Kewill initiaties steps to join WCA’s WIN E-Platform

Kewill, a leading provider of innovative solutions for supply chain execution, officially begins process to add WIN connectivity to its MOVE forwarding platform and becomes the newest vendor member of the WCA. ‘With over 6,000 independent forwarder members in 180 countries, many of whom already use Kewill solutions, our partnership with WCA will help us … Continue reading Kewill initiaties steps to join WCA’s WIN E-Platform

Northern Ports forms Powerhouse Partnership

The North of England’s four main ports have agreed a new partnership to create jobs, boost exports and prosperity across the whole of the North of England. In a sign the Northern Powerhouse agenda marches forward, a new Northern Ports Association will unite northern ports and make importing and exporting much easier than today. The … Continue reading Northern Ports forms Powerhouse Partnership

FSDF Update on Illegal Immigrants Activity at Calais


Whilst the situation at Calais gets increasingly worse, with a reported 6000 immigrants seeking the opportunity to cross to the United Kingdom, the effect this is having on the fresh produce and chilled food chain from European sources continues to be a substantial problem. Chris Sturman, CEO of Food Storage and Distribution Federation explains: ‘As … Continue reading FSDF Update on Illegal Immigrants Activity at Calais


Williams Shipping reaches new heights with £250,000 investment

An expanding marine and logistics firm in Southampton has boosted its cargo handling capabilities with a £250,000 cash injection. Williams Shipping has bought a powerful reach stacker and developed a new one-acre cargo handling yard for its Transport Services division as part of the investment. It will allow the family-run firm to increase throughputs, improve … Continue reading Williams Shipping reaches new heights with £250,000 investment

Hanjin collapse sets alarm bells ringing

The high profile collapse of South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping is one of those rare shipping industry stories, other than disasters, that is deemed important enough to be reported far more widely than in maritime trade journals. That prominence is fully justified by the wider implications of the company’s problems that has brought the ongoing dire … Continue reading Hanjin collapse sets alarm bells ringing

B&H WORLDWIDE APPOINTS GILLIAN HAYTHORNTHWAITE

Aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide has further strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Gillian Haythornthwaite to the position of Non-Executive Director; HR. Gillian is a senior HR professional with over 30 years’ experience working at Executive and Board level.  She runs an independent HR consultancy business specialising in supporting companies to up-skill … Continue reading B&H WORLDWIDE APPOINTS GILLIAN HAYTHORNTHWAITE

Supreme Freight’s 30-strong team celebrates 30 years of success

2016 marks 30 successful years in business for Supreme Freight Services, the shipping, forwarding and logistics company. Determined to find an appropriate way to reward the passion, contribution and dedication of its long-standing workforce, founder and managing director Christopher Green announced earlier in the year that in July the entire 30-strong team would be going … Continue reading Supreme Freight’s 30-strong team celebrates 30 years of success

American Airlines cargo has record freight day from London Heathrow

American Airlines Cargo shipped more than 575,000 pounds (260,000 kilograms) of freight and mail from London Heathrow (LHR) in a single day, setting a new daily record for the station. The previous busiest day for the London Cargo team was in October 2015 when they shipped 565,857 pounds (256,668 kilograms) from the facility. This was … Continue reading American Airlines cargo has record freight day from London Heathrow

Greater visibility and time savings – just some of the benefits BIL Logistics’ have gained as Mandata TMS goes live

UK and international freight forwarding and shipping company BIL Logistics has adopted a Mandata Cloud TMS to help broaden the range of services it can provide to its customers, and prepare itself for new business wins. The family-run organisation, which regards itself as a ‘small business for the big businessman’ has been operating from its … Continue reading Greater visibility and time savings – just some of the benefits BIL Logistics’ have gained as Mandata TMS goes live

GEODIS COMPLETES FIRST RAIL TRANSPORT FOR KAPORAL BETWEEN CHINA AND FRANCE

GEODIS manages the rail transport between Wuhan in central China and the city of Lyon in France for KAPORAL, the Marseille based designer jeans manufacturer. The first shipment left Wuhan by train, in June, and arrived at Venissieux-Saint-Priest near Lyon, having traveled 11,300 kilometers in 18 days, alongside the legendary Silk Road. This new service … Continue reading GEODIS COMPLETES FIRST RAIL TRANSPORT FOR KAPORAL BETWEEN CHINA AND FRANCE