All Integrated LSPs articles – Page 5

  • DB Schenker LKW

    DB Schenker pays out over allegations of bribery in Russia; Ford still under investigation


    The German authorities have reached a settlement with logistics provider DB Schenker over allegations that Russian customs officials in the port of St Petersburg were bribed between 2010 and mid-2012 to speed up the passage of automotive parts to Ford’s plant in the area. However, the authorities have confirmed that ...

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    NYK extends its scope in East Africa and Asia


    NYK Group has signed an agreement with Bolloré Transport & Logistics Kenya and Toyota Tsusho to establish Bolloré NYK Auto Logistics, a new joint venture in Kenya to handle imported vehicles.By the end of this year, the new joint venture will offer a variety of services at the port of ...

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    Imperial appoints Lütjann to management board


    Imperial Logistics International has appointed its chief information officer (CIO) Michael Lütjann (pictured) to a three-person management board.The 47 year-old joined the company in August 2015 and from next year will also take over the CIO role for the logistics division of South Africa-based parent company, Imperial Holdings.Before joining Imperial, ...

  • Alex Graniewicz Penske Logistics Mexico Managing Director_opt

    Graniewicz becomes MD of Penske Mexico


    Alejandro “Alex” Graniewicz (pictured) has been appointed as managing director of Penske Logistics’ Mexico operations. He replaces Michael Casidy, who takes on the role of distribution centre management product line leader for the company’s western region in the United States.Graniewicz was most recently the chief operating officer at logistics company, ...

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    DB Schenker to manage aftermarket warehousing for VW in India


    DB Schenker’s Indian unit has begun managing aftermarket warehouse operations for Volkswagen Group in the National Capital Region (NCR) and in Bangalore.Schenker India is responsible for receiving, binning, picking, packing and dispatch of VW, Audi, Skoda, Porsche and Lamborghini spare parts and accessories in the warehouse.The 27,000 NCR, with ...

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    Kuehne + Nagel strengthens its ties with BMW


    Logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has announced a deal to manage the BMW distribution centre in Wallersdorf, in Germany. More than 215,000 packaged spare parts leave the 35,000 sq.m complex each day.This is the second partnership between the two firms announced this year, with Kuehne + Nagel chosen back in ...

  • FTA pick

    FTA chief underlines importance of EU labour to UK logistics sector


    European workers in the UK’s logistics industry are “vital” for the continued competitiveness of the sector post-Brexit, David Wells, chief executive of the UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA), has warned.The FTA’s call to retain the EU nationals employed by the industry and allow the logistics sector to continue recruiting new ...

  • Schneider IPO

    Schneider National confirms plans for IPO


    North American third party logistics firm Schneider National has confirmed it intends to conduct an initial public offering in 2017.According to data from SJ Consulting for 2015, the company’s third-party logistics business ranks 30th in the world with revenues of $2.4 billion. It is also the seventh largest (and largest ...

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    Andrea Eck leaves VW for BLG Logistics


    BLG Logistics has announced the appointment of Andrea Eck as director of its automobile division from January 1st next year.Volkswagen has confirmed that Eck will be leaving it after more than three decades with the automobile manufacturer that began with her initial training as industrial management assistant at Volkswagen’s Kassel ...

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    DSV sets up contract logistics division in North America


    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 covering 18,600 ...

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    Raben breaks ground on Eisenach expansion


    European logistics provider Raben Group is investing €6.5m ($7.3m) in the expansion of its Eisenach contract logistics facility in Germany, which handles automotive parts for customers in the region.The company held a ground-breaking ceremony last week at which its CEO in Germany, Daniel Rösch, said the facility would become a ...

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    Leader in the finished vehicle sector, Helmut Altmann, dies at 78


    Helmut Altmann, founder of German finished vehicle logistics provider ARS Altmann, has died aged 78.“It is with deepest grief that we have to announce that on Sunday, September 11th 2016, Helmut Altmann, founder of our company ARS Altmann, passed away after a short, severe illness,” said the company in a ...

  • Article

    Work starts on new NYK finished vehicle facility in the Philippines


    Work has begun on construction of NYK's new pre-delivery inspection and storage facility in the Philippines. The facility, which will be built on land owned by International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) and used as a storage centre for finished vehicles, is located in Barangay Niugan, Cabuyao Laguna.In a statement, NYK ...

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    Courier NetWork expands presence with offices in Mexico and Asia


    US-based expeditor Courier NetWork (CNW) has opened new offices in Mexico, China and Singapore.The company said its new branch in Guadalajara would support the automotive and electronics market in Mexico, adding that it was a well-established provider of services to the automotive industry there.“The vast majority of shipments have been ...

  • FedEx_Poland

    FedEx seeks to support automotive sector with Polish facility


    FedEx has opened a new 7,000 sq.m facility in southern Poland at the Prologis logistics park in Chorzów, near Katowice, to support the automotive sector in the country. The site includes a sorting sub-centre to handle goods arriving from southern Poland as well as from Wrocław and Poznań.A spokesperson for ...

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    Pasha begins operations at the port of San Francisco


    Following the signing of a 15-year lease agreement with the port of San Francisco, Pasha Automotive Services (PAS) has handled its first batch of vehicles through Pier 80, the port’s 28-hectare cargo terminal.The first load of 500 units, which included Ford Mustangs among other vehicles and brands, was delivered by ...

  • Mark_Anderson_United Road

    Anderson made president at United Road Services; McCann becomes chairman


    US finished vehicle haulier United Road Services has appointed Mark Anderson (pictured) as its president. He will take up the role alongside his existing position as chief operating officer, a role he has been in at the company since 2014.The presidency passes from Kathleen McCann, who remains CEO of the ...

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    Beijing Changjiu Logistics shares double after public offering


    Shares in Beijing Changjiu Logistics have doubled in value after it became the first private Chinese automotive logistics company to go public in a launch on the Shanghai stock exchange on August 10th.The company, one of the largest third party providers serving the automotive sector in China, has so far ...

  • APL Domestic 53 Foot containers at Port of Chiwan China

    APL Logistics sets up joint venture with Arab Global Logistics


    Integrated supply chain services provider APL Logistics has signed a deal with Arab Global Logistics in Oman to form a new joint venture, APL Logistics Oman. The company said the joint venture would “spearhead efforts to develop Oman as a regional logistics hub to serve local and international customers in ...

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    Christian Mörtl takes up lead role at time:matters


    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 ...