Logistics Business Magazine
Logistics Business Magazine

Property Hotspots Index Q3 2014 – Wandsworth property demand halved in 6 months
The latest Property Hotspot Index by leading online estate agent eMoov.co.uk shows the continue decrease in demand for property in London. The statistics from eMoov.co.uk shows demand for properties across the 100 largest towns across the UK with insight into the percentage of properties sold.
Date: 10/09/2014

AYS increases warehouse capacity as demand soars
A UK logistics and road freight specialist is significantly expanding its warehousing facilities at a time when demand for UK industrial space has hit a six-month high.
Date: 10/09/2014

UASC signs cooperation agreements with CSCL and CMA CGM
UASC, a leading container shipping company, announced today the signing of major cooperation agreements with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and CMA CGM
Date: 10/09/2014

GEFCO provides Erik Buell Racing with logistics solutions
GEFCO UK is providing Erik Buell Racing (EBR), the new manufacturer of US sports motorcycles, with transportation for its crated motorcycles from EBR’s European Distribution Centre in the Netherlands to the United Kingdom.
Date: 10/09/2014

PcdataPickCart installation at Alpheios
In the 2nd half of 2014 Pcdata will install a PickCartsystem at Alpheios. Alpheios is one of the largest professional cleaning businesses in the Benelux, in terms of cleaning products, cleaning systems and cleaning strategies.
Date: 08/09/2014

Dubai World Central-Business Park highlights business opportunities in Dubai during visit to India
Business Park serves as new global gateway for Indian businesses
Date: 08/09/2014

Liverpool City Region LEP programme delivers jobs boost
The Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Local Authority administered Business Growth Grant programme is helping 17 businesses to generate and secure over 800 jobs in the City Region.
Date: 08/09/2014

TIMCON speaks out against plastic pallet supplier’s “irresponsible” comments
The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has condemned remarks about wooden packaging made in the press by a supplier of plastic pallets.
Date: 05/09/2014

Single Source for Efficient System Solutions
The new logistics centre of Heuchemer Verpackung GmbH & Co Kg inaugurated in combination with the opening of a 3-day in-house exhibition was fitted with a nearly 16-meter high VNA shuttle warehouse by STILL GmbH.
Date: 05/09/2014

THE UNMANNED FUTURE OF LOGISTICS
42% of logistics operators surveyed believe their business will utilise Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for the distribution of cargo in future
Date: 05/09/2014

Baoli improves safety and visibility to its practical diesel series
Baoli launches new forklifts KB30D and KB35D with 3.0 and 3.5 ton load capacity into the European market
Date: 05/09/2014

HEINZ CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH CHEP IN EUROPE BASED ON SUSTAINABILITY AND SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNERSHIP
H.J. Heinz Company, a worldwide food processing leader, has signed a three-year contract renewal with CHEP for the use of pallet pooling services throughout Europe.
Date: 04/09/2014

BOLZONI GROUP OPENS NEW FACTORY IN FINLAND
We have the pleasure of announcing that Auramo Oy – our Finnish subsidiary and production plant – has moved to new headquarters in the industrial area of Järvenpää, 40 km north of Helsinki.
Date: 04/09/2014

FedEx Delivering Precious Cargo around the World
William Martin, MD International Gateways and GTS, UK and Ireland FedEx Express Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa
Date: 04/09/2014

WINCANTON HR DIRECTOR SHORTLISTED FOR ‘MOST INFLUENTIAL’ AWARD
Julie Welch, HR Director of Chippenham-based supply chain solutions provider Wincanton, has been shortlisted for the prestigious HR magazine Most Influential Practitioner of the Year Award for her long-term efforts to champion diversity and equality in the business.
Date: 04/09/2014

STEF deploys its business model in Northern Europe by expanding its network with proprietary means in the Netherlands
Acquisition of SPEKSNIJDER TRANSPORT in the Netherlands
Date: 04/09/2014

DHL and FC Bayern Munich with new partnership
DHL becomes official platinum partner and international logistics and eCommerce full-service partner
Date: 04/09/2014

P&O Ferrymasters lifts CEE trailer capacity
Pan-European logistics specialist P&O Ferrymasters is expanding its CEE fleet by leasing a further 300 trailers from TIP Trailer Services in a new seven-year deal with one of Europe’s leading equipment services providers.
Date: 02/09/2014

Telemar supplied integrated broadband project to Herm. Dauelsberg, Bremen
Telemar GmbH, the German subsidiary of the Telemar Group, closed an important agreement with Herm. Dauelsberg for the supply of a complete “turn-key solution” for their fleet of 18 vessels.
Date: 01/09/2014

Ordered today, delivered today
As delivery times grow shorter, digital commerce is becoming ever more dynamic.
Date: 01/09/2014

Poor pallet hygiene poses threat to UK economy
“UK businesses using wood packaging materials for shipping goods could be putting the health and safety of staff at serious risk and causing untold damage to the UK economy”, says Jim Hardisty, Managing Director of Goplasticpallets.com.
Date: 01/09/2014

Dubai Maritime Sector Strategy and maritime projects complement 2030 vision to position emirate as world class marine hub
H.E. Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and President of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA)
Date: 01/09/2014

Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal introduces new rail connection between Scandinavia and France Spain
From September 2nd 2014, Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal will expand its intermodal network by adding rail shuttle services between Duisburg, Germany and Bettembourg, Luxembourg.
Date: 01/09/2014

Mast design gives panoramic vision for Hyster forklift drivers
Hyster has redeveloped the mast on its 2-3.5 tonne ICE and electric forklifts to give drivers maximum fork visibility, resulting in faster cycle times and greater productivity.
Date: 28/08/2014

Ryder launches Euro 6 demonstrator fleet
Ryder has taken delivery of a multi-marque Euro 6 demonstrator fleet so that its rental and contract hire customers can carry out their own trials and evaluations.
Date: 28/08/2014

New functions for DKV smartphone App
Fuel prices displayable in service country currency / Up-to-date traffic information
Date: 28/08/2014

Kögel presents new chassis for tank containers – Port 20 Tankplex
Kögel is extending its diverse container chassis portfolio to include a semi-trailer container chassis for tank containers which has been developed from scratch.
Date: 28/08/2014

Euroports sells its shares in Trilogiport Terminal to DP World
Euroports Belgium and DP World came to an agreement to conclude the sale of Euroports’ 2/3rd of shares in Trilogiport Terminal. DP World will become 100% shareholder of the inland container terminal.
Date: 28/08/2014

Eisenmann supplies electrified monorail system for one of China’s biggest breweries
The German plant engineering expert Eisenmann will supply an electrified monorail system (EMS) for the new facility of the Guangzhou Zhu Jiang brewery.
Date: 27/08/2014

LOCAL LOGISTICS COMPANY ‘RASES’ THE STAKES
Rase Distribution, part of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express delivery network for small consignments of palletised freight, has taken collection of two new double Deck trailers as part of a major investment in its vehicle fleet.
Date: 26/08/2014

Rickmers-Linie is again the partner of choice for Kirow railway cranes to China
Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based liner carrier for break bulk, heavy lifts and project cargoes has again been chosen by Kirow for the transportation of railway cranes from Hamburg to Xingang.
Date: 26/08/2014

CAPITAL & REGIONAL AND COLLECTPLUS TO OFFER CLICK AND COLLECT IN COMMUNITY SHOPPING CENTRES FOR THE FIRST TIME
Specialist retail property company Capital & Regional has announced it has partnered with CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel delivery and returns service, to trial its Click&Collect+ service at The Mall Camberley and the Kingfisher Shopping Centre, Redditch with Click and Collect hubs operated at dedicated points in the heart of each centre.
Date: 26/08/2014

AirCap E 200m– 50 years of innovation enables redesign of the bubble configuration
Ambassador Antalis has added to its protective product offering with the introduction of the new AirCap® E 200m barrier-sealed bubble packaging. The AirCap® E 200m from Sealed Air is a durable cushioning product with lightweight properties and a reduction in storage space required.
Date: 26/08/2014




The intralogistics fair for Central Europe
LogiMAT 2014 in Stuttgart - Closing Report

CeMAT RUSSIA: Driving logistics innovation in Russia - 23 to 26 September 2014
The next CeMAT RUSSIA intralogistics show gets underway on 23 September 2014 at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center in Moscow.

German CPO Summit2014 – Summit for Strategy and Innovation in Procurement
Summit for Strategy and Innovation in Procurement

Trade fair will not take place – transport sector insufficiently represented
With great regret EUROEXPO Messe- und Kongress-GmbH of Munich is obliged to cancel transfairlog 2014 four months before the scheduled start. transfairlog, the 2nd Trade Fair for International Transport and Logistics Management, had been planned to take place from 4 to 6 November at Hamburg Trade Fair Centre.

IAA Hannover, 25 - 02, October 2014
Interested in a visit to the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles from 25 September to 2 October 2014 in Hannover.

Postexpo,Stockholm 23 - 25, September 2014
POST-EXPO provides the most significant opportunity the postal, parcel and express industries have to debate current issues and form business relationships on a global scale. 2014 will be the 18th international conference and exhibition for postal technology, equipment, services and innovation.

China International Logistics & Transport Fair, Shenzhen, October 14-16th
1200 exhibitors representing the breadth of China’s transport and distribution sector will be present for the 8th staging of this event, including a conference. Shenzhen is in Canton province.

Save the Date - Intermodal Europe 2014 heading to Rotterdam
Home to Europe’s largest container port, Rotterdam will host one of the most important events in the container shipping calendar, Intermodal Europe 2014, which will take place from 11-13 November this year at the Rotterdam AHOY.

AidEx 2014 - 12-13 November 2014, Hall 11, Brussels Expo, Belgieplein - 1 - Place de Belgique, B-1020 Brussels, Belgium
AidEx is a major international conference and exhibition for humanitarian and development professionals of all stripes. Held annually in Brussels, we bring together different voices whether they be NGO fieldworkers, the public and private sectors, long-established thought leaders or brand new start-ups.

logitrans Istanbul 19 – 21 November 2014
8th International Transport Logistics Exhibitio


Toshiba Electronics Europe Selects ModusLink’s Solution Center

DÜRKOPP FÖRDERTECHNIK COMPLETES MULTI MILLION POUND SORTATION SYSTEM FOR SAINSBURY’S

GEODIS UK LAUNCHES RANGE OF NEW GERMAN SERVICES AS PART OF GLOBAL EXPANSION PLANS

BOLZONI AURAMO and MEYER join forces in the BeNeLux

TMV AND DMT TERMINALS OPENED

Transdek extends range with launch of single pallet mezzanine floor lift

Russian Railways Logistics Train with CIM/SMGS Consignment Note Arrives in Germany.

Optimizing Space with the SpeedCell® Storage System

Supply chain challenges to cause switch to multi-location distribution networks

Triton sells Dematic to private equity investor AEA Investors and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Chapman Freeborn strengthens Moscow team with key appointments

“SEA PORT OF SAINT-PETERSBURG” TRANSFERRED OVER 170 MLN. RUBLES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

European Retailer JYSK increases Safety with SPIN-GO by BRAVI PLATFORMS

EDEKA Nord optimizes its logistics for dry goods assortment with WITRON modules

Forklift fleet management system gets remote immobilisation

Niche and tailor-made

IAG CARGO ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER 2012 FINANCIAL RESULTS

PALLETLINE APPOINTS REGIONAL NETWORK SUPPORT MANAGER

‘Surprisingly strong’ BetaPlus™ armoured joint offers better concrete floor protection.

Improve Revenue and Efficiency With Automatic Pallet Handling

GEODIS WILSON TO SPONSOR DEFENCE LOGISTICS & SUPPORT FORUM 2012 IN QATAR

Taking Big Steps in Global Trade, Leaving Small Footprints

Chapman Freeborn OBC expands its global reach with launch of new Hong Kong branch

GERBER’S GREEN INNOVATION GOES THE EXTRA MILE SO THE LORRIES DON’T HAVE TO

FedEx Express Expands ‘Priority Alert’ Services; Adds More Than 70 International Markets

Russian Railways Logistics sends first container train from China to Europe with CIM/SMGS Common Consignment Note.

IAG Cargo to Target Small- to Medium-Sized Market through Global Logistics Network

ENERSYS INTRODUCES FIRST LITHIUM ION BATTERY FOR MOTIVE POWER

STEF continues its development in France in out-of-home catering logistics with the acquisition of KL Services

Bucharest International Rail Freight Terminal receives first intra-EU train

NEW ROLES FOR VANDERLANDE INDUSTRIES’ MARTIJN VAN DER LANDE AND WILLEM THIELSCH

Ambitious carbon reduction targets for Briggs

Fuel-efficient New Actros is on song for Eurovision

Supply Chain and Transportation one2one, by SITL, Set to Launch in April of 2013

Terex AWP and Terex MH & PS combine to create Terex ServicesNorth America

IAG Cargo launches cargo connection in the UK

Schiphol Cargo throughput swings towards exports

Raising numbers on a good Q3 result

DSV - Solid Q3 in a tough market

Spedition Bode purchases 50 new Kögel Cargo Rail trailers

Deliver chilled or frozen products without vehicle refrigeration

Within 9 months of 2012 "Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg" increased its turnover by 26%

Oxford University launches an innovative Leadership Programme in Sustainable Transport

New mobile shelving system reduces Warehouse travelling distances by up to 65%.

Clarks awards handling system for US logistics centre to KNAPP

Video troubleshooting system from KNAPP helps resolve service issues

Coca-Cola outsources warehousing of finished goods to DB Schenker Logistics in Poland

Harwich International Port Gets Switched on for Electric Vehicles

The forwarding company Mahlstedt chooses the height-optimised Kögel Mega

CONSTRUCTION STARTS ON THE CO-OPERATIVE’S NEW £22M DISTRIBUTION DEPOT IN CASTLEWOOD