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The supply chain made simple

DP World has launched a new CARGOES Logistics digital platform. It allows customers to choose from multimodal logistics options, ship freight by sea, road, or rail, get instant quotes, booking confirmation and multiple secure payment options. The first phase is for bookings  from UAE to India and from India to the Middle East, Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, the Far East and North Africa.  CARGOES Logistics aims to address complexities and inefficiencies caused ... [+]

NTEX sets up Malmo hub

Scandinavian transport and logistics company NTEX is to move into a new property in Malmö southern Sweden. It will offer daily services throughout Sweden to and from the new hub, as well as international transport primarily to and from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The 11,000 square metre ... [+]

P&O Ferries cuts through customs complexity

P&O Ferries has launched of a Customs Clearance Service to assist customers with empty declaration requirements from this month and provide tailored support in the last quarter of 2021. It provides import and export clearance coverage to any company, on any shipping route, seven days ... [+]

Europa boss walks out of ‘leaky’ Road Haulage Association

Dartford-based groupage operator Europa Worldwide has resigned from the Road Haulage Association (RHA) with chief executive Andrew Baxter saying he was disillusioned with its handling of Brexit and the fuel crisis. In an open letter to the RHA he said he was appalled by the way ... [+]

Relay system claims faster freight, fewer nights in the cab

Spanish-based full truckload relay system has opened offices at Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany and Brussels (Belgium). Trucksters has operated between Central Europe and Spain since 2020 using an artificial intelligence-based system. It works by exchanging semi-trailers at relay points with trucks transporting goods in the ... [+]

TAPA welcomes truck parking standards with teeth

The Transported Asset Protection Association has welcomed the European Commission’s introduction of its EU Safe & Secure Truck Parking Areas (SSTPA) Standard. It said it was an important step towards improving driver safety and reducing cargo crime in Europe. The EU is now on track to ... [+]

Adrian Redmile to run Europa sales

Europa Worldwide Group has appointed Adrian Redmile as branch network and sales director, replacing Dionne Redpath who has been promoted to chief operating officer. Previously northern regional sales manager, he leads a team of 218 at 13 local branches but plans to increase the head ... [+]

DFDS orders all-electric trucks

Shipping and logistics operator DFDS has ordered 100 electric trucks from Volvo, one of the largest purchases of heavy-duty vehicles to date. The new fleet will be implemented throughout Europe during 2022 and 2023. The Volvo FM Electric truck can carry a maximum weight of ... [+]

Stockpiling hits September shuttle figures

Le Shuttle Freight transported 116,915 trucks in September, down 11% compared to 2020. Getlink said this was an unfavourable comparison because of stockpiling in anticipation of Brexit, pointing out that since 1 January 2021 Le Shuttle Freight has transported nearly 1 million trucks, a decrease ... [+]

Long Beach terminal pioneers 24/7 opening

The Total Terminals International container terminal on Long Beach’s Pier T is piloting 24-hour operation as part of programme by the port to reduce dwell times. TTI is also opening gates during the third shift, from 3-7am, Monday to Thursday, for two-way, prearranged truck appointments ... [+]