UTLC ERA has sent pilot trains as part of multimodal transport development project through ports of Kaliningrad region

The LoadStar

United Transport and Logistics Company – Eurasian Railway Alliance (UTLC ERA JSC), “Kaliningrad Railway” – a branch of “Russian Railways” JSC, “Kaliningrad Sea Trade Port” JSC (KSTP JSC) and “Belintertrans-Germany” LLC have sent the pilot trains from Kaliningrad to Chengdu as a part of the multimodal transportation development project through the ports of the Kaliningrad region in China – Europe communication.

Updated Global Trade Network Delivers Full Multimodal Transport and Customs Management

Logistics Business Magazine

BluJay’s latest update delivers full multimodal transportation support, with extended customs management and mobile capabilities designed to help companies streamline their global supply chain management. Transportation Management – BluJay’s Transportation Management offers full multimodal support in one solution – truckload, LTL, ocean, parcel, rail and now air – for freight moves around the globe. Transportation Management for Forwarders – GTN Release 18.2

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Deutsche Bahn Sign New Agreement with Georgian Railway Company

Logistics Manager

The agreement was signed in Berlin by Member of the Board of Management for Freight Transport and Logistics at Deutsche Bahn, Alexander Doll and CEO of Georgian Railway, David Peradze. With the signing of this new agreement, Deutsche Bahn and Georgian Railway begin a strategic partnership to strengthen the corridors for European and Asian multimodal transportation.

Crucial Factors to Consider for Multimodal Freight Transportation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Multimodal freight transport developed in the transportation sector as an alternative to unimodal transport faced with the challenges brought by the growing global demand for transporting goods. Multimodal transport is the transportation of goods using at least two modes of transport, usually door-to-door. The common transport modes include railways, maritime routes, and the roads.

TMS: Everybody’s Favorite New Partner

Talking Logistics

Transportation management systems (TMS) have never been more popular — not among shippers, but among other technology vendors and logistics service providers. Technology Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems BluJay Solutions C.H.

MODE Transportation announces planned agreement to acquire SunteckTTS

Logistics Management

Earlier this week, Dallas-based MODE Transportation, a non-asset 3PL offering truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, ocean, rail, air, and managed transportation services, said it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Stanford, Conn-based SunteckTTS, a multimodal transportation solutions provider

What is Drayage

ShipLilly

the customer’s doorstep for example); your product will have gone through various stages and modalities of transportation. Drayage is likely to be one of those transportation systems that the product has gone through. Definition of Multimodal Transport.

XPO Logistics opens new Vigo multimodal hub to support last mile services

The LoadStar

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has expanded its network in Spain with the opening of a multimodal transport hub in Vigo (Galicia). The post XPO Logistics opens new Vigo multimodal hub to support last mile services appeared first on The Loadstar. The 3,000-square-meter site doubles the company’s facility space in Vigo to support customers in the province of Pontevedra. .

FW: Radiant Logistics – generating cash, lowering debt, ready to acquire

The LoadStar

FreightWaves reports: “Third-party logistics and multimodal transportation services company, Radiant Logistics, Inc. RLGT), reported earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter ending March 31, 2019 (RLGT’s third fiscal quarter 2019), $0.04 better than the consensus estimate and $0.06 better year-over-year.” ” To read the full story, please click here. The post FW: Radiant Logistics – generating cash, lowering debt, ready to acquire appeared first on The Loadstar.

XPO Logistics opens multimodal hub in Vigo to support last mile services

The LoadStar

NORTHAMPTON, UK – 5 November 2019 — XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has expanded its network in Spain with the opening of a multimodal transport hub in Vigo (Galicia). The 3,000-square-meter site doubles the company’s facility space in Vigo to support customers in the province of Pontevedra.

Agility Spain Moves into New Warehouse and Office Space

Logistics Manager

This new building addresses the current needs and planned growth of Agility Spain, which offers a complete range of logistics, multimodal transport, and distribution services for industrial, service, and retail companies operating in the country.

GlobalTranz announces acquisition of Circle 8 Logistics

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Circle 8 Logistics is provider third-party logistics (3PL) multimodal transportation and logistics services. […]. 3PL Features Logistics Motor Freight News Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shippingScottsdale, Ariz.-based

China plans £13.9bn cut in logistics costs

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billion) this year, according to the Ministry of Transport. The plan is to continue to increase rail freight volume, upgrade the water transport system, regulate highway freight transport and speed up multimodal transport in a bid to improve its logistics network and optimize […]. Features Logistics Ministry of Transport News customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

China plans £13.9bn cut in logistics costs – Logistics Manager Magazine

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billion) this year, according to the Ministry of Transport. The plan is to continue to increase rail freight volume, upgrade the water transport system, regulate highway freight transport and speed up multimodal transport in a bid to improve its logistics network and optimize […]. Features Logistics Ministry of Transport News customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Blume Global Opens Asia Pacific Office in Hong Kong

Logistics Manager

By choosing to open this office in Hong Kong, Blume Global joins the many multimodal organizations already stationed in the region. Hong Kong is a hub for multimodal logistics companies, air and ocean carriers, and container terminal operators. As the most important multimodal transportation hub in Asia, Hong Kong shall provide a solid platform for the future growth of Blume Global,” said Stephen Phillips, Director-General of Investment Promotion of Invest Hong Kong.

COVID19 impact on Logistics processes

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The transport and logistics sector was the one of the first fields to feel he loses. We must continue to make advance payments, as the CASS IATA (cargo agents settlement system) billing system charges us for the previous transportation costs. This forces us to change the vector of work, reducing the number of multimodal transportations in favor of increasing aviation, ” says Ken Hui, CEO of Chinese FANS TRANS.

CMA CGM Acquires Containerships

Logistics Manager

French-based and leading worldwide container transportation and shipping company, CMA CGM recently announced they had completed the acquisition of the Finland-based container-transportation and logistics company, Containerships. The latest acquisition reinforces CMA CGM’s position as a major player in intra-European transportation. provides multimodal transport from producer to consumer, by sea, by road and by rail and will complement CMA CGM’s service offering.

Panalpina Awarded GDP Certification for New Healthcare Logistics Center in Germany

Airfreight Logistics

The new certification will enable Panalpina to assist healthcare customers with the handling, transport and storage of their temperature-sensitive medicinal shipments. The facility is linked to Panalpina’s global network that offers temperature-controlled Air and Ocean Freight solutions and has been equipped to handle hub services for all types of multimodal transport, including last-mile delivery.

Transfesa Logistics Renews European Container Fleet

Logistics Business Magazine

In addition, says the company, these multimodal transport units guarantee that their use in the market is as vast as possible. The high cube containers are 45’ feet and their tare weight is light, which makes it possible to increase the current transport capacity. Railfreight Road Transport & Haulage Transport & Distribution

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal Achieves Shipment and Safety Milestones

Logistics Manager

We are confident that our strategic location, in proximity to Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), the region’s largest industrial zone, and our interconnected multimodal transportation links, will assist us in creating new opportunities to meet demand and maximise efficiency across the entire supply chain.

Transporting Perishable Goods? Some Important Factors to Consider.

Blue Grace Logistics

Transporting perishable goods and fresh produce is fraught with higher risks than regular dry cargo. Perishable goods need a specialized mode of transportation, refrigerated trailers, or reefers. Given that the season is now in full swing, let’s take a look at what factors should be considered by both shippers and transporters while transporting fresh produce and perishable goods. What important factors should shippers keep in mind while transporting fresh produce?

CLX Logistics and Kewill to Sponsor LogiChem Europe 2015

CLX Logistics

CLX Logistics LLC, a leader in global logistics services, and technology partner Kewill, a leader in multimodal transportation management systems, announced its sponsorship for the 2015 LogiChem European Chemical Supply Chain and Logistics event held on April 21 – April 23, 2015 in Antwerp, Belgium. The conference will enable us to engage with industry leaders about our partnership with CLX Logistics and our multimodal transportation management software solutions.”.

TLA Programmes are listed under SkillsFuture Directory

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Appreciating Multimodal Transport Advantages on 8 January. SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Through this movement, the skills, passion and contributions of every individual will drive Singapore’s next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.

New Luxembourg-Chengdu Rail Freight Route Opens

Logistics Business Magazine

Located on the Rail Freight Corridor 2 and at the crossroads of the North-South and East-West routes, the Intermodal Terminal of Bettembourg-Dudelange is ideally positioned to act as an international hub for the consolidation of multimodal transport flows between South Western Europe and China. With daily combined train shuttles to major European economic centres, CFL multimodal is constantly striving to develop and enhance its multimodal service offering.

Kalmar to Deliver First Eco Reachstacker in Indonesia

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It serves direct export import for the surrounding industries under multimodal transport bill of lading provided by shipping lines partners. Kalmar has signed a contract with Cikarang Dry Port for the delivery of the first Kalmar Eco Reachstacker in Indonesia. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2019 second quarter order intake and scheduled for delivery in July of 2019. Cikarang Dry Port is a public inland port located in the eastern corridor of greater Jakarta.

Agility Spain Moves into New Warehouse and Offices

Logistics Business Magazine

This new building addresses the current needs and planned growth of Agility Spain, which offers a complete range of logistics, multimodal transport and distribution services for industrial, service and retail companies operating in the country. We focus on the renewable and engineering sectors, project logistics, transportation management, and turnkey projects for large-scale and complex initiatives.”.

Leveraging Florida Ports to Expand Two-Way Trade with Asia

247 Customs Broker

With one of the world’s most extensive multimodal transportation systems—featuring 20 commercial use airports, 15 deepwater seaports, and extensive highway and freight rail networks—Florida’s geography is convenient to global markets and serves as the perfect conduit for Asia-focused container trade. Features Ocean Freight Resources Transportation White Papers customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shippingBy LM Staff ·. April 4, 2018.

KN PharmaChain Certifies 200th Operation Globally

Logistics Manager

KN PharmaChain certification ensures training, compliance and the highest quality standards for cold and temperature-controlled multimodal transportation and warehousing services. Kuehne + Nagel’s branch in Toronto, Canada recently obtained KN PharmaChain seafreight certification, being the 200th certificate globally. Kuehne + Nagel customers in Ontario can now benefit from certified capabilities along the entire supply chain.

Port Logistics

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

While also planes can be used to transport goods across long distances and the ocean, it is way more expensive than ships and additionally, ships are able to carry bigger as well as more cargo. This makes them an efficient means of transport albeit not timewise. Second, the ships have to be loaded and unloaded with heavy and big containers that ask for a variety of transportation vehicles, which also make a large number of highly skilled, licensed operators necessary.

IoT Speeds Over-the-Road Shipment Tracking

Talking Logistics

These connected tracking devices feed into transportation management and supply chain platforms to provide critical information at the pallet and package level. To alleviate the pressure on your supply chain, the most important component is a technology platform with one big view of everything across your multimodal transportation ecosystem. If you’re a global supply chain executive, you’ve got a challenging job.

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Alpega TMS and Shippeo Announce Global Strategic Partnership

Logistics Business Magazine

Alpega TMS and Shippeo have partnered to deliver a new solution offering combining Alpega’s transport management system with Shippeo’s visibility solution to help shippers boost supply chain transparency and transform their logistics flow capabilities. Shippeo’s platform complements Alpega TMS by gathering real-time information on multimodal transportation flows in over 60 countries with a strong focus on road and maritime. IT in Logistics Transport & Distribution

Reducing Your Company’s International Shipping Costs

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Choose the best transportation option. Carefully selecting the best mode of transportation can help you to control international shipping costs. Of course, the products and services you need to transport will factor into whether or not one mode of transportation might be more suitable than another. However, there will be circumstances in which multimodal transport can be used.

Intelligent Automation, the Future of Supply Chain. Is the Logistics Industry Ready?

Blue Grace Logistics

Better planning: Intelligent automation can integrate and streamline transportation planning, route planning, warehouse network, and inventory planning. This can improve multimodal transportation planning and also keep the customers updated with a more accurate expected time of delivery. Hence we have leveraged intelligent automation to build our transportation management system. It is a well-known fact that supply chain is increasingly becoming digital.

Palletways Group Revitalises French Network

Logistics Business Magazine

Francis Castelin, general manager at Ziegler France, added: “Ziegler France has a proven track record for planning, designing and constructing competitive worldwide networks to transport, store and handle goods reliably by land, sea and air. It’s an international provider of logistic services and multimodal transport by air, sea and road and has offices across Europe, China and Africa.

Information on the transport of medical protective equipment

Freight Hub

A comparison of the different transport options from air to rail freight. Special times require special measures: As medical protective equipment and disinfectants are needed everywhere during the Covid-19 pandemic, the German customs authorities are speeding up the transport of these goods to Germany by facilitating import regulations. With FreightHub, you have a reliable partner for transport when importing these items. Recommendations for transport.