All Integrated LSPs articles – Page 7

  • BLG_Fortragroup_Signing
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    BLG Logistics takes over Fortragroup

    2016-06-29T10:27:24Z

    Christian Marnetté (left), CEO Spedition BLG Logistics, and Alexander Opszalski, former managing partner of Fortragroup Germany’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 ...

  • Oscar_de_Bok_9_2013
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    Oscar de Bok takes up CEO role at DHL Supply Chain

    2016-06-29T10:20:01Z

    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 ...

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

    2016-06-28T14:49:20Z

    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, ...

  • UK_EU_web
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    Brexit shockwaves go through the supply chain

    2016-06-24T12:11:08Z

    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 ...

  • FVL16-D2_0156
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    FVL North America conference: A mixed picture for vehicle haulage capacity

    2016-06-10T02:11:13Z

    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 ...

  • YngveRuud copy2
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    Yngve Ruud to head air freight logistics unit at Kuehne + Nagel

    2016-06-08T10:53:53Z

    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 ...

  • GebruderWeiss
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    Gebrüder Weiss sets up weekly freight link between Bulgaria and Iran

    2016-06-08T10:23:12Z

    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 ...

  • DeanHulse
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    BCA appoints Dean Hulse to lead logistics operation

    2016-06-03T11:26:34Z

    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 ...

  • Hegwein_Kerry_Logistics
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    Kerry Logistics chooses Hegwein for Benelux role

    2016-06-01T10:57:27Z

    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 ...

  • DHL_Chengdu_MOU
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    DHL signs MOU with Chengdu Gateway Logistics to develop logistics corridor

    2016-05-31T15:19:16Z

    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
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    Geodis moves to bigger location in Mumbai

    2016-05-31T11:56:35Z

    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 ...

  • shenyangGroundBreaking
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    DB Schenker breaks ground on Shenyang joint venture

    2016-05-25T16:05:17Z

    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 ...

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

    2016-05-25T13:58:43Z

    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 ...

  • robert_walpole_CEO_SchenkerUSA
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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 ...

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

    2016-05-23T17:25:18Z

    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 ...

  • Jeremy Cope MetroGistics
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    MetroGistics promotes Jeremy Cope to VP of operations

    2016-05-19T17:20:09Z

    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
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    XPO Logistics appoints Ramon Genemaras as chief transformation officer

    2016-05-18T15:17:19Z

    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 ...

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    Wolfgang Göbel appointed chief sales officer for Mosolf Group

    2016-05-18T15:09:01Z

    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 ...

  • time_matters_saab_spl_hohe
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    time:matters extends Sameday network to the US

    2016-05-18T13:59:38Z

    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 ...

  • Luc_Nadal, gefco
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    Gefco reports a modest rise in turnover

    2016-05-18T12:35:07Z

    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 ...