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Toga Group joins Irish business elite

Toga Group has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies in the Deloitte Ireland awards, in association with Bank of Ireland. The global audit firm said that Toga, which comprises Toga Freight and Toga Customs, had demonstrated superior business performance for the third consecutive year. This is the first year where the awards programme returned as an in-person event following the pandemic with a ceremony in Dublin. Ireland’s Best Managed ... [+]

Green transport for Irish operators

Decarbonisation will be the key topic under discussion at FTA Ireland’s Transport Manager Seminar, to be held at The Johnstown Estate, Enfield, County Meath on 19 October. Delegates will be able to hear senior industry experts and policy makers discuss key legislation and topical issues and ... [+]

More stations for CEVA battery programme

CEVA Logistics has added five more stations to its network of air freight locations certified under the CEIV Lithium Battery program. Frankfurt, Incheon, Shanghai (PVG), Singapore and Tokyo join Amsterdam and Hong Kong, which were certified in 2021. CEVA became the world's first company to ... [+]

UPS appoints healthcare sales chief

UPS has appointed Cathy O’Brien as its healthcare vice president for international sales. Based in Ireland, she will be responsible for Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America the pharmaceutical, medical device, laboratory and dental segments. She joined UPS in July 2016 as a managing ... [+]

Hubdrop to speed pan-European pallets

The Palletways Group, a subsidiary of DP World’s Imperial, has rolled out its new direct injection Hubdrop service across the UK and in its networks in the Benelux, Iberia, Italy, Germany and Hungary for customers that ship large volumes of international freight. The service allows shippers ... [+]

Aramex joins Pallet-Track

Freight forwarder Aramex UK has joined the Pallet-Track network. Dubai-headquartered Aramex’s UK operation is based in an 80,000sq ft warehouse complex in Poyle nbear Heathrow Airport. It will service the SL3-6 and RG10 postcodes for Pallet-Track. [+]

UPS appoints Europe supply chain chief

UPS has appointed Susanne Klingler-Werner as the new president for UPS Supply Chain Solutions Europe. Since joining UPS from Menlo Worldwide Forwarding in 2005, she has held roles in Global Freight Forwarding (GFF) operations, air freight product management and pricing and revenue management. Klingler-Werner is ... [+]

DHL opens Jo’burg hub

DHL Global Forwarding has inaugurated a new transhipment hub and head office in Johannesburg, South Africa. The primarily solar-powered complex is in the Sky Park Industrial Estate close to OR Tambo International Airport and offers temperature-controlled chambers and GDP-trained personnel to cater to the needs ... [+]

Rhenus Heathrow centre goes live

Rhenus UK has officially opened its new logistics centre near Heathrow Airport. It will strengthen the forwarder’s offer in life sciences and healthcare, full vehicle logistics and air and ocean freight. The 58,000sq ft handling facility is located in Ashford, Middlesex four miles from the airport. ... [+]

Geodis appoints sustainability EVP

Virginie Delcroix has joined French-owned forwarder GEODIS as executive vice president, sustainable development. Since 2017, she has been Vice President Sustainable Development, with responsibility for corporate social responsibility and product safety and  regulatory affairs at the Arkema group. Picture credit: Thomas Lasne [+]