Davies Turner Shortlisted For Two Freight Industry Awards.

Davies Turner, the leading independent international freight and logistics company, has made the finalists shortlist in two categories of the UK’s premier freight forwarding and logistics awards scheme. The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Freight Service Awards have been organised annually for over 30 years so are rightly seen as the Oscars of the UK […]

First National Marine Planning Framework Key To Decarbonising Economy.

Chambers Ireland today (12 November), welcomes the publication of Ireland’s first draft National Marine Planning Framework (NMPF), which sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the development of a strategic framework for developing, maintaining, and enhancing Ireland’s marine territories. Speaking this afternoon, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “Ireland’s extensive marine territories exceed our […]

Embrace The Challenges Of New Sustainable Technologies At The Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference.

Scheduled for May 18-19, 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland, the MTE Conference will bring together technology developers and members of the shipping industry. Based on innovation, the event will highlight solutions and introduce personalities and technologies that are not represented at the usual shipping conferences. The Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference (MTE Conference) invites industry leaders involved […]

Port Of Tyne Fund To Uncover Stories Of Ship-Building Community’s Past.

A volunteer-led charity, which curates a web-based 20th century history archive reflecting local life in North Tyneside – as told by those who lived, worked and played there – has received a funding boost from the Port of Tyne Community Action Fund at the Community Foundation. Remembering the Past, Resourcing the Future exists to capture […]

Retail Remains Steady, But Brexit Jitters Endure.

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the sector, today published its latest quarterly Retail Monitor. The report reveals that the volume of sales (5.1% growth) far outpaced the value of sales (2.3%) in the third quarter of the year, with many retailers continuing to engage in the deep discounting of goods. The findings of […]

Hactl handles 104 Freighters In A Single Day.

Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler – has broken its all-time record for the number of freighters handled in a 24-hour period. On 3rd November, Hactl handled no less than 104 freighter aircraft – beating its previous record of 102, set on 5th November 2017. The peak of activity took place between 0200 and 0300, […]

Cranfield And Network Rail Launch Supply Chain And Logistics Educational Partnership.

Network Rail and Cranfield School of Management have agreed an educational partnership between the two organisations. Network Rail is offering employees in its supply chain operations function a suite of development opportunities provided by Cranfield, including course content relevant to the railway supply chain. Network Rail owns and operates Britain’s railway infrastructure, they are responsible […]

Palletforce Delivers £5 Million Of New Business To Members.

EV Cargo company Palletforce has continued to drive growth across its membership with its sales team recently announcing it has delivered nearly £5 million of new business revenue for members, across 200 trading accounts over the last 12 months. At a recent sales conference attended by 100 member representatives, Palletforce confirmed over 100,000 new business […]