Chris Lewis

Management buys Dublin’s Toga Freight

The management of Dublin-based Toga Freight have completed a buyout and acquired the full shareholding of the forwarder from co-founder and majority shareholder, Martin Gately. Toga Freight Services was founded in 1978 by the later Peter Toner and Martin Gately (hence the name ‘To-Ga’) and since Peter Toner’s passing away in 2016 has been owned and run by Martin Gately, Robert Dickinson, Muriel Corish and Peter Toner’s son, Darragh Toner. Toga Freight ... [+]

‘Brains trust’ to boost Dover efficiency

The Port of Dover has signed partnerships the Universities of Manchester, Cranfield, Liverpool, and Kent to develop technological solutions including artificial intelligence, machine learning and physics-based deep learning. Work with the University of Manchester is focused on the development of a digital twin for the Port of Dover, utilising machine learning ... [+]

German-Thai alliance to boost air cargo

Leipzig/Halle Airport, Dresden Airport operator Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding has signed an alliance with Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT) to develop best practices in cargo operations and route development. Leipzig/Halle Airport is the second-largest air freight hub in Germany and the third-largest in Europe. The Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT) under the ... [+]

Liverpool to hold redundancy talks as box volumes plunge

Peel Ports says it will begin redundancy consultations with staff at its container division, following a “sustained and significant deterioration” in volumes at the port of Liverpool. It said the decision wa  “extremely regrettable but unavoidable”, given the ongoing economic backdrop. It added: “Where possible, every effort will be made to ... [+]

Kerry wins ESG award

Asian forwarder Kerry Logistics Network has won a silver ESG Benchmark Award and the Outstanding Sustainability and Dividend Growth Award for the second year running at the ESG Achievement Awards 2022/23. Organised by the Institute of ESG & Benchmarking they recognise the importance of sustainable practices, and commend the efforts ... [+]

First boxes for Zanzibar terminal

Zanzibar Multipurpose Terminal (ZMT), a subsidiary of Africa Global Logistics, has officially started operations at Malindi port. Over 300 containers were handled on the MV UAFL Athens. [+]

Logistics UK welcomes Manston order

Logistics UK has welcomed the upholding of the Development Consent Order for  Manston Airport in Kent. Policy advisor, Ellis Shelton, said: “Reviving Manston Airport for the transportation of freight is critical for supporting the UK economy as it will maximise international imports and exports and create further trade opportunities across ... [+]

Warrenpoint forwarder tees up commercial director

Warrenpoint-based international freight-forwarder, Trans Europe Express (TEE) has appointed Ryan McGovern as commercial director. TEE offers freight and customs services including groupage and full trailer services between Ireland, the UK and Europe, specialising in the Scandinavian market. He will join Ryan join his father, Vincent McGovern, founder and managing director, as part ... [+]

Cincinnati joins IAG Constant Climate network

IAG Cargo has announced Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky International Airport as its latest Constant Climate station, bringing the total number of approved stations in the US to 21. It will facilitate the movement of pharmaceuticals between Cincinnati and London Heathrow for critical cargo such as vaccines, medicinal drugs and clinical trial. IAG ... [+]

Envirotainer adds Americas capacity

Cold chain pharma specialist Envirotainer has added more containers to handle increasing business from the Americas. Its RAP e2 containers are now able to make five times more one-way trips from the Americas to Asia Pacific compared to last year. The company has also seen a 65% increase in one-way ... [+]

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