UK to Nigeria with Tuscor Lloyds

8 ton Backhoe Loader transported as out of gauge cargo from UK to Nigeria The Backhoe Loader was required for a construction project taking place in Onne and had to be transported from the manufacturers in Staffordshire. Cargo was shipped using a 20ft flatrack container with collapsible walls to allow for the cargo to fit on the 20ft container, remaining in profile on the length and width and secured the

Register now for the biggest and busiest Multimodal

Major new developments for 2014 New to Multimodal this year are exhibitors including Palletline, Gazeley, Unsworth, 3t Logistics, TTS, Total Oil, Manchester Airport Group and Cronus Logistics who join regular exhibiting companies CEVA, Dachser, DB Schenker, DSV, GEFCO, Howard Tenens, Malcolm Logistics, PD Ports, Stena Line, Freightliner, DP World and Wincanton – to name just a few. All of whom can help you find ways of optimising your supply chain

New Pegasus Cargo Sales Agents

For Europe and the Balkans Pegasus Airlines appoints ABDA Cargo Services LLC as its cargo sales agency for Austria, Denmark, France, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, while Aviation Services is appointed for Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania and Serbia     Pegasus Cargo, with its policy of an on-time and quality service, continues to expand its operations with the appointment of new sales agents. Serving 78 destinations in 31 countries, Pegasus

AEB offers free supply chain and global trade management webinar programme

Running from March to September AEB (International) Ltd, one of Europe’s leading providers of global trade and supply chain management solutions, is inviting supply chain professionals to participate in a series of free supply chain management and global trade management webinars, running from March to September 2014. Participants can register without obligation here.   In addition to personal online demonstrations upon request, AEB is now offering a series of free

Humber Ports UK wind turbine shipments

WWL ALS is involved in a series of port operations for wind farms WWL ALS has completed and is currently involved in a series of port operations for wind farms for Nordex involving the Humber Ports These include 4 wind farm projects completed for Seven Trent and Todmorden wind farms, the latter of which is an ongoing project. Todmorden 5 Nordex N90/R80 wind turbines featuring LM 43.80m long blades. The

Qantas relocates UK operations to dnata City

206,000 square feet (19,138 square metres) of new cargo space dnata’s UK business will provide Qantas Freight with cargo ground handling at London’s Heathrow airport. Qantas Freight will relocate its UK office and all operations to dnata City, a purpose-built cargo logistics center at Heathrow. The long-term partnership agreement, which was announced Wednesday, will see dnata manage all aspects of freight handling for Qantas, which flies twice-daily A380 operations to

Peel Group 'to launch logistics division'

With the biggest logistics development land bank in the UK The Peel Group is set to unveil a new logistics division that will have the biggest logistics development land bank in the UK, according to one source. Peel development manager Matt Fitton said the group will pool its industrial sites with those owned by Peel Ports and Harworth Estates in order to form Peel Logistics to capitalise on the improving

Lord Mayor of City of London hails foreign direct investment

At UK’s New Super Port The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, welcomed the foreign direct investment by Dubai’s DP World into London Gateway, while visiting the recently opened deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. During her visit, the Lord Mayor, climbed one of the world’s largest quay cranes to have an elevated view of the massive three square mile site, where work is underway

Problems with Refrigerated Cargoes? – Perish the Thought

By TT Club’s Claims Executive, Mike Yarwood =Greater care of equipment and the accuracy of data are crucial in avoiding damage to and loss of perishable goods in transit.  TT Club’s Claims Executive, Mike Yarwood outlines the key factors in managing risk  when handling and transporting temperature-controlled commodities. Temperature controlled cargoes are inherently perishable and present greater challenges and risk exposures for the logistics operator than cargoes carried at ambient.