Agility freight rates go online

Agility has launched Shipa Freight, which it describes as the first fully integrated online freight service that allows users to get rate quotes and book, pay and track ocean and air shipments. It provides instant, no-obligation rate quotes from countries that account for 95% of global trade and allows users to manage their international shipments from their desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile. Agility customer support is available 24 hours to help ... [+]

Pentalver opens London Gateway extension

Pentalver Transport has officially opened its expanded container facility at DP World London Gateway. Pentalver, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming, which also owns rail operator Freightliner opened the first phase in 2013. The expanded site adds 40% additional capacity and includes loaded and empty container ... [+]

Turkish Cargo’s new advertising movie published!

World's fastest growing and developing air cargo brand Turkish Cargo continues to grow by strengthening its fleet and flight network. The flag carrier airline of its country Turkish Airlines’s air cargo sub brand Turkish Cargo is connecting the world with providing fast and quality service to ... [+]

Port Academy 2

Forth Ports group chief executive Charles Hammond was joined by apprentices, graduates and Skills Development Scotland for a ‘turf-cutting’ ceremony to mark the start of construction of a new, purpose built, training academy at Grangemouth. The 420m sq site will provide additional in-house facilities for equipment ... [+]

Europa transport director bows out

Europa Worldwide Group’s domestic transport director Russ McNally (piectured, below, left) is to retire after 40 years. He played a key role in reshaping the business as domestic transport director and board member after Andrew Baxter (right) acquired Europa in 2014. This included launching 1hub, ... [+]

Be prepared for disruption in Birmingham from 1 May

Thought leaders from tech companies and start-ups will share their insights on Digital disruption and Brexit at the Multimodal at the Birmingham NEC on 1-3 May, say show organisers, Clarion Events. Digitisation, digital transformation, and disruption will be discussed by innovators including INTTRA, Freightos, Nexiot, and ... [+]

New finance chief for Port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne has appointed Mark Stoner as chief financial officer. He was previously group finance director at marketing services provider Communisis and has held senior positions at Rolls Royce Industrial Power Group, Siemens Microelectronics, KPMG, and Atmel North Tyneside.     [+]

Worcester is new source of business for Transmec

Logistics provider Transmec Group has opened a 110,000sq ft warehouse at Worcester, just a mile from junction 6 of the M5. In addition to warehousing and logistics, Transmec provides freight transport services across the UK and Europe and is a leading operator between the UK and ... [+]

Evolving role at critical logistics firm

Emergency logistics expert Evolution Time Critical has promoted Graham Little from head of business development to deputy managing director. Evolution Time Critical managing director Brad Brennan (pirctured, below), said: “Since our takeover by Metro Supply Chain Group in 2016, he had been instrumental in delivering ... [+]

Europa puts local youth through their paces

Europa Worldwide Group recently gave over 200 students a taste of working life recently at a ‘mock interview’ day at Lampton School in Hounslow, close to its Heathrow branch. Heathrow branch manager, Nick Robertson, national airfreight manager, Andy Serpant and internal recruitment and acquisition manager, Mark ... [+]