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AIT News and Events

Learn more about AIT Worldwide Logistics. Follow our thought leadership. Read about us in the news. Catch up on the AIT Cares program, industry trade shows and special events taking place across the entire AIT global network.

 

May 2015

AIT Worldwide Logistics Welcomes 47th Location to Its Global Network

The new office in Rochester, New York is staffed by veteran supply chain management experts.

April 2015

AIT Worldwide Logistics Announces New CRAF Partnership Agreement with Southwest Airlines Cargo

The strategic alliance designating AIT as a CRAF-sponsored forwarder will enhance the burgeoning growth of the organization’s government and aerospace business.

March 2015

AIT-Hartford Celebrates 20 Years with the Company

Branch Managers Bob and Sue Scully recently celebrated 20 years as a part of AIT's network along with their team at AIT-Hartford.

 

AIT-Sacramento Hosts International Freight Seminar

AIT-Sacramento Branch Managers Bret and Monica Roper recently hosted an International Transportation Training Seminar for current and prospective customers.

February 2015

Retail Logistics Returns to RILA

For the third year in a row, AIT attended the annual Retail Supply Chain Conference hosted by Retail Industry Leaders Association in Orlando, Florida.

 

AIT-Detroit's Lorri Fairchild Appointed Senior Advisor, Logistics by Department of Homeland Security

Lorri Fairchild, Branch Manager of AIT-Detroit, is one of six private sector experts who have been selected for a special Department of Homeland Security (DHS) assignment.

January 2015

AIT-Chicago Co-workers Unite to Provide Holiday Gifts for Foster Kids

For the seventh year in a row, co-workers at AIT-Chicago gave back during the holiday season.

 

AIT-MKE Toys for Tots Drive

For the 2014 holiday season, the AIT-Milwaukee location initiated an AIT Cares program to support the Salvation Army's annual holiday toy drive, Toys for Tots.

 

The Entire AIT-Dallas Team Pitches In to Support a Yearlong Fundraising Mission

In 2014, the co-workers at AIT-Dallas formed a Community Event Committee and dedicated a full year of fundraising to benefit a single cause - diabetes. 

 

AIT-San Francisco Volunteers Get Involved to Serve Low-Income Community Members

The team at AIT-San Francisco banded together late last year to volunteer time at the Samaritan House in nearby San Mateo, California.

 December 2014

AIT-Boston Continues Support for the Hands Across the Sea Charity

The AIT-Boston team continued their support for the Hands Across the Sea charity in 2014.

 

Co-workers Unite to Provide Meals for Hungry Families

AIT co-workers in Chicago, Las Vegas and Orlando all pitched in last month to help provide meals for people who struggle to put food on the table.

November 2014

AIT Worldwide Logistics Unveils Company Tagline — our people deliver.℠

Born from the creative thinking of an AIT co-worker, the new slogan expresses the core of the company's business and culture in a succinct, memorable phrase.

 

AIT-SLC Support Utah Food Bank by Sponsoring Two Autumn Events

The co-workers at AIT-Salt Lake City demonstrated their commitment to the mission of the Utah Food Bank.

October 2014

AIT-Chicago Leads the Charge Against Breast Cancer in Suburban DuPage County

For the 15th year in a row, AIT Worldwide Logistics and its co-workers in the Chicago offices engaged in a variety of activities to raise money and awareness.

September 2014

AIT Worldwide Logistics Celebrates 35 Years in Business

The company's accelerating growth trend is grounded by a history of financial stability.

August 2014

AIT Worldwide Logistics Honored with Ninth Quest for Quality Award

Logistics Management magazine recognizes AIT's exceptional performance in air freight.

July 2014

AIT Worldwide Logistics Earns Accreditation from Better Business Bureau

Proven dedication to the BBB Code of Business Practices and an existing A+ rating with the nonprofit organization were key factors contributing to AIT's accreditation.

 

New AIT Branding Rolls Out Across the Global Network

A new look is emerging at AIT facilities and on AIT trucks as part of a global branding update that is sweeping the company in 2014.

 

AIT Thanked by The Center for Enriched Living

AIT Worldwide Logistics Executive Vice President Ray Fennelly visited The Center for Enriched Living (CEL) last month during the charity's annual meeting.

June 2014

UPDATE: West Coast Labor Negotiations

Port business continuing as usual while industry awaits news from ILWU/PMA talks. AIT proactively offers contingency plans to hedge against possible labor disruptions.

 

Wilson Lee Introduced as AIT Worldwide Logistics' Top Executive in Asia

The experienced transportation management professional takes charge of Asian operations on June 16.

 

AIT Worldwide Logistics Welcomes New Vice President Bill Fallon

Building on a career characterized by two decades of exceptional results, the accomplished supply chain manager will oversee AIT's thriving Global Accounts and Government divisions.

 

AIT-Omaha Helps Deliver a Bonanza of Books

This year, Books by the Busload gave away between 16,000 and 20,000 books and puzzle books to the local community in an effort to promote literacy and education.

 

Alert: Updated ISF Enforcement Strategy Announced by CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently issued an update to their strategy for Importer Security Filing (ISF or 10+2) enforcement. To avoid freight being held or liquidated damages (i.e. - CBP-levied penalties), AIT recommends that our U.S. customers who import goods by sea confirm that ISF data is being supplied and filed for all applicable shipments in a timely manner.

 

AIT-St. Petersburg Assists with 9-11 Museum Opening

Branch Owner Gail Gilchrist and her team at AIT-St. Petersburg played an important role in securing New York City's National September 11 Memorial Museum by shipping two state-of-the-art screeners for their customer.

May 2014

Alert: Martial Law Declared in Thailand

As reported by multiple news sources, Thailand's military declared martial law on Tuesday, May 20. The Thai army has communicated that the action is not a coup, but rather is intended to, "...maintain peace, order and public safety for all groups and all parties."

April 2014

Vaughn Moore Shares 2014 Industry Outlook with APICS

AIT's President and CEO returned for the fourth year in a row to offer his unique perspective on the transportation industry to a local chapter of The Association for Operations Management.

January 2014

Industry Veteran Greg Weigel Joins AIT Worldwide Logistics

The new Vice President of Global Operations leverages decades of leadership and logistics expertise to help advance the continuing growth of AIT's global footprint.

 

AIT Worldwide Logistics Reports Unprecedented Growth and Success

New high-water marks established for annual revenue and global expansion while the company remains fully committed to hands-on community service.

 

Troops in Afghanistan Receive Recreational Gear with AIT's Assistance

AIT was honored to donate a transportation solution that helped bring a complete table tennis package to U.S. Army soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.

 

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