Woodland teams up with Team Ireland

Woodland Group is to be the Official Logistics Supplier to Team Ireland for the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games. The forwarding and logistics company has signed an agreement with the Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) to deliver all storage, logistics and transport for the team. OFI chief executive, Peter Sherrard said with the Paris Olympic Games starting in just 57 days, Woodland's role will begin immediately. He commented: “Team ... [+]

Fast-growing Woodland moves to new HQ

Essex forwarder Woodland Group is to relocated its head office from its current Montrose Road site in Chelmsford to newly refurbished premises in the town centre. It will give the company a headquarters independent to its fast-growing warehousing and fulfillment operations in the UK. [+]

Woodland to turn Doncaster green

Woodland Group has unveiled plans for its largest solar installation to date at its 130,000sq ft in Doncaster.It will provide over 60% of the site's electricity and, together with efficient recycling, EV chargers, and sustainable modes of transport, it will become the Group’s flagship sustainable supply chain location. The initiative has ... [+]

Woodland gains CFS status in New Jersey

Essex forwarder Woodland Group has attained Customs CFS status for its their New Jersey facility. The location has expanded its service offering to import air and ocean CFS freight handling alongside its existing international freight handling, air cargo screening and transfer services, transload, cross dock, air and ocean export consolidation ... [+]

Woodland gains safety certificate

Woodland Group has achieved BRCGS (Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standard) certification for its Coventry and two Doncaster facilities. The accreditation certifies that all products, food, and non-food, to be stored and distributed to the highest quality and safety standards. [+]

Woodland buys Sweden’s WBS Nordic

Essex forwarding and logistics company Woodland Group has acquired Sweden-based WBS Nordic, following the part-acquisition of WBS UK by Woodland in September 2021. WBS Nordic has been owned by Dag and Anna Hannerz since 2010 and specialises in the print and publishing industry across the Nordic region. Former WBS Nordic business ... [+]

Woodland is on the Ball to cut carbon emissions

Woodland Group says it has helped Ball Beverage Packaging cut its UK inbound supply chain emissions by 82% between March 2021 and September 2022. Ball makes infinitely recyclable aluminium beverage cans with 25 plants in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia alone. With its Doncaster facility located next to the iPort ... [+]

Plastic-free Woodland

Freight and logistics company Woodland Group is switching from plastic wrap to recycled paper as cushioning material for its fulfilment operations. It has invested in technology to created a more voluminous pad from less paper. [+]

Woodland Chicago site eases pressure on US supply chain

UK-owned forwarder Woodland Group has updated and expanded its warehouse and fulfilment site in Chicago. The facility also offers space for the transloading of containers moving further inland as a result of congestion and significant space shortage at US ports. As vessels are diverted from the West Coast to avoid delays, ... [+]

Freight partnership brings cricket to the wider world

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and and its forwarder partner Woodland Group are helping the Bat For A Chance charity bring the game of cricket to girls across Pakistan. Together with construction equipment manufacturer, Energy, it has gone into partnership with FemGames, a female empowerment initiative that is currently implementing an ambitious ... [+]

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