Transport and Distribution News for Freight Forwarding, Haulage, 3PL/4PL & Contract Distribution in Europe

Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader based on semi active RFID technology, which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and speeds of up to 125 mph.

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyse shift away from black plastic, says GlobalData

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyse shift away from black plastic, says GlobalData

With packaging producers under pressure to find a replacement for plastic, the latest contender could be Durapulp fibre, which is used to create biodegradable packaging to replace the black plastic trays often used in ready meals and raw beef products, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

GEODIS recognised as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

GEODIS recognised as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

GEODIS was recently recognised as a Leader by Gartner, the information technology research and advisory company, in its May 2018 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide.

Andy Kaye wins Talent in Logistics’ Lifetime Contribution Award

Andy Kaye wins Talent in Logistics’ Lifetime Contribution Award

Andy Kaye, CEO of Bis Henderson Group and Chairman of The Novus Trust, has received one of the logistics industry's top accolades at this year's Talent in Logistics Awards by being presented with the Lifetime Contribution Award, sponsored by Doosan.

Cranswick chooses intelligent telematics for connected vehicle camera solution

Cranswick chooses intelligent telematics for connected vehicle camera solution

Cranswick, UK food producer of pork and chicken products, has teamed up with Intelligent Telematics to roll-out a connected vehicle camera solution across its transport operation.

Lufthansa Cargo to elevate production planning efficiency with Quintiq

Lufthansa Cargo to elevate production planning efficiency with Quintiq

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and supply chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O) solutions provider, has been selected to improve Lufthansa Cargo's production planning at two of its most relevant hubs in Frankfurt and Munich.

New research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

New research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

Biome Bioplastics, the UK developer of intelligent, natural plastics, has opened a new research and development (R&D) unit in Southampton within a building provided by Meachers Global Logistics, the independent provider of international freight and transport logistics services.

Polymer Logistics recognised for Supply Chain Excellence - Best Service Provider

Polymer Logistics recognised for Supply Chain Excellence - Best Service Provider

Polymer Logistics, provider of 'One-Touch/Retail Ready Packaging (RRP)' Solutions, has been named a winner at FreshAwards 2018 in Supply Chain Excellence as best Business Service Partner.

Descartes takes the driving seat to host Procar’s new freight forwarding solution

Descartes takes the driving seat to host Procar’s new freight forwarding solution

Descartes Systems Group has announced that Procar International Limited has successfully established its new Freight Forwarding division using Descartes' hosted Netfreight solution.

David Wilson joins ByBox as Chief Operations Officer

David Wilson joins ByBox as Chief Operations Officer

ByBox, the specialist in smart locker technology and field service solutions, has appointed David Gray Wilson as its chief operations officer (COO).

TIPA collaborates in the development of compostable packaging for Peeze’s new coffee beans

TIPA collaborates in the development of compostable packaging  for Peeze’s new coffee beans

TIPA is an Israeli company developing a wide range of fully compostable, flexible packaging that is as transparent and impermeable as conventional plastic alternatives.

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