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Cargo Handling Industry experts move to prevent port and terminal collisions

To minimise risk and improve port safety, three of the cargo handling industry’s leading bodies have produced an information paper Collision Prevention At Ports & Terminals. Experts from international freight transport insurers, TT Club, together with cargo handling industry experts ICHCA and PEMA share the latest technologies to detect and prevent collisions to promote safety. …

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FTA helps to demystify brake test reports

Commercial vehicle operators are struggling to decipher their brake test reports, according to FTA, the voice of the logistics sector. To help operators understand the complex documents, FTA has recently launched an online guide titled Brake test report. FTA’s Head of Engineering and Vehicle Standards Policy, Phil Lloyd stated: “Transport managers without an engineering background …

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thyssenkrupp Steel Europe tasks Sixfold to provide real-time visibility of time-critical transports

Industrialist aims to automate monitoring of time-critical outbound transports and better utilize resources in warehouses and group operational sites through tracking inbound transports in real-time Real-time logistics visibility leader Sixfold today announces that industrialist thyssenkrupp Steel Europe will adopt its live shipment sharing platform to better utilize resources in warehouses and operational sites. thyssenkrupp will …

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Businesses that export grow twice as fast as those that do not

Research by Capital Economics for UK Export Finance shows that companies with only domestic customers grow less than those that export abroad With growing demand from overseas for British goods and services, UK companies should be capitalising on the opportunity to export. This is particularly the case with small to medium enterprises (SMEs) – the …

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Ukraine set for export boost with inaugural export credit agency

A Ukraine export credit agency is now finalising its internal workings and operational procedures as it scouts its first deals Together with the country’s State Export-Import Bank (Ukreximbank) and the Export Promotion Office, the newly-established PJSC Export Credit Agency (ECA) intends to boost exports from Europe’s breadbasket and the world’s largest grain exporter and maker …

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ECI discusses export credit agencies in the uae

ECI discusses export credit agencies in the UAE

Massimo Falcioni, ECI, discusses export credit agenting in the UAE, and describes the future plans of the ECI to promote export diversification In spite of the UAE’s efforts to promote export diversification, oil and gas exports still make up almost 40% of its export basket. Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE’s export credit agency, hopes …

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IMHX Show

In response to market demand, IMHX will increase its frequency to every other year

Following an extensive period of consultation involving many of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of equipment and technology to the logistics sector as well as other partners and stakeholders, IMHX – the International Materials Handling Exhibition – will increase its frequency to every two years. This means that the next event in the IMHX series …

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black friday

Can geospatial technology deliver on Black Friday?

e-Commerce is growing fast. The UK market has doubled since 2013 and is expected to exceed £76 billion in 2019. Black Friday is seen as the market’s zenith, where retailers have the opportunity to boost sales at hitherto unseen rate. The discount day, however, puts huge stress on logistical systems, effecting speed and efficiency of …

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Future Government must help logistics go zero emission, says FTA

All political parties should pledge to support the logistics sector on its journey to complete zero emission, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector. Ahead of December’s General Election, the business organisation has launched its own election manifesto – Logistics for Britain – which details ten policy asks of the future government, including the development of alternatively-fuelled vehicles, construction of HS2, and igniting a mode shift from road to maritime and rail.  Heidi Skinner, FTA’s Policy & Public Affairs …

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