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Physical Examination Increases Cargo Dwell Time in Nigeria By Over 100%

Physical examination by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS and other government agencies involved in cargo examination process at the nation's seaports has increased the cargo dwell time by over 100 percent. Vanguard investigation revealed that about 40 to 60 containers are physically examined at Apapa port daily while between 50 and

DHL Global Forwarding targets startups with Berlin helpdesk

With the proliferation of startups in today’s increasingly digital economy, DHL Global Forwarding, the ocean- and air-forwarding arm of Deutsche Post DHL, launched a Berlin helpdesk intended specifically to help its startup and entrepreneur customers. The Start-Up Helpdesk, which offers logistics and supply chain services and advice, “acts as a link between

Bolloré Logistics opens warehouse in Miami-area FTZ

On Thursday, March 29, Bolloré Logistics USA inaugurated its new Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami, in presence of Clément Leclerc – Consul general of France in Miami, Cyrille Bolloré – CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics and Thierry Ehrenbogen. – CEO of Bolloré Logistics. The new site of more than 200,000

Rising Opposition to Cargo Palletization

Eromosele Abiodun examines maritime stakeholders’ resistance to the federal government’s directive that all containerized cargoes coming into Nigeria must be on a pallet In late 2017, the federal government directed all containerized cargoes coming into Nigeria to be on a pallet as effective January this year. The Minister of Finance, KemiAdeosun

U.K. airfreight groups again call for action on London Heathrow expansion

Heathrow-cargo-terminal Pressure is being turned up again this week on Parliament in the U.K. to move forward on the planned third-runway expansion of London Heathrow Airport (LHR), as two airfreight groups called for action as soon as possible to relieve congestion caused by limited capacity. Robert Keen, director general of the British