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Prologis Leases 346,000 Square Feet in Brazil Development
Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced two new lease agreements at Prologis CCP Cajamar II in São Paulo totaling 346,000 square feet (32,200 square meters).
Date: 15/12/2014

L&G ACQUIRES OCEAN PORTFOLIO AND FRADLEY PARK FOR £226.5M
Legal & General Property (LGP) announces that it has successfully acquired the Ocean Portfolio and Fradley
Date: 15/12/2014

RM2 International S.A.
RM2 International (“RM2” or the “Company”), the vertically-integrated innovator in pallet development, manufacture, supply and management, is pleased to provide the following operational update and to announce continued progress in the deployment of its BLOCKPal™ pallet.
Date: 15/12/2014

Kalmar forklifts offer powerful solution for Tarmac Building Products in the UK
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has supplied Tarmac Building Products (TBP), one of the UK's largest construction manufacturers, with an efficient new fleet.
Date: 15/12/2014

British Gas moves safety up a gear with Jungheinrich hydrostatic trucks
British Gas’ National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Leicester supplies over 13,500 service engineers across the UK with spare parts, consumables and workwear from some 40,000 stock lines.
Date: 15/12/2014

NENE STORAGE PROVIDES TESCO WITH NEW CONCEPT IN SACRIFICIAL LEGS
Nene Storage Equipment, a leading provider of industrial and commercial storage equipment has successfully partnered multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer, Tesco PLC, to develop an innovative new solution to repair damaged racking with minimal disruption.
Date: 12/12/2014

Kalmar gains order for zero-emission RTGs as Gdynia Container Terminal increases capacity in Poland
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has gained a further order for five of its latest generation zero emission rubber-tyred gantry granes (RTGs) from Gdynia Container Terminal (GCT) in Poland.
Date: 12/12/2014

RECORD BREAKING TRANSPORT FOR COLLETT
The world’s fastest car, Thrust SSC and its predecessor Thrust 2 took to the roads this weekend with the help of Collett. With Coventry Transport Museum currently undergoing a £8.5m redevelopment project, Collett were called upon to execute the daring relocation of the two record breaking cars.
Date: 11/12/2014

Construction work completed on Europe's largest parcel hub
First picture of DPD's £100m state-of-the-art sortation facility in Leicestershire
Date: 11/12/2014

Dutch Distributor Appointed!
It’s official! We are excited to announce that Mobicon Systems has appointed a Distributor in Holland. Please join us in welcoming Peinemann Lifting Solutions.
Date: 11/12/2014

Port of Felixstowe Logistics Park Launched
The Port of Felixstowe has announced its latest warehousing and logistics development.
Date: 11/12/2014

Ingersoll Rand to Acquire FRIGOBLOCK
Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire FRIGOBLOCK for €100 million.
Date: 11/12/2014

Pyroban opens new UK factory to increase capacity
One of the leading developers of explosion protection technology in the world, Pyroban, has opened a new factory in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex in the UK to increase capacity and meet constantly growing sales opportunities.
Date: 09/12/2014

Vacu-Lug to introduce MTP budget range to their product portfolio
Grantham based tyre firm Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres is delighted to announce that from January 2015 it will begin distributing a new budget range of off-the-road (OTR) tyres.
Date: 09/12/2014

Samskip launches dedicated intermodal rail service between Rotterdam and Italy
Samskip Multimodal today launches its first direct intermodal rail service connecting Rotterdam’s Rail Service Centre (RSC) facility and the Italian rail hub of Melzo, east of Milan.
Date: 09/12/2014

25 years of Logwin in Thailand
Grevenmacher (Luxembourg) – Anniversary in South-East Asia – Logwin has been present in Thailand for 25 years.
Date: 09/12/2014

New CFO heralds bigger and better ByBox
Former DeLonghi FD hired to take ByBox into new age of growth
Date: 09/12/2014

COMPACT MARIOTTI TRUCK OVERCOMES SPACE LIMITATIONS AT OPEN UNIVERSITY
European Handling Equipment (EHE) has supplied a 1000kg capacity compact Mariotti fork truck to enable the Open University to transport high tech engineered specimens for cutting, measuring and analysis.
Date: 08/12/2014

Egemin automates distribution for KXTX in China
Egemin Automation will automate the logistics process of Chinese firm KXTX in Wuhan with an E'tow installation.
Date: 08/12/2014

Christmas peak strain
With Christmas Peak in full swing, below Sealed Air analyses what is causing one of the toughest period on record for the logistics and supply chain sectors, and how professionals can manage the impact.
Date: 05/12/2014

Vögele sorts with new Equinox Touch2Sort system
Swiss fashion retailer Charles Vögele is using 12 Touch2Sort units in their central warehouse in Freienbach from this week on. The Touch2Sort system, provided by Equinox MHE, is replacing the paper order sorting system. The purchase fits in with Vögele's strategy to optimize its logistic process in the Swiss DC
Date: 05/12/2014

THE NEW VOLVO FL WITH 4x4 – FOR BOTH URBAN AND GRAVEL ROADS
The popular Volvo FL is now available in a four-wheel drive (4x4) version for service and off road applications.
Date: 05/12/2014

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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

Supply Chain Event, 26-27 November 2014, Cnit Paris-La Défense
Supply Chain Event gathers over 100 suppliers of solutions and technologies covering all aspects of the Supply Chain and 3,300 professionals.

LogiMAT 2015 - 10 - 12, February 2015
A top event for in-company material flow and computer-controlled processes from procurement to production and distribution in the heart of Europe.

ProMat 2015 - 23 - 26, March 2015
ProMat 2015 is the premier showcase of material handling, supply chain and logistics solutions in North America.

SITL Paris - 31 - 02, April 2015
Getting closer to the transport and logistics concerns of manufacturing and commercial enterprises is the aim of SITL Paris which next year will take place from the 31st of March to the 2nd of April at the Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles.