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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

UK forwarders welcome expanded apprenticeship scheme

Forwarder association BIFA has welcomed news that the UK government is expanding access to an apprenticeship service to small- and medium-sized companies (SMEs). Robert Keen, Director General of the trade association, explained that 90% of BIFA corporate members are SMEs that do not qualify as levy-payers and have had restricted access to the apprenticeship service to date. Keen says: “The news that the Education and Skills Funding Agency (EFSA) is

Delmar

Delmar appoints Sustainability Officer

Canada-headquartered freight forwarder Delmar International has named Laura Corrales as the organisation’s first Sustainability Officer. The new role’s mandate is to develop, implement and promote sustainability programmes for operations in North America. “Delmar continues to make strides in streamlining and eliminating redundancies and waste across our offices. But we also acknowledge that we can do better. It’s not just a matter of corporate responsibility; it’s a matter of preserving the

DHL breaks ground at new warehouse in Worksop

DHL Supply Chain has officially broken ground on its latest warehouse development at Manton Wood, Worksop. Once complete, the 50,000 sq.m multi-user facility will accommodate COMAH products within the retail and consumer business while providing existing and new customers with the space to grow their businesses in the future. Featuring an automated 28m high bay and an 18m low bay, DHL will maximise pallet and throughput capacity at the site

DEME’s Orion arrives at Liebherr

Liebherr MCCtec Rostock GmbH announces the arrival of DEME’s offshore vessel “Orion”. The large-scale project is thus entering the next exciting phase – the erection of the biggest offshore crane Liebherr Maritime Cranes has ever constructed, the HLC 295000. The “Orion” reached the Liebherr Rostock on the 22nd of November 2019. Following the arrival in Rostock, the assembly of the HLC 295000 is going to begin. The manufacture of Liebherr’s

Simplify your Licence Management Process

Licence Management Process: Managing export licenses can prove to be a complex task for traders. In order to harmonise the export process, it is important to standardise your workflows. This is where our export software solutions can step in and guide you through the export management process. Here are three solutions that could help you in ensuring full compliance, while also minimising your expenses: 1. COMPLIANCE REQUEST The first step