Forwarding

Europa refreshes its fleet

Europa Road has invested £2 million in 23 new Renault - 11 new Range T artics, four Range D12 distribution rigids, seven new Range D18 rigids and one Range D26 rigid. All Europa’s new trucks have front, rear and in-cab cameras and each rigid has a load securing system. [+]

Davies Turner in Scotland – a clarification (updated)

The article in the Scotland feature headlined 'Business is booming – but there's a sting in the tail' contained a misleading typographical error about Davies Turner's activities in Scotland. Davies Turner has NOT recently closed its facility its operations in Cumbernauld. The company has in fact ... [+]

Bury firm joins forwarder network

The AiO Logistics Network has recruited Bury St Edmunds-based Transglobal Logistics UK to its commercial, projects and removals divisions. It offers vehicle shipping to and from all major worldwide destinations such as cars, trucks, motorbikes, caravans, motor homes. boats and yachts, by ro ro vessel, ... [+]

BIFA names new national chairman

Mark Bromley (left) has succeeded Fred Osborn as the elected national chairman of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period. He has been associated with BIFA for many years, working for BIFA member Allways International Freight Forwarding and was previously chairman ... [+]

ASM ready for Brexit

Forwarding software specialist Agency Sector Management (ASM has launched a major upgrade of its Sequoia software including a complete freight management system, from job and shipment management and documentation through to Customs declarations, job costing, and invoicing. ASM says it will avoid the need for data ... [+]

Kelly Dennis to head DSV customer service

DSV has appointed Kelly Dennis, based in Purfleet, as head of its customer service team. She will also be involved with DSV’s customer service training academy. [+]

Audit office warns of ‘meltdown’ if Chief replacement fails

The head of the National Audit Office has warned that a collapse of Customs’ new computer system could throw the UK into chaos after Brexit, on the day that the Government was due to publish its ‘Great repeal Bill’. In a strongly-worded statement, auditor general Sir ... [+]

BIFA welcomes Customs fallback

The British International Freight Association has welcomed the news that an electronic back up system that would prevent a catastrophe in the event of a failure by HMRC’s CHIEF computer. BIFA director general, Robert Keen said: “Although the back-up system has been in existence for about ... [+]

Allseas starts India joint venture

UK-based Allseas Global Logistics and Mumbai-based Seamless Projects have created a new joint venture company, Allseas Project Solutions. The partnership is based in Mumbai and has plans for offices at gateway ports such as Mundra, Chennai and other strategic locations. It is headed by Pradip ... [+]

DHL to slash emissions to zero

Deutsche Post DHL Group says it will reduce all logistics-related emissions to net zero by 2050, in line with the goals established at the 2015 Paris climate and the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Deutsche Post DHL Group also wants to expand its ... [+]