P&O Ferries rolls out digital asset management with Freeway

P&O European Irish Sea operation has transformed the management of its vehicles and other assets with a fully digital asset management system.  Supplied by Freeway Fleet Systems, drivers and workshop fitters have been equipped with mobile devices that synchronise in real time with a central asset management system. P&O European Ferries (Irish Sea) Limited is …

3,600 Oxygen concentrators delivered to India

Bolloré Logistics India received and delivered 3,600 oxygen concentrators destined for one of India's leading multinational medical technology companies. The company fully chartered a Boeing 747-400 from Hangzhou Airport in China, taking charge of customs formalities, receipt at Delhi Airport and last-mile delivery to the customer’s warehouse. Several more shipments will follow in the coming …

CARGOES TOS+ (Zodiac) completes “go-live” at DP World Luanda terminal

DP World today announced that its CARGOES TOS+ (Zodiac) solution, a cloud-based Terminal Operating System (TOS), has completed its “go-live” at the Commercial Port of Luanda, Angola. CARGOES TOS+ is an integrated platform encompassing all IT and operational systems under one umbrella, providing users with real-time information on vessel, gate, and yard movements. The news …

EBRD financing earmarked for Hungary, Latvia, Romania and Slovak Republic

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has subscribed to a €67 million ticket as part of an inaugural eight-year €600 million green bond issuance by VGP NV, a pan-European provider of logistics and semi-industrial real estate. The Bank’s investment will support the development of sustainable semi-industrial and logistics parks in Hungary, Latvia, Romania …

Girteka Logistics buys 2,000 Volvo trucks

Girteka Logistics, one of Europe’s leading logistics companies, has purchased 2,000 Volvo FH trucks. “The new Volvo FH optimizes uptime and fuel efficiency, and at the same time offers the driver a great working environment. With this investment we will contribute to increased safety on the roads and also cut emissions, due to the outstanding …

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics makes changes in regional management

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) has reorganized the management of its business units in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Americas regions. The position of Managing Director ASL EMEA has been assumed by Dr. Tobias Burger, who is already responsible for the strategic development of the business field Air & Sea Logistics …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics receives Regional AEO certification for East Africa

Bolloré Transport and Logistics has been recertified as a Regional Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) in East Africa. The certification, which covers Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania, offers the benefit of expedited clearance procedures through pre-arrival clearance, reduced physical inspection and priority service channels among other.  "As a global logistics player operating in East Africa, …

P&O Maritime Logistics reinforces logistics capabilities with strategic appointment

P&O Maritime Logistics have appointed Christian Arndt to the newly-created role of Vice President Logistics. He joins the business following over 20 years in the energy industry, with a diversified background that includes supply chain and logistics management with upstream producing operators such as ExxonMobil and Tullow Oil. Mr. Arndt will be responsible for furthering …

DP World and Unicef announce global partnership

DP World and Unicef have announced a wide-ranging partnership to support the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and related immunisation supplies in low- and lower-middle-income countries. The new partnership, with a multi-million dollar value, is the largest to date to support Unicef's lead role in procuring and supplying 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines and …

New Managing Director of Bolloré Transport & Logistics Nigeria

Bolloré Transport & Logistics has appointed Folashade Akanni-Shelle as a new Managing Director in Nigeria, effective from October 1st 2020. She takes over from Jean-Baptiste Rambaud, who is pursuing his career in the group in the middle east region. She has 17 years of experience with Bolloré Transport & Logistics. She joined the company in …