Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

BIFA Awards deadline extended

BIFA Awards deadline extended
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association – www.bifa.org – has extended the deadline for its annual Freight Service Awards competition, which are open to all members of the trade association. Any mention in a forthcoming issue or online would be much appreciated. The deadline...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry
For years,  Air France and KLM  have  been highly dedicated to the global maritime industry, with focus on seamans travel . Special attention and development of solutions that have supported the marine crewing industry have put Air France KLM in to its leading  global position. In recent years these...
September 26th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Shipmanagement | Read More

Clouds and silver linings at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia

Clouds and silver linings at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia
Amidst fears of choppy waters ahead for perishable logistics, high calibre delegates from more than 20 countries gathered at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia Conference in Hong Kong this September. Conference director Alex von Stempel reflects on the debate. BERLIN/HONG KONG 22.09.2016 – Delegates...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

ORBCOMM’s Temperature Recorders and Cold Chain Monitoring Solutions for the European Market receive GAMP 5 certification

ORBCOMM’s Temperature Recorders and Cold Chain Monitoring Solutions for the European Market receive GAMP 5 certification
Hardware and web applications meet the requirements to support customers that store and transport pharmaceuticals throughout Europe Rochelle Park, NJ, September 20, 2016 –ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced...
September 20th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical | Read More

GEODIS to make its debut at MINEXPO International, Las Vegas

GEODIS to make its debut at MINEXPO International, Las Vegas
GEODIS will be showcasing its Industrial Projects expertise at MINExpo International 2016. For the first time the global logistics player is exhibiting at this international industry event, taking place from 26 – 28 September in Las Vegas, USA. MINExpo 2016 is held every four years and has become...
September 20th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Dachser appoints Managing Director European Logistics Germany

Dachser appoints Managing Director European Logistics Germany
Alexander Tonn Kempten, 19 September, 2016. Dachser has promoted its Head of Contract Logistics, Alexander Tonn, to become the new Managing Director of European Logistics Germany. The 43-year old Tonn will take up his new position on January 1, 2017 to oversee business development of the 38 German...
September 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

GEODIS to showcase at Automotive Logistics Global

GEODIS to showcase at Automotive Logistics Global
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 LEVALLOIS-PERRE – GEODIS, the international France based transport and logistics provider, will be a Silver Sponsor at the Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit, USA, from 20 until 22 September 2016. Automotive Logistics Global will host more than 300 senior executive...
September 15th, 2016 | Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

GEODIS is further expanding its air and ocean freight services for high-tech operator Asteelflash

GEODIS is further expanding its air and ocean freight services for high-tech operator Asteelflash
Following first successful operations in the USA, GEODIS is extending its freight forwarding services for the high-tech operator Asteelflash to Asia, Africa and Europe. The agreement encompasses transport management services including FCL (Full Container Load) and LCL (Less Container Load) ocean freight...
September 14th, 2016 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Shipping & Logistics Group sets its sights on achieving ambitious targets following latest appointment

Shipping & Logistics Group sets its sights on achieving ambitious targets following latest appointment
Stewart Oades From the John Wood Group: We are pleased to announce that Stewart Oades has been appointed to the Board of John Good and Sons Limited as a Non-Executive Director. This appointment is a statement of our determination to achieve our long term goal of developing our logistics, corporate travel...
September 13th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

The first harmonised platform for logistics information sharing in Europe

The first harmonised platform for logistics information sharing in Europe
Brussels, 13 September 2016 – Over 100 logistic stakeholders, representing public authorities, transport companies, service providers, ports, customs, shippers, terminal operators, users and research met in Brussels on the open day of the new European  ground breaking project AEOLIX. AEOLIX will...
September 13th, 2016 | Finance, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

AAL & GEODIS join forces to deliver key stage in Nyrstar’s Port Pirie redevelopment project

AAL & GEODIS join forces to deliver key stage in Nyrstar’s Port Pirie redevelopment project
On August 9th the AAL Dampier delivered a giant Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) module to one of the world’s largest primary lead smelting facilities, Port Pirie – located in Southern Australia and operated by Nyrstar, an integrated mining and metals processing business. The 41m long and 21m high...
September 13th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GEODIS recognised as a top 100 3PL provider

GEODIS recognised as a top 100 3PL provider
Global logistics provider GEODIS has been recognized as one of world’s Top 100 3PL companies by US publication Inbound Logistics. The France based Transport and Logistics Group and its international logistics network was selected as a Top 100 3PL Provider because of its capacity to identify specific...
September 12th, 2016 | Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Have you register for Intermodal 2016?

Have you register for Intermodal 2016?
  Register online today for Intermodal Europe Showcasing global leading companies in the exhibition and hosting expert speakers in the conference, Intermodal Europe 2016 will provide you with the perfect opportunity to do business, network, learn and shape your industry. Click...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Dachser: A new training record

Dachser: A new training record
.. Kempten, September 6, 2016. Six hundred eighty-two trainees and students all across Germany have begun their training at logistics provider Dachser—more than ever before. Dachser has also set a new record for professional drivers: 87 young drivers decided to train with Dachser this year. In total,...
September 6th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France
GEODIS manages the rail transport between Wuhan in central China and the city of Lyon in France for KAPORAL, the Marseille based designer jeans manufacturer. The first shipment left Wuhan by train, in June, and arrived at Venissieux-Saint-Priest near Lyon, having traveled 11,300 kilometers in 18 days,...
September 5th, 2016 | Fashion, Logistics, Markets, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Management changes at GAC Group

Management changes at GAC Group
Dubai, 1 September 2016 – Global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, the GAC Group, has announced a swathe of management changes and transfers. At Group level, changes come with Erland Ebbersten, formerly Group Vice President for the Africa, Russia and Central Asia region,...
September 1st, 2016 | Communication, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

U-FREIGHT invests in warehouse redevelopment…

U-FREIGHT invests in warehouse redevelopment…
U-FREIGHT INVESTS IN WAREHOUSE REDEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT DRIVE INTO E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS The U-Freight Group (UFL) – www.ufreight.com – the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight service and logistics group, is committed to investing in redevelopments at a number of its warehouses...
September 1st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics | Read More

Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited”…

Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited”…
Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited” – Joint Venture for Cargo handling Service in India KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. ( “K” Line ) has established its Cargo Handling Service Joint Venture “Nitto Baxi Private Limited” in India with our group company “Nitto Total Logistics...
August 30th, 2016 | Logistics | Read More

Wrist moves closer to German customers

Wrist moves closer to German customers
New facilities in Hamburg to serve thousands of calling vessels as well as locally domiciled shipping customers in Europe’s second largest port. In its latest move to develop its global storage and warehousing infrastructure Wrist Ship Supply now sets up facilities in Hamburg. Last year Wrist upgraded...
August 30th, 2016 | Logistics, Ship Supplies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens in Amsterdam

Inchcape Shipping Services opens in Amsterdam
ISS’ new office is based in the port of Amsterdam Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has opened an office in Amsterdam – the company’s second office in the Netherlands. ISS’ new office is based in the port of Amsterdam, a key international...
August 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

HARRIS PYE to the rescue for damaged hull repair

HARRIS PYE to the rescue for damaged hull repair
Chris David Timing is all-important when repairs to a busy drillship are the order of the day. When Pacific International Drilling West Africa’s (PIDWAL) drillship Pacific Bora suffered damage to the starboard aft hull off the coast of Nigeria, PIDWAL called for assistance from the Harris Pye Engineering...
August 8th, 2016 | Drill ships, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Blue Valley initiative has opened its secretariat today in Ismailia, Egypt

The Blue Valley initiative has opened its secretariat today in Ismailia, Egypt
The new blue/maritime Blue Valley initiative has officially opened its secretariat in Ismailia, Egypt The new Blue/Maritime mega initiative – the Blue Valley initiative – has officially opened its secretariat today, in the same city and exactly one year after the new Suez Canal mega project was...
August 6th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
  Transport Minister Chris Grayling with Peel Ports Chief Executive Mark Whitworth – Chris Grayling MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m investment in the city’s deep-water container terminal – The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA backs call for end to shipping line surcharges

BIFA backs call for end to shipping line surcharges
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is backing the latest call by shippers for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines. “Forwarders do not like shipping line surcharges...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Taxation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley Named a Top 100 3PL Provider for Eighth Consecutive Year

Crowley Named a Top 100 3PL Provider for Eighth Consecutive Year
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 2, 2016) ­– For the eighth consecutive year, Crowley Logistics Inc. has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider. Each year, Inbound Logistics’ editorial team has selected Crowley based on its ability to offer diverse operational...
August 2nd, 2016 | Awards, Logistics | Read More