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How to Prevent Your Freight Automation From Failing

6 days 14 hours ago
Perhaps you’re in a position where you’re extremely interested in pursuing freight automation technology but feel concerned your project might fail. Alternatively, maybe you’re in the midst of implementing it and want to do everything possible to get the best return on your investment. Here are some actionable things to do to prevent failure. [...]

cargo-partner is expanding its warehouse capacity in Slovenia

6 days 21 hours ago
In a challenging market environment, cargo-partner recorded a significant increase in turnover as well as volume growth in all areas of its business activities in 2021. The successful growth trajectory is also reflected in the expansion of the global branch office network and an increase in warehouse capacity. cargo-partner, one of the leading logistics [...]

New tool helps businesses work out & offset their carbon impact

1 week ago
Businesses can now easily work out the carbon impact of their shipments using a new free online calculator, launched by logistics software development company CocoonFMS Ltd. The CocoonCarbon tool enables businesses to measure their carbon footprint by estimating the carbon, nitrogen oxide and particle matter emissions of an entire journey from door to door, [...]

FORWARDER magazine is raising money for Ukraine

1 week ago
Our television screens and newspaper front pages are full of pictures and words from the intense and bloody conflict in Ukraine. We can all see that this conflict is threatening the lives and livelihoods of millions of civilians across the country. Thousands are fleeing. People have been injured. Many lives have been lost. Readers [...]

From M&A lawyer to defending Ukraine

1 week ago
Forwarder magazine talks to Kyiv-based mergers and acquisitions specialist Roman Shulyar, who has swapped his business suit for combat fatigues and a Kalashnikov in defence of his country, following its invasion by Russian military forces Roman Shulyar was a successful M&A lawyer based in Kyiv, Ukraine, until Russia launched a brutal and unprovoked military [...]

UCH Logistics Customs brokerage where it matters

1 week ago
UCH Logistics is a dynamic, customer-focused provider of specialist transport services to the freight forwarding industry. Having been established in the industry for over 21 years, it has built an enviable reputation for offering a holistic and reliable time-sensitive and next-day deliveries service at competitive prices. UCH Logistics is always looking for innovative solutions [...]

Why yard operations need last-mile visibility now more than ever

1 week ago
Shipping lines are backed up to record-breaking levels, and retailers worldwide struggle to keep shelves fully stocked. While the Lunar New Year holidays brought about a brief respite, it is quickly fading, especially in light of the developing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. There is a growing problem in the global supply chain, and [...]

8 ways to avoid container scams

1 week ago
Rising costs have led to an upsurge in both the sophistication and number of shipping container scams. Here Andrew Jones, Managing Director at S Jones Containers, outlines a number of ways to try and avoid being scammed. We have recently seen an increase in unscrupulous scam artists offering containers at reduced prices that simply [...]

War in Ukraine roils ocean & air logistics

1 week ago
Beyond the human tragedy, the crisis is also impacting freight and supply chains in multiple ways, from higher fuel costs to sanctions and disrupted capacity, which we explore in detail in this week’s update. Key insights: Rising oil prices due to the war in Ukraine is expected to increase freight rates across all modes [...]

Cory Brothers has customs clearance covered

1 week ago
You probably check your car now and again to ensure it’s in good order. Good prevention practice to avoid any issues. How about your supply chain? Do you check it’s working as it should? Maybe you check to ensure you’re not paying more tax than you need to? Cory Brothers provide dedicated customs clearance [...]

Container xChange survey: Peak season container shipping "chaos” on the way

1 week ago
Forwarders, traders, and shippers expect more disruption in the 2022 third-quarter peak season than in 2021 Although many organised international shipments early this year, the majority continue to rely on the spot freight market Hamburg, 18 May 2022: This year’s summer peak season cargo surge will be even more chaotic for global supply chains [...]

Gartner Women In Supply Chain Survey Findings Announced

1 week ago
Retaining Midcareer Women Hinges on Advancement Opportunities and Pay Equity STAMFORD, Conn., May 19, 2022 — In 2022, women account for 19% of C-level positions in the average supply chain organization, up from 15% in 2021, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. and AWESOME. However, women comprise 21% of VP-level roles, a decrease from 23% [...]

Move it Like… Kerry Whaley, CEO of HD Forwarding

1 week ago
HD Forwarding Year founded 2019 Employees 15 Specialism Amazon & EU road Turnover £5 million Sites 5 Modes Road, air, ocean, rail Main trade routes Mainland Europe Milestones Multiple site openings, business awards, BIFA accreditation, Multimodal Company profile It was a light-hearted remark that can be credited with Kerry Whaley’s entry into [...]

Kales Group awarded ‘Total Cargo Management’ contract for Norse Atlantic Airways

1 week 1 day ago
Kales will perform all cargo sales, administrative and operational activities, making it the de facto cargo department of the new long-haul transatlantic airline After what it called an extensive and thorough selection procedure, new transatlantic airline Norse Atlantic Airways has selected Kales Group as its global partner for the ‘Total Cargo Management’ (TCM) of [...]

Baxter Freight targets 60% staff growth this year

1 week 1 day ago
UK Midlands-based freight forwarder reports 63% rise in turnover and accelerated hiring last year, with further significant growth in 2022 UK Midlands-based freight forwarder Baxter Freight has announced a record set of results and plans to expand its staff levels by 60% this year. Announcing its 2021 year-end results, the company reported a 63% [...]

DHL Freight opens new logistics terminal for road freight in Sofia

1 week 1 day ago
25 years of DHL Freight operating as logistics expert in Bulgaria New terminal boasts sustainable construction, operations and technology DHL Freight, one of the leading providers of road transport services in Europe, opens a new logistics terminal in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. As DHL Freight is celebrating its 25th anniversary in the country, the new [...]

FIATA launches paperless FBL solution, allowing freight-forwarders to issue secured paperless FBL through their everyday TMS and alternative software tools

1 week 1 day ago
Geneva, 18 May - FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, has worked on the release of this long-desired document update to ease the work processes of its members, allowing them to become digital freight-forwarders. FIATA is proud to bring its members a pragmatic solution to move from paper documents to paperless FBLs, which can [...]

CMA CGM and Air France-KLM sign 10-year strategic air cargo partnership

1 week 1 day ago
Long-term agreement will combine significant parts of the groups’ expertise and assets, including their respective freighter networks and sales teams, as CMA CGM further extends its logistics reach By Will Waters CMA CGM Group and Air France-KLM Group have signed a long-term strategic partnership in the air cargo market that will combine significant parts [...]

Hultsteins present diesel price hike solutions for cool operators at Road Transport Expo 2022

1 week 3 days ago
Hultsteins, the Swedish and UK refrigeration systems manufacturer, are exhibiting their EcoFridge, hydraulic ‘diesel-free’ refrigeration unit and new Ecogen electric system at Road Transport Expo 2022. The company presents a range of sustainable equipment solutions for the challenges facing cold operators: general operating costs, emission control and the recent red diesel tax rebate withdrawal. [...]

Sharp drop in transit times and US spot freight rates as demand plummets

1 week 3 days ago
Trans-Pacific transit times have fallen considerably across the US West Coast to 24 days from 54 days in Dec ‘21, while the US East Coast remains high for the same period Gate out times across the US West Coast and East Coast have shown significant improvement since the start of the year, trending lower [...]
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International Cranes & Specialized Transport

New Enerpac lifter for small spaces

10 months 1 week 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

10 months 1 week 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

10 months 1 week ago
Updated 70 tonne Tadano all terrain crane available in two versions with 44 or 52 metre boom

Dam job for Fanger

10 months 1 week 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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