ITM MARCH/APRIL2014

Label: PD Ports Title: PD Ports Group continue to provide a first-class and award-winning service Teaser: on the Humber Label: Woodland Label: Priority Freight Label: Flexi Title: Flexi Narrow Aisle Limited picks Continental MC20 Specialty Tyres Teaser: When planning for the unexpected becomes good business practice Teaser: for the entire global Flexi AC range

ITM MARCH/APRIL2014

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Flexi Narrow Aisle Limited picks Continental MC20 Specialty Tyres for the entire global Flexi AC range

 Continental’s heavy-duty MC20 tyre is designed for high tilting stability when dealing with heavy loads, delivering outstanding performance in high-intensity applications. Flexi Narrow Aisle, the UK based Articulated VNA Warehouse truck pioneer, has turned to Continental Specialty Tyres in a strategic partnership that will see the supply of Continental tyres as original equipment for its Flexi AC range globally. Since 1976 Flexi Narrow Aisle has designed and produced warehouse trucks

PD Ports Group continue to provide a first-class and award-winning service on the Humber

 The company has a presence across Humberside, with operations and bases at the key ports and inland locations of Howden, Hull, Immingham, Keadby and Scunthorpe. The PD Ports Group on the Humber, which includes PD Logistics, has an influential presence within the region with operations at the key ports and inland locations. PD Ports operates at Howden, Hull, Immingham, Keadby and Scunthorpe. PD Ports operates Hull Container Terminal (HCT) within

Expedited Contingency Logistics – When planning for the unexpected becomes good business practice

Neal Williams, Group Managing Director of Priority Freight examines the growing trend in the use of Expedited Contingency Logistics (XCL) within the supply chain network. As supply chains grow in complexity and extent so the potential for breakdown or delay increases. Add this to the ever-present risk of supply disruption through production difficulties and the need for expedited freight becomes ever more crucial to manufacturers, retailers and all whose operations

Woodland Logistics: On the road to success

Ahead of this year’s Multimodal event, ITM speaks to Sean Kirby, MD of Woodland Logistics, which provides logistics, distribution and warehousing services across the UK. What is Woodland Logistics and what services does it provide? Woodland Logistics is a leading logistics provider of dedicated and shared fleet solutions across the UK. We tailor solutions for our customers that improve service, costs and release customer resource so they can focus on

Experts use industry forum to draw attention to the perils of packing

Multimodal 2014  Freight and logistics professionals at Multimodal 2014 this week will hear specialist insurer TT Club’s Risk Management Director, Peregrine Storrs-Fox and other experts warn of the hazards of incorrect packing of containers and CTUs of all types. Much industry attention recently has been focussed on the debate surrounding the degree to which inaccurately declared cargo weights cause accidents involving Cargo Transport Units (CTUs), in particular maritime containers. Poor

Geodis Wilson Brings Focus to Oil & Gas Segment in Houston

and Announces Exhibit at Offshore Technology Conference Global multimodal service provider, Geodis Wilson, strengthens its Oil & Gas segment with an expanded task force, a developing client base, and announces its exhibition to this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, to showcase its tailor-made, global logistics solutions. Geodis Wilson, the global freight management division of SNCF Geodis Group, won a global contract with National Oilwell Varco, a global

Customs brokers are critical to a successful international supply chain

By Peter Quinter Most cargo imported into the United States is cleared by a customs broker through U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and not by the importer directly. Customs brokers are professionals who are licensed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (hereinafter "CBP") after passing both a very difficult written examination and an exhaustive background investigation. Part 111 of the CBP Regulations (19 CFR Part 111) detail numerous "duties and