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Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

As the UK becomes the latest nation to bring in substantial restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, safety and compliance firm Bureau Veritas is highlighting a few simple steps to help firms manage their business continuity plans.

Abbey Logistics to reward and financially protect frontline workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Abbey Logistics to reward and financially protect frontline workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting the national effort to get the UK through the COVID-19 pandemic, road tanker company Abbey Logistics will pay frontline employees a recognition payment at the end of the year. The move is an acknowledgement for their staff’s hard work and commitment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business risk and compliance experts look to lend their services to freight forwarding sector

Business risk and compliance experts look to lend their services to freight forwarding sector

Risk and compliance experts GWCI has set its sights on helping freight forwarders reduce the danger of businesses entering into unfamiliar markets in their attempts to tackle serious Coronavirus-induced supply shortages.

On the move - Transport Management Technology Report

On the move - Transport Management Technology Report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of leading analysts and vendors within the transportation management systems space about current trends and possible future innovations within this critically important industry sector.

American Airlines cargo remains key partner for global trade

American Airlines cargo remains key partner for global trade

American Airlines is continuing to operate international widebody service to key locations around the globe, serving as a vital partner for freight forwarders and supporting global trade in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Microlise provides SmartFlow driver & subcontractor management app free of charge during coronavirus crisis

Microlise provides SmartFlow driver & subcontractor management app free of charge during coronavirus crisis

Increased levels of consumer buying, fuelled by Covid-19, is resulting in unprecedented supply chain challenges that are likely to continue at heightened levels for longer than traditional peak periods.

Prologis acquires more industrial space in Hemel Hempstead to meet market demand

Prologis acquires more industrial space in Hemel Hempstead to meet market demand

Property company, Prologis, has acquired more industrial space, close to two of its existing properties in Hemel Hempstead, for a consideration of £26 million. The move will help to meet growing demand for floor space in the area, due to its proximity to London.

FORS suspends audits due to coronavirus outbreak

FORS suspends audits due to coronavirus outbreak

FORS – the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme – has announced that, following the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, all FORS Bronze site audit activity will be suspended from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.

WFS joins the coronavirus relief effort to help save lives in Italy

WFS joins the coronavirus relief effort to help save lives in Italy

Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) team at Milan’s Malpensa Airport are supporting the urgent medical effort to saves the lives of coronavirus victims in Italy by expediting the handling of time-sensitive materials destined for hospitals and medical centres.

Making the most of available data

Making the most of available data

Customers of Palletways set to benefit from improved access to the French Market

Customers of Palletways set to benefit from improved access to the French Market

The Palletways Group has revitalised its French network to achieve a much-improved service ensuring its members have access to a major gateway for the business within Europe.

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