Tag: logistics


  • India's logistics sector to hit US$200 billion by 2020

    India's logistics sector is likely to cross the US$200 billion by 2020, the country's Minister of State for Road Transport Sarvey Sathyanarayana said recently....

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  • H1 revenue falls for Agility, but net profit up 3%

    Agility continues to report rising profitability for the first half of 2009, despite the ongoing global economic recession. For the first half of the 2009 fiscal year, Agility saw its revenues decline 9 per cent to KWD......

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  • Shortage of skilled labour in Viet logistics

    With rapid economic development and foreign investment over the past ten years, Vietnam has seen a boom in the freight forwarding and logistics sector, but the country is now facing a significant shortage of qualified staff....

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  • Toll completes BALtrans integration

    Australian international logistics group Toll has announced it has completed the integration of BALtrans, the Hong Kong-based worldwide forwarder/logistics provider it acquired in early 2008. Toll, now one of Asia’s leading providers of integrated logistics services, said......

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  • China aims to up Pearl River Delta competitiveness

    The Chinese government has released its plan for the future development of that country’s most prosperous region, the Pearl River Delta. Shenzhen, Guangzhou and the other cities of Guangdong have the greatest concentration of economic activity in......

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  • GWC, Agility Qatar plan to merge

    Agility Qatar has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into merger discussions with the Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC), a company listed on the Doha Securities Market. The new entity will be called......

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  • GAC opens new logistics office in Warsaw

    The GAC Group has opened a new sales office to meet what it says are growing demands for logistics services in Poland. As most of the country’s logistics business is controlled in and around Warsaw, GAC has......

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  • 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......

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  • 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,......

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