Drum Cussac investigate the latest developments in Somali piracy

The threat from Somali pirates is both evolving and dynamic, and continues to have a significant impact upon maritime and commercial operations throughout the northwest Indian Ocean. There have been many adaptations of the Somali piracy threat, but the most recent development is positive: The significant reduction in Somali pirate activity, which became visible in the early months of 2012, is the product of the wide ranging counter piracy developments that continue to shape maritime operations in the

Dachser welcomes 10,000th EDI user

40 million electronic orders are processed each year  The Berlin production site of Rudolf Wild GmbH & Co. KG relies on the electronic interchange of logistics data. The producer of natural ingredients and intermediate products for the food industry is the ten thousandth user to benefit from the advantages of closely meshed logistics systems and has linked its transport and warehouse systems via an interface to Dachser’s EDI centre. In

Dachser UK acquires Iberian partner

Spanish logistics company Azkar  Azkar is one of the biggest Iberian logistics providers and market leader in the Spanish groupage segment. The company generated revenue of EUR 367 million in 2011 with a staff of over 3,000 working in 91 branch offices. Additionally, the company is supported by some 2,000 external drivers. Following the acquisition the enterprise will continue to be headed up by José Antonio Orozco and the current


Wins Consecutive Green Supply Chain Award —Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine recognizes ModusLink for designing sustainable, measurable and impactful new product packaging— For the fourth year in a row, ModusLink Global Solutions™ Inc. has been honored by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine’s 2012 Green Supply Chain Awards <http://www.sdcexec.com/article/10829171/supply-demand-chain-executive-announces-2012-annual-green-supply-chain-award-winners> . The Company was recognized for developing a creative and cost-saving package redesign for its client’s line of flash memory