June 2017

Lineage Logistics Acquires European and UK Automated Warehouse Leader Partner Logistics

Lineage Logistics, LLC, one of the world’s largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics companies, announced on June 15 that it has acquired Partner Logistics, Europe’s leading cold storage provider and world’s largest automated cold storage company. The transaction marks the first international acquisition by Lineage, an organization backed by investment firm Bay Grove, LLC (“Bay Grove”), and represents significant growth in the company’s warehouse automation strategy. Financial terms of the deal were ... [+]

New Super Cranes for Alabama’s Port of Mobile

On June 24, the Port of Mobile’s new super post-panamax cranes arrived aboard the ship M/V Zen Hua 23. They arrived fully assembled. [+]

New Wen-Parker Logistics Corporate Headquarters

Wen-Parker Logistics (WPL),  is very excited to announce the opening of their first corporate headquarters in Elmont, NY.  The new corporate office in Elmont (WHQ) is the 3rd key strategic location opening for Wen-Parker in the last year. It is located at 1975 Linden Blvd. #420 Elmont, NY 11003 “We are ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo to Fly Berlin Pandas 1st Class

What preparations are needed in advance of a panda flight? What kind of onboard catering will the pandas enjoy? When are the pandas due to land in Berlin? Jörg Bodenröder, Lufthansa Cargo’s Head of Animal Transport and animal welfare officer, and Dr Andreas Ochs, the zoo’s chief veterinarian, answered the ... [+]

Transplace Names PITT OHIO Regional LTL Carrier of the Year

PITT OHIO was selected for the first time as the 2016 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology. Part of Transplace’s Carrier Merit Program, the Carrier of the Year Awards recognizes transportation service providers for consistent high performance and exemplary ... [+]

ADSI, Agile Network and Pantechnik Merge, Form Logistyx Technologies

Logistyx Technologies has today announced its new operations and identity after Kidd & Company, LLC and McLarty Capital Partners, LLC  merged Advanced Distribution Solutions, Inc. (ADSI), Agile Network (Agile) and Pantechnik International (Pantechnik) to form the world's first global parcel analytics platform. "These software solution providers have succeeded in this market ... [+]

Delta Cargo Appoints New Global Sales Director

Delta Air Lines Cargo has appointed industry veteran Eric Wilson as Managing Director, Cargo Global Sales, a role previously held by Rob LeBel. Effective June 12, Eric will lead Delta Cargo’s global sales team and sales partners around the world.  Based in Atlanta, Eric joins the Delta cargo leadership team at ... [+]

FourKites Releases Industry’s First Real-Time Temperature Tracking Solution for Shippers

Fourkites has launched the industry's first real-time temperature and location tracking solution for shippers. The offering will allow FourKites' customers to monitor shipment temperatures and ensure compliance across their supply chains. FourKites' real-time temperature tracking makes it easier for enterprise shippers to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which requires shippers ... [+]

ITS Logistics promotes Mike Crawford to President of fast-growing Freight Brokerage division

ITS Logistics today announced that Mike Crawford has been promoted to President of the Freight Brokerage division. Crawford previously held the position of GM, and has been the head of the division since its inception in 2013.   "Under Mike's energetic leadership, our Freight Brokerage division has had a truly astounding streak ... [+]

Major Announcement to Impact Projected Costs on Ocean Shipping Lane

The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a collaborative forum for ocean container shipping lines serving the trade lane between Asia and North America, will discontinue publishing its guideline formula for calculating fuel costs. Beginning July 1, 2017, the TSA will offer only a single weekly average fuel price for the six ... [+]

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