Logistics Business Magazine
Logistics Business Magazine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lufthansa Cargo starts new freighter flights to Lagos Cargo airline strengthens presence in West Africa
Lufthansa Cargo is further integrating Lagos into its own network through twice-weekly freighter flights. From 15 September, a Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 freighter will take off from Frankfurt for the Nigerian city every Monday and Thursday.
Date: 21/08/2014

VTG shows stable development
Hamburg, August 21, 2014. VTG Aktiengesellschaft (WKN: VTG999), one of the leading wagon hire and rail logistics companies in Europe, continued to steadily develop its business in the first half of 2014 despite global economic and political challenges
Date: 21/08/2014

KINGSPAN PRODUCTS MAKE LIGHT WORK OF PACKAGING SOLUTIONS FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN
Adopting lightweight packaging can help manufacturers in all sectors gain a competitive edge by reducing logistics costs and increasing sustainability without compromising the safety of goods during transit, says Kingspan Protective Packaging (KPP)
Date: 21/08/2014

Interroll Received First Dynamic Storage System Order in Indonesia
Singapore, 14 August 2014. Interroll, a worldwide provider of key products and solutions for internal logistics, won its first dynamic storage system order in Indonesia from Lotte Indonesia, the largest confectionary manufacturer in Japan. This order comprises a total of 3,896 pallet positions including a Roller Push Back System.
Date: 19/08/2014

Jacksons Timber switches to new Baumann side loaders for first time
Family run independent timber merchant Jacksons Timber Ltd of Whitehaven has recently changed the purchasing policy for its materials handling equipment with the acquisition of four new Baumann GX55 side loaders that have now gone into service at each of its four branches across West Cumbria. This is the first time that Jacksons Timber has purchased Baumann side loaders for its fleet, with the company also specifying new side loaders for the first time, as opposed to their previous policy of running refurbished side loaders.
Date: 19/08/2014

BEUMER Group completes energy-efficient sortation system for PostNord AS, for its new parcel sortation centre near Oslo
BEUMER Group – a leading global supplier of automated material handling systems for conveying, loading, palletising, packaging, sortation and distribution – has completed the handover of a sortation system to PostNord AS for its new parcel terminal near Oslo.
Date: 19/08/2014

Swisslog secures major order for new distribution center from Scandinavian fashion retailer Varner
Swisslog has been awarded a major order for a new distribution center in Sweden by the Varner Group, a leading retailer of strong fashion brands in Scandinavia
Date: 19/08/2014

Interesting product news from Logitrans
LogiQ 200 andLogiQ 300 lift and move quarter pallets… Smooth and easily!
Date: 19/08/2014

High-Quality Swift and Stable Stacking
BEUMER Group is single-source provider for filling, palletising and packaging technologies.
Date: 19/08/2014

German car manufacturers take the fast train to China
Visit by the Chinese President bears fruit / improved capacity utilization of train connections and expansion of railway system between Duisburg and China / First ever transport by rail of finished vehicles from top German manufacturers to Chongqing in China Duisburg,
Date: 18/08/2014

Agility's Earning Release for the Second Quarter 2014
Agility today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014, reporting a net profit of KD 12.9 million, an increase of 12% compared to the second quarter of 2013.
Date: 18/08/2014

Maritime acquires Roadways
Maritime Group Limited, (Maritime), has acquired Aegeus Transport Limited the holding company for Roadways Container Logistics Limited, (Roadways). The deal, completed on 8th August for an undisclosed sum, includes the entire company, employees and assets of Roadways, the fourth largest container transport company in the UK.
Date: 18/08/2014

Gist adds new Irish height-compliant double-deckers to fleet
Irish height-compliant double-deckers
Date: 13/08/2014

Entries rolling in for Startups Awards 2014
Companies across UK urged to take part
Date: 13/08/2014

Harlequin’sNew Contract is Not to be Sneezed At
Haulier collaboration Harlequin Logistics has extended its customer base through the award of a long-term contract from Kimberly Clark.
Date: 13/08/2014

Kito Europe releases KE Series Jib Crane Systems
Kito Europe GmbH announces the release of their KE series heavy duty jib cranes. The complete system include jib crane structure, electric chain hoist with trolley and control station, electrification set, optional accessories and a documentation packet.
Date: 13/08/2014

APPRENTICES PUT THROUGH THEIR PACES WITH THE ARMY
PD Portshas been taking its’ new recruits through a pre-employment programme which has been putting the group through their paces.
Date: 13/08/2014




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