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COSCO SHIPPING Ports Abu Dhabi Terminal's cumulative throughput exceeds 5 million TEUs

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Abu Dhabi Terminal's cumulative throughput exceeds 5 million TEUs

On 5 July, CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal surpassed 5 million TEUs in throughput. Since its opening in December 2018, the terminal has launched over 20 international routes, and connected to more than 60 ports. In 2024, six new routes boosted volume by over 35%, achieving 6.5 million safe man-hours.

Pall-Ex increases CPC Training to boost commercial driver standards

Pall-Ex increases CPC Training to boost commercial driver standards

Following the launch of Pall-Ex’s CPC Training Academy in September 2023, the industry-first initiative is on track to train a minimum of 250 people by the end of the year following an increase in courses.

Volvo Trucks supplies eight vehicles to Continental Tyres

Volvo Trucks supplies eight vehicles to Continental Tyres

Volvo Trucks has supplied eight vehicles to Continental Tyres – four FM 460 6x2 tractor units and four FM 380 6x2 rigids – featuring an array of optional extras prioritising driver safety, comfort and overall operational performance.

Keeping up with rising cold storage requirements

Keeping up with rising cold storage requirements

By Del Williams, technical writer based in Torrance, California.

As demand for cold and frozen storage surges amid a critical shortage of space, selecting the right racking system along with state-of-the-art pallet shuttle technology can help processors store and retrieve products more efficiently.

Survey unveils shift to automation technology within the warehousing and logistics industry

Survey unveils shift to automation technology within the warehousing and logistics industry

A new survey has revealed that the logistics industry is on the brink of a transformative shift as technology reshapes the movement of goods across supply chains, driven largely by an unresolved economic lull.

PD Ports employee charity fund makes largest ever donation in support of Zoe's Place Baby Hospice

PD Ports employee charity fund makes largest ever donation in support of Zoe's Place Baby Hospice

PD Ports has made the largest ever donation through its employee charity and community fund, in support of a member of our team and his family who use the services of Zoe's Place Baby Hospice.

New government must prioritise logistics to kickstart growth, says Logistics UK

New government must prioritise logistics to kickstart growth, says Logistics UK

The incoming government could begin kickstarting growth in its first 100 days by partnering with the logistics sector to develop Labour’s promised industrial strategy, as logistics can boost productivity for all areas of UK PLC, according to business group Logistics UK.

With Labour registering a victory in the General Election, the business group has outlined how, with the right policies, the logistics sector is key to driving economic growth and, as one of the UK’s largest employers, deliver skilled roles and break down barriers to opportunity.

Microdrones welcomes Lengemann Corporation to its Global Distribution Network

Microdrones welcomes Lengemann Corporation to its Global Distribution Network

Microdrones has announced that Lengemann Corporation has joined the Microdrones distribution network. Lengemann Corporation is now authorised to sell the fully integrated EasyOne Drone LiDAR systems and LP360 3D Point Cloud Software, expanding its offerings in Florida and the Caribbean.

Suffolk logistics firm call on new PM to tackle complex customs checks

Suffolk logistics firm call on new PM to tackle complex customs checks

Now that the election is over, a Suffolk-based transport logistics firm are calling for Sir Kier Starmer to tackle complex customs checks as a key priority if he’s serious about improving the local, and national economy.

UK Warehousing Association welcomes new Government

UK Warehousing Association welcomes new Government

By UKWA CEO, Clare Bottle.

The UK Warehousing Association welcomes the opportunity to work with the new Government to tackle key issues that are important to our sector, including decarbonising the electricity network, reforming the planning system, modernising apprenticeships and promoting innovation in warehousing.

Mega Move Alliance gains new member in Liberia

Mega Move Alliance gains new member in Liberia

Mega Move Alliance has welcomed JCC Shipping & Logistics Services in Monrovia, Liberia as a new member.

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