Imperial keeps up the good work

Imperial Logistics International has continued its long-established tradition of supporting worthy causes at Christmas, with donations to three charities. They are the child- and youth hospice Malteser Hospizzentrum St. Raphael, in Duisburg, the Hauner Verein association that supports the Dr von Haunerschen Children’s hospital in Munich  and the Neuenkirchen-Vörden-based Clemens-August-Jugendklinik, a specialist hospital for child and adolescent psychiatry. [+]

More multiuser space for Imperial Germany

Imperial Logistics has opened a new, multi-user logistics facility in Gelsenkirchen, near Essen, Germany, 8km from its existing multi-user business site in Herten. Launch customer will be agricultural machinery maker Lemken, a long-standing Imperial customer which will transfer its spare part logistics operations from Herten. The move will also give ... [+]

DP World to buy South Africa’s Imperial Logistics

Dubai-based port and transport operator DP World has made an offer to buy 100% of South African-owned international logistics firm Imperial. It says that its offer of ZAR66 per share is a premium of 39.5% on the current share price.The transaction is subject to Imperial shareholder approval and other customary ... [+]

Imperial car work steps up a gear

Imperial Logistics‘ European road arm has increased its business with Dutch independent car manufacturer VDL Nedcar. Following a renewal of a contract in addition to operating trailers of components between the company’s plant at Born (Netherlands) and southern England, it will now handle round-trip movements between Born and southwest Germany, ... [+]

New IT chief for Imperial

Forwarder Imperial Logistics International has appointed Hugo Pluess as its new chief information officer. He will be responsible for all aspects of IT at Imperial Logistics International’s operations, and was most recently executive vice president for global IT infrastructure at CEVA Logistics in Switzerland. [+]

BMW is motoring for Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics has secured additional road transportation management business from BMW Group. It is adding new routes and extra daily runs to its existing programme of just in time and just in sequence megatrailer operations, delivering parts from component suppliers and BMW Group locations throughout Europe to the company’s plants ... [+]

A warehouse problem shared

Imperial Logistics has added two new functions to its ShareHouse digital warehouse platform. Visitors can now request offers direct from suitable warehouse providers, and message them with any additional questions, allowing providers to respond and create a tailored offer. The Berlin-based startup has also launched an Experts Service for users ... [+]

Imperial stages safe barging event

Imperial Logistics International has staged a safety event for its inland barging suppliers in Europe. Some 60 representatives attended an Imperial Shipping Supplier Safety Day 2019  in Cuijk, midway between the company’s bases at Rotterdam and Duisburg as part of its Safety Takes Us Home campaign launched in 2016 to ... [+]

Awards all round for Imperial in Africa

Kenya Revenue Authority has presented Imperial Logistics’ Managed Solutions business with a trophy for exemplary tax compliance, presented by no less than the country’s president Uhuru Kenyatta. Imperial Logistics healthcare business in Nigeria has meanwhile been recognised as a Company to Inspire Africa by the London Stock Exchange. Its subsidiary, Worldwide ... [+]

Imperial appoints CCO

Imperial Logistics International has appointed Sandro Knecht to the newly-created post of chief commercial officer, based at the company’s new offices in Zurich, and joining the company from Ceva Logistics. Knecht’s first objective is the establishment of a new business development team to drive future growth and uncover new business ... [+]

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