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Allport Cargo Services Acquires ECT

Allport Cargo Services Acquires ECT

Allport Cargo Services is pleased to advise that the company has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of ECT, a long-term forwarding partner of Cargo Services in France and member of Far East Cargo Line (our NVOCC). The transaction is due to complete by the end of June, and includes all the companies within the ECT group.

Category: Regulatory News

Allport Cargo Services launches ACS Reverse Logistics

Allport Cargo Services launches ACS Reverse Logistics

Allport Cargo Services and TIC Reverse Logistics have joined forces to create – ACS Reverse Logistics to deliver seamless reverse logistics solutions to UK retailers and online stores.. The joint venture will provide complete end-to-end logistics, using proprietary technology to deliver unique reverse logistics solutions for retailers, and will complement Allport Cargo Services’ existing supply chain and logistics offerings.

Category: Supply Side News Retailer News Regulatory News

ACS host Thought-provoking Seminar Addressing Key Issues Facing Global Retail Supply Chain

ACS host Thought-provoking Seminar Addressing Key Issues Facing Global Retail Supply Chain

The Allport Cargo Services Global Supply Chain Seminar in association with Retail Week, took place last week at the iconic and inspiring Shard in London. Senior supply chain executives from leading retailers including Asda, Debenhams, Pets at Home, Boots, Karen Millen, attended the executive briefing, which had a particular focus on the potential and challenges to growth in South East Asia and the implications and benefits of a great returns logistics strategy on customer experience.

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