‘Ripping Up The Rule Book’ Seminar Programme Announced For The 2019 Supply Chain & Logistics Summit & Expo.

Across the globe, the rule book is being torn up for supply chain and logistics planning, operations and the professionals tasked with marshalling the services, assets and people to deliver the goods. Automation and digitalisation are disrupting traditional business models, consumer expectations, supply chain, logistics and transport networks at an unprecedented pace and scale – […]

Port Of Tyne Welcomes News That The UK Will Seek To Create Free Ports.

The Port of Tyne in North East England is one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, a vital trading gateway to global markets. Handling 4.5 million tonnes of cargo each year, operating one of Europe’s largest automotive terminals; its operations provide solutions to some of the UK’s biggest blue-chip companies with growth in its container […]

New Truckers On Course For Capital Jobs.

A forward-thinking London logistics firm is leading the way in encouraging a new generation of truckers into the industry. ELB Partners, which is based in Wimbledon, has teamed up with the UK’s top-rated driving school, EP Training Services, to offer regular opportunities to newly-qualified HGV drivers. ELB recruits up to 15 drivers a year from […]

Onus On Hauliers To Get The Paperwork Right, Says FTA.

Government plans to strengthen compliance with Operation Brock (the queueing system to be introduced for lorries in Kent in the event of a No Deal Brexit) will place the responsibility to travel with correct documentation on haulage businesses, despite a lack of clarity on the actual paperwork required, according to FTA. The business organisation, which […]

Yale Dealer Builds Constructive Relationship With Sewera Polska Chemia.

Wholesaler Sewera Polska Chemia has been serving the construction industry for over 25 years providing a complete range of building materials to contractors and retail clients. The Polish company offers everything from bricks and chimneys to gutters and insulation, making them a one-stop-shop for construction projects. The company has eight branches across Poland with a […]

Government Faces Huge Challenge To Get Businesses Ready For Brexit.

The Road Haulage Association says the government still faces a huge challenge to prepare business in time for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. The warning comes as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid pledged ‘no-deal’ preparation funding and plans for additional staff at the border. RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett said that action from the Government […]

Wincanton Wins Contract Renewal With Cormar Carpets.

Building on an existing 20-year relationship, Cormar Carpets has renewed its contract with Wincanton by a further five years. Wincanton will continue to provide transport, planning and fulfilment services to the UK carpet manufacturer across its distribution and delivery network and its new Customer Fulfilment Centre in Hemel Hempstead. The Hemel facility contains the latest […]

KVH Joins Smart Maritime Network As Founding Member Of Technology Development Initiative.

Maritime innovator KVH is pleased to announce it has joined the Smart Maritime Network (SMN) as one of the founding members of the initiative dedicated to supporting collaboration and standardization in the development of IT systems for the shipping sector. As a founding member, KVH will participate in Smart Maritime Council meetings with a select […]

Davies Turner Remains Positive About Turkish Trade.

Despite the ongoing economic uncertainties in the country, combined with currency volatility and inflation, Turkey remains one of Davies Turner’s most important trade lanes. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarder says that Turkish trade fluctuations have been a challenge to operations on its largest overland and multimodal routes, but careful management of traffic flows has […]

Keep Goods Moving Across Borders, RHA Urges Brexit Supremo.

The RHA has called on the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove MP to act urgently so that goods can continue to flow across borders if there’s a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. In a letter to the cabinet minister in charge of Brexit arrangements, RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett set out the measures he says […]