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New information system speeds up Heathrow cargo, says CCS UK

The CCS-UK User Group says its AIS (Advance Information System) is bringing real results at Heathrow Airport, and helping to reduce congestion at the UK’s busiest airfreight gateway. Two years ago, CCS-UK User Group – the body which represents all users of the UK’s air cargo community computer system, CCS-UK – announced that it was starting work on a new module to enable freight agents, and transport companies working on their ... [+]

ASM draws up CDS contingency plan

  Freight software firm Agency Sector Management (ASM) says it is working on contingency plans in the event that the replacement for HMRC’s CHIEF system, Customs Declaration Service (CDS) is delayed. CDS is due to replace CHIEF) system in phases by January 2019, but there is uncertainty ... [+]

Blockchain on test in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Ports subsidiary Maqta Gateway is pilot testing the international blockchain solution Silsal in partnership with shipping line MSC. The project will test the capabilities of the technology to exchange, identify, and acknowledge cargo documents and certificates between Abu Dhabi Ports and other port ... [+]

Rotterdam and partners set up Blockchain pilot

ABN AMRO bank, tech firm Samsung SDS and the Port of Rotterdam Authority are launching a container logistics blockchain pilot. The ultimate goal is for a complete, paperless integration of physical, administrative and financial streams within international distribution chains. The pilot involves the multi-modal transport of ... [+]

Wisetech to acquire UK’s Datafreight

Global logistics software group, WiseTech Global, has acquired UK  logistics management software provider, LSI Sigma Software, better known as DataFreight. Headquartered near Southampton, DataFreight provides services including HMRC customs software, specialist consultancy for UK customs compliance and freight forwarding solutions along with warehousing management for bonded ... [+]

Wan Hai joins INTTRA

Taiwan’s Wan Hai Lines has joined the INTTRA ocean network, software and information provider. In addition to its service network in Asia, Wan Hai has expanded to the US, South America and the Middle East in recent years. It will offer customers a full services ... [+]

Hellman signs tracking partnership

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has gone into partnership with tracking specialist Hanhaa to deploy the latter’s ParceLive multi-point data solution across its worldwide operations. ParceLive trackers are inserted into shipments and enable Hellmann to cellular data including shipment location, temperature, humidity and when a consignment has ... [+]

Ceva’s Matrix makes it 100

CEVA Logistics said on 1 October that it had implemented its 100th customer on its Matrix Warehouse Management System (WMS). The forwarder added that over 80% of the new business wins are now on MATRIX WMS that more than 50 implementations are scheduled over the coming months. [+]

Zencargo offers virtual offices

Digital forwarder Zencargo has launched a procurement service for retailers based on virtual local offices. It provides procurement teams with a local presence, close to their suppliers, enabling businesses to get the level of detail that would normally require a remote team. They use automated ... [+]

ABP signs Blockchain deal

Associated British Ports has signed a memorandum of understanding to work with digital logistics enabler Marine Transport International to create a pilot programmes to use blockchain technology to improve connectivity. ABP will participate in MTI’s blockchain solution in pilot shipments. Currently, each party in a ... [+]