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ND reports robust momentum across business in Q1

Norbert Dentressangle

Confident about the outlook for the year

Air France-KLM targeting e-commerce and pharma to halt declining yields

Air France-KLM

Airline group investing €75 million in expanding product areas as industry prices fall a further 5.7%

Behrendt’s move to Hapag-Lloyd’s supervisory board brought forward

Weber steps down early following CSAV merger deal

SPONSORED CONTENT: Shippers take centre stage for Multimodal’s biggest show to date

Over 280 exhibitors prepare to welcome thousands of cargo buyers as Multimodal launches its inaugural awards

Air News

Air France-KLM targeting e-commerce and pharma to halt declining yields

Air France-KLM

Airline group investing €75 million in expanding product areas as industry prices fall a further 5.7%

Asian air freight recovery resumes in March

Region’s carriers report 6.7% monthly growth and 3.8% for the first quarter, plus the first load-factor increase for more than a year

Sea News

Work together or die together, Wickmann warns intra-Asia box lines

Wickmann: carriers should choose vessel-sharing deals, slot swaps or joint sailings rather than add capacity.

MCC Transport boss says falling rates will drive carriers bankrupt unless they join forces

Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV agree to merge container businesses

Combined group will form world’s fourth largest containership operator with around 200 vessels

Road News

France could force foreign trucks to take motorways

trucks on road

EC views proposals as discriminatory

UPDATE: Blockade lifted at Calais but dispute unresolved

Negotiations today between union and port owner

Rail News

Asia-Europe markets to expand trade routes

China and Germany increasing services to rail route, and developing new economic Silk Road to boost trade

China and Germany increasing services to rail route, and developing new economic Silk Road to boost trade

Rail freight journey times reduced from Port of Felixstowe to Midlands, UK

New direct rail link on popular freight route benefits rail and sea operators

Logistics News

ND reports robust momentum across business in Q1

Norbert Dentressangle

Confident about the outlook for the year

SPONSORED CONTENT: Shippers take centre stage for Multimodal’s biggest show to date

Over 280 exhibitors prepare to welcome thousands of cargo buyers as Multimodal launches its inaugural awards

Technology News

Perth teleport opened by NSSLGlobal to extend VSAT Ku-Band network

Perth teleport

New teleport in Perth, Australia supports satellite beam in South Pacific

Customs software specialist Impatex acquired by Descartes

Future of company lies in international expansion

Trade Route News

MSC launches new Asia-West Africa service

MSC said its new service would cut transit time from Chiwan, China to Lagos (pictured) to 28 days

More direct calls will cut out the need to tranship and aims to reduce transit times

Another lost year?

Carriers struggle with sluggish growth and there are fears peak season may not happen

Advice and Insight

More pluses than minuses

Forklift graph

Lloyd's Loading List.com talks to Philip Stephenson, joint managing director of Davies Turner (DT), the UK’s largest independent freight forwarder, on the company's recent performance and during the 'recession' years. He also gives his view on the market outlook

Defendants’ Costs Orders

Anton Balkitis discusses unfair legal costs on the haulage and transport sector

P3 could force break-up of existing alliances

P3 to push overcapacity problems to other carriers, who could reform stronger rival groupings, says SeaIntel

Kenya’s leading port

Mombasa-based senior VP for Africa, David Mackay, of maritime services provider, Inchcape Shipping Services, gives Lloyd's Loading List.com an insight into the Port of Mombasa

People

Behrendt’s move to Hapag-Lloyd’s supervisory board brought forward

Behrendt: Will take up his new role as chairman of the line’s supervisory board in the autumn.

Weber steps down early following CSAV merger deal

Coyne Airways appoints chief operating officer

Liana Coyne will replace John Batten and head up five new market-focused divisions

Transport charity hopes to sign up Multimodal visitors for European cycle challenge

More than £200,000 previously raised from its cycling events in last two years

GEFCO appoints new sales and marketing director

Charlie Weale will replace John Stocker and have responsibility for sales, marketing and communications in the UK

Have Your Say

A unique logistic proposition?

Map of SECA, Lloyd's Loading List.com

A senior shipping advisor contributes his thoughts on the new Liverpool2 terminal

Asia/Europe traffic again

Ingvar Bergman discusses liner operators and GRIs

Shippers voice mixed feelings about P3 tie-up

Ingvar Bergman voices his opinion on the P3 alliance

Where's the drive to recruit?

Former haulier Graham Manchester says there are very few 'at the top' with the drive and enthusiasm to encourage talent