Brace for the ACE impact, says WiseTech Global

Craig Seelig, WiseTech Global’s Product Manager for Customs and Government Compliance Americas, explains that the ACE extension doesn’t mean Brokers should delay implementation. US Customs recently announced a delay until March 31 for mandatory filing of all entry summary transactions in US Customs’ Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), the single window processing of trade that is to automate and enhance interaction between international trade partners, CBP, and Partner Government Agencies (PGA)

IAG Cargo releases 2015 full year financial results

IAG Cargo has announced its 2015 full year results, reporting commercial revenue of €1024m over the period from January 1 to December 31, 2015, an increase of 3.2% on 2014. Adjusting the prior year’s figures to reflect a directly comparable operation, commercial revenue decreased 4.6 per cent versus last year. Market conditions have continued to be challenging and on a like for like[1] basis, overall yield for the year was

United Kingdom Warehousing Association calls for entries to its 2016 Awards

UKWA has launched the call for entries for its 2016 Awards – marking the start of the Association’s annual search for the companies and individuals who demonstrate the highest degree of commitment to logistics and supply chain excellence. Applications are sought for nine awards categories and entry forms can be downloaded from the UKWA website – The Awards are free to enter. Three finalists will be selected in every

Dachser is growing the business with industry-specific solutions

Dachser has created a new central organisational unit, Corporate Solutions, Research & Development, in order to advance its business with global, industry-specific logistics solutions and bundle its research and development activities. Stefan Hohm, an experienced Dachser manager, will head up this new Corporate Unit. He has led the Logistics Centre in Hof for the past seven years. Hohm and his team will implement worldwide supply chains for customers from focus

"Supply chain visibility – the unfulfilled promise?" By Phil Lavin, Sales Manager, AEB (International) Ltd.

Supply chain visibility – defined as the IT-supported visualisation and monitoring of all process workflows within the supply chain, from the supplier to the end customer – ranks very high on the agenda of many companies around the world. This is mainly based on the benefits that comprehensive transparency delivers, including enhanced quality of services, which in turn boosts customer satisfaction. Visibility also helps soften the impact of disruptions, keeping

£35 million investment sees major development milestone reached at Teesport

PD Ports, owners and operators of Teesport, the UK’s third largest port by volume, has completed Phase two of a quay reconstruction project to support further growth at the Port. To celebrate this milestone, which will bring opportunities for importers and exporters serving Northern UK markets, Lord Heseltine formally declared the Quay ‘open for business’ during a ceremony held at Teesport earlier this month. Phase one of the quay reconstruction

Poor language skills are costing the UK economy £48 billion a year in lost export sales, says ATC

UK Overseas Trade Statistics have recently announced a continued reduction in UK exports. The ATC comments on how poor language skills are costing the UK economy £48 billion a year in lost export sales. Geoffrey Bowden, General Secretary for the Association of Translation Companies (ATC), has said: “As an organisation whose members are focused on helping UK companies from all sectors maximise international trade opportunities, we are concerned to see

A successful partnership delivers 254 ton barge from Casablanca-Dakhla in humanitarian aid effort

WWL ALS’s seafreight team in Moerdijk the Netherlands has successfully carried out an intra Moroccan transport of a 282 ton weighing desalination barge with dimensions: L: 30,00 X W: 11,5m X H: 5,50m. This movement was carried out with close cooperation through the WWL group agent and a local partnership – Transports Marocains. The barge was located in Casablanca and needed to be shipped to the more southerly part of

Thermo King cools the innovative DHL 'Double Decker High-Loader' airline catering concept truck

Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, partnered with DHL, a global logistics leader and provided the refrigeration solution for the newly launched DHL ‘Double Decker High-Loader’ concept airline catering vehicle. Being part of the design project, Thermo King worked closely with Mallaghan, one of the fastest-growing airport ground support equipment manufacturers, who built the body

Industry welcomes new LGV Driver Training Standard from RTITB

On Friday February 12, RTITB hosted an event attended by leading figures from the UK’s transport industry to celebrate the launch of its new LGV Driver Training Standard, the first of its kind in the LGV driving profession. The three-hour event was held in Telford, at the UK headquarters of preferred regulatory body for workplace transport training, RTITB. The LGV Driver Training Standard has been developed to assure a consistent