DHL expands City Hub electric vehicle program in The Hague

As the next step in its goal to make inner-city deliveries more environmentally friendly, DHL Express expanded its City Hub concept to The Hague, Netherlands, with a new pilot using electric vehicles. The program also includes the first launch of Deutsche Post-DHL Group’s StreetScooter electric van in the DHL Express network. DHL Express first launched […]

Yusen expands European pharma reach with two warehouse projects

In the heart of Europe’s pharmaceutical sector, Yusen Logistics is launching two major pharmaceutical and healthcare industry logistics projects: one in Belgium, the other in the Netherlands. In the Belgian city of Melsele, at the Yusen Logistics Antwerp Distribution Center (ADC), Yusen is expanding the existing facility, adding an adjoining 8,000-square-meter warehouse. The new structure […]

Yusen Logistics first CEIV-Pharma-certified forwarder at Schiphol

Yusen Logistics Benelux was awarded with IATA’s CEIV-Pharma certification last week, making it the first airfreight forwarder at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to earn the designation. Yusen’s strides are part of a larger collaboration between Schiphol Cargo and Air Cargo Netherlands to become a preferred pharma gateway for Europe. Etienne Vesseur, deputy general manager of airfreight […]

CEVA Logistics to support new Dutch Medtronic facility

Medical technology company Medtronic has broken ground on a 33,000-square-meter distribution facility in Heerlen, in the Netherlands, and has partnered with CEVA Logistics, which will manage and operate the facility. The distribution center will put Medtronic within 24-hour range of 15,000 hospitals and clinics in Europe once it commences operations mid-2017. The facility will add […]

CEVA resists headwinds for continued Q1 growth

Swelling net revenue margins supplanted the impact of lower gross revenues for Netherlands-based CEVA Holdings during the first quarter of 2016. The group’s freight management unit, which includes air and seafreight forwarding, reported a 57.1 percent, year-over-year, jump in EBITDA, to US$10 million, on a constant currency basis. Cargo volumes for both air and sea […]

TCGI to operate Maastricht Aachen Airport

Trade Centre Global Investments BV (TCGI) was the winner among three bidders charged with the task of taking over the operations at Maastricht Aachen Airport in Beek, the Netherlands.  TCGI is the parent company of Global GSA Group. It was determined that TCGI is best qualified to expand airfreight and passenger services at the facility. […]

CEVA opens industrial parts warehouse

CEVA Logistics has opened a global distribution center for industrial spare parts near an existing multi-user site in Born, the Netherlands. The center has 12,000 square meters of warehouse space and a 10,000 square meter yard. The new center has 28,000 bin locations, 7,500 combined square meters of storage space and 4,000 racking locations in […]

Cargo theft the highest in U.K., Netherlands

The Transported Asset Protection Association for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (TAPA EMEA), recently revealed that, in the first quarter of 2015, the highest rate of cargo theft incidents were in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. More than 67 percent of 206 freight thefts or attempted thefts in the first three months […]