January 11th in 3PL, Logistics, News by .

3PL’s Recently Awarded And Renewed Contracts

As the New Year has began the new battle also starts for the sales team in Logistics & freight forwarding Industry either for new contract or for renewing the existing contract in order for the sales team to meet their new budget with 15-20 % addition to the previous year sales.

January 5th in 3PL, Aviation by .

UK Based Allport Merges with CS Logistics

Allport, is merging with CS Logistics Holdings Limited, the parent company of Cargo Services Far East Limited, based in Hong Kong and China.

December 28th in Logistics, Shipping by .

20% Increase in TEUs handled by the Colombo Port in 2010

The Colombo Harbour has been highlighted in almost every news paper as it set a new record by handling 4 million Twenty foot equivalent units [TEUs] of containers.

December 21st in Shipping by .

International Cargo Centre Shenzhen Received its First Authentication Plate

International Cargo Centre Shenzhen Received its Authentication Plate from Lufthansa Cargo as the first qualified air cargo terminal for this program in China. PSS is an authentication that expands Lufthansa Cargo’s successful implemented safety system.

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.

November 29th in Aviation by .

CEVA’s Pattullo Gives Upbeat Assessment of Logistics Market Prospects

In an interview at eyefortransport’s recent 8th European 3PL Summit in Brussels, John Pattullo, CEO of CEVA Logistics, said he was very upbeat about the prospects – not just for his own company but also for the sector as a whole.

At the Summit, Pattullo spoke on stage with Jon Bumstead of Neutral Consulting about his views on the state of the industry and its prospects for the future.

November 29th in Aviation by .

Iberia Cargo Joins Cargo 2000

IBERIA Cargo has become the 29th international air cargo carrier to commit to Cargo 2000’s quality management system.
The group’s membership now includes 76 major airlines, freight forwarders, ground handlers, trucking companies and IT providers. Its members are implementing re-engineered air cargo transport processes from shipper to consignee using Cargo’s 2000’s Master Operating Plan.

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