Woodland Group: delivering the goods for 25 years

Celebrating a quarter century of freight forwarding The Essex-based Woodland Group, one of the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding and logistics companies, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.   Formed in July 1988 by Kevin Stevens, Woodland has grown from a small operation with a single office in Basildon to a company that turns over more than £120m a year, employs close to 600 staff and serves thousands of customers.  

AEB launches Global Trade Compliance Campaign

Ahead of U.S. Export Control Reform AEB (International) Ltd, a leading provider of supply chain management and global trade solutions, is launching a comprehensive global trade compliance campaign featuring events, new white papers and awareness literature ahead of the Obama Administration’s upcoming export control reform (ECR) changes. AEB’s campaign is aimed at guiding UK businesses through these changes and helping them understand how it is affecting their global trade compliance

Tudor Rose International selects AEB’s comprehensive supply chain solution

 AEB (International) Ltd has been selected by leading export market management company Tudor Rose International to implement its comprehensive supply chain management solution ASSIST4 for logistics execution and control.   In 2012, Tudor Rose International realised that neither its current operations nor its expected future business growth could be efficiently supported with the existing business applications. This prompted the company to look for solution providers. AEB’s global trade knowledge and

International Trade magazine July/August 2013 preview

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Getting mobile: The rise of portable technology and the pocket PC

Mobility can be mayhem for businesses that make the wrong software and hardware decisions, Simon Clark, CargoWise Vice President Business Development discusses some of the potential pitfalls The idea of having instant access to desktop and corporate data has been the ultimate goal of mobile business technology since a virtually unknown company called Psion launched the Organiser II in 1984. Promoted as the world’s first practical pocket computer, the Organiser

International links and modern vessels are the way forward

President Vladimir Putin called on Russian industry to design new high-tech ships, words due to be echoed at NEVA 2013 Important Russian maritime industry initiatives will come under the spotlight at NEVA 2013. The Krylov Shipbuilding Research Institute has been upgraded and, as the KSRI Maritime Centre, it can implement commercial programmmes more effectively, with new authority to function on a commercial basis via its Ocean Engineering Division, Civil Shipbuilding.

Ensuring your warehouses are energy-efficient

Proteus Software explain how using alternative methods of generating power can help companies reduce waste and cut costs Global warming is high on the agenda of issues that have to be addressed, as conservation of energy is paramount if we are going to survive as a race. The world looks at utilising alternative methods of generating power by harnessing energy from natural sources such as wave, wind, solar and hydroelectric

European commerce will benefit from a rise in short sea shipping

Short sea shipping currently provides 40% of internal freight transport within Europe, and has been growing during the past decade Short sea intra-European transit times will always be longer than typical road freight journeys. However, the European supply chain is increasingly becoming proficient to take into account these parameters: European commerce is highly favourable to short sea shipping (SSS), with European geography providing more than 67,000 km of coastline and