Tag Archives: logistics

Lorenzo Peñalver to become the Investment Director of Hines in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hines, one of the largest privately held real estate investors and managers in the world, has announced it appointed Lorenzo Peñalver as its Investment Director in Spain. Lorenzo has 16 years of experience … Read the full press release

Harry Bannatyne to lead Client Relations at CTP, EU’s largest owner, developer and manager of logistics and industrial real estate by gross lettable area

(PRESS RELEASE) PRAGUE, 11-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CTP, the EU’s largest listed logistics and industrial parks developer and operator by gross lettable area, has announced the appointment of Harry Bannatyne as its Group Head of Client Relations. The position will … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel now present in 18 African countries; opens new control tower in Durban

Full-service logistics provider to Africa Expansion reflects Africa’s growing importance in world trade Regional control tower serves as a single point of contact to an integrated network across the continent (PRESS RELEASE) DUBAI, UAE, 5-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: … Read the full press release

Allianz Real Estate forms a new joint venture with VGP, a pan-European player in the high-quality logistics and semi-industrial real estate space

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ MUNICH/ ANTWERPEN, 4-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Group, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide, has announced that Allianz Real Estate, while acting on behalf of several Allianz group companies, has formed a new 50/50 … Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub: Climate-tech startup SQUAKE will now operate as an independent company, two other investors join

SQUAKE decarbonizes logistics, travel and mobility companies Commerzbank’s main incubator, BackBone Ventures, and Lufthansa Group invest in the company Philipp von Lamezan joins the start-up’s management team as CEO (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 15-Dec-2021— /EuropaWire/ — Lufthansa Group (ETR: LHA), a … Read the full press release

Formula 1 Race Driver Lewis Hamilton receives the DHL Fastest Lap Award again, his sixth DHL Fastest Lap trophy since 2014

Lewis Hamilton wins the DHL Fastest Lap Award; trophy presented by first Emirati female racing driver Fastest Pit Stop Award goes to Red Bull Racing Honda; DHL presents unique trophy made from upcycled scrap metal (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 13-Dec-2021 — … Read the full press release

Saloodo! awarded four ISO certificates by Dekra

Freshly awarded four ISO certificates, Saloodo! will thus continue on its expansion course in the future. Dekra awards the start-up after intensive audit Saloodo! meets ISO standard in sustainability, safety and quality management Saloodo! active in more than 50 countries … Read the full press release

Tobias Schmidt succeeds Thomas George as CEO DHL Global Forwarding Europe

Former CEO Thomas George will focus on global role as CCO DHL Global Forwarding Tobias Schmidt continues to lead the German and Swiss organization in a dual function (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 18-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding, a division … Read the full press release

Schroders Capital takes over Cairn Real Estate, a Dutch real estate fund and asset management firm

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders Capital, one of Europe’s largest real estate managers, has announced the acquisition of Cairn Real Estate, a real estate fund and asset management business based in the Netherlands with €1.3 billion¹ of … Read the full press release

Stagecoach and renewable energy company SSE to trial a new community electric vehicle charging hub

Trial scheme would maximise efficiency of EV charging infrastructure by making it available to fleet users and local community during the day when buses are out of depots (PRESS RELEASE) PERTH, Scotland, UK, 8-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach (LON: SGC), … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel opens 34.000m² contract logistics fulfilment centre in Contern, Luxembourg

Kuehne+Nagel Luxembourg’s third contract logistics site leverages the central location in Europe for e-commerce (PRESS RELEASE) CONTERN, Luxembourg, 28-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced it is expanding its contract logistics … Read the full press release

DHL fosters logistics innovation across MEA with the opening of a new mobile Innovation Center in Dubai, its fourth globally

The Mobile Middle East and Africa (MEA) Innovation Center will spearhead the development of logistics innovation in the MEA region, with a focus on trends in IoT and Data Analytics. The 450 sq m center is the 4th Innovation Center … Read the full press release

Gasum biogas used in Post Nord’s biogas-powered vehicles for the delivery of Tamro medicines

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum, a Finnish state-owned energy company responsible for the import of the nation’s natural gas, has announced that its biogas is used in the Post Nord’s biogas-powered vehicles for the transportation of medicines … Read the full press release

Lidl Italia selects the emission-free Scania Battery-Electric truck for delivery across its supermarkets in the north-east of Italy

(PRESS RELEASE)SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 21-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania, a leading Swedish supplier of sustainable transport solutions and services, engines for industrial and marine applications, and power generation, has announced that Lidl Italia, Italy’s leading supermarket chain, has chosen to use … Read the full press release

DHL Express named number one best workplace worldwide

The company rose from 8th in 2017 and 2nd in 2020 to 1st place in the Great Place to WorkTM and Fortune Magazine ranking Focusing on staff development and engagement realizes transformational success and delivers the best financial performance in DHL’s 50-year story Cultural … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tech’s TrustOS managed blockchain platform and Atrebo’s TREE infrastructure management platform combined for the digitization of telecommunications infrastructure

The initiative is made possible by the integration of Atrebo’s TREE platform for infrastructure management with Telefónica Tech’s own TrustOS managed blockchain platform. The project plans to reach the entire infrastructure inventory managed by Atrebo by 2022 and will be … Read the full press release

Bundesvereinigung Logistik, GS1 Germany and T-Systems pilot project: digital delivery note soon to replace paper delivery note when companies ship products

Cooperation project between BVL, GS1 Germany and T-Systems for faster delivery processes. Proof of concept with Open Telekom Cloud and GS1 standards confirms benefits and practicability of standardized solution First implementations targeted for 2022 (PRESS RELEASE)BONN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), … Read the full press release

SOK Corporation’s Inex Partners Oy extends its 10-year partnership with Kuehne+Nagel

Joint efforts to reduce Inex emissions by 2025 Kuehne+Nagel’s Net Zero Carbon programme core element of the reduction strategy Long-term relationship with the aim of transitioning to low-carbon logistics (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one … Read the full press release

IVECO and Nikola to deliver up to 25 Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicles (BEV) to Hamburg Port Authority in 2022

On the occasion of the Nikola Iveco Europe joint-venture manufacturing facility opening in Ulm, Germany, the parties announced an accord to collaborate on the testing and subsequent implementation of heavy-duty electric vehicles and charging infrastructure at the Port of Hamburg … Read the full press release

Siemens Energy, Porsche and Highly Innovate Fuels tasked Kuehne+Nagel for the logistics of their climate-neutral fuel production in Chile

Project logistics support for a climate-neutral e-fuel development by Siemens Energy and Porsche Haru Oni pilot project in Chile to industrialise synthetic fuels and decarbonise the mobility sector Main components will be transported from China to the Chilean town of … Read the full press release

Performance Team, a Maersk company, to order 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks from Volvo Trucks North America

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced its North American subsidiary Volvo Trucks North America will deliver 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks, the largest commercial order … Read the full press release

Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW JERSEY, United States, 30-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Numerous European “impact brands” – or brands that have the potential to make a tremendous impact on American and other global markets – are struggling to find business entry strategies … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel to reduce CO2 by 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes for Japanese carmaker Honda

Inbound-to-manufacturing transportation shifting from road to rail CO2 reduced by approximately 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes A further step towards Kuehne+Nagel’s 2030 Net Zero Carbon targets (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one of the … Read the full press release

DHL Express and Universal Music Group launch DHL FAST-TRACK music initiative connecting artists and fans

Zoe Wees kicks off the program with her first ever headline concert Iconic recording studios Abbey Road London and Capitol Studios Los Angeles to support a multitude of innovative activations (PRESS RELEASE) BONN/ LONDON, 14-Jun-2021— /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces … Read the full press release

Siemens launches the first industrial 5G router

Scalance MUM856-1 connects local industrial applications to public 5G, 4G, and 3G mobile wireless networks Router supports future-oriented applications such as remote access via public 5G networks or the connection of mobile devices such as automated guided vehicles in industry … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd increases investment in its container fleet to 210,000 TEU in total

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — International shipping and container transportation company, Hapag-Lloyd announces that it has ordered additional containers to further expand its container fleet. Hapag-Lloyd makes up for the container shortage by continuously investing in its container … Read the full press release

DHL Express introduces Fiat’s new E-Ducato vans to its European fleet as part of its Zero Emissions strategy

DHL Express plans to have more than 14,000 electric vans in operation in Europe by 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces its next step towards achieving the goal to electrify … Read the full press release

Dr. Xiao Song appointed new Chairman, President and CEO of Siemens China

Dr. Xiao Song appointed Chairman, President and CEO Siemens Ltd., China, and President and CEO Siemens Greater China, effective May 1, 2021 Lothar Herrmann to end his tenure at Siemens China on April 30, 2021, and return to Germany (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, … Read the full press release

Gasum trials deliveries of liquefied biogas for the Finnish Border Guard

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum announces that it has started biogas deliveries for the Finnish Border Guard. One delivery was made from Risavika in Norway and another from the Turku biogas plant, in Finland. These test deliveries … Read the full press release