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Europa Invests £2 Million in Growing Fleet
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:54

Europa Road, a dedicated division of one of Europe’s leading logistics operators, Europa Worldwide Group, has recently invested £2 million in 23 new Renault trucks. 80 per cent of Europa’s fleet is now under two years old.

Europa was...

time:matters launches extra flights from Germany to Birmingham and Dublin
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 15:32

time:matters, the expert in worldwide Special Speed Logistics, has expanded its flight network in the area of spare parts logistics once again. Flights will now leave from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden for Birmingham and Dublin on weekdays. The new...

BIFA names new Chairman
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 09:30

Mark Bromley has succeeded Fred Osborn as the elected National Chairman of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period.

Osborn becomes Immediate Vice-Chairman for a two-year term. Alongside him is Joh...

Kuehne + Nagel expands its leading position in perishables logistics
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 08:55

With the acquisition of CFI, Commodity Forwarders Inc., the leading airfreight forwarder of perishables products in the USA, and Trillvane Ltd, one of the largest perishables specialists in Kenya, Kuehne + Nagel expands its global perishabl...

Tough ‘Brexit’ terms could prompt UK pivot to emerging markets
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 16:46

The UK will try to spark its economy through trade with emerging markets if it is unable to preserve the basic outlines of its current relationship with European Union trading partners, says the Agility Mid-Year Emerging Markets Review.

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Sequoia grows at ASM
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 14:29

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has launched a major upgrade of its Sequoia software, which now gives users a complete freight management system, from job and shipment management and documentation through to Customs declarations, job costing...

DX splits in two and shakes up management
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:16

DX has announced an update on trading, reorganisation of the business and Board changes. 

Results for the financial year ended 30 June 2017 are expected to show revenues of approximately £292m and adjusted profit before tax (before e...

Going Underground? New Heathrow warehousing plan approved
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 07:54

Plans for a “pioneering” 175,000 sqm (1.9 million sq ft) underground warehouse near Heathrow airport were approved last week, with the ambitious project potentially serving as a blueprint for other underground warehousing and logistics deve...

TPG and Stoford launch Icon
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 08:22

A joint venture between property firms TPG Real Estate and Stoford Developments has completed a land acquisition deal that could pave the way for thousands of employment opportunities in Manchester.

Icon Industrial snapped up 45-acre...

UK freight forwarders welcome Customs fallback system
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 16:28

The British International Freight Association has welcomed the news that an electronic back up system that would prevent the catastrophic impact of a systems failure by the HMRC CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight) system h...

Next renews two-man home delivery contract with DHL for three years
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 09:06

Next has renewed its longstanding partnership with DHL Supply Chain in a new three-year contract.

DHL will continue to deliver big ticket furniture items to Next customers from its UK out-base network. DHL will also continue to suppo...

Europa Worldwide looks to acquire
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 09:03

Following its most successful year to date, leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has officially announced it is on the acquisition trail.

Europa Worldwide Group is a privately-owned operator which delivers ai...

AA Cargo opens Heathrow cool-chain facility
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:40

American Airlines Cargo has announced the opening of a new Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) facility at its London Heathrow (LHR) cargo center, adding another outpost to its healthcare and pharmaceutical network.

The London facility...

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...

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