Freight transport

Global Returnable Transport Packaging Market (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:29pm

b'Drums play an essential role in the returnable transport packaging industry, as it is widely used to store and transport hazardous and non-hazardous liquids, ensuring maximum protection.

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  • b'Drums play an essential role in the returnable transport packaging industry, as it is widely used to store and transport hazardous and non-hazardous liquids, ensuring maximum protection.
  • Plastic drums used in the food industry are required to be suitably decontaminated and certified safe for carrying and storing consumable items in the long term.
  • For instance, steel drums are the most preferred option after plastic drums.
  • Further, the region experienced the first gain in demand for exports of industrial goods and services since February thereby suggesting an improvement in global demand after being depressed by the pandemic.\n'

SpartanNash Announces New Supply Chain Officer

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today that David Petko has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective April 12, 2021.

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  • b'SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today that David Petko has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective April 12, 2021.
  • Mr. Petko has 25 years of supply chain and distribution logistics experience in roles of increasing leadership responsibility, including serving as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for C&S Wholesale Grocers from 2019 to 2021.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413005390/en/\nAs SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Mr. Petko will have full responsibility of all aspects of SpartanNash\xe2\x80\x99s supply chain management, including warehousing, forecasting, planning, sourcing, procurement, inventory control, transportation, logistics, engineering, budgets and business plans.
  • Petko\xe2\x80\x99s supply chain and distribution logistics experience includes more than 11 years with C&S Wholesale Grocers, culminating with driving operational efficiencies, safety, associate engagement, customer focus and innovative problem solving throughout the supply chain.

Danaos Corporation Announces Consummation of Debt Refinancing

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:30pm

b'Danaos Corporation (the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: DAC) announced today the consummation of its previously announced $1.25 billion refinancing of a substantial majority of its outstanding senior secured indebtedness.

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  • b'Danaos Corporation (the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (NYSE: DAC) announced today the consummation of its previously announced $1.25 billion refinancing of a substantial majority of its outstanding senior secured indebtedness.
  • It is the culmination of meticulous and focused hard work over the past few years to reshape and de-risk the Company\xe2\x80\x99s balance sheet and enhance equity value.\nIn particular, the capital structure of Danaos has been streamlined and simplified by refinancing nine credit facilities into one.
  • Our current fleet of 65 containerships aggregating 403,793 TEUs, including five vessels owned by Gemini Shipholdings Corporation, a joint venture, ranks Danaos among the largest containership charter owners in the world based on total TEU capacity.
  • Our fleet is chartered to many of the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest liner companies on fixed-rate charters.

Forward Air Corporation Expands Final Mile Footprint in First Quarter

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 7:49pm

Today, Forward announced that 11 new Final Mile terminal locations were added in the first quarter of 2021, with 8 of the new locations leveraging existing LTL terminal infrastructure.\nThe cohabitation of Final Mile and LTL operations positions Forward for organic growth on a national scale \xe2\x80\x93 while greatly reducing the level of investment required for traditional Final Mile expansion into new markets.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Forward announced that 11 new Final Mile terminal locations were added in the first quarter of 2021, with 8 of the new locations leveraging existing LTL terminal infrastructure.\nThe cohabitation of Final Mile and LTL operations positions Forward for organic growth on a national scale \xe2\x80\x93 while greatly reducing the level of investment required for traditional Final Mile expansion into new markets.
  • This allows Forward to provide faster end-to-end service, moving freight from manufacturers or retailers directly to their customers\xe2\x80\x99 doors.
  • Our Final Mile service offering has been a key area of focus over the past two years as we have expanded across the country.
  • We provide LTL, final mile, truckload and intermodal drayage services across the United States and in Canada.

Moscow Cargo LLC Presents Solutions at the TransRussia 2021 Exhibition

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 8:18pm

More than 200 companies from 23 countries took part in the 25th anniversary exhibition in 2021.

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  • More than 200 companies from 23 countries took part in the 25th anniversary exhibition in 2021.
  • This year, the TransRussia Congress brought together participants from six industry conferences and two new content platforms.
  • For the first time, the organizers singled out cargo transportation by air in a separate session, "Post-Covid Transformation of the Air Cargo Transportation Market."
  • High-tech equipment and production facilities for handling special categories of goods allow Moscow Cargo LLC to effectively handle all types of cargo without restrictions.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/moscow-cargo-llc-presents-soluti...\n'

Global Reefer Container Markets 2020-2030: Drivers Include Advent of Real-Time Tracking / Rising Demand for Pharmaceutical Drugs / Increase in Trade Routes

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 6:00pm

Reefer containers are essentially temperature-controlled containers used to ferry perishable cargo over long distances, via ships, trains, and trucks.\nOn the basis of size, the categories of the reefer container market are 20 feet, 40 feet, and more than 40 feet.

Key Points: 
  • Reefer containers are essentially temperature-controlled containers used to ferry perishable cargo over long distances, via ships, trains, and trucks.\nOn the basis of size, the categories of the reefer container market are 20 feet, 40 feet, and more than 40 feet.
  • Among these, the 40 feet category held the largest share in the market in 2019, and it will also grow the fastest during the forecast period.
  • This is because 40-foot reefer containers are used for carrying high-volume cargo, and they are also similar to 20-foot variants in cost.
  • This is attributed to the growing population in the region, which is driving trade volumes.

Transportation Management System Market To Reach USD 11,367 Million By 2027 at a CAGR of 9.6% - Valuates Reports

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:30pm

Please leave a note in the Comment Section to know about our subscription plans.\n- The Transportation Management System (TMS) integrator market is composed of service providers that can help with the selection of TMS solutions as well as the configuration, integration, implementation and/or upgrade of transportation management applications.

Key Points: 
  • Please leave a note in the Comment Section to know about our subscription plans.\n- The Transportation Management System (TMS) integrator market is composed of service providers that can help with the selection of TMS solutions as well as the configuration, integration, implementation and/or upgrade of transportation management applications.
  • The market is segmented by Type, and by Application.
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Transportation Management System Market To Reach USD 11,367 Million By 2027 at a CAGR of 9.6% - Valuates Reports

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:30pm

Please leave a note in the Comment Section to know about our subscription plans.\n- The Transportation Management System (TMS) integrator market is composed of service providers that can help with the selection of TMS solutions as well as the configuration, integration, implementation and/or upgrade of transportation management applications.

Key Points: 
  • Please leave a note in the Comment Section to know about our subscription plans.\n- The Transportation Management System (TMS) integrator market is composed of service providers that can help with the selection of TMS solutions as well as the configuration, integration, implementation and/or upgrade of transportation management applications.
  • The market is segmented by Type, and by Application.
  • We understand your niche region-specific requirements and that's why we offer customization of reports.
  • Please also reach our sales team to get the complete list of our data sources.\n"

Cleveron Unveils New Driverless Semi-Autonomous Last Mile Delivery Vehicle

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'TALLINN, Estonia, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cleveron , one of the world\'s leading parcel delivery robotics companies, today unveiled its new unmanned semi-autonomous last mile delivery vehicle, the Cleveron 701.

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  • b'TALLINN, Estonia, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cleveron , one of the world\'s leading parcel delivery robotics companies, today unveiled its new unmanned semi-autonomous last mile delivery vehicle, the Cleveron 701.
  • Designed for retailers and logistics companies looking to boost last mile delivery solutions and efficiencies, Cleveron 701 enables businesses to meet the growing demand for same-day delivery driven by the recent acceleration of e-commerce and rapidly changing retail landscape.
  • For example, Cleveron 701 can be modified to operate as grocery delivery robot with temperature-controlled sections, a parcel delivery vehicle or even a high-tech coffee robot or an ice cream truck.\n"We are very proud to announce Cleveron\'s latest innovation in autonomous delivery vehicle market.
  • With driverless delivery, you can cut the last mile labor cost.

Nolan Transportation Group and Transportation Insight Rank in Top 10 of North America's Largest Logistics Companies

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:54pm

b'HICKORY, N.C. and ATLANTA, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Transportation Insight Holding Company today announced its inclusion among North America\'s top 10 largest logistics companies, according to Transport Topics, a news leader in freight transportation and logistics.

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  • b'HICKORY, N.C. and ATLANTA, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Transportation Insight Holding Company today announced its inclusion among North America\'s top 10 largest logistics companies, according to Transport Topics, a news leader in freight transportation and logistics.
  • The parent company of Transportation Insight LLC and Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), Transportation Insight Holding Company ranks No.
  • "\nGryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm, purchased the majority stake in Transportation Insight LLC in 2018.
  • The Enterprise Logistics division of the Transportation Insight Holdings, LLC, (TI Holdco) portfolio, Transportation Insight operates alongside transactional freight brokerage Nolan Transportation Group (NTG) to help client shippers engineer efficient supply chain networks.