AEO for Baxter Freight

Baxter Freight has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Chairman Ian Baxter said that, in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, it would help to keep cargo moving as smoothly as possible and reduce the need for financial guarantees. [+]

DHL sets up China joint venture

Deutsche Post DHL Group is to transfer its supply chain operations in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau to SF Holding and set up a new joint company, SF DHL Supply Chain China. The RMB 5.5 billion (EUR 700 million) deal involves only the supply ... [+]

The death of Windows 7 is not exaggerated, says software firm

Shippers and freight forwarders need to act soon to ensure that their systems are ready for the end of extended support for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Operating systems, warns Southampton-based IT firm, Albacore. Director, Cliff Atkinson said: “The end of Windows 7 ... [+]

BIFA launches young forwarders group

The British International Freight Association is launching a BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN) to support people who have recently joined the sector. The launch will take place on 6 March at National Apprenticeship Week. Training development manager Carl Hobbis, said BIFA aimed to create several regional networking ... [+]

New MD for Kerry Germany

Kerry Logistics has appointed Oliver Loch as managing director in Germany. He was previously international key account manager Europe at Rhenus Freight Logistics. Based at the German headquarters in Raunheim, near Frankfurt, he will be responsible for driving the strategic business development of Kerry Logistics’ ... [+]

Martin Bencher gets licence to invoice

Forwarder Martin Bencher has obtained its own business licence for its Vietnam. It will now be able too issue VAT invoices to local clients as well as expand its customer portfolio in the country. [+]

ACS goes it alone in Shenzhen

Allport Cargo Services has opened a new standalone export container freight station in QiYang, Shenzhen. Nearly 50% bigger than the previous facility at 13,000sq m, with 48 loading bays, the warehouse is export customs supervised and owned and operated by ACS. ACS has also promoted ... [+]

Mues to get Imperial on the right lines

Imperial Logistics has appointed Juergen Mues as chief operating officer. He will assume overall responsibility for all operational aspects of the business, and joins from Swiss Railways Cargo. His appointment o is part of a rationalization of the business, which is currently geographically diversified and ... [+]

Europa on target for £400m turnover

Europa Worldwide Group reported turnover of £180m, revenue up 24% and the turnover set to surpass £400 million by 2022 at its fifth annual Management Conference at Hodsock Priory in the East Midlands. Managers from 16 locations listened to the board outline plans for business ... [+]

New leaders to spearhead Gefco growth

Gefco Group has nominated five new leaders to expand its freight forwarding business including industrial project cargo and life sciences and healthcare logistics solutions. They are: Alicja Szewczyk, global human resources people and culture manager (main picture); Valentin Elistratov, global commercial director (pictured below, left); Karin ... [+]