Vegan Cheese Start-Up Wins The Seed Fund Annual Prize.

London-based dairy free cheese producer, Kinda Co. has been named as The Seed Fund’s 2019 champion, picking up the award at the Great Taste Golden Fork Dinner on Sunday 1 September. A one-woman enterprise, founded by Ellie Brown (pictured above) in October 2017, Kinda Co. will now embark on full year of business support and […]

Seaweed: Super-film, Super-packaging & Super-food.

The Vapour permeability of films and packaging is critical to preservation and in the real world is often present at high humidity. Seaweed, for example, is a superfood in its own right and is used to make editable films for food products and the natural, biodegradable films needed in food packaging, however seaweed’s vapour permeability […]

New 3PL Charging Functions For ProSKU.

ProSKU, the cloud-based WMS for small to medium sized businesses, has released an updated third-party charging module providing significant enhancements aimed at the needs of its growing logistics and e-fulfilment customer base. An automated charge calculation module with the flexibility to handle varied customer charging requirements is an essential part of any WMS solution for […]

James Wroath Joins Wincanton As Chief Executive Officer.

Wincanton, the largest third-party logistics company in the UK, announces that James Wroath has joined the Group as its Chief Executive Officer to continue to build on the firm’s strong reputation for delivering market-leading supply chain, transport and storage solutions for some of the world’s leading brands. James has gained extensive experience of the logistics […]

RHA Welcomes The Increasing Commitment Of Government To Get Ports Brexit Ready.

Today’s announcement that government intends to spend £30m on upgrades to port infrastructure, road and rail links is also welcome news, but will be of limited benefit if traders are not supported with clear and accurate instructions on how to ensure all shipments are “border ready”. The Department for Transport is today calling on ports […]

Councils Call For Powers To Fine Truckers Is A Cash Generator.

The Road Haulage Association says that a move to give councils powers to fine lorry drivers is about generating revenue. Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the Government to allow councils to enforce against moving traffic violations. Similar powers are already available to councils in London and Wales. RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett says […]

FTA To Help Businesses Tackle Labour Shortage With New Event.

Thirty-six per cent of logistics companies anticipate long delays recruiting HGV drivers in the next 12 months, according to a 2019 survey by FTA, as the labour shortage across the sector reaches crisis point. To equip companies with the practical knowledge and tools they need to recruit and retain staff, FTA has launched a brand […]