David Herbert rejoins Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has made a significant hire to its Trade Finance London team. David Herbert rejoins Deutsche Bank after five years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), where latterly he headed the Western European Trade Sales team.  David has over 30 years banking experience and spent the majority of his career in a variety of Trade Finance related roles.  Prior to his time at BAML, David was with Deutsche

The Chamber, North Lancashire supports Northern Ireland counterparts’ bid for new relief road and looks forward to greater NI co-operation and trading links.

In the interest in forging closer commercial and civic ties with our nearest trading neighbour, Northern Ireland, The Chamber, North Lancashire was generously hosted on a day visit by our Irish counterpart in Newry, The Newry Chamber of Commerce. John Regan, President of The Chamber, and Alistair Eagles, a Chamber Director and CEO of Seatruck, from Heysham, have just completed the visit, hosted by the Newry Chamber President, Michael McKeown.

IAG Cargo signs global rental agreement with Va-Q-tec

Va-Q-tainer container agreement offers new rental option for IAG Cargo’s temperature sensitive transportation. IAG Cargo has today announced it has signed a global container rental agreement with high tech insulation provider Va-Q-tec.  The agreement will allow IAG Cargo customers requiring temperature sensitive transportation to utilise Va-Q-tainers to transport their cargo in a safe and cost efficient way. The Va-Q-tainers deployed by IAG Cargo provide temperature controlled solutions for six temperature

Palintest has won North East Exporter Award

  Palintest Ltd, a Gateshead-based manufacturer of water analysis technologies, is delighted to have recently won the North East Exporters’ Award. The company was nominated in two categories, winning ‘Export Team of the Year’ and a runner up in ‘Conquering New Markets.’ Palintest was then named overall winner of the North East England Exporters’ Award. The Awards recognise the efforts of companies that, through exporting achievements, are making a huge

New global strategy to improve international trade launched by Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered Bank has launched ‘banking the ecosystem’, a global strategy that will connect business communities and facilitate increased trade, commerce and investments across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. To support global trade effectively and foster greater sustainable economic growth, the banking industry will need to change the way they do business. Primarily, in the area of trade and commerce, banks will need to change the way they look

The next generation of logistics talent inspired by PD Ports

PD Ports has introduced the logistics industry to pupils as a possible career path as part of National Lorry Week to help meet a shortfall of skilled drivers in the sector. A fleet of wagons from Tees Valley haulage firms were on display for young people to explore at the Inspire2Learn education centre in Eston, near Redcar. Nationwide, there are more than 50 events happening throughout the UK for National

DP World London Gateway Port announce new shipping service to Australia, South Asia and the Mediterranean

CMA-CGM’s NEMO (North European Mediterranean Oceania) and Hapag Lloyd’s EAX (Europe, Australia Express) combined service will begin calling at DP World London Gateway Port in early January 2017, with CMA CGM’s Rossini as the first to call on the service. The new business will mean DP World London Gateway is handling all of the UK’s direct services to Australia. In addition to four port calls at cities in Australia, the

Courier Express successfully named Refrigerated Courier of the Year at TCSD awards

Courier Express Refrigerated Transport Ltd, a leading provider of specialised temperature-controlled transportation solutions, are pleased to announce it has been named Refrigerated Courier of the Year at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Awards 2016. The TCS&D Awards recognise companies and individuals who have made a notable difference in the temperature controlled storage and distribution industry. The Manchester-based company was commended for its outstanding customer service and the wide

Jungheinrich receives award from British Industrial Truck Association

Jungheinrich, a leading global provider of materials handling equipment and intralogistics solutions, was selected as the winner of the Industrial Vehicles category at this year’s prestigious Design4Safety competition for its integrated pedestrian detection and speed control system. Organised by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA), the Design4Safety awards highlight the importance of product design in improving safety standards and the final was held in Birmingham during the recent intralogistics exhibition,

New Hyster Tracker fleet management system to drive efficient port handling

Hyster® is encouraging port operations to improve efficiency by analysing usage data, restricting access and controlling daily checks on port handling equipment with the Hyster Tracker fleet management system. “Many port and terminal operations are lacking suitable monitoring across their fleet, from container handlers, to forklifts in the port-side store,” says Thomas Toenders, Telematics Product Specialist for Hyster. “Quite often, they may not realise that they can be much more