February 28, 2017

Airline/Aircraft Dry Ice Restrictions

When arranging shipments containing dry ice as a coolant keep in mind that airlines have different restrictions on the quantity of dry ice per shipment, compartment and aircraft type. This is particularly important when booking dry ice shipments on narrow body aircraft. Additionally, some wide body aircraft also have restrictions depending on their configuration. Continue reading

January 11, 2017

New Regulations for Temperature Monitoring Devices

The Lithium battery labelling/marking DG regulations changed as of Jan. 1, 2017. IATA has issued a new label/marking to be used with shipments containing Lithium batteries.Continue reading

November 18, 2016

Total Transit Time for Perishable Shipments

How do you calculate total transit time hours for your perishable shipments? This is often calculated differently by LSPs/TSPs (logistics/transport service providers) and shippers. Continue reading

March 17, 2017

Maersk's Acquisition of Hamburg Sud Advances

On March 14, 2017, Hamburg Sud and Maersk Line signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement, pushing the acquisition one step closer to completion. Maersk's acquisition of German liner Hamburg Sud would boost the vessel count and consequently the capacity of the 2M alliance. Continue reading

February 13, 2017

Cancelled Flights at Logan Airport

Nearly 500 flights have been cancelled at Boston's Logan International Airport due to Winter Storm Orson. The heavy snow in the Northeast is causing airline delays and cancellations at other major airline hubs including New Jersey's Newark, New York's LaGuardia, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Continue reading

January 17, 2017

Chinese New Year

As announced, Chinese New Year (CNY) will occur Friday, January 27, through Thursday, February 2. Please consider that many businesses will be closed for two weeks or more. Manufacturing and logistics activities could be impacted for a month as some companies close for an extended time before or after the official CNY dates.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

August 04, 2014

Unitrans International Logistics Announces Opening of Seattle Office

Unitrans International Corporation ("Unitrans"), a leading high quality, non-asset based provider of international logistics solutions based in Los Angeles, California today announced the opening of its latest office in Seattle, WA. Unitrans offers its customers international ocean and air transportation management, customs house brokerage, and domestic logistics solutions, with a focus on complex, cold chain, and high value shipments. Continue reading

March 14, 2014

Roadrunner Transportaion Systems Announces Acquisition of Unitrans International logistics

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS), announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Unitrans International Logistics ("Unitrans"), a leading high quality, non-asset based provider of international logistics solutions based in Los Angeles, California. The total purchase price of $55.5 million was financed by borrowings under Roadrunner's credit facility. Continue reading

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