GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 14, 2018 (Press Release) -After 11 months of construction work, Papyrus is now proud to announce the grand opening of the Papyrus Competence Centre (PCC), a state-of-the-art logistical hub and innovation centre that is located in Köln-Niehl, in Germany.Read more
MILTON KEYNES, UK, Feb. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -International waste-to-product company, Renewi plc has accelerated its rebranding project, with more than 1,000 trucks and 100 sites rebranded.
Fitting the 1,000th truck and the 100th location with the new brand name marks a significant milestone in Renewi’s rebranding project following the merger of Shanks and Van Gansewinkel almost a year ago. Building the new Renewi brand name is an important part of Renewi’s integration plans.Read more
LUXEMBOURG, Feb. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -The European Investment Bank (EIB) and ING today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European shipping market for a total value of EUR 300m. ING and EIB will each contribute EUR 150m to the facility. This agreement will ensure that sponsors of green and sustainable projects in the maritime transport sector can benefit from advantageous financial terms.Read more
BRUSSELS, Feb. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -In February 2018, the European forest fibre and paper industry presented its 2050 vision to decarbonise its transport and logistics and contribute to the EU’s debate on low-carbon mobility.
We have a supply chain that is quite different from that of other industries and this presents both opportunities and challenges for decarbonisation. Access to raw materials, such as wood from forests and recycled paper from collection points is much more dispersed than in other industries.Read more
ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, Feb. 7, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Pointer Telocation Ltd. – a leading developer and operator of Fleet and Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solutions, announced winning of an important fleet management contract in Brazil.
Fibria is a publically listed Brazilian company and the world's leading producer of hardwood pulp. Its Três Lagoas unit in Mato Grosso do Sol, deployed Pointer's Salvador telemetry solution, to manage truck drivers transporting wood to the manufacturing plant.Read more
SAVANNAH, GA, Feb. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Monday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch outlined a plan that will double container handling capacity to 10 million TEUs at Garden City Terminal within 10 years.
At the 50th annual Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Monday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch reviewed the strategic plan for Georgia's ports that will allow for 10 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, 1 million rail lifts, and more than 1 million auto and machinery units per year.Read more
SAO PAULO, Jan. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -FIBRIA CELULOSE S.A.Read more
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, Jan. 23, 2018 (Business Wire) -merQbiz, an online marketplace for the buying and selling of recovered paper (RCP), announces collaboration with C.H. Robinson, a leading global third-party logistics provider (3PL), to bring unmatched freight capacity, competitive real-time pricing and a powerful supply chain network to the platform. The collaboration leverages the deep market knowledge and digital expertise of both companies to enhance the RCP transaction experience.Read more
SAVANNAH, GA, Jan. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017 - an increase of 11 percent and the port's highest annual volume ever.
"This is the first time we've handled more than 4 million TEUs in a 12-month period, which is an important milestone for Savannah," said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch. "These numbers clearly show that Georgia has the fastest growing and most critical port in the Southeast."Read more