Europe

Europe

30 Jan 2015
Norbert Dentressangle’s 2014 revenue grew 15.8 percent from the previous year to 4.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) as the French logistics and transport group accelerated its international expansion with a major U.S. acquisition.
14 Jan 2015
Eurotunnel unveiled plans for a 20 percent increase in freight capacity through the sub-sea rail tunnel linking the UK and France to keep pace with growing cross-Channel traffic.
13 Jan 2015
Lufthansa Cargo is “cautiously optimistic” about its performance in 2015 after filling nearly 70 percent of its capacity in a fiercely competitive market last year, CEO Peter Greber said.
13 Jan 2015
London Heathrow increased air freight traffic by 5.3 percent in 2014, driven by a surge in shipments to key emerging markets, but capacity restraints are threatening to slow growth at Europe’s fourth largest cargo hub.
13 Jan 2015
APM Terminals has ordered 16 rubber-tired gantry cranes for its terminals in Algeciras, Spain, and Apapa, Nigeria, as part of an ongoing program to boost capacity and productivity across its global network.
12 Jan 2015
Larger international shippers increasingly use UPS's expedited freight service as a strategic "cushion" or aid in supply chain planning, as well as for urgent shipments.
09 Jan 2015
Iceland-based niche carrier Eimskip has continued its expansion into refrigerated logistics services by acquiring Rotterdam-based forwarder Jac. Meisner.
09 Jan 2015
Spot freight rates on the major east-west trades were predictably weak in the first full week of the year with demand dropping off before the Chinese New Year peak period begins later this month.
A convoy of Scania trucks rolls through Europe.
08 Jan 2015
This is the year the “Internet of Things” — the growing network of products, from home thermostats to industrial machinery, that connect to the Internet — moves from the back room to the show floor.
08 Jan 2015
The world’s largest container ship, the 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, sailed into the British gateway Port of Felixstowe this week to make its maiden European call in a loop that will include Rotterdam, Hamburg and Zeebrugge.
07 Jan 2015
Following a strong end to 2014, global air freight demand will rise 4.5 percent in 2015, outpacing the growth of world trade, the International Air Transport Association says.