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ITAL goes direct to the Rock

Ital logistics has added direct weekly road freight groupage services to Gibraltar to its pan-European network in partnership with local freight forwarder Eastgate Express Services. The largest logistics company on the Rock, founded in 1997, Eastgate specialises in UK overland transport, as well as offering storage, customs clearance, courier and express and removals services. ITAL Logistics development director, James Mears, said: “We have been exporting to Gibraltar for many years on the ... [+]

FedEx plugs in Spain to electric network

FedEx Express Europe has received the first of 33 new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter vans being added to ground operations in Spain over the coming months. The 3.5-tonne fully electric vehicles have been allocated to stations in Madrid and Barcelona, with 16 vehicles are already picking up and ... [+]

New life in Uganda for British trucks

Two heavy goods vehicles from the UK are helping to train truck drivers in Zambia at the Industrial Training Centre (ITC) in Lusaka, after being donated by supporters of Transaid. The vehicles, a Scania 6x2 and a Mercedes Actros 6x2, were donated respectively by long-standing Transaid ... [+]

Haulage boss goes on the road

So determined is Mindaugas Paulauskas, managing director of Lithuanian-based Girteka Transport to find out what a typical day in the life of a truck driver entails, that he is embarking on two-week journey behind the wheel from Lithuania by way of Norway, southern Europe and ... [+]

Aramex trucks beat Red Sea blockade

Aramex is operating sea/road services using its own trucks to beat the blockade on shipping through the Red Sea. The forwarder is running trucks from Asia via Dubai, and Dammam, Saudi Arabia to connect with shipping services and from Europe to Port Said, Egypt, avoiding transiting ... [+]

Woodland offers Czech route

Woodland Group has launched a road freight service to and from the Czech Republic. Full load, groupage, and express solutions are available with UK nationwide coverage and full ADR capabilities for dangerous goods. Free carbon reporting is available. [+]

Duvenbeck to take over Dutch specialist

German logistics company, Duvenbeck has signed an agreement to take over Netherlands operator Schotpoort Logistics, subject to approval by the competition authorities. The family-owned company, which has its headquarters in Eerbeek near Arnhem, specialises in transport, warehousing, contract and project logistics and with main customers ... [+]

Transaid helps deliver driver safety in Mozambique

A Transaid-supported project has helped train more than 450 truck drivers in Mozambique over two years, with all those surveyed saying the initiative has helped them to be better at their job. Transaid’s involvement was part of the initiative Employment and Skills for Development in Africa ... [+]

Multimodal in line for visitor surge

Clarion Events, Organisers of the Multimodal supply chain event say that they have seen a surge in visitor registrations for the show at Birmingham’s NEC on 11-13 June. Multimodal 2024 already has over 230 exhibitors signed up, including Amazon, CEVA Logistics, DP World, Hapag-Lloyd, Kuehne+Nagel, Maersk, ... [+]

Girteka platform to entice future truck drivers

Lithuanian-headquartered trucking company Girteka has launched a new platform for drivers and future potential drivers to promote jobs as truck drivers and convince people to make first steps into the profession. It offers views, experiences, and knowledge of existing drivers, arguments for young generations, both ... [+]