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DP World’s Aart Hille Ris Lambers takes top Multimodal title

DP World’s Aart Hille Ris Lambers was named personality of the year and there were awards for Maritime Transport, Freightliner, Maersk Line and Air Menzies International among others at the record-breaking event last night. Aart Hille Ris Lambers UK commercial director, DP World was revealed as the winner at a record-breaking Multimodal Awards last night. Eight hundred guests came together at the VOX in Birmingham on the evening of the first day ... [+]

Top marks for Geodis management training

Geodis was named ‘Best Leadership Development Program for Top Management’ at the 2021 Asia’s Training & Development Excellence Awards. Hosted by the World HRD Congress and the Employer Branding Institute, the annual event identifies outstanding talent and development initiatives and celebrates the best practices in ... [+]

P&O Ferries cuts through customs complexity

P&O Ferries has launched of a Customs Clearance Service to assist customers with empty declaration requirements from this month and provide tailored support in the last quarter of 2021. It provides import and export clearance coverage to any company, on any shipping route, seven days ... [+]

Dublin’s budget disappoints

FTA Ireland has described the country’s Budget for 2022 as a missed opportunity to support the logistics sector through the intense pressures it is facing. FTAI chief executive Aidan Flynn said that the Irish Government’s Budget 2022 “flattered to deceive, offering very little support for hard-pressed ... [+]

Woodland Group set to become a literary giant

Woodland Group has acquired a 50% stake in UK-based specialist publishing logistics company, Worldwide Book Services (WBS).It says the move will make it one of the strongest supply chain suppliers to the media and publishing industry across the globe and will improve its joint service ... [+]

Free webinar to launch Logistics UK carbon-cutting plans

Logistics UK, will launch its route map to decarbonise logistics at a webinar on 10 November as it publishes its Route to Net Zero manifesto on the dedicated Transport Day at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference.  The one-hour session is free to attend for ... [+]

EU plan would scrap Ulster food checks – updated

The European Union has set out a plan under which most checks on food exports to Northern Ireland would be scrapped. The scheme would be dependent on robust data systems to ensure that the products stayed within the province and were not shipped over the ... [+]

Multimodal: Now’s the time to get it together

When Multimodal 2021 opens its doors on Tuesday, visitors will find a new matchmaking service to connect shippers to each other and to exhibitors at the show, who include ONE, DP World, Maritime Transport, Malcolm Group, Dachser, and Kuehne + Nagel. Show director Robert Jervis says ... [+]

Scan Global buys UK forwarder Horizon International

Copenhagen-based logistics forwarder, Scan Global Logistics has acquired UK-based air and sea forwarder Horizon International Cargo. It gives the Nordic company its first ever presence in the UK, along with 150 Horizon’s staff in five countries. Scan Global said the Horizon operation would remain unaltered and ... [+]

Freight industry rejects PM’s blame for supply chain woes

Logistics UK chief executive David Wells has rejected comments by Boris Johnson that appeared to pin the blame for current supply chain problems on the industry itself. Reacting to the prime minister’s comments on Tuesday 5 October he said: “To suggest that the current issues being ... [+]