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Mainfreight boosts Davies Turner in Benelux

Davies Turner says its business in the Benelux region has gone from strength to strength since starting a daily trailer service with partner Mainfreight between the Netherlands and the UK in June last year.Head of European network at Davies Turner, Danny Southby says that the exclusive cooperation agreement with the Dutch subsidiary of New Zealand-owned Mainfreight “has been a great success since day one”.Davies Turner already had a successful working ... [+]

Davies Turner strikes gold in safety awards

UK freight forwarder Davies Turner has received a RoSPA Gold Award in recognition of its high health and safety standards throughout 2020. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants compete to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running awards for health and safety and organisations receiving a RoSPA Gold ... [+]

No fare increases on this train service

Rail fares in the UK may be about to go up again, but a softening of the market following Chinese New Year has enabled Davies Turner to reduce rates for  its Express China rail freight service, the only direct weekly fixed-day intermodal service to the UK.Also, with new rail services ... [+]

Davies Turner reveals a winning hand with new customs suites

Davies Turner has opened a new customs services floor at its regional freight hub at Dartford.This, together with similar, slightly smaller centres at some of its other UK freight hubs including Avonmouth and Manchester, houses one of the company’s newly created national customs processing teams set up in 2020 in ... [+]

ISO9001 for Davies Turner Ireland

Davies Turner Ireland has added ISO9001 accreditation to help reduce the risk of disruption following the end of the UK’s Brexit transition period. It also brings Davies Turner Ireland into line with DT Group’s UK operations, all of which are also ISO9001: 2015 accredited. Airfreight and customs manager in Dublin, Joe ... [+]

Cole to be king of Davies Turner ocean freight

Davies Turner has promoted Tony Cole to head of ocean to lead on its ocean freight forwarding services. He replaces Kieron Larkin who is to lead a strategic review of the company’s computer systems and software that will underpin all its freight forwarding services. Cole joined Davies Turner in 1990 ... [+]

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 broadcast for social media.The film ... [+]

Not all plain sailing from China

UK importers are facing a “tsunami” of container shipping issues at present, says Tony Cole, head of supply chain services at freight forwarder Davies Turner. He cited: “Schedule disruption; ongoing delays in vessel discharge and loading, which is leading to ships ‘cutting and running’ or diverting; prolonged turnaround times on ... [+]

New China rail road options for UK regions

Davies Turner has added Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester to destinations directly served by its weekly fixed-day rail-road consolidation service from China to the UK, in addition to its Dartford. The forwarder and its Chinese partners to ensure that shipments destined for the same hub are loaded into the same container, ... [+]

Green cert for Davies Turner sites

The Environmental Management System (EMS) at four of Davies Turner Group’s regional distribution centres have gained ISO14001:2015 certification. Three of the hubs are operated by the company’s surface freight subsidiary, Davies Turner & Co, whilst the fourth is the Heathrow-based headquarters of airfreight subsidiary, Davies Turner Air Cargo. Measures are ... [+]

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