Space-Age FTA Future Logistics 2020 Keynote Speaker Announced.

“To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.” Stephen Hawking 21st century logistics businesses face the challenge of delivering in an ever-changing world, with the new technologies, modes of transport, a shifting workforce and other forces re-shaping the conventions which have dictated the shape of business to now. And […]

Survey Predicts Turbulent Times Ahead For Irish Oil And Gas Sector.

PwC Ireland has launched its 2019 Irish Oil and Gas Survey. It reveals a sector less confident about the future at a time when technology and climate change are priorities. The survey, launched in tandem with the Atlantic Ireland petroleum conference hosted by the Irish Shelf Petroleum Study Group (ISPS), was carried out during the […]

TU Dublin Partner On The Supply Chain Visibility Project.

The School of Retail at TU Dublin are working with academics from institutions in five countries on an ambitious €250,000 European project. Funded by Erasmus+, the Supply Chain Visibility Project (SC Vis Project) has delivered an open-source digital tool that is designed to educate and train employees working in the fashion sector. SC Vis will […]

Suffolk Business Shortlisted In Two Categories At The BIFA Freight Service Awards 2019.

A Suffolk freight forwarder has been named one of 33 finalists in the 2019 Freight Service Awards run by the British International Freight Association (BIFA). Morrison Freight has been shortlisted in the Staff Development category, while 24-year-old former apprentice Jamie Abbott, is up for the Young Freight Forwarder award. In response to the news, Jamie […]

Logistics Professionals Seek Training As Brexit Increases Demand For Expertise.

The majority of logistics professionals aren’t offered opportunities for training and development within their current organisation, despite the fact that Brexit is driving fresh demand for specialist skills. That is according to research from specialist recruitment consultancy, WR Logistics. The survey of 8,784 employees including freight forwarders, transport planners and customs coordinators, found that only […]

Daimler Truck AG: Many Brands, One Family – One Website.

The Daimler Group launched a new corporate structure as planned on November 1, 2019. The spin-off of the business divisions passenger cars and vans as well as trucks and buses into subsidiaries became effective at the end of October by entry in the commercial register. All Daimler Trucks & Buses activities are now bundled together […]

Zalando Orders Automation From KNAPP For New DC In The Netherlands.

Europe’s leading online fashion platform, Zalando, has commissioned KNAPP to automate its new 140,000 m² distribution centre near Rotterdam, which will serve customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain and the UK. 200 million euro investment The new e-commerce DC in Bleiswijk will feature a combination of KNAPP’s shuttle storage and pocket sortation technology, […]

CSA 2020 Applauds DFDS On Ten Years Of Successful Scrubber Operations.

The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has congratulated Danish ferry operator DFDS A/S for ten years of successful scrubber operation, with the exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) onboard the 37,939gt roro Ficaria Seaways achieving more than 50,000 running hours since 2009. Ficaria Seaways, one of the first ro-ro vessels to be fitted with an Alfa […]