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Vessel Scheduler bids farewell after nearly 40 years

1 week 1 day ago
Great people and job variety offer recipe for an exciting career four decades on Port of Newcastle Vessel Scheduler Jeff Tamsett will bid farewell after nearly 40 years working in all facets of port operations, havingwitnessed incredible change as the industry and technology has shifted to meet shifting global demands. Mr Tamsett first joined [...]

Greening urban freight key to decarbonising city regions, says report

1 week 1 day ago
Report calls for more freight to be moved by rail and water, and a rapid shift to low and zero carbon road freight The greening of urban freight and logistics is central to decarbonisation strategies both nationally and within city regions, says a new report by the Urban Transport Group. The report, Delivering a greener future, highlights [...]

Rise in differing cargo theft types driven by conditions at congested US ports

1 week 1 day ago
Third quarter cargo theft data in the US shows storage facilities targeted in 45% of reported cases; up from 20% of recorded cases in the same quarter in 2020.  Fall in hijacking and robbery of vehicles from 67% to just 25% this year coincidental with rise in theft of cargo units in unsecured storage [...]

GEODIS inaugurates a new rail link between France and Italy

1 week 1 day ago
A leading player in multimodal transport, the GEODIS Road Transport Line of Business is expanding its network in Europe with the introduction of a road-rail solution linking the Paris region with northern Italy.   Officially launched on January 18, the line links Noisy-le-Sec in France to Novara in Italy and is intended to offer [...]

PACIFIC BASIN CHOOSES PORTLOG TO SOLVE THE ‘UNPAID TIME’ CHALLENGE IN PORTS AND REDUCE EMISSIONS

1 week 1 day ago
Pacific Basin’s continued digitalisation and decarbonisation programme harnesses the latest technology to drive operational, cost and environmental efficiencies and reduce risks in ports UK: 19th January 2022 – PortLog, the world’s first port time management platform, and a subsidiary of Marcura, today announced a landmark deal to provide its solution to the entire fleet of Pacific [...]

Still time to get involved in a Freight & Logistics Strategy for the North of England

1 week 1 day ago
Public consultation runs until Monday 31 January and everyone is invited to respond The public consultation on a Freight & Logistics Strategy for the North of England is now live, and residents and businesses are invited to get involved and have their say before it closes at the end of January. The draft strategy, developed by [...]

Nokia selected by GO Malta for nationwide 5G deployment in seven-year deal

1 week 1 day ago
Nokia to supply equipment from its latest AirScale portfolio delivering 5G connectivity to Malta 19 January 2022 Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced that it has been selected by GO Malta (GO) as its sole strategic partner for a nationwide 5G RAN rollout in a seven-year deal. The deal will see the introduction of scalable, ultra-reliable, [...]

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1 week 1 day ago
Third quarter cargo theft data in the US shows storage facilities targeted in 45% of reported cases; up from 20% of recorded cases in the same quarter in 2020.  Fall in hijacking and robbery of vehicles from 67% to just 25% this year coincidental with rise in theft of cargo units in unsecured storage [...]

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo and Envirotainer are intensifying their partnership towards more sustainable air transport of pharmaceuticals

1 week 1 day ago
Envirotainer, the global market leader in secure cold chain solutions for air transportation of pharmaceuticals and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP Cargo), the leading airline in pharmaceutical logistics, today announced their collaboration on Sustainability. Envirotainer and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo each have a strong focus on sustainability and are pursuing multiple initiatives [...]

How to switch your HGV fleet to natural gas- it’s easier than you think

1 week 1 day ago
Leading industry trade body, the Gas Vehicle Network, GVN, today launches a short video showing how easy it is to make the switch to gas as a transport fuel, the opportunity for road haulage, and highlighting that substantial fuel cost savings possible-up to £25-30,000 per year. Isaac Occhipinti, Head of External Affairs, the Gas [...]

Purchase or Rental Temperature-Controlled Packaging for Pharma Logistics?

1 week 3 days ago
Cold chain packaging and logistics perform an integral part in the safe shipment of pharmaceutical payloads worldwide. To ensure efficacy of high value, life giving pharmaceutical products requires high performance cold chain thermal shipper solutions. Whether purchased or rented, temperature-controlled packaging is a crucial component within the cold chain. The industry of cold chain [...]

Impacts of Climate Change on Shipping Industries

1 week 3 days ago
The shipping industry is one of the biggest sectors in the world that keeps the global economy moving. Ocean freight accounts for as much as 80% of the world’s total trade volume. The world is also at the cusp of the harmful effects of climate change, affecting how we do business. Man-made climate change [...]

Headford gearing up for growth

2 weeks ago
Following on from an outstanding 2021, performance of the Headford Group is gearing up for further growth. In 2021, the group hired 11 additional sales staff. In 2022, the plan is to hire 24 new staff, and CEO Craig Headford, has just signed off the budget to grow by 2 hires a month. Sales [...]

Bottles for a better future

2 weeks ago
Pall-Ex Group has put the wellbeing of its employees and the planet first by giving reusable drinks bottles to all its staff across the UK. The initiative, which saw stylish vacuum flask type bottles given to the 500 staff members across Pall-Ex Group’s six locations in the country, was part of the Group’s 25th [...]

HHLA Sky and the HPA form technology partnership at the Port of Hamburg

2 weeks 1 day ago
- Cooperation agreed for the use of automated drones - As a HHLA Sky customer, the HPA wants to expand its innovative and intelligent port infrastructure in the area of drones more quickly and efficiently - HHLA Director of Logistics Lars Neumann: “We want to be a driver of sustainable innovations in the logistics [...]

Workforce chaos – how automation could reshape haulage and address widespread staff shortages

2 weeks 1 day ago
Around one million Britons are currently isolating with Covid-19, causing a staffing headache across many industries, including haulage and logistics. SNAP, Europe’s leading smart payment solutions provider for lorry drivers and fleet operators, has revealed the potentially game-changing automated technologies that could help to overcome the challenges of a diminished workforce. Getting under the bonnet of an automated future, [...]

How algorithms are blended into the logistics Industry

2 weeks 2 days ago
Long before the current pandemic ever existed, the nature of global business environments had already drastically changed. Many traditional business methods had been replaced with online platforms, which were more cost-effective, flexible and efficient. The many advancements and changes from conducting real time-digital business transactions and more regional and global e-commerce businesses led to [...]

MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT NAMES SEKO LOGISTICS A ‘TOP 3PL FOR 2022’

2 weeks 2 days ago
SEKO Logistics has been named a ‘Top 3PL for 2022’ by Multichannel Merchant, a leading intelligence source for key decision makers responsible for ecommerce, management, marketing and operations at companies selling merchandise through multiple channels. The achievement follows a record year of growth and investment for SEKO in 2021, a year in which the [...]

RL Automotive aligns safety and savings for a greener transport world

2 weeks 2 days ago
As transport industries strive to balance commercial considerations with safety, compliance and the general ‘green’ issues of the day, leading digital analysis and sustainable technology developer, RL Automotive, has introduced a unique tyre management platform with a range of monitoring systems which enables fleet managers across all commercial sectors to reduce running costs, increase [...]
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New Enerpac lifter for small spaces

6 months 1 week ago
Confined space in factories, industrial plants and hospitals are all natural environments for the new Enerpac telescopic gantry

IC Tower Index 2021 call for entries

6 months 2 weeks ago
It is time to submit your entry for the 2021 IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies

Tadano updates 70 tonne AT

6 months 2 weeks ago
Updated 70 tonne Tadano all terrain crane available in two versions with 44 or 52 metre boom

Dam job for Fanger

6 months 2 weeks ago
Mountains, tight turns, steep inclines and minimal space were all challenges met by Fanger with its 160 tonne Demag AT crane on a dam job in the Swiss Alps
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