Logistics

Go Global buys forwarder

Logistics operator GO Global (GO) is to acquire 100% of fellow Singaporean forwarder LOGIS Consolidators, subject to closing conditions. GO’s on-demand logistics platforms and services, currently under development, will be integrated as part of LOGIS future offerings.   [+]

Ferrymasters wins security cert

P&O Ferrymasters has gained Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Level 3 for Trucking Security Requirements certification following completion of a nine-month project. Applicants for TSR classification start at Level 3 and can progress to Level 2 and 1 as improvements are made and as required ... [+]

Four tonnes of food from XPO staff

XPO Logistics employees have donated over four tons of food to the Trussell Trust, a charitable organization that partners with local communities to alleviate poverty and hunger. XPO teams supported the Trust through donations, fundraising and volunteerism during the holiday season as part of the ... [+]

Harrell to head UPS forwarding in Europe

UPS has named Michael Harrell as president of freight forwarding for UPS Europe. A US national, he will be responsible for the strategy, performance and revenue growth of the company's freight forwarding services across Europe, reporting to president of UPS Europe, Nando Cesarone,. Harrell began his ... [+]

Rhenus buys in Brazil

  Global logistics operator Rhenus Group has taken over Brazil’s Pirâmide SeaAir Comércio Exterior. Headquartered in São Paulo, Pirâmide SeaAir has branches at Guarulhos and Viracopos airports and the port of Santos. It has operated as a licenced customs clearance broker for more than 20 years and ... [+]

Gefco buys Morocco specialist

French-based forwarder Gefco Group has acquired European-Moroccan transport specialist, GLT, is subject to regulatory approval. Founded in 1998, GLT has major customers in the automotive and fashion and performs over 16,000 crossings per year with 75 trucks and 380 trailers between Algeciras and Tangiers. Its ... [+]

Round the globe with DHL

Following the announcement in June last year that DHL was sponsoring Susie Goodall in the Golden Globe Race in mid-2019, the round-the-world sailor introduced her newly refurbished craft at the London Boat Show on 10 January. DHL has provided logistics support throughout the refurbishment process, bringing ... [+]

Pharma logistics needs to shape up, says expert

The global pharma industry loses over $35bn a year solely as a result of temperature excursions and 30% of scrapped pharmaceutical can be attributed to logistics issues alone, says industry collaboration specialist Alan Kennedy. Speaking ahead of the roll-out of the Poseidon pharma ocean freight programme ... [+]

Broekman appoints project expert

Frenk Snoeck has been appointed general manager of Broekman Project Services, taking over from Jos Masselink, who retired on 1 January. The division of the Netherlands-based logistics firm focuses on heavylift cargo as well as handling, assembly, storage, and other activities for complex and overweight ... [+]

Sweden is Ekol’s first Nordic foothold

Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics is to launch its own operations in Sweden under the Ekol Nordics banner during January 2018 - the 16th country where it has established its own operations. It will offer international FTL, LTL and groupage transport, initially between the Nordic countries and Turkey, Middle East and other countries where Ekol has its ... [+]