Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing

Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing
… Closed Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 21 August 2017: The Swisstrain, a service offered by Frenkendorf-based Swissterminal AG, has been granted right-of-way for an alternative routing during the closing of the railway...
August 21st, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Closure of the Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain offers replacement schedule

Closure of the Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain offers replacement schedule
… Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 18 August 2017: Following the closure of the railway line between the German cities of Rastatt and Baden-Baden, the Swisstrain has developed a replacement schedule for rail freight transport between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp and the terminal in Frenkendorf/Basel. The...
August 18th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent
The Graduates, Class of 2017 of the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics Prominent maritime personalities, including a leader at the world’s largest container shipping company and a key figure in the marine insurance sector, were among those congratulating graduates from the Class of 2017 of the...
August 17th, 2017 | Academia, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month | Read More

Container Owners Association – August 2017 Members Newsletter

Container Owners Association – August 2017 Members Newsletter
… In this issue: 20th COA Members Meeting, Amsterdam – Monday 27 November 2017: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Hotel Room Booking: Special Rate for Participants Non-Operating Reefers – COA Guidelines published 2017 COA Flexitank Meeting to take place in Amsterdam COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals
Robert Keen Commenting on the first of what is likely to be a number of papers issued by the UK Government over the next few days outlining its ambitions for Brexit, the UK trade association that represents freight forwarding and logistics companies says that it is no surprise that the paper is all about...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month
Alex von Stempel Chinese consumption continues to drive fresh produce import growth. But can the logistics industry rest on its laurels?   HONG KONG, 14.08.2017 – According To Andrew Tilton of Goldman Sachs, mid-year economic projection for China points towards continued growth in consumption...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model

TT Club Provides Insurance Cover for Russian Forwarder among First to Use ‘Uber-style’ Business Model
The Russian start-up freight forwarder, Deliver (www.deliver.ru) is an innovative online cargo transport operation that is among the first in the country to implement an ‘Uber-style’ mode of service.  Through its network Deliver aims to achieve greater convenience for its customers and efficiency...
August 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services
Davies Turner has added a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the USA and appointed a new partner in Canada as part of a strengthening of its transatlantic freight and logistics operations. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company has launched a fast oceanfreight service from...
August 13th, 2017 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brazilian terminal starts achieving ROI in leading software and equipment – surpasses 140 moves per hour

Brazilian terminal starts achieving ROI in leading software and equipment – surpasses 140 moves per hour
Brazilian terminal starts achieving ROI in leading software and equipment – surpasses 140 moves per hour OAKLAND, Calif.–Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations...
August 10th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

BISON C-Lift P32 Creates New Container Logistics Possibilities

BISON C-Lift P32 Creates New Container Logistics Possibilities
BISON, the container tech company, this week launched the C-Lift P32 – a portable container lift system that equips shipping, logistics and military operators to lift containers in any location. Recognising that conventional container handling equipment is typically big, heavy and expensive, BISON...
August 10th, 2017 | Containers, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…

Intermodal Europe opens in 16 weeks…
Join your industry in Amsterdam this November 28 – 30 November 2017 | RAI Amsterdam Intermodal Europe brings together thousands of leading international companies within the container and intermodal industry, providing the ideal platform in Europe to do business and gain market insight. Contact...
August 8th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Premium car manufacturer trusts GEODIS to manage in Korea…

Premium car manufacturer trusts GEODIS to manage in Korea…
PREMIUM CAR MANUFACTURER TRUSTS GEODIS TO MANAGE IN KOREA ONE OF ITS LARGEST DISTRIBUTION CENTERS IN THE WORLD In April 2017, BMW Korea opened a new Regional Parts Distribution Center for BMW, MINI and motorcycle spare parts in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, 70 kilometers south of Seoul. GEODIS was entrusted...
July 31st, 2017 | Automobiles, Logistics | Read More

New Dachser site in Austria

New Dachser site in Austria
Günter Hirschbeck, Managing Director, Dachser Austria European Logistics, Dr. Jürgen Bodenseer, President of Tyrol Economic Chamber; Michael Huber, Mayor of Stans und Günther Platter, Governor of Tyrol Stans/Kempten, July 27, 2017. Logistics provider Dachser is investing some 6.5 million euros in...
July 27th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

New speakers for Cool Logistics Asia Seminars, 6-8 September, 2017

New speakers for Cool Logistics Asia Seminars, 6-8 September, 2017
Alex von Stempel HONG KONG, 27.07.2017 – Angelina Lei, Customer Service Director at Hongkong International Terminals; Tarun Arora, Director, Finance and Operations, IG International; and Natasha Solano, Global Business Development Manager Perishables Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel N.V. will join the...
July 27th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

U.S. Defense Department confirms award to Crowley of $2.3 billion transportation contract

U.S. Defense Department confirms award to Crowley of $2.3 billion transportation contract
Crowley truck and container driving over a bridge. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; July 26, 2017) ­– Following a series of protests and subsequent legal challenges, the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM), a command of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), this week confirmed a large, multi-year contract...
July 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Military, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Samskip makes major Norwegian acquisition with Nor Lines takeover

Samskip makes major Norwegian acquisition with Nor Lines takeover
… Samskip has announced that it will acquire activities associated with Nor Lines AS, in a major expansion of its shipping, transport and logistics businesses in Norway.  Subject to approval by Norway’s competition authorities, Samskip has agreed with the DSD Group to acquire the activities...
July 25th, 2017 | Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Davies Turner doubles its Cumbernauld capacity

Davies Turner doubles its Cumbernauld capacity
Philip Stephenson Scottish shippers now have even more reason to choose the freight forwarding and logistics services offered by Davies Turner, as the UK’s leading independent freight forwarder has completed the expansion of its regional distribution centre at Cumbernauld. The development of an additional...
July 24th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cross-border coordination delivers complex multi-origin shipment to Azerbaijan

Cross-border coordination delivers complex multi-origin shipment to Azerbaijan
Re-loading of essential equipment at Poti, in transit to the Yuri Korchagin oil field in the Northern Caspian Sea GAC professionals in UK and Russia handled 500 tonnes of equipment to North Caspian oil field Grangemouth, Scotland, 19 July 2017 – GAC professionals in the UK and Russia have delivered...
July 19th, 2017 | Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

KUKLA UK becomes a reality and an instant player

KUKLA UK becomes a reality and an instant player
l to r: Hannah Webb, Martin Jacobs, Steve Wood and Lynda Simms, outside the new Kukla UK head office July 17 2017 – The UK logistics sector has a new entrant with an established European pedigree and marks a bold entrance into the beverage sector across mainland Europe. Robert Kukla GmbH –...
July 17th, 2017 | Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data
From the signing of the agreement; form l to r: Henrik Striboldt, MAN Diesel & Turbo, John Turnball, Rolls-Royce, Capt. Eugen Adami, Mastermind Shipmanagement, Giancarlo Coletta, Shipdex Chairman, G&C Shipping , Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO, Deputy Secretary General Lars Gullaksen, BIMCO, Marco...
July 14th, 2017 | BIMCO, Company Profiles, Events, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu

Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu
Chinese partners open up branch office Strengthening of trade ties between Duisburg and Yiwu The freight traffic between Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) and the Chinese trading metropolis of Yiwu is being intensified.  The Chinese operator company of the freight train YXE International Container Train,...
July 14th, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing
The Queensferry Crossing in Scotland – photograph courtesy of Transport Scotland Leading global coatings provider Hempel appointed to provide innovative tough coating solutions against corrosion to the Queensferry Crossing. Located on the busy Forth Estuary near Edinburgh, on the east coast of...
July 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

GEODIS manages out-of-gauge refinery module the multimodal way for kinetics technology

GEODIS manages out-of-gauge refinery module the multimodal way for kinetics technology
.. The Industrial Projects activity of GEODIS is managing out-of-gauge shipments for a major oil & gas project for the international process engineering contractor Kinetics Technology (KT), part of the Maire Tecnimont Group. This oil and gas sector project involves shipments of oversize columns from...
July 10th, 2017 | Energy, Logistics, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

UK freight forwarders welcome Customs fallback system

UK freight forwarders welcome Customs fallback system
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association has welcomed the news that an electronic back up system that would prevent the catastrophic impact of a systems failure by the HMRC CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight) system has received formal approval from the UK Government.  BIFA...
July 6th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre
Andrew Stump, President, CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has today formally launched a new business CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, to coincide with the inauguration of their new logistic centre within the Yangshang free trade zone, Shanghai. The inauguration was...
June 30th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More