Kuehne + Nagel expands in Duisburg logport

Duisburg, October 08, 2010 – With the ground breaking ceremony Kuehne + Nagel today marked the beginning of construction of a new distribution center in Duisburg’s harbour area. In a third expansion phase the company enlarges its warehousing facilities in Duisburg logport by approximately 28,000 square metres. It is expected that Kuehne + Nagel will start operations in the new […]

Heineken Goes Green – Beer by Barge

On October 1st Heineken has taken another step towards a sustainable supply chain. Near one of the main Heineken Breweries in Zoetermeer lies the brand new barge terminal Alpherium in Alphen aan de Rijn. Heineken is it’s launching customer. The Alpherium is the largest in land container terminal of the Netherlands. Heineken and the Van Uden Group, which operates the […]

FedEx Express Awards Prize to University Fashion Entrepreneurs

Manchester Metropolitan University Entrepreneurial Project, Otterwell, wins FedEx Fashion Award STANSTED, UK, October 8, 2010—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has awarded two university students from Manchester Metropolitan University a £1,000 prize after a panel judged their new company the winner in a competition linked to their degrees. The competition […]

Greatwide Logistics Services Expands Transportation Operations Center in Dallas

Increased Operations Capacity and Enterprisewide Transportation Management Solutions Bring Customers Greater Visibility and Fewer Empty Miles DALLAS — Oct. 7, 2010 — Greatwide Logistics Services, a national provider of third-party logistics services, announced today that it has substantially increased the operations capacity and capabilities of its 24/7/365 Transportation Operations Center (TOC) in Dallas. The newly expanded TOC is responsible for […]

IFCO signs RPC service agreement with CARREFOUR in France

IFCO announces, that CARREFOUR, the leading retailer in France, with more than 5,000 points of sale, has signed a contract with IFCO to become its Reusable Packaging Service Provider for fruits and vegetables and meat products. Karl Pohler, CEO of IFCO: “We are very pleased that CARREFOUR France has selected IFCO as its RPC service provider and are committed to […]

Con-Way Freight Streamlines North American Transportation Operations with AT&T Mobility and Network Solutions

AT&T network provides reliable wireless communications backbone to support company’s service center operations across the U.S. Con-way Freight, one of North America’s largest less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation companies, has rolled out an advanced technology platform utilizing mobile applications for its daily pickup and delivery (P&D) and freight management operations, and under a new contract with AT&T, is utilizing AT&T as […]

DHL and Delta Cargo further enhance cooperation

Delta Cargo joins DHL Global Forwarding’s Strategic Air Cargo Security Partnership program Introduction of performance scorecard strengthens quality partnership Bonn, 10/06/2010, 05:30 PM CEST Zoom Download The Strategic Air Cargo Partnership is a DHL initiative aimed at stepping up supply chain security. DHL Global Forwarding and Delta Cargo have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a Strategic Air Cargo […]

Dachser Expands Logistics Centre

Kempten/Überherrn, 4 October 2010. The internationally operating logistics provider, Dachser, is expanding the warehouse at its Saarland logistics centre in Überherrn by 6,000 square metres. From January 2011, the warehouse will provide a total of 41,500 pallet spaces. In response to the growing demand for contract logistics services, Dachser is investing in the expansion of its logistics centre at the […]

DB Schenker: Salzburg Now Linked to the Rail Network

Intermodal hub – Rail service integrated into logistics concepts (Berlin/Essen/Salzburg, 5 October 2010) DB Schenker’s most modern terminal for land transport to date is now connected to the rail network. The 26 million euro logistics center, which opened in Salzburg in April, serves as a hub for flows of goods in Europe and now links the road to the rail. […]

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Names Desmond Chan Managing Director for South Asia

Executive brings more than 20 Years’ Experience to Key Leadership Role for Menlo in Asia SAN MATEO, Calif., and SINGAPORE – October 05, 2010 Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that Desmond Chan has been promoted to the position of managing director for South Asia. In his new role, Chan will be […]