Topic: Logistics

New air freight business Samskip Air launched

Samskip has established Samskip Air, a new air freight division at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. The new business unit is tasked with growing the company’s existing air freight volumes as well as establishing new...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

DSV acquires Agility for 3.5 billion euros

DSV has acquired the Kuwaiti freight forwarder Agility Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) for 3.5 billion euros. The takeover comes as a surprise. It was expected that DSV would press the pause button on major acquisitions...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Scan Global opens first office in France

Scan Global Logistics (SGL) has opened its first office in France today. Following the successful expansion in Benelux, Poland, and the Czech Republic, the new office is expected to bring a strategic position to provide...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Ships are queueing through the Suez Canal

A day after Boskalis subsidiary Smit Salvage pulled the container ship Ever Given free, enormous container ships and tankers are once again sailing in large convoys through the Suez Canal in both directions. The Ever...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Ceva rebrands AMI and Manica in Africa

PRESS RELEASE – Effective per 2021, Ceva Logistics is rebranding the African freight forwarders AMI and Manica as Ceva Logistics following their acquisition last summer. Exceptions are Manica in Zimbabwe, Malawi and the borders, which...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Fuel prices take a massive nosedive

Fuel prices have taken a massive nosedive since the beginning of the year with low sulphur fuel prices in Singapore dropping from USD 734 per tonne on January 1st to USD 415 per tonne today. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Mammoet loses ALE brand following takeover

Mammoet has dropped the name ALE Heavy Lift following its takeover of the third-largest heavy lift company in the world. Effective January 8th, the business will be completely incorporated and operate under the Mammoet brand. Over...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

K+N increases operational result by 48%

PRESS RELEASE – In the first nine months of 2019, Kuehne + Nagel significantly improved its results. The company’s turnover increased by 3.1% to EUR 14.4 billion, while the operational result grew by 48% to...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers