Inbound Logistics | March 2022


of Virginia and will have 80 dock doors for loading and unloading trucks, as well as more than 800 trailer parking spots. RoadOne will also be working with the Port of Virginia to deploy electric

drayage trucks and yard jockeys for repositioning containers.

> Smith Eagle Logistics has been renamed SEL Supply- Chain Solutions (SELSCS), which now provides third- party logistics (3PL) services across the United States and Mexico. The new business serves an expanded national and international area as well as implements an entrepreneurial program for independent agents. > Atlas Air entered into a long-term, dedicated charter agreement to operate two of its new Boeing 747-8 freighters on a global basis for freight forwarder Kuehne+Nagel . Atlas Air will commence operation of these aircraft for Kuehne+Nagel following their delivery from Boeing, in the third and fourth quarter of 2022. > Roadrunner, a less-than- truckload (LTL) provider, now offers reduced transit times across its network as a result of improvements to its operations over the past year. New facilities and measures such as self-service and delivery processes for drivers, upgraded dock operations, and tracking technologies have sped up deliveries for its customers in 120 long-haul lanes.

> DHL Express started a route between Vietnam and the United States. The f light, which departs Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City with its final destination at the DHL Express Americas Hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, is operated by Kalitta Air with a dedicated Boeing 777F that serves the route once a week.

> Bolloré Logistics’ container freight station (CFS) in Prince Rupert, Canada, now serves all trade lanes transiting through Prince Rupert, notably those connecting east Asia (China, Korea, and Japan) with North America, in particular eastern Canada and the U.S. Midwest. Consisting of a 20,000-square-foot warehouse, the CFS was opened to provide container destuffing and transloading services for a large industrial project in the region and now offers a permanent transload service at the Port of Prince Rupert.

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