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Leading retailers come together for Big Plastics Debate

Leading retailers come together for Big Plastics Debate

Coca Cola, Co-Op, Asda, Marks & Spencer and Iceland will come together under one roof for the first time at Packaging Innovations 2018, to talk about the UK's hottest topic – plastics in packaging.

Survey: Small firms spend up to 500 hours each year managing freight shipments

Survey: Small firms spend up to 500 hours each year managing freight shipments

While importing continues to grow across both small and enterprise companies, almost 50% of the 300,000+ American businesses who import still use spreadsheets to manage their international supply chain.

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission's (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: "Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold the government accountable for lack of action on key national infrastructure issues.

Clipper introduces training initiative

Clipper introduces training initiative

Clipper Logistics plc has launched an initiative which aims to help its warehouse employees be trained as drivers, allowing them to further their careers and progress within the business.

What is on-demand warehousing?

What is on-demand warehousing?

By Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

The Oxford English Dictionary defines on-demand as "soon as or whenever required". In recent years the term 'on-demand' has become synonymous with technology: movies on demand, taxis on demand, dry cleaners on demand.... the list goes on. But on-demand warehousing? That's a new one.

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA has launched what it describes as the UK's most extensive commercial vehicle auction programme with new regular sales commencing in Blackbushe, Glasgow and Wolverhampton.

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics is looking to build on a year of growth in 2017 by expanding its global footprint, recruiting new partners and making strategic acquisitions in both the forwarding and technology sectors.

China-EU trade lane pilot boosts trade between China and Schiphol

China-EU trade lane pilot boosts trade between China and Schiphol

The first shipment to land at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as part of a pilot programme to streamline and secure Customs procedures between China and the European Union (EU) has arrived from Shanghai.

Brexit Secretary travels to Tees Valley for key EU transition speech

Brexit Secretary travels to Tees Valley for key EU transition speech

Mayor Ben Houchen welcomed Brexit Secretary David Davis to Teesport recently for a major speech formally setting out the UK's aims for the transition period following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.

CEVA opens a new multiuser warehouse in Spain

CEVA opens a new multiuser warehouse in Spain

CEVA Logistics has opened a new multiuser warehouse in central Spain. The new site is located at Alovera, an industrial area, 50 km north east of Madrid.

New TIACA vision paves way for modern and unified air cargo industry

New TIACA vision paves way for modern and unified air cargo industry

TIACA's leadership team is rolling out a new vision for the Association, which will see the development of more training and consultancy projects, as well as a new look, and a reinvigorated value proposition for members.

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