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2016/05/03 – Pick up a handout from Cronus at this year\’s Multimodal

If you are involved with steel and other metal products you can pick up something for nothing from the Cronus Logistics stand (1455) at Multimodal this year.

The most productive and efficient methods for handling, loading, transporting and dispatching steel products are discussed in a new white paper from Cronus Logistics. Called (Steel and Metals Logistics – the hard facts) it [ More ].


European regulators have been alarmed by the disproportionate share of CO2 trucks generate despite the fact they make up only 5% of the total traffic on European roads. CO2 emissions have continued to rise since the 1990s due to increasing road freight traffic and this issue is currently being discussed by EU leaders, who are focusing on measuring and reporting [ More ].

2015/04/16 – Cronus on the road to success

Cronus Logistics is developing into one of the fastest growing door-to-door logistics and shipping companies on the Irish Sea with a multi-million pound turnover and a rapidly expanding client base.

“It’s been a truly landmark year”, said Nicola Walker, Managing Director of Cronus Logistics. “Our significant sales growth over the past 12 months demonstrates that we offer an effective and sustainable [ More ].

2014/08/26 – Unsworth Global Logistics celebrates 40 years

Unsworth Global Logistics, one of the first logistics companies to create an online Integrated freight quotation and booking system for customers, is celebrating 40 years of innovation and dedication to customer service.

Owned and run by Chairman Geoff Hogg and his family, Unsworth Global Logistics is one of the few independent global freight management companies to reach its 40th anniversary, as [ More ].

2014/02/06 – DSV Road enhances Quote & Book service

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DSV Road has added new features to its Quote & Book service, offering customers a full track and trace facility, Proof of Delivery (POD) and the ability to upload documents and print labels.

“We have been very pleased with the response since we launched Quote & Book in October and we continue to develop the product for our customers,” [ More ].

2014/02/06 – DSV Road wins BIFA’s European Logistics Award

Press release                                                                     

Issue date: 16 January 2014

DSV Road has been named winner in the European Logistics category of the BIFA Freight Service Awards 2013.

DSV Road, the third largest logistics provider in Europe, won for the launch and growing success of the DSV Daily Pallet service which it rolled out across Europe in May 2013.

The judges were impressed by DSV Road’s [ More ].

2014/02/04 – G6 Alliance implements Asia-Europe Winter Program

HONG KONG, 10 Oct, 2013: Members of the G6 Alliance have announced the withdrawal of eight Asia-Europe sailings from late October 2013 to February 2014, in response to expected low demand over the winter season.

The void sailings will be made on the following services:

Asia – North Europe services

–          Loop 7 service in Week 44 [ More ].

2014/02/04 – MOL to Launch Biannual Vessel Safety Campaign – Forging ahead to become the world leader in safe operation –

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the launch of its biannual safety campaign targeting all MOL-operated vessels, starting on October 1.

MOL forges ahead to become a world leader in safe operation. As part of these efforts, President Muto, executives, and other personnel will concentrate their visits on MOL-operated vessels to meet on-board employees and exchange information [ More ].

2014/02/04 – MOL, Kansai Electric Power Reach Agreement on Joint Ownership of 2 New LNG Carriers

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced an agreement with Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (President: Makoto Yagi), for joint ownership of two newbuilding liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers (*) that will sail under long-term charter contracts signed in June 2012. Kansai Electric Power will hold a 70% share in the Bahamas-based MOL subsidiary that will [ More ].

2014/02/04 – MOL Again Earns Listing on ESG/RI Index : Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

TOKYO, 20 Sep, 2013 — Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company has once again been selected (from 2003 continuously) for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Asia Pacific. The DJSI are the world’s major sustainability indices focusing on the performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide.

This month, S&P Dow Jones [ More ].

2014/02/04 – Europe – South Africa v.v. trade – SAECS Service enhancement

HONG KONG 10 Sep, 2013 – To meet changing requirements in the trade between Europe and South Africa, both for dry and reefer cargo, and improve the quality of the service product offered, the SAECS Member Lines – DAL, Maersk, MOL and Safmarine – are pleased to announce the merging of the current SAECS service with the MedShuttle/225 service. The [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV seeks higher levels of managing safely

Freight forwarding and logistics company DSV understands the importance of operational excellence and seven people from across the three DSV divisions have just completed an intensive health and safety course accredited by the Institute of Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH).

The four day course, Managing Safely, covered all aspects of health and safety and included a final exam. Each participant also [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV Road shortlisted for BIFA’s European Logistics Award

DSV Road has been named as one of the finalists in the European Logistics category of the BIFA Freight Service Awards 2013.

DSV Road, the third largest logistics provider in Europe, based its entry on the launch and growing success of the DSV Daily Pallet service which it rolled out across Europe in May 2013.

DSV Daily Pallet, which offers daily departures [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV Solutions to operate US warehousing and distribution contract for BoConcept

DSV Solutions has been awarded a long-term contract to operate the warehousing and distribution activities in the United States for Danish furniture manufacturer BoConcept.

The contract will initially run from the DSV Solutions 10,000 sq metre facility in Fontana, California, and there are advanced plans to expand the operation with two additional warehouses. DSV Solutions will be responsible for the entire [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV Air & Sea in UK launches DSV Fresh

DSV Air & Sea in the UK has launched DSV Fresh, an international distribution service dedicated to perishable products.

“Globally, DSV has great experience in temperature controlled air and sea freight services, but traditionally this has not been promoted in the UK,” says Michael Hansen, Managing Director, DSV Air & Sea Ltd. “In order to highlight this service and our global [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV Air & Sea to utilize SBS Worldwide expertise at Frankfurt Book Fair

DSV Air & Sea, which acquired SBS Worldwide a few weeks ago, will be sending representatives to the Frankfurt Book Fair to demonstrate its on-going commitment to the publishing market.

SBS Worldwide has built up a strong reputation for supply chain excellence within the book trade over the last ten years and DSV Air & Sea is keen to build on [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV Road launches on-line Quote & Book portal

DSV Road has launched an online Quote & Book portal to deliver an instant response to UK customers seeking a spot price.

“The portal covers export, import and domestic road shipments and speeds up the spot quote process for our customers,” explains Chris Malyon, Director Sales & Marketing, DSV Road.

After several weeks of successful piloting with customers at three of its [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV Air & Sea expands services through acquisition of SBS Worldwide

DSV Air & Sea has become one of the largest forwarders on the UK-US trade lane after the acquisition of SBS Worldwide Holdings Ltd.

SBS Worldwide, which employees 220 people in three offices in the UK and four in the US, is an excellent match for DSV, says Michael Hansen, Managing Director, DSV Air & Sea Ltd.

“Their reputation for service excellence [ More ].

2014/02/04 – DSV Air & Sea Expands Everyday Airfreight Service to include the USA

DSV Air & Sea has expanded its Everyday airfreight service from the UK to include all major destinations in the US.

“We are able to offer assured capacity on flights with premium carriers and have also negotiated what we believe are some of the most competitive rates in the industry,” says Richard Lawford, Sales Director, DSV Air & [ More ].

2013/09/03 – Dept

Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) is stepping up its education programme, with seminars at two aviation days, a visit to facilities at London City Airport and another of its highly successful training days planned.

“BACA was established to raise standards and ensure excellence in the air charter industry,” explains Tony Coe, BACA Chairman.  “We run a continual programme of training days, [ More ].