January 2016

Stephen DonCarlos Re-Appointed to Houston Port Commission

Stephen H. DonCarlos has been re-appointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. The reappointment was made during a meeting held Jan. 21.. DonCarlos has served since September 2013. Stephen H. DonCarlos has served as Mayor of the City of Baytown since May 2006, and is an attorney with the firm of Reid, Strickland & Gillette, L.L.P. Mr. DonCarlos has served as chair of the Harris County Hospital ... [+]

Texas Crude Oil Reaches Europe via Port Corpus Christi

When the US Federal government repealed a 40 year ban on the export of crude oil and condensates near the end of 2015 Port Corpus Christi was ready with necessary infrastructure in place.  As the Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas formation in South Texas began to produce, Port Corpus ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr Appoints New Global Directors

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has announced the appointments of three global directors to spearhead the continued growth of its transport and logistics solutions with customers in the Aerospace, Humanitarian, and Oil & Gas sectors. Axel Kaldschmidt has been appointed global director, Aerospace Industry. Aerospace customers account for 30% of Volga-Dnepr’s annual business and ... [+]

AFKLMP Cargo flies works by Dutch painter Mondrian to Brazil

AIR FRANCE KLM MARTINAIR (AFKLMP) Cargo has been chosen as dedicated carrier for major artworks, on their way from the Netherlands to Brazil. In mid January, two shipments, including a total of 70 famous works by renowned Dutch painter Piet Mondrian, left the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (The Hague’s museum of modern ... [+]

Governor Wolf Announces Next Step in Port of Philadelphia Development

Governor Tom Wolf announced on January 20 that the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has developed a shortlist of potential developers for the Southport Marine Terminal Complex at the Port of Philadelphia. This achievement marks a major milestone in the governor’s strategic plan for sustained management, maintenance, and development of ... [+]

Michael Richter Appointed New Managing Director of Cargogate

The Munich cargo handling company Cargogate has announced the appointment of Michael Richter as managing director. Already familiar with the company through his experience with Munich Airport's ground handling subsidiaries, Richter  has been in charge of the two affiliated companies Cargogate and aerogate in the role of managing director since January ... [+]

New Data Confirms Improvement in Trucking Industry Safety

An American Trucking Associations (ATA) analysis of data from the Department of Transportation shows that the rate of truck-involved fatalities is declining over both the long- and short-term. ATA’s analysis of miles traveled data from the Federal Highway Administration and highway fatality data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ... [+]

New Tradepoint Atlantic global logistics center signs first major real estate deal with FedEx Ground

Tradepoint Atlantic announced on January 20 that FedEx Ground plans to locate a new 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility at the new Tradepoint Atlantic global logistics center at Sparrows Point in Baltimore, MD. The new facility is scheduled to open in August 2017 and is part of FedEx Ground’s ongoing nationwide network ... [+]

Nectar Imports Selects Paragon Software Systems

Nectar Imports has selection Paragon Software Systems’s routing and scheduling software to optimize its daily drinks distribution. The drinks supplier will use Paragon to manage its delivery operations and ensure its reputation for flexibility and promise of next working day delivery is maintained as the company continues to grow. Nectar’s distribution ... [+]

Atlas Air Worldwide to Acquire Southern Air

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. reveal on January 19 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Southern Air Holdings, Inc., a premier provider of intercontinental and domestic air cargo services, in an immediately accretive, all-cash, debt-free transaction valued at approximately $110 million. The transaction is subject ... [+]

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