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Rhenus opens Indian chemical centre

Rhenus Warehousing Solutions India has opened a new multi-user site in the Mumbai area. At around 28,000sq m, it is one of the largest warehouses in the area and will focus on storing chemical and petrochemical products. A large part of the space has already been allocated to polymer firm Covestro. It comes with a modern warehouse management system, fully equipped loading and unloading docks and conveyors and fully complies ... [+]

Integration of 3S boosts Gebrüder Weiss on the Middle Corridor

Austrian forwarding and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss says it will offer increase focus on the Turkish market with the full integration of recently-acquired freight forwarding company 3S Transport and  Logistics in early December. With the country showing growing appeal to European importers and exporters, the main ... [+]

Martin Bencher opens Denver office

Freight forwarder Martin Bencher has opened an office in Denver, Colorado. It will act as a hub for the entire Western Midwest for companies in the area including  turbine and wind energy plants. Martin Bencher has appointed Eric Thie as branch manager and Valerie Nielsen ... [+]

New roles for Dachser

Dachser UK has appointed Mark Cosgrove to the new role of regional sales and commercial manager responsible for the UK and Ireland while Chris Radley assumes full responsibility for Dachser Air & Sea Logistics across the UK as branch manager in Northampton. Cosgrove was recently head ... [+]

Unravelling the mysteries of General Average

The latest issue of freight transport insurer TT Club’s StopLoss newsletter unravels the mysteries of General Average. Produced in collaboration with forwarder’s association, FIATA and the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the publication provides a straightforward summary of the topic, along with essential good practice advice.  While General Average is widely ... [+]

DSV books first green shipment on Etihad

DSV Global Transport and Logistics has become the first partner to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) under Etihad Cargo’s book and claim system. DSV's SAF purchase, enabled the transport and logistics provider to offset CO2 emissions and reduce non-CO2 climate impact on a shipment from ... [+]

Nurminen launches Kazakhstan rail route

Finland-based Nurminen Logistics has started regular rail services from Europe to Kazakhstan.The first consignment from Helsinki to Kazakhstan started its journey in late November and the next departures will be in December. Goods can be transported in 40’ shipping containers. In December, departures will increase ... [+]

Baltic media plaudit for Delamode

UK-based east European forwarding specialist Xpediator’s Delamode Baltics arm has been the number one leading transport and logistics Company in Lithuania in the annual business sector awards sponsored by the Verslo žinios news organisation. The award was based on growth in income, profitability and wages. The ... [+]

DSV signs global deal with Gymshark

British fitness community and apparel brand, Gymshark, has signed a strategic partnership with forwarding and logistics operator DSV for international multimodal transport. Established in the UK in 2012, Gymshark has seen rapid growth in recent years and npow has sales of around £480m in over 180 ... [+]

KN takes delivery of first freighter

Kuehne+Nagel has put its first Boeing 747-8 freighter into operation under its long-term charter agreement with Atlas Air. The Swiss-based forwarder is chartering the entire capacity of the very last two 747-8F aircraft being delivered by Boeing. The plane, which will operate Transpacific and intra-Asia ... [+]