Britannia Bureau settles at DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre

Britannia Bureau, an independent supply chain logistics and customs processes improvement consultancy, has taken occupation of a high-tech office facility at DP World London Gateway Logistics Centre boosting the company’s expanding network, with offices, associates and customs warehouses in the UK, EU, Asia Pacific and USA. Britannia Bureau chose the London Gateway site thanks to …

Bolloré Logistics obtains Bureau Veritas certification

Bolloré Logistics has been awarded global certification for all the sites in its network from Bureau Veritas following an audit of several months. The single integrated certification comprises all the standards relating to workplace safety (ISO 45001:2018), quality management (ISO 9001:2015) and the environment (ISO 14001:2015). The new certification will enable Bolloré Logistics to pursue …

FIRST ‘TRACK AND TRACE’ SYSTEM FOR CONTAINERS IN EUROPE FROM P&O FERRYMASTERS

P&O FERRYMASTERS today announces the launch of an advanced track and trace service for its container customers, making it the first major logistics business in Europe to introduce the technology.   The service will allow customers to receive real-time updates on the precise location of their goods as they are transported by rail, road and sea.  This innovation …

Seaport expansion costs will greatly exceed sea-level rise adaption costs through 2050, new study shows

Seaport footprints will need to expand by up to 3,689 square kilometers (1,424 square miles) worldwide in the next three decades to cope with the combination of sea-level rise and rising demand, according to a new study published in Earth’s Future, a peer-reviewed scientific journal focusing on climate change and future sustainability.  The new study modeled trade growth …

Fagioli and Somalew Cranes & Logistics form strategic alliance

Fagioli SPA, Italy, and Somalev Cranes & Logistics, based in Morocco, have formed a strategic alliance to provide heavy lifting services to many upcoming projects in Morocco and region. Fagioli, specialised in heavy transport and lifting, project logistics and freight forwarding activities, has a large fleet of equipment to perform any kind of transport and …

P&O Ferrymasters starts operations at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park

P&O Ferrymasters, one of the leading European providers of tailor-made transportation and logistics services, took occupation of the 231,000 sq ft (21,460 m²) distribution centre space at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park. The company was able to set up business immediately to manage and operate the new distribution centre, allowing it to meet increased …

B2A Technology appoints Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer

B2A Technology has appointed Nicolas Breton as Chief Operating Officer effective May 18th, 2020. Nicolas Breton has two Masters of Engineering degrees from the French "École Polytechnique" and "École des Ponts et Chaussées", and a Masters of Science degree from Stanford University. He began his career in the world of specialized overhead cranes for aluminium …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and IMT Mines Albi to develop artificial intelligence for container tracking

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Next4 and the IMT Mines Albi engineering announced the signature of a memorandum of understanding with a view to developing new traceability functions for goods flows based on the study of data gathered by IoT sensors. In particular, the three partners are committed to unlocking synergies between their various fields of …

Gaussin announces new order from Qatar Airways Cargo

Gaussin has announced an order placed by Qatar Airways Cargo for 6 AMDT FULL ELEC (Automotive MultiDirectional Transporter) with a preferential right for 50 additional units. Specifically designed for use in Middle East weather conditions, the AMDT is powered by lithium metal polymer batteries capable of operating in high temperatures. Its equipment includes integrated weigh …