EV Cargo opens China e-commerce centre

EV Cargo has opened a new e-commerce fulfilment centre in Hangzhou and appointed Jason Lin as vice president – commercial for Greater China. The company, which bought Allport in the UK and owns the Palletforce network, recently opened  branches in Shanghai, Ningbo and Qingdao, adding to Shenzhen and Hong Kong. EV Cargo’s global network of owned offices and warehouses now extends to over 85 locations across 25 countries.With over 40 years’ ... [+]

EV Cargo reports on green progress

EV Cargo has published its first Sustainability Report, to highlight the progress in delivering its strategy during 2021. The company introduced a number of environmentally targeted operational programmes and was bolstered with the appointment in March of Dr Virginia Alzina as chief sustainability officer, with responsibility for leading initiatives across four ... [+]

EV Cargo appoints Fast Forward talent

EV Cargo has made two appointments following its acquisition of Netherlands-headquartered Fast Forward Freight in March. The latter’s former chief executive Marc Terpstra has been appointed as vice president Europe at EV Cargo while former Fast Forward Freight chief financial officer Robert Van Breugel has taken on the role of ... [+]

EV Cargo’s rally star goes green

FIA World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans is gunning for the world title in 2022 after signing a sponsorship deal with EV Cargo for the new season. The 33-year-old from Dolgellau in Wales is an official driver for the Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team, and finished runner-up in 2021. In ... [+]

EV Cargo offers road air alternative

EV Cargo has launched a twice-weekly road-air service from China to London Heathrow using dedicated charter capacity from Urumqi Diwopu airport in the Xinjiang region of north-west China. It can also arrange onward transport to a number of European countries. The service is intended to provide a cost-effective alternative to ... [+]

EV Cargo signs up to UN Global Compact

EV Cargo signed the UN Global Compact, a voluntary initiative aimed at encouraging international businesses to implement universal sustainability principles and take steps to support the sustainable development goals set out by the United Nations in 2015. More than 13,000 companies from 160 countries have now agreed to align their ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Elfyn rallies to EV Cargo cause

Top rally driver Elfyn Evans has become a brand ambassador for EV Cargo. The 32-year-old from Dolgellau in Wales narrowly missed out on being crowned FIA World Rally Champion in a nail-biting season finale and is gunning for championship victory in 2021. He’s an official driver for the Toyota Gazoo ... [+]

EVie – all about your cargo

EV Cargo Global Forwarding has launched a mobile appthat includes an EVie AI chatbot function enabling customers to not only track and monitor shipments but to interact with an AI enabled virtual assistant for any questions or queries. The app is integrated with EV Cargo Global Forwarding’s core enterprise resource ... [+]

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 3,800 carton types to ten ... [+]

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