TiL launches free jobs board during Covid-19

Talent in Logistics launches free jobs board during Covid-19 To assist logistics operations during Covid-19, Talent in Logistics has launched a jobs board in partnership with Smart recruit online, the award-winning talent attraction platform, to help promote current recruitment opportunities. “Dealing with the outbreak of Covid-19 is a big enough challenge for the logistics sector. There is high demand on the supply chain, with the need to keep shops, hospitals

FTA Transport Manager

FTA Logistics Help campaign

More than 150,000 logistics workers engage with the FTA Logistics Help campaign FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, has launched #LogisticsHelpsLogistics, a social media campaign to help businesses keep goods and services flowing, by filling shortfalls of staff or identifying vehicles with capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. By posting jobs or requirements for support on social media, using the campaign hashtag, more than 150,000 logistics workers and business

FTA Transport Manager

FTA calls on Scottish government to recognise logistics workers

Following a parliamentary speech from Deputy First Minister of Scotland, John Swinney, FTA – the business group representing the logistics sector – is calling for the Scottish government to understand the vital role of the logistics industry, and its workers, during this challenging time. Mr Swinney spoke yesterday to explain that the Scottish government is passing responsibility down to local authorities to work with schools in establishing who the children

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J&M Murdoch drives business growth with PODFather

J&M Murdoch, the transportation, waste management and skip hire specialist, is seeing the benefit of implementing PODFather’s delivery tracking and proof of delivery system into the transportation division of its 70-vehicle strong operation. Murdoch’s vehicles run 24 hours a day, 363 days of the year and the team needed a software solution to automate and streamline several business-critical tasks. PODFather was selected as the supplier of choice for Murdoch’s haulage division and

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UK exporting had record-breaking 2019, according to figures

2019 was a record-breaking year for UK exports, according to new figures published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The UK has now experienced 45 consecutive months of annual export growth on a rolling annual basis. Companies in the UK exported £689 billion worth of goods and services across the globe – up by 5.0% on 2018. Goods exports to non-EU countries grew by 13.6% year on year.

Scotland Transport

More could be done to improve Scottish National Transport Strategy

Pressure from FTA has led to significant improvements to the Scottish National Transport Strategy Publication (NTS2), released 05 February 2020, with the document now recognising the importance of the logistics sector to achieving sustainable Scottish economic growth. However, the business organisation is concerned that plans to phase out the sale of new petrol and diesel vans by 2032 are unrealistic without the right infrastructure in place. Mags Simpson, FTA’s Head

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Dachser expands its contract logistics capacities for Maas-Rhein logistics center

Dachser wins contract to provide contract logistics for Emerson’s Climate Technologies division in Europe and invests in Alsdorf The US conglomerate Emerson is expanding its collaboration with Dachser. In view of the new European contract logistics mandate for Emerson’s Climate Technologies division, Dachser expanded its capacities in Alsdorf by adding a 7,000-square-meter warehouse. Over the past 30 years, Emerson’s Climate Technologies division has steadily grown its European business, which includes

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New update from TransFollow introduces login with Access Code

With the latest update, TransFollow released the possibility to login with access code as an alternative login method in the TransFollow App. With this functionality, the eCMR-platform increases usability for companies, as it is no longer necessary to create an account for each driver to access eCMRs. As of now, the TransFollow App offers an alternative login to the mobile application without creating a personal account and logging in to

De Montfort University students fuel solutions to combat logistics skills shortage

Pall-Ex has teamed up with De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to help tackle the logistics industry’s nationwide skills shortage. The palletised freight network has tasked second year marketing students with developing creative ideas to promote careers in the logistics sector to young people aged 16 to 24. The Ellistown firm has provided a live brief for an integrated marketing campaign, using market research, social media, influencer marketing and PR. Campaigns

Low Emissions Zone

TFL funding scheme will ease financial burden on local buisnesses

FTA strongly welcomes Transport for London’s (TfL) decision to increase its financial support for businesses needing to replace their current vans and HGVs with newer, cleaner models in preparation for the tightening of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards later this year. The business group believes this funding is vital for the Mayor of London to achieve his clean air ambition without placing a heavy financial burden on the shoulders