We Need Europe To Deliver Logistics Without Borders, Says FTAI.

Businesses moving goods and services in Ireland and across Europe need the right trading environment at EU level to allow them to operate safely, efficiently and sustainably, according to FTA Ireland, the business organisation which speaks for the nation’s freight, passenger and logistics industries. This policy framework would also help to bring the talents and […]

New Digital Tool Keeps Global Trade Risks Under Control: AEB Launches Risk Assessment Software.

AEB, a provider of global trade and logistics software, has launched its new global trade software to protect businesses from global trade violations. Risk Assessment provides easy online access for all teams across a company where global trade risks potentially arise – from procurement and sales to shipping. Straightforward questionnaires allow everyone within a business […]

Busy Times For ELB’s Express Delivery To Sun Seekers.

A high-flying UK firm is ready for business to really take off as millions of Brits hit the skies for their holidays. London-based logistics company ELB Partners helps holiday makers stay informed by ensuring national newspapers and magazines are jetted out to them every day. ELB, working with industry specialists Higgs International Publishing Logistics, runs […]

Port Of Tyne Granted AEO Customs Check Status.

The Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s busiest ports, has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (‘AEO’) status as part of its preparations for Brexit. AEO status is an internationally recognised quality mark, awarded by HMRC; it means that the Port’s customs checks and processes meet international standards as well as giving faster access to […]

Dennis Distribution Choice Of Cartwright Group Fridge Trailers Endorsed By Customer Feedback.

Well-established refrigeration transport specialist Dennis Distribution recently took delivery of eight new fridge trailers from leading trailer and commercial body manufacturer Cartwright and its decision has been endorsed by customer feedback about the quality of the trailers. Andrew Revely, General Manager of Dennis Distribution, commented: “We tailored the new trailers from Cartwright to match our […]

SEC Storage Finalists In CILT Awards.

SEC Storage is delighted to announce it has been selected as a finalist for the CILT Awards in the category of Warehouse Operations, with the winners being announced at the prestigious industry awards event held on 17th October in London. Showcasing true innovation, the Christie Lites solution involved the design of a unique multi-point, multi-directional […]

Lack Of Suitable End Point Assessors Threatens Success Of Logistics Apprenticeships.

Transport and logistics training providers are struggling to fulfil delivery of apprenticeships due to a lack of suitable assessors able to carry out End Point Assessments (EPAs), warns RTITB. The End Point Assessment (EPA) ensures that an apprentice can do the job they have been trained to do and typically comes at the end of […]

Pall-Ex Drivers Give It Some Gas With New Eco-Truck Trial.

Pall-Ex is focusing firmly on the future of road transport, after becoming the first pallet network to trial a Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) powered truck within its fleet. The pallet network is driving its green credentials forward as it tests a Volvo FM LNG tractor unit, which combines LNG with a traditional diesel engine to […]

FTA Celebrates Reaching 18,000 Members.

FTA is celebrating a major milestone after signing Thomas Ridley & Son Ltd as its 18,000th member to confirm its position as the largest and most influential business organisation representing the UK logistics industry. Working with a range of diverse businesses from major retailers to smaller courier companies, FTA is delighted to celebrate its most […]

SCCG Marketing Coordinator – HubSpot Super User.

After only being in the role one week with SCCG, our new Marketing Coordinator – Alexandra Nedelea – has passed her HubSpot CRM exam. By passing practical exercises provided by the CRM, Alexandra has demonstrated the ability to execute inbound sales processes, using HubSpot CRM and Sales Hub; in addition to passing the final exam […]