Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

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

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report
Waberer’s CEO – Ferenc Lajko.j Double-digit revenue growth with temporary margin pressure Budapest, August 8, 2018 – WABERER’S INTERNATIONAL Nyrt., the European leader in full truckload (FTL) transportation, reports its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018. Highlights...
August 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Company Profiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems
Robert Keen Responding to a statement by the owners of the port of Felixstowe that its recently introduced new terminal operating system (TOS) is now ‘stable’, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Our members still face significant problems...
August 8th, 2018 | Logistics, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

More navigators set sail for U-Freight

More navigators set sail for U-Freight
Pictured left to right are Simon Wong, Joey Cheung and Alex Wong. The U-Freight Group Ltd (UFL), the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight services and logistics group, has promoted two key executives to a management team created almost a decade ago tasked with devising and implementing strategic...
August 7th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

GAC Dubai raises its pharmaceutical logistics game

GAC Dubai raises its pharmaceutical logistics game
GAC Dubai’s Qualilty Manager, Sandeep Kumar, receiving the award from DNV representative Medical Devices Management System certification demonstrates company’s ability in specialised field Dubai, UAE 2 August 2018 – GAC Dubai has been awarded the ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Management...
August 2nd, 2018 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Medical | Read More

Tuapse Commercial Sea Port H1 performance results

Tuapse Commercial Sea Port H1 performance results
A view of the Port of Tuapse TSCP Group’s H1’2018 volumes totaled 6.8 million tonnes Cargo throughput at Tuapse Sea Commercial Port (TSCP Group, part of UCL Holding) in the first six months of 2018 fell 10.7% to 6.8 million tonnes. The decrease should be attributed to a 29.4-percent decline year-on-year...
July 31st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

GAC recognised in inaugural National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards

GAC recognised in inaugural National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards
GAC Sri Lanka is the only ship agent to be recognised in the first National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards organised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka (CILT). As one of nine companies to be bestowed a merit award, GAC Sri Lanka was recognised for its contribution...
July 30th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More