Forwarders maintain profits in face of recession, says new report

The freight forwarding industry has come through the recession with its profitability relatively intact, but it has been a volatile and difficult year, say consultants Transport Intelligence (Ti). Global Freight Forwarding 2012 – published on 12 July – and one of the few surveys dedicated to the industry found that overall freight forwarding volume bounced back in 2010 from the low point reached following the bank collapses and global credit ... [+]

North-west logistics firm gets into forwarding

Since Torque, the third party logistics provider, moved into it's Wigan  premises, it has been actively building a network of clients in the North West. This July Torque will be extending its services to include ocean, road and air freight. The company's head of freight, Paul Boland, commented that the move “will ... [+]

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