Allseas Global Logistics scoops Global Freight Award for transport and installation of aircraft cabin emergency simulator

Precision planning and innovative thinking … The transport of a fully assembled, highly fragile multi-million pound Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer (CEET) all the way from Manchester, in the UK, to Ethiopian Airlines’ training facility in Addis Ababa, followed by the precision installation of the unit over an indoor training pool, was never going to be … Continue reading Allseas Global Logistics scoops Global Freight Award for transport and installation of aircraft cabin emergency simulator

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Gearing up for growth, a new location for Crane Worldwide in the Benelux

Starting the New Year with expansion in mind, Crane Worldwide in the Netherlands has invested in a brand new head office facility at the heart of Amsterdam airport. ‘Having a state of the art facility at this strategic location is key to assisting our clients across the globe’ comments Allan Fulks, Country Director for the … Continue reading Gearing up for growth, a new location for Crane Worldwide in the Benelux

DSV Commercials continues to come out ‘best in class’ for yet another year

DSV Commercials was named winner of the large dealership category at the annual MAN Truck & Bus UK Dealer of the Year Awards, Edinburgh. The annual conference and awards were held in Edinburgh on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 20th - 22nd of January. This particular award was measured on: Quality of Service (Up Time Principle … Continue reading DSV Commercials continues to come out ‘best in class’ for yet another year

Longer semi-trailer trial demonstrates safety and environmental benefits, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Department for Transport (DfT)’s announcement today (26 January 2017) that it will be extending the numbers in its Longer Semi-Trailer (LST) trial this year. This trial, which is investigating the environmental and safety impacts of the use of longer semi-trailer vehicles on the UK roads, has been … Continue reading Longer semi-trailer trial demonstrates safety and environmental benefits, says FTA

Pentalver makes £5 million pound investment in Briggs equipment

Pentalver has announced a further investment in its materials handling resources after concluding a new £5million deal with asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment. One of the UK’s foremost providers of container-related services, Pentalver is adding 19 new Hyster machines to its fleet following a detailed tender process involving an in-depth assessment of … Continue reading Pentalver makes £5 million pound investment in Briggs equipment

FTA’s five-point plan to Keep Britain Trading

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has drawn up five priorities for customs and border arrangements to keep Britain trading post Brexit. Deputy Chief Executive James Hookham, who outlined the issues to the Home Affairs Committee in Parliament this afternoon, said avoiding costly delays was crucial – especially if Theresa May’s vision of “tariff-free and frictionless” … Continue reading FTA’s five-point plan to Keep Britain Trading

The internet of things (IoT) in AOG

The advent of IoT The IoT is being hotly tipped to revolutionize the aerospace industry, transforming every part of this data-heavy sector; from assembly and manufacturing to maintenance and safety, including tracking the aircraft’s location. Specifically relating to maintenance, the IoT helps airlines collect and subsequently to translate vast volumes of data into meaningful business … Continue reading The internet of things (IoT) in AOG

FTA OFFERS FULLY FUNDED TRAINEESHIPS & APPRENTICESHIPS TO FILL SKILLS GAPS

200 fully funded Traineeships & Apprenticeships on offer for FTA members Pressures on the freight and logistics industry to deliver goods to increasingly tight timescales are being heightened by shortages of skilled HGV drivers. In fact, the industry estimates that there could be up to 35,000 vacancies for trained operators across the country. To start … Continue reading FTA OFFERS FULLY FUNDED TRAINEESHIPS & APPRENTICESHIPS TO FILL SKILLS GAPS