Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

ONBOARD Training Project in Ports and Logistics sector recognised as good practice January 2019

ONBOARD Training Project in Ports and Logistics sector recognised as good practice January 2019
The Onboard Project, which is exploring the development of technical profiles and training curriculum for the Ports and Logistics sector has been recognised as good practice by the EACEA – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission. Recognition was announced...
January 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool
A Maersk Line vessel docking at the Port of Liverpool B&M, one of the UK’s leading variety retailers, has announced it is increasing its cargo into the Port of Liverpool by 30 per cent following frustrations with delay-struck southern ports. After completing a successful trial at the port, the...
January 28th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
l to r: CII Senior Advisor Barbara Yeninas; CII Executive Director Lisa Aurichio Lisa LoManto Aurichio Named Executive Director Of The Containerization & Intermodal Institute BSY Associates Inc. President to Manage Trade Association CRANFORD, NJ (January 16, 2019) –  The Containerization...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards
Robert Keen Five youngsters who are all studying for apprenticeships at freight forwarding companies that are members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) have been shortlisted as finalists in the new Apprentice of the Year category of the trade association’s annual Freight Service...
January 14th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning
… Supply Chain and Logistics Impacted Worldwide by Significant Holiday Atlanta, GA — (January 10, 2019) — By now, anyone doing business in the Asia markets is well into planning how the continuity of trade will work during the Chinese New Year (CNY) when virtually all business in China, including...
January 10th, 2019 | Holidays, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 9, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics announced today that it has expanded its North Atlantic network of vessels, adding velocity to customer supply chains operating between the Northeastern U.S., Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin....
January 9th, 2019 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Reefer Containers | Read More

Crowley Promotes Jackie Gonsalez to Vice President, Apparel and Retail Supply Chain Business Development

Crowley Promotes Jackie Gonsalez to Vice President, Apparel and Retail Supply Chain Business Development
Jackie Gonsalez (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 4, 2019) – Crowley Logistics announced today it has promoted Jackie Gonsalez to vice president, apparel and retail supply chain business development. Gonsalez reports to Crowley’s Jorge Estevez, vice president, sales and pricing, and will remain based...
January 4th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Leading Welsh food & drink distributor Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC

Leading Welsh food & drink distributor Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC
From left, Peter Orange & Mark Horton (GAC), Ken Rattenbury & Nigel Payne (WWG) and Mike Millar (GAC) together with 1.5 million turkeys in Wild Water Group’s cold storage and distribution facility in Cardiff Docks. Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 2 January 2019 – The largest bespoke temperature-controlled...
January 2nd, 2019 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Fairway adjustment will simplify Elbe traffic control already next year

Fairway adjustment will simplify Elbe traffic control already next year
Port of Hamburg Germany’s largest universal port contains over 75 terminals, handling over 18,000 ocean-going and inland waterway ships per year. For the Elbe and port pilots, the 65 percent increase in the number of calls by what are known as extraordinarily large vessels – German: AGFs – represents...
December 20th, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  Samir Chaturvedi, KIZAD CEO and GAC Abu Dhabi’s Managing Director, Göran Eriksson Leading integrated shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC is opening a warehouse and open yard in the Middle East’s largest industrial zone and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, Khalifa Industrial...
December 18th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Construction, Consumers Market, Gas, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its fleet just in time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its fleet just in time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season
.. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2018) ­– Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America. The additional units, all 40-foot-long, high cubes built...
December 6th, 2018 | Logistics, Markets, News, Reefer Containers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC wins Maritime Services Award at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards

GAC wins Maritime Services Award at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards
Meena Mathews, Regional Manager P&I – Middle East Region receives the Maritime Services Award at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards 2018. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 November 2018 –  The GAC Group has yet another new addition to its trophy collection, after winning...
November 29th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Crowley merges liner services unit into integrated logistics organization

Crowley merges liner services unit into integrated logistics organization
.. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Nov. 28, 2018) ­– To better serve customers with integrated supply chain solutions, Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will complete the merger of its liner services group into Crowley Logistics on Jan. 1 under the leadership of Steve Collar, senior vice president...
November 28th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Person Profiles | Read More

GAC supports Row4Ocean’s trans-Atlantic bid and marine preservation efforts

GAC supports Row4Ocean’s trans-Atlantic bid and marine preservation efforts
Loading of the ‘Year of Zayed’ boat in Dubai. Freight services for ‘Year of Zayed’ boat from Dubai to Dakar and from Paramaribo back to Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 November 2018 – GAC is supporting the Dubai-based syndicate Row4Ocean’s attempt to complete an endurance-testing...
November 28th, 2018 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

2open completes acquisition of INTTRA, bringing together leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network

2open completes acquisition of INTTRA, bringing together leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network
. The One Place in the Cloud to Run Your Supply Chain is Now the One Place in the Cloud to Manage Your Global Logistics AUSTIN, Texas, November 27, 2018 – E2open today announced the completion of the acquisition of INTTRA following regulatory approval. This brings together the world leader in...
November 27th, 2018 | Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Crowley offers speed and convenience this Holiday Shipping Season

Crowley offers speed and convenience this Holiday Shipping Season
.. (MIAMI; November 27, 2018) ­– Consumers needing to send holiday gifts to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean or Central America from online retailers or U.S.-based retail stores now can get items there faster with Crowley Logistics’ speed-to-market, less-than-containerload services designed for small-to-medium-sized...
November 27th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Holidays, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Supplying Antarctica: Trans Global Projects delivers logistics for the most remote construction site in the world

Supplying Antarctica: Trans Global Projects delivers logistics for the most remote construction site in the world
TGP delivers equipment to the most remote construction site in the world Teesside, UK/Rothera Point, Antarctica, 26 November 2018: For the Trans Global Projects Group (TGP), no location is too remote. But while the UK-based international project logistics specialist has handled numerous projects in some...
November 26th, 2018 | Construction, Logistics | Read More

GEODIS appoints a global head of E-Commerce

GEODIS appoints a global head of E-Commerce
  Ashwani Nath GEODIS announces the creation of a global position for e-commerce with the appointment of Ashwani Nath as Vice-President & Global Head of e-channel solutions. Reporting to Philippe de Carné, Group CCO, Ashwani Nath will be responsible for building and promoting end-to-end e-commerce...
November 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

GAC welcomes new Marketing Manager for Americas Atlantic coast

GAC welcomes new Marketing Manager for Americas Atlantic coast
Daniel Young has been appointed as GAC’s Group Marketing Manager, covering the eastern United States, eastern Canada, and the Caribbean. Washington D.C., USA – 21 November 2018 – Daniel Young has been appointed as GAC’s Group Marketing Manager, covering the eastern United States, eastern...
November 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Last reminder – FEPORT – Invitation to the 4th Annual Stakeholders’ Conference

Last reminder – FEPORT – Invitation to the 4th Annual Stakeholders’ Conference
From FEPORT: On 29th November, FEPORT will organize its Fourth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels. This year’s topic is “How can multimodal connectivity and digital platforms turn trade into a growth engine?” If you would like to attend our event but did not have time yet to register,...
November 15th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ThPA S.A. and Rutgers University in the USA

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ThPA S.A. and Rutgers University in the USA
l to r: the Consul General of the USA in Thessaloniki, Mr. Gregory W. Pfleger, the BoD Chairman & CEO of ThPA S.A., Mr. Sotirios Theofanis and the Director of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation of Rutgers University, Dr. Ali Maher ThPA S.A. signed a MoU with Rutgers University,...
November 14th, 2018 | Events, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Nov-2018 TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO ROUGH WEATHER Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake Charles, United States BHP IRON ORE TRAIN SERVICES RECOMMENCE Western Australia, Australia WORKS AT TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore Traffic suspended due to rough weather Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake...
November 13th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Weather | Read More

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility
A quarter of a century after opening the first distribution centre in the Middle East, GAC Dubai has officially unveiled its new purpose-built contract logistics facility, at Dubai South. The inauguration ceremony was held under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of...
November 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again
NOVEMBER 9, 2018 – This year, the logistics provider will be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route again, offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season. “We are expecting this year’s peak season to...
November 9th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More