April 2019

CMA CGM AFEX to call at Vung Tau, Vietnam during the cashew nuts season

CMA CGM is to upgrade the quality of its AFEX service connecting West Africa to Asia for the export of cashew nuts from Benin and Ghana. To respond to our customers’ needs for a direct weekly service from Benin and Ghana to Vietnam, Vung Tau direct call will be inserted in the rotation, effective May 11th, 2019 with m/v KMARIN AZUR voy. 08Y2WE1MA. This additional call in Vietnam is planned for the ... [+]

DHL Relocates Minneapolis Operations to Increase Efficiencies

DHL has moved its service center facility in Minneapolis to a new, more central airport location to accommodate increased e-commerce demand. The new facility, located at 1940 Cargo Road, remains on Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) grounds but is now located on the convenient airport ramp, resulting in increased efficiencies and ... [+]

Emir Pineda from MIA latest member to join TIACA Board

Emir Pineda, Trade & Logistics Manager for the Marketing Division of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, which operates Miami International Airport (MIA), has been elected to the Board of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Pineda started his career as an intern at MIA in 1988 before embarking on a career that ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles March Volumes Increase 12.7%

The Port of Los Angeles handled 650,977 TEUs in March, an increase of 12.7% compared to 2018. For the first quarter of 2019, container volumes grew 4.6%. "Despite global trade uncertainties, we experienced strong first quarter growth,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “I commend our supply chain ... [+]

Ports and Terminals in St. Louis Region Still Tops in Efficiency

  The latest data from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reveals the St. Louis Regional Ports held onto the top ranking as the most efficient inland port district* in the nation in terms of tons moved per river mile during 2017, the most recent year for which final numbers ... [+]

Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad Unveils New Environment-Friendly Locomotive

OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation service companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, and the Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad (STE) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently for a new environment-friendly locomotive at the STE depot in San Juaquin County, CA. It was ... [+]

WDS Plans $6.2 Million Warehouse Renovation Near the Port of Virginia

To bring a much-needed option for secure, high quality warehousing space close to the Port of Virginia, World Distribution Services (WDS) has announced that it will invest $6.2 million in collaboration with Lingerfelt Commonwealth Partners to renovate a large facility in Virginia Beach. The renovation, which will be completed in March ... [+]

Women represent more than half of Dachser USA’s workforce

Bucking the trend reported in a recent Gartner study, which found that women account for 37-38% of most supply chain and logistics organizations, family-owned Dachser USA is pleased to announce that 56% of its workforce is female. "As a family-owned business, Dachser has developed a culture that embraces diversity, also in ... [+]

Atran Airlines optimizes connections

Atran Airlines, the Russian air express carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group, has launched a new route linking Xi'an, China, with Moscow, Russia. The first flight was operated by one of Atran’s Boeing 737-400SF freighters with further plans for Boeing 737-800BCF deployment to be able to guarantee up to 23 tonnes of ... [+]

CN launches new pilot project using electric trucks

CN recently announced that it has signed a MOU with The Lion Electric Co. for the conception, design and manufacturing of eight tandem axle, Class 8, zero-emission, electric trucks as part of its larger sustainable strategy to reduce emissions through innovation. The trucks will be deployed in cities across the CN ... [+]

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