DFDS has ditched its regular scheme by turning out one of its trailers in bright pink in support of the fight against breast cancer. For every ten kilometres it ravels, DFDS donates one euro to medical institutions. [+]
Coyne Airways and Air Charter Service are backing War Child, a charity which supports children affected by conflict. Family-run Coyne and ACS will donate an agreed amount per transaction on behalf of their customers, starting from next month. Customers will be given the opportunity to match the donation on a ... [+]
Peel Ports is to invest £10m in a new link-span bridge and a fourth berth at Heysham to handle larger ferries.
It will also create a new port entrance and improve IT and terminal operating systems.
Work will begin in November and is expected to be completed by October 2017.
It follows the ... [+]
Turkey’s Ekol Logistics and the French Railways logistics arm, VIIA have added a weekly shuttle train connection from the port of Sète to Noisy-le-Sec in the Paris area. The two partners say the service, which carries trailers on rail flat wagons, is the first step in building a North-South rail ... [+]
The UK-headquartered Global Shippers Forum and IATA interest group Cargo iQ signed a memorandum of understanding with to improve quality in airfreight at the TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Paris in late October.
They pledged to implement the Cargo iQ quality management system and promote sustainability in airfreight. And outlined areas ... [+]
UPS said on 27 October that it was buying 14 Boeing 747-8 Freighters, with an option to purchase an additional 14. The will be used by the express carrier to increase its capacity around the world.
While the UPS order follows a similar deal with Russian-owned Volga-Dnepr announced at this year’s ... [+]
Rail and road logistics operator is to transform itself into a property firm after it announced the sale of its warehousing and transport operations at five sites to WH Bowker. The five sites are Droitwich, Knowsley, Ripon, Selby and York.
The acquisition makes WH Bowker one of the largest UK players ... [+]
Chief executive of Irish Sea freight ferry operator Seatruck, Alistair Eagles says the opening of the new £124.5m Bay Gateway relief road in Lancaster, is the biggest commercial opportunity for the Port of Heysham in its history.
The opening, on 31 October would unleash the port’s potential to win more Irish ... [+]
UK-based Air Charter Service said in late October that it had arranged several flights to Haiti, following Hurricane Matthew earlier this month. They were operated by aircraft including AN-12s and Boeing 767s, from Europe and the US, carrying material including medicine, mosquito nets tarpaulins, jerry cans and buckets.
Port of Liverpool owner Peel Ports has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to promote trade routes between Liverpool and the west coast of South America ahead of the opening of its Liverpool2 container terminal in early November.
The agreement was signed on 24 October by ... [+]