Jun 6, 2023
Gröninger completes fully automated cleaning system for Cotac
Jun 5, 2023
Suttons Tankers has seen significant development within the industrial powders sector in recent months - in line with the business’ ambitious growth strategy. The multi-sector logistics provider has won and retained a combined total of over £10 million (€11.6 million) worth of bulk powders business over the last 12 months. One of the most significant wins in this... [Read More]

May 26, 2023
Peacock, a global leader in ISO tank leasing, is proud to reach the significant milestone of a fleet size of 20,000 ISO tanks. This achievement demonstrates Peacock's commitment to providing its customers with high-quality equipment and services, as well as its continued growth in the industry. The 20,000th tank, built by Tankwell, is a composite tank container that... [Read More]

May 24, 2023
Royal Den Hartogh Logistics is collaborating with Shell Chemicals Europe in switching to HVO renewable diesel. This is a significant step towards achieving its goal of reducing CO2 emissions by 25% by 2025. The partnership with Shell Chemicals allows the firm to take advantage of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) renewable diesel, which is a sustainable and low-carbon... [Read More]

May 22, 2023
Cotac has been cleaning IBCs and stainless steel containers at the Mannheim site for many years. Many of the products transported in these containers find their way into the pharmaceutical industry. To safeguard the quality of the cleaning and to make cleaning less labour intensive, Gröninger has designed, built, and commissioned a fully automatic container cleaning... [Read More]

May 12, 2023
HÜNI+CO and Van Moer Logistics are expanding their services for the coating of tank containers in the port of Antwerp as part of an exclusive partnership. The logistics service provider Van Moer Logistics already offers minor repairs to tank container coatings in its HÜNI+CO-certified depot in the port of Antwerp. Starting this summer, the two companies will also... [Read More]

May 11, 2023
ITCO president Reg Lee has informed the board that he will retire from the post at the end of this year. The International Tank Container Organisation started in 1998 and Lee was one of the founder members. Jeremy Bergbaum was the organisation’s first president and when he stood down in 2003, Lee was elected to lead ITCO - upon his retirement from Stolt. Lee resigned... [Read More]

May 4, 2023
The HOYER Group has begun operating its most modern semi-automatic cleaning facilities for intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) at its Mannheim site in Germany. The globally active logistics provider will increase efficiency and significantly shorten the throughput times of IBCs during the cleaning process. The result will mean optimised fleet utilisation, better plannability... [Read More]

May 3, 2023
XPO, transport and logistics solutions, and Wavin, manufacturers of plastic pipe systems, have renewed and expanded their long-time partnership in the UK. XPO was recently awarded inbound raw materials logistics activities for Wavin in Wilton, Middlesbrough, extending XPO’s role to include managing raw materials and site-to-site transport and end-customer distribution. Dan... [Read More]

Apr 26, 2023
Abbey Logistics Group has extended its contract with ADM (Archer Daniel Midlands) oil seeds contract for a further three years. ADM is one of the world’s largest food companies supplying human and animal nutrition with sales in excess of $60 billion (€54 billion). The contract involves the transportation of bulk oils and fats such as rapeseed and palm oil from the... [Read More]

Apr 24, 2023
Suttons International has announced the appointment of Jonathan Mackie to the role of commercial director as part of the business’ growth strategy. Mackie will be responsible for the development and implementation of the business’ commercial strategy to enable growth with new and existing customers across all regions Suttons International operate in. He brings... [Read More]

Apr 17, 2023
Producers and traders in the Rhineland chemical region have had more storage capacity available for filled tank containers since this spring. The liquid bulk logistics company Kube & Kubenz, which operates throughout Europe, recently expanded the storage area of its branch in Bergheim to cater to this business. Safety infrastructure at the location east of Cologne,... [Read More]

Apr 12, 2023
Hamburg-based VTG is to concentrate its tank container business solely on leasing. The company announced in March that it was exiting the tank container logistics business, operated through VTG Tanktainer. The group said its tank container transport and logistics activities will be discontinued by the end of the second quarter of this year. This will also involve closing... [Read More]

Apr 6, 2023
Boasso Global and Quala completed their merger to create one of the leading infrastructure services solution providers for the liquid bulk logistics industry. The transaction was supported by a new investment from Boasso’s majority shareholder, KKR, which will inject further growth capital into Boasso to facilitate the merger with Quala. Quala is one of the North American... [Read More]

Apr 3, 2023
Problematic issues add complexity to the supply chain and impact the basic principle of what firms like Suttons and many other businesses do every day, which is to move bulk chemicals from A to B using various different elements of an intermodal supply chain, such as road, rail, or by sea. Drivers are a crucial element of the logistics supply chain. They are highly trained... [Read More]

Mar 28, 2023
Ingredients and chemical distributor Brenntag has announced the acquisition of Aik Moh Group. The group offers a wide range of industrial chemical, mixing and blending and offers value-added services such as repacking, warehousing and logistics support in South-East Asia. Steven Terwindt, member of the management board of Brenntag Group and COO Brenntag Essentials,... [Read More]

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