DHL offer savings to customers
All DHL technology customers can now benefit from 25 per cent savings in total cost.
Norbert Dentressangle have reason to celebrate after figures revealed that the transport company’s revenues were up 3.9 per cent during 2013.
TimoCom and ASTIC start cooperation
At the end of January 2014 one of the largest Spanish transport associations ASTIC (Association of International Road Transport) decided to go into partnership with TimoCom Soft- und Hardware GmbH.
DHL awarded £30 million catering contract
DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a £30 million three-year contract by Virgin Trains to manage on-board catering services on the West Coast Main Line.
Nightline International on course to double its business within three years
The freight arm of Ireland’s biggest independent delivery firm has rounded off a remarkable first year of success by aiming to double the size of its business by 2017.
TNT looks to the future
TNT Express have restructured the company as many positions at the top have changed.
New Renault trucks range lowers body mounting time by 20%
Vehicles in the new Renault Trucks range can bring body mounting time down by as much as 20%, speeding up vehicle deliveries. With new tools specifically designed for bodybuilders, a highly modular approach to chassis design and provisions made for many different configurations.
Ireland’s exports down
The Central Statistics Office has revealed that Ireland’s exports were worth €86.9bn in 2013, a 5.2pc or €4.8bn decline from 2012.
DHL launch new partnership
DHL and Etihad Cargo have formed a new alliance that will enhance the speed of deliveries in the Middle East.
FTA launches new scheme
A new Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme, which will recognise, encourage, and promote continuous improvement within the haulage sector has been launched by the Freight Transport Association.
RORO exhibit set for London
This year’s RORO exhibition will take place at the ExCel in London between 24th-26th.
DHL make changes
Following changes to customs’ procedures, DHL has suspended some of its non-business customer trade.
Container rates to remain volatile
Container rates are set to continue being topsy turvy over the coming months.
600 jobs to be created at port
The Port of Dover’s Western Docks will have a new logistics hub built and this will create 600 jobs.
Norbert revenue on the rise
Norbert Dentressangle logistics’ revenue have risen by 9.4% in 2013.
FTA concern over penalty points
The Freight Transport Association have relayed their concerns over the fixed penalty points system to the relevant authorities.
DX Ireland Appoints John Boyle As General Manager
DX Ireland, the country’s leading independent business-to-business postal and courier delivery services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Boyle as General Manager.
BDA strengthens European division
Things are really taking off for time critical logistics provider BDA (Bespoke Distribution Aviation), which has started 2014 with a new European Managing Director, as part of a focus on its wider international distribution service.
Fleetmatics Expands Into The Netherlands
Fleetmatics Group PLC, a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for commercial fleet vehicles delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), announced its entry into the Dutch market, and as such, will provide fleet-based businesses in the region with a new choice in fleet management technology.
K+H renew deal
Kuehne + Nagel have agreed a two-year contract extension with Flexlink to continue as its exclusive logistics and transport service provider.
New Warrior semi-electric stacker handles all pallet types
European Handling Equipment has launched the Warrior semi electric counterbalanced stacker.
Logipal continue to impress
The UK and Ireland’s second largest pooling supplier and leading high quality pallet pooling specialist FHG IPP Logipal has revealed that 2013 was its ninth consecutive year to see double-digit growth.
New contract for DHL
DHL has been named the official logistics partner for world famous circus act Cirque du Soleil.
EC monitors parcel delivery
A roadmap for international parcel delivery has been set out by the European Commission.
FTA Ireland to host Transport manager conference
The third Transport Manager Conference will be held in the Spring by the Freight Transport Association Ireland.
New ALEM website provides fully interactive resource
The Association of Loading and Elevation Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM) has launched an updated website to provide member companies, prospective members and end users with a one stop source of information and advice (www.alem.org.uk).
TNT develops express freight service
TNT Express will now cover 80 countries worldwide after the logistics firm expanded its intercontinental Express freight service.
Major investment by DHL
DHL Express, which has facilities in Ireland has announced details of a €150 million investment in its main hub in Germany.
German exports reach record proportion
October was the best ever month for German exports as it hit the €99.1 billion mark during that period.
FedEx urges trade agreement
FedEx, which has facilities in Ireland is backing the World Trade Organisation to complete the trade facilitation agreement.