Con-way Freight and Con-way Truckload Named to Inbound Logistics Top 100 Motor Carriers List

Companies Recognized for Exemplary Service, Performance and Commitment to Customers SAN MATEO, Calif. – October 13, 2010 Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) today announced that two of its operating companies — Con-way Freight and Con-way Truckload — have been selected by Inbound Logistics for its 2010 Top 100 Motor Carriers list. This marks the second consecutive appearance in the annual compilation […]

Sustainability is Key for Future Success of the Logistics Industry

Deutsche Post DHL unveils new study on green business trends “Delivering Tomorrow: Towards Sustainable Logistics” identifies key developments Asian consumers are ready to pay for green products, study shows Shanghai/Bonn, 10/13/2010, 10:00 AM CEST Zoom Download The reduction of carbon emissions is already a central aspect of our business. The pursuit of sustainability will transform the logistics industry, both in […]

England Logistics’ Charles F. Myers named to Board of Directors for the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA)

Salt Lake City, Utah – October 11, 2010 – Charles F. Myers, Director of International Business Development at England Logistics, a leader in global logistics, and wholly owned subsidiary of C.R. England, was named to the 2010 Board of Directors for the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA).  The IRTA Board of Directors was originally established, and continues to exist, as […]

FedEx Receives Committed to the Environment Award

FedEx is the only company in transportation to have received this award from The International Charter MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 12, 2010 – FedEx Corp. (NYS: FDX) is recognized by The International Charter for clear commitment to understanding its environmental impact and reducing it. FedEx is the only company in its industry to receive the Committed to the Environment award. “We were […]

DSV Expands to South Africa

DSV Air & Sea Holding has set up business in South Africa through the establishment of a subsidiary. The subsidiary has concluded an agreement on the acquisition of the business activities of Transmedit Forwarding, which is currently DSV’s agent in South Africa. The transaction gives DSV its own presence in South Africa with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, which […]

BMW Manufacturing Introduces Hydrogen Fuel Cell Material Handling Equipment

BMW Manufacturing Introduces Hydrogen Fuel Cell Material Handling Equipment 11.10.2010 Press Release Information from editor: Photos coming soon. Company’s Commitment to Sustainability Also Focused on Facilities Spartanburg, S.C. – October 11, 2010…BMW Manufacturing Co. announced today it is implementing a new alternative fuel platform to use hydrogen fuel cells to power the plant’s material handling equipment. Hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklifts, […]

DHL maintains top position in airfreight markets in Europe and North America

DHL Global Forwarding also in the lead in Asia Bonn, 10/11/2010, 10:00 AM CEST Zoom Download In the first half of 2010, airfreight volumes rose by 17 per cent. DHL has successfully defended its top position in the most important airfreight markets in Europe and North America. These are the results of the rankings just published by the International Air […]

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 […]