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Truckstop.com acquires transportation software vendor Grizella

DC Velocity

Merger of logistics technology providers will help supply greater information to freight transportation industry users, firms say. Technology

Volga-Dnepr stuns the market with multi-billion dollar order for Boeing freighters

The LoadStar

Volga-Dnepr Group and sister UK company CargoLogicHoldings today announced an order for five B747-8Fs, as well as a letter of intent for a staggering 29 B777 freighters for its UK airline, Cargologicair.

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CMA CGM Approved for CEVA Investment

Logistics Manager

Following on from our story in April, we can now confirm CMA CGM has received all the approvals for their investment in the CEVA Group.

Kuehne + Nagel to Open New Logistics Hub in Chile

Airfreight Logistics

Swiss-based global transport and Logistics Company Kuehne + Nagel have bolstered their pharma logistics services in South America with a soon to be open logistics hub in Santiago de Chile.

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Some truckers finding stress relief in meditation

Fleet Owner

Research suggests that meditation may reduce blood pressure, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, depression, insomnia and other maladies. It is safe and has no side effects. It's also free

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How The New Tariffs Could Affect the Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

With three rounds of attempted trade negotiations come and gone, a trade war between the United States and China, representing the two largest economies in the world has begun.

BMW set to raise stakes in China

Automotive Logistics

BMW is reported to be increasing its 50% stake in Brilliance China Automotive, making it the first foreign carmaker in the country to take majority control of a joint venture.

UniCarriers to hold Forklift Industry Summit

DC Velocity

Meeting planned for Oct. 10 in Miami. Lift Trucks

Hapag-Lloyd shareholder Kuehne dismisses CMA CGM approach for merger

The LoadStar

One of Hapag-Lloyd’s largest shareholders has brushed off an approach by CMA CGM for merger talks. Any such deal could create the largest container shipping line in the world. Alphaliner reports that, on the side lines of the company’s AGM in Hamburg yesterday, Hapag-Lloyd 21.4%

Oil analysis: A blood test for your engine

Fleet Owner

The real benefit of an oil analysis is that it acts as an early warning system, alerting you to potential problems before they become an equipment failure

Stobart Hires JF Hillebrand Exec to Run iForce

Logistics Business Magazine

Eddie Stobart has named Sebastien Desreumaux as the new CEO of iForce, its fulfilment and reverse logistics specialist. He joins from JF Hillebrand Global Beverage Logistics, where he held the position of UK, Ireland and Benelux MD.

Finding the first point of rest

Automotive Logistics

UPS, Teamsters reach tentative five-year pact covering LTL unit

DC Velocity

Subcontracting likely to be a critical issue as pact heads to rank-and-file. Transportation

Customers search for capacity with the future of cargo at Etihad in the air

The LoadStar

As the Farnborough Air Show opens this week, all eyes will be on aircraft orders, and the Volga-Dnepr Group, sponsor of the Cargo Village.

Penske Truck Leasing Renovates and Expands Evansville, Indiana, Facility

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing has outgrown its previous facility in Evansville, Indiana, and has relocated to a new, larger, state-of-the-art building at 15631 Neeley Street in Evansville. The new location offers customers convenient access to Interstate 64 and Highway 41. “We We outgrew our previous facility and needed more space to service our growing customer base,” explained Dan O’Boyle, senior vice president for Penske’s north central region.

Panasonic Rugged Hardware Subscription Solution Wins European Customer

Logistics Business Magazine

Econocom, a European digital services company, has partnered with Panasonic to power its ‘Toughbook-as-a-Service’ (TaaS) solution.

Pasha sees positive drivers at the ports

Automotive Logistics

Pasha Automotive Services (PAS) processed a total of more than 448,600 vehicle units across its four port terminal facilities in the US through 2017 for around 17 customers.

Driving in the pole position

DC Velocity

Trucking in trouble? Authors of the latest "State of Logistics Report" beg to differ. Transportation

Market insight: Pick-a-merger time for Hapag Lloyd as suitors line up

The LoadStar

Hapag-Lloyd shareholder Michael Klaus Kuehne may have rejected the idea of a merger with CMA CGM – but is it a good idea, nonetheless? Let’s find out what the numbers – and hard evidence – suggest in the wake of the latest market reports. Background.

Solar panels on tractors linked to driver attraction and retention

Fleet Owner

A major motivator for fleets that choose solar has been “soft” benefits of driver satisfaction and retention. Something that should not be discounted given the current driver shortage

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Big Players Sign Up to IMHX 2019

Logistics Business Magazine

IMHX 2019 – the long running exhibition for the UK logistics industry – says it is on course to deliver a huge array of intralogistics and supply chain solutions under one roof next year.

Grappling with the capacity crunch

Automotive Logistics

With demand for automotive exports via North American ports rising again last year, OEMs face a number of new challenges in handling vehicles in 2018.

Gorbel to open crane manufacturing facility in Arizona this month

DC Velocity

Site will bring production of ergonomic lifting and safety solutions closer to western U.S. market, firm says. Material Handling

Green light for CMA CGM $380m investment in Ceva Logistics

The LoadStar

Shipping line CMA CGM has confirmed its 24.99% stake in 3PL Ceva Logistics after receiving all the necessary regulatory approvals. The container line made the private placement investment in May as Ceva launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the Six Swiss Exchange.

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DHL Freight Open New Warehouse in Turkey

Logistics Manager

One of Europe’s Leading providers of road freight services, DHL Freight have recently celebrated the grand opening of their new warehouse at the Manisa Organized Industrial Zone in Turkey.

All4Pack Paris

Logistics Business Magazine

France’s leading packaging show, formerly known as Emballage, merged with the former Manutention logistics expo. The post All4Pack Paris appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. Shows and Conferences

A rising tide – with political undercurrents

Automotive Logistics

Mexican production and exports continued to grow through 2017, both to the US and globally. At the same time, US sales remained strong and were fed by an increase in imports from established and emerging markets. It is only in Canada that both sales and assembly are showing a decline. .

Logistics gives back

DC Velocity

Here's our monthly roundup of some of the charitable works and donations by companies in the material handling and logistics space. Strategy

Threat to container charter market as carriers drift towards heavy losses

The LoadStar

While container shipping lines face soaring operational costs, recent signs that they are preparing to suspend services in light of weakening demand suggest vessel charter rates could also come under pressure.

SEKO Logistics to Open New Flagship Facility at London Heathrow

Airfreight Logistics

SEKO Logistics has recently announced they have invested in a new airfreight and Omni-parcel services facility near to London Heathrow Airport.

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Michelin Buys Camso in in $1.45 Billion Industrial Tyre Sector Shake-Up

Logistics Business Magazine

Michelin and Camso today reached an agreement whereby Michelin will acquire Camso, headquartered in Magog, Quebec, Canada, and whereby the two companies’ off-the-road (OTR) operations will be combined to form a new division to be managed from Quebec. The deal has been valued at $1.45 billion.