08 Apr 2014
European ports will struggle to handle the revamped services due to be launched by the P3 and G6 carrier alliances due to their weak intermodal transport links, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
01 Apr 2014
Logistics firm DHL has signed a new agreement to provide rail freight services between China and Europe via a strategic partnership with United Transport and Logistics Company, a joint venture between OJSC Russian Railways, JSC National Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and state-owned Belarusian Railway.
31 Mar 2014
KKR, the U.S.-based global investment group, today announced it is supporting a new European locomotive leasing firm to capitalize on the emergence of private companies spurred by rail deregulation across the continent.
Container train at HHLA
06 Feb 2014
HHLA boosted its share of ocean container traffic in the Hamburg-Le Havre range in 2013 and posted a significant growth in rail and road traffic to the European hinterland.
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...
Rendering of PKP Cargo train.
27 Aug 2013
The privatization of PKP Cargo moved closer after the Polish state rail freight operator reached agreement with labor unions over its initial public offering.

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