Daily Archives: August 2, 2017

Delta Cargo opens Cargo Control Center in Atlanta

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Aug. 1, 2017 – Delta Cargo today announced the official opening of its Cargo Control Center (CCC), which will support daily cargo operations across the globe. The new Atlanta facility provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of cargo transportation and management, with the ability to track air shipments, trucks, mail, and freight — domestically and internationally.

Read more at news.delta.com

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“Gold Medal” For Safe Driving

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August 2, 2017- Gilles Godbout, a truck driver and owner-operator with Midland, is celebrating a very special achievement – 5 million miles accident free! He joins an exclusive club, as he is only the third person to receive this distinction. Gilles was recently honoured at the Million Mile Banquet, which recognizes Midland driving professionals who have reached milestones of accident-free driving.

Gilles is humbled by the recognition he’s been receiving. His co-workers at the terminals are offering many words of congratulations. His wife posted pictures on Facebook of him getting the award and it received over 400 likes.

Read more at midlandtransport.com

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Mach 1 Global Services Announces Atlanta Station Expansion and Relocation

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Tempe, Arizona – August 2nd, 2017

Mach 1 Global Services, a domestic and international provider of transportation and logistics services, announced today that it has expanded its Atlanta branch to a new location one mile from the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, effective August 2, 2017.

Mach 1 entered the Atlanta market in 2008 and this new facility was strategically chosen to enhance the current comprehensive portfolio of freight solutions offered, which include domestic and international air, ground, and ocean freight. In addition to offering traditional freight forwarding services, this operation will serve as a key hub for Mach 1’s internal Linehaul Network, as well as provide local cartage, warehousing, and contract logistics for local clients and National Account clients.

Read more at mach1global.com

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Ryder Maintenance Technician Robert Gonzalez Wins “Top Tech” Title and $50,000 at 16th Annual Top Technician Competition

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MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, today announced that the 2017 Top Technician (Top Tech) title and $50,000 cash prize have been awarded to Robert Gonzalez. The Ryder Top Tech Recognition Program for North America, designed to identify, recognize, and reward Ryder’s top performing truck maintenance technicians, hosted its competition final at the Omni Nashville Hotel and the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

Read more at newsroom.ryder.com

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Our corporate magazine is out now

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The acquisition of UTi significantly enhanced our footprint and DSV is now a global player with offices in more than 80 countries on six continents.

In this issue you can read feature stories from of Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, South America and Europe.

Read more about our business in our current issue of Moves:

  • China wants to be one of the five biggest in DSV (p. 4)
  • DSV Protect: extra security in case of an accident (p. 8)
  • Leadership training in DSV (p. 16)
  • Operating under the constant threat of a cyber-attack (p. 24)

Read more at www.dsv.com

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Interim financial report for H1 2017 released

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Only 18 months after the acquisition of UTi Worldwide our productivity and financial results are at an all-time high.

With more than 50% growth in earnings and cash flow we are very satisfied with the Group’s performance in the first half of 2017. Only 18 months after the acquisition of UTi Worldwide, our productivity and financial results are at an all-time high. On the back of a strong start to 2017, we upgrade our expectations for the year and start a new share buyback programme of one billion DKK.

Selected financial and operating data for the period 1 January – 30 June 2017:

  • (DKKm)
  • Net revenue 37,147
  • Gross profit 8,437
  • Operating profit before special items 2,369
  • Operating margin 6.4%
  • Conversion ratio 28.1%
  • Special items, costs 248
  • Profit before tax 1,845
  • Adjusted earnings for the period 1,637
  • Adjusted free cash flow 2,038
  • Diluted adjusted earnings per share of DKK 1 for the period 8.69

Read more at www.dsv.com

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