Forwarding

Yusen to buy Keswick’s Romanian logistics arm

UK-based Keswick Enterprises Group is to sell its Tibbett Logistics subsidiary in Romania to NYK forwarding subsidiary Yusen Logistics for an undisclosed sum, subject to Romanian Competition Council approval. The sale is expected to complete before the end of the year. Tibbett Logistics will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Amsterdam-based Yusen Logistics (Europe) and all management and staff will move across on their existing terms and conditions and in the ... [+]

Ceva opens Midlands medical site

CEVA Logistics has opened a refurbished 132,000sq ft facility at Redditch to customers in the healthcare sector and to bring it up to Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency standards. Work included the addition of LED lighting as well as the installation of a heating, ventilation ... [+]

M&M to start work on Minsk hub

German-owned forwarder Militzer & Münch(M&M) is to start building work on an additional terminal in Belarus in north eastern Minsk, close to the city’s main orbital motorway. The 2,000sq m facility will be used mainly for express cargo handling with  a small section available for long-term ... [+]

Europa to be sole agent for CargoLine groupage

Europa Road has been appointed sole UK representative for the CargoLine groupage service. CargoLine offers systemised groupage transportation, as well as distribution, procurement and contract logistics through a network of more than 80 partners in 43 countries in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. In ... [+]

Customs Brexit fears are justified, says BIFA

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee is right to have concerns over the government and HMRC’s plans for Customs procedures post-Brexit. BIFA says that it agrees with a report by the Committee which said that more needs ... [+]

DFDS to buy Dutch special transport specialist

DFDS has acquired Netherlands logistics company Alphatrans. The Danish-owned shipping and logistics company said it would add new countries to its network along with its expertise in special transport. DFDS will acquire all the shares in the Dutch Group following an agreement signed with owner, Martin ... [+]

AEO for Nippon Express Indonesia

Nippon Express subsidiary PT Nippon Express Indonesia has been certified as an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) by the country’s customs service. AEO offers simplified customs clearance procedures and other benefits to companies with proper cargo security management and compliance systems. Nippon Express Group companies have ... [+]

Damco opens Yangon site

Damco has opened a new logistics center in Yangon, Myanmar in partnership with local construction company Star Light Group. It will primarily support sourcing for fashion and retail customers. The 10,000sq m Damco Myanmar Logistics Center is close to Tillawa economic zone and will offer ... [+]

Ekol expands French operation

The French aim of Turkish-owned logistics specialist Ekol has opened new branches in Paris and Lyon. The Paris facility will concentrate mainly on national and international distribution and comprises a 1,600sq m warehouse, truck parking for 20 vehicles and a maintenance garage. It will also manage ... [+]

Forward Computers launches CRM mobile App

Nottingham-based freight software company Forward Computers has announced the launch of its new “SalesTrip” mobile App. As the latest addition to its cross-platform family of mobile Apps, SalesTrip can run across Apple, Android or Windows smartphones and tablets. Fully integrated with the backoffice ForwardOffice CRM module, ... [+]