Updated: SWG on a mission to uncover supply chain savings

  SBS Worldwide founder and former DSV director Steve Walker has founded a new company SWG Global which, he says, will offer self-funding technology solutions that will uncover major savings for shippers. It will also give forwarders the tools to fight back against the new breed of so-called ‘Silicon Valley’ forwarders that purport to offer a similar service as traditional freight operators. The new venture will offer forwarders and shippers tender management, ... [+]

DSV buys SBS

DSV is to buy UK-based forwarder SBS Worldwide. Described by DSV CEO Jens Bjørn Andersen as "an excellent match for DSV”, SBS has major markets in the US as well as the UK and offers air and sea transport and logistics solutions. It has three UK offices and four offices ... [+]

SBS appoints ocean ops manager

Forwarder SBS Worldwide has appointed Terry Percival as operations manager of its Ocean Freight Division, based in Dartford, UK. He has worked in the shipping industry for more than 35 years, most recently with Logistics Plus UK. [+]

New man in the North for SBS

SBS Worldwide has appointed Mike Barber as general manager in Manchester. He brings 40 years' experience in the industry to the task of building the full range of forwarding and supply chain services in the North, most recently with the Geodis Group and has particular expertise in the automotive and ... [+]

SBS signs up Indian partner

SBS Worldwide has signed an agency agreement with India's Capricorn Logistics for sea, air and distribution operations between India and SBS Worldwide’s network of offices. Capricorn Logistics operates from 53 offices across India with 1,700 staff and offers supply chain solutions, storage facilities, transport operations and value added services. [+]

Cambridge University Press to move but SBS stays

Logistics firm SBS Worldwide says it will continue to work with publisher Cambridge University Press, despite the latter's decision to end its own printing operations after 400 years and place its main European printing contract with MPG Books Group from the end of June. Most of the 69 jobs at ... [+]
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Air man for SBS

[caption id="attachment_2831" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Michael Mohan"][/caption] Supply chain solutions provider SBS Worldwide has appointed Michael Mohan as its new UK air freight general manager. He will support the further development of the air freight division’s continued growth in key markets and new industry verticals and brings more than 30 years’ industry ... [+]

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