Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

ISS and Maersk Line add direct calls to Madang and Wewak in Papua New Guinea

ISS and Maersk Line add direct calls to Madang and Wewak in Papua New Guinea
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, and Maersk Line has expanded their coverage in Papua New Guinea by adding new ports of call in Madang and Wewak. Both ports complement the existing coverage provided at Port Moresby and Lae.     MCC Sandiwa...
March 16th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

BIFA focuses on multiple issues facing freight forwarders at MULTIMODAL 2017

BIFA focuses on multiple issues facing freight forwarders at MULTIMODAL 2017
Robert Keen Once again, BIFA – the British International Freight Association – will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Multimodal 2017 exhibition and conference and will use the event to outline some of the work it is doing on behalf of its members that are facing significant challenges to the provision...
March 16th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

INTTRA Acquires Avantida

INTTRA Acquires Avantida
Combination Will Accelerate the Expansion of Digital Technologies in Landside Container Logistics and Ocean Shipping Parsippany, New Jersey, USA, and Antwerp, Belgium, March 14th 2017 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, today announced that it has acquired Avantida,...
March 14th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

GEODIS team to showcase at SCOPE supply chain conference

GEODIS team to showcase at SCOPE supply chain conference
GEODIS is showcasing its supply chain expertise at this year’s SCOPE Supply Chain Conference at Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia, from March 19th– March 21st. GEODIS will be showcasing their capabilities in advisory, supply management, and flow management at the conference with a focus on network...
March 3rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

BIFA welcomes entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

BIFA welcomes entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
Robert Keen On behalf of its members, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement. The trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies notes that the ratifications by Chad, Jordan, Oman and Rwanda today...
February 22nd, 2017 | Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Industry Leaders Strategy Summit (ILSS) to Launch in Shanghai this March

Industry Leaders Strategy Summit (ILSS) to Launch in Shanghai this March
New for 2017, Intermodal Asia – the world leading exhibition and conference for the global container, transport and logistics market – will launch the Industry Leaders Strategy Summit (ILSS) which will take place on 21st – 22nd March 2017. Bringing together leading experts within the intermodal...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Honeywell launches new products, solutions to increase efficiency, productivity across supply chains

Honeywell launches new products, solutions to increase efficiency, productivity across supply chains
John Waldron, President and CEO of Honeywell’s newly formed Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS) Honeywell highlights new technology and discusses Internet of Things strategy during online launch event Fort Mill, S.C., Feb. 17, 2017 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today introduced its latest technology...
February 17th, 2017 | Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

RUSCON acquires top Russian logistics company SLG-Operating

RUSCON acquires top Russian logistics company SLG-Operating
Vladimir Bychkov, CEO of GCS RUSCON, a leading container transport company in Russia, has significantly expanded its range of operations through the acquisition of SLG-Operating (Smart Logistics Group-Operating). SLG-Operating is one of Russia’s largest logistics companies, offering warehouse and logistics...
February 15th, 2017 | Logistics, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

BIFA names new board member

BIFA names new board member
Rachel Morley The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has announced that Rachel Morley has joined its Board of Directors, replacing Carson McMullan who has stepped down having been on the Board since 2009. Rachel is general manager for operations at BIFA member company, Spatial Global based...
February 6th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley, Customized Brokers & MIA Facilitate Florida’s First Ocean-to-Air Perishables Shipment

Crowley, Customized Brokers & MIA Facilitate Florida’s First Ocean-to-Air Perishables Shipment
… (MIAMI.; Feb. 3, 2017) ­– Crowley and its subsidiary Customized Brokers, in cooperation with Miami International Airport (MIA), have facilitated Florida’s first-ever ocean-to-air perishables transshipment from Guatemala to Amsterdam.   The first transshipment included nearly 10 tons of...
February 3rd, 2017 | Aviation, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Port of Beira Container Terminal prepares for future of shipping with Navis N4 implementation

Port of Beira Container Terminal prepares for future of shipping with Navis N4 implementation
Terminal Cites Navis’ Proven Experience & Implementation Excellence as Reasons for System Selection; Seamless Go-Live  Oakland, CA—February 2, 2017—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency...
February 2nd, 2017 | Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services establishes Polarbase facility to serve Norway’s oil and gas market

Greencarrier Freight Services establishes Polarbase facility to serve Norway’s oil and gas market
Georg Skivik Moltu, Director, Energy & Projects and Head of HSE & QA. Greencarrier Freight Services has opened an office in Polarbase, the main hub for oil and gas related activities in the Barents Sea, after winning a contract to provide transport solutions and port logistics for ENI Norge....
January 31st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Energy, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

GAC partners with Hemasto build an integrated logistics facility in Sri Lanka

GAC partners with Hemasto build an integrated logistics facility in Sri Lanka
read the full caption* Sri Lanka, 27 January 2017 – GAC Sri Lanka has partnered with Hemas Transportation to build an integrated logistics facility in Muthurajawela Industrial Zone in the western part of Sri Lanka. It will comprise a state-of-the-art distribution centre, a container yard and a 15-acre...
January 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

UK forwarders look forward to action on new Government industrial strategy

Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given a broad welcome to yesterday’s announcement by UK Prime Minister Theresa May that the Government intends to build an industrial strategy to deliver a high-skilled, competitive economy that benefits people throughout the country. Robert...
January 24th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Link’s Cyprus Shipping Forum 9th Feb 2017

Capital Link’s Cyprus Shipping Forum 9th Feb 2017
Capital Link’s Nicolas Bornozis The inaugural “Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum” will take place in Limassol on Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the Columbia Plaza, under the Auspices of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works. Capital Link intends to organize this event in Cyprus...
January 19th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Markets, Ship Finance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Top marks for UK freight forwarders

Top marks for UK freight forwarders
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – has revealed the winners of its Freight Service Awards competition 2016. The winners of the nine General, Modal and Specialist categories in the Awards, which has established a benchmark of quality for the British...
January 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Your industry event in Shanghai this March

Your industry event in Shanghai this March
 VISITING     EXHIBITING     CONFERENCE    CONTACT US REGISTER NOW   Over 200 Global Exhibitors Intermodal Asia is the world-leading exhibition and conference...
January 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Real-time parcel tracking technology secures funding; begins second wave of deployment

Real-time parcel tracking technology secures funding; begins second wave of deployment
Anders Persson Following strategic investment and successful pilots, ParceLive to be deployed by leading cross-border retailers, logistics providers and carriers  London, UK – January 17, 2017 – Internet of Things innovator Hanhaa, today announced that its ParceLive device and monitoring system...
January 17th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technology | Read More

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park
GAC Dubai new staff sports facility. Converted facility promotes physical and mental well-being of its staff            Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2017 – GAC Dubai opened its new sports facility for staff members at its GAC Logistics Park in the Jebel Ali Free Zone.The facility,...
January 11th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

Geodis receives TAPA certification…

Geodis receives TAPA certification…
(l-r) Peter van Dongen, FSQI (Quality) Manager for GEODIS’ Freight Forwarding business in the Netherlands, and Eric Mulder, Branch Manager Ocean, in Rotterdam. GEODIS RECEIVES TAPA CERTIFICATION FOR ITS ROTTERDAM WAREHOUSING FACILITY The TAPA FSR C certificate is provided to facilities that match best...
January 10th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

GAC UK seals Terminal & Marine Services deal with Valero

GAC UK seals Terminal & Marine Services deal with Valero
The Valero refinery at Pembroke Contract to support 180 vessels a year in Wales & West of England  Grangemouth, UK, 9 January 2017 – Shipping, logistics & marine services provider GAC UK has signed a three-year terminal and marine services deal with Valero Logistics UK Ltd.Under the agreement,...
January 9th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Building industry momentum at Intermodal Asia 2017

Building industry momentum at Intermodal Asia 2017
Sophie Ahmed There have been unprecedented changes and challenges within the industry over the last few years but the new year brings with it fresh hopes for recovery. With the global container fleet market forecast to grow 3.19% between 2017-2021, the need for companies to develop strategies to help...
January 9th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GEODIS recognised as “Investors in People” in Denmark

GEODIS recognised as “Investors in People” in Denmark
JANUARY 6, 2017  – LEVALLOIS-PERRET GOEDIS has been accredited silver standard for Investors in People for its Freight Forwarding Line of Business in Denmark. This accretion demonstrates GEODIS’ commitment to high performance through high standards for people management. Investors in People...
January 6th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, HR, Logistics | Read More

GAC HSSE Awards recognise practical improvements

GAC HSSE Awards recognise practical improvements
… Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 January 2017 – The results of GAC’s 2016 Chairman’s Awards for HSSE Excellence again reflect the positive impact of small, practical steps to improve the health, safety, security and environment of the Group’s companies.   29 entries were received for...
January 5th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG
The first step consists of the planned installation of a mobile fueling station, which can be relocated quickly and easily if required. During the initial phase this facility will be used to supply LNG to port vehicles like reach stackers and terminal tractors as well as the trucks of local freight forwarders....
January 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, LNG, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More