Thursday 22nd Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Pressure point

Central to European logistics activity, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg – the ‘Benelux’ region – is set to benefit from the trend to outsource from China. Within easy reach of Europe’s prosperous consumer population demand for distribution facilit

DP World agrees to buy P&O

Dubai Ports World, the state-backed ports operator, have agreed to acquire P&O for £3.3bn.

Dubai stalks P&O

P&O, the UK's largest ports and ferries operator has received an approach from Dubai Ports World that could value the company at £3bn.

P&O approached by DP World

Britain’s largest ports and ferries operator, P&O, has received an approach from Middle Eastern rival Dubai Ports World (DPW). The move was announced yesterday and could value the company at £3Bn.

Leaders of the pack

European logistics providers face rising costs, legislative restrictions, intense competitive pressures and increasingly complex demands from customers. Many are struggling to maintain margins – only the leanest and meanest will survive. So, who are the l

Containing the containers!

Historically, the technical breakthrough in intermodal freight transport came with the invention of the modern container (a steel box of a standard size, measured in 20ft equivalent units known as TEUs) by Malcolm Maclean in the 1960s.