Exclusive look at RORO 2014 conference topics

The event will take place at ExCel in London, from 24-26 June Roll-on/roll-off shipping event, RORO 2014, in London, will include conference sessions that address alternative fuels, the global outlook for the RORO market and the outlook for the North Sea and Baltic region. The RORO conference takes place within the exhibition hall and will feature high level and topical content regarding the movement of cargo using roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) shipping.

20 years smooth sailing with Tuscor Lloyds

2014 marks 20 years of operation for global shipping agent and freight forwarder Tuscor Lloyds From humble beginnings in small one room office in Manchester, UK, Tuscor Lloyds is now a world recognised company with offices in key transport hubs around the globe. The 20th anniversary year has already been strong. In February 2014 the firm was named in the London Stock Exchange ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’, selected from

Coded holograms: keeping the supply chain secure

Ian Lancaster, general secretary of the IHMA, highlights the latest developments  Everyone involved in the goods supply chain – manufacturers, distributors, consumers, taxation and government authorities – has learnt the value of security holograms and will be reassured by their presence on products and/or the packaging, recognising the benefits they provide. However, as coding and serialisation becomes mandated in various countries for products such as medicines and tobacco products, the

Sarah Carroll from Grow Global gives her top tips for selling online internationally

Global e-commerce is growing at 19% a year Selling online internationally, is, let’s face it, an opportunity just too good to miss. While the US is predicted to hit about 1% growth this year, global e-commerce is growing at 19% a year and is predicted to top $1 trillion worth of transactions this year. In the UK the picture is looking rosy too, with online sales generated by UK retailers

UK freight forwarders welcome export boost in UK Budget

Responding to yesterday’s UK Budget, Peter Quantrill, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “In the budget, the Chancellor placed the emphasis on getting more businesses exporting. “Of late, BIFA members have been reasonably confident about growth but have noticed that much of that growth is UK based, so it is good to see such a significant commitment to higher export subsidies for business. “The announcement that

Kevin Keegan on the ball for London Gateway

at Multimodal 2014  One of England’s finest footballers who played, captained and managed his country will be joining DP World London Gateway this year as their guest at the seventh Multimodal freight and logistics exhibition in Birmingham from 29 April – 1 May. Kevin Keegan will be the special guest at DP World London Gateway’s VIP dinner at the Motorcycle Museum on Wednesday 30 April when he will talking about

Loftware announces Gold Sponsorship of the Oracle European Value Chain Summit

March 18th-19th in Amsterdam Loftware, Inc., the global leader in Enterprise Labeling and an Oracle Gold Partner, has announced its Gold Sponsorship of the annual Oracle European Value Chain Summit March 18 – 19th, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Visit Loftware at pod #3 and meet top Loftware Executives and European team members. The Oracle European Value Chain Summit brings together more than 350 business professionals to learn how smart companies are

Steam Turbine – Chennai to Oldbury

Steam turbine, generator, parts & accessories were shipped by Allseas A shipment of a steam turbine, generator, parts & accessories was shipped from the port of Chennai, formally Madras, in Southern India and was awarded to Allseas by its Indian GPLN partners, Jeena and Company. The two largest turbines weighed an impressive 75T & 50T respectively and the total shipment consisted of 40 crates, 173,900 kgs and 458 cbm. This