Intermodal train
04 Aug 2014
Declining operating standards across Europe’s rail network are threatening the future of intermodal transport, a leading combined transport company warned.
20 Dec 2013
Improving transit times and favorable rates give air and ocean shippers another option China-to-Europe transportation options for automotive and high-value electronics shippers are much like that famous fairly tale about a blond-headed upstart and three bears. Ocean shipping is and was the slowest and cheapest mode, with a transit time of about 30 days but at roughly a tenth the price of air cargo delivery. And air cargo offers much faster delivery, but the expediency comes with far steeper prices that many supply chain managers would like to shake.
A Belgian freight train in Strasbourg, France.
18 Dec 2013
The European Union has approved its fourth package of measures to restructure the rail market and has adopted Shift2Rail...
Railroad tracks
20 Nov 2013
As the frequency of Asia-Europe rail services increases costs will gradually fall, encouraging more shippers to turn to intermodal options to avoid the high cost of air freight and the slow steaming transit times available from lines, one leading logistics executive believes.
31 Oct 2013
China’s HNA Group has completed the acquisition of TIP Trailer Services, Europe’s largest truck and trailer leasing company, from GE Capital.
A full Freightliner train departing London Gateway.
04 Oct 2013
Freightliner has run its first service out of London Gateway to collect import containers destined for the Midlands in England.
04 Oct 2013
Eurotunnel, the Anglo-French operator of the rail tunnel across the English Channel, warned that it could be forced to el
Heiko Fischer, CEO of VTG Aktiengesellschaft, left, and Karl Gernandt, chairman of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, on Sept. 27 signed an agreement to merge some rail logistics operations of the two companies.
27 Sep 2013
Plans for a merger of rail logistics operations by Kuehne + Nagel and VTG Aktiengesellschaft advanced today with the signing of a merger agreement by...