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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 hard-pressed shipping services from China to Europe. Typical transit times include Beijing to Heathrow in 5½ days, Shanghai or Qingdao ... [+]

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 ... [+]

EV Cargo pledges to avoid the Arctic

EV Cargo Global Forwarding has signed the Arctic Shipping Corporate Pledge to avoid intentionally routing vessels or sending goods through the region as part of a potential new global trans-shipment route. The Pledge, co-founded in 2019 by Nike and Ocean Conservancy, is a response to an increasing use of shipping along ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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