LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -United Rail, Inc. , a short line railroad consolidator and owner of the SmartRail brand for electronic Precision Railroading and brand licensor, today announced that it has acquired theNew England Southern Railroad, a freight short line railroad, located in Concord, New Hampshire.Read more
NOTTINGHAM, UK, Feb. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Parcelhub, the leading multi-carrier shipping and eCommerce solution provider, has added fulfilment services to its unique portfolio of carrier management and tracking support for retailers, brands, wholesalers, printers and publishers.
The Parcelhub fulfilment service can be tailored by companies who need to outsource storage, shipping and stock management of printed matter, apparel, daily deals products, gifts, homewares, PC hardware, novelty goods and subscription boxes.Read more
Canfor’s sawmill in Vavenby will be curtailed for six weeks from February 11 to March 22, 2019. In addition, Canfor’s sawmills in Houston and Mackenzie will be curtailed for one week each in Q1.
In combination, these curtailments will reduce Canfor’s production output by approximately 40 million board feet. This is in addition to the approximately 150 million board feet of production capacity that was curtailed by Canfor in Q4 2018 and early Q1 2019, as previously announced.Read more
Stora Enso is implementing a profit protection programme of EUR 120 million targeting reductions in variable and fixed costs, as market uncertainty increases. The programme will include all divisions and corporate functions. The Group estimates that some effects will be visible already during 2019 with full impact by the end of 2020.Read more
Combining Pöyry's deep knowledge through forest based value chains with Simosol's wide experience in digital solutions will help our clients in generating value in their forestry operations covering throughout the supply chain.Read more
The figures were strongest during the final quarter of the year when rail-borne container freight increased by 27 per cent. “The fact that long-distance freight transport is recovering at a higher rate is a clear indication of the growing confidence in the Container Terminal throughout the country,” said Claes Sundmark, Vice President, Container, Ro-Ro and Rail at Gothenburg Port Authority.Read more
This bespoke agreement sees ABP handling paper reels destined for consumer packaging, from a weekly container shipment from Ghent at the Hull Container Terminal. It is then offloaded into the UK’s only All Weather Terminal storage area.
VPK has moved its shipments to the Humber area to enhance ease of distribution by road and strengthen its customer relations. A fully-integrated IT system enables live visibility of stock. ABP Humber Director, Simon Bird, said: “Another win for ABP Humber is great to see as we welcome VPK to the Port of Hull.Read more