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    time:matters extends flight services from Germany to UK and Ireland

    2017-07-26T14:53:50Z

    German freight expeditor time:matters has announced additional flights for its spare parts logistics service, adding a route from southern Germany to Birmingham in the UK and to Dublin, Ireland.A third Saab 340 aircraft will join the existing planes departing every night from Baden-Airpark, west of Stuttgart, near the French border.“Almost ...

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    Evolution Time Critical expands Atlanta control centre

    2017-07-26T11:39:40Z

    UK-based time-sensitive logistics services supplier, Evolution Time Critical (ETC), has expanded its North American control centre in Atlanta, adding what it terms “significant numbers” of additional staff in response to growing demand from the automotive sector. The Atlanta, Georgia office was only established late last year . Since then, demand ...

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    FedEx admits TNT hasn’t fully recovered from June’s cyber-attack

    2017-07-19T11:43:53Z

    Global courier company FedEx has admitted that its subsidiary TNT Express is continuing to suffer from the effects of last month’s cyber-attack. The firm is still processing some transactions manually, it said, and some data may never be fully recovered.“All TNT depots, hubs and facilities are operational and most TNT ...

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    Project cargo: Achieving mission impossible

    2017-07-14T17:22:25Z

    Project cargo logistics is a term that covers a wide range of activities, from the movement of unusually large or heavy loads to the management of time-critical ones. In basic terms, it can be defined as the coordination, planning and management of particularly challenging logistics projects. In the automotive sector, ...

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    Royale opens Mexico office after fourfold rise in parts shipments

    2017-07-13T14:53:54Z

    Time-critical shipment specialist, Royale International, has opened a divisional office in Mexico in response to a 400% increase in the movement of automotive parts over the last five years. According to Salvador Marin, senior account manager at Royale International, Mexico is now the company’s third biggest country in terms of ...

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    In Time buys Spanish partner as automotive sector drives growth

    2017-07-12T12:20:02Z

    German premium freight provider, In Time Express Logistik, has bought Spanish courier and express transport operator, Servicios Empresariale Ader (Ader), along with two smaller sister companies for an undisclosed sum. Ader has been In Time’s local network partner in Spain for 15 years. “Transport volumes for In Time on the ...

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    time:matters looks for CEO following Miller’s departure

    2017-07-03T10:14:15Z

    Franz-Joseph Miller (pictured) has left his position as CEO of Lufthansa Cargo’s air charter division, time:matters; he was with the company for 16 years but said he was embarking on ‘a new journey’. While the German freight expeditor looks for a new CEO, the role will be handled jointly by ...

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    Volkswagen Group Logistics: Come together, right now

    2017-06-29T01:53:00Z

    All carmakers are [sta_anchor id=”1”]grappling with how to plan and respond to the technological, social and economic changes that are expected to affect their products and businesses. Manufacturers must simultaneously manage rising demand for both traditional and alternative fuels, while exploring new models for mobility that might, in future, change ...

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    Massive cyber-attack hits global shipping companies

    2017-06-28T12:30:23Z

    AP Moller-Maersk and TNT Express are among a rapidly growing number of companies so far affected by this week’s global cyber-attack, which has also hit Ukraine’s power network, transport services and banks, as well as the Rosneft oil company in Russia.Security experts said a malicious software called Petya and a ...

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    UPS joins forces with China’s SF Holding

    2017-05-31T15:04:18Z

    Global courier company UPS and China’s SF Holding have agreed to establish a joint venture for international delivery services, initially from China to the US.“This joint venture will support products that provide competitive benefits to our Chinese customers who trade or seek to trade internationally,” said Ross McCullough, president of ...

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    Ekol sets up in Iran and looks to air freight

    2017-05-22T17:27:48Z

    Ekol Logistics has established a subsidiary in Iran with an initial investment of €20m ($22m) in a logistics facility in the northern city of Qazvin, 50km west of Tehran. The company is also looking at the feasibility of establishing a time-critical air freight service to Iran from Cologne in Germany ...

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    Cargolux and Emirates team up to boost services

    2017-05-17T16:03:08Z

    Air freight carriers Cargolux Airlines and Emirates SkyCargo are setting up an operational partnership that will include sharing aircraft and cargo handling facilities, as well as developing block space and interline agreements for use on each other’s networks.It is the first such agreement between a main airline and a specialised ...

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    time:matters focuses on international growth

    2017-05-17T11:08:00Z

    German freight expeditor time:matters has said the 92% increase in automotive sector-related revenues it reported last month was the result of an increase in network coverage in the US and Mexico, along with a renewed focus on the automotive sector for same-day delivery and emergency logistics.

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    Local assembly for new PSA SUVs in Vietnam

    2017-02-22T11:20:38Z

    French carmaker PSA Group has signed a contract with Vietnam’s Truong Hai Auto Corp (Thaco) for the local assembly and marketing of two new Peugeot SUV models from imported complete knockdown (CKD) kits starting in October this year.In total 27,000 cars will be produced in Thaco’s plant in Chulai in ...

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    PSA Group to start assembling cars in Kenya again

    2017-02-07T16:00:11Z

    The signing ceremony took place at the Kenyan State House, the president's official residence in NairobiFrench carmaker PSA Group is to begin producing Peugeot vehicles in Kenya from June this year. The news marks a return to the East African country for the company, which last assembled Peugeot cars ...

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    PSA and CK Birla to start joint production operations in India

    2017-01-25T10:37:40Z

    Carlos Tavares, chairman of the managing board of PSA Group (left), and CK Birla, chairman of the CK Birla Group French carmaker PSA Group and India’s CK Birla group have revealed plans to invest an initial €100m ($107m) for the production of vehicles and powertrains in the state of ...

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    PSA to assemble pick-up trucks in Tunisia for local market

    2016-12-02T17:20:51Z

    PSA Group has announced a deal with its long-term partner in Tunisia, STAFIM, to assemble and sell a Peugeot pick-up truck in the North African country. The French carmaker said the assembly plant would start operations in mid-2018 and produce about 1,200 vehicles a year for the Tunisian market. PSA ...

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    PSA and Saipa sign up to joint production in Iran

    2016-10-10T11:27:56Z

    Carmakers PSA Peugeot-Citroën and Saipa have agreed to form a new joint venture to build and sell Citroën vehicles in Iran. The joint venture will encompass everything from design and purchasing to vehicle marketing. The move comes just after rival French carmaker Renault announced at the Paris Motor Show that ...

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    French carmakers scale up plans in Iran following sanctions lift

    2016-02-02T09:17:01Z

    The recent lifting of economic sanctions against Iran has been quickly followed by a rush of interest by international carmakers who are eager to make the most of a market forecast to hit 8m within the next decade, as well as reach the wider market in the Middle East and ...

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    South Korea part 4: Full steam ahead

    2015-07-15T08:00:10Z

    A mix of carrier, 3PL, 4PL integrator and central logistics purchaser, Hyundai Glovis’s strength and expansion rely on third parties as well as Hyundai-Kia The rise of Hyundai Glovis has been the logistics parallel to Hyundai and Kia’s emergence as production and export superpowers. The company has solidified its position ...