Category: Events

BIFA Freight Service award winners triumph over adversity

Despite a year beset by multiple operational difficulties and uncertainties, there were many outstanding entries in the BIFA Freight Service Awards 2020 – the very best of which have now been announced in a series of online video presentations this week. In the Air Cargo Services category, which was sponsored by ASM UK, Simarco Worldwide Logistics triumphed over fellow finalists DHL Global Forwarding, Kerry Logistics and Ligentia Global. Winner of

BIFA’s 2020 Freight Service Awards to be revealed virtually

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is gearing up for the first ever virtual ceremony of its well respected Freight Service Awards, allowing finalists and winners to be celebrated by industry during the week starting Monday 25th January 2021. In Autumn last year, 21 freight forwarding companies were shortlisted as finalists for the eight service categories, with 12 individuals making the finalists shortlist in the Apprentice of the Year and

Traders Corner – Bis Henderson Space

Steve Purvis, Operations Director at Bis Henderson Space takes part in ITM’s 60 second read Traders Corner for the latest edition of ITM magazine.    What does ‘logistics’ mean to you? Logistics is all about the coordination of inbound and outbound flows of goods, and trying to manage unexpected scenarios that might pop-up from time to time – like Brexit! What made you want to work in the industry? I

Brexit Transition: Preparing for uncertainty

(Dated pre deal) The EU and UK have not yet reached a conclusion regarding the outcome of a Brexit deal, so what can companies do to best prepare for an uncertain eventuality? As we approach the end of the Brexit transition period, many companies are struggling to prepare themselves amidst the current uncertainty of Brexit and the Coronavirus pandemic.  Many British businesses, along with the UK operations of multinationals, depend

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 our members and the businesses they serve by continuing to provide advice and information on

Logistics UK announce 2020 award winners

Twelve of the UK’s finest logistics businesses are celebrating today (13 November 2020) after being recognised as the ‘best of the best’ at Logistics UK’s 2020 Logistics Awards, sponsored by Port of Dover. The awards celebrate supply chain leadership and excellence and recognise leaders who have made a significant contribution to the industry, either as individuals or as businesses. “Logistics UK is the only business group representing all of the logistics industry, so we are ideally placed to recognise the

Get Brexit ready with Logistics UK online conference

With just two months until the end of the Brexit transition period, logistics businesses must ensure they are as prepared as possible for the new trading environment on 1 January 2021. To help hauliers get ‘Brexit ready’, Logistics UK is holding a virtual conference on 25 November 2020, sponsored by Port of Dover. The half-day event, also sponsored by DDC FPO, will provide hauliers with practical advice on how to prepare for the

Talent in Logistics celebrates the sector

The fourth annual Talent in Logistics Awards for 2020 took place on Thursday 1 October and was not quite the glittering awards ceremony that we have become accustomed to, but given the extraordinary circumstances the sector has found itself in this year, the team at Talent in Logistics thought it only right to deliver a virtual awards night that promoted the celebration and recognition of all those working in logistics. 

TT Club Underlines its Commitment to the Middle East Market

TT Club has appointed Abdul Fahl to take up the role of TTMS (Gulf) Director. The move follows the return to London from Dubai of Julien Horn who will continue in the position of Portfolio Underwriter for the Middle East, Eastern Med and African region and reiterates the TT’s long-standing commitment to provide insurance solutions and unique support for its regional Membership and brokers. The TT Club is committed to

IntraLogisteX 2020

Quadient brings fast, automated packaging technology to IntraLogisteX 2020

Packaging by Quadient, the Automated Packaging Solutions specialist, will be highlighting its revolutionary automated packaging machines at IntraLogisteX 2020, 1st – 2nd  October, Ricoh Arena, Coventry (stand 500). The perfect solution for social distancing in the packing hall, with increased packaging performance. With the capability to tailor-make up to 1,100 packages per hour, for multiple or single items, the CVP Everest and CVP Impack Packaging Systems offer automated solutions for