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Feb 20, 2020
Den Hartogh opens logistics service centre in Port of Antwerp
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Feb 18, 2020
A new report published by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has found that South West Asia and Africa are lagging behind in the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The research, which describes the current state of implementation of the GHS in 79 countries or regions, notes a ‘worrying trend’,... [Read More]

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Feb 17, 2020
Logistics services provider Van den Bosch has strengthened its position in Northern Europe through the acquisition of Swedish transport company Willis Larsson Transport. The family-owned company, which was founded in 1961 in Lidköping, Sweden, has acquired a strong position in the intermodal transport of dry bulk goods. Using its own modern fleet of trucks and 40-foot... [Read More]

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Feb 6, 2020
The HOYER Group has expanded its fleet with the addition of the 50,000th intermediate bulk container (IBC). The stainless steel containers are used to transport products in the food, chemical and cosmetic industries. The company has doubled its IBC fleet size in just five years, underlining the high level of demand for the containers. IBCs are used worldwide for... [Read More]

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Feb 5, 2020
UK food grade road tanker Abbey Logistics has announced plans to open a non-food grade wash bay at its tank cleaning facility in Liverpool, UK in February. The company’s cleaning station provides tank cleaning services to both their own and other haulier’s tanker trailers. Abbey has operated its own wash bay facilities in Liverpool and Hull for over 20 years, with... [Read More]

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Jan 28, 2020
Cogent Skills has announced that Katie Woods-Ruddick, head of HR at px, which provides operations management, engineering services and energy management solutions, has been appointed to the board of Cogent Skills. Woods-Ruddick will represent the skills interests of members of the Tank Storage Association (TSA), who are engaged in the storage of bulk liquids such as... [Read More]

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Jan 21, 2020
Bertschi Group, a global logistics service provider for the chemical industry specialising in liquids and dry bulk transportation, has reported financial gains for 2019, despite a ‘difficult market environment’. The company’s rate of growth slowed considerably due to the challenging market environment, however sales rose to CHF 985 million (€917 million) for... [Read More]

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Jan 17, 2020
UK logistics provider Abbey Logistics has announced that British Sugar has added 11 new tractor units to its logistics contract fleet, which went into service in December 2019. The new vehicles are part of a wider fleet replacement scheme to replace older units with more efficient trucks, ensuring an efficient and reliable service for customers and a more comfortable... [Read More]

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Jan 16, 2020
Logistics specialist Suttons Group has appointed two new marketing managers to its UK-based marketing team, the company announced at the end of 2019. Alex Loveless and Jessica Russell join Suttons, which is headquartered in Cheshire, UK as marketing managers within the international and UK tanker divisions, respectively. Loveless joins Suttons from law firm GW Legal,... [Read More]

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Jan 16, 2020
US bulk transportation container cleaner Quala has opened a new facility in Angleton, Texas, the company announced in December 2019. The facility, which is located near Highway 274 and East Mulberry Street in Angleton, was previously operated by Premier Container Services. Commenting on the opening, Jeff Noble Senior, vice-president of operations at Quala, said:... [Read More]

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Jan 15, 2020
Logistics provider HOYER Group has teamed up with Dupré Logistics to begin a joint venture in the US. Through the new venture, which is known as HOYER Bulk, the two companies will consolidate their market position in North America. HOYER Group holds 49% of the shares, with US transport company Dupré owning the remaining 51%. HOYER Group operates road transport... [Read More]

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Jan 14, 2020
France-based TRIAX has developed a new safety ladder that offers lateral access to tanks and containers, protecting personnel during operations. Access to the dome of vehicles is always a risk factor; the surface of the dome is unstable and depending on the contents of the tank or container, it can be slippery. It only takes one wrong move to cause a fall that can,... [Read More]

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Jan 9, 2020
Vos Logistics has announced that its acquisition of SNEL Shared Logistics was finalised on 6 January 2020. Following the acquisition, Vos Logistics now has one of the largest distribution networks in the Benelux region, with 65,000 square metres of storage and cross-dock facilities in the Netherlands. The company has strengthened its market position in the field... [Read More]

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Dec 10, 2019
The International Tank Container Organisation (ITCO) has recently donated a 20ft ISO tank container to the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU). The tank will be used by the university for training and education purposes, as part of a programme that include six one-day training days, together with access by students enrolled in ITCO’s online tank container e-learning... [Read More]

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Dec 4, 2019
European logistics service provider Vos Logistics will strengthen its position in the Benelux through the acquisition of 100% of the shares of SNEL Shared Logistics, based in Woerden in the Netherlands. SNEL Shared Logistics operates a warehouse space of 65,000 square metres in Woerden, offering opportunities for warehousing and order fulfilment for customers. Peter... [Read More]


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