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Bibby Distribution and Morrisons' partnership moves into phase III

Published on: 24 Apr 14 - Bibby Distribution has announced that its partnership with Morrisons will reach a new phase in Q2 2014 with the opening of a third Primary... more details..

Scania appoint DHL to manage parts distribution

Published on: 24 Apr 14 - DHL Supply Chain announced that it has been awarded a three year contract to manage Scania’s aftermarket parts distribution in the UK. more details..

Werner Enterprises announces declining operating income in Q1

Published on: 23 Apr 14 - Werner Enterprises has announced its financial results for Q1 2014, reporting flat revenues and declining operating income. more details..

OneMorePallet secures funding

Published on: 23 Apr 14 - OneMorePallet announced that it has received an investment of $325,000 from Queen City Angels. more details..

OneMorePallet secures funding

Published on: 23 Apr 14 - OneMorePallet announced that it has received an investment of $325,000 from Queen City Angels. more details..

J. B. Hunt reports Q1 finances

Published on: 16 Apr 14 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services has announced its financial results for the first quarter 2014, it reported increasing revenue alongside declining... more details..

GPA reports record volumes for March

Published on: 16 Apr 14 - The Georgia Ports Authority has announced its monthly volume figures for March, 2014, reporting that it handled a record 2.61m tons of cargo. more details..

Ti Dashboard highlight: Freight Transportation Services Index

Published on: 16 Apr 14 - The Freight Transportation Services Index measures the output of the US for-hire freight transportation industry and can be used to measure the health... more details..

Varner Retail expands cooperation with DB Schenker

Published on: 15 Apr 14 - DB Schenker has announced a new contract with Varner retail under which it will conduct all distribution services in Norway. more details..

Yusen Logistics launches SEAL trucking service

Published on: 10 Apr 14 - Yusen Logistics has announced the launch of the South East Asia Link service; a cross border trucking service for South East Asia. more details..

Norbert Dentressangle wins Blue Seal contract

Published on: 01 Apr 14 - Norbert Dentressangle announced that it has won a new contract with Blue Seal to conduct UK distribution services. more details..

Lufthansa Cargo signs contract extension with Jan de Rijk Logistics

Published on: 27 Mar 14 - Jan de Rijk Logistics announced that it has signed a prolongation agreement for road feeder services with Lufthansa Cargo. more details..

Union Pacific Railroad invests in Missouri

Published on: 26 Mar 14 - Union Pacific Railroad announced that it is investing nearly $11.8m in the rail line between Kansas City and Marshall in the US. more details..

GENCO wins Drive Medical Design & Manufacturing contract

Published on: 20 Mar 14 - GENCO announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract by Drive Medical Design & Manufacturing to provide transportation management and... more details..

UPS Freight announces 2014 rate adjustment

Published on: 19 Mar 14 - UPS Freight has announced a general rate increase of 4.4%, effective March 31, 2014. more details..

Menlo launches freight brokerage service in Europe

Published on: 18 Mar 14 - Menlo has announced the launch of its new Menlo freight brokerage transportation service, adding to its 3PL warehousing and supply chain services. more details..

TNT innight opens new depot

Published on: 18 Mar 14 - TNT innight announced that it has opened a 7,400 sq m depot in Regensburg. more details..

Port Logistics Group acquired by its management and Endeavour Capital

Published on: 12 Mar 14 - Port Logistics Group announced that the company has been acquired by Endeavour Capital and members of the company’s management team. more details..

Wind Point acquires Dicom and appoints a new CEO

Published on: 12 Mar 14 - Wind Point Partners announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Dicom Transportation Group and appointed Scott Dobak as the acquired... more details..

UPS granted permit for electronic reporting of hazmat

Published on: 12 Mar 14 - UPS has announced that electronic records will replace hard copy shipping papers for its hazardous materials feeder operations. more details..

GLP signs three leases and enters a strategic partnership in China

Published on: 06 Mar 14 - Global Logistic Properties Limited announced that it has signed three new lease agreements across China and entered into a strategic partnership... more details..

Yusen Logistics expands in Thailand

Published on: 06 Mar 14 - Yusen Logistics announced that it has opened a new 30,000 sq m warehouse in Laem Chabang, Thailand. more details..

China Logistics Group pursues strategic acquisition candidates

Published on: 06 Mar 14 - China Logistics Group has announced that the company sees opportunity for expansion through potential acquisitions or mergers in fiscal 2014. more details..

Menlo Logistics names Mooney Vice President - International

Published on: 05 Mar 14 - Menlo Worldwide Logistics announced that it has named Paul Mooney as its Vice President, International. more details..

Port Metro Vancouver agrees, in principle, a deal to resolve strike

Published on: 05 Mar 14 - Port Metro Vancouver announced that it has agreed, in principle, to a proposal to resolve the labour dispute with some members of the United... more details..

Echo Global Logistics acquires Comcar Logistics

Published on: 03 Mar 14 - Echo Global Logistics announced that it has acquired Comcar Logistics; expanding its brokerage services in the south eastern states of the US. more details..

Roadrunner announces the acquisition of Rich Logistics

Published on: 26 Feb 14 - Roadrunner has announced the acquisition of Rich Logistics and Everett Transportation Inc. The transaction was valued at $48m. more details..

dnata to provide ground freight services for Qantas

Published on: 20 Feb 14 - dnata and Qantas Freight have announced a partnership that will see dnata provide the Australian carrier with freight ground handling at London’s... more details..

CEVA expands in Panama

Published on: 20 Feb 14 - CEVA Logistics has announced that it is expanding its Panama City operation to a multi-customer warehouse at a logistic park outside the city. more details..

Crane Worldwide Logistics reports 2013 revenue

Published on: 19 Feb 14 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has announced its revenues for 2013, reporting an increase to $574m. more details..

DB Schenker launches Asia road freight service

Published on: 13 Feb 14 - DB Schenker has announced the launch of its ‘Asia Landbridge’ which offers road freight transport from South East Asian countries to China. more details..

Hamilton International to build new air cargo facility

Published on: 12 Feb 14 - John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, Canada, has announced plans for a C$12m air cargo logistics facility to open in 2015. more details..

Con-way appoints Joseph Dagnese as President of Truckload

Published on: 12 Feb 14 - Con-way announced that it has appointed Joseph Dagnese to succeed Saul Gonzalez as President of Con-way Truckload. more details..

DHL launch Europe-US temperature controlled air freight service

Published on: 11 Feb 14 - DHL Global Forwarding has announced the launch of a new temperature controlled air freight service between Brussels and Cincinnati. more details..

J. B. Hunt Transport Services reports 2013 finances

Published on: 29 Jan 14 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services has announced its financial results for Q4 and the full year 2013, reporting rising revenue alongside improving operating... more details..

A-1 Express announces same-day pallet delivery services

Published on: 29 Jan 14 - A-1 Express, a provider of same-day delivery, distribution and transportation services, has announced that is launching same-day pallet delivery... more details..

Forward Air Corporation acquires Central States companies

Published on: 29 Jan 14 - Forward Air Corporation announced that it has to acquired Central States Trucking Company and Central States Logistics from Central States Inc. more details..

OL&T acquires CMI Freight-Trans and Steel Wheel Transfer

Published on: 22 Jan 14 - Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation has announced the acquisition of both CMI Freight-Trans and Steel Wheel Transfer. more details..

GPA recognized for environmental efforts

Published on: 22 Jan 14 - The Georgia Ports Authority has won recognition by the Environmental Protection Agency as a leader in reducing carbon emissions. more details..

Daimler to open Shanghai Warehouse

Published on: 16 Jan 14 - Daimler Northeast Asia Parts Trading and Services Co Ltd has announced that it will open a new warehouse in Shanghai, China. more details..

Savage offers new crude services

Published on: 09 Jan 14 - Savage has announced that it will offer a new road freight service for the transport of crude oil from its terminals located in the Uinta and... more details..

Cargas Del Atlantico launches Paraguayan road service

Published on: 08 Jan 14 - Cargas Del Atlantico has announced the launch of a new transhipment service via Montevideo to neighbouring Paraguay. more details..

GE Oil & Gas opens logistics base in Brazil

Published on: 08 Jan 14 - General Electric Oil & Gas has announced the opening of a 590,000 sq ft logistics base for the oil and gas sector in Brazil. more details..

Union Pacific launches Laredo to Memphis service

Published on: 08 Jan 14 - Union Pacific Railroad has announced the launch of a new US intermodal service between Laredo, Texas, and Memphis, Tennessee. more details..

United Road Services acquires Waggoners’ auto transport division

Published on: 17 Dec 13 - In partnership with its owner, Charlesbank Capital Partners and investors, United Road Services has announced the acquisition of the Auto Transport... more details..

Universal Truckload Services to acquire Westport Axle Corporation

Published on: 11 Dec 13 - Universal Truckload Services has announced that it will acquire Westport Axle Corporation from the international industrial group SM Brasil... more details..

IRD awarded C$1.74m weigh-in-motion contract in California

Published on: 04 Dec 13 - International Road Dynamics has received a C$1.74m contract to provide a weigh-in-motion sorter system for a commercial vehicle enforcement facility... more details..

Eco-compliance puts drivers out of work

Published on: 04 Dec 13 - Picketing has begun at Californian ports as truckers fear being driven out of business by eco-compliance laws. more details..

DB Schenker expands Oslo-Arctic rail & road services

Published on: 28 Nov 13 - DB Schenker has announced that it will expand its rail and road services connecting Oslo, Norway, to the north of the Arctic Circle. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel expands US operations in Atlanta

Published on: 27 Nov 13 - Kuehne + Nagel has announced the opening of a new logistics center in Atlanta, US. The location will serve as an integrated global logistics gateway... more details..

China Cargo Airlines and Jan de Rijk Logistics form partnership

Published on: 26 Nov 13 - Jan de Rijk Logistics and China Cargo Airlines have announced the use of the rail link between Venlo, the Netherlands and Milan, Italy, to transfer... more details..

ATA truck tonnage index decreased 2.8% in October

Published on: 20 Nov 13 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 2.8% in October, the first decrease since July... more details..

Celadon acquires N. Yanke in Canada

Published on: 20 Nov 13 - Celadon Group has announced an agreement to acquire selected assets of N. Yanke Transfer Limited based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. more details..

GAC‘s new Louisiana office reinforces Gulf coast offshore support

Published on: 20 Nov 13 - GAC announced that it has opened a new office in Galliano, Louisiana, USA, in response to the increase of offshore oil & gas activity in the region. more details..

New interchange improves Schneider National’s Mexico Direct intermodal service

Published on: 20 Nov 13 - Schneider National has announced the opening of a new US interchange for its Mexico Direct service in Jackson, Mississippi. more details..

Goodman expands Zalando’s Mönchengladbach logistics centre by 56,000 sq m

Published on: 19 Nov 13 - Goodman has announced that it is expanding Zalando’s logistics centre at Regiopark in Mönchengladbach to a total space of 134,000 sq m. more details..

Heartland Express acquires Gordon Trucking Inc.

Published on: 13 Nov 13 - Heartland Express announced that it has wholly acquired Gordon Trucking, Inc. and certain associated assets in transactions valued at approximately... more details..

Transforce to acquire Clarke's transport business

Published on: 07 Nov 13 - Clarke Inc. has entered into an agreement to sell its freight transport business segments to Transforce. more details..

Jan De Rijk and C.A.L Cargo Air Lines sign new agreement

Published on: 06 Nov 13 - Jan De Rijk Logistics has signed a contract with C.A.L Cargo Air Lines to provide feeder trucking services to and from Liege airport. more details..

DHL opens new terminal at Budapest Airport

Published on: 06 Nov 13 - The new terminal is designed to help DHL to accommodate the predicted growth in Hungary and will therefore occupy an area of 17,000 sq m. more details..

RoadOne appoints new Norfolk Terminal Manager

Published on: 05 Nov 13 - RoadOne IntermodaLogistics appoints Rick Longerbeam as Terminal Manager for its Norfolk, Virginia location. more details..

GEFCO expands operations in Romania

Published on: 01 Nov 13 - GEFCO has opened a site in the south of Romania, further strengthening its presence in the country. more details..

Port of Cleveland announces express ocean freight service to Europe

Published on: 31 Oct 13 - The Port of Cleveland has announced plans for the ‘Cleveland-Europe Express’, to begin operations in April, which will utilise the Saint... more details..

Con-way reports Q3 results

Published on: 31 Oct 13 - Con-way Inc. reported its Q3 2013 results, noting mixed revenue results for its business segments. more details..

Lehnkering to build dangerous goods warehouse

Published on: 30 Oct 13 - Lehnkering has announced plans to build a dangerous goods warehouse in Germany. more details..

Wim Bosman responds to growing demand in the CIS

Published on: 30 Oct 13 - Wim Bosman has announced plans to provide high security services to the Commonwealth of Independent States in response to growing demand from... more details..

SCL Group to acquire KFS

Published on: 29 Oct 13 - SCL Group has announced plans to acquire the Texas-based logistics company, KFS Inc. more details..

BNSF opens new Kansas City intermodal facility

Published on: 24 Oct 13 - BNSF Railway has opened its new Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) intermodal facility in Edgerton, Kansas. more details..

J.B. Hunt announces net earnings of $89.5m for Q3

Published on: 17 Oct 13 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services has announced third quarter 2013 net earnings of $89.5m compared to $78.2m for the same period in 2012. more details..

Crane Worldwide Logistics opens new office in Singapore

Published on: 16 Oct 13 - Crane Worldwide Logistics, a full-service air, ocean, trucking, customs brokerage and logistics company, has moved into a new office in Singapore. more details..

Mamma Bosso outsources perishable food fleet operations to Ryder

Published on: 10 Oct 13 - Ryder System announced that it has been selected by Mama Bosso to provide three new refrigerated trucks under a Full Service Lease agreement. more details..

Vitran to sell US LTL business

Published on: 03 Oct 13 - Vitran has announced that it has entered an agreement to sell its US LTL business to a company owned by Matthew Moroun. more details..

Grupo TMM announces sale of Land Transportation operations

Published on: 03 Oct 13 - Grupo TMM has announced that it has completed the sale of its trucking and auto hauling assets and operations. more details..

GENCO to manage truckload transportation procurement event

Published on: 03 Oct 13 - GENCO has been selected by Shopko to manage a transportation network procurement event where it will direct the company’s inbound and outbound... more details..

CEVA signs a new three year contract with Michelin

Published on: 02 Oct 13 - CEVA has announced a new three-year agreement with Michelin to manage its tyre warehouse located in Valladolid, Spain. more details..

DHL Freight opens new parcel hub in the Czech Republic

Published on: 27 Sep 13 - Professional Parcel Logistics (PPL), a fully-owned subsidiary of DHL Freight, has opened its new parcel hub in the Czech Republic. more details..

Investments pay dividends for DB Schenker Logistics in Belgium

Published on: 25 Sep 13 - DB Schenker Logistics has announced it is reaping the benefits of its investment programme at its customised FMCG warehouse in Willebroek, Belgium. more details..

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics expands nationwide intermodal network

Published on: 19 Sep 13 - RoadOne IntermodaLogistics has announced the acquisition of US Intermodal, an intermodal trucking and drayage business. The company purchased US... more details..

Roadrunner acquires YES Trans

Published on: 19 Sep 13 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of YES Trans (YES), a refrigerated truckload... more details..

Green Cargo to operate rail link between Sweden and Norway

Published on: 13 Sep 13 - Green Cargo is opening a rail link with the capacity to transport truck trailers and containers between Sweden and Norway. more details..

Roadrunner acquires G.W. Palmer Logistics

Published on: 12 Sep 13 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. has announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding equity of G.W. Palmer Logistics LLC, a non-asset... more details..

GEFCO optimises the efficiency of its overland offer

Published on: 06 Sep 13 - GEFCO has announced the deployment of the new CADIS tool commercialised by Kratzer Automation to improve the efficiency of its overland service... more details..

Vileda extends partnership with CEVA

Published on: 06 Sep 13 - CEVA announced that it has extended its 14 year partnership with Vileda, the house cleaning solutions provider based in Turkey. more details..

Court once again rejects ABF Freight System lawsuit

Published on: 05 Sep 13 - Dating back to 2010 and noted in two Ti briefings, ABF’s lawsuit against YRC and The Teamsters dismissed (12/22/10) and More trouble for YRC as... more details..

A.R.T. Logistics develops its Europe to Mongolia trucking service

Published on: 04 Sep 13 - A.R.T. Logistics has increased its Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) service connecting Europe to Mongolia. more details..

Toll switches on Australia’s first all-electric truck

Published on: 04 Sep 13 - Toll Group has unveiled Australia’s first 100% electric truck. The 10-tonne Smith Electric vehicle will be used for parcel pick-ups and deliveries... more details..

Carlyle Group partnership invests $400m in warehouses

Published on: 04 Sep 13 - The Carlyle Group, the Townsend Group and Shanghai Yupei Group have announced an investment of $400m in 17 warehouses across China. more details..

Apreo Logistics announces name change to C.H. Robinson

Published on: 03 Sep 13 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide announced that it has completed the rebranding process of Apreo Logistics S.A., which will now operate under the name C.H... more details..

PostNL ready to meet new guidelines for medicine distribution

Published on: 28 Aug 13 - PostNL’s Pharma & Care division has announced it is ready to meet the new guidelines put in place for the distribution of pharmaceutical products in... more details..

PostNL tests LNG truck

Published on: 27 Aug 13 - PostNL has announced it is testing a new “super clean truck” which runs on liquid natural gas (LNG). The test will run until the end of 2014. more details..

Dachser adds more space for its food network

Published on: 27 Aug 13 - As the new ‘European Food Network’ is launched, Dachser has announced it is investing heavily in its Food Logistics business in Germany. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.4% in July

Published on: 22 Aug 13 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.4% in July after edging 0.1% higher... more details..

HHLA maintains throughput growth

Published on: 21 Aug 13 - In the first half of 2013, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput by 6.8% to 3.8m TEUs. more details..

TORQ Transloading to construct C$100m crude oil rail terminal

Published on: 15 Aug 13 - TORQ Transloading has announced it plans to develop a large scale unit train, crude-by-rail terminal in the Kerrobert, Saskatchewan area. more details..

DB Schenker Logistics expands in Belgium

Published on: 14 Aug 13 - DB Schenker Logistics has opened a new logistics centre in Zwevegem, Belgium to provide customers in the provinces of Hainault and West and East... more details..

CH Robinson second quarter revenues increase 11%

Published on: 08 Aug 13 - For the second quarter, C.H. Robinson reported an 11% increase in total revenue of $3.3bn. more details..

Continental Tyres extends partnership with Norbert Dentressangle

Published on: 05 Aug 13 - Continental Tyres has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for a further five years, including a significant extension to the scope of... more details..

K Line starts new service for auto parts in India

Published on: 02 Aug 13 - K Line India (KLIN), K Line’s national subsidiary company, has started a "Milk Run" service of automobile parts in the suburbs of Delhi, India for... more details..

Roadrunner Transportation Systems acquires Marisol International

Published on: 01 Aug 13 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced that it has acquired Marisol International (Marisol), a non-asset based provider of international... more details..

XPO Logistics announces second quarter 2013 results

Published on: 01 Aug 13 - XPO Logistics announced total revenues of $137.1m for the second quarter 2013, a 151.4% increase from the same period in 2012. more details..

TransForce announces second quarter results

Published on: 01 Aug 13 - Profit improvements in TransForce's Package and Courier and Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) activities were overshadowed by continued weakness in rig moving... more details..

TIACA appoints new Secretary General

Published on: 30 Jul 13 - The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed Doug Brittin as its new Secretary General, effective August 15, 2013. more details..

Penske Automotive to acquire commercial vehicle and parts distributor

Published on: 29 Jul 13 - Penske Automotive Group has signed an agreement to acquire a distributor of commercial vehicles, related spare parts and aftermarket support across... more details..

GEFCO China launches a new finished vehicle logistics IT system

Published on: 26 Jul 13 - GEFCO has unveiled a new finished vehicle logistics (FVL) IT system in China aimed at optimising its transportation efficiency. more details..

Geodis Wilson appoints new Cluster MD in Singapore & South East Asia

Published on: 24 Jul 13 - Geodis Wilson has announced the appointment of Rene Bach-Larsen as Cluster Managing Director of Singapore & South East Asia. more details..

Norbert Dentressangle to open new UK distribution centre

Published on: 19 Jul 13 - Norbert Dentressangle is set to open a new distribution centre for its Specialist Services operation in Taunton, Somerset, at the end of July. more details..

Hub Group reports record second quarter income

Published on: 19 Jul 13 - Hub Group has reported record income of $18.6m for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013, an increase of 10% compared to the second quarter of 2012. more details..

Construction begins on Emirates SkyCargo’s new terminal in Dubai

Published on: 19 Jul 13 - Construction has begun on Emirates SkyCargo’ s new cargo terminal and supporting facilities at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport... more details..

Con-way Freight adds additional services to its Mexican cross-border solution

Published on: 18 Jul 13 - Con-way Freight has enhanced its Mexico service offering with the introduction of real-time, door-to-door online tracking, a 24-hour Customer Resource... more details..

Georgia Port Authority signs inland port deal

Published on: 11 Jul 13 - A new inland port agreement signed by the state of Georgia Governor, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and Cordele Intermodal Services (CIS) will... more details..

DB Schenker secures presence in Laos

Published on: 10 Jul 13 - DB Schenker has established a legal entity in Laos which will now operate under the name of Schenker (Lao) Sole Co. Ltd. to serve customers in the... more details..

Unilever launches logistics initiative, 'Green Express'

Published on: 10 Jul 13 - Unilever, in partnership with Trenitalia and the Italian Ministry for Environment, has launched a sustainable logistics initiative, ‘Green... more details..

Panalpina expands road freight offering in Europe

Published on: 08 Jul 13 - Panalpina has announced it is expanding its cooperation with Arcese Espana SAU, linking two more of its offices into the existing network with the... more details..

CEVA signs €5m deal with Hydro Building Systems

Published on: 03 Jul 13 - CEVA has announced a new three year contract worth more than €5m with Hydro Building Systems, a global supplier of aluminium with operations in more... more details..

C.H. Robinson continues European expansion

Published on: 26 Jun 13 - C.H. Robinson has announced an expansion of its European operations by opening a new office in Istanbul, Turkey. more details..

DHL extends partnership with YHF Logistics to offer improved China-Russia connectivity

Published on: 21 Jun 13 - DHL has built upon its partnership with YHF Logistics to develop a multi-modal offering to reduce transit time between Western China and Russia by... more details..

Purolator supports growing demand with move to larger facility

Published on: 20 Jun 13 - Purolator Inc. announced that its terminal in Prince George, British Columbia, has moved into a larger facility to cater to growing business demand... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index increases 2.3% in May

Published on: 20 Jun 13 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 2.3% in May after falling 0.2% in April... more details..

US Transportation Secretary LaHood announces National Freight Advisory Committee members

Published on: 13 Jun 13 - US Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood has announced the members of the National Freight Advisory Committee, a group of professionals that will... more details..

Vitran enters into interline partnership to serve the West Coast US

Published on: 13 Jun 13 - Vitran Corporation announced it has entered into an interline arrangement with a West Coast carrier to service its customers in the states of... more details..

Yusen Logistics expands its Chicago warehouse

Published on: 06 Jun 13 - Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc has relocated its Chicago branch to a site about 15 km from Chicago O’Hare International Airport with an expanded... more details..

CSX begins construction of Quebec Intermodal Facility

Published on: 06 Jun 13 - CSX announced it has begun construction of its new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec. more details..

Con-way Freight opens new Lumberton Service Center

Published on: 06 Jun 13 - Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has opened its new 65-door service center in Lumberton, North Carolina. more details..

TNT Express introduces mobile depot in Brussels

Published on: 31 May 13 - TNT Express has announced it is introducing a mobile depot in Brussels to improve the efficiency of its parcel delivery operations and service to... more details..

CEVA announces additional US-Mexico transborder offerings

Published on: 30 May 13 - CEVA has announced the inauguration of two new services in its US-Mexico Transborder portfolio – ‘Mexico Direct,’ a solution that offers... more details..

New facility at Luxembourg Airport strengthens Panalpina’s healthcare solutions

Published on: 29 May 13 - Panalpina has announced that the new Healthcare and Pharma Center of LuxairCargo at Luxembourg Airport will support growth of its temperature... more details..

Celadon Trucking Services announces the acquisition of Hyndman Transport

Published on: 23 May 13 - Celadon Trucking Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celadon Group, announced that it has agreed to acquire Hyndman Transport Limited, based in... more details..

FedEx Freight opens Vancouver service center

Published on: 23 May 13 - FedEx Freight Canada has opened its new Vancouver-area service center. The company stated that the new service center will connect Western Canada's... more details..

Con-way Freight announces major expansion in Wisconsin

Published on: 23 May 13 - Con-way Freight has announced a major investment in the Fond du Lac, Wisconsin community with plans to build a new 96-door, 47,000 sq ft freight... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.2% in April

Published on: 23 May 13 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.2% in April after rising 0.9% in March. more details..

Mizkan selects Bibby Distribution for new ambient food contract

Published on: 20 May 13 - Bibby Distribution has opened a new warehouse and distribution facility and taken on additional staff in Corby after securing a major contract with... more details..

Kerry Logistics launches hybrid electric vehicles in Hong Kong

Published on: 20 May 13 - Kerry Logistics has deployed three hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), as part of its green initiatives across the globe. more details..

DB Schenker signs service contract with DAF Trucks

Published on: 16 May 13 - DB Schenker in Brazil has been chosen as the preferred logistics service provider of DAF Trucks in support of its new truck assembly plant in the... more details..

DB Schenker to manage BMW warehouse in Japan

Published on: 15 May 13 - DB Schenker announced it has been entrusted by BMW to manage a new spare parts warehouse on Japan’s main island of Honshu. more details..

Brenntag selects Norbert Dentressangle's Red Inside service

Published on: 15 May 13 - Brenntag France, part of the Brenntag Group, a global chemical distribution company, has appointed Norbert Dentressangle to provide a dedicated... more details..

Roadrunner announces acquisition of Wando Trucking

Published on: 14 May 13 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding stock and property of Wando Trucking, a provider of intermodal... more details..

C.H. Robinson reports first quarter 2013 earnings

Published on: 09 May 13 - C.H. Robinson has reported strong gains in the first quarter of 2013, largely attributed to its various acquisitions from the previous year. more details..

Saia reports improved first quarter 2013 finances

Published on: 03 May 13 - Saia Inc, reported a 1.9% increase in revenues, and a 32% increase in its operating income to $274m and $14.5m respectively for its first quarter... more details..

Con-Way reported lower than expected first quarter results

Published on: 02 May 13 - Con-Way reported its first quarter 2013 results to be lower than expected with operating income of £31.6m, compared with $55.7m for the first quarter... more details..

GEFCO secures contract with TRP on new outbound flow to Central Europe

Published on: 01 May 13 - Leading seal and gasket manufacturer TRP has selected GEFCO UK to manage its outbound flows to continental Europe. more details..

Dimerco launches new cross-border ASEAN LTL service

Published on: 29 Apr 13 - Dimerco Express Group, a global logistics service provider, has announced the launch of a new LTL road freight service, covering ASEAN and major... more details..

UPS ramps up natural gas investment

Published on: 25 Apr 13 - UPS has announced the accelerated growth of its alternative vehicle fleet with plans to purchase approximately 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG)... more details..

New road transport service launched from Germany to Iberian Peninsula

Published on: 22 Apr 13 - Tres i Trucking has launched a new road transport service from Frankfurt Airport, Germany to various airports in Spain and Portugal. more details..

Unipart's expanded footprint led to strong performance in 2012

Published on: 17 Apr 13 - Unipart Group has announced turnover of over £1bn in 2012 attributed to its global expansion strategy and the resulting new contract wins. more details..

Mitsubishi Electric Europe renews with Yusen Logistics

Published on: 15 Apr 13 - Mitsubishi Electric Europe has awarded Yusen Logistics an extension to its contract to provide its national warehousing operation for the UK. more details..

Toll begins construction of new UK headquarters

Published on: 12 Apr 13 - Toll Global Forwarding has announced it will move to a brand new UK headquarters building at London Heathrow Airport in October 2013. more details..

Penske Logistics completes major upgrade and relocation of its data center

Published on: 11 Apr 13 - Penske Logistics has completed a multi-million dollar upgrade of its enterprise-class data center that serves all of its supply chain customers. The... more details..

Roadrunner Transportation Systems to open new service centers in Florida

Published on: 11 Apr 13 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced it is expanding its less-than-truckload (LTL) outbound capabilities with a new service from Florida. more details..

Damco expands CFS operations in Cambodia

Published on: 05 Apr 13 - Damco has opened a second container freight station (CFS) warehouse facility in Cambodia to further enhance and support its customers’ growth in... more details..

Continental Express acquires Ranger Refrigerated

Published on: 04 Apr 13 - Continental Express has announced the acquisition of Ranger Refrigerated Express Corporation for an undisclosed sum. more details..

DB Schenker expands logistics offering in Ukraine

Published on: 02 Apr 13 - DB Schenker Logistics has announced it is expanding its service portfolio in Ukraine. Its national subsidiary has leased additional capacity in a... more details..

Andrew Distribution selects Ryder for truck leasing and maintenance

Published on: 28 Mar 13 - Ryder System announced it has been selected by Illinois-based Andrew Distribution, a regional provider of transportation and distribution services for... more details..

Goodman develops new distribution centre for DSV in Germany

Published on: 27 Mar 13 - Goodman has announced it is developing a 22,000 sq m distribution centre for DSV at the Leipzig freight village in Germany. more details..

Toll opens $47m terminal for intermodal freight in Australia

Published on: 22 Mar 13 - Toll Intermodal opens its 55,000 sq m interstate freight forwarding facility in Kewdale, Perth. more details..

Canada and the United States announce truck cargo pilot

Published on: 21 Mar 13 - Canada's Minister of Public Safety and the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security signed a Memorandum of Understanding that paves the way for a United... more details..

Echo Global Logistics acquires Open Mile

Published on: 21 Mar 13 - Echo Global Logistics Inc. acquired Open Mile Inc., a truckload brokerage business headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index edged higher in February

Published on: 21 Mar 13 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.6% in February after increasing 1% in... more details..

Agility completes first delivery to Caspian Pipeline Consortium

Published on: 20 Mar 13 - Agility completed the delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organisation operating an investment... more details..

A.R.T. Logistics launches Europe to Mongolia trucking service

Published on: 18 Mar 13 - A.R.T. Logistics, a project logistics company focused on Central Asia, Russia and the CIS, has launched a twice-monthly Less-Than-Truckload service... more details..

Eurotunnel rejects Competition Commission’s objections to new offering

Published on: 18 Mar 13 - Groupe Eurotunnel has released a statement outlining its objections to the European Competition Commission’s provisional findings regarding... more details..

MIQ Logistics opens new facility in Texas

Published on: 14 Mar 13 - MIQ Logistics has announced the opening of a new facility in Laredo, Texas, to better serve customers’ cross-border supply chain needs. more details..

Con-way Freight opens new Laredo facility

Published on: 14 Mar 13 - Con-way Freight has opened its new service center facility in Laredo, Texas. The $13m facility features a 70,000 sq ft dock with 148 loading doors... more details..

Norbert Dentressangle invests in hybrid drive forklift trucks

Published on: 13 Mar 13 - Norbert Dentressangle announced it is replacing 40 forklift trucks during 2013 with a new hybrid drive model that on average reduces fuel... more details..

Forward Air acquires Total Quality for $66m

Published on: 07 Mar 13 - Forward Air Corporation announced that it has acquired Total Quality, Inc. (TQI), a premium provider of maximum security and temperature-controlled... more details..

Geodis Wilson wins two year contract with Delsey

Published on: 01 Mar 13 - Geodis Wilson has signed a two year contract to manage the global logistics operations for international luggage manufacturer, Delsey. more details..

YRC Freight to acquire LNG trucks

Published on: 28 Feb 13 - YRC Freight has completed an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels to buy four liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks to operate in Southern California. more details..

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal join forces to launch new intermodal service

Published on: 21 Feb 13 - Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal, two subsidiaries of Con-way Inc. announced the launch of a new North American intermodal product that... more details..

TNT opens express hub in Romania

Published on: 18 Feb 13 - TNT Romania, a national subsidiary of TNT Express, has opened a new hub close to the International Airport Traian Vuia in Timisoara. more details..

DSV to manage Valmet Automotive’s inbound logistics

Published on: 18 Feb 13 - Valmet Automotive has appointed DSV to manage its road transport and inbound logistics for the production of Mercedes-Benz A-Class vehicles. more details..

Vitran Corporation sells its Supply Chain Operation division

Published on: 14 Feb 13 - Vitran Corporation announced that it has reached an agreement to divest its Supply Chain Operation division to Legacy Supply Chain. more details..

Con-way Multimodal names Cory Bingham Director of Business Development

Published on: 12 Feb 13 - Con-way Multimodal, a freight brokerage division of Con-way’s operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, has named Cory Bingham as Director of... more details..

Saia appoints Independent Director William F. Evans to Board

Published on: 12 Feb 13 - Saia, Inc has announced that William F. Evans has been elected to its Board of Directors and to the company’s Audi Committee. more details..

Geodis wins e-commerce logistics contract with Castorama

Published on: 11 Feb 13 - SNCF Geodis has won a contract with DIY retailer Castorama to provide home deliveries of website orders in France. more details..

APM Terminals opens new dry port in Mombasa

Published on: 08 Feb 13 - APM Terminals has opened a new 18 acre inland container freight station near Kenya’s primary port of Mombasa. more details..

Crowley opens new Miami cold storage facility

Published on: 07 Feb 13 - Crowley Maritime Corp. & Customized Brokers, Crowley’s Miami-based customs brokerage subsidiary, has opened its new 'Crowley Fresh' cold storage... more details..

Acquisitions boost C.H. Robinson's fourth quarter performance

Published on: 07 Feb 13 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide has reported financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. Total revenues for the fourth quarter were... more details..

Geodis Calberson wins new two-year contract with Alpine Electronics

Published on: 06 Feb 13 - Geodis Calberson has won an extension of its contract with leading mobile media solutions manufacturer Alpine Electronics. more details..

Goodman reports a strong finish to 2012

Published on: 04 Feb 13 - Goodman Group has announced that it will commence 210,000 sq m of new industrial and commercial development projects across key Australian markets... more details..

US Transportation Secretary LaHood to step down

Published on: 31 Jan 13 - Secretary Ray LaHood announced to the employees of the US Department of Transportation that after serving for four years in President Obama’s... more details..

Hub Group reports record fourth quarter income

Published on: 31 Jan 13 - Hub Group, Inc has reported record net income of $18.8m for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012, an increase of 11% compared to the fourth... more details..

Canadian General Freight Index reports declines in fuel and freight costs

Published on: 31 Jan 13 - The results of Nulogx's Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) indicate that the total cost of ground transportation for Canadian Shippers declined... more details..

Roadrunner to expand Philadelphia terminal

Published on: 17 Jan 13 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced the expansion of its less-than-truckload (LTL) outbound service center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. more details..

China Logistics Group launches domestic trucking services

Published on: 16 Jan 13 - China Logistics Group announced that it will launch its own domestic trucking services to select locations and customers in China. more details..

EBRD supports development of port infrastructure in Moldova

Published on: 14 Jan 13 - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending US$12m to Danube Logistics, the owner and operator of the Giurgiulesti... more details..

Celadon Trucking Services announces the acquisitions of Rock Leasing and Kelly Logistics

Published on: 10 Jan 13 - Celadon Trucking Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celadon Group, announced that it has agreed to acquire Rock Leasing, based in Warren, Indiana... more details..

P&O Ferrymasters extends Kleijn Transport Link

Published on: 09 Jan 13 - P&O Ferrymasters announced it has signed a trailer trucking agreement with Dutch subcontractor Kleijn Transport to extend a relationship of more... more details..

Kerry Logistics establishes joint venture in Vietnam

Published on: 07 Jan 13 - Kerry Logistics has expanded its network in Vietnam by securing a majority stake in Tin Thanh Express, a leading express company, to offer... more details..

Lynden International opens new office in Edmonton

Published on: 03 Jan 13 - Lynden International has opened a new service center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The company stated that the new location adds a strategic link to... more details..

Roadrunner acquires Direct Connection Transportation

Published on: 03 Jan 13 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Direct Connection Transportation, a non-asset... more details..

Averitt improves service to eastern Canada

Published on: 20 Dec 12 - Averitt Express has rolled out improved less-than-truckload service times to eastern Canada. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rebounds 3.7% in November

Published on: 20 Dec 12 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.7% in November erasing October’s 3.7%... more details..

U.S. Xpress affiliate Arnold Transportation Services to merge with LinkAmerica

Published on: 13 Dec 12 - U.S. Xpress Enterprises announced a merger of the company’s Arnold Transportation Services with LinkAmerica, a Fort Worth-based truckload and... more details..

Lineage Logistics to open new cold storage facility on the Port of Long Beach

Published on: 13 Dec 12 - Lineage Logistics, a warehousing and logistics company, announced that it plans to open and operate a new 196,000 sq ft cold storage facility on the... more details..

R+L Carriers launches guaranteed and expedited business critical solutions

Published on: 06 Dec 12 - R+L Carriers has launched a new suite of guaranteed and expedited shipping services that fall under the new service umbrella of Business Critical... more details..

Wallenborn expands in Europe

Published on: 05 Dec 12 - Wallenborn Transport, a Luxembourg based overland transport company, has expanded its operations in Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. more details..

JF Hillebrand partners with Menlo Worldwide Logistics

Published on: 05 Dec 12 - Menlo Worldwide Logistics has announced a new engagement with JF Hillebrand Singapore to provide logistics and customs brokerage services for whisky... more details..

New LNG trucks for Wim Bosman

Published on: 30 Nov 12 - Wim Bosman announced it has put its first LNG truck into operation. The company announced a total of five Mercedes-Benz Econic LNG trucks have been... more details..

DHL opens its first freight forwarding office in Libya

Published on: 30 Nov 12 - DHL Global Forwarding has opened its first office in Tripoli to provide international freight, domestic and cross-border trucking services. more details..

Roadrunner to open new outbound service center in Boston

Published on: 29 Nov 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced the opening of a new less-than-truckload (LTL) outbound service center serving the New England... more details..

DHL invests €50m in Thailand

Published on: 19 Nov 12 - DHL Supply Chain has announced an investment of €50m to strengthen its position in Thailand. more details..

Vopak and Sabic to invest in new storage terminal in Saudi Arabia

Published on: 16 Nov 12 - Royal Vopak announced a partnership with Sabic to build a new storage terminal in King Fahd Industrial Port at Jubail, Saudi Arabia. more details..

US Xpress expand Mexican service offerings

Published on: 15 Nov 12 - US Xpress Enterprises has announced that it will significantly expand its presence and range of US/Mexican cross-border services through two key... more details..

Norbert Dentressangle wins Interfloor contract

Published on: 14 Nov 12 - Norbert Dentressangle has won a multi-million pound, three-year contract to provide a dedicated delivery solution for Interfloor Limited, a... more details..

DB Schenker subsidiary agrees build-to-suit warehouse in Tokyo

Published on: 14 Nov 12 - Schenker-Seino Co., Ltd. has signed a 10-year lease agreement with the Redwood Group for a build-to-suit warehouse in the greater Tokyo area. more details..

Emirates SkyCargo creates new French trade lane

Published on: 12 Nov 12 - Emirates SkyCargo has strengthened its operations in France with the addition of Lyon as the third French gateway in its network of 126 destinations. more details..

XPO Logistics announces third quarter results

Published on: 08 Nov 12 - XPO Logistics has announced financial results for the third quarter of 2012. Total revenue was $71.0m for the quarter, a 49.8% increase from the... more details..

Cass Freight Index reports month-to-month volumes down 1.4%

Published on: 08 Nov 12 - US October shipment volumes have fallen 1.4% in 2012 as the normal holiday shipping surge has not materialized. more details..

Kerry launches China-Vietnam LTL trucking service

Published on: 02 Nov 12 - Kerry Asia Road Transport (KART), a subsidiary of Kerry Logistics, has launched a new scheduled twice-weekly trucking service connecting Shenzhen... more details..

Echo Global Logistics acquires Sharp Freight Systems

Published on: 01 Nov 12 - Echo Global Logistics has acquired substantially all of the assets of Sharp Freight Systems, an intermodal and truckload brokerage headquartered in... more details..

Severe floods in Argentina affect port terminals at San Lorenzo

Published on: 29 Oct 12 - ISS Argentina has advised that severe floods are affecting shore-based logistical support at a number of port terminals in Argentina. more details..

FedEx enhances Canada and Mexico services

Published on: 29 Oct 12 - FedEx Freight has enhanced its Canada and Mexico services, with expanded geographic coverage and upgrades to its shipping tools. more details..

NOL reports $50m third quarter profit

Published on: 26 Oct 12 - NOL Group has announced net profit of $50m for the third quarter of 2012, a $141m increase compared to a loss of $91m in the third quarter of 2011. more details..

Americold announces new expedited transportation service

Published on: 25 Oct 12 - Americold has introduced Xpedite, a new service providing coordination and expedited delivery of Less-Than Truckload (LTL) and Full Truckload... more details..

England Logistics acquires Kampstra Transportation & Logistics

Published on: 25 Oct 12 - England Logistics has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Portland, Oregon based Kampstra Transportation and Logistics. more details..

Pall-Ex officially opens its Northern Hub

Published on: 22 Oct 12 - Pall-Ex has officially launched the Northern Hub of its European palletised freight network. The 40,000 sq ft facility is located in Carlisle, UK on a... more details..

C.H. Robinson announces sale of T-Chek Systems for $302.5m

Published on: 18 Oct 12 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its payment services business, T-Chek Systems, to Electronic... more details..

ChemLogix launches new freight brokerage service

Published on: 18 Oct 12 - ChemLogix has launched a new freight brokerage service as part of its Capacity Management program. more details..

Cass Freight Index indicates shipping increase due to potential port strike

Published on: 11 Oct 12 - According to Cass’ monthly Freight Index report, freight shipments increased 2.2% in September. more details..

Exel opens new distribution center in Texas

Published on: 11 Oct 12 - Exel, part of the supply chain division of DHL, has announced the opening of a 250,000 sq ft distribution center in Laredo, Texas. more details..

Dachser expands in Langenau

Published on: 08 Oct 12 - Dachser has announced it is investing €26m in the expansion of its branch office in Langenau, Germany. Completion is scheduled for mid-2013. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.9% in August

Published on: 27 Sep 12 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 0.9% in August after increasing 0.4%... more details..

Dachser invests in new fleet programme

Published on: 24 Sep 12 - Dachser UK has announced it is investing in a new fleet replacement programme for its North West operation. more details..

Groupe CAT acquires Toquero Group’s transport division

Published on: 14 Sep 12 - Groupe CAT has announced the acquisition of Toquero Group’s transport division through its Iberian subsidiary. more details..

R.R. Donnelley acquires Express Postal Options International

Published on: 13 Sep 12 - R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced that it has expanded its logistics services offering with the acquisition of Express Postal Options... more details..

Panalpina launches new direct LCL services from Asia to Europe

Published on: 12 Sep 12 - Panalpina has launched three new direct Less than Container Load (LCL) services from Asia to Europe in a bid to significantly cut transit times and... more details..

YRC Freight appoints new COO

Published on: 10 Sep 12 - YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, has announced the appointment of Maynard Skarka to the newly created position of Chief Operations... more details..

APL and Con-way launch service from Jakarta to North America

Published on: 07 Sep 12 - Global trade partners APL Logistics and Con-way Freight have announced a new service transporting day-definite shipments from Jakarta, Indonesia to... more details..

CMA CGM launches new service between Morocco and Europe

Published on: 05 Sep 12 - CMA CGM has announced the launch of its new service between Morocco and Europe, the “Dunkrus Express”. more details..

Briggs Equipment to acquire assets from Barloworld Handling UK

Published on: 31 Aug 12 - Briggs Equipment UK Ltd, the exclusive UK dealer for Yale Europe Materials Handling products, has announced an agreement to acquire the assets of... more details..

Domino's Pizza joins US EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership

Published on: 30 Aug 12 - Domino's Pizza has announced that it joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a collaboration between the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... more details..

UPS reach pension agreement with New England Teamsters

Published on: 30 Aug 12 - UPS has announced an agreement with the New England Teamsters and Trucking Industry Pension Fund (NETTI) to restructure pension liabilities for... more details..

NAFTA trade up 6.6% year-on-year in June

Published on: 30 Aug 12 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, was 6.6% higher... more details..

Vopak and Gasunie sign agreement with Shell

Published on: 29 Aug 12 - Royal Vopak and Gasunie have signed an agreement with Shell to be the first customer at their LNG Break Bulk terminal, to be constructed at the... more details..

Dachser Food Logistics opens new site in Koblenz

Published on: 29 Aug 12 - Dachser Food Logistics announced that it is expanding its network for temperature-controlled logistics with a new branch office in Koblenz. more details..

NESCO acquires Penske’s utility rental assets

Published on: 28 Aug 12 - NESCO announced that it has acquired the fleet and related assets of Penske’s utility rental division. more details..

Ryder to provide support to Multi Group Logistics

Published on: 23 Aug 12 - Multi Group Logistics, a provider of expedited truckload services for general dry commodities has selected Ryder System to provide on-site maintenance... more details..

ATA truck tonnage remains unchanged in July

Published on: 23 Aug 12 - The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in July after increasing 1.1% in... more details..

Roadrunner acquires Expedited Freight Systems

Published on: 14 Aug 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems, announced that it has acquired Expedited Freight Systems (EFS), a Midwest regional overnight less-than-truckload... more details..

DHL agrees partnership with Etihad Rail

Published on: 13 Aug 12 - DHL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national railway. more details..

DB Schenker Rail increases service on the London–Wroclaw corridor

Published on: 10 Aug 12 - DB Schenker Rail has announced it is expanding its service between Poland and the UK. Starting on October 9, an additional weekly freight train will... more details..

Roadrunner acquires two refrigerated trucking companies

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired R&M Transportation and Sortino Transportation for a combined $24.4m. more details..

Celadon Trucking Services acquires assets from USA Dry Van

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - Celadon Trucking Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celadon Group, announced it has agreed to purchase assets from USA Dry Van Logistics, based in... more details..

Access America Transport opens new location in Texas

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - Access America Transport, a leading-based third-party logistics company, has opened a new location in San Antonio, Texas. The Texas office will... more details..

Trimac Transportation's revenue and profits both up in Q2

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - Trimac Transportation has announced its consolidated revenue, including fuel surcharges, was up $3.7m – or 4.5% - in the second quarter of 2012. more details..

Echo Global Logistics announces two executive appointments

Published on: 07 Aug 12 - Echo Global Logistics, a supply chain management services provider, has announced the promotion of Scott Boyer to Executive Vice President of Sales... more details..

Ryder acquires UK-based Euroway Group

Published on: 06 Aug 12 - Ryder System has acquired independently owned and operated Euroway Group based in Bedfordshire, UK. Euroway is a commercial truck leasing, maintenance... more details..

Universal Truckload Services to acquire LINC Logistics

Published on: 02 Aug 12 - Universal Truckload Services announced that it will acquire LINC Logistics Company in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $335m... more details..

Crowley introduces LCL services to Colombia

Published on: 02 Aug 12 - Crowley Maritime Corporation’s logistics group has expanded its logistics services to include LCL ocean and air cargo lifts, along with customs... more details..

Con-way reports 42% increase in net income

Published on: 02 Aug 12 - Con-way Inc. has reported 2012 second quarter net income of $41.8m. The result is a 42% improvement compared to 2011 second quarter net income of... more details..

Landstar System reports increases in second quarter earnings

Published on: 02 Aug 12 - Landstar System reported 2012 second quarter net income of $35.9m, this resulted in an increase of 21.35% compared to net income of $29.6m for the... more details..

Echo Global acquires Shipper Direct

Published on: 02 Aug 12 - Echo Global Logistics has acquired all of the assets of Shipper Direct Logistics, a truckload transportation brokerage located in Nashville... more details..

TransForce announces increases in 2012 second quarter results

Published on: 02 Aug 12 - TransForce has announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Total revenue increased $161.2m, or 25%, to $812.0m largely... more details..

Hub Group reports record net income

Published on: 26 Jul 12 - Hub Group has reported record net income of $16.9m for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, an increase of 18% compared to the second quarter of... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage jumped 1.2% in June

Published on: 26 Jul 12 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.2% in June after falling 1.0% in... more details..

C.H. Robinson reports second quarter results

Published on: 26 Jul 12 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide has reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company announced its truck net revenues, which... more details..

DHL Express launches alternative fuel delivery vans

Published on: 25 Jul 12 - DHL Express has added 100 alternative fuel delivery vans to its fleet to reduce emissions and fuel costs in markets across US. more details..

C.H. Robinson to focus on temperature controlled transport in Rotterdam

Published on: 20 Jul 12 - C.H. Robinson Europe has announced the opening of a new office in Rotterdam which will specifically focus on providing temperature controlled... more details..

J.B. Hunt reports net earnings increase of 22% in Q2 2012

Published on: 19 Jul 12 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services announced second quarter 2012 net earnings of $80.5m compared to $65.7m for the same period in 2011. more details..

Marten Transport announces significant increase in net income

Published on: 19 Jul 12 - Marten Transport has reported a 22.4% increase in net income to $7.6m for the second quarter of 2012. more details..

ADM Londis signs €20m deal with Norbert Dentressangle

Published on: 18 Jul 12 - ADM Londis, the Irish grocery retail group, has signed a €20m contract with Norbert Dentressangle to provide centralised chilled distribution of... more details..

DFDS signs new agreement with Volvo

Published on: 09 Jul 12 - DFDS and Volvo have signed a new agreement for the transport of cargo on three DFDS routes. In addition, DFDS has taken over operations of Mercatordok... more details..

Saia acquires Robart Transportation

Published on: 05 Jul 12 - Saia acquires brokerage and 3PL business Robart Transportation and its subsidiary, The RL Services Group. more details..

Cargotec secures order for 13 Kalmar forklift trucks to Brazil's Vix Logistica S.A.

Published on: 28 Jun 12 - Cargotec has secured an order from Brazilian logistics company, Vix Logistica to deliver 13 Kalmar forklift trucks. The nine DCF300 and four DCF420... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage fell 0.7% in May

Published on: 21 Jun 12 - A slowing US economy results in second month of declining truck tonnage. more details..

YRC Freight reduces delivery times across its LTL network

Published on: 21 Jun 12 - YRC Freight announced it is reducing delivery times on 24,000 lanes throughout its North American LTL network. more details..

Disney to import significant volumes via Port of Jacksonville

Published on: 21 Jun 12 - The Jacksonville Port Authority, MOL and TraPac announced that Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has started importing most of the merchandise headed to... more details..

Schneider National and CSX expand agreement

Published on: 14 Jun 12 - Schneider National and CSX have expanded their partnership. The agreement will help develop Schneider’s intermodal services. more details..

Menlo continues to manage rapid response program in New York

Published on: 14 Jun 12 - New York City’s Office of Emergency Management has renewed its contract with Menlo Worldwide Logistics. more details..

Celadon Trucking Services acquires assets from Hiner Transport

Published on: 14 Jun 12 - Celadon Trucking Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celadon Group, announced that it has agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment... more details..

Eurotunnel acquires SeaFrance's assets

Published on: 13 Jun 12 - Groupe Eurotunnel has entered into the shipping business by acquiring the assets of the bankrupt company, SeaFrance. more details..

CMA CGM regroups multimodal subsidiaries into one entity

Published on: 11 Jun 12 - CMA CGM has regrouped its five multimodal subsidiaries into one entity, Greenmodal Transport. more details..

Roadrunner acquires CTW Transport

Published on: 07 Jun 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. has continued with its acquisition strategy for 2012 with the addition of CTW Transport, a truckload carrier... more details..

Echo Global Logistics acquires Purple Plum Logistics

Published on: 07 Jun 12 - Echo Global Logistics has acquired truckload transportation brokerage Purple Plum Logistics. more details..

Penske Logistics and Cardinal Health extend dedicated carriage services agreement

Published on: 31 May 12 - Penske Logistics announced that it has reached an agreement with Cardinal Health to extend their existing dedicated carriage services contract. more details..

March NAFTA trade highest on record, exceeding $85bn for first time

Published on: 31 May 12 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, was 6.2% higher... more details..

Roadrunner to open two new outbound terminals in the Northeast

Published on: 31 May 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced the opening of two new less-than-truckload (LTL) outbound terminals serving the Northeast region of... more details..

Raben opens new customs cargo complex

Published on: 28 May 12 - Raben Ukraine has opened a new customs cargo complex (CCC) to meet increased demand for customs clearance services at its logistics terminal in Kiev. more details..

CEVA and Ford expand relationship

Published on: 25 May 12 - CEVA has expanded its partnership with Ford Motor Company to include a range of additional logistics functions for Ford’s Assembly Plant in Kansas... more details..

YRC Worldwide names Scott Ware as President of Holland

Published on: 24 May 12 - YRC Worldwide has named Scott D. Ware as President of its Holland subsidiary, a provider of next-day regional less-than-truckload (LTL) services. more details..

Geodis Wilson expands cross-border trucking operations to China

Published on: 23 May 12 - Geodis Wilson has announced it is expanding its trucking operations to include China, an extension of its existing routes through Singapore, Malaysia... more details..

CEVA inaugurates first control tower in Turkey

Published on: 21 May 12 - CEVA has opened a new control tower in Istanbul which enables the company to monitor all of its operations throughout the supply chain from a single... more details..

Norbert Dentressangle trials Renault hybrid in the UK

Published on: 21 May 12 - Norbert Dentressangle is testing Renault Trucks' 26 tonne hybrid vehicle in the UK as part of its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. more details..

DHL's Standard Forwarding earns SmartWay Partner status again

Published on: 17 May 12 - Standard Forwarding, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of DHL Freight, has been awarded SmartWay Transport Partnership status for the... more details..

Schneider National extends relationship with BNSF Railway

Published on: 17 May 12 - Schneider National has signed a new multi-year agreement with BNSF Railway under which the railroad will continue to serve as one of Schneider’s... more details..

Contrans Group reports 21% increase in revenue for first quarter 2012

Published on: 17 May 12 - Acquisitions help Contrans Group achieve double digit growth for the first quarter of 2012. more details..

XPO Logistics announces first quarter loss

Published on: 10 May 12 - XPO Logistics has announced a net loss of $2.7m for the first quarter of 2012, compared with a net income of $1.1m for the same period of 2011. more details..

Quality Distribution reports energised first quarter results

Published on: 10 May 12 - Quality Distribution has announced a significant increase in revenue and net income for the first quarter of 2012. This was attributed to the strong... more details..

Kerry Logistics expands cold chain distribution in Australia

Published on: 08 May 12 - Kerry Logistics has set up a joint venture with Mosskito Logistics in Australia to expand its cold chain distribution segment in Australia. more details..

TransForce reports strong start to 2012

Published on: 03 May 12 - TransForce has announced a strong start to 2012 with first quarter revenues up 40% year-on-year and EBIT up 94%. more details..

Con-way reports growth across all its business segments

Published on: 03 May 12 - Con-way Inc. has reported strong growth in revenue, operating income and net income for the first quarter of 2012. more details..

YRC Worldwide announces agreement with its lenders

Published on: 03 May 12 - YRC Worldwide has announced that it has reached an agreement with its lenders to extend the repayment period of its loans. The agreement also... more details..

Trimac announces 10% revenue growth in Q1 2012

Published on: 03 May 12 - Trimac has reported revenue growth of 10% to $81m in the first quarter of 2012. The company’s EBITDA for the first quarter also increased by 20.6%... more details..

IJS Global opens new headquarters in Amsterdam

Published on: 02 May 12 - IJS Global has unveiled its new world headquarters situated at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel establishes LCL gateway in Shanghai

Published on: 02 May 12 - Kuehne + Nagel announced it has established a new national gateway in Shanghai, China, expanding the company’s less-than-container-load (LCL)... more details..

Roadrunner acquires D&E Transport

Published on: 26 Apr 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced it has acquired D&E Transport for approximately $11.2m. more details..

Pacer and CRST establish dedicated drayage agreements

Published on: 26 Apr 12 - Pacer International and CRST International have announced that they have agreed to multi-market dedicated drayage agreements focused on driving... more details..

Dynamex launches truckload service

Published on: 26 Apr 12 - Dynamex has announced it is expanding its core service portfolio to include full truckload solutions through Dynamex Truckload Services. more details..

CH Robinson announces 7.9% increase in revenues

Published on: 26 Apr 12 - CH Robinson has announced a 7.9% increase in first quarter revenues to $2,552m. more details..

Werner Enterprises announces 30% increase in net income

Published on: 19 Apr 12 - Werner Enterprises has announced a 30% increase in net income for the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period of 2011. more details..

Heartland Express quarterly profit rises 12%

Published on: 19 Apr 12 - Heartland Express' first-quarter earnings rose 12% as the company increased its revenue and benefited from fleet and utilization growth. more details..

Marten Transport reports 33% increase in net income

Published on: 19 Apr 12 - Marten Transport has reported a 33% increase in net income to $5.4m for the first quarter of 2012, from $4.1m for the first quarter of 2011. more details..

CEVA launches cross border LTL services for road freight in Asia

Published on: 18 Apr 12 - CEVA has announced the launch of a new less than truckload (LTL) service as part of CEVA Ground’s cross-border road freight offering in Asia... more details..

J.B. Hunt announces strong growth in Q1 results

Published on: 16 Apr 12 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services has announced record first quarter 2012 net earnings of $67.7m compared to first quarter 2011 net earnings of $50.0m. more details..

UPS introduces new US-Mexico ground freight service

Published on: 12 Apr 12 - UPS has announced UPS CrossBorder Connect, a new ground freight service between the US and Mexico. more details..

Meritor appoints Craig Cartmill and Doug Wolma to new aftermarket positions

Published on: 05 Apr 12 - Meritor, a global supplier of drivetrain, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicles, has appointed Craig Cartmill and Doug Wolma to... more details..

ATA truck tonnage increased 0.5% in February

Published on: 29 Mar 12 - For February 2012, The American Trucking Association seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.5% after declining 4.6% in January. more details..

PITT OHIO consolidates freight operations with Manhattan Associates

Published on: 29 Mar 12 - PITT OHIO, a Pittsburgh-based less-than-truckload (LTL) provider, has selected Manhattan Associates to provide IT solutions to help consolidate its... more details..

Groupe CAT wins SsangYong contract

Published on: 26 Mar 12 - Groupe CAT has signed a new long-term contract with SsangYong in the UK as its technical services provider in the Port of Bristol, UK. more details..

Towne Air Freight selected as logistics provider for British Airways and Iberia

Published on: 22 Mar 12 - Towne Air Freight has been selected as the primary North American provider of logistics and ground transportation for British Airways World Cargo... more details..

CEVA signs three year partnership with Hankook

Published on: 21 Mar 12 - CEVA has signed a three year agreement with Hankook Tire Italy, a global tyre manufacturer. more details..

DB Schenker Rail offers direct services to Paris

Published on: 19 Mar 12 - DB Schenker Rail has opened a new rail logistics centre in the greater Paris area, increasing connectivity to its European network. more details..

YRC Worldwide sells interest in Shanghai Jiayu Logistics

Published on: 15 Mar 12 - YRC Worldwide has announced the company has agreed to sell its interest in Shanghai Jiayu Logistics to its 35% joint venture partner. more details..

Pacer appoints new Executive Vice President of International Logistics

Published on: 15 Mar 12 - Pacer International has announced the addition of Bob Noonan as executive vice president of International Logistics. more details..

TNT Post UK opens Vehicle Maintenance Unit

Published on: 14 Mar 12 - TNT Post UK, a subsidiary of PostNL, has opened a Vehicle Maintenance Unit (VMU) at its 11,000 sq m depot in Rugby, in the UK. more details..

Canadian Pacific expands Bakken crude-by-rail capability from North Dakota

Published on: 08 Mar 12 - Canadian Pacific has announced that it will be moving additional Bakken crude oil by unit train rail from a planned industry logistics hub served by... more details..

Total Quality Logistics continues expansion

Published on: 08 Mar 12 - Total Quality Logistics has expanded its national operations by opening its 12th satellite office in Austin, Texas. more details..

Acquisitions support revenue growth for Contrans

Published on: 08 Mar 12 - Contrans has announced revenue from transportation services of $378.1m; the 5.5% year-on-year increase was attributed to business acquisitions and... more details..

ATA truck tonnage index fell 4% in January

Published on: 01 Mar 12 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 4.0% in January after surging 6.4% in... more details..

Roadrunner acquires Capital Transportation Logistics

Published on: 01 Mar 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired Capital Transportation Logistics, a provider of transportation management solutions. more details..

Universal Truckload Services reports 15.5% increase in revenues

Published on: 01 Mar 12 - Universal Truckload Services has announced a 15.5% year-on-year increase in revenues for 2011 with a figure of $699.8m. more details..

Scania to invest in more efficient parts distribution

Published on: 01 Mar 12 - Scania, a leading manufacturer of automotives including trucks and marine engines, has announced plans to construct a new parts warehouse in South... more details..

GT Logistics announces agreement with Cokinos Energy

Published on: 23 Feb 12 - GT Logistics has announced that it has signed a marketing agreement with Cokinos Energy Corporation that will enhance the services offered at its GT... more details..

Investment in new executive team harms XPO Logistics' Q4 profits

Published on: 23 Feb 12 - XPO Logistics has reported a net loss of $1.5m in the fourth quarter of 2011, the company attributed the loss to the hiring of the company's new... more details..

APL to phase out US chassis fleet by 2014

Published on: 16 Feb 12 - APL has announced it will begin phasing out its US fleet of cargo container chassis during the first half of 2012. more details..

Kintetsu World Express announces joint venture with Gati

Published on: 13 Feb 12 - Kintetsu World Express (KWE) has announced a joint venture with Indian distribution services company Gati. more details..

Landstar System reports 22% increase in fourth quarter revenue

Published on: 09 Feb 12 - Landstar System has reported revenue of $717.5m in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to $587.5m in the 2010 fourth quarter. more details..

Arkansas Best Corporation posts profit for fourth quarter 2011 and full year 2011

Published on: 02 Feb 12 - Arkansas Best reports positive increases in revenue for fourth quarter 2011 and for full year 2011. more details..

Savi launches Savi Mobile Tracking System

Published on: 02 Feb 12 - Savi, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, launched Savi Mobile Tracking System, advanced technology that identifies and tracks in... more details..

Crowley adds weekly express LCL service from Houston to Puerto Rico

Published on: 02 Feb 12 - Crowley Maritime Corp. to launch a new weekly express less-than-container load (LCL) service from Houston to Puerto Rico. more details..

Saia reports fourth quarter 2011 revenue increase of 13%

Published on: 02 Feb 12 - Saia reports fourth quarter 2011 revenue increase of 13%. more details..

C.H. Robinson Reports Fourth Quarter Results

Published on: 02 Feb 12 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. reportes fourth quarter revenue increase of 10.4%. more details..

TNT Express achieves 6% fuel savings with aerodynamic trailer tail

Published on: 27 Jan 12 - Tests performed by TNT Express have showed that using an aerodynamic trailer tail can cut truck fuel consumption by 6%. more details..

Marten Transport announces record fourth-quarter results

Published on: 26 Jan 12 - Marten Transport has reported a net income increase of 47.1% in the fourth quarter of 2011 and the highest net income for any quarter in the... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index posts largest annual gain in 13 years

Published on: 26 Jan 12 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 6.8% in December after rising 0.3% in... more details..

Celadon Group reports 47.9% net income increase in second fiscal quarter

Published on: 26 Jan 12 - Celadon Group has reported a 47.9% increase in net income for the first six months of the company’s fiscal year ending June 30, 2012. more details..

Hoelting named UPS Freight Sales Senior Vice President

Published on: 23 Jan 12 - Paul Hoelting, the vice president of corporate business development for UPS Freight, has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of... more details..

DB Schenker offers combined transport capacity between Italy and Poland

Published on: 20 Jan 12 - DB Schenker Logistics has started a new offering for combined transport between Italy and Poland on the Verona-Ostrava route. more details..

Schneider National extends contract with CSX

Published on: 19 Jan 12 - Schneider National has announced that it has signed a new, multi-year agreement with CSX Transportation under which the railroad will serve as one... more details..

Reddaway expands next-day service between Las Vegas and Northern California

Published on: 12 Jan 12 - Reddaway has launched a new next-day service to and from Las Vegas and key markets in northern California. more details..

Container terminal at the Port of Cartagena to implement Navis technology

Published on: 12 Jan 12 - Navis has announced Sociedad Portuaria de Cartagena (SPRC), a container terminal at the Port of Cartagena, Columbia, will implement its Real Time... more details..

Otter Tail Corporation sells E.W. Wylie

Published on: 05 Jan 12 - Otter Tail Corporation announced it has sold its trucking business, E.W. Wylie, to Walden Smokey Point, Inc., a holding company based in Dallas... more details..

2012 marks the end of ‘dirty’ trucks at the Port of Los Angeles

Published on: 05 Jan 12 - January 1, 2012 marked the final milestone of the Clean Truck Program (CTP) at the Port of Los Angeles. more details..

US Customs and Border Protection announces pilots for rail and sea e-manifest

Published on: 22 Dec 11 - The automated commercial environment (ACE) is a CBP project designed to speed up the flow of shipments and is part of CBP’s program to improve... more details..

Stobart Group restarts European rail service

Published on: 19 Dec 11 - Stobart Group has restarted its low-carbon, rail freight service between Spain and the UK. more details..

YRC Worldwide sells truckload subsidiary to Celadon

Published on: 19 Dec 11 - YRC Worldwide has announced it has sold a significant portion of the assets of its Glen Moore truckload operating subsidiary to Celadon Trucking... more details..

Turnover rate for truckload drivers rises for fourth straight quarter

Published on: 15 Dec 11 - Turnover rates for truckload drivers rose to 89% in the third quarter of 2011, the fourth straight quarterly increase. more details..

Freight shipments fell 0.2% in October from September

Published on: 15 Dec 11 - Freight shipments in the US declined 0.2% in October from September, but increased 4% compared to October 2010. more details..

Tibbett Logistics opens second Bucharest intermodal terminal

Published on: 09 Dec 11 - Tibbett Logistics has opened its second intermodal terminal in Bucharest, following a €6.4m investment in the development. more details..

Saia increases and extends its credit facility

Published on: 08 Dec 11 - Saia, Inc. has announced that it has amended and extended its revolving credit facility increasing the size of available credit from $120m to $150m. more details..

TNT Express opens regional security command centre in Singapore

Published on: 07 Dec 11 - TNT Express has opened its new regional security command centre in Singapore. more details..

DHL launches multi-modal service linking China and Japan

Published on: 05 Dec 11 - DHL has launched a new multi-modal service operated by its Global Forwarding division between China and Japan. more details..

Reichhold selects Transplace to manage its domestic transportation

Published on: 01 Dec 11 - Transplace announced that it has been selected by global composite and coating industry manufacturer Reichhold, Inc. to handle certain domestic... more details..

CSX introduces improved Carbon Calculator

Published on: 01 Dec 11 - CSX’s carbon calculator compares carbon emissions generated by freight rail to those of long-haul trucks over similar routes. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel adopts IAS Dispatch system

Published on: 30 Nov 11 - Kuehne + Nagel has adopted International Asset Systems (IAS) Dispatch service to enhance its operations across its North American intermodal container... more details..

Weiss Röhlig launches weekly consolidation service from Hamburg to Taiwan

Published on: 21 Nov 11 - Weiss Röhlig has launched a weekly consolidation service between Hamburg and Taiwan to meet growing demand for imported products from Germany, Poland... more details..

IAS introduces intermodal container solution

Published on: 17 Nov 11 - IAS (Internet Asset Systems) Dispatch cloud solution provides last mile visibility and connects multiple trading partners to optimize inland container... more details..

CEVA expands Freight Management agreement with Tech Data

Published on: 16 Nov 11 - CEVA Logistics has announced the renewal of its contract with Tech Data Corporation, one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology... more details..

Cathay Pacific enters Spanish market

Published on: 11 Nov 11 - Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that it will enter the Spanish market with a new scheduled freighter service to Zaragoza. more details..

XPO Logistics announces third quarter 2011 results

Published on: 10 Nov 11 - XPO Logistics third quarter revenue increases 6.6% as expansion plans continue. more details..

Hub Group acquires Challenge Transportation

Published on: 10 Nov 11 - Hub Group latest acquisition expands its North American drayage network. more details..

ABF introduces global expedited LCL/LTL service

Published on: 10 Nov 11 - Arkansas Best Freight introduces expedited LCL/LTL shipments for US customers importing from Asia. more details..

Goodman to build 45,000 sq m facility for Volkswagen in Hanover

Published on: 04 Nov 11 - Goodman Group has signed a major pre-committed development in Germany with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles on a new built-to-suit production facility... more details..

Con-way announces third quarter profit of $29.1m

Published on: 04 Nov 11 - Con-way Inc. has reported 2011 third quarter net income of $29.1m, compared to a 2010 third quarter net loss of $8.2m. The result was attributed to... more details..

FedEx Freight offers expanded electronic shipping solutions

Published on: 04 Nov 11 - FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has further streamlined LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping by providing customers with electronic shipping... more details..

JAXPORT seeks TIGER funds to enhance Northeast Florida trade and transportation network

Published on: 03 Nov 11 - Jacksonville Port Authority seeks federal funding for an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility to attract anticipated increased tonnage from both the... more details..

Universal Truckload Services announces 19% gain in third quarter revenue

Published on: 03 Nov 11 - Universal Truckload Services, Inc. has announced that in the third quarter of 2011 it had revenues of $187.5m, a 19% increase compared to $157m in the... more details..

Pacer expands its intermodal services into Chihuahua, Mexico

Published on: 03 Nov 11 - Pacer has announced the expansion of its intermodal operations with a new service to and from Chihuahua, Mexico. more details..

TransForce posts 49% increase in third quarter revenue

Published on: 03 Nov 11 - TransForce has reported a 49% increase in revenue for the third quarter of 2011. The company attributed the increase to strategic acquisitions and... more details..

GEFCO offers new services to Central Asia

Published on: 31 Oct 11 - GEFCO has opened a new route between Latvia and Central Asia that will be used to deliver new vehicles to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.6% in September

Published on: 27 Oct 11 - The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.6% in September after falling a revised 0.5%... more details..

Landstar System reports 10% revenue increase in third quarter

Published on: 27 Oct 11 - Landstar System has announced its total revenue increased 10% in the third quarter of 2011. more details..

C.H. Robinson reports 11% increase in total revenue for third quarter

Published on: 27 Oct 11 - C.H. Robinson has announced an 11% increase in total revenue for the third quarter of 2011 as a result of net revenue increases in truck, intermodal... more details..

Goodman to develop logistics centre for Zalando

Published on: 21 Oct 11 - Goodman Group to develop 78,000 sq m logistics centre for ecommerce retailer Zalando in Germany. more details..

Dan England elected Chairman of American Trucking Association

Published on: 20 Oct 11 - The American Trucking Association elected Dan England, Chairman of C.R. England as the trucking association's chairman. more details..

BLG and FESCO to create automotive logistics joint venture

Published on: 14 Oct 11 - BLG Logistics Group and FESCO Transportation Group have announced the creation of a joint venture company to develop integrated logistics solutions... more details..

J.B. Hunt announces record third quarter results

Published on: 14 Oct 11 - J.B. Hunt has announced record third quarter 2011 net earnings of $68.7m, or diluted earnings per share of 57 cents compared to third quarter 2010 net... more details..

Transplace and Celtic International merge businesses

Published on: 13 Oct 11 - Transplace and Celtic International have combined businesses to offer transportation management, logistics technology, intermodal services and truck... more details..

Teletrac wins FMCSA contract for cross-border long-haul trucking program

Published on: 13 Oct 11 - Teletrac to provide its fleet tracking and Hours of Service software for the US-Mexico cross-border trucking pilot program. more details..

Dachser opens third Eurohub

Published on: 10 Oct 11 - Dachser has announced the opening of its third Eurohub, completing its three-hub concept at the heart of its pan-European network. more details..

Provident completes acquisition of Three Star Trucking

Published on: 06 Oct 11 - Canada’s Provident Engery Ltd. has completed its acquisition of Three Star Trucking Ltd allowing the company to expand and enhance its diluents... more details..

United Cargo selects Forward Air as primary US ground logistics provider

Published on: 06 Oct 11 - United Cargo has selected Forward Air as its new primary provider of expedited ground transportation services in the US. more details..

DB Schenker begins rail transports from Leipzig to China

Published on: 30 Sep 11 - DB Schenker Rail Automotive, Deutsche Bahn’s specialist for automotive rail freight transport, is overseeing auto part transports from Leipzig to... more details..

Schneider Logistics offers new LTL pooling service

Published on: 23 Sep 11 - Schneider Logistics has unveiled a new service offering for shippers with re-occurring less-than-truckload (LTL) moves. more details..

Greg Lehmkuhl named President of Con-Way Freight

Published on: 23 Sep 11 - Con-way Inc. has announced that W. Gregory Lehmkuhl has been named President of Con-way Freight Inc., the company’s regional and national... more details..

Geodis rolls out the first hybrid refrigerated trailer truck

Published on: 21 Sep 11 - Geodis has announced that, as of October 6, it will begin making deliveries for Carrefour in Lille using a hybrid refrigerated trailer truck. more details..

Old Dominion opens new service centre in Wisconsin

Published on: 14 Sep 11 - Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has opened its newest service centre in Madison, Wisconsin (US), after experiencing sustained growth in the region. more details..

Pacer announces new intermodal services to and from Chihuahua, Mexico

Published on: 12 Sep 11 - Pacer International, Inc. has announced the expansion of its Mexico Direct service between Chihuahua, Mexico and key markets within the US and... more details..

Pacer adds LNG Trucks to Southern California operations

Published on: 09 Sep 11 - Pacer International, Inc. has announced that it is adding a number of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-powered trucks to its Southern California Cartage... more details..

CEVA expands Less-than-Container Load offering with new Hamburg to New York service

Published on: 07 Sep 11 - CEVA Logistics has expanded its Less-than-Container Load (LCL) consolidation offering with the addition of a new service from Hamburg to New York. more details..

APM Terminals - Cargo Service introduces Maintenance and Repair Service in Copenhagen

Published on: 05 Sep 11 - APM Terminals-Cargo Service, is now offering a Maintenance & Repair service at DB Schenker Rail's terminal in Hoeje Taastrup. more details..

trans-o-flex expands transhipment capacity in Germany and the Netherlands

Published on: 31 Aug 11 - trans-o-flex has announced it will be expanding its transhipment capacity in Germany and the Netherlands. more details..

CSX announces capacity project to extend National Gateway further into Ohio

Published on: 31 Aug 11 - CSX has announced that a $59m intermodal freight terminal expansion is underway in Columbus, Ohio. more details..

Panalpina introduces a new Intra Asia service

Published on: 31 Aug 11 - Panalpina has announced a new Intra Asia road transport solution, connecting China, including Western China, with Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia... more details..

FedEx Freight expands service in Mexico

Published on: 31 Aug 11 - FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., will now serve three additional markets in Mexico with new service centres in Toluca, Puebla and... more details..

UPS purchases 100 all-electric vehicles for California deployment

Published on: 29 Aug 11 - UPS announced the purchase of 100 all-electric delivery vehicles for deployment in California, bolstering UPS's efforts to reduce the emissions of its... more details..

Express-1 Expedited Solutions reports 9% revenue increase in second quarter

Published on: 22 Aug 11 - Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2011. Total revenue from continuing operations for... more details..

PD Ports welcomes four new RTG cranes to Teesport

Published on: 22 Aug 11 - PD Ports has announced the arrival of four new RTG cranes at Teesport as part of a £16.7m expansion of the container terminals at the port. more details..

Damco opens new strategic warehousing and distribution centre in Cambodia

Published on: 19 Aug 11 - Damco has opened a new 6,000 sq m warehouse facility in Cambodia to support its customers’ growth in this strategic emerging market. more details..

P&O Ferrymasters wins £1m per year contract with aluminium rolling company Novelis

Published on: 17 Aug 11 - P&O Ferrymasters has won a four-fold increase in business from aluminium rolling company Novelis with a new contract worth £1m per year for moves... more details..

DHL launches Southeast Asia road service suite

Published on: 12 Aug 11 - DHL Global Forwarding, the road, air and sea freight arm of DHL, has announced the consolidation of its network of secure road freight services... more details..

DHL and Blue Dart launch Smart Truck in India

Published on: 10 Aug 11 - DHL and Blue Dart, part of the DHL Group, are piloting Smart Truck technology in Bengaluru, India, the first deployment of this logistics innovation... more details..

Wincanton invests £4.2m in new construction fleet vehicles

Published on: 05 Aug 11 - Wincanton has invested £4.2m adding 27 new vehicles to its dedicated construction fleet. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index jumped 2.8% in June

Published on: 29 Jul 11 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.8% in June after decreasing a... more details..

Hub Group announces significant revenue increases in second quarter

Published on: 29 Jul 11 - Hub Group has reported income of $14.4m for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011, an increase of 49% compared to the second quarter of 2010. more details..

C.H. Robinson reports 10% year on year increase in second quarter results

Published on: 27 Jul 11 - C.H. Robinson has reported total revenues of $2,708m, a 10.3% year on year increase ($2,454m in 2010) for the three months ended June 30, 2011. Over... more details..

Groupe Eurotunnel announces double digit improvement in half year results

Published on: 27 Jul 11 - Groupe Eurotunnel has announced revenues of €324m for the first half of 2011, an increase of 10% compared to the first half of 2010 at a constant... more details..

J. B. Hunt Transport Services reports record Q2 2011 revenue

Published on: 18 Jul 11 - J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced record Q2 2011 net earnings of $65.7m. more details..

Pacer expands distribution services to Sumner, Washington

Published on: 11 Jul 11 - Pacer International, Inc. has announced that its Pacer Distribution Services (PDS) subsidiary has expanded its operation to the Seattle area with... more details..

Geodis Wilson opens new distribution center in Jebel Ali

Published on: 06 Jul 11 - Geodis Wilson has announced it is opening an 8,500 sq m distribution centre in Jebel Ali South within the free zone of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. more details..

APM Terminals Rotterdam introduces smart shuttle service to avoid traffic jams

Published on: 04 Jul 11 - APM Terminals, in partnership with Delta Marine Terminal, is now offering extended gate access for Rotterdam cargoes from the Dutch interior and... more details..

April 2011 US Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico rose 12.1% from April 2010

Published on: 01 Jul 11 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 12.1% higher in... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index fell 2.3% in May

Published on: 29 Jun 11 - The ATA's advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.3% in May after decreasing a revised 0.6% in April 2011. more details..

Dachser opens hub in Slovakia

Published on: 22 Jun 11 - Dachser has opened a new road freight hub for its European overland transport network in Bratislava, Slovakia. more details..

CEVA strengthens partnership with Ryder

Published on: 22 Jun 11 - Ryder System, Inc has announced that it has expanded its full service lease contract with CEVA Logistics to support its domestic US ground business. more details..

Logwin wins new spare parts contract

Published on: 22 Jun 11 - Logwin has announced that it has won a new contract with STILL GmbH for the transport of spare parts to Austria. more details..

Dachser builds second facility in the Greater Frankfurt region

Published on: 17 Jun 11 - Dachser has announced it is investing €16m until March 2012 in a new logistics centre in Erlensee near Hanau in Germany, creating capacities for... more details..

Bradley Jacobs to lead equity investment of up to $150m in Express-1 Expedited Solutions

Published on: 15 Jun 11 - Express-1 Expedited Solutions, Inc. and Bradley S. Jacobs have announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Jacobs and minority... more details..

Pacer announces new intermodal services to/from Guadalajara, Mexico

Published on: 15 Jun 11 - Pacer International, Inc. has announced the expansion of its Mexico Direct intermodal product with its new service between Guadalajara, Mexico and key... more details..

Ryder acquires UK-based company Hill Hire

Published on: 10 Jun 11 - Ryder has acquired UK-based commercial truck leasing, rental and maintenance provider Hill Hire for approximately £154m. more details..

CSX fulfils commitment to cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions ahead of schedule

Published on: 08 Jun 11 - CSX Corporation has announced that the company reached its voluntary goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 8% per revenue ton mile ahead of... more details..

Surface trade between the US and its NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico reaches record high

Published on: 01 Jun 11 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.7% in April

Published on: 27 May 11 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire... more details..

UTi Worldwide launches new Cross Border Service to support growing US - Mexico trade

Published on: 25 May 11 - UTi Worldwide has launched a new US - Mexico ‘Cross Border Service’ to simplify and speed trade across the border. more details..

TransForce Inc. announces solid 2011 first quarter results

Published on: 20 May 11 - TransForce Inc., a North American transportation company, has announced an increase of $95.2m in revenue for the first quarter of 2011 compared to the... more details..

Pharmaceutical companies create community for orchestrated horizontal collaboration

Published on: 18 May 11 - UCB and Baxter, two global healthcare companies, will bundle their pharmaceutical supply chains in Eastern Europe together with the University of... more details..

February 2011 US surface trade with Canada and Mexico rose 11.8% from February 2010

Published on: 06 May 11 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 11.8% higher in... more details..

Norfolk Southern begins construction of new $105m Memphis facility

Published on: 03 May 11 - Norfolk Southern has begun construction of a $105m intermodal facility in Rossville, Tenessee. The Memphis Regional Intermodal Facility is part of the... more details..

CEVA launches Saturday Night Expedite service enhancement to Consolidated Border Truck programme

Published on: 27 Apr 11 - CEVA Logistics has announced the addition of Saturday Night Expedite to its Consolidated Border Truck programme. The new offering provides services... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index increases 1.7% in March

Published on: 27 Apr 11 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7% in March after falling a revised... more details..

Hub Group reports 16% increase in first quarter revenue

Published on: 21 Apr 11 - Hub Group's revenue increased 16% to $485m compared to $417m in the first quarter of 2010. It also reported net income for the quarter of $10.5m. more details..

J.B. Hunt announces record first quarter results

Published on: 20 Apr 11 - J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced record first quarter 2011 net earnings of $50.1m, or diluted earnings per share of 40 cents in... more details..

Damco opens mega-warehouse in Vietnam

Published on: 18 Apr 11 - Damco has opened a new 26,000 sq m distribution centre in Binh Duong, Vietnam, to support its growth in both its international and domestic volume. more details..

Canadian National improves service for consumer goods market through acquisition of 1,000 new containers

Published on: 13 Apr 11 - Canadian National has announced the acquisition of more than 1,000 new domestic containers to better serve manufacturers and distributors of grocery... more details..

Hub Group acquires Exel Transportation Services

Published on: 06 Apr 11 - Hub Group, Inc acquired Exel Transportation Services (ETS) for $83m. ETS was previously an affiliate of Exel, Inc., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary... more details..

Ryder has acquired the lease, rental and maintenance portfolio of B.I.T. Leasing

Published on: 06 Apr 11 - Ryder System, Inc. has announced it has completed the acquisition of the lease, rental and maintenance portfolio of B.I.T. Leasing Inc., a privately... more details..

US January 2011 surface trade with Canada and Mexico rose 19.5% from January 2010

Published on: 04 Apr 11 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 19.5% higher in January... more details..

Unilever awards Damco new cross-border transport contracts to Cambodia

Published on: 01 Apr 11 - Damco has clinched two contracts to handle cross-border transport to Cambodia for Unilever, a world-leading producer of fast-moving consumer goods. more details..

DHL introduces all 'green' fleet in Manhattan

Published on: 01 Apr 11 - DHL is rolling out an all “green” fleet of commercial delivery vehicles in Manhattan to help reduce its impact on the city’s environment. By... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index fell 2.9% in February

Published on: 23 Mar 11 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.9% in February after increasing a... more details..

Agility expands cross border trucking services in South Asia

Published on: 18 Mar 11 - Agility is expanding its South East Asian cross border trucking operations as demand grows for road services to connect countries across the region... more details..

DHL establishes new ocean freight links to the Middle East

Published on: 09 Mar 11 - DHL Global Forwarding has established five new direct ocean freight links to the Middle East. The new services will benefit German industry with... more details..

Weiss Rohlig launches weekly consolidation service from Taiwan to Prague

Published on: 07 Mar 11 - Weiss Rohlig has launched the first ever weekly consolidation service between Taiwan and Prague in the Czech Republic. more details..

Universal Truckload Services, Inc. announces financial results for Q4 2010 and full-year 2010

Published on: 01 Mar 11 - Revenue for Q4 2010 increases 4.4% and 18% for all of 2010. Despite economic and regulatory challenges, the company continues to improve operating... more details..

UPS contracts with Clean Energy Corp. to fuel new regional truck fleet in Las Vegas

Published on: 28 Feb 11 - UPS has contracted with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to fuel its new fleet of 48 liquefied natural gas package transportation trucks at a new truck... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index surged 3.8% in January

Published on: 24 Feb 11 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 3.8% in January after rising a revised... more details..

CEVA launches cross-border road freight solution in Asia

Published on: 17 Feb 11 - CEVA Logistics introduced a cross-border road freight solution in South East Asia. CEVA offers the service from Singapore through Malaysia, Thailand... more details..

Dachser forms partnership with Brummer in Austria

Published on: 15 Feb 11 - Dachser enters into partnership with Brummer Logistik GmbH to provide temperature-controlled transport services to and from Austria effective May 1... more details..

Vitran Reports 2010 Year-End and Fourth Quarter Operating Results

Published on: 14 Feb 11 - Vitran reports $38.1mn net loss for 2010 more details..

Freight Transportation Services Index rose 1.5% in December from November

Published on: 11 Feb 11 - The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 1.5% in December from its November level, rising after one monthly decline. more details..

Landstar System reports revenues of $587.5m in Q4 2010

Published on: 07 Feb 11 - Landstar System, Inc. has reported 2010 fourth quarter net income of $24.1m, compared to net income of $18.6m, for the 2009 fourth quarter. Revenue... more details..

Roadrunner Transportation Systems announces acquisition of Morgan Southern

Published on: 07 Feb 11 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems’ enters intermodal space through acquisition of Morgan Southern. more details..

Con-way reports $4.95bn in revenue for 2010

Published on: 07 Feb 11 - Con-way Inc. has announced its results for the fourth quarter of 2010 and its full year results, with revenue increases of 8.7% and 16%... more details..

Bridgestone Europe renews DHL’s responsibility for tyre warehousing

Published on: 04 Feb 11 - Bridgestone, a world leading tyre manufacturer, has renewed its contract with DHL Supply Chain in Jönköping, Sweden. The assignment, valid until... more details..

FedEx expands LTL offerings

Published on: 02 Feb 11 - FedEx Freight reformats its truck offerings as it introduces two new LTL services: FedEx Freight Priority and FedEx Freight Economy. more details..

DHL Freight opens new headquarters in Switzerland

Published on: 02 Feb 11 - DHL Freight has launched operations in its new logistics centre in Pratteln, Switzerland. Thew new location serves as the DHL Freight headquarters... more details..

In November 2010 U.S. surface trade with Canada and Mexico rose by 15.5% compared to November 2009

Published on: 02 Feb 11 - Trade using surface transportation between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 15.5% higher in... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index jumped 2.2% in December

Published on: 31 Jan 11 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2% in December after falling a revised... more details..

Eurotunnel announces 26% increase in 2010 revenue figures

Published on: 19 Jan 11 - Groupe Eurotunnel has announced revenues of €736.6m in 2010, an increase of 26% compared to 2009. more details..

Damco partners with SNTL in Morocco

Published on: 14 Jan 11 - Damco has entered into a partnership with Morocco-based SNTL to supply integrated and personalised logistics solutions for the Moroccan market. more details..

DHL road freight services expanded to Georgia

Published on: 11 Jan 11 - DHL has increased its road freight services to Georgia by expanding its DHL Euroconnect product. more details..

GT Nexus announces new spend management solution for road transport

Published on: 11 Jan 11 - GT Nexus has announced that its new spend management solution for the road freight industry is now fully deployed and in use by its global customers. more details..

DB Schenker's new rail product links Oslo and Narvik

Published on: 07 Jan 11 - DB Schenker’s new rail product connects the Norwegian capital Oslo to the Arctic Circle town of Narvik. It now transports consumer goods... more details..

£95m New Year fuel tax increase for industry, condemned by FTA

Published on: 04 Jan 11 - The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has condemned the latest increase in fuel duty that took place on January 1, 2011 which will cost the... more details..

Con-way Multimodal implements McLeod Software's PowerBroker trucking software

Published on: 04 Jan 11 - Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc., has announced it has implemented McLeod Software’s PowerBroker trucking software platform as its new... more details..

Grant Signed for 'Crescent Corridor' Intermodal Freight Facilities

Published on: 30 Dec 10 - $105 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds provided for the construction of two intermodal freight facilities in Memphis... more details..

FMCSA Issues Proposed Rule on Hours-of-Service Requirements

Published on: 24 Dec 10 - New hours of service regulations limiting the amount of time a commercial truck driver is on the road have been proposed. Among the changes is... more details..

Ryder agrees to acquire California-based Carmenita Leasing

Published on: 22 Dec 10 - Ryder acquires Carmenita Leasing, a full service truck leasing and rental company that provides services in the Southern California market. more details..

Bob Stoffel to retire after 35 years of service

Published on: 21 Dec 10 - Robert Stoffel, a part-time truck loader who rose to UPS’s highest ranks and who helped build the broad array of logistics services that now... more details..

Canadian National Railway selects Quintiq Transportation and Logistics Planning Solution

Published on: 20 Dec 10 - Canadian National Railway plans to implement Quintiq Logistics Planner solution across its intermodal operations beginning January 2011. more details..

Transforce acquires Dallas-based Dynamex for $248m

Published on: 16 Dec 10 - Canadian trucking company Transforce purchase of Dynamex will allow the company to expand into the US market and into the same-day delivery service. more details..

Pacer Distribution Services leases 200,892 sq ft distribution centre within Watson Industrial Centre

Published on: 14 Dec 10 - Pacer Distribution Services leases distribution centre in response to increasing West Coast port traffic. more details..

Kuehne+Nagel buys Delhi's Cold Chain Logistics firm

Published on: 13 Dec 10 - Kuehne + Nagel has acquired RRE, a New Delhi-based cold chain logistics business. The deal marks Kuehne + Nagel's foray into the cold chain... more details..

Con-way Freight announces major expansion for San Antonio

Published on: 13 Dec 10 - Con-way Freight, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has announced a major investment for the San Antonio community as it has begun construction of a new... more details..

FedEx Freight Canada improves cross-border service

Published on: 09 Dec 10 - FedEx Freight Canada reduces transit times from Canadian cities to US cities and regions by providing enhanced cross-border LTL services. more details..

September 2010 surface trade with Canada and Mexico rose 19.3% from September 2009

Published on: 03 Dec 10 - Trade using surface transportation between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico was 19.3% higher in... more details..

Vos Logistics and Agri Retail agree three-year Logistics service agreement

Published on: 29 Nov 10 - Vos Logistics and Agri Retail have agreed a new three-year logistics service agreement. Vos Logistics will supply more than 230 stores from Agri... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.8% in October

Published on: 29 Nov 10 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.8% in October. more details..

DHL partners with Interstate Transport and Trans World Forwarding for Perishable Supply Chain Solution

Published on: 24 Nov 10 - DHL Global Forwarding is partnering with Interstate Transport, Inc. and Trans World Forwarding Inc. to offer a complete perishable supply chain... more details..

APL Logistics introduces containerised Cross-Border Trucking between Cambodia and Vietnam

Published on: 22 Nov 10 - APL Logistics has introduced containerised Cross-Border Trucking, a new service from Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Cai Mep port in Vietnam. more details..

DHL expands road freight services to North Africa

Published on: 18 Nov 10 - DHL has further expanded its road freight services to the North African region. Following the successful launch of the DHL Euroconnect product to... more details..

Norbert Dentressangle expands operations in Portugal

Published on: 09 Nov 10 - Norbert Dentressangle has opened two new sites in Lisbon and Porto to manage its growth in the area and strengthen its Red Europe project. more details..

Pacer International Reports Third Quarter and Year to Date Results

Published on: 04 Nov 10 - Pacer International Inc has reported financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2010. more details..

ABF Files Legal Actions Against Teamsters, YRC Companies

Published on: 02 Nov 10 - ABF Freight System Inc has filed legal actions against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and other parties including several YRC Worldwide... more details..

Toll Royal Railway opens Phase One of the Cambodian Railway

Published on: 22 Oct 10 - Toll Royal Railway has declared the rail line between Phnom Penh and Touk Meas officially open. more details..

DB Schenker Integrates Logistics Centre in Czech Republic for ESAB

Published on: 21 Oct 10 - DB Schenker‘s new logistics centre in the Czech Republic has begun operations for its customer ESAB. more details..

Hub Group income rises 28%

Published on: 21 Oct 10 - US 3PL Hub Group reported income of $12.6 million for the third quarter of 2010, an increase of 28%. more details..

Mapletreelog signs sale and leaseback deal in Japan

Published on: 20 Oct 10 - Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire Toki Logistics Centre, a warehouse facility in Japan. more details..

DB Schenker connects logistics terminal with rail network

Published on: 05 Oct 10 - DB Schenker has announced that its most modern terminal for land transport, located in Salzburg, is now connected to the rail network. more details..

UPS Freight to increase rates

Published on: 04 Oct 10 - UPS Freight, the USA’s fourth largest Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) carrier, has announced a general rate increase averaging 5.9%. more details..

DHL launches new LCL service from Asia to Koper

Published on: 04 Oct 10 - The trade link between Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific region will be enhanced with the recent launch of a new direct LCL service from Asia to... more details..

UPS unveils enhanced Asia-US ocean freight LCL service

Published on: 20 Sep 10 - UPS has launched a new Asia-US ocean freight service which is said to provide up to 20% faster door-to-door delivery than other LCL... more details..

TNT invests in Chinese domestic road delivery services

Published on: 08 Sep 10 - TNT has announced plans to invest €170 million over the next few years to strengthen its position in the Chinese domestic road delivery market. more details..

DHL partners with Rugby World Cup 2011

Published on: 06 Sep 10 - DHL has announced it has become the Official Logistics Partner to Rugby World Cup 2011. more details..

North American surface trade leaps by a third

Published on: 01 Sep 10 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners was 37.6% higher... more details..

DHL delivers aid to Russian wildfire victims

Published on: 31 Aug 10 - In response to the wildfires in Russia, local DHL employees have helped in delivering essential goods to the affected people. more details..

Volvo Trucks deliveries double in July

Published on: 31 Aug 10 - Volvo Trucks' truck deliveries continue to increase as the market strengthens throughout the year. more details..

ATA index increases year-on-year in June

Published on: 26 Aug 10 - The American Trucking Associations (ATA) seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index climbed 7.6% in June compared with the year earlier. more details..

Damco invests in new Vietnam facility

Published on: 24 Aug 10 - Damco has announced that it is investing more than $4 million in a new integrated logistics centre at Binh Duong, Vietnam. more details..

Container ship collision in approaches to Mumbai

Published on: 11 Aug 10 - A collision took place in the approaches to Mumbai at about 0935 hours local time on 7 August 2010, involving the container vessel MSC CHITRA. more details..

Damco wins Cocoa contract

Published on: 10 Aug 10 - Damco has been selected as logistics provider to Barry Callebaut, one of Ghana’s leading cocoa producers. more details..

Penske Logistics wins new Ford contract

Published on: 09 Aug 10 - Penske Logistics has won a new contract with Ford Motor Company at Dearborn Truck Plant in the US. more details..

Con-way's revenue jumps by almost a quarter

Published on: 06 Aug 10 - US transportation and logistics company Con-way Inc has seen revenues grow quickly in the second quarter, but operating income has slumped. more details..

UPS opens new facility in Portland

Published on: 04 Aug 10 - UPS has announced it is opening a large, modern package sorting and delivery facility in Portland, USA. more details..

YRC Worldwide tonnage up 11%

Published on: 04 Aug 10 - US trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc has reported a much better performance in the second quarter of the year, although this has put pressure on... more details..

Agility launches in Cambodia

Published on: 02 Aug 10 - Agility has announced the official commencement of operations in Cambodia with the opening of an office in Phnom Penh. more details..

Improving yields drive BA World Cargo revenues

Published on: 30 Jul 10 - British Airways World Cargo has reported commercial revenue for the first quarter of its financial year rising by over a third. more details..

Record growth in North American surface transportation in May

Published on: 30 Jul 10 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and Canada and Mexico was 39.5% higher in May. more details..

Geodis enjoys strong growth

Published on: 29 Jul 10 - French-based logistics provider Geodis said that it had returned to strong growth in the first half of 2010. more details..

Hub Group benefits from strong US freight market

Published on: 28 Jul 10 - Hub Group, Inc. has announced its latest financial results showing a leap in revenues and a strong performance in profitability. more details..

Hellmann Worldwide opens new warehouse in Turkey

Published on: 21 Jul 10 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has expanded its warehouse capacity in Beylikdüzü, Istanbul, Turkey, from 3,000 sq m to a total of 10,000 sq m. more details..

Con-way Truckload unveils ‘DoubleStack’ trailers

Published on: 21 Jul 10 - Con-way Truckload, a US full truckload carrier, has introduced a new racking system to increase the available cargo space on road trailers. more details..

Agility strengthens presence in Vietnam

Published on: 19 Jul 10 - Global forwarder and logistics provider Agility today (July 19) announced that it has relocated to a new modern facility in Ho Chi Minh City... more details..

K+N reports accelerating business growth

Published on: 19 Jul 10 - Global forwarder Kuehne + Nagel today (July 19) reported that during the first half of this year, its volume development exceeded the market average... more details..

Beauty company selects SmartWay in Europe

Published on: 14 Jul 10 - SmartWay Logistics has signed a long term contract with Coty Inc., a leading global beauty company, to provide European transportation management... more details..

Dachser builds new Eurohub in France

Published on: 12 Jul 10 - Dachser has commenced the construction of its third Eurohub in the municipality of Combronde, some 30 kilometres north of the French city of... more details..

New container connection between Duisburg and Moscow

Published on: 07 Jul 10 - A new container connection operated by Trans Eurasia Logistics linking Duisburg and Moscow has been in operation for just under a month. more details..

NAFTA surface transportation rises by third

Published on: 02 Jul 10 - Surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 32.4% higher in... more details..

ATA Truck tonnage up 7.2% year-on-year

Published on: 30 Jun 10 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index is significantly up on last year. more details..

YRC Worldwide sells logistics unit

Published on: 28 Jun 10 - YRC Worldwide Inc. has announced it has entered into an agreement to sell a portion of its YRC Logistics business to Austin Ventures. more details..

Con-way expands relationship with Caterpillar

Published on: 28 Jun 10 - Con-way Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, has expanded its relationship with Caterpillar Logistics Services in North America. more details..

Dentressangle provides solutions to Argos

Published on: 25 Jun 10 - Norbert Dentressangle has provided solutions to meet two very different seasonal storage challenges for leading multi-channel retailer Argos. more details..

TNT invests in Asian Road Network

Published on: 23 Jun 10 - TNT has announced that it will put 12 new Scania R-series trucks on Southeast Asian roads in 2010. more details..

NFI acquires IPD Global, Inc

Published on: 23 Jun 10 - NFI has announced the acquisition of IPD, a global transportation and logistics company based in Mississauga, Canada. more details..

DHL launches new LCL services from Europe to USA

Published on: 21 Jun 10 - DHL has launched a new range of Less than Container Load (LCL) Expedited services connecting 19 European origins to the United States. more details..

Panalpina establishes operations in new Dubai facility

Published on: 14 Jun 10 - Global forwarder Panalpina has commenced operating from its new 450,000 square feet multimodal transit and logistics hub in the Dubai Logistics City. more details..

DB Schenker provides intermodal solution for construction logistics

Published on: 09 Jun 10 - Schenker Deutschland is providing an intermodal solution to supply prefabricated concrete walls ‘just in time’ to major building sites in... more details..

Geis implements new logistics concept for Husqvarna

Published on: 07 Jun 10 - German logistics provider Geis Group is responsible for managing a new central warehouse in Ostrava in the east of the Czech Republic. more details..

Damco introduces new Indochina cross border trucking service

Published on: 04 Jun 10 - Damco has introduced a new cross border trucking service that links Thailand and Vietnam to Cambodia. more details..

US trucking boosted by manufacturing output and retail sales

Published on: 02 Jun 10 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased for the sixth time in the last seven... more details..

Toll Group acquires Australian logistics company

Published on: 02 Jun 10 - Australia-based Toll Group has announced the acquisition of the assets of Concord Park, a privately owned interstate transport company. more details..

ABF Freight Teamsters vote against job security plan

Published on: 28 May 10 - Teamsters employed at US trucking company ABF Freight System have rejected a Wage Reduction-Job Security plan. more details..

DB Schenker launches new road-rail service

Published on: 28 May 10 - DB Schenker has announced that it is linking up its road and rail services more effectively with a new DB SCHENKERhangartner service. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel selected by Russian telecoms provider

Published on: 26 May 10 - Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS), the largest mobile phone operator in Russia and the CIS, has selected Kuehne + Nagel as a major logistics supplier. more details..

APL calls for intermodal growth in China

Published on: 24 May 10 - In a conference address, Ken Glenn, APL’s North Asia President, has said that China’s intermodal rail system holds the key to opening the... more details..

Militzer & Münch increases partnership with Balnak

Published on: 24 May 10 - Militzer & Münch, the international transport logistics provider, is to strengthen its cooperation with the Turkish logistics company Balnak. more details..

BA World Cargo revenues up in fourth quarter

Published on: 24 May 10 - British Airways World Cargo has reported falls in revenue and output during 2009, but experienced a bounce back in the third and fourth quarters. more details..

Schneider adds regional service in the Northeast

Published on: 21 May 10 - Schneider National, Inc. has completed the rollout of its Regional plan with the addition of a Northeast Regional service. more details..

K+N provides services for Rehau in Central and Eastern Europe

Published on: 19 May 10 - Rehau, a manufacturer of polymers used in construction, automotive and other industries, has chosen Kuehne + Nagel to provide road logistics in... more details..

Marco's Pizza chooses Ryder in Midwest

Published on: 12 May 10 - Ryder System, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a Dedicated Contract Carriage transportation contract with Marco's Pizza Distribution in the... more details..

Con-way reports loss in first quarter

Published on: 10 May 10 - Despite Con-way’s revenues soaring in the first quarter of 2010, the company recorded a net loss. more details..

Stronger volumes drive earnings at Quality

Published on: 07 May 10 - US logistics company Quality Distribution, Inc. has reported that it has bounced back into profit in the first quarter of 2010. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rises in March

Published on: 05 May 10 - The American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index makes strong year-on-year progress. more details..

YRC Worldwide reduces losses in first quarter

Published on: 05 May 10 - YRC Worldwide Inc., the embattled US trucking business, has reported revenues slashed compared to last year, but its operating losses have reduced. more details..

Covenant cuts loss and increases revenue

Published on: 30 Apr 10 - US trucking company Covenant Transportation Group, Inc has recorded strong growth in its first quarter, and reduced its losses. more details..

Schenker merges Russian operations

Published on: 30 Apr 10 - DB Schenker has announced that Schenker Russia ZAO and Schenker Ltd have merged their organizational structures. more details..

Siemens high speed train parts transferred to rail

Published on: 28 Apr 10 - Under contract to Siemens, DB Schenker Rail has started to transport train bogies from Germany to China by rail and sea. more details..

DHL Express continued service during EU Airspace shutdown

Published on: 26 Apr 10 - DHL Express said that it continued to operate in Europe throughout the air traffic shutdown by activating its contingency plans more details..

Interspor chooses CEVA in Turkey

Published on: 21 Apr 10 - CEVA Logistics has signed a five year agreement with Interspor Dıs Tic. A.S., a leading fitness and sporting goods company in Turkey. more details..

DB Schenker expands in South-East Europe

Published on: 21 Apr 10 - DB Schenker has announced that it is expanding its services in land transportation in South-East Europe. more details..

JB Hunt reports encouraging first quarter figures

Published on: 16 Apr 10 - US logistics company J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has announced a significant improvement in its first quarter results. more details..

UPS increases alternative-fuel fleet

Published on: 12 Apr 10 - UPS has announced that its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles has expanded with the deployment of 200 next-generation hybrid electric delivery... more details..

YRC Worldwide sees improvement in shipment volumes in Q1

Published on: 09 Apr 10 - YRC Worldwide has reported first quarter shipment statistics for its YRC National Transportation and YRC Regional Transportation segments. more details..

Maersk ships rice to Haiti for free

Published on: 07 Apr 10 - Maersk Line, the world's largest container shipping line, has announced that it will provide free ocean freight for 147 containers (3,525 metric tons)... more details..

ABX Air and DHL reach agreement

Published on: 06 Apr 10 - ABX Air has reached an agreement with DHL to continue supporting the US portion of DHL’s international operations. more details..

FedEx introduces first all-electric trucks

Published on: 31 Mar 10 - FedEx has announced the expansion of its alternative-energy vehicle fleet with the first all-electric FedEx parcel delivery trucks in the United... more details..

US truck tonnage index up in February

Published on: 29 Mar 10 - Compared with February 2009, the American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.6% showing that the industry is on the... more details..

Geodis starts negotiations to acquire Giraud divisions

Published on: 24 Mar 10 - Geodis has entered into exclusive negotiations to buy Giraud’s two remaining divisions, ‘Northern Europe’ and ‘Southern Europe’. more details..

US NAFTA surface trade falls 23.3%

Published on: 22 Mar 10 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico decreased by 23.3%... more details..

YRC Worldwide reports improving trends

Published on: 19 Mar 10 - US trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc has issued a statement saying that it is experiencing improving first quarter shipment trends more details..

TNT Hoau completes day-definite network in China

Published on: 08 Mar 10 - TNT Hoau, TNT’s road distribution arm in China, has announced the completion of its nationwide day-definite road distribution network. more details..

Gist acquires Scottish cool chain operator

Published on: 03 Mar 10 - UK logistics provider Gist has acquired temperature controlled distribution operator G&S International. more details..

US trucking jumps in January

Published on: 01 Mar 10 - The American Trucking Association says that the US road freight market is in ‘recovery mode’ following a jump in its index in January. more details..

CMA CGM resumes Port-au-Prince service

Published on: 24 Feb 10 - CMA CGM Group has resumed a regular service between Port-au-Prince and Kingston in Jamaica. more details..

New UPS Hub opens in Calgary

Published on: 24 Feb 10 - UPS has announced the official opening of its new distribution centre at the Calgary International Airport (YYC). more details..

Panalpina launches new LCL freight services

Published on: 22 Feb 10 - Panalpina is to offer two new LCL services to its ocean freight customers adding connections between Belgium and the USA as well as between China... more details..

SmartWay to manage Kimberly-Clark Europe’s shipments

Published on: 10 Feb 10 - Kimberly-Clark Europe and SmartWay Logistics have announced the signing of a long term contract for transport management services. more details..

Covenant Transportation cuts its losses

Published on: 05 Feb 10 - Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. has announced financial and operating results for the last quarter. more details..

Logwin sells land transportation activities in Eastern Europe and Austria

Published on: 05 Feb 10 - The logistics company Logwin AG and Augustin Network GmbH have agreed the terms for Logwin’s sale of its Eastern European Road + Rail activities. more details..

Saia revenues down 12%

Published on: 01 Feb 10 - Saia, Inc., a leading US less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, has reported that its fourth quarter 2009 revenues are down. more details..

YRC introduces automatic money-back guarantee on Standard Service shipments

Published on: 29 Jan 10 - YRC Inc, a subsidiary of US trucking group YRC Worldwide Inc, this week reported the introduction of its new No-fee, Money-back Standard Service... more details..

US truck tonnage index moved up just over 2% in December

Published on: 27 Jan 10 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index climbed 2.1% in December, following a 2.6% increase... more details..

England Logistics secures WFOE status in China

Published on: 22 Jan 10 - US-based England Logistics has been granted Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE) status in China with a license to provide international freight... more details..

Eurotunnel reveals near 40% drop in annual truck shuttle traffic

Published on: 22 Jan 10 - Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel experienced a 39% drop in truck shuttle traffic last year to 769,261 vehicles. Rail freight traffic was 5% down... more details..

Con-way cuts transit times to US destinations

Published on: 20 Jan 10 - Con-way Freight has launched a major network re-engineering that will cut transit times by one day to 460 US destinations. more details..

Southeast Milk, Inc. Feed Mill Division Outsources to Ryder

Published on: 13 Jan 10 - Ryder System has been awarded a Dedicated Contract Carriage (DCC) contract with Southeast Milk, Inc., a US cooperative and marketer of nearly three... more details..

Penske acquires US truck leasing and distribution company

Published on: 11 Jan 10 - Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., has announced it has entered into an agreement with the Bright family to acquire Bright Truck Leasing & Bright... more details..

US surface trade with NATFA neighbours dropped 15.5% in October

Published on: 08 Jan 10 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico was 15.5% lower in October 2009 than in October 2008, the US... more details..

US truck tonnage index jumped nearly 3% in November

Published on: 06 Jan 10 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7% in November, following a 0.2%... more details..

YRC claims "major turning point" in financing battle

Published on: 04 Jan 10 - Financially-troubled US trucking group YRC Worldwide announced on December 31 that it had been successful with its previously-announced... more details..

Mitsubishi extends contract with BLG

Published on: 21 Dec 09 - Mitsubishi Europe has recently contracted BLG’s vehicle transportation division to distribute all vehicles from its Dutch production plant. more details..

DB Schenker establishes LTL network in Romania

Published on: 18 Dec 09 - DB Schenker Romtrans has set up an LTL network in Romania with shipments being handled through the newly established central hub in Brasov. more details..

Bibby acquires US freight bill factoring company

Published on: 14 Dec 09 - Bibby Financial Services has announced that it has completed the acquisition of FreightCheck, an Atlanta-based freight bill factoring company. more details..

Con-way Truckload Regional expands

Published on: 09 Dec 09 - Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier, has announced that it is expanding its regional service with increased operations in 10 U.S. states. more details..

Kombiverkehr expands network from the Ruhr region

Published on: 04 Dec 09 - Frankfurt-based intermodal operator Kombiverkehr has announced that it will be offering additional services between the Rhine/Ruhr region and Basel. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage falls in October

Published on: 27 Nov 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.2% in October. more details..

YRC Logistics sells DCC business to Greatwide

Published on: 27 Nov 09 - YRC Worldwide Inc. has announced that its YRC Logistics segment has sold its U.S. dedicated contract carriage business to Greatwide Logistics... more details..

Emerson out-sources transport to Schneider National

Published on: 25 Nov 09 - Schneider National has announced that it will take over operations of the Emerson transportation division by the end of 2009. more details..

Volvo truck deliveries down 41%

Published on: 20 Nov 09 - Total deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in October amounted to 13,050 vehicles, down 41% on last year. more details..

FedEx expands environmentally-friendly fleet

Published on: 11 Nov 09 - FedEx Express has announced it will purchase 51 additional gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles from Azure Dynamics Corporation. more details..

Damco Brazil launches a new Amazonia River Barge

Published on: 06 Nov 09 - For years it has been difficult for exporters to move their goods from the internal regions of Brazil. This is changing with a new intermodal barge... more details..

Formidable challenges still ahead for Con-way

Published on: 06 Nov 09 - Although US logistics provider Con-way is weathering the economic storm, it still sees major challenges ahead in the North American logistics market. more details..

RFG welcomes first temperature-controlled train to UK from Spain

Published on: 02 Nov 09 - The Rail Freight Group has congratulated Eddie Stobart and DBSchenker on the successful arrival of the first temperature controlled train from Spain. more details..

Danske Bank’s Europe index shows continued recovery

Published on: 30 Oct 09 - Danske Bank’s European Freight Forwarding Index has shown a further pick up in October, indicating that recovery in the market is continuing. more details..

Covenant Transportation revenues drop 28%

Published on: 28 Oct 09 - Covenant Transportation Group’s total revenue decreased by 28.0% in the third quarter although there have been some positive signs. more details..

Leading US LTL player sees revenues down 19%

Published on: 26 Oct 09 - Saia, Inc., a leading US less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, has reported third quarter 2009 results, showing revenues falling to $222 million, a... more details..

Hub Group’s revenues continue to decline

Published on: 26 Oct 09 - Hub Group, Inc., the largest intermodal marketing company in the United States, has announced that its revenue decreased 24.4% in the last quarter. more details..

CH Robinson beats market expectations

Published on: 22 Oct 09 - CH Robinson, the North American based logistics company, has reported its financial results for the third quarter. more details..

Lufthansa Cargo and Hermes increase cooperation

Published on: 19 Oct 09 - Lufthansa Cargo and Hermes Transport Logistics have announced that they are increasing their level of cooperation. more details..

US Index shows second monthly increase

Published on: 16 Oct 09 - The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 0.7% in August from its July level, the second consecutive monthly increase. more details..

Nissan Appoints WWL as Outbound Logistics Provider in India

Published on: 12 Oct 09 - Automotive manufacturer Nissan has awarded Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics a contract to provide inland transport for vehicles from Nissan’s plant in... more details..

Logistics operators combine for World Food Programme

Published on: 12 Oct 09 - Agility, TNT and UPS - have joined international efforts to expedite food supplies to thousands affected by the recent natural disasters in Asia. more details..

DHL Disaster Response Team deployed in Indonesia

Published on: 09 Oct 09 - Deutsche Post DHL has deployed a Disaster Response Team (DRT) to Padang Airport in Indonesia at the invitation of the United Nations. more details..

NAFTA surface trade still down

Published on: 02 Oct 09 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 28%... more details..

CEVA Logistics wins retail contract in Turkey

Published on: 02 Oct 09 - CEVA Logistics has announced the signing of a contract in Turkey with Real Hypermarket, a member of Metro Group. more details..

Dachser handles logistics for the world’s second largest solar park

Published on: 30 Sep 09 - Dachser has announced that it was responsible for logistics activities for the world’s second-largest photovoltaic installation solar farm in... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rises in August

Published on: 28 Sep 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.1% in August. more details..

CEVA wins Toyota forklift logistics contract

Published on: 23 Sep 09 - CEVA Logistics has secured a three year extension of its partnership with BTCESAB, a forklift truck manufacturer in Italy which is merging with Toyota... more details..

Greatwide signs multi-year agreement with US retailer

Published on: 21 Sep 09 - Greatwide Logistics Services has recently expanded and renewed its Product Transportation Agreement with SUPERVALU in Pennsylvania. more details..

Damco extends operations to Zimbabwe

Published on: 18 Sep 09 - Freight forwarder Damco has announced that it will open a new office in Harare, Zimbabwe in October 2009. more details..

Con-way Truckload launches Regional Service

Published on: 16 Sep 09 - Con-way Truckload has announced the launch of Con-way Truckload Regional for short-haul truckload shipments of less than 600 miles. more details..

US freight transportation index rose 1.6% in July from June

Published on: 11 Sep 09 - July saw the US Freight Transportation Services Index achieve its first month-to-month increase since February and the largest rise since January... more details..

NAFTA Surface Trade falls by almost a third year-on-year

Published on: 01 Sep 09 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its partners Canada and Mexico was 31.5% lower in June 2009 than in June 2008. more details..

Pacer closes sale of Heavy-Haul Trucking operation

Published on: 21 Aug 09 - Pacer International has closed the sale of certain assets of its specialized heavy-haul trucking operation to subsidiaries of Universal Truckload... more details..

CEVA commences operations for GM in Argentina

Published on: 19 Aug 09 - CEVA Logistics has announced the start of its largest operation in Argentina. Under the contract, CEVA will provide inbound transportation services... more details..

Con-way Freight launches global LTL network

Published on: 17 Aug 09 - Con-way Freight has announced the launch of Global LTL, a portfolio of the company’s worldwide LTL services. more details..

Wallenborn Transports acquires new air cargo trucker

Published on: 17 Aug 09 - Following its earlier acquisition of Haugsted, Wallenborn Transports S.A. has now announced that it has acquired Rutges Cargo B.V. based in Amsterdam... more details..

Wallenborn builds European air cargo network through acquisition

Published on: 13 Aug 09 - Wallenborn Transports, a leading European supplier of air cargo distribution, has acquired one of the leading trucking and handling operators in... more details..

YRC relief as Teamsters agree to pension and wage cuts

Published on: 10 Aug 09 - Members of the powerful Teamsters union have agreed to ratify a modified labour agreement with the troubled US trucking giant YRC Worldwide which will... more details..

US trucker files for bankruptcy

Published on: 07 Aug 09 - One of the largest bulk carriers in the southeast of the USA has announced that it has filed for protection under Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. more details..

Pacer International reports loss in second quarter

Published on: 07 Aug 09 - US Pacer International has fallen into loss in the second quarter with both Intermodal and Logistics divisions continuing to be affected by the... more details..

APL Logistics and Con-way extend LCL service to Mexico

Published on: 07 Aug 09 - APL Logistics and Con-way Freight have extended their less-than-container load (LCL) services from Asia to all major metropolitan markets in Mexico. more details..

DHL rolls out pan-European supply chain solution for Jaguar Land Rover

Published on: 05 Aug 09 - DHL Supply Chain has launched a pan-European, in-bound logistics solution for automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). more details..

US trucking group’s revenues fall by a third

Published on: 31 Jul 09 - US trucking company Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. has announced that its revenue fell substantially in the second quarter and it made a loss. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls in June

Published on: 29 Jul 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell in June after an increase in May. more details..

Pacer to sell heavy-haul trucking operation

Published on: 29 Jul 09 - Pacer, the North American logistics services provider, has entered into an agreement to sell certain assets of its heavy haul trucking operation. more details..

FedEx expands Hybrid-Electric Fleet

Published on: 27 Jul 09 - FedEx Corp has announced the addition of 92 hybrid-electric trucks to its global delivery fleet. more details..

YRC launches residential delivery solutions

Published on: 24 Jul 09 - YRC Inc in the US this week announced the launch of YRC Residential Solutions, a service developed to provide delivery of large shipments directly... more details..

CEVA launches Inbound Manufacturing Contract for Ford

Published on: 17 Jul 09 - CEVA Logistics has launched the operation of an inbound manufacturing support facility for Ford Motor Company's Kentucky Truck plant in Louisville... more details..

USA Truck sees no recovery in 2009

Published on: 17 Jul 09 - USA Truck has seen revenues fall by a fifth and sees no upturn for the rest of the year. more details..

ProLogis develops Dutch facility for LG Electronics subsidiary

Published on: 15 Jul 09 - ProLogis is to develop a new distribution facility in The Netherlands for Hi-Logistics, a wholly owned logistics subsidiary of LG Electronics. more details..

Qantas latest guilty of price fixing

Published on: 08 Jul 09 - International air carrier Qantas Airways Limited has pleaded guilty to participating in an air cargo cartel in Canada. more details..

US freight index falls in April again

Published on: 12 Jun 09 - The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 1.2% in April from its March level, declining for the second consecutive month to the lowest... more details..

DHL announces enhanced strategy for Life Sciences and Healthcare Sector

Published on: 08 Jun 09 - Following the recent launch of Deutsche Post DHL’s Strategy 2015, DHL has announced an enhanced strategy for customers in the Life Sciences and... more details..

Penske Logistics expands commitment to SmartWay partnership

Published on: 01 Jun 09 - Penske Logistics has announced an expanded commitment to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport Partnership. more details..

Wared Logistics wins major contracts in Syria

Published on: 29 May 09 - Wared Logistics, a Saudi Arabia-based provider of logistics services for the Middle East and North Africa region, this week announced it had secured... more details..

CEVA announces reorganisation in South America

Published on: 29 May 09 - CEVA Logistics this week announced a new operating structure for its business in South America. Separately, it also reported the launch of its largest... more details..

NAFTA surface transport trade was down almost 28% in March

Published on: 29 May 09 - The Bureau of Transportation Statistics of the US Department of Transportation yesterday (May 28) published it latest figures for US-Canada/Mexico... more details..

US truck tonnage index fell another 2.2% in April

Published on: 27 May 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 2.2% in April, that organisation reported... more details..

US freight transport index dropped 3.3% between February and March

Published on: 15 May 09 - The US Freight Transportation Service Index fell to its lowest level in more than six years, the national Department of Transportation’s Bureau of... more details..

US surface trade with NAFTA neighbours fell by 31% in February

Published on: 05 May 09 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and its NAFTA partners, Canada and Mexico, was almost 31% lower in February 2009 than in February... more details..

US truck tonnage index plunged 4.5% in March

Published on: 29 Apr 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index fell 4.5% in March, marking the first... more details..

DHL inaugurates new Taipei Gateway

Published on: 27 Apr 09 - DHL announced on Friday (April 24) the inauguration of its new Taipei Gateway in Taiwan, located at the Farglory Free Trade Zone of Taoyuan... more details..

Saudi JV logistics company Wared launches operations

Published on: 22 Apr 09 - Wared Logistics, a new Saudi Arabia-based provider of logistics services for the Middle East and North Africa region, has formally launched its... more details..

Menlo launches programme for Bayer MaterialScience

Published on: 20 Apr 09 - Menlo Worldwide Logistics has reported the launch of an integrated transportation planning, optimisation and management programme for Bayer... more details..

Con-way introduces Consolidation and Distribution services

Published on: 15 Apr 09 - Con-way Inc has announced the introduction of a new US Consolidation and Distribution service option for shippers and consignees. more details..

US freight transport index moved up 2% in February

Published on: 14 Apr 09 - The US Freight Transportation Services Index rose 2% in February from its January level, reported the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics. more details..

Gates open at APM Terminals Bahrain

Published on: 03 Apr 09 - APM Terminals Bahrain this week opened the truck gates of its new Bahrain Gateway facility at Khalifa bin Salman Port in the Middle East Gulf. more details..

NAFTA surface transport trade suffers largest ever decline

Published on: 01 Apr 09 - Surface transportation trade between the US and NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) partners Canada and Mexico was 27% lower in January than... more details..

US truck tonnage index rises but trade body ATA urges caution

Published on: 27 Mar 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index edged 1.7% higher in February, marking the second... more details..

Geodis buys two Giraud International divisions

Published on: 18 Mar 09 - Geodis, part of the Transport and Logistics division of French rail organisation SNCF, it set to acquire part of the activities of another French... more details..

Trucking will continue to dominate US freight movement, says new report

Published on: 18 Mar 09 - Despite the current weakness in demand for US freight transport services caused by economic recession, the long-term outlook for all modes remains... more details..

Automotive logistics specialist WWL to lay up 15-20% of vessel capacity

Published on: 16 Mar 09 - Latest confirmation of the severe downturn in the global automotive industry comes from one of the leading logistics players serving that market... more details..

Con-way announces further cost reduction moves

Published on: 11 Mar 09 - US freight transport group Con-way this week announced "a series of proactive measures being taken to enhance the company’s position in the... more details..

TAPA predicts economic downturn will lead to increase in cargo crime

Published on: 06 Mar 09 - The global economic downturn will lead to an increase in incidents of cargo crime, warns a multinational body established to try and reduce losses... more details..

US surface trade with NAFTA neighbours slumped 13% in December

Published on: 04 Mar 09 - Trade using surface transportation between the US and NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico dropped by 13.1% in December 2008, compared with December 2007... more details..

US truck tonnage index rose 3% in January

Published on: 02 Mar 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index, widely seen as a barometer of the general US economy... more details..

CEVA starts new operation for Renault in Brazil

Published on: 20 Feb 09 - CEVA Logistics this month announced it had started a new operation for automotive manufacturer Renault in Brazil which included handling imported... more details..

US freight transport services index fell 3% in 2008

Published on: 16 Feb 09 - The US Freight Transportation Services Index declined 2.3% in December from its November level, the national Bureau of Transportation Statistics... more details..

Cargolux poised to launch Italian cargo airline

Published on: 09 Feb 09 - Cargolux Airlines has entered into a strategic partnership in Italy to create Cargolux Italia for intercontinental all-cargo services from Milan’s... more details..

J.B. Hunt reports 11% drop in Q4 2008 operating income

Published on: 02 Feb 09 - J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc, a prominent US-based North American trucking and intermodal freight service provider, has reported its fourth... more details..

Arkansas Best reports $11m loss in Q4 2008

Published on: 30 Jan 09 - US transportation holding company Arkansas Best Corporation, whose largest subsidiary is LTL operator ABF Freight, yesterday (January 29) reported a... more details..

YRC details Q4 and full year losses

Published on: 30 Jan 09 - US trucking and logistics group YRC Worldwide Inc yesterday (January 29) announced losses for both the fourth quarter and full-year 2008 periods. more details..

US surface trade with Canada and Mexico slumps 14%

Published on: 30 Jan 09 - The value of trade using surface transportation between the US and NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico was 13.8% lower in November 2008 than in the... more details..

Russian truck tolls due to be implemented from February 1

Published on: 29 Jan 09 - The Russian Federation is due to implement road charging for all European trucks weighing more than 3.5 tonnes from February 1, the British... more details..

C.H. Robinson reports net income increase in Q4 2008

Published on: 29 Jan 09 - US trucker and global non-asset based third party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide this week reported its financial results for the... more details..

WWL launches Gothenburg as a Baltic transhipment hub

Published on: 29 Jan 09 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has signed a contract with the Swedish port of Gothenburg to establish that gateway as a transhipment centre... more details..

Hellmann crosses Pakistan border into Afghanistan

Published on: 28 Jan 09 - The Pakistan division of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has expanded its product offering to include the handling of transit cargo for Afghanistan. more details..

PortCheck names date for start of 'Clean Truck Fee' collection

Published on: 28 Jan 09 - PortCheck Inc, the company created by marine terminal operators to collect the 'Clean Truck Fee' at the US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach... more details..

Con-way reports net loss in Q4 2008

Published on: 28 Jan 09 - US freight transport/logistics service group Con-way this week reported financial figures for the 2008 fourth quarter and full-year periods, which... more details..

US trucking index plummets 11% in December

Published on: 27 Jan 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index, widely seen as a as a barometer of the general US... more details..

Canadian company Lakeside Steel selects PLS Logistics

Published on: 23 Jan 09 - PLS Logistics Services announced this week that it had been selected by Canadian company Lakeside Steel Corporation to manage the latter’s... more details..

DHL launches Europe-Middle East road freight service

Published on: 21 Jan 09 - DHL Freight, the overland transport business of German global logistics group DPWN, yesterday (January 20) officially launched a regular road... more details..

Channel Tunnel back to full capacity in February

Published on: 20 Jan 09 - Eurotunnel has announced that it will restore full Channel Tunnel capacity by reopening ‘Interval 6’ during the night of 9-10 February 2009 more details..

YRC bank discussions take another step forward

Published on: 19 Jan 09 - US trucking group YRC Worldwide Inc announced on Friday (January 16) that it had completed “an important step” toward finalising an amendment with... more details..

Tunnel fire leads to 11% fall in Eurotunnel truck shuttle traffic

Published on: 16 Jan 09 - Eurotunnel, the company which operates the Channel Tunnel rail link between England and France, yesterday (January 15) published its unaudited revenue... more details..

US moves to speed up cross-border trucking

Published on: 16 Jan 09 - The US Department of Transportation yesterday (January 15) reported the signing of two agreements designed to speed up cross-border truck movements... more details..

US freight services index fell 1.4% in November

Published on: 15 Jan 09 - The US Freight Transportation Services Index fell 1.4% in November 2008 from its October level, the national Bureau of Transportation Statistics... more details..

TNT wins contract from UK bathroom products supplier

Published on: 14 Jan 09 - TNT has secured a contract from Bristan Group covering the movement of bathroom and sanitary ware items to major stockists across the UK, it was... more details..

FedEx Freight offers 1030 hours delivery with money-back guarantee

Published on: 14 Jan 09 - US regional LTL service provider FedEx Freight yesterday (January 13) launched a service offering delivery by 1030 hours, backed with a money-back... more details..

Japanese forwarder YAS establishes own company in Mexico

Published on: 14 Jan 09 - Japanese global forwarder Yusen Air & Sea Service has set up its own company in Mexico, in part to support the further development of US-Mexico... more details..

CSX announces preliminary 2008 Q4 results

Published on: 13 Jan 09 - US rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload service provider CSX Corporation yesterday (January 12) announced preliminary 2008 fourth quarter... more details..

US motor freight executives reunite to launch new operation

Published on: 12 Jan 09 - Two specialists in growing non-asset based transportation companies have reunited to direct a new player in the US freight transport market, it was... more details..

YRC employees agree to 10% wage cut

Published on: 09 Jan 09 - US trucking group YRC Worldwide yesterday (January 8) announced that its Teamsters union employees had voted “overwhelmingly” to modify current... more details..

Indian group Arshiya starts Middle East road transport services

Published on: 06 Jan 09 - A subsidiary of Indian company Arshiya International Limited has announced the commencement of Middle East road transport services managed from its... more details..

YRC issues update on credit arrangements and business integration

Published on: 05 Jan 09 - Major US trucking group YRC Worldwide Inc announced on December 24 that that it was in discussions with its banking group to "modify certain terms... more details..

US trucking body confirms "bleak" outlook for freight

Published on: 05 Jan 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced for-hire truck tonnage index, widely seen as a barometer for the wider US economy, declined more than... more details..

European Parliament supports truck emission reduction proposals

Published on: 19 Dec 08 - The European Parliament has agreed to support EC proposals to further reduce truck emissions of nitrogen oxides and particulate matter, effective... more details..

Hub Group cuts 2008 earnings guidance figures

Published on: 19 Dec 08 - Hub Group Inc, a prominent US-based North American asset-light freight transportation management company, has reduced its earnings guidance figures... more details..

Agility DGS secures US Army deal worth up to $932m

Published on: 18 Dec 08 - Agility Defense & Government Services has won a long-term contract to supply/deliver repair parts for communications and electronics equipment at a... more details..

Cargomind becomes first 'Regional Member' of Cargo 2000

Published on: 16 Dec 08 - Austrian forwarder Cargomind has become the first organisation to take advantage of Cargo 2000’s new 'Regional Member' category. more details..

US freight services index at lowest October level since 2003

Published on: 12 Dec 08 - The US freight Transportation Services Index moved up 1% in October from its September level but was 0.6% lower than in October 2007, it was... more details..

Fastrax partners with GE to develop freight equipment tracking devices

Published on: 10 Dec 08 - Fastrax, a provider of GPS software solutions, has announced a partnership agreement with GE Equipment Services Europe to develop a custom design... more details..

FedEx lowers earnings expectations

Published on: 10 Dec 08 - US global express giant FedEx this week cut its profit forecasts for both the quarter ended November 30 and for 2009. more details..

Con-way reports bad news in North America and China

Published on: 09 Dec 08 - Prominent US-based transport and logistics group Con-way yesterday (December 8) announced lower earnings guidance, new large-scale job losses at... more details..

FedEx LTL companies to raise rates in January

Published on: 08 Dec 08 - US less-than-truckload operators FedEx Freight and FedEx National LTL are to implement 5.7% general rate increases, effective January 5, 2009. more details..

YRC Worldwide employees to vote on 10% wage cut

Published on: 04 Dec 08 - Employees of under pressure US trucking group YRC Worldwide represented by the Teamsters Union will be asked to accept a cut in wages in return for... more details..

Carrefour selects CEVA Logistics in Thailand

Published on: 02 Dec 08 - CEVA Logistics has reported the signing of a new contract with Carrefour Thailand to provide delivery and supply chain management services in the... more details..

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens presence in Central Europe

Published on: 01 Dec 08 - Dubai-based carrier Emirates SkyCargo has announced the appointment of cargo sales agencies in three Central European countries. more details..

UK government outlines plan to boost London area rail freight

Published on: 01 Dec 08 - UK Secretary of State for Transport Geoff Hoon last week announced details of a multi-million euro rail scheme to create an enhanced freight route... more details..

DHL puts Jordanian hub into full operation

Published on: 26 Nov 08 - DHL Express has further boosted its Middle East operations with an announcement this week that the company’s US$3.7m hub at Amman in Jordan is now... more details..

US truck tonnage index plummets 3% in October

Published on: 26 Nov 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index, widely seen as a barometer for the wider US... more details..

FedEx Freight highlights recent transit time reductions

Published on: 20 Nov 08 - FedEx Freight this week announced that it had reduced transit times on more than 3,300 North American regional next-day, second-day and extended... more details..

Schneider adds new forwarding offices in US and Europe

Published on: 20 Nov 08 - Schneider Logistics has announced the recent opening of three new freight forwarding offices in the US and two in the Netherlands. more details..

US joint venture logistics company will target brokers and shippers

Published on: 18 Nov 08 - Two US companies have announced the formation of Innova Logistics, a joint venture shipping and logistics business targeting brokers and shippers. more details..

Horizon Logistics opens distribution centre in Los Angeles

Published on: 18 Nov 08 - Horizon Logistics has announced the opening of a new warehouse and cross-dock in Los Angeles on the US west coast. more details..

Implementation of 'Clean Truck Fee' at US ports postponed

Published on: 17 Nov 08 - Collection of the new ‘Clean Truck Fee’ at the key US west coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which was due to have begun today... more details..

US freight transport index drops more than 4% in two months

Published on: 17 Nov 08 - An index which measures changes in the output of services provided by US for-hire freight transport industries dropped again in September for the... more details..

FedEx publishes emission reduction and fuel saving targets

Published on: 14 Nov 08 - FedEx Corporation this week announced that by 2020 it planned to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the FedEx Express aircraft fleet by 20% and... more details..

PortCheck to begin Clean Truck Fee collection on November 17

Published on: 07 Nov 08 - PortCheck Inc, the company created to collect the Clean Truck Fee for the US west coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, it set to start... more details..

Con-way Freight to cut 40 locations in major network restructuring

Published on: 06 Nov 08 - North American LTL (less-than-truckload) carrier Con-way Freight this week announced a major re-engineering of its operating network. more details..

US operator SCG rebranded as CEVA Ground

Published on: 05 Nov 08 - SCG The Select Carrier Group, a US sub-brand of Netherlands-based global group CEVA Logistics, has been renamed CEVA Ground, it was announced this... more details..

AF-KL Cargo inaugurates new Paris cargo control centre

Published on: 04 Nov 08 - European airline group Air France Cargo-KLM Cargo last week officially inaugurated its new Cargo Control Centre (CCC) at France’s Paris CDG... more details..

Arkansas Best reports lower net income figure in Q3

Published on: 30 Oct 08 - Arkansas Best Corporation, a US transportation holding company, has reported its results for the 2008 third quarter ending September 30. more details..

FreightScan establishes major presence in South Asia

Published on: 30 Oct 08 - Cargo scanning technology provider FreightScan has signed a strategic partnership with Indian company Group Concorde covering South Asia, the Middle... more details..

C.H. Robinson announces latest quarterly figures

Published on: 29 Oct 08 - C.H. Robinson, a US-based provider of trucking/multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions, has reported its financial results for... more details..

US venture capital firm creates logistics sector acquisition vehicle

Published on: 29 Oct 08 - US venture and growth capital firm Austin Ventures is committing up to $75m to create “a new supply chain services acquisition and strategic... more details..

US truck tonnage index fell just under 1% in September

Published on: 29 Oct 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index, widely seen as a barometer for the wider US... more details..

Extra integration expense in China dents Menlo income figure

Published on: 28 Oct 08 - Con-way Inc’s Q3 2008 results statement included an admission that global forwarding subsidiary Menlo Worldwide had incurred higher than expected... more details..

Wincanton acquires German company ELI

Published on: 27 Oct 08 - UK-based logistics group Wincanton has expanded its European logistics network through the acquisition of a warehousing and transport business based... more details..

Greatwide Logistics set to be acquired by investor group

Published on: 24 Oct 08 - Greatwide Logistics Services – a US provider of national third party logistics services – this week announced that it intended to enter into an... more details..

CEVA Logistics expands activities for Ford in Brazil

Published on: 17 Oct 08 - CEVA Logistics announced this week that it had been chosen to operate the movement of parts in the production processes for a Ford engine and... more details..

Navistar chooses Menlo as global lead logistics provider

Published on: 15 Oct 08 - Navistar International Corporation has announced the selection of Menlo Worldwide Logistics as its global lead logistics provider. more details..

Japanese forwarder establishes local company in Czech Republic

Published on: 14 Oct 08 - A new locally-registered company established in the Czech Republic by Japanese global forwarder Kintetsu World Express (KWE) began operations this... more details..

FedEx Freight introduces Canada next-business-day cross-border service

Published on: 14 Oct 08 - FedEx Freight yesterday (October 13) announced that it had introduced next-business-day coverage between key Canadian gateway cities and several... more details..

TAPA claims progress with campaign to fight rising cargo crime in the Netherlands

Published on: 13 Oct 08 - Parties attending a recent meeting organised by the Transported Asset Protection Association agreed on several moves to try and improve supply chain... more details..

Eurotunnel truck traffic drops 14% in Q3 as fire cuts capacity

Published on: 09 Oct 08 - Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel has reported its figures for Q3 2008, a period during which operations were interrupted by a serious fire. more details..

Pacer International announces new unified brand

Published on: 08 Oct 08 - North American transportation and logistics provider Pacer International has this week unveiled a new brand initiative. more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 07 Oct 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 29/09/08 more details..

US port terminal operators express concern over 'clean trucks' programme

Published on: 06 Oct 08 - Marine terminal operators claim US west coast ports have not completed the preparations necessary for a smooth implementation of their ban on older... more details..

Descartes adds European customs filer Dexx

Published on: 06 Oct 08 - Descartes Systems has acquired Dexx, a Belgium-based European customs filing and logistics messaging provider. more details..

KART launches China-SE Asia trucking network

Published on: 03 Oct 08 - Kerry Asia Road Transport announced yesterday (October 2) that it was launching a new freight trucking service between Kunming in China and Bangkok... more details..

Con-way cuts 2008 earnings guidance figures

Published on: 02 Oct 08 - Major US trucking, forwarding and logistics group Con-way Inc yesterday (October 1) issued reduced earnings guidance figures for 2008. more details..

Hub Group announces death of founder and chairman

Published on: 01 Oct 08 - US intermodal marketing company Hub Group has announced the death of its founder and chairman, Phillip C. Yeager. more details..

Covenant reports completion of new revolving credit facility

Published on: 01 Oct 08 - US trucking group Covenant Transportation this week announced the completion of a new revolving credit facility and provided an update on its business... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 01 Oct 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 22/09/08 more details..

JAL suspends New York freighter service

Published on: 30 Sep 08 - Japan Airlines yesterday (September 29) announced a suspension of its freighter operations between Tokyo and New York and reduced frequencies on the... more details..

Agility acquires Chinese domestic logistics company Baisui

Published on: 29 Sep 08 - Middle East-based global forwarder Agility has further strengthened its presence in China with the signing of an agreement to acquire domestic... more details..

US trucking industry calls for comprehensive energy plan

Published on: 25 Sep 08 - A top US trucking industry official this week urged the Bush administration and Congress to implement a comprehensive energy plan which would ensure... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 25 Sep 08 - Merger and Acquisition activity for the week of 15/09/08 more details..

DHL expands European services for life sciences industry

Published on: 24 Sep 08 - DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight business of Deutsche Post World Net, this week launched its intra-European overnight transport... more details..

TDG establishes temperature-controlled delivery service

Published on: 18 Sep 08 - UK-based European logistics service provider TDG has announced that its temperature controlled services division is introducing a delivery service. more details..

US ports push ahead with ‘clean truck’ programmes

Published on: 18 Sep 08 - The key US west coast container ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are pressing ahead with the planned implementation of their ‘clean truck’... more details..

Automotive business encourages Japanese forwarders to strengthen Monterrey presence

Published on: 16 Sep 08 - Yusen Air & Sea Service has become the second major Japanese global forwarder this year to announce a development in Monterrey, Mexico, encouraged... more details..

ProLogis signs new leases with Kuehne + Nagel in the US

Published on: 15 Sep 08 - ProLogis has reported the signing of new lease agreements totalling 386,000 sq ft at two distribution parks in the US with global forwarder and... more details..

CSX raises 2008 and long-term financial guidance

Published on: 15 Sep 08 - US intermodal transportation company CSX Corporation has announced increased 2008 and long-term financial guidance. more details..

Channel Tunnel freight services resume after fire

Published on: 15 Sep 08 - Freight train, truck shuttle and passenger services through the Channel Tunnel between England and France are back in operation after last week’s... more details..

Wincanton wins InBev logistics contract in France

Published on: 12 Sep 08 - UK-based European supply chain solutions provider Wincanton reported this week that it had been awarded a new contract in France from brewing group... more details..

News flash: Fire brings Eurotunnel chaos

Published on: 12 Sep 08 - A fire in a lorry travelling on a freight train shuttle between the UK and France has brought Eurotunnel services to a halt. more details..

Forward Air completes Service Express acquisition

Published on: 11 Sep 08 - US group Forward Air Corporation this week announced that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries had successfully completed its acquisition of certain... more details..

Teamsters union praises US vote to ban “unsafe” Mexican trucks

Published on: 11 Sep 08 - The Teamsters union has praised a US House of Representatives vote this week in favour of closing the US/Mexico border to allegedly dangerous trucks... more details..

American Trucking Associations introduces ATA Business Solutions

Published on: 05 Sep 08 - The American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week launched ATA Business Solutions, a line of information products, business tools, services, training... more details..

ATA submits final arguments against US port 'concession plans'

Published on: 02 Sep 08 - The American Trucking Associations has filed its legal reply to the defence put forward by two major US ports in support of the ‘concession plans’... more details..

US truck tonnage index fell 0.3% in July

Published on: 28 Aug 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index, widely seen as a barometer for the wider US... more details..

UPS Freight improves transit times

Published on: 26 Aug 08 - UPS Freight yesterday (August 25) announced improved transit times on more than 1,200 traffic lanes originating in the US mid-west, north-east and... more details..

US ports defend ‘Clean Truck Programme’ in court filing

Published on: 26 Aug 08 - Two US west coast ports have filed their response to a preliminary injunction motion which seeks to stop their ‘Clean Truck Programme’... more details..

CaseStack adds warehouse in Texas for US-Mexico trade

Published on: 22 Aug 08 - CaseStack has added a new warehouse location in Texas to support logistics operations between Mexican manufacturing companies and US retailers... more details..

YRC completes acquisition of Shanghai Jiayu Logistics

Published on: 20 Aug 08 - YRC Logistics has closed its acquisition of Shanghai Jiayu Logistics Co, said to be one of the largest providers of truckload and... more details..

KWE and Unico drop planned Russian joint venture

Published on: 20 Aug 08 - Kintetsu World Express Inc (KWE) has officially announced the dissolution of a planned new Russian joint venture just two weeks before the operation... more details..

Nippon Vopak acquires two terminals in Japan

Published on: 19 Aug 08 - Royal Vopak joint venture Nippon Vopak recently agreed with Mitsui & Co to acquire 100% of the assets in two Japanese chemical and oil terminals. more details..

Hacis wins CEVA Hong Kong export business

Published on: 15 Aug 08 - CEVA Logistics (Hong Kong) has become a customer of the airport direct export service provided by Hong Kong Air Cargo Industry Services Limited... more details..

New Rail Sea Link opens at Shekou

Published on: 15 Aug 08 - A consignment of twelve 40 foot containers arrived at Shekou Port in Shenzhen from China’s inland Changsha East Station, marking the start of the... more details..

US port retail container traffic set to drop 4% in 2008

Published on: 12 Aug 08 - Cargo volume at major US retail container ports is expected to decline 4% in 2008, according to the latest monthly report released by the... more details..

Con-way expands freight brokerage capabilities

Published on: 11 Aug 08 - Con-way has launched Con-way Multimodal to provide expanded freight brokerage capabilities in the third party logistics and multimodal freight... more details..

Los Angeles port ‘Clean Truck Programme’ to go ahead despite ATA lawsuit

Published on: 07 Aug 08 - The US west coast Port of Los Angeles this week confirmed its commitment to the ‘Clean Truck Programme’ despite the filing of a lawsuit by the... more details..

Transpacific container lines set to raise inland fuel surcharges

Published on: 04 Aug 08 - Container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement (TSA) announced last week that they intended to begin raising North American... more details..

CEVA Logistics joins Cargo 2000

Published on: 01 Aug 08 - CEVA Logistics, said to be one of the world’s largest buyers of airline cargo capacity, has joined Cargo 2000 as an associate member. more details..

ATA truck tonnage index jumped 1.3% in June

Published on: 31 Jul 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index increased 1.3% in June, marking the second consecutive... more details..

Arkansas Best reports lower Q2 income

Published on: 25 Jul 08 - US transportation company Arkansas Best Corporation this week announced 2008 second quarter net income of $16.2m, compared to a Q2 2007 figure of... more details..

Indian container rail service set for expansion

Published on: 24 Jul 08 - Singapore-based shipping and logistics group NOL has reported plans to expand its joint venture Indian container rail service IndiaLinx over the... more details..

C.H. Robinson reports 2008 Q2 results

Published on: 24 Jul 08 - US global transport and logistics company C.H. Robinson Worldwide has reported a total transportation business gross profit for the latest quarter... more details..

European MPs back tougher limits on truck emissions

Published on: 21 Jul 08 - Proposed tougher limits on harmful exhaust emissions from trucks and buses were backed by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee in a... more details..

J. B. Hunt announces higher second quarter revenue

Published on: 16 Jul 08 - Major US trucking and intermodal operator J. B. Hunt has reported increased revenue but a lower operating profit for the 2008 second quarter. more details..

US freight transport index rose 1.9% in May

Published on: 16 Jul 08 - The US Freight Transportation Services Index rose 1.9% in May from its April level, the largest monthly increase since January. more details..

MHF-SCS launches new business unit

Published on: 15 Jul 08 - US company MHF Supply Chain Solutions has announced the launch of a new business unit offering integrated door-to-door rail service. more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 15 Jul 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 07/07/2008 more details..

Stolt-Nielsen reports results - and end of SEC investigation

Published on: 14 Jul 08 - Stolt-Nielsen, one of the world’s leading providers of transportation services for bulk liquid chemicals, has reported its unaudited results for the... more details..

US trucking body calls for plan to ensure “affordable fuel”

Published on: 14 Jul 08 - The American Trucking Associations reported on Friday (July 11) that it had asked the US Congress to implement a plan to ensure an affordable fuel... more details..

Study promotes case for moving US freight by inland river barge

Published on: 09 Jul 08 - The US National Waterways Foundation has released a new study comparing various aspects of using inland river barges to move freight with those of... more details..

KWE and Unico to form joint Russian trucking company

Published on: 09 Jul 08 - Japanese forwarder Kintetsu World Express and South Korea’s Unico Logistics Co have announced plans to establish a joint trucking company in... more details..

Goodman develops new facility for DHL in southern Germany

Published on: 08 Jul 08 - Goodman Group and DHL Freight have announced the development of a 12,270 sq m build-to-suit logistics facility in Nuremberg Harbour, southern... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 08 Jul 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 30/6/2008 more details..

US Army Reserve and Con-way Freight launch partnership

Published on: 07 Jul 08 - The US Army Reserve and US LTL freight carrier Con-way Freight have announced the launch of a partnership that will allow both organisations to... more details..

DHL introduces solution for European temperature-sensitive shipments

Published on: 07 Jul 08 - DHL Freight is now offering a Europe-wide transport solution for temperature-sensitive products which will also cater for smaller shipments. more details..

RoadLink acquires American Freight Systems

Published on: 03 Jul 08 - North American intermodal service provider RoadLink has announced its second acquisition within the last few days and the third this year. more details..

RoadLink to acquire C-Truck from Hapag-Lloyd

Published on: 01 Jul 08 - North American intermodal logistics service provider RoadLink is set to acquire CP Ships Trucking (C-Truck) and establish an alliance with Canadian... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 01 Jul 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 23/06/2008 more details..

ATA truck tonnage index rose 0.5% in May

Published on: 30 Jun 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally-adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index increased on a month-to-month basis in May for the... more details..

Scania delivers 300 trucks to Ukrainian haulier

Published on: 26 Jun 08 - The Ukrainian company Europa-Trans has ordered 300 trucks from manufacturer Scania indicating the rapid growth of the market. more details..

Culina’s new distribution centre to open in August

Published on: 20 Jun 08 - UK multi-temperature food and drink supply chain specialist Culina Logistics is set to open a major new chilled distribution centre in early August. more details..

UK freight association welcomes EU cabotage concession

Published on: 19 Jun 08 - Fears new EU legislation could lead to the UK being swamped by a new invasion of foreign trucks have eased, at least for now. more details..

Cargo 2000 certifies Traxon Europe data management platform

Published on: 18 Jun 08 - Traxon Europe’s Cargo 2000 Data Management Platform has been certified by Cargo 2000 for its ability to measure and manage the quality of air... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 17 Jun 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 9/6/2008 more details..

Stobart selects Touchpaper IT solution

Published on: 13 Jun 08 - UK-based logistics group Stobart has selected Touchpaper’s IT Business Management solution to create a centralised IT service desk. more details..

UK hauliers fear new “invasion” of foreign trucks

Published on: 13 Jun 08 - UK road transport operators are worried that plans due to be discussed today (June 13) by EU ministers could lead to the country being swamped with... more details..

New US railroad programme targets shorthaul truck traffic

Published on: 05 Jun 08 - US-based Norfolk Southern Corporation and ten New York-based short line railroads have created a programme designed to convert shorthaul truck... more details..

UPS Freight extends reliability guarantee to Canada

Published on: 04 Jun 08 - UPS Freight is extending its US on-time performance guarantee to also cover shipments moving in both directions across the Canada/US border. more details..

Xpress Global finalises asset acquisition of Pinner Transportation

Published on: 03 Jun 08 - U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc, which claims to be the third-largest privately-owned US truckload carrier, has reported that its Xpress Global Systems... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 03 Jun 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 26/5/2008 more details..

Horizon puts employees on leave in Puerto Rico trade investigation

Published on: 30 May 08 - US-based Horizon Lines has placed six employees involved in the Puerto Rico trade lane on “administrative leave” in a move related to the US... more details..

US truck tonnage index dropped just over 1% in April

Published on: 23 May 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index declined 1.1% in April. more details..

DB Schenker to run rail services for Swedish automotive industry

Published on: 22 May 08 - Starting later this year, DB Schenker plans to run trains carrying automobile parts between Germany and Sweden in an operation dubbed ‘Viking... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 21 May 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 14/5/2008 more details..

Samskip adds Greece to European multimodal network

Published on: 21 May 08 - European multimodal container operator Samskip has added Greece to the list of countries in southern Europe that it now serves by road and rail. more details..

TDG opens Belgian transhipment centre

Published on: 21 May 08 - UK-based European transport and logistics service provider TDG has this month opened a transhipment centre at its site in Welkenraedt, Belgium. more details..

North American international intermodal box movements fall by 5%

Published on: 21 May 08 - The Intermodal Association of North America has reported a 5.2% decrease in international container traffic in the first three months of 2008, the... more details..

Pacer Logistics acquires Cargo Connection assets

Published on: 20 May 08 - Pacer Logistics LLC in the US yesterday (May 19) announced it had completed the asset acquisition of Cargo Connection Logistics Corporation. more details..

Ryder completes acquisition of Gator Leasing in Florida

Published on: 16 May 08 - Ryder System Inc announced this week that it had completed the previously-announced planned acquisition of substantially all the assets of Gator... more details..

Con-way Truckload lowers top speed of fleet

Published on: 15 May 08 - US trucking company Con-way Truckload has reduced the maximum governed speed of its 2,700-tractor fleet in support of an enterprise-wide... more details..

TNT to operate 100 zero emission vehicles in the UK

Published on: 15 May 08 - TNT in the UK this week launched what it claims is “the world’s largest fleet of zero emission vehicles” and revealed plans to deploy similar... more details..

Norfolk Southern benefits from balanced traffic mix, claims CEO

Published on: 14 May 08 - A “balanced mix of traffic” has enabled Norfolk Southern Corporation to post a solid business performance in spite of softness in housing and... more details..

UPS Freight cuts transit times for customers in 11 US states

Published on: 14 May 08 - UPS Freight stated this week that in the US it had reduced transit times on nearly 1,000 traffic lanes originating in the southwest and southeast to... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 13 May 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 5/5/2008 more details..

CSX launches National Gateway to improve US freight flows

Published on: 12 May 08 - US rail and intermodal freight operator CSX Corporation has this month launched an initiative designed to create “a highly efficient freight... more details..

Toll announces acquisitions in New Zealand and Australia

Published on: 12 May 08 - Australian international transport and logistics group Toll Holdings has unveiled two corporate acquisition moves in Australasia. more details..

US import container traffic forecast to remain “quite weak”

Published on: 09 May 08 - Traffic at major US retail container ports will remain at or below last year’s levels through to September because of the nation’s economic... more details..

Air freight customers fight proposed UK aviation tax

Published on: 07 May 08 - The UK Freight Transport Association is fighting national government proposals for the introduction of a duty on individual air flights which would... more details..

FedEx Truckload Brokerage moves into Canada

Published on: 06 May 08 - FedEx Truckload Brokerage can now meet its customers’ needs for truckload shipments between the US and Canada, FedEx Corporation announced yesterday... more details..

Qantas Freight set to buy Australian trucking company

Published on: 01 May 08 - Qantas Freight Enterprises has signed an agreement to purchase Australian national trucking business Jets Transport Express. more details..

Arkansas Best announces 78% increase in 2008 Q1 income

Published on: 28 Apr 08 - US transportation holding company Arkansas Best Corporation, whose largest subsidiary provides LTL services across North America, has announced a... more details..

ATA truck tonnage index drops by more than 3% in March

Published on: 28 Apr 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index fell 3.3% in March 2008, after remaining unchanged... more details..

Four transport operators combine to serve US energy industry

Published on: 25 Apr 08 - Four US companies have linked up to form what they claim is now the leading provider of land transportation and logistics services to that country’s... more details..

ATA advocates changes to US surface transport programmes

Published on: 18 Apr 08 - The American Trucking Associations organisation wants fundamental changes made to US federal surface transport programmes “to allow the trucking... more details..

Con-way reports lower net income in 2008 Q1

Published on: 18 Apr 08 - Con-way Inc, the US-based freight transportation and logistics services group which includes Menlo Worldwide Logistics, this week reported its 2008... more details..

US federal agents search Horizon Lines in antitrust investigation

Published on: 18 Apr 08 - Horizon Lines Inc has confirmed that US federal agents yesterday (April 17) served it with search warrants relating to an investigation of ocean... more details..

Ryder to acquire Florida-based Gator Leasing

Published on: 16 Apr 08 - Ryder System Inc announced this week that it had reached an agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Miami-headquartered Gator Leasing... more details..

J.B. Hunt “quite pleased” with 2008 Q1 performance

Published on: 16 Apr 08 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc, one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America, has reported its 2008 first quarter... more details..

DSV Road explores UK rail freight potential

Published on: 15 Apr 08 - DSV Road revealed this week that it had commissioned a report looking into the potential of using rail freight for its UK network. more details..

Northern California freight projects get $852m boost

Published on: 14 Apr 08 - A $3bn slate of highway, rail and seaport improvements approved for funding last week by the California Transportation Commission includes $825m for... more details..

US freight transport index unchanged in February

Published on: 11 Apr 08 - The US Freight Transportation Services Index was unchanged in February from January, the national Department of Transportation’s Bureau of... more details..

Lynden acquires Anchorage seafood logistics business

Published on: 10 Apr 08 - US forwarder Lynden International has acquired the Anchorage division of seafood logistics provider Movers Inc. more details..

LogiRoom ramps up presence in logistics planning software market

Published on: 09 Apr 08 - LogiRoom, a logistics market SaaS (software as a service) provider, is looking to increase its share of the planning software sector. more details..

Eurotunnel follows up first annual profit with “exceptional” 2008 Q1

Published on: 09 Apr 08 - Channel Tunnel operator Groupe Eurotunnel has reported a profitable 2007 – its first ever positive annual result − and an “exceptional”... more details..

PLS aims to become 'billion-dollar' logistics company

Published on: 07 Apr 08 - Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, a US provider of technology-based third-party logistics solutions, is looking to become a “billion-dollar... more details..

TransCore reports boost to asset tracking in Africa

Published on: 07 Apr 08 - US-based TransCore has reported the commissioning of new earth station equipment to support the addition of a second satellite communications... more details..

PLS to offer BravoSolution tools to its carrier community

Published on: 04 Apr 08 - US company PLS Logistics Services and BravoSolution US (formerly Verticalnet) this week announced a multi-year agreement between the two companies. more details..

MAN signs parts distribution deal with CEVA

Published on: 03 Apr 08 - Automotive group MAN Nutzfahrzeuge has signed a five-year international service agreement with CEVA Logistics relating to the distribution of spare... more details..

Cargo Connection Logistics reports 2007 operating results

Published on: 02 Apr 08 - US logistics provider Cargo Connection Logistics Holding Inc yesterday (April 1) reported its operating results for the year ending December 31... more details..

ATA truck tonnage index remained flat in February

Published on: 31 Mar 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index remained flat in February, after rising 2.4% in... more details..

Cargolux adds Miami to scheduled service network

Published on: 28 Mar 08 - Luxembourg-based freighter operator Cargolux has announced that effective April 6, it plans to start a weekly B747-400F service to Miami, US, with... more details..

UPS names global freight forwarding management team

Published on: 26 Mar 08 - UPS has appointed Eric Kirchner president of freight forwarding as part of a new senior management team to oversee its forwarding, global brokerage... more details..

ATA projects record-high fuel expenses for US trucking in 2008

Published on: 18 Mar 08 - The American Trucking Associations organisation is projecting a record high diesel fuel bill of $135bn for the US trucking industry in 2008. more details..

UK pallet network operator UPN expands central hub

Published on: 17 Mar 08 - UK pallet network operator UPN has announced new developments at its central hub in the English Midlands to help deal with continued traffic growth. more details..

CEVA secures new contracts from Eaton in Brazil

Published on: 17 Mar 08 - CEVA Logistics has won three new contracts in Brazil from the Eaton Corporation, a leading worldwide diversified industrial manufacturer. more details..

TNT opens scheduled road connection to Ukraine

Published on: 14 Mar 08 - TNT Express claims to have become the first express integrator to open an international road connection to Ukraine. more details..

Con-way turns back speed governors on trucking fleet

Published on: 13 Mar 08 - US-based Con-way Freight reported this week that it had turned back the speed governors on its 8,400-vehicle tractor fleet “to improve fuel... more details..

Stobart unveils road transport acquisition and possible move into air freight

Published on: 13 Mar 08 - UK-based European multimodal transport group Stobart this week announced its first acquisitions since listing on the London stock market in... more details..

GAC India unveils 3PL facility for Mumbai region

Published on: 05 Mar 08 - GAC India has inaugurated a new 3PL facility at Bhiwandi to service consumer markets in and around the Indian west coast city of Mumbai. more details..

Odyssey Logistics opens European office

Published on: 05 Mar 08 - Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, a US-based global logistics and transportation service provider for chemical and process industries, has... more details..

Volkswagen creates new force in trucks

Published on: 04 Mar 08 - Volkswagen has taken control of Swedish truck builder Scania as part of its extended campaign to create a major global truck manufacturing group. more details..

Grand Power sees continued strong growth in 2008

Published on: 29 Feb 08 - Canada-based Grand Power Logistics Group Inc has provided an update regarding the implementation of its growth strategy in 2007 and plans for 2008. more details..

CEVA wins warehouse management contract from MAN

Published on: 28 Feb 08 - CEVA Logistics has announced a new contract in the UK to manage the Swindon European Logistics Centre (ELC) on behalf of the MAN Nutzfahrzeuge Group. more details..

Universal Truckload Services reports “good quarter” at end of 2007

Published on: 27 Feb 08 - US trucking company Universal Truckload Services has announced its financial results for the 13 and 52 week periods ended December 31, 2007. more details..

DHL to invest nearly €11m in new terminal north of Stockholm

Published on: 27 Feb 08 - DHL Express has decided to build a completely new terminal at the Rosersberg industrial park in Stockholm, Sweden. more details..

OrderPro Logistics commences roll-up strategy

Published on: 26 Feb 08 - US-based OrderPro Logistics Inc has announced an “aggressive transportation roll-up strategy” and revealed it currently has five acquisition... more details..

Descartes launches air freight electronic booking for smaller forwarders

Published on: 20 Feb 08 - Descartes Systems has announced the global availability of Descartes CargoBooker, a basic air freight electronic booking service aimed at small and... more details..

DB Schenker to nearly double logistics capacity at DFW airport

Published on: 20 Feb 08 - Construction has now begun following a ground-breaking ceremony for the new DB Schenker logistics centre at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport... more details..

RoadLink acquires West Coast Trucking

Published on: 19 Feb 08 - North American intermodal logistics company RoadLink has announced the purchase of Seattle-based trucking service provider West Coast Trucking (WCT). more details..

Schneider National names primary rail providers

Published on: 13 Feb 08 - Schneider National Inc, a US provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, has announced that BNSF Railway and CSX Intermodal will be... more details..

Teamsters due to argue Mexican trucks issue in court

Published on: 12 Feb 08 - The US Teamsters union is today (February 12) due to argue in that that the Bush administration broke the law when it opened the US border to trucks... more details..

C.H. Robinson reports 2007 fourth quarter results

Published on: 01 Feb 08 - US non-asset based third party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc has reported financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2007. more details..

Covenant highlights "competitive" US trucking market

Published on: 31 Jan 08 - US trucking group Covenant Transportation has published its financial and operating results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2007. more details..

Con-way optimistic about Menlo Worldwide growth prospects

Published on: 31 Jan 08 - US-based freight transport/logistics provider Con-way Inc has published its latest financial results and commented on prospects for the group’s... more details..

DPWN and Daimler give go-ahead for first hybrid trucks in Europe

Published on: 30 Jan 08 - Deutsche Post World Net claims it has just become the first logistics company in Europe to start trialling the use of hybrid trucks. more details..

ATA truck tonnage index surged more than 4% in December

Published on: 28 Jan 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index, seen by many as a barometer for the US economy... more details..

Coca-Cola switches to ZAP small trucks for Uruguayan city deliveries

Published on: 24 Jan 08 - Coca-Cola is introducing a new distribution model to service Montevideo, Uruguay, in a move which could have implications for its delivery... more details..

NLM to provide enhanced logistics services to GM

Published on: 22 Jan 08 - US logistics management expert NLM recently renewed an agreement with General Motors Corporation to provide a suite of comprehensive shipment... more details..

Descartes unveils solutions to meet emerging customs compliance requirements

Published on: 22 Jan 08 - Descartes Systems Group has launched several new services to support emerging customs regulations and compliance standards in the US and Mexico. more details..

FedEx Freight enhances US LTL services

Published on: 18 Jan 08 - FedEx Freight claims to have improved its LTL (less than truckload) services across key US markets. more details..

Eurotunnel shuttle service carried 9% more trucks in 2007

Published on: 17 Jan 08 - Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel has reported a mixed performance from the two different types of freight traffic travelling through the UK/France... more details..

UK commercial vehicle registration numbers set to remain "buoyant"

Published on: 17 Jan 08 - UK new commercial vehicle registrations are set to remain “buoyant for many months to come”, reports an industry body. more details..

US operator Express-1 unveils new logistics venture

Published on: 16 Jan 08 - US ground expedited transportation provider Express-1 Expedited Solutions Inc has announced the creation of a new non-asset based brokerage segment... more details..

UPS Freight announces 2008 rate increase

Published on: 15 Jan 08 - US LTL operator UPS Freight has announced a 2008 general rate increase averaging 5.4%. more details..

Fiege to build major logistics centre in Neuss

Published on: 10 Jan 08 - German logistics provider Fiege Group is this year planning to build nearly 90,000 sq m of warehouse and office accommodation in Neuss, backed by... more details..

TIACA returns to Atlanta for 2012 forum

Published on: 09 Jan 08 - Atlanta will host The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) International Air Cargo Forum & Exhibition in 2012, 50 years on from being the venue... more details..

Maersk Line to cut up to 3,000 jobs in strategic reorganisation

Published on: 09 Jan 08 - Global container shipping line Maersk has announced a new strategy “to drive the turnaround of the business and return to sustainable... more details..

YRC Logistics to buy Chinese trucker Jiayu

Published on: 02 Jan 08 - US-based YRC Logistics has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chinese LTL service provider Shanghai Jiayu Logistics Co Ltd. more details..

FedEx LTL companies to hike rates this month

Published on: 02 Jan 08 - US LTL service provider FedEx Freight plans to implement a 5.48% general rate increase, effective January 14. FedEx National LTL will introduce a... more details..

ATA truck tonnage index increases by just under 1%

Published on: 02 Jan 08 - The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index increased 0.8% in November, following a 0.2%... more details..

New service will transport Japanese vehicles to Russia via the TSR

Published on: 21 Dec 07 - Kintetsu World Express and a subsidiary of Russian Railways are to jointly sell a new service transporting finished vehicles manufactured in Japan... more details..

Forward Air announces opening of Chicago regional hub

Published on: 21 Dec 07 - Forward Air, a provider of time-definite ground transportation services to the air cargo industry in North America, plans to open a regional sorting... more details..

US ports approve cargo fee to fund cleaner trucks

Published on: 21 Dec 07 - The US west coast ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have this week approved a cargo fee of $35 per TEU to help fund cleaner trucks and improve air... more details..

"Weak US economic growth" hits FedEx Q2 figures

Published on: 21 Dec 07 - FedEx Corporation has reported earnings of US$1.54 per diluted share for the second quarter ended November 30, 2007, compared to $1.64 per diluted... more details..

Penske opens new distribution centre in Mexico

Published on: 20 Dec 07 - Penske Logistics has announced the opening of a new multi-client intermodal distribution centre in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and two senior... more details..

TNT expands Asia Road Network into China

Published on: 20 Dec 07 - Netherlands-based TNT has announced the expansion of its Asia Road Network, first launched at the end of 2005, into China. more details..

YRC Worldwide and Teamsters reach tentative agreement on labour contract

Published on: 17 Dec 07 - YRC Worldwide Inc has announced that its TMI member subsidiaries have reached a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters... more details..

Covenant Transportation announces Q4 financial results expectations

Published on: 14 Dec 07 - Covenant Transportation Group Inc has announced its expectations regarding financial results for the fourth quarter of 2007. more details..

US trucker Old Dominion buys Bullocks Express assets

Published on: 13 Dec 07 - US less-than-truckload service operator Old Dominion Freight Line has signed a definitive agreement to purchase selected assets of Bullocks Express... more details..

Munich Airport opens €18.5m facility for forwarders

Published on: 10 Dec 07 - A new facility for freight forwarders has been officially opened at Germany’s Munich Airport. Total investment in the complex will amount to... more details..

Italian logistics group Gallozzi to open first office in China

Published on: 07 Dec 07 - Italian shipping and logistics group Gallozzi is set to officially open its first branch in China on December 11. more details..

Miele partners with Schenker in Finland

Published on: 04 Dec 07 - Appliance supplier Miele and forwarder/logistics provider Schenker have signed a partnership contract in Finland. more details..

Trucking set to continue dominating US freight movement

Published on: 30 Nov 07 - Trucking will increase its share of the US freight pool and continue dominating domestic freight movement in that country into the next decade, says a... more details..

Trucking set to continue dominating US freight movement

Published on: 30 Nov 07 - Trucking will increase its share of the US freight pool and continue dominating domestic freight movement in that country into the next decade, says a... more details..

HPH launches $244m container terminal facility in Mexico

Published on: 27 Nov 07 - HPH has officially launched a new US$244m container-handling facility at the Port of Lazaro Cardenas in Mexico. more details..

Cargolux adds second destination in Kazakhstan

Published on: 22 Nov 07 - Luxembourg-based freighter operator Cargolux is expanding its Kazakhstan coverage with the addition of flights to Atyrau alongside an established... more details..

Rickmers-Linie selects new Philadelphia terminal

Published on: 19 Nov 07 - German breakbulk/heavylift shipping line Rickmers has chosen Tioga Marine as its new terminal in Philadelphia, US. more details..

Thermo King Global Marine reports “strongest sales quarter on record” in Q3

Published on: 14 Nov 07 - Green technology helped Global Marine Solutions Group, part of US-based temperature-controlled transport solutions provider Thermo King, complete... more details..

ShipGreen aims to help online retailers and customers “go green”

Published on: 07 Nov 07 - New US company ShipGreen has launched a carbon neutral shipping alternative for online retail sector businesses and their customers. more details..

UPS Freight launches reliability guarantee

Published on: 07 Nov 07 - UPS Freight is to back its on-time performance reliability in the US with the same type of service guarantee already offered to UPS’s small... more details..

BAWC introduces new freighter destinations

Published on: 02 Nov 07 - British Airways World Cargo (BAWC) has added two new points to its shorthaul freighter network and one to its longhaul all-cargo operations. more details..

Hub Group releases results and terminates acquisition bid

Published on: 31 Oct 07 - US logistics provider Hub Group, Inc. has reported record income for the quarter as well as announcing that it would not go through with an... more details..

Great Circle invests in Turkish logistics group

Published on: 30 Oct 07 - Great Circle Fund, an emerging markets private equity fund, has announced a significant investment in Balnak Logistics Group in Turkey. more details..

Despite trucking softness, CH Robinson makes good progress

Published on: 30 Oct 07 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. has reported financial results showing total Transportation gross profits increasing in double digits. more details..

Weak markets hit YRC

Published on: 29 Oct 07 - US trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc. has been the latest company to be affected by the weak US market. more details..

No August peak for Covenant Transportation

Published on: 24 Oct 07 - Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. has announced financial and operating results showing a small increase in revenues but a net loss. more details..

USA Truck profits wiped out

Published on: 23 Oct 07 - USA Truck has become the latest US trucking company to suffer from the weak market, seeing its profits almost wiped out. more details..

Railion and DFDS launch new German-Russian link

Published on: 22 Oct 07 - The rail ferry 'FS Vilnius' has started regular operations as the first non-stop connection between Germany and Russia. more details..

Knight Transportation profits plunge

Published on: 19 Oct 07 - US trucking company Knight Transportation, Inc. has announced its interim financial results showing a decrease in net income. more details..

Werner suffers from weak US market

Published on: 17 Oct 07 - Werner Enterprises, Inc., one of the USA’s largest truckload transportation and logistics companies, has reported third quarter financials... more details..

Continental implements China distribution operation with Penske

Published on: 12 Oct 07 - Continental, the leading German tyremaker and chassis specialist, and the logistics cooperation Penske / Honold, Shanghai, have implemented a... more details..

Bax Global adds new Mexican flight

Published on: 10 Oct 07 - BAX Global, the DB Logistics subsidiary, is to expand its overnight distribution capabilities between Mexico, the USA and Canada. more details..

UPS expands ''Green Fleet''

Published on: 09 Oct 07 - UPS has announced it is adding 306 alternative fuel vehicles to its “green fleet” by placing an order for 167 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)... more details..

ATA Truck tonnage index falls in August

Published on: 01 Oct 07 - The American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.8 percent in August, as a result of continued softness in the US... more details..

US overland trade with NAFTA partners jumps

Published on: 28 Sep 07 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, Canada and Mexico, jumped... more details..

Dachser opens Austrian logistics centre

Published on: 28 Sep 07 - German logistics provider Dachser is expanding in the Salzburg/Berchtesgaden region with an €8 million new logistics centre. more details..

Prestons of Potto sign deal with TDG for Corus Transport Platform

Published on: 26 Sep 07 - UK trucking company, Prestons of Potto, has signed a new three year contract with logistics operator TDG to provide transport services for... more details..

New intermodal joint venture in India

Published on: 25 Sep 07 - Reliance Logistics (RLPL) and Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) have formed a Joint Venture company to provide intermodal logistics... more details..

US West Coast Ports mandate new security tags

Published on: 24 Sep 07 - Container terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will require trucks to be equipped with TruckTags in order to gain access to the... more details..

Knight Transportation warns on profits

Published on: 20 Sep 07 - US trucking company Knight Transportation has reduced its expectations of Earnings Per Share as it experiences a decrease in freight tonnage and... more details..

Agility moves 50 ton turbine from Germany to the USA

Published on: 19 Sep 07 - Global logistics provider Agility has moved a 50.8 ton generator shaft from Germany to the USA in conjunction with Cargolux. more details..

Hub Group to acquire US drayage company

Published on: 14 Sep 07 - US Hub Group, Inc. has announced that Comtrak Logistics, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, is to acquire the assets of DNJ Transportation, Inc. more details..

Maersk subsidiary opens container storage facility in UK

Published on: 13 Sep 07 - Maersk subsidiary Pentalver Transport expands its UK container storage capability with a new facility in the English Midlands. more details..

APM opens new US container terminal

Published on: 11 Sep 07 - APM’s new 55’ deep-water terminal is the largest privately owned container terminal in the United States and the largest investment in Hampton... more details..

New logistics centre in Japan for Schenker-Seino

Published on: 06 Sep 07 - Schenker-Seino Co. Ltd. has recently established a new Japanese logistics facility, called the Ichikawa Logistics Center, near Tokyo. more details..

Attempt to block Mexican truckers "desperate"

Published on: 05 Sep 07 - A former top lawyer from the federal agency responsible for trucking safety has stated that there is no reason to fear the Mexican-US trucking pilot... more details..

Teamsters sue to stop Mexican trucks

Published on: 03 Sep 07 - The Teamsters Union has sought an emergency injunction to block the Bush administration from opening the U.S. border to Mexican trucks. more details..

Ryder to acquire Pollock NationaLease in Canada

Published on: 03 Sep 07 - Ryder System, Inc. has announced it is to acquire substantially all the assets of Pollock NationaLease, one of Canada's full service truck leasing... more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage index increases in July

Published on: 31 Aug 07 - The American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.3 percent in July, marking the first month-to-month increase since March. more details..

Con-way completes $750 million acquisition

Published on: 28 Aug 07 - Con-way Inc. has completed its $750 million acquisition of Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), a privately held North American truckload carrier based in... more details..

Con-way announces re-structuring

Published on: 24 Aug 07 - Con-way Freight Inc., the US less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, is to combine its three regional operating companies into one... more details..

Union Pacific Begins Construction of $90 Million San Antonio Intermodal Terminal

Published on: 24 Aug 07 - Union Pacific has announced the groundbreaking of a $90 million intermodal terminal. The rail port will ship and receive household goods and other... more details..

Purolator increases order for Hybrid-Electric Vehicles

Published on: 23 Aug 07 - Azure Dynamics Corporation, a developer of electric powertrains for commercial fleet vehicles, has announced that Purolator, Canada's largest... more details..

Natural disasters hit operations worldwide

Published on: 22 Aug 07 - DHL has issued warnings of three natural disasters which have affected shipments in three separate regions of the world: the Caribbean, Taiwan and... more details..

Knight Transportation opens four new service centres

Published on: 22 Aug 07 - US trucking company Knight Transportation, Inc. has announced the official opening of one new dry van service centere and three new brokerage... more details..

Trimac helped by Western Canadian economy

Published on: 21 Aug 07 - Trimac Transportation, the largest bulk trucking company in Canada, has seen strong revenue growth in British Columbia and Prairie Provinces... more details..

Qantas rumoured to be buying trucking company in run-up to freight sell-off

Published on: 17 Aug 07 - Qantas rumored to be considering buying Linfox more details..

Culina announces plans fourth major distribution centre

Published on: 16 Aug 07 - Culina Logistics has announced plans to open its fourth major UK new distribution centre. more details..

NYK Logistics increases presence in healthcare market

Published on: 16 Aug 07 - After being granted a licence for its Antwerp Warehouse, NYK Logistics (Belgium) has successfully established a European and domestic distribution... more details..

East Europe drives Willi Betz results

Published on: 15 Aug 07 - German logistics company, Willi Betz Group, was able to expand its business considerably in the first half of 2007 helped by expansion in eastern... more details..

US Freight Transportation Index falls in June

Published on: 13 Aug 07 - The US Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7 percent in June from its May level, falling to its lowest level since February. more details..

Hong Kong enhances Chinese cross-boundary cargo

Published on: 10 Aug 07 - Following the customs facilitation initiated by the Shenzhen Customs, Hong Kong Air Cargo Industry Services Limited (Hacis) has launched “Airport... more details..

Knight Transportation opens new US Service Centres

Published on: 01 Aug 07 - US trucking company Knight Transportation, Inc.has announced the official opening of two new brokerage service centres. more details..

U.S. Xpress suffers in tough trucking environment

Published on: 31 Jul 07 - US trucking company, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. has announced its latest set of financial figures showing continued weakeness in the market. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls again in June

Published on: 30 Jul 07 - American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.1 percent in June, marking the third consecutive month-to-month drop. more details..

Celadon moves ahead despite challenging environment

Published on: 27 Jul 07 - US trucking company Celadon has released its latest financial results showing steady increase in revenue despite challnging market conditions. more details..

C.H. Robinson enjoys strong quarter

Published on: 26 Jul 07 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. has reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007. All aspects of its business saw growth, with... more details..

Hub Group. reports record revenue and earnings

Published on: 24 Jul 07 - Hub Group, Inc. has reported record income from continuing operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2007 of $13.8 million, a 13% increase. more details..

FedEx cuts fuel charge by 25%

Published on: 24 Jul 07 - FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. has announced that it will reduce its standard LTL fuel surcharge by 25 percent effective July 23, 2007. more details..

Landstar System profits up but revenues drop

Published on: 20 Jul 07 - US trucking company Landstar System, Inc.has reported results for its second quarter. Profits rose, but revenues fell as FAA business dried up. more details..

ProLogis leases 600,000 sq ft to home merchandise retailer

Published on: 18 Jul 07 - ProLogis has announced that it has leased more than 600,000 square feet of distribution space in suburban Baltimore to a national retailer of home... more details..

Intermodal division boosts J.B.Hunt results

Published on: 17 Jul 07 - US trucking company J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has released its second quarter results, benefiting from growth in its Intermodal segment. more details..

Con-way expands Freight Assembly Centre in Montgomery, N.Y.

Published on: 16 Jul 07 - Con-way Freight, the US less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has opened its expanded freight assembly centre (FAC) in... more details..

DHL launches new service in South Texas

Published on: 12 Jul 07 - DHL has announced it has introduced a new service in Harlingen, Texas, capable of handling triple the volume of its previous offering. more details..

New rail cargo service links Staten Island to US

Published on: 09 Jul 07 - Cargo containers have been transported off the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island by rail for the first time, launching the facility’s... more details..

Damco Sea & Air and Maersk Logistics Forwarding merge to form Damco

Published on: 04 Jul 07 - Damco, the recently formed Dubai based forwarding and logistics company, recently announced the finalization of the integration of Maersk Logistics... more details..

Mazda shifts from road to rail

Published on: 03 Jul 07 - To improve the efficiency of collection and transport of vehicle parts between its plant in Hiroshima and its suppliers in central Japan, Mazda... more details..

Con-way Inc. Revises Annual Guidance for 2007

Published on: 02 Jul 07 - Con-way briefs on the tough market for less-than-trailer load and the soft US freight market. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage index falls in May

Published on: 28 Jun 07 - The American Trucking Associations has announced that its seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.3 percent in May, marking the... more details..

MLAC makes offer for U.S. Xpress Enterprises

Published on: 26 Jun 07 - The Mountain Lake Acquisition Company has made a bid to buy U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. the fourth largest publicly owned truckload carrier in the... more details..

Samsung Electronics France chooses Geodis

Published on: 22 Jun 07 - Samsung Electronics France and Geodis have announced a new logistics facility in Evry that Geodis has dedicated to Samsung. more details..

Agility awarded multi million MidEast defence contract extension

Published on: 19 Jun 07 - The US army has awarded Agility Logistics a contract extension to provide storage and distribution of reconstruction materials for Iraq... more details..

Innovate expands fleet with fuel efficient trucks

Published on: 19 Jun 07 - UK temperature controlled storage and distribution provider Innovate Logistics has announced that it is procuring 185 Volvo Euro 4 trucks over the... more details..

FedEx Freight expands rapidly in Canada

Published on: 15 Jun 07 - FedEx Freight Canada has opened a new combined national headquarters and 48 dock-door service centre in Toronto as part of its development plans. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel enters partnership with French retailer

Published on: 12 Jun 07 - Kuehne + Nagel has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Conforama the largest specialised furnishing and home appliances... more details..

MOL Logistics selects new WMS in Czech Republic

Published on: 11 Jun 07 - MOL Logistics has selected Manhattan Associates' warehouse management system to manage distribution facilities as it grows local business in the Czech... more details..

Celadon Group acquires assets from Air Road Express

Published on: 07 Jun 07 - US trucking company, Celadon Group Inc., has purchased the truckload business and certain tractors and trailers of Air Road Express Inc. more details..

APL rail service launches in India

Published on: 06 Jun 07 - Global transportation and logistics group Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) has announced the launch of a container rail freight service connecting two of... more details..

Bibby Distribution further strengthens European Joint Venture

Published on: 05 Jun 07 - Logistics World Alliance, the pan-European Contract Logistics network, has strengthened its position in the Nordics with the addition of Tradimus... more details..

US Surface trade with Canada and Mexico reaches record high

Published on: 05 Jun 07 - Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico was 2.3 percent higher in March. more details..

New Geodis Wilson brand

Published on: 04 Jun 07 - Geodis has named the freight forwarding business it bought from TNT, Geodis Wilson, reviving the name of the business used before TNT bought the... more details..

Dachser invests €30million

Published on: 01 Jun 07 - The German trucking and logistics company, Dachser is expanding its facilities in central Germany to cope with demand from neighbouring Central... more details..

Schneider Logistics Chosen by Whirlpool Corporation

Published on: 30 May 07 - Schneider Logistics subsidiary, American Port Services, has been chosen to provide Port trans-loading, warehousing and distribution for... more details..

UPS "Green Fleet" Expands with 50 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Published on: 23 May 07 - Latest HEV Technology Promises 45% Increase in Fuel Economy. The 50 new HEV package cars are expected to reduce fuel consumption by roughly 44,000... more details..

Setback to plans to open US roads to Mexican trucks

Published on: 18 May 07 - The Teamsters Union has commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a bill that would halt the pilot programme to open US highways to... more details..

Volvo receives new eastern Europe order

Published on: 17 May 07 - Volvo Trucks has received a major order of 350 additional trucks from Romanian transport and logistics company Alin Trans Impex. more details..

WFP upgrades logistics in conflict-torn Central African Republic.

Published on: 17 May 07 - The United Nations World Food Programme has urged the international community to support its efforts to upgrade its logistics capacity in the... more details..

FedEx commits to green powertrains

Published on: 16 May 07 - FedEx Express in the US has signed agreements with Azure Dynamics to develop hybrid-electric powertrains for its delivery fleet. more details..

Knight Transportation opens new service centre

Published on: 15 May 07 - US trucking company Knight Transportation, Inc. has announced the official opening of a new dry van truckload service centre. more details..

Swift Transportation goes private

Published on: 14 May 07 - Major Swift Transportation shareholder Jerry Moyes has announced that Saint Corporation has successfully completed the acquisition of Swift... more details..

Delay to Mexican trucking programme not enough, says union

Published on: 10 May 07 - The Bush Administration has announced a 30 day delay on its US-Mexican trucking pilot programme. However this has not satisfied the Teamsters union. more details..

ABX Air profits fall as DHL assumes operations

Published on: 10 May 07 - ABX Air, Inc. has reported its first quarter results which have been affected by the loss of some revenues and profits from its DHL opeations in the... more details..

Quality Distribution hit by soft demand

Published on: 09 May 07 - US trucking company Quality Distribution Inc. has revealed in its first quarter that transportation revenues were flat due to softer than... more details..

Pacer's volumes soften in first quarter

Published on: 08 May 07 - Pacer International, Inc., the non-asset based North America third-party logistics and freight transportation provider, has reported a softening in... more details..

Gruppo Gavio buys 100 Scania units

Published on: 03 May 07 - Truck manufacturer Scania is making progress in the Italian market. Italian transport company Gruppo Gavio Spa has ordered 100 Scania tractor units. more details..

Accessibility critical to Port of Rotterdam's future

Published on: 03 May 07 - Speaking at the Rotterdam Port Conference 2007, Jan Westerhoud, managing director of ECT, which handles 70 percent of containers in the port of... more details..

Geodis revenues jump after acquisition

Published on: 30 Apr 07 - French based logistics provider Geodis has announced that its revenue rose 18.0% in first-quarter 2007 helped by the acquisition of TNT Freight... more details..

Tesco selects Isotrak's Active Transport Management

Published on: 30 Apr 07 - UK grocery retailer Tesco has selected Isotrak's new Active Transport Management system to improve the cost effectiveness and environmental... more details..

Teamsters file suit to stop 'unsafe' Mexican truckers

Published on: 27 Apr 07 - The powerful US Teamsters Union has filed a lawsuit challenging the Bush administration's pilot programme authorising Mexican trucks to operate freely... more details..

YRC Worldwide suffers from economic slowdown

Published on: 27 Apr 07 - US trucking and logistics group YRC Worldwide Inc. has announced first quarter 2007 results. It has become the latest US trucking company to be... more details..

Greater truck capacity helps Robinson's quarter

Published on: 26 Apr 07 - US forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. has reported financial results for the first quarter. Its results benefited from greater truck capacity... more details..

Covenant Transport suffers decline in volumes

Published on: 25 Apr 07 - US based Covenant Transport's first quarter results suffered from weak freight markets and unusually severe winter weather, produced disappointing... more details..

Fiege wins big contract for DaimlerChrysler

Published on: 24 Apr 07 - German-based Fiege Group has announced that it has taken over the largest territory as freight forwarder supply for DaimlerChrysler AG in Germany. more details..

Hub Group forges ahead in 1Q

Published on: 24 Apr 07 - US logistics provider Hub Group, Inc. has reported its results for the first quarter showing strong growth in revenues and operating margin. more details..

New Middle East Global Logistics Park opens

Published on: 19 Apr 07 - H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has opened the RAK Global Logistics Park and Inland Container... more details..

Old Dominion buys Washington based trucker

Published on: 19 Apr 07 - Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has announced a definitive agreement to purchase selected assets of Priority Freight Lines, headquartered in Sumner... more details..

US trucker expects loss in first quarter

Published on: 16 Apr 07 - US trucking group U.S. Xpress Enterprises has announced it expects a loss in the first quarter due to weaker volumes, higher fuel costs and adverse... more details..

Scania wins major order for Russian market

Published on: 04 Apr 07 - European truck manufacturer Scania has received an order for 144 trucks from Russian grocery leader, X5 Retail Group. Imports of Western trucks into... more details..

TNT trials bio fuel in India

Published on: 03 Apr 07 - TNT has launched a pilot project in India to use bio fuel for its delivery vehicles. The initial phase will see drivers run bio fuel trucks between... more details..

Con-way partners with Caribbean shipping line

Published on: 03 Apr 07 - Con-way Freight, the US regional less-than-truckload (LTL) provider, has announced the launch of TropicalDirect, a new service providing... more details..

US trucking output rise surprises analysts

Published on: 02 Apr 07 - The American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.6 percent in February after a fall in January. However analysts... more details..

Meridian IQ appoints new Managing Director, Asia

Published on: 02 Apr 07 - Meridian IQ, a wholly owned subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. has announced that Roland Chong has been named Managing Director, Asia. In his new... more details..

Old Dominion launches China/US service

Published on: 27 Mar 07 - Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., the US trucking company, has announced that it is to offer International Transportation Services between China and... more details..

Canadian truckers see slight rise in revenues/expenses

Published on: 22 Mar 07 - According to Statistics Canada, the operating revenue and operating expenses of the top 91 for-hire motor carriers of freight both rose by less than... more details..

FedEx to hike LTL rates

Published on: 19 Mar 07 - FedEx Freight and FedEx National LTL, the less-than- truckload (LTL) subsidiaries of FedEx Corp.have announced that they will implement a general rate... more details..

Con-way completes expansion to freight assembly centre

Published on: 15 Mar 07 - Con-way Freight, the US less-than-truckload carrier, has announced the completion of a major expansion to its freight assembly centre in Fremont... more details..

Hub Group reports record profits

Published on: 12 Mar 07 - US logistics company Hub Group, Inc. has reported record profits and increased operating margins for the last quarter of 2006. more details..

Celadon buys Warrior Express

Published on: 01 Mar 07 - US trucking provider Celadon Group Inc.has purchased the truckload business and certain tractors and trailers of Warrior Services Inc. more details..

WP Carey acquires logistics property portfolio in France

Published on: 28 Feb 07 - W. P. Carey International LLC, a US real estate firm, has acquired the portfolio of 61 French logistics properties through a sale and leaseback... more details..

ADS Logistics launches new Brokerage division

Published on: 28 Feb 07 - US logistics provider ADS Logistics has announced its plans to expand its transportation services with the establishment of a new Brokerage division... more details..

JB Hunt wins prestigous environmental award

Published on: 27 Feb 07 - J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has announced that is has been awarded the right to use the SmartWay Logo, by the Environmental Protection... more details..

duisport cargo volumes climb strongly

Published on: 26 Feb 07 - Cargo throughput in the ports of the German duisport Group has climbed strongly. The rate of growth was over 10 percent and barges and rail expanded... more details..

ABX Air profits improve on DHL business

Published on: 26 Feb 07 - US air cargo operator ABX Air, Inc results in 2006 continue to benefit from its relationship with DHL, its biggest customer, despite losing its... more details..

Universal reveals strong performance despite weak market

Published on: 23 Feb 07 - Universal Truckload Services, Inc.has announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2006. The company had a good year in 2006 despite... more details..

Volvo makes public offer for Nissan Diesel

Published on: 21 Feb 07 - Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo has decided to make a public offer to acquire Japan's Nissan Diesel. Volvo already owns a 19% holding in the... more details..

Hub Group revenues increase 8.6%

Published on: 20 Feb 07 - US Hub Group, Inc., a US asset light freight transportation management company providing intermodal, truckload brokerage and logistics services, has... more details..

Regulatory costs drive up GLS rates in Germany

Published on: 14 Feb 07 - GLS Germany has announced that it is to raise its rates for national and international shipments by 3.5% due to regulatory and legislative cost... more details..

Forward Air posts record results

Published on: 13 Feb 07 - Forward Air Corporation has reported record results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2006. The company posted the highest... more details..

DHL prepares for record US flower volumes

Published on: 12 Feb 07 - DHL is preparing to deliver record numbers of fresh flowers across the U.S. this Valentine's Day. DHL this year anticipates delivery of over 10... more details..

Bax Global opens new Chicago logistics facility

Published on: 08 Feb 07 - BAX Global Inc. has opened a new logistics facility in Chicago, near O'Hare International Airport. The 14-acre BAX Global - Chicago World Freight... more details..

Lufthansa Cargo Center hits new record

Published on: 07 Feb 07 - The Lufthansa Cargo Center at Frankfurt Airport has posted a new transhipment record in the 2006 business year. During the year, the Center handled... more details..

NOL disposes of non-core warehousing businesses

Published on: 05 Feb 07 - Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell to CWT Limited non-core warehousing operations based in... more details..

Old Dominion announces strong results

Published on: 02 Feb 07 - US trucking company Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has announced its latest financial results for the period ended December 31, 2006. Revenues and... more details..

YRC Worldwide results 'below expectations'

Published on: 02 Feb 07 - US trucking and logistics company YRC Worldwide has reported its results for the latest period. It has not been immune to the effects of the weak... more details..

CH Robinson benefits from loosening trucking market

Published on: 01 Feb 07 - US based freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.has reported its latest financial results. It has benefited from a loosening of truck capacity... more details..

ADS Logistics wins new steel logistics contract

Published on: 01 Feb 07 - ADS Logistics, LLC (ADS), a national provider of integrated supply chain services to the metals industry, has entered into an agreement with SeverCorr... more details..

'Year of adversity' for Con-Way

Published on: 31 Jan 07 - US trucking and logistics company Con-way Inc.has reported results for its last financial year. Management stated that it was a difficult year and its... more details..

Intermodal helps JB Hunt in fourth quarter

Published on: 30 Jan 07 - US trucking company J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has announced fourth quarter 2006 financial results. Although trucking is under pressure... more details..

Whirlpool joins environmental logistics partnership

Published on: 30 Jan 07 - Whirlpool Corporation has announced a partnership with SmartWay Transport, a collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and... more details..

Arcese grows transport operations in UK

Published on: 30 Jan 07 - The UK arm of Arcese Trasporti, the largest independent transport company in Italy and Iveco's biggest customer in Europe, has increased its fleet... more details..

Scania wins major order from Eddie Stobart

Published on: 29 Jan 07 - Truck manufacturer Scania has won the largest ever UK order of vehicles from Eddie Stobart, one of the UK's largest trucking companies. more details..

BA's shorthaul freighter programme expanded following cash injection

Published on: 26 Jan 07 - BA World Cargo has increased the number of shorthaul freighter services it runs by 40 percent following a multi-million pound investment. more details..

Toshiba increases efficiency through RFID

Published on: 25 Jan 07 - TOSHIBA Europe, which handles the customer-specific configuration of every laptop destined for the EMEA region, has implemented an RFID system at... more details..

Arkansas Best finds market tough going

Published on: 25 Jan 07 - US trucking company Arkansas Best Corporation has released its latest financial results showing the effects of the challenging economic environment. more details..

Swift agrees to bid offer

Published on: 24 Jan 07 - Swift Transportation Co., Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with an entity formed by Jerry Moyes, the... more details..

Werner reports full year; believes market to tighten in 2007

Published on: 23 Jan 07 - Werner Enterprises, Inc., one of the USA's largest truckload transportation and logistics companies, has reported revenues and earnings for 2006. It... more details..

Hanson Logistics builds Chicago Consolidation Center

Published on: 22 Jan 07 - US cold chain company Hanson Logistics has announced that the company is constructing a new 14,500,000 cu. ft. temperature-controlled Chicago... more details..

Covenant Transport expects loss

Published on: 17 Jan 07 - US trucking company Covenant Transport, Inc. has announced that it anticipates its results will be in the range of a loss $.05 to $.10 per share... more details..

GE buys transportation ICT company

Published on: 12 Jan 07 - GE - Equipment Services has announced it has acquired the business of Terion Inc., a leading provider of two-way wireless data communication and... more details..

Survey shows optimism in US trucking market

Published on: 12 Jan 07 - Small and medium-sized US transportation companies are more optimistic than other industry segments with many owners and managers projecting double... more details..

Schenker develops logistics centre at Rostock

Published on: 11 Jan 07 - Schenker has developed a new logistics centre at the seaport of Rostock in Germany boosting for itsnorthbound and eastbound transport operations –... more details..

Con-Way reduces earnings guidance

Published on: 08 Jan 07 - US logistics provider Con-way Inc. has reduced its fourth quarter guidance. One of the reasons for this is lower volumes at its less-than-truckload... more details..

Kitty Hawk reports USPS success

Published on: 05 Jan 07 - US air cargo operator Kitty Hawk, Inc. has reported that it has successfully completed its contracts with the United States Postal Service which... more details..

USA Truck opens new regional centre

Published on: 04 Jan 07 - USA Truck, Inc. has announced the official opening of its newest regional operations centre. Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the new... more details..

ProLogis develops for Michelin in France

Published on: 03 Jan 07 - ProLogis, the world's largest owner, manager and developer of distribution facilities, has announced that it will develop an industrial warehouse in... more details..

LG Electronics contracts NYK Logistics for home delivery

Published on: 22 Dec 06 - Worldwide consumer electronics manufacturer, LG Electronics, has extended its agreement to incorporate a home delivery service with NYK Logistics in... more details..

Greatwide Logistics to manage Tyson Foods owner-operators

Published on: 20 Dec 06 - Greatwide Logistics Services, a Dallas-based provider of non-asset-based transportation and third party logistics, has entered into a five-year... more details..

USA Truck warns of lower earnings

Published on: 19 Dec 06 - USA Truck, Inc. has announced that it anticipates full-year 2006 fully diluted earnings per share to be lower than in 2005. Freight demand has been... more details..

DHL Exel wins Spanish building products contract

Published on: 13 Dec 06 - BPB Iberplaco, the Spanish and Portuguese subsidiary of BPB, a world leader in the supply of plasterboard and gypsum plasters, has awarded DHL Exel... more details..

Bax Global wins Hong Kong high tech contract

Published on: 12 Dec 06 - BAX Global, global forwarding and logistics subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, has been awarded a warehouse management system (WMS) contract in Hong Kong by... more details..

Wim Bosman expands in Russia

Published on: 07 Dec 06 - Dutch logistics provider Wim Bosman has commenced a partnership with Russian transport partner as well as setting up its own officed in the country. more details..

cargo-partner expands in Ukraine, Romania

Published on: 07 Dec 06 - The Austrian transport & logistics group, cargo-partner, has expanded its Eastern European network of offices to the Ukraine and Romania. more details..

TNT trials zero emission electric vehicle

Published on: 06 Dec 06 - TNT Express and TNT Logistics, in partnership with Smith Electric Vehicles, has unveiled the world's first high performance 7.5-tonne zero emission... more details..

Kitty Hawk announces USPS holiday season contract

Published on: 30 Nov 06 - US Air Cargo service provider Kitty Hawk, Inc., has announced that it has entered into contracts with the United States Postal Service to operate... more details..

DHL initiates North American cross-border programme

Published on: 29 Nov 06 - DHL has announced a new programme that will streamline cross-border shipping in North America. Specifically, the DHL North America Trade Lane... more details..

Trucking volumes fall in US

Published on: 28 Nov 06 - The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 1.8 percent in October after increasing 1.6... more details..

Scania says hostile merger with MAN not possible

Published on: 27 Nov 06 - The Board of Directors of truck manufacturer Scania has issued a statement in relation to the unsolicited public offer by rival MAN. It says that... more details..

DHL opens new centre in Spain

Published on: 24 Nov 06 - A new DHL centre has been opened in Bilbao, situated at Loiu Airport. This centre will include DHL Express national and international road, sea and... more details..

DHL ramps up for US holiday season

Published on: 22 Nov 06 - DHL has been making final preparations in the US to ramp up for the 2006 peak holiday shipping season. more details..

Vos Logistics chooses Scania to replace fleet

Published on: 20 Nov 06 - Dutch transport company Vos Logistics has selected Scania as its sole supplier when the company's fleet of 1,000 tractors is due for replacement. more details..

Bridgestone opens new European Logistics Centre

Published on: 17 Nov 06 - With the completion of expansion work at the Zeebrugge warehouse, tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has opened its new European Logistics Centre (ELC... more details..

Con-Way re-focuses and expands in Truckload

Published on: 16 Nov 06 - Con-way Inc. has announced the renaming and refocusing of its Con-way Transportation LLC operating company to Con-way Truckload Services Inc. more details..

DHL's MidEast hub ready ahead of schedule

Published on: 16 Nov 06 - DHL has announced the initial stage of its $3.5 million expansion in Jebel Ali has been completed two years ahead of schedule. The hub now handles... more details..

Eurotunnel signs first major long term deal

Published on: 14 Nov 06 - Eurotunnel and the Dutch transport and logistic company, Nedexco, have committed to a partnership to transport 300,000 trucks across the Channel... more details..

Schneider introduces US-Mexico intermodal service

Published on: 14 Nov 06 - US logistics provider, Schneider National, has announced that it introduced a new Intermodal solution, Mexico Express, in June to deliver greater... more details..

ABX Air successfully grows non-DHL business

Published on: 13 Nov 06 - ABX Air, Inc., has reported revenues for the latest financial quarter. ABX Air's expanding non-DHL air charter operations generated a 62% increase... more details..

GAC manages UAE Desert Challenge logistics

Published on: 08 Nov 06 - For the sixth consecutive year, GAC Logistics will be the main logistics service provider for the Middle East's biggest motorsport event, the UAE... more details..

Bid to take Swift Transportation private

Published on: 08 Nov 06 - US logistics company Swift Transportation Co., Inc. has confirmed that it received a letter from Jerry Moyes, the company's largest shareholder, who... more details..

Schenker/Bax win Euro high tech contract

Published on: 06 Nov 06 - Schenker and BAX Global have strengthened their cooperation with BOC Edwards, a leader in vacuum technology following their appointment as sole... more details..

UPS extends Trade Direct service to Japan

Published on: 03 Nov 06 - UPS has announced that it has taken a major step to expand trading options with Japan while also improving intra-Asia transportation by introducing... more details..

US trucking index down year-on-year in September

Published on: 30 Oct 06 - The American Trucking Associations' seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index gained in September. Year-to-date, the truck tonnage index was... more details..

Geodis continues to see strong sales

Published on: 30 Oct 06 - French based Geodis group continued to show increased revenue in the third quarter of 2006. Sales remained strong in France as well as in Eastern... more details..

Swift revenues fall although yield improves

Published on: 27 Oct 06 - US trucking company Swift Transportation Co., Inc.has reported its latest financial results. Revenues fell due to a reduction in operating tractors... more details..

C.H.Robinson continues strong growth

Published on: 26 Oct 06 - US forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.has reported financial results for its last financial quarter. All its business lines show strong growth. more details..

TNT Logistics wins automotive contract with Chrysler

Published on: 26 Oct 06 - TNT Logistics North America has been awarded a multi-year contract by the Chrysler Group in the US. TNT Logistics will provide lead logistics... more details..

Knight Transportation makes trucking acquisition

Published on: 25 Oct 06 - Knight Transportation, Inc.has announced that it has completed the purchase of most of the trucking assets of Roads West Transportation, Inc. and... more details..

Landstar delivers growth in core businesses

Published on: 23 Oct 06 - US trucking company, Landstar System, Inc., has reported net income for the 2006 third quarter of $30.6 million on revenue of $649 million. This... more details..

Ryder opens new US service facility

Published on: 23 Oct 06 - Ryder System, Inc. has announced the opening of its new service facility located in Buford, Georgia. The facility will service a fleet of more than... more details..

P&O Ferrymasters renews European rail pact

Published on: 20 Oct 06 - European freight management company P&O Ferrymasters and ERS (European Rail Shuttle) have renewed a strategic pact that will see increased rail... more details..

Kerry Logistics expands into India

Published on: 20 Oct 06 - Following the expansion in Central Europe in September, Kerry Logistics (KL) has acquired 51% share of Reliable Freight Forwarders Pvt Ltd (RFF) in... more details..

Werner reports third quarter results

Published on: 18 Oct 06 - Werner Enterprises, Inc., one of the USA's largest truckload transportation and logistics companies, reported operating revenues and earnings for... more details..

Railion and DFDS commission new ferry

Published on: 18 Oct 06 - Railion Deutschland AG and the Danish shipping company DFDS A/S have reached an agreement to commission a rail ferry between Sassnitz-Mukran on the... more details..

BNSF to develop third logistics park

Published on: 17 Oct 06 - US rail company BNSF has announced that it has reached an agreement with The Allen Group to develop a new Logistics Park near Gardner, Kansas. This... more details..

JB Hunt expands profits and revenues in quarter 3

Published on: 16 Oct 06 - US trucking and intermodal carrier J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., has announced record third quarter 2006 net earnings of $57.8 million... more details..

Old Dominion increases US service centres

Published on: 13 Oct 06 - US LTL provider Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., has announced the opening of new service centres in Rockford, Illinois and Saginaw, Michigan. more details..

Celadon buys US trucking company

Published on: 10 Oct 06 - Celadon Group Inc. has announced that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries purchased the truckload business of Erin Truckways LTD., doing business... more details..

Middle East airline adds UK frequency

Published on: 10 Oct 06 - Starting in late October 2006, Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJA) will add a weekly freighter service to London Stansted Airport. more details..

New Zeebrugge terminal opens

Published on: 09 Oct 06 - APM Terminals, a division of the Maersk group, has opened a new terminal, Albert II dock, in Zeebrugge, Belgium. more details..

Trans Global strengthens China presence

Published on: 06 Oct 06 - Trans Global Logistics has opened a new office in Hangzhou, China, to strengthen its service network in Asia. Zhejiang province is one of the... more details..

HACTL roles out new technology to enhance security

Published on: 02 Oct 06 - Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has recently extended the deployment of handheld computers to further cover security services. more details..

BALtrans expands into Middle East

Published on: 02 Oct 06 - BALtrans Holdings Limited, a leading freight forwarding and logistics group in Asia Pacific, has recently signed a Master Licensee Sales and... more details..

Con-Way warns of falling trucking volumes

Published on: 22 Sep 06 - Con-way Inc. has announced that third-quarter earnings from continuing operations are expected to fall considerably due partly to falling volumes in... more details..

Covenant Transport hopes new acquisition will 'jump-start' recovery

Published on: 19 Sep 06 - US trucking company Covenant Transport, Inc. has announced its acquisition of 100% of the outstanding stock of Star Transportation, Inc., of... more details..

Truck manufacturer Scania believes bid imminent

Published on: 15 Sep 06 - European truck manufacturer Scania AB has announced that it has received information to the effect that rival German competitor MAN will make a bid... more details..

Gebrüder Weiss launches new intermodal service

Published on: 12 Sep 06 - Austrian logistics provider Gebrüder Weiss and Intercontainer Austria (ICA) have launched a new rail connection for seafreight containers from... more details..

CMA CGM launches new intermodal joint venture

Published on: 12 Sep 06 - CMA CGM, the third leading container shipping group in the world, and Veolia Environnement have decided to cooperate, through their respective... more details..

FedEx completes acquisition of Watkins

Published on: 07 Sep 06 - FedEx Corp. has announced it has completed the $780 million cash purchase of the LTL operations of Watkins Motor Lines and certain affiliates. more details..

Lafarge announces distribution partner

Published on: 06 Sep 06 - Lafarge, the UK's largest cement manufacturer, has announced a new deal with distribution partner Turners. more details..

Sinotrans volumes on the up; profits down

Published on: 04 Sep 06 - Sinotrans, the largest Chinese logistics company, has released details of its first half performance. Volumes have driven ahead but profits have... more details..

US truck index rises in July

Published on: 29 Aug 06 - The American Trucking Associations' for-hire Truck Tonnage Index increased for the third time in the last four months, rising 0.7 percent in July. The... more details..

John Menzies buys Scandinavian cargo handling operator

Published on: 24 Aug 06 - UK based logistics provider John Menzies plc, has announced that Menzies Aviation, its aviation support services subsidiary, has acquired Malmo Main... more details..

APL Logistics and Con-way launch new China-US product

Published on: 16 Aug 06 - APL Logistics and Con-way Freight have announced the launch of "OceanGuaranteed," a new service providing more rapid delivery of less-than-container... more details..

TNT wins new MidEast Volvo deal

Published on: 10 Aug 06 - TNT Express has unveiled a two-year contract with Volvo for transportation services from the automobile manufacturer’s newly-built Regional Parts... more details..

US: ADS Logistics buys two MidWest companies

Published on: 07 Aug 06 - ADS Logistics, LLC (ADS), the leading North American provider of integrated logistics and supply chain services to the metals industry, has... more details..

Geodis makes good progress in first half

Published on: 03 Aug 06 - French logistics provider Geodis has released its figures for the first half of 2006 showing good growth. more details..

India: Sical releases latest figures

Published on: 01 Aug 06 - Sical Logistics Ltd, one of India's leading providers of integrated multi-modal logistics for bulk and containerized cargo, has announced its latest... more details..

US: Celadon releases strong results

Published on: 28 Jul 06 - US logistics provider Celadon Group Inc. has reported its quarterly and full year financial results. Performance has improved dramatically. more details..

CH Robinson sees strong surge

Published on: 27 Jul 06 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. has reported interim financial results showing that for the second quarter of its year, gross profits increased 25.6... more details..

Ryder expands agreement with Imperial Tobacco

Published on: 27 Jul 06 - Ryder has announced that Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited is expanding its supply chain agreement with Ryder in order to execute a major supply chain... more details..

Con-Way sells expedited transportation unit to Panther

Published on: 25 Jul 06 - US based logistics company Con-way has announed that it is selling the expedited freight transportation business of Con-way Expedite & Brokerage to... more details..

Werner reports strong results but cost pressures ahead

Published on: 23 Jul 06 - Werner Enterprises, Inc., one of the US' largest truckload transportation and logistics companies, reported improved operating revenues and earnings... more details..

U.S. Xpress makes strong progress

Published on: 21 Jul 06 - U.S. Xpress Enterprises, a major US trucking company, has released strong results for its second quarter. more details..

Gulf Air launches new Middle East road feeder services

Published on: 20 Jul 06 - Gulf Air Cargo - a dedicated division of Gulf Air - has started new road feeder services (RFS) from Muscat to Dubai/Abu Dhabi and, from Bahrain to... more details..

JB Hunt reveals record profits

Published on: 19 Jul 06 - US logistics company J. B. Hunt has announced record second quarter 2006 net earnings of $55.3 million, more details..

Penske chosen by Eaton Corp in the US

Published on: 11 Jul 06 - Penske Logistics has announced that diversified industrial manufacturer, Eaton Corporation has selected the firm to serve as its lead logistics... more details..

GAC strengthens Middle East road transportation

Published on: 11 Jul 06 - The Middle Eastern based GAC Group has launched GAC XPRESS, a land transport service for the Middle East region which aims to reduce lead times... more details..

Porsche increases cooperation with Deutsche Bahn

Published on: 29 Jun 06 - Car manufacturer, Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is broadening its cooperation with German rail operator Deutsche Bahn. The company is now moving component... more details..

Sical Logistics sees profits leap 73%

Published on: 26 Jun 06 - Major Indian logistics provider, Sical Logistics, has reported that following a major restructuring that saw a drop in revenues, profits have soared. more details..

Ford Renews Major TNT Logistics Contract

Published on: 21 Jun 06 - Ford has renewed its contract with TNT Logistics North America for the provision of logistics services at Ford Motor Company's F-series truck... more details..

TNT Logistics North America announces expansion of warehousing

Published on: 16 Jun 06 - TNT Logistics North America has announced that it is expanding the warehousing footprint it provides to Eaton Corporation at its facility in... more details..

Schneider to sell specialist logistics division

Published on: 14 Jun 06 - Schneider National Inc., the largest truckload provider in the US, has announced the impending sale of its Specialized Division to Maverick USA, Inc... more details..

Lufthansa moves 3,000 tonnes of footballs

Published on: 12 Jun 06 - Lufthansa Cargo has revealed that since the beginning of this year, it has airfreighted more than 3,000 tonnes in the run up to the World Cup. more details..

Wal-Mart awards 'Carrier of the Year' to Swift

Published on: 09 Jun 06 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has chosen US logistics company Swift Transportation as the recipient of the company's annual "Carrier of the Year" award. more details..

China air cargo carrier to commence operations in August

Published on: 08 Jun 06 - The Chinese cargo carrier Jade Cargo International has announced that it will begin operations at the beginning of August 2006, immediately after... more details..

Intereuropa announces East European expansion plans

Published on: 07 Jun 06 - Eastern European specialist, Intereuropa, has announced plans to strengthen its position in the key markets in South East Europe, in particular... more details..

Schneider starts new US intermodal service

Published on: 05 Jun 06 - Schneider National Inc. has announced that it will begin offering dedicated intermodal service to customers in the Ohio Valley. more details..

'K' Line subsidiary launches China trucking operation

Published on: 31 May 06 - Ka Fung, a subsidiary of shipping group Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line), has launched a trucking service within the Pearl River Delta... more details..

US truck index bounces back in April

Published on: 30 May 06 - The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased by 2.0 percent in April, following a revised 2.9 percent... more details..

'K' Line restructures for push into global logistics sector

Published on: 22 May 06 - Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has announced organisational changes as it gears up to reinforce its presence in the global logistics... more details..

TNT wins new Disney contract

Published on: 19 May 06 - TNT has announced a new contract with The Disney Store which will increase utilisation of its vehicles delivering Nissan Renault spare parts. more details..

Pacer announces strategic alliance

Published on: 18 May 06 - Pacer Distribution Services (PDS), the US warehousing and distribution unit of Pacer International, has entered into a strategic alliance with Efill... more details..

ATA revises up fuel costs forecast

Published on: 12 May 06 - The rising cost of fuel is having a major effect on trucking costs in the US. The American Trucking Associations has revised upward its 2006... more details..

CH Robinson reports strong quarter

Published on: 27 Apr 06 - US freight forwarder CH Robinson has reported strong results in the first quarter of 2006, helped by acquisitions in Europe as well as a good domestic... more details..

YRC Worldwide results fail to meet expectations

Published on: 26 Apr 06 - US trucking and logistics company YRC Worldwide has released record results which have still failed to live up to expectations. more details..

Landstar reports record results

Published on: 24 Apr 06 - US trucking and logistics company Landstar Systems has reported record results in the first quarter of its financial year. It has helped in part by... more details..

JB Hunt announces record profits

Published on: 19 Apr 06 - US trucking and logistics company JB Hunt has revealed record profits in the first quarter of its financial year. more details..

Schneider launches new Canada service

Published on: 13 Apr 06 - Schneider Logistics has established a new Canadian service for US exporters, called 'AccessCanada'. more details..

FedEx hikes US trucking rates

Published on: 10 Apr 06 - FedEx Freight has announced a 5.95% increase of its rates in the US due, it says, to investment and increases in tolls. more details..

FedEx introduces new services

Published on: 31 Mar 06 - FedEx Custom Critical, Inc has introduced new, time definite services to accelerate shipments through its scheduled networks. more details..

US trucking index drops

Published on: 29 Mar 06 - The monthly US Truck Tonnage Index, published by the American Trucking Association, has fallen for the first time since August 2005. more details..

ABX Air reports lower earrnings

Published on: 21 Mar 06 - ABX Air, which provides services to DHL in the US, has reported lower earnings due to lower revenue incentives. more details..

Stonepath signs deal with US military

Published on: 16 Mar 06 - US based global logistics provider Stonepath has secured a major contract with the United States Military Surface Deployment and Distribution... more details..

DHL expands services to Formula One

Published on: 15 Mar 06 - With the acquisition of Exel, DHL has been able to increase the range of service it provides to racing series Formula One. more details..

UTi buys US multi-modal specialist

Published on: 09 Mar 06 - US based forwarder UTI Worldwide has continued its acquisition programme with the purchase of a major US domestic freight manager. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index ncreased in January

Published on: 02 Mar 06 - The American Trucking Associations’ Truck Tonnage Index, a barometer of the state of the US economy, rose to its second highest level on record. more details..

Overnite to be re-branded UPS Freight

Published on: 01 Mar 06 - UPS' trucking acquisition Overnite is to be re-branded as UPS Freight. In addition new technology will be rolled out across the freight network. more details..

ADS Logistics wins contract from Olympic Steel

Published on: 01 Mar 06 - ADS Logistics, a provider of logistics services to the US metals industry, has announced a new contract with a supplier of steel to the automotive... more details..

Order Logistics completes acquisition

Published on: 27 Feb 06 - US logistics provider Order Logistics has acquired truck load carrier JAT Transportation and its subsidiary GT Logistics. more details..

Numbers of eastern European trucks on UK roads soar

Published on: 24 Feb 06 - A new report published by the UK government indicates that the number of trucks from Central and Eastern Europe on British roads has soared. more details..

Operating costs in Canada to rise

Published on: 21 Feb 06 - The Canadian Trucking Alliance has warned shippers that costs will come under continued pressure, especially due to a driver shortage. more details..

UPS invests in 'green' trucks

Published on: 20 Feb 06 - Package delivery company UPS is investing heavily in new-generation technology which will conserve fuel. more details..

U.S. Xpress increases stake in trucking companies

Published on: 15 Feb 06 - U.S.Xpress has reached agreements to increase its stakes in Arnold Transportation and Total Transportation. more details..

Schneider Logistics acquires US forwarder

Published on: 14 Feb 06 - Schneider Logistics has acquired a US freight forwarder to provide it with international capabilities. more details..

Hub Group net income rises 53%

Published on: 10 Feb 06 - US logistics provider Hub Group has published its fourth quarter and full year results showing strong growth and profits. more details..

Knight Transportation extends US network

Published on: 01 Feb 06 - US trucking company Knight Transportation has announced the opening of three new service centres more details..

US road freight market contracts in December

Published on: 31 Jan 06 - The latest figures from the American Trucking Association indicate that the US road freight market contracted in December due in part to automotive... more details..

EC rules plans to reimburse German hauliers unlawful

Published on: 26 Jan 06 - The European Commission has ruled that although Germany's toll system on trucks is lawful, its government's plans to reimburse German hauliers is... more details..

Ryder wins Toyota contract

Published on: 25 Jan 06 - Global logistics provider Ryder Systems has won a contract in the US to provide lead logistics management services to Toyota. more details..

Werner releases full year results

Published on: 24 Jan 06 - US truckload carrier Werner has released strong results for its full year and fourth quarter. more details..

Swift Transportation enjoys strong freight market

Published on: 24 Jan 06 - US truckload carrier Swift Transportation has reported strong results for its latest quarter and full year. more details..

Hub Group announces acquisition

Published on: 23 Jan 06 - US logistics company Hub Group has announced that it has acquired a rail and intermodal transport company. more details..

Old Dominion buys LTL carrier

Published on: 19 Jan 06 - US LTL carrier Old Dominion Freight Line has announced that it has made an acquisition which will expand its operations to 37 states. more details..

EC promotes Inland Waterways as viable alternative

Published on: 19 Jan 06 - The European Commission is proposing an action plan that will encourage the development of Europe's inland waterways as an alternative to road and... more details..

AutoLogic announce Dutch strategic partnership

Published on: 18 Jan 06 - European finished vehicle transporter AutoLogic has announced a strategic partnership in the Netherlands. more details..

TNT Logistics announces new Brazilian deal

Published on: 17 Jan 06 - TNT Logistics has announced a new contract with agricultural and building equipment leader Case New Holland in Brazil. more details..

Eurotunnel releases latest operating figures

Published on: 17 Jan 06 - Eurotunnel, the operator of the channel tunnel linking the UK with mainland Europe, has released details of its most recent operating performance. more details..

US logistics company launches new identity

Published on: 11 Jan 06 - A fast growing US logistics company has launched a new identity as it reveals that revenues should surpass $1bn in 2005. more details..

Survey shows strong growth in US market

Published on: 06 Jan 06 - The US Census Bureau has published a survey of the US transportation industry undertaken in 2004. It shows strong growth across the board. more details..

UPS links up with GE

Published on: 15 Dec 05 - UPS Capital, the financial services arm of UPS, is working with GE to offer a fleet management program to UPS’ small business customers. more details..

Tougher action on EU transport integration.

Published on: 15 Dec 05 - As the EU Commission takes 11 member states to court for failing to integrate EU road transport rules into domestic law, the commission launches a... more details..

Cathay Pacific to connect US and HongKong

Published on: 28 Nov 05 - Cathay Pacific Airways has launched direct freighter services between Hong Kong and Dallas and Atlanta, US. more details..

TNT RFID technology for Automotive sector

Published on: 04 Nov 05 - TNT Logistics hopes RFID tag technology for automotive manufacturers will help automate their workflow, provide real-time visibility, reduce inventory... more details..

NYK wins major UK contract

Published on: 28 Oct 05 - NYK Logistics is to provide storage, distribution, reverse logistics and collection services to a network of 152 computer stores. more details..

US: DSC wins Wal-Mart contract

Published on: 28 Oct 05 - Wal-Mart has selected DSC Logistics to provide consolidation services for Wal-Mart Remix Program. more details..

US: Celadon keeps shareholders happy.

Published on: 27 Oct 05 - The third quarter 2005 marked the highest earnings per share in the history of the Company. more details..

C.H. Robinson Reports Third Quarter Results

Published on: 26 Oct 05 - The US freight forwarder reported nearly 33% growth in profits, with income increasing by over 40% to $85.6 million. more details..

Bankrupt US airline joins SkyTeam

Published on: 26 Oct 05 - US airline giant Northwest Airlines’ cargo subsidiary has joined SkyTeam Cargo, the largest global airline cargo alliance. more details..

US: Swift's profits fall

Published on: 25 Oct 05 - Swift Transportation, a US truckload carrier, has reported a rise in revenue of 3.7% for the 3rd quarter, excluding fuel surcharges. more details..

Record earnings for Hub Group

Published on: 20 Oct 05 - The Hub Group, a non-asset based US freight forwarder, has reported record earnings and income for the 3rd quarter 2005. more details..

Freight traffic down for Eurotunnel

Published on: 19 Oct 05 - Eurotunnel’s revenue remained stable despite a drop of 23% in rail freight more details..

US: Werner Enterprises revenues on the rise

Published on: 18 Oct 05 - Werner Enterprises, Inc, a US truckload transportation company, saw operating revenues increase 19% to $504.5m in third quarter 2005. However, net... more details..

DHL appraises its hurricane relief campaign.

Published on: 26 Sep 05 - DHL, the express and logistics arm of Deutsche Post World Net, has assessed its hurricane relief campaign in the United States. more details..

DHL Air launching new US air hub

Published on: 05 Sep 05 - DHL’s new air hub in Ohio is on schedule to open in mid-September. more details..

DHL and FedEx provide aid and support to hurricane relief

Published on: 05 Sep 05 - DHL is providing logistical support to areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina, while FedEx delivers relief supplies to Houston on behalf of the... more details..

C.H. Robinson makes acquisitions in Europe

Published on: 02 Sep 05 - The US freight forwarder has expanded its services in Europe with two freight forwarding companies. more details..

US: Truck tonnage falls

Published on: 30 Aug 05 - The American Trucking Association has released its truck tonnage index for July. more details..

UPS to deploy new customs security technology

Published on: 30 Aug 05 - UPS to use US Customs’ trade processing system that accelerates cross-border commerce. more details..

US: DHL begins construction on $107m hub

Published on: 17 Aug 05 - Hub construction has commenced on a new $107 million DHL East coast facility in Pennsylvania. more details..

UPS in potential strike action

Published on: 17 Aug 05 - The UPS pilots union threatens to strike as point of solidarity. more details..

US: Knight Transportation has acquired Edwards Bros

Published on: 16 Aug 05 - Knight Transportation, the US truckload carrier, has acquired refrigerated truckload carrier Edwards Bros, Inc. more details..

Penske acquires joint venture set up with Cotia Trading.

Published on: 16 Aug 05 - Penske, the US supply chain solutions provider, assumes ownership and operational control of Cotia Penske Logistics, the joint venture in Brazil. more details..

Nationwide Express widens regional base

Published on: 16 Aug 05 - The courier and logistics company plans to venture into the international scene, other than Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia more details..

Overnite shareholders approve UPS takeover

Published on: 05 Aug 05 - A meeting of Overnite Corporation shareholders has overwhelmingly approved the acquisition by UPS. more details..

US: C.H. Robinson has reported healthy financial results.

Published on: 27 Jul 05 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide, one of the largest US 3PLs, has announced its results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2005. more details..

Hub Group has reported record earnings.

Published on: 22 Jul 05 - Hub Group, the US non-asset based logistics company, has reported record earnings for the second quarter. more details..

Pacer wins multi-year contract with Del Monte.

Published on: 21 Jul 05 - Pacer International has won a contract to provide a range of 3PL services to Del Monte in the US. more details..

FedEx to open 5 new service centres in US

Published on: 21 Jul 05 - FedEx Freight, is to open five new service centres as part of its strategic expansion throughout the United States. more details..

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. reports second quarter results

Published on: 20 Jul 05 - US trucking company Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has announced its results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2005. more details..

Heartland Express reports results

Published on: 19 Jul 05 - US trucking company Heartland Express has reported strong results in its second quarter of 2005. more details..

Werner reports strong growth

Published on: 19 Jul 05 - US trucking company Werner Enterprises has reported strong growth with demand continuing to outstrip capacity. more details..

JB Hunt announces latest quarterly results

Published on: 18 Jul 05 - US logistics and trucking company JB Hunt has published its latest quarterly results showing a continuing improvement in profitability. more details..

DHL wins entire part load contract with international car manufacturer.

Published on: 14 Jul 05 - DHL has taken over the full part load volume logistics for major German car manufacturer. more details..

MidEast: Etihad develops cargo operations

Published on: 05 Jul 05 - New airline Etihad Airways has developed its trucking network throughout the Middle East with a local partner. more details..

Consolidation continues in US LTL sector

Published on: 21 Jun 05 - MTS Freight has acquired all the routes operated by a smaller LTL player in the Rocky Mountain region as scale becomes increasingly important. more details..

Schneider buys US port services provider

Published on: 20 Jun 05 - In an extension to its domestic distribution services, Schneider Logistics has acquired a a US port services company. more details..

Honda awarded trucking licence in China

Published on: 20 Jun 05 - Honda has been awarded a licence which will allow it to take more control of its logistics operations in China. more details..

AutoLogic launches new vehicle movement exchange

Published on: 10 Jun 05 - European finished vehicle logistics company AutoLogic has launched VMEX, a new electronic exchange for vehicle movements. more details..

MidEast: DHL launches new trucking service to Europe

Published on: 09 Jun 05 - DHL has rolled out new routes linking the Middle East to Europe by road. more details..

DHL Freight working with BMW

Published on: 03 Jun 05 - DHL has announced that it is working with BMW as its single supplier for delivery of materials throughout Europe. more details..

US Xpress exits forwarding operations

Published on: 01 Jun 05 - US Xpress Enterprises subsidiary Xpress has exited the airport-to-airport market and sold its customer list to Forward Air Corp. more details..

BNSF starts construction on new logistics centre

Published on: 26 May 05 - US rail company BNSF has started construction of a new logistics centre in the US. ProLogis will also be involved in building a new warehouse on the... more details..

Exel wins retail contract in Japan

Published on: 25 May 05 - Exel has won a new contract to manage a major distribution centre for The Seiyu Ltd, a Japanese retailer part owned by Wal-Mart. more details..

K+N fully acquires WM Cargonet

Published on: 12 May 05 - Kuehne + Nagel has acquired a further stake in the German WM Group's groupage subsidiary, WM Cargonet. more details..

Exel issues trading update

Published on: 28 Apr 05 - Global logistics company Exel has released a trading update on its performance in the first quarter. Overall trading is in line with expectations. more details..

Geodis releases first quarter update

Published on: 25 Apr 05 - Geodis has released some details of its performance in the first quarter of 2005, showing rising revenues despite a slowdown in some European... more details..

Eurotunnel: truck volumes up but rail freight down again

Published on: 25 Apr 05 - Eurotunnel, operator of the link between France and the UK, has released its figures for the first quarter of 2005. more details..

Cargolux announces strong results

Published on: 21 Apr 05 - Air cargo carrier Cargolux has released strong results despite the rising cost of fuel. more details..

JB Hunt reports record first quarter

Published on: 18 Apr 05 - JB Hunt, one of the USA's largest transport companies, has reported record first quarter net earnings as the market remains strong. more details..

Wincanton takes over part of Ford's inbound logistics

Published on: 12 Apr 05 - UK based logistics company Wincanton has been contracted by Ford to run part of its inbound logistics operation. more details..

US: Toyota Logistics invests in finished vehicle distribution operation

Published on: 08 Apr 05 - Toyota Logistics has invested $40m in new facilities for its finished vehicle operation in the US based in San Antonio, Texas. more details..

France: Geodis announces new consumer electricals contract

Published on: 09 Mar 05 - Geodis has entered into a contract with ElcoBrandt for the distribution of consumer electricals throughout France. more details..

US: Schneider National reports topline growth

Published on: 03 Mar 05 - Trucking company Schneider National has reported growth despite challenges in the US market. more details..

US: FedEx freight expands facilities

Published on: 16 Feb 05 - FedEx Freight, the LTL subsidiary of FedEx Corp, has announced plans to expand its facilities in the US. more details..

DHL UAE to open Jebel Ali express logistics centre

Published on: 15 Feb 05 - Experiencing growth of 20% a year, DHL is opening a new express logistics centre in the Jebel Ali Free Zone. more details..

CH Robinson sees profits soar

Published on: 09 Feb 05 - US based freight forwarder has reported strong growth in revenues and profits despite a challenging environment of rate increases and fuel... more details..

DHL signs deal with Brussels unions

Published on: 04 Feb 05 - International express carrier DHL has signed a deal with unions which should now allow it to relocate its European international hub to Leipzig. more details..

US: Matson acquires Aquitaine Assets

Published on: 03 Feb 05 - Multimodal logistics operator Matson has acquired a Houston-based transport management and technology company. more details..

US truck tonnage grew strongly in 2004

Published on: 27 Jan 05 - The American Trucking Association has released figures for market growth in the US trucking industry. more details..

Swift Transportation reports results; sells autohaul business

Published on: 27 Jan 05 - US truck load company Swift Transportation has announced strong growth in revenues and earnings in 2004. It is also to sell its autohaul business. more details..

Eurotunnel reports flat 2004

Published on: 26 Jan 05 - Eurotunnel the operator of the UK-France channel tunnel has reported its figures for 2004, showing limited growth. more details..

US: CNF reports full year results

Published on: 25 Jan 05 - CNF has reported strong results largely due to the performance of its Con-Way less than truck load business. more details..

USA: Werner reports record profits

Published on: 24 Jan 05 - Werner Enterprises, one of the USA's largest truckload transportation companines, has reported record earnings and revenues. more details..

US: Celadon buys van division of CX Roberson

Published on: 20 Jan 05 - Truckload carrier Celadon has announced that it has acquired the Champaign, Illinois-based van division of CX Roberson. more details..

Tsunami: TNT/DHL support relief operation logistics

Published on: 05 Jan 05 - Support from the private sector is proving to be invaluable in the relief operation in Asia. Two of the region's largest companies, TNT and DHL... more details..

Toll Collect: German toll system ready for January 1st

Published on: 21 Dec 04 - Toll Collect, the consortium in charge of implementing the German truck tolling system, the LKW Maut, has said that everything is in place for the... more details..

Wincanton provides intermodal solution in Germany

Published on: 29 Nov 04 - Through its Rhenania subsidiary, Wincanton has helped take a quarter of a million tonnes of freight off the road in Germany. more details..

GE acquires major US truck leasing company

Published on: 23 Nov 04 - In the USA GE Commercial Finance has acquired CitiCapital's Transportation Financial Services Group (CTFSG)paying approximately $4.4bn. more details..

Vopak and Cosco Logistics forge new joint venture

Published on: 01 Nov 04 - Dutch based Royal Vopak, a specialist in chemical logistics and storage, has entered into an agreement with the logistics arm of Chinese state... more details..

Geodis report third quarter results, revises up full year profit targets

Published on: 31 Oct 04 - Geodis has reported its third quarter results. Turnover has increased by 4.6% in comparison with the corresponding period in 2003. Its core French... more details..

US: Pacer International Reports 3rd Quarter Results: Net Income Up 130.6%

Published on: 27 Oct 04 - Pacer International, Inc., the non-asset based North American third-party logistics and freight transportation provider, has reported financial... more details..

Arnold Transportation Services to be acquired by management-led group, US Xpress Enterprises to acquire minority interest

Published on: 25 Oct 04 - U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. has announced an agreement to participate in the buyout of Arnold Transportation Services, Inc. from Jefferies Capital... more details..

Increasing Demand for Automotive Transportation by Rail

Published on: 22 Oct 04 - Schenker plays an important role in the distribution of finished vehicles throughout Europe by rail. The company discusses the market and how the... more details..

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