CEVA launches cross-border road freight solution in Asia
CEVA Logistics has launched a cross-border road freight solution in South East Asia, providing an integrated, cost effective and seamless service from Singapore through Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to China.
Date: Feb 18, 2011
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DHL announces three new business deals
DNVPS and Barclays go green with DHL; the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig appoints DHL as official logistics partner.
Date: Feb 18, 2011
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Recently awarded contracts
Damco provides ocean freight services to NOFE; Weber wins distribution contract with e-BI.
Date: Feb 18, 2011
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ICTSI enters US market with Port of Portland agreement
ICTSI Oregon has officially taken over operation of the container and breakbulk facilities at the Port of Portland's Terminal 6.
Date: Feb 16, 2011
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Panalpina expands in western China
Following its Wuhan Centralised Services Centre and Chengdu office, Panalpina is expanding in western China with the opening of an office in Chonqging.
Date: Feb 4, 2011
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DB Schenker certified ISO 14001:2004 throughout Australia and New Zealand
DB Schenker has achieved ISO 14001:2004 certification for all fourteen of its logistics centres in Australia and New Zealand.
Date: Feb 3, 2011
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Forwarders want to see benefits before embracing e-freight
According to a recent survey, freight forwarders need to see realisable and significant value added to the airport-to-airport portion of the air cargo supply chain before making a commitment to e-commerce such as the IATA-led e-freight program.
Date: Feb 3, 2011
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Panalpina to integrate Apollo in Perth
Following the acquisition of Apollo Forwarding in Adelaide last year, Panalpina will now incorporate another long-time partner company, Apollo in Perth. Although having traded under the same name, the two companies have never been related to each other.
Date: Feb 2, 2011
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Recently awarded / renewed contracts
Weiss Rohlig Taiwan wins Comtrend business for Eastern Europe; Norbert Dentressangle secures a new distribution contract with Stokvis Tapes; Mattel renews Wincanton's logistics contract for another six years; Lloyd Fraser wins a five-year Milk Link contract.
Date: Feb 2, 2011
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Toll Group acquires Dubai-based SAT Albatros
Toll Group has announced the acquisition of SAT Albatros (SAT), a Dubai-based provider of sea-air services.
Date: Feb 1, 2011
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DHL launches new LCL routes from China to Germany
DHL has launched two new direct LCL services connection Dalian and Shanghai in China with Hamburg in Germany.
Date: Jan 27, 2011
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FedEx enhances Critical Inventory Logistics service
FedEx SupplyChain has announced significant enhancements to its Critical Inventory Logistics service, including global real-time inventory, order and shipment status visibility.
Date: Jan 27, 2011
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RichLand enters Indonesia’s chemical logistics sector with two new contracts
RichLand Logistics Indonesia (RLI) has secured new contracts to manage the domestic transportation of bulk liquids for two chemical companies in Indonesia.
Date: Jan 26, 2011
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Jacobson Companies acquires Hong Kong-based CGL
JHCI Holdings, parent of the Jacobson Companies, has acquired Chimerica Global Logistics (CGL), a logistics services company headquartered in Hong Kong with subsidiary operations in the People's Republic of China.
Date: Jan 26, 2011
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Hainan Airlines extends cargo GSSA agreement with ECS in Europe
China's Hainan Airlines has extended its general sales & services agent agreement (GSSA) with ECS Group in Europe with a new contract in Hungary and Austria.
Date: Jan 25, 2011
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DHL enhances LCL connectivity between India and South Africa
DHL has announced the launch of a new direct LCL service from Nhava Sheva, Mumbai India to Durban, South Africa.
Date: Jan 21, 2011
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DHL develops transport solution for auto industry
DHL Global Forwarding has developed two new transport solutions for the automotive industry: the collapsible C3SB transport box and the double car rack.
Date: Jan 20, 2011
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Alibaba pushes for major investment in Chinese logistics market
e-Commerce Group, Alibaba, plans to build a network of warehouses across China and hopes to mobilise other partners to join in this effort to create an integrated logistics platform that will help elevate the quality of service to Chinese consumers and allow merchants to meet rapidly growing domestic consumption needs.
Date: Jan 19, 2011
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TNWA reduces transpacific capacity
The New World Alliance (TNWA) will temporarily reduce capacity on selected Trans-Pacific Trade services to coincide with Lunar New Year factory shutdowns in Asia.
Date: Jan 18, 2011
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Hanjin receives two 8,600 TEU containerships
Hanjin Shipping has received two 8,600 TEU class containerships, Hanjin Hamburg and Hanjin New York, the second and the third in the series of five 8,600 TEU class vessels received from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.
Date: Jan 18, 2011
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DP World’s new Port Qasim terminal opens
DP World has officially opened its new container terminal in Port Qasim near Karachi in Pakistan, marking the successful completion of the first of DP World's three-phase development - the largest ever investment in the port sector in Pakistan.
Date: Jan 17, 2011
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CEVA expands in West Africa and Central Asia
In response to its growing customer base in the energy sector, CEVA Logistics will further expand into West Africa and Central Asia, areas that will be managed under CEVA's Southern Europe, Middle East & Africa (SEMEA) region.
Date: Jan 17, 2011
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Qantas settles US class action lawsuit
Qantas has reached a settlement, subject to court approval, to resolve its liability under a class action that began in the US in 2006.
Date: Jan 14, 2011
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Toll acquires poultry transport specialist
Toll Group has acquired the business assets of Australia-based McLaughlin Freightlines (MFL) for A$25 million.
Date: Jan 14, 2011
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