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More cash for electronic payments firm

Venture capital firm Insight Partners has made a $35 million investment in supply chain payments network PayCargo, It will use the capital to expand global adoption of its electronic payments system and accelerate investment in technology. [+]

Turkish Cargo ushers in the age of the robots

Turkish Cargo has integrated robotic process automation into its business processes to minimise error and reduce costs while improving employee productivity and speed of operation. The system will initially be used to control spot rate approvals, mail rates, and cargo booking. It will also check that ... [+]

SmartFreight joins forces with Frontline

International shipping software specialist SmartFreight has joined forces with Frontline Consultancy and Business Services which provides Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), cloud and secure managed IT services. Frontline is a SAP Business One Gold Partner and a member of the organisation’s Manufacturing Inner Circle. SmartFreight’s automated ... [+]

Ferrymasters offers state-of-the-art track and trace

P&O Ferrymasters has launched a new track and trace service for its containerssaying it is the first major logistics business in Europe to introduce the technology.   The service will give customers real-time updates on the precise location of their goods as they are transported by ... [+]

New airfreight data system passes first test

The CCS-UK London Heathrow Airport air cargo community has successfully completed its first trial of IATA’s ONE Record technologies, which aim to replace the legacy Cargo-Imp and XML standards. ONE Record aims to allow data to be easily and transparently exchanged between air cargo stakeholders, communities ... [+]

Descartes repeats Brexit warning

Logistics software specialist Descartes Systems Group has repeated its warning that businesses are unprepared for Brexit at the end of the year. It says that the lack of certainty surrounding the deal still under discussion between the EU and UK is undermining certainty. A survey by ... [+]

Wise move for Ceva

CEVA Logistics, part of the CMA CGM Group, is to roll out the CargoWise execution platform. It says it will simplify and standardize 4PL operational processes across its global network, replacing multiple legacy systems and giving real-time visibility of freight forwarding and Customs actions on ... [+]

New chief for Champ

Air cargo IT provider Champ Cargosystems has appointed Chris McDermott as chief executive from 1 October. He is currently vice president of passenger solution lines at SITA, and replaces Arnaud Lambert, who leaves after 16 years with plans to challenge himself in other industries. [+]

DSV extends Plug and Play involvement

DSV has extended its participation in the Plug and Play innovation programme, one the largest of its kind in the world. The programme matches start-ups with corporates to accelerate innovation for both. The Danish-owned forwarder DSV is concentrating on warehouse automation, end-to-end visibility, e-commerce logistics, ... [+]

Better filled boxes thanks to EV Cargo’s new tech

EV Cargo says that its Technology arm’s Packaging Compliance software module has helped Marks & Spencer increase shipping container fill levels for clothing by more than 15% to a market-leading 95%. Since implementing the system a year ago, the retailer has been able to rationalise ... [+]