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BIFA FREIGHT SERVICE AWARDS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRY

6 days 9 hours ago
Entries are now open for the British International Freight Association (BIFA) - www.bifa.org - annual Freight Service Awards competition, which are an important part of BIFA’s mission to encourage its Members in their pursuit of improved standards and excellence within the logistics and supply chain industry.Now in their 34th year, BIFA’s Freight Service Awards [...]

Container Terminal Altenwerder: World’s first climate-neutral container handling facility recertified

6 days 9 hours ago
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA)’s Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) has once again received certification as a climate-neutral company from TÜV NORD. This highlights CTA’s pioneering role in the industry as a sustainable, innovative company.   In 2019, CTA was the first container handling facility in the world to receive climate-neutral certification. The Chairwoman of HHLA’s [...]

Air & Sea Takes off in UAE

6 days 9 hours ago
Europa Air & Sea has announced a second major investment of 2022.  Following the opening of its new, and hugely successful Shanghai office in January this year Europa Air & Sea  is expanding its service into the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with a new team in Dubai, due to open in June.   Europa is setting [...]

Continued decrease in Ocean freight spot rates seen as positive measure to curb inflation – SHIFEX by Shifl

1 week 3 days ago
Consumer sentiment towards retail has been consistently falling over the last few months on account of rising inflation, even as prices of everyday commodities climb. Major retailers like Walmart, Target, and Amazon have indicated inventory overstocking, which could see them cutting down their imports to improve inventory turnaround times. With demand cooling from both [...]

ICELANDAIR TECHNICAL OPERATIONS RENEWS CONTRACT WITH B&H WORLDWIDE FOR MANAGEMENT OF GLOBAL A.O.G. AND URGENT SPARES

1 week 3 days ago
Awarding winning B&H Worldwide has been chosen by Icelandair Technical Operations as its global partner for managing its time-critical, AOG (Aircraft-on-Ground) and urgent airline spares shipments.  This is the official renewal of the relationship which first began in 2017. The new contract is effective for three years, with an option to extend for an [...]

New sensor-based forklift technology to address pedestrian accidents in warehouse operations

1 week 3 days ago
Leading materials handling solutions provider Linde has unveiled a new safety solution for forklift trucks that is designed to prevent accidents involving pedestrians in the warehouse environment, a major challenge in intralogistics operations.   It has been reported that 1,300 workers in the UK are seriously injured following accidents involving forklift trucks and this [...]

American Airlines Cargo Partners with IBS Software to Fast-Track WebCargo Integration

1 week 3 days ago
American Airlines Cargo has taken another major step forward in the digitalization of its cargo operations by deploying IBS Software’s latest iPartner Customer (iPC) solution to allow seamless, fast integration with leading digital marketplace WebCargo, a Freightos Group company.   IBS Software’s iPartner Customer platform is equipped with out-of-the-box APIs that allow faster integration of airline [...]

WFS INVESTS IN NEW OFFLINE CARGO FACILITY IN AMSTERDAM TO SUPPORT GROWTH

1 week 3 days ago
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, is to open a new offline cargo warehouse at Amsterdam Schiphol to support its growing client base at the airport and add capacity ahead of the winter 2022 peak season. The new 3,000m² facility is the fourth WFS cargo terminal at Schiphol, taking the [...]

Data-driven innovation tool revolutionises terminal operations

1 week 3 days ago
Data-driven innovation tool revolutionises terminal operations, writes Carole Cran, chief financial officer at Forth Ports Group, following her address to the inaugural Maritime Innovation Week on 15 June, which forms part of London Tech Week. "How do we know so little about what's in the box" was something that struck me when I joined [...]

Europa Hits £300m mark

1 week 3 days ago
Andrew Baxter Chief Executive of Europa Worldwide Group has revealed that the company’s turnover for the last 12 months has hit the £300m target, at is recent staff conference. Under the banner “bigger, bolder, better” the “EuropaCom” conference was a platform for the Directors to congratulate the team on their success to date and [...]

DHL Supply Chain Australia agrees to acquire The Glen Cameron Group

1 week 3 days ago
Strategic acquisition in contract distribution and interstate transport Transport and freight solutions complement DHL Supply Chain’s portfolio across all states and territories in Australia In line with Deutsche Post DHL Group’s strategic focus to strengthen its core logistics business and deliver long-term growth                        [...]

WOMEN IN AVIATION AND LOGISTICS’ FIRST MENTORSHIP SCHEME SUCCESSFULLY SUPPORTS 27 MENTEES TO ACHIEVE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

1 week 3 days ago
Second WAL scheme planned for the autumn after the success of the four-month inaugural initiative London and Geneva Tuesday, 21st June: The 27 mentees from the first Women in Aviation and Logistics mentorship project have successfully completed the program, reporting a boost in confidence and benefitting from networking with senior members of the industry. [...]

Board action urgently needed to drive ‘critical’ freight decarbonisation

1 week 4 days ago
Logistics sustainability experts tell Multimodal 2022 discussion that it is vital to get the support of companies’ boards to move sustainability initiatives forward    By Will Waters Top-down engagement at companies’ most senior levels is urgently needed to drive forward the essential decarbonisation of global freight transport, logistics and sustainability experts stressed to delegates [...]

Davies Turner commences construction of another major logistics hub

1 week 4 days ago
Davies Turner, one of the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding and logistics companies, has acquired a new development site in the English Midlands and will build a 140,000 sq ft multi-user logistics hub. The new hub on the edge of Atherstone will offer quick access to both the M1 and M6 motorways and rival [...]

New fully automated cargo terminal at Chengdu Tianfu International Airport

1 week 4 days ago
Lödige Industries, the global leader in air cargo terminals, has installed a new fully automated air cargo terminal at Chengdu Tianfu International Airport. The core of the new international cargo facility consists of two elevating transfer vehicles (ETVs) with a five-level, three-directional automated ULD storage and handling system for 227 20ft storage positions, ensuring [...]

Durite Showcases its Latest Camera Technology at Road Transport Expo

1 week 4 days ago
Vehicle safety and camera experts Durite are showcasing their latest camera technology at Road Transport Expo. Durite’s vehicle camera systems now integrate with Webfleet telematics, meaning that fleet managers can remotely access camera footage from the Webfleet portal. This includes the ability to download first notification of loss (FNOL) videos. John Nobbs of Durite [...]

Supply Chain #NextGen to showcase the logistics leaders of tomorrow

1 week 4 days ago
Thirty of the brightest and most talented young people working in today’s logistics industry will be recognised at a special presentation and networking reception during this year’s International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX 2022) to mark the inauguration of The Supply Chain #NextGen. The Supply Chain #NextGen has been launched to shine a light on thirty [...]

Caddie Express drives growth by joining Pall-Ex Group

1 week 4 days ago
Maidenhead based logistics company Caddie Express becomes the latest shareholder member in the Pall-Ex Group by joining the Pall-Ex and Fortec networks as it looks to expand its range of quality services. Caddie Express has been delivering specialist services for more than 10 years, having achieved the prestigious Silver FORS accreditation during this time. [...]

Up to date? IMDG Code Amendment 40-20 in force from 1 June

2 weeks 2 days ago
The IMDG Code produced by the International Maritime Organization, initially adopted in 1965 as a recommendatory instrument, was given mandatory status under the umbrella of SOLAS from 2004. Covid-19 has caused a lot of disruption to regulatory updates over the past few years, including the IMDG Code. The usual two yearly update was delayed [...]

Brambles commits to net-zero emissions by 2040 bringing its deadline forward 10 years

2 weeks 2 days ago
As part of its Sustainability programme, the global logistics company, operating through the CHEP brand, accelerates its decarbonisation strategy towards pioneering regenerative supply chains Brambles has announced its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2040. The company’s pledge to a 1.5°C climate future was an essential driving force behind its five-year [...]
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New Enerpac lifter for small spaces

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Confined space in factories, industrial plants and hospitals are all natural environments for the new Enerpac telescopic gantry

IC Tower Index 2021 call for entries

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