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Kuehne + Nagel reports positive start to 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 14:04

Kuehne + Nagel Group saw profits and revenues surge in the first quarter as volumes increased across all key business units.

After posting significant financial growth throughout 2017, the first saw quarter of this year saw more...

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DB Cargo UK strengthens its executive management team
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:37

Two new directors have been appointed to the Board of rail freight company DB Cargo UK as it continues its drive to further improve its operational and customer services.

Dr Dirk Nolte has been appointed to the position of Chief...

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BIFA focuses on issues facing Freight Forwarders at Multimodal 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 16:40

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) will once again be exhibiting at the upcoming Multimodal 2018 exhibition and conference.

It will use the event to outline some of the work it is carrying out on behalf of its...

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Silk Road: New service through the Channel Tunnel
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 08:13

Eurotunnel has welcomed the introduction of a new cross-Channel service at the start of the year.

Operated by operators such as GB Railfreight or Transfesa, on behalf of CMA CGM Logistics, the new multimodal service which transp...

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Revenues up during acquisitive year for Eddie Stobart Logistics
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 08:31

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc achieved revenue growth of 9.4% last year.

The Warrington-headquartered company generated sales of £623.9m in the 12 months to November 30 2017, up from £570.2m the year previous.

Profit bef...

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Kane strengthens team at FTA
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 14:10

Jerry Kane has been appointed as Commercial Director at the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s leading association representing the interests of the UK logistics sector.

A former sales director for some of the freight...

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GBRf to replace 16,000 truck journeys
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 13:43

Biffa has entered into a partnership with GB Railfreight (GBRf) to expand its rail hub network for the transportation of inactive waste.

The partnership with GBRf will initially focus on connecting Manchester and Leeds with Biff...

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Chris Welsh MBE to retire from the Freight Transport Association
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 13:43


After 36 years' dedicated service, Chris Welsh MBE will be retiring from the Freight Transport Association as its Director of Globa...

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AV Dawson moving tar tanks from Port Talbot to Port Clarence
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 17:12

AV Dawson has secured its first contract to move containers by rail at a new £2.6m freight hub.

The company will shift up to 24 tar tanks a week from Tata Steel’s Port Talbot base, in Wales, to Koppers, at Port Clarence, near Mi...

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P&O Ferrymasters wins AA rating for its distribution of foodstuffs
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:02

A leading industry body has awarded P&O Ferrymasters AA grade for managing product safety and quality in the food and packaging industries.

The British Retail Consortium issued the Global Standard for Agents and Brokers Vers...

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PSA to sell stake in logistics arm Gefco
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 07:42

PSA Group no longer needs its 25 percent stake in its former logistics division, Gefco, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars has said after French newspaper Les Echos reported that the holding had been put up for sale.

PSA "obs...

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Rail freight terminal could create more than 8,000 jobs near Hinckley
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 16:04

An industrial complex with a rail freight terminal big enough to take trains half a mile long is planned for land to the south of Elmesthorpe.

The development is proposed for 440 acres of land between the M69 and the Leicester t...

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Payload Porter – 2nd level loading solution maximising cube and protecting payloads
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:04

2nd Level Solutions has announced the launch of Payload Porter (patent pending) – a new highly innovative and efficient logistics solution built for the global transportation industry.

Payload Porter maximises the cub...

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Scotland's rail investment strategy must clarify freight support, says FTA
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:56

Transport Scotland's new Scottish rail investment strategy should be good news for freight, according to the country's leading association representing logistics, providing attention is given to how the rail industry can access the fundin...

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Why visit Multimodal?
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 16:47

Do you want to meet and network with shippers such as:-

  • Accolade Wines
  • Adnams And Co Plc
  • A-Gas
  • Aldi Foodstore Ltd
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Apollo Chemicals...
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What are the advantages of Multimodal transport?
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 08:09

The transportation industry has changed a great deal over the years. Tesla’s recent unveiling of their electric cargo truck is a clear indication of the continuing transformation, as it marks yet another technological innovation being put...

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WiseTech Global acquires Netherlands-based logistics software provider, LSP Solutions
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 08:20

WiseTech Global has announced the acquisition of LSP Solutions (LSP), a leading provider of customs and warehouse management solutions in the Netherlands.

Headquartered in Ede, the LSP offering includes customs compliance manage...

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Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:08

 

With Dachser Rail Services, the global logistics provider offers an alternative to air and sea freight that has been optimized for time and cost. The services use the “New Silk Road” and the trans-Siberian route to connect the...

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Forth Ports sponsors Young Logistics Professional Award as it celebrates apprentice success across the group
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 11:54

In the Year of Young people and during Apprentice Week (5-9th March), Forth Ports are proud to announce their sponsorship of the Young Logistics Professional of the Year award at this year’s Multimodal event in May.

The industry...

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Eleven Years at Multimodal for Howard Tenens Logistics
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 15:58

Howard Tenens Logistics, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned logistics companies is exhibiting at Multimodal once again this year for the eleventh consecutive year. Multimodal, taking place between the 1st to 3rd...

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Samskip introduces new shortsea and multimodal services between Amsterdam and Hull
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 13:43

Samskip has announced a major enhancement in its shortsea and multimodal services between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, with the addition of direct connections between Amsterdam and Hull three times a week. The value proposition...

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Rail freight hub opens within 337-acre iPort logistics hub
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 08:52

iPort Rail in Doncaster, the UK’s newest intermodal inland rail freight hub, has opened and is fully operational.

Located on a 30-acre site within the 337-acre iPort logistics hub, iPort Rail is a state-of-the-art rail freight f...

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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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Tues 1st May 2018 10:00 - 17:00

Awards/VIP Dinner 19:00 - 24:00

Wed 2nd May 2018 10:00 - 19:00

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Thurs 3rd May 2018 10:00 - 15:00

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