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2014 Media Kit

Transport Intermediaries

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Transport America Announces The Addition Of Two New Leaders

PR Newswire | July 21, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

Transport America announces the addition of two new leaders: Kelly Polk, VP of Team Division and Michael Spencer, VP of SE Regional Division. Prior to joining Transport America, Kelly Polk was employed by Schneider National for 27 years in various capacities in Operations, Process Improvement, Associate Relations, and most recently as Director of Operations, Port Logistics. Read More »

UPS Capital - Sponsored study shows supply chain risk mitigation strategies lacking

AJOT | July 21, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

While many supply chain executives are well aware of the risks facing their supply chains and the undesirable consequences, many are still not developing and executing strategies to properly manage identified risks. This finding is according to a new study, Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain, sponsored by UPS Capital® Corporation, and conducted by the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee. Read More »

American Fast Freight hires Lorge as VP, CFO and Treasurer

AJOT | July 21, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

American Fast Freight, Inc. ("AFF" or the "Company") announced today that Debra L. Lorge will join the Company as a Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Ms. Lorge joins AFF after a successful career as a Director of Finance and CFO at a number of well-established companies in the Pacific Northwest. Read More »

WACO and Drewry expand air freight market cooperation

AJOT | July 21, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Independent specialist advisors Drewry and global forwarder network The WACO System have expanded their cooperation agreement to include exchanging and sharing market intelligence in the air cargo market. Read More »

CEVA launches City of Energy in Middle East 

AJOT | July 16, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading global supply chain management companies, today announced the official opening of the City of Energy in the United Arab Emirates. The hub, which covers an area of 27,000 sqm of warehouse space and 10,000 sqm of yard space, is strategically located in Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai and is fully dedicated to the warehousing and handling of oil and gas products for the Energy sector. Read More »

Yusen Logistics concludes multilateral e-AWB agreement with IATA

AJOT | July 16, 2014 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

Yusen Logistics announces that it concluded a Multilateral Electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB) Agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This Agreement enables Yusen Logistics to simplify contract procedures, as individual contracts with IATA member airlines for e-AWB implementation will no longer be necessary. Read More »

FPS appoints two more

AJOT | July 15, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

FPS Group, the independent forwarder and consolidator network, has appointed two more members to its system. Read More »

Premium Article  FCC of NY holds seminar at Harbor Freight Transport in Port Newark

AJOT | July 14, 2014 | Transport Intermediaries

FCC of NY holds seminar at Harbor Freight Transport in Port Newark

The Foreign Commerce Club of New York, the region’s premier international trade association, held another hands on educational seminar. This one was set at Harbor Freight Transport in Port Newark, NJ and focused on the import and export of oversized and overweight shipments. Read More »

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil

AJOT | July 14, 2014 | People | Appointments | Transport Intermediaries

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed experienced maritime professional Henrique Schlaepfer as its new Managing Director Brazil. Based in Rio de Janeiro Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed experienced maritime professional Henrique Schlaepfer as its new Managing Director Brazil. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Henrique will report directly to regional Executive Vice President, Jaime Otero. Commencing his maritime career in 1984, Henrique served as a 2nd Naval Officer in the Brazilian Merchant Navy. He graduated with a Nautical Science degree and a post graduate degree in Business Management. He has since gained extensive experience in management positions with various companies such as CP Ship, Maersk, and Hapag Lloyd working throughout the region but mainly based in Brazil and Venezuela. Immediately prior to accepting his new role at ISS, Henrique held the position of General Manager Brazil for five years at Wilhelmsen Ship Services. ISS Brazil has been established for over ten years and has an extensive network of offices stretching from Belem in the north to Santos in the South, and Manaus in the Amazon region, thereby covering all of Brazil’s key ports. The country is a key economic and strategic growth area for ISS and Henrique’s skills will encompass leadership of the operations team, as well as management of all other aspects of the business including business development, commercial, finance and human resources, all ably supported by Brazilian General Manager Capt. Oscar Sotelo. EVP Jaime Otero said: “ISS Brazil is crucial to our strategic development in the region where we currently provide, and are looking to expand upon our innovative range of marine, cargo and supply chain solutions. ISS works in close partnership with our customers helping them to reduce cost, increase efficiency and minimise risk and Henrique’s extensive experience and professional network will enable us to strengthen our support to our customers even further.” Read More »

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