Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil
Picture credit: CMA CGM World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil  •    Landmark refuelling scheduled for March 19th on a CMA CGM vessel, marks a major step towards the decarbonisation of ocean freight •    Second generation...
March 12th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas
Robert Keen BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is warning its members about the cost of containers abandoned overseas for which they may be...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost
View of the Marseille port  Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost The Marseille Fos port authority is among financial backers of a Blockchain technology pilot scheme that aims to demonstrate enhanced freight logistics on the Mediterranean-Rhone-Saone (MeRS) axis. Due on stream...
March 6th, 2019 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading

Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading
Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has warned its members about the dangers of requesting a switch bill of lading without being fully aware of potential...
February 25th, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Rehrig Pacific Selects ORBCOMM’s Analytics Services to Power Its Vision™ Business Intelligence Platform

Rehrig Pacific Selects ORBCOMM’s Analytics Services to Power Its Vision™ Business Intelligence Platform
Leverages ORBCOMM’s advanced technology to enhance Rehrig’s software suite and provide their customers with improved performance, usability and reaction time ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., February 22nd 2019 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet...
February 22nd, 2019 | Consumers Market, Environment, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port
Nagaraja Sekhar, Assistant Manager, Shipping Services, GAC Krishnapatnam (left), receives the award from Sri S Faheem Ahmed, Principal Commissioner, Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), VijayawadaBehind from left: R. Muthuraj, Indian Trade Service, Development Commissioner, Sri City SEZ, Andhra Pradesh,...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

European ports welcome agreement on the European Maritime Single Window environment

European ports welcome agreement on the European Maritime Single Window environment
Isabelle Ryckbost The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) welcomes the agreement reached on 7 February between the Parliament and the Council on the new regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment (EMSWe). With the new framework, which will repeal the current Reporting Formalities...
February 14th, 2019 | European Union, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups
Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups with Rainmaking and Bluetech Leading start-up programmes aim to nurture innovative IoT and big data applications in the multi-modal supply chain 14 February 2019: Inmarsat, the global leader in mobile satellite communications,...
February 14th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare
.. Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2019 – Carnival is one of the longest and most important holidays in Brazil. Although the official holiday is not until March 5 this year, which falls on a Tuesday, Brazilians enjoy the celebration for four consecutive days, starting on March 2, the Saturday prior. In some...
February 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Logistics, Tourism | Read More

GAC Qatar wins multiple customs clearance awards

GAC Qatar wins multiple customs clearance awards
Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti (left) with Chairman of General Authority of Customs, Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Jamal (right) giving awards to officials on the World Customs day function at Doha Sherton hotel yesterday.Pic: Abdul Basit Doha, Qatar, 11 February 2019 –...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US
Luc de Clerck Avantida continues to grow its network in the US, with ZIM joining Maersk on the platform  Antwerp, Belgium, February 6, 2019 – Avantida, an E2open company, announced today that ZIM, one of the leading shipping lines, has partnered with Avantida to offer street turn services in the United...
February 6th, 2019 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Descartes helps Nippon Cargo Airlines comply with New Mandatory Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Program

Descartes helps Nippon Cargo Airlines comply with New Mandatory Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Program
WATERLOO, Ontario, February 5, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA), a leading provider of air cargo transportation services, is using the Descartes...
February 5th, 2019 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East
l to r: Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager – Contract Logistics, Ronald Lichtenecker, GAC Dubai’s Managing Director, Vadim Motlik, Lagardère Travel Retail’s UAE CEO, and Alex Pardo, Lagardère Travel Retail’s Supply Chain Director sign the multi-year agreement for the appointment...
February 4th, 2019 | Aviation, Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

Lukas Kopp joins Natco AG as new Projects Director

Lukas Kopp joins Natco AG as new Projects Director
Lukas Kopp Ruemlang/Zurich, 31 January 2019: Natco AG is bringing Lukas Kopp on board as its new Projects Director, effective 1 February, 2019. Kopp will be based at Natco’s headquarters in Ruemlang near Zurich in Switzerland. Natco AG is an international project logistics expert and part of...
January 31st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Organizational changes announced within logistics group

Organizational changes announced within logistics group
.  (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 29, 2019) ­– To continue providing customers with industry-leading integrated supply chain solutions, Crowley Logistics announced today several personnel moves that further position the company for exceptional customer service and growth. Patrick Collins has been promoted...
January 29th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Terminal Puerto Arica Implements N4 as the Site Triples Cargo Volume

Terminal Puerto Arica Implements N4 as the Site Triples Cargo Volume
… With increasing customer demand, TPA upgraded its TOS to scale with its business Oakland, CA—January 28, 2019 — Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations...
January 28th, 2019 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ONBOARD Training Project in Ports and Logistics sector recognised as good practice January 2019

ONBOARD Training Project in Ports and Logistics sector recognised as good practice January 2019
The Onboard Project, which is exploring the development of technical profiles and training curriculum for the Ports and Logistics sector has been recognised as good practice by the EACEA – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission. Recognition was announced...
January 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool
A Maersk Line vessel docking at the Port of Liverpool B&M, one of the UK’s leading variety retailers, has announced it is increasing its cargo into the Port of Liverpool by 30 per cent following frustrations with delay-struck southern ports. After completing a successful trial at the port, the...
January 28th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
l to r: CII Senior Advisor Barbara Yeninas; CII Executive Director Lisa Aurichio Lisa LoManto Aurichio Named Executive Director Of The Containerization & Intermodal Institute BSY Associates Inc. President to Manage Trade Association CRANFORD, NJ (January 16, 2019) –  The Containerization...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards
Robert Keen Five youngsters who are all studying for apprenticeships at freight forwarding companies that are members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) have been shortlisted as finalists in the new Apprentice of the Year category of the trade association’s annual Freight Service...
January 14th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning
… Supply Chain and Logistics Impacted Worldwide by Significant Holiday Atlanta, GA — (January 10, 2019) — By now, anyone doing business in the Asia markets is well into planning how the continuity of trade will work during the Chinese New Year (CNY) when virtually all business in China, including...
January 10th, 2019 | Holidays, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 9, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics announced today that it has expanded its North Atlantic network of vessels, adding velocity to customer supply chains operating between the Northeastern U.S., Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin....
January 9th, 2019 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Reefer Containers | Read More

Crowley Promotes Jackie Gonsalez to Vice President, Apparel and Retail Supply Chain Business Development

Crowley Promotes Jackie Gonsalez to Vice President, Apparel and Retail Supply Chain Business Development
Jackie Gonsalez (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 4, 2019) – Crowley Logistics announced today it has promoted Jackie Gonsalez to vice president, apparel and retail supply chain business development. Gonsalez reports to Crowley’s Jorge Estevez, vice president, sales and pricing, and will remain based...
January 4th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Leading Welsh food & drink distributor Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC

Leading Welsh food & drink distributor Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC
From left, Peter Orange & Mark Horton (GAC), Ken Rattenbury & Nigel Payne (WWG) and Mike Millar (GAC) together with 1.5 million turkeys in Wild Water Group’s cold storage and distribution facility in Cardiff Docks. Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 2 January 2019 – The largest bespoke temperature-controlled...
January 2nd, 2019 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More