Warehouse Optimization LLC is changing its name to Transportation & Warehouse Optimization. The change was made to reflect the company's growing emphasis on the optimization of trucking costs. … INTTRA, a provider of e-commerce solutions for ocean freight companies, has opened an office near Miami to serve customers in Latin America. … SEKO, a freight forwarding and logistics solutions company, is expanding its operations by opening an office in Istanbul, Turkey. … Logistics services company Schenker has established a regional head office in Dubai to serve customers in the Middle East and East Africa. … FKI Logistex has opened a new multimillion dollar Technology and Education Center in Cincinnati. The 31,000-square-foot training and demonstration facility brings together a wide range of the company's material handling solutions under one roof. … James McIlrath, founder of DSC Logistics, died July 27 due to complications from heart surgery. He founded what was originally known as Dry Storage Corp. in 1960 in Chicago's stockyard district. … Saia has built a new terminal in Houston. The facility increases capacity in the South Texas market. … The Georgia Ports Authority reports that the Port of Savannah handled 2.338 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) this fiscal year, a 14.5-percent increase over the previous year. The Port of Brunswick also recorded significant gains. … Intelligrated was awarded a 2007 Cincy Business Manny Award, which recognizes fast-growing companies in the Cincinnati region. … Ozburn-Hessey Logistics has opened a new distribution facility and a new international station in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. OH Logistics now operates four contract warehouses in the metroplex. … Exel has earned the Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partner designation for its efforts to maximize fuel efficiency and reduce emissions in its managed transportation operations.