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Russia’s Rosneft, Pietro Barbaro partner for new JV to serve global shipping markets Russia-based oil firm Rosneft has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Pietro Barbaro to create a new joint venture (JV), in a bid to enter into global shipping markets. Freight > Ocean > News
Port of Brownsville Achieves Record Year By LBR Staff Writer
Preliminary numbers indicate the Port of Brownsville achieved another record-breaking year in cargo movements in fiscal year 2015 ending Dec. 31, 2015.
News Russia’s Rosneft, Pietro Barbaro partner for new JV to serve global shipping markets By LBR Staff Writer
Russia-based oil firm Rosneft has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Pietro Barbaro to create a new joint venture (JV), in a bid to enter into global shipping markets.
Freight > Ocean > News Online retailing giant to expand its logistics operations, says report A recent report published on Research and Markets has forecast the freight transportation management market to grow from $15.30 billion in 2014 to $23.69 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 9.14%.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
Roadrunner LTL refocuses service levels, adds new expanded facilities in Texas Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced significant actions within its less-than-truckload freight network.
News Polymer Logistics to launch two new wash and distribution facilities in US By LBR Staff Writer
Polymer Logistics is set to open two new wash and distribution facilities in Northern Illinois and Coastal Georgia, US.
Supply Chain > News UK firm Menzies buys Thistle Couriers By LBR Staff Writer
Logistics firm Menzies Distribution has acquired Aberdeen-based Thistle Couriers, in a bid to expand its e-commerce offering within the UK’s parcel market.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

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Freight

Russia’s Rosneft, Pietro Barbaro partner for new JV to serve global shipping markets
By LBR Staff Writer
Russia-based oil firm Rosneft has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Pietro Barbaro to create a new joint venture (JV), in a bid to enter into global shipping markets.
Freight > Ocean > News
VersaCold Logistics buys cross-border transportation firm Gary Heer
By LBR Staff Writer
Canada-based supply chain solutions firm VersaCold Logistics Services has acquired truckload refrigerated hauling firm, Gary Heer Transport.
Freight > Rail & Road > News

Services

Online retailing giant to expand its logistics operations, says report
A recent report published on Research and Markets has forecast the freight transportation management market to grow from $15.30 billion in 2014 to $23.69 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 9.14%.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
UK firm Menzies buys Thistle Couriers
By LBR Staff Writer
Logistics firm Menzies Distribution has acquired Aberdeen-based Thistle Couriers, in a bid to expand its e-commerce offering within the UK’s parcel market.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Transport Infrastructure

Online retailing giant to expand its logistics operations, says report
A recent report published on Research and Markets has forecast the freight transportation management market to grow from $15.30 billion in 2014 to $23.69 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 9.14%.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
UK firm Menzies buys Thistle Couriers
By LBR Staff Writer
Logistics firm Menzies Distribution has acquired Aberdeen-based Thistle Couriers, in a bid to expand its e-commerce offering within the UK’s parcel market.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Supply Chain

Polymer Logistics to launch two new wash and distribution facilities in US
By LBR Staff Writer
Polymer Logistics is set to open two new wash and distribution facilities in Northern Illinois and Coastal Georgia, US.
Supply Chain > News
Dacotrans, GH Transport and Key Logistic merge to create new mid-size logistics firm
By LBR Staff Writer
Dacotrans Sweden has merged with GH Transport and Key Logistics to establish medium-sized freight forwarding and logistics business.
Freight > Rail & Road > 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

PBF Logistics acquires terminal assets for $100m in US
By LBR Staff Writer
PBF Logistics, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, has agreed to purchase four refined product terminals from an affiliate of Plains All American Pipeline in the greater Philadelphia region, US, for around $100m.
Transport Infrastructure > News
Tesoro completes acquisition of crude oil logistics provider Great Northern Midstream
By LBR Staff Writer
US-based Tesoro has completed the acquisition of crude oil logistics provider Great Northern Midstream, for an undisclosed sum.
Transport Infrastructure > News




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