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Leading European supply chain operator Geodis, which is 100% owned by SNCF Logistics, has agreed to buy OHL (Ozburn-Hessey Logistics) for an undisclosed sum. The transaction will be financed with available cash resources and through existing and new debt arrangements.
In line with the sentiments of the French police, The Road Haulage Association is of the opinion that the installation of extra fencing at Calais to stop migrants, intent on crossing the Channel to reach the UK, will simply push the problem elsewhere.
Opportunities for collaboration extend along the entire supply chain with all its different partners.
China Southern Airlines has become the sixth carrier to join IAG Cargo’s Partner Plus Programme – which also incorporates Qatar Airways, Japan Airlines, the Avianca group, American Airlines and Finnair.
Freight prices could rise significantly in the next few weeks, unless the ongoing crisis at Calais is resolved. I am concerned about the operational impact the French strikers and migrant incursions is having on UK import and export trade.