Greg Williams promoted at Atlas

Atlas World Group has announced the promotion of Greg Williams to senior director and controller for Atlas Van Lines. Greg most recently led the Internal Audit function for the company and has worked for Atlas for more than 12 years. In his new role, he will be responsible for financial reporting, consolidation accounting, payroll and tax for the company. Atlas …

EC seeks views measuring greenhouse gas emissions from transport

EC seeks views measuring greenhouse gas emissions from transport On 28 July, 2022 the European Commission launched an open public consultation on a new initiative that will make it easier to measure the environmental performance of different transport options. CountEmissions EU will offer a framework for calculating transport and logistics-related door-to door greenhouse gas emissions in a consistent way, regardless of transport mode, sector …

Atlas survey highlights career relocation decisions

A new survey has recently been launched by Atlas® Van Lines in the USA. The annual Corporate Relocation Survey reveals the ongoing COVID-19 impacts; economic shifts, including inflation and housing prices; and personal and workplace priorities as the main factors driving career relocation decisions. This is the 55th edition of the Corporate Relocation Survey, the industry’s first and longest-running investigation into …

Hydrogen-powered truck launched

Zero emission truck producer, Clean Logistics, has recently presented its first hydrogen-powered, zero-emission truck ‘fyuriant’ to the public at the Stade airfield in Germany. The company says this heralds a new era in environmentally-friendly road transport. The new truck is equipped with two hydrogen fuel cells with 2×120 kW output and hydrogen tanks with a volume of 43 kg. This …

Stacie Banks promoted at Atlas

As part of a series of strategic hires and promotions to strengthen its finance team,  Atlas® World Group has promoted Stacie Banks to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Finance for Atlas Logistics. Throughout her more than 20 years with Atlas®, Stacie has held many positions in the company’s finance functions, including Vice President of Finance and …

Maersk reduces transit time from Asia to Italy

Aiming to reduce transit times and alleviate congestion while offering higher flexibility in current challenging times, A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has announced a new feeder service between Port Said, at the northern end of the Suez Canal, and Vado Gateway at the Port of Genoa, one of the most significant and busiest ports in Italy. The first feeder of …

European lawmakers vote to ban ICE vans and cars from 2035

Lawmakers in the European Parliament plenary have voted to mandate that all new car and van sales should be zero emissions from 2035 as part of efforts to clean up road transport. Lawmakers backed the final report on revised vehicle CO2 emission standards legislation with 339 in favour and 249 against, with 24 abstentions. The legislation is a key part of the Fit …

New management at GEUER

EUROMOVERS member GEUER International has announced a change of management effective from 1 July 2022.  Horst Geuer and Thomas van Hövell have resigned from the management of the company. Through a management buyout, the company has appointed Markus Wagner, Michael Schepers and Stefan Schlosser as Managing Directors. All three have been with the company for many years. Geuer International began …

DKV Mobility launches on-board unit for Norway, Denmark and Sweden

DKV Mobility customers in Norway, Denmark and Sweden can now pay their tolls easily and conveniently via the DKV BOX Scandic. Scandic can be used for both truck and car fleets and is acceptable on all roads, bridges, ferries and tunnels in the Norwegian toll network, as well as the Öresund (Denmark/Sweden) and Störebaelt (Denmark) bridges. Jérôme Lejeune, Managing Director, …

New Platinum service from Bishops

Bishop’s Move has launched its ‘white glove’, premium home moving service, Platinum Move, with a ‘sparkling’ new addition to its fleet of removal vans. The new truck was built with the assistance of specialist coachbuilders, SBR, and features Bishop’s Move’s traditional branding but in a ‘sparkling’ platinum finish. It will operate from the company’s removals and storage warehouse near Gatwick. …