France

23 Apr 2018
It is the first time a price has been placed on a 51-day shutdown of one of the most important rail corridors in Europe — the Rhine Alpine gateway that handles about half of the trade between northern Europe and Italy via Switzerland.
20 Apr 2018
French line CMA CGM will buy a 25 percent share of logistics operator CEVA as the carrier tries to control more of its container supply chain.
A freight train in Russia approaches Moscow.
19 Apr 2018
Cargo can now make the East Russia-Europe trip in about six to seven days, as opposed to 10 to 11 days previously, owing to railway improvements that enable higher speeds.
Hoegh Autoliners roll-on, roll-off
09 Apr 2018
Europe’s automotive logistics sector is on a roll. Volumes are rising across the supply chain, and with the strengthening EU and US economies, 2018 should prove to be a year of continued sector growth. However, concern about a possible trade war and Britain’s complex exit from the European Union are two trade storm clouds.
United Kingdom and European Union.
20 Mar 2018
The UK-EU trade reality is that a hard Brexit would delay supply chains almost immediately — something negotiators on both sides of the Channel will try to avoid, given the extra 21-month transition period.
16 Mar 2018
It was the best year yet for CMA CGM as strong demand, higher rates, and a full-year contribution from APL boosted revenue and volume.
14 Mar 2018
Mounting competition from startups is keeping traditional global forwarders on their toes.
US agent examining counterfeit goods.
27 Feb 2018
Container throughput is growing, but with the increasing volume comes growth in the shipment of fake products.
Rail freight in Europe.
21 Feb 2018
Given increasing road congestion, the European Union is under pressure to make a concerted effort to create a genuine, pan-European rail market, but given the dominance of state-owned rail operators in most countries that stifles competition, shippers and forwarders remain skeptical.
19 Feb 2018
Rising container volume entering Europe through Mediterranean ports is creating challenges for ports in the region and intermodal operators.
Rail transport.
14 Feb 2018
The key north-south rail link is flowing again, after the section between Milan and Basel had been closed for two weeks, but challenges remain, as terminals work to clear a huge container backlog.