U-Freight is ready for 100 percent air cargo security screening from Hong Kong

With the phased implementation of 100 percent air cargo security screening having now started, the U-Freight Group says that it is well placed to assist shippers having become one of the first freight forwarders to have one of its logistics hubs in Hong Kong certified by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD) as a Regulated Air Cargo Screening Facility (RACSF). The enhancement of international standards on air cargo security

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Lift truck visibility and detection for Smart Ports

To improve the awareness of lift truck drivers in terminals Hyster is exploring and developing an increased range of options for truck-to-truck, truck-to-object and truck-to-pedestrian detection systems. Combined with cameras, telematics and other technologies, “connected” Hyster® fleets are delivering greater productivity and visibility for the smart ports of tomorrow. Driver awareness “Lift truck drivers and pedestrians need to maintain proper awareness of each other, especially in port and terminal operations,”

Radio-frequency identification (RFID): Fact or fiction?

Andrew Blatherwick, Chairman, RELEX Solutions, discusses the slow adoption of radio-frequency identification (RFID). The industry may have been talking about RFID for 20 years, but it still has not come into common use or delivered significant value to retailers. The biggest issue has been the hype and promise that was created, without the technology in the right place to deliver. The price of tags has been an inhibitor to mass adoption:

Cloud service from GateHouse Logistics launched to counter high-value road theft

  Transport data unifier GateHouse Logistics has announced that it has launched a new cloud service to help transport managers better counter high-value road cargo theft. Called ghSecure, the new cloud service is a further module of the firm’s unique, all telematics unifying system ghTrack. According to TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association), three road cargo thefts of high-value goods in the supply chain occur each day in Europe. The average

ESC onboard to serve the maritime industry

Jaanus Rahumägi, President & CEO, ESC Global Security has been elected as one of the new members of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) Industry Steering Group. SAMI represents more than 80% of the world’s private maritime security companies from its base in London and his appointment is one of 10 new members elected to this prestigious maritime organisation. Jaanus Rahumägi will represent Europe & Russia as one