Category: Logistics

User demand for space saving storage solutions drives another year of growth for Narrow Aisle

Narrow Aisle Ltd, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks and other intralogistics solutions, has announced that global sales of its products reached an all-time high in 2015. “The increase in volume sales that we experienced in 2015 fully justifies the investment that we made in the development of our UK production site in 2014,” says the company’s founder and Managing Director, Peter Wooldridge. We extended our UK

Liebherr mobile harbour cranes aid UK ports

The recent deliveries of four Liebherr mobile harbour cranes underlines the growing demand for innovative cargo handling solutions at ports across the United Kingdom Thirty years after the delivery of the first UK Liebherr mobile harbour crane to the Port of Goole, the demand for Liebherr products is on a high level. In January 2015, the company North West Trading Ltd. in Birkenhead opted for an LHM 180. The versatile

Case Study: Peel Ports

Peel Ports is gearing up for the opening of its new £300 million container terminal, Liverpool2, delivering a new world-class hub port for the UK and Irish marketsThe Company Peel Ports is one of the UK’s largest port groups, owning and operating six of the UK and Ireland’s most important ports. It handles 70 million tonnes of cargo every year. It is headquartered in Liverpool and employs around 2,750 staff.

Thermo King protects patient safety by maintaining the highest quality and integrity of all medical products

PharmaSolutions, a dedicated expertise platform from Thermo King, addresses the complex needs of the pharmaceutical industry by delivering a broad spectrum of services If the quality of pharmaceutical product shipments is compromised, the risk is more than the loss of cargo – it can compromise the health of patients. Industry statistics indicate that 25% of vaccines reach their destination in a degraded state because of incorrect shipping, and approximately 30%

The importance of reliability and system access in the movement of freight across the globe

As our industry continues to develop, we require new technology in order to ensure shippers remain effective, efficient and competitive, says Gordon Tutt AFSS Members provide the technology used in the movement of goods used by all modes of transport. With technology now playing a key part in all our lives it is important that access to all systems, static and mobile, is dependable. We have all experienced the frustration

Ask The Expert – Bolero International

Maria Malinowska, Director of Financial Institutions at Bolero International, explains how to use trade finance technology as an effective corporate service enabler In today’s competitive and highly complex banking industry, global banks are actively exploring the use of collaborative technology as a means of improving and furthering relationships with their key corporate customers. Asked their views on a digital trade ecosystem (where multiple trade parties are connected over a common

Data Interchange pilots with NHS Trust to demonstrate PEPPOL benefits

Data Interchange plc, a leading provider of B2B integration solutions, has signed a contract with an NHS Trust to roll out PEPPOL (Pan-European Public Procurement Online) to 100 suppliers in the Trust’s supply chain as a pilot programme to prove the process. In May, Data Interchange received one of the first UK-based PEPPOL Access Point certifications, providing customers with access to the PEPPOL e-procurement community. Commenting on the contract, Ewan

Green Light: Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an option to pay for an additional night’s accommodation, prior to the day of event? Yes, subject to availability. Please contact Selena Cronin on +44 (0)1622 823920 or email selena.cronin@hand-media.com for further information on options available.Is it possible to have deliveries sent direct to the venue prior to the date of event? Yes, should this be within the designated time specified. Once you have secured your stand, you

DSV

DSV is a global supplier of transport and logistics solutions. We have offices in more than 70 countries all over the world and an international network of partners and agents, which makes us a truly global player offering services worldwide. By our professional and advantageous overall solutions, the approx. 22,000 DSV employees recorded worldwide annual revenue of 6.1 billion euro for 2013. Our organisation is divided into three divisions.DSV Road

The Union Customs Code (UCC) – an imposition or a business opportunity? Langdon Systems explore

New European Union legislation is intended to standardise the movement of trade across EU member states, simplifying Customs rules and improving security and safety of goods The introduction of the Union Customs Code (UCC) imposes some unwelcome financial and operational constraints for thousands of UK businesses. Operationally release of goods from some premises will be delayed and affect services, according to Langdon Systems Ltd. New European Union legislation from May