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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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Hyster developing monster 48 tonne electric forklift
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:25

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed.

“The first...

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Hyster developing monster 48 tonne electric forklift
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:25

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed.

“The first...

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Sims Metal and Peel launch scrap metal facility on Medway
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 13:23

The Sims Metal Management UK Metals business unit (Sims UK), part of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world’s leading publicly listed metals and electronics recycling company (Sims), is expanding its UK capabilities, with a new dedicate...

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CMA CGM signs strategic partnership with Infosys
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 07:50

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in container shipping, has signed a strategic partnership with Infosys, a world leader in consulting, next-generation technology and services. The goal of this seven-year partnership is to simplify and tr...

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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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The Range greets the arrival of its first box at Bristol Port
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 21:18

The Range is celebrating receiving their first ever shipping container into Bristol Port.

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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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FTA launches new Logistics Awards celebrating Leadership and Excellence across the Supply Chain
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 17:42

Nominations are open for the inaugural FTA Logistics Awards, recognising leadership and excellence from across the supply chain

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

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FTA launches new Logistics Awards celebrating Leadership and Excellence across the Supply Chain
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 17:42

Nominations are open for the inaugural FTA Logistics Awards, recognising leadership and excellence from across the supply chain

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

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NOR update
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:16

Two leading container industry bodies, the Container Owners Association (COA) and the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), supported by the leading freight transport insurer, TT Club have published an in-depth guide for those seekin...

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Felixstowe expands...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:55

A contract will be awarded today for the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe.

VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of pave...

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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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Peel celebrates Surefreight's new Heysham depot
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 19:25

Peel Ports Group has welcomed the launch of Surefreight’s new Heysham Depot - a £1.3 million investment made by the haulage firm intended to improve port accessibility for businesses and consumers across the country.

Launched on 2 Se...

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Blockchain system successfully deployed to revolutionise the container shipping industry
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 13:28

Marine Transport International has announced a successful pilot of blockchain technology, validated by the University of Copenhagen & BLOC

The container logistics industry will see improved connectivity, efficiency and security t...

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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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Maritime Transport delivers ‘good return’ despite Hanjin Shipping collapse
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 09:23

Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of "significant customer" Hanjin Shipping last year.

According to its most recently filed accounts to Companies House the Felixstowe container ha...

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East Trans invests
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 08:52

An East Yorkshire logistics company has completed a £1.6m investment in a bid to capitalise on the rapid growth in online shopping.

East Trans has launched a 40,000 sq ft, high-bay warehouse, which has already led to the securing of...

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Pentalver to expand at London Gateway
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 17:26

Pentalver Transport Limited, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), has commenced work on Phase 2 of the Pentalver container facility at Berth 7, DP World London Gateway, the UK deep-sea container port and Logistics Park on t...

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Wincanton grows national transport coverage with new facility at DP World London Gateway
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:47

Wincanton has announced plans to establish a 2.5-acre container haulage base at DP World London Gateway. 

DP World London Gateway represents a strategic location within the UK’s largest consumer market, and also provides excellent co...

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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...

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S improves underlying profit and grows revenue
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 08:06

In Q2, the revenue of A. P. Moller - Maersk grew by 8.4% to USD 9.6bn year on year, mainly due to higher freight rates in Maersk Line. The underlying profit in Q2 improved from USD 134m to USD 389m with Maersk Line contributing with an unde...

London Thamesport receives first train move for Armitt Group
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 14:44

The first train has arrived at Hutchison Ports London Thamesport bringing steel coil for UK shipping agent and logistics company, The Armitt Group. Operated by DB Cargo, this is the first train to use the Group’s fully integrated 120,000 sq...

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 08:36

Davies Turner has added a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the USA and appointed a new partner in Canada as part of a strengthening of its transatlantic freight and logistics operations.

The UK's leading independent freight fo...

SH Pratt Group to set up Halo at London Gateway
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 08:33

SH Pratt Group, one of Europe's leading fruit importers, is to take a lease on a bespoke temperature-controlled distribution facility at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park. The Luton based firm has agreed a ground-breaking deal to site...

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...

Port of Tilbury completes consultations
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 09:58

The Port of Tilbury has now completed the statutory consultation process which invited views from the surrounding communities and statutory consultees on its proposals to build a new port terminal, TILBURY2, on the Thames close to the curre...

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