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  • 29/07/2014   James Hall chooses Accord® for new business acquisitions

    James Hall now has three different businesses, each with differing business models, operating on a single integrated platform and network, managed and supported centrally

  • 29/07/2014   Jungheinrich Launches Impressively Compact Reach Trucks

    In the summer of 2014 the Hamburg-based company is launching new reach trucks: the ETV 110 and ETV 112 trucks consist of particularly compact reach trucks with a load capacity of up to 1,200 kilogrammes and consume up to ten per cent less energy compared with their predecessors. With the introduction of the new model series 1, all Jungheinrich reach trucks now feature the same distinctive design.

  • 29/07/2014   DB Schenker, OHS and Qatar Airways Cargo provide first class service for 53 showjumping horses

    In close cooperation with Qatar Airways Cargo, Overseas Horse Services (OHS) and Liege Airport, DB Schenker made sure that 53 showjumping horses traveled safely non-stop aboard a Boeing 777 F from Calgary in Canada to Liege in Belgium

  • 29/07/2014   2Q14 results: Improved performance supported by restructuring initiatives

    This quarter we were pleased to report adjusted net income up by 36.7% and deliver profit improvements in Brazil, AMEA and certain parts of Europe. However we are experiencing uneven economic growth across Western Europe and see competitive pressures in some of these countries continuing.

  • 28/07/2014   Dexion drives efficiency in apparel industry through automated distribution systems

    Fast fashion is on the rise, triggering global demand for quicker and more efficient logistics and distribution operations within the apparel industry. Leading storage and materials handling specialist, Dexion is meeting this demand by delivering automated warehousing solutions.

  • 28/07/2014   Activity at Menlo Logistics’ Sohren Facility in Germany Thrives

    Menlo Logistics (Menlo), the global logistics and supply chain management unit of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) is a long-term investor in the logistics infrastructure of the Rhineland of Germany. Its Sohren facility, located close to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, was established in 1996. Now, the logistics and supply chain management operation provides value-added services for the automotive industry throughout the Rhine-Ruhr and Benelux regions.

  • 25/07/2014   Ryder Launches National Brand Advertising Campaign

    Company aims to reintroduce itself to a new segment of the marketplace

  • 23/07/2014   Dachser now sole shareholder in South Korea

    Dachser is now operating business in South Korea as Dachser Korea Inc., effective July 1, 2014. The global logistics provider has had presence in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) since 2006 as MGI & Dachser Inc. In December 2013, Dachser acquired the remaining 50% of the joint venture. Alongside the renaming of the company, Dachser also moved into new offices in Seoul.

  • 23/07/2014   BDPSmart® Goes Mobile

    BDP International now offers its global customers the convenience of mobile access to the functionality and a subset of features of its BDPSmart® 3.0 online customer service portal. Called BDPSmart Mobile, the new application runs on any Android or Apple iOS device and supports the most recent versions of Chrome and Safari browsers

  • 23/07/2014   Palletforce Sales and Marketing award for Redhead International

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  • 22/07/2014   FedEx Marks 30 Years in Germany

    FedEx, the world's largest express transportation company, is marking 30 years in Germany. Since launching in 1984, FedEx has grown continuously in the German market with a highly automated hub—equipped with a solar power system with the capacity to produce more than 800,000 kilowatt hours of electricity each year—more than 50 depots, more than 2,000 team members, and 365 vehicles.

  • 21/07/2014   CEVA launches City of Energy in Middle East

    CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading global supply chain management companies, today announced the official opening of the City of Energy in the United Arab Emirates. The hub, which covers an area of 27,000 sqm of warehouse space and 10,000 sqm of yard space, is strategically located in Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai and is fully dedicated to the warehousing and handling of oil and gas products for the Energy sector.

  • 21/07/2014   Jungheinrich Delivers 25,000th Used Forklift Truck

    The Jungheinrich used equipment centre in Dresden professionally refurbished forklift trucks since 2006. On July 16 it delivered its 25,000th industrial truck. By 2018 plant capacity is scheduled to go from its current level of 4,500 refurbished trucks to 8,000 units per year.

  • 21/07/2014   Crown Equipment Moves to Larger, More Strategic Premises in Thailand

    Company positioned to better serve customers in high-growth logistics area

  • 21/07/2014   DB Schenker expands intermodal services from Asia

    New hub in Osaka . Efficient combination of air and ocean freight

  • 21/07/2014   UniCarriers Americas Hosts Supplier Conference to Strengthen Local Supply Chain and Recognize Top Suppliers

    Emphasizing its commitment to growth among local suppliers, UniCarriers Americas organized a supplier conference under the theme, “From Good to Great.”

  • 16/07/2014   Dematic Voice Rental Program to the Rescue During Peak Periods

    Voice Rental Program launched to help cope with seasonal demand

  • 16/07/2014   Menlo Appoints European HR Director

    The global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services, Menlo Logistics, has appointed a new European HR Director. Gert Jan van Sluis, a HR professional with 14 years experience in the function joins the logistics provider from global semiconductor manufacturer, NXP.

  • 16/07/2014   Tony Mohan appointed UKWA chairman

    UKWA, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association has announced the appointment of Tony Mohan as the Association’s new chairman. Tony takes over from John Maguire, who had held the role since 2011.

  • 16/07/2014   The world of logistics is a key area where customer satisfaction levels need to be managed, says DHL

    The potential to disappoint is huge – delivering something late, not at all, or in worse condition than when it started the journey

  • 16/07/2014   Maersk Line announces cooperation on the East-West trades with MSC

    Today, Maersk Line has announced a 10 year Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) with Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) on the Asia-Europe, Transatlantic and Transpacific trades. The VSA will be referred to as 2M. It replaces all existing VSAs and slot purchase agreements that Maersk Line has in these trades.

  • 16/07/2014   DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures

    DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, enhances its cold chain logistics offerings through the transport of shipments at frozen or cryogenic temperatures.

  • 16/07/2014   Driving environmental efficiency the Farrall’s way

    Much of the data derives from the drivers’ driving style. The system’s rich functionality includes metrics on activities that can put pressure on the engine - such as the amount of time the vehicle is: left ticking over (idling time); being driven in the ‘green band’ on the revs; coasting on the automatic gear box; using cruise control; or is in top gear.

  • 16/07/2014   June Container Volumes Increase Nearly 14% at the Port of Los Angeles

    The Port of Los Angeles has released its June 2014 containerized cargo volumes. In June 2014, overall volumes increased 13.89 percent compared to June 2013. Total cargo for June was 736,438 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), the largest volume in monthly containers since September 2012.

  • 10/07/2014   NOVUS – the movie

    The NOVUS Trust has released a new film to inspire young people to become tomorrow’s supply chain professionals.

  • 10/07/2014   Crane Worldwide Logistics Expands Presence to Better Service Customers

    Crane Worldwide Logistics, a full-service air, ocean, trucking, customs brokerage, global trade compliance consulting and logistics company, has commenced further development in the EMEA region with new members of the team on board to assist with forthcoming expansion plans. Crane Worldwide has enjoyed continuous organic growth since its inception in 2008 and despite economic uncertainty in the region, continues to add new business to its portfolio.

  • 10/07/2014   TNT Express awarded contract from MTU Aero Engines

    TNT Express has been awarded a contract for the provision of international and domestic delivery services to Germany’s leading engine manufacturer, MTU Aero Engines.

  • 10/07/2014   Logistics Executive Group Announces Partnership in UK & Ireland with ECMR International Ltd

    Australian-owned Executive Search and Corporate Advisory firm, Logistics Executive Group has announced a partnership with UK-based ECMR International Ltd, and has appointed its founder, Niamh Ní Bhéara, as Managing Director, Logistics Executive UK & Ireland to head up its newest operation.

  • 10/07/2014   logport ruhr signs purchase contracts

    Logistic location logport IV in Kamp-Lintfort to enter market in 2015 – many new workplaces in the region

  • 04/07/2014   Jungheinrich acquires leading software company

    Materials handling specialist Jungheinrich has completed the acquisition of ISA-Innovative, a leading warehouse management systems software company.

  • 03/07/2014   DHL Express Sweeps Nine Regional Customer Service Awards on the Strength of its Customer-Centric Culture

    DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has reinforced its leadership position in the logistics industry with the achievement of nine customer service accolades from Contact Center World and Asia Pacific Customer Service Consortium (APCSC). These awards underscore the success of DHL’s customer-centric culture and training, as well as strong customer confidence and satisfaction in the brand.

  • 03/07/2014   Dematic Launches Mobile Computing Accessories Webstore

    Global engineering and logistics automation company, Dematic, has launched an online store that allows Australian and New Zealand warehouse and distribution centre managers to order mobile computing accessories quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • 03/07/2014   Outlook for Air Cargo Stabilizes

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing air cargo growth accelerated in May, with 4.7% growth compared to a year ago.

  • 03/07/2014   Chapman Freeborn and Swiss WorldCargo announce new on board courier partnership

    As of July 1, global on board courier specialist Chapman Freeborn OBC GmbH is supporting Swiss WorldCargo with all hand-carry requirements through its worldwide office network.

  • 03/07/2014   CEVA announces Brett Bissell as Chief Operating Officer, Contract Logistics

    CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced the appointment of Brett Bissell as Chief Operating Officer, Contract Logistics. He will report to Xavier Urbain, CEVA’s Chief Executive Officer as a member of CEVA’s Executive Board.

  • 03/07/2014   Panalpina’s sustainability reporting follows newest standard

    In its latest effort to lead the logistics industry in sustainability, Panalpina has published its first standalone sustainability report. The 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report meets the latest Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) requirements, G4 “Core”, making it the most detailed and transparent disclosure of the company’s sustainability performance to date.

  • 03/07/2014   Ryder Honors Top Carriers of the Year

    Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced its top carrier selections for the annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation for the last full calendar year. Ryder purchases and/or executes more than $4.6 billion annually in freight moves on behalf of its customers.

  • 01/07/2014   Logistic Dynamics Named Fastest Growing Logistics Provider

    Buffalo, New York - June 30, 2014 - Logistic Dynamics, Inc. (LDi) a Buffalo, NY, based third party logistics provider announced the company has been named to the Western New York Fast Track List for the eighth year in a row. Winners of the Fast Track Award were honored at an awards banquet on Thursday, June 26th at Executive AirShare in Cheektowaga, New York.

  • 01/07/2014   Unipart Gives A New Look To Its Famous ‘Yes’ Campaign

    Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading manufacturing, logistics and consultancy providers, is launching a new advertising campaign that revitalises its famous ‘Yes’ campaigns of the 1980s.

  • 01/07/2014   Con-way Truckload Awarded Transplace Platinum Carrier for 2014

    Con-way Truckload Awarded Transplace Platinum Carrier for 2014 Company Recognized for Outstanding Leadership, Professionalism and Performance

  • 30/06/2014   UPS Expands Memphis Facility - Increase capacity by more than 80 percent

    Construction recently began to expand by one-third the UPS® (NYSE: UPS) package distribution facility on Swinnea Road in Memphis. The project will add approximately 140,000 square feet of building space bringing the total to more than 430,000 square feet at an estimated cost of $70 million. The facility will improve processing rates through increased capacity and expanded use of UPS's next generation sorting technology when completed in early 2016.

  • 30/06/2014   Rob Carter Honored for Sustainability Leadership

    Rob Carter, Executive Vice President, Information Services/Chief Information Officer at FedEx Corporation, was honored this month with the C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership. The committee recognized Carter’s role in guiding the digital transformation of FedEx through technologies that improve data management operational efficiency, helping the company lower costs and reduce greenhouse emissions.

  • 27/06/2014   Panalpina appoints Karsten Breum as chief human resources officer

    Panalpina, one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, has appointed Karsten Breum as its new chief human resources officer

  • 27/06/2014   SATO Launches Revolutionary Low Cost RFID Print & Verify System

    SATO, a leader in barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, announced today that SATO Vicinity Pty. Ltd. and SATO Healthcare Co., Ltd. have launched a new low cost RFID Print & Verify System featuring its unique PJM* RFID technology.

  • 27/06/2014   Westfalia Technologies Named a Top Green Provider by Food Logistics

    Leading provider of logistics solutions for plants, warehouses and distribution centers recognized for its commitment to sustainability in the global food supply chain

  • 27/06/2014   DHL opens state-of-the-art road freight terminal in Taulov

    DHL Freight, one of the leading providers of road freight services in Europe, has moved its operations in the Western part of Denmark to a brand new terminal in Taulov, near Kolding. The facility was inaugurated on June 1, has a floor space of 5,700 square meters and is located in proximity to the logistically important highways E20 and E45.

  • 27/06/2014   DB Schenker Wins Best Logistics Service Provider - Sea Freight in Asia Pacific

    At the 28thAsian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs) held in Shanghai, DB Schenker was awarded Best Logistics Service Provider - Sea Freight. The award win is based on criteria such as, expertise, service standards, solutions, technology adoption and innovation.

  • 27/06/2014   TNT Express wins contract from Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services

    TNT Express has been awarded a contract from Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) to transport mission-critical aircraft parts in Germany.

  • 27/06/2014   CEVA wins Best Green Logistics Operator award at Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards 2014

    CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, was awarded the Best Green Logistics Operator award at the 28th Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) held in Shanghai recently.

  • 27/06/2014   Europe's largest ecommerce platform opens up to 3rd party couriers

    The UK’s most popular ecommerce solution, ekmPowershop, has seen rapid growth over the past decade; benefiting from the huge numbers of businesses looking for an easy solution to develop a lucrative online presence.

  • 27/06/2014   BiS Henderson Academy opens training centres in UK’s logistics heartland

    The BiS Henderson Academy, part of the BiS Henderson recruitment and logistics consultancy group, has announced that it is to establish two training centres in the heart of the logistics industry’s ‘Golden Triangle’ to offer traineeship courses for young people in preparation for apprenticeships in the logistics sector.

  • 27/06/2014   Sky Extends Partnership with UTL for a Further Five Years

    UTL, the part of Unipart Group that focuses on the telecoms, media and consumer sectors, has renewed its contract with Sky for a further five years. Building on the strength and success of their existing ten-year partnership, the new deal extends the relationship to July 2019.

  • 27/06/2014   99% of Shareholders Present Voted for Bahri - Vela Merger

    Bahri Obtains EGM Approval and Signed Bridge Financing Agreement to Finance the Deal

  • 26/06/2014   Damco becomes the first international company to start Container Freight Station operation in Myanmar

    Third-party logistics provider Damco has started operating the first international standard warehouse and Container Freight Station (CFS) facility in Myanmar.

  • 26/06/2014   Delivering a Step Change for New Zealand International Trade

    Freight and logistics management company Kotahi and New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga have struck a strategic ten-year freight alliance. This, along with a separate long-term agreement between Kotahi and Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, will deliver a ‘step-change’ for New Zealand’s $95 billion international trade sector.

  • 24/06/2014   Kiwi Technology Does Away with Log Books

    Logmate, an electronic drivers logbook system for commercial drivers launched today. Logmate is a smart and simple application for iPhone and Android that allows commercial drivers to do away with the more cumbersome paper log books.

  • 24/06/2014   APL voted Best Trans-Pacific Shipping Line again

    APL today won the Best Trans-Pacific Shipping Line accolade at the 28th Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs). This is the third time in four years that APL has emerged as the preferred liner in this category, following wins in 2011 and 2012.

  • 24/06/2014   DHL and Airbus sign contract for delivery of components

    DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, has signed a contract with aircraft manufacturer Airbus to provide transportation of A319, A320 and A321 aircraft components and general cargo from the Airbus production site in Hamburg, Germany, to Airbus’ final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama. DHL will provide a multimodal transport solution with air, ocean and road freight services beginning in 2015.

  • 24/06/2014   Future Transit Systems 2014 introduces new summit

    Future Transit Systems 2014 will bring together leading transport academics, practitioners and technologists at MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton to discuss the revolutionary developments in intelligent mobility – the exciting in-vehicle technology of the future.

  • 24/06/2014   Descartes Announces Commencement of Public Offering

    Descartes Systems Group (“Descartes”) (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, today announced the commencement of a marketed, underwritten public offering of 9,500,000 Common Shares. The underwriters will also have the option, at any time not later than the 30th day after the filing of the final prospectus supplement, to purchase up to 1,425,000 additional Common Shares on the same terms and conditions, to cover their over-allocation position, if any.