New UKWA warehouse census highlights crucial lack of supply and development

A new UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) report analysing the UK’s warehouse stock highlights a critical lack of supply and development, leading to a clear potential pinch point for UK industry. • Total amount of warehouse space in the UK is 424 million square feet. • East Midlands has the highest amount of space, accounting for 18% • Supply of warehouses in the UK is currently 32 million square feet,

DP World delegation visits Milan Expo

Connecting Minds, Creating the Future: Five years to go to In the largest delegation to date, DP World has recently sent, its very own employees to live, experience and become part of Milan Expo 2015. DP World’s delegation represented the entire company, from leaders and directors to customs specialists and ground staff; a diverse mix of backgrounds which mirror the vibrant and global city of Dubai. The mission of this

Ariaen Zimmerman heads management team at Cargo 2000

Zimmerman appointed Executive Director leading C2K’s strategic transformation program Ariaen Zimmerman has been appointed Executive Director of Cargo 2000 (C2K), an IATA Interest Group established to lead the drive towards enhanced quality throughout the air cargo industry. Zimmerman is leading the group’s change program, which will see C2K adopt a new auditing system, neutral benchmarks, and embrace a smarter, wider approach to data analysis using Smart Data. “This is an

Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce’s International Trade Hub hosts ‘Meet the Export Expert’

The event allowed businesses to book 20-minute one-to-one meetings with experts in a range of fields Companies across Coventry and Warwickshire are showing their appetite for export and aren’t afraid to ask for help – that’s the view of one of the leading figures in international trade in the region. The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce’s International Trade Hub hosted its second ‘meet the export expert’ event after a

Geodis appoints new Head for its Industrial Projects network in Europe and South East Asia

Geodis Freight Forwarding, the international transport division of leading global logistics group, Geodis has announced two new appointments in its Industrial Projects arm. Michael Doerpinghaus has joined as Director Industrial Projects South East Asia Pacific (SEAP). He succeeds Igor Muñiz, who is taking over the role as Director Industrial Projects Europe. Doerpinghaus, who is to be Singapore based, comes from a strong energy and project logistics background with Panalpina, where

New transatlantic route from IAG Cargo connects Heathrow to San Jose

Daily flights the only direct service between Europe and San Jose IAG Cargo has announced a brand new route between its London Heathrow hub and San Jose, one of the California’s largest cities. Flights commence on 4 May 2016, operating daily on a British Airways B787-9 aircraft, one of the most advanced in the world and ideally suited to the requirements of cargo transportation. The aircraft will provide businesses with

AEB launches free roadshow on SAP®-integrated solutions benefits

AEB is inviting companies working with SAP® ERP systems to join their free roadshow events It’s nearly impossible to gain a competitive advantage merely by using a market leader for standard software, since SAP® is virtually an industry standard. Flexible, highly specialised solutions for global trade and logistics can deliver great benefits and added value: As a leading provider of global trade and supply chain management solutions, AEB offers a

Marco Neelsen to succeed Heinrich Ahlers at Buss Port Logistics

On October 1, Marco Neelsen will assume Heinrich Ahlers’ position as Chief Executive Officer On October 1st of this year, Marco Neelsen (40) will assume Heinrich Ahlers’ position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Buss Port Logistics (BPL). Heinrich Ahlers (64) will stay with Buss Group until at least the end of 2016. Marco Neelsen will continue to chart the course that has proven successful for Buss Port Logistics over

IJS promotes new thinking for forwarders

Logistics companies must improve their understanding of the pharmaceutical industry to better serve their customers, IJS Global Director Naomi Landman told delegates at the Flypharma Conference in London, UK. She said the pharmaceutical industry is going through a major transition, moving away from a one-size-fits all model to one built carefully around individual care, personalisation, and wellness. “We need to come together and collectively broaden our understanding of the pharma supply

FIATA announce Winner of Young Forwarder award

Daniella Smal of Zambia at the FIATA Annual Congress in Taipei wins the award FIATA celebrates the achievements of young freight forwarders working for logistics companies in its ranks at its Annual Congress every year. This year was no exception as the numerous attendees at the Taipei Congress applauded the winner of the Young Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award, Daniella Smal of Zambia. Insurance provider to the international