AIT News Archive

Kim Smigiel promoted to Vice President, Marketing and Communications

December 16, 2021 - In her new role, Smigiel will continue leading enterprise-level initiatives to refine and promote AIT's brand around the world.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquiring final mile 3PL Select Express & Logistics

November 17, 2021 - The deal creates a robust omnichannel distribution solution by merging AIT's world-class freight forwarding with Select's extensive final mile delivery and assembly services.

Jim Gong joins AIT as director of business development for Greater China

November 10, 2021 - AIT appoints Jim Gong as director of business development for Greater China

Greg Weigel named chief business officer

November 4, 2021 - AIT's Greg Weigel transitions from executive vice president of global operations to chief business officer

AIT Worldwide Logistics donates $63,749 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

October 18, 2021 - Since partnering with St. Jude in 2017, AIT has raised more than $288,000 to support the hospital's efforts, which include sharing research with medical institutions all over the world.

AIT Worldwide Logistics opens new location in Biberach, Germany

August 30, 2021 - AIT's new office in Biberach, Germany, located in an area of the country that is home to many prominent life sciences and pharmaceutical firms, further expands the company's European footprint.

Four AIT leaders promoted to executive vice president

August 18, 2021 - Ben Naro, Mike Rothacher, Bill Fallon, and Angela Mancuso recently took on new titles and responsibilities on AIT's leadership team as executive vice presidents.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires Austin-based Intelligent Logistics

August 3, 2021 - The deal expands AIT's freight forwarding, cartage, warehousing, and truckload brokerage footprint in Texas while deepening expertise across multiple key vertical markets.

AIT Worldwide Logistics welcomes Eric Kirchner to board of directors

July 27, 2021 - Industry veteran brings wealth of acquisition experience to supply chain leader.

AIT Worldwide Logistics reaffirms support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

July 8, 2021 - AIT Worldwide Logistics is proud to announce its fifth year as a multi-market St. Jude Walk/Run sponsor, supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® in their mission to end childhood cancer.

AIT Worldwide Logistics' growing Milan team relocates to larger office

July 1, 2021 - AIT recently relocated its team of transportation logistics professionals in Italy to a new, larger location in Lainate, a municipality of Milan.

AIT Worldwide Logistics welcomes Joe Kontuly to lead truckload division

June 29, 2021 - Summit Expedited Logistics' new vice president is pursuing organizational goals, including doubling revenue, recruiting expert talent, and enhancing procurement strategy.

AIT Worldwide Logistics seeds grower connections with Produce Blue Book membership

June 8, 2021 - Blue Book Services listing underscores AIT's standing as global partner for produce growers, exporters.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires industrial-focused customs broker Multimodal International, Ltd.

June 3, 2021 - The purchase expands AIT's customs clearance expertise across automotive, chemical commodities, trade lanes.

AIT recognized as Transport Topics' 2021 Top 50 Logistics Company

April 5, 2021 - For the 2021 edition of our Top 50 Logistics Companies list, Transport Topics ranked the largest third-party logistics providers.

AIT Worldwide Logistics concludes successful partnership with Quad-C, leading to recapitalization with The Jordan Company

March 17, 2021 - Global freight forwarding leader AIT Worldwide Logistics plans to recapitalize with New York City-based middle-market financial firm The Jordan Company at the end of March.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires European-based Fiege Forwarding from the FIEGE Group

December 21, 2020 - Fiege Forwarding's subject matter experts join AIT teammates to provide harmonized supply chain services by leveraging a widespread global network across Asia, Europe and North America.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires U.K. residential delivery trailblazers, Panther Logistics

November 24, 2020 - This strategic merging of forces adds multiple locations to AIT's footprint, plus a dedicated team of on-the-ground industry mavens.

AIT, FreightWaves deliver free last mile white paper

November 11, 2020 - Find out how much the market is set to grow in the next few years, how disruptive technologies are changing the final mile landscape, and much more.

AIT Worldwide Logistics surpasses fundraising target, donates more than $45,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

November 3, 2020 - For the fourth year in a row, AIT team members fundraised throughout September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The company's total 2020 donation of $45,242, exceeded their goal.

AIT Worldwide Logistics' UK facilities earn priority customs clearance as Authorized Economic Operators

October 28, 2020 - The European Commission's Taxation and Customs Union recently approved AIT's three U.K. locations as Authorized Economic Operators, granting the facilities priority customs clearance treatment.

AIT Worldwide Logistics, EPA partnership aims to lower global emissions

September 24, 2020 - The EPA approved AIT's 2019 emissions reporting, qualifying the transportation and logistics leader for its 13th year as a SmartWay Transport Partner.

AIT provides affordable large parcel delivery alternative for B2B and B2C shippers

September 15, 2020 - With no appointment and no signature required, the nationwide program provides doorstep delivery of heavy, bulky goods and minimizes the impact from parcel carrier fees in the COVID era.

AIT Worldwide Logistics renews pledge to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

August 12, 2020 - AIT's national fundraising team pledged to raise at least $30,000 through more than 20 scheduled Walk/Run events throughout September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness month.

New CTPAT security criteria highlight AIT Worldwide Logistics' technology, cargo protection investments

July 14, 2020 - Security tech and leadership criteria for U.S. Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism renewal demonstrates AIT's commitment to protecting supply chains.

Food Logistics Magazine talks industry growth with AIT's Steve Taylor

May 20, 2020 - In this May 2020 article, AIT Food Logistics Sales Director, Steve Taylor, shared insights on the future of the industry.

Philadelphia office moves into larger, temperature-controlled facility with team from the company's subsidiary

June 2, 2020 - Transportation logistics leader expands Unitrans International Corporation into Philadelphia market with move to shared space with AIT-Philadelphia team.

AIT Worldwide Logistics joins U.S. Meat Export Federation

December 3, 2019 - Membership in the nonprofit trade association bolsters AIT's reputation as a global partner for North American red meat exporters.

AIT Worldwide Logistics debuts enhancements to online tracking

November 12, 2019 - Delivery scheduling, improved international tracking, mobile responsiveness among upgrades to global logistics leader's FasTrak portal.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Receives 2020 Freight.Tech 100 Accolades

November 6, 2019 - Presented by global news, data and analytics provider FreightWaves, the award recognizes companies for trailblazing technology in the freight and logistics industry.

AIT teammates support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

November 4, 2019 - For the third year in a row, AIT team members fundraised throughout September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The company's total 2019 donation of $61,229, exceeded their goal.

AIT Worldwide Logistics joins Global Cold Chain Alliance

October 29, 2019 - Global logistics leader invests in decades-long commitment to cold-chain excellence joining the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA) arm of the Global Cold Chain Alliance.

AIT Worldwide Logistics' Life Sciences Control Tower earns Good Distribution Practices certification

September 26, 2019 - GDP certification holds pharmaceutical product handlers to stringent safety and security standards. Global certification leader SGS recently issued the certification for AIT's life science hub.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Marks 12th Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner

September 23, 2019 - The EPA approved AIT's 2018 emissions reporting, qualifying the transportation and logistics leader for its 12th year as a SmartWay Transport Partner.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Boston office to relocate across Chelsea River

September 16, 2019 - AIT's Boston station recently moved from East Boston to a new, more spacious location in Chelsea.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Marks 40 Years in Business

September 4, 2019 - AIT celebrates four decades in business today. From its start as a single-office freight forwarder, the leading supply chain management provider has catapulted to global success.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Promotes Ryan Carter to Vice President Americas Operations

September 3, 2019 - The veteran logistics leader will oversee operations for company offices in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

AIT Worldwide Logistics opens newest location in Mexico City

August 15, 2019 - The Mexico City International Airport location, AIT's fifth office in Mexico, opened August 15, adding on-site terminal access to the global supply chain leader's capabilities.

AIT Worldwide Logistics recommits to philanthropic partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

July 23, 2019 - AIT supports St. Jude as a national team for the third year in a row

AIT Worldwide Logistics Acquires Unitrans International Corporation

August 5, 2019 - The acquisition is the company's largest to date, adding strategic service depth along with enhanced trade lane expertise in Asia and Europe

President and CEO, Vaughn Moore, accepts American Cancer Society award for AIT Worldwide Logistics

July 18, 2019 - Supply chain industry leader caps nearly two decades of cancer research support with Chicago Select Corporate Partnership Award.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Welcomes Mike Tegtmeyer as New Vice President, Global Infrastructure

June 3, 2019 - The information technology veteran will help support AIT's global expansion strategy by ensuring the company's robust systems are both secure and scalable.

Vaughn Moore Featured in Crain's Roundtable Discussion

December 10, 2018 - AIT's President and CEO participated in a logistics roundtable discussion that was featured in the November 26 issue of Crain's Chicago Business.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Acquires UK-Based Freight Forwarder ConneXion World Cargo

December 4, 2018 - The expansion of AIT's global network fulfills a long-term organizational goal that will enhance support for the company's many customers with supply chains in the UK.

AIT Teammates Surpass St. Jude Fundraising Goal for Second Year in a Row

November 7, 2018 - More than 20 teams participated in St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer events across North America.

AIT Featured in Supply Chain World Magazine

October 29, 2018 - Vaughn Moore discusses the growth of the organization, the company's philosophy about relationships with customers and more in the Winter 2018 edition of Supply Chain World magazine.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Acquires Cold Chain Forwarder WorldFresh Express

October 17, 2018 - The new acquisition expands AIT's global office network with an additional temperature-controlled facility while supplementing the company's thriving cold chain team.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Enters 11th Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner

August 20, 2018 - AIT successfully completes its 2017 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership.

AIT Featured in Business in Focus Magazine

August 17, 2018 - Vaughn Moore, AIT's President and CEO, was interviewed for a feature article that has been published in the August 2018 edition of Business in Focus magazine.

New AIT Office Opens in Reno, Nevada

August 6, 2018 - The facility will meet customer demand for full-service logistics solutions in a region that has become a thriving distribution hub.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Continues Partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

July 23, 2018 - The supply chain solutions provider is returning as a Silver National Team for the upcoming fundraising events in September.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Expands in China with New Qingdao Office

June 22, 2018 - Located in Shandong province, AIT-Qingdao is the organization's seventh office in China, joining the company's thriving Asia Pacific network.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Hosts Successful Appreciation Event

April 13, 2018 - The Memphis office hosted their first annual Cookout for Kids and raised money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Angela Mancuso Joins AIT Worldwide Logistics as Vice President of Human Resources

January 15, 2018 - The prominent HR professional will draw from extensive experience to strategically assist the organization's ongoing global expansion.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Surpasses St. Jude Fundraising Goal

November 2, 2017 - Hundreds of teammates gave their time and talent to help put an end to childhood cancer.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Forms Financial Partnership with Quad-C

October 23, 2017 - The new relationship bolsters AIT's ability to fulfill the organization's long-term strategic growth plan while continuing to earn its customers' trust.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Enters Tenth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner

July 25, 2017 - SmartWay's Partner tools are used to measure progress toward cleaner air and more sustainable business practices.

AIT-Omaha Featured in Nebraska Trucker Magazine Cover Story

July 20, 2017 - Branch Owners Terry and Lori McMullen appear on the cover of the Nebraska Trucking Association's official magazine.

Vaughn Moore Featured on Leadership Interview Show

July 17, 2017 - AIT's President and CEO is a featured guest on the latest edition of the Leaders Portfolio audiocast.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Launches New Partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

July 10, 2017 - The supply chain solutions provider is a Silver National Team for the upcoming fundraising events in September.

Vaughn Moore Joins CEL's Board of Directors

July 6, 2017 - Since 2011, AIT's President and CEO and the company have been increasingly involved with volunteering and fundraising for the Center for Enriched Living.

AIT Worldwide Logistics' European Headquarters Earns Authorised Economic Operator Approval

May 24, 2017 - The status endorses AIT-Amsterdam's commitment to cargo safety and security while broadening access to shippers who are also AEO-certified

New Monterrey Location in Mexico Joins AIT Worldwide Logistics' Expanding Global Network

April 26, 2017 - The new facility joins as the company's second location in Mexico.

AIT Worldwide Logistics' Miami Office Relocates to Expanded Facility

February 1, 2017 - A number of enhancements at the upgraded location will lend support to AIT-Miami's growing customer base.

From the Top: Greg Weigel

January 10, 2017 - An interview with AIT's Vice President Global Operations published in the Winter 2017 edition of Air Cargo Focus.

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