Kuehne + Nagel: Shareholders approve all proposals

Schindellegi / CH, May 10, 2011 – At today’s Annual General Meeting of Kuehne + Nagel International AG 71.8 per cent of voting shares were represented. All proposals were approved by clear majorities. Klaus-Michael Kuehne, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, was pleased that the Kuehne + Nagel Group had recovered its growth momentum […]

General Motors awards supplier prize to DSV

Car manufacturer General Motors (GM) has awarded its logistics service provider DSV a prize. GM praised the outstanding performance and exemplary cooperation with a ”Supplier of the Year Award 2010”. DSV was one of the selected suppliers and service providers to whom General Motors awarded a prize at a celebration in the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. Reliable engine for […]

@LogisticsMatter: 2010 – A Year in Tweets

2010 has been the starting year for LogisticsMatter.com and April was the starting month. It all started on Twitter: After almost 9 months of sharing the best news stories and articles of interest on Logistics and Supply Chain with the world, @LogisticsMatter has seen it’s follower count rising steadily and as I write this we are at 1185 followers and […]

Barloworld to Acquire 100% of Russian Caterpillar Dealership

Barloworld today announced it has reached agreement to acquire the remaining 50% shareholding in its Russian Caterpillar equipment joint venture (Vostochnaya Technica) for $52 million (approximately R365 million) (“The Transaction”).  The Transaction is subject to certain regulatory and other approvals. Barloworld Chief Executive Officer, Clive Thomson said:  “This acquisition is in line with our strategy to grow our core Caterpillar […]

FedEx Launches Global Business Data Visualization Experience

October 28, 2010 – FedEx Corporation today launched the next evolution of its ambitious global advertising effort, “FedEx Delivers to a Changing World.”  The heart of the campaign is a digital web experience that puts global business trends and insights at visitors’ fingertips. At http:// experience.fedex.com visitors interact through a dynamic world map with data and content provided by The […]

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 […]