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Entec International strengthens team in Latin America

UK based MRO procurement and supply chain specialist Entec International has appointed Carlos Lobaton as Business Development Manager for the LATAM (Latin America) region. Carlos joins the team responsible for rolling out a major procurement and supply chain consolidation programme, covering 11 countries and 39 sites across Latin America, on behalf of a global soft drinks and savoury snacks client. Carlos, who has over fifteen years of experience working in

Etihad Cargo Joins UNICEF Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to support its Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative. Under the MoU, Etihad Cargo will aid the worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices, and other critical supplies to respond to the pandemic, managing all requirements through its dedicated COVID-19 Workforce. The UAE’s national

SAL & KAEC Sign a Memorandum of Cooperation to Bolster Saudi Arabia’s Logistic Service Sector

The Saudi Logistics Company SAL has signed a memorandum of cooperation with King Abdullah Economic City in order to provide further support to both logistics sector in the Kingdom and King Abdullah Economic City. The signed memorandum by Mr. Omar Hariri, CEO of SAL, and Mr. Ahmed Linjawi, CEO of KAEC, focuses on enhancing logistics services and contributes to creating promising logistic and economic opportunities in conjunction with Saudi Arabia’s

ONE becomes GoodShipping pioneer

Sustainable cargo initiative GoodShipping has today announced that it has successfully collaborated with leading container shipping liner Ocean Network Express (ONE) to advance the uptake of biofuel-driven carbon reduction services across the container shipping segment. In a recent trial with ONE on November 22, 2020, the 4,803 TEU MOL EXPERIENCE was refuelled with sustainable marine biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam while carrying cargo for GoodShipping pioneers Dopper, Blygold, Geelen

ProGlove announces senior executive changes

ProGlove, the leader in ergonomic wearables for industry, promotes Ilhan Kolko to Chief Product Officer. Out of ProGlove’s US headquarters in Chicago, Kolko will oversee product development and all related aspects. In this role, Kolko reports directly to ProGlove’s CEO, Andreas Koenig. At the same time, ProGlove promotes Konstantin Brunnbauer to Vice President Production & Hardware Engineering. Brunnbauer will be responsible for hardware development and production of the wearables-specialist He

Covid forces grocery retailers to rethink order picking methods

When Covid triggered the e-commerce frenzy, many grocery retail logistics operations had little choice but to rethink their order picking methodologies and, as a result there is a trend away from traditional zone picking towards wave picking B to C strategies, says John Maguire, managing director of Narrow Aisle Ltd Out of the zone The global pandemic has brought the essential role of the UK logistics industry – and the

Utordo allows logistics companies to integrate with fastest-growing online marketplace

Utordo – the cloud-based multi-channel order management solution – is now fully integrated with OnBuy.com, the fastest-growing online marketplace in the world and the largest UK-founded marketplace. Having achieved over 600% growth for the last 3 years in a row, OnBuy is on a mission to revolutionise the eCommerce sector by providing a fair, transparent and ethical marketplace that benefits buyers and sellers. Richard Davies, a director of Utordo, comments: “OnBuy

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics reorganise regional management

Dr Tobias Burger to head the ASL EMEA business unit, Ralph Riehl to take over the ASL Americas business unit. Kempten, February 16, 2021 – Dachser Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) has reorganised management within its business units in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Americas regions.  The position of Managing Director, ASL EMEA has been assumed by Dr Tobias Burger, who is already responsible for the strategic development

Peli BioThermal to Present at Temperature Control and Logistics Virtual Event

Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, will be attending this year’s virtual Temperature Control and Logistics conference to share industry insight on how temperature controlled packaging is playing a pivotal part in the delivery of vital pandemic payloads worldwide. Key speaker at the virtual event will be Paul Terry, Director of Sales EMEA at Peli BioThermal, who will share his knowledge and the latest industry developments via

BIFA Freight Service award winners triumph over adversity

Despite a year beset by multiple operational difficulties and uncertainties, there were many outstanding entries in the BIFA Freight Service Awards 2020 – the very best of which have now been announced in a series of online video presentations this week. In the Air Cargo Services category, which was sponsored by ASM UK, Simarco Worldwide Logistics triumphed over fellow finalists DHL Global Forwarding, Kerry Logistics and Ligentia Global. Winner of