Riney turns to Sentinel for reliable vehicle safety systems.

Riney is a civil engineering contractor with 40 years’ experience of working in London. The company delivers highway maintenance and improvement services for a client base which is predominately London local authorities and currently holds long term contracts with the City of London, Royal Borough of Greenwich, London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and […]

Davies Turner Ireland Gains Authorised Economic Operator (AEO Customs) Accreditation.

Davies Turner Ireland (DTI) has been granted Authorised Economic Operator AEO (Type C) status by Irish Revenue, which entitles the company to benefit from the full benefits available under customs simplified procedures. The authorisation comes just under 10 years after the company’s UK parent company, Davies Turner Plc achieved full certification (Type F) for all […]

Low Sulphur Fuel Prices Rise USD 165 Per MT Through December In Singapore.

Very-Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) prices have risen to USD 710 per metric tonne in Singapore on 2 January 2020, a price increase of 30%, when compared to 2 December 2019. The newly implemented IMO2020 Sulphur Cap marks a milestone for the industry and is likely to affect profitability for many shipowners and operators. A […]

UK Ratifies e-CMR Protocol.

The UK ratifies the e-CMR protocol, allowing national and international transports from and to the United Kingdom to be done with digital consignment notes. Signing the e-CMR protocol has been on the agenda in the UK for quite some time. After a successful international pilot project with the e-CMR platform TransFollow, the West Yorkshire based […]

Advice For Global Shippers On Managing Surcharges For Low Sulphur Fuel.

With the introduction of new global rules for limiting sulphur pollution from ships on 1 January 2020, the Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has issued helpful advice for importers and exporters facing demands for surcharges from shipping lines seeking to cover their costs of compliance. GSF’s ‘Top Ten Tips for Sulphur-Surcharged Shippers’ (attached) highlights the fundamentals […]

FTA Calls For Expanded Heathrow To Keep Britain Trading.

Following the announcement today (20 December 2019) that the proposed expansion of London Heathrow airport is to be delayed by at least a year, Zoe McLernan, Policy Manager at FTA says: “FTA supports expansion at Heathrow, and at other airports around the UK, to provide vital global links for Britain’s trade. Air cargo already accounts […]

Van Excellence Celebrates Another Successful Year.

Tens of thousands of vans on the UK’s roads are now being operated to the highest standards of safety, compliance and efficiency, thanks to the work undertaken by the members of Van Excellence, a voluntary scheme administered by FTA and sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans. FTA is pleased to announce 2019 was another successful year with […]

Major New Appointments Steer Pall-Ex Into New Era.

Pall-Ex is driving into a new era with a strengthened senior management team at the wheel following two major appointments. The logistics giant has appointed former Palletways network development director, Barry Byers, as new UK Managing Director, while Martin Rantle has been named Non-Executive Chairman, after previously serving as vice president of sales for DHL. […]

Ontruck Reinforces Presence In The EU Transport Sector Showcasing A Growth Of 250% In 2019.

2019 has proven to be yet another significant year for digital road freight platform Ontruck. The startup will celebrate it’s fourth birthday in January having successfully consolidated its presence across the European transport ecosystem to become a leading service Alprovider in the supply chain. The client portfolio now includes major companies such as P&G, Pepsico, […]