Forward prices on a healthy upward trend

Prices for both rapeseed and soybeans have been flying high for several months. Rapeseed recently closed at a record level. Paris rapeseed futures have rallied significantly since the beginning of the calendar year 2021. On 22 April 2021, they reached a record high at EUR 595 per tonne. They have maintained this level since then. Read more about Forward prices on a healthy upward trend[…]

Meyer Burger sets new industry standards and unveils its high-performance solar modules at digital product premiere

Industry-leading solar modules based on patented Swiss technology produced in Germany with additional energy yield of up to 20 percent compared to standard products Three different product variants available: white, black and glass-glass in standard size for roof systems and weight less than 20 kilograms Rethinking solar energy according to the guiding principle "The best. Read more about Meyer Burger sets new industry standards and unveils its high-performance solar modules at digital product premiere[…]

EU biodiesel imports dropped considerably

Following a sharp decline in biodiesel imports from Argentina to the EU-27 in 2019, a major slump has been recorded in deliveries from Malaysia and Indonesia for 2020. In the calendar year 2020, the EU-27 imported a total of 3.1 million tonnes of biodiesel from non-EU countries. This was down around 16 per cent year-on-year and Read more about EU biodiesel imports dropped considerably[…]

Rhenus takes a majority holding in Arkon Shipping & Projects

Rhenus Maritime Services, the charterer and shipping company for short-sea traffic with operations across Europe, took over 60 percent of the shares in the ship and project consignment manager, Arkon Shipping & Projects, in March. Rhenus is strengthening its project and heavy-lift cargo business by taking this holding in Arkon Shipping & Projects. Rhenus Maritime Read more about Rhenus takes a majority holding in Arkon Shipping & Projects[…]

TRIMODAL Logistik welcomes a new shareholder, EKB Container Logistik

EKB Container Logistik, a provider of international container transport operations and logistics services for them, took over 23.8 percent of the shares in TRIMODAL Logistik, which has its headquarters in Bremen, on 1 April. TRIMODAL Logistik operates an inland waterway shuttle service between Bremen and Bremerhaven every working day, among other things. The other shareholders Read more about TRIMODAL Logistik welcomes a new shareholder, EKB Container Logistik[…]

Rheinmetall achieves success in crisis year 2020: Defence secures high sales and earnings level

. Fiscal 2020 -Consolidated sales down 6% to €5,875 million in the year of coronavirus -Consolidated operating result reaches €426 million -High operating free cash flow of €217 million -Defence: Operating result improves by 21% to €414 million, operating margin increases to 11.1% -Positive despite crisis: Automotive generates operating result of €33 million -Group’s order Read more about Rheinmetall achieves success in crisis year 2020: Defence secures high sales and earnings level[…]

Changes in Distance Selling VAT

New VAT rules for the distance sale of goods will apply from July 2021 with the implementation of the EU VAT e-commerce package. The changes include the expansion of the One-Stop-Shop solution (OSS), the harmonisation of threshold values and the elimination of the tax exemption for small value shipments. As of 1 July 2021, the Read more about Changes in Distance Selling VAT[…]

Nayak and Zufall Logistic – Partnering to offer a full aerospace solution

Nayak Aircraft Service has selected Zufall Aerospace Global Logistics as their nominated forwarder to build a scalable, global and elongated business association. The partnership agreement was signed February 2021 with the prime focus to interfuse endeavor and provide exquisite logistic solutions for our customers. Zufall Aeropace will be handling all the shipments and providing dedicated Read more about Nayak and Zufall Logistic – Partnering to offer a full aerospace solution[…]

trans-o-flex ThermoMed creates reserve capacity for vaccine distribution

Expansion of the central hub in Baunatal completed: 25% more capacity in the actively temperature-controlled network for pharmaceutical shipments CEO Albeck: Nationwide logistics solution for Covid-19 vaccine distribution is possible and presents many advantages trans-o-flex ThermoMed, market leader for the fine distribution of actively temperature-controlled medicines at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius in Germany, is Read more about trans-o-flex ThermoMed creates reserve capacity for vaccine distribution[…]

Major order for Berlin Metro: Knorr-Bremse to equip new metro cars from Stadler

Knorr-Bremse has won a major order to equip 606 new metro cars for Berlin mass transit operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) Within this multi-system order, Knorr-Bremse will supply Stadler Deutschland with braking, entrance and climate control (HVAC) systems and be responsible for supplying replacement parts and digital maintenance services for 32 years The framework agreement with Read more about Major order for Berlin Metro: Knorr-Bremse to equip new metro cars from Stadler[…]