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transport logistic China and air cargo China stage a comeback

1 week 6 days ago
The transport logistic China and air cargo China will take place in Shanghai again this year after the pandemic forced the events to take a six-year break. The Shanghai New International Expo Centre will once again take centerstage as the place where the global logistics and air cargo industry gathers between June 25 and [...]

Growth drive for Northern Ireland logistics firm

1 week 6 days ago
Pallet-Track, one of the leading UK pallet networks, is delighted to announce its existing Shareholder Member, TST Group, is extending the partnership to support Pallet-Track’s Northern Irish operation. Family-run TST Group, the transport and logistics specialist based in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, has been a shareholder of Pallet-Track since 2017 and manages an average of [...]

PALLETLINE’S FORKLIFT FLEET HAS EYES ON EVERY PALLET

1 week 6 days ago
Palletline’s latest tech records video footage of every pallet handled at its hubs and makes it available to users via a cloud-based portal. Network freight distribution specialist Palletline has launched its next-generation scanning system, Palleteyes - revolutionising the industry’s freight tracking capabilities. Integrated into Palletline’s new forklift truck fleet, Palleteyes utilises the latest in [...]

CargoBeamer expands network by connecting Bari to Domodossola and Kaldenkirchen

1 week 6 days ago
Frequency on Kaldenkirchen – Domodossola route also increased to 20 rotations CargoBeamer, one of the leading logistics service providers for transporting non-craneable semi-trailers by rail, will launch a new service in Italy. Starting from mid-February, CargoBeamer will connect its terminal in Domodossola to Bari, one of the leading logistical hubs in southern of Italy. [...]

U-Freight delivers practical insight for logistics students

1 week 6 days ago
The U-Freight Group welcomed a group of students studying for a Higher Diploma in Aviation and Logistics at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education to its flagship e+Solutions (ePlus) ecommerce logistics centre in Kwai Chung. The students obtained practical experience of how e+Solutions is embracing innovative technology and adapting business models to optimise [...]

IATA awards ISAGO safety accreditation to WFS at London Heathrow

1 week 6 days ago
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), a member of the SATS Group, has been awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) accreditation for its cargo handling operations at London Heathrow Airport following an independent audit of its operational management and control systems in accordance with the best standards and practices for ground safety. Heathrow [...]

PALLETWAYS DRIVER TRANSFORMS CAREER, ESTABLISHES THRIVING BUSINESS, COMMITS TO 10-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

1 week 6 days ago
Palletways UK shares the inspirational story of one member owner, Oxfordshire-based Darcica’s Anthony Tattersall, a former Class 2 Palletways driver. From the driver's seat to the helm of his own logistics company, Anthony's journey shows resilience, innovation, and a commitment to the future of the industry, which inspires Palletways, other members and drivers alike. [...]

RXO Announces Results for Fourth-Quarter 2023, Including Double-Digit Brokerage Volume Growth for Third-Consecutive Quarter

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Full-truckload brokerage volume increased 11 percent year-over-year and less-than-truckload volume increased 45 percent year-over-year Continued momentum in RXO's brokerage business with multiple brokerage records in the quarter including total volume and quarterly loads per day Companywide gross margin of 18.0 percent; brokerage gross margin of 14.8 percent RXO (NYSE: RXO) today announced its financial [...]

The Southern Gateway to Europe – the Port of Koper

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The Port of Koper is one of the most important ports in the Adriatic and Mediterranean. Why? There are many reasons. First of all, in 2022 it became the first port on the Adriatic to exceed one million TEUs in turnover in a single year. Since then, the performance has not declined. In 2023, [...]

AWARDS EVENT CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF PALLET-TRACK

2 weeks ago
Pallet-Track has marked an incredible 20 years in business with a Gala Awards event for the nation’s leading hauliers and logistics businesses, hosted by TV favourite and DJ, Vernon Kay. Guests joined the Wolverhampton firm for its 20th anniversary Shareholder Gala at De Vere Beaumont Estate, Windsor to celebrate the successes of more than [...]

HEINEKEN announces first cross-border electric freight journey in partnership with Einride

2 weeks ago
HEINEKEN and Einride are embarking on their first cross-border journey to reshape freight mobility. By introducing electric freight operations powered by renewable electricity between HEINEKEN’s Den Bosch brewery in the Netherlands and the Duisburg distribution centre in Germany, the companies will cut CO²e emissions by ~930 tonnes per year, taking a first step in [...]

Unsworth names Thomas Kuehn as managing director

2 weeks ago
Thomas Kuehn has joined leading independent freight forwarder Unsworth, as managing director of its UK business, with current managing director, Richard Hogg becoming chief executive officer of the Unsworth group, and Charles Hogg leading the company’s client solutions team as commercial director. Kuehn joins from World Transport Agency (WTA), where he had been MD [...]

Gebrüder Weiss expands in the USA

2 weeks 2 days ago
Acquisition of the freight forwarder Cargo-Link based in Salt Lake City, Utah The international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss is expanding in the USA. Following the establishment of new locations in Laredo, Texas, and Miami last year, the US network is now expanding with yet another location. In Salt Lake City, capital of [...]

Movu orchestrates a dynamic ensemble of warehouse robotics at LogiMAT 2024

2 weeks 2 days ago
stow Group, a global market leader in the development, manufacture and implementation of advanced warehouse solutions and automated storage systems, is putting its new Movu Robotics brand in the spotlight at LogiMAT 2024. On booth 3B67 (in hall 3) Movu will feature a dynamic technology showcase of its state-of-the art robotics sub-systems. This ensemble [...]

Container Rates Surge Amid the Red Sea Crisis

2 weeks 2 days ago
Average container trading prices surge by up to 60% in January’24 Container leasing rates Ex China rise by up to 323% Supply Chain professionals expect Container prices to surge further in February: xCPSI (Container Price Sentiment Index by Container xChange) Hamburg, Germany, 1 February 2024: In response to the escalating Red Sea crisis, Container [...]

PGS PUTS BIRMINGHAM’S FIRST ELECTRIC HGV ON THE ROAD

2 weeks 2 days ago
A Birmingham haulier which has been setting the standard in logistics for more than 30 years has become the first operator in the second city to add a fully-electric HGV to its fleet. PGS Global Logistics (PGS), based in Mackadown Lane, Kitts Green, has taken another step towards carbon-neutral operation by adding the Volvo [...]

4 Supply Chain Security Trends

2 weeks 3 days ago
As we enter 2024, the threats posed by sophisticated cyber-attacks are expected to continue affecting major industries across the globe. With common incidents like ransomware attacks surging by almost 145% during the first quarter of 2023, cyber threats have perhaps never been so prominent, causing many business leaders to rethink their security strategies. According [...]

FORWARDER events moves to Horizon Leeds on the 8th Feb 2024

2 weeks 6 days ago
FORWARDER events, the leading platform for freight forwarders and logistics professionals, has announced a change of venue for its upcoming events in Leeds, following the closure of PRYZM Leeds. The new venue will be Horizon Leeds, a modern and innovative conference centre located in the heart of the city. Horizon Leeds offers state-of-the-art facilities, [...]

Shippers hail transformational potential of new Maersk/Hapag-Lloyd ‘Gemini’ partnership promising 90% service reliability

2 weeks 6 days ago
The container shipping schedule reliability targets promised by Gemini Cooperation, the new Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd partnership which will start operating services in February 2025, have the potential to be transformative for customers and carrier alliances, according to leading shippers. “I think it’s doable and I think it will then potentially reshape the entire shipping [...]
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New Enerpac lifter for small spaces

2 years 7 months ago
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

2 years 7 months ago
It is time to submit your entry for the 2021 IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies

Tadano updates 70 tonne AT

2 years 7 months ago
Updated 70 tonne Tadano all terrain crane available in two versions with 44 or 52 metre boom

Dam job for Fanger

2 years 7 months ago
Mountains, tight turns, steep inclines and minimal space were all challenges met by Fanger with its 160 tonne Demag AT crane on a dam job in the Swiss Alps
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