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How to Select the Best UK Based Freight Forwarder?

How to Select the Best UK Based Freight Forwarder?

By Ken Jackson, freelance writer.

Finding the best freight forwarding company for your business lets you outsource the logistics and supply chain management to experts. This allows you to get on with the day-to-day running of your business. But with so many companies claiming to be the best, how do you know which one to choose?

Tive and Transporeon join forces to improve integrated global end-to-end real-time visibility in an open network

Tive and Transporeon join forces to improve integrated global end-to-end real-time visibility in an open network

In-transit visibility provider Tive and Transporeon – the digital freight platform that powers the largest global freight network of 1,200 shippers, 100 retailers and more than 120,000 logistic service providers and carriers with its real-time visibility solution Sixfold – are entering into a partnership.

Cargo iQ announces new Executive Director and 2022 strategy

Cargo iQ announces new Executive Director and 2022 strategy

Cross-stakeholder air cargo organisation Cargo iQ has named Lothar Moehle as its new Executive Director.

Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world

Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world

A new study into the concerns business leaders in the UK currently hold in relation to a post-pandemic world, has highlighted that a staggering 73% of businesses don’t believe they have the skills needed to succeed.

Hines confirms development of a cutting-edge logistics park in Verona

Hines confirms development of a cutting-edge logistics park in Verona

Hines, the international real estate firm, has finalised a major investment in a new state of the art logistics project in Verona, Italy as part of a joint venture with a major international private equity player.

P4D’s Digital Freight solution helps UK hauliers get around driver shortages

P4D’s Digital Freight solution helps UK hauliers get around driver shortages

Following the impacts of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses in the UK have struggled to meet supply demands due to the lack of HGV drivers. Not only has this had a significant impact on end customers, it has also created financial disruption for many hauliers and businesses that rely on open supply lines.

Warehousing industry is ‘ready’ but deliveries aren’t coming say UK-based material handling experts

Warehousing industry is ‘ready’ but deliveries aren’t coming say UK-based material handling experts

The warehousing industry is ready for incoming deliveries from abroad, but nothing is coming due to post-Brexit customs delays, says Midland Bearings, an equipment supplier to the UK warehousing and logistics sector.

Speedy Freight nominated as Franchisor of the Year at BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards

Speedy Freight nominated as Franchisor of the Year at BFA HSBC British Franchise Awards

Logistics business Speedy Freight has been shortlisted in the Franchisor of the Year category of the bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards.

FourKites’ Order Intelligence Hub extends real-time visibility to the entire order lifecycle

FourKites’ Order Intelligence Hub extends real-time visibility to the entire order lifecycle

FourKites, the real-time supply chain visibility platform, has introduced its Order Intelligence Hub, a new single-pane-of-glass view of the entire lifecycle of every order.

By integrating order data, load information across modes, yard shipments, inventory visibility and other critical third-party systems, such as warehouse management systems and order management systems, shippers and their supply chain partners now have a powerful new tool.....

Hermes UK confirms 1400 jobs alongside commitment to ECO initiatives at new Barnsley parcel hub

Hermes UK confirms 1400 jobs alongside commitment to ECO initiatives at new Barnsley parcel hub

Hermes UK, one of the UK’s leading consumer delivery companies, has confirmed that it will be recruiting for 1400 full time roles at its new parcel distribution hub in Barnsley which is due to be completed as scheduled in September 2022.

Prepare for basics shortages as 23% of stores report low stocks and 20% of transport companies stop trading, says ParcelHero

Prepare for basics shortages as 23% of stores report low stocks and 20% of transport companies stop trading, says ParcelHero

New UK trade figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) are extremely concerning, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero. They reveal widespread shortages for retailers and tumbling profit margins for transport companies, as the Brexit-created driver shortage bites deeper.

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