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Cargo-partner expands in north-east Europe

European logistics company cargo-partner has increased its storage capacity in Brwinów near Warsaw (Poland), by 3,000sq m. The iLogistics Center now provides 11,000sq m of storage space at a temperature range of +15 to +25 °C, including a 1,000sq m bonded warehouse area. The facility is located in a class A building in the MLP II Logistics Park, southwest of Warsaw and next to the A2 motorway, the most important ... [+]

A safe pair of hands

Freight forwarder Gebrüder Weiss is now sponsoring goalies’ kit for all keepers at Vorarlberg Austrian Football Bundesliga team SCR Altach. The partnership with the Club (officially known as Cashpoint SCR Alatach, after its major sponsor) was launched in 2019 covering just the men’s professional goalies ... [+]

Appointments and promotions spearhead EV Cargo growth

Hong Kong-based forwarding, supply chain and technology company, EV Cargo has appointed Paul Coutts as chief operating officer on 1 September 2021. He is expected to be based in Singapore and joins from Singapore Post where, as Group chief executive, he has overseen the transformation ... [+]

Customs clock is ticking, warns BIFA

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is encouraging businesses to ensure that they are fully prepared for rule changes that will take effect over the next six months following an initial postponement.In March, BIFA welcomed the easements for new customs declaration requirements and other checks ... [+]

Aramex and Schenker strike cooperation deal

Middle East logistics operator Aramex and German-based forwarder DB Schenker have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer upply chain solutions in critical industries to and from Abu Dhabi and the wider region. Leveraging DB Schenker’s extensive freight forwarding capacity it will boost Aramex’s capabilities ... [+]

Kansas forwarder signs AI deal

Kansas City forwarder the Scarbrough Group has signed a deal with Vector.ai for an artificial intelligence platform to automate its accounts payable and customs declaration tasks. It provides Scarbrough Group with a central hub for its customs brokerage and finance teams to collaborate while simultaneously ... [+]

EV Cargo offers road air alternative

EV Cargo has launched a twice-weekly road-air service from China to London Heathrow using dedicated charter capacity from Urumqi Diwopu airport in the Xinjiang region of north-west China. It can also arrange onward transport to a number of European countries. The service is intended to ... [+]

UPS and PwC offer one stop import shop

UPS is offering an online Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) to simplify VAT for e-commerce imports valued at up to €150 into the EU, in partnership with tax consultant PwC.The European Union introduced new VAT rules for cross-border e-commerce sales on 1 July 1including the ... [+]

Delamode is in the swing with new fashion clients

UK forwarder Xpediator’s Delamode fashion and lifestyle division has won new business with independent fashion retailer Kymina, a UK based manufacturer of sustainable and environment-friendly swimwear and luxury brand Moose Knuckles Canada, known for their stylish take on functional outerwear, sportswear and accessories, whose products ... [+]

Geodis buys French pharma firm

Geodis has signed an agreement to acquire temperature-controlled pharmaceutical specialist Gandon Transports. The company offers services at 2/8°C and 15/25°C, distributing to pharmacies, hospitals and wholesalers throughout France. [+]