June 2020

CSX Executive Vice President Ed Harris to Retire

CSX Corp. announced that Ed Harris, executive vice president, will retire from the company on August 1, 2020. Jim Foote, president and chief executive officer said: “On behalf of the Board of Directors and everyone at CSX, I want to thank Ed for his tremendous contributions to this company. When I was entrusted to lead CSX in December of 2017, the first phone call I made was to Ed ... [+]

Medicinal products more transparent

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo improve transparency in the pharmaceutical logistics chain. Together, the two leading players in the airfreight pharmaceutical industry have created a direct host-to-host connection to enhance the data reliability and ... [+]

First Stockholm Norvik Port forestry products export

Together with the freight forwarding and logistics company Holship Sverige AB, Stockholm Norvik Port handled export of the first container-load of forestry products, bound for Lat Krabang in Thailand. “Shipping forestry products via Stockholm Norvik Port is a great solution for the Swedish export industry. Imports have predominated in Stockholm, ... [+]

GPA elects officers for FY2021

At its meeting on June 15, the Georgia Ports Authority board elected officers for the coming fiscal year, selecting Will McKnight to serve a second year as chairman. GPA Secretary-Treasurer Joel Wooten, Jr. was elected vice chairman and member Kent Fountain was elected secretary-treasurer. McKnight thanked the GPA team for keeping the operation moving throughout the ... [+]

Savannah now the top US port for ag exports

The Port of Savannah's proximity to major producers, direct access via road and rail, broad global network and responsiveness to customer needs have recently made it the top port in the nation for the export of containerized agricultural goods. "Agriculture is a major driver for Georgia's economy, contributing $74 billion in ... [+]

Summer Gets Sweeter at Port of Philadelphia

On Friday, June 19, nearly 4,000 tons of fresh fruit products from South Africa arrived in the Port of Philadelphia. The M/V Everest Bay, operated by Seatrade, docked at the Gloucester Marine Terminal in Gloucester City, NJ, and unloaded some 3,800 pallets of clementines and navel oranges, kicking off the ... [+]

How A-boat that! AAL Shipping Transports 38 Yachts from US to Europe in Single Sailing

Multipurpose (MPP) and project heavy lift carrier AAL Shipping, in partnership with Peters & May, has successfully transported 38 private yachts – the largest of which was 32 m long – on deck in a single sailing from Fort Lauderdale, US, to Southampton, UK, and Antwerp, Belgium. The cargo covered an ... [+]

Investments in airport pharma facilities paying off for WFS

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) investment in 12 dedicated pharma facilities at airports in Europe, the United States and Africa generated significant increases in time- and temperature-sensitive volumes in the first five months of 2020, and will provide vital support to airlines, freight forwarders and their healthcare customers involved in the ... [+]

Old Dominion Freight Line – Second-Quarter 2020

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. reported certain less-than-truckload (“LTL”) operating metrics for May 2020. Revenue per day decreased 16.2% as compared to May 2019 due to a 12.1% decrease in LTL tons per day and a decrease in LTL revenue per hundredweight. The change in LTL tons per day ... [+]

Port of Oakland Board President speaks out for social justice

Port of Oakland Board President Ces Butner recently denounced social injustice as West Coast dockworkers prepared to protest racism. The Port must stand up for what’s right, President Butner declared in an online video interview distributed to employees and the public. “There’s no question that we stand behind the Black ... [+]

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