Posted:5/17/2013 AES Logistics Intermodal rates integrated with Aljex AES Logistics and Aljex Software announced the integration of AES Logistics rates into Aljex hosted software for quick access by Aljex users. Near-instant door-to-door rail intermodal quotes from AES eliminate the traditional lag time in intermodal pricing for transportation planners and buyers. Posted:5/17/2013 Nippon Prologis to raise $808 million to expand in Japan Nippon Prologis REIT Inc, a real estate trust set up by U.S. warehouse operator Prologis Inc, said it would sell 96,200 new shares worth 82.8 billion yen ($808 million) to further expand in Japan. Posted:5/17/2013 Siemens finalizes acquisition of Invensys Rail Siemens Rail Automation has closed its acquisition of Invensys Rail, expanding the company's footprint in the global rail automation market and strengthening its technology offerings, including ‘Positive Train Control' solutions. Posted:5/15/2013 CenterPoint breaks ground in Elk Grove Village, IL CenterPoint Properties broke ground on an 87,975 square foot build-to-suit redevelopment located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Weiss-Röhlig will lease 57% of the facility with the remaining 43% to be completed on a speculative basis. Colliers International represented CenterPoint and CBRE represented Weiss-Röhlig on the long term lease transaction. CenterPoint, in a venture with an institutional advisor, expects construction to be completed in the fall of 2013. Posted:5/15/2013 Amazon workers in Germany strike for pay, benefits Several hundred warehouse workers at global internet retailer Amazon.com's German operations went on strike on Tuesday in a dispute over pay and benefits. Posted:5/15/2013 ATA praises NTSB effort to reduce impaired driving, urges further action The American Trucking Associations praised the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendations to reduce impaired driving on the nation's highways. Posted:5/15/2013 Con-way Freight wins LTL Carrier of the Year honors from Technicolor Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has been named LTL Carrier of the Year by Technicolor Home Entertainment Services.
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