Industry Sectors - Supply Chain

PTI Launches Smart Ports Conference

 08 Jun 2018

Port Technology (PTI) is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural Smart Ports & Supply Chain Technologies Conference which is to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 2-3 October, 2018

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


DP World Antwerp to Add Container Data to NxtPort

 22 Jun 2018

DP World Antwerp is working with NxtPort to become the first terminal operator to make all its data available on the platform

  Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


ONE and Freightliner Switch UK Cargo from Road to Rail

 22 Jun 2018

The newly formed container shipping company, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), have signed a contract that will see 118,320 road miles per day removed from UK roads

  Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Shipping, Supply Chain


WEF Selects Warehouse Automation Technology Pioneer

 21 Jun 2018

Fetch Robotics, an innovator in flexible warehouse automation, has qualified as one of the World Economic Forum’s ‘technology pioneers’

  Automation and Optimisation, Shipping, Supply Chain


Microsoft ScaleUp Searches for Futuristic Start-Ups

 21 Jun 2018

Microsoft ScaleUp Shanghai has hosted the Think Next demo day for its third cohort of start-up companies involved in artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, Internet of Things, and blockchain

  Global Issues, Supply Chain



Maersk and MSC Try to Soften Felixstowe Port Disruption

 21 Jun 2018

Teething problems with the terminal management system at Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe has caused the world’s top two container shipping lines to have to find ways to mitigate delays for customers’ cargo

  Carriers, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Hamburg and Rotterdam Realize Port Data Sharing Benefits

 21 Jun 2018

The Port of Hamburg has reported that it will share data through the HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center and the Rotterdam Port Authority

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


UPS Expands LCL Service to 130 Direct Sailings

 21 Jun 2018

UPS has undergone a major expansion of its ocean Less-Than-Container Load service with the addition of direct sailings in 130 lanes

  Shipping, Supply Chain


Google Spends $500 Million on Next-Gen Retail with JD.com

 20 Jun 2018

Google has agreed to combine its technology strengths with the supply chain and logistics expertise of JD.com and invest US$ 550 million in cash into the Chinese e-commerce giant

  Shipping, Supply Chain


APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Initiates Cool Barge Service

 20 Jun 2018

APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has developed a 'Cool Port' barge service to make shipping in an out of the Port of Rotterdam more reliable

  Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus