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AEB launches Risk Assessment software to keep global trade risks under control

Convenient software solution identifies compliance risks before they can impact business Easy online access for all departments across the business to report risks as they arise AEB, a provider of global trade and logistics software, has launched its new global trade software to protect businesses from global trade violations. “Risk Assessment” provides easy online access for all teams across a company where global trade risks potentially arise – from procurement


Cargo Handling Industry experts move to prevent port and terminal collisions

To minimise risk and improve port safety, three of the cargo handling industry’s leading bodies have produced an information paper Collision Prevention At Ports & Terminals. Experts from international freight transport insurers, TT Club, together with cargo handling industry experts ICHCA and PEMA share the latest technologies to detect and prevent collisions to promote safety. In an attempt to improve safety, reduce injuries and loss of life, equipment damage and

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe tasks Sixfold to provide real-time visibility of time-critical transports

Industrialist aims to automate monitoring of time-critical outbound transports and better utilize resources in warehouses and group operational sites through tracking inbound transports in real-time Real-time logistics visibility leader Sixfold today announces that industrialist thyssenkrupp Steel Europe will adopt its live shipment sharing platform to better utilize resources in warehouses and operational sites. thyssenkrupp will then be able to track inbound transports to its European sites in real-time and improve

Businesses that export grow twice as fast as those that do not

Research by Capital Economics for UK Export Finance shows that companies with only domestic customers grow less than those that export abroad With growing demand from overseas for British goods and services, UK companies should be capitalising on the opportunity to export. This is particularly the case with small to medium enterprises (SMEs) – the research shows that those which export outperform those which do not. Out of more than


Ukraine set for export boost with inaugural export credit agency

A Ukraine export credit agency is now finalising its internal workings and operational procedures as it scouts its first deals Together with the country’s State Export-Import Bank (Ukreximbank) and the Export Promotion Office, the newly-established PJSC Export Credit Agency (ECA) intends to boost exports from Europe’s breadbasket and the world’s largest grain exporter and maker of Antonov planes. Today, raw materials like agri products (14%) and ferrous metals (22.6%) account

ECI discusses export credit agencies in the uae

ECI discusses export credit agencies in the UAE

Massimo Falcioni, ECI, discusses export credit agenting in the UAE, and describes the future plans of the ECI to promote export diversification In spite of the UAE’s efforts to promote export diversification, oil and gas exports still make up almost 40% of its export basket. Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE’s export credit agency, hopes to change that. It started operations in February 2018, having been established by the UAE


In response to market demand, IMHX will increase its frequency to every other year

Following an extensive period of consultation involving many of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of equipment and technology to the logistics sector as well as other partners and stakeholders, IMHX – the International Materials Handling Exhibition – will increase its frequency to every two years. This means that the next event in the IMHX series takes place on September 14-16, 2021, at the NEC, Birmingham. IMHX Event Director, Rob Fisher,

Manufacturing 2020 predictions

Rafi Billurcu, Partner, Manufacturing at Infosys Consulting Brexit Manufacturing leaders must prepare accordingly for Brexit, regardless of how uncertain the outcome is. Changes in tax and trade regulations means organisations must take corrective action to make supply chains more future-proof and efficient. While devaluation of GBP will make UK exports more attractive, organisations must carefully consider where to export and what to export, depending upon the market needs, competitive landscape and

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FTA response to A36 Cleveland Bridge repair work

Following the announcement that vehicles weighing more than 18 tonnes will not be permitted to cross the A36 Cleveland Bridge in Bath from 1 January 2020 while maintenance work is completed, Chris Yarsley,  Policy Manager for the South West at FTA, comments:   “FTA is calling for Bath City Council to ensure the ban on heavier vehicles on the Cleveland Bridge is as brief as possible; it must be lifted as

BREAKING: Boris Johnson secures Brexit deal with the EU

The new deal can be viewed in full here: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/revised_withdrawal_agreement_including_protocol_on_ireland_and_nothern_ireland.pdf  Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially released the breaking news that he has secured a “great new deal” for the UK to leave the European Union. Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European commission, has also confirmed that a deal has been agreed. He has posted this on Twitter: “Where there is a will, there is a #deal – we have