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Trailer Bridge makes landfall in Europe

US-based transportation provider Trailer Bridge has made its first move across the Pond with the launch of Trailer Bridge Europe, based in Frankfurt, Germany, and led by industry veteran, Jason Trubenbach. Trailer Bridge Europe will provide end-to-end supply chain solutions for both commercial and government shippers working closely with the company’s US-based Government and International Divisions. They will provide solutions for land and ocean transport as well as warehousing, freight forwarding, ... [+]

Geodis draws up diversity policy

Global logistics company Geodis has drawn up a diversity policy to mark its commitment to foster a work environment that values and respects all. It includes fair and inclusive recruitment and hiring practices to attract a diverse pool of candidates, provision of ongoing training and ... [+]

Derry Bros offers one-click customs

Armagh, Northern Ireland-based broker Derry Bros Shipping & Customs Clearance has enhanced its Digiccom platform with the EDI and API connections, giving customers  a single-entry, one-click solution. By enabling data exchange, via either a secure file share or full systems integration, it will be possible to ... [+]

Schenker opens Manchester hub

DB Schenker has officially opened its new facility at Manchester Trafford Park. The £11 million freehold building  is located on a 2.3 acre site, and includes 47,500 square feet of warehousing and 7,500 square feet of office space and is TAPA A, AEO and customs ... [+]

Green issues take a back seat among hard-pressed forwarders

Despite a growing acceptance of the importance of sustainability initiatives among British freight forwarders, more than half insist that other business-critical issues are taking precedence right now, particularly for smaller forwarders, according to a new report. The British International Freight Association and emissions reporting software provide ... [+]

Booking surge for DP World platform

DP World says that its SeaRates partnership with Singapore-based CP World Group has led to a 39% increase in month-on-month bookings and shipment tracking for small cargo owners since last year. The digital freight forwarder platform offers streamlined logistics processes and real-time information. [+]

Perfect timing by Bertling

German forwarder Bertling Logistics has launched a time-definite airfreight service. A team of experts in Düsseldorf will find the most suitable solution to get cargo delivered on time, working with regional air freight hubs in locations including the US, Singapore, China, UAE, Chile, and South ... [+]

Integrity Group warns of cargoes of concern

The Cargo Integrity Group has identified 15 categories of goods that can cause dangerous incident under certain conditions and is urging shippers to follow, the CTU Code and industry best practices.  The list includes reactive hazards that can catch fire such as charcoal, calcium hypochlorite, lithium-ion ... [+]

Three join BIFA board

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has elected Denise Hill, Ian Mallon and Chris Packwood to its board of directors. Denise Hill joined BIFA’s secretariat in April 2023 as member engagement director. With her election to the BIFA Board, she will assist with the governance of ... [+]

Humber Freeport opens Grimsby HQ

Humber Freeport Company has opened a headquarters in the Grade II Listed Grimsby Dock Office, owned by Associated British Ports (ABP). The Freeport includes ABP’s four ports of Grimsby, Goole, Hull, and Immingham. [+]