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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…


TIACA Times Winter issue is out!

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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,…


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  –…


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…


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…


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.…


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…


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…


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…


FTA MULTIMODAL AWARDS 2017 CELEBRATING INNOVATION OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS

London, UK, Thursday 24th November 2017 - The Freight Transport Association (FTA) Multimodal Awards 2017 are open for nominations online, and include…


WCA LAUNCHES eCOMMERCE LOGISTICS NETWORK

MIAMI, FL.,Thursday, 24th November 2016 - WCA Ltd has launched the world’s first dedicated eCommerce logistics network in response to the changing…


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.…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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’…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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,…


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…


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…


"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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


TIACA Times Summer issue is out now!

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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.…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


TIACA NAMES NEW SHIPPER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND LAUNCHES IMPROVED ONLINE ADVOCACY KNOWLEDGE BANK

Chanel Fragrances and Beauté and Ericsson amongst members announced on the first day of TIACA’s Executive Summit in Miami Miami, USA, Wednesday 25th…


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,…


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: 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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


Forward provides full e-AWB solution to over 90 airlines powered by WIN

Comprehensive logistics software solution, Forward, from Posbeyikian Butcher y Asociados, simplifies e-freight for independent freight forwarders…


TIACA calls for greater cooperation in global fight against counterfeit goods

New TIACA Position Paper calls for rights holders, service providers, and regulators to come together and adopt a multi-pronged approach Miami, USA,…


IJS Global GEFCO Netherlands awarded Good Distribution Practice certificate

Dutch Ministry of Health awards GDP certificate because IJS Global GEFCO NL demonstrates best practice in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry…


Kerry Logistics raises stake in INDEV to 50% further strengthening capabilities in India

Hong Kong and New Delhi, India, Wednesday 13 April 2016 - Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’ or the ‘Company’; Stock Code 636.HK), a…


Mallory Alexander VP Melzie Wilson appointed to US Dept of Commerce supply chain committee

Melzie Wilson, VP Compliance for logistics provider Mallory Alexander International Logistics appointed to the committee by Secretary of Commerce…


FREIGHT BROKERS JOINS UK LUXURY BRAND CHAMPIONS WALPOLE

International courier broker Freight Brokers is logistics Corporate Partner for Walpole – the unique alliance of over 170 luxury brands London, UK,…


Volga-Dnepr President Alexey Isaykin inducted to TIACA Hall of Fame

Alexey Isaykin will be formally inducted to the Hall of Fame at TIACA’s Executive Summit and Annual General Meeting this May Miami, USA, Tuesday, 5th…


Shippers take center stage at TIACA's Executive Summit

Lars J.T. Droog to head panel debate on shippers’ concerns at TIACA’s Executive Summit in May Miami, USA, Friday, 1st April 2016 – Shippers utilizing…


Stream Software's Streamliner Solution connects to over 90 airlines through WIN

Stream Software’s customers can now prepare their paper and/or electronic Air Waybills (e-AWBs) efficiently within their operational software and…


Emirates SkyCargo Divisional Senior Vice President Nabil Sultan joins TIACA Board

Nabil Sultan, Emirates' Divisional Senior Vice President, Cargo has been appointed to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Board of…


Cargo iQ revealed as new name of Cargo 2000 and five new members join

Cargo 2000 (C2K) has rebranded as Cargo iQ as part of a strategic transformation programme including a Smart Data Project and new certification…


Record attendance and member benefit announcements at WCA Conference

ABU DHABI, UAE, Thursday, March 17, 2016 – WCA saw record attendance at its first ever WCA Conference Week in the Middle East region. The 2,585…


Free e-AWBs in 2016 for independent forwarders

Members of WCA will have free access to the Worldwide Information Network (WIN)’s e-AWB platform in 2016 Click here to read the full story


Multimodal hosts new air cargo workshop as part of three-day education programme

Workshops include updates on the new International Maritime Organization (IMO) container weighing regulations and the European Union (EU) Union…


SESAR deployment 2016 programme highlights

SESAR Deployment Manager today showcased the highlights of the upcoming Deployment Programme 2016 (DP 2016) at the World ATM Congress. Click here to…


HANSA HEAVY LIFT deploys unit for underwater power plant in Australia

The global tramp carrier has successfully installed a bioWAVE energy unit to help with construction of a new wave power plant.   Click here to…


SESAR Deployment Manager congratulates winners of first Single European Sky Awards & receives a special mention

SESAR Deployment Manager congratulates the five winners of the Single European Sky Awards and is very proud to have received a special mention for…


SESAR Deployment Manager and European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment sign Memorandum of Cooperation

SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) and the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) have today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation…


Key facts and figures on SESAR deployment

On the first day of the World Air Traffic Management (ATM) Congress, SESAR Deployment Manager kicks off with some key figures on deployment happening…


TIACA creates new Shippers' Advisory Committee

Lars J.T. Droog, Head of EMEA Supply Chain at Tosoh to chair the new group Click here to read the full story


Freight Brokers delivers new jewellery range for Made in Chelsea's Rosie Fortescue

Reality TV star Rosie Fortescue is launching her second jewellery range and relying on Freight Brokers to safely manage deliveries   Click here…


FedEx Services managing director Frank Newman joins TIACA Board

Frank Newman, Managing Director, FedEx Services, has been appointed to the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Board of Directors. Click here…


Disruptive innovation debate leads Multimodal seminar line up

Multimodal 2016 seminar line-up announced as on-line voting for the FTA Multimodal awards opens Click here to read the full story