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Henkel, Dow, Bayer, AB InBev, Zebra Technologies and others to chart future of supply chain visibility in Europe at FourKites Visibility 2021

Henkel, Dow, Bayer, AB InBev, Zebra Technologies and others to chart future of supply chain visibility in Europe at FourKites Visibility 2021

FourKites, the real-time supply chain visibility platform, has announced that its European customer conference, Visibility 2021, will be held virtually on 7 October.

The theme of this year’s conference, ‘Go Beyond’, presents a bold vision for supply chains of the future, centered around automation, innovation and collaboration

FourKites names 60+ customers as Innovation Partners to accelerate supply chain innovation and increase business value

FourKites names 60+ customers as Innovation Partners to accelerate supply chain innovation and increase business value

FourKites, the real-time supply chain visibility platform, has welcomed more than 60 customers into its formal Innovation Partner program, designed to accelerate customer-driven innovation and shape the future of digital supply chains.

Government blame ‘poverty wages’ on warehousing staff shortages

Government blame ‘poverty wages’ on warehousing staff shortages

With the warehousing and logistics industry facing one of the worst staff shortages in known history, the Government has been blasted by industry experts with ‘poverty wages’ and poor conditions cited as reasons for failing to attract more candidates to job vacancies.

CEVA Logistics offering ground transport solutions from China using 9710, 9810 eCommerce customs codes

CEVA Logistics offering ground transport solutions from China using 9710, 9810 eCommerce customs codes

CEVA Logistics is leveraging its customs clearance expertise to offer customers a new method for delivering transport solutions via Alashankou port using the 9710 and 9810 eCommerce customs supervision codes. CEVA was the first company to use the codes at the Alashankou border crossing during two pilot shipments in July.

J Richardson Transport keeps costs down with hard working Ekeri trailer

J Richardson Transport keeps costs down with hard working Ekeri trailer

Stranraer-based haulier J Richardson has singled out an ‘old-timer’ Ekeri trailer for special praise, given its age and faultless service in the family-run firm for over 13 years.

Overcoming the challenges faced in supply chains

Overcoming the challenges faced in supply chains

By Richard Parkinson, port director at Solent Gateway Ltd

In recent months, COVID-19 has put incredible pressure on global supply chains. But it’s not just the pandemic that is causing unforeseen pressure on the UK supply chain.

How ‘vehicle platooning’ could solve our haulage hardship

How ‘vehicle platooning’ could solve our haulage hardship

By Jamil Ahmed, Distinguished Engineer at Solace.

Brexit and COVID continue to cause ripples across the UK, with the record shortage of haulage drivers causing havoc for the country’s businesses. With a shortage of over 100,000 drivers, it’s not surprising the economy is suffering.

UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050

UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050

In a landmark decision, the UK shipping industry has agreed that the international shipping sector must pursue a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050.

Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to deliver all-electric, zero-emission solutions for end-to-end cold chain by 2023

Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to deliver all-electric,  zero-emission solutions for end-to-end cold chain by 2023

Thermo King, a brand of Trane Technologies, will invest more than $100 million over the next three years to deliver a fully electric product in every segment of the cold chain by 2023.

Introducing DeliveryApp – the tech start-up on a rapid growth trajectory

Introducing DeliveryApp – the tech start-up on a rapid growth trajectory

DeliveryApp, the Manchester-based tech start-up has been on a supercharged growth strategy over the past eight months following significant investment in January 2021.

cargo-partner renews for CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB

cargo-partner renews for CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB

cargo-partner has renewed its contract with CHAMP for its Traxon cargoHUB community.

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