Maritime Nations Forum charts new course for British-Dutch relations

The collaborative Forum, organised by Maritime UK and the Dutch Government, saw over 100 participants, including 30 Dutch companies and members of the Dutch Government in attendance. The Forum brought Dutch and British decision makers together to discuss how the two nations can work closely together in the maritime arena. “The idea behind the UK-NL Maritime Nations Forum was to provide a platform to British and Dutch ports to share


Pangea Members combine and create successful OOG Airfreight shipment

Blue Freight Service, a Pangea member in Germany, coordinated an out-of-gauge (OOG) shipment with its counterpart members in Belgium, Cobelair, and US, Express Air Freight (Houston). This was for air freighting a tailor-made shelter for a production line with substantial proportions, weighing 4120kgs. The customer had packed the shelter into a crate which odd measures could not fit in to. Any of the cargo flights amongst the airlines network were


CML shortlisted as a finalist at BIFA Awards

The team at Lutterworth-based firm, Core Management Logistics (CML) are thrilled to have been selected as a finalist at the BIFA Freight Service Awards, which took place in January at The Brewery in London. The awards have been running for almost 30 years, rewarding achievements in the freight forwarding industry with some 500 people in attendance on the day itself. The event this year was hosted by double Olympic champion


Budapest Airport sets new cargo record in 2018

Growth in cargo traffic at Budapest Airport (BUD) is accelerating after the Central European hub processed a record amount of freight in 2018 and beat the rate for the previous year. The new record of 146,113 tonnes of cargo arriving and departing at BUD in a single year showed a 14.9% increase on the figures for 2017, when 127,145 tonnes of cargo was processed at the airport and was also,


Softbox launches new temperature control packaging systems

Softbox, an innovator and provider of temperature control packaging for the life science and logistics industries has announced plans to unveil new pallet and parcel shipping systems at the Temperature Controlled Logistics (IQPC) in London this January. The cold chain shipping solutions being featured at the conference includes the three new products, Tempcell ECO; Tempcell MAX and Silverpod MAX – being revealed in Europe for the first time. The Tempcell


Dimerco implements dual-brand strategy in Singapore with new ocean freight service operation

Taiwan-based freight forwarding company, Dimerco has implemented its dual-brand strategy in Singapore called the Diversified Freight System (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. The dedicated ocean freight service operation, which was formally opened on 18 January 2019, will provide ocean freight services in Singapore to Dimerco’s customer base. According to CEO Mr. Edward Lin, Dimerco’s expansion in South East Asia has been driven by the market, particularly in light of the current US-China