Transport Intermediaries

Requirements analysis process helps determine expense of IT legacy systems

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Andrea Robinson, Business Development Manager-UK for CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says that throughout the freight forwarding industry many companies remain locked into their existing IT Read More »

Damco selects GlobalTrak to secure shipments for US Government customer

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco, a global freight forwarder and part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, has selected the GlobalTrak system to increase visibility to shipments to ensure the safety and security of the logistics efforts of the US Department of Defense (DoD) in the M Read More »

DGX opens full service facility in Jordan

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DGX-Dependable Global Express has opened a full service facility in Amman, Jordan, the freight forwarder's first office in the Middle East. Read More »

Eggenberger to head Schenker Schweiz AG

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

For the time being Mr. Eggenberger, aged 47, will also be the acting Chairman of the Management Board of Hangartner AG. His predecessor, Dr. Dieter Bambauer, is departing the company at his own request. Read More »

Evans Network Partners with East Side Logistics

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Evans Network of Companies announced its partnership with East Side Logistics, which will now operate as an Evans Delivery Company agency. Read More »

GAC named best perishables logistics provider at the Middle East Logistics Awards

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Global shipping and logistics services provider, GAC has bagged the 'Best Logistics Service Provider (BLSP) Award ' Perishable Logistics' at the prestigious Third Annual Middle East Logistics Awards (MELA). Read More »

Penske Logistics receives ‘Supplier Excellence Award’ from Eastman Chemical

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

For the second straight year, Penske Logistics is a recipient of Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award. Read More »

DHL delivers space-spectrometer to Russia

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Global Forwarding has just shipped the M'ssbauer-Spectrometer MIMOS-2 to the Space Research Institute (IKI) in Russia. The spectrometer is scheduled to be launched in October from the Baikonur space center on board a Zenit rocket on a mission to Phobo Read More »

Construction starts on U-Freight’s iconic logistics facility at Shanghai Pudong

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Ground breaking has taken place on a RMB200 million/USD29.26 million strategic warehousing and office complex at Shanghai Pudong International airport for the UFL Group - the international freight service and logistics company. Completion of the building Read More »

NCBFAA challenges carrier Vessel Sharing Agreement

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

In comments filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) has challenged a proposed change to the US Pacific Coast ' Oceania Agreement, an antitrust immunized Vessel Sha Read More »

Cargosmart introduces ‘10+2’ Importer Security Filing solution

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoSmart Limited, a Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, announced the availability of its Importer Security Filing (ISF) solution. The solution lets importers and logistics service providers collect the require Read More »

Prologis leases 92,000 square feet in Baltimore

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

ProLogis, a global provider of distribution facilities, announced it has leased 92,000 square feet of newly renovated distribution space in Baltimore to Price Modern, one of the largest commercial contract furniture dealers in the United States. Read More »

Sara Lee signs Contract with OHL

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Sara Lee Corporation, global manufacturer and marketer of well-known consumer products, and logistics company OHL recently signed a contract making OHL the end-to-end supply chain solution provider for all of Sara Lee's international household and beverag Read More »

Summit Logistics International re-Brands in Asia

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Summit Logistics International ('Summit'), a global leader of international supply chain management solutions, announced today the re-branding of their Asia-based operations under the name Summit International Logistics (China), Limited, and Summit Intern Read More »

Philippe de Cr’cy to head Schenker S.A. in France

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Philippe de Cr'cy has been appointed Chairman of the Management Board of DB Schenker Logistic's national organization in France, Schenker S.A., with immediate effect. He succeeds Jo'l Moebel, who departs the company at his own request. Philippe de Cr'cy, Read More »

DHL enhances direct LCL services

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL will enhance its Less than Container Load (LCL) services with the launch of direct LCL services connecting Tokyo and Yokohama to Chicago, US The introduction of these weekly guaranteed services reduces transit times by at least three days compared to Read More »

LimitLess International obtains approval as a CCSF

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

LimitLess International, Inc., a provider of international air and sea freight services with expertise in documentation, customs clearance, insurance, packing and storage, received approval as a Certified Cargo Screening Facility (CCSF) by the United Stat Read More »

Maersk Logistics, Maersk Customs Services and Damco combine as new market force

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

On September 7, 2009, the A.P. Moller ' Maersk Group will merge its supply chain management activities branded as Maersk Logistics, customs brokerage activities branded as Maersk Customs Services, Inc. and its freight forwarding activities branded as Damc Read More »

NCBFAA expresses concern over proposal for FDA registration of customs brokers

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

In a letter today to House Committee on Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman, National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) President Mary Jo Muoio expressed concern with a proposed provision in the Committee's May 26 Di Read More »

3PL Nexus Distribution expands to 1 mln. sq. ft. in Chicago

AJOT | June 09, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Third-party logistics provider Nexus Distribution announced that it has added a third warehouse to its Midwest region facilities. The new distribution center, located at 6510 W 73rd Street in Bedford Park, IL, features 306,552 square feet and direct acces Read More »