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Bertling Logistics receives Bronze status from EcoVadis

Bertling Logistics receives Bronze status from EcoVadis

We herewith announce that Bertling Logistics has been awarded Bronze status in the EcoVadis Sustainability Score for 2024.

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Eid al Fitr Mubarak from Bertling!

Eid al Fitr Mubarak from Bertling!

We would like to wish our valued clients, business partners, and employees a blessed and joyful Eid al Fitr 2024 and all the best for the weeks ahead.

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Charity event held by Bertling Dubai

Charity event held by Bertling Dubai

On a sunny afternoon, our team distributed food kits containing rice, juice, bread, apples, and bananas to about 100 laborers.

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Bertling Logistics Malaysia new office phone number

Bertling Logistics Malaysia new office phone number

We are pleased to announce that the relocation of our Malaysia office has been successfully completed.

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Bertling at the Breakbulk Europe 2024 in Rotterdam

Bertling at the Breakbulk Europe 2024 in Rotterdam

Meet Bertling's experts in Rotterdam at Breakbulk Europe from 21 – 23 May 2024. Our booth number will be 2B30-C31 in Exhibit Hall 2.

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Happy Easter 2024 from Bertling!

Happy Easter 2024 from Bertling!

We would like to wish our valued clients, business partners and employees a blessed and joyful Easter and all the best for the weeks ahead.

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Bertling in Middlesbrough moves to a new location

Bertling in Middlesbrough moves to a new location

We are pleased to announce that our Middlesbrough team has successfully moved to a larger and more modern office building in Middlesbrough.

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Sustainable office decoration in our global offices

Sustainable office decoration in our global offices

As part of our commitment to environmental responsibility, we are proud to announce our initiative towards sustainable office decoration across all our global offices.

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Logistics companies up and down the East Coast were urgently relaying messages back and forth to clients Tuesday on the status of their imports and exports after the Port of Baltimore was shut down.

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Client Notification on the Red Sea Situation - 26.03.2024

Client Notification on the Red Sea Situation - 26.03.2024

The attacks in the Red Sea have caused widespread disruption to the ocean shipping industry. Our notifications are designed to provide you with an overview of recent events.

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Baltimore bridge collapses after ship collision

Baltimore bridge collapses after ship collision

The 1.6-mile-long Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed into Baltimore's Patapsco River after a cargo ship collided with a pillar. Rescuers are searching for at least seven in the water, officials said.

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Happy Holi Festival from Bertling!

Happy Holi Festival from Bertling!

We would like to wish our employees, clients, and business partners a blessed and joyful Holi Festival 2024. Please stay safe and healthy!

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Earth Hour on 23 March 2024

Earth Hour on 23 March 2024

Earth Hour is an annual global event that encourage to turn off non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol of their commitment to the planet.

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WANTED: Airfreight Specialist for Bertling Germany

WANTED: Airfreight Specialist for Bertling Germany

Bertling Logistics is seeking a dynamic and experienced Airfreight Specialist to join our team in Duesseldorf, Germany. Ready to take off with us? Apply now to join our team!

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Happy International Day of Forests from Bertling!

Happy International Day of Forests from Bertling!

Today, 21 March 2024, is the International Day of Forests - we're excited to invite you to join us in recognizing the invaluable role forests play in sustaining life on our planet.

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Happy Nauryz Holidays from Bertling!

Happy Nauryz Holidays from Bertling!

We would like to wish our valued clients, business partners, and employees in Kazakhstan joyful and relaxing Nauryz Holidays 2024.

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Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2024

Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2024

Global Recycling Day is about raising awareness about the importance of recycling and taking action to reduce waste and promote sustainability.

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Women's Day Breakfast at Bertling Logistics

Women's Day Breakfast at Bertling Logistics

Today, 1 week after IWD2024, we invited our colleagues to a virtual breakfast session in a casual atmosphere to celebrate the achievements of women around the world, to recap why IWD is celebrated on 8 March.

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Bertling Logistics publishes its first GRI-based Sustainability Report

Bertling Logistics publishes its first GRI-based Sustainability Report

We are delighted to announce our updated and completed Sustainability Report based on the requirements of the GRI Reporting Standards 2016.

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Bertling Client Notification on the Red Sea Situation

Bertling Client Notification on the Red Sea Situation

The attacks in the Red Sea have caused widespread disruption to the ocean shipping industry. Our notifications are designed to provide you with an overview of recent events.

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Bertling Logistics Malaysia will move to a new location

Bertling Logistics Malaysia will move to a new location

Please be informed that our Bertling office in Malaysia is moving to new premises on 15 March 2024. Find out the new address!

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TPM24 round-up: Xeneta preview Ocean Monitor 2.0 and lead industry insights

TPM24 round-up: Xeneta preview Ocean Monitor 2.0 and lead industry insights

TPM24 has taken place in Long Beach, California, with Xeneta taking to the stage to share expert insights on ocean freight container shipping and preview the next generation of our data and intelligence platform.

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What’s driving Asia-Europe trade?

What’s driving Asia-Europe trade?

E-commerce is proving key for Asia-Europe trade, even as the Red Sea – Suez Canal shipping crisis throws up near-term opportunities.

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Lufthansa cabin crew call new two-day strike in Germany

Lufthansa cabin crew call new two-day strike in Germany

Lufthansa's cabin crew union has called a fresh two-day strike across two of Germany's busiest airports, Frankfurt and Munich.

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Bertling Logistics at Ecovadis Sustain 2024

Bertling Logistics at Ecovadis Sustain 2024

Bertling Logistics at the Ecovadis Sustain 2024 conference on Monday and Tuesday this week.

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60-hour Lufthansa strike expected to impact 200.000 passengers

60-hour Lufthansa strike expected to impact 200.000 passengers

Ver.di has announced that ground staff working for Lufthansa at German airports will carry out another strike on March 7 through 9, which is expected to bring passenger flights to a standstill.

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Happy Ramadan from Bertling!

Happy Ramadan from Bertling!

We would like to wish our valued clients, business partners, and employees a blessed and joyful Ramadan 2024 and all the best for the weeks ahead.

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Frank Fischer to join the Management Team of Bertling Shipping

Frank Fischer to join the Management Team of Bertling Shipping

We are pleased to announce that Frank Fischer will join the Management of Bertling’s Shipping Division latest on 1 May 2024.

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World Energy Efficiency Day on 5 March 2024

World Energy Efficiency Day on 5 March 2024

Energy Efficiency Day is an initiative to raise awareness of the need to reduce energy consumption. There are many simple actions we can take all year long to keep Energy Usage at sustainable levels.

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CMA CGM resumes Red Sea transits on ‘case-by-case’ basis

CMA CGM resumes Red Sea transits on ‘case-by-case’ basis

CMA CGM has resumed transit of some vessels through the Red Sea on a case-by-case basis, despite continued Houthi attacks on shipping transiting the region.

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Client notification - Red Sea/Suez situation

Client notification - Red Sea/Suez situation

The attacks in the Red Sea have caused widespread disruption to the ocean shipping industry. Here are the latest developments and operational impacts.

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Bertling Singapore celebrates Lunar New Year

The Bertling Singapore office recently celebrated the Lunar New Year with great enthusiasm and joy. We look forward to a successful year.

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Bertling Bulk Liquids at ProWein in Düsseldorf

Bertling Bulk Liquids at ProWein in Düsseldorf

Bertling Bulk Liquids will attend this year's ProWein in Düsseldorf on 10-12 March 2024. 

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Updates from the Guyana Energy Conference and Exhibition 2024

Updates from the Guyana Energy Conference and Exhibition 2024

Today is the last day of the Guyana Energy Conference and Exhibition, taking place in Georgetown this week.

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COMPENSATION PROJECTS UPDATED - NEW PROJECT IN ETHIOPIA

COMPENSATION PROJECTS UPDATED - NEW PROJECT IN ETHIOPIA

This project supports landless farmers in implementing soil and water conservation, enrichment planting and applying improved management techniques.

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Greetings on Founding Day in Saudi Arabia

Greetings on Founding Day in Saudi Arabia

We would like to wish our employees, clients, and business partners in Saudi Arabia a happy Founding Day today, 22 February 2024!

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WANTED: Project Coordinator - Imports for Bertling USA

WANTED: Project Coordinator - Imports for Bertling USA

Bertling is seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Coordinator to join our team in the USA. Are you up for the challenge? Apply now to join our team!

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Bertling at the Guyana Energy Conference & Expo 2024

Bertling at the Guyana Energy Conference & Expo 2024

Bertling will be present at the International Energy Conference and Exhibition - Guyana 2024, hosted from 19 to 22 February in Georgetown, Guyana.

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Bertling donates warm winter clothes and blankets to Hanseatic Help

Back in December last year, we started collecting donations for Hanseatic Help to help people in need during the cold winter season here in Germany.

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Bertling at the Int'l Petroleum Technology Conference in Saudi Arabia

Bertling at the Int'l Petroleum Technology Conference in Saudi Arabia

We are pleased to inform you that we will attend this year's International Petroleum Technology Conference in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia on 12-14 February. 

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Love is in the air… the impact of Valentine’s Day on air freight

Love is in the air… the impact of Valentine’s Day on air freight

Love is, quite literally, in the air as North America gears up for Valentine’s Day on 14 February through the import of fresh-cut flowers from Latin America.

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Happy Chinese New Year 2024 from Bertling

Happy Chinese New Year 2024 from Bertling

We would like to wish our customers, business partners, employees, and everyone celebrating joyful and peaceful Chinese New Year holidays...

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Bertling at Mining Indaba in Cape Town on 5-8 February 2024

Bertling at Mining Indaba in Cape Town on 5-8 February 2024

Bertling Logistics will attend this year's Mining Indaba in Cape Town on 5-8 February 2024. 

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CMA CGM Suspends Red Transits After Ship Was Twice Targeted

CMA CGM Suspends Red Transits After Ship Was Twice Targeted

It is being widely reported that CMA CGM Group reversed course and has again decided to suspend transits in the Red Sea. 

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Happy National Day of Australia!

Happy National Day of Australia!

As we celebrate the spirit of the great nation on Australia Day, we extend warm wishes to you and your loved ones.

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International Day of Education on 24 January 2024

International Day of Education on 24 January 2024

The International Day of Education is dedicated to recognizing education as a fundamental human right, a public good, and a shared societal responsibility.

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Bertling at the POWERGEN International Exhibition & Summit in New Orleans

Bertling at the POWERGEN International Exhibition & Summit in New Orleans

We are pleased to inform you that our team from Bertling Miami and Houston will attend the Powergen International Exhibition & Summit in New Orleans, on 23 January until 25 January 2024.

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Bertling Kazakhstan support Children's Hospital of Atayrau with 5 play rooms

More than seven thousand children received treatment at this medical facility in 2023 and to make their stay more comfortable, Bertling helped to create a cozy environment for these children.

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IMPORTANT CLIENT NOTIFICATION – RED SEA/SUEZ SITUATION

IMPORTANT CLIENT NOTIFICATION – RED SEA/SUEZ SITUATION

Houthi militants in Yemen are targeting shipping passing through the Red Sea leading to additional costs and delays in delivery times. 

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Red Sea crisis from Houthi attacks hits world trade as cost of shipping soars by 170%

Red Sea crisis from Houthi attacks hits world trade as cost of shipping soars by 170%

Companies are rerouting around South Africa to avoid militia attacks in Yemen in one of the biggest disruptions to world trade since the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Bertling Dubai organises "A Gift of Reading" initiative

Bertling Dubai organises "A Gift of Reading" initiative

Bertling in Dubai recently initiated a significant project aimed at promoting literacy and providing the gift of reading to those facing challenges.

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Happy New Year from Bertling!

Happy New Year from Bertling!

We would like to wish you joyful and peaceful year-end holidays, lots of success, and the best of health for the new year ahead.

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Bertling Sweden is a proud partner of Öppet Hus 2024

Bertling Sweden is a proud partner of Öppet Hus 2024

Together with Öppet Hus, we aim to promote an inclusive and supportive environment where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

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Our Guyana JV company receives local content certificate

Our Guyana JV company receives local content certificate

We are pleased to announce that Rafeek & Moore Bertling Logistics (Guyana) Inc. received its Local Content Certificate, issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources/Local Content Secretariat.

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Bertling Houston volunteers and participates in a charity cook off event supporting Henry’s Home

Bertling Houston volunteers and participates in a charity cook off event supporting Henry’s Home

On November 12th, the Bertling Houston Team volunteered and participated in a charity cook off event supporting Henry’s Home.

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Red Sea attacks: How will global trade be affected?

Red Sea attacks: How will global trade be affected?

After a rise in attacks by the Iran-backed Houthis, the world's largest shipping firms are staying away from the Red Sea and Suez Canal. Will we see another supply chain crisis?

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Bertling Logistics opens new office in Düsseldorf

Bertling Logistics opens new office in Düsseldorf

We are happy to introduce our new office in Düsseldorf, Germany, strategically located in the popular and international hotspot Media Hafen.

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Bertling Logistics opens new office in Düsseldorf

Bertling Logistics opens new office in Düsseldorf

We are happy to introduce our new office in Düsseldorf, Germany, strategically located in the popular and international hotspot Media Hafen.

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Bertling Logistics South Africa donates Christmas party packs to Kids Haven

Bertling Logistics South Africa donates Christmas party packs to Kids Haven

Bertling Logistics South Africa recently made a meaningful contribution to Kids Haven's cause by donating Christmas Party Packs.

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Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

We would like to wish you blessed winter holidays and a really good time with your families and loved ones. We highly appreciate your support...

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Happy Independence Day, Kazakhstan!

Happy Independence Day, Kazakhstan!

Tomorrow, 16.12.2023, we join our Kazakhstani colleagues, clients, and business partners in celebrating the Independence Day of Kazakhstan.

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Celebrate a sustainable Christmas with Bertling Logistics

Celebrate a sustainable Christmas with Bertling Logistics

Make mindful choices that minimize the environmental impact of the holiday season with our ideas for a more sustainable Christmas.

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Bertling Logistics UK donates and volunteers at the Burnt Oak Community Food bank

Members of staff from the Harrow office took part in donating and volunteering at the Burnt Oak Community Food Bank. 

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Bertling Logistics complies with the German supply chain due diligence act

Bertling Logistics complies with the German supply chain due diligence act

The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act is a new German law that requires companies to carry out analyses of its supply chain to identify..

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Bertling Compliance Day on 8 December 2023

Bertling Compliance Day on 8 December 2023

In connection with Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, we would like to share the exciting developments happening at Bertling Logistics. 

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Bertling Customer Satisfaction Survey 2023 - we look forward to your feedback!

Bertling Customer Satisfaction Survey 2023 - we look forward to your feedback!

At Bertling Logistics, we value your feedback and strive to provide you with the best possible experience. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we want to ensure that we are meeting your expectations.

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Happy National Day, United Arab Emirates!

Happy National Day, United Arab Emirates!

We would like to wish our employees, clients, and business partners in the UAE a happy National Day today, on 2 December 2023!

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Bertling Logistics conducts Employee Commuting Survey for corporate carbon footprint reduction

Bertling Logistics conducts Employee Commuting Survey for corporate carbon footprint reduction

Our green focus is on finding innovative ways to proactively reduce our carbon footprint in all our global offices.

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Changes in German Road Tariffs and Toll Charges 1st December 2023

Changes in German Road Tariffs and Toll Charges 1st December 2023

Modifications to toll charges are set to be implemented on December 1, 2023, and will result in additional charges for CO2 emissions in road transport.

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Giving Tuesday on 28 November 2023

Giving Tuesday on 28 November 2023

Today on 28 November is Giving Tuesday, a day with the mission to build a world where generosity is part of everyday life.

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Meet Bertling Logistics at the Antwerp XL

Meet Bertling Logistics at the Antwerp XL

We are pleased to inform you that we are attending Antwerp XL on 28 – 30 November 2023 in Antwerp, Belgium.

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Panama Canal is so backed up that ships are detouring to avoid costly delays

Panama Canal is so backed up that ships are detouring to avoid costly delays

The Panama Canal has become so backlogged that the world’s largest operator of chemical tankers has decided to reroute its fleet to the Suez Canal.

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Bertling Logistics complies with German Supply Chain Diligence Act

Bertling Logistics complies with German Supply Chain Diligence Act

The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act requires companies to analyse their supply chain to identify risks to human rights and the environment.

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Bertling Dubai participates in Green Initiative - Can Collection Success

Bertling Dubai collects 8 kg of tin cans, saving approximately 13.6 kg of CO2 emissions in the Can Collection Drive Campaign.

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Happy Thanksgiving Day from Bertling!

Happy Thanksgiving Day from Bertling!

We would like to wish our customers, business partners, employees, and everyone celebrating a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving holiday.

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International Men’s Day on 19 November 2023

International Men’s Day on 19 November 2023

International Men’s Day 2023 is a global observance that celebrates the positive achievements of men while addressing important issues affecting men’s health.

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Bertling Bulk Liquids at the World Bulk Wine Exhibition

Bertling Bulk Liquids at the World Bulk Wine Exhibition

We are happy to announce that Bertling Bulk Liquids will attend the 15th World Bulk Wine Exhibition (WBWE) on 20-21 November in Amsterdam. 

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WANTED: Business Development Manager – General Cargo for Bertling Malaysia

WANTED: Business Development Manager – General Cargo for Bertling Malaysia

Bertling is seeking a dynamic and experienced Business Development Manager for General Cargo to join our team in Malaysia. Are you up for the challenge? Apply now to join our team!

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WANTED: Business Development Manager – Projects for Bertling Malaysia

WANTED: Business Development Manager – Projects for Bertling Malaysia

Bertling is seeking a dynamic and experienced Business Development Manager for Projects to join our team in Malaysia. Are you up for the challenge? Apply now to join our team!

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Happy Diwali from Bertling!

Happy Diwali from Bertling!

We would like to wish our customers, business partners, and employees a blessed Diwali. This year, Diwali is celebrated between 10–14 November 2023. 

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Bertling at the IADC Drilling Middle East Conference & Exhibition 2023 in Saudi Arabia

Bertling at the IADC Drilling Middle East Conference & Exhibition 2023 in Saudi Arabia

We are pleased to inform you that we will attend the IADC Drilling Middle East Conference & Exhibition, which will take place in Al Khobar, KSA on 14 - 15 November 2023.

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Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and its impact on your supply chain

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and its impact on your supply chain

With the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) entering its transitional phase 1 October 2023, EU member states need to consider...

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All you need to know about wine transportation

All you need to know about wine transportation

Transporting large volumes of wine can often pose challenges, especially if you are unsure about the best way to package your wine for various points in your supply chain.

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We are hiring – Come on board of our Global Sales Team

We are hiring – Come on board of our Global Sales Team

As we keep growing among the world and investing in exciting new business opportunities, our global commercial activities are growing likewise.

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Bertling at London Pulp Week 2023

Bertling at London Pulp Week 2023

We are pleased to inform you that we will attend the London Pulp Week, which will take place in IET London, Savoy Place on 5-10 November 2023.

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EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and its impact on the maritime industry

EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and its impact on the maritime industry

Starting from January 2024, the maritime industry will be affected by the new ETS regulations. Consequently this is anticipated to result in higher...

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Stress Awareness Day on 1 November  2023

Stress Awareness Day on 1 November 2023

The health and wellbeing of our staff is very important to us and 1 November is International Stress Awareness Day, declared by the International Stress Management Association.

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BERTLING AT THE TRANSPORT LOGISTIC EXHIBITION IN SINGAPORE

BERTLING AT THE TRANSPORT LOGISTIC EXHIBITION IN SINGAPORE

The transport Logistic exhibition will take place in Singapore on 1-3 November 2023 and is one of the world’s largest trade show for transportation and logistics industry.

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Bertling at the Air Cargo Americas & Supply Chain Americas next week

Bertling at the Air Cargo Americas & Supply Chain Americas next week

We are pleased to inform you that our team from Bertling Miami will attend Air Cargo Americas & Supply Chain Americas on 31 October until 2 November 2023, which will take place in Miami.

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Bertling at the Global FPSO & FLNG & FSRU Summit & Exhibition in Shanghai

Bertling at the Global FPSO & FLNG & FSRU Summit & Exhibition in Shanghai

We are pleased to inform you that we will attend the Global FPSO & FLNG & FSRU Summit & Exhibition, which will be hosted in Shanghai from 26–27 October 2023.

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Clemenger Bertling Logistics at the Asia-Pacific Hydrogen 2023 in Sydney

Clemenger Bertling Logistics at the Asia-Pacific Hydrogen 2023 in Sydney

We are pleased to represent our Australian JV company, Clemenger Bertling Logistics, at the Asia-Pacific Hydrogen 2023 Summit in Sydney, Australia.

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Happy Day of the Republic, Kazakhstan!

Happy Day of the Republic, Kazakhstan!

We wish to our clients, employees and business partners in Kazakhstan on 25 October 2023, the Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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Climate Action Day on 24 October 2023

Climate Action Day on 24 October 2023

On 24 October, we join the global observance of Climate Action Day, a movement initiated by passionate young activists concerned about climate change and global injustices.

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World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2023

World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2023

This year's World Mental Health Day, with the theme "MENTAL HEALTH IS A UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHT," underscores the vital importance of acknowledging mental health as a...

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Breast cancer awareness month at Bertling

Breast cancer awareness month at Bertling

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and October 19th marks International Day Against Breast Cancer. Our mission this month is to raise awareness of breast cancer. 

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Bertling Sweden celebrates annual Oktoberfest

Bertling Sweden celebrates annual Oktoberfest

For the third year in a row, Bertling Sweden celebrated our annual Oktoberfest, a beloved tradition that allows us to honor our German heritage.

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Bertling Logistics South Africa donates to ‘KEEPING A GIRL CHILD IN SCHOOL’

Bertling Logistics South Africa donates to ‘KEEPING A GIRL CHILD IN SCHOOL’

Mokopane, with a population of approximately 100,000 people, faces various socio-economic challenges, and the Ivanplats Mine is a significant contributor to its local economy. 

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Mateusz moved to Sweden to join Bertling in Gothenburg

Mateusz moved to Sweden to join Bertling in Gothenburg

Mateusz moved from Poland to Sweden to join Bertling's office in Gothenburg. Now, he is giving us a glimpse into his professional journey leading him to Bertling Sweden.

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Rafeek & Moore and Bertling Logistics join forces in Guyana

Rafeek & Moore and Bertling Logistics join forces in Guyana

Bertling Logistics and Rafeek & Moore are pleased to announce the formation of their joint venture (JV) company, Rafeek & Moore Bertling Logistics (Guyana) Inc.

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Chinese National Holiday – Golden Week 1 to 7 October

Chinese National Holiday – Golden Week 1 to 7 October

The Golden week is the People’s Republic of China’s most extended holiday, and it's running from 1 to 7 October 2023. 

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Meet Bertling Logistics at ADIPEC 2023 in Abu Dhabi

Meet Bertling Logistics at ADIPEC 2023 in Abu Dhabi

We will participate in the ADIPEC Exhibition held in Abu-Dhabi between 2-5 October 2023 and we look forward to meeting you there!

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WANTED: Project Coordinator for Bertling UK

WANTED: Project Coordinator for Bertling UK

Bertling is seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Coordinator to join our team in the UK. Are you up for the challenge? Apply now to join our team!

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Happy National Day, Saudi Arabia!

Happy National Day, Saudi Arabia!

We would like to wish our employees, clients, and business partners in Saudi Arabia happy National Day today, on 23 September 2023!

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Meet Bertling at Breakbulk Americas 2023 in Houston in September

Meet Bertling at Breakbulk Americas 2023 in Houston in September

We are pleased to inform you that we will attend Breakbulk America 2023, which will be hosted in Houston from 26–28 September 2023.

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Intermodal bulk liquid transportation in Europe

Intermodal bulk liquid transportation in Europe

Intermodal transportation serves as a highly sophisticated and efficient system, seamlessly integrating diverse transport modes. Learn more about the benefits.

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Emissions Tracking with Bertling’s EcoFootprint Calculator

Emissions Tracking with Bertling’s EcoFootprint Calculator

Today is Zero Emission Day, a day to raise awareness of the urgent need for cleaner energy sources and environmental protection.

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Bertling at the FPSO World Congress in Singapore in September 2023

Bertling at the FPSO World Congress in Singapore in September 2023

We are pleased to inform you that we will attend the FPSO World Congress, which will be hosted in Singapore from 19–22 September 2023.

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Bertling at the Saudi Maritime Congress on 20-21 September 2023

Bertling at the Saudi Maritime Congress on 20-21 September 2023

The Saudi Maritime Congress will take place on 20-21 September 2023 in Dammam and is the largest gathering of maritime and logistics industry professionals in the Kingdom.

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MEET OUR NEW CUSTOMS EXPERT VERONIKA STENBÄCKEN

MEET OUR NEW CUSTOMS EXPERT VERONIKA STENBÄCKEN

Bertling Sweden's new colleague Veronika Stenbäcken brings over a decade of experience in import customs clearance to the company.

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Panama drought and its impact on bulk shipping

Panama drought and its impact on bulk shipping

To preserve fresh water in the Gatun lake the Panama Canal authority restricted the number of vessels transiting through the Panamax locks from the usual 23 slots to 14 slots.

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World Cleanup Day on September 16 - local initiatives from our global offices

Our global offices embraced the spirit of "Bertling Cleanup Days" and united our efforts to clean up our local surroundings and contribute to a cleaner planet.

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In the Press – Chris Nicholson from Clemenger Bertling Projects interviewed by Project Cargo Weekly

In the Press – Chris Nicholson from Clemenger Bertling Projects interviewed by Project Cargo Weekly

Read the full interview with Chris Nicholson and his view of how the market is developing and what the way forward is with our Australian JV Company.

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Bertling Sweden joins forces with the organization Städa Sverige for World Cleanup Day 2023

Our Bertling Sweden office proudly joined forces with the organization "Städa Sverige" for a meaningful cleanup event as part of World Cleanup Day 2023.

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WANTED: Air Operations Manager for Bertling Germany

WANTED: Air Operations Manager for Bertling Germany

Bertling Logistics is seeking a dynamic and experienced Air Operations Manager to join our team in Duesseldorf, Germany. Ready to take off with us? Apply now to join our team!

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Speed up your ocean freight procurement with our Digital Booking Platform

Speed up your ocean freight procurement with our Digital Booking Platform

Using our Bertling Booking Platform for your ocean freight procurement will help you to improve your overall supply chain productivity, simplicity, and efficiency.

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Bertling at Central Canada’s Resources Expo in Ontario this week

Bertling at Central Canada’s Resources Expo in Ontario this week

The Central Canada Resource Expo will take place on 13-14 September 2023 in Ontario and Bertling will participate on a visitor basis.

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Navigating the Panama Canal Drought: Tips to Get Your Shipments Moving

Navigating the Panama Canal Drought: Tips to Get Your Shipments Moving

While the backlog of ships waiting to travel through the Panama Canal has eased slightly, continued drought conditions in the region have resulted in the Panama Canal Authority...

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Greetings from Bertling Logistics on Charity Day on 5 September 2023

Greetings from Bertling Logistics on Charity Day on 5 September 2023

Over the past year, Bertling Logistics has been dedicated to making a difference and has actively participated in various charitable activities.

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Panama Canal latest: how each shipping segment is being impacted

Panama Canal latest: how each shipping segment is being impacted

Ships desperate to get to their destinations have been forking out record sums to barge past the armada of merchant ships at both ends of the waterway.

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Bertling at the SPE Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition

Bertling at the SPE Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition

The 50th SPE Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition will take place on 5-8 September 2023 in Aberdeen and Bertling will participate on a visitor basis.

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Panama Canal Authority warns restrictions will stay in place for at least 10 months

Panama Canal Authority warns restrictions will stay in place for at least 10 months

Panama Canal Authority warns that water-conserving measures will be in place for at least the next 10 months. 

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Women’s Equality Day on 26 August 2023

Women’s Equality Day on 26 August 2023

Today 26 August is Women’s Equality Day and the theme of this year is #EmbraceEquity to strive towards equity, access, and opportunity for women around the globe. 

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Clemenger and Bertling kick off new Australia JV with client event in Perth

Clemenger and Bertling kick off new Australia JV with client event in Perth

We decided to take this excellent start of our JV business as occasion to gather the team and discuss future collaboration opportunities. 

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Happy Singapore National Day from Bertling!

Happy Singapore National Day from Bertling!

We would like to wish our customers, business partners, and employees in Singapore a very happy and blessed National Day. 

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Bertling Houston donates to a local children’s hospital

Our Team in Houston donated to a local children’s hospital to support families with extended stays in the Cancer and Hematology Centers.

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Bertling Logistics Dubai is a proud member of EEG

Bertling Logistics Dubai is a proud member of EEG

Joining EEG showcases our sincere dedication to sustainability and our eagerness to contribute to the organization's sustainability journey. 

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Happy National Intern Day on 27th July

National Intern Day is dedicated to empowering early-career candidates and celebrating the world's future leaders.

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IMO 2023 at a glance – all you need to know

IMO 2023 at a glance – all you need to know

To reduce the environmental impact of CO2 emissions in the future, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has introduced a new carbon levy: IMO 2023.

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IT- SECURITY AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL - ISO 27001

IT- SECURITY AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL - ISO 27001

This certification reflects our commitment to keeping our data, and especially our customers' data, always secure.

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Bertling Logistics receives silver medal from EcoVadis

Bertling Logistics receives silver medal from EcoVadis

We're very proud to receive a silver medal from EcoVadis, with a score equal to or higher than 86% of all companies evaluated. 

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The Ultimate Solution for Wine Transportation

The Ultimate Solution for Wine Transportation

Winemaking has a long and proud tradition, and today, wine is one of the most beloved beverages worldwide. When it comes to wine transportation..

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IMO agrees on revised 2050 climate strategy for shipping

IMO agrees on revised 2050 climate strategy for shipping

After a week of negotiations in IMO’s climate committee, MEPC has secured a revised climate strategy up to 2050. 

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IMO Adopts New Strategy to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

IMO Adopts New Strategy to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

A revised greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy has been adopted by the IMO member states to target net zero emissions by 2050. 

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Happy International Malala Day on July 12th from Bertling Logistics

Happy International Malala Day on July 12th from Bertling Logistics

12 July is dedicated to Malala Yousafzai and her remarkable work for women's right to education, which earned her the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Happy 4th of July from Bertling

Happy 4th of July from Bertling

We would like to wish our customers, business partners, employees a very happy and blessed 4th of July. 

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Clemenger and Bertling Logistics join forces in Australia

Clemenger and Bertling Logistics join forces in Australia

Bertling Logistics and Clemenger International Freight are pleased to announce the formation of their new Joint Venture (JV) company Clemenger Bertling Projects Pty Ltd based in Perth, Australia.

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Bertling Logistics receives silver medal from EcoVadis

Bertling Logistics receives silver medal from EcoVadis

We're very proud to receive a silver medal from EcoVadis, with a score equal to or higher than 86% of all companies evaluated. 

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Panama Canal to keep limits in place as drought hits lake levels

Panama Canal to keep limits in place as drought hits lake levels

The Panama Canal will likely keep restrictions on shippers in place this year as a drought has caused water levels at its main lake to drop to a... 

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Pride Awareness Presentation held at Bertling Logistics

Pride Awareness Presentation held at Bertling Logistics

As Pride Month 2023 is coming to an end, this week our global team listened to an impactful presentation on Pride Awareness.

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Middlesbrough Team enjoy Tees River Boat Race and Family Fun Day

In May our Middlesbrough Team took part in a charity boat race in order to raise funds for Teesside District Sea Cadets.

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Logistics Day June 28: Our Culture and University Partnership

Logistics Day June 28: Our Culture and University Partnership

Collaborating with diverse universities allows us to find talents from various fields, including logistics, finance, sales, marketing, and sustainability.

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Offsetting projects updated – new project in Brazil added

Offsetting projects updated – new project in Brazil added

The previous forest protection global offsetting project in Colombia was replaced by the forest protection project in Brazil.

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Hajj Mubarak from Bertling!

Hajj Mubarak from Bertling!

We would like to wish our customers, business partners, and employees a blessed Hajj Holiday.

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Bertling turns 158 today – Happy Birthday to us!

Bertling turns 158 today – Happy Birthday to us!

On 15 June 2023, we celebrate our 158th anniversary since our founder Friedrich Heinrich Bertling set up his own shipping company in Lübeck, Germany.

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Vessel delays at West Coast ports, and frustration at lack of progress in labor talks, are rising

Vessel delays at West Coast ports, and frustration at lack of progress in labor talks, are rising

ILWU union labor slowdowns on the West Coast continue to push up the wait times to pick up coveted containers.

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Pride Month celebrations at Bertling Sweden

We believe that by creating a work environment that encourages open communication, embraces different perspectives, and promotes inclusion, every team and company can reach its full potential.

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Factors to Consider for a Safe Bulk Liquid transportation

Factors to Consider for a Safe Bulk Liquid transportation

We provide you with the key questions to consider when determining the optimal equipment for your bulk liquid transport needs

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June is Pride Month - Let's get colourful

June is Pride Month - Let's get colourful

To show our commitment and support to the LGBTQ+ community we encourage all offices to participate in activities related to Pride Month.

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Bertling at the Breakbulk Europe 2023 in Rotterdam

Bertling at the Breakbulk Europe 2023 in Rotterdam

Meet Bertling's experts in Rotterdam at Breakbulk Europe from 6 – 8 June 2023. Our booth number will be 2B30-C31 in Exhibit Hall 2.

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World Environment Day on 5 June 2023

World Environment Day on 5 June 2023

World Environment Day is celebrated in over 100 countries, it’s organised by the UN each year and this year's focus is on “Beat Plastic pollution”. World Environment Day also celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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Bertling celebrates World Bicycle Day

Bertling celebrates World Bicycle Day

World Bicycle Day is a global celebration that invites us to recognize and appreciate the bicycle's unique qualities, durability, and versatility.

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Bertling Sweden and Columbus Partnership sparks growth and knowledge exchange

We are thrilled to have our business partner, Renata, from Columbus Logística Internacional in Brazil visiting our Swedish office for...

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Bertling will attend the Energy Exports Conference 2023 in Aberdeen

Bertling will attend the Energy Exports Conference 2023 in Aberdeen

Bertling will attend the Energy Exports Conference 2023 (EEC) in Aberdeen, Scotland from 6-7 June 2023. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Enhancing Global Collaboration: Exchange Program with Columbus Logística Internacional

Enhancing Global Collaboration: Exchange Program with Columbus Logística Internacional

The successful partnership between Bertling Bulk Liquids and Columbus Logística Internacional resulted in...

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Bertling Logistics participates in Bike to Work Week 2023

Bike to Work Week 2023 takes place from 15-21 May 2023. International Bike to Work Day is on Friday, 19 May 2023! We are happy to participate again.

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Bertling donates to Hanseatic Help and volunteers in one of their Help Stores

In line with our Sustainability KPI for April “Corporate Volunteering”, we invited our German colleagues to donate items to Hanseatic Help e.V..

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Meet Bertling at transport logistic 2023 in Munich

Meet Bertling at transport logistic 2023 in Munich

transport logistic will take place between 9 and 12 May 2023 at the Trade Fair Center Messe in Munich, Germany.

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UK declares Bank Holiday on 8 May 2023 after coronation of King Charles III

UK declares Bank Holiday on 8 May 2023 after coronation of King Charles III

Monday, 8 May 2023, has been proclaimed a bank holiday in the UK in honour of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. 

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Interview with our People and Culture Manager, Anna Lundkvist

One of Bertling Sweden´s strategic goals is to become Sweden´s best workplace in 2024.

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What type of Container should you use for Bulk Liquid Shipments?

Both Flexitanks and Isotanks are good and reliable options for transporting liquids. However, flexitanks have been a game changer for the...

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Wanted: Group Air Freight Manager for Bertling

Wanted: Group Air Freight Manager for Bertling

Bertling is looking for an outstanding individual to fill this position. Are you up for the challenge? Apply until 30 May 2023 to join our team!

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Bertling will attend OTC 2023 in May

Bertling will attend OTC 2023 in May

Bertling will attend the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2023, which will take place between 1 and 4 May 2023 at the NRG Park in Houston, Texas, USA.

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World Safety Day 2023 - A safe working environment

World Safety Day 2023 - A safe working environment

28 April is World Safety. As the day approaches we decided to reach out to our colleagues to discuss this year's topic – A safe working environment.

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Christoffer Josefsson as Business Developer for Bertling Bulk Liquids

Christoffer Josefsson as Business Developer for Bertling Bulk Liquids

Christoffer started working in our Key Account Department in 2021. After one year he joined the Bulk Liquids team to work as a business developer.

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Happy “Day of the Tree“ from Bertling Logistics

Happy “Day of the Tree“ from Bertling Logistics

Today, 25 April 2023, marks “Tag des Baumes“(Day of the Tree) in Germany. We would like to use this occasion to remind everyone about the importance of trees for life on our planet.

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International Earth Day on 22 April 2023

International Earth Day on 22 April 2023

On International Earth Day, we join people around the world in celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet and renewing our commitment to protecting it for future generations.

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Bertling at JOC's 2023 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Conference this week

Bertling at JOC's 2023 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Conference this week

Bertling is attending JOC's 2023 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Conference in New Orleans between 19-21 April 2023. 

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Matilda Gustafsson is the new Sustainability Advocate for Bertling Sweden

Matilda Gustafsson is the new Sustainability Advocate for Bertling Sweden

As the sustainability advocate for Bertling Sweden, Matilda will ensure that the Swedish office meets our Global Sustainability KPIs.

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Happy Easter from Bertling!

Happy Easter from Bertling!

We would like to wish our valued clients, business partners and employees a blessed and joyful Easter and all the best for the weeks ahead.

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Earth Hour 2023 coming up on 25 March 2023 – Contributions from our Sustainability Team

Earth Hour 2023 coming up on 25 March 2023 – Contributions from our Sustainability Team

Saturday, 25 March 2023, marks Earth Hour, which encourages cities, companies, organizations, and each other to spend 60 minutes with something to positively contribute to our planet. 

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World’s largest: Colossal MSC Tessa delivered to MSC

World’s largest: Colossal MSC Tessa delivered to MSC

Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has delivered the giant 24,116 TEU containership MSC Tessa to its owner MSC.

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Hamburg Port and Elbe Closed as Pilot Boats Join Public Sector Strike

Hamburg Port and Elbe Closed as Pilot Boats Join Public Sector Strike

Public employees strike effectively closed the Port of Hamburg, Germany’s busiest seaport and the second busiest in Europe, for 48 hours.

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World Water Day on 22 March 2023

World Water Day on 22 March 2023

22 March is World Water Day, a day to recognize the importance of freshwater and raise awareness about the global water crisis.

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Happy Ramadan Kareem from Bertling!

Happy Ramadan Kareem from Bertling!

We would like to wish our valued clients, business partners, and employees a blessed and joyful Ramadan 2023 and all the best for the weeks ahead.

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Happy International Day of Forests from Bertling!

Happy International Day of Forests from Bertling!

Today, 21 March 2023, is the International Day of Forests - a perfect day to support our latest Forest Protection Projects!

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Bertling Johannesburg office & warehouse move completed

Our Bertling office in Johannesburg, South Africa is now fully set up and operational from our new premises. Also our 4,000sqm-large warehouse is ready to take on cargoes from new and existing customers.

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Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2023

Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2023

18 March is Global Recycling Day and we're proud to highlight the important work that Bertling Enviro is doing to promote sustainability and circular economy principles in the waste and resource management sector.

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MSC takes delivery of world’s largest boxship

MSC takes delivery of world’s largest boxship

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has taken delivery of the world’s largest container ship, a 24,346 TEU vessel.

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Airfreight rate relief for shippers, or are things going to 'turn nasty'?

Airfreight rate relief for shippers, or are things going to 'turn nasty'?

With air freight rates settling below peak-Covid levels, and the Baltic Air Freight Index slipping 1.5% last week, the market has been anticipating a...

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Bertling transports heavy cold box and lox box from UAE to Germany

Bertling Logistics Germany and Bertling Logistics Dubai successfully delivered equipment for an air separator unit from UAE to Germany.

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Bertling Logistics in Johannesburg moves to new office and warehouse

Our Bertling office in Johannesburg, South Africa is almost set up and operational from new premises.

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Bertling transports Heat Exchanger Equipment to Indonesia

Bertling Logistics in Singapore successfully transported 4 packages of heat exchanger equipment from Singapore to Ciwandan, Indonesia.

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Happy International Women’s Day from Bertling!

Happy International Women’s Day from Bertling!

Happy International Women’s Day 2023! Let’s take today, 8 March 2023, to celebrate women's cultural, political, and socio-economic achievements.

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Bertling transports expander, steam turbine, and spare parts from Germany & Belgium to Turkey

Bertling Logistics Hamburg, Spain, and Turkey successfully shipped an expander, steam turbine, and spare parts from Europe to Turkey.

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February is LGBT History Month 2023

February is LGBT History Month 2023

LGBT History Month is the celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender achievements throughout history, as such accomplishments are often unrecognised...

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February is LGBT History Month 2023

February is LGBT History Month 2023

LGBT History Month is the celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender achievements throughout history, as such accomplishments are often unrecognised...

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Breakbulk Middle East 2023 in Dubai - A Recap

Bertling attended Breakbulk Middle East between 13–14 February 2023 in Dubai, UAE. The 2023 event increased its attendees numbers by almost 100%.

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Bertling Logistics Sweden delivers aid goods to Turkey

Bertling Logistics Sweden delivers aid goods to Turkey

Bertling Sweden arranged an urgent charter for The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency MSB and safely delivered aid goods to Turkey.

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Bertling at Guyana Energy Conference & Expo 2023

Bertling at Guyana Energy Conference & Expo 2023

Bertling will be present at the International Energy Conference and Exhibition - Guyana 2023, hosted from 14 to 17 February in Georgetown, Guyana.

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Toepfer Transport: MPP rates heading further down

Toepfer Transport: MPP rates heading further down

In its latest monthly report, Toepfer Transport expects the charter rates to slip further in February. It assesses the charter rates in the MPP sector for February of 2023 to land at...

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Fire at Turkey’s Iskenderun port halts operations

Fire at Turkey’s Iskenderun port halts operations

An earthquake heavily impacted logistics and transport infrastructure in the region, as a fire erupted at the Port of Iskenderun in Turkey resulting in a complete stop of all operations.

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Meet Bertling Logistics at Breakbulk Middle East 2023 in Dubai

The Breakbulk Middle East will take place from 13-14 February 2023 in Dubai, UAE. Conveniently located in Dubai, Breakbulk Middle East will...

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Bertling Logistics Saudi Arabia participates in IKTVA 2023 Forum & Exhibition

Our colleagues from Al Khaldi-Bertling Logistics Ltd. are excited to attend the IKTVA 2023 Forum & Exhibition this week. They are joined by our CEO of Bertling Logistics, Colin MacIsaac.

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Bertling Singapore now fully operational from new premises

We are happy to inform you that the Bertling Singapore office move is now completed and that the colleagues from Logistics and Shipping are now fully operational at the new location.

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Therese Strootmann promoted to Head of Digitalization at Bertling

Therese Strootmann promoted to Head of Digitalization at Bertling

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Therese Strootman to Head of Digitalization. Therese has been with us for three years now...

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Niall White joins Bertling Logistics Malaysia as Director

Niall White joins Bertling Logistics Malaysia as Director

We are pleased to announce that Niall Craig White joined our team in Malaysia on 3 January 2023 in the role of Director.

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Bertling Logistics Spain opens office in Madrid

Bertling Logistics in Spain has opened an office in Madrid to be much closer located to decision makers as well as current and potential customers.

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LEDs in our global offices for a greener tomorrow

LEDs in our global offices for a greener tomorrow

We have asked our global offices to switch to LED light bulbs to support our emission reduction goals and complete our Sustainability goal for January. 

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Bertling Kazakhstan donates New Year surprises to Children’s Village

Our team from Bertling Logistics Kazakhstan visited the regional family-type Children's Village to distribute some nice surprises for the children...

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Happy Chinese New Year from Bertling

Happy Chinese New Year from Bertling

We would like to wish our customers, business partners, employees, and everyone celebrating joyful and peaceful Chinese New Year holidays...

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Offsetting projects updated – new project in Colombia added

Offsetting projects updated – new project in Colombia added

The previous biomass global offsetting project was replaced by the forest protection project in Colombia.

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Renova and Bertling Sweden offset emissions for a recent Container transport

Bertling Sweden convinced their client Renova to offset the emissions generated during a recent Container transport from Felixstowe to Gothenburg. 

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Upcoming Chinese New Year 2023 and potential impact on logistics

Upcoming Chinese New Year 2023 and potential impact on logistics

Chinese New Year (CNY), the “Year of the Rabbit”, will start soon with most businesses in the country closing from 21 – 27 January 2023.

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Bertling in Singapore will move to a new address

Please be informed that all our Bertling offices in Singapore will start to move to new premises today, 16 January 2023.

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China’s reopening seen as a positive for shipping

China’s reopening seen as a positive for shipping

China’s reopening to the world over the weekend is seeing considerably more jet fuel about to be consumed in the world’s most populous nation...

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Happy New Year from Bertling!

Happy New Year from Bertling!

We would like to wish you joyful and peaceful year-end holidays, lots of success, and the best of health for the new year ahead.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Winter Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Winter Holidays!

We would like to wish you blessed winter holidays and a really good time with your families and loved ones. We highly appreciate your support...

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Bertling ships a massive 909-tonne Intervention Tower from UK to Singapore

A major project shipment was handled by our in-house technical engineering team in Middlesbrough in close collaboration with our project logistics team in Singapore. 

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Hamburg Head Office move to new premises in full swing

We are happy to share some pictures while moving from Asia House to our new office located in Vespucci House. Also, our traditional ship models are on the way to our new office already.

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Hamburg Head Office says „Goodbye” to Asia House

We are happy to share some pictures taken during our “farewell” party in Asia House on 16 December 2022. Our colleagues from different departments came together one more time...

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Happy National Day, Qatar!

Happy National Day, Qatar!

We would like to wish our employees, clients, and business partners in Qatar a happy National Day today, on 18 December 2022!

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Bertling Logistics in Cape Town has a new address

Please be informed that our Bertling Office in Cape Town, South Africa has moved to new premises. Find out the new address and phone number!

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Bertling Head Office in Hamburg moves to new location next week

Bertling Head Office in Hamburg moves to new location next week

Please be informed that our Head Office in Hamburg, Germany is moving to new premises next week. Find out the new address!

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9th December is International Anti-Corruption Day 2022

9th December is International Anti-Corruption Day 2022

The 2022 International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) seeks to highlight the crucial link between anti-corruption and peace, security, and development.

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Giving Tuesday today on 29 November 2022 – Recap of our initiatives

We continuously support local and global charity organisations to contribute to the welfare of the communities in countries where we operate.

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Lease-a-Bike with Bertling: Get your dream bike

Lease-a-Bike with Bertling: Get your dream bike

All Bertling employees in Germany have now been offered the opportunity to lease a discounted company bike!

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America Recycles Day - Bertling in USA take action

Our offices in the USA take their role in Environmental Responsibility very seriously.

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Bertling Dubai participates in can collection drives

Bertling Dubai participated in the event called “Can Collection Drive” under the motto of “CANcel the Linear, Enable the Circular”. 

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Bertling Logistics Miami raises awareness for Breast Cancer

Just as we did last year, we at Bertling Miami wore pink masks during October to support the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Rapid ramp-up in Transpacific blank sailings

Rapid ramp-up in Transpacific blank sailings

In the third article of issue 589 of the Sunday Spotlight, and using our Blank Sailings Tracker, we looked at how the carriers were reacting (in terms of blanking sailings) to the collapse of demand, especially of the imports to North America and Europe.

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Two trainees for Bertling Logistics in Germany

We are delighted to announce that Anton Bovkun joined our Logistics team in Hamburg on 1 August 2022 and Valentina de La Ossa Galvis joined us on 1 September 2022 in Bremen.

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Meet Bertling Logistics at ADIPEC 2022 in Abu Dhabi this week

Meet Bertling Logistics at ADIPEC 2022 in Abu Dhabi this week

We will participate in the ADIPEC Exhibition held in Abu-Dhabi between 31 October - 3 November 2022 and we look forward meeting you there!

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Blessed Diwali Greetings from Bertling

Blessed Diwali Greetings from Bertling

We would like to wish our clients and business partners blessed and joyful Diwali holidays and all the best for the remaining weeks of the year.

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Latest version of Sustainability Report for Bertling Logistics out now

Latest version of Sustainability Report for Bertling Logistics out now

On today’s Climate Wednesday we are happy to share the updated version of our sustainability report for Bertling Logistics.

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Promotions at Bertling Logistics in Miami

We are pleased to inform you about the promotion of Nestor Gonzalez, Alicia Byrne, and Roberto Prado from Bertling Logistics in Miami. Congratulations to the three of them! 

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Sea-Intelligence reports 50% of congestion has been resolved

Sea-Intelligence reports 50% of congestion has been resolved

With the continued gradual improvement in schedule reliability in August 2022 and the resultant improvement in vessel delays, the global fleet that was unavailable due to these delays dropped to 7.9%

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Bertling Lima organizes local cleanup session

We are happy to announce that our colleagues from Bertling Logistics in Lima have carried out a cleanup of the beaches and parks in the district of Miraflores.

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Clean-up session by our Head Office in Hamburg

Today we were happy to gather colleagues from our Logistics, Shipping, IT and our corporate teams to attend a clean-up session in the Hamburg city center.

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Toepfer Transport: MPP rates slip as container carriers withdraw from the sector

Toepfer Transport: MPP rates slip as container carriers withdraw from the sector

Toepfer Transport’s MPP Index has continued its downward trajectory as container carriers withdraw from the multipurpose sector. The Index slipped 6.1 percent month-on-month...

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Weekly Container Freight Rate Update Week 40, 2022

Weekly Container Freight Rate Update Week 40, 2022

Spot rates from the Far East to the US West Coast continue to fall quickly, dropping by more than USD 500 per FEU on 1 October as rates for the new month replaced those valid in September...

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Our colleagues from Bertling South Africa celebrate Heritage Day

On 24 September 2022 our colleagues from Bertling South Africa joined the celebration of Heritage Day, an exchange of our rich cultures where everyone dressed up and brought a special dish to commemorate our diversity as a nation.

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Bertling Logistics updates offsetting project portfolio

Bertling Logistics updates offsetting project portfolio

We keep reviewing our sustainability solution on a regular basis, which also involves the global offsetting projects our clients can choose from for emission compensation.

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Mike Hetherington, Technical Director & Global Head of HSSE, to retire

Mike Hetherington, Technical Director & Global Head of HSSE, to retire

It is with some sadness to advise that our highly respected colleague Mike Hetherington has his last day today at Bertling Logistics. Mike has been with us for 19 years.

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Bertling Logistics in Aktau will move to a new location

Bertling Logistics in Aktau will move to a new location

Please be informed that our Bertling office in Aktau, Kazakhstan is moving to new premises on Friday, 30 September 2022. Find out the new address!

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Bertling at Breakbulk Americas in Houston this week

Bertling at Breakbulk Americas in Houston this week

Breakbulk Americas 2022 will take place in Houston this week from 27 – 29 September 2022 and we are getting ready for it. The stand builder is busy getting our new stand fully set up.

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Happy National Day, Saudi Arabia!

Happy National Day, Saudi Arabia!

We would like to wish our employees, clients, and business partners in Saudi Arabia happy National Day today, on 23 September 2022!

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Bertling donates to Hanseatic Help on International Day of Peace

Bertling donates to Hanseatic Help on International Day of Peace

Today is International Day of Peace and we would like to raise awareness again for supporting Hanseatic Help, which collects and delivers relief goods to...

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Bertling Miami organizes Beach Cleanup on World Cleanup Day 2022

Bertling Miami organizes Beach Cleanup on World Cleanup Day 2022

Bertling Miami went to Crandon Park Beach, FL for World Clean Up Day 2022. We would like to share some of the moments captured...

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Berting Dubai participates in local cleanup session

In collaboration with Dubai Municipality, our Bertling colleagues and family in Dubai participated in a beach cleanup activity called #anhourwiththecleaner. 

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Bertling Sweden participates in local cleanup session

Our colleagues from Bertling Logistics Sweden organized their own cleanup session, in connection with International Coastal Day and World Cleanup Day.

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Bertling Indonesia participates in local cleanup session

Our colleagues from Bertling Logistics Indonesia organized their own Cleanup Day activity to participate #WCD22 and took some action to clean up and pick up litter in the field behind our office...

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Richard Brown appointed as General Manager for Saudi Arabia

Richard Brown appointed as General Manager for Saudi Arabia

We are happy to announce the appointment of Richard Brown to General Manager for our JV Company Al Khaldi/Bertling Logistics in Dharan, Saudi Arabia. 

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Railroad strike averted after marathon talks reach tentative deal

Railroad strike averted after marathon talks reach tentative deal

Unions and management reached a tentative deal early Thursday, averting a freight railroad strike that had threatened to cripple US supply chains and push prices...

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Customer Relationship Management, Networking and Charity at Fluor’s Supply Chain Summit

Greetings from Fluor Supply Chain Summit in Greenville, SC! Our colleagues John Hark, Regional Director North America, and Piers...

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Bertling Logistics announces office opening in Suriname

Bertling Logistics announces office opening in Suriname

We are proud to inform you about the opening of a new office in Paramaribo to better serve our clients and enhance our presence and commitment to the region.

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British trade union confirms two-week strike action at Port of Liverpool

British trade union confirms two-week strike action at Port of Liverpool

British trade union Unite has confirmed that more than 560 port operatives and maintenance engineers will take strike action from Monday, 19 September to Monday, 3 October at the Port of Liverpool.

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Drewry: Multipurpose vessels charter rates slip faster in August

Drewry: Multipurpose vessels charter rates slip faster in August

Over the month of August, Drewry Multipurpose Time Charter Index continued the decline over August, albeit at a faster rate than expected.

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Heads Up: Golden Week coming up in China next month

Heads Up: Golden Week coming up in China next month

The Golden week is the People’s Republic of China’s most extended holiday, and it's just around the corner running from 1 to 7 October 2022.

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Alex Kachan joins Bertling Kazakhstan Transport as General Manager

Alex Kachan joins Bertling Kazakhstan Transport as General Manager

We are pleased to announce that Alex Kachan has joined our team in Atyrau in the role of General Manager.

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Urs Schaerer joins Bertling as new Logistics Group Technical Director

Urs Schaerer joins Bertling as new Logistics Group Technical Director

We are excited to announce that Urs Schaerer joined as Logistics Group Technical Director. 

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Chris Wightman promoted to Group Engineering Director for Bertling Logistics

Chris Wightman promoted to Group Engineering Director for Bertling Logistics

We are pleased to inform about the promotion of Chris Wightman to Group Engineering Director.

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Kara Murphy is Group Health and Safety Director for Bertling Logistics

Kara Murphy is Group Health and Safety Director for Bertling Logistics

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kara Murphy to Group Health & Safety Director.

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Bertling Logistics in Egypt has a new address

Bertling Logistics in Egypt has a new address

Please be informed our Bertling office in Cairo moved to new premises in August.

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Germany’s ports most congested whilst European ports stabilise

Germany’s ports most congested whilst European ports stabilise

German ports have continued to suffer from growing congestion as the rest of Europe stabilises from the...

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Liverpool dockers vote to strike over pay, as stoppage at Felixstowe looms

Liverpool dockers vote to strike over pay, as stoppage at Felixstowe looms

Felixstowe stevedores are expected to begin an eight-day strike on 21 August. The Liverpool and Felixstowe...

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Bertling Sustainability Team delivers donations to Hanseatic Help

Bertling Sustainability Team delivers donations to Hanseatic Help

Our teams Hamburg, Bremen and Neuss collect donations for the Hanseatic Help Project which supports refugees from Ukraine in Hamburg.

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Meet Bertling at Breakbulk Americas 2022 in Houston in September

Meet Bertling at Breakbulk Americas 2022 in Houston in September

We are pleased to inform you that we will attend Breakbulk America 2022, which will be hosted in Houston from 27 – 29 September 2022.

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Peak season? What peak season?

Peak season? What peak season?

Speaking at a webinar hosted by Container xChange on the subject of Demurrage and Detention trends in 2022—and how to navigate them, analysts shared their container market outlooks and predictions for demurrage and detention costs going forwards.

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Bertling Kazakhstan joins Clean-up Session on Int'l Environment Protection Day

On World Environment Day, our valued client TengizChevroil (TCO) invited all the TCO and Tengiz-based business...

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Schedule reliability remains between 30% and 40%

Schedule reliability remains between 30% and 40%

Sea-Intelligence has published issue 130 of the Global Liner Performance (GLP) report, with schedule reliability figures up to and including May 2022. As the report itself is...

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Bertling Logistics in Sweden – full support for our sustainability concept

When entering our Bertling Gothenburg office, you can immediately see and feel that Sustainability is high on the agenda among the team. The office has...

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June is Pride Month - Global Greeting from the Bertling Group

June is Pride Month - Global Greeting from the Bertling Group

We at Bertling, as many more organizations around the globe, recognize June 2022 as Pride Month to show our commitment to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community.

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Bertling Logistics supports “Friends of Green Suriname” on World Rainforest Day

Bertling Logistics supports “Friends of Green Suriname” on World Rainforest Day

Today, 22 June is World Rainforest Day – an important environmental event to keep raising awareness, knowledge, and action to protect one of the Earth’s most valuable resources...

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Sustainable IT Services at Bertling Logistics

Sustainable IT Services at Bertling Logistics

Protecting the environment is very important. For this reason, the entire electricity demand of BESITEC is covered by electricity produced from 100% renewable energy sources.

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Bertling turns 157 today – Happy Birthday to us!

Bertling turns 157 today – Happy Birthday to us!

Today, on 15 June 2022, we celebrate our 157th anniversary since our founder Friedrich Heinrich Bertling set up his own shipping company in Lübeck, Germany.

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Bertling Logistics supports Ocean Clean-up Project on World Oceans Day

Bertling Logistics supports Ocean Clean-up Project on World Oceans Day

Today, 8 June 2022, is World Oceans Day, and we are happy to support the Global Clean the Ocean Project operated by our offsetting partner...

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Shanghai port congestion returns to normal

Shanghai port congestion returns to normal

As Shanghai springs back to life after two months of lockdown, congestion at the port is almost back to normal, according to the latest data from VesselsValue. At the height of...

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World Environment Day, 5th June 2022

World Environment Day, 5th June 2022

World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5 June and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment.

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BKL spreads joy at the orphanage in Shanyrak Village

Bertling Kazakhstan sent delicious cakes to the children's orphanage in Shanyrak Village to celebrate...

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Schedule reliability improvement reversed in April 2022

Schedule reliability improvement reversed in April 2022

Sea-Intelligence has published issue 129 of the Global Liner Performance (GLP) report, with schedule reliability figures up to and including April 2022.

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North European box ports at capacity even before peak season starts

North European box ports at capacity even before peak season starts

With a wave of import containers expected from Shanghai’s reopening and peak season just around the corner, North Europe’s box port hubs...

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Juan Lynch appointed as Managing Director of Bertling Chile

Juan Lynch appointed as Managing Director of Bertling Chile

We are pleased to announce that Juan Lynch has re-joined Bertling Logistics as Managing Director for Bertling Chile.

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Breakbulk Europe 2022 was a great success – see you in 2023!

We would like to share some impressions from Breakbulk Europe 2022 in Rotterdam, which took place between 17–19 May 2022 in...

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Covid slows China port volume growth, as Tianjin enters new lockdown

Covid slows China port volume growth, as Tianjin enters new lockdown

Container volumes at China’s ports increased slightly during January-April, despite the impact from widespread Covid restrictions...

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Tree Planting Action in Harz Mountains on today’s “Love a Tree Day”

Tree Planting Action in Harz Mountains on today’s “Love a Tree Day”

We're happy to share some pictures of our recent tree planting action in the Harz Mountains, in Germany for “Love a Tree Day”.

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Our global website appears in new Look & Feel - Check it out!

Our global website appears in new Look & Feel - Check it out!

We are excited to announce that our website got its long-overdue facelift and now appears in a much more modern, user-friendly...

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Bertling at the Breakbulk Europe 2022 in Rotterdam this week

Bertling at the Breakbulk Europe 2022 in Rotterdam this week

Meet Bertling's experts in Rotterdam at Breakbulk Europe 2022 from 17 – 19 May. Our booth number will be 2B30-C31 in Exhibit Hall 2.

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Sheikh Khalifa passed away: 3-day mourning period announced

Sheikh Khalifa passed away: 3-day mourning period announced

The UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sadly passed away. All federal and local government departments...

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Bertling Eco Footprint Calculator - Use our free tool for emission estimates

Bertling Eco Footprint Calculator - Use our free tool for emission estimates

Calculate the carbon footprint for your shipments by using our online Carbon Footprint Tracker. Click on the first button of the sticky menu...

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E. Akansu as Branch Manager for Bertling Logistics in Istanbul

E. Akansu as Branch Manager for Bertling Logistics in Istanbul

It is our great pleasure to announce that effective 1 April 2022, Emrah Akansu has been appointed Branch Manager for Bertling Logistics in Istanbul.

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Bertling Logistics in Dubai has a new address

Bertling Logistics in Dubai has a new address

Our Bertling office in Dubai will be relocating new premises on Saturday, 16 April 2022. The main reason for the office move is to be located a better business environment to service our customers and...

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Decline in China/US spot freight rates continues

Decline in China/US spot freight rates continues

Transpacific container spot rates between China and the US West Coast and US East Coast have been on a steady decline since peaking in early January says a report by the digital freight forwarding platform Shifl.

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Bertling Johannesburg celebrates 25th office anniversary

Bertling Johannesburg celebrates 25th office anniversary

We pleased to announce that our office in Johannesburg celebrated 25 years in business on 17 September 2021. Our office was established back in 1996 and has since then gone...

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Bertling obtains PLANT-MY-TREE Bronze Partnership

Bertling obtains PLANT-MY-TREE Bronze Partnership

We are pleased to announce another important step on our way to become are more sustainable business: As from March this year, we are a proud Plant My Tree Bronze Member and...

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Emergency relief for the people in the Ukraine

Emergency relief for the people in the Ukraine

There is war in Europe, after 75 years of peace. As difficult as it is for us to understand, but since the invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine on 24 February 2022, it is reality.

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Happy Nauryz Holidays and a great spring reason!

Happy Nauryz Holidays and a great spring reason!

We would like to wish our valued clients, business partners and employees in Kazakhstan joyful and relaxing Nauryz Holidays 2022.

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Meet  Bertling at the Breakbulk Middle East

Meet Bertling at the Breakbulk Middle East

The Breakbulk Middle East will take place next week from 1 - 2 February 2022 in Dubai, UAE. Conveniently located in Dubai, Breakbulk Middle East...

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Happy Chinese New Year from Bertling

Happy Chinese New Year from Bertling

We would like to wish our clients and business partners joyful and peaceful Chinese New Year holidays, lots of success and the best of health for 2022, the year of the tiger. 

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Zaur Mansurov as Global Head of Pricing

Zaur Mansurov as Global Head of Pricing

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Zaur Mansurov as Global Head of Pricing at Bertling Logistics. 

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S. Luening as Director of Tendering & Marketing

S. Luening as Director of Tendering & Marketing

We are pleased to announce that Stephanie Luening has taken on the position of Director of Tendering & Marketing for Bertling Logistics...

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Bertling launches new warehouse facility in Middlesbrough

Bertling launches new warehouse facility in Middlesbrough

In response to many new project opportunities arising in central/northern UK and to cope with...

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Bertling Dubai applies new work days from January 2022

Bertling Dubai applies new work days from January 2022

Find out which office hours Bertling Logistics in Dubai will apply after the recently announced new Federal Law regarding the work week move to...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2022!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2022!

We would like to wish you blessed winter holidays and a really good time with your families and loved ones. We highly appreciate your support...

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Customs Clearance by Bertling UK

EU/UK shipments have new clearance requirements due to Brexit. With Bertling as logistics partner by your side, you will always stay on top of these requirements to ensure well-prepared clearing processes without...

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