DP World announces new Romania multimodal terminal

DP World has announced plans to open an inland terminal and logistics hub in Decea near the city of Aiud in the north-east of Romania. The state-of-the-art 82,000 sq m Aiud intermodal terminal will boast a static storage capacity of 3,000 TEU and generate approximately 30 direct job opportunities for the local workforce over the… Continue reading DP World announces new Romania multimodal terminal

ALAN announces Opens Nominations For 2022 Humanitarian Logistics Awards

By LM Staff · May 2, 2022 Editor’s note: This is a press release issued by the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN). The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) has officially opened nominations for its sixth annual Humanitarian Logistics Awards, and it’s asking for your help in identifying some of this year’s most deserving honorees.  “Many… Continue reading ALAN announces Opens Nominations For 2022 Humanitarian Logistics Awards

Bosch announces innovative forklift collision warning system

Forklifts and other industrial trucks have become essential work equipment in logistics and warehousing. However, the risks associated with using forklifts are often underestimated. According to data from the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), more than 13,500 accidents resulting in personal injury and involving forklift trucks were reported in 2020 alone. To avoid accidents, the… Continue reading Bosch announces innovative forklift collision warning system

Descartes announces acquisition of Foxtrot

Waterloo, Ontario-based Descartes, a provider of logistics based on-demand, software-as-a-service offerings, said this week it has acquired Foxtrot, a provider of machine learning-based mobile route execution solutions for beverage, food & e-commerce companies.   Descartes said the purchase price was roughly $4.0 million. Foxtrot’s book of business includes well-known companies like Coca-Cola, Nestle, and P&G.… Continue reading Descartes announces acquisition of Foxtrot

Pickles announces new partnership – MHD

Pickles has announced its Corporate Charity Partnership with Healthy Heads Trucks & Sheds Foundation (HHTS), an industry umbrella body created to improve mental health and wellbeing across the road transport, warehousing, and logistics sector in Australia. HHTS was launched in August 2020 with the key goal of lessening and preventing mental health issues. The foundation’s… Continue reading Pickles announces new partnership – MHD

XPO Logistics announces plan to add more LTL dock doors

Greenwich, Conn.-based freight transportation services provider XPO Logistics said today it is opening up two new less-than-truckload (LTL) terminals in the second quarter, which are located in Adelanto, Calif. and Conley Ga. A company spokesperson told LM that with these new terminals, XPO is adding capacity in two strategically important areas, as well as moving XPO… Continue reading XPO Logistics announces plan to add more LTL dock doors

Walmart announces plan to open up new Penn.-based fulfillment center

In another move focused on taking steps to continue to expand its ongoing e-commerce growth and support its supply chain network, global retail giant Walmart said earlier this week it will build a new southern Pennsylvania-based fulfillment center. The new 1.8 million square-foot (MSF) facility, which is expected to be open this Spring, will be… Continue reading Walmart announces plan to open up new Penn.-based fulfillment center

IAG Cargo announces record-breaking Q4 results

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of IAG (International Airlines Group) has reported record financial results for 2021, with annual revenues of €1,673m for the period from 1st January to 31st December 2021. The results reflect the surging demand for air cargo capacity as global trade rebounds. The 2021 revenues represent an increase of 30% at… Continue reading IAG Cargo announces record-breaking Q4 results

Panasonic announces 5G support for TOUGHBOOK G2

16th February 2022 Panasonic has announced 5G support for its best-selling fully rugged tablet the TOUGHBOOK G2. Ideal for mobile power users that require high-bandwidth connectivity in the most extreme environments, the 5G version of the TOUGHBOOK G2 tablet will be available to order from February 2022. “As the roll-out of the 5G network across… Continue reading Panasonic announces 5G support for TOUGHBOOK G2

Descartes announces acquisition of NetCHB in move geared to boost customs expertise

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · February 11, 2022 Waterloo, Ontario-based Descartes, a provider of logistics based on-demand, software-as-a-service offerings, recently announced it acquired Tucson, Ariz.-based NetCHB, a provider of customs filing services in the U.S. The purchase price was $40 million, with Descartes noting that the maximum amount payable under the all-cash performance-based… Continue reading Descartes announces acquisition of NetCHB in move geared to boost customs expertise