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Recapturing Reverse Logistics Expenses Through Blockchain

02.09.2018

Shippers and supply chain leaders have a big opportunity to recapture lost costs through more effective reverse logistics and comprehensive, easy returns management, and by using a combined blockchain and reverse logistics strategy can help alleviate these costs. Source: News


SencorpWhite acquires WMS vendor Minerva Assocs.

01.09.2018

Move combines hardware and software to create more advanced warehouse automation products, firm says. Source: News


CEVA Logistics appoints new chief commercial officer

31.08.2018

Laurent Binetti has been appointed chief commercial officer of CEVA Logistics and will join the company on 1 September. After starting his career in the retail industry, Binetti spent more than 20 years at Dell, holding senior commercial positions in Switzerland and the UK focusing on the EMEA regions. More recently, he has led several […]


BS Handling completes tote sortation project for MINI plant

31.08.2018

Leicester based, BS Handling Systems has completed an automated tote sortation project for the BMW’s MINI plant in Oxford. The sortation system has been designed to sort and return empty totes and pallets in the ILC building (80) at the Oxford plant. Located in the Rudolph and Hellmann controlled area, BS Handling has installed an […]


Air freight growth slows to 2.1pc in July

31.08.2018

Air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.1 per cent in July 2018 – the slowest pace of growth seen since May 2016 and well below the five-year average growth rate of 5.1 per cent. Demand was outpaced by capacity growth which grew by 3.8 per cent year on year (measured in available […]


OnRobot acquires Purple Robotics

31.08.2018

Purple Robotics, which has developed a vacuum gripper specifically for cobots, has now been acquired by OnRobot. OnRobot was established in June 2018 as result of the merger of three end-of-arm tooling companies to facilitate the on-going growth of collaborative robotics. These were US-based Perception Robotics, Hungary-based OptoForce, and Denmark-based On Robot to become OnRobot […]


Cargo-partner breaks ground on logistics centre in Ljubljana

31.08.2018

Vienna-headquartered freight forwarder cargo-partner held a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday (August 30) as it began construction of a new warehouse near Slovenia’s Ljubljana Airport. The iLogistics Center will provide 25,000 sq m of storage space, as well as 6,000 sq m of small parts and… Source: News


Zaitoun Green Shipping Forms Consortium for New Maritime Model

31.08.2018

Dubai  based  Zaitoun Green Shipping has initiated, together with world leading  companies  in  smart  technology  and  solutions,  a consortium to collaborate  on  radically  improving  performance  of  container ships and forming a new business… Source: News


DHL rolls out electric vehicles in Malaysia and Vietnam

30.08.2018

DHL eCommerce has rolled out a fleet of electric motorbikes as part of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s commitment to Zero Emissions by 2050. DPDHL announced that it will operate 70% of its own first and last mile services with clean pick-up and delivery solutions. “In […] Source: News


Ethiopian Airlines launches historic cargo route at MIA

30.08.2018

On August 29, Ethiopian Airlines launched the first of two weekly freighter flights between the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and Miami, creating the first-ever cargo-only route between the African continent and Miami International Airport. Source: News


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