Transport Intermediaries

Local 3PL providers like near-sourcing trend

AJOT | March 30, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

While outsourcing to other countries may reduce manufacturing costs, companies are starting to realize that overall supply chain costs may increase. A recent report by AMR Research reveals that while 90% of surveyed goods producers have outsourced product Read More »

Innovative warehouse design concept introduced

AJOT | March 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

An innovative, alternative warehouse-design concept developed by a University of Arkansas researcher and his colleague at Auburn University has been implemented by a Wisconsin generator manufacturer. In its newly designed warehouse in Whitewater, WI, Gene Read More »

Rite Aid employees in California DC join ILWU

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

After a two-year battle, the workers at Rite Aid's distribution center in Lancaster, CA won their fight to join International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 26. They won by 283 to 261, with 18 challenged ballots; 629 people were eligible to vote. Read More »

Horizon Logistics Supports Installation Of North America’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic Energy System

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Horizon Lines, Inc., the United States' leading domestic container shipping and integrated logistics company, announced that Horizon Logistics, LLC, served as a lead logistics provider for SunPower Corp. during installation of North America's largest sola Read More »

Trade Tech develops web-based solution for Custom’s new 10+2 rule

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Trade Tech, a major supplier of web-based supply chain and transportation applications, including Automated Manifest System (AMS) and Advance Cargo Information (ACI) solutions for NVOCCs, announced today that it has developed one of the first online appli Read More »

ODW logistics leases 339,980 square feet in hillwood’s alliancecalifornia development

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Hillwood has leased 339,980 square feet in Westgate Building One in its AllianceCalifornia development in San Bernardino to ODW Logistics, a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of logistics and transportation services. Read More »

CargoWise edi points to five keys for IT outsourcing

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says the decision for freight forwarding companies to outsource their IT solutions to a third party logistics provider is becoming increasingly easy to make Read More »

Target starts

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Target Logistic Services is creating its own transportation "common market" with daily trucking service between Malaysia, Thailand & Singapore. Read More »

O’Brien Warehousing & Transportation opens RI CFS

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

O'Brien Warehousing & Transportation has opened a new Container Freight Station service located in Warwick, Rhode Island. O'Brien Warehousing & Transportation is now an authorized US Custom Bonded Container Freight Station. Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel begins construction at DLC

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world's leading logistics companies, has begun construction of its state-of-the-art facility in Dubai Logistics City (DLC), set to become the world's largest supply chain community within Dubai World Central (DWC) - the huge cit Read More »

SEKO Opens Operations In Mexico

AJOT | March 06, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of supply chain solutions, announced it has opened new SEKO facilities in Mexico that will provide freight forwarding services throughout Mexico, the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia. The main office is located in Mexico City, near the Read More »

Express Logistics Group Chooses CargoWise edi to Implement ediEnterprise in New Zealand

AJOT | March 06, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise' edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, announced today that Express Logistics Group, based in Auckland New Zealand, will install CargoWise edi's award-winning ediEnterprise software soluti Read More »

Purolator USA Opens Full-Service Freight Processing Facility in Raleigh-Durham

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

RALEIGH, NC ' March 6, 2008 -- Purolator USA, the small-package and freight forwarding subsidiary of Canada's largest integrated distribution services company, has announced the opening of its southeastern processing facility. The new facility is located Read More »

Cargo Connection Logistics Holding, Inc. renegotiates Georgia facility lease

AJOT | March 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Cargo Connection Logistics Holding, Inc. announced that its Cargo Connection Logistics Corp. subsidiary successfully renegotiated its lease with LIT/Hodges Industrial Trust for its 27,520 sq. ft. Atlanta facility. As a result of the negotiations, the Comp Read More »

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation Opens New Office in Belgium

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, a global logistics and transportation service provider for chemical and process industries, announces the opening of its European office in Antwerp, Belgium. Odyssey Logistics Europe BVBA will be located at Ha Read More »

GAC India Unveils New 3PL Facility

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

GAC India has inaugurated a new 20,000 square foot Third Party Logistics (3PL) facility at Bhiwandi to meet the demands of the growing consumer markets in and around the bustling city of Mumbai. Read More »

Enterra Solutions Strengthens Port and Intermodal Transportation Security Business with Acquisition

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Enterra Solutions, LLC, announced today that it has acquired Cincinnatus Consulting LLC, a Philadelphia-based consulting firm specializing in security for critical infrastructure and intermodal transportation. Cincinnatus Consulting's staff has extensive Read More »

Associated Global Systems Introduces A Freight Service Designed

AJOT | March 03, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

For Importers AGS, a full service transportation and logistics provider has introduced AGS Import Advantage service, a comprehensive menu of services to aid importers in getting products from their overseas suppliers direct to their factory or their custo Read More »

Business models can be personalized to help freight forwarders remain competitive

AJOT | February 27, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Melinda Elmowy, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing for CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says that too often freight forwarders get caught up selecting a business strategy depending Read More »

Variglog extends cargo-handling contract with Fraport Cargo Services

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Fraport Cargo Services announced the extension of its handling contract with long-time customer Varig Logistica. As a result, Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) will continue to perform the physical cargo handling for the Brazilian airline that has been coopera Read More »