ZAJEL Sets Five-Year Strategy, Diversification to E-Commerce

March 27, 2018

​ZAJEL, one of the fastest courier companies in the UAE, has firmed up a five-year strategy to become a major player in the logistics business and expand to e-commerce with own platform and payment gateway, international cargo and global partnerships. “Dubai has already set a milestone in logistics internally and externally and is leading to a new era of e-commerce and online trade in line with fast changing market dynamics to fit in the 10X Initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, that will take Dubai ten years ahead of all nations in the world,” said Mr Thani Abdullah Alzaffin, Director General, emaratech and Board Member of ZAJEL. “The five-year strategy is targeted to discover new markets as well as to sustain ZAJEL’s growth, which recorded 20-25 per cent, by expanding to new businesses such as e-commerce, online trade, international cargo and partnering with global leaders,” he added.…See Details...

The Coop’s 4th Annual Meeting Sets New Attendance Record

March 22, 2018

​173 agents from more than 90 cities and 50 countries came together in the Malaysian capital to attend the 4th Annual Meeting of The Cooperative Logistics Network. Taking place from 10th -12th March 2018, the event saw its largest attendance by far to date. In the words of Antonio Torres, Manager Director of The Cooperative Logistics Network, “With years of experience in the industry, the network continues to expand every year as more and more members attend our annual conference. This year especially, we set a new record, as The Coop’s 4th Annual Meeting recorded its highest attendance ever. The members were thoroughly impressed with the meeting and are sure to return to their respective cities with plenty of new business prospects in hand.”…See Details...

95% of Companies are Yet to Realize The Full Benefits of Digitalization Technologies for Their Supply Chains

March 19, 2018

DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, today launched its latest research report on digitalization in the supply chain. The report reveals that new technologies and solutions are developing at a fast-pace and disrupting industries on multiple fronts, with supply chains struggling to keep up. The global survey of nearly 350 supply chain and operations professionals reveals that 95% of respondents are not fully capitalizing on the potential benefits that physical innovation and information/analytics offer.…See Details...

Yang Ming to Launch New Japan-Malaysia-Vietnam Direct Service

March 16, 2018

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (YM) will launch JMV (Japan-Malaysia-Vietnam) Service on 12th April, 2018, starting from Hong Kong. Four containerships, each with 3,200 TEU operating capacity, will be deployed for JMV service. The calling port rotation is: Osaka - Kobe - Nagoya - Yokohama - Tokyo - Hong Kong - Singapore - Port Kelang - Singapore - Cai Mep - Shekou - Hong Kong - Osaka. A round trip takes 28 days. YM continuously strengthens its Intra-Asia service network and is confident that the new shipping line will provide customers with better service coverage between Japan, Southeast Asia and South China. Detailed information is available on Yang Ming website (www.yangming.com).…See Details...

Optimal Transportation Chain from Door to Door

March 15, 2018

​Intermodal transportation goes beyond the mere maritime transportation by developing an optimal door-to-door transportation chain and organizing the appropriate modes of transportation for this worldwide. So-called pre- and on-carriage will continue to be part of the specific services offered by Hamburg Süd in the future. ​Hamburg Süd disposes of a particularly efficient and unique network for door-to-door transportation in Central and South America, where Intermodal South America, the continent's leading logistics trade fair, will be held in São Paulo, Brazil, from March 13th to 15th. Hamburg Süd and its Brazilian subsidiary, Aliança, will once again be the official sponsors of Intermodal South America. At a 200 sq.m. trade fair booth in the São Paulo Expo (Street 3, Booth 50), as well as at the affiliated specialist conference, visitors can get comprehensive advice and information on the intermodal and cabotage services offered by Hamburg Süd and Aliança.…See Details...

The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Maintains Winning Formula

March 15, 2018

​​The Maritime Standard Awards (TMS Awards) 2018 will take place atthe Atlantis, The Palm, on 15th October this year. This is the fifth year in a row that the Awards and gala dinner have been staged at this fabulous, iconic venue. While TMS is sticking to the same winning formula that have made past Awards so hugely successful, the company is certainly not resting on its laurels. Trevor Pereira, managing director, says, “The Awards are now recognised as being the leading maritime awards event in the region, and one of the top worldwide. The partnership we have built with The Atlantis is a significant part of the success story, ensuring that the setting is suitably prestigious and high quality, and we are delighted to be able to confirm that we will be returning here again this year. But while we have a tried and tested operation, we are not complacent, and we will be going all out to make sure that the TMS Awards 2018 are bigger and better than ever before.”…See Details...

Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 to Gather Best of International Maritime Industry

March 13, 2018

Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 to gather best of international maritime industry Strong international representation; official pavilions from Greece and Spain present for the first time From 14 to 16 March 2018, Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) will gather key industry players and thought leaders within the global maritime industry for three days of knowledge exchange, networking and business-building. The 15th edition will also welcome 18 official pavilions, including Greece and Spain which will be present for the first time. Throughout the three days, the biennial event expects to host more than 1,500 exhibiting companies, represented at over 630 booths from 60 countries, and over 15,000 trade visitors from around Asia.…See Details...

Konecranes launches three automation technologies to the container handling

July 05, 2017

Konecranes launched and introduce three automation-related technologies to the container handling industry during the recent 2017 Terminal Operations Conference (TOC) Europe exhibition in Amsterdam. The three technologies include: the first “A” was the Konecranes Noell straddle carrier (A-STRAD) and automated Sprinter Carrier (A-SPRINTER) systems. The first deal for this new technology was made with the Port of Auckland, New Zealand. Twenty-seven new Konecranes Noell A-STRADS will be delivered to Auckland, and twenty-one of their existing Konecranes Noell straddle carriers will be upgraded to A-STRAD level. The deal includes the TEAMS equipment control and fleet management system, the Navimatic navigation system, and process automation featuring interchange and fence control systems.…See Details...