Finnish postal operator Posti is in the middle of a four-day trial for parcel deliveries using a robotic drone helicopter to ferry packages between Helsinki and the island of Suomenlinna 2.5 miles offshore.
Hervé Montjotin, who led Norbert Dentressangle before its acquisition by XPO Logistics earlier this year, has abruptly resigned from the position of CEO of XPO Logistics Europe.
Logistics provider UTi Worldwide lowered its earnings forecast for its current fiscal year as the company reported deeper second quarter losses caused by declining ocean and air freight volume.
The world’s chemical industry could significantly increase its competitive advantage by treating logistics as a key differentiator as other global industries do, according to research commissioned by DHL.
By snapping up the remaining shares of Van Dieren Sweden, multimodal logistics operator Samskip aims to strengthen its European intermodal rail links and gain business from shippers.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Jeroen Eljsink, an executive with extensive experience in European logistics, as the head of its European operations.
A GT Nexus, YouGov consumer survey finds many shoppers complain of stock-outs even as retailers see inventory levels surge, a sign of increasing supply-chain complexity and low "visibility."
$10 billion industrial supplies distributor W.W. Grainger acquired a British company, Cromwell, that will help scale its online offerings in Europe,
Menlo Logistics will open a new logistics center in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, early next year, as growing e-commerce sales, both domestic and cross-border, are forcing changes in European supply chains and logistics networks.
Transplace has appointed Brian Kenney, a long-time logistics industry executive, as senior vice president of Tr