Freightos focuses on sustainability with carbon transparency features

Online freight pricing platform Freightos is introducing new features to introduce transparency to the freight sector, including adding an estimate of the carbon footprint to every shipping service on Freightos and adding several free carbon dioxide (CO2) calculation tools that allow customers or third-parties to determine the carbon footprint along various routes and modes. The […]

Logistics Reinvented: 3 air cargo executives to watch in 2018

At times like these, with air cargo demand flying high and e-commerce growing with no end in sight, it might be tempting for some logistics companies to ease up on the gas and enjoy coasting while the momentum is strong. Not so for the three air cargo executives profiled here. Though they vary widely in […]

3 Execs to Watch: Neel Jones Shah sees cargo from both sides now

After scanning the highlights of Neel Jones Shah’s CV – vice president of sales and marketing for United; chief cargo officer at Delta; a seat on Amerijet’s board – one would hardly consider him a driving force behind the reinvention of freight forwarding. However, in the last 10 months of 2017, this career cargo carrier […]

3 Execs to Watch: Nick Bulcao takes control of the next flight out

“One of the main reasons I started Airspace was because drivers are the face of the company, and in the past, they have gotten the least amount of respect,” said Nick Bulcao, CEO of Airspace Technologies. Bulcao wanted to change that. For-hire drivers at companies like Uber often complain about poor working conditions and low […]

New GEODIS Paris facility moves to environmentally friendly model

French supply chain company GEODIS opened a new 15,000-square-meter distribution center in Paris, near its old site in the 12th Arrondissement near Porte de Charenton, with the intent to make logistics a little bit greener. The new center is representative of GEODIS’ priorities surrounding more environmentally friendly distribution in cities, which the company plans to […]

GBA Services opens office in Lisbon to cover Iberian market

United Kingdom-based logistics operator GBA Services is expanding its operations to Portugal, opening a GBA Logistics Portugal office in Lisbon to provide express van and truck services across the Iberian Peninsula and other parts of Europe. The new Lisbon office follows another recent expansion for GBA Services, as the company opened a German branch in […]

DHL to break ground on ‘8-figure’ freight facility near Hanover Airport

European road-freight service provider DHL Freight is making “an eight-figure investment” in a new 7,800-square-meter freight hub at the Hanover Airport Business Park in Langenhagen, Germany. DHL Freight expects its investment to translate into improvements in LTL (less-than-truckload) and FTL (full-truck-load) transport. Groundbreaking is scheduled for the beginning of 2018. The investment is part of […]

Bahri Bolloré Logistics joint venture launches in Saudi Arabia

Transportation and logistics company Bahri and freight forwarder Bolloré Group launched their joint venture Bahri Bolloré Logistics today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The new logistics company is headquartered in Riyadh and will provide logistics and supply chain management services to firms operating in Saudi Arabia. The joint venture is owned 60 percent by Bahri, which […]

OCEASOFT combines IoT, temperature-monitoring software into Cobalt ML3

French technology company OCEASOFT announced the launch of its mobile temperature data logger Cobalt ML3, which combines temperature-monitoring software with the “internet of things” (IoT) to create a product that will track temperatures during product shipments with a specialization in long-range wireless data transfer. The Cobalt ML3 product automatically collects temperature data recorded by its […]

CEVA Logistics leases 120 Iveco Stralis tractors in the U.K.

In a move to upgrade its current U.K. fleet, supply chain management company CEVA Logistics signed a three-year lease with Dawsonrentals Truck and Trailer Limited for 120 new vehicles. Beginning in the fall, the 44-tonne Iveco Stralis tractors will be distributed throughout CEVA’s operations in the U.K. The tractors come equipped with sleeper cabs and […]

NxtPort, Air Cargo Belgium partner to develop multimodal data platform

Data platform NxtPort signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Air Cargo Belgium and its data-sharing platform BRUcloud to streamline multimodal cargo transport by reducing redundancies shared between ocean- and airfreight. “There are differences between ship and air transport, but increasingly there are more similarities,” said NxtPort CEO Daniel Lievens. He noted that ports and […]

Airforwarders address Sea-Tac logistics challenges

SEATTLE — The good times keep rolling for air cargo in 2017 with month after record-setting month, but a panel at the Airforwarders Association’s (AfA) regional meeting at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) last night discussed an important point: How do you deal with too much of a good thing? “Sea-Tac’s current infrastructure wasn’t built […]

Tigers ramps up Silk Road rail forwarding service

Tiger is the latest forwarder to add China-Europe railfreight to its portfolio, offering customers a 16-day transit time both east- and westbound, between Duisburg, Germany, and the cities of Hefei, Chongqing, and Chengdu in China. The service, called ‘Tiger Rail,”’ was launched over the Summer, transporting auto parts. The New Silk Road, which started as […]

ELEVATE 2017 Preview: Robotics are the future of air freight [VIDEO]

With the second annual ELEVATE 2017 conference just weeks away (October 2), we’re in close contact with our speakers, making sure that our panels cover the latest trends and developments in the logistics industry. Our opening panel is one that you won’t want to miss. It features industry experts discussing “Using Next-Gen Technology to Solve […]
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