Extended Supply Chain Conference

Teaser: Radisson Blu Hotel, Brussels  Welcome to the event for Supply Chain Directors who want to enhance their organisation’s agility, responsiveness and competitiveness. Taking the event to Brussels for the second time, the Extended Supply Chain Conference (ESC) 2012 provides the perfect platform for supply chain thought leaders from all sectors to explore and discuss the latest developments and network with the industry’s key strategic figures. Website: http://www.ESC-Brussels.com

16th European supply chain excellence awards

Teaser: Hilton Hotel, London The 16th European Supply Chain Excellence Awards in partnership with PwC is the only guaranteed date in the diary for leading Supply Chain and Logistics Directors.  Why? Because they are renowned as being a trustworthy measure of the most outstanding examples of best practice. Not only do these Awards give deserved recognition for the achievements within the Supply Chain operations, they also provide an unparalleled networking opportunity for the foremost

DSV – Selling on the continent

I would like to benefit from the recent growth of UK exports by selling my products on the continent. What should I look for when selecting a logistics partner? UK Trade and Investment says that businesses benefit from becoming exporters with its latest research showing exporters report a 34% uplift in productivity; achieve stronger financial performance and are 12% more likely to stay in business. But how do you progress

Dolphin – Cargotec and FSUE Rosmorport sign agreement

Cargotec has signed “an agreement of strategic co-operation” with Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosmorport, which operates seaports in the Russian Federation and owns the world’s largest ice breaker fleet. This agreement will allow the Finnish cargo-handling equipment manufacturer to advise on Russian marine transport infrastructure development. Documents confirming the co-operation were signed in the presence of the trade ministers representing Russia and Finland, including Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Ivanov.

Summer 2012 delivery plan should be wrapped up now

As firms across London embark on dry runs to test the efficiency of their Olympic strategy, haulage company Jordon Freight are urging businesses to firm up their summer delivery plans Businesses should be communicating with their haulage firms now if their summer deliveries are time critical, leading freight forwarder Jordon Freight have warned. Jon Swallow, Director of Jordon Freight said: “We have made a concerted effort to liaise with our clients, affected by the Olympic

SBS Worldwide to appear on TV

Bloomberg International and Fox Business Network  Supply chain solutions provider SBS Worldwide is delighted to announce its appearance on Bloomberg International and the Fox Business Network on the award winning business show 21st Century Business. The program will be aired on 27 October on Fox Business Network and on 13 November on CNBC in the US, and on 28 October on Bloomberg International in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Plinth 2000 win export sales

British-made treatment couches  Medical-grade treatment couches are employed for all manner of health and beauty procedures, from minor surgery and gynaecology examinations, through physiotherapy and aromatherapy massages, to chiropody, chiropractic manipulation and tattoo artistry. They also take many different forms like portable couches for domiciliary use, multi-section models with adjustable back and leg rests, podiatry and gynae chairs with a divided leg arrangement, and tilt tables that rotate patients through

Jungheinrich win CILT award

Warehouse and Materials Handling Award  Leading intra-logistics solutions manufacturer Jungheinrich UK Ltd was named winner of the Warehouse and Materials Handling Award at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s (CILT) recent Annual Awards for Excellence ceremony. The CILT Awards for Excellence recognise outstanding achievements within the transport and logistics industry and took place at the London Marriot Hotel, Grosvenor Square. Over 500 of the UK’s leading logistics and supply

£150 million investment unveiled

At Southampton’s container terminal  Southampton’s frontline role in global trade was today being underlined with the official launch of a £150m investment project at the port by Associated British Ports (ABP) who is the port owner and joint venture partner in DP World Southampton – the container terminal operator. The ceremonial lifting of the first paving slab signals the beginning of the reconstruction of berths 201/202 at the container terminal