Tuesday 18th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Inchcape splits to create ISS Global Forwarding

Inchcape Shipping Services Holding Ltd has been separated into two stand-alone companies – one focused on supply chain logistics, ISS Global Forwarding, and one focused on marine services.

Digital forwarder moves from Damco to Maersk

Twill, the digital freight forwarder created by Damco, has switched its brand affiliation to sister company Maersk, in a move designed to make it available to all Maersk customers.

24pc revenue rise for AP Møller–Mærsk

Revenue was up 24 per cent to $9.5 billion at AP Møller–Mærsk in the second quarter –  largely as a result of the purchase of Hamburg Süd. Without that, growth was 5.7 per cent.

Portsmouth’s £9m linkspan opens

Portsmouth International Port’s £9m linkspan to enable cars and lorries to disembark from ferries has been opened and is to accommodate 900,000 vehicle movements travelling through it each year.

Rhenus takes over Avant Air and Sea

Rhenus Logistics is to expand its presence in Ireland through its acquisition of temperature-controlled, pharmaceutical shipments and hazardous consignments provider Avant Air and Sea.

Forwarders still face problems at Felixstowe

Freight forwarders are still experiencing problems at Felixstowe despite claims by the port authority that a new terminal operating system is now stable, according to the British International Freight Association.

DP World buys Unifeeder

DP World has acquired Danish group Unifeeder for €660m from Nordic Capital Fund VIII and minority shareholders.

Maersk switches services to Liverpool

Maersk has moved two of its transatlantic services from Felixstowe to Liverpool for 12 weeks in response to slow operations at Felixstowe which have been caused by IT issues.