BIFA at Multimodal: Driver shortages, fuel, e-commerce and much, much more…

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is promising a significant presence at the Multimodal show, which starts tomorrow (Tuesday 18 June). Staff from its secretariat as well as its regional consultants will all be on hand at its booth at the event. The trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies will be using the event to set out some of the important work that it is carrying out on ... [+]

Kerry signs Spain parcels joint venture

Kerry Logistics Network has signed a joint venture with Spain’s national postal service Sociedad Estatal de Correos y Telégrafos to provide e-commerce solutions from China to worldwide destinations. An automatic sorting centre will be set up in Southern China and will have a capacity of ... [+]

Tech, finance and Brexit – it’s all up for grabs at Multimodal

Multimodal exhibitors’ stands will showcase the latest tech, host industry-challenging debates and create a space for discussion and network building across the supply chain Multimodal 2019 is set to be the most dynamic edition of the show yet, with more than 200 exhibitors and over 9,000 ... [+]

Rhenus launches Manchester to UAE sea route

Rhenus Logistics UK has launched seafreight services from Manchester to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is predicting further growth in the Middle East as the region shifts from its historic reliance on oil as a source of revenue. The forwarder is anticipating increased demand ... [+]

Brisk business for BIFA’s online customs training

BIFA says it is seeing massive interest for its new online customs declaration training. The 11-module  module course includes export and import processes, entry completion rules, Customs Procedure Codes (CPCs) and Customs Simplified Procedures. BIFA says it should not take more than around five hours ... [+]

John Shirley joins anti-slavery fight

Dover forwarder John Shirley Ltd has joined forces with anti-slavery charity Unseen, women’s rights group Canterbury Soroptimists and the United Nations in a campaign to raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK and Europe. Stickers plastered on around 200 freight vehicles are ... [+]

CEVA appoints two

CEVA Logistics, recently taken over by CMA CGM, has appointed Criss Edwards as senior vice president automotive and industrial inbound logistics. He is based at the new CEVA Logistics operations centre in Marseilles, France and joins from XPO Logistics where he was most recently senior ... [+]

New chief for islands carrier

UK offshore islands and Ireland specialist Paul Davis Freight Services has appointed Andy Jehan as chief executive. He has worked for Jersey Post for 37 years, latterly as operations director and also served as chairman of Portsmouth-based European logistics company, Fraser Freight. He is also ... [+]

More work from The Works for Europa

Europa Worldwide Group’s Air & Sea division has secured a new long-term agreement with existing client, The Works Stores Ltd, to oversee and manage the retailer’s inbound movements. The Works is a multi-channel specialist retailer of value books, arts, crafts, toys, gifts and stationery with ... [+]

Johnston Logistics ready to become Dachser Ireland

Dachser is to rebrand its Irish arm, Johnston Logistics as Dachser Ireland in September. Dachser acquired a majority share in the Irish logistics company two years ago and has the integration process is nearing completion. The two companies have been partners since 2007. Johnson’s migration ... [+]