Government Minister Congratulates Logistics Sector On Another Successful Year.

The logistics industry is to be applauded for keeping Britain trading, despite uncertain trading conditions, according to a leading government minister. During a speech at FTA’s Logistics Awards 2019, Baroness Vere of Norbiton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport congratulated the logistics industry on its determination to protect the supply chain, despite difficult […]

Change Of Ownership For ELB Partners.

A family-run London haulier which celebrates its 50th anniversary next spring will soon be under new ownership following the retirement of one of its directors.Stephen Eason retires from ELB Partners, the company he has owned with brother Peter since 1985, on October 31. Peter, ELB’s managing director, is buying 57-year-old Stephen’s shares and will take […]

Fyffes ‘Fit Squad’ Initiative Shortlisted For European Award.

The on-going work being done by Fyffes in helping to combat childhood obesity through its fitness-based ‘Fit Squad’ initiative continues to gain recognition. The Irish fruit importer has been named as one of 62 finalists shortlisted from seven countries for this year’s IMC European Awards for Integrated Marketing Communications. All winners in their national competitions, […]

Prohire Passes BVRLA Inspection With Flying Colours.

Commercial vehicle contract hire and fleet management company, Prohire Limited has passed its BVRLA Quality Assurance Inspection with a near perfect score. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association governance programme audits members annually against the BVRLA Code of Conduct, which includes reference to all the minimum standards required for all BVRLA members by all […]

Family Honoured For A Lifetime In Logistics.

Two titans of logistics received the industry’s ultimate accolade last night (24 October 2019) when Tommy Williams, and his son John Williams were honoured at FTA’s Logistics Awards 2019 with the business group’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognises a lifelong commitment to the freight and logistics industry and was awarded jointly to Tommy […]

Freight Forwarding Apprentices Set Sail To Success.

Businesses are reaping the benefits of a new apprenticeship which is helping to deliver new talent into the expanding international freight forwarding industry. With the threats of an ageing workforce and skills shortages in the increasingly-complex world of imports and exports, businesses across the UK are working with skills specialist Seetec Outsource to equip the […]

£3 Million Camlough Dam Refurbishment Project Scoops Construction Excellence Award!

The NI Water project team who completed the Camlough Dam Refurbishment project have scooped a Construction Excellence award from the Construction Employers Federation (CEF). The awards provide a wonderful opportunity to showcase the best of the construction industry in Northern Ireland and to celebrate the industry’s achievements. The team beat off stiff competition from many […]

Huawei Opens New Dublin Office And Announces 100 jobs.

Huawei Ireland has today opened a new state-of-the-art Dublin office and announced the creation of 100 jobs over the next three years as the company continues to grow in Ireland. Recruitment is underway for the first phase of the jobs and 30 of these positions are expected to be filled within the next year. Huawei […]

Sentinel Systems Will Help Tackle Brindley’s Rise In Damage Claims.

Founded in 1931 in Codsall, Wolverhampton, the Brindley Group is the largest family owned car dealership group in the West Midlands. In a bid to combat the hike in damage claims, Brindley has recently worked with Sentinel Systems to install a camera and recording device onto one of its vehicles. The commercial vehicle safety specialists […]