Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

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

GAC Dubai goes live with e-commerce operations for high-end fashion line

GAC Dubai goes live with e-commerce operations for high-end fashion line
Alisha Dsouza, part of the stock handling team, packing orders for The Modist. Dubai, UAE – 19 April 2017 – GAC Dubai has celebrated its first month of live outbound operations for start-up online luxury couture retailer, The Modist.   The launch of themodist.com website followed a short preparation...
April 19th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Fashion, Logistics | Read More

Salerno Container Terminal – Maiden voyage for three new services

Salerno Container Terminal – Maiden voyage for three new services
The Italian container terminal, Salerno Container Terminal (SCT),  controlled by the Gallozzi group, has attracted three of the world’s leading container players. In a week’s time, the terminal located in Southern Italy, in the Naples region, will see the debut of three container services that will...
April 6th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TGP appoints Joerg Roehl as CEO Europe

TGP appoints Joerg Roehl as CEO Europe
Joerg Roehl Ruemlang/Zurich, Switzerland, 5 April 2017. Joerg Roehl has joined the Trans Global Projects Group (TGP) as CEO for Natco Switzerland AG with the overall responsibility for Europe with effect from 1 April 2017. The international project logistics company TGP Ltd has offices around the world...
April 5th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Terminal Puerto Arica Signs Up For Navis N4

Terminal Puerto Arica Signs Up For Navis N4
Navis Increases Foothold in LatAm with Terminal System Upgrade at Terminal Puerto Arica TPA signs licensing agreement for Navis N4 for improved efficiency and customer satisfaction Oakland, CA—April 4, 2017—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services...
April 4th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Dachser UK continues promising growth on the back of thriving exports

Dachser UK continues promising growth on the back of thriving exports
The logistics service provider, Dachser, has enjoyed another year of growth in the UK, seeing net sales for 2016 rise by almost 12 % to £ 66.1 M. The company’s single most important business sector, European road export services, has been at the forefront of that growth, increasing by 15% and accounting...
April 4th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, News | Read More

IMO – Facilitation matters, Vega database video

IMO – Facilitation matters, Vega database video
The theme for World Maritime Day 2017 “Connecting ships, ports and people”, provides an opportunity to highlight the value of integration in the maritime and logistics sectors. The theme has particular resonance for IMO’s Facilitation Committee, which is meeting (4-7 April) at IMO Headquarters....
April 4th, 2017 | IMO, Logistics | Read More

Not Even Storm Doris Could Ruin Armitt’s Heavy Lift Project

Not Even Storm Doris Could Ruin Armitt’s Heavy Lift Project
The Armitt Group successfully managed the recent removal of two 1050 metric tonne Ship Un-Loaders from the former Tilbury power station located on the Thames, east of London. After a lengthy planning phase, with various solutions considered, Armitt’s plan was accepted by the client. Armitt project...
April 3rd, 2017 | Logistics | Read More

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