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XPO Logistics raises $700m from investors for expansion PSP Investments, Singapore's GIC and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have agreed to provide $700m to XPO Logistics, which plans to use the proceeds primarily to funds acquisitions. Transport Infrastructure > News
Aldi acquires 120,000 ft2 warehouse in Tamworth, UK By LBR Staff Writer
Global discount supermarket chain Aldi is planning to open a supporting distribution hub in Staffordshire, UK to complement its primary hub in Atherstone, north Warwickshire.
Supply Chain > News PierPass launches Free-Flow Program in US to accelerate cargo handling through ports PierPass Inc. today launched the Free-Flow Program, testing a new cargo-handling process expected to significantly reduce the time it takes participating trucks to pick up containers at marine terminals.
Transport Infrastructure > News Franklin Park Investments arranges $102m placement for Infrastructure India A subsidiary of Franklin Park Investments, Franklin Park Management, has completed the arrangement of a $102 million placing of common shares on behalf of Infrastructure India PLC (“IIP”).
Supply Chain > News
XPO Logistics raises $700m from investors for expansion By LBR Staff Writer
PSP Investments, Singapore's GIC and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have agreed to provide $700m to XPO Logistics, which plans to use the proceeds primarily to funds acquisitions.
Transport Infrastructure > News Kewill upgrades multimodal transportation platform By LBR Staff Writer
Kewill, a UK-based provider of software for supply chain execution, has upgraded its Kewill MOVE multimodal transportation platform that manages the complexities of transportation, logistics and trade compliance.
Services > Contract Logistics > News Prologis buys 23 Class-A distribution centers in Europe By LBR Staff Writer
Prologis European Properties Fund II, a unit of Prologis that owns and operates the largest pan-European logistics fund, has purchased 23 Class-A distribution centers in Europe.
Supply Chain > News

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Freight

K Line to add five 5 Ultra Large Container Vessels to its fleet
By LBR Staff Writer
Japanese transportation company K Line has announced that it intends to enhance its current fleet by adding five new generation eco-friendly Ultra Large Container Vessels (ULCVs) as replacement for its box ships.
Freight > Ocean > News
AirBridgeCargo to launch pharma freighter service for Basel
By LBR Staff Writer
Russian AirBridgeCargo (ABC) airline has announced the launch of a Boeing 747 freighter service between Mosco and Basel, targeting the pharmaceutical business in the Swiss city.
Freight > Air > News

Services

XPO Logistics raises $700m from investors for expansion
By LBR Staff Writer
PSP Investments, Singapore's GIC and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have agreed to provide $700m to XPO Logistics, which plans to use the proceeds primarily to funds acquisitions.
Transport Infrastructure > News
Kewill upgrades multimodal transportation platform
By LBR Staff Writer
Kewill, a UK-based provider of software for supply chain execution, has upgraded its Kewill MOVE multimodal transportation platform that manages the complexities of transportation, logistics and trade compliance.
Services > Contract Logistics > News

Transport Infrastructure

DHL Express pilots bicycle delivery in Germany
By LBR Staff Writer
DHL Express started a trial of delivering couriers and smaller parcels in major German cities.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
China allows United Parcel Service and FedEx to expand express package services in country
By LBR Staff Writer
China has granted license to United Parcel Service and FedEx to expand domestic express package services in the country for the first time after it imposed restrictions on international deliveries from foreign firms in 2009.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Supply Chain

Aldi acquires 120,000 ft2 warehouse in Tamworth, UK
By LBR Staff Writer
Global discount supermarket chain Aldi is planning to open a supporting distribution hub in Staffordshire, UK to complement its primary hub in Atherstone, north Warwickshire.
Supply Chain > News
Franklin Park Investments arranges $102m placement for Infrastructure India
A subsidiary of Franklin Park Investments, Franklin Park Management, has completed the arrangement of a $102 million placing of common shares on behalf of Infrastructure India PLC (“IIP”).
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

PierPass launches Free-Flow Program in US to accelerate cargo handling through ports
PierPass Inc. today launched the Free-Flow Program, testing a new cargo-handling process expected to significantly reduce the time it takes participating trucks to pick up containers at marine terminals.
Transport Infrastructure > News
XPO Logistics raises $700m from investors for expansion
By LBR Staff Writer
PSP Investments, Singapore's GIC and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have agreed to provide $700m to XPO Logistics, which plans to use the proceeds primarily to funds acquisitions.
Transport Infrastructure > News




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