Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics expands network in the UK acquiring two freight forwarding companies

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics, a leading global provider of freight and logistics services, has acquired two freight forwarding companies in the United Kingdom; Bergen Freight Forwarding Limited ("Bergen") based in Manchester in the North West of England and Regency Fo Read More »

IES, Ltd. helps importer take a big step from Shenzhen to store

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

The first containers are being off-loaded in the United States following a major rollout of IES technology in Shenzhen. This launch has resulted in a 63% increase in volume and 50% time savings versus the same period i Read More »

Purolator International announces opening of new Minneapolis/MSP branch as part of US/International

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Purolator International, the leading provider of U.S. - Canada logistics services and subsidiary of Canada's largest logistics provider, Purolator Inc., announces the opening of a new Minneapolis/MSP facility as part of its US/International expansion. The Read More »

SPS Commerce unveils next generation EDI Adapter for Sage ERP Accpac

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

SPS Commerce, a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, today unveiled the latest version of its SPS Adapter for use with Sage ERP Accpac. Organizations using Sage ERP Accpac can use the adapter to electronically share order, ship Read More »

Aramex Q2 profit, revenue higher

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Dubai logistics firm Aramex posted a 3 percent rise in second-quarter net profit, as its core Gulf markets performed well amid political turmoil and higher fuel prices.

The firm, which competes with global giants such as Fedex and DHL , reported a qua Read More »

US judge orders arraignment of Kuwait firm Agility

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

A U.S. district judge ordered the arraignment of Agility in the latest step of the prosecution of the Kuwaiti logistics company over charges that it defrauded the U.S. Army in multibillion-dollar contracts.

The order by Judge Thomas Thrash, came on th Read More »

Matson rebrands logistics units as Matson Logistics

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Matson has announced that it is rebranding its three logistics units under the new name, Matson Logistics. Combining the suite of services offered by the three entities, Matson Integrated Logistics, Matson Global and Matson America, into one brand will b Read More »

New Echo Global Logistics mobile app puts supply chain visibility at your fingertips

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Echo Global Logistics, Inc.,a leading provider of technology enabled transportation and supply chain management services, today announced the launch of EchoTrak Mobile, the company's first-ever free mobile app. EchoTrak

Mobile allows supply chain mana Read More »

Pilot Freight Services reports boost in revenue for second quarter

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Pilot Freight Services reported revenue of $112.5 million for the second quarter, ending June 30, 2011, up 18.5 percent over the same period in 2010. This double digit growth marks the sixth consecutive quarter in which the company has seen skyrocketing r Read More »

US court denies key petition by Kuwait’s Agility

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

A U.S. appeals court denied a petition by Agility in a legal setback for the Kuwaiti logistics firm that faces prosecution on charges it defrauded the U.S. Army in multibillion-dollar contracts.

Agility was the largest supplier to the U.S. Army in the Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel Group expanses in Brazil

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel announced that it has entered into an agreement to take over the shares of Grupo Eichenberg, Porto Alegre, Brazil. This strategic acquisition will enable Kuehne + Nagel to provide integrated door-to-door logistics solutions and to speed up Read More »

India to add 6.5 mlllion T grain storage space this year

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

India aims to raise grains warehousing capacity about 10 percent by March 2012, the head of its storage agency said, as it tries to ensure its record 65 million tonnes of stocks do not rot.

Warehouses in India, the world's second-biggest rice and whea Read More »

US court rules against Agility in fraud case appeal

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

A U.S. appeals court has ruled against an attempt by Kuwaiti logistics firm Agility to avert prosecution over charges it defrauded the U.S. Army in multibillion-dollar contracts.

Agility was the largest supplier to the U.S. Army in the Middle East dur Read More »

Agility launches scheduled freighter service from China to Lithuania

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has introduced a scheduled freighter service that will directly connect key origins in China via Shanghai to Kaunas, Lithuania. With few freight options that cover this routing, the new service delivers stable Read More »

Inland port space in demand, according to Jones Lang LaSalle

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

As global trade volumes rise, inland ports are becoming a critical component in the global supply chain, says a recent report by Jones Lang LaSalle. Inland ports, or intermodal distribution centers, connected directly to major seaports, are helping retail Read More »

GLP signs lease agreement with DHL’s Japan unit

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Singapore's Global Logistic Properties (GLP) , which owns warehouses in China and Japan, said it has signed a long-term lease agreement with a Japanese subsidiary of global logistics firm DHL group. Read More »

eyefortransport recognizes Exel as best 3PL

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, earned the North American Best 3PL award for pharmaceutical, chemical and hazmat during eyefortransport's annual 3PL Summit in Atlanta. Exel was also a finalist in Read More »

EBay, Newell Rubbermaid invest in Shipwire

AJOT | July 14, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

EBay Inc invested in logistics provider Shipwire, according to a statement, the latest example of the e-commerce company's push to add more services for merchants moving online.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc invested alongside EBay. The two companies join exi Read More »

Pilot Freight Services opens first location in Europe

AJOT | July 14, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced that it has opened a station in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This new location marks the first company-owned station fo Read More »

FreightCenter.com receives two business awards

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

FreightCenter.com, a provider of freight shipping technology and logistics services, is recognized by two business organizations for growth and development. Both awards follow a string of recent announcements regarding business partnerships, product relea Read More »