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ITAL goes direct to the Rock

Ital logistics has added direct weekly road freight groupage services to Gibraltar to its pan-European network in partnership with local freight forwarder Eastgate Express Services. The largest logistics company on the Rock, founded in 1997, Eastgate specialises in UK overland transport, as well as offering storage, customs clearance, courier and express and removals services. ITAL Logistics development director, James Mears, said: “We have been exporting to Gibraltar for many years on the ... [+]

FedEx plugs in Spain to electric network

FedEx Express Europe has received the first of 33 new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter vans being added to ground operations in Spain over the coming months. The 3.5-tonne fully electric vehicles have been allocated to stations in Madrid and Barcelona, with 16 vehicles are already picking up and ... [+]

Bolloré chief takes on CMA CGM role

CMA CGM has appointed Bolloré Logistics  chief executive, Thierry Ehrenbogen as senior vice president, development and strategic account, effective from March 1st, 2024. He will be responsible for leading the key strategic accounts of the group, ensuring the development of commercial synergies between CMA CGM's ... [+]

Efret launches Morocco route

Uniserve’s pan-European arm Efret has launched a new driver-accompanied service between the UK and Morocco with scheduled departures every weekday. It operates from any UK collection point, except Northern Ireland, and delivers to all regions of Morocco including, Rabat, Tangier, Agadir, Fes, Marrakesh and Casablanca ... [+]

Kuehne+Nagel to buy pan-Asian operator

Kuehne+Nagel has signed and agreement to acquire pan-Asian operator City Zone Express from Chasen Holdings’. Headquartered in Malaysia and established in 2006, City Zone Express has over 500 employees and operates in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam Thailand, and China. with an owned fleet of 260 vehicles ... [+]

Scan Global opens Mombasa office

Scan Global Logistics has opened its second office in Kenya, in Mombasa. It comes six months after forwarder successfully entered the Kenyan market in Nairobi in April 2023. Mombasa is the company’s 12th on the African continent. Kenya's logistics potential is growing due to improved ... [+]

Wincanton recommends acceptance of GXO offer

Wincanton Directors have recommended an offer to buy the company by GXO for about £762 million, or £6.05 per share, 26% higher than that made by CMA CGM subsidiary Ceva Logistics in February. West Country-based Wincanton operates more than 170 sites across the country with a ... [+]

Freeports could be Welsh economic miracle

Secretary of State for Wales David Davies formally launched the two Welsh freeports at the Institute of Directors in London on 29 February, on the eve of St David’s Day. The Anglesey (Ynys Mon) Freeport will cover the whole Isle of Anglesey, including Holyhead, the UK’s ... [+]

Edinburgh Chamber honours work of a lifetime at Forth Ports

Forth Ports outgoing chief executive Charles Hammond has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. Charles Hammond, who already has an OBE, steps down from the Scottish and English ports operator after 23 years later this year. He received the accolade at ... [+]

Freeport East inspires the next generation of freight talent

Freeport East, the government Connected Places Catapult and Clacton Coastal Academy hosted an industry day in Clacton in late February. It showcased the wide range of careers in the freight and logistics sector and aimed to dispel misconceptions and inspire young people to consider exciting ... [+]