Compliance and Clean Air Zone (CAZ) tops the agenda as TruTac hosts CPT West Midlands Regional Event

Tachograph compliance and the proposed Birmingham Clean Air Zone were key discussion points during a recent meeting of the Confederation of Passenger Transport. The event was held on 19 January at the Coventry headquarters of transport software and compliance specialists TruTac. As CPT’s tachograph analysis partner, TruTac were keen to host the organisation’s first West … Continue reading Compliance and Clean Air Zone (CAZ) tops the agenda as TruTac hosts CPT West Midlands Regional Event

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Emirates SkyCargo appoints Ross Barnett as UK Cargo Manager

IATA figures reveal that in December, Emirates SkyCargo exported a larger volume of cargo from the UK than any other airline London, UK 22 February 2017 – Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has announced the appointment of Ross Barnett as Cargo Manager in the UK. Ross, who will now be based in London, … Continue reading Emirates SkyCargo appoints Ross Barnett as UK Cargo Manager

GateHouse Launches Cloud for Live Tracking of Loads at Sea

ghVessel combines satellite and terrestrial AIS data to provide ETA calculations of loads at sea; cloud can be accessed through a web portal or directly integrated into a business system Data unifier and aggregator GateHouse Logistics today announced that it has launched a new cloud service to provide valuable real-time tracking of loads port-to-port. Destined … Continue reading GateHouse Launches Cloud for Live Tracking of Loads at Sea

Lack of investment, not freight transport, to blame for potholes says FTA

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership organisation for the freight and logistics industry, has reacted with disappointment to the Local Government Association (LGA)’s inaccurate claim that freight transport is responsible for the poor state of Britain’s roads. Instead, FTA has called on central government to reverse the downturn in spending on local … Continue reading Lack of investment, not freight transport, to blame for potholes says FTA

T-CHARGE TO BRING LEVEL PLAYING FIELD ON EMISSIONS

The announcement by London Mayor Sadiq Khan to introduce an emissions surcharge on older, polluting vehicles within the city has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association. Natalie Chapman, FTA’s Head of Policy for London said: “It is incumbent on all of London’s road users to work together to reduce emissions in the capital, to … Continue reading T-CHARGE TO BRING LEVEL PLAYING FIELD ON EMISSIONS

People in Logistics Celebrated at New Conference and Awards

Talent in Logistics, a new and unique conference and awards event, will take place on 22nd June 2017 to recognise, celebrate and reward the people that are essential to the success of the UK logistics sector. This is the only event in the UK completely dedicated to training, learning and development for the 2.2 million … Continue reading People in Logistics Celebrated at New Conference and Awards

Freightliner & British Steel – Collaboration Success

During 2016, Freightliner was awarded the contract for British Steel’s rail haulage of raw materials to Scunthorpe Steelworks. Since then, teams from Freightliner and British Steel’s Immingham Bulk Terminal and Ore Blending Plant have collaborated to improve the process flow, removing a massive bottleneck in the last stage of the supply chain feeding the steelworks, … Continue reading Freightliner & British Steel – Collaboration Success

KERRY LOGISTICS SUPPORTS FAST FASHION LABEL MISSGUIDED’S GLOBAL EXPANSION

Kerry Logistics support fast fashion label Missguided's global expansion with virtual buying office and supply chain solutions. UK-based multi-channel retailer Missguided has partnered with Kerry Logistics for global supply chain support Multi-channel fast fashion retailer Missguided is working with Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, as supply … Continue reading KERRY LOGISTICS SUPPORTS FAST FASHION LABEL MISSGUIDED’S GLOBAL EXPANSION

DSV INVESTS IN IMMINGHAM LOGISTICS FACILITY

DSV is expanding its warehouse and new state-of-the-art offices in Immingham, Lincolnshire. The centre, which is being increased to a 100,000 sq ft logistics facility, will be fully operational at the end of May and will provide DSV customers with additional capability and capacity to add to the company’s existing resources in the region. It … Continue reading DSV INVESTS IN IMMINGHAM LOGISTICS FACILITY