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Hamburg once again wins Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Award as Best Global Seaport in 2019

On 17 June the Port of Hamburg was rated Best Global Seaport by readers of the Asia Cargo News. After two awards as Best Seaport – Europe in 2015 and 2016, as well as the accolade Best Global Seaport 2018, this is the fourth honour for the Port of Hamburg. The presentation was made during a ceremony at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center attended by more than 200 international


Butcher’s Pet Care: transforming promotions and offers with SKUtrak

Butcher’s Pet Care has embraced a new way of working, through SKUtrak. The family-owned company now has daily insight into its sales and supply chain. Crucially, it has given Butcher’s the ability to build more effective promotions with one of its key retailers, The Co-op. In July 2018, The Co-op partnered with Atheon Analytics and its multi-retailer SKUtrak service. Through SKUtrak, the Co-op now shares all its daily ‘Flow-of-Goods’ data

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Website from Narrow Aisle relaunches

Narrow Aisle Ltd, the intralogistics solutions specialist, has revamped its main company website – www.flexi.co.uk. The upgraded site has been designed to be user friendly and provides thorough details of the company’s top-selling Flexi range of articulated very narrow aisle warehouse trucks. Comprehensive product information, together with details of special features and the huge range of cost saving benefits that Flexi trucks offer are featured, while video footage shows various


Five year deal signed between steel trader and PD Ports

One of the UK’s largest steel traders has just signed a new five year deal with PD Ports at Groveport, the inland port complex on the River Trent that has direct sea access along the Humber Estuary. Steel trader, All Steels Trading imports steel from all over the world and sells to both stockholders and end users with the ability to deliver steel products in the UK and Europe within

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Safety Zone launched by Mitsubishi as part of visionary thinking

Giving lift truck operators the best field of vision is vital to safe operations. However, it’s just as important to consider just how much workers on foot can see, too. That’s the advice from Mitsubishi, announcing its latest safety innovation: Safety Zone. When it comes to improving visibility, the focus has been firmly on operators and it’s an area that the manufacturer has made great strides with through its revolutionary

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Dimerco announce strong growth figures at 40th anniversary​ event

Dimerco Express Group has announced strong and sustained growth with 2017 sales revenues up by 9.7% over the previous year and increased business in China & Hong Kong and Europe, where figures were up by 17.2% and 19%, respectively. The results of the company’s continued success were shared at Dimerco Express Group’s Annual Management Meeting on 23rd February, where the company also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the founding of

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Trade wars have no winners as US ramps up protectionist stance

A lecturer at a prestigious UK university has commented on the possible trade war between the US, China and the EU following President Donald Trump’s statement last week of “winning” on trade. Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios, a Reader in International Business in the Kent Business School at the University of Kent, says, “The last 60 years we have seen a significant move towards trade liberalisation both in merchandise goods as well as


New appointments in key UK export positions

UK Export Finance, the UK’s export credit agency, has announced the appointments of Shalini Khemka to the UK Export Finance Board, and John Morrison and Roseline Wanjiru to the Export Guarantees Advisory Council. Shalini Khemka is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director of E2Exchange (E2E), which champions and connects entrepreneurs, creates communities, invests equity capital and recruits NEDs for SMEs. Shalini’s background is in financial services, with a


VTB Capital tops Dealogic rankings for 2017

VTB Capital has secured top spots in DCM, ECM, and M&A categories in Dealogic rankings for 2017, following a year marked by a range of transactions across all IB business lines in Russia and internationally. In the DCM segment, VTB Capital has maintained its clear leading positions as a bookrunner on local and international bond issues. The investment bank ranked as the top Russia International DCM bookrunner with a 25%

RTITB only accrediting body included in new Logistics 100

Laura Nelson, Managing Director of RTITB has been recognised as a key industry influencer in The Logistics 100, the only representative of an accrediting body to receive this endorsement. Having worked at RTITB, the preferred workplace transport training accrediting body, for more than a decade, Laura has extensive logistics industry experience. She was appointed Managing Director in 2015 following five years in the role of Operations Director for the company.