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After the Brexit transition period finally ended on 31st December 2020 and with Covid-19 protocols causing disruption to travel, it is clear that the logistics industry has seen a challenging start to 2021. Despite fair warning for businesses, there have been numerous reports of severely delayed journeys caused by increased customs documentation and ‘Brexit [...]
eCommerce to drive dramatic growth of warehousing and fulfilment centers over the next 5 years, with huge potential for automation
Global stock of warehouses reached 150,00 by the end of 2020 – 25 billion square feet Boom in eCommerce will see 28,500 new warehouses brought into service in by 2025 In late 2019, eCommerce amounted to 10% of US retail sales. During COVID-19 it grew to 15% Expanding global warehouse and fulfilment center footprint [...]
New learning module helps users determine best solutions to meet their reusable and single-use shipper needs Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled solutions, announces a new module available now on its School of Cool™ online learning platform. The newest module available in the platform introduces customers and distributors to reusable and single-use [...]
ASA (Animal Shelter Agonda) are a Registered Charitable Trust, based in Vagona, Cola Canacona South Goa. Our shelter houses dogs & cats and some wildlife, that we have rescued from either being abandoned, sick or injured and not able to live safely in their natural surroundings. ASA (Animal Shelter Agonda) decided to help the [...]
IAG Cargo marks its tenth anniversary, following a decade of expansion and innovation The merger between British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo offered customers a ‘one-stop’ shop – creating a truly global network through the carriers in the IAG group spanning five continents With the integration of Vueling, Level and Aer Lingus the [...]
ClickRF is the region’s first freight aggregator service powered by RiA, RSA Global’ s voice-enabled intelligent assistant (Dubai, April 6th, 2021) RSA Global, a digital supply and freight forwarding company based in the UAE, has launched the digital freight platform ClickRF (Click for your Road Freight). ClickRF is a digital marketplace for all road [...]
14 million test kits flown to Linz from Shanghai / Converted Airbus A330 in action four times In recent weeks, Gebrüder Weiss has made a significant contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Using a chartered Airbus A330 specially converted for transport, the logistics company has been handling shipments of two to three [...]
The New Year recovery in global air cargo volumes stalled in March as volumes fell -3% versus comparative data for March 2019, but reduced airline capacity levels saw the ‘dynamic loadfactor’ and prices remain ‘relentlessly high,’ according to the latest market data from industry analysts CLIVE Data Services and TAC Index. To give a [...]
Opening of SEKO Logistics’ new Dublin facility leads to expanded partnership with Peli BioThermal in Ireland
SEKO Logistics and Peli BioThermal are targeting a bigger share of Ireland’s growing pharmaceutical market after extending their two-year partnership, supported by SEKO’s opening of a new 30,000 sq ft facility in Dublin. Peli BioThermal, which offers the widest range of temperature-controlled, thermally protected packaging and service solutions to the global life sciences industry, [...]
The summer of 2014 saw the launch of our educational board game, Business on the Move. Little did we then realise, as two former teachers with a passion for exciting young people about how business works, where this journey would take our social enterprise* Our initial aim was relatively modest and straightforward ~ to [...]
Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, today announced the findings of its latest Brexit research report: Beyond Brexit: The Realities of Brexit for UK-EU Cross Border Trade. Following its 2020 research on Brexit preparedness of UK companies, this latest report analyses how business has been affected by both [...]
Manufacturing is beset by a host of challenges, enough to shake all its off-shoot sectors to their very core. The issues presented here are serious in nature. Unfortunately, car manufacturer Nissan furloughed their workers due to a parts shortage, unable to press on with their important work due to a global shortage of semiconductors. [...]
Hong Kong operations SGS certified for quality, environment, health and safety management Lödige Industries, one of the leading global suppliers of material handling systems has achieved certification for the quality management (ISO 9001:2015), environmental management (ISO 14001:2015), and occupational health and safety management (ISO 45001:2018) of its Hong Kong subsidiary. The certification is part [...]
Having warned of various threats to the COVID-19 vaccines supply chain late last year, international freight insurer TT Club is now reporting a spate of disruptions to effective distribution across the globe. London, 29th March, 2021 All actors in the global supply chain must be increasingly alert to a range of risks due to [...]
With their continued growth and product range expansion, coupled with a rise in demand for home furnishings during the pandemic, Gallery Direct needed to guarantee they could maintain a supply of products into the UK, in order to meet their customers’ needs. However, with the pandemic causing major worldwide supply chain issues, this proved [...]
Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has become the first cargo handler at Milan Malpensa Airport to be awarded Authorised Receiver status by Italy’s Customs authority. The approval means freight forwarders can now clear and offload cargo directly at WFS’ cargo terminal at the airport, which offers significant time savings and productivity efficiencies. Massimiliano Introini, Managing [...]
DP WORLD PUTS PORT-CENTRIC LOGISTICS AT HEART OF BRITAIN’S TRADING FUTURE IN NEW FILM TO MARK FREEPORT STATUS
DP WORLD today unveils a new film to introduce its operations to customers who want to benefit from market leading port-centric logistics in the UK. DP World’s terminals at Southampton and London Gateway were both part of bids which were awarded freeport status by Chancellor Rishi Sunak earlier this month. This step-change was secured after DP [...]
First 100 trains into HS2’s main compound in Buckinghamshire have now taken the equivalent of 7,500 HGVs off Britain’s roads and cut over 24,000 tonnes of carbon emissions Latest figures reveal that HS2 construction traffic is helping UK rail freight bounce back from the impact of COVID-19 The 100th freight train arrived at HS2’s [...]
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The Liebherr LR 1600/2 will serve customers in the wind, construction, power and petrochemical markets.
Manitex Valla launches V36R ultra-compact pick and carry electric crane
Entry to our annual IC50 listing, which ranks the world’s largest mobile and crawler crane operating companies, is now open
Video of fully-assembled oil rig equipment being transported by Khimji Ramdas Shipping and Mammoet
Bennetts Cranes claims record for the tallest freestanding luffing jib crane currently in operation in the UK
Sarens hoisted powerline towers on snow covered mountains for a power line in Ontario, Canada.
Tincan Island Container Terminal expands lifting capacity with Gottwald Model 7 harbour cranes
New partnership solidifies truck specialist Stiholt’s entry into the mini crane sector
Video of TecnoEdil Trento erecting a Terex FC 6.24H flat-top on top of a mountain in the Dolomites
Anglemyer Crane Rental utilized a truck crane and all-terrain crane to lift a refurbished water bridge.
Demag name to disappear as part of Tadano’s transformational unification strategy
Douglas Allen Ball, 77 of St. James, NC passed away unexpectedly on March 16th, 2021.
SC&RA has funded the initial endowment of the Doug Ball Scholarship to honor Ball’s memory and industry contributions.
While many sectors were stymied during the global Covid-19 pandemic, the North American wind power segment saw record new installations.
New version of Scheuerle PowerHoss offers 330 tonnes of payload per 6 axle unit
Now part of Cummins’ Performance Series, the engine’s new Stop-Start feature lowers fuel consumption by up to 10%
Online event will hear presentations on the global outlook for the crane market and an update on lifts at the Hinkley Point C project
Protective shield proceedings concluded by Tadano Demag and Tadano Faun in Germany
McLaren Engineering’s construction engineering division used a crane to lift a crane to a rooftop at the iconic Tiffany & Co. building on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
The tradeshow will focus on new and emerging equipment operator training technology.
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