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cargo-partner continues to expand its warehouse network and service portfolio in China
cargo-partner continues to expand its warehouse network and service portfolio in China

AJOT | June 29, 2022 | Logistics

In the first half of 2022, cargo-partner has grown its network of offices and warehouses in China and introduced new rail and road transport services from China to Europe and Central Asia. cargo-partner’s teams in China have handled a range of interesting projects, from transporting oversized machine tools across Kazakhstan to managing high volumes of e-commerce shipments for one of China’s largest shopping festivals.

Gebrüder Weiss and Hellmann: Partners for 45 years
Gebrüder Weiss and Hellmann: Partners for 45 years

AJOT | June 28, 2022 | Logistics

Two logistics giants celebrate their brass anniversary. It has now been 45 years since Gebrüder Weiss and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics embarked on their partnership together. Representatives of the two companies came together at the Gebrüder Weiss branch in Vienna, where they looked back on the past and everything that had been achieved:

Bolloré Logistics partners with IAG Cargo to purchase one million litres of sustainable aviation fuel
Bolloré Logistics partners with IAG Cargo to purchase one million litres of sustainable aviation fuel

AJOT | June 28, 2022 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Energy | Alternative | Logistics

• The sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will be delivered in two shipments, in July 2022 and November 2022, demonstrating IAG Cargo and Bolloré Logistics’ commitment to decarbonising air cargo • The SAF is being sourced by IAG from the producer Phillips 66 Limited, North Lincolnshire, UK • SAF is produced from sustainable used cooking oil and food waste, and can reduce CO2 emissions by over 90% compared to traditional jet fuel

Cyber pirates prowling ship controls threaten another big shock
Cyber pirates prowling ship controls threaten another big shock

Bloomberg | June 28, 2022 | Maritime | Technology | Logistics

In February 2019, a large container ship sailing for New York identified a cyber intrusion on board that startled the US Coast Guard. Though the malware attack never controlled the vessel’s movement, authorities concluded that weak defenses exposed critical functions to “significant vulnerabilities.”

New member joins Cool Chain Association ahead of its AGM in Rome
New member joins Cool Chain Association ahead of its AGM in Rome

AJOT | June 28, 2022 | Logistics

Real time tracking solutions company Tive is the latest member to join the Association

Optimas’ Forward Faster transformation strategy delivers results against goal of aligning operations to better serve customers, supply partners more rapidly
Optimas’ Forward Faster transformation strategy delivers results against goal of aligning operations to better serve customers, supply partners more rapidly

AJOT | June 28, 2022 | Logistics

Optimas Americas President Daniel Harms updates fastener industry on Forward Faster effort

Honor Foods expands its redistribution capabilities to the Western US
Honor Foods expands its redistribution capabilities to the Western US

AJOT | June 24, 2022 | Logistics

Honor Foods expands its foodservice redistribution capability through Burris Logistics’ purchase of the R.W. Zant Company.

CenterPoint secures highly visible trophy site in the South Bay submarket of Los Angeles
CenterPoint secures highly visible trophy site in the South Bay submarket of Los Angeles

AJOT | June 24, 2022 | Logistics

A week after investing in the Inland Empire, CenterPoint Properties has closed on a low-coverage site at 17331 S. Broadway St. in Carson, CA.

FedEx rises after full-year profit forecast exceeds estimates
FedEx rises after full-year profit forecast exceeds estimates

Bloomberg | June 23, 2022 | Logistics | Integrators

(Bloomberg) -- FedEx Corp. jumped in late trading after releasing an annual earnings forecast that was above analysts’ expectations as the courier benefited from higher package prices and resolved some operating snags tied to the labor shortage. 

GEODIS Countbot is to carry out the annual inventory of a L’Oréal international distribution center
GEODIS Countbot is to carry out the annual inventory of a L’Oréal international distribution center

AJOT | June 23, 2022 | Logistics

The new 3-year partnership aims to carry out the annual inventory of a site located in northern France, thanks to the innovative GEODIS Countbot solution, designed in partnership with Delta Drone.

AutoScheduler named Top 50 Logistics Tech Provider by AJOT
AutoScheduler named Top 50 Logistics Tech Provider by AJOT

Becky | June 22, 2022 | Logistics | Shipping Technology

Chosen for its WMS Accelerator that improves labor, touches and inventory efficiencies

Davies Turner commences construction of another major logistics hub
Davies Turner commences construction of another major logistics hub

AJOT | June 21, 2022 | Logistics

Davies Turner, one of the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding and logistics companies, has acquired a new development site in the English Midlands and will build a 140,000 sq ft multi-user logistics hub.

FedEx and FourKites announce alliance to make supply chains work smarter

AJOT | June 21, 2022 | Logistics | Shipping Technology

Companies are rethinking their supplier networks after Covid
Companies are rethinking their supplier networks after Covid

Bloomberg | June 21, 2022 | Logistics

The pandemic has changed the nature of global supply chains with companies seeking to source goods from multiple places in order to minimize shipment and production disruptions.

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