Transport Intermediaries

PLS Logistics Services continues to grow, opening office in Philadelphia

PR Newswire | February 24, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PLS Logistics Services ("PLS"), a leading provider of third party logistics solutions and freight brokerage services, announced today that it has opened a new branch office in Philadelphia. This is PLS' eighth office nationwide, and was opened to meet the needs of PLS' expanding regional client base.

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Xiaomi appoints CEVA to manage its e-commerce distribution center in Malaysia

AJOT | February 24, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Singapore, 24 February, 2015 - CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, announced today that it has won a new contract with Xiaomi, the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer, to operate their warehouse and distribution in Malaysia. Read More »

Material Handling Answers from India Make Strong Case at ProMat in Chicago

AJOT | February 24, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Material Handling ProMat 2015 attendees facing a changing supply chain modality with high SKU proliferation are eager to hear what Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz bring to their US operations after very rapid growth in India. Read More »

Paragon Helps Raleigh Reduce Lead Times and Improve Cash Flow

PR Newswire | February 24, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Nottingham based bicycle company, Raleigh, is enjoying the benefits of having implemented Paragon’s Multi Depot routing and scheduling solution for the company’s distribution operations. Read More »

Fast-growing Seko Logistics opens 8th UK location in Felixstowe

AJOT | February 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO Logistics is building on a record year of sales in the UK market in 2014 with the opening of a further branch in Felixstowe to support its thriving global freight forwarding and FBS (fulfilment by SEKO) logistics operations. Read More »

Transportation and logistics industry sees subdued M and A activity in fourth quarter

AJOT | February 19, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics industry remained steady during the fourth quarter of 2014 according to Intersections, a quarterly analysis of global deal activity in the transportation and logistics industry by PwC US. However activity for the whole year was relatively weak, finishing near 10-year lows. Read More »

Indonesia transport and logistics, a new dawn?

AJOT | February 19, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

With the fourth highest population in the world and GDP per capita more than double that of India, Indonesia’s potential as an emerging market is often under-estimated by the global logistics industry. Read More »

Australian regulator queries Toll sea freight sale

Reuters | February 19, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Australia's anti-trust regulator raised concerns about Toll Holdings Ltd's planned sale of a regional shipping business to an Australian rival, warning it may increase freight costs for disadvantaged customers. Read More »

Kintetsu Express to buy APL Logistics for $1.2 billion

Reuters | February 18, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Japanese freight carrier Kintetsu World Express Inc is buying Singapore's APL Logistics for $1.2 billion, paying a higher than anticipated price for an overseas deal at a time of slow domestic growth. Read More »

FESCO warns of risk of bond default

Reuters | February 18, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Russian transportation group FESCO said that there is a risk the company may default on its rouble bonds and Eurobonds due to deteriorating conditions in the container market and limited access to foreign financing. Read More »

Toll Holdings agrees to $5.1 billion takeover by Japan Post

Reuters | February 18, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Toll Holdings Ltd, Australia's largest freight and logistics firm, said it had accepted a A$6.5 billion ($5.1 billion) takeover offer from government-owned Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd. Read More »

C.H. Robinson awarded with European label for sustainable transport

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

C.H. Robinson Europe, a steering member of the Green Freight Europe initiative, has been recognised as a green frontrunner in sustainable transport by receiving the First Leaf Award. Read More »

“Go” with Atlas Logistics

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Atlas World Group, Inc. has announced a new brand identity and strategic direction for Atlas Logistics. Read More »

TQL announces Dallas office opening

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) opened a new sales office in Dallas, TX.  The office currently employs 19 and anticipates adding another 50-75 sales representatives in the next three years. Read More »

Agility Wins New Contract with ExCeL London

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Agility wins contract with ExCeL London , awarded ‘Official Logistics Partner’ status Read More »

Elite UPS Driver Group Grows to More Than 7,800

GlobeNewswire | February 17, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the induction of 1,445 drivers into its elite “Circle of Honor,” raising to 7,878 the number of drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more. Read More »

Kane Is Able names Mehta VP of Business Integration

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. has appointed Satu Mehta Senior Vice President of Business Integration. Read More »

Yusen Logistics’ subsidiary opens strategic warehouse in Malaysia TASCO Berhad, a Yusen Logistics su

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

TASCO Berhad, a Yusen Logistics subsidiary in Malaysia, opened and commenced operations of a new warehouse in Tanjung Pelepas, a port in the south of Malaysia, on January 27. Read More »

Industry veteran leads purchase of Freight Force, Inc.

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Freight Force, Inc. announced that logistics executive Chris Coppersmith has lead a team to purchase the business effective January 1, 2015. Freight Force, Inc. ("Company") offers a centralized point of contact for billing, sales, claims management, and other key operational needs for air freight cartage providers. Read More »

CarrierDirect predicts 2015 trends in the transport and logistics industry in market perspective

AJOT | February 16, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

CarrierDirect, a leading strategic transportation and logistics advisory firm, has released their semi-annual market perspective, “Eat or Be Eaten: The Year of Separation in Freight,” exploring the trends of the domestic freight industry closing 2014 and looking toward 2015 http://carrierdirect.co/our-perspectives/eat-eaten-year-separation-freight/. Read More »