Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services

Hapag-Lloyd is the First Ocean Carrier in the UK to Offer Avantida’s reUse Container Management Services
Antwerp, Belgium and the United Kingdom, October 17, 2017–Avantida has announced that Hapag-Lloyd has become the first ocean carrier in the United Kingdom to offer its reUse container management services through the Avantida platform. The application allows the re-use of import containers for...
October 17th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Freight forwarders urged to comment on likely post-Brexit skills gaps

Freight forwarders urged to comment on likely post-Brexit skills gaps
Robert Keen Members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) are being urged to take part in a short survey designed to gain a better understanding of the scale of potential Customs procedure training that will be required post-Brexit within the freight forwarding sector. A big concern...
October 12th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC clinches Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third year running

GAC clinches Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third year running
Fredrik Nyström, Group Vice President – Middle East, GAC Group, is presented with the Ship Agent Award by Rene Kofod-Olsen, CEO Topaz Energy and Marine, Andrew Williams, Aviation and Seatrade Group Director, Seatrade and Emma Howell, Group Marketing Manager, Seatrad Recognised for commitment to operational...
October 11th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

U-Freight adds e-commerce logistics capacity in Taiwan

U-Freight adds e-commerce logistics capacity in Taiwan
The U-Freight Group (UFL) – www.ufreight.com – is expanding its presence in Taiwan. The Hong Kong-based freight forwarding and logistics company has established U-Freight Logistics in Taiwan as part of the group’s ongoing development of e-commerce logistics services around the world. The...
October 10th, 2017 | Logistics | Read More

FIATA Announce Winner of Young Forwarder Award

FIATA Announce Winner of Young Forwarder Award
(l-r) Michael Yarwood, TT Club; Thomas Sim, Chairman of FIATA’s Advisory Board Vocational Training; Award Winner Bradley Davis; Hu Xiang Zhao, President of FIATA The 2017 Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award has been presented to Bradley Davis of Canada at the FIATA annual...
October 10th, 2017 | Awards, Events, HR, Logistics, Markets, P and I Clubs, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS WHISKEY ORDERED Port Mobile, United States 2017 MAINTENANCE DREDGING CAMPAIGN Melbourne, Australia REVIEW OF PORT TERMINAL ACCESS (BULK WHEAT) CODE OF CONDUCT Australia LOGISTICS PLATFORM LAUNCHED TO STREAMLINE MARITIME PROCESSES Panama TROPICAL STORM NATE: PORT...
October 6th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

AAL Japan appoints CPC Asia as its new country-wide commercial agent!

AAL Japan appoints CPC Asia as its new country-wide commercial agent!
(L-R) Lars Feller, Yuko Kimura, Kyriacos Panayides – AAL Japan 3 October 2017 – AAL Japan is terminating its Commercial Agency cooperation with Keystone Logistics and has nominated CPC (Consolidated Pool Carriers (Asia) Co. Ltd) as its new Commercial Agent in the Country. Yuko Kimura, AAL’s...
October 4th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Ship Agencies | Read More

Crowley and FEMA accelerate relief aid from Terminal to Puerto Rico Communities

Crowley and FEMA accelerate relief aid from Terminal to Puerto Rico Communities
Crowley is transporting 100 fuel distribution trucks with 275,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 75,000 gallons of gasoline to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico. (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Sept. 29, 2017) Crowley Puerto Rico Services today announced that nearly all Federal Emergency Management Agency...
September 29th, 2017 | Charity, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea…

Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea…
Stena Line to strengthen freight network on the North Sea between Rotterdam and the UK by adding further capacity London, 28 September 2017 – Earlier this year Stena Line announced the increase to their freight capacity on the route Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich January 2018 by replacing the current...
September 28th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy

Ekol opens a new block train between Belgium and Italy
… Just 3 weeks ago Ekol Logistics announced opening of new block train connecting Budapest with Cologne that was the first train solution in Ekol East-West corridor and now the company is announcing the launch of a new block train between Zeebrugge, Belgium and Trieste, Italy. This new connection...
September 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

Swissterminal AG increases capacity in greater Zurich

Swissterminal AG increases capacity in greater Zurich
Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 20 September 2017: The Swissterminal AG has decided to resume operations at the container terminal Niederglatt, located in the municipal district of Niederhasli close to Zurich, with effect from 1.11.2017. This move is in line with an increased customer demand for rail freight...
September 20th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

GAC Australia launches logistics service with opening of consolidation warehouse

GAC Australia launches logistics service with opening of consolidation warehouse
GAC Australia’s consolidation warehouse at Canning Vale. Australia, 19 September 2017 – GAC Australia has opened a new consolidation warehouse in Perth, marking its first foray into the logistics business in parallel to its well-established shipping services at all the country’s ports since 2007.   The...
September 19th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Davies Turner is getting ship shape in Bristol

Davies Turner is getting ship shape in Bristol
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner is making excellent progress with its multimillion pound investment at Central Park at Avonmouth, Bristol where its new Distribution Centre (DC) is taking shape and is on course to open next month. Following the purchase of its second freehold site in Avonmouth last June,...
September 15th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment

BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment
Robert Keen In order to keep up with member demand – and with other opportunities on the horizon – BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson. Graeme, who has over 20 years of freight forwarding experience, joins from Pantos Logistics. Prior to this, he worked for...
September 12th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

UK Rail Industry Forum, 20th Sept 2017

UK Rail Industry Forum, 20th Sept 2017
In just under a month, senior professionals across the rail sector will gather in London for the UK Rail Industry Forum; secure one of the few remaining tickets for this important event today. Do not miss the opportunity to receive insight to new models of delivery and technology, hear solutions for...
August 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

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