Priority Freight appoints new Group Operations Director

Priority Freight, a leading global provider of contingency logistics solutions, has appointed Andrew Austin as Group Operations Director. Andrew joins the Board of Directors and will be responsible for enhancing the company’s high quality, fast and efficient service to meet the current and future needs of its customers. Andrew has spent his entire career in logistics, with over 30 years of experience across multiple markets including the UK, US and

RTITB drives National Lorry Week at a local secondary school

As part of National Lorry Week, leading workplace transport regulatory body, RTITB, took one of its training academy lorries to a secondary school, to help inspire the next generation of logistics professionals. On Thursday 29 October, RTITB provided Dormston School in Sedgley, near Dudley, with a lorry from its Instructor Training Academy in Telford for the day, and experienced RTITB instructor, Howard Moore, was on hand to speak to the

Going Global 2016

Tuesday May 3 to Thursday May 5, 2016 – Cape Town Going Global is an open forum for education world leaders to debate international higher and further education issues and challenges, and to discuss collaborative solutions. Building nations and connecting cultures: Education policy, economic development and engagement While the Millennium Development Goals emphasise access to primary education, without investment in higher education, national economic and social developmental goals, necessary for

TIACA launches new online meeting scheduler

A one-to-one speed networking system called CargoLinX will facilitate over 1000 meetings during two days at next year’s ACF. TIACA is launching a dedicated online one-to-one meeting tool called CargoLinX for its Air Cargo Forum (ACF) and Exhibition, which takes place from October 16 – 28, 2016 in Paris, France. The speed networking tool will allow visitors to schedule up to 30 25-minute meetings with 45 leading global air cargo

Open to Export further accelerates the ambitions of SMEs

Government backed initiative Open to Export is further accelerating the ambitions of SMEs who are seeking to export via a new online service that produces a focused Export Action Plan to steer them in the right direction. The Export Action Plan is the latest addition to the Open to Export’s online offering, which is dedicated to helping UK businesses prepare to sell overseas by giving them free access to online

Going Global 2015

Going Global is Europe’s leading show for businesses that are looking to expand internationally, export products or set up overseas operations. The show consists of 60 world-renowned suppliers and focuses on how to enter the MINT Economies, Central Emerging Europe, Africa, Western Europe, USA, ASEAN, MENA/Gulf States and the East Mediterranean markets. There is also a focus on various vertical markets, including the retail, manufacturing, international e-commerce and technology sectors.

Kerry Logistics appoints new Managing Director for Europe

Kerry Logistics Network Limited, a leading logistics service provider in Asia, has appointed Thomas Blank as its new Managing Director of Europe with effect immediately. Mr Blank will oversee the company’s strategic developments in Europe, with the goal of establishing Kerry Logistics as a preferred logistics service provider for industry and trade, and a reliable partner for bridging Europe and Asia. He will operate out of the Kerry Logistics Central

Just Do It Co, Ltd. becomes WiseBusiness partner

WiseTech Global, the technology development company behind industry-leading supply chain platform CargoWise One, has announced that Thailand-based IT supplier Just Do It Co, Ltd. has joined the WiseBusiness Partner Program. Just Do It is an end-to-end supply chain IT provider dedicated to providing exceptional business services in Southeast Asia. Logistics operators throughout the region will benefit from the local and regional expertise of Just Do It, combined with the powerful

Globe Tracker and TransVoyant team up

Global supply chain visibility specialist Globe Tracker International (GT) and TransVoyant have formed a strategic partnership that will offer the TransVoyant Continuous Decision Intelligence Platform™ (CDI™) as a plug-in on Globe Tracker’s Smart Autonomous Asset Network. Utilizing data collected from GT devices on intermodal assets, TransVoyant’s CDI Platform will offer GT’s customers advanced predictive analytics that improve supply chain efficiency and visibility, mitigate risk, empower proactive disruption response, and forecast

TT Club reports a stable performance despite challenging conditions

Leading Insurance provider to the international freight transport industry, TT Club has published a mid-year trading update for the eight-month period 1 January – 31 August 2015. Charles Fenton, Chief Executive of the TT Club, said: “the Club has had a good, stable first eight months of the year in spite of the on-going challenging insurance market conditions and a return to more normal levels of large claims than experienced