Multimodal reveals conference line-up

Organisers of the Multimodal show in Birmingham NEC on 13-15 June have revealed the programme of discussions and presentations. These include: Peak Season Preview 2023; Digitalisation of International Trade and Transport; A Rail Retail Revolution; Roadblocks to sustainable freight - and how to overcome them; Cargo integrity and; The UK’s new approach to import controls – understanding the Target Operating Model. Among the 55 industry speakers attending are: Jon Gore, head ... [+]

Cathay Mail delivers better customer experience to postal users

Cathay Cargo says that its enhanced Cathay Mail platform will give post offices track-and-trace visibility and improve customer experience.The “mail as cargo” solution integrates mail-handling data with air cargo systems using the the postal air waybill (PAWB) to remove much of the shipment paperwork previously ... [+]

UPS opens German pharma hub

UPS Healthcare has opened its first dedicated healthcare logistics facility in Germany, in Giessen, about 50km north of Frankfurt-am-Main. The 27,200sq m GMP- and GDP-compliant space has over 30,000 pallet positions capable of supporting storage at 2°C to 8°C, 15°C to 25°C and down to ... [+]

New man for UPS in Italy

UPS has appointed Francisco (Paco) Conejo as country manager for Italy, taking over from Britta Weber. He will oversee UPS’s operations, business development, and strategy in the country whose exports accounts for more than 30% of the GDP, more than half of which is generated ... [+]

Rhenus raises the roof

Rhenus Warehousing Solutions UK held a roof-raising ceremony at its new development at Baytree, Nuneaton. The Rhenus Campus will have two warehouses, totalling one million square feet. The second, larger warehouse measures 771,000 square feet. The first warehouse, measuring 210,000 square feet, had its roof ... [+]

Italian and German posties get it together

Poste Italiane has signed a strategic partnership with Deutsche Post DHL Group (DHL) for the Italian and international parcel markets. Under the deal, DHL eCommerce Solutions will manage the road delivery of Poste Italiane parcels to European destinations. Poste Italiane will deliver parcels from DHL eCommerce ... [+]

UK could follow German lead with green labels for parcels

The UK could follow Germany’s lead in making CO2 labels on parcels compulsory, says ParcelHero.The broker’s head of consumer research, David Jinks, says that Germany is considering legislation to introduce CO2 emissions information as part of a reform package for the industry, backed by Deutsche ... [+]

Danx sets up Poland joint venture

Time-critical logistics specialist DANX (part of the DANX Carousel Group) has signed a 50-50 joint-venture with Poland’s, ILS. It aims to create a distribution network in the country in response to growing demand in-night logistics solutions in Eastern Europe. Both ILS and DANX have extensive experience ... [+]

DHL is leading firm for refugee hires

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group) has been ranked second among the 50 best-performing global companies for hiring refugees by data provider Refugee Integration Insights (RII). The global logistics giant was also ranked number for refugee integration. At Post & Parcel Germany, 435 Ukrainians have been ... [+]

Parcels-airline group to deliver 1,000 tonnes of Turkey aid

A consortium consisting of Lufthansa-Turkish Airlines joint venture SunExpress, Lufthansa Cargo, DPD, FIEGE, time:matters and Customs Broker GmbH, have transported more than 3,000 parcels to the earthquake zone in Turkey. Parcels were dropped off by private donors at 7,700 DPD parcel shops and then sorted and ... [+]