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    Evolution Time Critical launches dedicated critical projects service

    2017-03-08T14:44:33Z

    Emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical has launched a dedicated critical projects service focusing on the movement of large scale resources such as vehicle tooling and other production equipment. The service aims to help OEMs reduce the risk, costs and time associated with large-scale relocations of machinery and manufacturing equipment. ...

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    BMW's 'connected' logistics part 2: Towards a sustainable supply chain

    2016-12-22T10:14:59Z

    BMW is looking to reduce its use of air freight while increasing its use of rail freight to ensure its future vision of a 'Connected Supply Chain' is truly sustainable In the search for emissions savings, a fully electric 40-tonne truck from logistics provider Scherm is being used to ...

  • Hafen Szczecin: DB Schenker Rail baut wirtschaftliches Engagement im Containerhafen aus
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    Schenker announces management board reorganisation

    2016-12-12T17:35:31Z

    Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) logistics subsidiary, Schenker, has announced a restructuring of its management board, including the consolidation of certain board divisions and the addition of a new one. From January, the company will combine its air and ocean freight and land transport board divisions into a new ‘Freight’ division. Ewald ...

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    Emirates freight division launches SkyWheels service

    2016-11-17T15:30:51Z

    The freight division of Emirates airline, Emirates SkyCargo, has launched a service dedicated to classic, luxury and sports car moves called Emirates SkyWheels. The service covers door-to-door transport of vehicles, including collection and delivery overseas, as well as export and customs clearance at both ends of the route. As well ...

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    Long way still to go for Heathrow third runway

    2016-10-26T14:10:12Z

    The UK government has approved a third runway at Heathrow but the decision has been met with both praise and hostility, suggesting that there are still a number of hurdles to clear before construction actually gets underway. Along with the handling of 75m passengers a year, the airport is also ...

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    Ford turns to air freight as Hanjin crisis hits inbound supply

    2016-10-05T11:57:25Z

    Ford is reported to have suffered significant disruption to the inbound supply of parts to its Broadmeadows facility in Australia as a consequence of the recent collapse of the world’s seventh biggest container line, Hanjin Shipping – forcing it to fly replacement parts into the site. According to a report ...

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    Alternative logistics in Africa: The sky's the limit

    2016-10-03T17:14:12Z

    Africa’s underdeveloped infrastructure and dangerous conditions are leading it to leapfrog other countries in adopting alternative freight technologies which might one day serve automotive logistics Africa’s infrastructure gap, which significantly hinders the movement of goods between and within countries on the continent, could soon be substantially filled through the use ...

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    Alex Katsouris joins Air Partner’s freight division

    2016-09-07T12:47:38Z

    Time-critical air freight services provider, Air Partner, has appointed Alex Katsouris (pictured) as business development manager in its freight division. Katsouris, who is currently based in the UK, moves from his role as automotive logistics division director for Europartners in Mexico, where he also played a leading role in the ...

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    Yusen Logistics opens branch in Guadalajara

    2016-08-09T18:17:26Z

    Pictured from left: Max Villa, air freight operations; Shogo Machida, vice-president, Mexico; Jordan Dewart, president, Mexico; and Oswaldo Manzo, customer service Third-party logistics provider Yusen Logistics has added a fourth office and warehouse to expand its air freight forwarding network in Mexico. The branch in Guadalajara joins existing branches ...

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    Christian Mörtl takes up lead role at time:matters

    2016-08-01T14:15:19Z

    Christian Mörtl (pictured) is taking up the role of managing director of operations and finance at time:matters, the freight expeditor subsidiary of Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo. Mörtl moves from his previous role as head of aircraft handling at the parent company and succeeds Armin Hamm, who left time:matters at the end ...

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    BMW consolidates air freight shipments between US and Germany

    2016-07-27T09:45:01Z

    BMW’s division in North America has confirmed it will start using an air freight service for the regular import and export of parts between the US and Germany. Flights are due to start in November. The service, called the Senator Atlantic Bridge, is being set up by German distributor Senator ...

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    BLG Logistics takes over Fortragroup

    2016-06-29T10:27:24Z

    Christian Marnetté (left), CEO Spedition BLG Logistics, and Alexander Opszalski, former managing partner of Fortragroup Germany’s BLG Logistics has expanded its forwarding services division with the takeover of rival German logistics provider, Fortragroup. The value of the buyout was not disclosed. Fortragroup is an international shipping and air freight ...

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    Yngve Ruud to head air freight logistics unit at Kuehne + Nagel

    2016-06-08T10:53:53Z

    Kuehne + Nagel International has appointed Yngve Ruud (pictured) as board member with responsibility for global air freight, leading the Airfreight Logistics division. He replaces Tim Scharwth, who is to leave the company in the next year. Ruud moves to his new position from the role he took up in ...

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    FedEx completes buyout of TNT Express

    2016-05-25T13:18:42Z

    Global courier FedEx has officially completed its takeover of European rival TNT Express following approval by European regulators in January this year . The buyout, which is worth around €4.4 billion ($5 billion), means FedEx adds a leading ground network distribution service for customers. FedEx will move its European ...

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    time:matters extends Sameday network to the US

    2016-05-18T13:59:38Z

    German freight expeditor time:matters is expanding its US operation with the integration of United Airlines into its Sameday 24-hour international delivery network. The company said customers would benefit from fast transport and handling times to and from the US. By way of example, it said urgently required spare parts from ...

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    Canada’s Metro Supply Chain buys emergency freight provider Evolution Time Critical

    2016-04-05T10:00:03Z

    Canadian third party logistics provider Metro Supply Chain Group has acquired 100% of Evolution Time Critical, a UK-based emergency logistics company, for an undisclosed sum. The purchase is set to expand Metro’s presence in Europe, its premium freight services and its business in the automotive supply chain, which is Evolution ...