Antonov Airlines Adding More Weight

Antonov Company announces that its Antonov An-124-100 joint venture company, Ruslan International, formed in 2006 together with Volga-Dnepr Airlines, will cease operations on 31 December 2016. Throughout its decade-long existence, Ruslan International has consistently demonstrated a combined expertise in the outsize and heavyweight cargo market. Antonov Company would like to thank Volga-Dnepr Airlines for contributing … Continue reading Antonov Airlines Adding More Weight

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FTA Multimodal Awards 2017 Celebrating Innovation Open For Nominations

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Multimodal Awards 2017 are open for nominations online, and include a new category for Innovation in Infrastructure Projects. Now in their second year, the Awards reward best-in-class across air, road, rail, and maritime services, as well as a young logistics professional, an innovative infrastructure project, and environmental best practice. The … Continue reading FTA Multimodal Awards 2017 Celebrating Innovation Open For Nominations

GEODIS and DELTA DRONE confirm the operational development of a unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones

A few months after the start-up of the project and in line with the planned schedule, the initial development phase of this unique project has come to a successful conclusion following extensive testing in real-life conditions at the sites of Saint-Ouen-l'Aumône (near Paris) and Plaisance-du-Touch (near Toulouse). The initial prototype demonstrated all the potential of … Continue reading GEODIS and DELTA DRONE confirm the operational development of a unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones

THE Alliance announces plans for its competitive product

The members of THE Alliance announced today the details of the plan for their product starting from April 2017. THE Alliance plans to deploy a fleet of more than 240 modern ships in the Asia /Europe, North Atlantic and Trans-Pacific trade lanes including the Middle East and the Arabian Gulf/Red Sea. The start of THE … Continue reading THE Alliance announces plans for its competitive product

East London Wharf Set For Return To Cargo Handling

A strategically important protected wharf in East London is set to return to operation after its acquisition by the Port of London Authority (PLA). Peruvian Wharf in Newham will be developed as a centre for low-carbon transport of building materials in East London. The wharf has been protected since 1997 under the Mayor of London’s … Continue reading East London Wharf Set For Return To Cargo Handling

Kerry Logistics Voted Asian 3PL of the Year for 4th Time at Supply Chain Asia Awards

Kerry Logistics Network Limited, Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been voted Asian 3PL of the Year at the Supply Chain Asia Awards (the ‘Awards’) for its second year running. All winners were celebrated at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016 gala dinner and awards ceremony in Singapore on 17 November 2016. This is the … Continue reading Kerry Logistics Voted Asian 3PL of the Year for 4th Time at Supply Chain Asia Awards

Massive private investments in port of Antwerp

Massive investments in the port of Antwerp are coming in the next few years. The SEA-Invest group is planning construction of a new tanker terminal in the Delwaide dock representing an investment of €250 million. In the same dock, the group will also operate an independent container terminal that it has acquired from Independent Maritime … Continue reading Massive private investments in port of Antwerp

Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd

Maersk Line and the Oetker Group have reached an agreement for Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd, the German container shipping line. The acquisition is subject to final agreement and regulatory approvals. Hamburg Süd is the world’s seventh largest container shipping line and a leader in the North–South trades. The company operates 130 container vessels … Continue reading Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd

Rhenus UK urges logistics industry to embrace technology in face of skills gap

With technology playing an increasingly important role in the logistics sector, David Williams, managing director of Rhenus UK, believes the industry will be transformed within a decade. ‘From tachographs to tyre pressure monitoring solutions, the prospect of automation in the HGV sector is presenting logistics managers with some very exciting opportunities. ‘The case for embracing … Continue reading Rhenus UK urges logistics industry to embrace technology in face of skills gap

DSV Delivers Disney’s Gifts For Children

DSV, the world’s fourth largest transport and logistics services provider, is delivering happiness to a number of children in Scandinavia this Christmas as it supports Disney Store’s annual donation of toys to charities across the region. For the past eight years, Disney Store has donated thousands of soft toys to a range of children’s charities … Continue reading DSV Delivers Disney’s Gifts For Children