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Ceva offers time-critical solutions

Ceva Logistics is offering a Skycapacty program with guaranteed access to global air cargo capacity for customers in a market that continues to experience volatility. The forwarder has purchased recurring capacity on key routes. The Skycapacity network currently offers destinations to and from North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Ceva has also launched a Time Critical Solution for clients in healthcare, automotive, aerospace or manufacturing environments, where specific parts or ... [+]

Virgin to fly freight-only to Frankfurt

Virgin Atlantic is to operate cargo only services between Frankfurt and its London Heathrow hub from 25 April. Initially, the service will operate twice a week before increasing to three times a week from 1 May. Connections to and from the US will be available over Heathrow. It is the first ... [+]

Miners on the move with Antonov

Antonov Airlines has moved 14 pieces of mining equipment weighing 216 tonnes on two AN-124-100 flights from Istanbul to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Monrovia, Liberia. The carrier has seen an increase in charters for mining projects since the beginning of the year and last month completed three flights of equipment ... [+]

Aerospace specialist doubles Singapore space

Specialist aerospace logistics company B&H Worldwide has doubled of the size of its operation in Singapore. A new facility next to its existing operation within the ALPS Free Trade Zone at Changi Airport will cater for business growth in one of the fastest growing aerospace markets in the world. The new ... [+]

Lockdown fails to deter cargo crime

Criminals stole of more than €172 million worth of goods in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2020 despite the Covid said the the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) in its Cargo Theft Annual Report. Based only on data reported to the Association’s Incident Information Service (IIS), in a ... [+]

Rail group boosts policy team

Rail Freight Group has appointed Phil Smart as its new assistant policy manager. He will work closely with director-general Maggie Simpson and play a key role in RFG’s engagement with regional and national government as well as helping members disseminate complex transport strategy.  [+]

Logistics firm greets Teesside travellers

Passengers arriving at Teesside International Airport are now being greeted by a 7-metre banner advertising local logistics firm AV Dawson, which recently rebranded its local base to Port of Middlesbrough. AV Dawson Joins a growing number of businesses investing in the regional airport, itself the subject of a recent rebranding exercise ... [+]

Kent Access Permit no longer needed as special measures stood down

Hauliers no longer need a Kent Access Permit to travel between the UK and the EU via the Channel ports or tunnel after traffic management measures were stood down on 20 April. The M20 moveable barrier will also be removed, said the Department for Transport, which said that delays have been ... [+]

ONE launches green team

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has set up a Green Strategy Department. Staffed by specialists in the relevant business fields, it will focus the shipping alliance’s efforts on integrating sustainability into its broader business strategy and objectives and design and implement to meet industrial and international standards. [+]

Government urged to keep close tab on freeports

The Parliamentary International Trade Committee is urging the Treasury to promptly publish an impact assessment for reports including estimates for economic growth, trade, investment and job creation, in a report published on 20 April. It remains to be seen how successful freeports will be at achieving these objectives, the committee adds. The ... [+]

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