FTA Transport Manager

Coastlink conference 2020

Coastlink conference 2020 to discuss efficiency of interconnected short sea networks. Short sea shipping can provide an alternative, more sustainable solution to moving goods across Europe than a purely road-based approach, according to FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics industry. FTA is thrilled to be supporting the 2020 Coastlink Conference to help logistics leaders to identify new, innovative ways to use this mode of transport. To be held on

eCMR as Solution for International Road Transport after Brexit

eCMR as Solution for International Road Transport after Brexit   The Brexit is coming – and it will, for sure, have an impact on international road transport to and from the UK. Although consequences cannot completely be foreseen yet, the digitalisation of freight documents might play a crucial role in it.   The Brexit currently is a source of insecurity in almost every sector, as nobody can completely foresee the

Cimcorp opens office in Spain

Logistics automation specialist, Cimcorp, has established an office in Spain in response to growing interest in its robotic automation solutions, and has appointed Jarkko Hakkarainen as General Manager.     Manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic handling solutions, Cimcorp, has formed a new subsidiary – Cimcorp Iberia, S.L., based in Madrid – in order to serve the Spanish market better. “Our decision to expand our presence into Spain is a

ThermoBoxx: The two-piece reefer containers

CakeBoxx Technologies recently announced the introduction of their new ‘ThermoBoxx’ refrigerated containers. This is the latest eye-opening intermodal two-piece shipping container to come out of the McLean, Virginia based company in the last several months and follows on the heels of both their 12’ wide hi-cube refrigerated two-piece CakeBoxx containers delivered to a US Government agency early last year and their purpose-built CoilBoxx rolled out to the steel and aluminum

Coronavirus will hit airport retail worldwide, says GlobalData

Global airport retail sales are forecast to reach US$48.2bn in 2020, up 6.1% on 2019, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. However, the escalation of the severity of coronavirus could now have a detrimental impact on airport passenger numbers – causing concern for airport operators and retailers. Honor Strachan, Principal Analyst at GlobalData comments: “The prevention of travel for Chinese consumers will impact the performance of airport retail