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More cash for electronic payments firm

Venture capital firm Insight Partners has made a $35 million investment in supply chain payments network PayCargo, It will use the capital to expand global adoption of its electronic payments system and accelerate investment in technology. [+]

Europa helps deliver beds to Africa

Europa Warehouse has helped its customer, care equipment maker Accora deliver a charity donation of 160 new beds from Milton Keynes to Hull on behalf of Jacobs Well Care Centre. The donated beds are being sent to remote locations around the world, including Africa and ... [+]

Pall-Ex Iberia super-hub is ready for action

Pall-Ex Iberia completed work on its new 12,000 m2 hub facility, in San Fernando de Henares. The building will replace its current warehouse in Madrid and give additional capacity to develop domestic and international services. Pall-Ex Iberia managing director Enric Estruch, commented: “Pall-Ex Iberia has come ... [+]

DHL and Old Father Thames deliver the goods

DHL Express has launched what is believed to be London’s first riverboat parcel delivery service. It is part of the carrier’s commitment to using blended transport modes to improve access to urban areas and an important step towards exploring the use of the river for ... [+]

Port of Middlesbrough keeps mine project on track

Local freight logistics specialists AV Dawson’s Port of Middlesbrough is importing 1km of tunnel segments for Anglo American’s Woodsmith Project on the North Yorkshire Moors, in partnership with heavylift forwarder FH Bertling.  The Woodsmith Project, which was recently taken over by Anglo American, has been manufacturing ... [+]

Ceva opens Almaty gateway

CEVA Logistics is opening a new office in Almaty, Kazakhstan which will also be the regional focus for customers in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. It will offer a full range of multi-modal services including air, ocean and road solutions. Kazakhstan is an important staging ... [+]

Ulster Trader Support scheme goes live

The government is urging businesses dealing with Northern Ireland to sign up to new Trader Support Service, which went live on 28 September. It will provide a free end-to-end support package to manage import and safety and security declarations on behalf of traders and educate businesses ... [+]

Brussels plans to make customs smarter

The European Commission has launched a new Customs Union Action Plan to make EU customs smarter, more innovative and more efficient over the next four years. The Commission says that member states' customs authorities are struggling with the challenges of performing their various roles amid major ... [+]

Transport groups call for ‘no-quota’ trucking deal

Transport business groups and associations from across Europe have written to Brexit negotiators Michel Barnier and David Frost to reach a deal on trucking after the UK leaves the European Union. The letter was coordinated by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and was signed ... [+]

Hellmann appoints automotive head

Hellmann Worldwide has appointed Monika Thielemann-Hald as Global Head of Automotive Logistics, succeeding Martin Wehner, who becomes Chief Commercial Officer Europe. She spent almost 20 years at Schenker in various management positions in the automotive sector before moving to Panalpina in 2014, where she established ... [+]