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    BMW to develop new $31m distribution centre in South Africa

    2017-03-29T20:31:45Z

    German carmaker, BMW has announced a R400m ($31m) investment in a South Africa regional distribution centre, about 55km from its Rosslyn plant near Pretoria. Local company, Attacq will be developing the 32,000sq.m distribution centre at the Waterfall mixed-use development in Midrand. Distribution is expected to start by mid-2018, for an ...

  • Broekman
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    New MD of warehousing and distribution at Broekman Logistics

    2016-12-12T16:29:02Z

    Willem Jan van Amersfoort (pictured) has been appointed managing director of warehousing and distribution at Broekman Logistics. After joining the Rotterdam-headquartered company earlier this year, van Amersfoort was already operationally responsible for all warehouse locations, but following the departure of Jacques Klein Kramer, he has now taken on commercial responsibility ...

  • Gefco_Halewood
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    Gefco confirms £10m logistics centre near Halewood, UK

    2016-11-15T14:27:41Z

    Gefco’s division in the UK is investing £10m ($12.4m) in a logistics solutions centre close to Halewood, near Liverpool, in the north-west of England. A spokesperson for the company confirmed that the 12,000 sq.m site would serve tier one UK customers and OEMs but said that, as per the terms ...

  • Arnaud Cauchy, Gefco
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    India conference: From stockyards to value-added hubs – at a price

    2016-11-11T19:26:36Z

    For nearly a decade, manufacturers and logistics providers in India have anticipated that the eventual implementation of a Goods and Service Tax (GST) would open up opportunities for ‘hub-and-spoke’ distribution patterns, including more efficient transport to dealers and the use of more multimodal transport. With GST finally on the horizon ...

  • P3 PTG_opt
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    Singapore’s GIC to buy P3 Logistic Parks for €2.4 billion

    2016-11-09T10:10:27Z

    Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, has agreed to buy P3 Logistics Parks from TPG Real Estate and Ivanhoé Cambridge for €2.4 billion ($2.6 billion). The two companies acquired European-focused company in 2013 and acquisitions since then have helped it double the size of its portfolio. Lee Kok Sun, chief investment ...