Forwarding

Politicians ignore Brexit trade impact, says Tudor Freight boss

The  current political debate over Brexit has largely ignored the question of whether any free trade deal with the US would counter the damage caused by leaving the EU, says director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, Adam Johnson. The reality, he argues, is that “it wouldn’t come close to doing so”. However with a few exceptions, such as the former Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, who is not standing for ... [+]

New eleven for Baxter Freight team

Nottingham-based forwarder Baxter Freight has recruited an additional 11 members to its team and is on track to achieve its goal of increasing employee numbers to 120 by 2021. The largest area of expansion has been in the account management team and the company is ... [+]

Ceva is flushed with success

CEVA Logistics has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide regional logistics services to Ideal Standard, one of the world's leading manufacturers of what it describes as private and public bathroom solutions. CEVA will operate a 17,375sq m regional distribution centre in Bielany Wroclawskie in ... [+]

U-Freight takes e-solutions to Malaysia

The U-Freight Group is introducing its e+Solutions logistics product for e-commerce start-ups in Malaysia, six months after its launch in Hong Kong. The e+ Solutions service aims to help small businesses with their logistics needs and capitalise on the global e-commerce market. The service is ... [+]

Dachser steps up fight for human rights

German forwarder Dachser has stepped up its collaboration with charity partner terre des hommes. The grassroots project fights human rights violations, in particular violence against children and women, as well as providing a healthy, clean environment, and education for young people and supporting them on ... [+]

Entrepreneurs of the future take a look at Larne

P&O Ferries welcomed students from St Killian’s College, Ballymena, to the Port of Larne this month for a look into the career opportunities available in logistics. The ‘Exploring Logistics’ event took place during Global Entrepreneurship Week (18-24 November), was hosted in partnership with Mid and East ... [+]

Rhenus offers a rail alternative

Freight forwarder Rhenus Logistics is offering a landbridge service to and from the Far East during the Christmas and Chinese New Year peaks. With uncertain capacity on shipping services and unpredictable weather it says that its New Silk Road rail service offers an excellent alternative ... [+]

New trucks all round for Davies Turner

UK independent freight forwarder Davies Turner is to completely renew its domestic distribution vehicle fleet. The new trucks include 7.5, 12 and 18-tonners, contract-hired for greater flexibility over future renewal options without tying up capital in depreciating assets. All the new vehicles carry Davies Turner's ... [+]

No Deal still on the table, warns Tudor Freight boss

The UK could still be heading for a no-deal Brexit at the end of 2020 says director of Leeds-based forwarder Tudor International Freight, Adam Johnson. This was the logical conclusion to be drawn from recent statements by government representatives such as Prime Minister Boris Johnson and ... [+]

Ex-Aldi man to run Europa property

Europa Worldwide Group has appointed Alec Kirkbride as its first head of property to lead construction of its new £60 million, 715,000sq ft third party logistics facility in Corby, due to be completed next year. He brings experience in managing large-scale infrastructure construction projects and experience in negotiating complex ... [+]