Tag: Netherlands

Rhenus expands UK perishables logistics offering

Leading logistics service provider Rhenus Air & Ocean has announced its expansion into perishable goods transportation by launching a dedicated Rhenus Fresh department in the UK. Rhenus Fresh specialises in perishable cargo handling, and has handled ocean and air freight imports and exports s...

Rhenus Air & Ocean obtains further certification in Amsterdam

Another of Rhenus Air & Ocean’s business sites has gained the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certificate – this time it is the Amsterdam Schiphol gateway. The Dutch headquarters of the air and ocean freight expert at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is CEIV Pharma accredited for years a...

Swissport celebrates successful ‘Milk Run’ initiative at Schiphol Airport

The 'Milk Run' supply chain optimization initiative at Schiphol Airport combines freight to and from several cargo forwarders into a single truck. With the highly efficient and more sustainable cargo process, Swissport the Netherlands saved 20,000 truck runs since the start, seven years ago. B...

Digital freight logistics provider Forto opens Netherlands office

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced expansion into the Netherlands with a new office in Rotterdam. Leading the Netherlands commercial office is logistics industry expert Marcel Beentjes, as Director Netherlands. The new office ...

Network Airline Services Appointed GSA for Bringer Air Cargo

Network Airline Services, the General Sales and Services (GSSA) division of the Network Aviation Group, has been appointed as the GSA for Bringer Air Cargo in the Netherlands, with effect from 1st June 2021. “We are confident this will be a success for both companies and that we can follow...

Scan Global Logistics is Expanding to Belgium and the Netherlands

The fast-growing Nordic based global transport and logistics company, Scan Global Logistics, opens three new offices in the strategically important Benelux region, focusing on an improved service level for their customers and strengthening their Air and Ocean business. The new offices in Hoofddorp,...

Saskia Groen-in’t-Woud Heads up New Damco leadership team

Saskia Groen-in’t-Woud, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Damco, has appointed Naomi Landman as Head of Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Network Strategy to drive growth in 2020. The Netherlands-based freight forwarder will continue to diversify its service offerings, developing new air...

Fast falling freighter traffic leads to decline in volumes in Amsterdam

The lack of freighter slots and traffic was the chief reason Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s cargo volumes fell 9.2 per cent to 767,519 tonnes in the first half of 2019, compared to the same period last year. Freighter tonnage was down by 16.4 per cent due to the 14.4 per cent fall in the number ...

Fred Westdijk announced as new CEO of Jan de Rijk Logistics

Jan de Rijk Logistics has appointed Fred Westdijk as the company's new chief executive officer to replace Sebastiaan Scholte, who left the company on 1 July. Westdijk (pictured below) is the current director of contract logistics and will start on 1 September. He started his career in 1999 at KL...

CSafe Global opens expanded Service Center in Amsterdam

Temperature controlled container firm CSafe Global has opened a new service centre in Amsterdam, near to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This expanded facility will enable CSafe to further enhance their support and service reach within the BENELUX region, aiding life-science companies shipping cruci...

Geodis opens a new airside gateway in Amsterdam

Geodis Netherlands has opened a new airside gateway at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to improve both the speed and security of freight handling. The Amsterdam Gateway spans 2,500 square metres of warehouse and office space directly next to the airport’s runway. Geodis said that it opened the g...

AFKLMP Cargo signs as launch carrier for new Accenture platform

The Netherlands Accenture has introduced AFLS Exchange - a new cloud-based connectivity and collaboration platform enabling air cargo carriers to seamlessly integrate with their partner networks - helping them expand their footprint and create new business opportunities. Air France KLM Martinai...

Cargo demand fall in June for the Air France KLM Group

Air France KLM Group is the latest to report declining figures as in June cargo demand fell compared to the same month last year. In June, the group’s revenue tonne kilometres (RTK) were down 3.6 per cent on the 721 million in 2018 to 694 million. For the first half of the year, RTKs were thou...

Schiphol collaborates with Atlanta to create new trade and logistics corridor

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is collaborating with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cargo trade and investment between metro Atlanta and the Netherlands. The MoU between the two air cargo hubs was announced a...

Saudia Cargo transports 175 tonnes of WWE Super Showdown equipment

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company transported 175 tonnes of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) equipment to Jeddah from Maastricht in the Netherlands for the WWE event that will take place at King Abdullah Sports City on Friday (7 June). Saudia Cargo provided all its logistical capabilities to bring...

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