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TIACA launches its 2nd Air Cargo Sustainability Awards

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announced that the second edition of the Air Cargo Sustainability Award is now open for applications. The competition aims to recognise outstanding businesses and industry initiatives leading the way to a more sustainable air cargo. CHAMP Cargosystems, one of the leading industry IT solutions providers, has generously committed to continue sponsoring these awards. “CHAMP is pleased to continue supporting TIACA for the 2nd edition

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Heathrow to boost cargo capacity in the fight against COVID-19

Heathrow to boost cargo capacity in the fight against COVID-19 Heathrow Airport has called on more airlines and freight companies to maximise the use of the hub’s quieter flight schedule in the fight against COVID-19. Logistics companies have already begun importing key equipment such as COVID-19 testing kits via Heathrow in preparation for increased demand. Next week, Heathrow’s cargo movements are forecast to increase by 53%, as more airlines and

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Doosan manufacturing at MACH 2020 

Doosan powers up manufacturing at MACH 2020  Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be exhibiting at MACH 2020 (hall 6, stand H6-726), the UK’s premier manufacturing technologies exhibition, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham, 20-24 April 2020. On display will be one of Doosan’s latest three-wheel electric trucks, the B13R-7, which is a powerful 3 tonne electric counterbalance forklift – a representative example of

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Global air cargo trends re-shaping pharmaceuticals

Global Air Cargo Trends Re-Shaping Pharmaceutical Transport By Dominic Hyde, Vice President of Crēdo on Demand at Pelican BioThermal. As we welcome the new decade and the exciting advances it is expected to unleash, many of the forces that shaped the past decade for transporting pharmaceuticals will continue. Price pressures, alternatives to air freight and increasing automation are just a few. However, there are emerging trends that make 2020 unique.  As

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DfT holding back carbon benefit of longer semi trailers

DfT holding back carbon benefit of longer semi trailers, says FTA The government should make use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of its trial, according to FTA, the only business group representing all of the logistics sector. Released today (2 March 2020), the Department for Transport (DfT) funded study demonstrates that use of these vehicles continues to have a significant

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UK exporting had record-breaking 2019, according to figures

2019 was a record-breaking year for UK exports, according to new figures published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The UK has now experienced 45 consecutive months of annual export growth on a rolling annual basis. Companies in the UK exported £689 billion worth of goods and services across the globe – up by 5.0% on 2018. Goods exports to non-EU countries grew by 13.6% year on year.

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New update from TransFollow introduces login with Access Code

With the latest update, TransFollow released the possibility to login with access code as an alternative login method in the TransFollow App. With this functionality, the eCMR-platform increases usability for companies, as it is no longer necessary to create an account for each driver to access eCMRs. As of now, the TransFollow App offers an alternative login to the mobile application without creating a personal account and logging in to

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Solarcentury secures funding to build two major solar plants in Spain

£47.6 million financing guaranteed by UK Export Finance, in boost to UK solar exports UK-based solar energy company, Solarcentury, has secured new financing to build two of the largest solar plants in Spain demonstrating the UK’s leadership on climate change. UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, has today (7 January 2019) guaranteed £47.6 million worth of financing for Solarcentury, in a boost to UK solar exports. Together,

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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 should understand that even though a report says ‘PASS’, there may still be issues that

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Marken Drug Storage & Distribution

Marken has the industry’s most flexible depot network 100% dedicated to life science combined with expertise that makes us the obvious choice for drug storage and distribution. The Marken Network offers GMP-compliant depots specifically designed and strategically placed to provide pharmaceutical companies, contract service providers and clinical research organizations with the resources needed to conduct clinical trials anywhere in the world. Your clinical trial can benefit from secure, temperature-controlled storage