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DSV Canada on its own two feet
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:29

Whereas DSV Canada was once merely an add-on to the North American network, the second-largest country in the world has re-intensified its focus on locally controlled freight, which now constitutes half of its total activities.

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CN investing $30 million in New Brunswick’s rail infrastructure in 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:23

CN has said that it plans to invest  $30 million in New Brunswick in 2018 to strengthen the company’s rail network across the province, improving safety and supporting efficient service.

The investments are part of CN’s overall...

CN welcomes federal infrastructure investment in Vancouver supporting trade with Asia, Canadian economy
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:19

CN has said that the federal government’s support of infrastructure investments in Vancouver through the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) will help the long-term expansion of trade between Canada and Asia.

“We applaud the Go...

Multimodal Americas - updated seminar program
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:06

The latest update to the Multimodal Americas seminar program has been published

New sessions feature Blockchain, digitisation and robotics. Click for more information...

Tuesday 16th October

9.30-11.00 Openin...

Welcome to Multimodal Americas
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:35

Welcome to Multimodal Americas - and our free-to-subscribe to newsletter

Multimodal Americas is a new event for the North American Supply Chain, Logistics and Transportation industries. The event is run by Clarion Events/Urban E...

Canadian National Railway plans record €2.08bn investment in 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 09:37

Freight operator Canadian National Railway (CN) has announced a record C$3.2 billion (∼€2.08 billion) for major infrastructure projects in 2018 to meet a growing demand for rail freight.

President and CEO Luc Jobin said the prog...

KN Eurasia Express: New rail transport service between China and Europe
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:28

With the launch of KN Eurasia Express, Kuehne + Nagel offers less than container load (LCL) shipments between China and Europe. The new service complements the company's existing full container load (FCL) rail offering for import and export...

BIFA promotes onto its Board
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:20

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) Board and Council recently approved the promotion of Robert Windsor and Spencer Stevenson to Directors of BIFA.

Windsor, who joined the BIFA secretariat in June 2009 will continue...

Class 88 arrival in the UK
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:35

Direct Rail Services’ Class 88002 locomotive is the first to arrive from Stadler, Valencia. Ten Class 88 locomotives have been ordered from Stadler Rail, in partnership with Beacon Rail Leasing Limited.

The locomotive will be commiss...

7,000 jobs to be created at 'inland port' near East Midlands Airport
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 08:50

Work has started on creating a massive rail freight interchange near East Midlands Airport that will eventually create more than 7,000 jobs.

Developer Roxhill has begun work on the first phase of East Midlands Gateway, which is a Str...

A decade at Multimodal for Howard Tenens
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 18:26

Howard Tenens, one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics companies are exhibiting at Multimodal once again this year for the tenth consecutive year. Multimodal, taking place between the 4th to 6th April this year is the biggest exhi...

BIFA urges Forwarding community to get behind Apprenticeship initiative
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 14:47

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) who has been encouraging an employer group behind a specific Apprenticeship Standard for an International Freight Forwarding Operative, now calls on the community to get...

Tesco to swallow Booker?
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:22

 

The boards of Tesco PLC and Booker Group plc have announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended share and cash merger to create the UK’s leading food business.

The Combined Group will bring bene...

Freightliner & British Steel – Collaboration Success
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 15:24

During 2016, Freightliner was awarded the contract for British Steel’s rail haulage of raw materials to Scunthorpe Steelworks.

Since then, teams from Freightliner and British Steel’s Immingham Bulk Terminal and Ore Blending Plant hav...

Pentalver makes £5million investment with Briggs Equipment
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 14:17

 

Pentalver has announced a further investment in its materials handling resources after concluding a new £5 million deal with asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment.

One of the UK's foremost pro...

GB Railfreight wins new contract with B-Logistics
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:17

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has won a contract with B Logistics, the Belgian rail freight company, to move kaolin between Belgium and Scotland.

The contract, which started on 3rd January 2017 for 12 months, will see GBRf transport china cl...

Top marks for UK freight forwarders
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 14:13

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), has revealed the winners of its Freight Service Awards competition 2016.

The winners of the nine General, Modal and Specialist categories in the Awards, which has established a be...

First freight train from China arrives in London
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 14:06

The first container train travelling between China and the UK has arrived at the DB Cargo UK terminal at the London Eurohub in Barking. The train is operated by the InterRail Group, a multinational transport operator headquartered in Switze...

Shippers booking in to Multimodal
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 11:52

With registration now open - shippers, manufacturers, retailer, importers, growers and wholesalers are booking in.

These are just some of the shippers booked in the first few hours...

  • Grupo Éxito - Part of Groupe Casino F...
Konecranes completes acquisition of Terex's MHPS business
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 10:51

Konecranes Plc has completed the acquisition of Terex Corporation’s MHPS business. The acquisition of MHPS will improve Konecranes’ position as a focused global leader in the industrial lifting and port solutions market. Konecranes will ach...

China-UK by rail
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 08:37

The first freight train has set off from China to the UK on the reintroduced historic Silk Road trade route.

The train, carrying household items, garments, textiles, bags and suitcases, will take around 18 days to travel more than 12...

GBRf announces new contract with LPL
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 09:11

GB Railfreight has announced it has signed a rail haulage contract with Lynemouth Power Limited (LPL), to build 50 new purpose built high capacity biomass hopper wagons, following a successful tender submission.

The new hoppers are e...

Genesee and Wyoming to acquire Pentalver
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 09:56

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) has announced that its subsidiary, GWI UK Acquisition Company Limited, has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of APM Terminals (a subsidiary of A P Møller-Maersk A/S) to purchase all of the issu...

Multimodal industry alliance
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 08:38

Twenty-one industry associations, representing different modes of transport, cargo owners, freight forwarders, logistics and port service providers, shipyards, transport workers and equipment manufacturers have agreed to strengthen their co...

FTA tells Government ‘Don’t forget freight in rail reforms’
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 15:37

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has responded with caution to today’s Government announcement of changes to the structure of the rail network, which Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says will create a joined-up team approach with...

Allport Cargo Services and Intercombi announce new partnership
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 07:42

Allport Cargo Services and Intercombi (part of NetLog Logistics Group) have announced that they have agreed a new long-term partnership on the UK/Turkey trade lane covering all transport modes: overland, multimodal, sea and air. The combina...

Maritime wins MOD accolade
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:27

Maritime Transport has received the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme’s Silver award.

The scheme encompasses bronze, silver and gold awards for employers that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the...

New all-time record for Le Shuttle Freight
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 09:36

Le Shuttle Freight, Eurotunnel’s truck carrying service, continues its record breaking growth.

Between 01 January and Friday 25 November 2016, 1,483,741 trucks were transported, the same number as in the whole of 2015, which was itse...

Two candles
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 16:14

Two years ago, Teesport Intermodal Rail Terminal welcomed the arrival of its first train signifying the start of enhanced connectivity for the North-East port.

Constructed in 2014, Teesport’s intermodal rail terminal was established...

Portable weighing solution delivers cost savings
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 10:06

Engineering firm Hy-Dynamix has teamed up with Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd (DLM) to build new wireless reporting technology into its portable container weighing solution, the Hy-Weigh.

The four-corner hydraulic jack system, laun...

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