Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry
Grace Garland Data released this week from one of the world’s leading international relocations shipping container comparison sites MoveHub.com shows that uncertainty around Brexit has triggered an huge increase in people wanting to relocate – bringing a surprise boost to the shipping industry...
June 27th, 2017 | Containers, HR, Logistics, News | Read More

United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines

United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines
VestVind sailing through Kiel Canal, loaded with eight nacelles and eight towers Customized logistics solutions for the offshore wind industry: United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines The collaboration includes the long-term charter of the deck...
June 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Evergreen rolls out sea freight services for Alibaba.com members

Evergreen rolls out sea freight services for Alibaba.com members
An Evergreen containerhsip June 21, 2017 — Evergreen Line has teamed up with Alibaba.com, a leading wholesale marketplace for global trade under Alibaba Group, to provide Alibaba.com members with the option of booking sea freight services online with guaranteed space and prices. Evergreen Line has...
June 21st, 2017 | Consumers Market, IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things
… The new service enables applications in utilities, logistics, oil and gas, and renewable energy DUBAI, UAE, 21 June, 2017 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of the Thuraya IP M2M Service to support high volume, high throughput machine-to-machine (M2M) applications....
June 21st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Gas, IT and Communications, Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel
… Collaborative initiative paves the way for further dramatic reductions in CO2 and local emissions from both inland and seaborne maritime transport AMSTERDAM, JUNE 8, 2017: HEINEKEN® Netherlands, leading foodstuff distributor Nedcargo, and GoodFuels, the first marine biofuel company focused on...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

Close cooperation between Trieste and Duisburg for the Chinese trade

Close cooperation between Trieste and Duisburg for the Chinese trade
Zeno D’Agostino, Presidente de porto Trieste, and Erich Staake, duisport’s Chief Executive Officer signing a strategic cooperation agreement in Duisburg.© duisport/krischerfotografie Strategic partnership for new Silk Road Duisburg, 08.06.2017 – Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) and the northern...
June 8th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Descartes acquires PCSTrac business

Descartes acquires PCSTrac business
Expands Community and Extends Technology Platform for Pool Distribution and Carton-Level Tracking WATERLOO, Ontario, June 2, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce via the Global Logistics...
June 2nd, 2017 | Consumers Market, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shopping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

John Good Group Board Succession

John Good Group Board Succession
Stewart Oades The John Good Group, headquartered in Hull, is delighted to announce that Stewart Oades has been appointed Deputy Chairman as the next step in its long-term succession plan. This appointment is a statement of the Group’s determination to achieve its long-term goal of developing its...
June 1st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

New GAC Malaysia facility opens to meet growing demand for contract logistics

New GAC Malaysia facility opens to meet growing demand for contract logistics
GAC Malaysia is ready to meet growing demand with the added contract logistics capacity. Malaysia, 30 May 2017 – Increasing demand from GAC Malaysia’s FMCG clients for storage space and distribution services, and anticipated growth in contract logistics services in the country, has led to the company...
May 30th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Port news from Marseille Fos

Port news from Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Marseille Fos to cut port dues for eco-friendly ships Marseille Fos has joined the World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) and is now set to reduce port dues for ships performing better than required under air pollution regulations.  From July 1 this year...
May 26th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Fuels Honored with “Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year” Award

Crowley Fuels Honored with “Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year” Award
(ANCHORAGE, Alaska; May 23, 2017) – Crowley Fuels has been honored with the ConocoPhillips/Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) “Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year” award in the Line Haul Division (fleet size under 50 units) for continuing to perform at an elite level of safety. ConocoPhillips/ATA...
May 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Energy, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

BEUMER Group: Effectively shaping digital transformation

BEUMER Group:  Effectively shaping digital transformation
he new BEUMER app enables users to keep an eye on the current status of the machines connected to their system using their mobile devicesPicture credits: BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG What will the world of logistics look like in a couple of years? Will drones with stock orders fly through storehouses,...
May 19th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Navis releases N4 3.4 to Enhance Terminal Operations and Increase Reliability

Navis releases N4 3.4 to Enhance Terminal Operations and Increase Reliability
Navis’ Agile Development Methodology Helps Customers More Quickly Experience Shipping Supply Chain Optimization with Latest Upgrades  Oakland, CA— May 16, 2017—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency...
May 16th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico

Crowley to Supply Additional LNG to Major Pharmaceutical Company in Puerto Rico
… (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; May 11, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corp.’s  liquefied natural gas  (LNG) services group has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply additional volumes of containerized, U.S.-sourced LNG to a major pharmaceutical company’s manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico....
May 11th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, LNG, Logistics | Read More

Topical freight and trade issues to be discussed at joint meeting

Topical freight and trade issues to be discussed at joint meeting
Robert Keen The leading UK trade associations for companies that offer freight forwarding and warehousing logistics services have organised a joint meeting to update their respective members on a number of common current issues affecting their activities. The British International Freight Association...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Azkar becomes Dachser

Azkar becomes Dachser
Kempten/Munich, May 9, 2017. In roughly four years, Dachser has integrated its Iberian subsidiary Azkar Group into its European road network. The overland transport organizations will operate under the names of Dachser Spain and Dachser Portugal in the future. This was announced today by CEO Bernhard...
May 9th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Paragon Offshore’s logistics base in Abu Dhabi completed with GAC’s support

Paragon Offshore’s logistics base in Abu Dhabi completed with GAC’s support
Oil and gas spares and supplies at Paragon Offshore’s newly established logistics support base at Mina Zayed port. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5 May 2017 – GAC Abu Dhabi has completed the preparation, construction and relocation of a logistics base dedicated to supporting Paragon Offshore’s operations. The...
May 5th, 2017 | Drill ships, Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Supply ships | Read More

iContainers warns new shipping alliances unlikely to increase NAFTA ocean freight competitiveness

iContainers warns new shipping alliances unlikely to increase NAFTA ocean freight competitiveness
iContainers North America freight figures in 2016 infographic Barcelona, 3 May, 2017 – iContainers, the 100% online freight forwarder, says that the new shipping alliances that came into effect a month ago are unlikely to increase ocean freight competitiveness between the United States and its...
May 3rd, 2017 | Logistics, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC Group unveils new Management appointments

GAC Group unveils new Management appointments
GAC Management Appointments Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 May 2017 – Global shipping, logistics & marine services provider GAC has announced a new round of management appointments at Group and individual company level. To sharpen the Group’s commercial focus, a new Group Sales Management structure...
May 2nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

duisport-Shuttle to JadeWeserPort

duisport-Shuttle to JadeWeserPort
  Erich Staake Duisburg, 27.04.2017 – Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) is expanding its rail freight volume. The Port’s own rail company duisport rail will run one container train weekly between the Port of Duisburg and the container terminal of the JadeWeserPort in Wilhelmshaven as of...
April 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

GEODIS tests the Com’hand System, developed by the start-up Siatech, for controlling lifting machinery

GEODIS tests the Com’hand System, developed by the start-up Siatech, for controlling lifting machinery
GEODIS is testing the Com’hand system, which offers intuitive control capabilities for lifting and handling machinery, at a manufacturing site of Saint-Gobain. The innovative system has been developed by the technology start-up company Siatech and initial tests within a live logistics environment began...
April 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Record number of visitors at Intermodal Asia 2017

Record number of visitors at Intermodal Asia 2017
Sophie Ahmed Intermodal Asia took place 21st-23rd March 2017, welcoming a record number of visitors to its 4thedition in Shanghai, China. With more than 8,500 visitors, 160 global exhibitors and 85 expert speakers, Intermodal Asia successfully brought together the senior decision makers from the container...
April 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Denholm Group acquire Bennett & McMahon Agencies

Denholm Group acquire Bennett & McMahon Agencies
The Denholm Group, which celebrated 150 years of trading in 2016, has announced the acquisition of Bennett & McMahon Agencies, by Denholm Global Logistics, the forwarding business of the Groups Logistics Division. Bennett & McMahon, based on the Wirral, was formed in 1994, by Mike McMahon and...
April 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Dachser acquires majority interest in its Irish partner, Johnston Logistics

Dachser acquires majority interest in its Irish partner, Johnston Logistics
Kempten, April 25, 2017. Effective immediately, Dachser becomes majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics Ltd. This allows Dachser to expand and strengthen its logistics network in northwestern Europe. “Our customers in Ireland benefit from uniform services and quality standards,...
April 25th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, News | Read More

KENZO puts trust in GEODIA to handle its global logistics

KENZO puts trust in GEODIA to handle its global logistics
picture credits EC GEODIS GEODIS is stepping up its growth in the retail fashion sector as proven by a new partnership with KENZO, the luxury prêt-à-porter company owned by the LVMH group. GEODIS has been operating KENZO’s global logistics from France since the beginning of March. Through the recently...
April 19th, 2017 | Fashion, Logistics | Read More