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DB Schenker launches three-continent freighters

DB Schenker has launched new own-controlled air freighter services connecting the US, Europe and Asia to cope with a lack of capacity on passenger flights. The first route, operated by National Airlines, is from Chicago via Munich to Tokyo and Seoul before flying back to Germany and from there again to the US. It offers a combined weekly transport capacity of 400 tons. The second connection will be launched end ... [+]

DB Schenker restarts UK shipments

DB Schenker has resumed collections of compliant land transport shipments from the European Union to the UK, after earlier suspending them due to Brexit-related customs issues.However, the forwarder stressed that, for shipments to be processed, the necessary customs documents must be obtained.Head of land transport ... [+]

Ceva joins Hope Consortium

CEVA Logistics has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Abu Dhabi-based Hope Consortium to provide logistics support for COVID-19 vaccine distribution worldwide. Spearheaded by the Abu Dhabi Department of Health, the Hope Consortium includes Etihad Cargo, Abu Dhabi Ports, Rafed (the healthcare purchasing arm of ... [+]

DHL expands Leipzig pharma site

DHL Global Forwarding has expanded its Life Sciences & Healthcare facility in Leipzig by 2,500sq m. It houses state-of-the-art equipment for storing and handling temperature-controlled pharmaceutical and medical products, such as vaccinations and is the second DHL Global Forwarding facility to be expanded in terms ... [+]

Chacon takes the reins at Gefco UK

Logistics specialist GEFCO UK has appointed Cédric Chacon as its new managing director. He has spent the last 20 years developing in contract logistics services within the Group and has held various operational roles in the overland division in Dijon, Marseille and Lyon. In 2010, he joined the ... [+]

Kerry Logistics opens chemical site

Kerry Logistics Network has opened a chemical logistics centre in the Cangzhou Lingang Economic and Technological Development Zone in Hebei province. Located close to the Tianjin Nangang Industrial Zone, it has a total area of 320,000 sq ft, comprising Class A warehouse, Class B warehouse, ... [+]

Rhenus to buy Rhineland freight firm

Rhenus is to take over fellow German logistics company LOXX, subject to approval by the competition authorities. Headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, near Essen, it specialises cross-border cargo in the Rhine/Ruhr region. As well as the 17,000sq m logistics centre in Gelsenkirchen, the acquisition will include business ... [+]

DB Schenker pauses UK deliveries

DB Schenker , says it has been forced to put a temporarily hold on acceptance of new consignments for shipment to the UK, due to Brexit problems. It not accepting new UK-bound consignments, for the time being but that consignments that have already been accepted ... [+]

Lack of Brexit readiness understandable, says CH Robinson

Not all UK businesses were as prepared for Brexit as they could have been, but this was understandable given the uncertainty created by trade negotiations going down to the wire, says CH Robinson Europe director of account management, Chris Mills. Leaving the EU has placed an ... [+]

New name for Geodis’ project arm

Geodis Industrial Projects is to be renamed Geodis Project Logistics. The forwarder says the change reflects the more diversified service portfolio which now goes beyond the industrial segment. Geodis is also integrating its Aid & Relief business as well as its Marine Logistics teams into ... [+]