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BMW invests in logistics operations in Canada
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 07:31

In keeping with Strategy NUMBER ONE>NEXT, a strategy which provides the Company with a strategic roadmap up to 2025, BMW Group Canada has opened a new state-of-the-art Regional Parts Distribution Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The fac...

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XPO Logistics adds Augmented Reality to the last mile experience
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 08:16

XPO Logistics has announced the planned addition of augmented reality to its Ship XPO consumer self-service platform. Shoppers will use the visualization technology prior to the delivery of heavy goods, such as sofas, beds and appliances,...

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Maersk Line introduces the Med-Montreal Express
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 08:30

Maersk Line will start its own weekly all-water service from the Middle East, India, Pakistan regions to Montreal and Halifax.

Transit times for Jebel Ali improve 10 days to 33 day transit and Jawaharlal Nehru improve by 7 days...

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Ontario International Airport approves new long-term lease for FedEx Express
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 07:43

The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) today approved a lease agreement with FedEx Express to solidify the company’s presence and continue operations at Ontario International Airport (ONT) for at least three more decades.

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AACargo transport priceless masterpieces from Spain to San Antonio
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:34

American Airlines Cargo (AACargo) recently transported priceless Spanish art from locations around the globe to San Antonio for the city’s tricentennial celebration. The works by El Greco, Velazquez, Goya, Picasso and other masters will b...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Hapag-Lloyd sees calmer waters for shipping industry
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 08:38

Demand for shipping is growing and could outpace the supply of new vessels next year, helping to boost profits at Hapag-Lloyd (HLAG.DE) as it also reaps the benefits of a recent merger, the German company said on Wednesday.


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Kuehne + Nagel receives Royal Caribbean’s 2018 Supplier of the Year Award
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 08:34

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) recognized Kuehne + Nagel with its 2018 Supplier of the Year Award. The award was presented at Royal Caribbean’s Supplier Conference & Awards recently held on the Independence of the Seas c...

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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...

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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...

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...

Breezemount deploy new tracking and ePOD solution with major contracts
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 16:26

Two-man home delivery specialists, Breezemount, have deployed the latest developments in live customer delivery tracking and electronic proof of delivery from PODFather.

Breezemount operates a fleet of over 250 vehicles from 23 opera...

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...

DHL goes for Bristol
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 09:34

DHL has signed up to an enormous 15-acre site in Bristol.

Delta Properties has announced that it has signed up DHL as its first 2017 occupier at Central Park, Avonmouth. DHL will soon commence development of a new, bespoke 160,000 sq...

PD Ports appoints new CEO
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 08:34

David Robinson has announced he will be leaving his position as Chief Executive Officer of PD Ports to move to a position with their shareholder Brookfield Asset Management, becoming Director of Operations within the Brookfield Infrastructu...

DP World Southampton invests
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:58

DP World Southampton has taken delivery of eight brand new straddle carriers as part of a multi-million pound investment and modernisation programme for the container terminal.

The new machines are more fuel efficient and can perform...

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...

Emirates Skycargo hires for UK
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:18

Ross Barnett has been selected as Emirates Skycargo’s cargo manager for the UK. The freight division of Emirates promoted Barnett from cargo manager for northern England and Scotland to his new post at its regional HQ in London.


Wincanton adds to property portfolio
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:12

Wincanton has acquired two major new warehouse units at Medway in Kent and Harlow in Essex. The new leases total 500,000 square feet and are backed by a new customer contract.

Ian Henderson, Property Director at Wincanton, said:

Tilbury consults on expansion
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:59

The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, begins its pre-planning community consultation on 6 March to seek local views on its proposals to build a new port terminal adjacent to the current port. The proposed new port terminal, known as Til...

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...

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...

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