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DP World, Virgin Hyperloop One unveil international brand for hyperloop-enabled cargo systems

DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One have established a new global company, DP World Cargospeed, which provides hyperloop-enabled cargo systems to support delivery of palletized cargo.

XPO Logistics to invest $90m in road fleet in North America

XPO Logistics, a global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, today announced plans to invest approximately $90m in 770 new tractors for its less-than-truckload (LTL) network in 2018.

Cainiao Network, RoboSense release world's first unmanned logistics vehicle

Alibaba Group's Cainiao Network and RoboSense have announced what they claim is the world's first solid-state LiDAR unmanned logistics vehicle, G Plus.

UPS begins testing of eBike deliveries in Paris, France

UPS has started testing deliveries with eBikes in central Paris, France, as part its efforts to reduce issues resulting from urban logistics.

Kerry Logistics buys logistics firm Saga Italia

Kerry Logistics Network has purchased a majority interest in Milan-based logistics firm, Saga Italia, for an undisclosed sum.

C.H. Robinson introduces rail freight service between China and Europe

C.H. Robinson, a provider of multimodal transportation services and third-party logistics (3PL), has introduced trans-Eurasian rail freight service between China and Europe.

Kerry Logistics introduces cross-border services from China to Caucasus and Turkey

Kerry Logistics Network has introduced cross-border rail and trucking services from China to Caucasus and Turkey, via Kazakhstan.

Emirates SkyCargo, Cainiao collaborate on cross-border parcel delivery services

Emirates SkyCargo has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to jointly work on cross-border parcel delivery services.

Westwell develops AI-powered self-driving container truck

Chinese tech start-up Westwell has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) powered self-driving container truck.

DHL, RCG sign MOU to establish new rail route across six countries

DHL Global Forwarding has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Austrian Federal Railways freight division Rail Cargo Group (RCG) to set up new rail route across six countries, tracing the Silk Road Economic Belt.

Ryder acquires Metro Truck & Tractor Leasing

Ryder System, a provider of fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, has completed the acquisition of all outstanding equity of Metro Truck & Tractor Leasing.

DHL Freight invests in Iveco’s LPG-powered Stralis trucks

DHL Freight has invested in Iveco’s liquefied natural gas (LPG) powered Stralis trucks, as part of its efforts to add environmentally friendly transport to its long-haul road freight.

Daimler Trucks delivers electric Fuso eCanter trucks to Wincanton and DPD

Logistics firm Wincanton and courier service DPD have taken the delivery of FUSO eCanter vehicles from Daimler Trucks.

Sainsbury's begins electric cargo bike delivery trial in UK

UK-based supermarket giant Sainsbury's has started a new trial of electric cargo bikes to deliver groceries to its customers.

DHL launches innovative road transportation across India

Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), a mail and logistics company, has launched DHL SmarTrucking, to provide an innovative trucking solution across an extensive linehaul express road network in India.

Suning Logistics tests autonomous heavy-duty truck in Shanghai, China

Suning Logistics has completed the testing of self-driving heavy-duty truck, Strolling Dragon, as part of its efforts to provide fully-automated logistics solutions to the customers.

FedEx orders 20 Tesla Semi Electric trucks

FedEx has placed an order for for 20 Tesla Semi trucks, which are scheduled to begin production in 2019.

UK’s iPort Rail inland rail freight hub begins operations

iPort Rail, Verdion’s new inland rail freight hub in Doncaster, UK, has commenced operations and received first train.

Davies Turner adds LCL rail service from UK to China

International freight forwarding company Davies Turner has launched a rail-based LCL cargo service from the UK to China.

Georgia Ports Authority breaks ground on $126m Mason Mega rail terminal

The Georgia Ports Authority has broken ground on its $126.7m Mason Mega Rail Terminal, which will double Port of Savannah’s rail capacity.

DHL further expands services for parcel recipients in Germany

DHL Parcel is expanding its services in Germany, by allowing recipients to choose preferred delivery times for any DHL shipment.

DHL unveils new global fulfillment platform for online retailers

DHL has expanded its e-commerce fulfillment capability with a new global fulfillment platform and fulfillment centers in the UK, Americas and Southeast Asia.

DHL Parcel, POST Luxembourg partner in parcel shipping

DHL Parcel and POST Luxembourg have signed a strategic partnership on cross-border parcel shipping.

UK’s Whistl acquires Parcelhub and Mail Workshop

UK delivery management firm Whistl has acquired Nottingham-based Parcelhub and its sister firm Mail Workshop for an undisclosed sum.

ZTO buys 15% stake in Cainiao's last-mile delivery business

ZTO Express (Cayman) has made a strategic investment of approximately US$168m for an approximately 15% stake in Cainiao Post, Cainiao Network's network of last-mile delivery stations, in order to jointly ramp up last-mile service capabilities and provide diversified solutions that enhance efficiency and meet the growing demand from New Retail.

Fluence Automation, Parascript to deliver mail processing solution to CITIPOST Bremen

Fluence Automation has collaborated with Parascript to provide advanced mail processing solution to CITIPOST Bremen.

FedEx Office launches same-day delivery service in Oregon

FedEx Office, a provider of convenient, state-of-the-art printing, packing and shipping services and a subsidiary of FedEx has extended its local courier delivery service, FedEx SameDay City, to Portland, the first market coverage in Oregon.

DHL to develop new logistics hub at Vienna Airport, Austria

DHL is developing a new logistics hub at Vienna Airport in Austria, which the company says will become central gateway to Eastern Europe.

Emirates SkyCargo, Cainiao collaborate on cross-border parcel delivery services

Emirates SkyCargo has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to jointly work on cross-border parcel delivery services.

UPS opens £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK

UPS, a provider of supply chain solutions, has opened a new £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK.

XPO Logistics expands last mile logistics service to European markets

Transport and logistics solutions provider XPO Logistics has expanded its last mile logistics service of heavy goods to European markets.

DHL to develop new mega parcel center near Berlin, Germany

Deutsche Post DHL Group is set to develop a new 165,000m² mega parcel center near Berlin in Germany.

DHL introduces new technologies and delivery solutions in US

DHL is piloting a range of new technologies in its US operations, as part of its efforts to provide more flexible and efficient services to the customers.

XPO Logistics launches voice-enabled tracking for last mile shipments

XPO Logistics, a provider of last mile logistics for heavy goods in North America, has announced the May launch of Google Home and Amazon Echo capabilities integrated with the company’s last mile network.

DHL breaks ground on new distribution facility for Eaton in Germany

DHL Supply Chain has broken ground on a new distribution facility in Rheinbach near Bonn, Germany.

DHL Express opens new EUR140m regional hub at Brussels Airport

DHL Express, a provider of logistics and express delivery services, has opened a new regional hub at Brussels Airport in Belgium, with a capacity to handle 42,000 shipments per hour.

Magento names DHL as premier partner for shipping

B2B and B2C cloud commerce platform Magento has named Deutsche Post DHL Group as Premier Partner for Shipping.

UPS expands express service to help businesses deliver urgent shipments

UPS has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express package service to reach 124 countries and territories, providing an earlier delivery option for customers to more locations.

FedEx buys UK e-commerce transportation solutions provider P2P Mailing

FedEx has acquired UK-based e-commerce transportation solutions provider P2P Mailing for £92m.

DPD, TNO partner to accelerate innovation in logistics sector

Parcel service provider DPD has joined forces with The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) to speed up innovation in logistics sector.

Kapsch to build transportation management software for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Kapsch TrafficCom has been awarded an $8.8m contract to design, develop, install and support Agency-Wide Transportation Management Software (ATMS) for The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ).

DHL introduces Saloodo digital freight platform in UK

Deutsche Post DHL has introduced its Saloodo digital freight platform in UK extending its services across the country.

Menzies Distribution acquires Gnewt Cargo

Logistics firm Menzies Distribution has purchased Gnewt Cargo, a company which uses electric vans to make deliveries in London, UK.

Odyssey Logistics secures equity investment from Jordan Company

An affiliate of private equity firm, Jordan Company, has entered into a definitive agreement to become the new majority shareholder in Odyssey Logistics & Technology.

uShip receives $25m in series D funding to automate logistics operations

uShip has closed a $24m series D round led by DB Schenker, an existing partner of uShip.

SSA Marine to operate Anaklia Deep Water Black Sea Port’s container terminal

Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has signed an agreement appointing SSA Marine as terminal operator for the Anaklia Deep Water Black Sea Port’s container terminal, which will establish an important new maritime corridor between China and Europe and stimulate national and regional economic growth.

ADB investment in Batumi to improve logistics and transport

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting Georgia with $114m loan to help improve regional connectivity and road transport efficiency in the country, while strengthening the country’s bid to become a regional transport and logistics hub.

FedEx opens cargo hub at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

FedEx Express (FedEx) has opened an international express and cargo center in Shanghai, expanding its operational strength for customers in Asia Pacific.

Maxon Lift outsources warehousing function to Ryder

Trucks and trailer liftgates manufacturer Maxon Lift has opened five Ryder-operated warehouses across the US.

Banyan Technology increases multi-modal capabilities in TMS platform

US-based live carrier and API connectivity provider Banyan Technology has increased multi-modal capabilities in its TMS platform.

Transplace selects TPG Capital as new equity partner

Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, has selected global alternative asset firm TPG Capital (TPG) as its new equity partner.

DHL, Ford unveil electric delivery van in Germany

Deutsche Post DHL Group and automaker Ford have unveiled their jointly manufactured electric delivery van in Cologne, Germany.

CM Downton renews contract with Glatfelter

UK-based logistics firm CM Downton has renewed its contract with paper and engineering specialist Glatfelter, extending a relationship that begun in the 1990s.

Agility expands logistics footprint in Singapore

Agility has acquired a two-story warehouse close to Changi International Airport, adding more than 600,000 square feet of warehouse space in total in Singapore.

Lineage Logistics forms strategic partnership with BluJay Solutions

Temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics company Lineage Logistics has entered into a strategic partnership with BluJay Solutions.

DICT’s container terminal goes live with Navis N4 system

Davao International Container Terminal’s (DICT) container terminal has gone live with Navis N4 terminal system in South-eastern Philippines.

CN, TFI International collaborate to create intermodal service for Canada

CN and TFI International have agreed to develop a domestic intermodal business for markets across Canada.

NZ Post signs strategic agreement with HNBLC

New Zealand Post has signed an agreement with Henan Bonded Logistics Centre (HNBLC) and Trademonster to simplify access for New Zealand companies to enter China.

XPO Logistics renews supply chain contract with Maxxium UK

XPO Logistics has extended its contract with spirits company Maxxium UK for providing warehousing and managed transportation services.

Arrive Logistics expands Chicago office to accomodate growth

US-based supply chain service provider Arrive Logistics has expanded its Chicago office to accommodate rapid growth in the region.