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Pentalver unveils new brand identity
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 15:35

Pentalver Transport has unveiled its new brand identity following its acquisition by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) in May of this year. Pentalver has commenced re-branding its intermodal container terminals at each of the four major...

World’s largest container ship calls at the Port of Felixstowe
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:40

The world’s largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

The call represented a double celebration it also marked the return of OOCL to the UK’s largest contai...

Rosslare to grow?
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 09:42

The Irish Rail owned Rosslare Europort in the South East of Ireland has featured prominently in the Irish Rail response to the Governments ‘National Planning Framework’ consultation. The National Planning Framework is the plan that sets out...

Women win Awards...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:01

Recently, there have been three awards celebrating the successes of the women working in logistics and transport. Below is a summary of the roll of honour...

 

Inspirational women recognised at 10th FTA everywoman in T...

Women win Awards...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:01

Recently, there have been three awards celebrating the successes of the women working in logistics and transport. Below is a summary of the roll of honour...

 

Inspirational women recognised at 10th FTA everywoman in T...

Maritime and MSC continue to grow
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 17:30

Maritime Transport has introduced new vehicles to their dedicated vehicle fleet for Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) Limited as they both continue to experience growth in 2017.

The relationship between Maritime, the UKs largest pr...

Tilbury begins consultation for new terminal
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 13:09

The Port of Tilbury begins its formal statutory consultation on Monday 19 June to seek further views from local communities and other stakeholders on its proposals to build a new port terminal and associated facilities near to the current p...

FTA urges Customs rethink
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:01

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry, has called for the new government to review its decision to leave the EU Customs Union, given the confusion caused by the results of the Gene...

FTA urges Customs rethink
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:01

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry, has called for the new government to review its decision to leave the EU Customs Union, given the confusion caused by the results of the Gene...

Clipper signs pan-European deal with Smiffys
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 09:20

Clipper Logistics has signed a new contract with fancy dress supplier Smiffys, which has a network over 5,000 stockists globally. The new contract will see Clipper take care of inbound stock management, storage, fulfilment and returns for S...

Kuehne + Nagel first logistics provider to disclose CO2 emissions on seafreight invoices
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 16:52

Kuehne + Nagel has expanded its sustainability offering for global seafreight services: As of May 2017, the total amount of CO2 emissions generated by seafreight ship-ments is printed on each invoice assisting shippers to identify their car...

Another record breaker at the Port of Felixstowe
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 10:12

The largest container ship to call in North Europe so far has made its maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe.

The 20,568 TEU Madrid Maersk, operated on the 2M NEU2 Asia to Europe service, has arrived at the port with over 6,000 TEU f...

Freightos expands freight marketplace to UK
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 09:21

Logistics technology company Freightos is to expand its online freight marketplace to the UK.

The online platform currently provides freight comparison, booking and management of freight services for importers and exporters in the US...

Three Japanese lines become ONE
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 14:06

It was the best-kept secret in shipping, but now the name of the new Japanese container shipping giant is finally out.

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha have announced that their new joint...

ECS and 2XL tie the knot
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:47

The logistics companies ECS European Containers and 2XL have reached an agreement to join forces and form one European logistics group.

The exclusive talks between the two family-owned companies started one month ago. During the nego...

GB Railfreight and MSC extend their successful multimodal partnership
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 08:51

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced it has won a three-year contract extension with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), running container services out of the Port of Felixstowe.

GBRf first began their relationship with MSC in 2002,...

Hapag-Lloyd and UASC complete merger
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 16:49

Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company have completed the merger to become one combined company. This is a major milestone in the history of both companies. 

The “new” Hapag-Lloyd will be one of the top 5 global carriers. It wi...

UKWA CEO outlines challenges and opportunities for post-Brexit logistics industry
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:18

Speaking at a special meeting co-hosted by leading logistics industry trade associations UKWA (the United Kingdom Warehousing Association) and BIFA (the British International Freight Association), UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined the huge oppor...

Kuehne + Nagel and GlaxoSmithKline expand their successful partnership with new UK domestic distribution contract.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 07:48

GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) – headquartered in Brentford, London – is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Kuehne + Nagel has now secured the contract to manage the domestic road distribution of all GSK’s fast moving consumer...

Samskip signals success for 45ft lightweight reefer
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:34

Proof that a new type of refrigerated container is prompting growth in Samskip’s temperature-controlled volumes arrived in Rotterdam during early May, when the multimodal operator added 51 more lighter weight 45ft length units to its fleet....

First train arrives for £2.4bn Sirius Minerals project
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 12:45

The first freight train of material for the construction of a new polyhalite mine in North Yorkshire has arrived in Teesside.

The train, which was carrying some of the aggregates needed for the project arrived at logistics expert, AV...

Samskip unveils multimodal carbon calculator
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:25

In line with its Sustainability strategy, Samskip has unveiled an online CO2 carbon footprint calculator designed to visualize the benefits when using multimodal transport versus road transport.

Previously, when a client requested th...

Irish RoRo and LoLo report out
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:09

Just published, the 2017 edition of the Irish Freight RoRo and LoLo Capacity Analysis and Report reveals that the combined amount of freight RoRo and LoLo vessel capacity employed serving the Irish market in April 2017 stands at an annual e...

New Far East services begin calling at DP World's UK terminals
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 09:57

This weekend, DP World's UK terminals will welcome the first services from the Far East following a global shake-up of the world’s shipping lines.

Inaugural calls of Asia/Europe services by THE Alliance, a shipping consortium made up...

DFDS announces biggest-ever trailer order
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 09:53

DFDS is investing €22 million in expanding its fleet of  trailers and containers in response to growth in DFDS’ logistics activities

The ferry operator will add 860 new trailers and 200 containers over the next few months.

The...

UPS buys Ireland's Nightline logistics group
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 15:05

US logistics company UPS has agreed a deal to buy Ireland's Nightline Logistics Group, one of the biggest  express delivery and logistics companies in Ireland.

Nightline also operates the Parcel Motel service, which offers a "virtual...

Genesee & Wyoming completes acquisition of Pentalver
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 14:31

On 3 May 2017, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, GWI UK Acquisition Company Limited, has completed the acquisition of all of the issued share capital of Pentalver Transport Limited (Pentalver) from a subsidiary o...

US Gateway opens at Bristol Port
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:43

 

Bristol Port has welcomed a new shipping service to the USA from Royal Portbury Dock. 

Capable of carrying more than 7,000 vehicles, Theben will take British-built Jaguars, Land Rovers, Minis and heavy construction plant to...

Maersk Line deploys its first 2nd generation Triple-E
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:33

On 27 April 2017, Madrid Maersk, a 20,568 TEU container vessel and the first 2nd generation Triple-E, called the Port of Tianjin in China. This was the first port on its maiden voyage. Maersk Line has deployed Madrid Maersk in its Asia – Eu...

Clipper recruits new COO
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 07:27

Emma Dempsey has been appointed chief operating officer of Clipper Logistics.

The new COO has over 20 years’ experience working in supply chain and prior to joining Clipper held roles at Accenture, Marks & Spencer and Unipart....

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