Logistics

Get Brexit-ready with CILT

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is offering Brexit-readiness training including a series of workshops and television training sessions. It includes the Customs impact, helping transport businesses to understand the impact of Brexit on goods travelling into and out of the EU and understanding of how to mitigate risk in the supply chain. Together with Cranfield studio, CILT-TV will deliver interactive broadcasts covering a number of Brexit-related topics and ... [+]

Chilly outlook for Ceva at London Gateway

CEVA Logistics has officially opened its new cold chain facility at DP World London Gateway. The 10,000sq m Chill Hub offers up to 10,000 pallet positions with seven independent chambers capable of operating from -25°C through to +16°C. Dedicated areas will handle pharmaceuticals, fresh and frozen ... [+]

Europa breaks ground on Corby hub

Europa Worldwide Group has started work on its £60 million, 715,000sq ft  logistics facility at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby, due for completion in June 2020. It will become the company largest facility in the UK and will form part of its Europa Warehouse arm’s 3PL logistics offering. The ... [+]

Ferrymasters adds Romania-Poland link

P&O Ferrymasters has launched a new intermodal service between Oradea in Romania and Lodz in Poland. It follows the introduction of services between Oradea and Zeebrugge and Piacenza. The 48-hour service will initially offer two departures each way per week, increasing to three by mid-2020. The ... [+]

Johnson’s Ireland plan is a dead duck, says Tudor boss

Boris Johnson’s proposals for replacing the so-called Irish backstop was never likely to be agreed by the EU, said director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, Adam Johnson, following reports that the bloc had rejected the government’s alternative framework. He explained the backstop was the element of ... [+]

Trial trains to run from London Gateway to the City

Rail operator Orion is to run a trial freight service from London Gateway to London Liverpool Street station next year, according to a report in Rail magazine. The train, which are expected to operate in April or May next year, will use Class 769 bi-mode ... [+]

French truck park gets top security cert

The Delta Park Truck Secure Parking site in Dourges, France, has become the first location to achieve the highest Level 1 certification under the Transported Asset Protection Association's (TAPA) new Parking Security Requirements (PSR), launched earlier this year. The Dourges site in Hauts-de-France provides 146 ... [+]

Geodis tests out no deal technology

Freight forwarder Geodis is carrying out dry runs organized by French Customs to test the future customs arrangements in the event of a no-deal Brexit in partnership with French chemical firm Arkema. Since September, French Customs have been organizing a series of full-scale simulations with all ... [+]

‘No backstop necessary’ says new tech consortium

A British consortium has launched a new system that it says will create a seamless digital border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. ELAND, which has been set up by former British military, technology specialists and hauliers, says it can build a totally secure freight ... [+]

FTA expert helps to double Morocco permits

The Freight Transport Association says it has helped secure an agreement between the UK and Morocco to double road freight permits doubled between the two nations in 2020 . FTA's manager of international transport and trade procedures, John Lucy, Fwas invited by the Department of Transport (DfT) to share his ... [+]