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Save money by booking your place at UKWA ‘Next Generation Logistics’ conference NOW! An influential programme of insightful speakers will address delegates at the UK Warehousing Association’s 2020 National Conference, which takes place at the Hallmark Queen Hotel, Chester, on 3-4 March 2020. With the theme ‘Next Generation Logistics,’ the two-day event will deliver an excellent opportunity to hear thought leaders, learn about emerging technologies and network with other senior

Plans unveiled for Antwerp XL 2020

Antwerp XL, the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to maritime breakbulk, will have an expanded show floor and an even greater international audience when it returns to the Port of Antwerp on 21st-23rd April 2020. The inaugural exhibition and conference, held at the largest breakbulk and steel port in Europe, made an impressive debut, attracting attendees from more than 57 nations.  However, thanks to a raft of new relationships with

Young freight forwarders honoured at FIATA World Congress

For over twenty years both FIATA and TT Club, the specialist insurer for the freight and logistics industry, have championed the development of young professionals in freight forwarding.  Now in its twenty-first year, the Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award has been supported by both organisations in order to promote this mission.  The winner of this year’s award, announced on Friday at the FIATA World Congress in

Exhibitors praise IMHX 2019

Logistics and supply chain professionals headed to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in their thousands in September for four days of networking, free seminars, and state-of-the-art intralogistics solutions. IMHX, the UK’s largest and most comprehensive materials handling event , which took place between 24 – 27 September, attracted over 16,000 senior executives from many leading brands in retail and manufacturing, including Amazon, Oliver Bonas, PepsiCo, Aldi, Royal Mail, Matalan, Menzies

Costain joins Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has today announced that it is joining the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) as part of its drive to make the UK’s road network the safest in the world. PACTS is a registered charity that supports the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety. Its objective is to protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit. Its aim

BIFA picks Paralympian and broadcaster to host its freight service awards

The British International Freight Association has chosen Ade Adepitan, one of the UK’s most well-known Paralympians and broadcasters, as the host for its annual Freight Service Awards competition. Entries to the awards, which are now in their 31st year, are still open and BIFA Director General, Robert Keen says: “Ade gained a bronze medal in the Athens Paralympics, as well as a silver medal in the European Championships. Entrants to

Meet the toughest and strongest on the Doosan stand at IMHX

Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be bringing the toughest and strongest to IMHX 2019 with live displays from four GB Taekwondo champions – including double Olympic Gold medalist, Jade Jones MBE, and three-times World Championships Gold medal winner, Bianca Walkden. Visitors to the Doosan stand (Hall 19, Stand 19G80) will be treated to three, thrilling live demonstrations a day, throughout the show, together with

It’s time to register for the IMHX 2019 Forklift Operator Challenge

Talent in Logistics working in partnership with UniCarriers UK are calling for Britain’s most skilled operators to take part in this year’s Forklift Operator Challenge at IMHX 2019 from 24-27 September. Visitors to stand 6B190 will have the opportunity to demonstrate a high level of skill and accuracy by operating the UniCarriers award winning TX3 Electric Counterbalance Truck . Before the challenge, the UniCarriers team will familiarise each entrant with

Go-Now air charter specialist CharterSync shortlisted for FTA Award

With just over one month since its launch, London based start-up CharterSync has already gained recognition in the logistics industry through being short-listed for Air Business of the Year in the Freight Transport Association (FTA) Logistics awards. The CharterSync platform is an online Go-Now air charter booking system which adds convenience, speed and transparency to booking time-critical air charters.  During the first week of operation CharterSync has worked with 15

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Dematic Academy brings human perspective to The Future of Intelligent Logistics at IMHX Skills Zone

Dematic is to extend its presence at IMHX 2019 by taking additional exhibition space for the Dematic Academy within the Skills Zone and contributing to the Skills speaker programme. Already one of the largest exhibitors at the show, Dematic will be demonstrating the strength of its market positioning and its commitment to maintaining and developing the skilled engineering workforce needed to future proof customer investments in automation. Angela Holt, head