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Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. In February 2017, the average confidence level expressed by respondents was 5.6 out of 10.0, unchanged from the previous survey in November 2016 and equal to the highest rating … Continue reading Shipping Confidence Holds Steady Despite Industry and Political Pressures
TRUCKINGBY Brian Yeardley work for a second season with US cheerleading success story Legacy Dance & Cheer. TRUCKINGBY first provided tour trucking services to co founders Ali & Andrea from Texas USA at the start of their highly successful 2016 UK tour & have again in 2017 this time not only supplying trucking services on … Continue reading TRUCKINGBY Brian Yeardley work for a second season with US cheerleading success story Legacy Dance & Cheer.
Delta Cargo is introducing DASH Critical & Medical, the first fully GPS-enabled, same-day product offered by a U.S. freight carrier. The new service provides real-time tracking and monitoring of any eligible shipment, and customers can ship items up until 45 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure. DASH Critical & Medical is now available from ten … Continue reading Delta Cargo launches real-time GPS tracking for DASH Critical & Medical same-day shipments
Chris Lee, formerly Global Account Manager at Crane Worldwide has been promoted to UK Managing Director based at the new warehouse facility in London Heathrow. Chris has been with Crane Worldwide since 2011 and has over 20 years of experience in the industry starting out in an operational role with Exel Logistics in 1994. The … Continue reading Chris Lee appointed to UK Managing Director at Crane Worldwide Logistics
On behalf of its members, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement. The trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies notes that the ratifications by Chad, Jordan, Oman and Rwanda today means the deal has reached the pre-determined threshold of 110 WTO … Continue reading BIFA welcomes entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
Jigsaw - contemporary fashion brand and pioneer of the British high street - has appointed Allport Cargo Services (ACS) as its supply chain partner. As part of the agreement, ACS will manage all of Jigsaw’s freight requirements and provide its LIMA (Logistics Information Management Application) supply chain software to manage Jigsaw’s supply chain network. ACS … Continue reading Allport Cargo Services to support Jigsaw’s growth with International supply chain management
The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the trade body which represents half the UK’s road fleet, is calling on French authorities to provide more safe lorry parking for trans-European freight transport around Calais, following the closure of four rest areas on the A16 and A26. This week’s announcement by Sanef, the French motorway operator, drastically … Continue reading Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety, says FTA
Airlines has delivered a new engine to a B777-300 grounded in Iqaluit, in the Canadian Arctic, following an emergency landing by the jet. The engine, a General Electric GE90, was delivered safely to the grounded Swiss International Air Lines aircraft, less than 48 hours after the jet landed in Canada. It was transported on one … Continue reading ANTONOV Air Transports World’s Most Powerful Turbofan Engine To Grounded Aircraft In Canadian Arctic
While optimism and enthusiasm is a good thing, it could be said that containership carriers may very well have something else coming. There are too many megas coming into service, and this avalanche of empty boxes is threatening to upset the tenuous ocean freight rate gains of the past six months. March 1 marked the … Continue reading The Megas are Coming: Containers Still Chasing Cargo