Technology

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

Customs software specialist Impatex acquired by Descartes

Future of company lies in international expansion

UPS expands protection services

Latest software helps ensure time- and temperature-sensitive shipments reach their destinations

DHL gears up to go hybrid

Groundbreaking design has the potential to achieve significant cost savings and reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions

Peru terminal gets a lift

Super post-panamax ship-to-shore crane and two RTGs ordered from Liebherr

Tilbury gets a lift

14 new straddle carriers arrive at London Container Terminal as part of multi-million pound investment

Smart idea to make life easier for drivers

DHL unveils app for real-time data capture and electronic POD information

World first for Poole Harbour

3D navigational safety technology makes its port debut

Cut out the paper

More ocean shippers and forwarders are demanding e-invoices

Hi-tech lift for London Gateway

Transport minister gets a first look at state-of-the-art cranes being installed at the UK's new container port

GT Nexus and TradeCard to merge

Technology pioneers will form world's biggest cloud-based network

Southampton wins licence to dredge

Upgrade will allow key UK box port to handle larger tonnage

Renault drives for the cloud

Carmaker rolls out new spares supply chain platform

Boxing clever

Florida man takes a dozen containers and turns them into a hi-tech home

INTTRA upgrades schedule solution

New options for direct, real-time integration and delivery of an SAP–integration ready format

Advice and Insight

GUEST EDITOR: Freight forwarding in the digital era

Alan Platt, managing director of the John Good Group of companies

Guest editor Alan Platt, managing director of the John Good Group of companies, explains how IT is firmly at the heart of the freight forwarding industry and how it continues to play an increasingly important role, as the demands and expectations of customers increase

Terminal technology makes a quantum leap

DP World says automation is transforming the waterfront

Where shippers like to meet

Greg Kefer, VP of corporate marketing at GT Nexus, tells Isabel Lesto how its Shipper Council differs from other software company user groups

Controlling data in the cloud

Boris Felgendreher discusses how to securely control and share sensitive data across networks

People

Coyne Airways appoints chief operating officer

Liana Coyne

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

Associated British Ports appoints directors

Three new directors have been employed in the last two months

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