Munich Airport moves up to fifth place among the world's leading hubs

In the latest rankings of the world’s best-connected airports, Munich Airport has risen to the number five position. The new rankings were released by the Official Airline Guide (OAG), the global authority on air service information. OAG releases an annual Megahubs Index in which it rates the connectivity of major air transportation hubs. According to the latest figures, Munich, which ranked 11th in the previous index, is now ranked number

Meet the green(est) machine

Mitsubishi LPG range is the world’s first to meet Stage V regulations for emissions With a reputation for industry firsts (it was the first company to win every product category at the FLTA Awards for Excellence) Mitsubishi is once again setting a new standard: this time with the first LPG forklift to meet the super-low emission requirements of Euro Stage V. “The need to reduce our environmental impact is more

BNY Mellon and KeyBank expand their trade processing services relationship

BNY Mellon today announced a significant expansion of its existing trade finance processing services relationship with KeyBank by implementing an enhanced and updated model that will offer a more robust client experience for KeyBank’s trade finance clients, while aiming to increase the efficiency of service delivery. Under this expanded arrangement, and subject to the execution of an amended service agreement, BNY Mellon will take on certain direct client service functions

CharterSync and the need for digitisation to enhance time-critical air cargo logistics

CharterSync co-founders, Ed Gillett and Simon Watson will be speaking at the NAX 24-7 Time Critical Logistics Meeting in Amsterdam on the 25th September. The CharterSync duo will be talking about digitization and time-critical air cargo logistics. Time-critical and ‘Just in time’ cargo is facing the oncoming potential disruption caused through the UK leaving the European Union at the end of October and systems like CharterSync offer freight forwarders autonomy,

Taking a smart approach to dock appointment scheduling

Whether managing the complexity of fresh food or meeting customer promises for rapid delivery, the efficiency with which retailers and suppliers manage the inbound and outbound processes within the Distribution Centre (DC) or warehouse is critical. From ensuring the right resources are in place to effectively prioritising activity based on a range of criteria, Pól Sweeney, Vice President of UK Sales and Business Management at Descartes, outlines the transformation in the

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IRU sets future direction for road transport in times of economic uncertainty and industry disruption

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has today taken the lead in setting the global road transport agenda, by publishing a manifesto that calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road transport in driving economic prosperity. Road transport is the lifeblood of global trade and a critical link to unlocking international opportunity and prosperity. The sector accounts for 5.7% of employment worldwide; in Europe

New second rail container handling options from Hyster

Hyster Europe has developed new solutions to help terminals handle containers on railroad cars in the second rail position. “Terminal operators want to reduce damage and improve efficiency when handling containers on the second rail,” says Mark Nailer, Industry Manager for Hyster Europe. “In close co-operation with terminal customers we have developed a ReachStacker with a raised cab and remote control for pedestrian operation of the boom and spreader.” Handling

It’s not a zero-sum game: CargoX and RoadLaunch merge the worlds of public and private blockchains

CargoX, the public blockchain logistics document transaction platform which was built on a public blockchain, has been integrated into RoadLaunch, the private blockchain-based digital freight management platform. This is the first publicly available integrated product in logistics of this kind, which merges the strengths of public and private blockchains in one solution to provide business users with the best of both worlds. The RoadLaunch platform streamlines freight quoting, dispatch, capacity

New holography role drives India vehicle anti-polluting initiative

Paul Dunn, Chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, showcases holography’s new role in thwarting levels of pollution in Asia. Against a global backdrop, holograms are finding new commercial outlets as effective weapons in the battle against counterfeiting and anti-tampering, offering product authentication benefits to governments and those responsible for law enforcement. However, the technology’s capacity to re-invent itself, driven on through innovation and imaginative thinking, is enabling commercial holography

CML becomes CargoWise certified logistics provider

Lutterworth-based warehousing and freight forwarding industry leader, Core Management Logistics (CML), is pleased to announce that it has recently gained WiseTech Global’s CargoWise Certified Logistics Provider (CCLP) status. This latest news follows on from the hard work and success of James Thorpe, CML’s Freight Business Unit Manager, achieving Certified Operator status last year and a further three members of CML’s Management Team accomplishing Certified Professional status. This certification grants permission