Q4 order throughput up 12 % at Walker

Supply chain solutions specialist, Walker Logistics has announced that during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018 the number of customer orders fulfilled from its Berkshire-based fulfilment centre was up 12% on the corresponding period 12 months earlier. Picking accuracy and turnaround times for orders remained at a record high level. William Walker, Sales Director of Walker Logistics, commented: “With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and, of course, Christmas all falling in


Descartes to acquire Visual Compliance and eCustoms Business

Descartes Systems Group, a company focused on uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the businesses run by the Management Systems Resources Inc. This group of companies operate under the names “Visual Compliance,” “eCustoms” and “MSR” (collectively, “Visual Compliance”). Visual Compliance provides software solutions and services to automate customs, trade and fiscal compliance processes, with a focus on denied and restricted party


Liberia confirmed as world’s second-largest ship registry

Liberia is the second largest ship registry in the world, according to leading shipping analyst Clarksons in their World Fleet Monitor January 2019. This report confirms that, in gross tonnage terms, Liberia has overtaken and outgrown the Marshall Islands, which now languishes in third place. Alfonso Castillero, CCO of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, says, “This is about quality of


AEB Brexit Tool Kit: Being ready for any scenario and moving forward with digitisation

AEB, a provider of software for global trade and logistics software, is offering a free Brexit Tool Kit, containing everything traders need to know to bring their global trade and customs processes up to speed – including relevant government links, customs guides, public opinion polls, and solutions. With the UK set to leave the Customs Union and Single Market as part of the Brexit process, the number of UK customs