War in Ukraine: Russian carriers manage to circumvent European sanctions

sixth sanctions package by EU against Russia and Belarus

The sixth package of sanctions adopted by the European Union against Russia and Belarus provides in particular for the prohibition of trucks registered in these two countries from traveling to the European community. However, Russian and Belarusian carriers seem to have found a way around these restrictions. The sixth package of sanctions adopted by the … Read moreWar in Ukraine: Russian carriers manage to circumvent European sanctions

Paack: from zero to a hundred million sending packages

logistics firm

The logistics firm founded in 2016 by three friends in a Dubai business incubator relies on its technology to respond to investors who have bet 270 million on them. Paack’s story begins with three friends from Barcelona who want to start a business together. Fernando Benito, expansion director of a tourism and real estate group; … Read morePaack: from zero to a hundred million sending packages

Why Hapag-Lloyd equips millions of containers with sensors

Why Hapag-Lloyd equips millions of containers with sensors

Olaf Habert explains what the data boxes are all about. In this way, the shipping company wants to identify disruptions in supply chains at an early stage – and also use the data for other business models Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd will be the first shipping company in the world to equip its entire inventory of containers … Read moreWhy Hapag-Lloyd equips millions of containers with sensors

Testing delivery robots in supermarkets in Cambridgeshire

delivery robots in supermarkets in Cambridgeshire

More supermarket delivery robots will hit the streets in a pilot project in a new village in Cambridgeshire. The county council and Starship Technologies have entered into a delivery partnership with the Co-op. It will see 12,000 residents in 5,000 homes in Cambourne be able to receive goods using robots. The project is part of … Read moreTesting delivery robots in supermarkets in Cambridgeshire

DHL, UPS, FedEx suspend delivery to/from Russia and Belarus

As logistics, cargo transportation, and courier companies suspend business relations with Russia amid sanctions against that country following its invasion of Ukraine, DHL Express, United Parcel Service, and FedEx have now also announced they have frozen deliveries to and from both Russia and its ally, Belarus. The world’s three biggest shipping lines – Danish giant Maersk, Switzerland-based MSC, and … Read moreDHL, UPS, FedEx suspend delivery to/from Russia and Belarus

Missile delivery – the Pentagon has found a replacement for military transport aircraft

The U.S. Air Force is proposing to conduct tests on the program of rocket delivery of cargo and people anywhere in the world, the press service of the U.S. Congress reported on June 3. In particular, it is proposed to finance the Rocket Cargo program for 2022. For $48 million, the initiators of the program … Read moreMissile delivery – the Pentagon has found a replacement for military transport aircraft

FedEx will cut up to 6,300 employees in Europe

FedEx Corp, one of the world’s largest transportation and logistics companies, intends to cut from 5,500 to 6,300 jobs in Europe as part of the integration of TNT Express. The layoffs will affect both operations and back office staff. The layoffs are expected to cost between $300 million and $575 million, MarketWatch reports. Meanwhile, it … Read moreFedEx will cut up to 6,300 employees in Europe