Category: Logistics

GEODIS invests in new multi-user facility

Responding to the recent surge in demand for supply chain services in South Korea brought about by dynamic changes in consumer buying habits through ecommerce channels, the new facility will provide additional warehousing and value-added contract logistics resources. Located just 25 kilometres from central Seoul and a 90-minute drive from both Incheon International Airport and Port of Incheon, the new multi-user warehousing facility is strategically located in Icheon. Completed in

Dachser is satisfied with the year´s results

Dachser can look back on a successful 2020, which was characterized by the loyalty and climate of mutual trust between the logistics provider, its customers, and its transport partners. Dachser’s consolidated net revenue totalled EUR 5.61 billion, a slight decrease of 0.9 percent compared to the previous year. “We have delivered on our promise to be a rock of stability during the coronavirus crisis,” says Dachser CEO Burkhard Eling. “The

A logistics maturity score

In order to help brands assess their e-Commerce logistics capabilities, leading global logistics provider GEODIS, in collaboration with professional services consultancy Accenture, has devised a methodological approach to measure the level of e-Commerce readiness. Called “Maturity Score”, it determines challenges brands have to face to rapidly adapt their logistics infrastructure to changing retail purchasing habits. In their recent, original research study of brands developing their e-Commerce sales channels[1], GEODIS and

A logistics maturity score

In order to help brands assess their e-Commerce logistics capabilities, leading global logistics provider GEODIS, in collaboration with professional services consultancy Accenture, has devised a methodological approach to measure the level of e-Commerce readiness. Called “Maturity Score”, it determines challenges brands have to face to rapidly adapt their logistics infrastructure to changing retail purchasing habits. In their recent, original research study of brands developing their e-Commerce sales channels[1], GEODIS and

What do the coming months hold for logistics?

Sarah Laouadi, European and International Policy Manager, Logistics UK discusses the end of the post-Brexit grace period and what it means for the logistics industry From April 2021, various grace periods and temporary measures designed to ease the transition to the post-Brexit trading environment will come to an end. In this article, Sarah Laouadi, European and International Policy Manager at Logistics UK, provides an overview of what traders can expect

‘Brexit buster’ route direct from Morocco to the UK

A new direct shipping route, which will connect the UK and Morocco, is to be launched shortly. The route, which has been established by maritime and transport specialist, United Seaways, will link Poole in Dorset to Tangier, Morocco. The new line has been in planning for over two years and will help bypass post-Brexit traffic congestion and additional import procedures on goods arriving via Europe. It will also significantly reduce

GEODIS reports on its Mentor Programs in Asia-Pacific and Americas

Having set the goal of 25% female fulfilment of its leadership roles by 2023, leading global logistics provider GEODIS has established an employee Mentor Program as part of its drive towards diversity. To mark International Women’s Day on 8th March, GEODIS reports on the progress of the Programs. Only 13% of senior leaders in the logistics industry as a whole are women. This is despite females scoring higher in leadership

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

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