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The AIRplus 50% recycled air cushion from Storopack is a protective packaging product made with a recycled film with at least 50% post-consumer and post-industrial waste. The lightweight air pillows oer the same protective properties as conventional engineered air cushions. > SpotSee introduced the SpotBot 4G Plus, its newest connected recorder which monitors the impact, temperature, humidity, and location of a shipment. This data is sent to the SpotSee Cloud via the 4G LTE-M cellular network or through known Wi-Fi connections. The device combines GPS technology with proximity sensing of Wi-Fi signals and cellular towers to track shipments.
> cargo-partner launched less-than-container-load services from Asia to Western Europe via the port of Rotterdam. Its new weekly sea freight consolidation services from China and India to Rotterdam call on various destinations in Western Europe.
> 3PL MD Logistics, a Nippon Express Group Company, opened its
first warehouse in Garner, North Carolina, to serve life science and pharmaceutical companies. This new facility is located close to the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina, a research and science park. > Aeronet Worldwide’s San Francisco operation moved to a nearly 84,000-square- foot facility to increase space for services such as storage, transloading, ecommerce fulfillment, and distribution. The new facility is located within two miles of San Francisco International Airport and within 25 miles from the Port of Oakland.
> The redesigned paletpac from the BEUMER Group is a high-performance palletizing solution for bagged bulk material. The paletpac has either a clamping or double-belt turning device to match product requirements. The device quickly brings the bags into the required position and keeps them dimensionally stable.
> TLI, a provider of transportation and logistics services, expanded into Houston, Texas, bringing managed LTL solutions to shippers in the area. Its sta specializes in routing LTL, dry van, refrigerated, flatbed, and hotshot freight.
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