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Ceva offers time-critical solutions

Ceva Logistics is offering a Skycapacty program with guaranteed access to global air cargo capacity for customers in a market that continues to experience volatility. The forwarder has purchased recurring capacity on key routes. The Skycapacity network currently offers destinations to and from North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Ceva has also launched a Time Critical Solution for clients in healthcare, automotive, aerospace or manufacturing environments, where specific parts or ... [+]

U-Freight boss sees e-commerce boom

U-Freight predicts that the global e-commerce logistics market will hit €557 billion by 2025, having grown 27.3% in 2020. Chief executive Simon Wong said his experience mirrored a recent report by Transport intelligence (Tii) which described e-commerce as one of the key growth sectors for logistics ... [+]

New joint venture for Gulf projects

Abu Dhabi Ports’ Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company is to collaborate with lifting specialist Mammoet United Arab Emirates to offer on and offshore turnkey transport and installation solutions for projects in the Gulf. [+]

Bertling appoints in Houston

German-owned project forwarder Bertling Logistics has appointed Rasmus Frandsen as director business development at its Houston office. He joins from Intermarine, where he worked in different functions and also worked abroad in Malaysia for two years before relocating to Houston in 2016 where he became ... [+]

Project forwarder names new German chief

Kent-based Trans Global Projects Group has named Andreas Menzel as managing director for its German subsidiaries Trans Global Projects GmbH and Natco. He brings more than 16 years of industry experience and has held senior management positions with numerous logistics companies, most recently ATS International ... [+]

Agility opens Maputo logistics park

Agility has opened a logistics park in Maputo, Mozambique. The 290,000sq m site is on the new Maputo ring road with easy access to major highways leading to the north of Mozambique and to South Africa. The 32,000sq m of Agility warehousing constructed for the ... [+]

Young Forwarders hit a half-century

The British International Freight Association's Young Forwarder Network (YFN) has held 50 events, two years after it was launched in March 2019, despite the disruption caused by Covid-19 and Brexit In its first year, 741 individuals attended 28 events organised by the YFN, which included regional ... [+]

East Coast promise for SEKO

SEKO Logistics has opened regional distribution hubs in Baltimore and Charlotte, North Carolina on the US East Coast. The new Baltimore operation offers over 160,000sq ft of warehouse space for clients in the medical, ecommerce and defence sectors and includes specialist inspection and acceptance, packaging and ... [+]

Geodis opens in Icheon

Geodis has opened a multi-user facility in Icheon, South Korea in response to a surge in e-commerce channels demand. The new premises provide a variable ambient environment with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 34°C and maintain a maximum humidity of 87%. The location brings the ... [+]

BIFA welcomes apprentice funding

BIFA has welcomed increased government incentive payments for  companies that hire new apprentices. Employers will now receive £3,000 for new apprentices of any age who join their organisation from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021. Carl Hobbis, BIFA’s Executive Director, who has management responsibility for ... [+]