Time for a Change: No More Press Releases on LogisticsMatter.com

Three and a half years ago I founded LogisticsMatter. It started out of professional curiosity after my first encounters with Twitter at the end of 2009. I started spreading logistics news and backgrounds with @LogisticsMatter to have a place to collect what I found interesting and to see what happened if I approached Twitter as a business tool. I never […]

Boeing Delivers First 767 Freighter to FedEx Express

EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 4, 2013 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and FedEx Express, an operating company of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), celebrated today the delivery of the Memphis, Tenn.-based express shipping company’s first 767-300 freighter. The delivery supports the FedEx strategy to modernize its fleet with more efficient freighters. “Today’s delivery of our first 767 freighter is another step forward in […]

Vileda continues partnership with CEVA

CEVA provides unique light manufacturing services in Turkey – Partnership extended to almost 20 years Istanbul, Turkey, 5 September, 2013 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, has extended its 14 year partnership with Vileda, Europe’s pioneering cleaning brand and house cleaning solutions provider. Under the terms of the deal, CEVA will continue carrying Vileda’s wide […]

Deutsche Post DHL calls on its employees worldwide to act on their social responsibility

Ten thousands of employees mobilize for “Global Volunteer Day” for the third consecutive year Program now extended to the entire year Bonn, 09/05/2013, 10:00 AM CEST – Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, is calling on its employees, customers and partnering non-profit organizations worldwide for its third-ever “Global Volunteer Day”. As of this year, the program is […]

UPS To Purchase Two Costa Rican Companies, Boosts Customer Access To Global Markets

UPS announced it will purchase assets and operations of two Costa Rican based companies; small package delivery company Union Pak de Costa Rica, S.A.; and brokerage company SEISA Brokerage. Both companies have long-standing relationships with UPS as Authorized Service Contractors (ASC). Atlanta, September 04, 2013 – The additions will allow UPS to better connect Costa Rica’s expanding economy to regional and […]

The UPS Foundation Donates Over $7 Million To Community Safety Programs

UNICEF and The UPS Foundation partnered to provide emergency aid for Syrian refugees on Sept. 1 Atlanta, September 04, 2013 – On Sunday, September 1, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS, and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) partnered to airfreight 220,000 pounds of emergency aid to Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to assist displaced Syrian children and families. The […]

Kuehne + Nagel offers logistics services for TOM TAILOR

Moscow / Russia, September 4, 2013 – TOM TAILOR GROUP, an international fashion and lifestyle company and one of the key players in the European fashion sector, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel with a contract for logistics services in Russia. For the TOM TAILOR GROUP Kuehne + Nagel will provide transport services from Germany to Russia, handle customs clearances, arrange […]

Dr. Jason Acimovic to Receive CSCMP’s 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award

Lombard, Illinois USA, September 4, 2013 – Dr. Jason A. Acimovic, assistant professor of supply chain and information systems, Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University, will receive the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award for his research titled Lowering Outbound Shipping Costs in an Online Retail Environment by Making Better Fulfillment and Replenishment […]

DHL crowd sources deliveries in Stockholm with MyWays

Unique delivery service piloted for products ordered online Mobile app connects individuals for fast and flexible parcel delivery Stockholm, 09/03/2013, 10:00 AM CEST – DHL launched the unique MyWays platform to facilitate last-mile deliveries throughout Stockholm by involving the city’s residents. With the pilot, individuals now have the opportunity to deliver packages with products ordered online directly to other end consumers. […]

Geodis Wilson to Exhibit at IMPA London 2013

Global freight management and logistics provider, Geodis Wilson, will be exhibiting at the marine industry exhibition IMPA London 2013 which will take place at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, from 11th to 12th September 2013. Marine Logistics is one of Geodis Wilson core segments. The company’s tailored marine solutions, with real-time control, are able to deliver to the […]