Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Logistics park projects gain further pace at Marseille Fos

Logistics park projects gain further pace at Marseille Fos
Marseilles passenger terminal The Marseille Fos port authority is making a further 50 hectares of space available for development at the Feuillane logistics park close to the Fos container terminals.  The initiative marks growing demand for large-scale warehousing, a trend that is being echoed in nearby...
December 15th, 2017 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics honored with 2017 Connie Award by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics honored with 2017 Connie Award by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
2017 Connie Award recipient, Brad Jacobs (center), CEO, XPO Logistics, is congratulated by Michael DiVirgilio (far left), President, CII, and Jim Newsome (far right), President and CEO of South Carolina State Ports Authority and previous Connie Award recipient. The Port Authority of NY & NJ Recognized...
December 15th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Dachser delivers with electric trucks

Dachser delivers with electric trucks
… Kempten, Berlin. December 14, 2017. Dachser is the launch customer for Daimler’s all-electric FUSO eCanter light commercial vehicle. As of spring 2018, the logistics provider will be operating two of these trucks in city centers—one in Berlin, the other in Stuttgart. Speaking at a European...
December 14th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year

GAC UK steps up support for Team Britannia’s round the world record attempt next year
Alan Priddy and Fergus Poole. Team Britannia has announced that logistics experts GAC will now be supporting the 80ft powerboat and its 12-strong crew with their environmental programme and land-based activities, as well as the bunkering and storage services they originally signed up to provide last...
December 2nd, 2017 | Bunkering, Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild
.. (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Nov. 30, 2017) ­– Crowley Puerto Rico Services is completing the offload of 1,204 utility poles in San Juan today as part of an ongoing series of shipments that could supply up to 65,000 poles to help restore Puerto Rico’s power grid after Hurricane Maria. A video...
November 30th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Logistics, Weather | Read More

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award

Damen wins 2017 Dutch Logistics Award
From the awards ceremony 30 November 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has won the 2017 Dutch Logistics Award. This prestigious prize was presented by the Netherlands Association of Logistics Management (vLm) in recognition of Damen’s high standards of logistical management and efficiency. Damen representatives...
November 30th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GEODIS opens a new Parisian distribution centre serving the city of tomorrow

GEODIS opens a new Parisian distribution centre serving the city of tomorrow
GEODIS has opened a new site in the 12th arrondissement of the French capital. After two years of construction, the new 15,000 m2 depot symbolizes the Group’s determination to strengthen and develop its position in the Paris region. The new facility also underscores GEODIS’ commitment to a...
November 30th, 2017 | Logistics | Read More

Eight Abu Dhabi government entities join KIZAD’s Business Centre

Eight Abu Dhabi government entities join KIZAD’s Business Centre
Eight government entities sign MoUs with Abu Dhabi Ports  Abu Dhabi Ports signs MOUs with government entities to bolster joint cooperation and streamline services for customers and investors- Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 November 2017: Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial...
November 26th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards
GAC Pindar’s Beth King with the Specialist Freight Solutions Provider award and Group Sales Director, Neil Godfrey, with the Project/Heavylift Forwarder prize. Group recognised for their project, marine sport, leisure and events logistics excellence Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 23 November 2017 –...
November 23rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?
… The developments in information and communication technology, such as The Internet of Things, blockchain technology, tracking, sensors and big data, are dramatically transforming the container shipping market today, allowing for greater transparency within the shipping supply chain and providing...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Freight forwarders call for investment

Freight forwarders call for investment
Robert Keen Ahead of today’s UK Budget, leading trade association, the British International Freight Association [www.bifa.org], is calling on the Chancellor to do more for the UK’s freight and logistics sector. Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General says: “The economic outlook in the run...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New legal commentary on CMR uncovers Danish and international jurisprudence

New legal commentary on CMR uncovers Danish and international jurisprudence
Ulla Fabricius The inclusion of additional protocols to the CMR Convention in Danish legislation gave access to the possibility of establishing electronic freight agreements and communications for international road transport in Denmark. Lawyer and partner Ulla Fabricius has prepared a new legal commentary...
November 16th, 2017 | Insight, Land Trasnport, Legal, Logistics, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ekol France development

Ekol France development
… Ekol France has opened two new branches. With the constant growth of the company in France since August 2016 and the strategic position in Ekol’s development, the two new branches will cover most of the activities in the logistical environment. “One branch is in Paris where we will mostly...
November 9th, 2017 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley to launch weekly ocean cargo and logistics solutions between Wilmington, N.C., and Central America Nov. 21

Crowley to launch weekly ocean cargo and logistics solutions between Wilmington, N.C., and Central America Nov. 21
Crowley’s Pegasus J (PEJ) (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Nov. 2, 2017) Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will begin offering weekly, fixed-day, full and less-than-container-load (LCL) shipping and logistics services between Wilmington, N.C., Guatemala and Honduras, effective with...
November 2nd, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre
Robert Keen Ever increasing air cargo volumes at Heathrow are only exacerbating age-old problems for companies that have to use the airport’s cargo centre, widely known as the horseshoe, says the head of the UK’s trade association for freight forwarders. Robert Keen, the British International Freight...
November 1st, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AAL awarded best Asia Pacific project carrier

AAL awarded best Asia Pacific project carrier
Kyriacos Panayides, Managing Director, AAL (left) receiving the Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Logistics Award, presented by Jeffrey Sim, Head of Corporate Communications, PSA Corporation (right) HIGH FIVE – LATEST WIN AT THE LLOYD’S LIST ASIA AWARDS 2017 AND FIFTH HONOUR SINCE 2016, SECURES AAL’S...
November 1st, 2017 | Awards, Events, Logistics | Read More

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Paris-based logistics park developer Virtuo has signed an agreement with the Marseille Fos port authority for construction of a multi-user facility of almost 70,000m2 at Distriport, close to the Fos container terminals.  Due to open in the third quarter...
October 31st, 2017 | Construction, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Maritime Standard Awards name GAC Ship Agency of the Year 2017

The Maritime Standard Awards name GAC Ship Agency of the Year 2017
Johan Thuresson, General Manager, Shipping Services, GAC Dubai, receives the Ship Agency of the Year award at The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 Dubai, UAE, 30 October 2017 – The GAC Group has won the Ship Agency of the Year title at The Maritime Standard Awards 2017. It is the second consecutive...
October 30th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

EU brings money to Europe

EU brings money to Europe
Despina Doxaki EU brings money to Europe* by Despina Doxaki Banking & Finance Advisor The European Investment Bank estimates that the European Union will need to invest €2 trillion in infrastructure in the 28 member countries through 2020.  The sheer scale of the capital needed will require...
October 28th, 2017 | Automobiles, Banking, Canals, Construction, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insight, Logistics, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

News from Marseille Fos

News from Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Marseille hails Morocco Express benefits The new Morocco Express ro-ro service launched by CMA CGM on October 21 has been welcomed by the Marseille Fos port authority as a time-saving and eco-friendly alternative route between Morocco and southern Europe. The...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

BIFA reveals freight service awards shortlist

BIFA reveals freight service awards shortlist
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is pleased to reveal the finalists of its 29th BIFA Freight Service Awards 2017 with a late flurry of entries resulting in a near record number of entrants. Those short-listed in the various categories are as follows: Air Cargo Services...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, HR, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal
Starlight Express, the Nepalese independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) for Japan Airlines Cargo (JAL Cargo). As an official representative for JAL Cargo, Starlight Express has committed to selling cargo space on the airline’s...
October 27th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

SHIPSERV appoints new executive management to drive ambitious growth strategy

SHIPSERV appoints new executive management to drive ambitious growth strategy
Kim Skaarup, Chief Executive Officer, ShipServ Executive team to focus on delivering a strong pipeline of innovative solutions to meet customer needs   LONDON – 26th October 2017: ShipServ, the world’s leading maritime e-procurement platform, announced today that it has made new appointments...
October 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

McCombs supply drives Ecommerce growth with Descartes ShipRush Solution

McCombs supply drives Ecommerce growth with Descartes ShipRush Solution
McCombs Supply WATERLOO, Ontario, October 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Lancaster, PA-based McCombs Supply, a successful retailer of appliance parts, is using its...
October 24th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Navis N4 customers report strong productivity improvements and reduction in operating costs

Navis N4 customers report strong productivity improvements and reduction in operating costs
With 44 new N4 go lives and upgrades this year, global terminal operators increasingly seek out Navis expertise and leading terminal operating software to maximize business ROI                                                                    Oakland, CA—October...
October 24th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More