October 2015

Air China Launches Nonstop Service between Beijing and Montreal

Air China inaugurated serviced between Beijing and  Montreal in late September. Operated by Air China’s new-generation B777-300ER, the new thrice weekly nonstop service connects Montreal not only to Beijing but also to the rest of Asia. The service is expected to boost the local economy and tourism industry in the region. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the total number of trips abroad from China is estimated to have ... [+]

C.H. Robinson Eyes Future Growth with Chicago Expansion

C.H. Robinson has announced plans for a 207,000-square-foot build-to-suit office building located at 1511 West Webster in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Sterling Bay, which acquired the 4.18 acre site earlier this year, will serve as the developer and manage the property. The construction of the three-story building will transform the former ... [+]

DHL Introduces Boeing 767 Cargo Service in Detroit

DHL recently  announced a new flight that enhances service for U.S. importers and exporters based in Michigan. Stationed at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport, the new Boeing 767-200 cargo flight enables DHL to provide earlier delivery times and later pick-up times, equally by one hour on average. International customers within Detroit ... [+]

Freight Forwarder Releases PortMiami Tunnel Study

LILLY + Associates International has released  a new white paper, “PortMiami Tunnel: The New Standard in Transportation Infrastructure.” The study is the first of its kind to explore the rich history of the tunnel responsible for removing nearly 1.5 million trucks from the streets of downtown Miami and easing commerce ... [+]

Manhattan Associates Appoints Ed Eger to Board of Directors

Eger is currently president and CEO of OANDA Corporation, a provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services. Previously, Eger was a member of the leadership team at PayPal, as senior vice president and general manager for the Americas. He also served as CEO of Citibank’s multi-billion dollar international consumer credit ... [+]

Marisol to Open Office in Seattle

Marisol International, a Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. company that provides international freight forwarding and Customs brokerage services for global supply chains, announced that it will open a new office in Seattle within the newly formed Northwest Seaport Alliance. The new Seattle office will enable the company to further expand its scope ... [+]

New Runway for Chicago O’Hare

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Commissioner Ginger S. Evans, officials from the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and representatives from the business community in Chicago cut the ribbon on October 15 to officially commemorate the commissioning of Runway 10R-28L and the South Airport Control Tower at O'Hare International Airport. Runway 10R-28L is an ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Goes Solar

The Port of Los Angeles has entered a long-term agreement with Hecate Energy Harborside LLC to build, operate, and maintain photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems (PV Systems) that will generate electricity at multiple site locations within the port. The PV Systems will feed clean energy to the utility grid operated ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr Adds Two AN-124-100 Freighters to Fleet

Volga-Dnepr Group has signed the finance lease agreement with JSC Sberbank Leasing to acquire two An-124-100 Ruslan freighters. “The AN-124-100 aircraft acquisition goes in line with the Group Strategy 2020 which provides for the fleet extension with Russian and foreign-made aircraft,” said Sergey Shklyanik, Volga-Dnepr Group Senior Vice-President: Dennis Gliznoutsa, VP Sales ... [+]

Crowley and Panasia Announce Ballast Water Treatment Partnership

Crowley Maritime Corporation and Panasia Co., Ltd., a South Korean-based leader in smart, green technology, have announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement for ballast water treatment systems to be installed during retrofitting of Crowley vessels.  The agreement includes technical services, engineering, integration, commissioning, training, scheduled delivery and spare ... [+]

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