Creative solutions to keep the customer’s freight moving

C.H. Robinson Project Logistics has recently completed a nine-month project involving multiple ocean shipments of oversized cargo from Portugal to the USA. First, they utilized out-of-gauge flat racks and open-top containers to transport the equipment through container carriers. For the breakbulk equipment, the team relied on MAFI trailers and transported via RORO vessels. The final …

Railway vehicles transport solved with MultiMAX semi-trailers

Portuguese specialised transport company LASO Transportes SA recently acquired two MultiMAX semi-trailers to solve their missions for the transport of railway vehicles. The semi-trailers have incorporated rail guides in the loading platform and 6 steerable cranked axles, allowing for a reduced loading height of 740mm. Both vehicles come with a hydraulic winch and specialized accordion …

Vinci buys ACS’s energy business for €4.9 billion

Vinci has completed the purchase of ACS’s energy business (Cobra IS) after announcing the agreement on 1 April 2021. The acquisition covers most of the contracting business of the ACS Industrial Services division; 9 greenfield concession projects under development or construction, mainly electrical transmission networks in Latin America as well as the renewable energy project …

Software firm in position for global growth

CoreRFID is working with lifting height, load control and safety company SpanSet Spain, which also manages operations in France and Portugal, on a tailored system to issue safety certificates in minutes. CoreRFID is installing its IDXpert Net automated reporting system, which is being customised to the languages and working processes used by SpanSet Spain. IDXpert …