All contract logistics articles

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    P3 to develop warehouse near Mercedes-Benz

    2018-10-03T14:05:33Z

    European logistics property developer P3 is expanding its business in Germany with the acquisition of a 6.5-hectare site in Horb am Neckar, near Stuttgart.P3, which is based in Prague, Czech Republic, plans to build a new 33,900 sq.m warehouse there by the end of 2019.The site is near Mercedes-Benz’s ...

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    Marc Boonen joins syncreon as chief commercial officer

    2016-12-13T15:07:47Z

    US-based contract logistics specialist, syncreon, has appointed Marc Boonen (pictured) as its chief commercial officer. Boonen, who took up the newly created role last month, is responsible for the company’s business development and will lead a global sales team across its automotive and technology portfolio. Boonen moved to syncreon from ...

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    Michelin picks Kuehne + Nagel to manage Polish warehouse

    2016-11-16T15:32:39Z

    Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has taken over the management of Michelin’s logistics centre in Warsaw, Poland as part of a global contract logistics ‘master agreement’ recently signed between the two companies. Kuehne + Nagel is bringing in a new warehouse management system and will use it to manage receipt ...

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    4PL services gain more prominence in Gefco’s €8 billion PSA contract

    2016-11-04T17:21:15Z

    French-based logistics company Gefco Group has secured an €8 billion ($8.8 billion), five-year deal with its former majority owner PSA Group, with fourth-party logistics (4PL) services for global operations featuring prominently within the contract. Under the agreement, Gefco will design and implement global logistics and transport solutions for the three ...

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    DSV consolidates Road and Solutions operations in Homburg

    2016-10-26T10:59:04Z

    Global logistics provider DSV has officially opened a logistics centre in Homburg, Germany. The 22,000 sq.m warehouse consolidates operations from three previous branches in the southern Saarland region – two in Saarbrücken and one in Saarlouis. The move also means DSV is bundling freight forwarding and contract logistics services provided ...

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    DHL Supply Chain wins Toyota parts distribution contract in the UK

    2016-10-19T10:00:12Z

    DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a three-year contract to manage parts distribution and warehousing in the UK for Toyota. The contract will see DHL provide a range of aftermarket services, including distribution of approximately 200,000 lines each year to over 200 authorised repairers and retailers. Deliveries will take place ...

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    DSV sets up contract logistics division in North America

    2016-10-05T10:36:18Z

    Following its takeover of UTi at the beginning of this year and some substantial contract logistics business gains in North America, global transport and logistics provider DSV has set up a dedicated regional division incorporating the previous UTi business – DSV North America Solutions. From having just two warehouses ...

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    DSV restructures contract logistics in Asia; Burette to lead division

    2016-08-24T13:34:29Z

    Danish road, air and sea transport services supplier DSV has announced the incorporation of its contract logistics activities in six Asian countries into its Solutions division, following the takeover of US-based supply chain management company UTi Worldwide earlier this year . Operations in the six countries – Taiwan, China, Hong ...

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    Robert Walpole takes up CEO role at Schenker USA

    2016-05-24T12:34:31Z

    DB Schenker USA has appointed Robert Walpole (left) to the position of CEO at its Schenker division in the country. Walpole moves from his role as senior vice-president, global logistics development, and will oversee both the contract logistics and the transport businesses. “Robert has a proven track record in leading ...

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    Steve Dean takes on contract logistics role at Ceva

    2016-03-30T12:46:09Z

    Ceva Logistics has appointed Steve Dean (pictured) as its senior vice-president of business development for contract logistics in North America.Dean, who brings more than 30 years of logistics experience to the role including 25 in the contract logistics field at firms including Menlo Worldwide, Ryder Systems and Con-way, will be ...