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Thales and WSP support Highways England with service station information hub for hauliers

May 15th, 2020|

Hauliers moving vital supplies across the UK can view daily service station updates on the Traffic England [...]

Government’s bias against hydrogen buses challenged

May 15th, 2020|

Industry leaders, campaign groups and academics today challenged the Government’s “deliberate” and “misjudged” bias against hydrogen buses [...]

Aero Africa appoints Jay Cameron as Director Product Development

May 15th, 2020|

Aero Africa, the Hong Kong based air cargo management group, is proud to announce the appointment of [...]

Maintaining supply chains: TT Club supports the industry

May 15th, 2020|

While many of the Western consumer economies tentatively explore the easing of social restrictions, the global supply [...]

ESSENTIAL PRODUCT PIPELINE SET UP VITAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES

May 15th, 2020|

An initiative to develop a freight pipeline to bring vital medical supplies to South Africa utilising special airfreight [...]

Port of Teignmouth shows appreciation for NHS and key workers with creative display

May 15th, 2020|

Colleagues at ABP Teignmouth have created an impressive display to show their appreciation for the NHS and all [...]

ROCKTREE HANDLES RECORD CARGO VOLUMES IN MILESTONE YEAR

May 15th, 2020|

Rocktree has reported handling record cargo volumes of 28 million tonnes during 2019, in a year that [...]

Consolidated Chassis Management Enhances Booking Application with QR Code Functionality

May 15th, 2020|

Convenient technology enables contactless, fast, and efficient transactions for drivers using the REO Chassis Depot at Wando [...]

LOGISTICS INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT’S COVID-19 RECOVERY STRATEGY: SOME ASSISTANCE FOR LOGISTICS ANNOUNCED BUT KEY ITEMS STILL UNRESOLVED SAYS FTA

May 15th, 2020|

In response to publication of the government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy, Elizabeth de Jong, policy director at FTA [...]

AMERICAN AIRLINES CONTINUES ITS PIONEERING HISTORY WITH EXPANDED CARGO OPERATIONS

May 13th, 2020|

Airline announces 140 weekly cargo flights to 15 international cities in May FORT WORTH, Texas — American [...]

Makers of BlueSeal air curtains share energy efficiency insights online

May 13th, 2020|

"Brightec has been leading the way in vehicle climate control for nearly a decade with BlueSeal air curtains. By [...]

LOGISTICS STAFF IN UK AND IRELAND BUOYED WITH PALLETWAYS’ PLATINUM AWARD WIN

May 13th, 2020|

Following a challenging and unprecedented few months, staff at logistics companies across the UK and Ireland have [...]

FTA COMMENT ON GOVERNMENT’S EXTENSION OF FURLOUGHING SCHEME

May 13th, 2020|

Speaking about the government’s extension of the furloughing scheme, announced today (12 May), FTA’s Chief Executive David [...]

DACHSER adds charter flights from China to U.S.

May 13th, 2020|

Flights scheduled from Hong Kong and Shanghai with arrival at LAX As the airfreight capacity crunch continues, [...]

Davies Turner strengthens German logistics presence with new partner

May 13th, 2020|

The new exclusive partnership with Freiburg-based, Streck Transport is important for Davies Turner as it further increases [...]

Hikrobot announces OW Robotics as new UK partner

May 13th, 2020|

Hikrobot, one of the world’s leading robotics companies, has announced a new partnership with British firm OW [...]

CSafe Global Launches Hub Operations in São Paulo, Brazil

May 13th, 2020|

CSafe Global has contracted with Quantum Logistics in São Paulo to provide containers locally. CSafe Global, the [...]

AS ECONOMISTS PREDICT GLOBAL ECONOMY IS ‘BOTTOMING OUT’, DO APRIL’S AIR CARGO VOLUMES OFFER A GLIMMER OF HOPE?

May 12th, 2020|

While air cargo volumes diminished rapidly in March, new data for April offers some hope that leading [...]

SEKO DISTRIBUTES PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TO THEIR FRONTLINE STAFF TO KEEP CLIENTS’ SUPPLY CHAINS MOVING

May 12th, 2020|

Exemplifying a key pillar in their SEKO CARES campaign, SEKO Logistics has distributed over 28,000 face masks [...]

Imperial joins customer Albemarle in free support for disinfectant production

May 12th, 2020|

Imperial Logistics International is providing free-of-charge logistics and transport services for a new disinfectant production line set [...]

Challenging environment affects HHLAs start to the 2020 financial year

May 12th, 2020|

I  Group revenue decreases by 3.4 %, Group operating result (EBIT) by 38.6 % I  Significant decline [...]

Swissterminal launches warehousing offer with new product “Break & Make Bulk”

May 12th, 2020|

Swissterminal AG enters the warehousing market and expands its role in global supply chains with “Break & [...]

LOGISTICS INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENTS COVID-19 RECOVERY STRATEGY: SOME ASSISTANCE FOR LOGISTICS ANNOUNCED BUT KEY ITEMS STILL UNRESOLVED SAYS FTA

May 12th, 2020|

In response to publication of the government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy, Elizabeth de Jong, policy director at FTA [...]

U-Freight targets cross-border trade and e-commerce logistics on Malay Peninsula

May 12th, 2020|

The U-Freight Group is seeking to increase its presence in cross-border logistics between Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore [...]

KERRY LOGISTICS FORMS NEW JOINT VENTURE IN SRI LANKA TO STRENGTHEN IFF CAPABILITIES IN SOUTH ASIA

May 12th, 2020|

Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) announced a new joint venture, Kerry Logistics Lanka [...]

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Freightliner continues to haul vital construction materials for Mendip Rail

May 23rd, 2020|

In November 2019, Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), commenced a [...]

Electric vehicle fleet to support sustainable operations at Port of Newcastle

May 21st, 2020|

Port of Newcastle has flicked the switch to fully-electric vehicles across its operations in [...]

LOGISTICS INDUSTRY ENCOURAGED BY GOVERNMENT APPROACH TO NI TRADE

May 21st, 2020|

The government’s approach to the Northern Ireland protocol paper, announced by Michael Gove MP [...]

Plane carrying 5 million face masks from China lands in Germany

May 21st, 2020|

A plane carrying around 5 million face masks and vital protective equipment (PPE) has landed [...]

Wilhelmsen Ship Management crowdfunds to support seafarers’ COVID-19 relief efforts

May 21st, 2020|

Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is crowdfunding to support Mission to Seafarers (MtS), one of the [...]

4D Supply Chain Consulting releases interactive Incoterms® 2020 elearning

May 21st, 2020|

4D Supply Chain Consulting announces the release of a new e-learning training product, which [...]

Wagtail Provide Explosive Detection Dogs for the UK Air Cargo Industry

May 21st, 2020|

Wagtail UK are delighted to announce that they have successfully achieved government certification to provide [...]

Freight forwarding sector welcomes government support for key short sea trade routes

May 21st, 2020|

In response to today’s news that the government has signed agreements with six operators to [...]

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