Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

New stamps celebrating 50 years of Singapore Youth Festival unveiled by SingPost

New stamps celebrating 50 years of Singapore Youth Festival unveiled by SingPost
SingPost – Singapore Youth Festival 50th Anniversary stamp series SINGAPORE,  30 June 2016 – Singapore Post Limited (SingPost), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, will release a Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) 50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp Series on 1 July 2016. The stamp...
June 30th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Logistics | Read More

DHL expands connections between Asia, Europe and North Africa

DHL expands connections between Asia, Europe and North Africa
DIT Duisburg Intermodal Terminal © duisport_Rolf Köppen Two new multimodal services launched via the Duisburg hub Direct link between Chinese rail and inter-European transport operations creates cost and time advantages for DHL customers New weekly rail traffic offers 22 to 24-day groupage transport...
June 29th, 2016 | Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses is concerned that last week’s news that the UK will leave the EU and that David Cameron will resign as Prime Minister will lead to further procrastination over the expansion of UK aviation capacity. Robert...
June 27th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Too soon to start speculating on UK-EU trade procedures, say British freight forwarders

Too soon to start speculating on UK-EU trade procedures, say British freight forwarders
Robert Keen Following today’s announcement that the UK will be leaving the European Union, the trade association that represents UK freight forwarders says in the run up to that exit it will campaign to ensure that the movement of the UK’s visible import and export trade does not become overburdened...
June 24th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Supply chain under scrutiny following Brexit

Supply chain under scrutiny following Brexit
Dr. Christos Tsinopoulos University of Durham Dr Christos Tsinopoulos,  Senior Lecturer in Operations & Project Management at Durham University Business School, comments on the repercussions for the UK manufacturing industry following Brexit “Brexit repercussions for the UK manufacturing industry...
June 24th, 2016 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A Day For Pink raises over £24, 000 for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

A Day For Pink raises over £24, 000 for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
23rd June 2016 – Global bespoke logistics specialist Peters & May Group hosted its annual charity clay pigeon shoot in aid of Breast Cancer Clinical Trials on the 10th of June as part of its ongoing support for the charity. Eighteen teams took part in the day, with CEO David Holley missing...
June 23rd, 2016 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics | Read More

Crowley to launch weekly LCL shipping service from Houston to 33 port destinations…

Crowley to launch weekly LCL shipping service from Houston to 33 port destinations…
Houston LCL Crowley to Launch Weekly LCL Shipping Service from Houston to 33 Port Destinations in the Caribbean from the 1st of July (HOUSTON, Texas; June 20, 2016) Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will begin offering weekly, fixed-day, less-than-container-load (LCL) shipping services from...
June 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC Dubai opens dedicated co-packing facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone

GAC Dubai opens dedicated co-packing facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone
Neil McMaster, General Manager – Contract Logistics at GAC Dubai inaugurates company’s new co-packing facility. Contract logistics arm aims to increase monthly throughput by 47% by mid-2017 Dubai,  22 June 2016 – GAC Dubai’s contract logistics arm has opened a new dedicated co-packing facility...
June 22nd, 2016 | Logistics | Read More

Freight group questions Operation Stack alternative

Freight group questions Operation Stack alternative
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has added its voice to growing criticism of government plans to build a huge lorry park in Kent as an alternative solution to Operation Stack – the emergency procedure whereby freight lorries separate into two emergency queues on...
June 21st, 2016 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Politics and Government | Read More

HANSA HEAVY LIFT uses flying deck to transport four giant cranes

HANSA HEAVY LIFT uses flying deck to transport four giant cranes
HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Odessa, Ukraine to Damietta, Egypt Hamburg, Germany,  Monday, 20th June 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported four RTG cranes on behalf of deugro (Finland) Oy, each measuring 29.0m x 12.0m x 24.0m and weighing 132...
June 20th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

FB Chain leads the way in chain expertise

FB Chain leads the way in chain expertise
UK leading industrial chain manufacturer and supplier FB Chain is sharing its comprehensive expertise by hosting chain knowledge days to help maintain and improve good practices for companies working with safety-critical forklift mast components. UK leading industrial chain manufacturer and supplier...
June 17th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics | Read More

AAL Wins ‘Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo’ For A Third Year Running!

AAL Wins ‘Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo’ For A Third Year Running!
From the Awards ceremony AAL wins again at 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards AAL, one of the world’s leading global breakbulk and heavy lift operators, has been named ‘Best Shipping Line – Project Cargo’ at the prestigious 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply...
June 17th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

Concargo iconic brand re-established in Africa

Concargo iconic brand re-established in Africa
June 16 – Cape Town –  Concargo – the South Africa based Road Haulage, General and ProjectCargo Logistics Service Provider – has been re-established, retrospect May 1, 2016. David Kruyer, managing director at Concargo, stated: “We proudly announce the re-establishment and resurrection...
June 16th, 2016 | Logistics | Read More

ISS introduces new Partner Solutions initiative

ISS introduces new Partner Solutions initiative
ISS Vice President, Peter B. Nielsen, Partner Solutions Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, is introducing a new Partner Solutions initiative to develop and deliver added value for customers across the globe. ISS Partner Solutions will...
June 16th, 2016 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

TOC Europe day 2 – Shippers weigh risks of carrier uncertainty

TOC Europe day 2 – Shippers weigh risks of carrier uncertainty
Hamburg Messe TOC Europe hears global shippers are concerned over carriers’ current financial plight Hamburg 16.06.2016 – Global shippers outlined the risks posed by container shipping lines experiencing financial difficulties on day 2 of the TOC Europe Conference & Exhibition, taking place...
June 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SingPost adopts new directors’ code of business conduct and ethics, and policies governing directors’ conflicts of interest and board tenure

SingPost adopts new directors’ code of business conduct and ethics, and policies governing directors’ conflicts of interest and board tenure
Simon Israel SINGAPORE, 16 June 2016 – Singapore Post Limited (“SingPost”) introduced today a code of business conduct and ethics for its Board directors. It also established new policies governing directors’ conflicts of interest, and Board renewal and tenure. The code and policies are intended...
June 16th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics | Read More

TOC Europe day 1 – Risk and returns: the challenges facing container terminals

TOC Europe day 1 – Risk and returns: the challenges facing container terminals
Hamburg Messe Hamburg 15.06.2016 – The container terminal industry may well have to learn to live with higher risks and lower returns, maritime industry professionals were told on Day 1 of the TOC Europe Conference & Exhibition,  taking place this week at the Hamburg Messe, Hamburg, Germany. Speaking...
June 15th, 2016 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GEODIS India appoints Sushma Fulsunge as Regional Director – Western Region

GEODIS India appoints Sushma Fulsunge as Regional Director – Western Region
Sushma Fulsunge GEODIS has appointed Sushma Fulsunge, as Regional Director – Western Region. Prior to joining GEODIS Sushma has held several positions at MNC in India. She has more than 20 years of diversified experience in the industry and comes with an in-depth knowledge of the local market....
June 15th, 2016 | Logistics | Read More

The 11th ITS European Congress comes to an end

The 11th ITS European Congress comes to an end
Glasgow, 9 June 2016 – Overall 2000 participants attended the ITS European Congress in Glasgow this week, with 958 delegates representing 44 countries all over the globe. The busy week gathered 90 exhibitors on a surface of 5000 sqm and 500 speakers between the 100+ sessions. “With these numbers...
June 9th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services is showcasing YourISS2 at Posidonia, Athens, stand 3.501.

Inchcape Shipping Services is showcasing YourISS2 at Posidonia, Athens, stand 3.501.
Inchcape Shipping Services is showcasing YourISS2 at Posidonia, Athens, stand 3.501. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, is driving a global roll-out of its new cargo and agency platform, YourISS2. Designed to increase efficiencies, standardise...
June 8th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Bomin appoints regional manager for Middle East and Africa to drive global growth

Bomin appoints regional manager for Middle East and Africa to drive global growth
Hamburg,  June 8, 2016 – The Bomin Group, a leading global physical supplier and trader of marine fuel oil, has today appointed Andrew Laven as the new Regional Manager for Middle East and Africa. Andrew Laven has a wealth of experience in the bunkering industry, most recently as Vice President of...
June 8th, 2016 | Bunkering, Logistics, Ship Supplies | Read More

GAC Namibia opens in response to growing demand for world class shipping services

GAC Namibia opens in response to growing demand for world class shipping services
Eric Barnard Namibia,  1 June 2016 – GAC has launched its own operation in Namibia in response to growing demand from our oil & gas customers and increasing cargo trade between the country and neighbouring South Africa, as well as other African nations. The formation of GAC Shipping (Namibia)...
June 1st, 2016 | Company Profiles, Energy, Gas, Logistics, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

BIFA seeks to ‘trailblaze’ freight forwarder qualification

BIFA seeks to ‘trailblaze’ freight forwarder qualification
Robert Keen In advance of the potential development of a professional qualification, the trade association for the UK freight forwarding and logistics industry is undertaking a survey to find out exactly what sort of skill development the sector wants. Robert Keen, director general of the British International...
May 31st, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GEODIS moves to a new office in Mumbai

GEODIS moves to a new office in Mumbai
  GEODIS increases its presence in Mumbai, India. The global transport and logistics provider is relocating its premises to “The Qube” at M.V. Road in Andheri (East). The move is driven by the continuous growth of GEODIS’ India business and the expansion of the Mumbai team. “The relocation will...
May 31st, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics | Read More

Increased focus on ports on DMF 2016

Increased focus on ports on DMF 2016
This year, the annual Danish Port Conference, arranged by The Transport Economic Association (TØF), will be held in the main conference room of Danish Maritime Fair; Main Deck. Danish Maritime Fair takes place October 25th – 27th in The Train Workshop in Copenhagen. A unique opportunity “For The...
May 30th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More