Logistics Market Snapshot – March 2016 Edition

It has been a while since I shared the Logistics Market Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics with you. So, sorry if you missed it. It is back again! 🙂 This month’s edition, which can be downloaded by clicking the picture below, features several interesting figures. The Freight and Transportation industries are going up, as you can see […]

Logistics Market Snapshot – May 2015 Edition

Each month the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a Logistics Market Snapshot with key Logistics and Supply Chain figures and statistics. Included are several Freight Indexes, Industrial Vacancy and Rent Rates and general economic indexes. Please find some statistics below, or click the image to download the full snapshot. The USDOT’s freight transportation services index rose 1.7% in […]

Logistics Market Snapshot – April 2015 Edition

As recurring visitors may have noticed, I have been working on a new look for LogisticsMatter.com. It took me some more time then I thought it would, with the result that some posts have been in my draft section for too long. This is one of them, so let get to it fast: Each month the Georgia Center of Innovation […]

Logistics Market Snapshot – March 2015 Edition

Each month the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a Logistics Market Snapshot with key Logistics and Supply Chain figures and statistics. Included are several Multimodal, Trucking, Rail, Air, and Ocean Freight Indexes, Industrial Vacancy and Rent Rates and general economic indexes. Please find some St Patrick’s Day themed highlights below:

The ECT Container Terminal in Rotterdam – A Timelapse

Today I came across a great timelapse shot by Rotterdam photographer Ben Kleyn. I’ve been living in Rotterdam since 1995, and was born just south of the city. I love it and it’s getting better and better. Not sure if you know the new Koolhaas Rotterdam building or the new Market Hall that is being built but, well, they are […]

Panalpina’s Ocean Freight division introduces new order management system

Panalpina is introducing MyPanalpina+, an order management system based on the latest version of the customer-facing application, LOG-NET. Customers will benefit from its enhanced order processing capabilities, including better freight management services and improved visibility of their supply chains. The deployment of the new system demonstrates Panalpina’s continuing commitment to integrate its own processes into those of its customers, and […]

DB Schenker invests 53 million Euros in new terminal in Finland

Berlin/Essen/Helsinki, May 8, 2013 – DB Schenker Logistics will build a new terminal in Vantaa, capital area of Finland. The premises, located in the Viinikkala logistics area, close to Helsinki airport, will consist of warm and unheated terminal buildings and office building totaling approximately 52,300 square meters.

Helmut Kaspers Joins Damco as CCO for West Europe

DAMCO West Europe has appointed Helmut Kaspers as Chief Commercial Officer Helmut Kaspers has been appointed DAMCO as CCO for West Europe Region. The new appointment marks another milestone in his career in logistics. His previous position was with leading international 3PL company Logwin as member of the executive committee with specific focus on Ocean and Air. His former career steps include roles […]

Evergreen’s New Asia-South America Service to Start in May

In partnership with Wan Hai Line (WHL), PIL and COSCO, Evergreen Line is further improving its service network in South America.  In early May the new Asia – West Coast of South America (WSA2) Service will be launched, linking Taiwan and China with five countries along the West Coasts of Central America and South America. Employing nine vessels of 3,500-3,900 […]

Evergreen Line Strengthens Red Sea Service Network

To provide a more comprehensive service network in Red Sea market, Evergreen Line will partner with CMA CGM to create its new South Red Sea Service (SRS2) linking Southeast Asia, the Indian Sub-continent (ISC) and Red Sea from May 2013.  The new loop will offer a convenient link to Ethiopia via Djibouti. Five ships of 2,200teu will be deployed on […]