Logistics Business Magazine
Logistics Business Magazine

PALLETLINE STRENGTHENS MEMBER RELATIONS WITH DUO OF APPOINTMENTS
Leading UK palletised distribution specialist Palletline has strengthened its member support function with a duo of appointments to its business management team.
Date: 17/09/2014

GEFCO Signs New Jaguar Land Rover Limited Contract
GEFCO has signed a new contract with Jaguar Land Rover Limited for the movement of new Range Rovers between UK production plants, storage compounds and ports of exit.
Date: 17/09/2014

BMW Group BeLux Continues Partnership with Yusen Logistics for Specialized In-Night Spare Parts Distribution
From the Herentals facility in Belgium, Yusen Logistics Benelux operates the in-night distribution service of spare parts for several car brands, among others for the BMW Group BeLux.
Date: 17/09/2014

Fiege takes over logistics customer service for Airbus Helicopters
Global front office and order administration in nine languages
Date: 17/09/2014

ZITEC Logistics Centre achieves increased performance with TGW
TGW has provided Bavaria-based ZITEC with an automated warehousing solution to increase picking performance at the company’s new logistics centrein Plattling.
Date: 17/09/2014

Kögel Cargo TIR the trans-national specialist
Perfect combination: robustness, flexibility and ideal for customs-bonded purposes
Date: 17/09/2014

Egemin to build automated deepfreeze warehouse for Crop's
Egemin Automation is going to build and automate a brand-new deepfreeze warehouse for frozen foods specialist Crop's in Belgium, on the production site of Ooigem.
Date: 17/09/2014

DX extends sponsorship with Leicester Tigers
Leading independent mail, parcels and logistics end-to-end network operator in the UK and Ireland, DX, has extended its sponsorship with Leicester Tigers.
Date: 17/09/2014

New Markets. New Opportunities
Raj Subramaniam, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy, Marketing and Communications, FedEx Services
Date: 17/09/2014

The light all-rounder for the high rack
Cabka-IPS grows its family of light industrial pallets with the Eco i5
Date: 17/09/2014

EMS Seven Seas announces appointment of new CEO
Also enters into agreement to acquire Wave Shipping, a Singapore-based maritime and port agency services company
Date: 17/09/2014

STÉPHANE RAISON APPOINTED CHAIR OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Stéphane Raison, a senior civil engineer, was appointed Executive Committee Chair of Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD) by decree of the French President on 25 July 2014.
Date: 16/09/2014

Patents in sorter technology
At a recent CeMAT event in Germany, start-up company Smatec introduced their new sorter. EuroSort suspected that their specific design for this involved a patent infringement and so launched a court case as this great feature has been unsuccessfully copied before.
Date: 16/09/2014

KNAPP posts record results
Intralogistics automation provider, KNAPP AG, concluded a very successful fiscal year 2013/14 with a record turnover of 383.75 million euros, while the opening of offices in Australia and Russia during the year highlighted the group's continued international growth.
Date: 15/09/2014

SDI Group launches sortation knowledge portal
SDI Group, the global integrator of automated materials handling systems, has launched www.sortation.com, a new web site designed to demonstrate the benefits of automated sortation in a multimedia format
Date: 15/09/2014

Samskip adds 63 custom-built flatracks to its fleet
Samskip Multimodal has signalled its continuing commitment to shortsea services, following the delivery of 63 brand new Samskip flatracks to the Rotterdam Shortsea Terminal last week.
Date: 15/09/2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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




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