July 2018

Tigers e-commerce is cooking with gas

Supply chain specialist Tigers is fulfiling portable cooker retailer Cobb’s e-commerce requirements in Hong Kong through its Tigers eShop online marketplace. Tigers handles Cobb’s B2C distribution from its e-commerce fulfilment centre in Hong Kong. Tigers, which first opened eShops in China and Malaysia in 2017 and recently launched in Germany and the UK, is planning to open more across its global network of offices, which includes Australia, India, Myanmar, South Africa, ... [+]

Sixth Polish train for Ferrymasters

P&O Ferrymasters has added a sixth weekly rail service between Poznan in Poland and Rotterdam. The additional departure – which will boost capacity by 20 per cent - is specifically designed for less trailer load (LTL) freight. Mark Timmermans, Trailer director at P&O Ferrymasters (pictured), said: “We have responded to what ... [+]

IAG to offer Pittsburgh flights

IAG Cargo is to launch a direct service from London Heathrow to Pittsburgh from 2 April 2019. It will run year-round, four times a week, operated by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, with a cargo payload of up to 14 tonnes per flight.     [+]

The Rolls-Royce of logistics systems

Ceva Logistics has completed Phase One of a global inbound aero logistics project for Rolls-Royce.  It has been responsible for designing, implementing and managing the domestic, regional and international shipment of aerospace parts for both the civil and defence divisions of Rolls-Royce. Ceva has set up ‘control towers’ at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, ... [+]

More barge capacity for Dunkirk

Following introduction of a new waterway container service between Dunkirk and Valenciennes in May this year, Nord Ports Shuttle (NPS) is planning a significant increase in its transport capacity on its Dunkirk to Dourges route. In June NPS set a new  monthly record for traffic to and from Dunkirk of ... [+]

BA to offer Colgne-Bonn link

British Airways is to launch seasonal flights between London Gatwick and Cologne Bonn  airport between 16 November 18 until 29 March 2019. The four times a week A320 flights will offer limited cargo capacity and will operate on Thursday to Monday inclusive. [+]

Island in the stream

Forth ports has continued its tradition of naming its tugs after islands in the estuary when it christened its new Sanmar-built, 28-metre long vessel Craigleith. The ceremony was performed on 27 July by Janice Hammond, wife of Forth Ports chief executive Charles Hammond. The company also named its new pilot boat, ... [+]

On the road for Children in Need

A team of 52 cyclists from Gefco UK are raising money for BBC Children in Need by cycling 300 miles from the company’s UK headquarters in Coventry to the Corporate headquarters near Paris. The four-day challenge starts on 7 September and the route that includes stops at Blenheim Palace and Chris ... [+]

Multi-skilled specialist for Felixstowe freight firm

Diana Dostalova-Sujewicz has been promoted from operations team leader to head of operations at European freight specialists, Felixstowe-based Jordon. Her new position will include responsibility for developing processes to further improve service levels and standards, increasing sales volumes and identifying training requirements. She is fluent in five languages and has ... [+]

Barnier rules out ‘customs collection’ plan

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has ruled out a plan for the UK to collect customs duties on its behalf, saying he would not delegate it to a non-member, the BBC reports. However, Barnier and UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said progress had been made, although obstacles remained, and they ... [+]

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