Profits up at DSV

DSV Panalpina chief executive Jens Bjørn Andersen said that the global forwarder delivered results above expectations in the third quarter of 2020. He said: “Conditions have been better than anticipated across most of our markets, and at the same time we benefit from efficient cost management. We are happy to announce that all material aspects of the Panalpina integration have now been successfully completed and we can now intensify the ... [+]

Remember – Multimodal Brexit seminar on 5th November

The next Multimodal Connect webinar will take place on 5 November on the subject of Brexit – the Tactics : Quick Wins, Tricks of the Trade and Mitigation.With the prospect of a last minute Brexit deal still hanging by a thread, importers and exporters are ... [+]

Deugro to the rescue as compressor suffers compressed delivery schedule

Deugro Air has moved urgently needed oversized compressor equipment from Germany to the US on an Antonov 124 freighter aircraft. Initially, it was planned to ship the cargo by sea, but due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on industrial production in Europe, completion ... [+]

Cure for retail headaches is close at hand, says Dachser

German-owned logistics provider Dachser says that its well-established North African services and new network extensions in Turkey and Eastern Europe will help UK retailers cope with the uncertainties of Brexit and Covid. It says that while the Chinese manufacturing phenomenon has radically reduced UK retail prices ... [+]

Danish buy to boost DSV Panalpina e-commerce capabilities

DSV Panalpina has acquired Denmark-headquartered Prime Cargo from  Mitsui-Soko Group, including the forwarder’s activities in Denmark, Poland and China. DSV said its new acquisition has a high degree of specialisation in selected verticals where it has little activity along with strong competencies in e-commerce and fashion ... [+]

Apprentices more vital than ever in tough times

It’s a tough call, with Covid-19 disrupting many freight forwarders’ daily operations, but now is the time to step up apprentice recruitment, says the British International Freight Association (BIFA). Just a few weeks ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period, it has been suggested that ... [+]

TT Club cuts through Brexit complexity

TT Club has launched a Brexit webpage resource in an attempt to bring clarity to the complexities and the uncertainties of Brexit. It aims to collate, in a single accessible location, a wide variety of available information that is likely to be of importance to ... [+]

Davies Turner director turns film star for HMRC

“Get ready for January 2021 and find a freight forwarder to help you,” says a new film starring Davies Turner & Co director Alan Williams.Davies Turner, one of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding companies was approached by HMRC to help with the public information ... [+]

Birmingham forwarder steps up storage ahead of Brexit

Birmingham-based International Forwarding Ltd (IFL), has taken over a third large, secure, storage facility to meet increased demand due to coronavirus restrictions and an anticipated surge in volume ahead of Brexit. The new unit will provide space for up to 6,000 pallets and is close ... [+]

WE Deane frees up space to meet freight surge

Freight forwarder WE Deane has freed up 3,000 pallet spaces at its Barking main base to meet increased demand. The UK is currently in the midst of a nationwide capacity crunch, and the accommodation will help businesses meet continued demand caused by a hike in ... [+]