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

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA has launched what it describes as the UK's most extensive commercial vehicle auction programme with new regular sales commencing in Blackbushe, Glasgow and Wolverhampton.

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics is looking to build on a year of growth in 2017 by expanding its global footprint, recruiting new partners and making strategic acquisitions in both the forwarding and technology sectors.

China-EU trade lane pilot boosts trade between China and Schiphol

China-EU trade lane pilot boosts trade between China and Schiphol

The first shipment to land at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as part of a pilot programme to streamline and secure Customs procedures between China and the European Union (EU) has arrived from Shanghai.

Brexit Secretary travels to Tees Valley for key EU transition speech

Brexit Secretary travels to Tees Valley for key EU transition speech

Mayor Ben Houchen welcomed Brexit Secretary David Davis to Teesport recently for a major speech formally setting out the UK's aims for the transition period following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

CEVA opens a new multiuser warehouse in Spain

CEVA opens a new multiuser warehouse in Spain

CEVA Logistics has opened a new multiuser warehouse in central Spain. The new site is located at Alovera, an industrial area, 50 km north east of Madrid.

New TIACA vision paves way for modern and unified air cargo industry

New TIACA vision paves way for modern and unified air cargo industry

TIACA's leadership team is rolling out a new vision for the Association, which will see the development of more training and consultancy projects, as well as a new look, and a reinvigorated value proposition for members.

American Airlines Cargo to implement next-generation cargo management system

American Airlines Cargo to implement next-generation cargo management system

American Airlines Cargo is to implement a next-generation cargo management system. The new platform will transform the company's technology across the entire American Airlines Cargo footprint.

Successful first year for National Register of LGV instructors

Successful first year for National Register of LGV instructors

The National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) is celebrating a successful first year which saw more than 540 Instructors join the only DVSA endorsed register.

Aggregate Industries appoints Wincanton to operate 14 Ready-mix vehicles

Aggregate Industries appoints Wincanton to operate 14 Ready-mix vehicles

Wincanton has been contracted by Aggregate Industries, a leading player in the construction and infrastructure industries, to provide 14 latest specification Ready-mix vehicles on a national basis.

Swissport to seek IPO and listing on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swissport to seek IPO and listing on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swissport Group, the provider of ground handling and cargo services, has announced its intention to seek an Initial Public Offering ('IPO') and listing of its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

TimoCom transport barometer: Vehicle shortage continues to worsen

TimoCom transport barometer: Vehicle shortage continues to worsen

Free vehicle capacity is getting scarcer in Europe, according to TimoCom's Transport Barometer. In the 4th quarter of 2017, Europe's largest transport platform had only 29 vehicle offers to fulfil 71 transport orders.On average, in 2017, the TimoCom Transport Barometer showed a freight to vehicle ratio of 70:30 within Europe......

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