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Floods delay German and Belgium transport

Recent flooding has caused significant delays to transport in Belgium and Germany, reports supply chain visibility firm FourKites. It says that there have been delayed shipments and soaring wait times soaring in these two countries for road transport. The impact has been less severe in the Netherlands, it adds, Late shipments started to grow during the week of 4 July and reached their peak during the week of 11 July increasing ... [+]

DHL adds pharma space in Frankfurt

DHL Supply Chain is expanding its dedicated pharma space in Florstadt, 35km north of Frankfurt am Main, Germany with a 344,445sq ft logistics centre, bring the total at its pharmaceuticals and medical products campus to 753,473sq ft. Scheduled to open in late 2021, it will offer ... [+]

Dachser opens new site in Phoenix, Arizona

Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics, the US subsidiary of German-headquartered logistics and forwarding company Dachser SE has opened a new, larger office facility in Phoenix, Arizona to handle increased volume. As well as serving the region and the wider US West Coast, it will manage ... [+]

Cargo-partner expands in north-east Europe

European logistics company cargo-partner has increased its storage capacity in Brwinów near Warsaw (Poland), by 3,000sq m. The iLogistics Center now provides 11,000sq m of storage space at a temperature range of +15 to +25 °C, including a 1,000sq m bonded warehouse area. The facility ... [+]

Hauliers mull move to EU as Brexit bites

Some 56% of UK hauliers have moved some operations to the EU, or would consider it in the future in the wake of-Brexit, according to a survey by the Haulage Exchange. The survey found that 81% of operators had already faced longer waiting times at the ... [+]

New straddles for Maritime in Tamworth

Maritime’s Transport’s intermodal freight terminal in Tamworth (BIFT) has taken delivery of two new ESC450 straddle carriers supplied by Kalmar, part of Cargotec. The diesel-electric machines are designed to accommodate a four-high container stack with a 40-tonne lift capacity. [+]

Appointments and promotions spearhead EV Cargo growth

Hong Kong-based forwarding, supply chain and technology company, EV Cargo has appointed Paul Coutts as chief operating officer on 1 September 2021. He is expected to be based in Singapore and joins from Singapore Post where, as Group chief executive, he has overseen the transformation ... [+]

Customs clock is ticking, warns BIFA

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is encouraging businesses to ensure that they are fully prepared for rule changes that will take effect over the next six months following an initial postponement.In March, BIFA welcomed the easements for new customs declaration requirements and other checks ... [+]

Safety, skills and carbon are crucial for supply chains, says FTA Ireland

Improving road safety, overcoming the skills shortage, and decarbonising operations are all vital to protect the nation’s supply chains and to future-proof Ireland’s logistics industry, said FTA Ireland (FTAI in its response to the Irish government’s consultation, Ten-year Strategy for the Haulage Sector First Consultation ... [+]

Welsh government throws doubt on Freeport plan

The Welsh government has written to the UK Government asking for an urgent discussion to determine how to resolve issues over freeports, warning that, without a workable solution, “we will need to move forward and dedicate our focus to supporting the economy in Wales in ... [+]