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…
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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,…
Thursday, 27 November 2014 09:29

Steveco has extended the network

In two words: sell and develop... This is how Peter Langerbeck, Country Manager, Steveco Logistics describes his new job in Swedish representative office of Steveco. Steveco Logistics, running the Steveco forwarding business around all corners of the globe, has widened…
Last modified on Thursday, 27 November 2014 09:40
On 15 May, Södra's two truck rigs with a maximum weight of 74 tonnes officially entered service. They are now rolling fully loaded. Shortly after entering service, a dispensation was received for one of the rigs, a timber truck with…
Last modified on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 20:26
After several studies, and backed by a thorough understanding of customer needs, Konecranes launched the BOXHUNTER and reinvented the RTG crane. The innovations at a glance: the operator has been brought down to earth. The cabin has been brought down…
Last modified on Tuesday, 06 May 2014 09:13
The port of Baltimore handled more automobiles, cargo containers and wood pulp in 2013 than ever before, a record-setting performance despite continuing labor unrest on its public docks. Solidifying its place as the nation's No. 1 port for automobile imports…
Friday, 21 March 2014 13:05

Tilbury launches London Paper Terminal

UK’s leading paper port invests in specialist terminal The Port of Tilbury, one the UK’s largest ports, handling over 3 million tonnes of forest products, today announces the launch of London Paper Terminal (LPT). The terminal has already secured industry…
Last modified on Friday, 21 March 2014 13:12
International Paper (NYSE:IP) has announced that distribution solutions businesses xpedx and Unisource Worldwide, Inc. will merge under the terms of a definitive agreement that will result in the creation of a new publicly traded company. The agreements providing for the…
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