New Products and Services: Global Logistics
Refrigerated ocean shipping services peak-season guarantee
Third-party logistics provider Encompass Global Logistics LLC has enhanced its refrigerated services and is now offering a peak season service guarantee to customers exporting to Asia and Australia/New Zealand. The service guarantees space and provides the necessary schedule flexibility to make sure that shippers get their produce to market quickly. Encompass' new reefer service is available at all major U.S.
LCL export service from Seattle to Tokyo
CaroTrans, a global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, has a new less-than-containerload (LCL) export service from Seattle to Tokyo.
Crowley Maritime Corp. LCL transportation to St. Maarten from Miami
Crowley Maritime Corp.'s logistics group has expanded its Caribbean services with a new less-than-containerload (LCL) cargo transportation route to St.
Expanded global service capabilities
Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) has added four new corporate locations in Moscow, Russia; Beijing, China; Nanjing, China; and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Far East container shipping services
Global container shipping line APL has enhanced its Japan-to-Thailand and Philippines coverage as a slot operator in a tie-up with Mitsui O.S.K.
Enhancements to Kuehne + Nagel's Chinese network
Kuehne + Nagel has increased the number of connections for its long-haul shuttles within China.
New offices for Purolator International
Canadian logistics company Purolator International is opening 10 new branch offices in the United States, doubling its presence in the American market. The company says this expansion is indicative of the surge in demand for logistics experience and expertise in transporting goods between the United States and Canada.
DHL Shanghai-Seattle LCL Service
DHL has launched direct less-than-container-load (LCL) service from Shanghai to Seattle.
Kewill Export documentation solution
Kewill, a global trade solution provider, has recently rolled out Kewill Export, a global export document solution for creating, managing, and distributing export documentation. Kewill Export is a multi-country export document solution that integrates with global shippers' fulfillment and export processes.
CEVA Logistics Supply Chain Solutions and SMART End to End
The logistics service provider CEVA Logistics has created a new organization, Supply Chain Solutions and, at the same time, has launched a new software solution under its SMART brand: SMART End to End. CEVA's Supply Chain Solutions organization was created to help large, global companies manage their complex supply chain processes, which now include sourcing, manufacturing, and distributing products on a global level.
UTi Worldwide U.S.-Mexico cross-border service
UTi Worldwide U.S.-Mexico cross-border service Global logistics provider UTi Worldwide has introduced a new U.S.–Mexico cross-border service to simplify and speed up trade across the U.S.
Trade Tech instant marine insurance
Trade Tech, an application service provider for the transportation and logistics industry, is now offering an instant marine insurance option through its global trade management solution, known as Trade Manager.
DHL Logistics Without Borders service
DHL has launched Logistics Without Borders, a supply chain solution that connects suppliers, carriers, and end-users on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
eShipLab hazardous goods shipping software
eShipGlobal is now offering eShipLab, a Web-based solution for shipping hazardous or dangerous goods in compliance with new carrier regulations.
OD-Global expands Pacific Promise service
OD-Global, a division of Old Dominion Freight Line, has expanded its Pacific Promise service to include seven additional ports in China.
FedEx Electronic Trade Documents
FedEx has launched Electronic Trade Documents (ETD), a solution that allows shippers to upload their international shipment documentation electronically.
FedEx International DirectDistribution service
FedEx Corp. has launched FedEx International DirectDistribution, a service designed to consolidate multiple packages into a single shipment, thereby helping shippers reduce costs, bypass distribution centers, and streamline clearance through customs before distributing individual shipments directly to their final destinations. This portfolio of solutions combines the forwarding and customs compliance expertise of FedEx Trade Networks and the reliability and efficiency of the FedEx global network.
LCL service to China
DHL has launched a new direct less-than-containerload (LCL) service from Los Angeles to Xingang – Tianjin, enhancing the company's connectivity between North America and Northern China.
OceanGuaranteed service expands into Mexico
APL Logistics and Con-way Freight have expanded their day-definite OceanGuaranteed service into Mexico.
RPS On-Demand 5.0
Management Dynamics, a specialist in global trade management solutions, has released RPS On-Demand 5.0, an advanced risk management solution that screens individuals and businesses to identify prohibited transactions based upon over 90 restricted-party lists.