Virtual warehouse to ease Brexit headaches

Freight forwarder Tigers has added to its Virtual Warehouse offering by developing a new linehaul solution to help customers minimise supply chain disruption post Brexit. The Virtual Logistics Facility locates goods between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) for ease of last mile delivery, providing full visibility, inventory control, and a single tariff. Tigers is offering customers either limited fiscal representation if they have a European entity that ... [+]

Tigers appoints new China chief

Asian forwarder Tigers has appointed Jana Schebera as its new managing director, China. Prior to moving to Tigers, she spent more than a decade in the industry including positions as managing director for Hong Kong and South China at Rhenus Logistics, and business development roles at M+R Spedag Group. [+]

Tigers leaps into PPE action

Hong Kong-based forwarder Tigers has launched a new dedicated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) section on its eShop, powered by its SmartHub:Connect portal. It has also released new software updates for SmartHub:Connect, giving customers shortcuts to buy and process documentation for the shipment of PPE. Tigers is also managing the door-to-door transport ... [+]

Tigers builds new Rotterdam hub

Freight forwarder Tigers is building a new hub in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, due to open in April 2020. With more than 550,000sq ft, 60,000 pallet positions and 550,000 bin locations, the omnichannel fulfilment centre will Tigers’ biggest single operation in Europe, and will replace an existing facility. [+]

Bright outlook for Tigers in SA

Tigers South Africa has launched a renewable energy vertical to handle the import of solar panels from China. It is providing Customs brokerage, local logistics, and warehouse storage to meet growing demand in the country.   [+]

Tigers opens South Africa centre

Tigers South Africa has opened an e-commerce centre at its Johannesburg, South Africa, warehouse. An app allows staff to conduct scan checks while packing shipments and create waybills for packages and a similar solution is planned for Cape Town by the end of August.     [+]

Trump fails to scare off Tigers

The trade spat between President Trump and China has failed to faze Tigers. The Hong Kong-based forwarder is working with K&N Filters, a US-owned high-performance automotive air filter and air filtration manufacturer, which is expanding operations in China, the world’s largest automotive market. Tigers is providing logistical support through its Chinese network ... [+]

Tigers sighted in Essex

Asian-owned forwarder Tigers has opened a new facility in Thurrock, near London Gateway, to meet growing e-commerce demand. It has moved its existing Basildon facility to the larger location in Thurrock, off the M25 London orbital motorway, and created more than 50 jobs. The new facility is located off the M25 ... [+]

Tigers roam far and wide

Tigers has recruited a dedicated international sales team covering Asia-Pacific, South Africa, Europe, and North America. They will be based in Melbourne, Johannesburg, Geneva and Chicago. Christian Bonnet, regional director for global sales, Tigers, is based in Geneva and specialises in fashion and apparel, with a special interest in e-commerce. Sean Gothe ... [+]

Tigers Australia invests in X-ray gear

Tigers Australia has invested in X-ray and detection technology for air cargo exports in Perth, ahead of new security laws being introduced in March. The equipment includes X-ray equipment for shipments up to 1,810 mm by 1,872, two explosive trace detection units and an electro-magnetic detection machine capable of scanning ... [+]

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