Transport & Distribution Articles

FTA issues checklist for no-deal Brexit to Keep Britain Trading

FTA issues checklist for no-deal Brexit to Keep Britain Trading

The UK logistics sector is urging caution to ensure that UK trade and industry can continue to operate seamlessly post-Brexit.

Growth of home delivery sector key driver in £8,000 fleet investment

Growth of home delivery sector key driver in £8,000 fleet investment

A transport company in Bristol has geared up for the growth of the home delivery sector, investing more than £8,000 in a new fleet of electric pump trucks.

New Prologis research reveals Europe’s most desirable logistics locations

New Prologis research reveals Europe’s most desirable logistics locations

Prologis, Inc. has released new research that examines why logistics customers in Europe choose certain locations over others.

Fleet Source to exhibit at Freight in the City Expo 2017

Fleet Source to exhibit at Freight in the City Expo 2017

Fleet Source, provider of training for the road transport industry, will be exhibiting at the 2017 Freight in the City Expo on the 7th November at Alexandra Palace, London.

Steel stockholder to save more than £250,000 with telematics and route planning solution

Steel stockholder to save more than £250,000 with telematics and route planning solution

Industrial Metal Services (IMS) is reportedly saving more than £250,000 a year by improved vehicle routing and driving behaviour across its 55-strong truck fleet.

Agility achieves QEP Experto Status

Agility achieves QEP Experto Status

Agility, the global logistics provider, reports that it is the first freight forwarder to receive QEP experto accreditation from Envirotainer for its cold chain management of pharma and life sciences products.

Set financial standing rates in pounds not euros after Brexit, says FTA

Set financial standing rates in pounds not euros after Brexit, says FTA

The logistics industry has been spared a further rise in the amount of financial standing required for operators to continue trading next January by a matter of weeks, due to a bounce in the strength of the pound in September.

CargoLogicAir flies UK Government supplies to the Caribbean

CargoLogicAir flies UK Government supplies to the Caribbean

A Boeing 747-400 freighter operated by British cargo airline, CargoLogicAir, departed from East Midlands Airport yesterday carrying 110 tonnes of goods on behalf of the UK Government to support the more than 1,000 British troops and Government support staff now helping to deal with the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean.

Hyster shows 6 to 16 tonne lift truck diversity

Hyster shows 6 to 16 tonne lift truck diversity

On 21st September delegates from the wood, steel, construction and logistics industries visited Weeze in Germany for the Hyster Europe Big Solutions Showcase 2017.

DB Cargo UK employee flies the flag for Team GB

DB Cargo UK employee flies the flag for Team GB

DB Cargo, the UK rail freight operator is celebrating the news that one of its employees represented Team GB in the Age Group World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam earlier this month.

Maersk joins BoxTech container database

Maersk joins BoxTech container database

Global container shipping company Maersk Line has uploaded the technical details of its entire container fleet to BoxTech, the database provided by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC).