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For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.
 

Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Avenger Logistics Poised to Join Chattanooga’s Roster of Rapidly Growing Firms

Avenger Logo

Avenger Logistics, a freight brokerage and logistics company created in 2015 by former Gold Bond Inc. owner Don Godsey, is likely to be a top local contender on the 2019 Inc. list after growing from $9 million in sales in 2016 to more than $60 million this year. The company expects to top $100 million in sales next year.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
November 13, 2018
Business, Logistics

AGT Global’s Angela Eliacostas Wins Influential Woman In Trucking Award

Nozuko Mayeza, Brooke Willey and Angela Eliacostas Angela Eliacostas (right) with finalists Nozuko Mayeza (left) and Brooke Willey. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

FRISCO, Texas— Angela Eliacostas, founder and CEO of AGT Global Logistics, has won Women In Trucking Association’s Influential Woman in Trucking award.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Air Takes Delivery of 40th Cargo Plane

Amazon Prime Plane Ted S. Warren/Associated Press

Amazon.com on Nov. 12 took delivery of the 40th and final plane in a lease deal for its expanding air-cargo operation. More may be on the way. A senior executive at an aircraft lessor said Amazon was shopping around for more Boeing 767 freighters and had put out a request for proposals for an additional six jets earlier this year.

Matt Day and Dominic Gates | The Seattle Times
November 13, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Amazon Selects Washington, New York Metro Areas for Coveted ‘HQ2’ Sites

Amazon HQ Amazon Headquarters in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Amazon.com Inc. will build new offices in New York City and Arlington, Va., ending months of jockeying between potential locations across the country vying for a $5 billion investment that promises 50,000 high-paying jobs over almost two decades.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
November 13, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

PortMiami Seeks to Expand Three Years After Controversial ‘Deep Dredge’ Project

Port Of Miami Port of Miami dredging in 2014. (Lynne Sladky/Associated Press)

The super ships are coming, and PortMiami — set in an aquatic preserve at the north tip of Biscayne Bay — says it needs to get bigger. While the scope of the work remains uncertain, enlarging the busy port just three years after completion of the previous $205 million “Deep Dredge” is sure to set off another skirmish over potential damage to sea life from digging up the bottom of the shallow bay.

Jenny Staletovich | Miami Herald
November 13, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

TorQuest Partners Invests in Cando Rail

TorQuest Partners, a Toronto-based midmarket private equity firm, has invested in Cando Rail Services Ltd. of Brandon, Manitoba.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

XPO Logistics Unveils LTL Optimization Plan

XPO Logistics truck XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics will begin a four-point plan to optimize less-than-truckload operations.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Delivery Centers Look to Bridge the Last Mile

Amazon Delivery Van Ted S. Warren/Associated Press

Amazon.com rapidly is adding delivery stations across the country to better handle the rising number of orders it receives, and a big one landed on Centennial’s porch last month.

Aldo Svaldi | The Denver Post
November 9, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

DexFreight to Spearhead Proof of Concept for Blockchain-Driven Port System

Port of Veracruz Port of Veracruz. (Shutterstock)

DexFreight, a blockchain-based logistics platform provider, has announced a contract with Veracruz, Mexico, to develop a proof of concept for a blockchain-driven port community system.

Transport Topics
November 9, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Radiant Logistics Reports Positive Results in Fiscal 1Q

Radiant Logistics sign on building TT file photo

Radiant Logistics reported strong gains in profits and net revenue in the three months ended Sept. 30 as the Bellevue, Wash.-based company saw a broad-based improvement in its international freight forwarding, truck and rail brokerage, warehousing and supply chain management business in the United States and Canada.

Transport Topics
November 9, 2018

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