Exclusives

Big‌ ‌Interview:‌ ‌Recognition‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌industry‌ ‌

ITM Editor, Rebecca Spayne, sits down with Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) to discuss the current freight landscape BIFA acts as representation for a large number of freight forwarders, how are you helping guide the industry at this time? In 2020, as in every year, we try to help …

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brexit

Are you Brexit ready? 5 things you need to know about import-export procedures

It is likely that over the next few weeks, Britain will leave the European Union. As the push and pull over a Brexit deal continues, traders need to be Brexit ready. At present, the UK government is trying its best to ensure that any new controls or regulations do not interrupt the current trade flows. …

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7 things to plan in September to get Christmas right in grocery retail

Ian Hall, COO, Atheon Analytics shares pragmatic, real-world and data-driven advice to help prevent grocery retailers and suppliers from making avoidable mistakes and missed sales at Christmas. You don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies through December, but in reality almost all products see a dramatic increase …

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FTA exclusive: Decarbonising transport across Europe

Alex Veitch, Head of Multimodal Policy, FTA, explores the future and necessity of decarbonisation in multimodal transport throughout Europe Earlier this year, the UK became the first major economy to legislate for a net-zero greenhouse gas emission target by 2050; this commitment has been set in law through an amendment to the Climate Change Act 2008. While other …

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Warehouse

Packaging-led Innovation: The future of supply chain sustainability

In today’s society, there is ever-growing recognition of the impact we are having on our planet and the importance of sustainability. The ‘Blue Planet effect’, newly published scientific warnings and protests from hundreds of thousands of climate change activists around the world has propelled the situation into the spotlight and is being dubbed a “climate …

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