»The 3rd Global Freight Forward2014-09-10
Event: The 3rd Global Freight Forwarding Conference 2014
Date: 17 - 19 September 2014
Venue: Shanghai, China
»RORO Exhibition and Conference2014-05-14
Event: RORO Exhibition and Conference
Date: 24 - 26 June 2014
Venue: London, UK
»TOC CSC: Americas 20142014-03-10
Event:TOC Container Supply Chain: Americas 2014
Date: 14-16 October 2014
Interview with Ken Zhu,of Coeffort (Shanghai) Logistics & SCM Co., Ltd
Coeffort was established in January 2015, core business of Coeffort is supply chain management and provide professional solutions, including supply chain financing, supply chain design, procurement and distribution, international customs clearance agent, executive stock trusteeship, Department of outsourcing, outsourcing processing and distribution management, supply chain services. I hope our business can do for customers "time Save", "money Save", "way touching One".
Interview with Arturo Chavez, Commercial Manager of Smart Logistics Group
SMART LOGISTICS GROUP is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage in SPAIN/EUROPE. Our value-added services portfolio includes import and export freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, load/mode and network optimization, and global visibility. We provide freight forwarding, customs brokerage, warehousing and all other logistics services.
Interview with Ordan Cargo, Managing Director of Ordan Cargo Ltd
We are " ORDAN CARGO LTD" a freight forwarding & logistics company based in Tel Aviv, Israel since 2001 having presences at all main ports ASHDOD/HAIFA/TLV for Import/Export/Cross SEA/AIR. We provide excellent and creative logistics solutions as well as quality service with competitive prices.
Interview with Norman Gatgens, Managing Director of HTK Shipping & Logistics GmbH
HTK was found in 2004, it is a private owned international forwarding agent. We r specialized in real forwarding biz – arranging solution from /to Europe incl. Russia/CIS states In three languages: German, English, Russian. Our staff is working only on “key accounts” – that Mean for our clients no to change the department while having some new direction in need. That also mean that our employees can handle all kind of transports, from LCL to FCL, break bulk, OoG, FTL, Part-trucks, warehousing, heavy loads, airfreight/seafreight, DG Cargoes and Customs Clearance – Import and Export wise.
Interview with Pezhman Zhalehpour, Operation Manager of Saba Container Services International Transport Co.
Saba Container Services International Transport is A Carrier/Forwarder Company which can provide Road /Rail service from Iran to CIS countries, Afghanistan, Iraq and vice versa .The powerful fleet of Normal flatbed trucks, Low bed trucks, Reefer trucks enables us to establish best possible services with the most logical rates. Our Rail service covers the transit service from Iran to CIS countries with covered (closed) wagon and Plat forms.Also with good business relationship with most of the shipping lines and ocean carriers, we can offer competitive ocean freight and comprehensive sea service for our good clients.
»Mozambique economic overview2015-09-29
As a frontier market, doing business in Mozambique is not without its challenges. In addition to those usual considerations the elections scheduled for late 2014 create another layer of uncertainty in the country, though the dominant FRELIMO party is expected to retain power, meaning no major change of direction in government policy.
An agreement has been reached to end the long-running MyFerryLink dispute, France's Transport ministry has announced following a meeting of all the interested parties in Paris yesterday.
»More cross-Channel freight delays today2015-09-29
Eurotunnel’s truck shuttle service is subject to disruption again today following “an unplanned Tunnel inspection”, the operator said without giving any further details.
New measures to fast-track time-sensitive cargo through the UK’s ‘Operation Stack’ cross-Channel lorry-queuing system are a positive move, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
»Expanded Suez Canal 'boost to trade'2015-09-29
The inauguration on Thursday of the New Suez Canal has been lauded by leading line CMA CGM as a major step forward for world trade.
The CGT staff union representing port workers at Calais is threatening to stage strike action from midnight tonight if the Port Authority does not heed its demands for a greater police presence to deal with migrants in and around the French Channel port.
U-Freight has launched a Shenzhen-Oakland LCL service, claiming to be the only forwarder in Shenzhen that offers a guaranteed regular weekly consolidation service between Shenzhen and Oakland.
»Calais strike has little impact2015-09-29
A call for strike action at Calais by France’s CGT union, which represents port workers, was having little impact on freight traffic this morning according to freight sources.
The UK’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) has strongly criticised what it describes as “the continuing piecemeal approach” by the UK government to the Calais crisis, following the announcement of “further limited measures” to strengthen the security at Eurotunnel.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has formally opened the new Suez Canal expansion, allowing two-way traffic for the first time via a 75 km parallel channel that will reduce transit times by up to seven hours.
The two MyFerryLink vessels occupied by protesting seamen in the port of Calais for more than two months this summer were finally freed up and handed over to Eurotunnel yesterday.
»MSC upgrades Europe-West Africa service2015-09-16
Mediterranean Shipping Co has announced revised plans for its Angola Express Service, including a new direct call at the Moroccan port of Casablanca, continuing the trend among lines enhancing their West Africa networks as box business in the region grows.
Container line members of the G6 Alliance today announced additional void sailings within their Asia-Europe joint product in response to changes in market demand, with multiple cancellations of their jointly operated Asia-Europe ‘Loop 4’, ‘Loop 6’, and ‘Loop 7’ services, noting that further cancellations may follow.
Shell is set to meet growing lubricant demand in China with the opening of its eighth world-class lubricant blending plant in the country in Tianjin. This complements seven Shell lubricant blending plants already operating in greater China. The new plant can produce 330 million litres of finished product per year and has the potential to expand to 500 million litres. At its full potential capacity, the plant would be Shell's largest lubricant blending plant in China.
Swissport International, a provider of ground and cargo handling services, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Air BP regarding the acquisition of Air BP’s share in AFS Aviation Fuel Services GmbH (AFS). This means that Swissport is taking over Air BP’s 50% stake in AFC (the holding company of AFS) and its 33.3% direct stake in AFS, as well as all AFC and AFS subsidiaries/associates. AFS is the largest provider of into-plane-fuelling services in Germany with operations at 10 German as well as 2 Austrian airports. The acquisition is subject to approval by German and Austrian competition authorities. Upon competition clearance Swissport will own a majority stake of 66.6% (through direct and indirect shareholding) of AFS and assume operational and financial control of the business in close cooperation with the co-shareholder DLH Fuel Company mbH, a 100% subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
The Logistics International division of IMPERIAL Holdings Limited completed the 2014/2015 business year, which ended on 30 June 2015, with a slight increase in profits. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose by almost two percent from EUR 69 to EUR 70 million. In comparison with the previous year, turnover rose by one percent from EUR 1.37 to EUR 1.39 million with a constant operating margin of five percent.
»3 Steps to Immediately Improve Sales2014-08-26
Want to increase sales within your company? It's not as hard to do as some might have you believe. Though we as a nation are in the midst of an economic downturn these past two years, your company does not have to be. What follows are three simple steps to increase sales, no matter the economic conditions.
»7 Phrases You Can't Say in Sales2014-08-26
Years ago, George Carlin listed seven words you can't say on television. Then HBO came along, said all the words, and the world of television changed forever. Now, I know that even before you read the seven no-no phrases in sales, you might be tempted to think, oh, whatever these are they will eventually become acceptable, too.
»9 Easy Ways to Find More Customers Fast2014-08-26
Finding and attracting new customers is a tremendous challenge for every business and every salesperson. However, you can drum up all the business you can handle very quickly if you just follow and use this sales training program and these 9 simple techniques.
Keeping up with what words are in and out isn't hard. Yet, with all the other more important things on our to-do list, it doesn't get remembered easily.