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  • 16/04/2014   Fluor's Kevin Leonard Awarded Prestigious Logistics Honor by NDIA

    The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) awarded its 2014 Logistician Emeritus Award to retired U.S. Army Major General Kevin Leonard, Fluor vice president for contingency operations. Maj Gen. Leonard's distinguished 33-year career involved leading some of the military’s most challenging and successful logistical operations around the world.

  • 16/04/2014   Damco supports Chinese company Kerui to go global

    Global freight forwarder and logistics provider Damco will extend its partnership with the Shandong Kerui Holding Group Co., LTD. (“Kerui”). Since 2013 Damco has successfully delivered oilfield products from Tianjin and Zhengzhou, China to South America and Europe. Recently, Kerui is gaining further strength on logistics lead time and cost, capitalised on Damco’s legacy of ocean and air freight expertise.

  • 16/04/2014   GEFCO appoints new Sales and Marketing Director as it looks to grow and diversify

    GEFCO UK has appointed Charlie Weale as its new Sales and Marketing Director as it looks to drive growth across its service offering and build brand visibility within new and existing sectors and markets.

  • 16/04/2014   A powerful bond: Successful in Thailand and beyond

    Germany scores number one in the World Bank’s Logistics Per-formance Index (LPI) 2014. / akf siemers group from Hamburg re-alizes two more large projects for TPI, Thailand. / TPI is one of the largest companies in Thailand. / Full-service projects for shipping of plants finished until end of 2014.

  • 15/04/2014    Varner Retail expands cooperation with DB Schenker Logistics

    Varner Retail will expand its cooperation with DB Schenker effective 1 April 2014. The new contract means that Varner Group shops in Norway move all store distribution to DB Schenker. Varner Group is a group with international fashion shops.

  • 15/04/2014    Integrating advanced IT systems to achieve the ‘perfect return’

    Managing returns was identified as a critical priority and challenge for companies in the Access Warehouse Management Software (WMS) survey and is the issue examined in a new whitepaper, now issued by the leading WMS vendor, titled ‘The Perfect Return’.

  • 15/04/2014   It's game on as Woodland signs on the dotted line with SOS Kit Aid

    The Woodland Group has entered into a partnership with SOS Kit Aid, handling all aspects of the charity's international logistics operation.

  • 15/04/2014   Menlo’s Partnership with ArjoHuntleigh Brings Fruitful Results

    Menlo Logistics this month marked its 7th year as ArjoHuntleigh’s global logistics and distribution partner. The two companies provide an interesting case study that demonstrates the value of a business relationship built on trust and a common vision which, at its core, emphasizes a continuous improvement ethic that extends deeply into both organizations.

  • 15/04/2014   Global Forwarding Accredited by the Better Business Bureau

    Global Forwarding becomes one of the select logistics businesses in New Jersey to achieve Better Business Bureau Accreditation.

  • 15/04/2014   Trimble announces availability of industry report exploring the transformation of service delivery

    Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) has announced the release of its latest field service industry report. Titled , ‘Transforming Service Delivery: An Insight Report’, the report investigates the most pressing issues affecting field service organisations and provides insight into how to transform operations, from measuring service performance and delivering excellent customer service to handling change management and turning data into information.

  • 14/04/2014   Cargolux achieves record daily aircraft utilization

    Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has recorded an all-time high average daily aircraft utilization of its Boeing 747-400 freighter fleet in the first week of April 2014.

  • 14/04/2014   Trinity Logistics Acquires Legacy Transportation

    Trinity Logistics, a nationally top ranked third party logistics provider headquartered in Seaford, Delaware, has recently acquired Legacy Transportation, Inc. of Gladstone, Missouri. The Legacy staff, led by former President Harold Elliot, has joined the Trinity team in their location on Ambassador Drive in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • 12/04/2014   Statement from Frederick W. Smith on California Highway Tragedy

    “Like so many of you, I have watched with great sadness the reports of the tragic accident involving a FedEx Freight vehicle and a tour bus in Northern California.

  • 11/04/2014   ISS issues cyclone warning for North Queensland

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of the approach of Cyclone Ita towards the North Queensland coast of Australia. Forecast to develop into a severe category level 4 tropical cyclone, it is expected to make landfall late on Friday 11th April between the Lockhart River and Cape Flattery.

  • 11/04/2014   Con-way Freight to Deploy Trailer Skirts to Improve Fuel Efficiency, Reduce Carbon Footprint

    Working with Wabash National, the less-than-truckload company will outfit 16,000 trailers with SmartWay® approved aerodynamic panels as part of its commitment to sustainability.

  • 11/04/2014   Automated Identification System Improves Food Production Efficiencies

    Food and drink IT specialist CSB-System International has introduced a machine that allows the automated and secure identification, sorting and targeting of items during the production and packing process, to deliver improved efficiencies and reduction in error rates.

  • 11/04/2014   New High Peak Logistics Skills Centre

    Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport, officially opened an impressive new logistic training centre on 28 March, in Buxton, to launch a new generation of logisticians in the High Peak area. Skills for Logistics CEO, Dr Ross Moloney, was among the industry leaders present who welcomed tailored vocational courses to meet the sector’s skills demand.

  • 11/04/2014   Crown Equipment’s QuickPick® Remote Earns iF Design Award

    Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced its QuickPick® Remote order-picking technology earned its third international design award for superior design quality, workmanship, ergonomics and innovative functionality.

  • 10/04/2014   New Honeywell Industrial-Grade Barcode Scanner to Strengthen Asian Supply Chains

    Honeywell delivers new scanner that optimises performance across all reaches of the warehouse

  • 10/04/2014   Navman Wireless Driving Academy shows fleet managers their highest-risk drivers

    Predictive analytics give new platform the tools for companies to reduce collisions, injuries, costs and liabilities

  • 09/04/2014   The New Hangcha A Series Electrics Arrive at Northern Forklifts

    With their 54 years’ experience in manufacturing forklifts, Hangcha have now released their new A Series battery electric forklifts.

  • 09/04/2014   Albert Heijn and Norbert Dentressangle Shorten Fresh Supply Chain

    lbert Heijn and Norbert Dentressangle have signed a memorandum of understanding for a new fresh center. They have thus established a long-term partnership to realize a major Shared Fresh Center (SFC) that will service more than 900 Albert Heijn stores. This new joint SFC for suppliers and Albert Heijn will be managed by Norbert Dentressangle.

  • 09/04/2014   CEVA opens new Foreign Trade Zone in Miami

    CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced that it has opened a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) warehouse operation in Miami that has been approved by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The new facility joins CEVA’s existing network of FTZ operations in Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago.

  • 09/04/2014   GEFCO continues to innovate with its iPad application dedicated to vehicle loading

    In an effort to provide a flawless quality of service to its automotive customers, GEFCO has developed an in-house, ultra-innovative application for use on iPads which will make vehicle loading inspections easier. Designed with the operational requirements of field-staff in mind, the application has many advantages and will make vehicle transportation even safer.

  • 09/04/2014   Air freight cartel nets almost $12 million in penalties

    The High Court in Auckland has today ordered Swiss company Kuehne + Nagel International AG to pay a penalty of $3.1 million plus costs for breaches of the Commerce Act. Kuehne + Nagel’s penalty brings the total penalties ordered in this case to $11.95 million and sends a strong message to the business community that cartel behaviour is unacceptable.

  • 09/04/2014   Panalpina is first to achieve global accreditation for lean training

    Panalpina is the first global logistics company to gain accreditation for its lean training program. The achievement comes two years after the company’s Logistics division set out to incorporate lean manufacturing principles into its global operations.

  • 08/04/2014   Barcoding, Inc. Introduces Two-Way Radios by Barcoding™

    Mobility expert and systems integrator establishes new division to deliver Motorola Solutions and Vertex Standard two-way business radios to support clients’ communication needs

  • 08/04/2014   Crown Expands Presence in Spain with New Barcelona Office

    Lift truck manufacturer now has three company-owned sites in Spain, offering comprehensive product and service solutions to its customers

  • 08/04/2014   C.H. Robinson’s New Blog Focuses on Carrier Community

    Addressing the various challenges and complex conversations that are part of the trucking industry’s changing landscape, C.H. Robinson has launched The Road, a blog that features topics, trends, and issues that impact daily life in the transportation industry.

  • 07/04/2014   Gyles Brandreth will host UKWA Awards

    The host of this year’s UKWA Awards for Warehousing presentation ceremony is Gyles Brandreth – the writer, broadcaster, former MP and Government Whip.

  • 07/04/2014   TNT Express announces departure of CFO

    TNT Express and Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board, Bernard Bot, today announced that he will not seek re-appointment as member of the Executive Board.

  • 07/04/2014   More National Awards for Fresh Logistics

    A Midlands Temperature Controlled Logistics company has received another national award in recognition of its outstanding performance within Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) category.

  • 07/04/2014   Kuehne + Nagel’s LEED-certified warehouse extension opens at Dubai World Central’s Logistics City

    Gold-rated 14,000 sqm-Phase II expansion complements DWC’s sustainability efforts

  • 07/04/2014   Kuehne + Nagel expands LCL activities

    Kuehne + Nagel has expanded its less-than-container-load (LCL) offering with a new hub in Busan, South Korea, reefer services from Europe to Australia and an Eco-Cargo initiative.

  • 04/04/2014   DHL shapes up its ocean freight technology

    DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL enhances their tracking capabilities by launching a new global ocean freight service called Ocean Secure.

  • 04/04/2014   Vanguard Visibility+ Achieves Successful Implementation in Asia & India

    Vanguard Logistics Services is pleased to announce Vanguard Visibility+, an innovative and value-added application for cargo receiving, is now utilized by global customers with cargo moving through Vanguard facilities in Asia and India.

  • 04/04/2014   C.H. Robinson Recognized for Workplace Giving Campaign

    Once again identified as a leader in the local community, C.H. Robinson received the Community Impact Award in the Workplace Giving Campaign category from Minnesota Business magazine. The honor recognizes a successful volunteer or employee-giving campaign benefiting any non-profit or other worthy organization.

  • 03/04/2014    Northport to invest RM15m on solar energy to cut energy bill

    NORTHPORT Malaysia plans to invest RM15 million to install solar energy panels and reduce its heavy energy bill involved in daily port operations.

  • 03/04/2014   CEVA names Larry Humble as Vice President, Business Development, Technology sector in the Americas

    CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced that Larry Humble has been appointed Vice President, Business Development, for the Technology sector in the Americas, where he will build upon the strong foundation CEVA has established in this sector.

  • 03/04/2014   The World Honors Top Port Agents & Travel Partners at 7th Annual Celebration of Excellence Awards

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime service provider was honored to join The World, Residences at Sea, in Miramar, Florida on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the company’s 7th annual Celebration of Excellence awards dinner held to recognize its top port agents and travel partners from across the globe. From the home of President and CEO Tom McAlpin, honorees enjoyed a Caribbean-themed, family-style barbecue amid a gorgeous South Florida sunset, the perfect backdrop for the outdoor event.

  • 03/04/2014   Jungheinrich in the pink for Race for Life

    A Jungheinrich counterbalanced truck painted not in the company’s traditional and well-known yellow but in an eye-catching vivid pink will be on hand at a number of ‘Race for Life’ charity events that are taking place across the country this summer.

  • 03/04/2014   Imarda launches its global expansion, signing first Franchisee in South Africa

    The location based fleet-management specialists Imarda Ltd have today embarked on the global expansion phase of their i360 platform, releasing the details of their first Franchisee Partnership with Imarda SA Technologies (Pty) Ltd – formerly Telematics Tracking, in South Africa.

  • 03/04/2014   Glen Dimplex signs contract with DB Schenker Logistics

    Schenker Limited's, Director, Sales & Key Account Management David Harrison said: "This is a really significant new business win for us. Our pricing solutions combined with our international logistics capabilities have enabled us to offer Glen Dimplex an innovative service offering for their imports from China.”

  • 03/04/2014   Navman Wireless adds HD Data feature to fleet tracking platform

    HD Data provides transport fleets with second-by-second visibility into vehicle activities on an interactive map

  • 03/04/2014   Trimble Transport and Logistics Launches New Fatigue Management Screen

    Trimble Transport and Logistics ANZ has launched a new fatigue management screen that makes it easier for truck companies and drivers to remain compliant with the new Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

  • 03/04/2014   Maersk sells Danbor to NorSea Group

    Maersk Group and NorSea Group have today agreed on the sale of Danbor's core business activities in logistics and services for the wind and oil and gas industries. The sale from Maersk to NorSea Group is expected to be completed by 30 April 2014.

  • 03/04/2014   Agility Wins Major UK Defence Event Contract

    Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been awarded the contract to provide logistics services at the prestigious Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) events in 2015 and 2017 in London.

  • 03/04/2014   Air Freight Markets Continue Recovery

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in February showing a 2.9% increase in demand compared to February 2013. The first two months of 2014 have seen an overall 3.6% improvement in demand over the previous year. This continues the strengthening in cargo markets which began in the second half of 2013.

  • 03/04/2014   Trinity Logistics Selected as Single Source Logistics Provider for Pompeian Inc

    Trinity Logistics, a leading third-party logistics company (3PL) headquartered in Seaford, DE, has been selected by Pompeian, Inc. as the single source logistics provider for their main distribution center in Baltimore, MD.

  • 02/04/2014   WineWorks Meets Growing Demand with Manhattan Associates Supply Chain Commerce Solutions

    Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, (NASDAQ: MANH) has announced that WineWorks, a New Zealand company offering wine bottling services to the country’s leading wineries, has implemented the latest version of the Manhattan SCALE™ product suite in its warehouses in Marlborough and Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand.

  • 02/04/2014   SDI Group named ASDA Service Provider of the Year

    SDI Group, which provides automated materials handling solutions to a range of retail and e-commerce customers globally, has won the prestigious accolade of ‘ASDA Service Provider of the Year’. The award was presented at the gala ASDA Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2014, held at Leeds United Football Club on 14 March, which also raised £54,000 for the FareShare charity .

  • 02/04/2014   Descartes Acquires Computer Management USA

    Acquisition Strengthens Global Customs Security Filing Platform for the Air Cargo Industry & Broadens Air Cargo Shipment Management Capabilities

  • 02/04/2014   New Distribution Centre Solution for Sainsbury’s

    SSI Schaefer, the market leader in the provision of Automated Supply Chain Solutions has signed a contract to deliver a new National Distribution Centre for leading UK Retailer, Sainsbury’s.

  • 01/04/2014   Making a Safe Industry Even Safer

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and industry to focus on partnerships, data analysis and runway safety in the ongoing quest to make flying even safer. IATA’s Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler, made the call in a keynote address at the opening of the IATA OPS Conference, in Kuala Lumpur.

  • 01/04/2014   APL Logistics named Carrier of the Year by Barilla Pasta

    APL Logistics has been named Barilla America, Inc.’s Carrier of the Year. The global 3PL’s exceptional performance throughout 2013 set it apart from other carrier partners of Barilla America.

  • 01/04/2014   FedEx Freight Opens New Container Freight Station In Chicago

    FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will open a new container freight station in its Chicago Summit, Ill., facility to consolidate and sort freight bound for Puerto Rico, effective March 31.

  • 01/04/2014   Submissions open for the 2014 Queensland SCL Awards

    The Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia, Queensland Division, in conjunction with Telstra Enterprise and Government, All Purpose Transport, apicsAU, Energex Limited, OfficeMax and Transpacific Industries Group, officially announced today that submissions are open for the seventh annual Queensland SCL Awards program.

  • 01/04/2014   Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme launch second “Get Airports Ready for Disaster”

    Deutsche Post DHL and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) workshop at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Running from March 31 to April 2, 2014, the workshop prepares airport personnel for the logistics of emergencies, including handling high volumes of incoming goods and passengers in the aftermath of a disaster.

  • 01/04/2014   DB Schenker Logistics at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels

    At Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels (6-8 May, 2014), DB Schenker will present special solutions for the global seafood industry. Experts from DB Schenker national companies in the United Kingdom, Iceland, Canada and Norway will be available at the DB Schenker booth 5857 in hall 4 to answer questions from industry professionals.

  • 01/04/2014   CMA CGM - 2013 Results: Sustained Expansion and Solid Performance

    In 2013, in a difficult market, we successfully reduced our costs while increasing our volumes carried much faster than the market, enabling us to report one of the industry’s best financial performances. In this way, year after year, we are reinforcing our position as the world’s third largest container shipping company. With these solid fundamentals and the pioneering spirit that has always been our strength, we are committed in 2014 to maintaining our profitability and driving faster growth.