Transport & Distribution Articles

Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy, says FTA

Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy, says FTA

The government’s proposal to bring forward restrictions on EU migrants deemed to be ‘low-skilled’ will worsen the severe labour shortage in the logistics sector, according to FTA.

Transport & logistics firm joins forces once again with official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs

Transport & logistics firm joins forces once again with official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs

The specialist transport and logistics provider www.WMBLogistics.co.uk has once again joined forces with www.EurotekKTM.com, the official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs, an event taking place between Tuesday 21st and Saturday 25th July 2020.

Bis Henderson Consulting appoints senior retail strategy specialist, Louisa Hosegood

Bis Henderson Consulting appoints senior retail strategy specialist, Louisa Hosegood

Bis Henderson Consulting, the specialist supply chain and logistics consultancy within the Bis Henderson Group, has appointed senior retail and ecommerce strategist Louisa Hosegood FCMA as Digital and Strategy Director.

Fresh new look for logistics recruitment and distribution company

Fresh new look for logistics recruitment and distribution company

Challenge-trg Group – the logistics recruitment and distribution company – is rolling out a brand refresh in the New Year to house its subdivisions under one name.

LINK Global provides logistic to ShipParts.com

LINK Global provides logistic to ShipParts.com

L.I.N.K. Global, one of the oldest established international network of independent forwarders, has signed a cooperation agreement with ShipParts.com, the rapidly expanding marine e-commerce platform, in which both parties will explore a myriad of mutually beneficial digitalisation projects.

Returns abuse analysis

Returns abuse analysis

By Tom Stevenson, UK Director, Forter.

“The 2nd of January 2020 marked National Returns Day, the busiest day of the year for holiday returns. In fact, UPS stated that it expected to ship 1.9 million returns, a 26% increase over last year.

Logistics and liability for loss or damage to goods

Logistics and liability for loss or damage to goods

Over the past year, Wright Hassall has acted for both suppliers and customers of logistics services and one of the main issues that crops up time and time again as part of contractual negotiations is liability.

Under any type of contract, a party will want to limit to what extent they will be liable to the other party for losses the other party incurs which are attributable to that first party. Logistics contracts are no exception. 

Origin Logistics UK, member of XLProjects, to rebrand as ‘Cardinal - The Logistics People’

Origin Logistics UK, member of XLProjects, to rebrand as ‘Cardinal - The Logistics People’

In a words of Jamie Whyatt, Managing Director of Cardinal, “I am excited to announce a small but exciting tweak to our brand that took place on the 1st of January, 2020. You may know that Origin Logistics is, and always was a part of the Cardinal Maritime Group.

World’s biggest Breakbulk players to exhibit at Antwerp XL 2020

World’s biggest Breakbulk players to exhibit at Antwerp XL 2020

Antwerp XL, the event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, returns to the Antwerp Expo on 21st-23rd April 2020 with an expanded show floor filled with 150 major players from around the globe and operating across the breakbulk supply chain.

ConcreteDirect selects HERE as mapping and location service provider

ConcreteDirect selects HERE as mapping and location service provider

ConcreteDirect, a brand of LafargeHolcim, has selected HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services, as its mapping and location services provider to support the future growth of this digital solution.

NORD: Condition monitoring for predictive maintenance concepts

NORD: Condition monitoring for predictive maintenance concepts

The system from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS regularly or permanently records drive and status data in order to optimise the operational safety and efficiency of machines and plants. Based on this information, concepts for predictive maintenance can also be developed.

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