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EU Okays CMA CGM’s takeover of Containerships

25.10.2018

European Commission’s competition regulators has approved CMA CGM acquisition of Container Finance, the holding company that controls regional container operator Containerships.CMA CGM, the world’s fourth largest carrier by capacity, agreed… Source: News


Jacobs Sells ECR Division to WorleyParsons

25.10.2018

Australia's WorleyParsons has entered into a binding agreement to acquire US contractor Jacobs Engineering's  Energy, Chemicals & Resources (ECR) division, a leading global technical services provider across Hydrocarbons, Chemicals and Mining & Minerals.ECR has a global footprint with long-term… Source: News


Important E-Commerce Logistics Trends to Watch in 2019

25.10.2018

Mobile-friendly tech, augmented reality and virtual reality, automation, chatbots, delivery options, easy fast check-out, payment options, these are just a few of the trends shaping the e-commerce logistics landscape and the innovative ways of trading online. Source: News


Ryder rolls out last-mile expansion plans

22.10.2018

Freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System Inc. recently announced it has expanded its Ryder Last Mile service. Ryder describes this service as a home delivery and white glove installation offering for big and bulky goods in 11 North American markets. Source: News


Stronger Capesize Rates Lifts Baltic Index to One-Week High

22.10.2018

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a one-week high on Monday, supported by rising rates for the capesize vessel segment.* The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize… Source: News


Truck manufacturers slam EU plan to slash truck emissions by a third by 2030

22.10.2018

Tough new EU plans to cut CO2 emissions from new trucks by 35% by 2030 are unachievable, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has warned. The warning follows a vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, setting out tougher CO2 reduction targets in HGVs than those originally proposed by the European Commission in May. The […]


FedEx buys Australian forwarder

22.10.2018

FedEx has agreed to acquire Australian freight forwarder Manton Air-Sea Pty. Sydney-based Manton will operate as a subsidiary of the FedEx Trade Networks operating company. “Adding Manton’s capabilities to FedEx Trade Networks and the broader FedEx portfolio will open up opportunities for us to continue to expand in Australia, a country with a strong GDP […]


Lindex picks DHL for freight operations

22.10.2018

Swedish fashion chain Lindex has chosen DHL Global Forwarding to handle all its all freight operations. Lindex’s products are available in around 490 stores across 18 markets as well as via e-commerce in 30 countries. Maria Fransson, Lindex’s transport and customs manager, said: “Working with DHL again provides us with a high degree of a […]


No-deal Brexit threatens motor industry business model

22.10.2018

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association has warned that a no-deal Brexit would threaten the business models of Europe’s vehicle makers. It said: “All manufacturers rely on ‘just-in-time’ and ‘just-in-sequence’ delivery and production, without any delays or obstacles. These parts are in constant transit in trucks, arriving as and when they are needed. “Every day 1,100 […]


Haus-zu-Haus-Angbeot spart CO2: Geodis: Intermodal nach Spanien

22.10.2018

Intermodal-Angebot zwischen Deutschland und Spanien: Geodis hat seine Zugabfahrten auf fünf bis sechs pro Woche erhöht. Source: News


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