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IAG announces new route
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 21:59

IAG Cargo is to launch a new direct flight between Madrid and San Francisco. The new flight will be introduced from Summer 2018.

The flight will take place three times per week, offering capacity of up to 14 tonnes per flight....

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Des Vertannes joins Hall of Fame
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:03

Air cargo veteran Desmond (Des) Vertannes, an acknowledged leader known for initiating change and innovating, has been inducted to TIACA’s Hall of Fame.

 Des has fostered and led industry collaboration in e-freight, cargo securi...

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Heathrow outlines ten cargo steps for staying green
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 13:53

Heathrow Airport management has announced a new ten step Blueprint for Sustainable Freight to reduce the impact of freight vehicles around Europe's fourth largest cargo hub.

The UK's largest airport, still awaiting a Parliamenta...

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TT Club/UK P&I and Exis Technologies join forces
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 08:29

Freight insurance specialist TT Club and the UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, two Thomas Miller managed transport insurers, have joined forces with Exis T...

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ORBCOMM acquires Blue Tree Systems
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 17:14

ORBCOMM has announced that it has acquired Blue Tree Systems Limited (Blue Tree) based in Galway, Ireland, along with its subsidiaries in the United States, Germany and France.

Blue Tree provides world-class transportation manag...

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Bolloré Logistics UK opens new LHR facility
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 08:26

Bolloré Logistics UK has formally announced the opening of its newest air cargo hub Skyline, at London Heathrow Airport.

Customers and partners were invited to visit the new establishment based at London Heathrow, consisting of...

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FTA Awards - deadline extended due to overwhelming demand
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 17:42

The date for nominations for the FTA Awards has been extended  by a week to 12.00 on Monday 16th October.

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain leadership and excellen...

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Agility is First Forwarder to Achieve QEP Experto Status
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 09:32

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, is the first freight forwarder to receive QEP experto accreditation from ...

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Dark thoughts
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:54

With the clocks going back at the end of October, it is approaching the time of year when many of us will arrive at and leave our workplace in the dark.

The shortening daylight hours often prompt business owners and senior manag...

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Gefco continues to grow
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 07:58

Gefco has generated a turnover of EUR 2.262 billion in H1/2017, 1.9% more than in H1/2016. Earnings before interest and tax etc (ebitda) leapt to EUR 114.8 million, an increase of 25.8%.

The firm, 75% owned by Russian Railways a...

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Ministry of Defence contract boosts Kuehne + Nagel
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:43

Kuehne + Nagel said that the performance of its contract logistics division “continues to be impressive” after a “game-changing” contract with the Ministry of Defence saw turnover rise 33% year-on-year.

According to its most-rec...

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Freight forwarders soon to get updated trading conditions
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:13

The new edition of the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Standard Trading Conditions (STC) will be launched on 1st October 2017. The terms were last revised in 2005.

The revised edition has been produced following...

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Davies Turner is getting ship shape in Bristol
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 20:56

Davies Turner is making excellent progress with its multimillion pound investment at Central Park at Avonmouth, Bristol where its new Distribution Centre (DC) is taking shape and is on course to open next month.

Following the pu...

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MAG flies in August
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 15:19

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) operated hubs are continuing to boost the role they play in international trade with growth across all three airports in August.

Manchester Airport saw the strongest growth with a 22.7 per cent inc...

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Heathrow takes off
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 10:23

Cargo flowing through London’s Heathrow Airport, the UK’s largest gateway, climbed 13% to 139,000 tonnes in August, marking the 13th consecutive record month for volumes at Europe’s number four airfreight hub.

For the 2017 year to da...

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BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 12:41

In order to keep up with member demand – and with other opportunities on the horizon – BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson.

Graeme, who has over 20 years of freight forwarding experience, j...

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Leman acquires Maru International
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 08:02

Leman has announced that it has acquired Maru International Ltd - a solid freight forwarding company focused on European road transport whilst also offering air, sea and logistics solutions.

The company has offices in Dewsbury and Br...

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Leicestershire distribution complex bids to become a main supplier for £16.5bn Heathrow expansion
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:46

A massive new warehousing and distribution complex is bidding to become a main supplier for the planned £16.5 billion expansion of Britain’s biggest airport.

Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has backed a bid...

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BluJay builds war-chest
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 08:38

 BluJay Solutions has raised a significant new financing facility from TPG Specialty Lending and BlueBay Asset Management’s Private Debt Group. The capital will bolster BluJay’s continued expansion of its market-leading Global Trade Network...

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CML joins AiO
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:43

CML has announced that it has become a member of the All in One (AiO) Global Logistics Network - one of the world’s leading cost saving international logistics networks. Due to the networks strict application process and revolutionary appro...

CargoLogicAir launches twice weekly 747F UK-Mexico service
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 08:22

CargoLogicAir (CLA), the only British all-cargo airline, is to launch its first scheduled cargo route on Aug.19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico.

Twice-weekly Boeing 747-400 flights will depart from CLA’s bas...

CCS-UK to provide new module to speed up airfreight handling
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 08:12

CCS-UK User Group - the body which manages, and commissions enhancements to the CCS-UK community system  - is working on a new module that will speed up deliveries to, and collections from, transit sheds at London Heathrow Airport.

I...

Agility reports 12% Q2 earnings increase
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 15:17

Agility has reported second-quarter earnings of 13.4 fils per share on net profit of KD 16.8 million, an increase of 12.8% and 12.1% respectively over the same period in 2016. Agility EBITDA grew 14% to KD 32.6 million. Revenue increased 10...

DSV on the up...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 15:01

DSV has reported growth of 37.8% in Q2, 2017 EBIT before special items, leading to significant margin expansion. With more than 50.0% growth in earnings and cash flow, the Company stated that it was very satisfied with the Group’s performan...

Europa goes Danish and sets out objectives
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 15:08

Europa Road, a dedicated division of the ambitious independent logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, has added two additional services to its operations in Denmark by sealing a new partnership with leading Nordic logistics company, FR...

American Airlines expands European trucking network
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 09:47

American Airlines Cargo has expanded and extended its European trucking network which connects offline cities with its global network.

The Netherlands, Germany and France all feed nightly freight into the airline’s London Heathrow (L...

IAG Cargo in Multimodal News
IAG Cargo celebrates all round improvements
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:13

IAG Cargo reported improvements in revenues, traffic levels and yields in its second quarter results just published. ​  IAG Cargo reported commercial revenue of €260m over the period from April 1 to June 30, 2017, an increase of 7.6% on 201...

IAG Cargo in Multimodal News
IAG Cargo expands to include pharma shipments
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:53

IAG Cargo has announced that it will expand its time-critical service to include pharma shipments.

The airline group, which includes British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus, said that following successful trials of its Constant Climat...

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Europa Invests £2 Million in Growing Fleet
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:54

Europa Road, a dedicated division of one of Europe’s leading logistics operators, Europa Worldwide Group, has recently invested £2 million in 23 new Renault trucks. 80 per cent of Europa’s fleet is now under two years old.

Europa was...

time:matters launches extra flights from Germany to Birmingham and Dublin
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 15:32

time:matters, the expert in worldwide Special Speed Logistics, has expanded its flight network in the area of spare parts logistics once again. Flights will now leave from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden for Birmingham and Dublin on weekdays. The new...

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