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Marinair Cargo Services has become an IATA-accredited agent

4 days 22 hours ago
Greece-based Marinair Cargo Services has announced it has become IATA accredited agent. 'We’re officially a proud IATA member and we couldn’t be happier! Expansion of our vision and new opportunities are just around the corner.' Pavlos Poutos, CEO, managing director, Marinair Cargo Services.  'Our global presence, with offices around the world, enables us to present to our [...]

How You Can Future-Proof Your Software By Designing It Yourself

5 days ago
In the world of technology, change is here to stay. The latest I-phone always seems to be just around the corner, and when it arrives the previous models become ‘old news.’ New games consoles and computer systems appear, and people start wondering what’s the meaning of backward compatibility. When companies invest money into their [...]

IT Duo Join Forces for Multimodal

5 days 1 hour ago
With a new date secured for Multimodal 2021 two leading specialist technology providers are teaming up to attend the show together, for the first time. Brands Forward Computers and BoxTop Technologies - part of the Freight Software Group – both provide specialist technology for the freight and logistics sectors but with different solutions, aimed [...]

Tradition, technology, transition, with NNR

6 days 18 hours ago
NNR were recently announced by the British International Freight Association, as this year’s winners of the prestigious SPECIALIST SERVICES AWARD.  The award was bestowed on NNR due to the ability to be resilient during the outbreak of Coronavirus; continuing with the strategic deployment of a brand-new, purpose-built, state of the art logistics fulfilment centre, [...]

Why are grants given to logistics sector’s leading businesses?

6 days 21 hours ago
Over the past few months, tax specialist Catax has given Forwarder’s readers a crash course in tax relief and how to get the most out of money that has already been spent.  But lots of businesses get a big cash injection without spending a penny. The third and final pillar in this business support [...]


6 days 21 hours ago
Long recognized as integral to the logistical efficiency of shipping agents and international freight forwarders (IFFs), the Internet has also transformed B2B supply chains. In today's data-driven environment, the web delivers real-time info on procurement and supplies. It also facilitates direct transactions and collaboration between suppliers and customers. These processes demand reliable and cost-effective [...]


6 days 22 hours ago
Whether you’ve recently started a business or you’re just looking to make some changes, a reliable courier service is important for your shipping and logistics. Not only can the right courier partner save you money, but your delivery service also contributes towards the customer experience and your reputation. So you really need to get [...]


6 days 22 hours ago
Pallet networks are co-operative organisations made up of groups of professional hauliers working together as members, shareholders or licensees, providing cost-effective, nationwide, next-day freight delivery services. That is the description of a pallet network from trade body the Association of Pallet Networks (APN). Founded in 15 years ago by current chairman Paul Sanders, it [...]

Move it Like… Stephen Thompson, MD, Action Roadways

6 days 23 hours ago
Action Roadways Year founded 1981 Employees 4 office + 5 warehousing + 10 drivers = 19 people Specialism Pallet network Turnover £3.5 million Sales increase: +10% Sites One site in Belvedere, Kent Modes Road Main trade routes Covering the whole of the UK, but our group services extend this around the world Milestones Achieving [...]


6 days 23 hours ago
You might be used to the idea of being able to order goods or services from practically anywhere and have them delivered within a reasonable amount of time. Yet how do these goods travel to you? Here is an overview of container shipping and some key terms and processes. Types of containers There are [...]

R&D tax credits deliver £131,000 tax benefit for courier software specialist

2 weeks 5 days ago
A haulage industry specialist has earned itself £131,000 of government incentives after creating a revolutionary online distribution platform for vendors and independent hauliers. The parcel and pallet delivery sector is currently made up of approximately 300 UK-based pallet firms, plus 3,000 freight forwarders, but only large national and international delivery companies allow shipments to [...]

4 Things to Consider When Shipping Construction Goods Worldwide

3 weeks 3 days ago
Shipping goods and freight across the world happens daily and enables us to access products from various places with ease. You could say shipping keeps the world and projects turning over, especially when needing to access specific products like that needed in construction.  Following the recent incident where a freight ship got stuck in the Suez [...]

New Development Director Joins Pall-Ex Group

3 weeks 4 days ago
Pall-Ex Group is continuing its mission to recruit quality SMEs and expand its pallet network shareholder membership with the appointment of a new Network Development Director. Mark Barlow brings over 20 years of logistics experience to the position, including extensive knowledge of the sector, having previously held roles in other UK pallet networks. Based [...]


1 month ago
Agrovista UK Limited is a leading supplier of agronomy advice, seed and crop protection products and precision farming services. Working in partnership with arable, fruit, vegetable, horticultural and amenity sectors, Agrovista is committed to helping customers manage their businesses more efficiently and more profitably. With roots originating more than 60 years ago, Agrovista offers [...]

Which logistics firms can claim Capital Allowances tax relief?

1 month ago
Haulage and warehousing companies normally own hugely valuable commercial premises but these firms are often shocked to discover they can be worth even more than they think. The industry is missing out on tens of millions of pounds of government tax relief because companies are underclaiming on a key tax benefit known as Capital [...]
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Smart anemometer from Windcrane

22 hours 48 minutes ago
The 3D.WS anemometer from Windcrane is designed to be durable, as the video shows, and easy to switch between cranes    

GIS show on course for October

23 hours 55 minutes ago
The 8th GIS show in Italy for the access, lifting and specialized transport sectors is on course to go ahead from 7 to 9 October 

Fassi crane lifts Banksy street art

5 days 1 hour ago
A mural, by street artist Banksy, worth possibly millions was lifted by Mass Group using a Fassi crane in Bristol, UK 

SC&RA elects 2021-2022 leadership

6 days 14 hours ago
SC&RA has announced its leadership slate for 2021-2022, led by new president Kevin Johnston, of J&R Engineering.

Palfinger aims for record year

6 days 21 hours ago
Positive Q1 2021 results and manufacturing plants at full capacity lead Palfinger to predict growth

On the up at Manitowoc

1 week ago
Strong single- and double-digit increases but Manitowoc posts a loss for 2021 first quarter
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