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DHL buys Colombian logistics services provider Suppla Group Contract logistics specialist DHL Supply Chain has acquired Colombia-based logistics services provider Suppla Group for an undisclosed sum. Supply Chain > News
RIM logistics joins Blockchain in Transportation Alliance RIM logistics, a provider of global freight forwarding and third-party logistics services, has joined the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA), a consortium of the foremost leaders in the transportation industry forging a path towards industry standards in blockchain use.
Supply Chain > News DHL buys Colombian logistics services provider Suppla Group By LBR Staff Writer
Contract logistics specialist DHL Supply Chain has acquired Colombia-based logistics services provider Suppla Group for an undisclosed sum.
Supply Chain > News Spirit AeroSystems begins construction of global digital logistics center Spirit AeroSystems has broken ground on its state-of-the-art global digital logistics center that will increase storage capacity and part retrieval efficiency at its Wichita site.
Supply Chain > News
Qioptiq opens £3.7m warehouse to support armed forces Optical and photonics business Qioptiq has opened a new £3.7m warehouse in St Asaph, North Wales, that will support an £83 million contract with the Ministry of Defence.
Supply Chain > News Damco signs 10-year lease deal for Goodman’s Los Angeles logistics facility By LBR Staff Writer
Goodman Group has entered into a new 10-year lease agreement with Damco for a 989,809ft² logistics facility in greater Los Angeles, California, US.
Supply Chain > News Wincanton wins expanded efulfilment services contract from UK’s Loaf By LBR Staff Writer
British logistics provider Wincanton has secured expanded efulfilment services contract from UK-based home furnishings brand Loaf.
Supply Chain > News

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Freight

AACUS makes first operational cargo delivery to US Marines
Aurora's Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) achieved a major milestone by successfully delivering cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms in California.
Freight > Air > News
DHL, RCG sign MOU to establish new rail route across six countries
DHL Global Forwarding has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Austrian Federal Railways freight division Rail Cargo Group (RCG) to set up new rail route across six countries, tracing the Silk Road Economic Belt.
Freight > Rail & Road > News

Services

UPS opens £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK
By LBR Staff Writer
UPS, a provider of supply chain solutions, has opened a new £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
DHL further expands services for parcel recipients in Germany
By LBR Staff Writer
DHL Parcel is expanding its services in Germany, by allowing recipients to choose preferred delivery times for any DHL shipment.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Transport Infrastructure

UPS opens £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK
By LBR Staff Writer
UPS, a provider of supply chain solutions, has opened a new £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
DHL further expands services for parcel recipients in Germany
By LBR Staff Writer
DHL Parcel is expanding its services in Germany, by allowing recipients to choose preferred delivery times for any DHL shipment.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Supply Chain

RIM logistics joins Blockchain in Transportation Alliance
RIM logistics, a provider of global freight forwarding and third-party logistics services, has joined the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA), a consortium of the foremost leaders in the transportation industry forging a path towards industry standards in blockchain use.
Supply Chain > News
DHL buys Colombian logistics services provider Suppla Group
By LBR Staff Writer
Contract logistics specialist DHL Supply Chain has acquired Colombia-based logistics services provider Suppla Group for an undisclosed sum.
Supply Chain > News

Logistics Technology

Bibby Distribution LPG vehicles cut cost and carbon for Unipart Rail
Bibby Distribution has converted five MAN tractor units to dual fuel LPG for Unipart Rail, which will save up to £200,000 of fuel and cut CO ₂ emissions by 10 per cent over the next five years.
Sustainability > News
Volkswagen Group joins Clean Shipping Network
By LBR Staff Writer
German automaker Volkswagen Group has joined the association of cargo owners, Clean Shipping Network.
Sustainability > News

Sustainability

FedEx opens cargo hub at Shanghai Pudong International Airport
By LBR Staff Writer
FedEx Express (FedEx) has opened an international express and cargo center in Shanghai, expanding its operational strength for customers in Asia Pacific.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
Banyan Technology increases multi-modal capabilities in TMS platform
US-based live carrier and API connectivity provider Banyan Technology has increased multi-modal capabilities in its TMS platform.
Transport Infrastructure > News




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