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IAG Cargo ships over 2,000 tonnes of asparagus in 2021

IAG Cargo flew 2,361 tonnes of asparagus to the UK and Europe between January and April this year – a record for the business. This represents an 86% increase in demand compared to the 1,270 tonnes it shipped in the same period in 2020. Between the 11 – 19th of April, 59,249 kilos of…

  • 4 days ago

Logistics UK restarts classroom training

Logistics UK has returned to scheduling classroom-based training for its well-respected compliance courses. These courses are being scheduled in line with government COVID guidelines and with spaces on popular courses such as Driver CPC and Transport Manager CPC likely to fill up fast, we advise…

  • 4 days ago

sennder acquires Dutch-based Cars&Cargo, supplying digital offering whilst expanding network

sennder, Europe’s leading digital road freight forwarder, has acquired Cars&Cargo, a Dutch-based freight forwarder operating across France and Benelux. The two companies have joined forces to bring 240 chartered vehicles onto sennder’s digital platform, creating greater capacity…

  • 7 days ago

IKEA France is to set up a new logistics warehouse at the port of Limay-Porcheville

IKEA France, the winner of a call for projects organised by HAROPA-Ports of Paris, now has a 16 hectare site at the port of Limay-Porcheville that will allow it to set up a logistics warehouse at Limay. This new customer distribution centre will boost IKEA’s growth, in addition to promoting…

  • 7 days ago

Dematic installs AutoStore System at new Trelleborg service centre

As one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals and guides, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions commissioned Dematic to develop the entire intralogistics solution for its new new Service Centre. It will include an AutoStore system for the automatic storage and…

  • 10/05/2021

Phase 1 of Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) given the green light

The Phase 1 plans for Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) have been unanimously approved by North Lanarkshire Council’s Planning Committee. Pictured are (l-r): Andrew Stirling, Director, PD Stirling; Lee Wayper, Project Manager, Sir Robert McAlpine; David Cross, Consultant for PD…

  • 07/05/2021

IAG Cargo airlifts 27 tonnes of urgent medical aid for India on special emergency flight

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), and its sister company British Airways will operate a relief flight to India transporting 27 tonnes of medical aid as the humanitarian crisis in the country worsens. The B777-200 will be loaded with emergency aid to Delhi to…

  • 06/05/2021

Manufacturing courier launches rebrand

UK national logistics provider, Crown Couriers, have unveiled their rebrand to Crown SDS (Service Delivery Solutions). The rebrand marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey as it approaches its fourth decade in the logistics sector. It follows a review of services from Crown SDS…

  • 06/05/2021

Warehouse and logistics workplace injuries at risk of increasing

In light of the latest health and safety industry figures, national leading law firm Stephensons warns that the UK’s economic position could be creating a perfect storm for increased accidents in the warehouse and logistics sectors. Danielle Callaway, partner in Stephensons personal injury…

  • 06/05/2021

New driver campaign celebrates transport heroes going the extra mile

Global telematics and tracking providers Teletrac Navman has launched its latest initiative, “Going the extra mile”, showcasing the work carried out by hidden heroes in the UK’s transport and logistics sector. Everyone from managers to drivers, who have gone above and beyond to…

  • 04/05/2021