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United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is now calling at DP World London Gateway as part of its South America 2 service (SAM2). The offering is part of an existing fixed day weekly service which also calls at leading ports in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.
Jan de Rijk Logistics has been awarded a new three-year contract by Virgin Atlantic Cargo to provide road feeder services, which will allow the airline to extend its delivery network to over 50 airports across Europe.
This year’s Commercial Vehicle Show (CV Show) is winding down after three action-packed days. Attendance figures will be officially audited during the next couple of weeks but the initial reaction is that the annual event, which is the highlight of the road haulage calendar, has again attracted a bumper crop of visitors looking to see what’s on offer in the world of commercial vehicles.
The UK and Ireland’s leading free-to-attend supply chain event takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from the 28th to the 30th April. Multimodal 2015 is also shaping up to set new records for both the numbers of exhibitors and attendees. Last year’s gathering attracted more than 7,100 visitors and almost 300 exhibitors.
DB Schenker Rail UK has become the UK’s first rail freight operator to introduce electric shunting units. It is anticipated that the Zephir 1800e CRAB machines will reduce CO2 emissions by 649 tonnes each year.