Emma Hampshire

xChange

Container xChange announces the third edition of Digital container summit

Container xChange, a neutral platform for leasing and buying shipping containers has announced the third edition of its annual networking conference – Digital Container Summit (DCS) scheduled for September 15-16, 2021. Owing to the pandemic, the event is being organized as a virtual summit to engage, educate and network. “Hundreds of container logistics companies’ signup …

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UKWA

UKWA leads industry response to HM Treasury & MHCLG and UKGBC Consultations

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has convened its Real Estate Advisory Board, comprising commercial and industrial property developers and agents, to prepare a comprehensive response to two important consultations on behalf of the warehousing industry. The first consultation, by the Government, relates to proposed changes to Business Rates, including more frequent valuations (3 yearly rather …

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CalAmp

CalAmp – reaches global milestone

CalAmp, a connected intelligence company helping businesses and people track, monitor and recover vital assets with real-time visibility and insights, reports its stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) solutions have successfully recovered over $1.5 billion worth of vehicles internationally from inception to date. The total includes £563 million by Tracker in the United Kingdom, €290 million by …

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AITT

AITT: exceptional online conference supports industry training

AITT ’s webinar is now available to watch online. Following the success of last year’s webinar, the Association of Industrial Truck Trainers recently hosted another illuminating online conference earlier this month. Speakers from across the sector shared case histories revealing their experience and successes as well as a series of practical tips for improving training …

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Qatar

Qatar Airways Cargo and WiseTech Global implement direct data connection

Qatar Airways Cargo, air cargo carrier, and WiseTech Global, a provider of software solutions to the logistics industry, have commenced implementation of an extensive direct data connection between their global operating systems. The direct data connection between WiseTech’s CargoWise platform and Qatar Airways Cargo management system, CROAMIS, streamlines the exchange of critical operational data that …

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PARIS

Ocean Network Express collaborates with PARIS Optimal Transport Planning Solution

Ocean Network Express (ONE) Inland Operations and PARIS Optimal Transport Planning Solution (PARIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings, have jointly announced a collaboration on an exciting new project in pursuit of reducing carbon emissions embedded within their container transport operations. As part of ONE’s commitment to reduce their environmental impact, they have …

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PD Ports

PD Ports invests £0.9 million in Liebherr crane

PD Ports has taken delivery of a brand new, state-of-the-art, £0.9 million materials handling crane that will boost productivity and efficiencies for customers at its Groveport site. The new equipment, manufactured and built by Liebherr, one of the world’s largest construction machine manufacturers, forms part of a long-term strategic plan for the port operator to …

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Freight

Freight forwarders welcome HMRC confirmation of implementation timetable

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed today’s announcement by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) clarifying the final implementation date when a new computer system will replace an existing system used for processing Customs declarations. BIFA Director General, Robert Keen states: “Our members will be pleased with the clarity that is being provided following …

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Perfect Storm

Can exemption avert a ‘Perfect Storm’ this Christmas?

A toxic combination of the current HGV driver shortage crisis, post-Brexit immigration rules, an unprecedented increase in demand for transport due to a change in shopping habits, and the recent ‘pingdemic’, is steering the industry towards a potential ‘Perfect Storm’ this Christmas, says Emma Verkaik, Membership & Marketing Director of the BCMPA, the Association for …

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