Poor lift truck inspections pose risk to life

Poor lift truck inspections pose risk to life warns CFTS. Thorough Examinations must be completed by qualified engineers Lift truck operators could be at risk of accidents if vehicles are not inspected properly says CFTS — the body behind the national standard for Thorough Examinations. “Many within the materials handling, construction and agriculture industries will be familiar with LOLER, which legally requires lifting mechanisms to be inspected,” says CFTS Chairman

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“FIAP, can you help me fix all these billing errors?”

“Can you help me fix all these billing errors?” —Haven launches Freight Invoice Audit Platform to help freight forwarders after market study Market studies show that 25-30% of all freight invoices issued are erroneous. In a $350 billion ocean freight market, this accrued revenue loss can be quite significant. Businesses that have been overpaying service providers for years due to incorrect invoices now have a solution in the form of

Free bitesize training for youngsters

The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) next event following the relaunch of its Young Forwarder Network (YFN) online will feature some free ‘bitesize’ training run by BIFA trainers, Graeme Wilkinson and Carl Hobbis. Set to take place online on Wednesday July 8th,  the training will be focused around Customs Procedures Codes and will be available exclusively to members of the YFN. Carl Hobbis, BIFA’s training development manager says: “The development

UKEF publishes its 2019-20 results and new Business Plan

UKEF publishes its 2019-20 results and new Business Plan. UK Government provided £4.4 billion in support for exporters across the country UK Export Finance (UKEF) has published its results for 2019 to 2020, revealing it provided £4.4 billion in support for UK exports, helping UK companies trade with 69 countries. UKEF supported 339 companies in 2019-20, up 29% on the previous year, with a sharp increase in companies in supply