The robot AGV has knocked on the door of the warehouse, and not as a passing guest, but as a new and welcome tenant. Automated Guided Vehicles - self-driving vehicles that perform handling tasks - represent a groundbreaking innovation for…
Warehouse automation is the answer to the various problems associated with supply chains that need to be increasingly efficient and capable of handling many complex factors. E-commerce has made everything faster: from development and production to stock rotation and delivery.…
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 09:23

SCA sells logistics terminal in Rotterdam

SCA intends to divest SCA Logistics (Rotterdam) B.V. to the Dutch company Matrans Holdings B.V. The transaction is expected to reduce SCA’s net debt by about 575 M SEK, including both the purchase price and the effect of financial leases…
Businesses failing to use procurement specialists to ensure they get best value from Third-Party Logistics suppliers (3PLs) are potentially losing millions, according to the latest research from leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA. SCALA surveyed a selection of the…
The future of the global freight and logistics industry will be shaped during a 3-day conference in London starting 9th July. The 6th Annual International Physical Internet Conference (IPIC) aims to provide an open forum for researchers, industry representatives, government…
Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1st. The service is provided by Nor Lines’ state of…
BillerudKorsnäs is taking a further step into the Internet of Packaging by investing in a minority holding in UK technology company Hanhaa. The company’s solution allows users to track not only the location but also the condition of their deliveries…
As many of you know, Forest2Market recently started operating in Europe and western Russia. We have named the new product the Baltic Rim/Russia Timber Price Index, which basically covers Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Poland and western Russia. On a recent…
As part of Sappi Europe’s successful newly developed ‘go to market’ strategy, the green light has been given for the building of a state of the art multi-purpose paper storage logistics facility of approx. 20,000 m2 close to Wesel, Germany.…
Commencing in autumn 2016, SCA Logistics will begin calling at Kiel with its Ro-Ro vessels as part of a new partnership with Iggesund Paperboard and Seehafen Kiel. Kiel will thus replace Lübeck as a distribution point for Central Europe. A…
Siemens UK & Ireland is hitting the road with its Integrated Drive Systems (IDS) roadshow to UK manufacturers this July. The tour is designed to demonstrate how Integrated Drive Systems are a one-stop solution which can increase productivity, reliability and…
Thursday, 11 June 2015 09:44

Iggesund expanding services for Russia

Iggesund Paperboard is expanding its services for Eastern Europe by establishing a new freight terminal in Riga, Latvia, and a sales office in Moscow to boost Russian sales. The newly established units are a step forward in Iggesund’s long-term plan…
Carl Berberich GmbH and Papier Union GmbH will cooperate on logistics from 1 May 2015. By doing so, the two paper merchants aim to improve the efficiency and achieve more flexible deliveries for their clients. The core idea behind the…
More sawmills throughout the Nordic region can now ship their timber via the Port of Gothenburg. A new transloading terminal for timber products has opened at the port. The terminal will be run by the family-owned company Sören Thyr AB.…
The Port of Tyne has appointed the main contractor for the £25m extension of Riverside Quay, the Port’s multifunctional deep-sea facility at South Shields. The main contract for over 300 metres of quay work includes a 125 metre quay extension,…
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