August 17th in Road by .

Obama Administration Kills $473 Million in Earmarks

Here comes a good news for job seekers, Obama administration releases $473 million earmark funds for infrastructure jobs, telling states to reallocate the money by the end of the year or lose it for good. This is another effort to crate more jobs and improve transportation.

August 1st in Freight, Road, Shipping by .

UAE REGION REPORTS STRONGEST QUARTER EVER

DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals has continued to build on the excellent start to 2011 with the momentum continuing into the second quarter. Gross volumes for the first six months of the year were 26.2 million TEU or 11% ahead of the prior year.

January 21st in 3PL, Logistics, News, Road by .

CEVA Gets Levi’s Contract In Brazil

The American based Jean company has awarded a contract to Ceva to move product into Brazil.

December 15th in Aviation, Rail, Road by .

UPS adds Photo id Requirement For Retail Shipping

UPS announced it is expanding its policy to require customers who ship packages from retail shipping locations to present a government-issued photo ID for verification of identification. The directive will apply at The UPS Store  and Mail Boxes Etc.  locations as well as authorized shipping outlets worldwide.

December 7th in Intermodal Transport, Logistics, Rail, Road by .

Expansion in Chinese Infrastructure

Deutsche Bahm and Chinese Ministry of Railways are working closely in rail freight transport and in expanding the Chinese rail infrastructure. Both the parties have signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing / DB International handles construction supervision for extending high -speed lines, they confirmed their intent to strengthen rail freight transport and to step up the establishment of new transports between Asia and Europe through closer cooperation.

December 1st in Logistics, Rail, Road by .

UK Transport Sector Profits up

Confidence in the transportation & storage sector tumbles, despite improved turnover and profits.

This quarter, confidence among businesses in the transport & storage sector has fallen to the lowest level seen this year, alongside weakened levels of confidence across the whole UK.However, the sector expects to see improvements in turnover, gross profits and sales in 2011, according to the latest ICAEW/Grant Thornton UK Business Confidence Monitor (BCM).

December 1st in Aviation, Logistics, Rail, Road by .

Fresh Snow shuts Down Airports, Trains

Britain’s transport links with the rest of the world were disrupted by the early winter snowfall as key airports closed Wednesday and international Eurostar train services were cut.

July 16th in Freight, Logistics, Road by .

Norbert Dentressangle Keeps Ultra Ice Cool

Norbert Dentressangle has been appointed to provide a frozen storage and distribution service for fast-growing ice manufacturer, Ultra Ice (UK).

May 14th in Road by .

Aramex expands road freight services to Scandinavia

Aramex has launched a specialist road freight service between the UK & Ireland and Scandinavia.

May 2nd in Road by .

Tata Ties up With Actis for $2b Roads Venture

Tata Realty & Infrastructure, a Tata Group company formed specially for the roads and highways sector, is forming a joint venture with private equity firm Actis that could invest about $2 billion (Rs8,900 crore) over five years in building roads, a focus area of the government.

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