Freight News

Project44 provides China data

Project44 says it has become the first real-time transportation visibility provider authorized to transfer logistics data cross-border from China. It has worked with the Lingang Special Area to provide a legal, secure and compliant visibility solution for customers seeking visibility of their Chinasupply chains. [+]

Plane number three for One Air

UK cargo airline One Air is due to take delivery of a third Boeing 747-400F by the end of August. One Air operated its inaugural flight in July 2023 and has since provided regular weekly full charter capacity between Asia and Europe as well as ad ... [+]

DHL partners for a greener Google

DHL Express has partnered with Google, to use its Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) GoGreen Plus service. The initiative includes express shipping of Google devices across the Americas, Asia, and Europe, and is part of Google's push to decarbonizes its air cargo transportation. Following the DHL Era ... [+]

New carriers extend WebCargo’s US reach

US forwarders now have book and rate access to nearly 70% of domestic air cargo volume on the on 7LFreight by WebCargo platform, following the addition of American, Delta, and United alongside existing members FedEx and UPS. Options available include instant rating and booking by both ... [+]

Double-daily to Widnes

GB Railfreight has started a second daily service between the Port of Felixstowe and Stobart Ports’ Widnesterminal, following introduction of its first service last October. It will operate five days a week bringing the total number of trains on the route to 11. The additional ... [+]

CMA CGM awards to support innovation in shipping

CMA CGM is launching an international competition to support the best startups in maritime transport, logistics, and media. From July 23 to September 15, 2024, entrepreneurs worldwide in these three sectors are invited to apply for the CGM Startup Awards, via the ZEBOX website. Winners ... [+]

Transaid wins funding for Ghana training

International development organisation Transaid has secured funding from the Puma Energy Foundation for a new two and a half-year truck driver training project in Ghana. It supoport nationwide rollout of a new Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver training standard in the country. Transaid has more ... [+]

All stations go for DoKaSch in Dublin and Miami

DoKaSch Temperature Solutions has opened new stations for its Opticooler packing solutions in Dublin and Miami.  The Dublin station will initially have capacity for 40 containers. Ireland is home to manufacturing facilities for the world's top ten pharmaceutical and biopharma companies and is the fifth-largest ... [+]

FedEx tests electric Merc

FedEx is launching a two week pilot of a Mercedes Benz eActros 300 electric tractor for domestic linehaul at its Parkhouse station in Stoke on Trent, paired with an existing FedEx-owned trailer. FedEx previously piloted the Mercedes-Benz Trucks eActros 300 as a rigid truck for ... [+]

E-trucks get on the road in Slovenia

Austrian forwarder Cargo-partner has extended its European e-truck testing program to Slovenia, following successful pilots in Austria and Slovakia. Nippon Express-owned Cargo-partner launch its European electric truck testing program as part of its ROAD (Reducing Our Atmospheric Dependencies) initiative. In Slovenia it trialling the Scania ... [+]