EFL ensures smooth transition for Byrne clients

Dublin-based freight forwarder EFL International has taken on the customers and businesses of one of the city’s last independent operators, Byrne Airfreight. Ex-Aer Lingus employee Eddie Byrne, who founded Byrne Airfreight in the early 1980s, retired in December 2019 but it was anxious to find his staff and customers a worthy new home. The answer was EFL International, based just a few kilometres away south of Byrne Airfreight’s location to the north ... [+]

Davies Turner shares its AEO experience

Davies Turner is offering Authorised Economic Operator consultancy services to existing and potential clients. The forwarder says its clients have noted a significant increase in the number of tenders and preferred supplier qualification applications that ask whether they have AEO accreditation, fuelled by Brexit negotiations. It ... [+]

Agilty signs refugee aid deal

Freight forwarder Agility has signed a partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced to deliver essential services to Malaysia’s 178,000 refugees, most of them Rohingyas from Myanmar. Announced at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting at Davos, the deal includes a $100,000 donation from ... [+]

SEKO signs deal with Air & Ground

SEKO Logistics has signed a partnership with Air & Ground World Transport to help create new cross-border growth opportunities for shippers. It will leverage AG Ground’s offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei, Shenzhen, Guangzhou Manila and Ho Chi Minh City among others and SEKO ... [+]

DHL takes first steps in IT evolution

DHL Freight has taken the first major step towards creating a single Transport Management System (TMS) for all its operations throughout Europe, rolling out its EVO software at all its terminals in France. It will then be introduced in Turkey. EVO has been developed entirely ... [+]

Freight industry still in the dark over Brexit, warns FTA

The Freight Transport Association is calling on the government to answer questions about the UK’s future trading arrangements with the EU after the Brexit transition period.  following comments from the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, suggesting a hardening in the government’s approach to Brexit, and his suggestion ... [+]

KN joins forces in the Far East

Kuehne + Nagel is to combine its two existing Asian organisations into a single region as part of its focus on the Far East over the coming year. The two current regional managers Jens Drewes and Siew Loong Wong will jointly lead the development of ... [+]

DSV ticks all the boxes for the Red Cross

Freight forwarder DSV has provided a new warehouse for the Danish Red Cross to help it to respond quickly to disasters anywhere in the world. The new facilities are in the first part of the Hedeland distribution centre which will have a total capacity of 150,000sq ... [+]

It’s a slam-dunk for BIFA award-winners

Basketball star and broadcaster Ade Adepitan revealed the winners of the British International Freight Association’s Freight Service Awards 2019 on 16 January. The winners of the eight General, Modal, and Specialist categories in the Awards, which has established a benchmark of quality for the British freight ... [+]

New IT horizon for DG International

Specialist freight forwarder DG International is launching Horizon, a cloud-based, single-platform digitisation, visibility and integration platform. It can be tailored to different business objectives and, rather than being an ‘out-of-the-box’ solution, the platform offers complete visibility over the supply chain enabling customers to request quotes, ... [+]