoint Properties is the winner of the 2011 IANA Intermodal Achievement Award. This prestigious award is presented to either a public or private sector organization that has made the grea Read More »

Atkins installs SaaS WMS from Wright Business Solutions

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Wright Business Solutions, a leading provider of warehouse management software (WMS), announced that Atkins Nutritionals Inc. has implemented a SaaS version of Wright WMS to improve productivity, visibility and compliance labeling at its Romeoville, IL di Read More »

Jacobson Companies acquires G-Link Express Logistics

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

JHCI Holdings, Inc., parent of the Jacobson Companies, a leading third party logistics provider, has acquired substantially all of the assets of G-Link Express Logistics (G-Link), an international freight forwarding group based in Singapore effective Augu Read More »

Cross border services simplifies Customs-to-business partnerships and security compliance

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

The victims of 9/11 are all Heroes. Unsung heroes as they never got the rightful acclaim and recognition deserving of courageous individuals. They and all our servicemen and women represent our tenacity to protect and keep us safe from terrorism. In the Read More »

DGX establishes Customs brokerage division to expand logistics services

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Dependable Global Express (DGX), an international logistics provider, has established a customs brokerage division to complement its global freight forwarding operations.

In announcing the new division, Brad Dechter, President, stated, "Dependable Glo Read More »

Damco expands partnership with Sun America Import

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco announced that Sun America Imports, Inc., a leading US based import wholesaler of fresh produce and perishables from Latin America to North America, has awarded the company a major contract to provide end-to-end management of the company's entire su Read More »

RSI works with CargoNet to fight cargo theft

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Costa RSI Insurance Brokers, Inc., a leading transportation insurance broker, announced that it will work with CargoNet' to help its transportation and supply chain clients combat cargo theft.

Through this collaborative effort, RSI clients will receiv Read More »

Crowley successfully completes rapid response for emergency aid to Bahamas following Hurricane Irene

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

As one of the warehouses contracted by the U.S. Agency for International Administration (USAID) to provide pre- and post-disaster relief commodity storage services for the United States, Crowley Maritime Corporation's logistics group recently provided the Read More »

LeanLogistics expands into Europe, welcomes CHEP to international client base

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

LeanLogistics, a global solutions provider of transportation management system (TMS) applications and supply chain services, has announced its expansion into Europe with offices in UK and Spain.

LeanLogistics' European offices provide sales and suppor Read More »

Manhattan SCOPE(R) solutions help wholesalers raise margins while keeping service levels high

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Wholesale distributors live in a world where competitors offer many of the same products--and often the same service level-- which results in riding a fine line of offering superior service (assortment, response time and unique value added services) and m Read More »