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DFDS marks a start on ICT integration

Following its acquisition of ICT Logistics in September 2021, DFDS has started to integrate the Baltic, Central Eastern Europe and CIS specialist into its network. ICT Logistics has a head office in Herning, Denmark, and specialises in full - and part load, groupage and oversize transport solutions and its customer portfolio includes several large Danish industrials. It owns 20 trucks and 600 trailers employs 28 drivers and carries close to ... [+]

BIFA winners put it between the posts

Rugby star Matt Dawson likened the performance of the 2021 Freight Service Awards winners to his own delivery to Jonny Wilkinson when he scored the drop goal that won England the World Cup in 2003.The host of the British International Freight Association’s event in London ... [+]

Record entries for Safety Award

A record 30 organisations from around the world have submitted entries for the 2021 TT Club Innovation in Safety Award. Covering products and procedures that achieve a demonstrable improvement in cargo handling and transport safety, they range in focus from bulk cargo handling to containerised ... [+]

Faster fashion thanks to Ceva’s new Polish site

Ceva Logistics has won a long-term eCommerce fulfilment contract with fashion platform About You. It will manage a new 40,000sq m fulfilment operation in Wroclaw-Magnice, Poland, using its automation and technology capabilities to deliver greater productivity and shorter lead times to the retailer.  Some 1,000 employees ... [+]

Dual role for Geodis’ German high-flyer

Antje Lochmann has been appointed managing director of Geodis’ Freight Forwarding and of its Contract Logistics activities in Germany. She joined the company in 2011 is one of the youngest senior managers to be promoted within Geodis’ leadership program, taking over as managing director of ... [+]

Pentalver expands London Gateway site

Container services operator Pentalver Transport – a sister company to rail operator Freightliner within Genesee & Wyoming - has completed phase three of its terminal expansion at DP World London Gateway. Despite ongoing challenges from the pandemic, the extensive work was completed to schedule and ... [+]

SEKO promotes legal expert

SEKO Logistics has promoted Char Dalton to chief legal officer and chief of staff. The new role supports the chief executive with execution of strategic initiatives across all portfolio companies. Joining SEKO in 2014 she has held the post of general counsel, vice president at ... [+]

Couriers keep aerospace on the move

Aerospace logistics specialist B&H Worldwide says customers are turning to onboard courier (OBC) to keep critical moving. It has seen a rapid expansion in its OBC services in the last few months as an alternative to traditional freight movements. Requests for aerospace OBCs saw a ... [+]

Geodis MyParcel goes to Canada

Geodis has expanded its MyParcel direct-to-customer intercontinental delivery service to Canada. Geodis MyParcel was first launched in 2020 to initially offer a small parcel delivery service from the US to 27 European countries. Cross-border e-Commerce activity has grown drastically as consumers have altered buying behaviour ... [+]

US crooks target static cargo

Third quarter theft data in the US shows a trend away from ‘on the move’ targets to locations where cargo is temporarily stored and delivered, says insurer, the TT Club.  Targeted locations include traditional warehouses and depots where containers and trailers are being held awaiting ... [+]