August 2018

Bullet Express wins brewery business

Scottish logistics firm Bullet Express is to provide storage and distribution services to brewing trade supplier, Global Keg from its Glasgow site. Bullet Express will also provide cleaning and maintenance for 100,000 computer chip tracked ‘smart’ kegs. [+]

Happy return for Seko IT chief

Mike Powell has joined Seko Logistics as chief technology officer. He previously spent four years with SEKO as vice president, information technology before leaving in 2010 to become co-founder of a Cloud-based logistics software company, before joining RIM Logistics as vice president, technology solutions in 2014. [+]

HERO welcomed in Southampton

Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s latest HERO’ class vehicle carrying vessel has made its maiden call to ABP's Port of Southampton. The Titus is the latest in a fleet of eight new vessels that are being phased in and feature an efficient exhaust gas cleaning system that produces less than 0.1% sulphur emissions. The new ... [+]

WFS ties up more airline business

Thai Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a five-year cargo handling contract in the UK and Ireland. WFS will provide handling for the carrier’s double daily Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 flights from London Heathrow to Bangkok as well as regional cargo handling across its UK and Ireland stations ... [+]

Trump boost for Kerry profits

Kerry Logistics says its turnover increased by 27% the six months ended 30 June to HK$17,461 million. Core operating profit increased by 19% while core net profit was up 22% to HK$700m. Integrated logistics business recorded a segment profit of HK$1,107 million and international freight forwarding (‘HK$235 million, an increase ... [+]

DHL Birmingham scores TAPA’s third century

DHL’s Birmingham Service Centre has become the 300th facility worldwide to be awarded with the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) security certification, confirming that it has implemented the highest security standards. [+]

Hermes takes over Seko Germany

Retail logistics specialist Hermes Germany is to take over US-owned SEKO Logistics’ German arm with offices in Bremen and Frankfurt and become its legal successor. All employees of both SEKO offices in Germany will be incorporated into the new structure and Hermes will also become a key partner of the ... [+]

Stena Forerunner is sign of things to come

Belfast Harbour has welcomed the Stena Forerunner ahead of its first sailing from to Liverpool.  The 3,000 lane metre ferry 3,000 lane metre will meet growing market demand and will increase weekly freight capacity on the service by almost 10%. Stena Line trade director Paul Grant, said the market was ... [+]

Kuehne + Nagel creates a united Europe

Kuehne + Nagel will consolidate the management for all European countries into an integrated European region at its head office in Hamburg from 1 January 2019. It will be led by Dr Hansjörg Rodi, who has been responsible for the Central and Eastern European region and managing director for Germany ... [+]

DSV wins chemical contract

DSV in the UK has won a two-year contract to provide domestic and multimarket export fulfilment services for GEO Specialty Chemicals’ production facility in Hythe, Southampton. It will run until April 2020, with the possibility to extend by a further one year, and was won in a competitive tender by ... [+]

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