November 22, 2017

Cold Storage Study from Within Container

Scientist Barbara Pratt directs refrigerated technical services for Maersk North America. When she started with Maersk in 1977 she built a laboratory inside a container and traveled in it to research cold storage. Continue reading

 

October 20, 2017

Puerto Rico Update

As a result of hurricane Maria, the handling of shipments to and from Puerto Rico remains challenging. Most airlines have now resumed services with some limitations as they relate to the handling of active containers due to the inconsistent power supply. Continue reading

 

September 08, 2017

Quick International Acquires Unitrans International

Quick International Courier ("Quick"), a highly specialized asset-light logistics provider of complex transport solutions for mission-critical goods, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Unitrans International Corporation. "The combination of Quick and Unitrans will create one of the premier asset-light logistics providers of complex transport solutions for the Life Sciences industry," said Dominique Bischoff-Brown, CEO of Quick. Continue reading

October 31, 2017

Air Berlin's Final Flight

October 28, 2017 marked the final flight for the German airline Air Berlin. After 40 years operating as the second largest German airline, they declared bankruptcy in August after their largest shareholder, Etihad Airlines pulled funding. In the interim, the airline operated under a 150 million euro government loan while negotiating possible deals. Continue reading

 

October 10, 2017

Chassis Challenges for New York-New Jersey Continue

With the quantity of mega-vessels increasingly calling the Port of New York and New Jersey, there is a growing concern of chassis shortages. Discussions to create a pool out of combining fleets of Flexi-Van leasing and Direct Chassislink, Inc. collapsed back in July. Continue reading

 

September 28, 2017

US Waives the Jones Act Temporarily for Puerto Rico

The White House announced early Thursday that President Trump has agreed to waive the Jones Act, which will temporarily lift shipping restrictions on Puerto Rico and enable the hurricane-ravaged island to receive necessary aid. The waiver from the shipping law, which requires American-made and -operated vessels to transport cargo between U.S. ports, will only last for 10 days and goes into effect immediately. Continue reading

August 18, 2017

Quick International Courier, LLC to Acquire Unitrans International Corporation

New York, NY: August 17, 2017 – Q International Courier, LLC, d/b/a Quick International, LLC ("Quick"), a highly specialized asset-light logistics provider of complex transport solutions for mission-critical and non-discretionary goods, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Unitrans International Corporation, a division of Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS). Quick is currently owned by an investor group consisting of The Jordan Company and Quick's management team. Continue reading

 

August 04, 2017

Happy 40th Birthday Unitrans

On August 1, 1977, Unitrans International was founded by 4 entrepreneurs with the mission to create a high quality freight forwarding and customs brokerage company committed to our clients' needs. Over the years, Unitrans has provided solutions to industries that value personalized service, consistent delivery, and meticulous attention to detail. Continue reading

 

August 21, 2015

Unitrans International Logistics Announces our participation in IQPC's 13th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum

This event will take place on October 5-9, 2015 and brings more than 800 supply chain stakeholders together to discuss today's hottest topics in temperature control logistics for life science products, biotechnology and quality management. It is the largest event of its kind in the world covering all temperature ranges, life science products and solutions. Continue reading

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