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  • 30/07/2015   UPS Delivers 12% EPS Growth

    UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced second quarter 2015 diluted earnings per share of $1.35, a 12% increase over adjusted results for the same period last year. All three segments improved operating profit and margin, led by International and Supply Chain and Freight performance.

  • 30/07/2015   UPS Accelerates Progress Toward Sustainability Goals

    UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released its 13th annual Sustainability Report, highlighting its growing investment in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles and commitment to log 20 million hours of volunteer time by the end of 2020.

  • 29/07/2015   Delivery of the CMA CGM VASCO DE GAMA, 18,000 TEUs: CMA CGM’s largest vessel

    The CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group, is pleased to announce the delivery of the CMA CGM VASCO DE GAMA on July 27th by the Chinese shipyard China State Shipbuilding Corporation.

  • 29/07/2015   Gebrüder Weiss connects Eastern Europe

    Gebrüder Weiss is establishing a central cargo handling warehouse in Hungary for the Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos, from which it will supply 16 countries.

  • 29/07/2015   New Load Planning & Route Optimisation features in Kale's Transportation & Fleet Management System - HELIOS

    Kale introduces new load planning & route optimization feature in its Transportation & Fleet Management Software- HELIOS, which is a proven web-based application being used by Global Transporters of all sizes.

  • 29/07/2015   Panalpina enables circular supply chain with reverse logistics for electronics

    Panalpina sees reverse logistics as a strategic area for growth. To complement its reverse logistics offering in the technology sector, Panalpina has entered into a strategic alliance with Hong Kong-based company Spread Logistics. Working closely together, the two companies now pick up faulty consumer electronics at origin, do failure analyses and – if need be – return them to the original manufacturer in Mainland China.

  • 29/07/2015   Swisslog General Meeting approves merger with cash compensation

    The shareholders of Swisslog Holding AG approved the merger agreement with a subsidiary of KUKA AG on today's Extraordinary General Meeting.

  • 28/07/2015   Milaha’s H1 2015 net profit increases by 26%

    Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. today announced its financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. Milaha delivered a net profit of QAR 651 million for the first half of 2015, a 26% increase in profitability compared to the first half of 2014.

  • 27/07/2015   CSB-System meets all requirements for freshness

    Industry-specific software from CSB-System has enabled leading German fresh food producer Kugler Feinkost Gmbh to achieve the required high levels of efficient production, effective quality control and comprehensive traceability. The system helps to control and monitor the entire process from initial customer orders to final delivery.

  • 27/07/2015   TNT reports second quarter results

    TNT today reported second-quarter revenues of €1,757 million, up 6.2% year-on-year, and an operating income of €19 million, compared with €3 million in the second quarter of 2014.

  • 24/07/2015   Honeywell Empowers Global Businesses with Mobile Solution Supporting Both Windows and Android

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) offers the first in a series of next-generation mobile workforce solutions – the Dolphin™ 75e mobile computer, a sleek, intuitive, reliable and easy-to-use hand-held device that gives enterprises the flexibility to choose either the Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld or Android™ 4.4 KitKat platforms

  • 24/07/2015   Cargolux statement on LCGB industrial action

    Luxembourg’s LCGB union has begun a 24-hour warning action against Cargolux Airlines that started in the early hours of Thursday, 23 July. Despite this action, 73% of the Cargolux pilots reported to work and 76% of the flights are operating normally.

  • 23/07/2015   Agility Announces Judges for Africa 2015 Photo Competition

    Agility, a leading global logistics provider, is pleased to announce the judges for its Africa 2015 Photo Competition. They are: Sneha Shah, Managing Director, Thomson Reuters Africa; Bronwyn Nielsen, Editor in Chief, CNBC Africa; and the renowned artist Professor Ablade Glover. The judging panel will convene in Johannesburg on September 3 to choose the prize-winning submissions, which will be announced later that month.

  • 23/07/2015   Menlo Expands Freight Brokerage Service into Eastern Europe

    With the opening of a Prague office dedicated to its European Freight Brokerage Service, Menlo Logistics is expanding its reach into Eastern Europe

  • 23/07/2015   Cummins Launches Global Logistics Hub in Singapore

    Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) opened its Global Logistics Hub in Singapore yesterday, one of the company’s eight master distribution centers for parts and filters globally.

  • 23/07/2015   Kenco Increases Investment in Supply Chain Innovation with Kenco Innovation Labs

    Kenco—a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment—has established a department focused on researching and developing innovative approaches to supply chain management challenges.

  • 22/07/2015   Coventry Airport appoints official handling agent

    Coventry Airport has announced it is open for business with the world after appointing an official handling agent to process all inbound and outbound cargo.

  • 22/07/2015   Jungheinrich announce strong growth figures

    Leading materials handling solutions specialist, the Jungheinrich Group, has announced that in the first four months of 2015 its global sales increased by 9 per cent to 846 million euros compared to the same period in 2014. The total number of units produced by the group during this time was 30,600 trucks – up by 8 per cent on the previous year’s figures.

  • 21/07/2015   Mazda Australia makes CEVA its sole Australian transport provider

    CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, has been awarded two new contracts by Mazda in Australia that will make CEVA Mazda Australia’s sole national provider of transport services.

  • 21/07/2015   Descartes Acquires MK Data Services LLC

    Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce via the Global Logistics Network (GLN), announced that it has acquired MK Data Services LLC (“MK Data”), a leading US-based provider of denied party screening trade data and solutions.

  • 21/07/2015   C.H. Robinson Introduces Freightview for Small and Midsized Businesses

    C.H. Robinson has introduced Freightview®, a neutral, cloudbased transportation management system (TMS) software platform which cuts the time and money small and midsized businesses (SMBs) spend on freight shipping by streamlining quoting, booking, tracking, and reporting.

  • 20/07/2015   Elevating cabin latest addition to Linde Material Handling’s range of safety products

    The larger and bulkier the loads that have to be moved, the higher are the demands on forklift truck drivers. If the view in the direction of travel is obstructed, then they have to drive in reverse. This leads to the adoption of a posture that is neither healthy nor conducive to productive work.

  • 20/07/2015   FedEx Improves International Express Outbound Service in Seven Cities in China

    FedEx Express, the world's largest express transportation company, has improved its international outbound express services covering FedEx International Priority® and FedEx International Priority® Freight in seven Chinese cities: Dalian, Yantai, Weihai, Jinan, Zibo, Zhengzhou and Chongqing

  • 20/07/2015   UPS Expands China-Europe Rail Service with LCL Option

    UPS Preferred® multimodal freight services portfolio helps companies balance speed and cost

  • 20/07/2015   Transtech becomes the first to obtain TCA Type-Approval for its current range of In-Vehicle Units

    Transtech’s In-Vehicle Units (IVU) have become the first in Australia to be Type-Approved by Transport Certification Australia (TCA). The use of Type-Approved IVUs ensure Transtech’s customers continue to obtain strong assurance in the use of its telematics, peace of mind for its services and a platform for the future.

  • 20/07/2015   Is the traditional freight forwarding model obsolete?

    A combination of the erratic global air and sea freight market, a growing shift in geographic focus towards the regional and the application of advanced technology and data analysis to the market is bringing the fate of the traditional freight forwarding model into question.

  • 20/07/2015   John Lewis: ‘We’ll Never Achieve World Class Service’

    SENIOR supply chain professionals heard John Lewis reveal that world class service is unachievable in the omni-channel economy at SCALA’s Annual Logistics Debate.

  • 20/07/2015   Meeting the challenge of a National Living Wage

    The Chancellor’s surprise announcement in the Summer Budget to introduce a “national living wage” of £7.20 per hour for workers aged over 25 from next April is good news for both workers and employers. However, there will be many employers out there running warehouses and logistics operations who may not initially see it this way and who will be more than a little nervous about the impact of this move on the competitive position of their business.

  • 20/07/2015   Woodland boxes clever as Cepac traffic grows

    ESSEX-BASED global logistics company Woodland Group has signed a new, multi-year agreement with Cepac, a long-standing client.

  • 19/07/2015   Recognising excellence: DB Schenker colleague receives top award at House of Lords

    A colleague at DB Schenker Rail UK has been honoured for her performance at a prestigious reception at the House of Lords.

  • 17/07/2015   A.N. Deringer, Inc. Extends Commitment to CargoSphere Rate Technology

    CargoSphere, the leading, cloud-based global rate management solution, featuring confidential Rate Mesh, today announces that longstanding client, A.N. Deringer, Inc., a well-established Customs House Broker (CHB) and global freight forwarder (FF), recently renewed their commitment to the CargoSphere rate technology platform.

  • 17/07/2015   CEVA opens new industrial spare parts distribution center in Born, the Netherlands

    CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, has today announced the opening of a global distribution center for industrial spare parts, consisting of warehousing space of 12,000 sq m and a yard of 10,000 sq m in Born, the Netherlands.

  • 16/07/2015   Coyne Airways launches new generation tracking ap

    Coyne Airways customers can track shipments anywhere in the world thanks to the smartphone app

  • 16/07/2015   TraceLink Accelerates Adoption of Life Sciences Cloud in Brazil through Strategic Partnership with SPI

    Brazilian market leader in IT services for Life Sciences will deliver in-country sales, project management and technical support for TraceLink’s proven track and trace solutions

  • 16/07/2015   Pioneer Marine appoints V.Ships India as Technical Managers

    V.Ships, the ship management arm of global maritime services provider V.Group, has recently completed the transfer of the rapidly growing Pioneer fleet of geared dry bulk carriers into its management portfolio.

  • 16/07/2015   CargoSmart Launches Big Schedules Search Engine

    New platform empowers shippers to search sailing schedules faster and view live vessels in transit

  • 16/07/2015   Logistics Plus Coordinates Big Cargo Shipment from Germany at the Port of Monroe in Michigan

    Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, helped successfully coordinate the unloading and transportation of two 190-foot, 28 thousand pound windmill blades destined for Gratiot, Michigan, and 127 sections of 40-foot long pipes being delivered to the Ohio gas line in Dundee, Michigan

  • 15/07/2015   Mr. Narendra Kale – Founder, Kale Logistics solutions recognised for excellence in Business and Industry in USA

    Mr. Narendra Kale -Founder & Board Member Kale Logistics solutions was recently awarded excellence in Business and Industry from BMM (Brihan Maharsahtra Mandal) – an Apex body of all Maharashtrians in USA.

  • 15/07/2015   r2c Online deliver ‘tenfold’ increase in productivity for Bertschi UK

    For chemical logistics company, Bertschi UK Ltd, handling over 15,000 containers each year involves endless paperwork and leaves no room for mistakes. In an effort to streamline their system and better monitor overall fleet compliance they have turned to web-based compliance management leaders r2c Online for help.

  • 15/07/2015   BIFA Freight Service Awards 2015 now open for entries

    The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is seeking entries for its annual Freight Service Awards competition.

  • 15/07/2015   European SMEs Missing Out on Financial Benefits of Exporting

    The majority of SMEs across key European markets are missing out on the benefits of exporting according to the new *European SME Export Report, conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company.

  • 15/07/2015   Maersk Line orders nine 14,000 TEU container vessels

    Today, Maersk Line signed a new building contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). The order is for 9 (nine) vessels with a capacity of 14,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent) each. The contract has a value of USD 1.1 billion.

  • 15/07/2015   Kuehne & Nagel Group – Half-Year Results 2015

    Strong profitability confirmed Schindellegi / CH, July 14, 2015 – With net turnover and gross profit slightly decreasing, the Kuehne + Nagel Group improved its operational result (EBITDA) by 2.1 per cent in the first half of 2015. Earnings for the period increased by 4.2 per cent to CHF 326 million in comparison to the previous year’s period, despite a negative currency impact of 7.3 per cent.

  • 15/07/2015   Gina Galvin appointed as Managing Director of TNT Thailand

    TNT, the leading domestic and international provider of integrated express services, has appointed Gina Galvin as Managing Director of TNT Express Worldwide (Thailand).

  • 15/07/2015   Save costs - max out the cube!

    Flexi Warehouse Systems – the intralogistics projects and systems division of the articulated forklift truck specialists, Narrow Aisle Ltd – has introduced the Flexi CubeMAX, a new concept in space saving storage solutions.

  • 15/07/2015   Dematic Introduces Automated Mixed Case Palletizing Solution

    Dematic, a supplier of intra-logistics systems for factories, warehouses and distribution centers, has introduced a new order fulfillment solution, called AMCAP™, that automates the palletizing of mixed cases

  • 15/07/2015   Milaha CEO to step down after 7 years at the helm

    Milaha, a Qatar-based marine transport and logistics conglomerate, announced that its President and CEO, Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi, will retire in September.

  • 15/07/2015   American Airlines Cargo Expands in Atlanta

    American Airlines Cargo has expanded its operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). American will now operate a brand-new, 12,000-square-foot facility with new additions to the management team and a fully dedicated staff. This is the second expansion of American’s Atlanta cargo facility since 2013

  • 13/07/2015   Honeywell Expands Its Australian and New Zealand Reseller Network

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today it has expanded its Australian and New Zealand reseller network by 34 percent in 2015, expanding the reach of industry-leading scanning and mobility solutions to customers in the collection and delivery, healthcare, field workforce, ports, postal and retail sectors

  • 09/07/2015   Loscam Appoints New President

    China Merchants Loscam, Asia Pacific’s leader in pallet equipment pooling solutions, announced the appointment of Mr. Sirin Limpaitoon as its new President of the Loscam Group of Companies

  • 09/07/2015   DHL improves productivity for Mars in China with innovative secondary packaging automation

    Singapore, 8 July 2015: DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader for contract logistics solutions, has helped Mars substantially improve labor productivity with semi-automated machinery for secondary packaging. The system, deployed in a DHL-operated warehouse in JiaXing (Zhejiang province), now packs Mars’ confectionary items into retail containers more than 12% faster than previous manual processes.

  • 09/07/2015   DHL opens new retail Service Point at City Centre Mall in Doha

    DHL Express, the world’s leading logistics company, has expanded its presence in Qatar with the opening of its fourth in mall service point in City Centre Mall, helping to boost accessibility, efficiency and accessibility for its customers.

  • 08/07/2015   OPDR acquisition approval by the European Commission: OPDR joins the CMA CGM Group

    The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the European Commission approved the acquisition of OPDR. OPDR acquisition finalization by the CMA CGM Group On July 1st, OPDR officially joined the CMA CGM Group. In order to finalize the acquisition, which was announced on November 25th 2014 by Mr. Jacques R. Saadé, founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, the approval of Moroccan and European Union competition authorities was necessary. On June 29th, the European Commission finalized the process by giving its approval without any conditions. OPDR: an intra-European short sea transport expert OPDR is a sea carrier part of the Bernhard Schulte Group. It is specialized in short sea maritime services and door to door logistics solutions between North Europe, the Canary Islands, the Iberian Peninsula and Morocco. The company employs 200 persons in different agencies. The OPDR fleet sails 4 trades between: North Europe and the Canaries South of Spain and the Canaries North Europe, Spain and Portugal North Europe and Morocco. OPDR and MacAndrews capacities combination are in line with the densification of the regional network strategy of the CMA CGM Group OPDR and MacAndrews capacities combination will reinforce the intra-European offer of the CMA CGM Group, and its tailor-made intermodal solutions. MacAndrews is the oldest European sailing company. It was acquired by the CMA CGM Group in 2002. MacAndrews offer its clients railroad, road and maritime transport and is specialized in container transport on short sea lines and in European multimodal solutions between the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal), United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Poland, Baltic States and Russia. In 2014, OPDR transported around 200,000 TEUs, and MacAndrews more than 230,000 TEUs. OPDR will be a subsidiary of MacAndrews. To maximize their efficiency, OPDR will be included to MacAndrews. Farid T. Salem Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group This new acquisition reinforces the Group’s presence on the growing European short sea transport. It is in line with the CMA CGM Group’s densification of the regional network strategy that started with the acquisition of MacAndrews in 2002. As we did with this subsidiary, we want to maintain OPDR, develop it and create new interactions with MacAndrews and with the CMA CGM Group. Education policy will also have a big impact on the health of the UK logistics sector, he believes. The lack of public knowledge of and engagement with the industry needs to be tackled, if the industry is to successfully encourage and enthuse the next generation of logistics professionals. Much more could be done to encourage young people to take up a career in the industry, which rarely appears on the radar of school careers officers or recruitment specialists.

  • 08/07/2015   UK Logistics Needs Real Investment, Warns Forwarding Chief

    The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is calling for real investment in the UK's logistics network, ahead of the Chancellor's Emergency Budget tomorrow.

  • 07/07/2015   TNT Wins Big in the Scania Driver Competition Thailand 2015

    TNT Driver Rungtaweechai Sonrod wins the prestigious Scania Driver Competition 2015 held in Bangkok. First runner-up was another TNT driver, Thawatchai Promnoi, showcasing the level of attention and care that TNT invests in the development of its long-haul drivers throughout Asia Road Network (ARN).

  • 07/07/2015   Reverse Psychology

    Retailers are often carefully attentive to the speed and accuracy of outbound delivery because of its obvious link to sales. But the same kind of focus on the returns process is often found lacking. Too frequently, retailers and their logistics partners brush the issue of returns under the carpet. However, what many don’t realise is that the more focus given to the returns experience, the more they will actually sell.

  • 07/07/2015   DB Schenker Rail UK teams up with PD Ports for new intermodal service

    DB Schenker Rail UK has collaborated with PD Ports in a completely new offering for the market, believed to be the first time that a rail freight company has partnered directly with a port to serve the Intermodal sector.

  • 07/07/2015   Bob Chua joins Dematic - Director of Marketing for ASEAN/ANZ

    Bob Chua has joined Dematic as Director of Marketing for ASEAN/ANZ.

  • 07/07/2015   Logistics firm in race against time to ensure Austrian Grand Prix is in pole position

    A specialist time critical logistics company was on pole position to contribute to the Austrian Grand Prix recently after landing a very important charter flight right next to the famous Red Bull Ring.

  • 07/07/2015   X2 Networks Launches X2 Pay

    X2 Group of Professional Logistics Networks, a global network of professional logistics specialists, today announced the debut of the newest addition to its comprehensive platform, X2 Pay.