Woman lorry driver celebrates 25 years in the industry

Aims to attract more women into logistics One of the UK’s first female lorry drivers, Rayner Bellamy, is celebrating 25 years in the industry at Clugston Distribution, one of the UK’s leading independent logistics companies and part of the Clugston Group of companies. There has been a lot of talk recently about women working in male dominated industries like logistics and engineering, with the overall feeling being that more needs

How to Beat ‘Back to School Blues’

an alternative to traditional staff training The return to school signifies the end of summer (in the Northern Hemisphere, at least). Long days of carefree joy are replaced with fixed routines, early starts, classroom lessons, and dreaded homework. I’m sure that, given the choice, most children would prefer running through the cheerful weeks in the sunshine over sitting through cloudy months of learning algebra. Of course, there is an inherent

Drum Cussac works with the BG Group and VSO

to train budding oil and gas supply entrepreneurs in Tanzania Drum Cussac is helping Tanzania’s budding entrepreneurs to cater to the requirements of the international oil and gas companies operating in the country, as part of its own Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative and a Tanzanian government vocational scheme. In the coastal town of Mtwara, in southern Tanzania, Drum Cussac liaises with students at one of the country’s many Vocational

How the Customs Valuation Code is being misapplied

In this article I shall describe 2 areas which show how the Customs Valuation Code is being misapplied resulting in the overpayment of import duty. The first of these is a situation affecting possibly millions of importations by sea into the EU every year. 1. Rocking the Boat Customs valuation ie in effect the value of goods for import duty purposes is detailed in Council Regulation 2913/92, Articles 28 –

AYS delivers international services following demand

Now providing international services across the globe A UK logistics and road freight specialist has expanded its services in line with customer demand and is now providing international services across the globe. AYS Logistics has launched a new international shipping service to facilitate the import and export of goods for customers all over the world. The company is now able to manage air, sea and road travel, providing an international

New move for hologram trade body

As it backs anti-counterfeiting initiatives In a new move, the trade body representing the global hologram industry has linked-up with two organisations tackling the growing problem of counterfeit products. The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) will be working with the Anti-Counterfeiting Forum of the UK’s Electronic Systems Community (ESCO), which provides a platform for electronic trade associations and other representative bodies to share experience, best practice and resources to tackle

New business partnership gives Eastern European logistics providers the keys to productivity

WiseTech Global and e-Novator join forces  A new business partnership is set to give the Central and Eastern European logistics industry localized access to one of the world’s most advanced logistics management systems. WiseTech Global, the developer of CargoWise One, has announced that IT specialist e-Novator, has joined its global partner program to deliver a full suite of product services to new and existing customers of its enterprise-class, single-platform system.

Globe Tracker & Refrigerated Transport Electronics announce strategic partnership

Seamless, integrated, wireless tracking monitoring of refrigerated containers Globe Tracker International (GTI), a leader in global trade data sharing, autonomous asset tracking and monitoring and related data analytics, announced today its partnership with Refrigerated Transport Electronics (RTE), a developer and manufacturer of innovative monitoring products for the intermodal refrigerated container industry. The company’s joint solution delivers seamless, integrated, wireless tracking monitoring and remote management of refrigerated containers for global intermodal

ITM July/August 2014 Preview

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July-August 2014

Label: Holograms Title: QR codes are not so black and white Teaser: Say Holoptica LLC Label: PD Ports Label: Air Cargo Label: Supply Chain Learning Title: New board game launched Teaser: In wake of MH17 disaster Teaser: To transform supply chain learning