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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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Fenn Wright helps to bring A2B-online lorry park plans to life
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:54

Essex and Suffolk-based agents and chartered surveyors, Fenn Wright has recently negotiated the acquisition of a site for a new lorry park and UK office at Orwell Crossing, Nacton, for growing logistics firm, A2B-online.

Built a...

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Inside the box
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 09:45

Ask questions, open boxes, keep records and be aware of significant new legal obligations. Fulfilment service providers are being warned – it’s time to think inside the box and check exactly what goods they are handling.

Registr...

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Multimodal 2018 – opens soon!
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 07:22

It will not be long before this year’s Multimodal open their doors in Birmingham to visitors from across the globe.

TimoCom, Europe's largest transport platform, is already at the starting gates:

“We are thrilled to ha...

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VARTAN successfully steers Forth Ports through AEO accreditation
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 07:16

Leading compliance specialist, VARTAN, has successfully guided Forth Ports in obtaining Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status for part of its Scottish operations, as part of its post-Brexit plans.

This newly awarded certific...

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XPO Logistics and Wincanton to operate at new UK distribution centre for B&Q
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 07:00

Kingfisher, the international home improvement company, has signed logistics contracts for its new B&Q distribution centre (DC) in Swindon, UK. The new facility will improve efficiencies within the B&Q supply chain, enabling it to...

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CMA CGM buys into CEVA
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 16:26

CMA CGM announces an agreement to acquire a stake in CEVA in order to reinforce its presence in the logistics sector

CMA CGM has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire an equity stake of nearly 25% of CEVA Logistics AG...

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DSV UK wins major aerospace contract
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 16:21

DSV in the United Kingdom has been awarded a 3-year contract with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group starting May 1st 2018, which has further strengthened DSVs aerospace market position.

The contract will see DSV manage the Ma...

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Descartes to display its extensive range of solutions for supercharging supply chain operations at Multimodal 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 15:03

Descartes Systems Group will display its comprehensive range of on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions that drive supply chain operational efficiency and regulatory compliance at Multimodal 2018, which takes place at the Birmingham NE...

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Nissin (UK) Ltd becomes a preferred supplier to Honda with the help of TOPS!
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:51

When the opportunity arose to become the preferred Southern area haulier for leading Japanese automotive manufacturer, Honda, Nissin (UK) Ltd looked to Fargo Systems’ highly successful TOPS transport management software to guarantee succe...

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London Thamesport boosts short sea capacity
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:48

Dutch-based transport company A2B-online Container B.V. has added a fourth weekly sailing on its service between Hutchison Ports London Thamesport and Moerdijk in The Netherlands.

The new sailing is inaugurated by the first call...

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Dachser’s growth gets a tail wind
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:40

For the first time, the logistics provider achieves revenue of over EUR 6 billion with growth driven by strong export business in Europe and invigorated global trade

In the 2017 financial year, Dachser for the first time achieve...

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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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First a driver shortage, now warehouse space?
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 07:59

Those seeking warehouse space are starting to complain that it is hard to find. What can be done?

Short-term warehouse leases

Market fluctuations require more and more flexibility – for example, if the customer actuall...

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Wincanton extends Halfords relationship with agreement of new 5-year contract
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 07:47

Wincanton, the largest British logistics provider, has signed a new 5-year contract with leading cycling and car accessories retailer Halfords, which will extend the relationship between the two companies to 8 years.

Wincanton w...

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Yusen Logistics awarded contract renewal with Mitsubishi Electric
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 07:44

Yusen Logistics has extended its relationship with Mitsubishi Electric, following a successful contract renewal.  Mitsubishi Electric is a leader in the manufacture and sales of electric and electronic equipment whose products, systems an...

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Pentalver opens expanded container facility at DP World London Gateway
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:38

Pentalver has announced the official opening of its expanded container facility at Berth 7, DP World London Gateway, the globally connected deep-sea port and Logistics Park on the River Thames.

Pentalver, a subsidiary of Genesee...

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Gazeley to develop UK’s first three storey warehouse in London Docklands
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 08:36

Gazeley, a GLP company and a leading investor and developer of logistics warehouses and distribution parks, has announced the acquisition of a six-acre plot of land in the heart of London to speculatively develop the UK’s first three-stor...

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British Airways owner IAG confirms interest in takeover of Norwegian
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:28

British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) confirmed this morning it is mulling a full offer for low-cost carrier Norwegian.

It has picked up a 4.6 per cent stake in the airline, and said from there it will look to...

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Forth Ports officially marks the construction of new training academy in Scotland
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 10:44

Forth Port’s Chief Executive was joined by apprentices, graduates and Skills Development Scotland for a ‘turf-cutting’ ceremony to officially mark the start of construction of a new, purpose built, Training Academy located within the Port...

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DFDS acquires major Mediterranean shipping group U.N. RO-RO
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 09:00

Danish shipping and logistics group DFDS has acquired Turkey’s largest operator of Ro-Ro freight ships and will be a major player in the strong and continuously growing trade between the EU and Turkey.

U.N. Ro-Ro operates five r...

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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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CEVA confirms $1.36bn IPO
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 08:36

CEVA Logistics has confirmed plans for an initial public offering (IPO) and to list its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange in a move that will raise an expected SFr1.3bn ($1.36bn).

The announcement by the $7bn revenue third party...

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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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Transmec opens new warehouse at Worcester
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 14:06

Logistics provider Transmec Group is targeting further growth with the opening of a new depot at Worcester.

Just a mile from junction 6 of the M5, the 110,000 sq ft warehouse will enable Transmec to meet existing demand and grow...

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PD Ports welcomes Mettalis to Groveport
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 13:59

PD Ports has signed a new long-term contract with one of the UK’s leading recyclers of waste metals to provide stevedoring and storage services at Groveport, the inland port complex on the River Trent that has direct sea access along the...

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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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Remote Control Gantry Cranes at Port of Felixstowe
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 13:40

The Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes.

The two new cranes, the 32nd and 33rd at the UK’s largest container port, were delivered on the Zhe...

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