Tag Archives: logistics

KUKA Group: Swisslog strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field with two new contracts in Switzerland

AUGSBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisslog, a member of the KUKA Group, strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field. In addition to an order from Winterhalter + Fenner AG, a leading Swiss electrical goods wholesaler, the company … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel acquires the logistics operations of Wira Logistics in Indonesia

Extension of strategic partnership with Wira Logistics through acquisition of its logistics operations Establishment of nationwide logistics and distribution network to provide fully integrated end-to-end logistics solutions across Indonesia Indonesia as one of the Asian key development markets for Kuehne … Read the full press release

APM Terminals to launch new Global Core Competency Centre (GC3) to meet the demands of its business in the areas of Terminal Operating Systems (TOS), Asset Digitization and Workforce Management

THE HAGUE, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — APM Terminals’ new Global Core Competency Centre (GC3) will ensure that the company not only continues to lead in terms of technology, but will proactively re-think how technology can drive company growth. The GC3 commenced … Read the full press release

Continental involved in Hyperloop development

New mobility concepts: sustainable, fast and cost-effective transport of goods possible via Hyperloop Collaboration with talented young people at the Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences and the University of Oldenburg Special belts made of carbon cord and polyurethane from Continental … Read the full press release

coMakeIT appoints Durga Prakash Kone as Head of Global Sales

coMakeIT, a niche provider of product engineering, application modernization, and digital transformation services announced the appointment of a new Head of Global Sales BAARN, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — coMakeIT strengthened its executive management team through the addition of Durga … Read the full press release

Scania to contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)

Södertälje, Sweden, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania will contribute to a new research centre at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) over the next ten years. The collaboration will focus on business models for the future transport ecosystem. “Scania is a … Read the full press release

Christoffer Walljaeger appointed as Senior Asset Manager Logicor in Sweden

Logicor strengthens its position in the Swedish logistics property market through the appointment of Christoffer Walljaeger as Senior Asset Manager. LONDON, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining from JLL, Christoffer was an Associate Director at JLL Capital Markets where he led … Read the full press release

DHL to develop its own parcel network in Switzerland

DHL is in the process of developing its own parcel network in Switzerland.  PRATTELN/BONN, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL is in the process of developing its own parcel network in Switzerland. The newly formed company DHL Parcel (Switzerland) AG is focusing … Read the full press release

The Birmingham Service Centre of DHL Express in the UK the 300th facility worldwide with Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) security certification

This independent recognition confirms that DHL Express has implemented the highest security standards for transporting shipments through the supply chain. DHL Express Birmingham (UK) achieves TAPA “A” certification, becoming the 300th TAPA-certified site in the DHL Express global network BONN, … Read the full press release

Logicor announces leasing agreement with Seacon Logistics for 21,885 sqm distribution centre in Venlo

LONDON, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor has leased a 21,885 sqm distribution centre in Venlo to Seacon Logistics B.V. The building is located on the Venlo Trade Port business park, the largest logistics hotspot in the Netherlands. Seacon Logistics is … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel partners with Chinese automotive logistics group Sincero over contract logistics for the automotive sector

Kuehne + Nagel to hold the majority share of the joint venture Enlargement of the contract logistics footprint for the automotive industry in China by almost 70 per cent Important step to further accelerate the growth in China’s automotive logistics … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding received the “Partner Level Performance 2017” award from John Deere for consistently excellent European inbound logistics services

The award went to DHL Global Forwarding for the fifth time in a row for consistently excellent European inbound logistics services. DHL Global Forwarding recognized for excellent European inbound logistics services Team in Mannheim, Germany, has successfully serviced the world’s … Read the full press release

DHL Trade Fairs & Events to coordinate the transport and storage of sports equipment, venue logistics, and on-site support for the European Athletics Championships 2018

Handling the challenging logistics of a sports event of this size is a core competency of DHL Trade Fairs & Events. DHL Trade Fairs & Events to manage 1,000 square meter warehouse and coordinate venue logistics and delivery of sports … Read the full press release

SEAT and Grupo Sesé carried out a pilot test of the largest and most efficient freight delivery truck now driving on motorways in Europe

It measures over 30 metres long and reduces CO2 emissions by 20% per road journey The duo trailer leads to a logistics cost savings of 25% and should reduce the level of road accidents The truck was tested on the … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel successfully completes the acquisition of perishables business of Panatlantic Logistics S.A., Ecuador

Acquisition of the perishables business of Panatlantic Logistics S.A., Ecuador Market leading company specialised in air transport of flowers and fruits Combined volumes account for 32,000 tons per annum out of Ecuador SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + … Read the full press release

DHL Freight will continue to manage BMW Group’s overland transport in 17 countries covered by the companies’ previous contract

DHL Freight wins contract with the BMW Group Successful renewal of existing business and expansion of collaboration Custom-tailored Connected Supply Chain solution to monitor and optimize flow of goods BONN, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight has been awarded an extension … Read the full press release

International logistics company cargo-partner to lease 12,450 sqm at Logicor Park Prague Airport

Logicor has agreed a lease agreement with international logistics company cargo-partner for all 12,450 sqm of Building 4 at Logicor Park Prague Airport. LONDON, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor Park Prague Airport is located in Dobrovíz, near Václav Havel Airport, 20km … Read the full press release

Skanska sold a logistics facility to be built in Arlandastad, Sigtuna to Logicenters for SEK 230 M

STOCKHOLM, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has sold a logistics facility to be built in Arlandastad, Sigtuna, for about SEK 230 M. The buyer is Logicenters. The divestment will be recorded by Skanska Commercial Development Nordic in the second quarter … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel Integrated Logistics launches scalable and efficient supply chain management solution with faster time-to-value and a revolutionary pricing model for SMEs

Multi-modal management of the entire supply chain Based on the global Kuehne + Nagel Integrated Logistics leading solution Focus on industrial, consumer and high-tech industries Schindellegi, Switzerland, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Due to an increasing demand of cost-efficient transportation management solutions from … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel and Zebraxx to provide innovative last mile shipment visibility for Kuehne + Nagel’s customers

Closer collaboration with Zebraxx to broaden service options Accelerating innovation in last mile shipment visibility Enhanced connectivity via social messaging Schindellegi, Switzerland, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel and Zebraxx, a leading application service provider of logistics solutions, have … Read the full press release

DHL appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, Hertfordshire

LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer today announces that its Hardwick distribution centre (DC) on Hardwick Grange, near Warrington, will close and that DHL has been appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, … Read the full press release

DHL Parcel and DHL eCommerce launch new global fulfillment platform and new fulfillment centers in the UK, Americas and Southeast Asia

Global fulfillment platform enables worldwide order management New fulfillment centers in the United Kingdom, the Americas and Southeast Asia BONN, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Parcel and DHL eCommerce are now offering online retailers a global solution for their e-commerce … Read the full press release

EBRD and ING Romania to loan EUR 96 million to logistics park CTPark near by Bucharest

EBRD and ING financing supports resource-efficient warehouses LONDON, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD and ING Romania are joining forces to finance the logistics park CTPark, situated on the A1 Bucharest-Pitesti motorway and 2 km away from the Romanian capital. The financiers have … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel extends overland pharma cross dock platform in Contern, Luxembourg

Extension of the European overland pharma cross dock platform in Luxembourg for more frequent departures and faster transit times Complete coverage to all European destinations Enhanced real time monitoring solutions for temperature sensitive pharma shipments Contern, Luxembourg, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Inmarsat research: Internet of Things (IoT) to enable the transport and logistics sector reduce its carbon footprint and minimise any negative impact on the environment

Research suggests companies within transport and logistics are prioritising IoT to improve environmental sustainability and enhance their operational success  LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Internet of Things (IoT) will play a pivotal role in enabling the transport and logistics sector … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets and Bixby Land Company form joint venture to acquire up to €320 million of logistics properties in the Western U.S

PARIS, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the largest(1) real estate investment manager in Europe, and Bixby Land Company (“Bixby”), a leading Western U.S. commercial … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd strengthens presence in Ghana with the opening of its own new office in Tema

Presence in West Africa expanded / Investments in growing markets HAMBURG, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, 2018, Hapag-Lloyd moved into its own new office in Tema, the most important port city in Ghana. Effective immediately, the company will be … Read the full press release

LBBW: Ruth Schimanowski to succeed Jörg Höhn as Managing Director of the German Centre Beijing

STUTTGART, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ruth Schimanowski took over management of the German Centre Beijing, a member of LBBW group. The German Centre has been supporting German companies in China with offices, advice and networks since 1999. She is the … Read the full press release

Digital freight platform Saloodo! names Thomas Grunau as new Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Grunau is an expert in digital transformation Saloodo! strengthens logistics and IT know-how BONN, 08-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective February 1st, 2018 Thomas Grunau has taken over the responsibility as the new Chief Executive Officer of the digital freight platform … Read the full press release

Voith expands merQbiz trading platform through partnership with American logistics provider C. H. Robinson

Voith expands merQbiz trading platform with integrated logistics solutions Customers now have direct access to integrated logistics services Heidenheim, Germany/Manhattan Beach, CA, USA, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith continues to expand its digital agenda and extends the range of its trading … Read the full press release