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Cargotec wants to become carbon neutral by 2030

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May 28, 2020 Finnish Cargotec, which specializes in the manufacturing of cargo-handling machinery for ships, ports and terminals, has committed to the United Nations Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.5°C. Under the pledge, Cargotec, like many other companies, has promised to pursue science-based measures to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. A key business driver […]

Tigers roar into new Rotterdam warehouse

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May 27, 2020 Supply chain specialist Tigers has expanded into a newly-built 50,000 sq m omni-channel fulfilment facility in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, offering sustainable e-commerce products and low-cost last mile B2B and B2C solutions across Europe. The carbon neutral warehouse has 60,000 pallet positions, 550,000 bin locations, and has been equipped with solar panels and energy-efficient […]

Bolloré Logistics to cut over 11,500 tonnes of CO2

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May 1, 2020 In partnership with Total Solar Distributed Generation, Bolloré Logistics lowers its carbon footprint with the solar installation of its first building – Green Hub in Singapore. Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG) has completed a solar rooftop for Bolloré Logistics’ Green Hub in Pioneer Turn, Singapore. With a capacity of nearly 1MW, the […]

Gebruder Weiss expands warehouse facilities in LA

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April 22, 2020 Gebruder Weiss, an international transport and logistics company with US headquarters in Chicago and key US locations in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, has announced a new warehouse location in California’s premier logistics and distribution hub, the Inland Empire. The new 10,000 sq m facility, located at […]

How does an F1 team get two cars and 42 tonnes of freight to Australia?

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March 10, 2020 When the clock strikes noon in Melbourne on Friday, March 13, the light at the end of the pitlane will turn green and the 2020 FIA Formula 1 World Championship season will be up and running. As the cars of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen roll into competitive action, it will be […]

CEVA Takeover Affects CMA CGM’s Bottom Line

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March 10, 2020 French container shipping major CMA CGM ended 2019 with significantly increased revenues due to the acquisition of CEVA but also a bigger net loss. Full-year 2019 revenue rose by 29% to USD 30.3 billion from USD 23.5 billion seen in 2018. As explained, the increase was driven by the acquisition of Swiss logistics […]

Kuehne + Nagel sells major part of its UK contract logistics portfolio

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March 9, 2020 Kuehne + Nagel has entered a definitive agreement to sell a major part of its UK contract logistics portfolio to XPO Logistics. This will include drinks logistics, food services and retail & technology businesses. These operations generated a turnover of around £806 million in 2019. Dr Detlef Trefzger, CEO of Kuehne + […]

Rhenus opens new warehouse in Miami

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March 9, 2020 Rhenus logistics has opened a new warehouse facility in Miami, Florida that will serve as the regional headquarters for North and South America. The new 16,000 sq m facility will be designated as a foreign trade zone, providing vertical solutions for consumer electronics, industrial telecommunications, high-technology, high fashion and retail. “Our regional […]

TLX Cargo launches world’s first coronavirus cargo cover

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March 2, 2020 TLX Cargo has launched the world’s first cargo cover that aims to protect cargo from coronavirus. The viral barrier material will seal cargo during transportation and will be both breathable and waterproof. There will be no stitching on the cover, rather it will be sealed with tape as an extra precaution. The […]

Clarkson Acquires Spanish Shiproker Martankers

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February 21, 2020 Clarkson Overseas Shipbroking, part of UK shipping services provider Clarksons, has acquired 100% of the issued share capital of Spanish shipbroker Martankers. Founded in 1989, Martankers specializes in the transportation of bulk liquid cargoes and liquefied gases. It has a primary focus on the European markets, but also boasts a considerable global […]