Logistics

New Gateway Facility Triples SEKO Logistics’ Footprint in Chicago

SEKO Logistics has opened a global gateway in Chicago IL., marking the latest stage of its transition to a period of acquisition growth as it grows and differentiates its service offering in the international 3PL market. Tripling the size of SEKO’s Chicago hub follows its acquisition in January of GoodShip International, the Chicago-headquartered customs broker and freight forwarder. This move, which also followed the purchase of a majority shareholding in SEKO ... [+]

Kontainers Selects Chain.io to Enhance Integrations

Chain.io has has announced that Kontainers, a modern digital freight execution platform, has joined the Chain.io provider network. By connecting with Chain.io, Kontainers is able to bring enhanced TMS integration to both new and existing clients, providing a more seamless digital freight experience. "We're excited to ... [+]

Amsterdam becomes the hub of SEKO Logistics’ MedTec solutions in Europe

SEKO Logistics has significantly augmented its healthcare logistics services in Europe by gaining ISO 13485 quality management certification for its major facility in Amsterdam, strengthening its robust service offering for medical device manufacturers and distributors – especially those with critical quality and compliance requirements. Spearheaded by ... [+]

Descartes acquires STEPcom

Descartes Systems Group, global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired STEPcom, a leading Business-to-Business (“B2B”) supply chain integration network based in Switzerland. STEPcom has connected trading partners to its B2B network for more than 15 years, helping supply chain participants connect, ... [+]

Swiss WorldCargo wins DHL Care Award for 4th time in a row

The Carrier Award for Reliability and Excellence (CARE) honors air freight providers for their excellence in the handling and safe shipment of temperature-sensitive life science products. Recipients of the DHL CARE Award, which was first instituted back in 2016, offer exceptional service, quality, ground handling ... [+]

NewCold Opens $90M High-Tech Cold-Storage Facility

NewCold, the Netherlands-based specialist in automated cold storage, announced the grand opening of its $90 million, 180,000-sq. ft. facility in Burley, Idaho. It is one of the largest cold storage warehouses in the nation. NewCold’s Burley facility, which took 25,000 tons of steel to construct, is ... [+]

Sterling Transportation Adds Dallas Office

In June, Sterling Transportation started operations in Houston, offering 2-Day Express Service to Florida. In order to better serve the state of Texas the company will be adding an office in Dallas effective July 1st, 2019. “We are committed to bringing our ‘Sterling’ service to Texas. Houston ... [+]

AMPORTS expands acreage at JAXPORT

The Governing Board of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has approved two new long-term agreements with AMPORTS, one of the largest automobile processors in North America, significantly expanding the company’s lease space at the port in Jacksonville, FL. AMPORTS and its predecessor companies have operated at ... [+]

DHL and SOS Children’s Villages

DHL is donating and delivering two Information and Communication Technology (ITC) centers to SOS Children’s Villages Colombia to provide access to technology for people in need and improve their learning opportunities. The ICT centers are containers equipped with generators for electricity, computers and desk space, ... [+]

ATA Calls for Data-Driven Approach to Transportation Reauthorization

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on June 12 that the nation’s preeminent trucking advocacy group is committed to working with lawmakers as they begin work on a transportation reauthorization bill. Spear also spoke ... [+]