Port Of Tyne Strikes New Deal With Ringtons Coffee.

A new deal with the Port of Tyne is already brewing up. 45 tonnes of coffee beans – enough to make 4.5 million cups, once roasted, have been imported into Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the first three weeks of a new partnership between Ringtons and Port of Tyne. Ringtons is a family owned and run Newcastle based […]

FTA Response To Yellowhammer Document Release (12/9/19).

FTA, the voice of the logistics sector, has worked closely with government over the past three years to develop new trading processes for the UK’s businesses to use after Brexit, but the Yellowhammer document shows that there is still much that could go wrong and still has to be done to keep Britain trading effectively. […]

NI Water Completes 160th Project Under Multi-Million Rural Wastewater Scheme.

NI Water has recently completed an upgrade of Broagh Wastewater Treatment Works near Knockloughrim, marking the 160th project undertaken as part of its Rural Wastewater Investment Programme. The programme – which has been specifically designed to upgrade rural wastewater treatment systems serving populations of up to 250 people – has been running since 2008, and […]

IBM Launches z15 Mainframe And Helps Supply Chain Security: Comment From Mainframe Expert On Wider Market Implications.

IBM today launched its z15 mainframe, with industry-first data privacy & security capabilities for the cloud (specifically, hybrid, multicloud). z15, which has been designed explicitly for hybrid cloud security and cloud-native app development, includes the first technology in the industry to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments. It also has added […]

FTA Transport Manager Conferences Set For Another Record-Breaking Year.

The first of FTA’s Transport Manager conferences takes place in just two weeks’ time, and bookings look set to break previous records once again with over 1,200 delegates already booked to attend. The first in the eleven-venue series, taking place in Yeovil on Thursday 26 September, is already fully booked, and with others filling up […]

Yellowhammer Confirms RHA’s Worst Fears.

The Road Haulage Association says that the Yellowhammer document confirms its worst fears about the impact a ‘no-deal’ Brexit will have on the supply chain. The document predicts that business won’t be ready for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit and trucks bound for the continent could be stuck in queues for up to two and a half […]

TrailerLock Keeps It Safe For Tarrant International.

Tarrant International, the temperature-controlled logistics specialist, based in Cork Ireland is using a locking device from TrailerLock which, says the company, is effective and simple to use. Called FridgeLock, the steel device is extendable and fits most types of surface-mounted door furniture. A barrel lock, protected by a coated steel cap, needs just a half […]

Push Ahead On Heathrow Airport Expansion For The Sake Of Post-Brexit Trade, Says FTA.

An expanded Heathrow Airport is vital to support the UK’s global trading ambitions post-Brexit, according to FTA, the only organisation representing the whole logistics sector. Reacting positively to the contents of Heathrow Limited’s Airport Expansion Consultation, which closes tomorrow (13 September 2019), FTA is urging the Department for Transport (DfT) to support Heathrow Limited’s vision […]