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 development manager Fredrik Tauberman becomes a director. Managing director of WBS UK and director of WBS Nordic, David Burnham, commented: “Joining ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Woodland joins Dublin Chamber

Freight forwarder Woodland Group Ireland has joined the Dublin Chamber business grouping as an associated member. The Chamber represents over 1,300 companies across the greater Dublin area. Woodland says it will work with the Chamber to deliver insightful material on successfully overcoming supply chain issues and preparing sustainable management systems ... [+]

Woodland finds room to grow in LA

Global forwarder Woodland Group has moved into a new and larger space in Los Angeles. Weekly export consolidations to Australia and Europe. It offers full omni channel logistics services covering import, export, domestic, FCL, LCL, air and warehousing services, along with in-house customs brokerage. Woodland, which opened its first US ... [+]

Woodland: New Year customs changes in brief

Freight forwarder Woodland has produced a summary of the changes to import rules and border controls from the EU to Great Britain which will be phased in throughout 2022, from 1 January 2022. Changes for 1 January 2022 are: Full import declarations will now be required at the point of entry into ... [+]

Turkey in time for Christmas

Forwarder Woodland Group has introduced express services from Turkey to cope with a surge in enquiries for time-sensitive goods out of the country. It can deliver consignments in 96 hours door-door (depending on location) will collection from supplier and direct delivery to the consignee’s door Maximum consignment weight is 1200-1300kgs and various ... [+]

Woodland gets green certificate

Forwarder Woodland Group has obtained ISO14001 environmental certification for its three largest locations in Coventry, Chelmsford, and Doncaster. It provides a measuring and reporting framework for a business’ environmental performance to assist in managing environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner. [+]

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