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Kuehne + Nagel opens Shangahi hub

KN has opened a national gateway in to further strengthen its less-than-container-load (LCL) offerings in Asia Pacific. It complements existing direct services in Shanghai and serves as an alternative to the company’s other two gateways in Singapore and Sri Lanka.   [+]

IJS HQ opens

IJS Global, the worldwide, world-class logistics service provider officially opened its in Amsterdam on 1 May. President of the Schiphol Group Jos Nijhuis, and IJS Global's CEO, Sjoerd van Loon and chairman, Henk Hartong presided. Situated alongside the main A4 motorway, the new facility more than triples IJS Global's ... [+]

Hellmann offers regular services to East Europe

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is offering an extended service to Romania, Slovenia, Hungary and Slovakia from this month with delivery from the UK and other European countries at 10am and 12am. The ‘priority’ service guarantees delivery on the first available departure, but the new ‘fixed date’ service offers customers within selected ... [+]

Irish feeling flat

Volume recovery in the Irish Ports and Shipping sector slowed in 2011 compared with 2010, according to the latest edition of the Irish Maritime Transport Economist, released on April by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO). Only dry bulk volumes increased by 5% year on year, while unitised traffic on ... [+]

Ocean man for IJS

IJS Global has appointed Matthew Deer as its head of ocean freight EMEA and as a senior vice president. He held various positions within global shipping lines as well as senior positions in the logistics business. In this newly established role he will be responsible for ocean freight procurement and ... [+]

Everywoman in Transport – finalists announced

The finalists in the 2012 MAN Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been announced. Now in their fifth year, the awards aim to raise awareness of the women leading the way in transport and logistics and, by raising the profile of these inspirational role models, illustrate the diverse career options ... [+]

All shipshape in Bristol

The Bristol Port Company has welcomed 27 in a range of roles including cargo loading and unloading cargo, warehousing, the Marine Department and the Port Police. Chief executive Simon Bird said:  “Overall trade is stable and compared with last year we are seeing improvements in key areas such as coal, ... [+]

Defence forwarder Clover moves to bigger premises

The Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond is set to open a bigger and improved warehouse facility for defence transport specialist Clover Shipping in Weybridge on 27 April. Clover Shipping , established in 1993, is an expert in defence industry logistics, and the associated regulatory requirements. In particular, it ... [+]

Portland Port adds expertise

Portland Port has appointed Lee Davis as business development manager to bring cargo to the facility off the south coast of England near Weymouth. The former naval dockyard is now a thriving commercial facility and, as well as its ongoing contract to support the Royal Fleet Auxillary (RFA), offers over ... [+]

Perriman for SBS role

Supply chain solutions provider SBS Worldwide has appointed n as UK general manager of sales. He brings 25 years’ experience in the industry, working for a variety of freight forwarders.   [+]

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