Oakland secures West Yorks site

Supply chain solutions provider Oakland International has secured a new site at Knottingley, near Pontefract in West Yorkshire. Completed in March 2024, the 161,578sq ft building has a solar array across the entire roof producing.600kva of renewable energy. The building is due to open in the autumn. [+]

Germany wins the truck parking wooden spoon

Mindaugas Paulauskas, chief executive of Europe’s largest trucker, Girteka Transport, recently drove a truck 7,600 km across the continent to highlight the problem of inadequate driver facilities. His journey revealed significant disparities in the quality of sites, from secure and well-managed facilities in Sweden to severe ... [+]

Electric wagons roll in Hamburg

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) put the first electrically powered trucks into operation at its in-house freight forwarder Container-Transport-Dienst in June as parts of its sustainability strategy. CTD will initially be using the Volvo FHs for container transfers in the Port of Hamburg and data ... [+]

New members for Cool Chain board

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has appointed Vijan Chetty, general manager, Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) as its new treasurer, and Natalie Niers, chief operating officer, Validaide, and Ian Buck, head of business development, Aerotuf have joined the board. Gerton Hulsman, commercial director, Energy ... [+]

Integrity Group warns of cargoes of concern

The Cargo Integrity Group has identified 15 categories of goods that can cause dangerous incident under certain conditions and is urging shippers to follow, the CTU Code and industry best practices.  The list includes reactive hazards that can catch fire such as charcoal, calcium hypochlorite, lithium-ion ... [+]

Maritime gears up in Northants and Liverpool

Maritime Transport has ordered 14 new reach stackers from SANY and Kalmar for its container handling operations. The €8 million investment will beused to expand operations at the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) at Northampton Gateway and a new container storage facility at the Port ... [+]

FourKites helps to make sense of scheduling

Supply chain visibility provider FourKites is to be a Collaborator in the Scheduling Standards Consortium (SSC) the first platform of its kind to participate. FourKites joins organisations involved with the SSC — including Arrive Logistics, BlueYonder, Coyote Logistics, DHL, e2open, Echo, J.B. Hunt Transport, Lineage, ... [+]

CMA CGM workers help save the planet

Shipping and logistics company CMA CGM is marking World Environment Day and World Oceans Day with two CMA CGM Planet Days to help its 160,000 employees worldwide deepen their understanding of climate and biodiversity issues and get involved in environmental preservation actions. Over 60 actions ... [+]

Humber Freeport opens Grimsby HQ

Humber Freeport Company has opened a headquarters in the Grade II Listed Grimsby Dock Office, owned by Associated British Ports (ABP). The Freeport includes ABP’s four ports of Grimsby, Goole, Hull, and Immingham. [+]

Maersk creates Bogota base

Maersk has opened a container logistics centre at Tocancipa in Colombia, 30 miles north of Bogotá. It ispart of a planned expansion in the country, offering more warehousing and logistics solutions. Total capacity is up to 1,600 containers and there are connections for up to ... [+]

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