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Women win Awards...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:01

Recently, there have been three awards celebrating the successes of the women working in logistics and transport. Below is a summary of the roll of honour...


Inspirational women recognised at 10th FTA everywoman in T...

Priority freight fast-tracked...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 11:23

Priority Freight has reached 17th the eighth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, which ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

From the 32 companies headqu...

FTA urges Customs rethink
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:01

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry, has called for the new government to review its decision to leave the EU Customs Union, given the confusion caused by the results of the Gene...

Clipper signs pan-European deal with Smiffys
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 09:20

Clipper Logistics has signed a new contract with fancy dress supplier Smiffys, which has a network over 5,000 stockists globally. The new contract will see Clipper take care of inbound stock management, storage, fulfilment and returns for S...

Freightos expands freight marketplace to UK
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 09:21

Logistics technology company Freightos is to expand its online freight marketplace to the UK.

The online platform currently provides freight comparison, booking and management of freight services for importers and exporters in the US...

Air freight community welcomes the evolution of Heathrow CargoCloud app
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 16:32

Air freight trucking companies have welcomed moves by Heathrow to introduce a load consolidation app, reports The Loadstar

The Heathrow CargoCloud, which will begin testing next month, aims to help shippers, haulage companies and fre...

Heathrow expansion vital to UK’s global trading position, says FTA
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 16:08

Creation of increased airport capacity in the South East of England is vital if the UK is to retain its position as a global trading hub, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).  FTA, the leading membership association in the...

UKWA CEO outlines challenges and opportunities for post-Brexit logistics industry
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:18

Speaking at a special meeting co-hosted by leading logistics industry trade associations UKWA (the United Kingdom Warehousing Association) and BIFA (the British International Freight Association), UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined the huge oppor...

Flying Jaguars between Birmingham and Chicago
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:35

Emirates Skycargo, the Emirates' freight division, has operated a B777F from Birmingham airport as part of a new bespoke service for the carriage of exclusive Jaguar Land Rover cars to Chicago O'Hare airport IL.

Metro Shipping, the l...

Kuehne + Nagel and GlaxoSmithKline expand their successful partnership with new UK domestic distribution contract.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 07:48

GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) – headquartered in Brentford, London – is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Kuehne + Nagel has now secured the contract to manage the domestic road distribution of all GSK’s fast moving consumer...

IAG targets smaller forwarders
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 09:40

IAG Cargo has launched a new loyalty programme named FWD.Rewards which is aimed at the small and medium sized forwarder market. The programme will allow businesses to earn points every time they ship, which can then be converted into commer...

UPS buys Ireland's Nightline logistics group
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 15:05

US logistics company UPS has agreed a deal to buy Ireland's Nightline Logistics Group, one of the biggest  express delivery and logistics companies in Ireland.

Nightline also operates the Parcel Motel service, which offers a "virtual...

Kuehne + Nagel begins partnership with Leonardo
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 14:53

Leonardo, a global high technology player in the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries, and Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, have signed a five year contract.

In the scope of the contract, Kuehne +...

Clipper recruits new COO
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 07:27

Emma Dempsey has been appointed chief operating officer of Clipper Logistics.

The new COO has over 20 years’ experience working in supply chain and prior to joining Clipper held roles at Accenture, Marks & Spencer and Unipart....

Candy Group extends its logistics partnership with Kuehne + Nagel to further increase operational efficiency
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 18:00

Candy Group, among the European leadersin the household appliance and floor care market, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a new three-year contract to manage its complex supply chain.

Candy Group and Kuehne + Nagel can look back on eight y...

Samskip Logistics adds to reefer portfolio through Rimar acquisition
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:33

Samskip is to expand its global refrigerated foods transportation interests once more, announcing plans for Samskip Logistics USA to acquire the activities of New Jersey-based freight forwarder Rimar Consultants Inc.

Rimar Consultant...

Eddie Stobart to buy iForce
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 09:10

Eddie Stobart Logistics plans to buy iForce with the proceeds of its flotation on the AIM market next week. It has conditionally agreed to buy the business for a total of £45 million, subject to admission to AIM.

In its Admission Doc...

British trade soars with Heathrow’s best cargo month in over 5 years
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:55

Global British trade at Heathrow soared in March, with volumes surging nearly 13% to 148,000 metric tonnes – the largest monthly growth in over 5 years.

As the UK’s largest port, Heathrow is a key enabler of British trade handling ov...

DSV wins major award
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 15:00

DSV has been named as a winner at this year’s FTA Multimodal Awards, in the 3PL of the Year category.

The prestigious FTA Multimodal Awards, which took place at the amazing VOX at Resorts World at the NEC, recognises and rewards exce...

Damco launches Twill
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:36

Damco has launch Twill, a digital freight forwarder, at Multimodal 2017.

Twill is designed to simplify shipping by putting the customer at the helm. The solution enables customers to book, manage and monitor shipments online at the c...

GB Railfreight's John Smith wins FTA Multimodal Personality of the Year 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 16:41

John Smith, Founder and Managing Director of GB Railfreight was named Multimodal Personality of the Year at last night's awards evening in Birmingham.

Smith, who founded GB Railfreight in 1977, was recognised for his inspirational le...

Virgin Atlantic wins Air Cargo Operator of the Year
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 16:29

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has been voted ‘Air Cargo Operator of the Year’ in the 2017 FTA Multimodal Awards presented at the UK and Ireland’s leading freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event.

The annual awards were...

Dachser UK grows and scoops award
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 16:12

Dachser UK has enjoyed another year of growth, seeing net sales for 2016 rise by almost 12 % to £ 66.1 M.

The company’s single most important business sector, European road export services, has been at the forefront of that growth, i...

CEVA opens multi-user distribution facility at iPort
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 09:04

CEVA Logistics has officially opened a state of the art shared-user warehouse at the new iPort intermodal logistics park on the outskirts of Doncaster in the UK.

The 215,800 square foot facility boasts a number of special features in...

Dachser opens new branch office in the South West
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 18:19

As part of its ongoing expansion throughout the UK, Dachser has opened a new office in Bristol.  This new location provides direct connections to Dachser’s entire European network for its customers located in the South West region.


Siemens to equip air cargo facility at Heathrow
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 07:59

International Airlines Group (IAG) has asked sorting technology provider Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) to equip an air cargo centre at London Heathrow with the latest in handling systems.

The facility will be...

BIFA highlights challenges at Multimodal
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:50

Once again, BIFA – the British International Freight Association – will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Multimodal 2017 exhibition and conference and will use the event to outline some of the work it is doing on behalf of its members that...

Descartes to show TMS at Multimodal 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 15:56

Descartes Systems Group will showcase its suite of transport management solutions at Multimodal 2017, taking place at the Birmingham NEC on 4-6 April 2017.

In an increasingly inter-connected, regulated and yet uncertain world, transp...

SEGRO takes full ownership of APP
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 14:44

SEGRO plc has acquired the 50 per cent interest in the Airport Property Partnership joint venture ('APP') it does not already own from the Aviva Group Entities1.

SEGRO has acquired the 50 per cent interest for £365 million, which has...

SAS and Kuehne + Nagel extend their successful logistics partnership
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 13:48

SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS Technical Operation) has prolonged its contract with Kuehne + Nagel for global external logistics services until 2020.

Under the agreement, Kuehne + Nagel operates at several strategic airside locations...

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