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UK’s Abbey Logistics buys liquid food transport firm Armet Logistics UK-based Abbey Logistics has acquired bulk liquid food transport company Armet Logistics for an undisclosed sum. Freight > Rail & Road > News

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Air

UPS tests drone-based package deliveries
By LBR Staff Writer
Supply chain management solutions provider UPS has tested a drone that launches from a package vehicle and autonomously delivers a package to a home before returning to the truck.
Freight > Air > News
Amazon to build $1.5bn air cargo hub in Kentucky, US
By LBR Staff Writer
E-commerce firm Amazon has unveiled plans to build a new centralized air cargo hub in Kentucky, US.
Freight > Air > News

Ocean

H.I.G’s Ship Supply International buys Marine Trading Services
By LBR Staff Writer
Ship Supply International, a portfolio firm of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired US-based port logistics solutions provider Marine Trading Services (MTS).
Freight > Ocean > News
Crowley implements Tideworks’ SaaS-based terminal operating system at its Port Everglades terminal
Tideworks Technology announced that Crowley Maritime has gone live with Tideworks’ terminal operating system (TOS) under CitadelMC, the newly branded SaaS model by Tideworks, at its Port Everglades Terminal in Florida.
Freight > Ocean > News

Rail & Road

Pall-Ex acquires Shears Brothers and Bowden Transport
By LBR Staff Writer
European palletised freight network Pall-Ex has acquired two of its members, Dorset-based Shears Brothers and Bowden Transport, based in Essex.
Freight > Rail & Road > News
Genesee & Wyoming agrees to acquire Heart of Georgia Railroad
Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) announced that it has agreed to acquire the shares of Atlantic Western Transportation, parent company of Heart of Georgia Railroad (HOG).
Freight > Rail & Road > News