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Tobias Brandt new COO of NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH

With the appointment of Tobias Brandt as COO (Chief Operating Officer) of NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH, we are ensuring undivided attention to the German sea and air freight market. Brandt succeeds Peter Mundt, who moved up to the NOSTA Group's global Management Board on January 1, 2023.

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NOSTA Holding expands Management Board

Since the beginning of the year, Andreas Wolke-Hanenkamp as COO Road & Rail and Peter Mundt as COO Sea & Air have joined the Steering Committee. With the appointment of the two experts to the Management Board, structures are being created to further expand shares in existing markets and open up entirely new target markets.

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NOSTA opens new branch in Bielefeld

NOSTA is now expanding its range of services and presence in Germany and Central Europe with a new branch in Bielefeld. The region around this major city in the northwest of Germany is home to the important A2, A30 and A33 highways and is also right in the middle of one of the economically strongest regions in the country.

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NOSTA Group establishes its own eCommerce company

With the spin-off company NOSTA eCommerce GmbH, the full-service logistics provider wants to strengthen and expand its e-commerce services. In addition to existing warehouse solutions for individual customers, the new company will now also offer its own product solution.

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New Air Freight Branch in Warsaw

With the establishment of an office in Warsaw, NOSTA Logistik Sp. Z.o.o. is entering new markets in Poland. In addition to the existing range of road and sea freight services, air freight will now also be part of the company's service portfolio. The Warsaw location is a strategically important step, as the Polish capital is also home to the country's largest air freight terminal.

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NOSTA bundles contract logistics business under new management

New warehousing expertise: Under the management of our new COO Contract Logistics Cordula Brockmeyer, we will henceforth consolidate the existing expertise from different business units into a self-sufficient division.

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NOSTA is growing: 23 apprentices are starting their careers

Ladbergen, 1 August 2022 - The NOSTA Group today opened its doors to its new junior­ staff for the start of their apprenticeship. At the Beverland Resort in Ost­bevern, the Westphalian logistics service provider welcomed the 23 young talents for an introductory meeting and team building. The targeted training programmes ­include industrial, commercial and technical professions as well as a dual study programme. ­

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New Issue of our "Punkt" Customer Magazine 07|2022

The latest issue of our customer magazine "Punkt" is out - and once again packed with topics. In our focus article, you can read about the actions we have taken in recent months together with our employees, customers and partners to provide help and support to those affected in Ukraine.

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30 new craneable trailers for combined transports

Ladbergen-based NOSTA Group has commissioned 30 new Schmitz Cargobull brand trailers. The three-axle trailers offer space for up to 33 europallets and are craneable. This means they can also be used in combined transportation. Moreover, they are equipped with the RoofSafetyAirBag system, which prevents dangerous ice accidents.

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New train service to Tilburg

This week, our NOSTA Rail GmbH has taken up a new route link to Tilburg in the Netherlands. The connection, which continues to Vlissingen via Tilburg, supplements the existing train service to Antwerp/Vlissingen with one round trip per week.

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NOSTA Logistik Sp. z o.o. bets on Polish market

NOSTA Logistik, a forwarding company specializing in demanding transport and just-in-time deliveries, accelerates its development on the Polish market and presents its key development directions. The company has just celebrated the 8th anniversary of its activity in poland. The company plans to develop transport services for the FMCG and retail sectors, as well as sea and air freight forwarding services.

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NOSTA Tradelog becomes FABA Logistics

The Osnabrück-based NOSTA Group terminated its activities in Luxembourg with effect from 01.04.2022. The Luxembourg subsidiary NOSTA Tradelog S.à r.l. is taken over by the long-standing Tradelog Managing Director Rainer Farsch and other shareholders through a management buyout and is now known as FABA Logistics S.à r.l.

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New Location in Amsterdam

On March 1st 2022, NOSTA Logistics B.V. opened doors of its new office at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). This new office is fully focused on the airfreight product and is the third office in The Netherlands since NOSTA Logistics BV started business in Rotterdam early 2019.

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44 Years of NOSTA Group

By founding the former NOSTA Transport GmbH on 15 February 1978, Andrea and Thomas Gallenkamp laid the foundation for today's NOSTA Group. For 44 years, we at NOSTA have been focusing on quality, competence and, above all, customer centricity. We are sticking to this mission statement and promise on our further path of growth.

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Relocation of our Frankfurt/Kelsterbach Branch

Dear Sir or Madam, We would like to inform you that our Frankfurt/Kelsterbach branch will be moving on 21 September 2021. As of 21 September 2021, we will expand the business premises of our NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH in the immediate vicinity of our previous office location. We will continue to be available to you as a reliable full-service logistics provider.



Record volumes at the ports of USA

Due to the massive increase in volume from Asia to the USA, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been handling record volumes in recent months, which has created huge backlogs and ever increasing congestion.

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NOSTA Participates in Development Project for the Digital Waybill

Together with a research team from the Fraunhofer IML, our company has started work in the development project "Digital waybill (e-waybill)" on 01.04.2021. The aim of the project is to implement a digital service that enables the generation, storage and further processing of digital waybills for national and international transport.

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New Container Terminal: Osnabrück Logistics Companies Pool Their Expertise

The NOSTA Group, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Koch International will use the new loading center in the Port of Osnabrück from October. The foundation stone has been laid with the establishment of Container Terminal Osnabrück (CTO).

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New Office of NOSTA Logistics B.V. Opens in Venlo

On 1 May 2021, our Rotterdam-based NOSTA Logistics B.V. has opened a second office in Venlo. With this step, our company is expanding its footprint in the Netherlands and extending its service portfolio for customers. At the Venlo location, our team will specialise primarily in road freight and handle Europe-wide LTL and FTL shipments. In addition, we will provide comprehensive logistics consulting to our customers helping them optimise their supply chains.

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NOSTA Group Sustainability Report

We are pleased to present the latest NOSTA Group sustainability report. As an internationally active full-service logistics provider, environmental protection and resource conservation have always been of great importance to us. At the same time, as an owner-managed family business, responsibility towards our employees and society is very important to us.



NOSTA Logistics Corporation USA – Massive Delays

We have been informed by several rail ramps in Chicago, New York/New Jersey and Los Angeles that they are experiencing severe chassis shortages, leading to massive delays for truckers awaiting loads and unexpected costs for importers.



Container Terminals in Hamburg

Due to the heavily loaded overseas ports, storms on the world's oceans and the resulting massive shipping delays in recent weeks, the situation for the delivery of export containers in the Port of Hamburg has unfortunately become even more difficult.



Extreme Weather Conditions Lead to Disruptions in Transport Chains

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, As you have been able to gather from all the relevant media reports over the last few days, the extreme weather situation is increasingly affecting the logistical transport chains. We would therefore like to proactively inform you that there will be acute delays in the transport process due to, among other things, imposed truck driving bans in North Rhine-Westphalia, terminal closures in the United Kingdom etc.

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Florian Körner Becomes Chief Financial Officer of the NOSTA Holding GmbH

Generation change in the management of NOSTA Holding GmbH: The former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Thomas Müller retired at the end of June 2020 after 27 years with the NOSTA Group. With effect from 1. July 2020, his successor Florian Körner takes over the position of CFO at the internationally operating full-service logistics company. Together with Nicolas Gallenkamp (CEO) and Marcus Thoben (COO), the 36-year-old will in future form the management of NOSTA Holding GmbH.

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NOSTA Sea & Air Opens New Office in Frankfurt

On 4 May 2020, NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH has opened a new branch office in Frankfurt am Main. By establishing additional offices, the NOSTA Group subsidiary specializing in international sea and ocean freight solutions is strengthening its national presence and responding to the growing demand in the market. The new office is strategically located in the immediate vicinity of Frankfurt International Airport. From there, NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH can offer its customers attractive export and import opportunities, especially in the air freight sector.

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NOSTA and Felix Schoeller Group Expand Their Logistics Concept

As part of the consistent implementation of the growth strategy for the Warehousing business unit, NOSTA Logistics GmbH will open a further location in 49324 Melle from 1 July 2020. The location meets with approx. 27,000 m² of warehouse and logistics space the desired requirements of the group of companies. The range of high-quality warehouse and logistics services can be meaningfully supplemented with this expansion of space. When deciding on this location, particular attention was also paid to the fact that the property has an active railway siding leading into the warehouse.

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For Shipments from Europe: Equipment Imbalance Surcharge

Dear Sir or Madam, Last week, we already informed you about the challenges for the export business caused by various “Blank Sailings” from the Far East to Europe. At present, the empty equipment situation continues to worsen. The first steamship lines have reacted to this situation and implemented or already announced an "Equipment Imbalance Surcharge” for shipments from Europe. The tense empty container situation is expected to affect all trade lanes from Europe.

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For Shipments from Europe: Equipment Imbalance Surcharge

Dear Sir or Madam, Last week, we already informed you about the challenges for the export business caused by various “Blank Sailings” from the Far East to Europe. At present, the empty equipment situation continues to worsen. The first steamship lines have reacted to this situation and implemented or already announced an "Equipment Imbalance Surcharge” for shipments from Europe. The tense empty container situation is expected to affect all trade lanes from Europe.

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Effects of the Coronavirus on the pan-European Transport Business

Dear Sir or Madam As you have been able to read in all the relevant media reports in recent days, the corona Virus (SARS-CoV-2) is spreading further throughout Germany and Europe. The coronavirus not only poses a health risk to people worldwide, its rapid spread is also increasingly affecting logistical transport chains. At this point in time, the short and medium term restrictions on transport routes within Europe cannot yet be assessed in definite terms. Up to now, the virus occurs predominantly in the north of Italy. However, an expansion of the virus area in Europe and the overseas region must be expected at any time.

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Results of the Storms: Bottlenecks in Container Deliveries in the Port of Hamburg

Due to the storms over the last few weekends, a difficult situation has arisen for the delivery of export containers to the port of Hamburg: At the terminals, loading of the vessels was partially stopped. In addition, some vessels departed earlier than planned and left cargo/containers in port. Due to these events, there is currently limit free capacity left in the terminals for the delivery of new containers. To counteract this situation, export containers currently can only be delivered to the CTB and CTA terminals 48 hours before ship arrival.

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Consequences of the Chinese New Year and the Coronavirus

As various press releases in the last few days have revealed, after the Chinese New Year so-called "Blank Sailings" of the shipping lines have once again been announced. These so-called empty shipping’s, i.e. departures cancelled by shipping lines, lead to a shortage of vessel capacity and a significant lack of equipment.

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Sustainable Christmas Greetings

Also this year we have decided to send exclusively sustainable, digital Christmas greetings to our customers and business partners. By sending our digital Christmas cards, we not only reduce costs and effort, we are also doing something good: the costs saved will benefit several charitable organizations in the form of donations.

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Customer Information: Latest Information About Brexit

The situation regarding Brexit has become more acute in recent days and hours: After the withdrawal agreement negotiated between London and Brussels had initially cleared the first hurdle in the British Parliament with a clear majority of 30 votes, the British House of Commons voted shortly thereafter against a regulated Brexit as of 31 October 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now requesting a further extension of the EU deadline to prevent an unregulated withdrawal by Great Britain. However, the 27 remaining EU member states must first agree to a further postponement.

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Awarded for Family Friendliness

Our company pursues a particularly family-friendly personnel policy. The city and the district of Osnabrück have now honoured our policy with the award of the certificate “Family-friendly employer in the Osnabrück region". A few days ago the family alliances of the city and district awarded the prize at the Catholic Family Education Centre Oesede: Marcus Thoben, Managing Director of NOSTA Holding GmbH, and Julia Butke, HR Business Partner, accepted the certificate from Matthias Selle (Member of the Board LKOS) and Lord Mayor Wolfgang Griesert on behalf of the NOSTA Group. A total of 27 companies and institutions received the coveted seal of quality this year.

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How Quickly the Time Passes: 5 Years of NOSTA Logistik Sp. z o.o.

Since 2014, our NOSTA Logistik Sp. z o.o. has embodied the quality of the NOSTA Group on the Polish logistics market. This year, our international foreign subsidiary celebrates its 5th anniversary: What began in a manageable office with four employees, has developed over the last few years into a renowned, versatile logistics company with over 30 employees, which sets nationwide standards in terms of reliability, punctuality and quality.

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Incoterms® 2020: What you need to know

As mentioned in the last issue of our NOSTA newsletter, our transportation and logistics sector expected the release of the new Incoterms® version in Autumn 2019. This month, the International Chamber of Commerce published the Incoterms® 2020. Ten years after the publication of the current version, the revision of the well-known rules and regulations for international trade will come into force on January 1, 2020. This entails a number of changes.

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Apprenticeship 2019: Greenlight for our new Apprentices

Welcome to the NOSTA Group: On August 1, 2019, a total of 26 apprentices started their apprenticeship in our company. Whether as a merchant for forwarding and logistics services, a specialist for warehouse logistics or an IT specialist for system integration - the paths that young people take in their professional future are many and varied. With the apprenticeship a new and exciting phase of life begins for them.

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NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH is Expanding Further

Our NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH is opening two new branches in July 2019: In addition to the central location in Hamburg, our subsidiary specializing in international sea and air freight solutions can now also be found in Dortmund and at the Airport Center FMO. With the opening of new locations, NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH is continuing its expansion plans in the area of Global Forwarding. Under the motto Global Forwarding, we primarily market and offer our worldwide sea and airfreight activities

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We Take Over Sponsorship for a Buddy Bear

The Osnabrück Zoo has grown: Almost 100 colorful and imaginatively painted Buddy Bears can be admired for the next five weeks at the exhibition "United Buddy Bears - The Art of Tolerance" at the Zoo. It is a colorful travelling exhibition that promotes more peace, tolerance and international understanding worldwide. Through sponsorships the zoo collected donations. Numerous companies from the region took part in the project - and so did we! Our company has taken over the sponsorship for the bearish representative from Chile.

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Renaming of NOSTA Logistiek B.V.

Dear Sir or Madam, As part of the ongoing internationalization of our company, we have decided to change our trading name from NOSTA Logistiek B.V. into NOSTA Logistics B.V. Being a global business we believe this better reflects our service offerings to our customers and partners. The name change has become effective as from May 15th 2019. We would like to emphasize that the change is only in the name, our current business structure remains the same. The same applies for our office address, banking details, tax ID number and all other business data, therefore we kindly request you to only alter our trading name in your data base.

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Brexit: Preparatory Measures You Need to Know

Dear Sir or Madam Depending on the voting results in the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament, the UK will leave the European Union on 12 April or 22 May 2019. In the past few weeks and months, we have already informed you about developments and the necessary preparatory measures to take. The course of voting in the UK Parliament thus far indicates that a disorderly Brexit on 12 April 2019 is to be assumed and it is imperative to press ahead with the appropriate preparations.

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Customer Information: Current Information Regarding Brexit

Dear Sir or Madam As it stands, the United Kingdom will depart the European Union on 30 March 2019. There are currently insufficient agreements in the negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom as to how to govern economic relations between the two economic areas. A so-called hard Brexit is to be expected. In this case, extensive customs procedures are necessary for the movement of goods.

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Customer Information: General Strike in Belgium on 13.02.2019

Belgian unions have announced a 24-hour general strike on 13 February 2019. In addition to Belgian airports, the strike also affects the port of Antwerp, public transport and other areas of public service. Nationwide, considerable impairments to public transport and freight traffic must be expected. We would like to point out that, as a result of the general strike, dispatching difficulties for shipments via Antwerp can also be expected.

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We Invest in New Construction in Ladbergen, Germany

The NOSTA Group implements the construction of two multi-user warehouses in Ladbergen in the district of Steinfurt, Germany. As a result of the expansion, the internationally active full-service logistics service provider’s logistics centre in Ladbergen, where the family-owned company has owned a warehouse since 1997, has expanded to a total area of 23,665 m². The new building will be built on the site of the old warehouse. Completion is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019.

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Strengthening Our International Presence with the Global Forwarding Business Unit

In 2019, Osnabrueck-based NOSTA Group will resolutely maintain its international course for growth. With the expansion of the Global Forwarding business unit, the second-generation logistics company is intensifying its global sea and air freight activities, strengthening its global presence. Mr Peter Mundt, who took over the position as Managing Director of NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH with effect from 01.01.2019, will manage the Global Forwarding business unit.

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Customer Information: Toll Adjustment Decided by the Legislator

Following the expansion of toll charges for lorries, the legislator has now decided to significantly increase toll rates with effect from 1 January 2019. Toll charges will continue to be based on the factors total permitted vehicle weight, emissions class and number of axles. Various partial toll rates have now been determined as part of the road cost report commissioned by the legislator. These are calculated based on infrastructure use, as well as air and noise pollution.

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Our First Location in the USA

Osnabrueck-based NOSTA Group opened its first office in the USA in West Dundee, Illinois in July 2018. The specially founded NOSTA Logistics Corporation USA will henceforth intensify the full service logistics provider’s international business in the USA and on the North American continent at this location in the immediate vicinity of Chicago. Aaron Nash will be Chief Operating Officer of the new office in the United States.

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Customer Information: Possible Consequences of Brexit

The UK Government launched its withdrawal from the European Union on 29 March 2017. Great Britain’s exit from the EU will become effective on 29 March 2019. EU regulations provide for a two-year transitional period after the withdrawal takes effect in which the customs union, free movement of workers and other important EU regulations remain in force. The pre-requisite for this two-year transitional period is broad agreement on how the relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom will be shaped in the future.

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Customer Information: Increasing Toll Rates as of 01.01.2019

As already announced in our customer information for the month of May, as of 01.01.2019 we expect massively increasing toll rates for German federal highways and motorways. After the toll was extended to all federal highways on 1 July 2018, this is now the second adaptation in a very short time. In accordance with Directive 1999/62/EG, future costs will not only include infrastructure costs but also air and noise costs. We refer here to data in the infrastructure cost report 2018.

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Customer Information of Our NOSTA Sea & Air GmbH

During the last days, almost all global operating Carriers and NVOCC`S informed about the dramatic increase of Bunker prices (Marine Fuel Oil). This reportedly led to an enormous raise of the operating costs for their deployed vessels. Due to the a.m. development, the Carriers announced a temporary Surcharge, named Emergency-Bunker-Surcharge (EBS), Valid as of 01.06.2018 (B/L-Date).

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Customer Information: Increase of Toll Charges

In the past few weeks, the relevant media and the daily news have indicated that the legislator has already put in place various steps to widen the toll charges for the German long-distance traffic network. With this letter, we would like to inform you about the current situation and first notify you of the initial consequences on the cost structure.

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Customer Relations: Current Market Situation in the Transport Sector

The European transport market is currently undergoing a change, as a result of various factors. These causes have ultimately had an effect on the available loading space within Germany and Europe and this has therefore influenced our business relations.

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New Face and New Location – Bernd Dalhoff is the New Managing Director of FEIL GmbH

Bernd Dalhoff was appointed Managing Director of FEIL GmbH on 1 September 2017. In this function, the native of Muenster will concentrate on strengthening the existing product portfolio and expanding it with innovative intra-logistics solutions.

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3. Logistics Promotion Day - Osnabrueck Moves

The Individuallogistik (KNI e.V.) competency network invites you to the third “Aktionstag der Logistik“ (Logistics Promotion Day) on Saturday, 26 August 2017. There will be a colourful programme for the whole family from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Halle Gartlage in Osnabrueck. Exciting insights into the world of logistics are guaranteed.

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Christian Hammacher is the New Managing Director of NOSTA Cargo GmbH

Christian Hammacher took over the position of Managing Director of NOSTA Cargo GmbH on 1 July 2017. In this position, Mr Hammacher is responsible for our company’s own vehicle fleet. Apart from his position as Forwarding Manager, he will concentrate on the strategic steering of the freight transport and further expansion of business potential.

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NOSTA Group participates in EU project MultiRELOAD

The NOSTA Group is an official partner of the EU project MultiRELOAD. Research is being conducted into how the transport chain can be made more efficient, effective and sustainable by integrating inland ports.

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Delivery Delays for Shipments via Northern Ports

Dear Sir or Madam, as you probably know, the situation in global container shipping remains very tense. According to the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), more than 11 percent of the global volume of goods is currently stuck on waiting container ships. The congestion on the North Sea are particularly long.

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