IPP Launches ‘HAPPI’ Hedgehog Initiative To Protect Wildlife.

Coventry-based IPP, one of Europe’s largest poolers of sustainable wooden pallets, has teamed up with the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary as part of an initiative to protect hedgehogs from bonfires this November. The Meriden headquartered business has launched the HAPPI – Hedgehog and Pallet Protection Initiative – to educate the public about bonfire building […]

FTA Celebrates Its Most Successful Ever Transport Manager Conference Series.

Bookings for FTA’s Transport Manager 2019 autumn conferences, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, have already passed the 1,500 mark, making the current series the most successful in over 20 years of the event. Five conferences have already taken place since the series started in September, but there’s still space at the remaining six – which take […]

Shipping Number Of The Week: 82% Drop In US Soya Bean Exports To China.

US soya bean exports to China are 82.8% lower in the first seven weeks of the 2019/2020 marketing season compared to the same period of the 2017/2018 marketing year, before the trade war started affecting this trade, according to BIMCO’s market analysis team. So far, only 1.1 million tonnes of US soya beans have been […]

American Airlines Cargo Undergoes Major Modernisation Upgrade.

American Airlines Cargo recently launched the first phase of its single largest investment to-date with the roll out of a new cargo end-to-end management system on October 1. The overhaul replaces the majority of the organization’s legacy technology, narrowing 90 systems down to less than 10. Not only do the new tools bring an upgraded […]

WISTA International Elects New Board Members And Honors 2019 Personality Of The Year.

Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons, President of Total Marine Solutions (WISTA USA) as Secretary, and Fabiana Simões Martins (WISTA Brazil), as Board Member, to the WISTA International Executive Committee at the 39th WISTA International Annual General Meeting on Grand Cayman on 30 October 2019. Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou (WISTA Cyprus), CEO […]

Innovative Automation Solutions: KUKA Wins Major Order From Shaoneng Group In China.

The Shaoneng Group, based in Shaoguan in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, is active in many segments: from power generation to the manufacturing of sustainable packaging. KUKA is supporting the Shaoneng Group in this order with solutions for automatic loading and unloading of machines. The scope of supply includes around 300 KUKA robots from […]