Permit row set to disrupt Turkey transit

Road freight from to the EU could be disrupted by an escalating dispute between Turkey and Bulgaria over truck permits. Smaller Bulgarian freight operators have been blockading border crossings aftger Turkey said it would slash the number of one-off transit permits issued to Bulgarian operators from 250,000 in 2013 to just 5,000 in 2014. [+]

Gefco in Bulgaria

GEFCO Group has set up a new subsidiary in Sofia, Bulgaria. The new subsidiary, led by Aleksander Raczynski, is already delivering a broad range of services for the automotive and other industries and has opened an automotive centre in Lozen, south-east of Sofia, where vehicles are grouped together before being distributed. GEFCO ... [+]

Ward gains Bulgaria foothold

Independent European  Forwarding and Logistics group Maurice Ward has bought a majority stake in Bulgarian-based forwarder Dex Logistics. Maurice Ward Group, established 1968 in Dublin,  now operates 32 forwarding stations in 15 European countries. Joint group managing director , John Ward said: “This acquisition will deepen our footprint in Europe , ... [+]

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