Three go for promotion at EV Cargo Global

Nick Toye assumes the role of vice president - global product and procurement ocean freight, while retaining his position as chairman of Far East cargo line. Russell Lawrence is promoted to vice president - UK region, while Simon Power is promoted to vice president - global operations. Toye joined the air freight division in 1987 and has taken on many roles, including time spent living in Hong Kong and Israel. Lawrence now ... [+]

Allport declares war on waste plastic

Logistics company Allport Cargo Services has launched a single-use plastic policy as part of its ‘Doing well by doing good’ Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) strategy. The company, part of logistics group EV Cargo, aims to reduce its use of avoidable single-use plastics and replace them with viable and sustainable ... [+]

Allport opens German-Dutch warehouse site

Allport Cargo Services has opened a new bonded warehouse at Nettetal, Germany on the Dutch border. There is up to 15,000sdq m of space available with the option of high-rack, block or transhipment storage. The forwarder says that traders might want to consider warehousing goods within the EU to avoid ... [+]

ACS goes it alone in Shenzhen

Allport Cargo Services has opened a new standalone export container freight station in QiYang, Shenzhen. Nearly 50% bigger than the previous facility at 13,000sq m, with 48 loading bays, the warehouse is export customs supervised and owned and operated by ACS. ACS has also promoted Julia Riddell to executive director ... [+]

Palletforce’s Michael Conroy to head EV Cargo

Palletforce chief executive Michael Conroy is to head the Express segment at EV Cargo, the logistics business created by consolidating six UK logistics firms by private equity investor EmergeVest in November 2018. Clyde Buntrock from Allport Cargo Services will oversee Global Forwarding while Adjuno chief executive Craig Sears-Black will ... [+]

Allport and Palletforce join EV Cargo grouping

Equity investor EmergeVest has brought six freight and logistics companies, including Allport Cargo Services and the Palletforce network into EV Cargo, described as the largest privately-owned logistics business in the UK with revenues totalling £850 million. Other companies in the group are supply chain software specialist Adjuno, and logistics firms ... [+]

Allport opens in Germany

Allport Cargo Services (ACS) has opened a new office in Germany at Schwalmtal, central Germany, close to Mönchengladbach and Düsseldorf. It will handle all aspects of freight forwarding. It is headed by managing director, Sascha Stroetges who has extensive freight forwarding experience in continental Europe. It follows opening of ACS ... [+]

Former Allport MD joins SEKO

Former Allport managing director Chris Cargill has joined SEKO Logistics in the UK as group director for air and sea freight product development. Between 1987 and 2009, he was Allport’s managing director (air freight) before assuming responsibility for global network development and strategy and, ultimately, taking the post of managing ... [+]

Allport exec makes awards shortlist

Allport Cargo Services programme director Dawn Rasmussen has been recognized as an inspirational leader with a nomination for the 2017 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. A logistics industry expert with more than 15 years’ experience in executive and senior management roles, she has led major multi-modal operations, grown, created ... [+]

Mauritius offers airfreight rebate

Allport Cargo Services is recommending that buyers of airfreighted goods from Mauritius allow suppliers to prepay freight locally to easily take advantage of an airfreight rebate scheme in that country. The forwarder suggests adding the freight charges (net of rebate) to the supplier’s invoice as a freight charge, effectively making ... [+]

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