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Kewill to acquire LeanLogistics Francisco Partners portfolio firm Kewill has signed an agreement to acquire the US-based LeanLogistics from parent Brambles. Supply Chain > News
Roadrunner Transportation Systems expands outbound service from Vancouver By LBR Staff Writer
Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced the expansion of its less-than-truckload service to include outbound service from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Freight > Rail & Road > News Hampleton Partners advises on the Sale of pixi* Software to Descartes By LBR Staff Writer
Canada-based Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has acquired pixi* Software, a leading Germany-based provider of technology solutions for e-commerce order fulfilment and warehouse management.
Logistics Technology > News Kewill to acquire LeanLogistics By LBR Staff Writer
Francisco Partners portfolio firm Kewill has signed an agreement to acquire the US-based LeanLogistics from parent Brambles.
Supply Chain > News
Pitney Bowes and ShipCenter partner to offer cross-border shipping solution to Kickstarter creators By LBR Staff Writer
Pitney Bowes, a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, and ShipCenter, a technology-focused logistics company offering discounted small parcel and freight services, announced that they have joined forces to offer Kickstarter creators a simple, end-to-end solution for shipping rewards to their backers in 66 countries.
Logistics Technology > News CMA CGM wins European Commission approval for Neptune Orient Lines acquisition By LBR Staff Writer
French container transportation and shipping firm CMA CGM has secured approval from the European Commission (EC) for its $2.4bn acquisition of Singapore-based global container shipping company Neptune Orient Lines (NOL).
Freight > Ocean > News PBF Logistics buys East Coast terminal assets for $100m By LBR Staff Writer
PBF Logistics has completed the acquisition of four refined product terminals from an affiliate of Plains All American Pipeline in the US, for about $100m.
Transport Infrastructure > News

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Freight

Roadrunner Transportation Systems expands outbound service from Vancouver
By LBR Staff Writer
Roadrunner Transportation Systems announced the expansion of its less-than-truckload service to include outbound service from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Freight > Rail & Road > News
CMA CGM wins European Commission approval for Neptune Orient Lines acquisition
By LBR Staff Writer
French container transportation and shipping firm CMA CGM has secured approval from the European Commission (EC) for its $2.4bn acquisition of Singapore-based global container shipping company Neptune Orient Lines (NOL).
Freight > Ocean > News

Services

JLL Income Property Trust buys 386,000ft² distribution center in Tampa, US
By LBR Staff Writer
JLL Income Property Trust has purchased a 386,000ft² distribution center in Tampa, Florida, US, for around $28.3m.
Services > Contract Logistics > News
Kuehne + Nagel partners with Startupbootcamp
By LBR Staff Writer
Kuehne + Nagel announces its partnership with Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy in Berlin.
Services > Contract Logistics > News

Transport Infrastructure

Royal Mail buys shipping software firm Intersoft
By LBR Staff Writer
Royal Mail has acquired international shipping software company Intersoft Systems and Programming, for an undisclosed sum.
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News
Brazilian logistics startup Mandaê raises $2.5m from Qualcomm and existing investors
By LBR Staff Writer
Mandaê announced it has closed a $2.5 million (BRL R$10 million) funding round from Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, with participation from existing investors Monashees+ and Valor Capital Group. This round brings Mandaê’s total funding to USD $5 million (BRL R$16 million).
Services > Express, Parcel & Postal > News

Supply Chain

Kewill to acquire LeanLogistics
By LBR Staff Writer
Francisco Partners portfolio firm Kewill has signed an agreement to acquire the US-based LeanLogistics from parent Brambles.
Supply Chain > News
Amazon to open new pickup location at California State University, Long Beach
By LBR Staff Writer
Amazon announced an agreement with California State University, Long Beach, to open Amazon@TheBeach, a staffed pickup location at the University Bookstore on the CSULB campus.
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

PBF Logistics buys East Coast terminal assets for $100m
By LBR Staff Writer
PBF Logistics has completed the acquisition of four refined product terminals from an affiliate of Plains All American Pipeline in the US, for about $100m.
Transport Infrastructure > News
Panama Canal opens scale model training facility
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on 26 June 2016.
Transport Infrastructure > News




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