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Transplace selects TPG Capital as new equity partner Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, has selected global alternative asset firm TPG Capital (TPG) as its new equity partner.
Transport Infrastructure > News Yusen secures logistics contract from Hoover Candy By LBR Staff Writer
Freight forwarder and supply chain solution provider Yusen Logistics has secured a contract to supply Hoover Candy's suite of products to independent retailers across the UK.
Services > Contract Logistics > News Davies Turner launches ocean freight services from UK to US By LBR Staff Writer
Independent British freight forwarder Davies Turner has launched a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the US, to strengthen its North American freight services.
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Londonmetric Property buys 14 logistics warehouses for £116.6m By LBR Staff Writer
LondonMetric Property (LondonMetric) has acquired a portfolio of 14 urban and regional logistic warehouses from Cabot Properties for £116.6m.
Supply Chain > News Panalpina wins contract to manage transportation for gas project in Iraq Forwarding and logistics services provider Panalpina has secured a five year contract to handle transportation for a gas project in Iraq.
Services > Contract Logistics > News ASOS signs deal to open new US fulfilment centre ASOS has signed an agreement to establish a new North American e-commerce fulfilment centre in Union City, outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
Supply Chain > News

Latest News and Insight by Sector

Freight

DHL Freight expands Eurapid LTL service
By LBR Staff Writer
DHL Freight has expanded its premium less-than-truckload (LTL) service, Eurapid, in a bid to effectively handle international day-definite groupage shipments in main economic centers.
Freight > Rail & Road > News
APM Terminals wins direct Asian service calls to east coast of South America
Direct services between Asia and the East Coast of South America will begin port calls at APM Terminals Buenos Aires, Argentina, and APM Terminals Itajaí, Brazil.
Freight > Ocean > News

Services

Yusen secures logistics contract from Hoover Candy
By LBR Staff Writer
Freight forwarder and supply chain solution provider Yusen Logistics has secured a contract to supply Hoover Candy's suite of products to independent retailers across the UK.
Services > Contract Logistics > News
Panalpina wins contract to manage transportation for gas project in Iraq
Forwarding and logistics services provider Panalpina has secured a five year contract to handle transportation for a gas project in Iraq.
Services > Contract Logistics > News

Transport Infrastructure

Belgium postal operator bpost acquires Bubble Post
By LBR Staff Writer
Belgium postal operator bpost has acquired Bubble Post, in a bid to expand its operations in the region.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
Whistl invests in e-fulfilment firm Prism DM
UK-based delivery management firm Whistl has invested in Prism DM, a provider of out-sourced, yet fully integrated, fulfilment services for forward thinking multi-channel retailers.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Supply Chain

Londonmetric Property buys 14 logistics warehouses for £116.6m
By LBR Staff Writer
LondonMetric Property (LondonMetric) has acquired a portfolio of 14 urban and regional logistic warehouses from Cabot Properties for £116.6m.
Supply Chain > News
ASOS signs deal to open new US fulfilment centre
ASOS has signed an agreement to establish a new North American e-commerce fulfilment centre in Union City, outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
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

Transplace selects TPG Capital as new equity partner
Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, has selected global alternative asset firm TPG Capital (TPG) as its new equity partner.
Transport Infrastructure > News
Maxon Lift outsources warehousing function to Ryder
By LBR Staff Writer
Trucks and trailer liftgates manufacturer Maxon Lift has opened five Ryder-operated warehouses across the US.
Supply Chain > News




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