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Dachser expands its contract logistics capacities for Maas-Rhein logistics center

Dachser wins contract to provide contract logistics for Emerson’s Climate Technologies division in Europe and invests in Alsdorf The US conglomerate Emerson is expanding its collaboration with Dachser. In view of the new European contract logistics mandate for Emerson’s Climate Technologies division, Dachser expanded its capacities in Alsdorf by adding a 7,000-square-meter warehouse. Over the past 30 years, Emerson’s Climate Technologies division has steadily grown its European business, which includes


World's largest container ship completes first voyage from Asia to Europe

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company today announced that MSC Gülsün, the world’s largest container ship, has arrived in Europe after completing its landmark maiden voyage from the north of China. MSC Gülsün is the first of a new class of 23,000+ TEU* vessels to be added in 2019-2020 to the global shipping network of MSC, a world leader in transportation and logistics. Built at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Geoje shipyard

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Social partners in road transport stand together to demand EU action on safe and comfortable truck parking areas

Transport by road is vital for Europe, carrying around three quarters of inland freight in the EU. However, the truck parking areas where drivers rest are insufficient or in desperate need of an upgrade. Now employers’ organisations and trade unions in European road transport have joined forces to request action from the EU and its Member States’ to create a denser network of safe and secure truck parking areas (SSTPAs) offering

Philip Hall named as Managing Director of CommerceHub European Operations

30-year retail industry veteran will lead the company’s expansion across Europe CommerceHub, a distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, announced Philip Hall as the new Managing Director for the company’s European operations. Philip has spent more than 30 years in the retail industry helping retailers and brands use technology to provide exceptional customer experiences.Hall has extensive experience in supply chain and category management. His work with many of Europe’s

Syneto & Hammer announce EU-wide distribution agreement

Syneto, a leading hyperconverged infrastructure vendor, and Hammer, the leading storage solutions value-add distributor, have entered into a Europe-wide distribution agreement. The partnership will see Hammer adding Syneto’s hyperconverged products to its portfolio. By partnering with Hammer, Syneto will be able to strengthen its market position and considerably grow its SMB (Small and Medium-sized Businesses) and ROBO (Remote Office/ Branch Office) customer base across EMEA. The partnership plans to take the

Sustained growth in European logistics for Dachser  

Dachser Ltd in the UK maintains its growth path, and its market share in European road export services continues to increase. A new daily direct road trailer service to and from San Sebastian (Spain) in co-operation with Azkar Dachser Group, the Dachser SE Group’s subsidiary organisation in Iberia, was introduced last Autumn and has gone from strength to strength. It has proved very popular with existing and new customers alike. 

Breaking up is never easy: Brexit and its potential impact on the logistics industry

By Andrew Austin, Group Operations Director, Priority Freight The battle lines have been drawn and in less than four months from now Britain could start the process of separating itself from the European Union (EU). A lot of the public debate, particularly in the tabloid media, has focused on freedom of movement and the nation’s so-called ability, or inability, to control its own borders. Beyond this rather emotive subject, another

TT Club Presents European Logistics Award at BIFA Ceremony

At the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Annual Awards Lunch in London last month, the global freight insurance specialist, TT Club presented the European Logistics Award to UK-based, independent freight forwarder The PSL Group. The Award attracted a wide-range of entries, which the panel of judges praised for their innovation and technical prowess. This year’s winner, The PSL Group is a multi-service global forwarder with strategically located offices throughout the

Kerry Logistics appoints new Managing Director for Europe

Kerry Logistics Network Limited, a leading logistics service provider in Asia, has appointed Thomas Blank as its new Managing Director of Europe with effect immediately. Mr Blank will oversee the company’s strategic developments in Europe, with the goal of establishing Kerry Logistics as a preferred logistics service provider for industry and trade, and a reliable partner for bridging Europe and Asia. He will operate out of the Kerry Logistics Central

TIACA calls for solutions to EU migrant crisis and offers security advice

The situation has already seen more than 514,000 people cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has called on world leaders meeting at the United Nations this week to work together to find solutions to the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe in a message to its members today. The situation has already seen more than 514,000 people cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe with almost