The Big Brown goes green in Cambridge

UPS has opened a micro hub in Cambridge, the first of its kind in the UK. It allows electric assisted four-wheeled cycles to deliver packages, reducing emissions and congestion in the city. It is housed in a converted shipping container and will serve as a central dispatch point for packages bound for the city centre. Three electric-assisted quadracycles known as eQuads will be stationed at the hub and will carry out final mile ... [+]

Multimodal reveals awards finalists

The organisers of the Multimodal 2024 show in Birmingham on 11-13 June has announced the finalists for the Modal section of its awards. The awards are independent endorsements for excellence across supply chain businesses and individuals, and ensures all sizes of businesses are represented. Voting for the ... [+]

Air Partner appoints courier chief

Broker Air Partner has appointed Oliver Giesen as global head of onboard courier (OBC). He will be based in his home country of Germany, which is a prominent manufacturing hub in Europe, ideally located for US- and Asia-bound delivery services. Reporting to vice president of global ... [+]

Liverpool wins FedEx green city funds

Five European cities, including Liverpool along with others in Spain and Portugal have won funding in the second edition of the Sustainable Cities Mobility Challenge, part sponsored by FedEx Express along with the EIT Climate-KIC innovation agency. The Greening Liverpool Project aims to improve active travel ... [+]

UPS to be USPS’s biggest carrier

UPS is to become the United Stated Postal Service (USPS)’s primary air cargo provider in the US. It follows the signing of a contract in early April that greatly expands the existing relationship between the two organizations. [+]

DB Schenker offers worldwide onboard courier service

German-owned global forwarder DB Schenker has an onboard courier (OBC) service for urgent small and high-value shipments as part of ‘white glove’ portfolio. After an initial trial period, DB Schenker has set up an OBC service team operating from three different continents to guarantee round the ... [+]

FedEx opens new Leipzig logistics hub

FedEx Express has opened a new logistics facility at Kabelsketal, northwest of Leipzig and close to Leipzig/Halle Airport to cater for an increased volume of consignments, particularly in the larger customers’ segment.  The site includes a 3,400sq m warehouse, six loading bays for lorries, 63 for ... [+]

UPS to expand Philippines hub

UPS has signed an agreement with Luzon International Premiere Airport Development Corporation (LIPAD) to expand its operations at Clark Airport (CRK) in the Philippines. Construction of the new Clark hub is set to begin in February 2025, and it is expected to be operational in ... [+]

FedEx Express reopens enhanced Madrid gateway

FedEx Express has opened a newly refettled facility in the cargo center of the Adolfo Suarez – Madrid Barajas Airport. The project included full refurbishment of the warehouse, external yard and office block, as well as the installation of a new sort system, castor deck ... [+]

DHL helps Standard Chartered to slash carbon emissions

DHL Express has signed a strategic partnership with Standard Chartered bank to co-invest in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). It allows Standard Chartered to balance CO₂ emissions linked to its upstream logistics with Verified Emission Reductions carbon credit, making it among the first banks to use ... [+]