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Relocation of production processes Third party logistics services (3PL) Rail Services Ocean Freight Services
Associations and Research Sources Publishers - Logistics, Supply Chain Insurance Services - Trade, Logistics Airlines - Air Cargo Services

The directory below highlights various types of logistics service providers with website links and related content describing their scope of professional services and capabilities.  We will disclose active working relationships as shown in the table for Location Consultants.

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The presence or absence of any organization on these lists, or their position on the lists, does not imply any endorsement or opinion about their services, nor by them about our own.  This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of logistics service providers.

The selections are simply intended to be helpful to executives and their advisors who may be unaware of such contacts, or how to reach them or their websites quickly.  Services of a more regional or local nature may be listed separately among the directories of regional contacts, particularly if they work closely with local area representatives.

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Relocation of production processes

Rigging services, moving equipment, set up - see also Project Management

Website Suggested Contact

email link

Phone
AK Industrial Contractors - turnkey manufacturing facility relocation specialists, including experience moving nearly 150 plants within the US and between the US and Mexico, Europe, Southeast Asia and and China; support from planning, viability, and cost analysis through physical relocation and installation of equipment

www.akindustrial.com

    (501)268-7827
Burkhalter Rigging, Inc. - transport of heavy equipment from port to site, such as for power plants, refineries, automotive OEM's.  Examples would include generators, heavy presses, injection molding machines, and very large or very heavy equipment which may require unique capabilities to move. www.burkhalter.net  

(662)327-7711

The Bigge Group - Bigge Crane & Rigging Co. - Shaughnessy & Co. www.bigge.com   (510)638-8100
Taft Contracting Company - Chicago based, offices in SC and CA, plant relocations for the food processing, chemical, automotive, steel and other manufacturing industries www.taftcontracting.com   (800)626-7456
Commercial Plant Relocators Inc., based in Anderson, SC - industrial relocation and new machinery installation for US and international projects www.cprglobal.com Donna Jewett (800)776-1277 x28
Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) - association with directory of members and official publication, Lift and Transport

www.scranet.org

www.liftandtransport.com

   
Lift Equipment and CraneWorks - industry publication www.liftlink.com    
Relocation Connections Inc. - CA based company specialized in moving offices, including the IT infrastructure and other details - not personnel moves www.reloconnect.com    
Global supply chain / logistics consulting services      
Newmark Knight Frank - NKF Consulting www.newmarkkf.com

NKF Consulting description

Jeff Estep - Atlanta

Bob Hess - Chicago

770-874-6505

312-576-8363

Third Party Logistics (3PL) services      
BAX Global www.baxglobal.com   602-458-6200
Cat Logistics (Caterpillar) - global third party logistics, outsourcing, such as for parts distribution similar to their own global distribution requirements www.catlogistics.com  or    www.cat.com    
Deringer logistics www.anderinger.com     
DHL www.dhl.com    
Exel Logistics - UK based global supply chain management firm www.exel.com    
Federal Express - FedEx www.fedex.com    
GoCargo.com www.gocargo.com    
HLX - Hub Group, Inc. www.hubgroup.com    
J.B. Hunt www.jbhunt.com    
Kintetsu World Express www.kintetsu-usa.com    
Longistics - specialists in the healthcare industry, FTZ's in North Carolina Research Triangle www.longistics.com 919-281-2500 Matthew Nolan
Marken www.marken.com    
Roadway Express www.roadway.com    
Ryder www.ryder.com    
Schneider Logistics www.schneiderlogistics.com    
TNT - global express, logistics, and mail www.tnt.com    
UPS - United Parcel Service www.ups.com    
United Shipping www.unitedshipping.com    
USF Worldwide - US Freightways www.usfreightways.com    
U.S.Xpress www.USXpress.com    
World Courier www.worldcourier.com    
Rail services - see also directory of ports, railroads, and airports      
Burlington Northern Santa Fe - serves 28 western states from Chicago west.  See system map and services into Mexico  www.bnsf.com/econdev Vann Cunningham (817)867-6336
CSX Transportation www.csx.com    
Kansas City Southern Railway  - serves the central US as a NAFTA corridor with connections into Mexico, Canada (CN), and the western US (BNSF) www.kcsi.com    
Norfolk Southern - serves eastern US (22 states plus Ontario), including major ports -  network map www.nscorp.com Larry Collingwood 404-529-1591
Union Pacific - map of US routes www.up.com Steven McLaws (402) 271-4215
CN (Canadian National railway) www.cn.ca    
Canadian Pacific Railway - see their system map and service alliance with Union Pacific www8.cpr.ca    
Ocean freight carriers and services- see also directory of ports, railroads, and airports      
APL (American President Lines), APL Logistics www.apl.com    www.apllogistics.com    
OOCL - China www.oocl.com    
COSCO North America www.cosco-usa.com    
NYK Line www.nykline.com    
"K" Line America, Inc. www.k-line.com    
Seaboard Marine - Central America, South America, Caribbean www.seaboardmarine.com    
Columbus Line - South America www.columbusline.com    
CSAV  - South America shipping www.csav.cl    
Mediterranean Shipping Company - South American service www.mscgeneva.com    
Intermarine Inc. - shipping to northern South America www.intermarinenola.com    
Zim Container Service, Inter Americas Service www.zim.co.il    
Crowley Liner Service www.crowley.com    
Crowley American Transport www.cattrans.com    
Airlines : air cargo services - see also directory of ports, railroads, and airports      
Air Canada Cargo www.aircanada.ca/cargo    
American Airlines Cargo www.aa.com/cargo    
Ameristar Air Cargo (non scheduled air cargo fleet) www.ameristarjet.com    
British Airways World Cargo www.baworldcargo.com    
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. www.cargolux.com    
Emirates SkyCargo www.sky-cargo.com    
Federal Express      
Finnair Cargo www.us.finnair.com    
Hawaiian Air Cargo www.hawaiinair.com    
Nippon Express USA Inc. www.nipponexpressusa.com    
Polar Air - services include US to China      
Saudi Arabian Airlines Cargo www.saudiairlines.com    
United Cargo (United Airlines) www.cargo.ual.com    
United Parcel Service (UPS)      
Insurance and other trade services      
AIG Insurance www.aig.com    
EULER ACI - credit insurance www.aci.eulergroup.com    
NCM Group - credit insurance www.ncmamericas.com    
Intercargo Insurance Co. www.intercargo.com    
iLink Global www.ilinkglobal.com    
TradeCard www.tradecard.com    
Publishers - logistics and supply chain or logistics-related events      
Supply & Demand Chain Executive (Cygnus) formerly iSource Business - "Intelligence for the sourcing, procurement, operations and demand management leader" www.SDCExec.com    
Food Logistics magazine (Cygnus Business Media) www.foodlogistics.com    
Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies - SupplyChainBrain.com  (Keller International Publishing LLC) www.glscs.com    
Supply Chain Management Review www.scmr.com    
Integrated Solutions for Supply Chain Management www.corrypub.com    
Distribution/Computer Expo - Logistics IT show www.logistar.com    
Regional logistics information - China   - see also China regional contacts directory      
Hong Kong government - logistics promotion for China

Hong Kong Trade Development Council - lists of many services

www.logisticshk.gov.hk/logisticshk/

directory listings

   
Associations and research resources - see also other Associations and Research sources      
CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals - formerly CLM Council of Logistics Management - professional association - renamed in January 2005 

www.cscmp.org

www.clm1.org  former site

   
Global Institute of Logistics - advocacy for third party logistics (3PL) service providers and global outsourcing of the logistics process; reports profile leading regional 3PL's with case studies www.globeinst.org   (212)672-1846
Ken Ackerman's Warehousing Forum - advisory services in warehousing and logistics, also publishes books and newsletter on supply chain management issues www.warehousingforum.com    
Warehousing Education and Research Council - WERC www.werc.org    
International Warehouse Logistics Association www.warehouselogistics.org    
Leonard's Guide - Air Cargo Directory www.leonardsguide.com   (626)574-1800
Association for High Tech Distribution www.ahtd.org    
TIACA - The International Air Cargo Association www.tiaca.org    
Association of American Port Authorities www.aapa-ports.org    
American Motor Carriers Directory http://www.cbizmedia.com/amc.html    
The Official Railroad Guide http://www.cbizmedia.com/org.html    
list of airport landing sites by state www.airnav.com/airports/state    
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