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DAKOSY

DAKOSY and dbh digitalize the release process for “German Ports”

A German joint solution for the digitalized release process of import containers is being developed by the service providers DAKOSY AG, Hamburg, and dbh Logistics IT AG, Bremen, both of whom specialize in port community systems. By the end of the year, the first shipping companies and forwarders will be connected to the platform, which …

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Expert

Expert Customs uses Descartes’ e-Customs solution to support UK-EU Customs compliance

Descartes Systems Group announces that Expert Customs, a recently established customs agency based in Dartford, is using Descartes’ e-Customs solution to enhance business operations with its UK-EU trade offering and provide customs compliance for customers. “Following Brexit, we saw the demand for a smooth and efficient customs declaration process grow. We realised a great opportunity …

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congestion

Port congestion is not the only issue facing the US supply chain

Cargo movement data tracked by project44 shows that congestion has increased again across all four major Southern California ports (Hueneme, Los Angeles, Long Beach, and San Diego). According to data collected by the supply chain visibility company, 41 vessels are currently (August 26) anchored outside of LA and Long Beach awaiting berth space, while 33 …

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Finverity

Finverity appoints Brett Downes as Chief Risk Officer

Finverity, a mid-market supply chain finance platform with a focus on emerging markets, today announces the appointment of Brett Downes as Chief Risk Officer. At Finverity, Brett Downes will be in charge of overseeing the risk function, enhancing the risk management processes and contributing to the development of the platform’s risk functionality, putting his vast …

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EU

Will EU supply chain issues encourage growth in the UK economy?

Brexit and the pandemic have been disruptive for supply chains. Between new regulations, tariffs, and isolation and testing policies, importing and exporting products has been difficult. However, where disruption occurs, so too does the opportunity to seize new shares of growing and changing markets. By discussing how Brexit has affected trade between the EU and …

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Ocean

Ocean Network Express opens a dedicated container depot in the Port of Hamburg

Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Universal Container Services (UCS) have strengthened their partnership by opening a dedicated ONE container depot in the port of Hamburg following the success of their dedicated ONE depot in Rotterdam, which opened in 2019. UCS is strategically located in the Port of Hamburg and is close to all main line …

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Pentagon

Fully customised fleet from Briggs Equipment ticks every box for Pentagon Freight

Pentagon Freight has taken delivery of four new Hyster forklift trucks to help bolster operations at their Dartford warehouse hub. The new trucks are all fully customised to meet specific working requirements on site and have been configured to maximise efficiency and operator safety. As part of the product configurations, various safety and performance features …

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UniCarriers

UniCarriers launches heavy-duty electric counterbalance truck

UniCarriers today announce the launch of their new MXL heavy-duty (4.0 – 5.5 ton) 4-wheel electric counterbalance truck, the first vehicle of its kind in the UniCarriers range: an electric forklift that’s built for the challenges of moving heavy loads in a modern freight environment. It offers its users the chance to go fully emission-free, …

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