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Prénatal extends contract with Geodis, adds e-commerce services

Prénatal extends contract with Geodis, adds e-commerce services

April 3, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Maternity and child-centric retailer Prénatal has extended its contract with Geodis’ Contract Logistics line of business, extending their e-commerce collaboration until June 2020. Under the terms, Prénatal’s retail and e-commerce stock will be combined and stored in the Geodis’ distribution center in Almere, the Netherlands. Geodis first started working forRead More

Grünenthal to use Kuehne + Nagel’s pharma logistics

Grünenthal to use Kuehne + Nagel’s pharma logistics

March 31, 2017 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Swiss forwarder Kuehne + Nagel is partnering with pharmaceutical research company Grünenthal to reorganize the pharma company’s worldwide transportation network for highly sensitive pharmaceutical products. Grünenthal has production sites in Europe and Latin America, with a footprint in 32 countries, and products available in 155 countries. The pharma giant willRead More

UPS adds six stations to China-Europe rail service

UPS adds six stations to China-Europe rail service

March 29, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Shipping by rail between Europe and Asia just got a little more flexible as UPS added six new stations to its continent-spanning rail service – four in China and two in Europe – making the rail mode an even more attractive option for forwarders, and a potential threat to airRead More

Turvo launches collaborative supply chain management platform

Turvo launches collaborative supply chain management platform

March 29, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Turvo, a logistics startup has launched a “collaborative logistics” platform that allows shippers, brokers and carriers to communicate and manage shipments in real-time, across the entire supply chain. The company also announced it has raised $25 million in Series A financing. The platform allows shippers can manage loads, and eventually,Read More

Jettainer launches Android app for ULD management

Jettainer launches Android app for ULD management

March 29, 2017 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

For those who need to keep tabs on the status of their unit load devices (ULDs) from virtually anywhere, Jettainer has publicly launched its “JettApp” application for smartphones. An Android version is currently available, and an iOS version is “being planned,” the ULD management company said. The application helps logisticsRead More

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DFW: Balancing cargo needs for the short and long term

March 28, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

It’s hard enough to stay one step ahead of the competition – try thinking three decades down the road. That’s the challenge that John Ackerman, executive vice president of global strategy and development for Dallas–Fort Worth Airport (DFW), said he must contend with in today’s fickle and often unpredictable airRead More

CEVA Logistics opens new facility in Doncaster, U.K.

CEVA Logistics opens new facility in Doncaster, U.K.

March 27, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

CEVA Logistics has opened a 215,800-square-foot “shared-user warehouse” at the new iPort intermodal logistics park, in Doncaster, U.K. The site can accommodate up to 28,000 pallets, sits adjacent to a 35-acre rail terminal and has parking bays for 110 large trucks. The logistics company will offer retail and other consumer-goodsRead More

Kerry posts strong profits, pushes ‘One Belt One Road’ investments

Kerry posts strong profits, pushes ‘One Belt One Road’ investments

March 24, 2017 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

A 24 percent increase in Kerry Logistics International Freight Forwarding (IFF) profits pushed growth in the company’s core net profit up 4 percent, to US$142.1 million for 2016, as total revenue increased 14 percent, to $2.71 billion. The IFF division growth was propelled by contributions from recently acquired Apex MaritimeRead More