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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

FTA helps to demystify brake test reports

Commercial vehicle operators are struggling to decipher their brake test reports, according to FTA, the voice of the logistics sector. To help operators understand the complex documents, FTA has recently launched an online guide titled Brake test report. FTA’s Head of Engineering and Vehicle Standards Policy, Phil Lloyd stated: “Transport managers without an engineering background should understand that even though a report says ‘PASS’, there may still be issues that

Black Friday operations

Exclusive comment on Black Friday operations from Sian Hopwood, SVP B2B Operations at BluJay Solutions: “The immense volume of deliveries passing through the logistics network over this period creates an extreme peak season for all supply chain stakeholders. Faced with stratospheric customer expectations, businesses could struggle with the demand for superfast delivery or even fail to deliver at all. “Supply chains can survive Black Friday; moreover, they could benefit from it.

BCC Quarterly International Trade Outlook for Q3: Manufacturing exporters report stark drop in sales and orders

The Quarterly International Trade Outlook for Q3 2019, released by British Chambers of Commerce and DHL today, reveals that indicators for exporting manufacturers in Q3 2019 have undergone large declines, with several key indicators for orders and cashflow now in negative territory. The percentage balance of exporting manufacturers reporting an increase in export orders fell to –1%, down from +9 in the previous quarter. The balance of those reporting increased

Seven reasons why Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal may never take effect

An international logistics expert has outlined seven key reasons why Britain’s EU traders should not regard the eventual implementation of Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans as inevitable. Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, said the revised withdrawal deal the Prime Minister agreed with the EU last month proposed Britain left both the bloc’s Single Market and Customs Union at the end of the envisaged post-Brexit transition period, currently set


Brexit deadline extension will relieve pressure on UK logistics sector, says industry chief 

The extension of the Brexit deadline to the end of January 2021 will relieve some of the pressure on the UK logistics sector as the industry enters one of its busiest times of the year, says UKWA – the United Kingdom Warehousing Association. The Association’s CEO, Peter Ward, comments: “With retailers gearing up for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas, the previous date set for Britain’s EU departure – October


Edoardo Podestá takes the helm of Dachser Air & Sea Logistics

The long-standing Managing Director of the Asia Pacific region now heads Dachser’s global air and sea freight business. Dachser appoints Edoardo Podestá as the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Air & Sea Logistics business field. Podestá replaces Jochen Müller in this position. Dachser and the current COO Air & Sea Logistics, Jochen Müller, have mutually agreed not to extend his contract when it expires in 2020. Jochen Müller will

Onward Holdings' Route 66 to logistics market

A timely boost for logistics operators has been announced by Onward Holdings Ltd following the launch to market of Phoenix 66, a brand new, high bay state-of-the-art warehouse unit with yard parking for up to 40 commercial vehicles, on the Green Lane Industrial Estate in Featherstone. Expressions of interest have already been received by the property specialist for the facility in the Yorkshire logistics hub even before the construction of

FTA helps grow UK-Morocco Trade

FTA, the voice of the logistics sector, has played a defining role in securing a landmark agreement between the UK andMorocco to grow trade between the two nations. The agreement, reached at the recent Joint Transport Committee, will see quotas of road freight permits doubled between the two nations in 2020 to facilitate increased trade. John Lucy, FTA’s Manager of International Transport & Trade Procedures, was invited by the Department

CML becomes CargoWise certified logistics provider

Lutterworth-based warehousing and freight forwarding industry leader, Core Management Logistics (CML), is pleased to announce that it has recently gained WiseTech Global’s CargoWise Certified Logistics Provider (CCLP) status. This latest news follows on from the hard work and success of James Thorpe, CML’s Freight Business Unit Manager, achieving Certified Operator status last year and a further three members of CML’s Management Team accomplishing Certified Professional status. This certification grants permission