Woodland boxes clever as Cepac traffic grows

Woodland Group has signed a new, multi-year agreement with Cepac Essex-based global logistics company Woodland Group has signed a new, multi-year agreement with Cepac, a long-standing client. Cepac, a Rotherham-based corrugated and retail-ready packaging manufacturer, part of the HSA Group, has entrusted Woodland with its Contract Logistics needs since 2005. In the space of just over a year, Cepac acquired two manufacturing plants and a Point of Sale Display manufacturer

Oversize reactor travels across Black Sea with RTL

RTL LLC signed a contract last year with leading Italian manufacturer Walter Tosto Rostov-on-Don, Russia based project logistics provider RTL LLC signed a contract last year with leading Italian manufacturer Walter Tosto for the delivery of equipment to Russian oil and gas company Tatneft’s construction facility in Nizhnekamsk. The contract involved the delivery of 15 units, including a large hydrotreating reactor measuring 34 m x 3.5 m x 4.2 m

Project growth continues for BITO

New facility will support further growth of BITO’s successful Fastrack catalogue Edward Hutchison, MD of Nuneaton-based BITO Storage Systems is keen to make the operation the biggest and most successful subsidiary of the global BITO group – which is headquartered in Meissenheim, Germany. He said: “Group turnover is €185 million, with a UK contribution of €15m. This establishes us as one of the larger subsidiaries. In the UK, BITO has

Circle Express case study

Circle Express undertake an extensive assessment of the lift truck market Circle Express is one of the UK’s leading freight distribution specialists. With warehouse facilities located close to five of Britain’s busiest airports – Heathrow, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Exeter – the company provides transport services for a host of air freight agents and their clients. With its seven facilities often required to work 24/7, indeed, Heathrow and Manchester are

China's air cargo carriers merge to form Asia's largest air freight company

China’s three largest airline cargo carriers will form Asia’s largest air freight transport company China’s three largest airline cargo carriers will merge to form Asia’s largest air freight transport company, according to a senior official at the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The three merging companies are Air China Cargo, China Cargo Airlines and China Southern Cargo, the official Xinhua agency said, quoting deputy director Zhou Laizhen. No timeline or

Continuing growth of Teesport

Investment project sees the reconstruction of 305m of the quay A £22 million investment project, which included the reconstruction of 305m of the quay to enhance and expand handling facilities at Teesport, has been successfully completed. The infrastructure and reconstruction works carried out on the quay will ensure the Port can continue to handle modern cargo ships for the next generation. It will enable Teesport to accommodate fully laden panamax

RTG cranes from Konecranes for the new Baltic port of Bronka

Meri was the first vessel handled in the new Russian Baltic port of Bronka On 11 June the freighter . She delivered the first three of a total of ten RTG cranes from Konecranes in Finland. The firm is among the world’s leading manufacturers of cranes and lifting gear. Arriving from Hanko in Finland, the Meri was the first merchant ship to transit the new, recently constructed canal providing access

IAG Cargo begins rollout of new e-booking service

First stage in global rollout of advanced online booking and management system IAG Cargo’s customers in Spain have become the first to benefit from its new e-Booking system. Enhanced features such as self-service registration, template bookings and auto-rating make the advanced service the easiest and fastest way yet for freight forwarders to book with IAG Cargo; meaning that bookings can now take less than three minutes to complete. Spain marks

CaroTrans continues import service network expansion

Now offering a direct Milan to Charleston service CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, has announced a new direct, weekly LCL (less than container load) import service from Milan to Charleston with a 21 day transit. Connections to Miami, Tampa, Charlotte, Atlanta, Savannah, Dallas and Houston are 1-3 days. In addition, DAP (delivered at place/Incoterm rules) services are available to the following 12

WGSN Announces a New Joint Venture Deal at Cannes Lions

New deal to further accelerate company growth in China WGSN, the global foresight business specialising in consumer, fashion and design trends and insights, has announced a joint venture with China Textile Information Center (CTIC) to drive business growth in the increasingly crucial Chinese market. The joint venture, WGSN China, was signed by the Chairman of WGSN Mr Duncan Painter, who is also the CEO of Top Right Group the owner