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Logistics industry urged to start treating HGV drivers with respect

The haulage industry has been struggling to attract heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers for as long as most people can remember but never has the driver shortage problem been as severe as it is now. According to the Road Haulage Association, the UK’s HGV driver pool is currently some 100,000 down on its pre-pandemic total …

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3T

3T wraps up new contract with PFF Group

3T Logistics and Technology Group has recently been selected by one of the UK’s food packaging manufacturers to streamline their customer deliveries and help reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Food packaging manufacturer PFF Group has recently invested in a new transport management system to supply packaging products to supermarkets and food manufacturers across the UK. …

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trade

UK logistics company launches trade and logistics advisory service

Companies seeking to trade with Russia and the CIS countries, that are currently deterred by the complexities involved, can rely on a new trade and logistics consultancy service that has been introduced by an Anglo-Russian freight business that has had specialist expertise in these markets for many years. Whilst UK-based FSM Logistics Ltd offers a …

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Integrity

Cargo Integrity Group calls for risk-based measures

The international freight transport organisations of the Cargo Integrity Group are calling for urgent action from actors in global supply chains to reduce the risk of pest transference through international cargo movements. The five partners in the Cargo Integrity Group, known as CIG, recognise the vital importance of focusing on the threat of invasive pests …

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Vector.ai

Response from Vector.ai to World Economic Forum initiatives

James Coombes, CEO at Vector.ai, is well-placed to discuss industry issues and here he explores how and why forwarders should take crucial steps to reduce their carbon footprint. Comment from James Coombes, CEO at Vector.ai: “The global freight transportation sector is making great strides towards reducing its carbon footprint, and we welcome the World Economic Forum’s initiatives …

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Kuecker

Kuecker Logistics Group, Pulse Integration, and QC Software have combined

Integration firms Kuecker Logistics Group, Inc. (“Kuecker”), Pulse Integration (“PULSE”), and QC Software, LLC (“QC”) announced today that they have combined to form a new company, Kuecker Pulse Integration, L.P. (“KPI” or the “Company”). In conjunction with this combination, funds managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) (“Ares”) have acquired …

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work

Rameder creates safer and more ergonomic working conditions for its employees

Every day in Germany, around 1,000 people have an accident caused by falling during their work. Many of these “STF” accidents are so serious that the employees are unable to work for more than three days. Keeping employees safe is a top priority for Rameder, Europe’s largest supplier for passenger car transport solutions. Only recently, …

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REE

REE and 10X announce closing of business combination

REE Automotive Ltd. (“REE”), a leader in e-Mobility, today announced the completion of its merger with 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp (“10X”, Nasdaq: VCVC). The business combination was approved at a special meeting of 10X’s stockholders on July 21, 2021 and closed July 22, 2021. Following the merger, the combined company is named REE Automotive …

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Oshkosh

Hawaii airports take delivery of eight Oshkosh Airport Products Striker ARFF vehicles

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today that the company has completed delivery of eight Striker ARFF vehicles to fire departments at the Hawaii airports of Lihue, Hilo International, Ellison Oizuka Kona International, Kahului, and Daniel K. Inouye International. The delivery represents a long-standing relationship with the state of Hawaii …

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