June 2013

Glastonbury 2013

Once again FBJ is off to Glastonbury. After a year off for the Olympics we can't wait to get back to the rain and mud - plus some good music hopefully! The FBJ Flag will be flying high again - look out for it. We'll be down the front for the big headliners - The Rolling Stones, Sir Bruce Forsyth and The Urban Voodoo Machine. See you there #fbjglastonbury [+]

Schenker sets up Abu Dhabi joint venture

DB Schenker has set up a new joint venture with its long-term global network partner Salem Freight International in Abu Dhabi. After operating in Abu Dhabi for more than 20 years, Salem Freight International and its staff of 80 has been active in the market as Schenker Logistics LLC since ... [+]

FedEx forwarding arm opens in Dublin

FedEx's Trade Networks forwarding arm has opened its first office in Ireland. The Dublin office is the 24th in Europe, and its opening chimes in with the country's economic policy, where access to trade is a key factor in its sustained economic growth. It is located close to Dublin Airport Vice ... [+]

Network Rail appoints freight director

Network Rail, Britain's railway infrastructure operator, has appointed Paul McMahon as director of freight. He has spent more than eight years at the Office of Rail Regulation, where he was deputy director, railway markets & economics. The previous freight director was Tim Robinson, who has become Sussex route managing director. [+]

Freighter number nine for Etihad

Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of a Boeing 747-8F freighter, bringing its all-cargo fleet to nine aircraft. The latest arrival was unveiled to customers and partners at Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies. Two other freighters recently joining the fleet include one Boeing 777F and one Airbus A330F.   [+]

AMI gets heavy to the US

Airfreight- and express wholesaler AMI has added a heavyweight economy service to its online click2Ship service. Aimed at shipments from 71 to 1000 kilos per piece, the new service includes an option for collection, as well as an airport-to-door variant for agents who prefer to deliver into AMI’s nationwide receiving ... [+]

Getting wet in a good cause

For the second year in a row, Cargolux took the top spot at the Luxembourg Red Cross's Afterwork Swimming event. A team of Cargolux employees competed against eight other corporate teams in a gruelling race involving aquatic marathon, an endurance relay race, sprint swimming and water running. Proceeds go to ... [+]

New members for Dover board

The Secretary of State for Transport has appointed three new members to the Dover Harbour Board following the earlier appointment of its new chief executive, Tim Waggott I They are: Frank Martin, a former chief executive at model train makers Hornby and a deputy lieutenant of Kent. He is also a ... [+]

DSV buys Colombia agent

DSV has acquired its exclusive agent in Colombia, Airmar Cargo. Founded in 1997, the company is described as a leader in the sea freight forwarding export market from Colombia to the Central American and Caribbean countries and now has 60 employees and four branches in Bogotá, Medellin, Cali and Cartagena. It ... [+]

New ops manager for Rhys Davies

Rhys Davies Forwarding has appointed Rebecca Fisher as operations supervisor at its headquarters in Cardiff. She has over 10 years’ experience in the transport and logistics sector,and her duties include overseeing the preparation of quotations and shipping documents for RDF’s worldwide operations and, later this year will be part of ... [+]

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