Sectors News | Logistics

The latest news and views from the vibrant project logistics community, which is responsible for coordinating complex project cargo and heavy lift transport operations around the globe.

Scan Global snaps up Macca Logistics

July 26 - Denmark-based Scan Global Logistics (SGL) has acquired 55 percent of Mali-based Macca Logistics, including its operations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
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K+N secures Petronas contract

July 26 - Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) has been awarded a three-year logistics and supply chain contract with Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas).
Views: 1177

DB Schenker innovates for Airbus

July 18 - Airbus has partnered with DB Schenker to develop a logistics plan to transport components of the A320 range of aircraft from Hamburg, Germany to the manufacturer’s US facility in Mobile, Alabama.
Views: 1573

SCS rebrands as Ox Heavy

July 17 - The Netherlands-based SCS Heavy Lifts & Transport has changed its name to OX Heavy.
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Wind energy powers Kaleido

July 13 - Spain’s Kaleido Logistics has opened an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, expanding the company’s presence in the Americas. 
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Fracht takes over Polytra

July 2 - Effective July 1, 2018, the Switzerland-based Fracht group has acquired the Belgium-based forwarding company Polytra.
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Double first for space programme

June 18 - The load-out of the AEOLUS satellite on the ro-ro ship Ciudad de Cadiz at the Montoir de Bretagne ro-ro terminal was a first in several ways. 
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Insourcing a key threat to forwarders

June 13 - Logistics Trends & Insights has published its 2018 Evolving Freight Forwarding Market report, revealing that 54 percent of respondents think that shippers bringing their logistics functions in house is the biggest threat to the market.
Views: 3363

Sarens plucks Makzume in Turkey

June 4 - Sarens has formed a joint venture with LAM - Lyonel A. Makzume Shipping Agencies (Makzume) to expand its operations in Turkey and neighbouring countries.
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