Logistics Business Magazine
Logistics Business Magazine

Soon Your Parcels Will Find YOU – Predicts Fastlane International Courier Services
The days of having to wait at home for a delivery, or visiting a depot to pick up a missed parcel, will soon be over, claims pioneering web-based courier Fastlane International. In fact the company predicts your deliveries will be coming to find you.
Date: 26/01/2015

Liebherr mobile harbour cranes set all-time record
112 units supplied to six continents in anniversary year Well-filled order book leads to optimistic outlook
Date: 26/01/2015

Kalmar to provide integrated automation system for Melbourne's new automated container terminal
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to provide an integrated automation system to handle operations at Victoria International Container Terminal Ltd's (VICT) new terminal in Melbourne, Australia.
Date: 26/01/2015

Innovative layer picking system in line for industry award
A new order picking system that allows over 1000 cases per hour to be picked has been named as a finalist in the Innovation category of this year’s Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Awards.
Date: 26/01/2015

DHL beats traffic with London’s first express helicopter service
Faster guaranteed delivery of urgent documents to UK’s financial hub
Date: 26/01/2015

Abbey Logistics Group Launches the Safest Powder Tanker on the Market
Abbey Logistics Group has recently unveiled the latest additions to their extensive vehicle fleet, introducing 25 state of the art bulk powder tankers, bringing cutting edge, industry-leading technology to Abbey's customers.
Date: 26/01/2015

Containerships and BOC sign LNG fuel contract
Containerships Ltd's first LNG powered trucks in the UK are now being refuelled at BOC's new liquefied natural gas (LNG) refuelling station in Teesport, Middlesbrough.
Date: 26/01/2015

Kubota partners with Unipart
Construction, agricultural, ground care machinery, and engine manufacturer, Kubota UK has appointed Unipart Logistics, part of the Unipart Group, to manage its national parts distribution and logistics function.
Date: 26/01/2015

CEVA announces expanded market presence in Chicago
New facility increases CEVA’s footprint in Chicago to over 650,000 square feet (60,000 square meters)
Date: 26/01/2015

Pentalver Announces Plans for Permanent Site at DP World London Gateway
The UK’s leading inland container service operator, Pentalver, has announced its commitment to develop a permanent container depot, based at DP World London Gateway.
Date: 26/01/2015

Agility to develop 40 acre Distribution Park in Ghana
Agility to develop 40 acre Distribution Park in Ghana
Date: 26/01/2015

ENERGY-EFFICIENT MODULAR CHARGERS PROMOTE UPTIME AND REDUCE COSTS
The new Hawker® LifeTech® Modular and Hawker® Life IQ™ Modular high-frequency battery chargers from EnerSys® deliver increased flexibility, efficiency and reliability with reduced downtime, costs and carbon footprint across a wide range of materials handling, automatic guided vehicle and motive power applications.
Date: 26/01/2015

APPOINTMENT - THOMAS KRAUS JOINS GEODIS AS GROUP MARKETING DIRECTOR
Thomas Kraus, 48 years, formerly CEO of TNT Express in Germany, is in charge of developing a cohesive and differentiating marketing strategy for Geodis, incorporating the full range of the Group's know-how.
Date: 26/01/2015

Caledonian Logistics scoops Top Industry Award
Aberdeenshire-based Caledonian Logistics, a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network, has achieved the Road Haulage industry’s prestigious Scottish Top Fleet Livery Company of the Year award at the annual Transport News Scottish Rewards Presentation.
Date: 26/01/2015

GARDEN FURNITURE RETAILERS SHOULD TAKE A LEAF OUT OF THE BOOK OF GENERAL RETAILERS WHEN PLANNING FOR PEAK
With the aftermath of Christmas still being very much at the forefront of retailers’ minds, the need for advance planning and scheduling in partnership with delivery firms is paramount – in fact it could mean the difference between trouble-free peak periods with happy customers and a stressful season with frustrated ones.
Date: 20/01/2015

Runcorn Docks handle highest volume of freight for quarter of a Century
More than 50,000 tonnes shipped through Runcorn in just one month
Date: 20/01/2015

Terex Construction appoints David Harris to quality role
Global equipment solutions provider, Terex Construction, has appointed David Harris as Quality and Compliance Manager.
Date: 20/01/2015

PRESTIGIOUS QUALITY AWARD TO VOLVO TRUCKS
For the second consecutive year Volvo Trucks has received Europe’s prestigious Quality Innovation of the Year Award.
Date: 20/01/2015

DEMATIC ACQUIRES SDI GROUP EUROPE
Dematic Group, a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, announced today the acquisition of FSU Investments Limited.
Date: 20/01/2015

SNCB Logistics improves profitability, efficiency and productivity with Quintiq
As you know, the rail freight industry has historically been losing money. To be competitive and profitable, SNCB Logistics needed to look at restructuring itself completely.
Date: 20/01/2015

George Osborne visits Midland's logistics firm
Chancellor George Osborne has paid a special visit to a Midlands road haulage specialist to hear how the company has lowered its delivery prices following the recent fall in petrol prices.
Date: 20/01/2015

Goodyear Wins Innovation Award for Truck Tire Technology
IntelliMax Groove Technology makes it third win for Goodyear
Date: 20/01/2015

Gebo Cermex oversees reengineering of lines at a Bacardi-Martini bottling plant
Reengineering work at the Beaucaire site with, in particular, the establishment of 2 high-performance bottling lines in place of the 6 existing lines, resulted in an increase in the plant's productivity.
Date: 20/01/2015

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The intralogistics fair for Central Europe
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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.