Freight Forwarding & Logistics

15 tonnes of contraband tobacco seized at port of Le Havre

Goods hidden in plastic drums in container shipped from Dubai

Bolloré transport/logistics division maintains high profitability

First half results reflect 'strength of freight forwarding globally and port developments in Africa'

Russian exporters running on empty

A shortage of equipment threatens to derail the country's fledgling export revival

Deutsche Post DHL CEO visits Africa to emphasise emerging market focus

Group continues to invest heavilly in Sub-Saharan region

Kerry Logistics posts solid H1 performance despite market volatility

Despite challenges in the near term, HK-based group maintains positive outlook for the industry in the medium-long term

Dachser opens two new branch offices in Greater Paris

Suburbs of French capital integrated into German logistics group's 'seamless network'

CEVA launches weekly direct Singapore-New York LCL service

Company plans an additional 40 new direct global services by the end of 2015

Schiphol 'Milk Run' collaboration set to optimise supply chain and cut CO2

New concept seeks to streamline delivery of import shipments from handling agents to forwarders’ warehouses

Entry deadline looms for Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2015

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Gunmen attack Italian logistics manager in Iraq - report

Police say attack was 'criminal, not terrorist'

Analysis: Geodis-OHL deal is a logical move

European group needed to expand its forwarding and logistics capabilities in the US, with the acquisition also increasing its global contract logistics business by 66%

Accenture buys Total Logistics

Acquisition adds to consulting capabilities in retail supply chain and distribution

Confusion surrounds Tianjin warehouse ownership

Ultimate control of the hazardous goods facility operated by Ruihai International Logistics remains unclear

UPS completes Coyote Logistics acquisition

Closing of $1.8 billion purchase continues bumper year for major logistics deals

EC extends FedEx-TNT merger inquiry

Deadline moved to January for the completion of its ‘Phase II’ investigation into proposed takeover

Advice & Insight

Freight forecasts downgraded by China slowdown

Slowing economy will have significant impact on global throughput levels, say analysts

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Calais – a freight transport insurance perspective

As the political and humanitarian situation in Calais continues to unfold, specialist freight transport insurer TT Club’s Peregrine Storrs-Fox provides a perspective on the implications for the freight and haulage industry

Freight forecasts downgraded by China slowdown

Slowing economy will have significant impact on global throughput levels, say analysts

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Freight People

SEKO Logistics names Sinker as Chief Client Solutions Officer

Newly-created post 'pivotal' to company's growing business

GAC Japan names National Operations Manager

Appointment in response to rising demand for ship agency services in the energy sector

AMI promotes French to VP Africa

Manager has spent over 30 years in the freight industry, holding a variety of senior posts for leading forwarders

Thewes to take the helm at DB Schenker Logistics

Appointee currently heads company's activities in Asia/Pacific region

Maersk names new Country Manager for Australia, Papua New Guinea

Predecessor to take up a position in Singapore

Have Your Say

Export growth still encouraging for UK SMEs

Dachser UK managing director Nick Lowe sees significant potential for further expansion, which logistics providers and infrastructure planners must respond to

Calais – a freight transport insurance perspective

As the political and humanitarian situation in Calais continues to unfold, specialist freight transport insurer TT Club’s Peregrine Storrs-Fox provides a perspective on the implications for the freight and haulage industry

Finding an alternative to ‘Operation Stack’ won't solve this crisis

Priority Freight’s operations manager, Ed Bembridge, says the ultimate responsibility rests with Europe’s leaders to find a compassionate solution to a very human problem

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