All Integrated LSPs articles – Page 7

  • BLG_Fortragroup_Signing

    BLG Logistics takes over Fortragroup


    Christian Marnetté (left), CEO Spedition BLG Logistics, and Alexander Opszalski, former managing partner of FortragroupGermany’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 provider with ...

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    Oscar de Bok takes up CEO role at DHL Supply Chain


    DHL Supply Chain has appointed Oscar de Bok (pictured) as its new CEO for mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. He moves from his previous role as CEO of Asia Pacific at DHL Supply Chain and replaces Paul Graham, who has left the company for personal reasons.With the company since ...

  • DaimlerGirteka

    Mercedes-Benz hands over 1,000 Actros trucks to Girteka Logistics


    Stefan Buchner (left), head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, hands over the symbolic key to Mindaugas Raila, chairman of Girteka Logistics, at the Mercedes-Benz Customer Center in Wörth.Lithuanian transport and logistics provider Girteka Logistics has begun taking delivery of 1,000 Actros trucks from Mercedes-Benz to support its business in Europe, Scandinavia ...

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    Brexit shockwaves go through the supply chain


    For the automotive logistics sector, there was a cruel but telling irony in where the strength of the British vote to leave the EU on June 23rd first emerged. Around midnight, in one of the first areas to announce its results, the north-east city of Sunderland revealed that 61% of ...

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    FVL North America conference: A mixed picture for vehicle haulage capacity


    Nissan's Lee Hansen (left) and FCA's Luca Kolcaj (right) suggested that US vehicle logistics capacity was mostly in balanceIt seems the perennial problem of finding adequate haulaway capacity in the US outbound vehicle sector has been solved, at least for now, if comments from executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ...

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


    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 2013 ...

  • GebruderWeiss

    Gebrüder Weiss sets up weekly freight link between Bulgaria and Iran


    Multimodal transport and logistics provider Gebrüder Weiss is expanding its transport network in the Middle East with a consolidated freight link between Sofia (Bulgaria) and the Iranian capital of Tehran.The company said integration of the Sofia site into the company's network meant its customers would benefit from direct daily freight ...

  • DeanHulse

    BCA appoints Dean Hulse to lead logistics operation


    Hot on the heels of the announcement that Konrad Zwirner had joined UK-based finished vehicle logistics provider BCA, the company has now revealed the appointment of Dean Hulse (pictured) as managing director of BCA Logistics.Hulse has over 15 years’ experience and has held senior roles with TNT and Whistl. He ...

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    Kerry Logistics chooses Hegwein for Benelux role


    Kerry Logistics has appointed Daniel Hegwein (pictured) as managing director for Belgium and the Netherlands. He replaces John Warmenhoven and will be based at the company’s site at Brussels Airport, in Zavantem.Hegwein will oversee air and ocean freight logistics, as well as warehousing services and fiscal representation. He will also ...

  • DHL_Chengdu_MOU

    DHL signs MOU with Chengdu Gateway Logistics to develop logistics corridor


    DHL Global Forwarding, the freight services division of Deutsche Post, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chengdu Gateway Logistics Office, to build a logistics corridor between China and Europe. Chengdu Gateway Logistics Office is the Chinese government agency responsible for developing Chengdu, the capital of the south-western Sichuan ...

  • Geodistrucks

    Geodis moves to bigger location in Mumbai


    Transport and logistics provider Geodis has expanded its team in India and moved to bigger premises in Mumbai.The company, which is experiencing increased business across the sectors its serves in the country, is now based at The Qube in the eastern business district of Andheri. The location on the Andheri-Kurla ...

  • shenyangGroundBreaking

    DB Schenker breaks ground on Shenyang joint venture


    Following the announcement that it was setting up a joint venture with China’s Jinbei Automotive at the end of 2014, DB Schenker has joined the company to break ground on the site of a warehouse facility in the Tiexi district of Shenyang, which will serve the automotive industry.Schenker Logistics Jinbei ...

  • FinalPanelSCC

    The Supply Chain Conference: Debating what North American automotive supply chains need to be faster, smarter and tougher


    At the end of the first Supply Chain Conference in Atlanta, OEM and logistics decision makers discussed complexity, the supply chain mindset, environmental standards and the culture of change required to stimulate innovationAs the recent years of rapid growth begin to ease off, carmakers, tier suppliers and logistics providers operating ...

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    Robert Walpole takes up CEO role at Schenker USA


    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 teams ...

  • Yusen Logistics Jordan Dewart

    Dewart named president, Yusen Logistics Mexico; Shimizu moves to head India


    Yusen Logistics Mexico, a third-party logistics provider, has appointed Jordan Dewart (pictured) as its new president. He replaces Hiroshi Shimizu, who has moved to a new role as president of Yusen Logistics India.In his new position, Dewart will have responsibility for Yusen Logistics Mexico’s overall performance, including sales, business development ...

  • Jeremy Cope MetroGistics

    MetroGistics promotes Jeremy Cope to VP of operations


    Automotive logistics services provider MetroGistics has promoted Jeremy Cope from director of logistics operations to vice-president of operations.In his new role, Cope will oversee several aspects of the operations department including assets, the logistics group, dispatching, key accounts, ageing, track and trace, and the quality and assurance team.Cope has been ...

  • XPO-Logistics-Europe

    XPO Logistics appoints Ramon Genemaras as chief transformation officer


    XPO Logistics has announced the appointment of Ramon Genemaras to the newly-created position of chief transformation officer, effective immediately. Genemaras will lead the ongoing transformation of the company’s global business processes with a profit-and-loss focus.Before taking up his new role, Genemaras was the chief operating officer at a division of ...

  • Article

    Wolfgang Göbel appointed chief sales officer for Mosolf Group


    Wolfgang Göbel has been appointed to the position of chief sales officer at Mosolf Group. He will also join the board of management.The newly-created position is designed to ensure the long-term success of Mosolf and acknowledge the many years of service that Göbel has given the company.Göbel has been working ...

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    time:matters extends Sameday network to the US


    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 southern Germany ...

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    Gefco reports a modest rise in turnover


    Transport and logistics provider Gefco generated turnover of €4.2 billion ($4.75 billion) during 2015, up 3% on the previous year.The group, which expanded its customer base and made a number of acquisitions during the year, enjoyed a 9.5% rise in revenue from international industrial customers, according to its latest annual ...