AEB’s Customs Heroes drastically simplifies customs clearance and drives international growth

AEB, a provider of global trade and logistics software, is proud to introduce a global innovation: Customs Heroes, a first-of-its-kind digital customs broker network. It was launched at the international trade show “transport logistic”, which took place in Munich from June 4 to 7, 2019. This new network brings together the global services of prestigious brokers such as Channel Ports, Rusak, Perinter, Portmade, and Nord Quest on a single platform.

Hyster electric container handlers progress

With electrification projects underway for the Port of Los Angeles in the US and Valencia in Spain, Hyster Europe reveals some surprising facts about the progress of the zero-emission Container Handler projects. Two Laden Container Handlers and one ReachStacker are currently in development at the Hyster® Big Truck Development Centre in the Netherlands.  The zero-emission machines incorporate electricity at high voltage as the main energy source to power fully electric


Coltraco CEO awarded OBE in Queen’s Honours List

Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Prime Minister’s list for the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his Services to Business and International Trade, on Saturday 8th June 2019, published in the London Gazette. This swiftly follows the news last month about the company winning the Queen’s Award for International Trade.Carl Stephen Patrick HUNTER Chief Executive Officer, Coltraco Ultrasonics. For Services

LiUP crane driver elevator for mobile harbour cranes

Liebherr Maritime presents its new LiUP crane driver elevator for mobile harbour cranes at this year’s terminal operator trade fair, TOC Europe. The in-house developed lift has an innovative drive technology and is powered by an electric motor with lithium-ion battery and energy recovery function. The inhouse developed Liebherr crane driver elevator LiUP is designed to transport the operator in a save and efficient way to his workplace. The LiUP

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Women take the helm of FTA's Northern Ireland Freight Council

Two women are leading the fight for the logistics industry in Northern Ireland, following their election to FTA’s national Freight Council as Chair and Vice Chair. Industry experts Pamela Dennison and Charlene Quayle will help determine the organisation’s approach to pressing issues such as Brexit, climate change and air quality, by facilitating discussions with FTA’s members at council meetings. Seamus Leheny, FTA’s Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, commented: “With the

Hamburg once again wins Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Award as Best Global Seaport in 2019

On 17 June the Port of Hamburg was rated Best Global Seaport by readers of the Asia Cargo News. After two awards as Best Seaport – Europe in 2015 and 2016, as well as the accolade Best Global Seaport 2018, this is the fourth honour for the Port of Hamburg. The presentation was made during a ceremony at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center attended by more than 200 international

The Material Handling & Logistics Conference comes to Europe

The Material Handling & Logistics Conference (MHLC) officially celebrates its premiere on and March 8 and 9, 2020 in Europe. After the successful kick-off event last year, Dematic opens the independent network meeting in the Goldbergwerk event location in Stuttgart-Fellbach. On the following day, the participants will arrive at the Mövenpick Hotel at Stuttgart Airport. Thus, the event, which has already been successfully carried out more than 30 times in

New Teesport Rail service drives environmental benefits for IKEA

PD Ports has launched a dedicated rail freight service between Teesport and Doncaster in partnership with GB Railfreight, for its major customer Containerships – Intra-European leader of multimodal transport. The new service is responding to the growing demand for Teesport as the Northern UK gateway for trade which continues to see year-on-year growth across its container platform. The twice-daily rail service removes 120 daily road movements from the heavily congested

Global Cargo Theft Intelligence Report for 2018 Issued

TT Club and BSI have issued the second edition of their report on global cargo theft, the first to cover a full year.  Highlighted findings include: theft from road vehicles once more accounts for the highest proportion at 84%; Slash and Grab the largest type of cargo theft at 26% globally but with significant regional variations; the combination of food, beverage, alcohol and tobacco making up the most common commodity

BIFA focuses on multiple issues facing freight forwarders at Multimodal 2019

Tomorrow, the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, Multimodal 2019 opens its doors. Now in its twelfth year, Multimodal represents every logistics sector under one roof, making it a unique and highly valued industry showcase. Once again, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) will have a significant present, with staff from the secretariat as well as its regional consultants all being on the trade