Müller To Remove All Plastic Straws By 2020.

School children at Sunnyside Primary School in Glasgow have been helping Müller to become the first dairy company in the UK to offer fresh school milk with paper straws. After contacting the dairy company and presenting their concerns about the environmental impact of plastic straws in 2018, Müller has committed to removing all plastic straws […]

Maritime Named Road Haulier Of The Year Again At The Global Freight Awards.

For the second consecutive year, Maritime Transport Ltd. (Maritime) has been named winner of the ‘Road Haulier of the Year’ category by its customers and readers of Lloyd’s Loading List during the freight publication’s Global Freight Awards last week. The Global Freight Awards, held this year at the Royal Lancaster London Hotel on 14th November, […]

Port Of Tyne Shortlisted In The IBJ Awards.

The Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports based in North East England has been shortlisted in the IBJ Awards. The International Bulk Journal Awards, now in their eleventh year are a salute to excellence in the maritime bulk industry. The Port of Tyne is shortlisted for not one but two awards; […]

Ireland’s First National Apprenticeship Programme For Retail Launched.

– 52% female participation rate in apprenticeship programme – Retailers responding to challenges posed by tightening labour markets Retail Ireland Skillnet, the Ibec group that develops and delivers training and education programmes for those in the retail sector, has launched Ireland’s first national apprenticeship programme for the sector. This landmark programme is notable for its […]

Plans Unveiled For Antwerp XL 2020.

Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, will have an expanded show floor and an even greater international audience when it returns to the Port of Antwerp on 21st-23rd April 2020. The inaugural exhibition and conference, held at the largest breakbulk and steel port in Europe, made an impressive debut, attracting […]

CEVA Logistics In The UK Signs The Armed Forces Covenant.

CEVA Logistics is demonstrating its commitment to the military community and their families in the UK by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant recognizes the value of serving personnel, both regulars and reservists, veterans and military families contribute to our business and our country. The signing of the Covenant took place at CEVA’s UK, […]

Kuehne + Nagel Acquires In The Netherlands And Belgium To Expand Its Overland Network.

– Acquisition of the overland and logistics activities of Rotra– Long-established player in two European centres of logistics gravity– Complements Kuehne + Nagel’s overland network in Europe Kuehne + Nagel announces the acquisition of the overland and logistics activities of Rotra, a company headquartered in the Netherlands with approximately 800 employees and a yearly net […]

Minister Humphreys Welcomes The Entry Into Force Of The EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.

Today, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, welcomed the entry into force of the important Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the EU and Singapore. The Agreement was signed in October 2018 and ratified by the European Parliament in February 2019. However it was necessary for Singapore to establish a system to recognise […]