Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for immediate support to keep freight flowing

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for immediate support to keep freight flowing
Bob Sangunetti UK Chamber of Shipping calls for immediate support to keep freight flowing The UK Chamber of Shipping, the trade association with nearly 200 members, has called for immediate support from the UK government to ensure freight continues to flow into the country. UK Chamber Chief Executive...
April 5th, 2020 | Associations, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Davies Turner’s Express China Rail Freight Service beats previous records

Davies Turner’s Express China Rail Freight Service beats previous records
Thumbs up from Chloe Cole – customer relationship supervisor at Davies Turner. Davies Turner’s Express China Rail Freight Service beats previous records Davies Turner reports that its direct, fixed-day, weekly rail import service from China to the UK, which re-commenced in mid-March, has broken the...
April 3rd, 2020 | Logistics | Read More

UK freight association encourages sign up for its online Customs declaration training; grant funding still available

UK freight association encourages sign up for its online Customs declaration training; grant funding still available
Robert Keen UK freight association encourages sign up for its online Customs declaration training, with grant funding still available from government The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has reminded its members and any company involved in international trade that its online training...
March 31st, 2020 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting

COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting
COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting Thursday, March 19 – Brussels – In the wake of the informal meeting of the Council of Transport Ministers, the ETF has once again sent a letter to Commissioner Vălean. The ETF waited for the outcome of this...
March 19th, 2020 | Associations, Automobiles, Health and Safety, HR, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Mar-2020 COVID-19: TWO SHIPS UNDER INVESTIGATION Cape Town, South Africa ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Namibia AIRPORTS TO CLOSE TO ARRIVING INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER FLIGHTS Sri Lanka MAINTAINING OF RECORD Port Qasim, Pakistan BAN ON FOREIGN NATIONALS...
March 18th, 2020 | Canals, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Northern Logistics Chain

Northern Logistics Chain
Port of Murmansk Remote Terminals. Northern logistics chain* Accelerated development of Russia’s Arctic requires the creation of related stevedoring infrastructure for handling of transit and project cargo. The north-west of the Murmansk Region, namely the Liinakhamari area, is a favorable location...
March 12th, 2020 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UK budget is all spin and noise if borrowing and spending plans are not delivered, says UK freight association head

UK budget is all spin and noise if borrowing and spending plans are not delivered, says UK freight association head
Robert Keen UK budget is all spin and noise if borrowing and spending plans are not delivered, says UK freight association head Robert Keen, speaking as Director General on behalf of the trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says...
March 11th, 2020 | Associations, Finance, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage
Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage Sustainability issues within global supply chains will take centre stage at Multimodal 2020, the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, which is set to take place...
March 9th, 2020 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network celebrates 1st birthday

BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network celebrates 1st birthday
.. BIFA’s Young Forwarders Network celebrates 1st birthday The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Young Forwarders Network (YFN) is celebrating a very successful first year of operations. The YFN was launched in March 2019 to create several regional networking groups, run by young...
March 9th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Associations, HR, Logistics | Read More

U-Freight sees opportunities of an E-commerce logistics market predicted to exceed EUR500 billion by 2024

U-Freight sees opportunities of an E-commerce logistics market predicted to exceed EUR500 billion by 2024
U-Freight sees opportunities of an E-commerce logistics market predicted to exceed EUR500 billion by 2024 Commenting on a recent report that suggests the global e-commerce logistics market is likely to exceed EUR500 billion by 2024, Simon Wong CEO of the U-Freight Group says his company is ready...
March 9th, 2020 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers

Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers
Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers Davies Turner reports that its fixed-day, weekly direct rail import service from China to the UK will re-commence in mid-March. Tony Cole, head of supply chain services at the UK’s leading independent freight and...
March 4th, 2020 | Containers, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight forwarders urge common sense and compromise as UK-EU future relationship negotiations commence

Freight forwarders urge common sense and compromise as UK-EU future relationship negotiations commence
Robert Keen Freight forwarders urge common sense and compromise as UK-EU future relationship negotiations commence Ahead of this afternoon’s first formal meeting for the negotiation of the future relationship between the UK and the EU, Robert Keen, the director general of the British International...
March 2nd, 2020 | Associations, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight forwarders urge government to work with Heathrow

Freight forwarders urge government to work with Heathrow
Robert Keen Freight forwarders urge government to work with Heathrow Speaking after today’s ruling by the Court of Appeal in London in favour of campaigners challenging the legality of the UK government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow Airport, Robert Keen, Director General of the...
February 27th, 2020 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Evergreen Line launches GreenX, an integrated container logistics solution platform

Evergreen Line launches GreenX, an integrated container logistics solution platform
.. Evergreen Line launches GreenX, an integrated container logistics solution platform February 26, 2020 – In fulfilling its mission to provide the most optimized service to its customers, Evergreen Line has launched ‘GreenX’ platform. Responding to the need for greater efficiencies through digitalization,...
February 26th, 2020 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

Ray Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as Chief Operating Officer

Ray Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as Chief Operating Officer
Ray Fitzgerald Ray Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as Chief Operating Officer (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Feb. 20, 2020) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that Ray Fitzgerald, who began his career with Crowley and most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Wallenius Wilhelmsen...
February 20th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Cargo Theft Report Confirms Upward Trends in 2019

Cargo Theft Report Confirms Upward Trends in 2019
.. Cargo Theft Report Confirms Upward Trends in 2019  Cargo in transit by road remains the dominant risk Food & beverage cargo increases share of commodity profile Thefts confirmed from unsecure truck parking average 8 per day globally South America ranks highest in median value of cargo per incident...
February 19th, 2020 | Claims, Corruption, Logistics, P and I Clubs, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

‘Yacht’ for the faint-hearted!

‘Yacht’ for the faint-hearted!
.. ‘YACHT’ FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED! AAL successfully delivers 85m long all-aluminium superyacht hull to world class yacht builders in Western Australia. 18 February 2020 – The multipurpose sector’s most trusted heavy lift carrier, AAL, recently transported an 85.3m (240t) all-aluminium yacht...
February 18th, 2020 | Jet set, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Yachting | Read More

Major EV and Green-Tech unveillings taking place at the CV Show 2020

Major EV and Green-Tech unveillings taking place at the CV Show 2020
Mercedes e-Vito Major EV and Green-Tech unveillings taking place at the CV Show 2020 MAJOR EV AND GREEN-TECH UNVEILINGS TAKING PLACE AT THE COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SHOW 2020 With a strong move towards electrification from many within the industry, alongside the full range of road transport, distribution and...
February 17th, 2020 | Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

PlaceMakers Transforms Building Supply Distribution in New Zealand with Descartes

PlaceMakers Transforms Building Supply Distribution in New Zealand with Descartes
PlaceMakers Transforms Building Supply Distribution in New Zealand with Descartes WATERLOO, Ontario, February 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that PlaceMakers, New...
February 14th, 2020 | Construction, Logistics | Read More

Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina

Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina
Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina The new sales office enhances Dachser’s “vineyard-to-shelf” supply chain capabilities and expands its South America footprint Mendoza, Argentina, February 4, 2020 -Dachser, a premier global logistics solutions provider, announced...
February 12th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

BIFA welcomes deadline extension for Customs grant scheme applications

BIFA welcomes deadline extension for Customs grant scheme applications
Robert Keen BIFA welcomes deadline extension for Customs grant scheme applications The British International Freight Association (BIFA) welcomes the news that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has extended the deadline for businesses to apply for customs support funding to 31 January 2021. The scheme, first...
February 10th, 2020 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations

2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations
2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations Nominations are now open for one of the logistics industry’s most popular awards schemes. “The 2020 Multimodal Awards give participants on all sides of the UK’s supply chains a unique opportunity to recognise outstanding achievements...
February 7th, 2020 | Automobiles, Aviation, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Geodis recognised for its actions to mitigate climate impact

Geodis recognised for its actions to mitigate climate impact
Geodis recognised for its actions to mitigate climate impact CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) has awarded GEODIS an “A -” rating for 2019. The Group is now categorized as a ‘Leader’ in environmental care. This result recognizes the global logistics provider as a Leader...
February 5th, 2020 | Energy, Environment, Logistics | Read More

Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina

Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina
.. Dachser opens a presence in the Mendoza wine region of Argentina The new sales office enhances Dachser’s “vineyard-to-shelf” supply chain capabilities and expands its South America footprint Mendoza, Argentina, February 4, 2020 — Dachser, a premier global logistics solutions provider,...
February 5th, 2020 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

The future is not orange

The future is not orange
The future is not orange Ahead of Fruit Logistica in Berlin from 5 – 7 February, the Cool Logistics Global team explores the key themes up for discussion and debate London 4 February 2020 – Producing reliable harvest forecasts is becoming more and more difficult due to increasingly erratic...
February 4th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More