DB Schenker Integrates Logistics Center in Czech Republic into Complex Solution for ESAB

European supply concept uses rail as main carrier (Berlin/Essen/Prague, 21 October 2010) The first train carrying material for its customer ESAB arrived on October 20 at DB Schenker‘s new logistics center in Pardubice in the Czech Republic. ESAB is one of the world’s largest suppliers of welding equipment, consumables and accessories. From now on, up to 2,000 tons of material […]

Director of Operations Appointed for Menlo Worldwide Logistics

Thomas Pan’s appointment as Director of Operations, North Asia, Advances China Team’s Efforts Shanghai – October 20, 2010 Menlo Worldwide Logistics has appointed Thomas Pan Director of Operations, North Asia. Pan, a native of Guangdong, China, has had extensive industry experience in the China market. “The addition of Thomas to our North Asia management team will advance our commitment to […]

Con-way Freight Achieves “Carrier of Choice” Designation from Canadian Transportation & Logistics Magazine for Ninth Consecutive Year

Publication’s 2010 Shipper’s Choice Awards Survey Recognizes Carriers for Outstanding Performance ANN ARBOR, Mich. – October 21, 2010 Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has been named an elite Carrier of Choice in the LTL trucking category by Canadian Transportation & Logistics for the ninth consecutive year. Only 10 […]

Deutsche Post DHL’s climate protection management among the best in Germany

Inclusion in leading international climate protection indexes Top results confirm the Group’s climate protection strategy Bonn, 10/21/2010, 02:00 PM CEST Zoom Download Deutsche Post DHL is in second place in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. Deutsche Post DHL is one of Germany’s top companies in the area of climate protection management and climate reporting. This is revealed in the Germany […]

CEVA demands industry collaboration for sustainable logistics

At the German Logistics Congress, CEVA’s CEO John Pattullo calls on competitors, peers and customers to work together to develop global guidelines for sustainable logistic services. Berlin, Germany – 21 October 2010. John Pattullo, CEO of CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, today appealed to the industry to work together to establish global standards for sustainable logistics […]

UPS 3Q Earnings Climb 69 Percent on Revenue Growth of 9 Percent

Atlanta, October 21, 2010 Strong Growth Across all Segments; UPS Raises Annual Guidance UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.93 for the third quarter of 2010, a 69% improvement over the prior-year period. Global revenue grew 9.3%, generating $1.5 billion in adjusted operating profit, a 62% increase. On a reported basis, diluted earnings per share were […]

Kuehne + Nagel wins new business from Good-Food

Moscow, October 20, 2010 – The Good-Food Group, the largest supplier of nuts and dried fruits in Russia, has selected Kuehne + Nagel as their logistics partner for the global sourcing and domestic distribution of their products. In the scope of the new agreement, Kuehne + Nagel has tailored a dedicated door-to-door seafreight intermodal service to the specific needs of […]

Kuehne + Nagel Group – Nine-months 2010 results

Successful implementation of growth strategy – Record result in the third quarter 2010 Schindellegi, Switzerland, October 18, 2010 – Through the consistent implementation of its growth strategy, the worldwide operating Kuehne + Nagel Group managed to continuously expand its business volumes, taking advantage of the favourable economic environment for the logistics industry. The operational result (EBITDA) of CHF 271 million […]

SmartTruck Introduces, Begins Production on Next-Generation Trailer Aerodynamics

First Customers for UnderTray System Include Con-way, Frito-Lay and PepsiCo PHOENIX – October 19, 2010 SmartTruck, a new manufacturer of aerodynamic products for the trucking industry, introduced its UT-6 Trailer UnderTray System today at the 2010 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition. SmartTruck has begun production of the system, which provides a fuel efficiency gain of at least 8.5 percent for […]

CEVA launches the City of Books in Italy

A €65 million investment for the largest multi-client logistical hub in Europe, dedicated to the publishing sector Milan, Italy, 19 October 2010 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, yesterday launched the City of Books, a cutting-edge logistics platform which is unique in Europe as it is dedicated solely to the publishing sector. The launch was attended […]