Europe

Europe

23 Dec 2014
United Parcel Service has agreed to the acquisition of Polish pharmaceutical logistics firm Poltraf from Poland-based investment fund Ortie Capital Investment.
10 Dec 2014
Twenty-one days after leaving the east China manufacturing city of Yiwu more than 8,000 miles away, a freight train carrying 40 containers arrived in the Spanish capital of Madrid this week, potentially opening yet another land bridge between China and Europe.
10 Dec 2014
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV will launch new joint services between March and June, the carriers said today after unveiling new-and-improved service loops.
10 Dec 2014
Starting in January, shippers can ship containerized goods by rail between Rotterdam and Milan via a dedicated Samskip intermodal service.
09 Dec 2014
Despite the resignation of CEO Eric W. Kirchner and a $34 million loss in its latest quarter, UTi Worldwide has passed a turning point, new CEO Edward G. Feitzinger said Dec. 9.
09 Dec 2014
Both Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud received top marks as the most reliable container carriers in the third quarter, Drewry's Carrier Performance Insight shows, as industry-wide reliability began to recover in October.
Vladivostok
08 Dec 2014
Russian has tapped Vladivostok as the country’s first “free” port, in an attempt to boost the Russian economy besieged by lower oil prices and sanctions from Western countries.
08 Dec 2014
Fuel prices out of Rotterdam, a leading global indicator of the broader fuel market, dropped over 10 percent last week, the latest in a downward spiral that began in July.
05 Dec 2014
Two carriers announced general rate increases targeting trans-Atlantic shipments to the Port of New York-New Jersey.
05 Dec 2014
Multiple container lines plan to attempt general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in December and January, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
04 Dec 2014
Logistics is a booming business in the Belgian city of Genk, not far from the Dutch and German borders and home to the newest Menlo Logistics distribution center in Europe.