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Swedish engineering consultancy company Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire the rail infrastructure engineering and consulting services business from NRC Group. The acquisition cements the company's place as a major force in full service... Read more

A new China to Europe cargo freight train service has begun between Jinan, the capital city of Shandong Province in eastern China to Budapest, the capital of Hungary... Read more

The power of human relationships that create interpersonal bonds, whether in a family, friends or business setting, is more important than ever in an increasingly unstable and unpredictable world. Here, Melissa Albeck, CEO of online materials... Read more

The Clean Arctic Alliance has challenged Chinese state-owned shipping and logistics services supplier to make public the fuel that is being used on its vessels in the Arctic waters between the Pacific and Atlantic... Read more

The German government has approved a spending plan where €86-billion will be invested in the upgrade of the country's Deutsche Bahn rail network... Read more

The islands of Heligoland and Düne, some 65 km off the northern coast of Germany, are famous for their undisturbed natural beauty, stunning red cliffs, bathing beaches, many sea birds and a unique maritime history... Read more

Latvia's Ministry of Transport has awarded Sia Rere Būve and Besix the design and construct contract for the Rail Baltica Central Station project in the capital, Riga... Read more

Jan Kratochvil began leading the SAP division at Aimtec on 1 July. He has been with the company for twelve years, he was also at the root of the creation of the SappyWMS product. Now he will coordinate the operations for the entire department... Read more

Shippers and freight forwarders fearing complicated and lengthy customs procedures after Brexit don’t need to worry. AEB, a leading provider of software for global trade and supply chain management, is offering a central customs platform with a... Read more

Global aviation holding Avia Solutions Group has partnered with British charter firm Chapman Freeborn, acquiring 100% of its shareholdings. Signed on 14 June this year, the agreement is predicted to benefit each company hugely – but just how... Read more

ABB has won orders worth more than $140 million from Swiss train manufacturer, Stadler, to supply state-of-the-art traction equipment for trains and locomotives in the United States and several European countries. The orders were booked in the... Read more

The increased adoption of automation in the UK potato industry witnessed by Goplasticpallets.com - the Responsible Plastic Pallet Company - has been largely based around the systems developed and implemented by Deprez Handling Solutions using its... Read more

The Polish bus manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach is to provide 250 electric buses to ATM Milano, the city of Milan's transport company. The first 40 buses are set to be delivered by June 2020, according to a statement by the company... Read more

Vattenfall and Echandia Marine have developed an emission and noise reducing solution for electric ferries which will also provide superfast charging and lower operational and maintenance costs. Installed on the E/S Movitz, a 98 passenger... Read more

Danish shipping, transport and logistics firm Maersk has announced the investment of €1.5-million in a Portuguese fashion logistics startup HUUB. The funding comes after a €2.5-million investment from Pathena in 2018. This allows the Porto-based... Read more

Whether it’s to fuel the company fleet or just a single van, petrol prices can be a big dent in the company finances. By current figures, the number of cars around the world will double by 2040, and this will affect the prices we see in the forecourt Read more

The national railway company of Uzbekistan (UTY) has announced it is to acquire two new high-speed Talgo trains, which will be identical to those already in service in the country, the only one of its kind in Central Asia. The contract amounts to... Read more

The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the dawn of steam-powered rail travel. The 31 mile (50 km) railroad was the first to carry passengers and freight by means of steam-powered locomotives, spurring the development of... Read more

Construction has begun on the largest civil engineering project in Slovenian history - a new rail link connecting the deep-sea port of Koper, in the north of the Adriatic Sea, with the the main international railway junction at Divaca. Read more

As part of broader efforts in Europe to drastically reduce CO2 emissions, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) has called for a policy framework that accounts for high-capacity vehicles. The framework will allow such... Read more

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