Imperial empire grows with new battery site

Imperial has added a further 50% to its lithiumn battery handling capacity in  Germany, following the award of a major new contract from a car maker. Imperial’s It has taken a lease on an additional 28,000sq m site in Sarstedt near Hanover, in addition to its existing 60,000sq m facility at Rieste. The new facility is divided into three separate fire zones LED lighting and energy-efficient building design. Imperial’s services for ... [+]

Cleaning up in the Netherlands

Logistics operator Imperial has opened a new, larger tank-cleaning facility at Terneuzen in the Netherlands. It will allow it to extend its cleaning services for third parties as well as its own tanker fleet. It has separate cleaning bays for standard chemical and a third with a re-circulation system for ... [+]

Imperial delivers Xmas cheer

Logistics company Imperial is continuing its long tradition of Christmas donations, with three more charities receiving financial gifts this year. Its Dutch business is to donate €2,500 to the Villa Pardoes project, which enables families who look after a seriously ill child to spend a relaxing week‘s holiday at a holiday ... [+]

Imperial signs Istanbul deal

Logistics company Imperial has signed a partnership with Turkish freight forwarder M Ekspres (MEX), to create a multi-modal freight management business housed within Imperial’s freight management capability. The business will be based in Istanbul and will provide air- and ocean import and export forwarding services. It also plans to leverage ... [+]

Imperial opens Dortmund site

Imperial Logistics has opened a multi-user warehouse in Werne, 15 miles north-east of Dortmund in Germany. It offers under-cover storage area of 22,000sq m, racking for over 21,000 pallets, 11,000 parts bins and over 8,500sq m of floor storage space, along with 24 truck doors, a yard and parking area ... [+]

Imperial mounts Women’s Day appeal

The recently-founded Women's Forum at logistics provider Imperial’s International division is making an appeal to collect clothing, shoes, medical dressings, cosmetics and hygiene products at its four Duisburg offices to mark International Women's Day on 8 March. Donations will be delivered to the TrebeCafé in Düsseldorf, a charity which provides ... [+]

Imperial recruits China force

Imperial Logistics has made a number of appointments to its China management team in Shanghai, and has moved to larger offices. Joshua Mclarin (pictured) has been named as the company’s new managing director for China. He is joined by Owen Li as head of commercial, Blair Hu has been appointed ... [+]

New healthcare head for Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics has appointed Dr Iain Barton to the new position of executive vice president – healthcare. He is currently Imperial Logistics’ healthcare strategy executive based in Cape Town in South Africa. His appointment forms part of a strategy to create sector-specific business development posts and he will be responsible for ... [+]

Imperial empire gets more tanks

The company has also expanded its European road tanker fleet with 45 new tractor units and 55 tanker trailers allowing it to provide dedicated equipment and counteracting the impact of frequent capacity shortages in the market. [+]

Mues to get Imperial on the right lines

Imperial Logistics has appointed Juergen Mues as chief operating officer. He will assume overall responsibility for all operational aspects of the business, and joins from Swiss Railways Cargo. His appointment o is part of a rationalization of the business, which is currently geographically diversified and comprises many subsidiaries that are ... [+]

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