UPS way to Europe

A giant`s footprint in the logistics market Who thought that UPS is permanently giving up its plans to expand in Europe -after the 6.8 billion $ merger between UPS and …

Sustainable Transport Strategies Take Hold

It’s re-assuring to see action of sustainable trucking in both Europe and in the United States and Canada. In Europe, a study “Freight Vision- Freight Transport 2050 foresight” initiated by …

How green is your Logistics Strategy?

– Consider a re-design with Polygon Between 1996 and 2008, greenhouse gases from transport across the EU rose to 20% of total emissions from 14%. While this was a period …

TEN-T

a new European Transport Policy will cut freight costs Across the EU there are 5,000,000 paved roads, 212,800 km of rail lines, and 42,709 km of navigable inland waterway. While …

The Panama Canal

an expansion programme delivers new potential As a masterpiece of engineering, the Canal consisting of a 77-kilometer ship channel and the man made „Gatun Lake“ has connected the Pacific and …

Size is not important?

Who says “size is not important?”  It must be – or container ship owners would stop building even bigger ones… ISO standards for containers revolutionized world trade in the early …

Update on Known Consignor Rules

– Last-minute Changes: March 25th, 2013 will become April 28th,2013 For companies who have still taken no action on Known Consigner changes, there is a little respite. In a move …

When will we see the paperless shipment?

An interesting article from Air Cargo World heralds the demise of paper shipping documentation, potentially saving the transportation industry upwards of $5bn. per year. “The current paper-based air cargo transportation …