Geodis emphasizes importance of innovation in logistics at TL Munich 2019

GEODIS, one of the world’s global supply chain operators, will be exhibiting at this year’s transport logistic, Messe München, Germany 04 – 07 June 2019 The global Supply Chain Operator, which ranks among the world’s top logistics companies, is putting a range of innovative services and operational processes on display, using augmented and virtual reality solutions. In its Experience Room situated on the GEODIS exhibition booth located in Hall B5.303/402,

New opportunities opening up for Port Esbjerg

Port Esbjerg is expanding its crane capacity with a new LHM 800  A growth in high and heavy cargo creates new demands on crane capacity  The new crane is prompted by developments in the offshore industry especially The Port Esbjerg is gearing up for future business and opted for the world’s largest mobile harbour crane, the Liebherr LHM 800 with a maximum lifting capacity of up to 308

15% of HGV driver vacancies cannot be filled

Logistics businesses anticipate that 15 per cent of their current HGV driver vacancies will not be filled due to the nationwide skills shortage, according to a report launched this month. The 2019 Logistics Report, launched by FTA in partnership with Santander Corporate and Commercial, polled the opinions of more than 500 freight and logistics businesses operating in the UK and internationally, to provide industry insight into the latest political and

Dachser launches test operations with Mercedes-Benz eActros

The Dachser vehicle mix for emission-free deliveries in Stuttgart city center is now complete. Martin Kehnen, Head of CharterWay Rental & Major Customer Management at Mercedes-Benz Trucks Germany, has now handed over the keys to the all-electric 18-ton Mercedes-Benz eActros to Markus Maurer, General Manager of Dachser’s Kornwestheim branch. As soon as employees have been briefed and completed all the requisite training, Dachser will integrate the eActros into its ongoing

ICC report reveals much work remains to be done to promote the fair regulatory treatment of trade finance

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission has today released a whitepaper urging the trade finance industry to work together to ensure that regulation does not hinder the availability of trade finance and remains relevant in a digital landscape. The milestone report, titled Banking regulation and the campaign to mitigate the unintended consequences for trade finance, takes a close look at the regulation and compliance requirements that have come

UK business leaders remain committed to International Trade despite continued uncertainty

Research from American Express and Institutional Investor has found that despite ongoing current uncertainty around the UK’s trading relationships, UK CFOs remain committed to international trade and view it as integral to realising their growth ambitions. This year’s Global Business and Spending Outlook surveyed 100 senior finance executives in the UK, more than half of whom represent companies that report revenues of $1billion or more. The research revealed that 78%

Logistics can attract and retain talent by learning from other industries Multimodal delegates will hear

HSBC’s Global Head of Resourcing and Onboarding will join a panel of experts sharing insights on how to tackle the labour crisis at the free-to-attend seminars The logistics industry can tackle its labour issues by learning from other industries and refreshing its image, delegates at this year’s Multimodal 2019 will hear. A panel of experts from across different disciplines will share their insights and ideas on how the sector can

OCR International expands in the UK and Europe to meet growing market demands for global trade management solutions

As demand for Global Trade Management Solutions (GTM) increases, OCR Services Inc. a leading provider of GTM solutions, has expanded its international footprint, product and service portfolio into the UK and European market. The office based in London will serve to build upon the existing customer base and meet the growing demand in Europe and the UK for its Global Trade Compliance software solutions. For over 35 years, OCR has

Descartes Acquires CORE Transport Technologies

Strengthens GLN Solution Footprint for Mail, Parcel and Cargo Tracking Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Core Transport Technologies NZ Limited (CORE), an electronic transportation network that provides global air carriers and ground handlers with shipment scanning and tracking solutions. CORE has been connecting commercial airlines, ground handlers and the wider logistics community with trading partners and

Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo launches new cargo flights to Porto

As one of the fastest growing global air cargo carriers, Turkish Cargo included Porto (OPO), the second largest city and the most crucial industrial hub in Portugal, to its wide direct cargo flight network. Porto, the recently-launched destination of the accomplished air cargo brand, is not only one of the most important industrial ports of Europe but also a vital exports point. Turkish Cargo will operate flights to/from Porto on