TIACA announces Miami venue for Air Cargo Forum 2020

Miami, FL, USA, Tuesday, 14th March 2017 – TIACA has announced that its 2020 Air Cargo Forum (ACF) will take place in Miami, Florida, USA, and will be co-located with both Multimodal Americas and Supply Chain Americas. TIACA’s showcase biennial event brings together supply chain decision makers from across the globe for three days of […]

schiphol invests one million euros in development of pharma gateway early warning system for shippers

Research grant will be used by the Pharma Gateway Amsterdam Community to analyse shipment data and extend the community Cloud of Schiphol with performance management and exception alerting features Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 14th 2017: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is developing an early warning system for pharma shippers, using a one million euro subsidy […]

Agency Sector Management’s Peter MacSwiney to co-chair customs Brexit group

Peter MacSwiney, Chairman of ASM, which provides a one-stop software solution and representation for the UK freight-forwarding industry, to lead a Joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC) working group looking at the impact of Brexit London, UK, Monday, 13th March, 2017 – Agency Sector Management (ASM)’s chairman Peter MacSwiney was appointed to co-chair the Customs Brexit Group […]

Supply chain group Tigers launches new e-shop marketplace supporting brands entering China

Scalable platform provides flexible solution for SMEs wanting to enter the world’s largest online retail market Hong Kong, Tuesday, 7th March 2017 – Supply chain group Tigers has launched a new marketplace, called eShop, to support brands entering the rapidly expanding China and Southeast Asia e-commerce markets. The digital marketplace, part of Tigers’ suite of e-commerce […]

TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Committee calls for transparency and change in new era of cooperation

Shippers want all sectors of the air cargo supply chain to engage in constructive discussion and embrace new process and new technology. Miami, USA, Tuesday, 28th February 2017 – Change is needed, and all sectors of the air cargo supply chain industry must work together to drive adoption of new technology and greater transparency, according […]

Impact of mega ships and alliances on the customer explored at Multimodal

Shipping trends and latest legislation examined as part of the three-day free-to-attend educational programme London, UK, Tuesday, 28th February 2017 – The impact of mega-ships and alliances on shippers, new regulations affecting container packing, and opportunities created by free trade zones will all be explored during this year’s Multimodal, which takes place from 4th to 6th […]

Change is needed – positioning paper from TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Committee

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ANTONOV Airlines transports world’s most powerful turbofan engine to grounded aircraft in Canadian Arctic

ANTONOV Airlines, working with Air Charter Service, has delivered the world’s most powerful turbofan engine model to a grounded B777-300 in sub-zero temperatures and brought the unserviceable engine to the UK London, UK, Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 –ANTONOV Airlines has delivered a new engine to a B777-300 grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following […]

TIACA backs new initiative encouraging next generation of air cargo leaders to improve industry collaboration

Young professionals from six logistics companies in the Netherlands take part in a new program aimed at developing talent and improving collaboration Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Tuesday 21st February 2017 – Young professionals from six companies in the Netherlands have completed a program of visits aimed at improving collaboration across the air cargo supply chain. Staff from […]

ANTONOV Airlines transports giant helicopter from its new UK headquarters

New loading gear designed by ANTONOV Airlines speeds up the move London, UK, Monday, 20th February 2017 – ANTONOV Airlines has carried out its first charter operation from its new UK headquarters at London Stansted Airport using machinery, which it designed to speed up loading of a giant helicopter. The cargo, a British-manufactured helicopter measuring […]

Latin America and Pharma top the agenda at TIACA Executive Summit

TIACA’s 2017 Executive Summit (ES) takes place in partnership with Supply Chain Americas, in Miami, USA, in October Miami, Florida, USA, Tuesday, 14th Feburary 2017 – TIACA’s 2017 Executive Summit (ES) will feature tracks with a Latin America and pharma focus, and will take place in partnership with the Supply Chain Americas. Air cargo decision […]

Nexiot’s self-sustaining smart sensors boost efficiency for wagon hire giant VTG

Industrial Internet of Things pioneer Nexiot is working with VTG to install smart sensors using ground-breaking technology  Zürich, Switzerland, Wednesday 8th February 2017 – Nexiot AG is equipping the whole European fleet of VTG Aktiengesellschaft (VTG AG) wagons with zero-maintenance smart sensors, which communicate important information and business-critical events up to every five minutes to enterprise […]

Cargo iQ to launch smart data portal for members

Cargo iQ partners with iRIX Software and Information Builders to roll out smart data program giving members online self-service access to an enhanced reporting platform enabling customized analysis of milestones to support’ quality initiatives Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday 7th February 2017 – Cargo iQ has partnered with iRIX Software Engineering and Information Builders to help further its Smart Data […]

Kerry Logistics supports fast fashion label Missguided’s global expansion with virtual buying office and supply chain solutions

UK-based multi-channel retailer Missguided has partnered with Kerry Logistics for global supply chain support London, UK, Monday, 6th February 2017 – Multi-channel fast fashion retailer Missguided is working with Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, as supply chain partner to support its ongoing global growth. Kerry Logistics […]

Multimodal champions air cargo quality initiatives and welcomes Cargo iQ

Registration is open for the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show, now in its tenth year London, UK, Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 – The Multimodal 2017 seminars will include a series of debates focused on air cargo challenges and opportunities, and the event will play host to a meeting of Cargo iQ’s Working Group. Air cargo […]

Alex Karakassis and Steve Dawson appointed Managing Directors of HANSA HEAVY LIFT replacing outgoing CEO Roger Iliffe

Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 1st February 2017 – Steve Dawson and Alex Karakassis have been appointed Managing Directors of HANSA HEAVY LIFT GmbH, taking over from outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Roger Iliffe, with immediate effect. Dawson will oversee HANSA HEAVY LIFT’s engineering, technical, and operational activities, and Karakassis, who remains Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will […]

Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association to partner with TIACA for Toronto Air Cargo Forum

Partnership with Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association and Multimodal Americas announced as Vladimir Zubkov takes to the helm of TIACA Miami, USA, Thursday, 19th January 2017 – The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) will partner with TIACA and Multimodal Americas at the Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto in October 2018. The announcement comes as Vladimir […]

Brexit briefings at Multimodal give vital insight to prepare for changing business landscape

Registration is open for the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics show in Birmingham, UK in April London, UK, Thursday, 19th January 2017 – A series of briefings exploring the challenges and opportunities of the new business landscape post Brexit will be part of the three-day Multimodal show from 4th to 6th of April 2017. Online registration […]

Record volumes of 1.66 million tonnes flown through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in 2016

Europe’s third largest air cargo hub sees 2.5% year-on-year growth as it commits to new quality initiatives supporting the pharmaceutical, e-commerce, and perishables markets Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Friday 13th January 2017: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ended 2016 with a record total flown cargo throughput of 1.66 million tonnes, up 2.5% on 2015. Europe’s third largest air cargo […]

Kerry Logistics crowned Quamnet Outstanding Logistics Solution Provider

Hong Kong, Friday, 13th January 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been named the Outstanding Logistics Solution Provider at the Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards (‘QOEA’) 2016. A dazzling award ceremony attended by elites from the local business community was held in Hong […]

WCA and Collaborate on Cross-border eCommerce Shipments

Shanghai, China, 12 January 2017  – WCA Ltd, the world’s largest logistics network, and, a leading global wholesale trading platform and the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group, today announced they have concluded a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the logistics platform for cross-border eCommerce shipments. WCA will […]

SESAR: Delegation Visits France Test Site For New Generation Air Traffic Management System

Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday, 10th January 2017 – Delegates from the European Commission (EC) and the Innovation and Network Executive Agency (INEA) have visited the Marseille Air Traffic Control Centre (ACC) in France, one of two sites testing the new generation air traffic control (ATC) system, 4-FLIGHT. The delegation was accompanied by representatives of SESAR Deployment […]

Medilink Patronage complements tailored pharmaceutical consultancy service from GEFCO

GEFCO Forwarding UK Ltd has become a patron of Medilink, and formed a new partnership with Help2Export Ltd, to support its tailored Life Sciences & Healthcare (LS&H) shipping consultancy service London, UK, Tuesday, 10th January 2017 – GEFCO Forwarding UK Ltd has become a patron of Medilink East Midlands (EM), the organisation that works with […]

Kerry Logistics continues European expansion with German acquisition

Frankfurt, 10 January 2017 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has continued to expand its European operations through acquiring Multi Logistics GmbH, a specialist film and media logistics provider that has been in the market for over 30 years. The expansion is part of Kerry Logistics’ continual […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT vessel sails open hatch through Northern Sea Route to deliver giant cranes

HHL Valparaiso is the first vessel to sail open hatch through the Northern Sea Route as it delivers two giant ship-to-shore (STS) cranes from the European to the Far East region of Russia Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, 4th January 2017 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has successfully transported the first-ever ship-to-shore (STS) cranes via the Northern Sea […]

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Kerry Logistics Takes Over Bofill & Arnan’s Businesses to Strengthen Freight Forwarding Capabilities in Spain

Madrid, Spain, 20th December 2016  Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, today announced the takeover of the freight forwarding businesses of Bofill & Arnan, S.A., one of Spain’s most established Customs broker and freight forwarding companies as part of its global development strategy. Established in 1920, Bofill & […]

Worldwide Flight Services takes seat on Cargo iQ Board

Cargo iQ opens up to the whole industry and welcomes its first non-airline or forwarder to its Board  Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, 19th December  – Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will be represented by Europe Interim CEO John Batten on the Board of Cargo iQ. Batten, who has 35 years’ experience in the air cargo industry, was […]

Same-day European delivery service 12send sets new standard for e-commerce customers

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and KLM Cargo back Parcel International’s new same-day, C02 responsible intra-European air cargo service Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Thursday, 15th December 2016: A new same-day intra-European air cargo delivery service called 12send has been launched by Parcel International, making use of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s baggage system and KLM’s European network. Schiphol Cargo and […]

Seahorse Club recognises best-in-class supply chain and maritime reporting

Julian Bray, Editor-in-Chief of TradeWinds, named Seahorse Journalist of the Year London, UK, Friday 16th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at the Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week. Twelve winners were rewarded for articles, publications, and social media campaigns covering […]

Henry Woo appointed Head of Asia Pacific at HANSA HEAVY LIFT

Hamburg, Germany, 9th December 2016 – Henry Woo is to head up the Asia-Pacific (APAC) division at HANSA HEAVY LIFT, taking over from Joerg Roehl. Henry Woo, who will be based at the shipping line’s Asia headquarters in Singapore, has two decades of experience in the supply chain and shipping industry, including senior roles with […]

GEFCO Forwarding’s strengthened humanitarian relief logistics service relocates to Glasgow’s EuroCentral

GEFCO Forwarding appoints Ben Cunnington as UK Development Manager and relocates humanitarian relief logistics service to Glasgow’s EuroCentral London, UK, Wednesday 7th December 2016: GEFCO Forwarding UK Ltd has consolidated its Humanitarian Relief Logistics (HRL) service that provides critical logistics and transport services through dedicated resource within its new branch at Glasgow’s EuroCentral. Ben Cunnington has […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT gains ISO energy management certification

Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 5th December 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has been awarded the ISO 50001 Energy Management Certification for best practice in energy management. Auditors from the classification society body DNV GL certified the heavy lift specialist after its ships and offices were found in compliance with ISO standards. “With an effective energy management system, we […]

Visit to Finland showcases SESAR deployment in Borealis area

Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday, 30th November 2016 – The European Commission (EC) and Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) yesterday visited a Borealis Free Route Airspace implementing partner Finavia at Helsinki Airport in Finland, to see how the EU funding has supported the deployment of Free Route Airspace in Northern Europe. The deployment financed under the […]


London, UK, Thursday 24th November 2017 – The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Multimodal Awards 2017 are open for nominations online, and include a new category for Innovation in Infrastructure Projects. Now in their second year, the Awards reward best-in-class across air, road, rail, and maritime services, as well as a young logistics professional, an innovative […]


MIAMI, FL.,Thursday, 24th November 2016 – WCA Ltd has launched the world’s first dedicated eCommerce logistics network in response to the changing global economy and a marked shift towards online consumerism. The network is open to all players in the cross-border eCommerce supply chain. “By 2020 it is projected that freight forwarding will be 20 per […]

Fresh series of air traffic management projects in Europe get green light – SESAR Deployment Manager

A fresh series of Pilot Common Pilot (PCP) projects will now receive a EUR 525 million boost to help with the modernising of European airspace. Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 18th November 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has today given the green light on the second round of air traffic management (ATM) projects aimed […]

Kerry Logistics Voted Asian 3PL of the Year for 4th Time at Supply Chain Asia Awards

Hong Kong, Friday 18 November 2016- Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been voted Asian 3PL of the Year at the Supply Chain Asia Awards (the ‘Awards’) for its second year running. All winners were celebrated at the Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016 gala dinner and […]

Kerry Logistics named Listed Enterprises of the Year 2016

Hong Kong, Thursday, 17th November 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, was named the Listed Enterprises of the Year 2016 by Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition at today’s awards ceremony held in Hong Kong. This year marks the debut of the award and Kerry Logistics is the only […]

TIACA appoints Vladimir Zubkov as new Secretary General

Miami, Florida, USA, Wednesday 16th November 2016 – Vladimir Zubkov will be TIACA’s new Secretary General, replacing Doug Brittin, who retires at the end of the year. Zubkov has more than 40 years’ experience in the air transport industry, including senior roles with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and, most recently, as Vice President of the Volga-Dnepr […]

Portable container weighing solution delivers cost savings

Hy-Dynamix teams up with Dynamic Load Monitoring to deliver cost-effective portable container weighing solution Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Tuesday 15th November 2016 – Engineering firm Hy-Dynamix has teamed up with Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd (DLM) to build new wireless reporting technology into its portable container weighing solution, the Hy-Weigh. The four-corner hydraulic jack system, launched […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT delivers five large cranes to Bulgaria and Egypt

Hamburg, Germany, Monday 14th November 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported five Gottwald mobile harbour cranes, weighing a total of 1,400 metric tonnes, loading them in Denmark and Belgium and delivering them to Bulgaria and Egypt. All five cranes were lifted and stowed fully erected on deck, which limited the line of sight for the […]

Ericsson and Bioforce boost TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Council

Robert Mellin from Ericsson is the Council’s new Vice Chair with Bernhard Baertschi from Bioforce joining to represent the pharma industry Miami, Florida, USA, Monday 7th November 2016 – Robert Mellin, Engagement Lead Logistics at Ericsson Industry & Society, has been appointed Vice Chairman of TIACA’s Shippers’ Advisory Council (SAC). Mellin was promoted from Council member to […]

Coyne Airways and Air Charter Service back charity War Child supporting children affected by conflict

Paris, France, Thursday, 27th October 2016 – Coyne Airways and Air Charter Service (ACS) today announced a scheme to back War Child, a charity which supports children affected by conflict. Family-run Coyne and ACS will donate an agreed amount per transaction on behalf of their customers, starting from next month. Customers will be given the […]

Smart Cargo Mainport Program sparks innovation as Schiphol calls for further projects aimed at more efficient supply chains

Program to reinforce Schiphol as a smart hub gains momentum, with University and Government backing, a successful pilot scheme leading to new services, and new backing from partner Fresco Flowers Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Thursday 27th October 2016: Schiphol Cargo will back further projects as part of its Smart Cargo Mainport Program, aimed at finding innovative […]

Regulators Join Air Cargo Leaders To Pledge Closer Global Cooperation As TIACA’s ACF Opens In Paris

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) join TIACA in show of unity on the opening day of the 28th Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Paris Paris, France, Wednesday, 26th October 2016 – Air cargo leaders and regulators from across the globe pledged to work more closely together to ensure […]

Global Shippers’ Forum and Cargo iQ sign MOU to collaborate towards industry adoption of quality standards

Shippers and industry will work together to promote the adoption of Cargo iQ’s Master Operating Plan (MOP) and share information to ensure shippers’ needs are met. Paris, France, Wednesday, 26th October 2016 – The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) and Cargo iQ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to work co-operatively to support the […]

Visit showcases SESAR deployments in the UK

Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 21st October 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) and the European Commission visited the UK on the 4th and 5th of October to see two leading examples of SESAR concepts in operation. Time Based Separation (TBS) and the airspace changes made as part of the first phase of the […]

SESAR Deployment Manager appointed as Data Link Services (DLS) Implementation Project Manager

Brussels, Belgium, 19th October 2016 – SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) has been mandated by the European Commission (EC) to act as Data Link Services (DLS) Implementation Project Manager. By this mandate, EC aims to implement one of the key recommendations in the DLS study delivered by the SESAR Joint Undertaking in July 2016 (ELSA) to […]

Four hundred million euro to support SESAR deployment

Brussels, Belgium, Monday, 17th October 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) launched the “2016 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals” on 13th October, which includes a budget of 400 million euro to support SESAR deployment. The amount is split into a general (300 million euro) and a cohesion (100 million) envelope. Indicatively, 80% of […]

Saudi International Logistics announced as new name for WACO’s Saudi Arabia member

WACO delegates at EGM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, told that Andre Verdier will head up the renamed logistics arm of Al Tayyar Travel Group Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, 12th October 2016 – Saudi International Logistics is the new name for the logistics arm of The WACO System’s Saudi Arabia member Al Tayyar Cargo, delegates at WACO’s […]

Mallory Alexander expands with new office and warehouse in Miami

Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Tuesday, 11th October 2016 – Mallory Alexander International Logistics has opened a new office and warehouse in Miami, Florida, USA to serve the region’s vibrant import and export sector. The facility includes a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), as well as a Container Freight Station, Bonded Warehouse, and an In-Bond Export Consolidator (IBEC) […]

TRINET Informatika to Integrate INTTRA’s Electronic Ocean Shipping Services into its Software Applications Serving the Slovenian Market

PARSIPPANY, N.J., and LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, October 11th, 2016 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and TRINET Informatika, a leading provider of software applications in the area of automated customs procedures and logistics in the Slovenian market, announced today an alliance to integrate INTTRA’s ocean shipping solutions into TRINET’s software. The alliance will provide TRINET customers […]

Kerry Logistics triumphs as Global Logistics Provider of the Year for third consecutive year at Payload Asia Awards

Hong Kong, 30 September 2016 Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has been crowned the Global Logistics Provider of the Year at the Payload Asia Awards 2016 (the ‘Awards’) for its third year running. The award ceremony was held in Hong Kong on 29 […]

“See now, buy now” lands at London Fashion Week

Out now – the September Freight Brokers newsletter with a full London Fashion Week round up, insight on targeting the millennials, and the chance to win an iWatch…  

ALPI Sverige Rebrands as Kerry Logistics (Sweden)

Boras, Sweden, Thursday, 29th September 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited, (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has officially rebranded Albini & Pitigliani Sverige AB, trading as ALPI Sverige, into Kerry Logistics (Sweden) AB. The rebranding ceremony took place at the Kerry Logistics facilities in Boras yesterday in […]

Clarion Events to launch Multimodal Americas and team up with TIACA for first event in Toronto

Clarion Events, owners of both Multimodal UK, and the Supply Chain and Logistics Summits, to launch Americas exhibition and seminars and co-locate with The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Toronto Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in 2018 London, UK, and Miami, USA, Wednesday, 28th September 2016 – Clarion Events, owners of both the Multimodal UK Exhibition, […]

ATM project coordinated by SESAR is being delivered at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Brussels, Belgium, Friday, 23rd September 2016 – The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) visited a SESAR Deployment Manager coordinated ATM project at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in The Netherlands called Airport CDM (Collaborative Decision Making) Implementation yesterday. This project visit was the first of three more to come this year. The objective of these visits […]

Pharma supply chain community must collaborate and work with regulators to set global standards

Logistics providers must work closely with regulators to ensure the rapidly expanding pharma supply chain runs smoothly and securely, delegates at the Cool Chain Association (CCA)’s Pharma and Biosciences Conference 2016 heard earlier this week Dubai, UAE, Friday, 23rd September 2016 – The cool chain community must work closely with regulators to ensure the global […]

NaviTrans to Integrate INTTRA’s Suite of Electronic Ocean Shipping Services into its Logistics Solutions

PARSIPPANY, N.J., and HARELBEKE, Belgium September 22nd, 2016 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and NaviTrans, a leading provider of software solutions for logistics firms operating on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform, today announced a partnership to integrate INTTRA’s full suite of ocean shipping services into NaviTrans software.  As a result, NaviTrans clients […]

WWG Consolidators to represent Independent Forwarder Network The WACO System in Pakistan

London, UK, Tuesday, 20th September 2016 – WWG Consolidators (Pvt) Limited has been appointed Pakistan member for independent freight forwarder network The WACO System. Founded in 2008, the Karachi-headquartered forwarder offers global supply chain solutions, with operations out of Karachi, Lahore, Sialkot, Islamabad, and Peshawar. “Pakistan has a rapidly growing economy, as well as a […]

Kewill initiaties steps to join WCA’s WIN e-platform

Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, 14th September 2016 – Kewill, a leading provider of innovative solutions for supply chain execution, officially begins process to add WIN connectivity to its MOVE forwarding platform and becomes the newest vendor member of the WCA. “With over 6,000 independent forwarder members in 180 countries, many of whom already use Kewill solutions, our […]

New Customs declaration speeds e-commerce cargo through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

NEW CUSTOMS DECLARATION SPEEDS E-COMMERCE CARGO THROUGH AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL Dutch Customs launches new simplified e-commerce declaration called VENUE to keep growing volumes of smaller shipments moving smoothly through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Wednesday, 14th September 2016:  As a solution to growing volumes of smaller shipments, Dutch Customs has teamed up with the Schiphol […]

Brussels Airport Head of Cargo Steven Polmans appointed to TIACA Board

Polmans pledges to focus on improved industry collaboration, starting with TIACA’s 2016 Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Paris this October Miami, USA, Wednesday, 7th September 2016 – Steven Polmans, Head of Cargo at Brussels Airport Company (BAC), has been appointed to TIACA’s Board of Directors. Polmans pledged to continue encouraging greater collaboration across the supply […]

Robert E. Mallory appointed Chief Administrative Officer for Mallory Alexander

Mallory brings decades of international sales experience to help with the company’s growth and acquisition strategies Memphis, Tennessee, Wednesday, 31st August 2016 – Robert “Bob” E. Mallory has been appointed Chief Administrative Officer for supply chain specialist Mallory Alexander International Logistics. Based at the company headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee Bob E. Mallory will focus on […]

TIACA Secretary General Doug Brittin to retire as of the end of the year

Miami, FL, USA, Thursday, 25th August 2016 – Doug Brittin, Secretary General since 2013, has advised the Board of Directors that he will retire at the end of this year. A selection committee, under the direction of Sebastiaan Scholte of Jan de Rijk Logistics has been established and has commenced the process to review and recruit […]

HANSA HEAVY LIFT transports giant pipe racks for new FPSO unit in Brazil

Hamburg, Germany, Thursday, 25th August 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported five pipe racks and three modules, weighing a total of 1,871.51 metric tonnes and measuring 24,075 m³, for a new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit off the coast of Brazil. With the heaviest piece weighing 730 metric tonnes, the cargo was loaded […]

European Shippers’ Council Chairman Denis Choumert joins TIACA board

Miami, USA, Monday, 25th July, 2016: Denis Choumert, Chairman of the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), has been appointed to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Board of Directors. Choumert has held high-level operational roles in engineering and project management, as well as procurement, transport and logistics with both the Technip and Italcementi Groups in a […]

Multimodal owner Clarion acquires Global Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition portfolio

EMEA Supply Chain and Logistics Summit and Expo amongst the shows to join the Multimodal family London, UK, Thursday, 21st July 2016 – Multimodal owner Clarion Events Ltd has boosted its supply chain and logistics portfolio with the acquisition of three global supply chain conferences and exhibitions from Industry Dynamics. The shows include the EMEA […]

Eco-friendly fashion takes root in the July 2016 issue of the Freight Brokers newsletter

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Strong Mid-Year Figures for Schiphol Cargo

Cargo volumes at Schiphol reached 796,801 tonnes for the first six months of 2016, a 1.6% year-on-year growth, with June figures reaching 135,528 tonnes, a 2.5% year-on-year growth Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Monday, 18th July 2016: Schiphol Cargo has seen cargo volumes grow over the first six months of the year, with a particularly strong April […]

New app launched by WIN gives independent forwarders a mobile edge

Worldwide Information Network (WIN) customers can boost efficiency with WIN Mobile and own-brand a version of the app to provide secure shipment visibility to their end-customers Bangkok, Thailand , Tuesday, 5th July 2016 – WIN has launched a new mobile application platform to give independent forwarders a mobile edge. The app features real-time track and trace, […]

IJS Global GEFCO UK obtains Wholesale Dealer Authorisation at London Heathrow site

IJS Global GEFCO UK has been granted a WDA by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and demonstrates best practice in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry London, UK, Monday, July 4th 2016 – IJS Global GEFCO UK has been granted a Wholesale Dealer Authorisation (WDA) by the UK Regulatory Body, the MHRA, for […]

Claudio Onofrio appointed VP Business Development for Mallory Alexander

Onforio has three decades of experience in the transport industry and will help manage the company’s global growth program Memphis, Tennessee, Thursday, 30th June 2016 – Claudio Onofrio has been appointed Vice President of Global Business Development for supply chain specialist Mallory Alexander International Logistics. Based in Dallas, Texas, Onofrio will oversee business development opportunities […]

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Brexit concerns tackled at Air Cargo Forum – read TIACA’s latest newsletter

Industry leaders and legislators from across the globe will meet at the Air Cargo Forum (ACF) to discuss the fallout from last week’s Brexit vote. Read about this and more news and views from TIACA in our latest newsletter, by clicking on the image below.

HANSA HEAVY LIFT uses flying deck to transport four giant cranes

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Odessa, Ukraine to Damietta, Egypt Hamburg, Germany, Monday, 20th June 2016 – HANSA HEAVY LIFT has transported four RTG cranes on behalf of deugro (Finland) Oy, each measuring 29.0m x 12.0m x 24.0m and weighing 132 metric tonnes, from Ukraine to Egypt. The global tramp […]

Amadrah International appointed Iran member for the WACO System

Amadrah International Freight Forwarding named Iran member for the exclusive network of independent freight forwarders London, UK, Thursday, 16th June 2016 – Amadrah International Freight Forwarding has been appointed Iran member for The WACO System. Founded in 2011, the Tehran-headquartered forwarder offers global supply chain solutions, with operations out of Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport […]

Global Shippers’ Forum hosts pavilion at TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Paris

Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) to hold practical workshops as shippers take center stage for Air Cargo Forum (ACF) speaker line up Miami, USA, Thursday, 16th June 2016 – The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) will welcome shippers from across the globe, and host a series of practical workshops at the Air Cargo Forum (ACF), from 26th to […]

Mallory Alexander opens new Texas office as part of ongoing expansion plans

The supply chain specialist has a full Customs License for its new Houston base Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Wednesday, 15th June 2016 – Mallory Alexander International Logistics has opened an office in Houston, Texas as part of ongoing expansion plans. The office, headed by Brenda Goodrich and her team, is the third location that Mallory Alexander […]

Schiphol Cargo scoops Best Airport Europe award for second time at AFLAS awards in Shanghai

Shanghai, China, Wednesday, 15th June 2016 – Schiphol Cargo, the cargo department of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, scooped the prize for Best Airport Europe at last night’s Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. The annual event, organised by Asia Cargo News, recognises best-in-class across the supply chain, with a focus on industry leadership, innovation, […]

Kerry Logistics Crowned Best 3PL at the 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards

Hong Kong, Wednesday, 15th June 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, received its first ever Best 3PL award at the 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (‘AFLAS’) at a ceremony held in Shanghai on 14 June. On top of this […]

Freight Brokers brings new House of Holland collection from catwalk to doorstep in 24 hours

House of Holland’s SS17 menswear collection was ordered directly from the catwalk thanks to a new image recognition app and fulfilled by Freight Brokers London, UK, Monday, 13th June 2016 – House of Holland pieces showcased at London Collections Men (LCM) were delivered to customers the morning after the show thanks to new visual recognition […]

World’s largest cargo plane gets a helping hand from Freightworks

Dubai, UAE, Monday, 13th June 2016 – The world’s largest cargo plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya (AN-225), took its first voyage from Ukraine to Abu Dhabi carrying a shipment handled by Freightworks, the WACO System member for the UAE. The six-engine, 600-tonne aircraft, which has twice the wing area of a Boeing 747, was transporting […]

Schiphol Cargo appoints Meantime Communications as its PR agency

London, UK, Thursday, 2nd June 2016 – Schiphol Cargo, the cargo department of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, has appointed Meantime Communications as its PR agency following a competitive pitch process. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is Europe’s third largest cargo gateway, connected to 322 scheduled destinations in 95 countries and served by 103 scheduled passenger airlines and 31 scheduled […]

Cool Chain Association calls for closer collaboration with shippers to combat global food wastage in the cool chain

Delegates at the Cool Chain Association (CCA)’s Perishables Summit pledge to work with shippers and other stakeholders to reduce food was in the cool chain by at least 10% by 2025. Luxembourg, Wednesday, 1st June 2016 – The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has called for closer collaboration with shippers and other stakeholders in the fight against […]

Kerry Logistics Completes US Acquisition to Strengthen Global IFF Capabilities

Hong Kong, Wednesday, 1st June 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, today completed its US acquisition of a majority stake in Apex Maritime and its affiliated companies (‘APEX’). Headquartered in South San Francisco, APEX was founded in 1990 and is the top three NVOCC (Non-vessel […]

Kerry Logistics Appoints New Managing Director for Belgium and the Netherlands

Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, 26th May 2016 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has appointed Daniel Hegwein as the new Managing Director for Belgium and the Netherlands. Effective immediately, Mr Hegwein will oversee the company’s activities in the Benelux region from the Kerry Logistics office at Brussels […]


Chanel Fragrances and Beauté and Ericsson amongst members announced on the first day of TIACA’s Executive Summit in Miami Miami, USA, Wednesday 25th May 2016 – Shippers from a cross-section of global industries have joined TIACA’s Shipper Advisory Committee, the Association announced at its Executive Summit (ES) today. Representatives from Chanel Fragrances and Beauté, Ericsson, and Sandvik […]

TIACA’s 28th Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition opens for registration

Innovation tops the agenda at ACF in Paris, France this October, as TIACA launches new one-to-one meeting scheduler for the show Miami, FL, USA, Monday 23rd May 2016 – The global air cargo industry’s leading event, the Air Cargo Forum (ACF) and Exhibition, hosted by Groupe ADP and Air France KLM Cargo, is open for […]

Record numbers of supply chain buyers attend Multimodal 2016

A record-breaking 9,021 supply chain decision makers visited over 325 exhibitors at Multimodal 2016 last week London, UK, Wednesday, 18th May 2016 – Multimodal 2016 was a record breaker for the supply chain show, with 9,021 logistics buyers visiting over 325 supply chain providers over three days at the Birmingham NEC. Multimodal’s educational programme was […]

Multimodal: More capacity coming to the UK’s Short Sea Shipping sector – but will it be enough?

Birmingham NEC, UK, Friday 13th May 2016 – The big ship craze appears to have spread to the short sea shipping industry serving the UK, after investment in the sector was frozen for the last few years. However, speakers at this week’s Multimodal 2016 event in Birmingham questioned whether there would be enough capacity on […]

Multimodal: No ‘tolerance’ on new container weighing regulations

Birmingham NEC, UK, Friday 13th May 2016 – Despite rumours about ‘tolerance’ regarding the SOLAS container weighing rules coming into effect on 1st July, there is little room for manoeuvre for most shippers. Containers which are already at sea on 1st July and need transhipment are the only (deepsea) ones which will be able to […]

Multimodal: Collaboration is key for UK air cargo growth

Birmingham NEC, UK, Thursday 12th May 2016 – The air cargo community in the UK would be far better at influencing government aviation policy if it collaborated more closely, says Nick Platts, Head of Cargo, Heathrow. “I think that a community speaking with one voice would be an enormous benefit to the UK,” he told […]

Multimodal: UK faces chronic shortage of warehouse space as e-commerce boom drives demand

Birmingham NEC, UK, Thursday 12th May 2016 – The UK is facing a chronic shortage of warehouse capacity as years of under-development combined with growing demand, especially from e-commerce operators, conspire to find occupiers fighting for available space. This will likely lead to considerably higher rents, according to Kevin Mofid, Director of Logistics Research at […]

Multimodal: Do mega vessels benefit shippers or only the shipping lines?

Birmingham NEC, UK, Thursday 12th May 2016 – The introduction of mega vessels might be good business for the shipping lines but they are not necessarily beneficial for shippers, according to Chris Welsh, Director of Global & European Policy, Freight Transport Association (FTA). “The mega vessels reduce unit costs for shipping lines but overall supply […]

Hy-Dynamix™ launches portable solution for container weighing as new SOLAS rules come into force

Four corner hydraulic jack system Hy-Weigh™ raises containers in situ and takes ten minutes to deploy and complete weighing County Durham, UK, 12th May 2016 – Hy-Dynamix™ has launched a new mobile container weighing solution called Hy-Weigh™, which gives digital read outs within ten minutes at point of packing. The system can weigh containers up to 35 […]

Multimodal: Disruptive Innovation revolutionises the supply chain

Birmingham NEC, UK, Wednesday 11th May 2016 – Driverless vehicles, 3D printing, robots operating warehouses and new forms of energy are likely to pose greater challenges to supply chains than ever before, delegates at this year’s Multimodal show in Birmingham heard. In addition, of course, there is the continued growth of e-commerce. All these factors will […]

Multimodal: MSC Managing Director Dan Everitt wins FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year 2016

Marks and Spencer, Peel Ports, IAG Cargo, and Agility also recognised, as record numbers of visitors attend Multimodal 2016 on its first day Birmingham NEC, UK, Wednesday 11th May 2016 – MSC Managing Director Dan Everitt was yesterday named FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year at the end of the opening day of the show, which […]

New Events Manager Ed Hubbard joins Multimodal as pre-registration breaks records for the supply chain show

Multimodal set to welcome up to 10,000 supply chain decision makers and 72 expert speakers for the three-day, free-to-attend event London, UK, Wednesday 5th May 2016 – Ed Hubbard has joined Multimodal as its new Events Manager, as the logistics show gears up to break records. Now in its ninth year, Multimodal is hosting over […]