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Kuehne + Nagel opens Colombia control centre

Kuehne + Nagel has opened its first regional Logistics Control Centre in South & Central America, in Bogotá, Colombia. It will provide customers with tailored solutions, focusing on cost efficiency, reducing complexity and increasing supply chain performance. [+]

X2 launches Asian network

X2 Logistics Networks has launched X2 Asia Global, a logistics network designed to provide forwarders there international partners and freight forwarders outside the region. It will be headed by Shane Hebzynski www.x2asiaglobal.com.   [+]

DB Schenker builds in Dubai

DB Schenker has started building its second logistics centre in Dubai at the city’s South Logistics District, next to Maktoum International Airport and adjacent to Jebel Ali Port. The 35,000sq m temperature-controlled is the largest investment in the history of DB Schenker Middle East & ... [+]

Vote ‘yes’ to Heathrow Runway Three, say BIFA and FTA

Speaking ahead of 25 June’s parliamentary vote on the National Policy Statement for Heathrow expansion, BIFA director general Robert Keen said he hoped it would “see the end of years of procrastination over the expansion of UK aviation capacity, with the UK Parliament voting in ... [+]

Standards needed for fruit and veg supply chain

The air cargo community should drive its own standard for perishables, without waiting for other groups and agencies to establish them, Cool Chain Association (CCA) Chairman Stavros Evangelakakis, told its conference in Luxembourg. Mr Evangelakakis, who is also global product manager for healthcare and perishables at ... [+]

Europa on the road to Rennes

Europa Road has launched a daily road service between its Dartford hub and Rennes, its fourth line into France. International logistics provider Ziegler is Europa Road’s local partner, building on its existing relationship with Europa in Colmar and Lyon. Europa operations director, Dan Cook (pictured) said: ... [+]

IT specialist for ECU – updated

NVOCC ECU Worldwide has appointed IT specialist Ashish Mathur as its group chief information officer. He will spearhead technology initiatives to enhance customer experience through automation, big data and artificial intelligence initiatives. Mr Mathur has held strategic roles in organisations such as Fidelity, Aon Hewitt, ... [+]

Ceva appoints e-commerce chief

CEVA Logistics has appointed Niels Weithe to the newly created position of global head of eCommerce. He will be based in Germany and joins CEVA from eCommerce service company Arvato where he was president of its consumer products division. [+]

Rhenus starts Dubai reefer groupage service

Rhenus Project Logistics is organising the first groupage seafreight service for temperature-controlled goods from Europe to the UAE from the beginning of August 2018. One or two containers every month will connect Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Benelux to Dubai and is primarily designed for temperature ... [+]

Bigger pawprint for Tigers Shanghai

Asian-based supply chain specialist Tigers has relocated to a new two-warehouse facility in Shanghai, China to overcome space restraints in its previous operation and meet growing customer demand. The new facility, which is located close to Shanghai Yangshan Port, will allow Tigers to offer scalable ... [+]