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Multimodal hears how cargo is squeezed out of airport capacity debate

Addressing Multimodal’s first air freight seminar, arranged by The Loadstar, Chris Welsh, director of global and European policy at the Freight…


Royal seal of approval for Multimodal charity support

HRH The Princess Royal, patron of Transaid, paid warm tribute at Multimodal today to the charity’s pioneering work in final-mile delivery. Read the…


Multimodal discusses how exporters can succeed in China

Multimodal discusses how exporters can succeed in China Read the full story here


Agenda for More Rail Freight – launched by FTA at Multimodal

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) today called for “a joint industry approach to encouraging greater use of rail freight by shippers,” when it…


Multimodal hears how smart thinking meets ever greater humanitarian need

The instinct to help those in need is as old as humanity itself, but the stakes are higher than ever before. The aid industry has been forced to go…


Multimodal hears that price matters most to online customers

The click-and-collect market in the UK will virtually double in size from £61 million this year to £118 million by 2016. Yet, in the fast-changing…


Liana Coyne appointed Chief Operating Officer of Coyne Airways

Coyne Airways has appointed Liana Coyne as Chief Operating Officer (COO) as part of a restructure that sees John Batten, Managing Director, leave the…


The WACO System appoints four new members

Global Freight Management Network welcomes grows its footprint in the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America at its biggest event to date. Read the…


Shippers take centre stage for Multimodal biggest show to date

Over 280 exhibitors prepare to welcome thousands of cargo buyers as Multimodal launches its inaugural awards Read the full story here


Multimodal 2014 Seminars

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HRH The Princess Royal to visit Multimodal 2014

HRH The Princess Royal will visit Multimodal 2014 and take part in a seminar session focusing on the work of charity Transaid, which supports…


Coyne Airways' Soccermen shoot for Golden Globe

The story of the “world’s worst football team”, helped to its first victory by sponsorship from Coyne Airways, is set to be immortalised in a film…


HANSA HEAVY LIFT expands in Latin America

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as part of ongoing expansion plans. Read the full story here


Click and collect sparks final mile innovation

Click and collect purchases in the UK will be worth over four billion pounds by 2018, according to a report by Verdict, and a panel at Multimodal…


Kerry Logistics secures Joseph Joseph contract

Kerry Logistics is to work with UK-based designer kitchenware specialist Joseph Joseph Read the full story here    


Multimodal 2014 launches on-line registration

The UK and Ireland’s leading supply chain show has launched on-line registration and announced its Best Practice Seminar programme. Read the full…


Multimodal 2014 best practice seminars

 Multimodal 2014 best practice seminars


HANSA HEAVY LIFT expands its presence in Australia

As part of ongoing expansion plans HANSA HEAVY LIFT has extended its network with a newly- established set up in Australia, based in Perth, and…


Coyne Airways appoints new GSA in Canada

Coyne Airways has appointed Exp-Air Cargo as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Canada Read the full story here


HANSA HEAVY LIFT successfully navigates the Northern Sea Route

Two of HANSA HEAVY LIFT’s P2-Class vessels have successfully navigated the Northern Sea Route before its winter closure this month. Read the full…


Multimodal 2014 to launch Knowledge Bank

Multimodal calls for white papers and case studies for its new on-line Learning Zone as the show prepares to open registration Read the full story…


Fashion supply chain strategies for China

              To read Kerry Logistics White Paper "Fashion Supply Chain Strategies for China" click on the image…


The WACO System grows African membership

The WACO System has boosted its membership by two as part of its expansion into emerging markets. Read the full story here 


Caspian potential waiting to be unlocked

Coyne Airways' director calls for an open business environment in Central Asia at the Caspian Air Cargo Summit in Baku, Azerbaijan. Read the full…


HANSA HEAVY LIFT gains ISO management and environmental accreditation

HANSA HEAVY LIFT's management systems for both its offices and its vessels have been ISO 9001:2008 and IS0 14001:2004 certified. Read the full…


HANSA HEAVY LIFT appoints Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) as its exclusive agent in Scandinavia

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has appointed Energy Project Shipping ApS (EPS) as its exclusive agent in Scandinavia, part of the ongoing expansion of its global…


The WACO System welcomes Norbert Dentressangle

Global freight network The WACO System has named Norbert Dentressangle Overseas as its member in France. Read the full story here 


Multimodal 2014 set to break new records

Multimodal 2014, the UK and Ireland’s leading supply chain event, will be 16% percent bigger than this year’s show and is already 50% sold out, with…


New Coyne Airways MD sets sights on expansion

John Batten, who took up his role as managing director at all-cargo carrier Coyne Airways this week, aims to launch services into new markets, whilst…


HANSA HEAVY LIFT has set a new record with the delivery into Russia of its heaviest cargo since the company’s launch in 2011.

The P2-Class vessel “HHL Lagos” delivered four reactors and two barges for the Achinsk Refinery Plant, discharged in the port of Dudinka in…


HANSA HEAVY LIFT appoints Roger Iliffe as Interim CEO

HANSA HEAVY LIFT board member Roger Iliffe has been appointed by Oaktree Capital, 100% shareholder of the shipping company, as interim CEO, and…


Kerry Logistics Continues Expansion in Latin America with Acquisition of Mexican Logistics Leader

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Cargo Master's Group (CMG), a…


John Batten to become MD of Coyne Airways

John Batten will take over as managing director of all-cargo carrier Coyne Airways in September. Read the full story here


Kerry Logistics Launches Hybrid Electric Vehicles in Hong Kong

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has deployed three hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), as part of its green initiatives…


Action needed to avert UK airfreight capacity crisis

A Thames Estuary airport would add to the UK’s economic woes, as the country’s competitiveness continues to be compromised by the lack of capacity at…


Multimodal to launch air freight pavilion after record breaking show

Six thousand and seventy visitors attended this year's Multimodal in Birmingham last week, an increase of over 18% on last year. Read the full story…


Bright future for independents as WACO celebrates 40 years

Ninety delegates from over 50 leading independent forwarders held over 700 bilateral meetings and welcomed new member Nigeria-based Creseada…


All change in distribution as retail becomes e-tail

We will be doing 60% of our shopping online by 2020, compared with 30% today. But visitors to the Multimodal exhibition at the Birmingham NEC heard…


Dachser commits £23 million as Multimodal opens with a bang

Dachser announced on the eve of Multimodal that it is to invest £23 million in a major new integrated logistics centre close to its existing…


Multimodal 2013 opens next week

The UK and Ireland's leading freight transport and logistics exhibition will include a three-day seminar in conjunction with the CILT and the FTA.…


Multichannel retail revolution forces logistics rethink

Multimodal 2013 panel to reveal how supply chain operators must innovate to fulfill retail's changing demands. Read the full story here


WACO-System hosts successful India meeting

Global freight network launches Social Responsibility Programme and welcomes new members OVER 110 leading independent forwarders have…


Multimodal seminars unveiled

Multimodal, the UK and Ireland’s leading supply chain event, has announced its seminar programme, which is now bookable at www.multimodal.org.uk Read…


Coyne Airways launches African Services

Coyne Airways has launched customer- focused services to over 30 destinations across Africa, through three of the Continent’s main hubs. The airline…


Multimodal registration opens

Registration for Multimodal has gone live, as top speakers sign up for seminars. Read the full story here


Multimodal launches shipper survey

Multimodal is quizzing freight buyers on the issues that affect their supply chain decisions as the show prepares to launch on-line registration.…


Coyne Airways: European legacy carriers predicted to exit long haul freighter market

The outlook for niche carriers is bright, according to Larry Coyne, speaking on the eve of his airline's 20th anniversary celebrations. Read the full…


Drewry and WACO-System launch air freight product

Independent specialist advisors Drewry and global forwarder network WACO-System have entered into a cooperation agreement that will introduce the…


WACO launches social resposability programme at India event

OVER 110 leading independent forwarders have gathered at WACO-System’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in New Delhi, India. Read the full story…


KART Launches China-Vietnam LTL Trucking Service

Kerry Asia Road Transport (KART) has launched a new scheduled twice-weekly trucking service connecting Shenzhen and Hanoi, through its ASEAN-China…


Kerry Logistics Becomes First Hong Kong Logistics Company to Win Freight Forwarder of the Year Award

On 5 September, Kerry Logistics won the "Freight Forwarder of the Year" award at this year's Payload Asia Awards 2012 in Singapore. It is the first…


Kerry Logistics Acquires Taishan Insurance Brokers

Kerry Logistics has further expanded its business portfolio by entering into the insurance sector through the acquisition of Taishan Insurance…


Kerry Logistics Opens New Freight Offices in Myanmar and Sri Lanka

Kerry Logistics, a leading global provider of logistics services, continued its expansion across Asia with two new offices opening, one in Myanmar…


Kerry Logistics Starts Construction of New Warehouse in Ho Chi Minh City

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has started building a new 11,000 sq. m. warehouse in the Song Thang area of Ho Chi…


Kerry Logistics Buys Land for New Logistics Centre in Thailand

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has acquired 55,000 sq.m of land at the Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate (“ESIE”) in…


Kerry Logistics Expands Cold Chain Distribution in Australia

Kerry Logistics has set up a joint venture with Mosskito Logistics in Australia to tap into the cold chain distribution segment in Australia. The…


Kerry Logistics Expands Automotive CBU Facility at Laem Chabang

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider, has completed the expansion of its automotive Complete Built Units (CBU) facility at…


Kerry Logistics Wins Prime Awards for Eco Business 2012

Kerry Logistics won the ‘Green Logistics Service Provider’ at ‘The Prime Awards for Eco Business 2012’, organised by MetroBox Magazine and supported…


Kerry Logistics Wins Outstanding Brand Awards 2012

Kerry Logistics won the 'Logistics Company Award' at 'The Outstanding Brand Awards 2012' organised by the Economic Digest, a business magazine based…


Kerry Logistics Wins Contract from Continental Tyres in Thailand

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider has been awarded a major new contract by Continental Tyres (Thailand) Co Ltd to manage…


Kerry Logistics Secures Freight Forwarding and Logistics Contract with Exego Group

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics service provider has secured the contract to provide international freight forwarding and logistics…


Multimodal 2012 is biggest ever

Multimodal 2012 – the fifth of the annual Multimodal events devoted to the UK and Irish transport and logistics industries – proved to be the…


Kerry Logistics Opens ISO tank facilities in India and China

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics services provider, has opened an ISO tank depot in India and a foundry to supply engineering parts for…


WACO Systems expands under new Director

Global freight network sets sights on growth under leadership of new Executive Director Richard Charles. The WACO System has boosted its membership…


Kerry takes full control of operations in Spain

Kerry Logistics, a leading global logistics services provider, has completed the acquisition of its former joint-venture, Kerry Salvat Logistics…


Kerry Logistics Starts Third Phase Expansion at Kerry Siam Seaport in Thailand

Kerry Logistics has broken ground on the expansion of Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP), one of the leading multipurpose ports in Asia. Construction started…


Kerry Logistics Invests in Central China Expansion

Kerry Logistics is expanding its presence in Central China, building a new logistics centre in Zhengzhou in Henan Province. Construction of the…