Monday 18th Jun 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Gerdes resigns from Deutsche Post DHL board

Jürgen Gerdes is stepping down as member of the management board responsible for Corporate Incubations at Deutsche Post DHL Group after a disagreement over future strategy.

First ever DAFs for Irn Bru maker

AG Barr, the company behind Irn Bru, has taken delivery of its first ever DAF trucks – sixteen 18 tonne curtainsiders in a partial renewal of its 100-strong fleet.

Stena Line to construct six new ships

Stena Line has ordered for the construction of six vessels from Chinese AVIC Shipyard with plans to place three ships on its Irish Sea routes and charter the other three to external parties by Stena Line’s sister company Stena RoRo.

DB Cargo goes digital

Railway cargo carrier DB Cargo has launched a digital rail services system, myRailportal, using the AX4 logistics platform from Siemens subsidiary AXIT to provide customers with visibility of rail movements.

Simply Ingredients chooses Fullers Logistics

Distribution and fulfilment provider Fullers Logistics is to provide wholesale supplier specialising in oriental flour Simply Ingredients with multi-channel fulfilment and warehousing services.

We’re at a tipping point, says Peel Ports

Peel Ports is urging cargo owners and hauliers to consider the Irish Sea model of unaccompanied freight and to use ports across the country to mitigate the effects of delays at Dover post-Brexit due to “growing realisation in the whole logistics community that we’re at a tipping point that will force traffic away from the […]

CGF against forced labour and unethical recruitment

The Consumer Goods Forum has called on businesses around the world to help fight all forms of forced labour from global supply chains by not tolerating forced labour within their operations. The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) reaffirmed this.

Rhenus Logistics and ERKA launch transport service

Freight forwarder Rhenus Logistics and ERKA Internationale Spedidition have launched a new international transport service that will run daily between Stuttgart, Germany and Wroclaw, Poland.