Rail freight transport

United Kingdom Freight and Logistics Market Report 2021-2026: Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 11:35am

The "United Kingdom Freight and Logistics Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "United Kingdom Freight and Logistics Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Brexit is going to have a significant impact on the international road freight transport market.
  • Rail freight is poised to play a much bigger and prominent role in the movement of goods in the UK.
  • The report covers the major players operating in the UK Freight and Logistics market.

DGAP-News: Aves One AG expands portfolio by around EUR 110 million with rail acquisitions

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:00am

Hamburg, June 11, 2021 - Aves One AG, an owner of durable rail assets, has signed further acquisitions to expand its rail portfolio.

Key Points: 
  • Hamburg, June 11, 2021 - Aves One AG, an owner of durable rail assets, has signed further acquisitions to expand its rail portfolio.
  • In total, transactions with a volume of around EUR 110 million have been agreed for tank, intermodal and freight wagons.
  • After full delivery of the newly acquired rail assets, the rail asset volume would rise to more than EUR 850 million.
  • Aves One AG is an asset owner of durable rail assets with a modern and profitable freight wagon portfolio.

New Automated Trucking Event – Only at AUVSI

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 7:07pm

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) recently announced that it will host a new, one-of-a-kind virtual conference focused on automated trucking July 7-8, 2021.

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  • The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) recently announced that it will host a new, one-of-a-kind virtual conference focused on automated trucking July 7-8, 2021.
  • The Automated Freight Summit (AFS) will explore critical policy questions around the continued deployment of automated freight, and both days will feature panel discussions on topics including:
    Public perception of automated freight;
    The future role of the truck driver or operator;
    How the public safety community interacts with automated trucks;
    All-star states who have put in the effort to safely deploy this technology;
    How to insure automated trucks;
    How safety is defined in the context of heavy-duty automated vehicles; and
    The broader societal impacts of automated freight, including environmental benefits and increased supply chain resiliency.
  • Click here to register for this free event.
  • Dont miss the Automated Freight Summit an event you can find only at AUVSI.

Global Air Freight Market (2020 to 2027) - by Service, Destination, and End-use - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 7:58pm

Air freight or air cargo involves the rapid transportation facility of items via a chartered or scheduled air carrier.

Key Points: 
  • Air freight or air cargo involves the rapid transportation facility of items via a chartered or scheduled air carrier.
  • One of the lucrative options offered by air freight companies is consolidation where air freight can be combined to form consoles.
  • However, high costs associated with air freight solutions and stringent regulations associated with air freight are expected to restrain the growth of the air freight market during the forecast period.
  • The report presents information related to the key drivers, restraints, and opportunities of the global air freight market with a detailed impact analysis.

Global Freight Forwarding Market (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 4:58pm

Sea freight forwarding is preferred by several end-user industries, and several strategic partnerships are also likely to promote the growth of sea freight forwarding during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • Sea freight forwarding is preferred by several end-user industries, and several strategic partnerships are also likely to promote the growth of sea freight forwarding during the forecast period.
  • The growing global cross border e-commerce market is also driving the less-than-container load (LCL) volume and is positively impacting the sea freight forwarding market growth.
  • Germany and the United Kingdom are the key markets for sea freight forwarding in Europe.
  • China reopened its factories way before other countries, as a result, it is still leading the freight forwarding market, globally.

BookYourCargo Launches Digital Drayage Platform to Address Capacity Shortage, Container Backlogs at U.S. Ports

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

Specifically, the platform addresses the issues caused by capacity shortages* and container backlogs that are constraining the drayage process at ports all over the United States.

Key Points: 
  • Specifically, the platform addresses the issues caused by capacity shortages* and container backlogs that are constraining the drayage process at ports all over the United States.
  • BYCs cloud-based, tech-enabled drayage platform is designed to provide instant quotes and full shipment visibility to shippers, freight forwarders and ocean carriers.
  • The Digital Drayage Platform facilitates rate management, operational optimization, service integration, and order visibilitycreating customer value and tailor-made supply chain control.
  • BYCs cloud-based Digital Drayage Platform is architected on the latest tech stack featuring AI robotics and machine learning engines.

Convoy Integrates Online Truckload Booking Platform with Modern TMS to Give Shippers More Control Over Their Freight

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Convoy, the nations most efficient digital freight network , today launched a new online platform that brings together the companys on-demand truckload capacity offering, Shipper Platform, with its modern transportation management system (TMS), Convoy Connect.

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  • Convoy, the nations most efficient digital freight network , today launched a new online platform that brings together the companys on-demand truckload capacity offering, Shipper Platform, with its modern transportation management system (TMS), Convoy Connect.
  • In addition, most shippers have yet to adopt a TMS, instead relying on a mix of spreadsheets, email, and paper to manage their freight.
  • Without centralized software, these shippers award freight without accurately benchmarking their carriers, resulting in higher costs and lower quality of service.
  • Many shippers still manage their freight using email, spreadsheets, and paper, said Ziad Ismail, Chief Product Officer at Convoy.

$247.39 Bn Rail Freight Transport Market - Global Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts Report 2021-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 11:17am

The "Rail Freight Transport Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Rail Freight Transport Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • COVID-19 had a mixed impact on the global rail freight market as regions line North and South America saw a decline in the rail freight market while Asia and Europe saw a rise in the rail freight traffic.
  • North America leads the global rail freight market and Asia-Pacific is expected to overtake North America during the forecast period.
  • Similarly, with the rise in international trade and the countries recognizing the benefits of rail freight transport, cross-border rail freight transport is gaining huge momentum across different parts of the world.

123Loadboard Partners with DigCargo to Provide Deep Load Searching Integration

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 10:55am

HOUSTON, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Freight matching platform 123Loadboard and Transportation management software DigCargo, announces they are providing a deep integration of services through DigCargo to allow carriers, brokers, and shippers to access 123Loadboard's freight matching marketplace to make load searching and freight booking more efficient for their members.

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  • HOUSTON, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Freight matching platform 123Loadboard and Transportation management software DigCargo, announces they are providing a deep integration of services through DigCargo to allow carriers, brokers, and shippers to access 123Loadboard's freight matching marketplace to make load searching and freight booking more efficient for their members.
  • This comprehensive integration will allow members to access 123Loadboard services through the DigCargo software and enable them to experience load searching in real time as freight is added by brokers and shippers via their DigCargo subscription (a valid membership to 123Loadboard is required).
  • "This integration allows DigCargo and 123Loadboard members the ability to extract information from both platforms simultaneously to increase their workflow efficiency and accelerate the freight-moving process," says Loarn Metzen, V.P., 123Loadboard.
  • "Through the power of this in-depth integration with 123Loadboard, DigCargo members can look forward to moving their fleets using the load searching connectivity solution to systemize their freight process," says Daniel Leonard, Co-Founder, DigCargo.

Shipping Innovator Flock Freight Named to 2021 CNBC Disruptor 50 List

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 12:10pm

ENCINITAS, Calif., May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Flock Freight , a technology company that is reinventing freight shipping with shared truckload service, today announced its position on the prestigious CNBC Disruptor 50 list .

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  • ENCINITAS, Calif., May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Flock Freight , a technology company that is reinventing freight shipping with shared truckload service, today announced its position on the prestigious CNBC Disruptor 50 list .
  • "We are honored to be recognized on this prestigious list among other industry change-makers," said Oren Zaslansky, CEO and founder of Flock Freight.
  • Flock Freight is disrupting the $2T freight industry by fundamentally changing the way freight moves.
  • Flock Freight is a San Diego-based B Corp that's been reinventing freight shipping since 2015.