European Supply Chain Day 2016

European Supply Chain Day Interview: What have you learned about the logistics industry since joining Ti? Our newest researchers Sam Sprigg and Madison Bird describe their experience with the industry so far, and how much they have learned. What did you know about Logistics before joining Ti? MB: My previous knowledge about logistics basically stems…

A Map Depicting DB Schenker Logistics' Regular Eurasian Rail Services

LSP’s Expand their Presence on the ‘New Silk Road’

At the start of last month, DHL Global Forwarding signed an MOU with Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Express designed to ensure greater connectivity between Europe, the CIS and China. This is an aim that is becoming increasingly familiar in the freight forwarding sphere; CEVA, SNCF Geodis and others have launched overland trade between Europe and China,…

European Post Offices No Longer Just Post Offices – Acquisitions Aplenty in Scandinavia

M&A activity in the logistics sector is gradually picking up in tandem with the global economic recovery. For instance, across the pond, FedEx has just acquired GENCO. In addition, certain microeconomic trends specific to logistics markets are also stimulating acquisition activity. One particularly interesting trend in Europe is post offices adopting increasingly aggressive acquisition strategies.…

Driverless Trucks: Science fiction or just a matter of time?

According to Ti’s latest industry report, there are a number of emerging trends which are likely to have an impact on the fortunes of the European Road Freight sector including not only  technological improvements but also political, legislative and environmental developments. One such development is the rate at which driverless trucks are becoming a reality.…