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Air cargo tonnages stabilise but rates continue to soften

2 days 17 hours ago
Global flown tonnages plateau in the last two weeks of July after dropping significantly in the first half of the month, WorldACD figures highlight By Will Waters Global air cargo flown tonnages have stabilised in the last two weeks of July after dropping significantly in the first half of the month, although worldwide average [...]

Ocean freight volumes and rates ‘likely to stay elevated’, even if past the peak

2 days 17 hours ago
Although Asia-US West Coast rates have decreased 16% since early July, the pace of the decline has slowed when compared to the 50% drop over May and June, Freightos highlighted By Will Waters China’s recent military exercises – which are now expected to continue this week – have yet to significantly disrupt ocean freight [...]

Felixstowe set for disruption this month as latest pay talks fail

2 days 17 hours ago
Eight days of strike action expected from Sunday 21 August after talks between port and employee representatives failed to produce an agreement By Will Waters Hundreds of workers at the UK’s biggest container port, Port of Felixstowe, look set to begin strike action this month in a dispute over pay after talks between port and [...]

UK haulage prices show July drop for first time in three years, but obstacles remain

2 days 17 hours ago
The latest TEG index data reveals that the average price-per-mile for haulage vehicles dropped between June and July for the first time since 2019, in line with lower fuel prices The average price-per-mile for haulage vehicles has decreased from 118.5 points in June 2022 to 116.8 points in July 2022, according to the TEG [...]

SECURITY THREATS TO WAREHOUSE & DISTRIBUTION SERVICES

4 days 9 hours ago
Noah Price, head of the G4S Academy, provides an overview of the security threats faced by warehouse and distribution services, together with a useful overview of how to stay one step ahead through security best practice. The threats facing the warehouse and distribution services include: 1 Theft of goods during storage The most common [...]

How Does the Industry See Real-Time Visibility?

4 days 9 hours ago
A simple question with a not-so-simple answer. Part of the issue is the fact that every company seems to have a different idea of what visibility is or should be. In a recent survey, Tive went ahead to answer just that, interacting with hundreds of stakeholders with differing perspectives in the hopes of unifying [...]

SEKO LOGISTICS ACQUIRES LEADING 3PL, PIXIOR, LLC.

4 days 10 hours ago
Accelerating Global Growth in Ecommerce Capabilities SEKO Logistics (SEKO), the leader in global end-to-end logistics solutions, today announced the acquisition of Pixior, LLC. (Pixior), a leading 3PL and fulfillment services provider based in Commerce, CA. With seven locations along the West Coast, and one location in Connecticut, Pixior has become the region’s premier provider of [...]

Revolutionising terminal operations via data-driven innovation tool

4 days 10 hours ago
A project focused on Forth Ports’ unitised business at Grangemouth and Tilbury has quickly moved from establishing ‘what’s in the box’ to operational efficiency across the group’s entire business, writes chief financial officer Carole Cran How we know so little about “what’s in the box” was something that struck me when I joined the [...]

How Can HGV Drivers Beat the Heat and Keep Cool?

4 days 15 hours ago
Following record temperatures seen in July, it's possible there is another heatwave on the horizon. Whilst it may not reach the heights of 40 degrees, the Met Office have indicated warmer weather is on the way, which could exceed the norm for this time of year. For those working in air con offices, the [...]

Rohlig Suus Logistics Focuses on Diversification and Boosts Revenues

4 days 15 hours ago
Business diversification, development of digital tools for customers and investments into modern technological solutions are just a few components of the Rohlig Suus Logistics' development strategy that are drivers of the company's growth. In the last financial year, Poland's largest logistics operator boosted its revenues by 71 percent, reaching the highest ever level of [...]

Balancing Local with Global Communications Strategies

4 days 15 hours ago
The pandemic caused the largest and fastest disruption in history to international trade, global supply chains and international travel. As the world’s trading systems recover from the pandemic shock, a more connected digital world offers the best prospects for a sustainable future.  Leaders need to plan for a world where both globalization and local [...]

CargoWise and ZIM connect to improve customer experience

4 days 15 hours ago
WiseTech Global, provider of world-leading logistics execution solutions, has partnered with ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, a leading global container liner shipping company, to improve customer experience through a direct data connection between their systems. While supply chain visibility is increasingly important for logistics businesses, access to real-time, operational data is what drives critical decision making [...]

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo transports Brunel Solar Team’s car

4 days 15 hours ago
Last night, Saturday 6 August, the Nuna 11s – the solar car that the Dutch Brunel Solar Team will drive in South Africa's Sasol Solar Challenge – departed Schiphol Airport for Johannesburg on a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP), the team’s logistics partner this year. AFKLMP has partnered [...]

Kuehne+Nagel committed to ship 40,000 TEUs on biofuel

4 days 15 hours ago
First of several advanced biofuel volumes secured for Kuehne+Nagel’s biofuel concept Available to customers on any trade and on any service True decarbonisation by 100% CO2e avoidance Kuehne+Nagel has secured the equivalent volumes of a waste-based next generation biofuel to save CO2e emissions of 40,000 TEUs. In line with the company's zero emissions targets, [...]

SEFL Delivers Quality Without Question Service into Canada

4 days 15 hours ago
Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has enjoyed sustainable and rapid growth in U.S.-Canada cross border operations via SEFL Canada. Bolstered by robust relationships north of the border, SEFL Canada provides daily service into Canada’s two largest markets, Ontario and Quebec. International business development has been a key [...]

"Global Supply Chains have built resilience over the past 2 years, further disruptions to cause a limited impact on containerised trade”: Container xChange analysis

4 days 15 hours ago
As the shipping world enters peak season shipping, freight forwarders and shippers are concerned about the geopolitical risks that will knock as tensions between China and Taiwan increase soon after the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan. Nearly half the world's container ships passed through the narrow Taiwan Strait -- which separates the [...]

Global freight markets ‘begin to normalise’

5 days 8 hours ago
But supply chains and logistics services will remain disrupted and with elevated freight rates for the foreseeable future, senior executives at SEKO Logistics believe Global freight and logistics markets are beginning to normalise, but will remain disrupted and with elevated freight rates for the foreseeable future, senior executives at SEKO Logistics believe. In a [...]

Sports retail giant Decathlon partners with Zeus Labs to handle UK freight

1 week 1 day ago
The UK-based logtech start-up is on track to achieve its targeted 400 per cent growth and welcomes Decathlon, the major sports retailer with 70 locations across Britain   Zeus Labs, which is disrupting the freight industry with its next-generation digital solutions, has teamed up with the world’s largest sports retailer Decathlon to help handle its UK freight. The partnership means that Zeus now handles nearly [...]
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International Cranes & Specialized Transport

New Enerpac lifter for small spaces

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

Tadano updates 70 tonne AT

1 year 1 month ago
Updated 70 tonne Tadano all terrain crane available in two versions with 44 or 52 metre boom

Dam job for Fanger

1 year 1 month 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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