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Premium Article  Importers readying for 10+2 enforcement

Peter Buxbaum | November 11, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

CBP to begin imposing penalties Jan. 26

The so-called 10+2 regulation has been in the trade horizon for some years, first in the discussion and rulemaking phases and then with its formal enactment in January 2009. Despite its entry on Read More »

Damco recognized as Outstanding Partner in Supply Chain Excellence

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco, a leading logistics and freight forwarding company, was conferred the Outstanding Partner in Supply Chain Excellence Award during the SCM Logistics Excellence Awards ceremony in Singapore on 6 October. Read More »

Premium Article  Caterpillar digs into Mongolia

Robert L. Wallack | November 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Mongolia’s revised minerals law further opens investment by foreign mining companies to extract hundreds of millions of tons of mineral resources of mainly, coal, copper and gold. Wagner Asia Equipment LLC is the Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) dealer in Mongoli Read More »

Premium Article  Geodis-Wilson counting on project cargo business

George Lauriat | November 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | Transport Intermediaries

The Geodis Wilson warehouse/office logistics complex lies a couple of Texas sized football fields from the end of the tarmac at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The facility is about ten minutes away from the airport but eventually will be Read More »

PPG expands into heart of Africa

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Project cargo 3PL specialists, the Project Professionals Group, has strengthened its reach into the heart of Africa with the appointment of a new member. Read More »

Premium Article  Hitting the right price point is key to success for wines from Med

Peter Buxbaum | October 25, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Italian imports growing, low-key southern French wines making inroads

They're not exactly breaking all-time records, but in an environment where imports are plummeting in many areas, imports of wines from the Mediterranean region are h Read More »

Premium Article  Logistics – Troublesome insurance exclusions!!!

Thomas Laffey | October 25, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

It is obvious to all of us who specialize in providing logistics / transportation insurance, with the possible exception of the insurance industry itself, that many current insurance policies continue to contain wording that requires significant revision Read More »

Achieving ROI through technology

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Andrea Robinson, Business Development Manager-UK for CargoWise' edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says that in today's global economic environment, logistics service providers (LSPs) are finding Read More »

UTC Overseas, Inc. opens Australian office

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

UTC Overseas, Inc. of Secaucus, NJ continues its aggressive expansion of global project cargo and logistics services with the establishment of new offices in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia. The UTC Overseas (Australia) Pty Ltd (UTCOA) facility will b Read More »

Applica Consumer Products, Inc. extends contract with Weber

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Weber Distribution, a leading third party logistics and supply chain management provider for 85 years, announced today that it has signed an extended multi-year contract with Applica Consumer Products, Inc., a marketer and distributor of appliances includ Read More »

Kodak partners with OHL

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Kodak recently chose logistics company, OHL as its direct to consumer fulfillment partner. Kodak Store customers can purchase digital cameras, accessories, inkjet printers and other items on line. Read More »

The Evans Network of Companies Acquires Certain Assets of Land Trans. & Phoenix Transit and Logistic

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Evans Network of Companies will expand into new areas with the acquisition of the container drayage, domestic truckload, and brokerage assets of Land Transportation and Phoenix Transit and Logistics. A total of 25 new agent partners will be added to t Read More »

Kodak Partners with Global Supply Chain Company OHL

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Kodak recently chose logistics company, OHL as its direct to consumer fulfillment partner. Kodak Store customers can purchase digital cameras, accessories, inkjet printers and other items on line. Read More »

Premium Article  Laufer Group International opens new Boston office

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Laufer Group International, a Global Logistics Management company headquartered in New York City, recently announced the opening of its new Boston, Massachusetts office. Read More »

Premium Article  Perishables shipments “less-bad” than other sectors

Peter Buxbaum | October 12, 2009 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Overall, fruits are faring better than vegetables

Describing the current state of the perishables business, and in particular, fruits and vegetables, is reminiscent of President Obama's cheerleading of the flagging economy. A few month Read More »

BDP Project Logistics opens Mexico office

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

In order to serve the growing Latin American project market, BDP Project Logistics has opened an office in Mexico City, Mexico.

Staffing the office is Roberto Lange, who previously served as project manager in the BDP Project Logistics Read More »

Young talent recognised by Fiata Young International Freight Forwarder Of Year Award

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

TT Club Sponsors Award for 11th Year Running

The eleventh Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award, held on 24 September at the annual FIATA Conference in Geneva has been won by 27-year-old Alina Wenzel, a shipping and f Read More »

Survey highlights retailers’ response to economy

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

A whitepaper released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Auburn University Supply Chain Management Program identifies the strategies that leading retailers are utilizing to succeed amid difficult economic conditions. Read More »

Bender Group receives a ‘superior’ rating in recent food safety audit at Winchester, VA distribution

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Bender Group, a 64 year veteran of providing third-party logistics services in warehousing, distribution and supply-chain management, announces a result of 'superior' rating from the latest food safety audit at the Winchester, VA distribution center. Read More »

Stirling Capital Investments secures lease with Pacific Aviation Group at SCLC

AJOT | October 08, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Stirling Capital Investments announced it has secured a 25,146-square-foot lease with Pacific Aviation Group at Southern California Logistics Centre (SCLC), a 2,500-acre commercial and industrial complex in Victorville, CA. Pacific Aviation Group, a leade Read More »