Wincanton, the largest third-party logistics company in the UK, has appointed Sally Austin as its Group HR Director to define and deliver the organisation’s people strategy. Sally brings years of in-depth experience within the Engineering, Defence and Manufacturing Industries. Her most recent position was Group HR Director with Costain Group plc, a British technology-based construction […]
A meat cutting plant in Preston has been criticised by a judge and had their fine for public health failures increased following their appeal against their sentence. Bowland Foods received a fine of £35,400 and ordered to pay prosecution costs of £9,384 in May after failing to ensure the removal of specific animal parts which […]
FTA Ireland (FTAI), the business organisation representing all aspects of the sector, is calling for the Irish government to support logistics businesses through the potential cliff-edge of a No Deal Brexit by providing them with preparedness funding in the 2020 Budget. Aidan Flynn, General Manager of FTAI, commented: “FTAI is calling for the Minister for […]
New Marine Regulations Could Impact Supply Chains Without Proper Planning, Says Evolution Time Critical.
Leading emergency logistics supplier Evolution Time Critical has warned the automotive sector to be extra vigilant with regard to its supply chain reliability in the light of new environmental regulations affecting sea freight transport. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 Regulations, which cut the maximum allowable sulphur content in fuel by more than 85%, officially […]
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Over 160 Managers From 110 Freight Forwarding Companies Attending The 5th Annual Meeting Of Africa Logistics Network.
160 managers from 110 Freight Forwarders companies already confirmed their presence at the 5th annual meeting of Africa Logistics Network next October 13th-16th in Istanbul at 5* Hotel Hilton Bomonti. Africa Logistics Network, the community of professional Freight Forwarding companies, is the first network who can affirm to be covering the entire African Continent with […]
As a sector, logistics is at the heart of the success of UK plc, with more than seven million people involved in the industry and associated business areas. With customer demand driving the adoption of new technologies at a faster pace than in many other areas of the economy, FTA, the business which speaks for […]
Rhenus produces checklist and report for international shippers Global forwarding specialist Rhenus Logistics has produced a handy checklist for international shippers of goods to help them manage their requirements in the run-up to the UK’s scheduled departure from the European Union. The checklist is aimed at importers and exporters, with its focus on ensuring that […]