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Management buys Dublin’s Toga Freight

The management of Dublin-based Toga Freight have completed a buyout and acquired the full shareholding of the forwarder from co-founder and majority shareholder, Martin Gately. Toga Freight Services was founded in 1978 by the later Peter Toner and Martin Gately (hence the name ‘To-Ga’) and since Peter Toner’s passing away in 2016 has been owned and run by Martin Gately, Robert Dickinson, Muriel Corish and Peter Toner’s son, Darragh Toner. Toga Freight ... [+]

Kerry wins ESG award

Asian forwarder Kerry Logistics Network has won a silver ESG Benchmark Award and the Outstanding Sustainability and Dividend Growth Award for the second year running at the ESG Achievement Awards 2022/23. Organised by the Institute of ESG & Benchmarking they recognise the importance of sustainable ... [+]

Warrenpoint forwarder tees up commercial director

Warrenpoint-based international freight-forwarder, Trans Europe Express (TEE) has appointed Ryan McGovern as commercial director. TEE offers freight and customs services including groupage and full trailer services between Ireland, the UK and Europe, specialising in the Scandinavian market. He will join Ryan join his father, Vincent McGovern, founder ... [+]

Woodland buys Yorkshire warehouse

Essex-headquartered forwarding and logistics company Woodland Group has acquired a 35,800sq ft warehousing and distribution facility in Dewsbury, UK. It adds to its existing warehouse portfolio in Yorkshire of 335,458sq ft at two facilities in Doncaster. [+]

Schenker poised for Manchester move

German forwarder DB Schenker has bought a 2.3 acre site at Trafford Park for a new Manchester facility due to open later this year. Catering to air, ocean, land and contract logistics it will more than double the size of its existing facility with almost 50,000sq ... [+]

BIFA appoints in the southwest

he British International Freight Association has appointed Paul Cunningham as a regional representative for its South and South West Region. His previous roles include chief executive of SkyNet Worldwide Express, and vice president at DHL Global Forwarding UK. He was also a partner at LCP ... [+]

Ital gains sustainability silver seal of approval

Ital Logistics has been upgraded to Silver status by the EcoVadis business sustainability assessment platform. The Manchester-based forwarder was first assessed in July 2022 by EcoVadis, which rates businesses’ sustainability based on environmental impact, labour and human rights standards, ethics and procurement practices. Ital achieved ... [+]

Miles O’Donnell takes charge of Europa Air & Sea in UK and Ireland

Europa Worldwide Group’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has appointed Miles O’Donnell as general manager for the UK and Ireland as part of a restructure. He is responsible for the sales and operational sides of the UK team.  Director of Europa Air & Sea, Angus Hind, ... [+]

Double-Danish for Deugro

Deugro is to open its second Danish branch in Aarhus, on 1 November. The German-owned forwarder already has a branch in Herning, opened in 2003. The new office will strengthen Deugro’s  presence in the wind and renewables, markets. [+]

Cargo-partner upgrades across south-east Europe

Austrian forwarder Cargo-partner has upgraded its warehouse facilities in Croatia, Slovenia and Türkiye. It has expanded its warehouse in Zagreb by 4,600sq m. The warehouse was opened in June 2022 and is located ten minutes from the international airport and the latest expansion brings the logistics ... [+]