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FTA celebrates supply chain leadership and excellence with new awards

FTA celebrates supply chain leadership and excellence with new awards

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain leadership and excellence, and recognise leaders who have made a significant contribution to the industry, either as individuals or as businesses.

Winner of FTA Driver of the Year 18 tonne competition announced

Winner of FTA Driver of the Year 18 tonne competition announced

The winner of the Freight Transport Association Driver of the Year 18 tonne competition, sponsored by Bridgestone, has been announced.

AQ Skin Solutions' supply chain is looking good

AQ Skin Solutions' supply chain is looking good

AQ Skin Solutions – a producer of a high price point range of skin care and cosmetic products designed to reduce the signs of premature ageing – has appointed Walker Logistics to manage its downstream UK supply chain.

Strategy and innovation are the themes as Carriers World celebrates 20 years with world class speaker line-up

Strategy and innovation are the themes as Carriers World celebrates 20 years with world class speaker line-up

Carriers World in London will celebrate 20 years in the wholesale spotlight later this month by featuring leading companies and organisations as carriers search for new and disruptive technologies to help them replace declining traditional revenue streams.

BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment

BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment

In order to keep up with member demand – and with other opportunities on the horizon – BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson.

Cautious welcome for Shipping Register Targets

Cautious welcome for Shipping Register Targets

The maritime professionals' trade union, Nautilus International, has given a cautious welcome to a commitment from UK Shipping Minister John Hayes to double the number of vessels registered to the UK flag, and has called on him to ensure that this translates into more jobs for UK seafarers.

Christmas under threat from Home Office proposals to reduce EU workers in logistics sector

Christmas under threat from Home Office proposals to reduce EU workers in logistics sector

Proposals set out in a leaked Home Office document would end the free movement of labour immediately after Brexit and prevent all but the most highly-skilled EU workers from entering Britain.

New MAN PerformanceLine has the pace for Cheetah Couriers and Logistics

New MAN PerformanceLine has the pace for Cheetah Couriers and Logistics

Truck manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK has supplied a family-run logistics company with a new MAN TGX 26.640 PerformanceLine after they saw it showcased at the Commercial Vehicle Show this year.

7 reasons to have qualified LGV and Lift Truck Instructors in-house

7 reasons to have qualified LGV and Lift Truck Instructors in-house

Many businesses question whether to outsource the training of LGV drivers and material handling equipment (MHE) operators, or have instructors in-house. Laura Nelson of RTITB explains some of the benefits of in-house instructors.

Menzies Distribution acquires Gnewt Cargo

Logistics specialist Menzies Distribution has acquired London-based Gnewt Cargo, the all-electric delivery provider, for an undisclosed sum.

Palletforce a 'perfect fit' for new member Tomsetts

Palletforce a 'perfect fit' for new member Tomsetts

Palletforce, the UK express pallet network, has welcomed another strategically-significant new member to its growing network – its sixth recent addition.

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