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.
18 Dec 2013
The European Union has approved its fourth package of measures to restructure the rail market and has adopted Shift2Rail...
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.
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
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...
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.
05 Aug 2013
The first freight train from Zhengzhou, China, to Europe has arrived at the freight yard in Hamburg-Billwerder, Germany, carrying 51 containers.
26 Jul 2013
The German government has signed a financial deal for the construction of a third rail line between Emmerich and Oberhausen in the nation’s North Rhine-Westphalia state.
23 Jul 2013
Freightliner Group has named Russell Mears as chief executive, effective Sept. 30, 2013.