Ceva takes space at Doncaster’s iPort

CEVA Logistics has opened a shared-user warehouse at the new iPort intermodal logistics park on the outskirts of Doncaster. The 215,800 square foot facility features VNA (Very Narrow Aisle) and gravity fed racking for high density of storage and can accommodate up to 28,000 pallets. It is also next to the a 35 acre rail terminal, and has parking bays for 110 trucks. It also has an in-rack sprinkler system and ... [+]

We Are Europa – Video Celebrates Passion for Logistics

Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has launched an innovative video to showcase the real people behind the on-going successes of the business as they tell the story of four years of challenge, courage and ambition. [embed]https://skeletonproductions.wistia.com/medias/o1rwvbsf2x?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=626[/embed]  Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has launched ... [+]

XPO offers shared-user solution

XPO Logistics is to relocate Groupe SEB’s UK warehousing operation to its shared user facility at West Hallam, Derby as part of a multi-million pound, long-term contract extension with the domestic appliance firm. It will receive daily loads, mostly from France and China. XPO Logistics ... [+]

Rhenus sees opportunities offshore

Rhenus Offshore Logistics is starting operation of two new offshore supply bases at the ports of Great Yarmouth and Aberdeen through its recently opened UK office. After successfully supplying around 90% of all German wind farms since 2014, Rhenus Offshore Logistics entered the UK market in ... [+]

FTA Multimodal awards – finalists announced

Finalists have been announced for the Multimodal awards, due to be unveiled by cricketing legend David Gower at a dinner on Tuesday 4 April 2017 at 19.00. They are: The Seafreight Operator of the Year Award - sponsored by Freightliner - finalists are Maersk, CMA ... [+]

Ruscon buys logistics firm

Russian container transport company Ruscon has acquired one of the country’s largest logistics companies SLG-Operating (Smart Logistics Group-Operating). SLG offers warehouse and logistics services to customers including Microsoft, Pepsi, Danone, Castorama, Kimberly-Clark, Haier and Cargill. It has a 60,000sq m complex at Chekhov City, near ... [+]

FTA publishes Brexit manifesto

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has issued a ‘Brexit manifesto’ on behalf of the UK logistics industry, collated from responses from the FTA’s 16,000 members. FTA deputy chief executive James Hookham, said: “We believe that the logistics industry has a key role to play in ensuring ... [+]

Kerry to guide retailer’s growth

Kerry Logistics Network is to handle UK-based multi-channel fast fashion retailer Missguided’s international air and ocean needs for along with value-added services and logistics support in Greater China and Asia. Missguided will use Kerry Logistics’ Virtual Buying Office to provide visibility from Purchase Order (PO) ... [+]

Top tips for transport integration

Software specialist AEB has published a white paper on the often vexed question of how business can integrate their transport partners into their IT environment. Titled “Five tips for IT-based collaboration with carriers and parcel services”, the white paper can be downloaded free of charge ... [+]

Allport joint venture to offer many happy returns

Allport Cargo Services and TIC Reverse Logistics have joined forces to create - ACS Reverse Logistics for UK retailers and online stores. The joint venture will use proprietary technology to deliver reverse logistics solutions. Allport has developed a strong relationship with Australian-based TIC which has ... [+]