Government Must Support Hauliers In Coronavirus Crisis.

The RHA is imploring Government to pledge immediate financial support for hauliers who face going out of business because of the coronavirus crisis. RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett told transport secretary, Grant Shapps that many hauliers have already reported catastrophic effects on their businesses as the volumes of goods drop sharply. Container volume from China […]

Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference Postponed To 5-6 October.

The Maritime Transport Efficiency Conference (MTEC), originally scheduled to take place in Geneva in May, is rescheduled for 5 and 6 October 2020. “There was simply no alternative,” said Bernard Schopfer, the organiser of the event. “The health of our participants is an absolute priority. We also want our event to be successful, and to […]

Industry Expert To Head Up Estates At The Port Of Tyne.

Victoria Beattie has joined the Port of Tyne, one of the UK’s major deep-sea ports, as its Head of Estates. In her new role, Victoria will be responsible for the Port’s diverse land and property portfolio, working alongside both internal and external stakeholders. A Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Victoria has over 30 years’ experience in the […]

The Microlise Transport Conference 2020 – Cancelled.

As the organiser of one of the industry’s premier conference events, the well-being of delegates, exhibitors and speakers is of primary concern – particularly at a time when supply chain efficiency is so critical and fleet operators face mounting pressure. As the Coronavirus situation is developing at a rapid pace, we have taken the decision […]

New Beaverswood Floor Graphics – The Marker For Workplace Safety.

A new range of quick-to-install, eye-catching floor markers, which improves safety in the workplace, has been launched by industrial visual communication solutions specialist, Beaverswood. The range of slimline, half-circle anti-slip markers can be easily placed on any flat, sealed surface to warn people, for example, not to block the entrance to a fire door, or […]

80% Of Companies Are Planning To Invest In Technology For Their Warehouses.

High street retailers have seen footfall decrease over recent years as online sales become the more popular and convenient way to shop. E-commerce is growing rapidly across the world and is changing the way people shop – as consumers and as businesses – meaning warehousing and logistics have become critical for all manufacturers and retailers […]

Shipment Visibility Provider Sixfold Releases Free Live Border Congestion Map In COVID-19 Crisis.

Unique solution for supply chains, retailers and logistics service providers to gain real-time information on border waiting times as a result of cross-border delays resulting from Coronavirus crisis Leading shipment visibility provider Sixfold today announces that it has published a free live map of border crossing times for trucks which can be accessed at sixfold.com/covid-19. […]