Advice & Insight

Port of Rotterdam highlights role as innovative port for the food industry

9 million tonnes of fresh and frozen products enter the Dutch port annually, while 15 million tonnes are exported

Hamburg port logistics group gears up to handle bigger ships

Hamburg port logistics group, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has announced orders for a total of five new container gantry cranes capable of handling 20,000-teu capacity vessels.

New laws see drug driver arrests

Drivers convicted of drug-driving will be banned for at least a year and can be fined up to £5,000, spend up to a year in prison and receive a criminal record

Vanguard Logistics Services sponsor ‘Sea Freight Solutions Provider of the Year’

LAST DAY to enter the Global Freight Awards!

NNR Global Logistics sponsors ‘Young Freight Forwarder of the Year’

Just 3 days left to enter the Global Freight Awards!

Kestrel Liner Agencies sponsor 'Project /Heavylift Forwarder of the Year'

Just 4 days left to enter the Global Freight Awards!

Community Network Services sponsor 'Supply Chain Partnership Award'

Five days left to enter the Global Freight Awards 2015!

DP World forges ahead with Dubai Jebel Ali expansion

Port operator DP World continues to forge ahead with the expansion of its flagship facility at Dubai’s Jebel Ali (JA) port.

HAROPA-Le Havre develops hub role for Asian-origin goods bound for Africa

The HAROPA port consortium - Le Havre, Rouen and Paris - is developing a role as a European transhipment hub for Asian-origin goods bound for West Africa.

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Cross-Channel pricing review: Quarter 2

Freightex CEO Tim Phillips expects UK international road freight prices to rise in the coming months, due to the impact of the migrant crisis and seasonal demand increases

Russia: Clear understanding of freight insurance is vital

Panditrans’ Alexander Petrenko outlines the crucial differences between liability and cargo cover in this sometimes-confusing market

Nepal: Back on the road

After flying to Nepal several weeks ago to cover the immediate aftermath of the 25 April earthquake, Lloyd’s Loading journalist Mike King returned to the struggling Himalayan country again this month

An open letter from the World Food Programme

Agency seeks to encourage others to continue their efforts to support humanitarian actions as part of their daily work

Death, taxes and multi-country customs compliance…

Kewill’s Andreas Giger says appropriate planning and investments in the right technology and infrastructure will ensure smoother operations and lower risk

Freight People

Management merry-go-round continues at DGF

DHL Global Forwarding’s former EMEA chief Thomas Nieszner returns, as Rajeev Singh-Molares moves on

IJS Global appoints new Emea ocean freight director in European expansion

Freight forwarder opens new branches in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg

Crane Worldwide hires new VP of global sales

Former Seko, EGL, and Ceva senior executive Terry Unrein ‘comes home’, bringing decades of experience to role

Swiss appoints new head of cargo

Current global sales manager Ashwin Bhat to succeed Oliver Evans from 1 October

Shippers’ champion Chris Welsh awarded MBE

Global Shippers’ Forum secretary general and FTA director of global and European policy is recognised for ‘services to shippers and the shipping industry’