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2014 Media Kit

Transport Intermediaries

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Premium Article  Shipper savings through collaboration

Karen Thuermer | June 23, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Transportation costs have become a line item highly scrutinized by company finance departments. With corporations seeking ways to squeeze every dollar to save costs, today they are putting transportation under the eye glass and shaving every which way they can. Read More »

FPS New Zealand wins MPI accreditation

AJOT | June 19, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has accredited freight forwarder FPS New Zealand to handle and transport imports and exports of dairy and non-dairy products for human and animal consumption. Read More »

New Orleans Cold Storage Receives Award of Excellence

AJOT | June 18, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

New Orleans Cold Storage Receives Award of Excellence

The International Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers Association of New Orleans presented their “Award of Excellence” to New Orleans Cold Storage at their 36th annual International Trade Symposium held in Point Clear, AL earlier this month. Read More »

Kevin Kelly Promoted to President of AFF, Inc.

PR Newswire | June 18, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

American Fast Freight, Inc. today announced the appointment of Kevin Kelly as President of the Company and as a member of AFF’s Board of Directors. Mr. Kelly will replace Stephen L. Day, who is retiring. Read More »

Menlo Promotes 4PL Flexibility as Solution to Supply Chain Resilience

PR Newswire | June 17, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

A resilient supply chain is the fundamental goal of the majority of enterprises throughout the world. Increased complexity, the pressure to become both more efficient and environmentally friendly, as well as the geographical distances involved in such supply chains all contribute to a greater risk of disruption. Clearly, solutions need to become increasingly innovative to meet the challenge. Read More »

SDV deploys Manhattan supply chain commerce platform to drive service improvements

AJOT | June 17, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc., has announced that SDV, the global leader in supply chain management services and a subsidiary of Bollore, has successfully deployed Manhattan Associates' Warehouse Management solution (WMS) to orchestrate the regional supply chain operations of Clarins and Sephora in South East Asia. Read More »

B2W buys Tegma logistics unit for $57 million

Reuters | June 16, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

B2W Companhia Digital SA , Brazil's biggest online retailer, agreed to pay 127 million reais ($57 million) for a division of transportation company Tegma Gestao Logistica SA as the retailer bolsters its distribution channels. Read More »

TAPA issues new facilities and trucking security standards to combat cargo crime

AJOT | June 16, 2014 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

TAPA issues new facilities and trucking security standards to combat cargo crime

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has launched the most comprehensive supply chain security standards for facilities and trucking in its 17-year history to combat increasingly sophisticated thefts by organised criminal gangs across the globe and to prevent substantial losses being incurred by global manufacturers and logistics service providers. Read More »

LeSaint Logistics Names New Vice President of Transportation

PR Newswire | June 16, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

LeSaint Logistics Names New Vice President of Transportation

LeSaint Logistics, a nationally recognized provider of warehousing, inventory control, transportation management and technology solutions, has named Bill Lansaw as vice president of transportation. Lansaw will provide strategic direction involving the company's transportation management operations, which includes multimodal (both contractual and brokerage), asset-based and technology solutions. "In transportation, LeSaint Logistics provides a comprehensive, strategic approach to ultimately deliver an all-inclusive, end-to-end solution," said Jeff Pennington, president. "As our customers' transportation needs become more comprehensive in their overall supply chain strategy, it becomes critical that LeSaint has the leadership and resources to leverage on their behalf. Bill's extensive experience in transportation will be a tremendous asset for us." Lansaw's professional experience spans more than 30 years in transportation management, sales, marketing, and operations. Previously he was in sales and marketing roles with The Osborne Logistics Group and Milan Express. He also has more than 25 years in sales roles with the former companies known as Roadway Express and Yellow Freight. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Indiana State University. "LeSaint has a vision to continually bring significant multimodal knowledge, flexibility, and service levels that ultimately power the transportation components of our customers' supply chains," said Lansaw. "I look forward to leading the company's ability to bring that vision to life." Read More »

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