August 2015

Qatar Airways returns to Nagpur

Qatar Airways will reinstate flights between Doha and Nagpur, India, from 1 December 2015. The carrier previously served Nagpur from September 2007 to May 2009. [+]

Teesside college meets skills shortage head-on

Employers across the North-east are coming together to help tackle a skill shortage in the region’s logistics industry. Stockton Riverside College is joining forces with the region's business leaders to inspire more young people to consider a future career in the industry. The College, in conjunction with NETA Training Trust, Think ... [+]

Europa adds LCL options

Europa Worldwide’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has added weekly less than container Load (LCL) shipments out of the US and the Far East by teaming up with strategic partners in the two regions. Europa is also a member of the FETA Freight Systems International Network (FFSI), a global agent ... [+]

Palletways goes east

Palletways has added Romania and Bulgaria to its palletised freight network, which now covers 20 countries in Europe. Managing director of Palletways Europe, Rachael Alpha, said that since their EU integration in 2007, both countries have become important growth areas for the transportation of palletised goods. “Naturally, we saw the ... [+]

World’s biggest ro ros to call in Teesport

A new K Line ro ro service from Japan will bring the largest vessels of their kind to Teesport. From September, the new route will use new 7,500-unit ships – 200 metres long and weighing over 75,000 tonnes - to transport cargoes from the port of Tokuyama-Kudamatsu. Teesport's owners, PD Ports ... [+]

Clouds gather over forwarders

Ti’s Stifel Logistics Confidence Index fell for a third consecutive month in August. With the Index now at 54.1, the first eight months of 2015 have been marked by general decline and driven it to its lowest point since September 2013. Fierce competition, volatility and overcapacity have all taken their ... [+]

Three more years for Dover directors

Dover Harbour Board has reappointed non-executive board members, Erik Østergaard (left) and Frank Martin for a further three years. Chief executive Tim Waggott, said: “Their experience and knowledge has been invaluable as we move forward with the shared vision for the Port together with our customers and community. This new ... [+]

Dachser has new Paris line-up

German owned international forwarder Dachser has opened two new greater Paris locations at Wissous and Pantin. Wissous, located near Paris-Orly International Airport, serves as a transshipment point for industrial goods. The new Pantin location, northeast of the French capital, is in charge of supply to downtown Paris. [+]

All roads lead to Northampton for Geodis

Geodis UK is opening of a new hub in Northampton. It will allow the French-owned forwarder and logistics company to centralise its European network operations with all existing import/export linehaul activities being transferred from High Wycombe, Birmingham and Lutterworth. The Lutterworth network branch has also moved to Northampton. The new 50,000 ... [+]

Emirates to serve Mashhad from September

Emirates SkyCargo begins five daily non-stop flights to Mashhad from 1 September - the second Iranian destination after the capital city Tehran, which Emirates has been serving since March 1990. With the new service, Emirates SkyCargo will provide more than 150 tonnes of belly-hold capacity between Iran and the UAE ... [+]

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