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UPS plans $2bn network investment

Published on: 14 Nov 14 - UPS has announced its long-term growth strategies and financial outlook, highlighting a plan to invest $2bn to expand its international infrastructure... more details..

Agility reports strong growth in Q3

Published on: 13 Nov 14 - Agility has announced its Q3 financial results, reporting rising revenues and strong growth in EBITDA. more details..

DP World to acquire Jebel Ali FZ as part of an $859m deal

Published on: 13 Nov 14 - DP World announced that it has entered into an agreement for the proposed acquisition of Economic Zones World FZE for $859m. The purchase would give... more details..

DP DHL boosts revenues and earnings in Q3

Published on: 12 Nov 14 - Deutsche Post DHL has announced its Q3 financial results, reporting growth in revenue across the group and an overall improvement in EBIT. more details..

APL Logistics VASCOR Automotive launches AutoLinxSM

Published on: 07 Nov 14 - APL Logistics has announced the launch of AutoLinxSM, its rail-based finished vehicle logistics solution in India. more details..

FedEx Express expands International First coverage

Published on: 28 Oct 14 - FedEx has announced that it is expanding its International First early delivery service to 31 new countries. more details..

Robert Black to head Australia Post's Parcel Services

Published on: 23 Oct 14 - Australia Post has announced the appointment of Robert Black as Executive General Manager, Parcel Services. more details..

Port of Tauranga to construct Rolleston intermodal hub

Published on: 23 Oct 14 - Port of Tauranga announced that consent has been granted for the construction of its intermodal freight hub at Rolleston, New Zealand. more details..

GEFCO invests in air freight hub in Frankfurt

Published on: 23 Oct 14 - GEFCO has announced that it is investing in a new air cargo hub at Frankfurt airport in Germany to strengthen its overseas network. more details..

DHL wins five-year UK contract with Volvo Cars

Published on: 22 Oct 14 - DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a five-year contract with Volvo Cars to handle its aftermarket parts warehousing and distribution to more than 120... more details..

J.B. Hunt posts strong growth in Q3 results

Published on: 20 Oct 14 - J.B. Hunt has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2014, reporting 12% growth in revenue and a 14% improvement in operating... more details..

SingPost plans S$182m e-commerce hub

Published on: 16 Oct 14 - SingPost announced that it plans to invest S$182m to develop a 553,000 sq ft fully integrated regional e-commerce logistics hub. more details..

Blue Dart reports strong Q2

Published on: 15 Oct 14 - Blue Dart Express has announced its Q2 financial results, reporting a continued surge in sales and a small increase in profits. more details..

UASC opens North American HQ in Gwinnett

Published on: 13 Oct 14 - United Arab Shipping Company announced that it has opened its 50,000 sq ft North American headquarters Gwinett, US. more details..

Ports of Seattle and Tacoma form Seaport Alliance

Published on: 09 Oct 14 - The Seattle and Tacoma port commissions have announced plans to unify the management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related... more details..

Menlo extends Amsterdam high tech operations

Published on: 08 Oct 14 - Menlo Logistics announced that it has opened a 15,000 sq m warehouse facility in Amsterdam to serve a client in the high tech sector. more details..

DB Schenker Rail UK adopts ‘stop-start’ technology

Published on: 01 Oct 14 - DB Schenker Rail UK announced that it will fit its locomotives with stop-start technology that is designed to increase efficiency and improve... more details..

FedEx begins construction in Copenhagen

Published on: 01 Oct 14 - FedEx Express announced that it has started construction work at the site of its new Nordic gateway facility at Copenhagen Airport. more details..

UPS expands Houston distribution centres

Published on: 29 Sep 14 - UPS announced that it has committed to expansion projects for two Houston-area distribution centres to increase their capacity by between 30% and... more details..

UPS expands Incheon air hub in Korea

Published on: 25 Sep 14 - UPS has announced the opening of its expanded 9,000 sq m hub at Incheon International Airport, increasing capacity by 50%. more details..

DHL launches parcelcopter drones research project

Published on: 24 Sep 14 - DHL Parcel intends to launch a pilot project for its ‘parcelcopter’ delivery drones, delivering medication to the North Sea island of Juist. more details..

Gebrüder Weiss extends services to Georgia

Published on: 18 Sep 14 - Gebrüder Weiss announced that it is extending its Germany to Georgia service offering to three weekly freight services from Passau to Tbilisi. more details..

Ports of Auckland and Netlogix form JV in New Zealand

Published on: 10 Sep 14 - Ports of Auckland and Netlogix announced the creation of Nexus Logistics Limited, a joint venture established to provide independent container... more details..

ANA and Lufthansa Cargo launch JV

Published on: 03 Sep 14 - Lufthansa Cargo AG and All Nippon Airways have entered a strategic air cargo joint venture on routes between Japan and Europe. more details..

Suttons acquires ISLG in Singapore

Published on: 01 Sep 14 - Suttons Group announced that it has acquired IS Logistics Group in Singapore. more details..

WFS wins contract to operate new cargo terminal in Milan

Published on: 29 Aug 14 - Worldwide Flight Services announced that it has been awarded the handling concession for a new 5,000 sq m cargo terminal at Milan Malpensa Airport. more details..

Swiss Post reports marginal declines in H1 2014

Published on: 26 Aug 14 - Swiss Post has announced its financial results for the first six months of 2014, reporting slight declines in revenue and EBIT. more details..

Agility partners with SIPGL for ocean freight services in China

Published on: 13 Aug 14 - Agility announced that it has entered a strategic partnership agreement for ocean freight services in China with Shanghai International Port Group... more details..

Agility reports mixed Q2 results

Published on: 12 Aug 14 - Agility has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014, reporting declining revenue alongside rising EBITDA. more details..

trans-o-flex completes ambient network

Published on: 12 Aug 14 - trans-o-flex has completed the infrastructure developments necessary for the launch of its Schnell-Lieferdienst ambient temperature controlled... more details..

Hapag-Lloyd reports declining H1 EBITDA

Published on: 12 Aug 14 - Hapag-Lloyd has announced its financial results for the first half of 2014, reporting rising revenues alongside declining EBITDA as freight rates... more details..

ICTSI records strong Q2 growth

Published on: 07 Aug 14 - ICTSI has reported strong growth in both revenue and EBITDA in its Q2 finances, a result driven by its new terminals and organic growth. more details..

Old Dominion reports positive Q2

Published on: 04 Aug 14 - Old Dominion Freight Line has announced its Q2 financial results, reporting rising revenue and income. more details..

Air France awards five-year contract to WFS

Published on: 18 Jul 14 - Air France announced that it has awarded a five-year cargo and mail handling contract to Worldwide Flight Services at Paris-Orly Airport in France. more details..

CSX Corporation announces record Q2 results

Published on: 16 Jul 14 - CSX Corporation has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014, reporting rising revenues and EBIT. more details..

Stolt-Nielsen reports growth in Q2

Published on: 09 Jul 14 - Stolt-Nielsen has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014, it reported rising revenue and profit with an improved margin. more details..

Singpost moves towards round the clock services

Published on: 09 Jul 14 - Singapore Post has announced measures designed to help the company adapt to changing postal trends including Saturday deliver, 24/7 customer service... more details..

NYK to develop LNG bunker vessel

Published on: 03 Jul 14 - NYK Line announced that it has signed a contract with Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction in Korea to build a LNG bunkering vessel. more details..

London Gateway connects West Africa service

Published on: 01 Jul 14 - DP World London Gateway has announced a new connection between the UK and West Africa as a new service operated by Hapag-Lloyd and MOL commences. more details..

Halo Foods opts for Wincanton

Published on: 01 Jul 14 - Wincanton announced that it has been awarded a multi-million pound, three-year contract to provide transport services to Halo Foods. more details..

UPS expands Memphis facility

Published on: 30 Jun 14 - UPS has announced plans to add approximately 140,000 sq ft of building space to its Swinnea Road facility in Memphis. more details..

Port of Tauranga and Kotahi announce 10 year freight alliance

Published on: 26 Jun 14 - The Port of Tauranga and the freight and logistics management company, Kotahi, have announced a 10 year freight alliance anticipated to deliver a... more details..

Annual State of Logistics Report states ‘slow rebound’ for US Logistics Industry

Published on: 18 Jun 14 - The CSCMP released its annual “State of Logistics Report” revealing that total US business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a... more details..

Lineage to open Charleston cold chain distribution facility

Published on: 16 Jun 14 - Lineage Logistics is to open a 340,000 sq ft cold chain distribution facility in Charleston and to cooperate with Norfolk Southern on distribution... more details..

Aramex acquires Mail Call Couriers in Australia

Published on: 16 Jun 14 - Aramex announced that it has acquired Mail Call Couriers, strengthening its Asia Pacific network and adding new technology capabilities. more details..

Clipper to provide logistics for Cabbages & Roses

Published on: 16 Jun 14 - Clipper Logistics announced that it has been appointed to provide a supply chain solution for the fashion, fabric and home ware brand, Cabbages &... more details..

Yusen Logistics moves into Myanmar

Published on: 12 Jun 14 - Yusen Logistics announced that it has launched a new company in Myanmar, Yusen Logistics (Myanmar) Co. Ltd., the company is now present in forty... more details..

local letterbox partners with Norbert Dentressangle

Published on: 11 Jun 14 - local letterbox, a parcel delivery service, has announced a logistics partnership with Norbert Dentressangle. more details..

CaroTrans strengthens China–US LCL network

Published on: 04 Jun 14 - CaroTrans announced that it has entered into a new partnership in northern China with World Jaguar to develop CaroTrans’ LCL services between the US... more details..

RCP&E acquires the west end of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern rail line

Published on: 02 Jun 14 - Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad announced that it has completed the acquisition of the west end of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern rail line... more details..

Brambles acquires Transpac

Published on: 02 Jun 14 - Brambles has announced the acquisition Transpac International GmbH for €42m, the acquisition aims to enhance Brambles’ IBC offering. more details..

UPS opens new air hub in Taipei

Published on: 30 May 14 - UPS announced that it has opened its newly relocated transpacific air freight hub at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. more details..

eBay Enterprise to expand US operations in Kentucky

Published on: 30 May 14 - eBay Enterprise has announced plans to expand its operations with a 630,000 sq ft fulfilment centre in Kentucky, US. more details..

DP World awards CUF contract to Buckingham Group

Published on: 21 May 14 - DP World announced that Buckingham Group has been awarded the contract to build a 375,000 sq ft Common User Facility. more details..

DB Schenker opens Porto logistics centre

Published on: 16 May 14 - DB Schenker announced that it has opened a 12,000 sq m logistics centre close to Porto, Portugal. more details..

ICTSI reports strong Q1 growth

Published on: 14 May 14 - ICTSI has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2014, it reported growth in both revenue and EBITDA. more details..

Yusen Logistics expands in Russia

Published on: 12 May 14 - Yusen Logistics has announced the expansion of its operations in Russia, with the opening of a new office at Togliatti. more details..

COMO Arabia to provide logistics for GCC infrastructure

Published on: 09 May 14 - A joint venture has formed a company called COMO Arabia to to provide logistics services to a number of GCC infrastructure projects. more details..

BNSF begins implementing capital investment

Published on: 07 May 14 - BNSF announced that it has begun to implement its plan to invest approximately $5bn in its railroad network over 2014. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel expands activities in Cambodia

Published on: 06 May 14 - Kuehne + Nagel has announced the opening of a new container freight station in Cambodia. more details..

Asciano announces mixed volume figures

Published on: 01 May 14 - Asciano has released its volume figures for the third quarter of its 2014 financial year, reporting mixed results across its businesses. more details..

ISS to support Petrobras expansion

Published on: 22 Apr 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services has had its port agency and tanker husbandry services contract significantly enlarged by Petrobras. more details..

Port of Rotterdam partners with TOC Worldwide

Published on: 22 Apr 14 - Port of Rotterdam announced that it has signed a global partnership deal with TOC Worldwide to foster greater dialogue and co-operation across... more details..

Gebrüder Weiss offers groupage service from Bulgaria to Turkmenistan

Published on: 17 Apr 14 - Gebrüder Weiss announced that it has launched a new direct groupage freight service from Bulgaria to Turkmenistan. more details..

Cache Logistics Trust to develop warehouse for DHL Supply Chain

Published on: 17 Apr 14 - Cache Logistics announced that, though a trustee, it has entered into an agreement with DHL Supply Chain to develop and lease a built-to-suit... more details..

GLP leases 130,000 sq m in China

Published on: 17 Apr 14 - Global Logistic Properties Limited announced that it has leased 34,000 sq m to a smartphone manufacturer and has signed new lease agreements totalling... more details..

J. B. Hunt reports Q1 finances

Published on: 16 Apr 14 - J.B. Hunt Transport Services has announced its financial results for the first quarter 2014, it reported increasing revenue alongside declining... more details..

GLP to develop 37,000 sq m for Trinet Logistics in Japan

Published on: 10 Apr 14 - Global Logistic Properties announced that it has signed a build-to-suit agreement to construct a 37,000 sq m distribution centre for Trinet... more details..

Union Pacific Invests in railroad infrastructure

Published on: 09 Apr 14 - Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will invest more than $9m in the rail line between near Missouri Valley, Iowa, and Arlington, Nebraska. more details..

Tegma reports 2013 finances and changes top leadership

Published on: 27 Mar 14 - Tegma Gestão Logística S.A has announced changes to its top leadership alongside its financial results for 2013, reporting revenue growth in... more details..

Gebrüder Weiss reports 2013 results

Published on: 25 Mar 14 - Gebrüder Weiss has announced its financial results for 2013, reporting increasing turnover and investments. more details..

Agility reports its 2013 financial results

Published on: 25 Mar 14 - Agility has announced its financial results for the full 2013, reporting falling revenues that contrast with rising EBITDA. more details..

R1.5bn to fund infrastructure projects in SA

Published on: 20 Mar 14 - The European Union and the Development Bank of Southern Africa have jointly launched a R1.5bn infrastructure investment programme for South Africa. more details..

China Resources Enterprise announces annual results for 2013

Published on: 20 Mar 14 - China Resources Enterprise has announced its financial results for 2013, it reported rising turnover contrasted with falling profits. more details..

China Resources Enterprise announces annual results for 2013

Published on: 20 Mar 14 - China Resources Enterprise has announced its financial results for 2013, it reported rising turnover contrasted with falling profits. more details..

Cargojet and Hamilton International Airport in partnership

Published on: 19 Mar 14 - Cargojet and the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport have announced a partnership in the airport's $12m air cargo logistics facility. more details..

DB Schenker Logistics launches additional Turkey-UK service

Published on: 18 Mar 14 - DB Schenker Logistics announced that it has has launched a direct intermodal service between the UK and Izmir, Turkey. more details..

SEKO MedTec Solutions opens European control centre in Ireland

Published on: 13 Mar 14 - SEKO MedTec Solutions announced that it has opened a new European control centre in Galway. more details..

Swiss Post reports its financial results for 2013

Published on: 13 Mar 14 - Swiss Post has announced its financial results for 2013, reporting increasing operating income and EBIT, alongside declining profit. more details..

CaroTrans launches LCL service to Central America

Published on: 12 Mar 14 - CaroTrans has announced a new weekly, direct, all-water LCL service from the US West Coast to points in Central America. more details..

DHL Express expands fleet with Southern Air

Published on: 12 Mar 14 - DHL Express announced that it will add five Boeing 737-400 aircraft to expand its service routes within the Americas as part of a multi-year service... more details..

Stobart Group to sell off 51% stake of Eddie Stobart Logistics

Published on: 11 Mar 14 - The Stobart Group has announced plans to sell off a 51% stake of Eddie Stobart Logistics to DBAY, though it will maintain an influential role in the... more details..

Logwin Group announces 2013 financial results

Published on: 11 Mar 14 - Logwin Group has announced its financial results for the full year 2013, it reported falling revenues contrasting with improving EBITA. more details..

Gulftainer reports 2013 operating results

Published on: 06 Mar 14 - Gulftainer has announced its operating results for 2013, reporting that it has expanded its operations by 50% over the year, reaching a throughput... more details..

SingPost in e-commerce collaboration with Reebonz

Published on: 06 Mar 14 - SingPost has announced that it is collaborating with Reebonz to operate its e-commerce business; the cooperation will allow SingPost to focus on... more details..

Russian Railways Logistics trials Eurasian cold chain services

Published on: 04 Mar 14 - Russian Railways Logistics announced that it has successfully trialled low temperature delivery of electronic goods from Chongqing, China, to Europe. more details..

ModusLink reports results for Q2 fiscal 2014

Published on: 04 Mar 14 - ModusLink Global Solutions has announced its financial results for the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, reporting decreasing revenues... more details..

Port of Tauranga announces half year results

Published on: 27 Feb 14 - Port of Tauranga has announced its financial results for the half year to December 31, 2013, reporting rising EBITDA and net profit after tax. more details..

GLP enters 4 partnerships in China & signs further leases

Published on: 27 Feb 14 - Global Logistic Properties Limited announced that it has signed four new strategic partnership agreements across China and that it has signed... more details..

Port Metro Vancouver announces 2013 volumes

Published on: 26 Feb 14 - Canada’s Port Metro Vancouver has announced its 2013 volumes, reporting continued growth and a repeat of record volumes in the container and bulk... more details..

Maersk receives Myanmar licence

Published on: 25 Feb 14 - The A.P. Moller Maersk Group announced that it has received a permanent licence to operate container business activities in Myanmar. more details..

Incheon Airport announces 2013 cargo volumes

Published on: 20 Feb 14 - Incheon International Airport Corporation has announced its cargo volumes for 2013, reporting that total cargo volume rose to 2.46m tonnes for 2013. more details..

DB Schenker launches Asia road freight service

Published on: 13 Feb 14 - DB Schenker has announced the launch of its ‘Asia Landbridge’ which offers road freight transport from South East Asian countries to China. more details..

Air Busan to launch cargo services

Published on: 06 Feb 14 - Air Busan will start operating its cargo business in March 2014, starting with its Busan-Taipei and Busan-Hong Kong routes. more details..

The Carlyle Group and Investec Asset Management invest in J&J Africa

Published on: 30 Jan 14 - The Carlyle Group and Investec Asset Management announced that they have invested in J&J Africa, a pan-African logistics company specialising in the... more details..

ICTSI moves into African markets

Published on: 30 Jan 14 - International Container Terminal Services has announced that it will open a new $100m container terminal in the Democratic Republic of Congo and... more details..

Swift announces 2013 finances

Published on: 29 Jan 14 - Swift Transportation Company has announced its 2013 full year and Q4 financial results, reporting increasing EBITDA and revenue for the full year... more details..

Covenant reports 2013 finances

Published on: 28 Jan 14 - Covenant Transportation Group has announced its financial and operating results for Q4 and the year ended December 31, 2013, reporting increasing... more details..

ISS expands in Nigeria to serve new contract

Published on: 23 Jan 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services has announced the opening of a new office in the Niger Delta to service a new contract with Nigeria LNG. more details..

GLP leases 180,000 sq m in Japan

Published on: 23 Jan 14 - Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP) announced that it has signed nine new lease agreements totalling approximately 180,000 sq m in multiple... more details..

YRC Worldwide and IBT reach tentative agreement

Published on: 22 Jan 14 - YRC Worldwide announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with officials of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters on an extension of... more details..

ISS wins Dar es Salaam gas pipeline contract

Published on: 21 Jan 14 - Inchcape Shipping Services announced that it has secured an offshore logistics services project in Tanzania from China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau and... more details..

DP World awards Jebel Ali expansion contract

Published on: 16 Jan 14 - DP World announced that it has awarded the contract for the construction of a new container terminal at the port of Jebel Ali, Dubai, to a joint... more details..

Daimler to open Shanghai Warehouse

Published on: 16 Jan 14 - Daimler Northeast Asia Parts Trading and Services Co Ltd has announced that it will open a new warehouse in Shanghai, China. more details..

Savage offers new crude services

Published on: 09 Jan 14 - Savage has announced that it will offer a new road freight service for the transport of crude oil from its terminals located in the Uinta and... more details..

American Airlines Cargo launches LA-Sao Paulo service

Published on: 08 Jan 14 - American Airlines Cargo has announced that it will offer a wide-body cargo service from Los Angeles to Sao Paulo. more details..

Canadian Pacific sells rail line to Genesee & Wyoming

Published on: 08 Jan 14 - Canadian Pacific announced that it has sold the western end of its Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern line to Genesee & Wyoming. more details..

GE Oil & Gas opens logistics base in Brazil

Published on: 08 Jan 14 - General Electric Oil & Gas has announced the opening of a 590,000 sq ft logistics base for the oil and gas sector in Brazil. more details..

Gebrüder Weiss expands in Central Asia

Published on: 02 Jan 14 - Gebrüder Weiss announced that it has acquired Far Freight Speditions- und Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H. more details..

NYK to build LNG-fuelled tug

Published on: 02 Jan 14 - NYK has announced that it will build a tugboat featuring a dual fuel engine that can be powered by either liquefied natural gas or heavy oil. more details..

Toll and Asciano strengthen rail relationship

Published on: 02 Jan 14 - Toll Group and Asciano have reached an agreement, under which Pacific National Rail will take over the North Queensland rail services of the... more details..

CEVA opens multi user warehouse facility in Australia

Published on: 19 Dec 13 - CEVA Logistics has announced the opening of its new 56,000 sq m multi user warehouse complex at Berrinba, Queensland, Australia, as part of the... more details..

UASC to convert upcoming newbuilds to 'duel fuel'

Published on: 12 Dec 13 - UASC has announced that it will convert some of the ten vessels of its newbuild order from Hyundai Heavy Industries to LNG duel fuel after their... more details..

Universal Truckload Services to acquire Westport Axle Corporation

Published on: 11 Dec 13 - Universal Truckload Services has announced that it will acquire Westport Axle Corporation from the international industrial group SM Brasil... more details..

Kuehne + Nagel awarded contract by Terex Aerial

Published on: 10 Dec 13 - Kuehne + Nagel has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Terex Aerial Work Platforms to provide global transportation management and... more details..

Canadian Pacific appoints new CFO

Published on: 04 Dec 13 - Canadian Pacific announced that Bart Demosky has been appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. more details..

Grand Power Logistics reports financial results for Q3 2013

Published on: 03 Dec 13 - Grand Power Logistics has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2013, reporting a decrease in revenues to $14.29m and a contrasting... more details..

AirAsia X records strong Q3 results

Published on: 28 Nov 13 - AirAsia X has announced its financial results for Q3 2013, reporting that revenues have increased by 23.6% to RM601.5m. Profits for the first nine... more details..

GENCO develops hospital logistics capabilities

Published on: 27 Nov 13 - GENCO announced that it has entered into a partnership with TECSYS, a warehouse management and supply chain solutions software company. The software... more details..

Mainfreight expands operations into Thailand

Published on: 21 Nov 13 - Mainfreight has announced that it is expanding its operations into Thailand with a new office in Bangkok. more details..

China Resources Enterprise report nine month financial results

Published on: 21 Nov 13 - China Resources Enterprise has reported its financial results for the first nine months of 2013. Consolidated turnover increased by 14.5% to... more details..

Global Logistic Properties launches $3bn China logistics fund

Published on: 21 Nov 13 - Global Logistic Properties has announced that it is launching a $3bn China-focused logistics infrastructure fund in cooperation with six partners. more details..

TAM Cargo opens a new cargo terminal in Manaus, Brazil

Published on: 20 Nov 13 - TAM Cargo has announced the start of operations at its new 13,000 sq m cargo terminal in Manaus, Brazil. more details..

Goodman expands Zalando’s Mönchengladbach logistics centre by 56,000 sq m

Published on: 19 Nov 13 - Goodman has announced that it is expanding Zalando’s logistics centre at Regiopark in Mönchengladbach to a total space of 134,000 sq m. more details..

RedMart optimises supply chain commerce with Manhattan Associates

Published on: 14 Nov 13 - RedMart announced that it has completed three months of operations using the new warehouse management system, Manhattan SCALE, developed by... more details..

CEVA announces new contract with Terex in Brazil

Published on: 13 Nov 13 - CEVA Logistics has announced a three year contract to provide logistics services for Terex, a global manufacturer of lifting and material handling... more details..

PSA’s joint venture to operate Lianyungang container terminal

Published on: 08 Nov 13 - PSA International announced that it has agreed to acquire stakes in a new container terminal company in Lianyungang Port in Jiangsu province, China. more details..

DHL encouraged by manufacturers utilising postponement concept

Published on: 08 Nov 13 - DHL Supply Chain has suggested that manufacturers could significantly reduce costs by manufacturing generic products and then utilising a third... more details..

Penske Logistics selects JDA’s warehouse and labor management software

Published on: 07 Nov 13 - Penske Logistics selects JDA’s Warehouse Management and Warehouse Labor Management solutions for use on a global basis. more details..

GEFCO appoints new Head of Overseas Business

Published on: 05 Nov 13 - GEFCO UK has appointed a new head of its Overseas Business Unit, Rob Brown as it looks to diversify into new markets. more details..

DB Schenker announces a new Swiss logistics hub

Published on: 04 Nov 13 - DB Schenker has announced that it is building a new logistics centre in Pfungen near Zurich, Switzerland. more details..

dnata expands UK network with cargo facilities

Published on: 30 Oct 13 - Emirates Airline's ground handling subsidiary, dnata, has announced plans to develop its cargo infrastructure in the UK by expanding existing and... more details..

Suttons expands its business in China

Published on: 29 Oct 13 - Suttons Group has completed the acquisition of Chinese transport company, Han Chi Logistics Co. Ltd. more details..

Hellmann announces new Senior Vice President for Global Business

Published on: 18 Oct 13 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed a new Senior Vice President, Head of Global Business Development. more details..

Rotterdam receives LNG boost

Published on: 18 Oct 13 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has announced that the European Union is now supporting the development of a Rotterdam LNG hub. more details..

APM Terminals teams with Van Oord-BAM on Moin Container Terminal

Published on: 17 Oct 13 - APM Terminals announced that it has entered a partner with the Van Oord-BAM consortium for the construction of the new Moin Container Terminal in... more details..

Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates regional control centre in Singapore

Published on: 14 Oct 13 - Kuehne + Nagel has inaugurated a control centre for integrated logistics in Singapore in an effort to enhance its end-to-end logistics offering and... more details..

DHL prepares Armenia for emergencies

Published on: 09 Oct 13 - Deutsche Post DHL has announced it is taking its GARD programme to the Zvartnots international airport in the Armenian capital of Yerevan and the... more details..

UPS to expand natural gas footprint

Published on: 09 Oct 13 - UPS has announced plans to invest approximately $50m to build an additional nine liquefied natural gas fuelling stations in the US, bringing the total... more details..

Yusen Logistics opens new office in South Africa

Published on: 02 Oct 13 - Yusen Logistics has announced the opening of a new representative office in Johannesburg, South Africa. more details..

Geodis Wilson wins long-term contract with Caracal Energy

Published on: 27 Sep 13 - The Industrial Projects division of Geodis Wilson has secured a new three-year, €34m contract with Caracal Energy, an international player in the... more details..

BNSF plans $145m capital program in Illinois

Published on: 26 Sep 13 - BNSF Railway Company has announced that it plans to invest an estimated $145m on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Illinois this... more details..

Kuehne + Nagel introduces solution for aircraft engine logistics

Published on: 25 Sep 13 - Kuehne + Nagel has launched KN EngineChain, an innovative end-to-end supply chain solution designed specifically for aircraft engines logistics. more details..

Brazil’s Vale to sell stake in logistics company for R$2.7bn

Published on: 19 Sep 13 - Brazilian mining company, Vale has announced it is selling a considerable amount of shares in its logistics subsidiary VLI to two new stakeholders. more details..

Global Logistic Properties pre-leases 22,000 sq m in China

Published on: 16 Sep 13 - Global Logistic Properties has pre-leased 22,000 sq m to e-commerce business, Yixun.com in China. more details..

DHL wins £24m, 10 year contract with Gatwick Airport

Published on: 13 Sep 13 - DHL has won a 10 year contract with Gatwick Airport Limited to manage inbound deliveries through its new logistics and consolidation facility. more details..

Latin America infrastructure to receive Chinese investments

Published on: 12 Sep 13 - Chinese investors have announced plans to invest more into the infrastructure sector of Latin America in an effort to increase and support growth. more details..

BNSF plans to invest $110m to expand rail capacity

Published on: 12 Sep 13 - BNSF has announced plans to invest $110m on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Nebraska. more details..

Panama Canal discusses expansion with automotive industry

Published on: 09 Sep 13 - The Panama Canal Authority has met with the Japanese Shipowners Association and several car manufacturers in Japan, as part of discussions with the... more details..

GEFCO enters new partnership with Ford

Published on: 04 Sep 13 - GEFCO UK has announced a significant new partnership with Ford Motor Company. Under the agreement GEFCO is responsible for multi-user in-night... more details..

Nurminen Logistics wins €2m contract to move machinery

Published on: 02 Sep 13 - Nurminen Logistics, the Finnish-based logistics provider, has won a new €2m contract to deliver machinery for the mechanical engineering group... more details..

DHL expands operations in Indonesia

Published on: 30 Aug 13 - DHL Global Forwarding has announced that it is expanding its operations in Indonesia with the opening of two additional offices. more details..

Port of Tauranga reports 7% increase in revenues

Published on: 28 Aug 13 - The Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s international freight gateway, has reported that for FY2012-13 it has achieved revenues of NZ$244.1m, a 7%... more details..

UK Mail to open new Aldershot depot

Published on: 23 Aug 13 - UK Mail has announced it is making a considerable investment into a new depot in Aldershot to support growth in B2B and B2C e-commerce deliveries. more details..

BNSF plans $115m capital investment program in Montana

Published on: 22 Aug 13 - BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) plans to invest an estimated $115m on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Montana this year. more details..

DHL Express opens a new logistics centre in St. Petersburg

Published on: 21 Aug 13 - DHL Express announced that it has opened a new logistics centre in St. Petersburg, Russia which will optimise the company’s courier operations in... more details..

Damco adds Myanmar to its supply chain

Published on: 21 Aug 13 - Damco has announced that following extensive work with non-governmental organisations (NGOs), local companies and diplomats, it is assisting clients... more details..

Etihad Rail signs MoU with Bertschi

Published on: 19 Aug 13 - Etihad Rail has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bertschi, a specialist logistics provider for liquid and dry bulk... more details..

Europa Worldwide Group sold to former RH Freight owner

Published on: 19 Aug 13 - Europa Worldwide Group, one of the UK’s largest privately owned transport companies, has been acquired by Andrew Baxter. more details..

Kerry Logistics continues expansion in Latin America

Published on: 15 Aug 13 - Kerry Logistics has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG), a Mexico-based logistics and freight forwarding... more details..

CaroTrans opens key US – Brazil export connection

Published on: 15 Aug 13 - CaroTrans and Craft Multimodal have announced a new direct, weekly LCL (less than container load) and FCL (full container load) export service from... more details..

Panama Canal to invest $238m in maintainence

Published on: 15 Aug 13 - The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced it will invest approximately US$238m in maintenance of structures and equipment during its fiscal... more details..

UPS cargo jet involved in fatal crash

Published on: 15 Aug 13 - UPS has released a statement acknowledging that one of its cargo aircraft has been involved in a fatal accident in Birmingham, Alabama. more details..

DB Schenker Logistics expands in Belgium

Published on: 14 Aug 13 - DB Schenker Logistics has opened a new logistics centre in Zwevegem, Belgium to provide customers in the provinces of Hainault and West and East... more details..

Global manufacturing growth remains lacklustre in July

Published on: 09 Aug 13 - The global manufacturing sector made a subdued start to the third quarter. At 50.8 in July, the JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI remained only... more details..

Agility reports 50% increase in net profits

Published on: 07 Aug 13 - Agility has reported a net profit of KD11.5m (€30.4m) for the second quarter of 2013, up 50% over the same period last year. more details..

PostNL reports stable performance

Published on: 07 Aug 13 - PostNL has reported stable revenue in the second quarter of 2013 at €1,035m, with underlying operating income increasing from €10m to €22m... more details..

Logwin improves operating profit in the first half of 2013

Published on: 05 Aug 13 - Logwin AG has announced that it generated total revenues of €622.8m in the first half of the 2013 financial year, a decline of 4.6% from €652.7m... more details..

Air freight volumes show signs of life in June

Published on: 31 Jul 13 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released June figures showing a 1.2% year-on-year expansion in global air freight demand. more details..

Menlo to provide European distribution for NYX

Published on: 29 Jul 13 - US-based cosmetics company, NYX has appointed Menlo Worldwide Logistics to manage its expanding distribution network in Western Europe. more details..

GEFCO China launches a new finished vehicle logistics IT system

Published on: 26 Jul 13 - GEFCO has unveiled a new finished vehicle logistics (FVL) IT system in China aimed at optimising its transportation efficiency. more details..

DHL adds 40th service point in Thailand

Published on: 22 Jul 13 - DHL Express has opened its 40th DHL Service Point in Thailand, located at Soi Thonglor in Central Bangkok. more details..

Norbert Dentressangle to open new UK distribution centre

Published on: 19 Jul 13 - Norbert Dentressangle is set to open a new distribution centre for its Specialist Services operation in Taunton, Somerset, at the end of July. more details..

Construction begins on Emirates SkyCargo’s new terminal in Dubai

Published on: 19 Jul 13 - Construction has begun on Emirates SkyCargo’ s new cargo terminal and supporting facilities at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport... more details..

Kerry Logistics’ latest acquisition expands its presence in Latin America

Published on: 15 Jul 13 - Kerry Logistics has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Braservice, a Brazil-based logistics and customs brokerage company. more details..

Construction firm to sell logistics space in Sweden for SEK136m

Published on: 08 Jul 13 - NCC, the Nordic construction and property development company, is to divest land for logistics operations in Rosersberg totalling SEK136m (€15.4m). more details..

Gist seals seafood deal with Macrae

Published on: 05 Jul 13 - Gist has announced it is extending the logistics services it provides to Macrae, the UK-based producer of chilled, private-label seafood products... more details..

DHL Express inaugurates its most advanced distribution centre in Latin America

Published on: 03 Jul 13 - DHL Express Chile has inaugurated a new headquarters and distribution centre, the company’s most modern in Latin America. more details..

Planning permission granted for DPD’s £100m parcel hub

Published on: 01 Jul 13 - DPD announced it has been granted planning permission to build a new £100m parcel hub at Hinckley Commercial Park in the East Midlands. more details..

Wincanton awarded five year contract to continue Morrisons’ convenience expansion

Published on: 28 Jun 13 - Wincanton announced it has been awarded a five-year contract by supermarket group Morrisons to support its continuing expansion of its “M Local”... more details..

Volkswagen continues further investment in Tennessee

Published on: 27 Jun 13 - Volkswagen Group of America has announced the opening of its $40m Southeast Regional Distribution Center (SERDC) in Tennessee. more details..

Canadian Pacific to donate C$200,000 for Alberta flood relief

Published on: 27 Jun 13 - Canadian Pacific has announced it will donate C$200,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help victims of the June 2013 floods in southern Alberta. more details..

Prologis to develop new build-to-suit facility in Poland

Published on: 24 Jun 13 - Prologis announced it has signed a new build-to-suit agreement with a Polish retailer for a 376,000 sq ft distribution centre in Poland. more details..

Sumitomo partners with Savoye to create warehouse in Belgium

Published on: 21 Jun 13 - Sumitomo, the warehousing services company has partnered with Savoye, the automation specialist to create a warehouse in Grobbendonk, Belgium. more details..

DHL opens $1m logistics center in Guadalajara

Published on: 20 Jun 13 - DHL Express opened its new logistics center in Guadalajara in a bid to meet business growth experienced in Mexico. more details..

Cargolux expands North American network

Published on: 20 Jun 13 - Cargolux Airlines International S.A. announced that it has expanded its network to include a direct service from Hong Kong to Columbus, Ohio. more details..

FedEx Trade Networks opens distribution facility in Michigan

Published on: 20 Jun 13 - FedEx Trade Networks announced the opening of its new Romulus, Michigan distribution facility which offers expanded services including a range of... more details..

Canadian Pacific announces the appointment of the Jim Prentice to the Board of Directors

Published on: 18 Jun 13 - Canadian Pacific Railway has announced that Jim Prentice has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors effective immediately. more details..

DPD invests £3.7m in four new depots in the UK

Published on: 14 Jun 13 - DPD announced it has invested £3.7m in four new depots in Sheffield, Snetterton (Norfolk), Billingham (Teesside) and Smethwick. more details..

US Transportation Secretary LaHood announces National Freight Advisory Committee members

Published on: 13 Jun 13 - US Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood has announced the members of the National Freight Advisory Committee, a group of professionals that will... more details..

Ports of Los Angeles and Hamburg sign collaborative agreement

Published on: 07 Jun 13 - The Port of Los Angeles and the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which paves the way for increased cooperation... more details..

Horizon Lines names new Executive Vice President And Chief Operating Officer

Published on: 06 Jun 13 - Horizon Lines has announced that William A. Hamlin has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. more details..

Norbert Dentressangle invests in safe docking system

Published on: 05 Jun 13 - Norbert Dentressangle has invested a six figure sum fitting Haldex's 'Soft Docking' system to reduce damage to its refrigerated vehicle fleet. more details..

Expeditors opens pharmaceutical hub at Brussels Airport

Published on: 05 Jun 13 - Expeditors has introduced a new facility for temperature critical products at BRUcargo, the dedicated cargo area at Brussels Airport. more details..

Air freight growth stabilises

Published on: 31 May 13 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released figures for air freight markets in April which showed modest growth of 1.4% compared... more details..

CEVA announces additional US-Mexico transborder offerings

Published on: 30 May 13 - CEVA has announced the inauguration of two new services in its US-Mexico Transborder portfolio – ‘Mexico Direct,’ a solution that offers... more details..

Apex Maritime adopts IAS Dispatch suite of intermodal transportation solutions

Published on: 30 May 13 - International Asset Systems (IAS), a provider of cloud and integrated technologies that connect intermodal trading partners, has announced that Apex... more details..

UK Mail reports “a very strong performance” for 2012

Published on: 24 May 13 - UK Mail has announced increases in both revenue and profit for the year ending March 31, 2013. more details..

DHL Supply Chain invests $12m in new multi-user site in India

Published on: 22 May 13 - DHL Supply Chain has announced an investment of Rs65 crores (approximately $11.7m or €9.0m) in a new multi-user warehouse in Luhari, Delhi. more details..

DB Schenker to manage BMW warehouse in Japan

Published on: 15 May 13 - DB Schenker announced it has been entrusted by BMW to manage a new spare parts warehouse on Japan’s main island of Honshu. more details..

DB Schenker builds new logistics centre in Switzerland

Published on: 10 May 13 - DB Schenker has begun construction on its new Swiss logistics hub on a 38,500 sq m property in Pfungen, Canton Zurich. more details..

DPD confirms plans for £100m parcel hub in the UK

Published on: 10 May 13 - DPD has confirmed that it plans to build a new £100m parcel hub at Hinckley Commercial Park in the East Midlands, UK. more details..

Singapore Post invests S$45m to upgrade its mail sorting infrastructure

Published on: 03 May 13 - Singapore Post announced that it plans to invest S$45m to upgrade its mail sorting infrastructure. The investment comes as part of the company’s... more details..

DTDC Courier acquires 70% stake in Nikkos Logistics

Published on: 03 May 13 - DTDC Courier, one of India’s largest express courier companies, expanded its business with the acquisition of a 70% stake in Nikkos Logistics. more details..

Agility boosts first quarter profits by 46%

Published on: 01 May 13 - Agility has reported a net profit of KD10.1m for the first quarter of 2013 on revenues of KD352.6m, up 46% and 10% respectively compared to the same... more details..

Geodis struggles in the first quarter

Published on: 01 May 13 - SNCF Geodis, the freight transport and logistics division of French state-owned railway SNCF, has reported a 2.1% decline in revenues for the first... more details..

Kuehne + Nagel opens office in Vladivostok

Published on: 29 Apr 13 - Kuehne + Nagel has announced it is establishing an office in Vladivostok due to increasing demand for logistics services in the Far Eastern part of... more details..

Tesco Distribution signs Bio-LNG deal with Gasrec

Published on: 26 Apr 13 - The distribution division of Tesco has committed a fleet of HGVs to fill up at facilities run by Bio-LNG supplier Gasrec. more details..

UPS ramps up natural gas investment

Published on: 25 Apr 13 - UPS has announced the accelerated growth of its alternative vehicle fleet with plans to purchase approximately 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG)... more details..

FedEx Trade Networks expands infrastructure in Latin America

Published on: 18 Apr 13 - FedEx Trade Networks has expanded its presence and service capabilities in the Latin America region through a series of operational developments. more details..

Network Global Logistics expands its service parts logistics network

Published on: 18 Apr 13 - Network Global Logistics (NGL) announced that it has nearly doubled its network of forward stocking locations to 516 worldwide. more details..

Nordic Cold Storage expands at the Port of Savannah

Published on: 18 Apr 13 - Nordic Cold Storage announced the opening of the first phase of its storage and blast facility, located near the Port of Savannah. more details..

DHL awarded new supply chain contract by National Grid

Published on: 15 Apr 13 - National Grid, the UK’s largest utilities business, has awarded DHL Supply Chain a new four year contract to provide logistics services across its... more details..

Norbert Dentressangle wins international contract with RAGT Seeds

Published on: 12 Apr 13 - Norbert Dentressangle has won a new international contract with RAGT Seeds Ltd, a leading crop developer for agriculture. more details..

DHL launches tailor-made Center of Excellence in China’s fashion capital

Published on: 12 Apr 13 - DHL Global Forwarding has announced the launch of its new Fashion Center of Excellence in Jiuting, on the outskirts of Shanghai, China’s... more details..

Penske Logistics completes major upgrade and relocation of its data center

Published on: 11 Apr 13 - Penske Logistics has completed a multi-million dollar upgrade of its enterprise-class data center that serves all of its supply chain customers. The... more details..

Damco expands CFS operations in Cambodia

Published on: 05 Apr 13 - Damco has opened a second container freight station (CFS) warehouse facility in Cambodia to further enhance and support its customers’ growth in... more details..

Agility announces 27% increase in net profits in 2012

Published on: 03 Apr 13 - Agility has announced its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2012. For the fourth quarter the company announced major increases in... more details..

Vopak opens new oil storage terminal in Spain

Published on: 02 Apr 13 - Royal Vopak has opened a new oil storage terminal located in the port of Algeciras, Spain. The facility has an initial storage capacity of 403,000... more details..

Norbert Dentressangle adds new daily pallet service in Germany

Published on: 02 Apr 13 - Norbert Dentressangle has added a new daily service for Germany to its pan-European pallet distribution service, Red Europe. more details..

SNCB sells barging companies

Published on: 02 Apr 13 - SNCB Logistics Group has announced the sale of inland shipping companies H&S Container Line GmbH, Haeger & Schmidt International GmbH and RKE N.V... more details..

Agility completes first delivery to Caspian Pipeline Consortium

Published on: 20 Mar 13 - Agility completed the delivery of equipment for the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, the largest multi-stakeholder organisation operating an investment... more details..

G6 Alliance announces new port rotations for Trans-Pacific services

Published on: 18 Mar 13 - After agreeing to expand the successful G6 Alliance to the Trans-Pacific trade earlier this year, the six member lines have announced the port... more details..

Eurotunnel rejects Competition Commission’s objections to new offering

Published on: 18 Mar 13 - Groupe Eurotunnel has released a statement outlining its objections to the European Competition Commission’s provisional findings regarding... more details..

IATA encourages airlines to prioritise air cargo

Published on: 15 Mar 13 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on airlines and their partners in the air cargo supply chain to work together to make... more details..

Port of Prince Rupert begins construction of $90m Road, Rail and Utility Corridor

Published on: 14 Mar 13 - Construction has begun on the Port of Prince Rupert's $90m Road, Rail and Utility Corridor project, which will support billions in new terminal... more details..

HP selects Cosco operated port as Greek hub

Published on: 06 Mar 13 - Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced a deal with Chinese shipping company Cosco to distribute regional supplies through the Greek port of Piraeus. more details..

Logwin's declines partially offset by growth in freight forwarding

Published on: 06 Mar 13 - Logwin AG has reported revenues of €1.32bn, a marginal decline compared to €1.33bn in 2011. Operating profit fell more markedly from €21.6m in... more details..

Aramex reports 21% growth in revenues for 2012

Published on: 04 Mar 13 - Aramex has announced a 21% increase in revenues and a 15% increase in net profits for the full year 2012. more details..

GEFCO opens new subsidiary in the UAE

Published on: 01 Mar 13 - The GEFCO Group has strengthened its footprint in the Middle East by creating a new Dubai hub for trade with emerging markets, Europe and the United... more details..

Port of Baltimore reports record 2012

Published on: 28 Feb 13 - It was a record year in 2012 for the public marine terminals at the Port of Baltimore. Key targeted commodities automotives, containers, and roll... more details..

DHL announces €40m investment in Indonesia

Published on: 27 Feb 13 - DHL Supply Chain has announced an investment of €40m over the next few years to strengthen its position in Indonesia. more details..

DHL introduces new mobile booking app

Published on: 25 Feb 13 - DHL Freight has launched a mobile app for customers to handle their road freight shipments. more details..

UPS triples coverage of global expedited service

Published on: 22 Feb 13 - UPS has announced a significant expansion of its UPS Worldwide Expedited service for international shipments. more details..

SNCF Geodis reports declines in 2012

Published on: 22 Feb 13 - SNCF Group has announced its revenues for 2012 totalled €33.8bn, up 3% from 2011. The increase was attributed to a 6.4% rise from the SNCF Infra... more details..

Port Metro Vancouver sees continued growth in year-end results

Published on: 21 Feb 13 - Port Metro Vancouver has reported continuing growth in its 2012 year-end results, including new records in the container and bulk sectors. more details..

Dockwise reports 35% growth in revenues for 2012

Published on: 15 Feb 13 - Dockwise Ltd. published results for the full-year ended 31 December, 2012 with increases in revenues of 35.3% year over year. more details..

Menlo increases its presence in the medical device sector

Published on: 15 Feb 13 - Menlo Worldwide Logistics confirmed its growth in the European healthcare sector by signing a contract to provide logistics services to specialist... more details..

Bibby wins £100m BP North Sea vessel management contract

Published on: 11 Feb 13 - Bibby Ship Management has won a contract with BP Exploration Operating Company to fully manage six vessels for operations in the North Sea. more details..

Air cargo demand declined 1.5% in 2012

Published on: 04 Feb 13 - According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), air cargo demand fell 1.5% for the full year 2012. This marked the second consecutive... more details..

Norfolk Southern plans $2bn investment

Published on: 31 Jan 13 - Norfolk Southern Corporation plans to spend $2bn in 2013 for capital improvements to its rail transportation network. more details..

BNSF announces $4.1bn capital commitment programme

Published on: 21 Jan 13 - BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has announced a planned 2013 capital commitment programme of approximately $4.1bn, approximately a $450m increase over its... more details..

DHL wins long-term contract with Panasonic worth over £100m

Published on: 16 Jan 13 - DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a long-term contract worth over £100m (€120m) with Panasonic, to manage its warehousing and transport... more details..

Clipper Logistics adds 500,000 sq ft at Wynyard Park

Published on: 14 Jan 13 - Clipper Logistics has created 500,000 sq ft of additional warehousing space at its distribution centre at Wynyard Park, in the Tees Valley, UK. more details..

EBRD supports development of port infrastructure in Moldova

Published on: 14 Jan 13 - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending US$12m to Danube Logistics, the owner and operator of the Giurgiulesti... more details..

Panama Canal issues notice to proceed with construction of a new bridge

Published on: 10 Jan 13 - The Panama Canal Authority has issued notice to VINCI Construction Grands Projets to build a bridge on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal. more details..

Neovia extends relationship with Husqvarna Group

Published on: 21 Dec 12 - Neovia Logistics Services, formerly known as Caterpillar Logistics Services, has announced the renewal and extension of its relationship with... more details..

Major emerging markets - still forging ahead?

Published on: 21 Dec 12 - Agility and Transport Intelligence have announced the 2013 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index will be available from January 15, 2013. more details..

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rebounds 3.7% in November

Published on: 20 Dec 12 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.7% in November erasing October’s 3.7%... more details..

CMA CGM becomes a partner in Port of Long Beach

Published on: 17 Dec 12 - CMA CGM has purchased a stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J, a move that will bring an additional 2.6m container units to the Port. more details..

Deutsche Post looks at German long-distance bus market

Published on: 14 Dec 12 - The Allgemeine Deutsche Automobilclub (ADAC) (German automobile association) and Deutsche Post are developing a concept for a national long-distance... more details..

Yusen Logistics targets UK by investing £9m

Published on: 14 Dec 12 - Yusen Logistics is investing £9m in its UK business, with a particular focus on IT and fleet. more details..

CMA CGM invests in Port of Long Beach

Published on: 13 Dec 12 - CMA CGM purchased a stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J, a move that will bring additional 2.6m container units to the Port and increase Port... more details..

Evergreen to launch new Central America service with X-Press

Published on: 06 Dec 12 - Evergreen Line has announced that together with X-Press it will launch a new service linking major ports on the West Coast of Central America in... more details..

Kirby Corporation to acquire Penn Maritime

Published on: 29 Nov 12 - Kirby Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Penn Maritime and Maritime Investments for $295m. more details..

Neovia Logistics Services appoints Chief Technology Officer

Published on: 29 Nov 12 - Neovia Logistics Services, a business formerly known as Caterpillar Logistics Services, announced the appointment of Tim Oglesby as Chief Technology... more details..

Boskalis to acquire Dockwise for €682m

Published on: 28 Nov 12 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, the Netherlands-based dredging, maritime infrastructure and terminal services provider, has announced plans to acquire... more details..

APM Terminals proposes Nigerian mega-port project

Published on: 23 Nov 12 - APM Terminals and its consortium partners have announced plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in... more details..

CaroTrans launches four new direct LCL services from China to Chile

Published on: 15 Nov 12 - CaroTrans has announced four new direct LCL services from China including Shanghai, Ningbo, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong to Valparaiso, Chile. more details..

Agility announces 21% increase in net profit

Published on: 14 Nov 12 - Agility has reported a net profit of KD9.75m in Q3 2012 compared to net profit of KD 8.05m in the same period of 2011, an increase of 21%. more details..

UK Highways Agency appoints Norbert Dentressangle as salt partner

Published on: 12 Nov 12 - The UK Highways Agency has appointed Norbert Dentressangle under a new framework agreement for the provision of a range of salt supply and... more details..

Hellmann UK announces new services to Sweden with Itella Logistics

Published on: 09 Nov 12 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has announced an extension of its contract partnership with Itella Logistics in Scandinavia. more details..

Nippon Express acquires APC

Published on: 09 Nov 12 - Nippon Express announced that it has acquired all the shares of APC Asia Pacific Cargo. more details..

Rakuten acquires Alpha Direct Services

Published on: 09 Nov 12 - Rakuten, the world's third largest e-commerce company, announced that it has agreed to acquire a leading French e-commerce logistics business, Alpha... more details..

Genesee & Wyoming reports third quarter results

Published on: 08 Nov 12 - Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) has reported a third quarter revenue increase of 2.5%. more details..

Cass Freight Index reports month-to-month volumes down 1.4%

Published on: 08 Nov 12 - US October shipment volumes have fallen 1.4% in 2012 as the normal holiday shipping surge has not materialized. more details..

DPD to invest £175m in the UK

Published on: 07 Nov 12 - DPD has announced plans to invest £175m to expand its capacity in the UK. The investment will create 1,500 new jobs. more details..

Decline in mail volumes impacts PostNL’s Q3 results

Published on: 07 Nov 12 - PostNL has announced an operating loss of €128m in the third quarter of 2012, compared to a profit of €66m for the same period of 2011. Underlying... more details..

Logwin reports steady results in first nine months

Published on: 05 Nov 12 - Logwin has reported static revenue in the first nine months of 2012 compared to the same period of 2011. However, operating income has declined by... more details..

Optimism at the Annual State of the Georgia Ports event

Published on: 01 Nov 12 - Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz and Caterpillar Vice President Steve Larson gathered Tuesday for... more details..

JDA and RedPrairie announce merger

Published on: 01 Nov 12 - RedPrairie and JDA Software, two providers of enterprise software and services for the extended supply chain, have announced a definitive merger... more details..

Prologis reports strong results in Europe

Published on: 29 Oct 12 - Prologis has reported strong third quarter results from its European operation despite economic headwinds. more details..

Ports of Rotterdam and Gothenburg in LNG alliance

Published on: 19 Oct 12 - The Port of Rotterdam and the Port of Gothenburg have announced a new alliance in an effort to speed up the establishment of liquefied natural gas... more details..

Brian Grassby appointed Canadian Pacific CFO

Published on: 18 Oct 12 - Canadian Pacific announced that Brian Grassby has been appointed Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2012. more details..

DPD expands parcel shop network in Germany

Published on: 17 Oct 12 - DPD has announced it is continuing to expand its German parcel shop network with an additional 2,000 shops set to open by the end of 2013. more details..

Norbert Dentressangle wins Orange Chemicals renewal

Published on: 17 Oct 12 - Norbert Dentressangle announced it has won a three-year contract renewal with Orange Chemicals, the UK-based chemical distributor. more details..

DHL invests €100m in India

Published on: 17 Oct 12 - DHL Supply Chain has announced an investment of €100m to strengthen its logistics infrastructure in India. more details..

CMA CGM reshuffles its Asia - Mediterranean services

Published on: 15 Oct 12 - CMA CGM has announced it is reshuffling its Asia-Mediterranean services, including the removal of its Turkey Shuttle service. more details..

Menlo supports Riverbed Technology’s Singapore expansion

Published on: 12 Oct 12 - Menlo Worldwide Logistics announced it has been selected by Riverbed Technology, the IT solutions company, to provide warehousing and distribution... more details..

DB Schenker announces collaboration with IBM

Published on: 08 Oct 12 - DB Schenker has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar agreement with IBM to provide managed services for its transport and logistics IT in Asia... more details..

Geodis supports expansion of the Panama Canal

Published on: 05 Oct 12 - Geodis Wilson, the freight forwarding and heavy lift specialist of Geodis, has been awarded a $50m contract by steel manufacturer Cimolai to manage... more details..

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics expands in South America

Published on: 04 Oct 12 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has expanded its South America ocean service to include a monthly call to Antofagasta, Chile. more details..

Australia Post becomes sole shareholder in StarTrack

Published on: 03 Oct 12 - Australia Post announced it will acquire Qantas' 50% in StarTrack, making Australia Post the sole shareholder in the express freight and logistics... more details..

DPD invests £4.3m in three new depots

Published on: 03 Oct 12 - DPD announced that it has invested £4.3m on three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee, UK. more details..

PSA Singapore Terminals invests S$3.5bn in infrastructure and technology

Published on: 03 Oct 12 - PSA Singapore Terminals (PSA) announced it is investing S$3.5bn in infrastructure and technology to develop Phases 3 and 4 of its Pasir Panjang... more details..

Toll invests A$140m in Australia

Published on: 01 Oct 12 - Toll Group announced its infrastructure investments in Australia have reached A$140m. more details..

DB International founds national company in Brazil

Published on: 27 Sep 12 - DB International, the engineering and consulting company in the Deutsche Bahn Group, is founding a new national company in South America, DB... more details..

Odyssey Logistics expands in North Carolina

Published on: 27 Sep 12 - Odyssey Logistics & Technology (OL&T) is expanding its Charlotte, North Carolina operation and has moved to new office space. more details..

Wim Bosman opens branch in Kiev

Published on: 26 Sep 12 - Wim Bosman announced that it has opened a new branch office in Kiev, Ukraine. more details..

Dachser invests in new fleet programme

Published on: 24 Sep 12 - Dachser UK has announced it is investing in a new fleet replacement programme for its North West operation. more details..

Lufthansa to build new logistics centre at Frankfurt

Published on: 21 Sep 12 - Lufthansa has announced plans to build a new logistics centre at Frankfurt Airport. The building, which will replace the existing 30-year-old... more details..

US vessel imports down 3%

Published on: 20 Sep 12 - Zepol Corporation has reported that US import shipment volumes for August, measured in TEUs, was down from July by 3% and 0.3% from August 2011. more details..

SBS Worldwide signs agency agreement covering India

Published on: 19 Sep 12 - Supply chain solutions provider SBS Worldwide has signed an agency agreement with Capricorn Logistics in India. more details..

Global TEUs fell 2.6% in July

Published on: 17 Sep 12 - Container Trade Statistics (CTS) has released its latest report for July, with the figures indicating a weak start to the second half of the year. more details..

APM Terminals invests in Russia

Published on: 10 Sep 12 - APM Terminals announced it is entering the Russian market in a strategic partnership with Russian transportation group, N-Trans. more details..

PostNL opens parcels depot in Breda

Published on: 10 Sep 12 - PostNL Parcels announced it has opened a new depot in Breda. The Breda depot is the sixth to be opened as part of the new logistics infrastructure... more details..

Panama Canal appoints new Deputy Administrator

Published on: 03 Sep 12 - The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Manuel Benítez as its new Deputy Administrator, beginning on... more details..

Vopak and Gasunie sign agreement with Shell

Published on: 29 Aug 12 - Royal Vopak and Gasunie have signed an agreement with Shell to be the first customer at their LNG Break Bulk terminal, to be constructed at the... more details..

Bradshaw named Executive Director of NC Ports

Published on: 28 Aug 12 - Thomas Bradshaw has been named Executive Director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority. He will assume that responsibility while continuing... more details..

DHL intensifies services for rising order fulfillment demands

Published on: 23 Aug 12 - DHL Global Forwarding has announced it is increasing service levels for its international supply chain product in the Americas to meet rising demand... more details..

BNSF announces projects in Iowa and Illinois set to cost $154m

Published on: 23 Aug 12 - BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has announced two new projects for maintenance and rail capacity improvements in Iowa and Illinois. The project in Iowa... more details..

Schiphol's tonnage provides positive outlook

Published on: 20 Aug 12 - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol handled a total of 729,174 tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2012, down 3.2% on the previous year. However... more details..

Kuehne + Nagel opens a new facility in New Zealand

Published on: 17 Aug 12 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new 86,000 sq ft warehouse facility in Auckland, New Zealand. more details..

Toyota to set up logistics centre in Nairobi

Published on: 17 Aug 12 - Local reports suggest automotive manufacturer Toyota has outlined plans to setup a new Sh1.28bn (€12.3m) logistics hub in Nairobi, Kenya. more details..

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach report July TEUs

Published on: 16 Aug 12 - The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have reported contrasting tonnage figures for July. more details..

Net profit remains static for Agility

Published on: 15 Aug 12 - Agility has reported a net profit of KWD7.8m for the second quarter of 2012 on revenues of KWD348.8m. Revenue increased 6% year-on-year, while net... more details..

Roadrunner acquires two refrigerated trucking companies

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired R&M Transportation and Sortino Transportation for a combined $24.4m. more details..

XPO Logistics losses attributed to expansion

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - XPO Logistics has announced revenue of $54.5m for the second quarter, a 23.7% increase from the same period last year. Its net loss was $5.2m... more details..

Costa Rican courts confirm APM Terminals concession

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - The Costa Rican courts have ruled in favor of APM Terminals in two lawsuits, brought against the company and the government, which were intended to... more details..

U.S. Xpress launches cross border partnership with Maritime Ontario

Published on: 09 Aug 12 - U.S. Xpress Enterprises and Maritime-Ontario have partnered to launch a cross-border North American shipping solution. more details..

Blue Dart announces revenues of $78m in Q2

Published on: 30 Jul 12 - Blue Dart Express announces 16% increase in second quarter revenue. more details..

Pall-Ex secures Polish partner

Published on: 27 Jul 12 - Pall-Ex has unveiled plans to launch a new network in Poland, after it secured KMC-Services Sp.Z.o.o as a national partner. more details..

Deutsche Post has invested over €1bn in its mail and parcel network

Published on: 27 Jul 12 - Deutsche Post announced it has invested €1bn in its mail and parcel network including €750m in its parcel infrastructure and €400m in new... more details..

Old Dominion announces 4.9% base rate increase

Published on: 26 Jul 12 - Old Dominion Freight Line has announced a 4.9% increase to its base rates, effective August 6, 2012. more details..

C.H. Robinson reports second quarter results

Published on: 26 Jul 12 - C.H. Robinson Worldwide has reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company announced its truck net revenues, which... more details..

CEP shippers expect rates to increase

Published on: 23 Jul 12 - According to the Courier Express Parcel (CEP) Benchmark conducted by LHC Consulting, shippers expect a general increase in rates for the year ahead. more details..

Livingston International selects CGI software

Published on: 19 Jul 12 - CGI Group to provide infrastructure and software support to Livingston International through a five-year $27m agreement. more details..

Flinders Ports acquires ownership of Adelaide Container Terminal

Published on: 17 Jul 12 - Flinders Port, the private operator of the Port of Adelaide and six other South Australian ports, announced that it has gained sole ownership of... more details..

BrightPoint enters logistics agreement with Fitbit

Published on: 16 Jul 12 - BrightPoint announced that it has entered into a logistics services agreement with Fitbit, a growing company in wireless fitness and health devices. more details..

Canadian National to construct five long sidings on British Columbia North Line

Published on: 12 Jul 12 - Canadian National (CN) plans to construct five extended sidings on its British Columbia North Line as part of a multi-year capital program to expand... more details..

UPS technology expands into Latin America and the Caribbean

Published on: 12 Jul 12 - UPS is expanding its technology offerings to customers in Latin America and the Caribbean. more details..

DB Schenker to provide Nikon with solutions in India

Published on: 11 Jul 12 - DB Schenker Logistics to provide Nikon with warehousing and 3PL services in India for its cameras, digital single-lens reflex cameras (D-SLR)... more details..

Changes in Canadian Pacific’s Board of Directors

Published on: 05 Jul 12 - Rick George has resigned from the Canadian Pacific Board of Directors, while Hunter Harrison has been appointed president and CEO. more details..

Development of Sochi cargo port completed

Published on: 04 Jul 12 - Element Group announced it has completed construction of the Imeretinskiy cargo port in Sochi, Russia. more details..

APM Terminals opens new regional headquarters in Singapore

Published on: 29 Jun 12 - APM Terminals is set to open a new regional headquarters in Singapore to support the Southeast Asia and Indian Subcontinent markets. The existing... more details..

Swedegas and Royal Vopak investigate the potential for an LNG terminal in Gothenburg

Published on: 22 Jun 12 - A terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) could be completed in Gothenburg, Sweden, as early as 2015. more details..

BrightPoint Americas announces agreement with Duracell Powermat

Published on: 21 Jun 12 - Brightpoint announced that its subsidiary, Brightpoint Americas, has entered into a distribution agreement and services agreement with Duracell... more details..

Stobart Group to buy Autologic for £12m

Published on: 19 Jun 12 - Stobart Group has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Autologic, an automotive transport specialist, for £12.4m. more details..

DHL opens life sciences centre in India

Published on: 18 Jun 12 - DHL Supply Chain has announced the opening of a new distribution centre for the Life Sciences & Healthcare industry in Mumbai, India. more details..

BDP expands its capabilities in the UK

Published on: 15 Jun 12 - BDP International has expanded its capabilities in the UK to include project logistics at its office in Dartford, Kent. more details..

QAD acquires supply chain software solutions company DynaSys

Published on: 14 Jun 12 - QAD Inc, an IT solutions provider for global manufacturing companies, has acquired DynaSys S.A., a provider of supply chain planning software... more details..

Mainfreight opens new branch in Le Havre

Published on: 11 Jun 12 - Mainfreight has announced it is set to open a new air and sea branch in Le Havre, France. The branch will start with import groupage services and in... more details..

PostNL opens new parcels depot in Hengelo

Published on: 11 Jun 12 - PostNL has opened a new parcels depot in Hengelo in the Netherlands. Hengelo is the fifth depot to open as part of a new logistics infrastructure... more details..

Horizon Lines names Sam Woodward President and CEO

Published on: 08 Jun 12 - Horizon Lines has announced that Sam Woodward has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and has been appointed to the... more details..

Canada and the US announce air cargo security improvements

Published on: 07 Jun 12 - Canada and the US announced that both governments have agreed to the mutual recognition of and cooperation on, air cargo security in both countries. more details..

Wim Bosman Belgium begins multimodal transport

Published on: 01 Jun 12 - Wim Bosman Belgium and its Italian partner Sittam have started offering multimodal transport between Belgium and Italy, combining both road and rail... more details..

PostNL Parcels continues €240m infrastructure development

Published on: 23 May 12 - PostNL Parcels has opened a new depot in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. It is the fourth depot to open as part of a new €240m logistics... more details..

Goodman signs build-to-suit contract in Tianjin

Published on: 21 May 12 - Goodman Group has announced it is expanding its operations in Tianjin, China with the signing of a build-to-suit facility for online retailer... more details..

Zepol Corporation introduces its trade data tool, ComplianceIQ

Published on: 18 May 12 - Zepol Corporation’s ComplianceIQ provides up-to-date US government import regulations for US importers. more details..

Port of Hamburg boosts container throughput by 5.2% in the first quarter

Published on: 18 May 12 - In the first three months of 2012, the Port of Hamburg achieved total throughput of 32.6m tons, an increase of 3.8% compared to the first quarter of... more details..

Agility announces 8% decline in net profit

Published on: 18 May 12 - Agility has announced a net profit of KWD7.1m for the first quarter of 2012, an 8% year-on-year decline. more details..

Schneider National extends relationship with BNSF Railway

Published on: 17 May 12 - Schneider National has signed a new multi-year agreement with BNSF Railway under which the railroad will continue to serve as one of Schneider’s... more details..

XPO Logistics announces first quarter loss

Published on: 10 May 12 - XPO Logistics has announced a net loss of $2.7m for the first quarter of 2012, compared with a net income of $1.1m for the same period of 2011. more details..

Panama Maritime Authority approves new container shipping terminal

Published on: 10 May 12 - The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) has granted permits to a private development group for the construction and operation of a new container... more details..

UPS expands Express Freight service into Nicaragua and Honduras

Published on: 10 May 12 - UPS has announced the expansion of its UPS Express Freight service into Nicaragua and Honduras. more details..

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics strengthens service to Australia

Published on: 04 May 12 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has introduced a new port call to Adelaide on its route from Europe via North America. more details..

Panalpina and RedPrairie enter into strategic partnership

Published on: 04 May 12 - Panalpina and RedPrairie have entered into a strategic partnership which enables Panalpina to utilise RedPrairie’s suite of supply chain... more details..

TransForce reports strong start to 2012

Published on: 03 May 12 - TransForce has announced a strong start to 2012 with first quarter revenues up 40% year-on-year and EBIT up 94%. more details..

DHL Global Forwarding enhances life sciences & healthcare competence network

Published on: 02 May 12 - DHL Global Forwarding has opened two new life sciences & healthcare competence centres in Miami and Atlanta, US, in order to increase capacity... more details..

Logwin and DTL agree cooperation in transport network

Published on: 30 Apr 12 - Logwin and Deutsche Textil Logistik (DTL) have announced a long-term cooperation for their German transport networks. more details..

Aramex reports significant growth in net profit

Published on: 27 Apr 12 - Aramex has announced a 22% increase in first quarter net profits from AED50m in 2011 to AED61m in 2012. more details..

CH Robinson announces 7.9% increase in revenues

Published on: 26 Apr 12 - CH Robinson has announced a 7.9% increase in first quarter revenues to $2,552m. more details..

DB Schenker Logistics provides customized supply solution for VW Amarok production line

Published on: 20 Apr 12 - DB Schenker Logistics has opened a new logistics centre in Hanover-Stocken to support the supply chain needs of neighbouring Volkswagen (VW)... more details..

Passenger car registrations decline 7.7% in Q1

Published on: 20 Apr 12 - According to the ACEA, new passenger car registrations declined 7.7% for the first three months of the year. more details..

TNT Post UK to launch second end-to-end delivery trial

Published on: 18 Apr 12 - TNT Post UK, a subsidiary of PostNL, is to conduct a second end-to-end delivery trial from mid-April in West London following the successful... more details..

Stolt-Nielsen's Q1 results boosted by its Terminal business

Published on: 13 Apr 12 - Stolt-Nielsen has reported revenues of $505.7m and a net profit of $8.0m in the first quarter of 2012, compared to $512.9m and $22.2m respectively... more details..

Port of Rotterdam Authority to develop new Brazilian port

Published on: 12 Apr 12 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed an agreement to develop Port Central, a new port located in Vitoria, Brazil. more details..

FedEx launches "carbon neutral" document shipping

Published on: 12 Apr 12 - FedEx has announced that it is launching a "carbon-neutral" shipping program for its most widely-used packaging solution for document shipping. more details..

DHL opens new logistics centre in Milan

Published on: 05 Apr 12 - DHL Global Forwarding/Freight, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, has opened a new logistics centre near Milan, Italy. more details..

Nippon Express acquires US-based Associated Global Systems

Published on: 02 Apr 12 - Nippon Express U.S.A., a local subsidiary of Nippon Express, has acquired Associated Global Systems (AGS) a US-based logistics company. more details..

Cargolux reports net loss of $18.3m

Published on: 30 Mar 12 - Cargolux has announced a net loss of $18.3m for 2011 compared to a net profit of $59.8m in 2010. more details..

FedEx Trade Networks opens In Phoenix, St. Louis and Milwaukee

Published on: 29 Mar 12 - FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of FedEx, has announced the opening of three new US offices. more details..

Commercial vehicle registrations in Europe fall 11.3% in February

Published on: 28 Mar 12 - Demand for commercial vehicles declined in February, with total registrations falling 11.3% compared with the same month in 2011. more details..

Joint venture between Barloworld and Manline announced

Published on: 23 Mar 12 - Barloworld Logistics and Manline have announced they have formed a joint venture company. more details..

XPO Logistics opens North American Operations Center in Charlotte

Published on: 22 Mar 12 - XPO Logistics has announced the opening of its new North American Operations Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. more details..

DSV wins Renault-Nissan contract in Scandinavia

Published on: 21 Mar 12 - DSV Solutions has won a three year contract to operate the after-sales service parts warehouse and distribution for the Renault-Nissan alliance in... more details..

DHL invests $47m to expand Americas hub

Published on: 16 Mar 12 - DHL has announced it is investing US$47m to expand its Americas hub facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport. more details..

Port of New York & New Jersey reports record volumes for 2011

Published on: 15 Mar 12 - The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has announced that it had record cargo volumes in 2011, surpassing the previous record set in 2007. more details..

Toll begins $45m gas transport and storage contract

Published on: 14 Mar 12 - Toll Energy, part of the Toll Group, has announced work has started on a $45m transport and storage contract as part of coal seam gas explorer QGC’s... more details..

Maersk Supply Service wins three major contracts in Brazil

Published on: 08 Mar 12 - Maersk Supply Service has won three new major contracts with the Brazilian state owned oil company Petrobras. more details..

APM Terminals reports "strongest ever" results for 2011

Published on: 29 Feb 12 - APM Terminals has reported revenue growth of 10% year-on-year and an EBITDA of $1,059m for 2011. more details..

Investment in new executive team harms XPO Logistics' Q4 profits

Published on: 23 Feb 12 - XPO Logistics has reported a net loss of $1.5m in the fourth quarter of 2011, the company attributed the loss to the hiring of the company's new... more details..

Port of Rotterdam more accessible

Published on: 22 Feb 12 - Due to the expansion of the Maasgeul navigation channel, the Port of Rotterdam is set to become more accessible to larger ships. more details..

Maersk Line cuts capacity on Asia - Europe trade

Published on: 20 Feb 12 - Maersk Line has announced that due to an oversupply of container vessels operating on the Asia – Europe trade lane, container freight rates have... more details..

London Gateway wins European Port Project Finance Deal of the Year Award

Published on: 15 Feb 12 - London Gateway has won the European Port Project Finance Deal of the Year Award 2011 at a ceremony in London. more details..

Pantos Logistics opens new logistics centre in Thailand

Published on: 10 Feb 12 - Pantos Logistics has opened a new logistics centre in Laem Chabang, Thailand, with an expectation for bolstering its local warehousing and... more details..

Canadian National opens new intermodal terminal in Wisconsin

Published on: 09 Feb 12 - Canadian National (CN) has opened a new intermodal terminal at Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. more details..

Agility Chile Receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

Published on: 09 Feb 12 - Agility has announced it has acquired ISO 9001:2008 certification in Chile. The certification applies to Agility Chile's central and airport office... more details..

Logwin opens warehouse dedicated to fashion products in Beijing

Published on: 03 Feb 12 - Logwin to offer its "red carpet logistics" in Beijing by opening a warehouse dedicated to fashion products. more details..

House of Fraser appoints Norbert Dentressangle as its multi-channel fulfilment partner

Published on: 03 Feb 12 - House of Fraser has appointed Norbert Dentressangle as its multi-channel fulfilment partner. more details..

European Transport Deal of the Year Goes to DP World London Gateway

Published on: 01 Feb 12 - DP World London Gateway has won European Transport Deal of the Year at Project Finance International's annual awards ceremony in London. more details..

Stolt-Nielsen reports slight increase in profits for 2011

Published on: 27 Jan 12 - Stolt-Nielsen has announced its results for 2011 including a net profit of $108.2m, compared to £106.1m in 2010. CEO Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen... more details..

Emirates SkyCargo expands African trade network

Published on: 25 Jan 12 - Emirates SkyCargo’s annual cargo capacity to and from Africa will exceed 300,000 tonnes after the launch of its Harare-Lusaka service. more details..

Schneider National extends contract with CSX

Published on: 19 Jan 12 - Schneider National has announced that it has signed a new, multi-year agreement with CSX Transportation under which the railroad will serve as one... more details..

Canadian Pacific announces 2012 capital plan

Published on: 19 Jan 12 - Canadian Pacific has announced that, as part of the company's multi-year plan, it will invest between $1.1bn and $1.2bn for infrastructure renewal... more details..

PostNL closes multiple delivery locations

Published on: 18 Jan 12 - PostNL has closed its delivery locations in Ede, Houten, Lunteren, Oosterbeek, Renkum and Wageningen in the Netherlands. more details..

ATS launches dedicated shipping lane to and from China

Published on: 12 Jan 12 - Access Technology Solutions (ATS) has launched a new dedicated, low-cost shipping lane to and from China for direct-to-consumer brands. more details..

Americold's Chinese joint venture announces strategic alliance with Yum! China

Published on: 12 Jan 12 - Americold has announced that its Chinese joint venture company, China Merchants Americold (Hong Kong) (CMAC), and Yum! China have formed a strategic... more details..

DB Schenker says High Speed 2 approvial will secure rail freight growth

Published on: 11 Jan 12 - DB Schenker Rail UK has stated that the UK Government’s decision to approve the High Speed 2 rail route will guarantee additional capacity on the... more details..

Port of Antwerp handles record levels of containers and liquid bulk in 2011

Published on: 06 Jan 12 - The Port of Antwerp handled 186.4m tonnes of freight in 2011, a 4.6% increase compared to 2010. The Port has also announced record levels for... more details..

GAC opens new office in the Republic of the Congo

Published on: 04 Jan 12 - GAC to provide shipping and logistics services in Congo with new office in Pointe Noire. more details..

APM Terminals wins Lazaro Cardenas contract

Published on: 03 Jan 12 - APM Terminals has won a contract to build and operate a deepwater container terminal at the Port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. more details..

Antwerp increases port dues for 2012

Published on: 23 Dec 11 - The Port of Antwerp is to raise its port dues by 2% in 2012, the first time in three years that the port has adjusted its dues. more details..

Choice Logistics delivers hardware replacement choices for WatchGuard

Published on: 22 Dec 11 - Choice Logistics will manage hardware warranty programs and provide storage and delivery of WatchGuard’s replacement appliances. more details..

DB Schenker forms strategic relationship with Estes Express Lines

Published on: 22 Dec 11 - As part of its North America realignment plans announced in July, DB Schenker has formed a strategic relationship with Estes Express Lines. more details..

Norbert Dentressangle and Danone launch Romanian joint venture

Published on: 21 Dec 11 - Norbert Dentressangle Romania and Danone Romania have joined forces to create NDL Frigo Logistics to serve the Romanian chilled goods logistics... more details..

Swedish Competition Authority approves APM Terminals’ Skandia Container Terminal deal

Published on: 16 Dec 11 - The Competition Authority of Sweden has approved APM Terminals’ filing for the Skandia Container Terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. more details..

London Gateway opens new tanker jetty

Published on: 16 Dec 11 - DP World’s London Gateway and Shell have announced the opening of a new tanker jetty at London Gateway which will deliver a quarter of all... more details..

Air freight traffic at Frankfurt Airport drops 10%

Published on: 14 Dec 11 - Fraport has announced that air freight throughput at Frankfurt Airport fell by 10.2% year-on-year in November. more details..

Pall-Ex Romania commences operations

Published on: 12 Dec 11 - Pall-Ex Romania has commenced network operations from its centrally located hub facility in Sibiu, becoming the second European Pall-Ex country... more details..

Jabil completes acquisition of Telmar Network Technology

Published on: 08 Dec 11 - Jabil Circuit enhances its reverse logistics, repair services and spare parts management solutions through acquisition of Telmar Network Technology. more details..

InterMoor and LLX sign land lease agreement at Acu Superport

Published on: 08 Dec 11 - LLX Logistica, a private Brazilian company responsible for building the Açu Superport, the has signed a land lease agreement with InterMoor do Brasil... more details..

TNT Express opens regional security command centre in Singapore

Published on: 07 Dec 11 - TNT Express has opened its new regional security command centre in Singapore. more details..

Global manufacturing production edges lower in November

Published on: 05 Dec 11 - At 49.6 in November, the JPMorgan Global Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) signalled a mild deterioration in overall operating... more details..

DHL launches multi-modal service linking China and Japan

Published on: 05 Dec 11 - DHL has launched a new multi-modal service operated by its Global Forwarding division between China and Japan. more details..

Panalpina launches two new direct LCL services from Asia to Poland

Published on: 05 Dec 11 - Panalpina has launched two new own-operated direct Less than Container Load (LCL) services from Asia to Poland through its in-house carrier... more details..

Hamburg Süd and Seago Line to expand cooperation

Published on: 02 Dec 11 - Hamburg Süd and Seago Line have announced that they are to enhance their cooperation in the trade between North Europe and Eastern Mediterranean... more details..

CSAV reports loss of $342.8m in third quarter

Published on: 01 Dec 11 - CSAV, the Chilean shipping company, has announced a net loss of $342.84m for the third quarter of 2011, resulting in a fourth successive quarter of... more details..

FESCO to receive $100m loan for investment programme

Published on: 30 Nov 11 - FESCO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have signed a US$100m loan agreement to support FESCO’s infrastructure... more details..

Port of Antwerp to construct new lock

Published on: 28 Nov 11 - The Port Authority of Antwerp has announced it is to construct a second lock on the Left Bank of the Port of Antwerp at a cost of approximately... more details..

Agility announces 42% fall in Q3 net profit

Published on: 16 Nov 11 - Agility has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2011, reporting declines of 19% and 42% in revenue and net profit, respectively. more details..

Damco opens warehouse in Dubai for high tech customers

Published on: 09 Nov 11 - Damco has opened a new warehouse facility in Jebel Ali in Dubai (UAE) for customers in the high tech industry. more details..

DHL to build new logistics centre for Primark

Published on: 09 Nov 11 - DHL Supply Chain has announced it is building a logistics centre in Mönchengladbach, Germany for its customer Primark. more details..

Global manufacturing stagnates in October

Published on: 04 Nov 11 - The JP Morgan global manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) saw little change at 50.0 in October, from 49.8 in September. The slight increase... more details..

NYK expands into Brazilian cabotage business

Published on: 03 Nov 11 - NYK enters Brazil’s cabotage business through the acquisition of 10% of Maestra Navegacao e Logistica. more details..

GEFCO offers new services to Central Asia

Published on: 31 Oct 11 - GEFCO has opened a new route between Latvia and Central Asia that will be used to deliver new vehicles to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and... more details..

Aramex reports 19% increase in third quarter revenues

Published on: 31 Oct 11 - Aramex has announced a healthy increase in revenues and net profits, in the face of continued instability in a number of its markets in the Middle... more details..

Horizon Lines to discontinue Trans-Pacific FSX service

Published on: 27 Oct 11 - Horizon Lines will discontinue its Five Star Express (FSX) trans-Pacific container shipping service between the US West Coast, Guam and China. more details..

Lufthansa Cargo underlines need for night flights

Published on: 24 Oct 11 - Lufthansa Cargo has underlined its fears regarding the consequences ensuing for the international logistics industry from the provisional night-flight... more details..

Strong increase in Charleston breakbulk volume thanks to $23-million investment

Published on: 20 Oct 11 - Port of Charleston reported breakbulk tonnage increased 80% for the quarter while container volume increased18% in September. more details..

FedEx Express opens a new station in Strasbourg

Published on: 17 Oct 11 - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the opening of a new station in Strasbourg. more details..

CSX announces National Gateway progress

Published on: 13 Oct 11 - CSX Transportation has announced that it has work completed or construction underway at one-third of the clearance projects included in the National... more details..

APM Terminals to manage Sweden’s largest container terminal

Published on: 12 Oct 11 - APM Terminals has announced it has been awarded a contract to manage Sweden’s Skandia Container Terminal at the Port of Gothenburg. more details..

Ferrovial sells 5.88% of BAA for €325m

Published on: 12 Oct 11 - Ferrovial has announced the sale of 5.88% of BAA to two investment vehicles managed by Alinda Capital Partners (Alinda) for €325m. The company... more details..

Kuehne + Nagel to acquire Drude Logistik

Published on: 12 Oct 11 - Kuehne + Nagel has entered into an agreement to acquire Drude Logistik, located in Hauneck / Bad Hersfeld, the geographical centre of Germany. more details..

New Kuehne + Nagel distribution centre in Cartagena

Published on: 07 Oct 11 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new logistics facility inside Contecar Port, Cartagena. The new infrastructure underlines Kuehne + Nagel’s growth... more details..

Hershey and Ferrero announce warehouse and distribution alliance

Published on: 06 Oct 11 - The Hershey Company has entered into an alliance with The Ferrero Group through a joint warehousing, transportation and distribution initiative. more details..

Global Manufacturing PMI dips to 27-month low in September

Published on: 05 Oct 11 - At 49.9 in September, down from 50.2 in August, the JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) posted below the neutral 50.0 mark... more details..

DP World's London Gateway to open in 2013

Published on: 05 Oct 11 - DP World has announced its London Gateway, the new global shipping port and logistics centre project, will open in the fourth quarter of 2013 with... more details..

Brightpoint announces third reverse logistics and repair centre in North America

Published on: 30 Sep 11 - Brightpoint, Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, Brightpoint North America has opened its third reverse logistics and repair centre. more details..

DB Schenker begins rail transports from Leipzig to China

Published on: 30 Sep 11 - DB Schenker Rail Automotive, Deutsche Bahn’s specialist for automotive rail freight transport, is overseeing auto part transports from Leipzig to... more details..

DP World increases capacity at Jebel Ali Port to 15m TEU

Published on: 28 Sep 11 - DP World has announced the construction of a 400 m quay extension at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, increasing the capacity at the facility by 1m TEU to... more details..

Deutsche Post DHL to invest €750m in German parcel network

Published on: 16 Sep 11 - Deutsche Post DHL has announced it will invest approximately €750m in the modernisation of its German-wide parcel network. more details..

Fraport traffic figures for August shows softening air freight market

Published on: 12 Sep 11 - Fraport has announced a softening of the air freight segment in August 2011, however in contract, it also announced record passenger figures. more details..

APM Terminals to build largest infrastructure project in Costa Rica's history

Published on: 31 Aug 11 - APM Terminals has signed a $992m 33-year concession contract with the Costa Rican Government to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the... more details..

Jim Barber named President of UPS Europe

Published on: 24 Aug 11 - UPS has appointed Jim Barber, a 26-year UPS veteran, its new president of the UPS Europe region with responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and... more details..

APL Logistics operates Kodak’s new cold room facility in India

Published on: 22 Aug 11 - APL Logistics, a leading third party logistics provider, has announced it has started running Kodak’s Central Distribution Center in Mumbai, India. more details..

Austrian Post announces 3% growth in half-year results

Published on: 22 Aug 11 - Austrian Post has announced total revenue of €1,137.9m in the first half of 2011, a 2.9% increase compared to 2010. more details..

FedEx Trade Networks further expands global network

Published on: 17 Aug 11 - FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced its expanded global presence with three new freight forwarding... more details..

Global Semiconductor sales grow 3.7% in first half of 2011

Published on: 08 Aug 11 - The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that "the industry saw a 3.7% increase in the first half of 2011 sales compared to the same... more details..

US Postal Service reports third quarter net loss of $3.1bn

Published on: 08 Aug 11 - The U.S. Postal Service ended its third quarter of fiscal year 2011 (April 1-June 30) with a net loss of $3.1bn, compared to a net loss of $3.5bn... more details..

DHL awarded £85m five-year contract with House of Fraser

Published on: 05 Aug 11 - DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a five-year contract worth over £85m with House of Fraser, continuing its seven year partnership with the premium... more details..

Growth of global manufacturing sector moves closer to stagnation

Published on: 03 Aug 11 - The global manufacturing sector continued to cool at the start of the second half of 2011. Growth of production slowed to a near standstill, as levels... more details..

TNT Express further expands Middle East network into Iraq

Published on: 03 Aug 11 - TNT Express has recently expanded its air operations to and within Iraq, with the aim of supporting the rapidly increasing commercial activities of... more details..

FedEx Express completes acquisition of MultiPack

Published on: 27 Jul 11 - FedEx Corp. has announced that its FedEx Express business unit has completed the acquisition of Servicios Nacionales Mupa, S.A. de C.V. (MultiPack)... more details..

Port of Singapore announces new Vessel Traffic Information System

Published on: 27 Jul 11 - The Port of Singapore has unveiled its new Port Operations Control Centre - Changi (POCC-Changi) which is equipped with a new Vessel Traffic... more details..

DHL brings global logistics solutions to South Sudan

Published on: 22 Jul 11 - DHL Express and DHL Global Forwarding to provide full services in the Republic of South Sudan. more details..

Deutsche Post DHL and Correios de Angola sign cooperation agreement

Published on: 18 Jul 11 - Deutsche Post DHL and the national postal agency of Angola, Correios De Angola, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which both will... more details..

CMA CGM Group offers new railroad shuttle between Zeebrugge and Duisburg

Published on: 11 Jul 11 - The CMA CGM Group has announced the reinforcement of its intermodal offer with the introduction of a railroad service, connecting Zeebrugge’s port... more details..

CEVA renews European Lead Logistics Provider agreement with Honda

Published on: 08 Jul 11 - CEVA Logistics has renewed its partnership with Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM), a subsidiary of the multinational automotive company Honda... more details..

P&O Ferrymasters extends Procter & Gamble pet food rail deal

Published on: 06 Jul 11 - P&O Ferrymasters has renewed its contract with trimodal Euroterminal Coevorden, located 200 km north-east of Rotterdam, which is first base for a... more details..

DHL backs HK Airport expansion

Published on: 22 Jun 11 - DHL has issued a statement saying that it believes the proposal to expand Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) to include three runways is crucial. more details..

DHL Express appoints new CEO’s in Asia Pacific and Middle East & North Africa regions

Published on: 17 Jun 11 - DHL Express has announced the appointment of new CEO’s in both its Asia Pacific and Middle East & North Africa regions. more details..

Hitachi Transport System establishes a joint venture with Kintetsu World Express

Published on: 15 Jun 11 - Hitachi Transport System has announced it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Kintetsu World Express Ltd. The joint venture is called... more details..

Strong financial performance for Bibby Distribution

Published on: 15 Jun 11 - Bibby Distribution has reported a third consecutive record trading year following the release of its latest company figures. more details..

DHL enhances service between U.S., Middle East and Asia

Published on: 10 Jun 11 - DHL Express is expanding its global capabilities through new, next-day intercontinental flights between the U.S. and the Middle East and... more details..

Port of Los Angeles adopts 2011-2012 fiscal budget

Published on: 06 Jun 11 - The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2011-2012 fiscal year budget of approximately $976.6m for the Port of Los Angeles, a 7.4% or $67m... more details..

FedEx offers international direct service to Colombia

Published on: 03 Jun 11 - Responding to market demands from the fast-growing economy in Colombia, FedEx Express has announced that it is to begin offering an international... more details..

Toll Group’s China acquisition to provide stake in world’s largest automotive market

Published on: 31 May 11 - Toll Group has agreed to acquire 40% of Tianjin Anda Logistics, one of the largest third party logistics service providers in China’s rapidly... more details..

UTi Worldwide launches new Cross Border Service to support growing US - Mexico trade

Published on: 25 May 11 - UTi Worldwide has launched a new US - Mexico ‘Cross Border Service’ to simplify and speed trade across the border. more details..

DHL launches Genghis Khan Connection

Published on: 25 May 11 - The newly launched DHL Genghis Khan Connection offers tri-weekly rail services linking Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Tianjin, China. more details..

Toll completes another milestone in its S$300m Singapore oil and gas supply base redevelopment

Published on: 23 May 11 - Toll Offshore Petroleum Services, part of Toll Group’s Global Resources Division, has announced the completion of berthing and jetty extension works... more details..

APM Terminals signs 30-Year Callao terminal concession

Published on: 16 May 11 - Terminal Muelle Norte at the Port of Callao, Peru’s largest port, is the latest of three expansions into new areas won by APM Terminals this year. more details..

DHL wins contact extension to manage Debenhams' supply chain until 2015

Published on: 13 May 11 - DHL Supply Chain has won a contract to carry out order fulfilment of e-commerce services for Debenhams Direct, the online retailer. more details..

Global air traffic increased slightly in March 2011

Published on: 06 May 11 - ACI has announced its global traffic results for March. As anticipated, the impact of natural disasters and a sharp drop in North Africa traffic... more details..

Throughput stable at the Port of Rotterdam

Published on: 04 May 11 - For the first quarter, throughput in the Port of Rotterdam remained consistent with the first quarter of 2010: 107m tonnes. more details..

Semiconductor industry ends Q1 with strong global sales

Published on: 04 May 11 - The Semiconductor Industry Association has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors were $25.3bn for the month of March 2011, a 2.5%... more details..

Brightpoint announces distribution services agreement with BuyCell Wireless Group

Published on: 28 Apr 11 - Brightpoint, Inc. has announced a distribution services agreement with BuyCell Wireless Group, LLC. Under the terms of the Brightpoint will distribute... more details..

New 50,000 sq ft cargo facility starts moving at Edmonton International Airport

Published on: 28 Apr 11 - Construction of a new multi-tenant cargo facility has started at Edmonton International Airport (EIA), Canada and already the facility has leased more... more details..

Mark Slade appointed President of DHL Global Forwarding Japan

Published on: 20 Apr 11 - DHL has announced the appointment of Mark Slade as President and Representative Director for DHL Global Forwarding Japan, the freight and forwarding... more details..

APM Terminals expands into Eastern Black Sea Port

Published on: 20 Apr 11 - APM Terminals has announced the acquisition of an 80% share in Poti Sea Port, located on Georgia's Black Sea coast. APM Terminals will operate the... more details..

Damco opens mega-warehouse in Vietnam

Published on: 18 Apr 11 - Damco has opened a new 26,000 sq m distribution centre in Binh Duong, Vietnam, to support its growth in both its international and domestic volume. more details..

Canadian National improves service for consumer goods market through acquisition of 1,000 new containers

Published on: 13 Apr 11 - Canadian National has announced the acquisition of more than 1,000 new domestic containers to better serve manufacturers and distributors of grocery... more details..

Union Pacific to invest $400m in New Mexico rail facility

Published on: 08 Apr 11 - New legislation passed by the Governor of New Mexico has paved the way for Union Pacific to begin construction of a new rail facility new Santa... more details..

FedEx Trade Networks opens new gateway location in Chicago

Published on: 06 Apr 11 - FedEx Trade Networks, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., announced the opening of its new Chicago, Illinois gateway office. The new FedEx Trade Networks... more details..

Global traffic rises moderately in February

Published on: 06 Apr 11 - Global freight volumes stagnated for the month reflecting a decrease of 3.3% in domestic freight traffic. However, global international freight... more details..

Canadian Pacific invests in North Dakota, expanding capabilities and resources

Published on: 30 Mar 11 - Canadian Pacific has announced plans to invest $100m in North Dakota between 2010 to 2012. The investment plan will expand network capacity and... more details..

Forth Ports agrees to £760m takeover by Arcus

Published on: 23 Mar 11 - Forth Ports has announced that it has accepted a £760m takeover offer from its largest shareholder, Arcus European Infrastructure Fund. more details..

Brightpoint expands into the Latin America market with investment in Intcomex

Published on: 21 Mar 11 - Brightpoint will invest $15m for 23% interest in Intcomex and will increase its distribution and supply chain services infrastructure in Latin America... more details..

2011 global freight traffic off to a strong start

Published on: 07 Mar 11 - ACI (Airports Council International) member airports have reported total global freight traffic growth of 6.8%. The month-on-month averages indicate... more details..

Con-way Freight operational with Canada Border Services Agency's new eManifest Program

Published on: 24 Feb 11 - Con-way Freight becomes operational with CBSA’s mandated eManifest Program for cross-border shipments. more details..

Port of Savannah's intermodal volumes approach record levels for January 2011

Published on: 17 Feb 11 - Intermodal growth was the second best month ever for the Port with 25,877 rail moves while container tonnage posted was the third best month ever. more details..

Dachser forms partnership with Brummer in Austria

Published on: 15 Feb 11 - Dachser enters into partnership with Brummer Logistik GmbH to provide temperature-controlled transport services to and from Austria effective May 1... more details..

Pacer International reports decreased fourth quarter and annual revenue results

Published on: 11 Feb 11 - Pacer International, Inc. has reported its financial results for the three- and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2010 more details..

BNSF announces $3.5bn Capital Commitment Programme

Published on: 08 Feb 11 - BNSF to invest $3.5bn in capital improvements to improve operations efficiency. more details..

DHL Freight opens new headquarters in Switzerland

Published on: 02 Feb 11 - DHL Freight has launched operations in its new logistics centre in Pratteln, Switzerland. Thew new location serves as the DHL Freight headquarters... more details..

Jacobson Companies acquires Hong Kong-based CGL Ltd.

Published on: 26 Jan 11 - Jacobson Companies expands its international logistics capabilities into Hong Kong and China by acquiring Hong Kong based CGL Ltd. more details..

New Emirates SkyCargo trade route to boost Iraq business

Published on: 26 Jan 11 - Emirates SkyCargo to launch new service to Basra, Iraq starting on February 2, 2011. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel to expand overland network and introduce new "KN Euro-Line" product

Published on: 20 Jan 11 - Kuehne + Nagel is set to significantly expand its European overland network. By 2014 the number of scheduled international lines will have increased... more details..

CEVA in Brazil announces new contract with Honda

Published on: 20 Jan 11 - CEVA to provide parts distribution and transportation to Honda Automoveis do Brasil Ltda. more details..

Eurotunnel announces 26% increase in 2010 revenue figures

Published on: 19 Jan 11 - Groupe Eurotunnel has announced revenues of €736.6m in 2010, an increase of 26% compared to 2009. more details..

Canadian Pacific announces 2011 Capital Plan focused on service, productivity, technology and growth

Published on: 14 Jan 11 - Canadian Pacific will invest between $950m to $1.05bn on capital projects in 2011. Projects include track maintenance, network enhancements and IT... more details..

Trans Eurasia Logistics and InterRail Services enter into Ostwind operations partnership

Published on: 12 Jan 11 - Trans Eurasia Logistics (TEL) has taken over transport services for the Ostwind container block trains which run between Germany and the... more details..

Brightpoint expands and optimises supply chain network in the United States

Published on: 07 Jan 11 - Brightpoint has acquired facilities in Indiana and Nevada. The acquisition of new facilities is in response to the company’s planned growth and... more details..

£95m New Year fuel tax increase for industry, condemned by FTA

Published on: 04 Jan 11 - The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has condemned the latest increase in fuel duty that took place on January 1, 2011 which will cost the... more details..

Port of Rotterdam emerges stronger from crisis

Published on: 04 Jan 11 - In 2010, the port of Rotterdam had record levels of throughput which rose to 430m tonnes; an increase of 11.1% on 2009 figures and 2.1% more than in... more details..

Grant Signed for 'Crescent Corridor' Intermodal Freight Facilities

Published on: 30 Dec 10 - $105 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds provided for the construction of two intermodal freight facilities in Memphis... more details..

FMCSA Issues Proposed Rule on Hours-of-Service Requirements

Published on: 24 Dec 10 - New hours of service regulations limiting the amount of time a commercial truck driver is on the road have been proposed. Among the changes is... more details..

TNT Post reaches agreement in principle with unions

Published on: 16 Dec 10 - After an extended period of discussions, TNT Post and the Abvakabo FNV, CNV Publieke Zaak, and BVPP unions have reached agreement in principle... more details..

Deutsche Post DHL and UN OCHA extend humanitarian partnership

Published on: 14 Dec 10 - The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) and Deutsche Post DHL, have renewed their partnership for another... more details..

PAREXEL announces new facilities in Singapore and Russia

Published on: 13 Dec 10 - PAREXEL International Corporation, a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, has announced that it has opened two new Clinical Logistics... more details..

Dragados Servicios Portuarios y Logisticos acquired by investment group

Published on: 02 Dec 10 - The sales of Dragados Servicios Portuarios y Logísticos, S.L. Marítima del Mediterráneo S.A. to a consortium comprised of institutional... more details..

ProLogis leases 179,000 sq ft in its U.S. Development Portfolio

Published on: 02 Dec 10 - ProLogis has announced it has signed two fourth-quarter leases in its U.S. development portfolio totaling 179,000 sq ft. more details..

Dobbies expands ecommerce with NYK

Published on: 30 Nov 10 - NYK Logistics is supporting the growth of Dobbies Garden Centres’ ecommerce business by expanding the internet fulfilment operation it provides... more details..

Agility hit by US Defense business problems

Published on: 22 Nov 10 - Agility’s third quarter results have been hit by the challenges facing Agility’s Defense and Government Services business as its major US... more details..

Ingram Micro expects to ship more than 6m products per week during peak holiday season

Published on: 16 Nov 10 - Ingram Micro is hiring nearly 3,000 temporary employees at its North American Advanced Logistics Centers to handle the holiday volume. more details..

Cargolux CEO steps aside

Published on: 15 Nov 10 - The CEO of Luxembourg-based cargo airline Cargolux has stood down from his position as CEO to fight charges related to anti-trust violations. more details..

FedEx Express to Acquire AFL Pvt. Ltd. Businesses

Published on: 04 Nov 10 - FedEx Corp has announced that its FedEx Express business unit will acquire the logistics, distribution and express businesses of AFL Pvt. Ltd and... more details..

APM Terminals signs Monrovia concession

Published on: 14 Oct 10 - APM Terminals has signed a 25-year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia. more details..

Cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan; eight dead

Published on: 13 Oct 10 - An air cargo plane en route between Bagram Airbase and Kabul in Afghanistan has crashed killing all eight crew. more details..

Damco wins contract in Indonesia

Published on: 28 Sep 10 - Damco has announced its recent win of a one year warehousing contract with PT Serasi Logistics Indonesia. more details..

Nissan chooses NYK in Europe

Published on: 24 Sep 10 - NYK Logistics has been awarded a contract by Nissan Motor Manufacturing for its Central European collections. more details..

DB Schenker opens Czech logistics centre

Published on: 23 Sep 10 - DB Schenker Logistics has expanded its network in south eastern Europe, adding a new logistics centre in Pardubice, Czech Republic. more details..

TDG wins high tech logistics contract

Published on: 21 Sep 10 - CommScope, a provider of infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has selected TDG to be its single Northern Europe logistics service... more details..

World Food Programme deploys GT Nexus

Published on: 09 Sep 10 - GT Nexus has announced that the World Food Programme (WFP) has successfully deployed its global logistics visibility platform. more details..

TDG invests in Newport depot

Published on: 06 Sep 10 - TDG is investing over £1 million in a new cooling plant at its temperature controlled store at Newport, UK. more details..

Penske opens Brazil distribution centre

Published on: 02 Sep 10 - Penske Logistics has opened a new Manaus, Brazil distribution centre. more details..

Damco invests in new Vietnam facility

Published on: 24 Aug 10 - Damco has announced that it is investing more than $4 million in a new integrated logistics centre at Binh Duong, Vietnam. more details..

Expeditors accused of anti-competitive behaviour

Published on: 23 Aug 10 - Expeditors International has been accused of anti-competitive behaviour by the Brazilian Department of Justice. more details..

APM Terminals acquires 50% of Brazilian terminal

Published on: 18 Aug 10 - APM Terminals has announced that, subject to regulatory approval, it will acquire 50% of the shares in Brasil Terminal Portuario (BTP). more details..

Advance co-ordinates project logistics for Mitsubishi

Published on: 09 Aug 10 - Advance International Transport has successfully co-ordinated the shipment of oil industry project cargo destined for a Brazilian oil industry... more details..

Geodis Wilson expands in Atlanta

Published on: 09 Aug 10 - Geodis Wilson has recently expanded its Atlanta, Georgia operations into a new, larger facility. more details..

Logwin’s Air & Ocean division drives revenue

Published on: 06 Aug 10 - Luxembourg-based logistics company Logwin has benefited from a rebound in the freight forwarding sector and its focus on contract logistics. more details..

Japan makes record loan to develop India's freight network

Published on: 30 Jul 10 - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan with the government of India this week to help develop the country’s freight... more details..

Lufthansa Cargo plane crashes in Saudi

Published on: 27 Jul 10 - A Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 freighter has crashed this morning in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. more details..

Saudi Arabia looks to invest $100bn in transport and logistics

Published on: 21 Jul 10 - Saudi Arabia is targeting $100bn of investment over the next decade in a push to make the kingdom one of the world’s leading transport and logistics... more details..

New container connection between Duisburg and Moscow

Published on: 07 Jul 10 - A new container connection operated by Trans Eurasia Logistics linking Duisburg and Moscow has been in operation for just under a month. more details..

Agility opens German logistics centre

Published on: 05 Jul 10 - Agility has opened a new logistics centre in Korntal-Münchingen, northwest of Stuttgart in Germany. more details..

Key port in Nigeria enjoys strong growth

Published on: 21 Jun 10 - The Port of Onne's West Africa Container terminal (WACT) has recorded container volume growth of 18% through May 2010. more details..

Damco supports aid efforts in Haiti

Published on: 16 Jun 10 - Aid agency Containers to Clinics (C2C) and global forwarder Damco have formed a partnership to transport primary care units to Haiti. more details..

Agility opens chemical logistics hub in Shanghai

Published on: 11 Jun 10 - Global logistics company Agility has officially opened its new Shanghai Logistics Hub which will receive and distribute up to 600,000 tons of... more details..

DB Schenker provides intermodal solution for construction logistics

Published on: 09 Jun 10 - Schenker Deutschland is providing an intermodal solution to supply prefabricated concrete walls ‘just in time’ to major building sites in... more details..

Geis implements new logistics concept for Husqvarna

Published on: 07 Jun 10 - German logistics provider Geis Group is responsible for managing a new central warehouse in Ostrava in the east of the Czech Republic. more details..

Logwin starts up in Kenya

Published on: 28 May 10 - European service provider Logwin has established its own national subsidiary in Kenya. more details..

DHL launches new product for public sector

Published on: 26 May 10 - DHL has launched a procurement outsourcing service designed to help public and private sector organisations achieve cost-savings. more details..

Bibby reports record profits and will make more acquisitions

Published on: 26 May 10 - UK logistics company, Bibby Distribution has reported increased profits and says it will enter the acquisition market again. more details..

Piramal selects Damco for logistics

Published on: 24 May 10 - Piramal Glass Ltd, a leading specialty glass manufacturer, has appointed Damco as its supply chain partner. more details..

APL calls for intermodal growth in China

Published on: 24 May 10 - In a conference address, Ken Glenn, APL’s North Asia President, has said that China’s intermodal rail system holds the key to opening the... more details..

Militzer & Münch increases partnership with Balnak

Published on: 24 May 10 - Militzer & Münch, the international transport logistics provider, is to strengthen its cooperation with the Turkish logistics company Balnak. more details..

FedEx Trade Networks opens new EMEA offices

Published on: 19 May 10 - FedEx Trade Networks has opened three additional offices in its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. more details..

TNT and Con-way open new US gateways

Published on: 14 May 10 - TNT and Con-way Freight have announced the expansion of intercontinental connections between the USA and Europe. more details..

Stronger volumes drive earnings at Quality

Published on: 07 May 10 - US logistics company Quality Distribution, Inc. has reported that it has bounced back into profit in the first quarter of 2010. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel opens new logistics complex in Bogota

Published on: 05 May 10 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new facility near the Colombian capital city, Bogota. more details..

CMA CGM optimistic about future despite huge losses

Published on: 05 May 10 - France-based CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping group, has revealed that the group’s consolidated revenue declined by 30% in... more details..

Covenant cuts loss and increases revenue

Published on: 30 Apr 10 - US trucking company Covenant Transportation Group, Inc has recorded strong growth in its first quarter, and reduced its losses. more details..

Schenker merges Russian operations

Published on: 30 Apr 10 - DB Schenker has announced that Schenker Russia ZAO and Schenker Ltd have merged their organizational structures. more details..

Dachser acquires in the UK

Published on: 28 Apr 10 - German-based logistics provider, Dachser, has expanded its service network in the UK through the acquisition of north-west based regional specialist. more details..

Hamburg Süd 'defies crisis'

Published on: 21 Apr 10 - German shipping line, Hamburg Süd, has said that despite the economic crisis, and making a loss, it has survived well in 2009. more details..

DB Schenker expands in South-East Europe

Published on: 21 Apr 10 - DB Schenker has announced that it is expanding its services in land transportation in South-East Europe. more details..

Dachser revenues drop but still optimistic

Published on: 14 Apr 10 - Despite a downturn in revenue in 2009, Dachser, the German-based logistics provider, says that it is optimistic for 2010. more details..

Vopak Terminal Jakarta officially opened

Published on: 12 Apr 10 - The first independent import and distribution terminal for oil products in Jakarta, Indonesia has been officially opened for operation. more details..

Network Rail awards contract to DHL

Published on: 12 Apr 10 - DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a four-year contract worth over £40m by UK rail authority Network Rail. more details..

Gist wins regional distribution contract in UK

Published on: 24 Mar 10 - UK logistics provider Gist has strengthened its relationship with office supplies wholesaler, VOW, taking over its delivery operations in the south... more details..

ELAA to be wound-up

Published on: 22 Mar 10 - The European Liner Affairs Association is to be closed as its responsibilities transfer to the World Shipping Council. more details..

APM Terminals announces investment in Liberia

Published on: 15 Mar 10 - The Government of Liberia has announced that APM Terminals is the preferred bidder to operate the 25 year concession at the Port of Monrovia. more details..

BDP establishes new company in India

Published on: 10 Mar 10 - US forwarder BDP International has established a new joint venture company in India's logistics market to focus on the chemicals sector. more details..

Panalpina grows in Los Angeles

Published on: 10 Mar 10 - Swiss logistics provider Panalpina has added an additional 42,000 square feet of warehouse space Los Angeles, USA. more details..

Vasanta selects Manhattan in UK

Published on: 08 Mar 10 - Vasanta Group, the largest office supplies group in the UK and Ireland, has selected Manhattan Associates to support its distribution network. more details..

DB Schenker launches IT Shared Services Centre in China

Published on: 08 Mar 10 - Schenker (Asia Pacific) has officially opened its first ever IT Shared Services Centre (SSC) at the Jiangsu Software Park in Nanjing. more details..

Nippon Express enters joint venture in Brazil

Published on: 01 Mar 10 - A subsidiary of Nippon Express has concluded an agreement with Aurora Terminais e Servicos Ltda, a warehousing company headquartered in Brazil. more details..

Intercontainer-Interfrigo launches new shuttle

Published on: 22 Feb 10 - Intercontainer-Interfrigo SA has announced that it is increasing its service frequency on the Basel – Rotterdam corridor with the introduction of... more details..

Bibby wins new contract with First Milk

Published on: 22 Feb 10 - UK logistics firm Bibby Distribution Ltd has won a new contract to provide a farm collection service for farmers’ cooperative First Milk in West... more details..

FedEx Trade Networks continues expansion

Published on: 15 Feb 10 - FedEx Trade Networks has opened six new freight forwarding offices across its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America regions more details..

Chinese pharma retailer chooses Manhattan

Published on: 08 Feb 10 - Lerentang Group, a leading distributor and retailer of pharmaceutical products based in China, has chosen Manhattan’s Warehouse Management... more details..

Independent Rail Operators Federation file complaint against Polish authorities

Published on: 05 Feb 10 - The Independent Rail Operators Federation in Europe has filed a complaint against the Polish authorities with the European Commission. more details..

Logwin opens new location in Dubai

Published on: 01 Feb 10 - European logistics service provider Logwin has opened a new additional office in the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA). more details..

Investment can improve UK roads’ poor safety, says FTA

Published on: 01 Feb 10 - UK transport trade body, the Freight Transport Association (FTA), has called for greater investment in road infrastructure along with a more... more details..

US airlines experienced overall 7% cargo traffic increase in November

Published on: 22 Jan 10 - The Air Transport Association of America this week reported an 11% increase in international cargo revenue tonne miles and a 2% rise in domestic... more details..

Con-way cuts transit times to US destinations

Published on: 20 Jan 10 - Con-way Freight has launched a major network re-engineering that will cut transit times by one day to 460 US destinations. more details..

FedEx LTL companies increase rates

Published on: 18 Jan 10 - FedEx Freight and FedEx National LTL will implement 5.9% general rate increases (GRI) effective February 1, 2010. more details..

UPS aids Haiti disaster

Published on: 18 Jan 10 - UPS has contributed more than $1 million in cash and in-kind support to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti more details..

Dentressangle wins Highways Agency contract

Published on: 13 Jan 10 - Norbert Dentressangle has been appointed to handle national warehousing and distribution for the UK’s Highways Agency. more details..

DP World presses ahead with London Gateway project

Published on: 08 Jan 10 - DP World has confirmed its intention to push on with the construction of a planned major new container port in the UK. The company also now plans to... more details..

Aramex launches supply chain solutions JV in Sri Lanka

Published on: 18 Dec 09 - Delmege, a diversified Sri Lankan business group, in partnership with Aramex, has announced the formation of a joint venture company. more details..

DB Schenker establishes LTL network in Romania

Published on: 18 Dec 09 - DB Schenker Romtrans has set up an LTL network in Romania with shipments being handled through the newly established central hub in Brasov. more details..

Menlo provides new inventory management solution in Mexico

Published on: 16 Dec 09 - Menlo Worldwide Logistics has launched a warehouse and inventory management solution for a new customer in Mexico City. more details..

APM Terminals invests in Jordan to create world-class container facility

Published on: 14 Dec 09 - APM Terminals has announced that it is to invest $235m in a terminal expansion project for Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in Jordan. more details..

DHL invests in Kenya Gateway Facility upgrade

Published on: 11 Dec 09 - DHL has increased shipment capacity and reaffirmed its commitment to Kenya and East Africa with new investment. more details..

Con-way Truckload Regional expands

Published on: 09 Dec 09 - Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier, has announced that it is expanding its regional service with increased operations in 10 U.S. states. more details..

Damco launches “Americas Bridge” LCL service

Published on: 30 Nov 09 - Damco, a leading global logistics company, has announced the launch of its “Americas Bridge” service, connecting North and Latin America. more details..

Survey finds online retailers need more delivery options

Published on: 30 Nov 09 - A survey reports that the majority of online retailers have yet to embrace the need for varying delivery options that can improve their customer... more details..

Toll successfully tenders for billion dollar defence contract

Published on: 27 Nov 09 - Toll Group has announced the conclusion of negotiations for the supply of relocation services to the Australian Department of Defence. more details..

Panalpina nominated by VSB

Published on: 27 Nov 09 - Panalpina Brazil has been nominated by VSB as the Logistics Operator for all of its inbound cargo for its new plant located in the state of Minas... more details..

ZIM introduces 'Super Slow Steaming‪'

Published on: 27 Nov 09 - Two major ZIM services will employ 'Super-Slow Steaming', a measure which it says will enable substantial fuel savings. more details..

CMA CGM claims significant recovery

Published on: 25 Nov 09 - CMA CGM, the French-based shipping line, has stated that its savings plan combined with increasingly firm volumes and rates is producing initial... more details..

Embraer selects CEVA the Middle East

Published on: 25 Nov 09 - CEVA Logistics has signed a three year contract with Embraer, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats. more details..

PD Ports acquired by private equity company

Published on: 23 Nov 09 - PD Ports, a leading UK ports & logistics business based in Middlesbrough, UK, has confirmed that it is under new ownership more details..

DHL expands its Oil & Energy operations in Singapore

Published on: 16 Nov 09 - DHL has unveiled its global strategy to expand its service offerings and infrastructure for the global Oil and Energy logistics industry. more details..

FedEx Trade Networks adds to freight forwarding operations

Published on: 13 Nov 09 - FedEx Trade Networks has announced it has opened seven new freight forwarding offices across Asia and Europe as part of an aggressive global expansion... more details..

Agility makes progress despite downturn

Published on: 13 Nov 09 - Global logistics company Agility has reported continued profitability for the third quarter of 2009, despite the ongoing global economic crisis. more details..

Toll Group expands in Middle East

Published on: 09 Nov 09 - Toll Group has acquired Logistic Distribution Systems (LDS), one of the leading private international freight forwarding companies in the United... more details..

Damco Brazil launches a new Amazonia River Barge

Published on: 06 Nov 09 - For years it has been difficult for exporters to move their goods from the internal regions of Brazil. This is changing with a new intermodal barge... more details..

Aramex profits rise 23%

Published on: 04 Nov 09 - Aramex, the Middle East based logistics operator, has seen its profits rise even though its revenues have been affected by the global slowdown. more details..

Berkshire Hathaway to acquire US railroad BNSF

Published on: 04 Nov 09 - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is to acquire the remaining shares it doesn’t already own in Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, in a $44 billion... more details..

DHL invests in Melbourne logistics hub

Published on: 30 Oct 09 - DHL has opened its new airfreight facility at Melbourne airport including two coolrooms designed to handle life science and perishables exports. more details..

Wincanton re-structures its German groupage operations

Published on: 26 Oct 09 - Wincanton has announced that it is restructuring its in-house groupage network in Germany and joining a new groupage co-operation. more details..

Wincanton establishes direct imports capability for tyre company

Published on: 19 Oct 09 - Wincanton has been appointed by Micheldever Tyres to set up a direct import and trunking solution for the UK. more details..

World Courier increases Clinical Trial Storage Capacity

Published on: 16 Oct 09 - World Courier has announced the opening of its newest purpose-driven investigational drug storage facilities in Melbourne (Australia) and Johannesburg... more details..

House of Fraser signs new multi-channel deal with DHL

Published on: 16 Oct 09 - DHL Supply Chain has announced a new £33.7 million (approx. €36 million) multi-channel contract with UK retailer House of Fraser until 2012. more details..

Samsung renews contract with NYK Logistics

Published on: 14 Oct 09 - Samsung Electronics UK Ltd has renewed its UK Brown Goods distribution contract with NYK Logistics (UK) Ltd. more details..

Commission challenges member states to implement First Railway Package

Published on: 12 Oct 09 - Rail lobby group the House of Rail (HoR) has welcomed the announcement by the European Commission that it was taking forward actions against 21 member... more details..

Dachser opens up Romanian market

Published on: 05 Oct 09 - German-based logistics provider Dachser has established a new national company in Romania. more details..

Airlines present climate change proposals

Published on: 28 Sep 09 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has presented its proposals for December’s climate change talks to the UN Secretary General’s... more details..

APM Terminals expands Vietnam partnership

Published on: 21 Sep 09 - APM Terminals and Vinalines, Vietnam’s largest shipping line and terminal operator, have entered into a new Joint Venture agreement. more details..

Delamode’s logistics operations expand in Romania

Published on: 18 Sep 09 - Logistics and Supply-Chain operator Delamode has expanded its logistics operations in Romania for a major international retail chain. more details..

Con-way Truckload launches Regional Service

Published on: 16 Sep 09 - Con-way Truckload has announced the launch of Con-way Truckload Regional for short-haul truckload shipments of less than 600 miles. more details..

More investment needed to rebuild UK economy, says FTA

Published on: 16 Sep 09 - A leading transport group has called on politicians not to shy away from infrastructure investment because of the recession. more details..

JAL to rationalise European freighter operations

Published on: 14 Sep 09 - Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced a planned rationalisation of its freighter service schedule between Japan and Europe, including the axing of... more details..

Agility wins major logistics contract from RasGas

Published on: 09 Sep 09 - Agility yesterday (September 8) announced it had been awarded a major new contact in Qatar by that country’s premier liquefied natural gas... more details..

DHL Supply Chain awarded £500m contract

Published on: 07 Sep 09 - UK retail chain Nisa-Today’s has awarded a £500 million contract to DHL Supply Chain to manage its distribution requirements. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel opens new Russian facility

Published on: 28 Aug 09 - Global logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new facility in Sochi, Russia to service the Olympic Winter Games 2014. more details..

Ground broken on new CSX terminal

Published on: 26 Aug 09 - Ground has been broken on a new intermodal terminal in North Baltimore, Ohio. The new Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal will employ more than 200... more details..

JAL and NYK negotiate on merging air cargo operations

Published on: 24 Aug 09 - Japan Airlines International (JALI) and NYK have reached an agreement to commence negotiations on the merger of their air cargo businesses in an... more details..

JAL cargo revenues fall 56%

Published on: 10 Aug 09 - Japanese airline group, JAL, has reported a massive drop in cargo revenues, as yields and volumes fell significantly. more details..

Logwin falls into loss

Published on: 03 Aug 09 - Logwin AG (formerly Thiel Logistik) has released details of its performance in the first six months of 2009 showing the company fell sharply into... more details..

Middle East logistics operator profit jumps

Published on: 03 Aug 09 - Aramex has announced a significant rise in profits in the last quarter although it was not totally immune from the downturn reporting falling... more details..

Rhenus chosen by Mohawk Fine Papers

Published on: 15 Jul 09 - Rhenus Contract Logistics Netherlands has been selected as the European logistics provider for Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. in the EMEA region. more details..

Honda appoints CEVA Logistics as lead logistics provider

Published on: 10 Jul 09 - CEVA Logistics has been appointed by Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) to manage its European inbound logistics operation. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel opens new office in Chongqing

Published on: 08 Jul 09 - Kuehne + Nagel has opened a new branch office in Chongqing, China, extending its footprint in China to 39 locations. more details..

Wincanton wins Argos’ Primary Inbound supply chain contract

Published on: 03 Jul 09 - Wincanton has been awarded a three year contract from UK retailer Argos to become the supplier of the retailer's primary inbound UK supply chain. more details..

Weetabix deploys Manhattan

Published on: 01 Jul 09 - Following its phased roll-out of Manhattan Associates’ Warehouse Management solution Weetabix has improved stock accuracy from less than 90% to... more details..

DHL Global Forwarding teams up with BFS to enhance cargo security

Published on: 26 Jun 09 - DHL Global Forwarding and Bangkok Flight Services have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Air Cargo Security Partnership. more details..

ProLogis leases warehouse in Southern Germany

Published on: 24 Jun 09 - ProLogis has signed a new lease for a recently completed warehouse space near Munich, Germany, to a leading global provider of third-party logistics... more details..

UPS named leader in carbon disclosure index

Published on: 22 Jun 09 - UPS has been named to the 2008 Carbon Disclosure Project's "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index" (CDLI). more details..

ProLogis leases new facility in Japan

Published on: 19 Jun 09 - ProLogis has leased a new distribution facility to Ricoh Logistics System in Nagoya, Japan. more details..

New intermodal lock for London Olympics

Published on: 08 Jun 09 - A new lock in London’s Olympic Park will enable more freight transport onto the waterways and will take pressure off London’s roads. more details..

P&O Ferrymasters launches new Benelux-Greece train service

Published on: 01 Jun 09 - Delivery times to Greece will be cut by up to 48 hours by a direct train service launched by P&O Ferrymasters between the Benelux and Brindisi in... more details..

Logwin "realigns" Solutions and Road + Rail businesses

Published on: 27 May 09 - Luxembourg-based logistics service provider Logwin AG yesterday (May 26) announced a reorganisation of its Solutions business and a major reduction in... more details..

HarperCollins awards new business to DHL

Published on: 18 May 09 - DHL has reported the securing of a new contract in the UK with HarperCollins, said to be one of the world’s foremost English-language publishers. more details..

Atlas Air group announces record Q1 earnings

Published on: 10 May 09 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc, a leading provider of global air cargo assets and services, has reported its operating and financial results for the... more details..

Agility reports "strong performance" in Q1

Published on: 06 May 09 - Worldwide forwarder and logistics provider Agility yesterday (May 5) announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2009. more details..

US truck tonnage index plunged 4.5% in March

Published on: 29 Apr 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index fell 4.5% in March, marking the first... more details..

EC helps fund freight transport development in Africa

Published on: 08 Apr 09 - The EC this week announced it had pledged €115m towards an “ambitious” project to improve transport infrastructure and remove regulatory... more details..

US truck tonnage index rises but trade body ATA urges caution

Published on: 27 Mar 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index edged 1.7% higher in February, marking the second... more details..

FedEx freighter crashes in Tokyo – two killed

Published on: 23 Mar 09 - A FedEx Express MD-11 freighter en route from Guangzhou, China, crashed at Japan’s Tokyo Narita International Airport this morning (local time)... more details..

Wincanton strengthens construction sector presence with new Lafarge deal

Published on: 13 Mar 09 - European supply chain service provider Wincanton this week reported it had been awarded a €54m five-year contract by Lafarge Plasterboard to operate... more details..

Parcelnet to be rebranded as Hermes

Published on: 13 Mar 09 - UK home delivery courier network Parcelnet is to be rebranded as Hermes, the name of its German sister company. more details..

Lloyd Fraser launches UK fashion logistics service

Published on: 11 Mar 09 - UK third party logistics provider Lloyd Fraser Group has announced the launch of a specialist fashion logistics service. more details..

US truck tonnage index rose 3% in January

Published on: 02 Mar 09 - The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index, widely seen as a barometer of the general US economy... more details..

DHL Exel appoints CBRE to support EMEA expansion

Published on: 23 Feb 09 - US-based CB Richard Ellis Group, which claims to be the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, has announced a major deal with DHL... more details..

More container shipping lines announce rate increases

Published on: 23 Feb 09 - APL and CMA CGM are set to join the growing ranks of global container shipping lines seeking to push up their rates over the next few weeks... more details..

Panalpina inaugurates new Singapore logistics centre

Published on: 16 Feb 09 - Swiss global forwarder Panalpina last week formally inaugurated a major new 11,277 sq m distribution and logistics centre in Singapore. more details..

EC signals shake-up for trans-European transport policy

Published on: 06 Feb 09 - The European Commission this week adopted a Green Paper setting out “the future challenges” for its trans-European transport network (TEN-T)... more details..

Maersk to raise Europe-Asia container rates

Published on: 06 Feb 09 - Container shipping giant Maersk announced two separate developments this week – an increase in its eastbound Europe-Asia trade rates and changes... more details..

Relief agency IMC strengthens links with Agility

Published on: 26 Jan 09 - Relief agency International Medical Corps (IMC) and global logistics provider Agility have signed an MoU designed to "enhance the efficiency and... more details..

Three more airlines agree to admit cargo price fixing

Published on: 26 Jan 09 - Two South American companies and Israeli carrier EL AL have joined the now 12 international airlines which have agreed to plead guilty to cargo... more details..

DHL opens new gateway in Mexico

Published on: 23 Jan 09 - DHL Express has significantly expanded its infrastructure/capacity in Mexico with the official inauguration yesterday (January 22) of two new... more details..

UK freight body welcomes third Heathrow runway

Published on: 20 Jan 09 - The British International Freight Association has given qualified support to the UK government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow... more details..

Russian Railways outlines 2008 figures and future plans

Published on: 15 Jan 09 - Russian Railways has published its preliminary traffic figures for 2008, including “record” freight volumes, and outlined its... more details..

US maritime policy must take broader view, argues new report

Published on: 15 Jan 09 - A report prepared for the US Department of Transportation Maritime Administration says the country’s maritime policy must focus on freight... more details..

Hanesbrands starts operations from new US west coast distribution centre

Published on: 14 Jan 09 - Hanesbrands Inc, a US-based global marketer of innerwear, outerwear and hosiery apparel, has started shipping products from its new 1.3m sq ft... more details..

ADBIC and Maersk Logistics conclude study on logistics service centre

Published on: 14 Jan 09 - Abu Dhabi Basic Industries Corporation and Maersk Logistics have “successfully” concluded a joint study into the feasibility of providing... more details..

Aviation sector ground handler Swissport to pull out of Singapore

Published on: 13 Jan 09 - Swissport International yesterday (January 12) announced it would cease ground handling operations in Singapore at the end of March and focus its... more details..

Maersk to "enhance" Middle East-Med-US east coast services

Published on: 12 Jan 09 - Global container shipping operator Maersk Line has announced “new exciting enhancements” to its services between the Middle East/Indian... more details..

EU postal reforms on track – but more progress needed in some countries

Published on: 09 Jan 09 - EU postal sector reforms are on track but some member states need to speed up their transition towards full market opening, the EC reported... more details..

iForce wins e-fulfilment contract from UK retailer Sainsbury’s

Published on: 07 Jan 09 - UK multi-channel logistics specialist iForce has secured a contract from retailer Sainsbury’s to provide e-fulfilment services for the latter’s... more details..

Indian group Arshiya starts Middle East road transport services

Published on: 06 Jan 09 - A subsidiary of Indian company Arshiya International Limited has announced the commencement of Middle East road transport services managed from its... more details..

Shippers welcome go-slow over proposed EU road user charges

Published on: 18 Dec 08 - The European Shippers’ Council has issued a statement welcoming the fact that EU Transport Ministers decided earlier this month to take more time... more details..

US companies create new supply chain security platform

Published on: 17 Dec 08 - Two US companies have joined forces to develop a new “user-managed, fully integrated, global real-time cargo condition and security platform”. more details..

EC clarifies rules on state support for ‘Motorways of the Sea’

Published on: 15 Dec 08 - The EC European Commission last week issued a statement clarifying the way EU member countries might provide state aid to projects aimed at... more details..

Vanguard and RoadLink establish intermodal collaboration in the US

Published on: 12 Dec 08 - Vanguard Logistics Services this week announced that it was partnering with RoadLink to launch a new US national inland intermodal service. more details..

EC steps up push to promote rail freight across Europe

Published on: 12 Dec 08 - The EC yesterday (December 11) announced it had adopted a proposal for a regulation “to designate international rail corridors providing operators... more details..

FedEx LTL companies to raise rates in January

Published on: 08 Dec 08 - US less-than-truckload operators FedEx Freight and FedEx National LTL are to implement 5.7% general rate increases, effective January 5, 2009. more details..

Lufthansa progresses acquisition of Austrian Airlines

Published on: 08 Dec 08 - Lufthansa has made significant progress with its planned acquisition of Austrian Airlines. Both carriers are major players in Central and Eastern... more details..

EC authorises Belgian aid scheme for non-road freight transport

Published on: 03 Dec 08 - The European Commission has approved a Belgian aid scheme for the land movement of goods to promote environmentally-friendly modes of transport... more details..

DB tests 1,000m long freight trains internationally

Published on: 02 Dec 08 - German rail group Deutsche Bahn tested 1,000m long freight trains on the Betuweroute between Oberhausen in Germany and the major Dutch port of... more details..

Jebel Ali joint venture 3PL targets China-UAE business

Published on: 01 Dec 08 - Maxx Logistics has opened a US$14m multi-purpose facility in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone. It said the new operation would focus particularly on... more details..

GAC opens in Mozambique to support expanding oil sector

Published on: 28 Nov 08 - Dubai-based global shipping, logistics and marine services group GAC yesterday (November 27) reported it was now operational in Maputo, Mozambique. more details..

Russian Railways signs up first European freight terminal

Published on: 27 Nov 08 - JSC TransContainer, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, this week signed a 15-year lease to take over the Dobra freight terminal located near the town... more details..

DHL puts Jordanian hub into full operation

Published on: 26 Nov 08 - DHL Express has further boosted its Middle East operations with an announcement this week that the company’s US$3.7m hub at Amman in Jordan is now... more details..

CMA CGM reports go-ahead for Xiamen container terminal

Published on: 25 Nov 08 - CMA CGM’s planned joint venture deepwater container terminal development at the Chinese port of Xiamen has been approved by the relevant... more details..

FedEx Freight highlights recent transit time reductions

Published on: 20 Nov 08 - FedEx Freight this week announced that it had reduced transit times on more than 3,300 North American regional next-day, second-day and extended... more details..

Horizon Logistics opens distribution centre in Los Angeles

Published on: 18 Nov 08 - Horizon Logistics has announced the opening of a new warehouse and cross-dock in Los Angeles on the US west coast. more details..

CEVA wins contract from Australian electricity network operator

Published on: 06 Nov 08 - CEVA Logistics this week announced the signing of a new contract to provide integrated logistics services to major Australian electricity network... more details..

DHL claims new Dubai logistics facility is largest in the Middle East

Published on: 06 Nov 08 - Danzas AEI Emirates, part of global logistics group DHL, yesterday (November 5) officially opened a new US$50m plus multi-purpose logistics facility... more details..

IDB to help Uruguay modernise Montevideo port

Published on: 05 Nov 08 - Uruguay is set to upgrade facilities at its main port, Montevideo, with support from a US$40m loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. more details..

FreightScan establishes major presence in South Asia

Published on: 30 Oct 08 - Cargo scanning technology provider FreightScan has signed a strategic partnership with Indian company Group Concorde covering South Asia, the Middle... more details..

European cargo airlines West Air and Atlantic announce merger

Published on: 30 Oct 08 - Two major carriers of European postal/express traffic − West Air Europe and Atlantic Airlines – are to merge and form what they claim will be... more details..

ALPA calls on Congress to look again at DHL/UPS deal

Published on: 27 Oct 08 - ASTAR pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA), last week called on the US Congress to further investigate the... more details..

FedEx Express breaks ground for new CEE hub

Published on: 21 Oct 08 - US-based global express giant FedEx Express yesterday (October 20) broke ground for a new hub at Cologne/Bonn airport in Germany, the site of its... more details..

The Allen Group secures $20m bridge loan for Dallas Logistics Hub

Published on: 17 Oct 08 - The developer of the Dallas Logistics Hub yesterday (October 16) announced it had secured a $20m bridge loan for the recapitalisation of 1,031 acres... more details..

ProLogis announces third quarter leasing activity in Japan

Published on: 16 Oct 08 - US-based ProLogis yesterday (October 15) announced it had signed new lease agreements for approximately 23,500 sq m of distribution space in Japan... more details..

China's SME forwarders target Africa and other emerging markets

Published on: 10 Oct 08 - China’s small and medium size freight forwarders are reportedly refocusing their marketing efforts on the emerging markets of Africa, Central Asia... more details..

Lockheed Martin wins US military distribution chain tracking contract

Published on: 08 Oct 08 - Lockheed Martin has secured a $41m contract from the US Transportation Command to extend sustainment of the Global Transportation Network command... more details..

EC launches new project to boost European inland waterway transport

Published on: 08 Oct 08 - The EC (European Commission) has this month launched its PLATINA project “to implement more efficiently actions and measures promoting inland... more details..

K+N starts construction of new logistics hub in Hamburg

Published on: 07 Oct 08 - Kuehne + Nagel is further expanding its position in the Greater Hamburg area of Germany with the construction of a new warehousing facility in... more details..

First Industrial to invest in Belgian distribution facilities

Published on: 07 Oct 08 - US-based First Industrial Realty Trust yesterday (October 6) announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to invest in two Belgian... more details..

DB Schenker to launch regular China-Europe rail freight services

Published on: 07 Oct 08 - DB Schenker announced yesterday (October 6) that it planned to start offering scheduled rail freight services between China and Europe from early next... more details..

TNT demands changes to draft bill on German postal market VAT

Published on: 26 Sep 08 - TNT Post has issued a statement outlining its response to a German Federal Government draft bill relating to the application of VAT (value added... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 25 Sep 08 - Merger and Acquisition activity for the week of 15/09/08 more details..

Container train carrying IT products departs Chinese city for Germany

Published on: 23 Sep 08 - German global forwarder DB Schenker has reported that a container train left Xiangtang in China at the end of last week on its way to Hamburg... more details..

TAM Cargo begins operations at new Rio de Janeiro terminal

Published on: 18 Sep 08 - TAM Cargo, the cargo branch of Brazilian airline TAM Linhas Aereas, reported this week that it had begun operations at a new domestic cargo terminal... more details..

Eurogate Intermodal acquires Hungarian partner Floyd

Published on: 18 Sep 08 - German organisation Eurogate Intermodal announced yesterday (September 17) that it had acquired a 51% majority share in Hungarian rail transport... more details..

DX Group acquires In-Night operations of Business Direct

Published on: 16 Sep 08 - UK mail and courier company DX Group has expanded through the acquisition of certain operations from Business Direct. more details..

Channel Tunnel freight services resume after fire

Published on: 15 Sep 08 - Freight train, truck shuttle and passenger services through the Channel Tunnel between England and France are back in operation after last week’s... more details..

DB to develop concept for Qatar rail system

Published on: 09 Sep 08 - The government of Qatar has agreed on a long-term cooperation with Deutsche Bahn relating to rail system development which could include the... more details..

German group trans-o-flex opens new sorting centre

Published on: 03 Sep 08 - German logistics group trans-o-flex has brought on line a new €13m sorting centre in Herford, eastern Westphalia, to boost its domestic and European... more details..

Hanjin to lead construction of Central Asian logistics hub

Published on: 03 Sep 08 - Korean logistics group Hanjin, whose business portfolio includes Korean Air, has announced further details of a project it is leading to create a... more details..

Aramex opens new logistics centre in Bahrain

Published on: 02 Sep 08 - Middle East-based forwarder and logistics provider Aramex has announced the opening of a new 4,000 sq m logistics centre in Bahrain. more details..

TAM Cargo opens new freight terminal in Manaus

Published on: 27 Aug 08 - TAM Cargo, the freight unit of Brazilian airline TAM Linhas Aereas, has inaugurated its largest freight terminal to date, in Manaus. more details..

Perishable cargo centre planned at Hyderabad airport

Published on: 26 Aug 08 - Plans have been drawn up to develop a “world class” centre for perishable cargo, including pharmaceuticals, at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport... more details..

Emirates unveils low-cost solution for temperature-sensitive cargo

Published on: 22 Aug 08 - Emirates SkyCargo has teamed up with a leading US research institute to develop a “ground breaking” new product for the shipment of... more details..

ProLogis expands industrial warehousing portfolio in Mexico

Published on: 21 Aug 08 - US-based ProLogis this week announced plans to develop approximately 500,000 sq ft of industrial warehouse space in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. more details..

UK freight industry welcomes proposed BAA break-up

Published on: 21 Aug 08 - The UK Competition Commission yesterday (August 20) recommended that the country’s leading airport owner, BAA, should sell two of its three London... more details..

BDP Project Logistics opens delegate office in Tripoli

Published on: 19 Aug 08 - Singapore-headquartered BDP Project Logistics has opened a delegate office in Tripoli with Libyan-based I.S.A. International Shipping Agency. more details..

China Shipping Container Lines to buy China Shipping's Terminal Development Arm

Published on: 15 Aug 08 - China Shipping Container Lines is set to purchase China Shipping Terminal Development Company from its parent company for RMB 2.6bn. more details..

IANA reports mixed Q2 picture for US intermodal traffic

Published on: 13 Aug 08 - A trade association report shows US domestic intermodal freight traffic rose more than 5% in the second quarter of this year but international volumes... more details..

Indian logistics provider adds second Chennai-Delhi container train

Published on: 12 Aug 08 - Indian multimodal logistics solutions provider Sical has just initiated the operation of its second container train from a rail terminal near... more details..

Agility wins Shanghai logistics hub contract

Published on: 11 Aug 08 - Plastics solutions provider Borouge has awarded a contract to Agility to build a logistics hub in Shanghai, China, and provide local logistics... more details..

Shenzhen Logistics upgrades Information Technology platform

Published on: 08 Aug 08 - The Shenzhen Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has invested CNY 5m into an on-line logistics platform aiming to make local express carriers more... more details..

Asciano reports “strong” results and initiatives to fund growth

Published on: 07 Aug 08 - Australian transport infrastructure group Asciano, which earlier this week revealed it had received an unsolicited takeover approach, has announced... more details..

Australian group Asciano rejects takeover approach

Published on: 05 Aug 08 - Leading Australian transport infrastructure company Asciano yesterday (August 4) confirmed it had received a takeover approach but said the indicative... more details..

City Link improves service levels but sees revenue trend weaken

Published on: 31 Jul 08 - The latest update on progress in turning round struggling UK parcel delivery company City Link paints a mixed picture. more details..

TNT launches expanded Singapore facilities

Published on: 30 Jul 08 - TNT yesterday (July 29) launched its newly designed and expanded Singapore country depot and enhanced customer contact centre. more details..

CEVA develops multimodal service for commodities in Brazil

Published on: 29 Jul 08 - CEVA Logistics’ contracts logistics division has developed a commodities transportation project in Brazil which is designed to extend its activities... more details..

Indian container rail service set for expansion

Published on: 24 Jul 08 - Singapore-based shipping and logistics group NOL has reported plans to expand its joint venture Indian container rail service IndiaLinx over the... more details..

EC clears aid for Leipzig Halle but prohibits guarantees to DHL

Published on: 24 Jul 08 - The European Commission has sanctioned state aid for a new runway at Germany’s Leipzig Halle airport but prohibited certain guarantees worth up to... more details..

Logistics group CAT signs IT outsourcing deal with EDS

Published on: 23 Jul 08 - EDS this week announced the signing of a seven-year agreement with French international automotive logistics group CAT to develop and support the... more details..

DP World reports 21% jump in worldwide port throughput

Published on: 23 Jul 08 - DP World reported this week that its 25 fully-owned or controlled port container terminals around the world achieved a 21% increase in throughput... more details..

Embraer selects partners for service parts management solution

Published on: 18 Jul 08 - Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has chosen Accenture and Servigistics to team up on the implementation of a new service parts management... more details..

EC committee urges higher priority for rail freight

Published on: 18 Jul 08 - The EC should allocate at least 40% of EU transport infrastructure appropriations to the railways and prioritise freight, the European... more details..

J. B. Hunt announces higher second quarter revenue

Published on: 16 Jul 08 - Major US trucking and intermodal operator J. B. Hunt has reported increased revenue but a lower operating profit for the 2008 second quarter. more details..

Dubai World company completes acquisition of Gazeley

Published on: 15 Jul 08 - Economic Zones World has reported the completion of its acquisition of UK-based worldwide distribution property developer Gazeley more details..

AEA freight traffic growth slows in May

Published on: 14 Jul 08 - Latest figures from the 35-member Association of European Airlines suggest a further slowing in the rate of their overall freight traffic growth... more details..

CMA CGM and APMT to establish Miami port terminal JV

Published on: 10 Jul 08 - CMA CGM and APM Terminals yesterday (July 9) announced they had secured the go-ahead for a joint venture marine terminal operation at the US Port of... more details..

Eurogate to develop European inland terminals network

Published on: 10 Jul 08 - Eurogate has announced plans to build up a network of inland container terminals in Europe “to take the pressure off the sea terminals”. more details..

time:matters gains Fujitsu Siemens Computers as a customer

Published on: 09 Jul 08 - Time:matters, part of German airline group Lufthansa, announced this week that it had gained Fujitsu Siemens Computers (Munich) as a customer for... more details..

Russia set for strong air cargo growth over next two decades

Published on: 04 Jul 08 - A senior executive with AirBridgeCargo Airlines predicted a strong future for Russia’s air cargo market when he spoke at a recent aviation... more details..

Scania delivers 300 trucks to Ukrainian haulier

Published on: 26 Jun 08 - The Ukrainian company Europa-Trans has ordered 300 trucks from manufacturer Scania indicating the rapid growth of the market. more details..

MediConnect integrates FedEx to speed medical record retrieval

Published on: 26 Jun 08 - MediConnect Global, Inc. has announced that it has integrated a FedEx web integrated solution into its patented medical record retrieval process. more details..

SEKO expands into Qatar

Published on: 24 Jun 08 - US-based supply chain company SEKO has announced it has opened a new facility in Qatar, in the Middle East. more details..

UPS to assume control of Korea joint venture

Published on: 24 Jun 08 - Global express and logistics operator UPS has announced an agreement with The Korea Express Co., Ltd. to acquire KEC's interest in its express joint... more details..

ZIM Ports/DP World acquire Tarragona Container terminal

Published on: 23 Jun 08 - ZIM Ports, a fully-owned subsidiary of ZIM, and DP World have acquired Contarsa, the container terminal operator at the Spanish port of Tarragona. more details..

STL unveils plans for China border intermodal cargo hub

Published on: 19 Jun 08 - STL has unveiled plans to build bonded warehouses and an intermodal container terminal at the Kazakhstan town of Khorgos on the Chinese border. more details..

Intercontainer reports profit despite traffic drop

Published on: 19 Jun 08 - European intermodal operator Intercontainer-Interfrigo suffered a 3.3% drop in traffic last year but still made a profit. more details..

Wincanton selects Manhattan to support European logistics infrastructure

Published on: 18 Jun 08 - UK-based Wincanton is to standardise its European logistics infrastructure on Manhattan Associates’ supply chain solutions platform. more details..

Choice Logistics wins service parts business from Elekta

Published on: 10 Jun 08 - Swedish medical technology supplier Elekta has selected US-based Choice Logistics as its service parts supply chain partner for both forward and... more details..

E-commerce fulfilment provider Shipwire opens European warehouse

Published on: 10 Jun 08 - Shipwire Inc, a US-based provider of international e-commerce order fulfilment, has expanded into Europe with the opening of a warehouse and pick/pack... more details..

Russian carrier AirBridgeCargo secures Canadian AOC

Published on: 10 Jun 08 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines, part of Russian airline group Volga-Dnepr, has been awarded an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the relevant Canadian... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 10 Jun 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 2/6/2008 more details..

EC clears Wilhelmshaven container terminal JV

Published on: 09 Jun 08 - The European Commission announced on Friday (June 6) that it had cleared a joint venture between Eurogate and A.P. Møller-Mærsk involving a... more details..

UK freight body launches international supply chain forum

Published on: 09 Jun 08 - The UK Freight Transport Association is creating a new policy forum to address international supply chain issues in that country. more details..

DHL Express centralises global management in new head office

Published on: 06 Jun 08 - DHL Express has brought its global management team together under one roof with the opening of a new head office and quality control centre in Bonn... more details..

Global Mergers & Acquisitions Update

Published on: 03 Jun 08 - Merger & Acquisition activity for the week of 26/5/2008 more details..

CEVA Logistics UK launches ‘green’ IT initiatives

Published on: 29 May 08 - CEVA Logistics in the UK has implemented a number of changes in its IT infrastructure which are designed to significantly reduce the company’s power... more details..

Trilogy acquires CM Lane and quadruples in size

Published on: 23 May 08 - Trilogy Logistics, a UK company which specialises in serving the entertainment industry, has made a significant acquisition. more details..

Maersk to enhance Europe-Middle East service

Published on: 20 May 08 - Maersk Line has announced a planned enhancement of its ME3 Europe-Middle East container shipping service from early next month. more details..

DHL to boost Saudi Arabia presence to over 50 branches

Published on: 16 May 08 - DHL Express is investing nearly US$27m in company infrastructure development across Saudi Arabia this year and boosting its number of branches there... more details..

Maersk revamps east coast South America-Europe service

Published on: 15 May 08 - Maersk Line has announced changes to its east coast South America-Europe service, including a new slot charter agreement with Hamburg Süd and the... more details..

NYK Logistics secures UK contract from PURE Digital

Published on: 13 May 08 - NYK Logistics in the UK has announced its appointment under a three-year contract to handle UK distribution for PURE Digital’s range of DAB radios. more details..

CSX launches National Gateway to improve US freight flows

Published on: 12 May 08 - US rail and intermodal freight operator CSX Corporation has this month launched an initiative designed to create “a highly efficient freight... more details..

TNT unveils new brand in Brazil ahead of expansion

Published on: 12 May 08 - Netherlands-based TNT has introduced a new brand for its express delivery services in Brazil and outlined plans for further expansion of operations in... more details..

DHL inaugurates Panama hub to service Central America

Published on: 08 May 08 - DHL yesterday (May 7) inaugurated what it claimed was the express industry’s largest hub in Central America. The centre is located at Tocumen... more details..

DB Schenker to develop €21m terminal near Salzburg

Published on: 07 May 08 - DB Schenker has just started construction of the “biggest and most modern” freight forwarding terminal in the company’s European land... more details..

Schneider opens first regional logistics centre in Canada

Published on: 02 May 08 - US-based Schneider Logistics has expanded its brokerage services with the opening of a new regional logistics centre in Toronto, Canada. more details..

Lufthansa Cargo signs MoU regarding use of Siberian airport

Published on: 29 Apr 08 - Lufthansa Cargo, AiRUnion and Krasnoyarsk Airport in Russia have signed a ‘memorandum of understanding’ about a strategic cooperation. more details..

K+N wins seven-year contract from Kronenbourg in France

Published on: 28 Apr 08 - Kuehne + Nagel has been selected by Brasseries Kronenbourg to partner it in the outsourced management of the latter’s distribution centres in... more details..

K+N announces contract logistics expansion in Malaysia

Published on: 25 Apr 08 - Kuehne + Nagel has commissioned a new logistics centre in Malaysia. Features include a dedicated chemicals storage area. more details..

Aramex delivers “strong” 2008 Q1 figures

Published on: 24 Apr 08 - Dubai-based worldwide express, forwarding and logistics service provider Aramex this week reported a 21% jump in net profit during the first quarter... more details..

Hongkong Post and China Post step up logistics collaboration

Published on: 22 Apr 08 - Hongkong Post has announced the opening of a facility to provide warehousing and logistics services for clients of China Post Logistics Co. more details..

ATA advocates changes to US surface transport programmes

Published on: 18 Apr 08 - The American Trucking Associations organisation wants fundamental changes made to US federal surface transport programmes “to allow the trucking... more details..

Northern California freight projects get $852m boost

Published on: 14 Apr 08 - A $3bn slate of highway, rail and seaport improvements approved for funding last week by the California Transportation Commission includes $825m for... more details..

TNT targets SE Asia-China-Europe freight business

Published on: 14 Apr 08 - TNT plans to invest €100m over the next five years to strengthen its freight business between South East Asia, China and Europe. more details..

Palletised freight operator UPN expands European offering

Published on: 10 Apr 08 - UPN, a UK provider of nextday delivery for smaller consignments of palletised freight, has launched a range of new European services. more details..

Al Futtaim Retail renews M&S 3PL contract with GAC

Published on: 08 Apr 08 - GAC Logistics has announced the renewal of a contract with Al Futtaim Retail − which holds the Marks & Spencer franchise – to manage the... more details..

PLS aims to become 'billion-dollar' logistics company

Published on: 07 Apr 08 - Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, a US provider of technology-based third-party logistics solutions, is looking to become a “billion-dollar... more details..

TransCore reports boost to asset tracking in Africa

Published on: 07 Apr 08 - US-based TransCore has reported the commissioning of new earth station equipment to support the addition of a second satellite communications... more details..

IATA reports “sluggish” international air cargo growth

Published on: 01 Apr 08 - Global air cargo traffic growth in February was only around 2-3% up on the comparable month last year, reports the International Air Transport... more details..

Aramex inaugurates new logistics centre in Cairo

Published on: 27 Mar 08 - Dubai-based international logistics service provider Aramex has announced the opening of a major new logistics centre in Cairo, Egypt. more details..

DHL to provide one-stop 3PL facility at Dubai Industrial City

Published on: 26 Mar 08 - DHL has established a strategic partnership with Dubai Industrial City to develop a dedicated logistics park to provide companies based there with... more details..

TNT progresses integration of Indian road express division

Published on: 19 Mar 08 - TNT has announced the successful integration of its Indian road express division, TNT Speedage, into group worldwide information technology system... more details..

Maersk announces Middle East-US east coast service enhancements

Published on: 18 Mar 08 - Danish global container shipping line Maersk has announced an upgrade of its direct service linking the Middle East, Mediterranean and US east coast... more details..

Stobart unveils road transport acquisition and possible move into air freight

Published on: 13 Mar 08 - UK-based European multimodal transport group Stobart this week announced its first acquisitions since listing on the London stock market in... more details..

Hactl enhances Hong Kong air cargo terminal data storage

Published on: 12 Mar 08 - IBM China/Hong Kong and Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) yesterday (February 11) announced the completion of a data storage infrastructure revamp... more details..

Dallas Logistics Hub secures official FTZ designation

Published on: 12 Mar 08 - Part of the Dallas Logistics Hub has been included in the expansion of Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) 39 in Dallas, Texas, US. more details..

DB and Russian Railways finalise establishment of Trans-Eurasia JV

Published on: 10 Mar 08 - Deutsche Bahn and Russian Railways RZD have completed the establishment of their Trans-Eurasia Logistics intermodal service joint venture. more details..

Birkart Globistics opens new Korean office

Published on: 07 Mar 08 - Birkart Globistics − the air and ocean division of Thiel Logistik − has opened a new office in Busan, South Korea. more details..

EC proposes a transport community with the western Balkans

Published on: 07 Mar 08 - The European Commission this week adopted a package of measures aimed at improving transport connections between the European Union and its... more details..

Australian transport group Asciano reports mixed half-year results

Published on: 04 Mar 08 - Asciano, the company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in June 2007 when Toll Holdings decided to restructure its business, has reported... more details..

Enterra acquires Cincinnatus to strengthen transportation security business

Published on: 27 Feb 08 - US advanced enterprise management provider Enterra Solutions has announced the acquisition of infrastructure and transportation security specialist... more details..

PD Ports gets go-ahead for Northern Gateway project

Published on: 22 Feb 08 - PD Ports announced yesterday (February 21) that it had received formal planning approval for its Northern Gateway Container Terminal project at... more details..

Eimskip CEO Gudnason resigns "with immediate effect"

Published on: 22 Feb 08 - A second senior executive with Icelandic international shipping operator and temperature-controlled storage/logistics service provider Eimskip has... more details..

DB Schenker to nearly double logistics capacity at DFW airport

Published on: 20 Feb 08 - Construction has now begun following a ground-breaking ceremony for the new DB Schenker logistics centre at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport... more details..

UPS accelerates ground shipments for customers in eight US states

Published on: 19 Feb 08 - UPS yesterday (February 18) announced further reductions in its ground transit times for US customers, accelerating package movements between more... more details..

FedEx enables shipping inside Microsoft Office Outlook

Published on: 12 Feb 08 - FedEx Corporation announced yesterday (February 11) that it would now provide users of email application Microsoft Office Outlook with the ability... more details..

Aramex claims best ever year as 2007 profit jumps 28%

Published on: 12 Feb 08 - Dubai-based logistics provider Aramex has reported its financial results for 2007 and stated that they reflect “what is considered to be the... more details..

Agility establishes JV in Kurdistan region of Iraq

Published on: 07 Feb 08 - Middle East-based forwarder Agility has further expanded its presence in that region with the creation of a joint venture to open up its operations in... more details..

Rotterdam fulfils €2bn borrowing requirement to finance expansion

Published on: 07 Feb 08 - The Dutch port of Rotterdam has just secured its third loan in a month to complete a €2bn borrowing requirement to finance further large-scale... more details..

International groups establish port and logistics JV in Argentina

Published on: 30 Jan 08 - Two international port management groups have announced the formation of a joint venture with a leading Argentine container port and logistics service... more details..

Beijing-Hamburg container train test 'a success'

Published on: 28 Jan 08 - A trial container freight train operation from Beijing, China, to the German port of Hamburg took just 15 days, according to one of the companies... more details..

Coca-Cola switches to ZAP small trucks for Uruguayan city deliveries

Published on: 24 Jan 08 - Coca-Cola is introducing a new distribution model to service Montevideo, Uruguay, in a move which could have implications for its delivery... more details..

DP World reports 18% increase in container throughput

Published on: 22 Jan 08 - Global marine terminal operator DP World handled more than 43m TEUs across its 42 terminals last year – an increase of 18% on 2006. more details..

Some disruption expected at London Heathrow today

Published on: 18 Jan 08 - Flights in and out of the UK’s largest air cargo gateway, London Heathrow airport, may suffer some disruption today (Friday, January 18) following... more details..

AMB acquires large logistics facility in the Netherlands

Published on: 16 Jan 08 - US-based AMB Property Corporation has acquired a fully-leased 560,000 sq ft (52,000 sq m) distribution centre facility in Tilburg, the Netherlands. more details..

Babcock & Brown confirms 20% stake in Forth Ports

Published on: 16 Jan 08 - Babcock & Brown has confirmed it now has a total indirect shareholding of just over 20% of the issued shares in UK port owner Forth Ports. more details..

Maersk to add direct Far East- Cote d’Ivoire link

Published on: 15 Jan 08 - Maersk Line has announced a new direct service between the Far East and Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, in West Africa. more details..

EBRD buys minority stake in Russian rail container operator

Published on: 15 Jan 08 - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has agreed to acquire a minority equity stake in Russian rail container operator TransContainer... more details..

Fiege to build major logistics centre in Neuss

Published on: 10 Jan 08 - German logistics provider Fiege Group is this year planning to build nearly 90,000 sq m of warehouse and office accommodation in Neuss, backed by... more details..

DP World consolidates Dubai cargo handling − and increases investment in Mozambique

Published on: 10 Jan 08 - DP World is consolidating its Dubai port cargo handling operations in Jebel Ali. In a separate development, the company is putting more investment... more details..

Patriot expands US railroad network with another acquisition

Published on: 08 Jan 08 - US short line and regional freight railroad company Patriot Rail Corporation has announced the purchase of the Utah Central Railway. more details..

ProLogis to develop rail-served distribution park in SE London

Published on: 08 Jan 08 - ProLogis has announced plans to develop a new 2.1m sq ft, rail-served distribution park in south-east London, England. more details..

Abertis adds more logistics facility locations in Spain

Published on: 07 Jan 08 - Abertis has acquired several sites for logistics activities in Madrid and Barcelona and won a tender for a logistics project in the port of Seville. more details..

FedEx LTL companies to hike rates this month

Published on: 02 Jan 08 - US LTL service provider FedEx Freight plans to implement a 5.48% general rate increase, effective January 14. FedEx National LTL will introduce a... more details..

Forward Air announces opening of Chicago regional hub

Published on: 21 Dec 07 - Forward Air, a provider of time-definite ground transportation services to the air cargo industry in North America, plans to open a regional sorting... more details..

Japanese forwarder Yusen strengthens presence in Brazil

Published on: 21 Dec 07 - Yusen Air & Sea Service do Brasil Ltda has opened an office in Manaus, a growing centre for international manufacturing industry import and export... more details..

Norfolk Southern condemns STB decision to block US rail JV

Published on: 17 Dec 07 - Norfolk Southern Railway Company has hit out at the US Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) denial of regulatory approval for an “innovative”... more details..

Deutsche Bahn strengthens the ‘DB’ brand

Published on: 11 Dec 07 - Deutsche Bahn has reorganised its brand architecture to strengthen the ‘DB’ image – transport and logistics activities will now operate under... more details..

Latin America-North Europe container shipping rates set to rise

Published on: 10 Dec 07 - Container shipping lines belonging to the Latin America-Europe trade ESPMC-WITASS conference have announced northbound tariff rate increases for... more details..

Mixed signals from international air freight sector

Published on: 06 Dec 07 - International air freight traffic increased by 3.6% in October reported IATA yesterday (December 5) – in contrast to airport organisation ACI... more details..

Rhenus sets up a subsidiary in Brazil

Published on: 05 Dec 07 - German international freight and logistics service group Rhenus is continuing to expand its global network by setting up a subsidiary company in... more details..

UK freight body welcomes planning system reforms

Published on: 28 Nov 07 - The UK Freight Transport Association has warmly welcomed the publication yesterday (November 27) of national government proposals to reform the... more details..

K+N opens new warehouse in St Petersburg

Published on: 26 Nov 07 - Kuehne + Nagel recently opened a new Class A warehouse facility in St Petersburg, Russia. more details..

Rotterdam port raises 2008 tariffs and outlines investment plans

Published on: 23 Nov 07 - Rotterdam port in the Netherlands plans to raise its container ship harbour dues by nearly 2% next year. It also intends to invest an average of... more details..

Savi taps solar energy to power RFID-based tracking systems

Published on: 23 Nov 07 - US-based Savi Technology has begun deploying solar-powered RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) readers/signposts for both defence and commercial... more details..

DHL and Sun Microsystems open spare parts centres in Russia

Published on: 15 Nov 07 - DHL and international network computing manufacturer Sun Microsystems have opened new spare parts centres in Russia. more details..

Austrian Post predicts higher than expected 2007 earnings

Published on: 15 Nov 07 - Austrian Post has raised expectations regarding its 2007 full year results following a 31% increase in revenue and 26% jump in EBIT over the first... more details..

Colliers concludes “largest single logistics and industrial transaction in Bulgaria”

Published on: 13 Nov 07 - Real estate consultancy Colliers International has finalised a major warehousing deal in Bulgaria. more details..

JV to develop chain of logistics parks across India

Published on: 05 Nov 07 - Jafza International and Tata Realty And Infrastructure Limited (TRIL) have formed a joint venture to develop a chain of business and logistics parks... more details..

FedEx launches new Euro One UK flight

Published on: 30 Oct 07 - FedEx Express has announced a new flight from the UK’s Newcastle International Airport direct to the FedEx European hub at Charles De Gaulle... more details..

Weetabix selects Manhattan Associates to support global fulfilment operation

Published on: 25 Oct 07 - The Weetabix Food Company, the UK breakfast cereal producer, will standardise its distribution operations on Manhattan Associates' global supply chain... more details..

Goodman acquires new logistics facility

Published on: 24 Oct 07 - Goodman’s European Logistics Fund has acquired a soon to be completed logistics facility in the Medel Business Park in Tiel, the Netherlands. more details..

DHL builds Poland’s largest customer service centre

Published on: 17 Oct 07 - DHL Express (Poland) is building the country's largest customer service centre in Lódz, which will support its domestic parcel service. more details..

Fraport hits new airfreight record

Published on: 16 Oct 07 - Frankfurt Airport reached a new September record for airfreight throughput with an increase of 2.1 percent on the previous period in 2006. more details..

Woolworths selects Manhattan supply chain platform

Published on: 09 Oct 07 - Manhattan Associates, Inc. has announced that Woolworths, the UK retailer, has completed its implementation of its supply chain platform at its... more details..

P&O Ferrymasters launches intermodal service to Russia

Published on: 05 Oct 07 - P&O Ferrymasters has launched its first long haul intermodal service to Russia via Hull or Rotterdam to Klaipeda. more details..

Thermo Fisher Scientific acquires US logistics provider

Published on: 05 Oct 07 - Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired Priority Solutions International, a leading US third-party logistics provider to the pharmaceutical and... more details..

Radiant Logistics on the acquisition trail

Published on: 02 Oct 07 - Radiant Logistics, Inc., the US logistics services company, has reported financial results and commented that it is looking for more acquisitions. more details..

Kungsleden acquires logistics properties for SEK 545 m

Published on: 27 Sep 07 - Swedish listed property company Kungsleden AB has announced that it is acquiring four logistics properties for a purchase price of SEK 545 m. more details..

Lloyd Fraser wins £30m logistics contract

Published on: 26 Sep 07 - Following a competitive tender process, UK contract logistics provider Lloyd Fraser has announced that it has renewed its distribution contract with... more details..

APM wins concession for Egyptian terminal development

Published on: 21 Sep 07 - Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), 60% owned by APM Terminals, has signed an agreement launching Phase II of SCCT’s container terminal. more details..

DHL Japan shortens standard delivery times

Published on: 20 Sep 07 - DHL has halved its delivery times from two days to one day for documents and packages destined for major cities in China, Korea and Australia, where... more details..

Business Direct expands in Germany

Published on: 17 Sep 07 - Business Direct has set up a company in Germany in advance of the launch of a dedicated inbound European ‘high speed’ through the night... more details..

Blue Dart establishes ground operations

Published on: 13 Sep 07 - Blue Dart Express, the Indian express courier, has announced the launch of its ground express service augmenting its leadership in the air express... more details..

Antwerp hosts largest ship yet

Published on: 12 Sep 07 - The Cosco Asia has called at the port of Antwerp. With a capacity of 10,061 TEU the Cosco Asia is the largest ship ever to visit Antwerp. more details..

TNT launches programme to cut CO2

Published on: 31 Aug 07 - TNT has launched a strategy to improve transparency on the company’s carbon footprint, to drastically reduce CO2 emissions from the company’s... more details..

NYK launches UK intermodal service

Published on: 30 Aug 07 - NYK Logistics has launched a rail freight service in the UK between Southampton and inland freight terminals at Tamworth (BIFT) and Daventry (DIRFT). more details..

Agility wins new Iraq US defence contract

Published on: 30 Aug 07 - Agility Logistics has been awarded a tender by the US Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) to open a new supply chain route to retail centres... more details..

RedPrairie expands Latin America presence

Published on: 30 Aug 07 - RedPrairie Corporation, a supply chain software company, has recently expanded its Latin American presence to include Argentina, Colombia, and... more details..

Brucargo proposes 120,000sqm extension

Published on: 29 Aug 07 - Brussels Airport has announced a new proposal for an important extension project for its cargo handling operation, Brucargo. more details..

Wallenius Wilhelmsen delivers first ‘bullet train’ to Southampton

Published on: 28 Aug 07 - Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and Hitachi Europe have delivered the UK’s first bullet train to Southampton. more details..

World Courier launches Cold Chain Logistics network in China

Published on: 22 Aug 07 - Express company World Courier has extended its network within China to 36 major cities, offering cold chain transport services for clinical trials. more details..

Manhattan enters Russian supply chain market

Published on: 21 Aug 07 - Manhattan Associates and local company KORUS Consulting have implemented a Supply Chain Solutions infrastructure with leading Russian Supermarket... more details..

Construction works start on Saigon Terminal

Published on: 16 Aug 07 - Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and joint-venture partner Saigon Investment Construction & Commerce Company Limited (SICC) have commenced the... more details..

Nanjing: Two new liquid chemical terminals open

Published on: 15 Aug 07 - Two new liquid chemical terminals of Nanjing's Chemical Industry Park at Xiba port district were officially inspected on July 31 and began operation... more details..

Hapag-Lloyd struggles as freight rates fall

Published on: 13 Aug 07 - Hapag-Lloyd, the shipping line subsidiary of German conglomerate TUI, has experienced falling revenues and but reported a loss in the second quarter. more details..

Genco wins Defense pharma reverse logistics contract

Published on: 10 Aug 07 - US reverse logistics specialist GENCO has been selected by the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia to provide reverse... more details..

GLS establishes start-up in Romania

Published on: 02 Aug 07 - GLS, the European parcel network owned by Royal Mail, has expanded its operations in Eastern Europe by establishing GLS Romania. more details..

APM Terminals signs deal to operate Angola Container Terminal

Published on: 01 Aug 07 - APM Terminals and a local company have signed an agreement with the government of Angola to operate the country’s main container port. more details..

WWL takes stake in Chinese port

Published on: 31 Jul 07 - Swedish auto logistics specialist Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has taken a 15 per cent stake in a new ro-ro terminal in the Port of Tianjin, the... more details..

APM Terminals builds new container terminal

Published on: 24 Jul 07 - APM Terminals and the Akwa Group, a Morocco-based partner, have announced the opening of Morocco’s newest container terminal to serve the global... more details..

Opening for Asda General Merchandise Centre in Doncaster

Published on: 23 Jul 07 - UK retailer Asda has opened a new general merchandise national distribution centre in Doncaster, UK managed by UK based provider Wincanton. more details..

McPherson Oil Products selects RedPrairie's WMS

Published on: 20 Jul 07 - Logistics software company RedPrairie, has announced that McPherson Oil Products has selected its Warehouse Management System to support its... more details..

System Alliance Europe sees strong growth

Published on: 19 Jul 07 - System Alliance Europe, a leading European groupage network, has announced significant growth in terms of both consignment volumes and turnover. more details..

Itella to buy the Swedish logistics company PS Logistics

Published on: 12 Jul 07 - Itella (formerly Finland Post) is to buy the Swedish logistics company PS Logistics AB in a move which will see it strengthen its contract logistics... more details..

Baylis Logistics wins cereal contract

Published on: 11 Jul 07 - Weetabix Ltd has outsourced its independent and wholesale distribution operation to UK food and grocery supply chain specialist, Baylis Logistics. more details..

FTA announces rail freight programme

Published on: 10 Jul 07 - At a recent meeting of the Freight Transport Association's Rail Freight Council, members agreed upon a work programme to promote the needs of rail... more details..

DHL expands in Columbus, Ohio

Published on: 03 Jul 07 - New facility doubles the size of existing operation to meet a growing need for express services in the region. more details..

Global Infrastructure Partners Acquires a 25% Stake in Chennai Container Terminal

Published on: 02 Jul 07 - Private equity infrastructure fund acquires 25% stakes in Chennai Container Terminal from DP World. more details..

Flyington Freighters orders six additional Airbus A330-200F aircraft

Published on: 25 Jun 07 - Indian air cargo carrier Flyington Freighters has ordered an additional six Airbus A330-200F taking its total order for the aircraft to 12. more details..

TNT Post enters strategic partnership in Germany

Published on: 25 Jun 07 - TNT Post, the Süddeutscher Verlag and the Munich-based Ippen Publishing Group are entering into a strategic partnership in the German mail delivery... more details..

Agility and Transcar win contract to move 1 million tons to Qatar

Published on: 25 Jun 07 - A joint venture between Agility Project Logistics and Transcar has won two phases of the global shipping contract for gas-to-liquid project in Ras... more details..

Birkart wins AsPac industrials contract

Published on: 21 Jun 07 - Birkart Globistics air + ocean, a business segment of Thiel Logistik AG, has announced that the Neuman & Esser Group, a manufacturer of compressors... more details..

Specialist European logistics investment boutique expands

Published on: 18 Jun 07 - Livingstone Guarantee, a London-based independent corporate finance house, which specialises in logistics has expanded in Spain and the US. more details..

Industry body calls on UK government to invest in Rail

Published on: 18 Jun 07 - The UK’s Freight Transport Association has called on the British government to end the uncertainty over funding for rail freight infrastructure... more details..

APL rail service launches in India

Published on: 06 Jun 07 - Global transportation and logistics group Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) has announced the launch of a container rail freight service connecting two of... more details..

Deutsche Bahn and CMA CGM establish a joint venture with China Railways.

Published on: 04 Jun 07 - First joint venture is an important step in the development of the Chinese rail infrastructure, as well as being crucial to the development of... more details..

London Gateway Secures Government Approval

Published on: 31 May 07 - This major container terminal receives the go-ahead for construction, providing significant capacity for the congested UK market. The terminal is part... more details..

Toll Splits Company

Published on: 29 May 07 - Australian conglomerate creates new rail infrastructure company. more details..

DHL Expands in Atlanta

Published on: 22 May 07 - DHL Global Forwarding expands facility in the US to support more services. DHL announces plans to combine operations in Atlanta by moving to a 220,000... more details..

Agility wins new US Defense Logistics contract

Published on: 18 May 07 - Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS), formerly PWC Logistics, has announced its award for the Kuwait Dining Facilities (DFAC) contract... more details..

WFP upgrades logistics in conflict-torn Central African Republic.

Published on: 17 May 07 - The United Nations World Food Programme has urged the international community to support its efforts to upgrade its logistics capacity in the... more details..

China-Asian rail freight volumes set to surge

Published on: 02 May 07 - Freight transport volume between China and Kazakhstan is forecast to grow to 25 million tonnes in 2009 following a US$1 billion investment in a new... more details..

Hamburg Sud volumes rise 21%

Published on: 27 Apr 07 - The Hamburg Süd Group (including the Brazilian shipping company Alianca) has increased cargo volume on its liner services by around 21 per cent... more details..

Blue Dart revenues jump 20%

Published on: 23 Apr 07 - Blue Dart Express Limited, India's largest integrated air express courier and package distribution company, has seen revenues increase strongly in the... more details..

DHL consolidates AsPac logistics business

Published on: 20 Apr 07 - DHL has announced the relocation of the regional operations of its two logistics business units – DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Exel Supply Chain... more details..

K+N signs UK intermodal deal

Published on: 20 Apr 07 - Throughput and handling capacity at Hams Hall Railfreight Terminal in the UK is set to undergo an increase following the signing of a new five-year... more details..

New Middle East Global Logistics Park opens

Published on: 19 Apr 07 - H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has opened the RAK Global Logistics Park and Inland Container... more details..

Agility to relocate head office to Switzerland and restructure

Published on: 18 Apr 07 - Global logistics provider Agility has announced that it is relocating its European head office to Switzerland and restructuring its West European... more details..

New Maasvlakte terminal makes progress

Published on: 18 Apr 07 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) and terminal operator ECT, which are in the process of constructing the new "Delta Barge Feeder Terminal" (DBF)... more details..

Humanitarian logistics hub relocates in Dubai

Published on: 13 Apr 07 - It has been announced that the global humanitarian and aid hub, International Humanitarian City (ICH), will relocate to specially designated land in... more details..

ProLogis develops new facility in Rome

Published on: 11 Apr 07 - ProLogis has announced that it is to develop a new industrial warehouse in Rome to serve growing demand for distribution space in southern Italy. more details..

BDP buys out joint venture in Germany

Published on: 05 Apr 07 - BDP International (BDP) has announced it has acquired full ownership of its joint venture with the transportation division of Merlin Logistics GmbH... more details..

Manhattan chosen for new WMS

Published on: 04 Apr 07 - Leading supply chain IT provider, Manhattan Associates, Inc.has announced that Aldes, a provider of air quality improvement systems for domestic and... more details..

GAC teams up with Laser in South Africa

Published on: 28 Mar 07 - Middle East based GAC Group has announced the launch of GAC Laser International Logistics, a 50:50 joint venture with one of South Africa's leading... more details..

IDS Logistics enjoys 'stellar' growth in China

Published on: 27 Mar 07 - Integrated Distribution Services Group Limited, (IDS) the Hong Kong based integrated-distribution and logistics service provider, has announced... more details..

FedEx to hike LTL rates

Published on: 19 Mar 07 - FedEx Freight and FedEx National LTL, the less-than- truckload (LTL) subsidiaries of FedEx Corp.have announced that they will implement a general rate... more details..

US ports sale completed

Published on: 19 Mar 07 - AIG Global Investment Group has announced that it has completed the purchase of 100% of the stock P&O Ports North America from P&O Holdings, Inc., a... more details..

DHL introduces new Mexico-US service

Published on: 16 Mar 07 - DHL in the US has introduced a "Break Bulk Express" (BBX) service to customers shipping multiple packages in one day from Mexico to the U.S. more details..

Lufthansa reports record year and monthly figures

Published on: 13 Mar 07 - Lufthansa has announced record net profit and revenue at the company's annual results. It has also released details of its Cargo division's... more details..

Savi and Modern Terminals agree on Hong Kong RFID project

Published on: 13 Mar 07 - Savi Networks has announced an agreement on a project to extend the SaviTrak information service to facilities operated by Modern Terminals Limited, a... more details..

Manhattan WMS rolled out for French retailer

Published on: 07 Mar 07 - IT supply chain systems provider, Manhattan Associates, Inc. has announced that Kiabi, one of France's leading fashion retailers, has completed its... more details..

ProLogis develops distribution sites in inland China

Published on: 06 Mar 07 - ProLogis has announced that it is expanding its presence in China through new developments in five key inland distribution markets in the cities of... more details..

K+N establishes new Melbourne logistics facility

Published on: 06 Mar 07 - Kuehne + Nagel International AG has inaugurated a new logistics facility in Melbourne, Australia as part of its development strategy in the country. more details..

i2 announces strategic partnership with IBM

Published on: 05 Mar 07 - i2 Technologies, Inc. has announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with IBM. i2 and IBM are increasing sales and marketing, implementation... more details..

duisport cargo volumes climb strongly

Published on: 26 Feb 07 - Cargo throughput in the ports of the German duisport Group has climbed strongly. The rate of growth was over 10 percent and barges and rail expanded... more details..

RedPrairie implements supply chain execution systems for Foster's

Published on: 20 Feb 07 - RedPrairie has announced that it has been selected by Foster's to supply and implement supply chain execution systems for its Logistics Network... more details..

APL launches new Philippines service

Published on: 20 Feb 07 - APL, the global container transportation and logistics provider, has announced the launch of a new twice-weekly service to cater for the growing... more details..

K+N wins UK furniture home delivery contract

Published on: 09 Feb 07 - Commencing in February 2007, Kuehne + Nagel has won a contract with UK retailer House of Fraser to carry out its home delivery services for... more details..

GEFCO establishes new Polish facility

Published on: 09 Feb 07 - French logistics provider GEFCO has announced it is opening a new logistics centre in Poland to capitalise on a growth in automotive and high tech... more details..

DHL gains approval for WEEE compliance

Published on: 07 Feb 07 - DHL has become one of the first UK businesses to gain Environment Agency (EA) approval for its WEEE (Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment)... more details..

ProLogis leases new warehouse to LG

Published on: 05 Feb 07 - ProLogis has announced that it has leased more than 750,000 square feet of distribution space in central New Jersey, US to LG Electronics. more details..

FedEx completes Indian acquisition

Published on: 02 Feb 07 - FedEx Corporation has announced that its FedEx Express unit had completed the previously announced acquisition of its Indian service provider, Prakash... more details..

Old Dominion announces strong results

Published on: 02 Feb 07 - US trucking company Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has announced its latest financial results for the period ended December 31, 2006. Revenues and... more details..

Arcese grows transport operations in UK

Published on: 30 Jan 07 - The UK arm of Arcese Trasporti, the largest independent transport company in Italy and Iveco's biggest customer in Europe, has increased its fleet... more details..

McLane selects new US distribution site

Published on: 18 Jan 07 - McLane Company, Inc. has announced the selection of Jessup, Pennsylvania, near Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, as the site of its newest regional... more details..

DHL adopts latest wireless technology

Published on: 17 Jan 07 - DHL has announced it is adopting the latest "new generation" scanning technology, deploying a single system across its US network to provide... more details..

Clarks appoints NYK for Asian logistics

Published on: 16 Jan 07 - Shoe manufacturer Clarks has appointed NYK Logistics as its sole service provider for the management of direct and outbound intra Asia deliveries. more details..

Survey shows optimism in US trucking market

Published on: 12 Jan 07 - Small and medium-sized US transportation companies are more optimistic than other industry segments with many owners and managers projecting double... more details..

DHL wins clinical trials contract

Published on: 11 Jan 07 - DHL, the world leading express delivery and logistics company, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals has announced a multi-year strategic agreement for the... more details..

Schenker develops logistics centre at Rostock

Published on: 11 Jan 07 - Schenker has developed a new logistics centre at the seaport of Rostock in Germany boosting for itsnorthbound and eastbound transport operations –... more details..

PFSweb gains new high tech client

Published on: 04 Jan 07 - PFSweb, Inc. has announced an agreement with Riverbed Technology, a leader in wide-area data services (WDS) solutions to provide product configuration... more details..

DHL Exel concludes MidEast logistics deal

Published on: 03 Jan 07 - DHL Exel Supply Chain has concluded a 10-year multi-million-dollar contract with crude oil producer, Saudi Aramco. more details..

Swedish group forms Spanish alliance

Published on: 02 Jan 07 - The Swedish-based logistics specialist GreenCarrier has made an alliance with the Spanish freight forwarding company TIBA Internacional SA. more details..

K+N opens new office in Japan

Published on: 19 Dec 06 - Kuehne + Nagel is opening a new office in Kobe, Japan extending its network in the country to eight locations. more details..

K+N wins telecoms out-sourcing deal

Published on: 18 Dec 06 - Kuehne + Nagel Slovakia has been awarded a 5-year contract by Slovak Telekom to manage warehousing and distribution of its end-user products across... more details..

Schenker named as exclusive freight forwarder

Published on: 18 Dec 06 - Schenker has been named as the Official Freight Forwarding and Customs Clearance Exclusive Supplier of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. more details..

TDG issues trading update

Published on: 18 Dec 06 - European logistics provider TDG has provided a trading update ahead of entering its close period. Results were in line with expectations. more details..

Toll Holdings announces restructuring of business

Published on: 14 Dec 06 - Australian logistics group Toll Holdings has announced a restructuring initiative which involves the separation of its transport infrastructure assets... more details..

DP World names buyer of US ports operations

Published on: 13 Dec 06 - P&O Holdings, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of global marine terminal operator DP World, has entered into an agreement in Dubai to sell 100... more details..

PFSweb wins supply chain contract in Canada

Published on: 06 Dec 06 - PFSweb, Inc. has been chosen by Katun Corporation, a leading supplier to the office equipment sector, to provide supply chain services in Canada. more details..

DHL initiates North American cross-border programme

Published on: 29 Nov 06 - DHL has announced a new programme that will streamline cross-border shipping in North America. Specifically, the DHL North America Trade Lane... more details..

DHL AsPac TAPA certified facilities reach milestone

Published on: 28 Nov 06 - DHL has announced that it is now able to offer over 100 TAPA (Technology Asset Protection Association) certified facilities in Asia Pacific, of... more details..

DHL Exel launches Australian 'direct to pharmacy' operation

Published on: 15 Nov 06 - DHL Exel Supply Chain has recently launched in Australia DHL Pharmacy Supply, the 'direct to pharmacy' pharmaceutical distribution business. Supported... more details..

DHL establishes new hub in Thailand

Published on: 14 Nov 06 - DHL has inaugurated its new DHL Express Bangkok Hub at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand. The US$22 million (THB 825 million) facility is... more details..

DP World increases commitment to London Gateway port project

Published on: 13 Nov 06 - It has been announced that the London Gateway port project, to be undertaken by DP World, will include a world-class port capable of handling the... more details..

DHL invests in South Korea

Published on: 10 Nov 06 - DHL has announced that it is committing $50 million in South Korea for capacity expansion and service capability enhancement. This latest investment... more details..

ProLogis expands footprint in Japan

Published on: 20 Oct 06 - ProLogis, a leading global provider of distribution facilities and services, has announced that it has signed leases and letters of intent for new... more details..

DHL opens new logistics centre in Shanghai

Published on: 17 Oct 06 - DHL has inaugurated its new facility at the Waigaoqiao Bonded Logistics Zone (WBLZ) in Shanghai. The new Logistics Center in WBLZ brings DHL Global... more details..

Wincanton buys building logistics operator

Published on: 12 Oct 06 - UK based logistics provider Wincanton plc has announced the acquisition of a further privately-owned UK businesses, RDL Holdings Ltd, the UK market... more details..

TNT Logistics wins new distribution contract

Published on: 12 Oct 06 - The US provider of mailstream products and services, Pitney Bowes, has awarded a five - year contract to TNT Benelux & Multi Country Logistics to... more details..

New Zeebrugge terminal opens

Published on: 09 Oct 06 - APM Terminals, a division of the Maersk group, has opened a new terminal, Albert II dock, in Zeebrugge, Belgium. more details..

Trans Global strengthens China presence

Published on: 06 Oct 06 - Trans Global Logistics has opened a new office in Hangzhou, China, to strengthen its service network in Asia. Zhejiang province is one of the... more details..

Mitsui OSK Lines taps into Indian growth

Published on: 05 Oct 06 - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.has announced the start of container service linking the Indian port of Chennai and the Singapore straits to meet rising... more details..

NYK Logistics opens new US warehouse

Published on: 04 Oct 06 - It has been revealed that NYK Logistics will open a new 120,000-square-foot distribution facility in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia. more details..

Icelandic group acquires UK chilled logistics operator

Published on: 03 Oct 06 - UK logistics company Innovate Holdings Limited, in which Icelandic Group Avion holds a majority interest via its Eimskip division, has acquired... more details..

DHL opens new Israel head office

Published on: 03 Oct 06 - DHL Israel has inaugurated its new head office and service centre in the new Airport City compound in Tel Aviv, near the International Ben Gurion... more details..

Port of Los Angeles receives new Homeland Security grant

Published on: 29 Sep 06 - Port of Los Angeles, the USA's largest container port, received $4.6 million in the latest round of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Port... more details..

Shipping lines attempt to force up trans-pacific rates

Published on: 25 Sep 06 - Container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have finalized a programme of adjustments to freight rates and charges... more details..

TNT expands network to North Africa

Published on: 21 Sep 06 - TNT Express has announced it has extended its Express Road Network (ERN) into Africa by starting an international road line haul connection to... more details..

WTO reports infrastructure hinders Bangladesh growth

Published on: 18 Sep 06 - The WTO has released its latest Trade Policy Review on Bangladesh. It states that the country has pursued prudent structural reforms in priority areas... more details..

Deutsche Post World Net and UNICEF bid to reduce child mortality

Published on: 15 Sep 06 - Deutsche Post World Net and UNICEF have launched a global partnership. The goal of the initiative is to reduce child mortality around the world... more details..

UK logistics company invests in new facilities

Published on: 15 Sep 06 - Ramage Group, a leading logistics company in the UK, has invested more than £7m with the opening of two new logistics centres. more details..

New cargo record for Frankfurt Airport

Published on: 14 Sep 06 - Frankfurt Airport has achieved a new record high in cargo throughput in August although management say new capacity is needed. more details..

UPS to roll out new technology to recent acquisitions

Published on: 12 Sep 06 - In a new technology initiative, UPS is to complete in 2007 the deployment of its signature handheld computer for drivers to employees of several... more details..

Rotterdam enjoys profitable first half

Published on: 11 Sep 06 - The Port of Rotterdam Authority has achieved good financial results in the first six months of the year. more details..

ProLogis expands in Japan

Published on: 07 Sep 06 - ProLogis has announced that it will develop a new industrial warehouse in Tokyo, Japan. more details..

TNT Logistics wins new contract from Tesco

Published on: 06 Sep 06 - TNT Logistics UK has been awarded a five-year contract to operate two man home delivery services for the newly-launched Tesco Direct. more details..

PWC Logistics wins new defence contract

Published on: 06 Sep 06 - PWC Logistics has won a major new contract from the US Navy as a sub-contractor to Atlantic Contingency Constructors. more details..

Boeing announces new MRO centre in India

Published on: 04 Sep 06 - Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has named Nagpur city as the location for its planned regional maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility. more details..

TNT buys in express company in India

Published on: 04 Sep 06 - TNT N.V. has announced the acquisition of ARC India Limited which operates under the trade name Speedage Express Cargo Services, one of the leading... more details..

New initiative to improve container return logistics efficiency

Published on: 31 Aug 06 - A collaboration of Dutch Universities and international business companies has started to improve the availability of empty containers for return... more details..

TDG wins new Euro contract

Published on: 30 Aug 06 - UK based logistics company TDG has won a European contract from a manufacturer of seasonings and flavourings. more details..

IDS to acquire in US fashion logistics sector

Published on: 21 Aug 06 - Hong Kong based IDS has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire Impac, a US specialist in fashion logistics. more details..

Grindrod sees early recovery in shipping markets

Published on: 17 Aug 06 - South African shipping and logistics company Grindrod has announced its profits for the first six months of the year and is upbeat about its... more details..

ProLogis leases new park in Memphis

Published on: 16 Aug 06 - ProLogis has leased 600,000 square feet of industrial space to two customers at a new park it operates in Memphis, Tennessee. more details..

US: ADS Logistics buys two MidWest companies

Published on: 07 Aug 06 - ADS Logistics, LLC (ADS), the leading North American provider of integrated logistics and supply chain services to the metals industry, has... more details..

APL Logistics expands into Spain

Published on: 02 Aug 06 - Global logistics company APL Logistics has signalled its expansion in Europe through a move into the Spanish market. more details..

India: Sical releases latest figures

Published on: 01 Aug 06 - Sical Logistics Ltd, one of India's leading providers of integrated multi-modal logistics for bulk and containerized cargo, has announced its latest... more details..

Bax Global wins Satair contract

Published on: 21 Jul 06 - BAX Global Inc. has been appointed as Satair OEM Division’s provider for international transportation services, a major provider in the aerospace... more details..

Wincanton provides upbeat assessment of prospects

Published on: 21 Jul 06 - The Chairman of Wincanton issued a statement at its recent Annual General Meeting giving an update on trading. more details..

Bax Global wins new aerospace contract

Published on: 19 Jul 06 - BAX Global Inc., the Deutsche Bahn forwarding subsidiary, has been appointed as Marshall Aerospace’s global provider for worldwide transportation... more details..

TNT Home wins new UK contract

Published on: 18 Jul 06 - TNT Home, the home delivery arm of TNT Logistics UK, has expanded its business with furniture marketing and design specialist, Scan –Thors (U.K.)... more details..

Velocity Express buys US competitor

Published on: 07 Jul 06 - Velocity Express Corporation has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for Velocity to acquire CD&L to create a leader in the US... more details..

DHL enters partnership with Malaysian air cargo carrier

Published on: 27 Jun 06 - DHL has announced that it has signed a long-term strategic network alliance with Transmile, an air cargo carrier based in Malaysia. more details..

DHL Finishes €1.25m Cargo Hub at Incheon International Logistics Centre

Published on: 23 Jun 06 - DHL has completed the relocation of its airport operations to a new and larger cargo hub facility at Incheon International Logistics Centre (IILC)... more details..

Teamsters threaten Allied Strike

Published on: 22 Jun 06 - Allied Holdings; the US largest road transporters of finished vehicles has been threatened with a strike by the powerful Teamsters Union. more details..

Casio Renews NYK Contract in the UK

Published on: 21 Jun 06 - NYK Logistics (UK) Ltd has had its contract with Casio Electronics in the UK renewed for three years. more details..

Big Plans for Expansion from PWC Logistics

Published on: 20 Jun 06 - The Chairman and Managing Director of PWC Logistics, Tarek Sultan has discussed his companies wish to invest heavily in India. Speaking to Indian... more details..

New Container Terminal for Poland

Published on: 20 Jun 06 - Hutchison Whampoa has opened the first phase of the Gdynia Container Terminal project, an important development in central Europe’s improving... more details..

More competitors enter the ring for ABP Prize

Published on: 19 Jun 06 - Press reports in London strongly suggest that a further bidder has emerged for Associated British Ports (ABP). London Weekly Paper ‘The Business’... more details..

Nippon Cargo Airlines buys two new freighters

Published on: 15 Jun 06 - Boeing and Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) have confirmed they have finalized an agreement for the cargo carrier's purchase of two additional Boeing... more details..

Construction underway at new Vietnamese container terminal

Published on: 15 Jun 06 - The construction in Vietnam of DP World's significant new port, the $230m Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) at Ho Chi Minh City, has begun with... more details..

DHL opens new logistics centre in Germany

Published on: 12 Jun 06 - DHL has opened its most advanced logistics centre in Greven near Münster in Germany. Starting in July, the centre will handle the logistics for the... more details..

Johnson Controls chooses DHL in US

Published on: 01 Jun 06 - DHL has been selected by Johnson Controls, Inc., a global provider of automotive systems and facility management and control, as its U.S. express... more details..

GLS revenues jump by 13.5%

Published on: 30 May 06 - General Logistics Systems (GLS), the European parcels, express and logistics service provider, has released more details of its performance in 2005. more details..

METRO Group goes live with RFID technology

Published on: 24 May 06 - METRO Group, one of the world's largest retailers, has gone live with Intermec Inc. Gen 2 RFID technology in its Cash & Carry wholesale stores... more details..

APL executive warns on state of US infrastructure

Published on: 18 May 06 - Another CEO of a logistics company has warned that the US' ageing transport infrastructure can not cope with the forecast increase in volumes unless... more details..

TNT Post UK buys UK B2C parcels network

Published on: 18 May 06 - TNT Post has acquired the JD Williams courier network in the UK which specialises in Business to Consumer parcels delivery. more details..

US rail invests US$200 million in coal carrying capacity

Published on: 10 May 06 - Two US railways have announced plans to invest heavily in infrastructure serving the US coal mining industry. more details..

DHL India links up with Transmile

Published on: 08 May 06 - DHL has recently linked up with Transmile, a regional air express operator, to cut dleivery times from India to the USA. more details..

Kuehne + Nagel acquires German groupage operation

Published on: 25 Apr 06 - Swiss based logistics group Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has acquired the groupage operation of German IDS network member F.W.DEUS. more details..

Manhattan implements WMS for Bosch

Published on: 19 Apr 06 - IT provider, Manhattan Associates has implemented its Warehouse Management Systems for Bosch Security Systems at distribution facilities in... more details..

FedEx hikes US trucking rates

Published on: 10 Apr 06 - FedEx Freight has announced a 5.95% increase of its rates in the US due, it says, to investment and increases in tolls. more details..

ProLogis expands into Romania

Published on: 05 Apr 06 - Warehousing provider ProLogis has started development in Romania, a market in which it sees much potential. more details..

Cathay expands cargo network

Published on: 05 Apr 06 - Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific is to expand its cargo network to include services to India. more details..

Swissport opens Air Freight Terminal at Changi

Published on: 17 Mar 06 - Swissport has opened its latest terminal at Changi Airport in Singapore. The 17,600 sqm facility can handle presently 250,000 tons a year. more details..

APL increases presence in Spain

Published on: 14 Mar 06 - Shipping line APL has opened another facility in Spain with direct services to China and North America more details..

TNT buys out Italian JV partner

Published on: 13 Mar 06 - Dutch mail, express and logistics provider TNT has acquired the remaining shares in its Italian logistics joint venture, TNT Arvil. more details..

Wincanton wins Hungarian drinks contract

Published on: 10 Mar 06 - European logistics provider Wincanton has won a new contract in Hungary to provide services to drinks company Bols. more details..

NOL gains provisional approval for Indian rail service

Published on: 07 Mar 06 - Singapore shipping and logistics group NOL has won approval 'in principle' from the Indian authorities to run rail services through a joint venture. more details..

CHEP wins RFID award in Brazil

Published on: 03 Mar 06 - Pallet company CHEP has won an award for an RFID tagging project which was piloted in Brazil with Procter & Gamble and Gillette. more details..

Port of Antwerp explores rail possibilities

Published on: 28 Feb 06 - The Port of Antwerp has created a new forum bringing together port operators, rail and shipping companies to promote rail as an alternative mode to... more details..

Bax Global announces deal with Finmeccanica

Published on: 14 Feb 06 - Bax Global, recently acquired by Deutsche Bahn, parent company of global logistics provider Schenker, has won a new contract with Italian high tech... more details..

ProLogis leases new facilities in Japan

Published on: 02 Feb 06 - ProLogis the provider of distribution facilities, has announced that it has leased warehousing to new customers in Japan. more details..

EC rules plans to reimburse German hauliers unlawful

Published on: 26 Jan 06 - The European Commission has ruled that although Germany's toll system on trucks is lawful, its government's plans to reimburse German hauliers is... more details..

EC promotes Inland Waterways as viable alternative

Published on: 19 Jan 06 - The European Commission is proposing an action plan that will encourage the development of Europe's inland waterways as an alternative to road and... more details..

Hellmann agrees alliance with US minority company

Published on: 17 Jan 06 - Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has formed an alliance with a US ethnic minority owned company which will allow it to tap a growing trend towards... more details..

PWC Logistics awarded project logistics contract

Published on: 09 Jan 06 - PWC Logistics has won a major project forwarding contract for the oil sector partly utilising the services of its latest acquisition GeoLogistics. more details..

10 years of double digit growth for India’s air cargo

Published on: 21 Dec 05 - According to the Indian government, its air cargo industry has achieved annualised growth of more than 10% over the last 10 years. more details..

Further acquisition for DFDS

Published on: 06 Dec 05 - DFDS Transport, the land logistics division of the DSV Group, has expanded its road transport and logistics division in Germany. more details..

Japanese consortium in $9b pact

Published on: 30 Nov 05 - A Japanese consortium of shippers has signed a $9 billion agreement for the long-term charter of 12 LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) tankers. more details..

GENCO wins $40m government contract

Published on: 23 Nov 05 - GENCO’s government solutions subsidiary has won a contract to provide logistical support for the US government’s Defense Distribution Centre in... more details..

Russian Railways links up with international rail freighter

Published on: 09 Nov 05 - The Russian railroad monopoly is forming a joint venture for international freight transit. more details..

Geodis strengthens its Express business

Published on: 04 Oct 05 - The French transport and logistics provider is integrating six further branches from the French franchise network France Express. more details..

Exel’s new DC in Brasil

Published on: 15 Sep 05 - Exel's distribution centre in Brasilia cures Farmasa's need for central operating location. more details..

TNT depots achieve TAPA

Published on: 14 Sep 05 - A further eleven TNT depots have achieved an A in security accreditation for hi-tech goods. more details..

Puma renews national warehousing contract

Published on: 06 Sep 05 - Kuehne + Nagel has won a new three year contract with Puma in France. more details..

Ferrovial enters the airport handling business by acquiring Swissport

Published on: 23 Aug 05 - Ferrovial to acquire one of the world’s leading airport handling companies, Swissport. more details..

Logistics park planned for the border of China and Vietnam

Published on: 16 Aug 05 - The €12 millioin logistics park is planned to boost trade between China and ASEAN countries. more details..

ProLogis announces landmark development

Published on: 12 Aug 05 - ProLogis, the global provider of distribution facilities and services, has started development of a 264 acre (11.5 million sq ft) mixed-use site... more details..

US: DHL investing $4 million in Ohio

Published on: 09 Aug 05 - DHL increases investment and expansion in the US more details..

GENCO wins contract for US government agency

Published on: 22 Jul 05 - GENCO has won a $23.6 million material distribution service support contract with the Defense Logistics Agency. more details..

Exel wins UK rail contract

Published on: 20 Jul 05 - UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail has awarded a major new contract to UK logistics operator Exel. more details..

Kerry and Lynden combine forces

Published on: 19 Jul 05 - Asia Pacific based Kerry Logistics and US forwarder Lynden International have entered into a contractual agreement to combine sale and operations. more details..

FedEx Chairman calls for global customs reform.

Published on: 15 Jul 05 - FedEx Chairman, Fred Smith, has called on reform of governmental bureaucracy to further simplify global trade. more details..

Exel wins new contract with UK gas utility

Published on: 12 Jul 05 - New United Kingdom gas utility awards multi-million pound logistics contract to Exel more details..

Russia to reduce number of international airports

Published on: 11 Jul 05 - In a bid to improve efficiency, Russia is planning to restructure the number and distribution of its airports. more details..

Aramex buys document records company

Published on: 27 Jun 05 - Leading Middle East logistics company Aramex has acquired a documents records management company. more details..

New German facility for DHL

Published on: 24 Jun 05 - DHL is developing a new 50,000 sq m multi-user facility in Germany which will commence operations in October. more details..

ProLogis announces new leases in Italy

Published on: 08 Jun 05 - As well as acquiring new land in Italy, ProLogis has released details of new leases it has signed with two logistics companies in Italy. more details..

Air France buys new freighters

Published on: 26 May 05 - Air France is to buy five Boeing 777 freighters with options to purchase 3 more. Air Canada is also to buy the airplane when it is launched in 2008. more details..

Australian exporters confidence falls

Published on: 25 May 05 - DHL's latest Export Barometer in Australia shows that exchange rates and economic conditions have led to a weakening in export confidence. more details..

UPS unveils new trade software

Published on: 24 May 05 - UPS Trade Management Services has revealed new software to help US exporters comply with increased regulation. more details..

Leipzig hub development given the go ahead

Published on: 23 May 05 - Authorities have ruled in favour of the development of Leipzig/Halle airport to enable it to become DHL's European international hub in 2008. more details..

Rail: EWS invests in new freight wagons

Published on: 06 May 05 - The UK's largest rail freight operator EWS is investing heavily in new infrastructure. more details..

DPWN chooses Oracle

Published on: 28 Apr 05 - Deutsche Post World Net has chosen Oracle to provide its standards-based technology to better enable it to integrate the systems of its many... more details..

UK: Bibby Distribution makes key acquisition

Published on: 14 Apr 05 - Fast growing UK logistics company Bibby Distribution has acquired a major UK rival to increase its presence in the UK contract logistics market. more details..

Transoceanic Shipping Merges Into PWC Logistics

Published on: 14 Apr 05 - US forwarding company Transoceanic has merged into fast growing Middle East based PWC Logistics. more details..

DHL invests €100m in German facilities

Published on: 13 Apr 05 - Driven by the growth of one of its largest companies, DHL has invested in new and refurbished facilities in Bremen, Germany. more details..

Changchun open for logistics investment

Published on: 04 Apr 05 - The north east of China, which has not benefited as much from rapid development as many other Chinese economic centres, has opened up its markets to... more details..

Gefco invests in new transport assets and facilities

Published on: 04 Apr 05 - French automotive logistics specialist Gefco has released details of new investments it has made in rail and logistics infrastructure. more details..

Norauto chooses Manhattan

Published on: 23 Mar 05 - Norauto, a major provider of products and services to the automotive sector, has chosen Manhattan's warehouse management system in Europe. more details..

BDP buys again in Europe

Published on: 18 Mar 05 - US based forwarder BDP International has bought an equity stake in an Italian logistics company. more details..

UK retail park chooses Manhattan's WMS

Published on: 18 Mar 05 - One of Europe's largest shopping centres, Meadowhall in the UK, has selected Manhattan's warehouse management system for its off-site fulfilment... more details..

Lufthansa and SWISS in integration negotiations

Published on: 15 Mar 05 - Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS, are in discussions regarding the take over and integration of SWISS into the Lufthansa group. more details..

GM decision threatens Saab's future

Published on: 10 Mar 05 - US car manufacturer General Motors has chosen to base a large proportion of its future production in Germany, partly due to logistical factors. more details..

US: DHL to build new East Coast facility

Published on: 18 Feb 05 - DHL is continuing its investment in the US parcels market. It is to build a new centre in Allentown, Pennsylvania at a coast of $107m. more details..

Atlas Air reports stronger results after Chapter 11 restructuring

Published on: 17 Feb 05 - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, a major provider of global air cargo services, has reported profits following its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy... more details..

DPWN will meet 2004 targets

Published on: 17 Jan 05 - Deutsche Post has confirmed that it will meet its full year targets. DHL had a good December in the US. more details..

DHL appointed as official courier to Ohio State

Published on: 12 Jan 05 - DHL has won a tender to become the state of Ohio's officially appointed courier. more details..

GeoPost expands in the Balkans

Published on: 10 Jan 05 - GeoPost, the subsidiary of the French post office, has announced further exapansion throughout the Balkans. more details..

Tsunami: aircraft crash blocks key relief airport

Published on: 04 Jan 05 - An airplane crash at a key relief airport in Indonesia has led to the suspension of flights. more details..

MOL launches new service to India

Published on: 13 Dec 04 - Japanese shipping line MOL has launched a new service to India in order to take advantage of rapidly increasing exports and imports. more details..

Exel wins new contract from Alstom

Published on: 30 Nov 04 - Exel has won a contract involving the transportation of train parts from the UK to Spain. more details..

UK: Exel wins additional Network Rail contract

Published on: 23 Nov 04 - Exel has been awarded an additional contract by UK's rail infrastructure operator Network Rail to handle its Manchester Contact Area. Exel currently... more details..

Frankfurt Airport has record month

Published on: 15 Nov 04 - Germany's largest airport, Frankfurt, had a record month in October with gains in almost all traffic categories. more details..

Wincanton opens new distribution centre in Hungary for Hipp

Published on: 10 Nov 04 - Wincanton has won a contract to provide warehousing for the German baby food manufacturer Hipp. The facility will serve Hipp’s markets in Central... more details..

BLG's auto terminal in Bremerhaven reaches new record

Published on: 05 Nov 04 - BLG’s Auto Terminal has reached a new record with 140,000 vehicles being handled in October 2004. BLG is expecting a growth of 7% for 2004 in their... more details..

UPS launches new flights to China

Published on: 04 Nov 04 - UPS launched the first of its scheduled new flights to China this week. It plans to eventually triple its service over the next few months. more details..

Threat to Saab plant prompts investment in Swedish road and rail

Published on: 03 Nov 04 - With the threatened closure of the Saab manufacturing plant in Trollhaetten, the Swedish govenrment has promised to invest heavily in road and rail... more details..

Wincanton opens new warehouse in Strasbourg for Viking

Published on: 03 Nov 04 - Viking, a member of the Austrian Stihl Group and a manufacturer of garden equipment, and Wincanton Trans European have opened a new central... more details..

UK: Wincanton wins new distribution centre deal with GlaxoSmithKline

Published on: 29 Oct 04 - Wincaton has signed a new contract with pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline for a distribution centre in the UK. This was partly as a result... more details..

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