Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo
Paramount’s FLASH helicopter on display at the AAD2018 expo. Entrusted with expert handling of sensitive cargo for defence gathering Pretoria, South Africa, 11 October 2018 – GAC Laser Specialised Logistics pulled out all the stops to ensure smooth handling of dangerous goods and other defence-related...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Military, Ship Agencies | Read More

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning
  The panelists are from the left Sicelo Tiyo (TNPA Port Security Manager), Jacob Nare (TNPA New Business Executive), Luyo Mkhonto (Shell), Nozipho Mdawe (TNPA Chief Operating Officer), Velile Dube (Transnet Port Terminals GM: Cape Channel) and Paul Klackers (Hamburg Sud). [Port Elizabeth, South...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers
Mineral water and dairy powder specialists Danone and Euroserum have become the latest container shippers to be recognised by the Medlink Ports association for their regular use of the river network between the Rhone-Saone corridor and the French Mediterranean coast.  They join 25 previously cited companies,...
October 10th, 2018 | Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance
.. There are two critical aspects of the logistics process, the first mile and then the final mile. It is the efficiency with which retailers manage these two essential aspects of supply chain logistics in a seamless way that is key to their survival. The face of retail is changing almost beyond recognition....
October 9th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Environment, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Reports | Read More

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion
. ROTTERDAM 2018      22nd COA Members Meeting (5 November 2018)      COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2018 (6-8 November 2018) Update and Practical Information The next COA Members Meeting and Intermodal Europe 2018 will take place in just over four weeks’ time. Please find below...
October 5th, 2018 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

UK freight forwarders association expresses surprise at the recent news on the UK Government’s plans for Customs

UK freight forwarders association expresses surprise at the recent news on the UK Government’s plans for Customs
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarders has expressed its surprise at the recent report in the Times newspaper that the UK Government is planning to invest £8 million in customs training and automation to support the extra demand for customs brokerage services in the event that the...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with announcement of this year’s winner

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with  announcement of this year’s winner
(l to r) Thomas Sim, Chairman of FIATA’s ABVT Group; Award Winner Louis Perring, Hemisphere Freight (UK); Michael Yarwood of Sponsor, TT Club; Huxiang Zhao, immediate past President, FIATA The FIATA award programme, exclusively sponsored by freight insurance specialist TT Club, was completed with the...
October 1st, 2018 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts
Nor Lines Norway services Samskip is restructuring the multi-purpose cargo and reefer services connecting North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway operated by subsidiary Nor Lines, in a move that adds capacity, frequency and new port options to the logistics mix.  The overhaul, effective from October 1st,...
September 28th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

WW Ocean joins the growing IFLN Global Projects network

WW Ocean joins the growing IFLN Global Projects network
Michel Vanlerberghe, IFLN president Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has joined IFLN Global Projects, the expanding freight forwarder network that brings together project logistics specialists from around the world. WW Ocean forms part of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group, a market leader in roll-on/roll-off...
September 28th, 2018 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…
.. TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics – demand and supply under the spotlight Major carriers, BCOs, port operators, investors and analysts gather at annual TOC Americas forum in Panama this November to discuss modernisation and expansion...
September 27th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Combi Lift completes first project phase well ahead of schedule

Combi Lift completes first project phase well ahead of schedule
Gazprom Amur GPP Project – transshipment in De-Kastri German heavy lift expert Combi Lift has successfully completed the first phase of the Gazprom Amur Gas Processing Plant Project in Russia. The last cargo was delivered to Svobodny one month before the last contractual delivery date. Thanks to detailed...
September 25th, 2018 | Logistics, News | Read More

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit
Ed Thomas The British public are concerned that UK transport networks could be placed under strain in the event of a ‘No Deal’ outcome from Brexit negotiations, according to a survey by KPMG UK. The poll, of 3,044 members of the British public, found that if the UK does not strike a deal with the...
September 25th, 2018 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New apprentice category for freight awards

New apprentice category for freight awards
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association – www.bifa.org – is to add a new Apprentice of the Year in Logistics category to its annual Freight Service Awards competition. The new award is sponsored by Outsource Training and Development, a leading provider of innovative training,...
September 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, HR, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Davies Turner adds more apprentices

Davies Turner adds more apprentices
… Leading UK independent freight forwarder and logistics company Davies Turner & Co Ltd has recruited another 11 youngsters for this year’s trainee programme.  The scheme is now in its ninth successive year. The new recruits will learn all aspects of Davies Turner’s business during the...
September 24th, 2018 | Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019
.. The third annual TMS UAE Yearbook 2018/19 has been published and officially launched at SMM in Hamburg this September. The unveiling of the Yearbook, which provides in- depth coverage of development in the UAE’s ports, shipping, shipyard, marine services and other sectors, took place at the Dubai...
September 23rd, 2018 | Books, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has described the container shipping industry’s recent imposition of a ‘sulphur surcharge’ as unjustified and blatant profiteering.  It follows an announcement...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Taxation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Duuri Oy appoints GAC Hong Kong as Far East supply chain partner

Duuri Oy appoints GAC Hong Kong as Far East supply chain partner
Finnish interior detailing and finishing products specialist Duuri Oy has appointed GAC Hong Kong as its supply chain partner in the Far East, handling the full spectrum of logistics. GAC Hong Kong handles full container shipments coming in for Helsinki from Foshan, China, via Nansha port in Guangzhou,...
September 17th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden
Johan Ehn The GAC Group has appointed industry veteran and current Chair of the Swedish Shipbrokers Association, Johan Ehn, as Managing Director of its operation in Sweden. Ehn started his career in shipping in 1989 when he joined Swedish Maritime AB, and subsequently gained logistics expertise as a...
August 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’
Hilary Lister celebrating and sailing with transatlantic sailor and mentor Emma Richards and her husband Clifford GAC joins tribute to sailing legend Hilary Lister Southampton, United Kingdom, 28 August 2018 – GAC has paid tribute to record-breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, who died at...
August 28th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’
Hong Kong-based freight forwarder and logistics company, U-Freight reports that its initiative to expand its presence in the global aviation and aerospace supply chain management market is beginning to take shape. Most recently, it has been working on a worldwide basis with SOAR LP, the leading global...
August 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Could multimodality and reefer technology help soften the blows between shippers and carriers at Cool Logistics Global?

Could multimodality and reefer technology help soften the blows between shippers and carriers at Cool Logistics Global?
.. 10th Cool Logistics Global 2-4 October 2018 Crowne Plaza Antwerp, Belgium www.coollogisticsglobal.com Could multimodality and reefer technology help soften the blows between shippers and carriers at Cool Logistics Global? Eric Legros of CMA CGM, one of the world’s biggest shipping lines, will...
August 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse
Federagenti and Assagenti Genova joint statement ” Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse” The port of Genoa will be fully operational despite the consequences on the haulage traffic, arising from the collapse of the motorway bridge. The Italian Federation of...
August 17th, 2018 | Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ship Agencies | Read More

Combi Lift to focus on demanding transport solutions

Combi Lift to focus on demanding transport solutions
Combi Lift headquarters in Bremen, Germany German heavy lift expert Combi Lift is proud to announce its updated market approach: The well-known maritime heavy lift carrier has become a logistics expert for challenging transport solutions. The new dedicated Combi Lift team headed by Heiko Felderhoff...
August 17th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China
Trans Global Projects’ Dalian team recently coordinated logistics for a shipment of equipment from China for a wind farm project in Thailand. Paddock Wood, 14 August 2018: Trans Global Projects (TGP) opened two new offices in China at the beginning of August to shift its Hong Kong branch to...
August 14th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More