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Logistics

Covering Logistics, Forwarders, Warehousing, NVOCC, Transportation Intermediaries


DSV inaugurates the largest integrated logistics center in Africa
DSV inaugurates the largest integrated logistics center in Africa

AJOT | September 23, 2021 | Logistics

Today, DSV inaugurates the new Gauteng HQ in South Africa, DSV Park Gauteng, which is Africa’s largest integrated logistics centre. With this centralised facility DSV will be able to provide more seamless service to customers which is an integral part of creating a strengthened and more efficient logistics network in South Africa.

Gebrüder Weiss: myGW customer portal is a success
Gebrüder Weiss: myGW customer portal is a success

AJOT | September 23, 2021 | Logistics

Positive results after one year / Customers confirm: myGW is simple, fast and transparent

 The Crosby Group launches ChainSafe
The Crosby Group launches ChainSafe

AJOT | September 23, 2021 | Logistics

The Crosby Group announces the launch of the Crosby Straightpoint ChainSafe – for protection of cargo during transport.

Hyster joins Association for Advancing Automation

AJOT | September 23, 2021 | Logistics

Maersk buys stake in Silicon Valley electrofuel startup in race to ditch oil
Maersk buys stake in Silicon Valley electrofuel startup in race to ditch oil

Bloomberg | September 23, 2021 | Maritime News | Technology | Logistics

The key points are: • At lab level, Prometheus Fuels can produce alcohol using renewable energy, ambient air and water. The alcohol can be used as carbon neutral eFuel to propel our methanol container vessels. • Scaling the solution to meet the demands of the global shipping fleet is a huge challenge we can contribute to help them solve. • A.P. Moller - Maersk is exploring several fuel pathways to decarbonisation and expects several solutions to co-exist in the future. This investment supports our focus on actively accelerating the market for eMethanol. • Prometheus Fuels is considered a Unicorn, a venture capital industry term for a startup company with a value over USD 1 billion valuation. • Maersk Growth will get a board seat in the company. • American Airlines has already signed up to buy 10 million gallons of jet fuel.

FedEx drops most in 18 months as labor shortage drives up costs

Bloomberg | September 22, 2021 | Logistics | Integrators

Seko Logistics and Reconomx launch recommerce solution to cut retailers’ carbon footprints
Seko Logistics and Reconomx launch recommerce solution to cut retailers’ carbon footprints

AJOT | September 22, 2021 | Logistics

Seko Logistics is building on a record year of international ecommerce shipment volumes by becoming the launch partner of recommerce specialist Reconomx to help retail brands reduce their carbon footprints, understand the true cost of returns, and provide new in-country resale channels to bring down the estimated $100 billion a year cost of cross-border returns.

New team members at Meantime Communications

AJOT | September 22, 2021 | People | Appointments | Logistics

Over half million mobile robots to be shipped to warehouses globally in 2030
Over half million mobile robots to be shipped to warehouses globally in 2030

AJOT | September 22, 2021 | Logistics

Warehouse automation adoption on the rise due to sustained order volume surge

Kerry Logistics Network begins service at Americas Hub in Huntsville, Alabama
Kerry Logistics Network begins service at Americas Hub in Huntsville, Alabama

AJOT | September 22, 2021 | Logistics

KLN partners with Huntsville International Airport to establish a hub at the airport operating inbound and outbound air cargo flights and trucking connections

Logistics Executive Group launches new office in Auckland, New Zealand lead by Managing Partner, Mr. Trevor Barrett
Logistics Executive Group launches new office in Auckland, New Zealand lead by Managing Partner, Mr. Trevor Barrett

AJOT | September 21, 2021 | People | Appointments | Logistics

Global Supply Chain Advisory and Search firm Logistics Executive Group expands into New Zealand with the launch of its new Auckland office.

Avison Young closes record $18M sale of 56,072-SF industrial/flex building in South Florida
Avison Young closes record $18M sale of 56,072-SF industrial/flex building in South Florida

AJOT | September 21, 2021 | Logistics

At $321.02 per square foot, the transaction represents the highest price per square foot secured for an industrial/flex property in Broward County.

Freight association seeks to inspire next generation

AJOT | September 21, 2021 | Logistics

2022 TRB Annual Meeting: Anne Strauss-Wieder awarded the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship
2022 TRB Annual Meeting: Anne Strauss-Wieder awarded the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship

AJOT | September 21, 2021 | People | Appointments | Logistics

Ms. Anne Strauss-Wieder, Director, Freight Planning, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), is the 2022 recipient of the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship.

Amazon opens first fulfillment center in North Dakota
Amazon opens first fulfillment center in North Dakota

AJOT | September 21, 2021 | Logistics

New, over one million square-foot site to create more than 1,000 full-time jobs

FedEx to raise rates the most in decade
FedEx to raise rates the most in decade

Bloomberg | September 20, 2021 | Logistics | Integrators

FedEx Corp. plans to raise its delivery rates in 2022 by the most in at least a decade as the courier shoulders rising costs in what it called a “challenging operating environment.”

Sobel Network Expands in the Sunshine State

AJOT | September 20, 2021 | Logistics

Cushman & Wakefield advises sale of 441,569 SF Class A industrial park in Las Vegas
Cushman & Wakefield advises sale of 441,569 SF Class A industrial park in Las Vegas

AJOT | September 17, 2021 | Logistics

New Safari Business Park landlord retains Cushman & Wakefield for Project Leasing

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