Logistics


  • Belgian logistics firm invests in Singapore

    Logistics company Katoen Natie is spending some US$39.4 million in its third phase of expansion, taking its total investments in Singapore to $98.6 million. The Belgian firm has been operating in Singapore since 1997 providing logistics and semi-industrial services...... Read More
  • Speciality logistics firms merge in US

    Rock-It Cargo LLC announced recently that it has merged with Dietl International Services. Both companies are based in the US and specialise in “time critical international logistics for complex shipping situations”. Rock-It provides logistics services in the music touring...... Read More
  • Cold chain logistics opportunities

    According to the latest report published today by Transport Intelligence (Ti) in association with the Global Cold Chain Association (GCCA), developing markets such as China, India and Vietnam represent the greatest opportunities for cold chain logistics. The report, Global...... Read More
  • K+N still experiencing growth

    Swiss global forwarder and logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel recently announced its results for the nine months to the end of September, figures which suggested a slowing of market demand but higher profits. In the January-September period, K+N experienced...... Read More
  • Indian logistics council to be created

    Hampered by inadequate transport infrastructure and a disorganised logistics sector, India’s national government has announced it is forming a council to help develop the sector. No timeframe for its establishment has been confi rmed, however. Among others, the council’s...... Read More
  • BMW chooses CEVA

    CEVA Logistics has won a contract to operate a Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) for BMW in the Polish special economic zone town of Slubice, close to the border with Germany. Starting in October, the 15,000 square metre RDC began...... Read More
  • New contracts for China’s Grand Power

    Grand Power Logistics Group Inc, a China-based international logistics provider, has announced that its airfreight subsidiary, Grand Power Express International (China) Limited, has reached direct sales contracts with ten additional, unspecified airlines. Grand Power Express now has contracts with...... Read More
  • Electrolux extends Italian contract with CEVA

    Electrolux Professional, a world leading supplier of professional food service and laundry equipment, has renewed and broadened its Italian distribution contract with CEVA Logistics, the latterannounced recently. Netherlands-based CEVA Logistics said the contract renewal would extend the transportation services...... Read More
  • Europe & CIS : Train rival to airfreight soon up and running

    Within the next few months, a new container train service linking Germany and China run by German train operator, Deutsche Bahn along with DB Schenker, DB’s transportation and logistics service provider, will be up and running. The Trans Eurasia...... Read More
  • Toll forges ahead, focuses on Asian acquisitions

    While considerable volatility exists in global debt and equity markets as well as in global energy prices, the logistics sector's fundamentals remain favourable as global trade and the trend to outsourcing continues, the Toll Group says.... Read More