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Welcome to Multimodal Americas
Thursday, March 29, 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...

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Ryder enters sharing economy with first peer-to-peer platform for commercial vehicle sharing
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:03

Ryder System, Inc. has launched COOP by Ryder (COOP - pronounced ‘koop’), a new asset sharing platform and the first of its kind for commercial vehicles. The digital platform offers businesses the opportunity to list and rent underutilise...

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FedEx reserves 20 Tesla semi electric trucks
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 08:30

FedEx has placed a reservation for 20 Tesla Semi trucks. The fully-electric trucks, which are scheduled to begin production in 2019, will be operated by FedEx Freight, its less-than-truckload unit.

The investment in these trucks...

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Yusen Logistics launches customs bonded warehouse in Mexico
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 08:18

Yusen Logistics has gained bonded status for its Bajio Logistics Centre (BLC) in Mexico, which will enable customers to securely store cargo without immediate payment of duty and taxes. Located near Celaya, the BLC includes a 4,950 m2 war...

Wins for XPO
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 15:34

XPO Logistics has secured a multi-million pound, long-term agreement with Gower Furniture, a manufacturing unit of Nobia AB. Gower is a leading supplier of kitchens to the UK trade and retail sectors. 

Under the agreement, XPO Logist...

Jigsaw at Multimodal
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 14:53

Managed transport specialist Jigsaw makes its seventh consecutive appearance at Multimodal (Stand 6070) this year. The company will be showing how its innovative approach to optimising the transport component of logistics and distribution o...

Record profits for Kuehne + Nagel
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 15:00

Global forwarding and logistics group Kuehne + Nagel has once again reported industry-leading growth and profits, leading to new record highs in both earnings for the year, CHF 720 million (US$712 million), and EBIT margin, which rose to 5....

Fargo shows new products
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:37

Fargo Systems Ltd, the UK’s leading provider of logistics software to the container haulage industry, will be in its usual spot next to the entrance at Multimodal 2017 (stand number 4002).  The Fargo Systems team will be showing off their b...

TOPS ePOD is taking off
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 14:56

The launch of TOPS ePOD was, for us the talking point of last year’s Multimodal show.  Our newest product offering has come along leaps and bounds since then and we are very proud of its success.  Interest in ePOD has been phenomenal and fo...

Knights of Old maintains FORS excellence
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:13

Following a recent audit, the Knights of Old group has successfully maintained the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) bronze standard requirement at its Kettering headquarters. 

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme FORS is a v...

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...

Bibby helps SAICA
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:20

Bibby Distribution is hoping to solve the costly transit challenge of water-damaged paper reels after designing a concept trailer now on trial with international manufacturer SAICA Paper.

The new design, developed in conjunction with...

TimoCom tracking: The solution for efficiency and security in the transport business
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:20

TimoCom, Europe's largest transport platform is extremely diverse. The individual applications on the platform have a broad functionality, e.g. TimoCom tracking.

Originally designed as a route planning feature with a trip cost calcul...

DSV invests after profit rise
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:16

DSV expects to complete the integration of UTi this year and continue to take market share in 2017, having already begun to achieve synergies since the completion of the acquisition in early 2016.

Margins remain below pre-acquisition...

YTL Group prepares for expansion with a switch to Mandata system
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 07:41

UK and International haulier YTL (Youngs Transport & Logistics) has adopted a Mandata Cloud TMS to help drive operational efficiencies across its business.

The company, which operates a mixed fleet of almost 100 vehicles from its...

Clipper signs new contract with BAT
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 16:57

Clipper Logistics has announced that it has entered into a new contract with British American Tobacco UK Limited.

The new 4 year contract will extend through to the end of 2020.

Clipper is a leading provider of consultancy-led...

No Brexit blues for Davies Turner
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 18:23

Despite Sterling's volatility, trade volumes on its UK/Turkey services continue to grow, says leading British freight forwarder Davies Turner.

Turkey is expanding  both as a market for British products and a major supplier to the UK...

ASCG wins £500k contract with Urban Outfitters
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 08:14

Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG), the Bradford-based logistics firm, has been awarded a £500k contract with retailer, Urban Outfitters, to run its Nominated Carrier Scheme (NCS).

The contract will see ASCG collect and receive deliv...

P&O Ferrymasters names new director in trailer growth drive
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 09:41

Pan-European logistics provider P&O Ferrymasters has promoted Trailer Operations General Manager Mark Timmermans to the company board with effect from February 1 in the newly created post of Trailer Director. 

The new role is des...

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...

Abbey Logistics acquires leading liquid food transport company
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 13:29

Abbey Logistics Group has announced that it has acquired the complete share capital of Armet Logistics Ltd, one of the leading bulk liquid food transport companies in the UK. 

This significant development follows an exciting 12 month...

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...

Yoplait extends contract with NFT
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:41

French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its logistics contract with NFT for a further three years.

NFT manages some 84 lines of Yoplait’s product which comes in from France to NFT’s depot in Daventry. This equates to about 5...

BCA changes supply chain structure
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:34

BCA has combined its operations create the largest fleet of vehicle transporters in the UK as part of a restructure of its supply chain to improve support for manufacturers and fleet operators.

The new structure integrates the busine...

Dover reports strong figures and new financing
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 10:19

The Port of Dover has announced another record year of freight traffic.

The Port handled 2.6 million freight vehicles in 2016 with freight volumes increasing by 32% in just the last four years.

"As we continue to handle more...

Maritime invests
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 16:25

Maritime Transport Ltd has announced several substantial orders for new vehicles in 2017.

Due to several new contract wins and continued business development, Maritime has ordered a total of 230 new vehicles to be intergrated onto th...

Wincanton wins Coca-Cola warehouse contract
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:45

Wincanton has announced a new agreement with Coca-Cola. Under the terms of the three-year contract Wincanton will manage the existing Coca-Cola warehouse at Lisburn handling both raw materials and finished product.

With a proven trac...

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...

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