August 2019

Emirates SkyCargo Sees Successful Summer Season for Transporting Perishables, Pharma Through Dubai

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates has securely transported a large volume of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals and perishables through Dubai to other parts of its global network this summer. In total, the air cargo carrier moved over 150,000 tonnes of perishables and 27,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals through Dubai between the beginning of April and mid-August 2019. Over the last three years, Emirates SkyCargo has managed to consolidate the position of ... [+]

Descartes Acquires BestTransport

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired, Inc. BestTransport, a cloud-based transportation management system (TMS) provider focused on flatbed-intensive manufacturers and distributors. BestTransport has been connecting shippers and carriers to streamline transportation processes for more than 15 years. Shipper and ... [+]

DB Schenker provides automated logistics solution for MediaMarkt Sweden

Complete logistics solution for online sales and store delivery using automated picking processes. DB Schenker is now responsible for MediaMarkt Sweden's logistics for online sales and store deliveries from the Arlandastad logistics center near Stockholm. MediaMarkt Sweden benefits from Swisslog's automated "CarryPick" warehouse management solution, where entire sections of warehouse shelves are ... [+]

APEX Partners with Asiana Cargo to introduce service at Rickenbacker

Asiana Cargo completed its inaugural scheduled flight between Wuhan, China, and Rickenbacker International Airport the weekend of August 24 marking entry into Columbus, Ohio, for both the airline and the freight-forwarder APEX Logistics. "APEX Logistics has a long-term vision to grow and connect Asia directly to the Midwest U.S. market through ... [+]

Agility Invests $18 Million in Green Supply Chain Technologies

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, announced that it has invested $18 million in green supply chain technologies so far through its corporate venture arm Agility Ventures. The announcement came as part of Agility's launch of its latest sustainability report, "Values into Action." It follows the news that Agility committed to ... [+]

Study Shows Positive Economic Impact for Port of Brownsville

In Texas where a trade-friendly economy is growing, the Port of Brownsville supports a total of $3 billion in total economic activity for the state and is responsible for more than 51,000 jobs within the borders. Such findings are based on an independent analysis conducted by Martin Associates on port activity for ... [+]

JAXPORT voted No. 1 in the nation for service excellence

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has been voted the top port in the nation for customer satisfaction and performance excellence by readers of Logistics Management magazine. Subscribers to the magazine represent some of the top shippers in the transportation and distribution industry. The port earned the highest overall weighted score of all ... [+]

Intermodal cargo up 10.5 percent in Savannah

Intermodal cargo continues its powerful rise at the Georgia Ports Authority, achieving 10.5 percent growth in July. Over the past three years, the Port of Savannah has grown its rail volume by 35.4 percent, completing more than 507,000 intermodal lifts in the fiscal year that ended in June. "We're moving containers ... [+]

Atlas Air Worldwide Announces Passing of Board Chairman Robert Agnew

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced that Robert (Bob) Agnew, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, passed away the week of August 19. “Bob was a wonderful director and even finer human being,” said William J. Flynn, Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide. “We are saddened by the news ... [+]

Chesapeake Bay Island to be Restored with Sediment from Port Shipping Channels

Two islands in the Chesapeake Bay that have long suffered erosion, James and Barren islands off the coast of Dorchester County, will be restored with clean sediment through a joint effort between the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore ... [+]

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