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Logistics

Covering Logistics, Forwarders, Warehousing, NVOCC, Transportation Intermediaries


Koenen appointed CIO/CDO of DB Schenker
Koenen appointed CIO/CDO of DB Schenker

AJOT | May 07, 2021 | Logistics

The Supervisory Board of Schenker AG has appointed Christa Koenen as the new Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer (CIO/CDO). The 49-year-old will take up her new position on September 1, 2021.

Seafarer crisis shows signs of worsening amid India virus surge
Seafarer crisis shows signs of worsening amid India virus surge

Bloomberg | May 07, 2021 | Maritime News | Energy News | Logistics

Hundreds of thousands of seafarers risk being stuck at sea beyond the expiry of their contracts because of India’s surging coronavirus outbreak, according to one of the world’s largest independent crude ship owners.

Egg cartons on backorder as packaging woes roil supply chain
Egg cartons on backorder as packaging woes roil supply chain

Bloomberg | May 07, 2021 | International Trade | Commodity | Logistics

The packaging backlog in the U.S. is so bad it’s delaying the rollout of new eggs.

Facebook chats power a new $48 billion market in social commerce
Facebook chats power a new $48 billion market in social commerce

Bloomberg | May 07, 2021 | Logistics | Shipping Technology

Samantha Proyrungtong, co-owner of an artisan food shop in downtown Bangkok, keeps three phones and a laptop glued to Facebook and Softbank Group-backed Line Corp.’s social-media app throughout the workday. She needs them not to hear from friends and relatives but to get orders from customers since her shop, Vivin Grocery, relies on chat applications for a big part of its sales of goat cheeses, locally sourced jams and organic vegetables.

Express Global Logistics fights against Covid-19 in India

AJOT | May 06, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift News | Logistics

Hwy Haul raises $10 million Series A to reimagine fresh produce supply chain
Hwy Haul raises $10 million Series A to reimagine fresh produce supply chain

AJOT | May 06, 2021 | Logistics

Next-generation freight platform directly connects shippers with carriers to eliminate food waste and maximize efficiency

Gebrüder Weiss: Tailwind in Hungary
Gebrüder Weiss: Tailwind in Hungary

AJOT | May 06, 2021 | Logistics

Logistics company opens two new locations / strong growth in the Home Delivery segment / extensive expansion of warehouse logistics planned / investment volume up to 2026: around 30 million euros

World’s biggest brands adopt checklist to rescue seafarers
World’s biggest brands adopt checklist to rescue seafarers

Bloomberg | May 06, 2021 | Maritime News | Logistics

Unilever Plc and other big retail brands are among consumer giants adopting a toolkit to audit their shipping supply chains in an effort to help bring seafarers stuck on commercial vessels back home and eliminate human rights risks.

Amazon fuels North America’s most severe warehouse shortage
Amazon fuels North America’s most severe warehouse shortage

Bloomberg | May 05, 2021 | Logistics

Finding warehouse space around Toronto has never been harder, and the e-commerce fueled shortage is disrupting businesses and threatening the broader economy.

ISO 27001 certification underlines Dimerco’s commitment to information security
ISO 27001 certification underlines Dimerco’s commitment to information security

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Logistics

Global transportation and logistics specialist Dimerco has achieved the internationally recognized ISO 27001 certification for its Dimerco Value Plus System by BSI (British Standards Institute) on Apr.29th, 2021

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