Logistics

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 ... [+]

FTA applauds government trade stance

The Freight Transport Association said it took heart from international trade secretary Liam Fox’s acknowledgement that the country “does not want a no deal” situation from the Brexit negotiations. Speaking on Radio 4’s Today programme on 20 July, Mr Fox insisted that the country needs a ... [+]

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, ... [+]

US war veteran set to fly home

Walker Logistics customer relations director, Charlie Walker, hopes to realise a dream to return an historic C-47 aircraft to Membury Airfield in Berkshire. Similar aircraft helped fly hundreds of US troops to the Normandy beaches on D-Day from Membury Airfield, which is today the site ... [+]

UK set to strengthen developing world ties, says Agility

The UK will try to spark its economy through trade with emerging markets if it is unable to preserve its current relationship with its European Union trading partners, predicts freight forwarder Agility in its Mid-Year Emerging Markets Review. With the EU’s chief negotiator saying that frictionless ... [+]

Baytree set to flourish in Germany

AXA Investment Managers’ Baytree Logistics Properties arm has entered the German market with an up to 30,000sq m build-to-suit development in Hannover. Located in the industrial Brink-Hafen area of the city, Baytree says the site is close to major road, rail and river routes, 10 minutes ... [+]

FTA Ireland calls for all-Ireland solution

Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has called for a solution for Ireland – including the critical border issue – to be given top priority. Production processes and supply chains on both sides of the Ireland/Northern Ireland border are highly integrated, with many businesses operating on an ... [+]

FTA urges all speed to Brexit talks

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) called for negotiations to move ahead with speed to compensate for delays caused by the General Election as the second round of Brexit talks got underway on 17 July. FTA added that reports claim EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier will ... [+]

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. [+]