Miles O’Donnell takes charge of Europa Air & Sea in UK and Ireland

Europa Worldwide Group’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has appointed Miles O’Donnell as general manager for the UK and Ireland as part of a restructure. He is responsible for the sales and operational sides of the UK team.  Director of Europa Air & Sea, Angus Hind, said: “Miles’ new role will give him responsibility for both the operations and sales of the division in the UK. With the challenging global and ... [+]

Europa offers part and full load option

Europa Road is offering an unaccompanied part or full load service for freight forwarders between the UK, and Benelux and German Ruhr regions. Europa Direct is operated by team of ten, led by manager Marco Riccomini, split between the operator’s 1Hub in Dartford and its Ostende office. They have access ... [+]

Andrew Baxter marks ten years at Europa

Europa Worldwide Group is celebrating ten years since its acquisition by Andrew Baxter. He acquired Europa in August 2013, following the sale of Baxter family owned RH Freight to Kuehne & Nagel. Then, the company employed just 400 people at nine UK branches and one international site in Hong Kong. ... [+]

Europa adds strength in Belgium

Europa Road has created eight new sales roles and made two internal promotions at its Belgian site. Europa Road Belgium (previously known as Continental Cargo Carriers) now has a team of 47 team in Oostende and the UK, offering for part-load, full-load and groupage. The sales team in Belgium is ... [+]

Europa sees Dubai air and sea surge

Europa Air & Sea says its office in Dubai has exceeded its annual sales target by 35% since opening last year. Director of Europa Air & Sea, Angus Hind, said that the 15-strong team, led by general manager Nathan Lynn, “has demonstrated great skill in supporting the supply chain needs ... [+]

Europa adds the Greece piece

Europa Road is to add a weekly service to Greece in partnership with its partner Athens-based Orphee Beinoglou. Operations director, Dan Cook, described it as one of the final pieces of the jigsaw in Southern Europe: “Providing this new direct service fills a gap in our extensive network.” [+]

East, West, landbridge is best

Europa Worldwide Group says that the UK land bridge remains the most viable option for to move goods between Ireland and the rest of the EU. Chief executive Andrew Baxter said that after Brexit, some Irish firms avoided the land bridge via the UK as they feared the impact of additional ... [+]

Telematics helps Europa get its trucks in a row

Europa Road is to replace several legacy systems for its 53 truck and 260 trailers domestic fleet with a Microlise telematics and fleet management solution. It will provide improved operational efficiency, increased traceability and better customer service. The software will also include guides for suitable conditions, real-time telematics, driver scoring ... [+]

Europa opens India office

Europa Group’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has opened an office in Delhi, India. It follows the opening of sites in Shanghai and Dubai in 2022, and Hong Kong in 2015.  This is Europa’s first step into the Indian Subcontinent as part of its plans to increase its geographical footprint. Europa Air & ... [+]

Europa launches forwarding platform

Europa’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has launched a new in-house IT platform, LeoWeb as part of its £10m Leonardo programme. LeoWeb is now being offered to all air and sea freight customers. Europa says it reduces admin time and increases visibility of consignments. The online portal includes real-time tracking data, ... [+]

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