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Rhenus takes over BLG freight forwarding sites and opens up new markets

The BLG LOGISTICS GROUP has made a strategic decision to focus on its domestic and international business in its Contract, Automobile and Container divisions in future. Rhenus Air & Ocean is consolidating its position in Germany with the planned takeover of the freight forwarding business of…

  • 18/02/2021

CILT launches 21-point plan for transport and logistics to achieve net-zero by 2050

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) believes that “we can achieve net-zero by 2050” through a range of measures recommended to government and others in its latest report, Routes to Net-Zero 2050: 2020 Year End Summary. The report includes 21 recommendations for…

  • 18/02/2021

Safety and planning must not slip when normal life returns

Will Dunn is the CEO of Lifting Equipment Store , and President of Lifting Equipment Store USA . The challenging circumstances created by Covid-19 have brought extreme pressure on facilities of all kinds to maintain top levels of safety and resilience. As we face the potential of a better future in…

  • 11/02/2021

New research reveals what it takes to have a loved transport and logistics brand

Love for a transport and logistics brand has a massive impact on customer loyalty and recommendations according to a new study. People who love a brand are three times more likely to recommend it to others and will tolerate it making twice as many mistakes as any other, before taking their custom…

  • 11/02/2021

Don't panic over new UK GDPR regulations

Logistics companies are being urged to stay calm over the new data protection law which took effect following the end of the transition period with the European Union last year, when it changed from EU GDPR to UK GDPR. The UK Government rolled over the data protection laws to UK GDPR from January…

  • 02/02/2021

Calls for change to attract more recruits into logistics

National efforts to plug the skills gap in the logistics sector, including attracting much-needed truck drivers, faces an uphill battle unless the industry addresses fundamental infrastructure issues such as reversing the lack of investment in truck stops and secure parking, according to Molly…

  • 27/01/2021

Are you ready to ship under ISPM15 regulations?

For any UK business shipping goods within the EU, the latest changes to regulations will be a vital consideration. Wooden packaging, including pallets, must now meet ISPM15 standards when being shipped. This regulation ensures pallets have been treated to eradicate pests and are then stamped to…

  • 08/01/2021
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Logistics UK report examines Covid-19 impact on industry

The logistics industry stepped up to deliver for the nation in 2020, despite facing a worsening shortage of HGV drivers, economic and financial hardship, and significant disruption to operations, according to Logistics UK. The business group today (07 January 2021) launches its COVID-19 Logistics…

  • 07/01/2021

Check your paperwork, FTA Ireland warns those moving goods

FTA Ireland has warned UK businesses to ensure any goods sent to the Republic of Ireland are accompanied by the correct declarations paperwork or face potential delays on arrival at Dublin and other Irish ports. One week after the end of the Brexit Transition period, Aidan Flynn, the…

  • 07/01/2021

How can packaging increase your sales capacity and profits during peak season?

DS Smith design expert, Gavin Mounce, explores the important role packaging solutions play and how they can make a significant difference in your sales capacity and profitability during one of the busiest E-commerce periods of the year. A recent research commisssioned by DS Smith shows that…

  • 17/12/2020