DHL starts work on Abu Dhabi gateway

DHL Express has started construction of a new stand-alone logistics hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The 15,000sq m facility, on a 30,000sq m airside/landside plot in ADIA’s Future Cargo Area, is being developed in partnership with Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone Authority  - a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports - and Middle East General Enterprises. It will be a consolidated hub including an import and export gateway, service ... [+]

Matt Jones to lead Zeus Labs operations

Haulage, freight booking and management software developer Zeus Labs has appointed Matt Jones as head of operations. He was previously at Wincanton for four years, where he held senior planning and relationship management roles, and before that held planning positions for Severn Trent Water and ... [+]

NTEX sets up Malmo hub

Scandinavian transport and logistics company NTEX is to move into a new property in Malmö southern Sweden. It will offer daily services throughout Sweden to and from the new hub, as well as international transport primarily to and from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The 11,000 square metre ... [+]

End of an era for Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Group rang down the curtain on the tri-jet era on Sunday 17 October when its last MD-11F landed in Frankfurt. Flight LH8161 from New York JFK touched down ahead of schedule at 12:03 p.m. local time on runway 07R, marking the end of commercial ... [+]

Dublin to open inland port to ease the squeeze

Dublin Port Company (DPC) is to open an inland port will open in early November and has confirmed Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) as the first company licenced to begin operating at the facility in the north of the city. DPC says it will increase its capacity ... [+]

Relay system claims faster freight, fewer nights in the cab

Spanish-based full truckload relay system has opened offices at Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany and Brussels (Belgium). Trucksters has operated between Central Europe and Spain since 2020 using an artificial intelligence-based system. It works by exchanging semi-trailers at relay points with trucks transporting goods in the ... [+]

Learning the ropes with Rhenus

Rhenus UK has appointed a number of new starters as part of a relaunched graduate programme.Over the next two years, the graduates will be introduced to Rhenus UK’s five divisions - Transport (Road, Air & Ocean and Supply Chain), High Tech, Home Delivery and Customs.The ... [+]

Vaccine flies on wings of HOPE

The HOPE Consortium is kickstarting the vaccination effort in Africa with a delivery of large freezers that will be used to store the vaccine to 21 countries. Working in conjunction with the UNICEF aid agency and COVAX, the global collaboration that aims to ensure access for ... [+]

SEKO’s Californian square feet top a million

SEKO Logistics a new facility at its LAX Campus close to the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles International Airport, increasing its total footprint in southern California to over a million square feet. The new Class A building is one of two new facilities adding ... [+]

Mentors wanted for air cargo’s future female leaders

Women in Aviation and Logistics (WAL) has launched a new mentorship scheme to support and encourage the next generation of female leaders. The scheme is free to join and will bring together industry leaders, both women and men, to mentor and support women looking to develop ... [+]