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New centre is springboard for Swedish contract logistics

French-headquartered forwarder Geodis is establishing a contract logistics footprint in Sweden with the opening of 16,000sq m facility at Arendal, near the port of Gothenburg. Only 15km from the city centre, it has excellent connections to the regional motorway network with access to Stockholm and Malmö, as well as Oslo in Norway, and the wider Nordic region, it says. The site will offer a full range of warehousing and distribution services including ... [+]

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 ... [+]

DP World’s Aart Hille Ris Lambers takes top Multimodal title

DP World’s Aart Hille Ris Lambers was named personality of the year and there were awards for Maritime Transport, Freightliner, Maersk Line and Air Menzies International among others at the record-breaking event last night. Aart Hille Ris Lambers UK commercial director, DP World was revealed as ... [+]

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 ... [+]

New chief for European Shippers’ Council

Roman Stiftner was confirmed as the new president of the European Shippers’ Council at its board meeting on 19 October. He takes over from Denis Choumert, who has chaired the organisation for the last 10 years and will remain  a board member. A managing director ... [+]

Fulfilment firm appoints chief exec

Retail fulfilment service provider James and James has appointed Emma Dempsey as chief executive. She succeeds founder James Hyde and will be responsible for running operations and growing the UK business. James Hyde will focus on driving innovation, international expansion and driving growth of the ... [+]

The supply chain made simple

DP World has launched a new CARGOES Logistics digital platform. It allows customers to choose from multimodal logistics options, ship freight by sea, road, or rail, get instant quotes, booking confirmation and multiple secure payment options. The first phase is for bookings  from UAE to ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Top marks for Geodis management training

Geodis was named ‘Best Leadership Development Program for Top Management’ at the 2021 Asia’s Training & Development Excellence Awards. Hosted by the World HRD Congress and the Employer Branding Institute, the annual event identifies outstanding talent and development initiatives and celebrates the best practices in ... [+]

Ceva opens Uzbek office

Ceva Logistics has opened a new office in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. it will focus its efforts around export-driven portions of the Uzbek economy, such as mineral fertilizers, cotton, cotton yarn, fabric, vegetables and dried fruits. The Ceva team in Tashkent will report to country manager Behzod ... [+]