Transport & Distribution Articles

Mues takes new COO role at Imperial Logistics International

Mues takes new COO role at Imperial Logistics International

Imperial Logistics International continues to strengthen its senior management team with the appointment of Juergen Mues to the post of Chief Operating Officer (COO). He takes up his position on 15 March 2019.

Freight firm prepares for no-deal Brexit by achieving AEO status

Freight firm prepares for no-deal Brexit by achieving AEO status

International logistics firm Baxter Freight has officially been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status – an internationally recognised quality mark for the supply chain – by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning as concerns around driver shortage continue to grow, says Paragon survey

Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning as concerns around driver shortage continue to grow, says Paragon survey

Logistics operations are increasingly turning to integrated technology solutions to overcome a host of transport planning pressures, while at the same time the driver and general skills shortage continues to weigh on the supply chain sector.

'Best of the best' van operators and drivers recognised at FTA's Van Excellence Awards

'Best of the best' van operators and drivers recognised at FTA's Van Excellence Awards

Fourteen of the UK’s finest van operators and drivers celebrated after being recognised as the ‘best of the best’ at the FTA’s 2018 Van Excellence Honours, which took place in a glittering ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Holger Wilhelm to lead automotive growth for Imperial Logistics

Holger Wilhelm to lead automotive growth for Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics has appointed Holger Wilhelm to the newly-created post of Executive Vice President - Automotive.

Swissport to acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. From Air France

Swissport to acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. From Air France

Swissport recently agreed to increase its shareholding in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) to 100 percent from 50 percent, which it held in a joint venture.

Paragon provides route planning expertise to help St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

Paragon provides route planning expertise to help St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

Dorking-based Paragon Software Systems has supported the St Gemma’s Hospice annual Christmas tree disposal service, helping the charity to raise more than £20,000 to care for terminally ill people in West Yorkshire.

Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight at the Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 fringe programme

Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight at the Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 fringe programme

With the 2019 edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City fast approaching, momentum towards the fringe programme’s new events continues to build.

National distributor proves green and secure credentials for FORS certification with new TMS tracking solution

National distributor proves green and secure credentials for FORS certification with new TMS tracking solution

A national warehouse and express pallet distribution operator has invested in new tracking and driver behaviour technology from software specialist Mandata to reduce its environmental impact and improve security.

The green (last) mile – sustainability in parcel delivery

The green (last) mile – sustainability in parcel delivery

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

Casting my eye over the predictions that the turn of the year brings always offers an interesting insight into which issues are gaining traction in the market.

XPO Logistics supports launch of Zooplus e-fulfilment in Spain and Portugal

XPO Logistics supports launch of Zooplus e-fulfilment in Spain and Portugal

XPO Logistics, the global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been selected by zooplus AG to manage e-fulfilment operations in Spain and Portugal. Zooplus is a leading online retailer of pet supplies in 30 European countries.

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