Scan Global to purchase IQS Group

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Copenhagen, Denmark-based supply chain management company Scan Global Logistics is acquiring 100% of German niche automotive logistics provider, International Quality Service Group (IQS). The post Scan Global to purchase IQS Group appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

BNSF joins blockchain group

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First railroad to join Blockchain in Transport Alliance. Technology

Hub Group to acquire CaseStack

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Earlier today, freight transportation services provider Hub Group announced it plans to acquire CaseStack for $225 million in cash. Established in 1999, Santa Monica, Calif.-based based CaseStack has two primary business units. One unit, CaseStack Logistics Services, provides consolidation services for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that sell into the North American retail market.

GE Transportation joins blockchain group

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Joining Blockchain in Transport Alliance is natural extension of its data and analytic focus, GE unit says. Technology

Market Insight Exclusive: Revealed – the AP Møller-Maersk Group reorganisation

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The post Market Insight Exclusive: Revealed – the AP Møller-Maersk Group reorganisation appeared first on The Loadstar. Comment Land Loadstar posts Market Insight Sea Supply chain APM Moeller Maersk Group Damco Maersk Line Restructuring

Evergreen Group Celebrates Golden Anniversary

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The auspicious occasion was attended by senior executives and employees representing all the divisions within the Evergreen Group. On the Groups, 20 th anniversary Dr. Chang unveiled plans to invest and build the first privately owned airline in Taiwan, EVA Air.

Carrier insights from the Transporeon Group 2018 North American Over-the-Road Transportation Survey

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For the past few years, Transporeon Group has queried its extensive network of North American carriers on the state of the industry in order to gather insights on the issues that carriers are facing and how they see the transportation market evolving.

APICS launches supply chain professionals group

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Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) lands $5 million grant to help improve public health supply chains in Africa. Strategy

Port group offers tips on crane safety

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New report seeks to elevate industry safety performance. Material Handling

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Ligentia Group purchases the business and assets of Air & Cargo Services Ltd

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Ligentia Group purchased the business and assets of Air & Cargo Services Ltd on the 13 December 2018. The post Ligentia Group purchases the business and assets of Air & Cargo Services Ltd appeared first on The Loadstar.

Groupe Cat appoints two new directors

Automotive Logistics

Jean-Michel Floret has been made director of the vehicle logistics division at French finished vehicle logistics provider, Groupe Cat. He retains that role along with his new responsibilities in the group’s vehicle logistics division, which has an annual turnover of around €1.35

The Apparel Logistics Group's Net Promoter Score Surveys

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At The Apparel Logistics Group, we know our customers are key to our success. At The Apparel Logistics Group, we distribute NPS surveys to our customers to understand their feelings about partnering with us

Blockchain group adds NFI as latest member

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Joining Blockchain in Transport Alliance could help 3PL improve communication among customers, suppliers, carriers, financial institutions, and consumers, NFI says. Technology

HNA Group’s terrible year set to continue into 2019

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FlightGlobal has published an excellent examination of HNA Group, the struggling Chinese behemoth. The post HNA Group’s terrible year set to continue into 2019 appeared first on The Loadstar. Aerospace Air Loadstar leads Recommends Supply chain HNA GroupIt sums up the “annus horribilis” it has had this year, from its problems meeting interest payments on debt, to attempts to sell off several assets.

VW cancels contracts with Prevent Group after supply problems

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Volkswagen has cancelled the majority of its contracts with parts and material supplier Prevent Group following a series of supply problems affecting production in Brazil between 2015 and 2016.

Lufthansa Group Sign Order With Boeing for Four 777 Aircraft

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German-based Lufthansa Group recently signed an order for four more Boeing 777 airplanes with a total value of $1.4 ” The post Lufthansa Group Sign Order With Boeing for Four 777 Aircraft appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

PSA Group to sell remaining stake in Gefco

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French carmaker PSA Group, which owns Peugeot, Citroën and Opel/Vauxhall, has said it will sell its remaining 25% stake in Gefco, its former logistics subsidiary. The company said that it achieved an 8% sales growth in sectors outside PSA Group in 2017.

Lineage takes over Yearsley Group

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Yearsley Group Ltd, the temperature-controlled logistics specialist, has been acquired by Lineage Logistics Holdings, the US company that also owns Partner Logistics. Yearsley Group directors (Left to Right) Jonathan Baker, Ian King, Tim Moran and Phil Whitworth.

Founding President of the CMA CGM Group Passes Away

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The CMA CGM Group have recently announced the very sad news of the passing of their Founding President Mr. Jacques R. The post Founding President of the CMA CGM Group Passes Away appeared first on Logistics Manager. Ocean Carriers CMA CGM CMA CGM Group CMA CGM Tower Jacques R.

Blockchain group adds SMC 3 , Orbcomm

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Firms will help Blockchain in Transport Alliance apply the data-sharing technology to logistics management, asset tracking, and transaction processing. Technology

Hub Group sells Mode Transportation subsidiary

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Hub officials said this sale represents the byproduct of an exploration of strategic alternatives for Mode that was undertaken by the Hub Group Board of Directors, which they said is part of an ongoing review of alternatives for creating shareholder value that it announced in August

Toll Group Open Next-Gen Logistics Hub in Singapore

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Transportation and logistics company the Toll Group who are one of the leading providers in the Asian region has recently opened Toll City. The post Toll Group Open Next-Gen Logistics Hub in Singapore appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Maersk leads group investing $21.6 million in digital brokerage startup Loadsmart

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Latest round of funding for AI-backed freight-matching platform shows no slowing in venture funds rushing to disrupt old model. Technology

Kuehne + Nagel Further Expand their Global Services for BMW Group

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German-based global transport and logistics company Kuehne + Nagel recently announced an expansion to their partnership with the BMW Group. The extension of our global services for BMW Group is an important milestone.

CEMA names Thompson, Prab's CEO, president of group

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Group posts record shipment levels in 2017. Material Handling

Blockchain in Transport Alliance partners with finance trade group

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Teaming up with Wall Street Blockchain Alliance will allow BiTA to be logistics industry "help desk," group says. Technology

GS1 US launches cross-industry blockchain discussion group

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GS1 members, experts to kick off monthly discussion of how GS1 standards support blockchain use, November 28-29 in Chicago. Technology

GAZ Group faces halt in assembly

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Gaz Group is reported to have said that it may have to cease vehicle assembly in Russia in June because of recently imposed US sanctions that have blocked the import of automotive components from the US, Germany and the Czech Republic. The OEM’s production and export operations have been in doubt since the US announced its intention to apply sanctions to seven Russian businessmen including Gaz Group owner, Oleg Deripaska, last month. News Home Page Gaz Gaz Group

White Rhinos Travel First-Class Thanks to the Volga Dnepr Group

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Russian Airline Volga Dnepr Group has once again shown their prowess in the transport of live animals. Wildlife preservation has always been a high priority with the Volga Dnepr Group and it continues to support important projects like this one.

Ken Russell takes the chair at Rail Freight Group as Tony Berkeley retires

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Rail Freight Group (RFG) has appointed Ken Russell (pictured) as its chair, one of a host of new appointments following the retirement of Tony Berkeley this month. The post Ken Russell takes the chair at Rail Freight Group as Tony Berkeley retires appeared first on The Loadstar.

Volga-Dnepr Group launches AOG to Meet Aerospace Demand

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Russian-based Volga-Dnepr Group , a world leader in the global market for the movement of oversize, unique and heavy air cargo has recently launched AOG, a new service that manages the delivery of critical spare parts to aircraft that have been grounded across the globe.

Financial woes build for HNA Group, forcing sale of subsidiaries and property

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Financial problems at Chinese conglomerate HNA Group appear to be cascading through its logistics subsidiaries – and airline suppliers. The post Financial woes build for HNA Group, forcing sale of subsidiaries and property appeared first on The Loadstar.

Potter Group invest £25m in rebranded business

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The Potter Group is to invest £25 million over the next five years and rebrand as Potter Space to reflect its business of owning, developing and operating commercial business parks across the UK. Bowker buys Potter Group logistics operations. .

Hellmann UAE Form New Joint Venture with Indu Maritime Group

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The UAE arm of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics recently announced at the Middle East Coatings Show in Dubai a new joint venture with Indu Maritime Group. The strategic joint venture also includes the asset-based Indu Maritime Group, a local logistics company.

DP World Have Acquired the Unifeeder Group

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Unifeeder CEO, Jesper Kristensen had this to say about the new acquisition, “We are excited to join the DP World Group. The post DP World Have Acquired the Unifeeder Group appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Schiphol Airport group eyes revamp of domestic cargo strategy

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is to re-think its strategy, examining all the airports in the group and its overall cargo plan for the Netherlands. The post Schiphol Airport group eyes revamp of domestic cargo strategy appeared first on The Loadstar.

The Rhenus Group Launch Operations in New Zealand

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One of Europe’s leading logistics service companies, The Rhenus Group has recently opened their own New Zealand entity, Rhenus Logistics NZ. One-third of New Zealand’s population reside in Auckland, it is the largest city in the country and the Rhenus Group aim to expand and enhance their services throughout the Oceania region as a result of this new branch in New Zealand. The post The Rhenus Group Launch Operations in New Zealand appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Transplace announces acquisition of Yusen Logistics’ IMC/over-the-road freight brokerage group

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s intermodal marketing company/over-the-road freight brokerage group With an eye on expanding its North American intermodal capabilities and a corporate commitment focused on strategic growth to meet its customers supply chain needs, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has acquired Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.’s

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CMA CGM Group Launches TRAXENS an Innovative Solution for Container Tracking

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France-based container transportation and shipping company CMA CGM Group recently announced the commercialization of connected containers with TRAXENS by CMA CGM. The group has now agreed that the time is right to deploy TRAXENS on a larger scale by offering it to all their customers.

FMCSA denies owner-operator group bid for 5-year exemption from ELD mandate

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Request did not address difficulties in validating drivers who meet exemption criteria, agency tells OOIDA. Transportation

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding Sign Agreements with Boeing for Freighter Packages

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In a recent announcement made at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing , Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding signed a package of agreements that will further enhance their fleet and global operations.

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

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Manufacturers and business groups slammed President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, warning of promised retaliation and calling it a tax on U.S. Trade groups weren’t the only ones complaining.

PSA Group reorganises supply chain roles

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He moves from his role as vice-president of supply chain transport and packaging at PSA Group, which now owns the Opel and Vauxhall divisions following last years’ buyout by General Motors. The group uses the Japanese term monozukuri to refer to cost-efficiency in the value chain.