Five for Friday: Logistics

September 13, 2019

Finland has developed some innovative solutions to improve the efficiency of the logistics industry and is well on its way to becoming a game-changer in the field.

Robot buses to hit the streets in Helsinki

June 25, 2019

The multinational Sohjoa Baltic project has established a bus route in Helsinki for its autonomous electrical buses in a trial that will last until September. 

Cargo transport is a lot cooler thanks to Finnair

May 23, 2019

An 80 million-euro investment is ensuring that Finnish national carrier Finnair is at the forefront of logistics automation and technical expertise.

Record-breaking Port of Helsinki is Europe’s busiest

March 12, 2019

The Port of Helsinki has retained its position as the busiest international passenger port in Europe and broken a decade-old record in annual cargo traffic.

Sensible 4 and MUJI create all-weather robotbus

November 1, 2018

Finnish startup Sensible 4 and Japanese lifestyle brand MUJI are together launching an autonomous shuttle bus capable of operating in all weather conditions.

ConFoot gives container handling new legs

October 9, 2018

Handling a 30-tonne shipping container is typically a task for heavy-duty equipment. This Finnish transport innovation makes it a one-person job.

Foreca predicts the weather for automated cars

July 25, 2018

Finnish weather service Foreca has entered into a partnership with German conglomerate Bosch to develop predictive road-condition services for automated vehicles.

Finnair expands its reach in Europe and Asia

June 7, 2018

Finnair has announced a new year-round route to Hanover and added capacity to other European destinations and Dubai. In Asia, the Finnish airline has begun codeshare cooperation with Cathay Pacific Airlines to destinations in Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Norwegian logistics come to Finland

January 24, 2018

Logistics operator ColliCare has established an office in Vantaa, bringing the total number of countries it is present in to 11 worldwide.

Helsinki top of the ports in Europe

January 17, 2018

The Port of Helsinki has grown to become the busiest passenger port in Europe in 2017, and is also the number one general port for international freight traffic in Finland.

Silvasti becomes the biggest in the north

December 14, 2017

Finnish Transport Company Ville Silvasti has acquired Danish Frank Nørager & Co, a family-owned business specialising in wind power logistics.