Logistics Scotland conference to debate of Scotland's economic growth

The latest forecasts by PricewaterhouseCoopers show that Scotland’s economic growth is outpacing the rest of the UK – it is predicted to reach 1.2% in 2019, compared with the 1.1% forecast for the UK as a whole.  But in order for this growth to be delivered, the economy needs its supply chain to remain robust and resilient, despite outside factors which could curb expansion.To provide leaders from across the sector

CargoGulf appoints Burger Liner Agencies as liner service agent in Antwerp

Global NVOCC (Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier) CargoGulf has established its first presence in the Belgian market by appointing Burger Liner Agencies – part of the Royal Burger Group – its liner service agent in Antwerp. The appointment is in response to strong market growth in exports from Belgium and its neighbour, France, and marks the beginning of twice-weekly sailings of a liner service from Antwerp to the Arabian Gulf. This

Working with government to make international trade opportunities for UK businesses possible

Louis Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, UK Export Finance (UKEF), outlines how the department is supporting the government’s vision for a Global Britain by helping SMEs across the UK grow through export.Why is export vital to the UK economy? The Industrial Strategy provides a platform for international success. One of the Prime Minister’s first priorities was to develop a modern Industrial Strategy to help unlock the potential of UK businesses, creating