Transport and Distribution News for Freight Forwarding, Haulage, 3PL/4PL & Contract Distribution in Europe

Pricing trucks out of towns is not the way forward

Pricing trucks out of towns is not the way forward

A coalition of road transport trade bodies says that Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are unfairly targeting hauliers and that pricing trucks off the road is not the way to reduce emissions.

UK automotive technology firm highlights the benefits of new CO2 regulations for Trucks

UK automotive technology firm highlights the benefits of new CO2 regulations for Trucks

North East-based automotive clean-tech firm AVID Technology is calling on heavy duty vehicle manufacturers to utilise its expertise in meeting the recent European Commission legislation for mandatory reductions in CO2 emissions.

UK Shipping Minister, Nusrat Ghani, names new Hapag-Lloyd vessel 'Afif' at DP World London Gateway

UK Shipping Minister, Nusrat Ghani, names new Hapag-Lloyd vessel 'Afif' at DP World London Gateway

Hapag-Lloyd AG officially named one of its newest vessels – facilitating trade between the UK and the Far East – on the River Thames.

cargo-partner offers comprehensive logistics service for packaging materials by Premiumpack

cargo-partner offers comprehensive logistics service for packaging materials by Premiumpack

Premiumpack is an Austrian company based in Vienna with production facilities in close proximity to its headquarters.

Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader based on semi active RFID technology, which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and speeds of up to 125 mph.

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyse shift away from black plastic, says GlobalData

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyse shift away from black plastic, says GlobalData

With packaging producers under pressure to find a replacement for plastic, the latest contender could be Durapulp fibre, which is used to create biodegradable packaging to replace the black plastic trays often used in ready meals and raw beef products, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

GEODIS recognised as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

GEODIS recognised as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

GEODIS was recently recognised as a Leader by Gartner, the information technology research and advisory company, in its May 2018 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide.

Andy Kaye wins Talent in Logistics’ Lifetime Contribution Award

Andy Kaye wins Talent in Logistics’ Lifetime Contribution Award

Andy Kaye, CEO of Bis Henderson Group and Chairman of The Novus Trust, has received one of the logistics industry's top accolades at this year's Talent in Logistics Awards by being presented with the Lifetime Contribution Award, sponsored by Doosan.

Cranswick chooses intelligent telematics for connected vehicle camera solution

Cranswick chooses intelligent telematics for connected vehicle camera solution

Cranswick, UK food producer of pork and chicken products, has teamed up with Intelligent Telematics to roll-out a connected vehicle camera solution across its transport operation.

Lufthansa Cargo to elevate production planning efficiency with Quintiq

Lufthansa Cargo to elevate production planning efficiency with Quintiq

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and supply chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O) solutions provider, has been selected to improve Lufthansa Cargo's production planning at two of its most relevant hubs in Frankfurt and Munich.

New research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

New research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

Biome Bioplastics, the UK developer of intelligent, natural plastics, has opened a new research and development (R&D) unit in Southampton within a building provided by Meachers Global Logistics, the independent provider of international freight and transport logistics services.

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