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Logistics

Covering Logistics, Forwarders, Warehousing, NVOCC, Transportation Intermediaries


Ship giant Maersk bids farewell to new, fossil-fuel only ships

Bloomberg | February 17, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Logistics

Tycoon’s downfall pushes trapped seafarers to hunger strike

Bloomberg | February 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Logistics

deugro USA appoints Jolie Cosman
deugro USA appoints Jolie Cosman

AJOT | February 16, 2021 | People | Appointments | Logistics

deugro USA is bolstering the strong team in Houston, Texas and has appointed Jolie Cosman as Senior Business Development Manager, effective February 16, 2021.

CenterPoint Acquires Strategic Rail-Served Distribution Facility in Houston
CenterPoint Acquires Strategic Rail-Served Distribution Facility in Houston

AJOT | February 12, 2021 | Logistics

CenterPoint Properties is excited to announce it has purchased a 601,261-SF building on 31-acres at 3507 Pasadena Freeway in Pasadena, Texas.

Scallog heads for Brazil with a new partner: Cubicc
Scallog heads for Brazil with a new partner: Cubicc

AJOT | February 12, 2021 | Logistics

Cubicc will market the Scallog Goods-to-Person robotic solutions in Brazil and more widely in South America, including Argentina and Chile.

Fraport Traffic Figures – January 2021: FRA’s cargo throughput continues to grow noticeably

AJOT | February 12, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Airports | Logistics

Supply Chain Recovery Index monitoring business recovery in Europe
Supply Chain Recovery Index monitoring business recovery in Europe

AJOT | February 11, 2021 | Logistics

Shippeo, the European leader in real-time supply chain visibility, releases today an update of its “Supply Chain Recovery Index”.

The Crosby Group invests in Verton Technologies
The Crosby Group invests in Verton Technologies

AJOT | February 11, 2021 | Logistics

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, today announced that it has completed a significant investment in Verton Technologies (“Verton”). Australian-based Verton has developed and commercialized disruptive advancements in load orientation technology that remove the need for human held tag lines in lifting applications. These innovations play a critical role in improving the safety and productivity of global lifting operations.

DAT and Axele announce strategic partnership, expanded integration
DAT and Axele announce strategic partnership, expanded integration

AJOT | February 11, 2021 | Logistics | Shipping Technology

DAT Freight & Analytics and Axele, LLC today announced an agreement that expands the integration between Axele’s cloud-based TMS and DAT’s load board network, establishing each other as preferred providers and paving the way for new collaborative product offerings to be brought to market.

XPO predicts earnings boost as e-commerce lifts trucking demand

Bloomberg | February 10, 2021 | Intermodal News | Road | Logistics

Logistics Plus receives annual approval for TSA security program
Logistics Plus receives annual approval for TSA security program

AJOT | February 10, 2021 | Logistics

Logistics Plus Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, has announced that it has once again received approval from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to operate under the terms and conditions of TSA's Indirect Air Carrier Standard Security Program (IACSSP) from February 9, 2021, until March 11, 2022.

Brexit red tape forces retailer JD Sports to open EU warehouse
Brexit red tape forces retailer JD Sports to open EU warehouse

Bloomberg | February 09, 2021 | International Trade | Logistics

JD Sports Fashion Plc will open a new distribution warehouse in the European Union to cope with the worse-than-expected impact of Brexit red tape and tariff costs.

SF Holding to take over Kerry Logistics for $2.3 billion
SF Holding to take over Kerry Logistics for $2.3 billion

Bloomberg | February 09, 2021 | Logistics | Integrators

SF Holding Co., one of the largest Chinese package-delivery services, is seeking to acquire control of tycoon Robert Kuok’s Kerry Logistics Network Ltd. in a HK$17.6 billion ($2.3 billion) deal.

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