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  • Ford Neptune Venice
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    So far so good for Ford shipments into Venice port

    2017-07-10T16:44:05Z

    The addition of the port of Venice for imports of Ford Transit light commercial vehicles into Italy has gone “very well” according to the OEM’s manager of vehicle logistics for Europe, Torsten Heinrichs.Back in April, Venice port announced that Neptune Lines had secured a deal with Ford to add the ...

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    Multi-level storage facility to boost capacity at busy Savona port

    2017-06-27T13:40:51Z

    The Mar Ligure Occidentale Port Authority , which oversees operations at the port of Savona in northwest Italy, has received notification from Savona Terminal Auto that it intends to proceed with construction of a multi-level storage facility at its terminal. Work will commence in September.The new building will be integrated ...

  • Ford Heinrichs
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    Europe conference: Data sharing could ease port constraints for finished vehicles

    2017-06-13T11:56:05Z

    Strong growth in vehicle numbers moving into and out of Europe over the past few years has created capacity constraints and bottlenecks at the continent’s ports. While the scope to significantly expand physical space might be limited, executives from carmakers and logistics providers have suggested better visibility and sharing of ...

  • KerryLog
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    Kerry Logistics announces Tuvia Italia takeover

    2017-05-17T14:09:02Z

    Kerry Logistics has announced its takeover of a majority stake in Italian logistics provider, Tuvia Italia. It is the latest move in Kerry’s expansion in Europe, though as Thomas Blank, managing director for Europe, explained to Automotive Logistics at last week’s Transport Logistic trade fair in Munich, Germany, the company’s ...

  • Grenzübergreifende Auftragsabwicklung mit internationalem
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    Ekol Logistics enters Slovenia

    2017-03-29T20:18:59Z

    Turkish transport and logistics provider Ekol Logistics has officially entered its 15th country with the establishment of a local branch in Slovenia."Ekol Slovenia will provide services of international and domestic FTL [full truckload] and groupage transport,” said Miha Ulcar, manager of the Slovenian branch.The company, which will be operational within ...

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    International rail services start moving vehicles to Portugal and Italy

    2017-03-27T15:44:49Z

    Two new international vehicle handling rail services have begun operating in recent weeks out of Spain and the Czech Republic. The first, operated by Takargo/Ibercargo, is being used to move Renault vehicles from Spain to Portugal, with trains originating in either Venta de Baños or Valladolid in Spain and running ...

  • Trieste Kiel Ekol
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    Direct train service links Baltic and Adriatic sea

    2017-01-31T11:25:10Z

    A direct train connection has been established between the port of Kiel, in Germany, and the port of Trieste, in Italy, creating a link for rapid freight transport between the Baltic and Eastern Mediterranean Sea.Operations began on the route on January 25th, initiated by Turkish transport and logistics provider Ekol ...

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    Ekol buys majority stake in Trieste terminal operator

    2016-12-12T17:48:35Z

    Turkish transport and logistics provider Ekol Logistics has bought a majority 65% stake in Europa Multipurpose Terminals for an undisclosed sum. The company operates a ro-ro terminal at the port of Trieste, in Italy, served by ocean and rail. The other stakeholders are forwarding company, Casa di Spedizioni, and regional ...

  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
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    Alfa Romeo boosts staff at Cassino in advance of production push

    2016-11-29T10:00:00Z

    Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo expects to add 1,800 staff at its Cassino plant in Italy by 2018 as it gears up towards increased production of the Giulia model and Stelvio SUV. Currently the plant, which is located about 100km from Naples and has produced over 7m vehicles since 1972, employs ...

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    Ekol’s Alternative Transport launches sixth ro-ro vessel

    2016-11-21T15:20:39Z

    Alternative Transport, the maritime ro-ro division of Turkish transport and logistics provider Ekol Logistics, has launched its sixth vessel at an event in Flensburg Germany. The vessel, named Meleq, will join the fleet in February next year and provide services between Turkey and Italy. The 210-metre long Meleq, which was ...

  • WWL Monfalcone
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    WWL and DB Cargo Italian venture to slash transport times to Asia

    2016-11-04T17:34:32Z

    WWL and DB Schenker’s Cargo division have agreed to develop a multimodal logistics hub in north-east Italy that will cut the transport time for vehicles to Asia by eight days compared with routes from northern Europe. The port of Monfalcone, near Trieste, is the northernmost port in the Adriatic Sea ...

  • Iveco_LNG_truck
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    Iveco supplies i-Fast with LNG tractor units

    2016-10-25T17:39:31Z

    Truckmaker Iveco has supplied ten Stralis tractor units powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to i-Fast Automotive Logistics, the car carrier division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) based in Italy and operating across Europe. Neither company disclosed the value of the deal. According to Iveco, it is the first delivery ...

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    Automar takes a 50% stake in BLG terminal at Gioia Tauro port

    2016-07-05T10:05:52Z

    Automar Logistics has taken a 50% stake in the vehicle terminal operated by BLG Logistics at Italy’s Gioia Tauro port (pictured) for an undisclosed sum. Automar, which is part-owned by the Grimaldi Group, provides port-based pre-delivery inspection services and road transport for finished vehicles (Bertani, Elia Ambrosetti and Mercurio are ...

  • SavonaPort_Italy
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    Savona expands car terminal

    2016-06-22T14:18:02Z

    I taly’s port of Savona is extending its Darsena Alti Fondali quay at a cost of €9m ($13.2m). The move means that Savona Terminal Auto (STA), the specialist finished vehicles facility at the port, will be also be expanding, with the building of a multi-storey vehicle storage facility of approximately ...

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    CNH Industrial chooses Kuehne + Nagel for spare parts distribution in China

    2016-05-27T16:53:13Z

    Agricultural and construction equipment maker, CNH Industrial, has awarded a two year contract to logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel to manage its spare parts deliveries in Shanghai, China. Kuehne + Nagel said it will consolidate two of CNH Industrial’s separate business operations into one single distribution centre and deploy IT ...

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    Christophe Poitrineau moves back to Italy with Ceva

    2016-05-25T13:32:04Z

    Christophe Poitrineau has moved from his role as vice-president of Asia at Gefco to take up a new role at Ceva Logistics as executive vice-president and head of the Italy Cluster.The new role marks a return to Italy for Poitrineau who was managing director of Ceva’s business in the country ...

  • Marangoni_Alpha
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    Ceva tightens its grip on the Italian tyre sector with Marangoni deal

    2016-04-15T11:46:25Z

    Marangoni Commercial and Industrial Tyres has signed a three-year contract with Ceva Logistics for the transport and distribution of its products throughout Italy. Marangoni specialises in the retreading of industrial, truck and earthmover tyres. Ceva will collect all Marangoni tyres for retreading and deliver them to the tyre manufacturer’s northern ...

  • BLG_Italia
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    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia opts for Inform’s CMS

    2016-04-12T15:35:06Z

    BLG Logistics Solutions Italia, a subsidiary of the German transport and logistics giant, has said it is better able to control vehicle turnover across the ports and inland compounds in which it operates in Italy following the deployment of a vehicle compound and distribution management system from logistics software provider, ...