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Three ports in China get approval to receive Vale SA ships China has lifted its three-year ban that had shut out Brazilian miner Vale SA's giant vessels and will now allow 400,000-deadweight tonne ships to dock at its ports. Transport Infrastructure > News
Daseke merges with Bulldog Hiway Express for carrier fleet expansion By LBR Staff Writer
US based trucking firm Daseke has formed an agreement to merge with Bulldog Hiway Express to expand its family of flatbed, open-deck and specialty carriers.
Freight > Rail & Road > News Haiti’s new $80m Port Lafito to create 25,000 jobs by 2020 By LBR Staff Writer
Haiti has opened a new modern container port worth $80m that is aimed at boosting the country’s shipping business.
Transport Infrastructure > News Three ports in China get approval to receive Vale SA ships By LBR Staff Writer
China has lifted its three-year ban that had shut out Brazilian miner Vale SA's giant vessels and will now allow 400,000-deadweight tonne ships to dock at its ports.
Transport Infrastructure > News
Brookfield Asset Management seeking to take over Asciano for $6.81bn By LBR Staff Writer
Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management has approached one of Australia’s biggest rail-and-port operators Asciano for a takeover bid amounting to an estimated $6.81bn.
Transport Infrastructure > News CAI International to buy railcars under $200m contract By LBR Staff Writer
Transportation finance and logistics company CAI International is seeking to acquire 2,000 newly built railcars over a time frame of three years.
Freight > Rail & Road > News Enevo secures $15.8m funding to expand waste logistics operation By LBR Staff Writer
Enevo, waste logistics solutions provider for Smart Cities has secured $15.8m in funding with Earlybird, Lifeline Ventures, Finnish Industry Investment and private individuals joining as existing investors.
Logistics Technology > News

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Freight

Daseke merges with Bulldog Hiway Express for carrier fleet expansion
By LBR Staff Writer
US based trucking firm Daseke has formed an agreement to merge with Bulldog Hiway Express to expand its family of flatbed, open-deck and specialty carriers.
Freight > Rail & Road > News
Brookfield Asset Management seeking to take over Asciano for $6.81bn
By LBR Staff Writer
Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management has approached one of Australia’s biggest rail-and-port operators Asciano for a takeover bid amounting to an estimated $6.81bn.
Transport Infrastructure > News

Services

Ceva to transport giant pipes for Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project
By LBR Staff Writer
Global supply chain management firm Ceva Logistics has signed deal with Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Project (TANAP) to manage logistics operations for the movement of giant pipes.
Services > Contract Logistics > News
HighJump launches new EDI solution to automate communication with warehouse and 3PL
By LBR Staff Writer
Global supply chain management solution provider HighJump's TrueCommerce EDI Solutions has launched new EDI solution for users of SAP Business One small business management software that can offer integrated warehouse or third party logistics (3PL) support.
Logistics Technology > News

Transport Infrastructure

DHL Express to invest in various projects in Africa
By LBR Staff Writer
Encouraged by the surge in capital investment of around $128bn in Africa, a 136% year-on-year increase, DHL has announced plans to invest millions in the continent.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
PostNord to enhance logistics capacities with Uudenmaan Pikakuljetus acquisition
By LBR Staff Writer
Logistics service provider PostNord has agreed to acquire Uudenmaan Pikakuljetus (UPK) from Danish transportation firm DSV Road.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Supply Chain

LME launches consultation for new rules to reduce warehousing delays
By LBR Staff Writer
The London Metal Exchange (LME) has announced a market-wide consultation for two new proposals aimed at speeding up its warehousing operations.
Supply Chain > News
Amazon launches one-hour Prime Now delivery service in London
By LBR Staff Writer
Amazon has launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, in certain pockets in the city of London.
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

Haiti’s new $80m Port Lafito to create 25,000 jobs by 2020
By LBR Staff Writer
Haiti has opened a new modern container port worth $80m that is aimed at boosting the country’s shipping business.
Transport Infrastructure > News
Three ports in China get approval to receive Vale SA ships
By LBR Staff Writer
China has lifted its three-year ban that had shut out Brazilian miner Vale SA's giant vessels and will now allow 400,000-deadweight tonne ships to dock at its ports.
Transport Infrastructure > News




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