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VARTAN launches new corporate ID
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:23

Vartan, the trade and compliance specialists, celebrated the launch of its new branding in February as the Felixstowe-based consultancy continues to expand.  

Miles Vartan, managing director of VARTAN explains:

“We hav...

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Svetruck appoints Cooper as UK distributor
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 13:51

Cooper Specialised Handling has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Svetruck in the UK and Ireland in a key move which heralds the return of the port and heavy handling equipment specialist to the UK heavy lift truck market.

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Bombardier offers three-year logistics contract to DHL Supply Chain
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:07

Bombardier Transportation recently awarded a three-year contract to DHL Supply Chain to manage inbound logistics to its rail vehicles production site in Derby, United Kingdom.

Under the contract, DHL is expected to handle logist...

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CMA CGM introduces REEFLEX
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 14:05

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Port of Rotterdam teams with IBM Internet of Things to digitize operations
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 13:50

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM have announced their collaboration on a multi-year digitisation initiative to transform the port’s operational environment using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the cloud to benefit the por...

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Agility is first forwarder to work with Maersk/IBM on Blockchain
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 11:25

Agility is the first freight forwarder to collaborate on a Maersk-IBM solution to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade by using blockchain technology to manage and track container shipments. 

Agi...

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Fargo Systems has a great start to 2018!
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 08:01

Fargo Systems has just announced that already in 2018 it has secured five new customers, all using its TOPS transport management system.  Furthermore, two of these new customers will also be implementing Fargo Systems in-cab solutions for...

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New GEFCO branding highlights new ambitions for transformed group
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 18:10

GEFCO, a global provider of industrial supply-chain services and the European leader in automotive logistics, has revamped its brand identity with an updated logo and brand-new signature. GEFCO’s new brand signature, Partners, unlimited r...

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Malcolm Logistics get a clean sweep with Briggs’ supplied fleet
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 08:07

Originating as a family-owned business in the 1920’s, The Malcolm Group has become one of the leading providers of logistics, construction and maintenance services in the UK.

Since appointing Briggs Equipment UK as its preferred...

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New all-time daily traffic record for Le Shuttle Freight
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 07:56

On Thursday 25 January 2018, Eurotunnel’s Le Shuttle Freight service established a new all-time record for daily traffic, transporting a total of 7,023 trucks in both directions, an increase of 3% compared to the previous record which dat...

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ABP announces multi-million investment in Southampton
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 19:08

ABP has announced a multi-million pound investment in Southampton to provide a further boost to UK exports.

Booming trade at the UK’s number one port for export has prompted the acquisition of a 41 acre site close to the Port of S...

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RFG Chairman Tony Berkeley announces retirement
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 09:06

RFG Chairman Tony Berkeley has announced his intention to retire as Chairman at the RFG Annual General Meeting in November. The Board of Directors, who met last week, will now consider the role of the Chair going forward and the basis of...

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DB Cargo UK and Malcolm Logistics announce £21million contract extension
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 08:24

DB Cargo UK has extended its contract with Malcolm Logistics until 2020.

DB Cargo UK signed an initial three year deal with the logistics giant, in 2014 and this week it has been agreed the partnership will continue for a furthe...

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Eddie Stobart increases sales by 12pc
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 08:50

Eddie Stobart provides the following Trading Update for the financial year ended 30 November 2017, the company said in trading statement.

Underlying operating profit (EBIT) was in line with expectations, it said. It saw double d...

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Working together to improve Britain’s railways
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 10:50

On 11 November, Network Rail started work on a major infrastructure project to upgrade the railway between Preston and Blackpool as part of the multibillion pound Great North Rail Project to deliver greener, quieter and more reliable jour...

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Dawson expands
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 13:38

A North East based logistics and freight specialist has made a series of key appointments to help deliver its future growth and expansion plans.

AV Dawson, which owns and operates a 100 acre freight terminal and employs over 240...

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P&O Ferrymasters gets TAPA accreditation
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 13:33

P&O Ferrymasters has demonstrated its capability in the transport of theft attractive goods after it was awarded certification for meeting security standards by Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), an international forum w...

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Maersk and IBM to form blockchain JV
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 13:03

A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM have announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology.

The aim of the new company will be to of...

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Latest expansion begins at Port of Felixstowe
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 13:10

The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, has officiated at a formal ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

Approximately...

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GEFCO announces the acquisition of GLT
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 14:47

GEFCO Group has announced the acquisition of GLT, a European-Moroccan transport specialist.

The strategic acquisition strengthens GEFCO’s presence in the region at a time of fast-growing trade between Europe and Morocco in the a...

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Port of Southampton looks forward to a record breaking 2018 ​
Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 09:55

​​​​2018 looks set to be another record-breaking year at the Port of Southampton, says Director Alastair Welch.

Following on from the success of 2017, which saw the largest vessels in the world coming to Southampton and more tha...

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Profits increase by £1m at logistics firm John G Russell
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 16:32

John G Russell (Transport), the Scottish logistics specialist, has improved its profit position by £1 million, accounts newly available at Companies House show,

The Hillington-based company, which has interests in road and rail...

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GB Railfreight MD to lead parent group
Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 18:12

John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight (GBRf) has been appointed the new CEO of parent company Hector Rail Group and will assume his new role and responsibilities from Monday 8th January 2018.

Commenting on this appoint...

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Samskip adds 100 rail wagons to its fleet
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:33

Samskip has added 50 more rail wagons to its fleet, bringing the number of new Samskip-branded units introduced in 2017 to 100.

Built by Slovakian manufacturer Tatravagonka, the type T-3000 wagons are specifically designed to tr...

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Freightliner & Unipart Rail's joint supply chain solution wins at the FTA Logistics Awards
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 16:53

UK intermodal and bulk freight provider Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), and Unipart Rail, supply partner to the rail industry, were triumphant at last week’s inaugural Freight Transport Association (FTA...

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CEO of Associated British Ports honoured for lifetime achievement
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:31

The Chief Executive of Associated British Ports, James Cooper, has been honoured with a prestigious lifetime achievement award, in recognition of his contribution to the logistics industry.

Mr Cooper was presented with the Logis...

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Millionaire! Port of Felixstowe handles 1m TEU by rail
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:21

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has become the first port in the UK to handle over 1 million TEU by rail in a single year.

The one millionth unit was loaded on 13 December 2017 onto the 13:34 Freightliner service to Birmingha...

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DP World Southampton honoured with Honda supplier award
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 17:10

Honda of the UK Manufacturing Limited (Honda) has once again singled out DP World Southampton (DPWS) for one of their prestigious supplier awards.

This is the second time the car-manufacturing giant, which has its UK production...

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Multimodal growing strongly
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 16:49

Multimodal 2018 is shaping up to the strongest edition yet.

With sessions from UKWA, CILT, BIFA, FTA and workshops focusing on global trade, "new retail", disruptors, warehouses of the future, talent, innvovation, collaboration,...

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CMA CGM Group creates leader in multimodal solutions (and receives USD 820 million)
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 07:55

The CMA CGM Group has announced the merger, effective January 1st, 2018, of its subsidiaries MacAndrews and OPDR whose headquarters will be located in Hamburg.

The union between these two companies specialized in intra-European...

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