Logistics

Dunkerque customs goes 24-hour

Customs at the French Channel port of Dunkerque have authorized 24-hour, seven days a week clearance operations. It follows a pilot scheme operated by forwarder company DSV, since 15 November. Previously, it was possible to validate declarations outside the opening hours of the customs services, but required the operator to have a presence. [+]

Imperial Logistics set to conquer hazmat market

Imperial Logistics has opened a new hazardous materials warehouse near Osnabrück in the Lower Saxony region of Germany. The site features the latest safety and environmental protection systems, and was officially opened by local mayor Sebastian Huedepohl. The 12,500sq m warehouse accommodates 20,000 pallets of chemicals ... [+]

Volga-Dnepr signs Alibaba deal

Volga-Dnepr will guarantee access for Alibaba freight arm, Cainiao Smart Logistics while the latter will make the Russian cargo airline its preferred carrier under a new memorandum of understanding. The two partners will also work to develop an optimal scheduled route network in Asia, Europe ... [+]

New storage system racks up the savings

DP World and industrial engineering specialists SMS group have created an intelligent container storage system at Jebel Ali Terminal 4. Instead of stacking containers directly on top of each other, the system places each container in an individual rack compartment. Containers are stored in an ... [+]

P3 boss goes into publishing in memory of his son

When his son Robbie died suddenly at the age of just 27 from Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome, P3 Logistic Parks chief executive Ian Worboys wrote a "bucket list" of things he wished he’d done with him. One of the outcomes was The Crush series ... [+]

Smart thinking for North-East ports

Five North-East ports have got together to test satellite-based solutions to allow them to become more ‘intelligent’. The Smart Port North East Testbed will bring together the ports of Berwick Blyth, Sunderland, Tyne and Teesport with digital and industry experts, academia, regional authorities to explore ... [+]

AV Dawson extends steel contract

Teesside shipping and logistics company AV Dawson has secured a three year extension to support British Steel operations at its Special Profiles facility in Skinningrove and at its Teesside Beam Mill in Lackenby. The Middlesbrough based business has operated on-site logistics on the sites for ... [+]

DHL Freight gains ISO standards

DHL Freight has received external certification of its global management system based on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 at 88 branches thus far, with certification of all branches worldwide to follow by 2020. The matrix of certifications guarantees uniform management system and processes ... [+]

Top honours for SEKO fashion clients

SEKO Logistics has sponsored the ‘Best Innovation in Fashion Retail’ category in the Drapers Awards 2018 - three of which went to its own customers. This is the third consecutive year SEKO has supported the highly-respected awards in fashion retailing, which were presented before an audience ... [+]

LV Shipping offers steel transport solution

Middlesbrough-based forwarder LV Shipping has taken delivery of a new fleet of curtainsiders from TIP Trailer Services to carry steel pipes and related products for Van Leeuwen. Manufactured by Krone in Germany, the Profi Liner trailers are a mixture of standard and high-cube and designed for ... [+]