International Logistics Expert Says He Believes Businesses Will See Government’s Transition Period Stance As Irresponsible.

An international logistics expert has said he believes British businesses will see government statements that it will not seek to extend the UK’s post-Brexit transition period, despite the covid-19 crisis, as irresponsible. Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, was reacting to comments in recent days by trade secretary Liz Truss, chief Brexit negotiator […]

Shortlist For UK’s Premier HGV Driver Awards Announced.

The shortlist for the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards has today been announced, shining a light on the best-of-the-best from across the road transport industry, at a time when many hauliers and fleet operators are playing an even more critical role in keeping the UK running. With telematics based categories containing an initial eligible […]

Top Supply Chain Solution Providers Across The Globe Unite As Körber.

Today twelve of the world’s top supply chain technology solution providers from around the world announce their transition to the brand Körber. Together as Körber, the companies are a leading global supply chain technology provider with a diverse range of capabilities spanning software, automation, voice, robotics and material handling equipment, including the system integration and […]

Sunak Must Step In To Prevent CBILS Calamity, Says Logistics Industry.

On 2 April, Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP announced changes to the government’s Corona Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), vowing to take “all action necessary” to make sure government backed loans were benefitting businesses as planned. But only a month later, FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector, has called on Mr Sunak to step […]

It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again As FUSO Canter Lands Another Two Top Awards.

With a fully electric model that’s “way ahead of the game” and a “feisty” off-road variant, the FUSO Canter delivered a repeat performance at the 2020 Trade Van Driver Awards. Exactly as they did in the corresponding competitions in each of the last two years, the FUSO eCanter took the Best Alternative Fuel Truck title, […]

German Logistics Companies Benefit From Thermo King SLXi Hybrid Transport Refrigeration.

Three German transport and logistics companies specializing in moving temperature sensitive fresh food products demonstrate how they future proof their fleet economically and sustainably with Thermo King SLXi Hybrid refrigeration technology. In 2019, Bodan GmbH, Brocker Logistik and Jens Thomsen Spedition decided to upgrade their fleet with SLXi Hybrid, the industry’s first true hybrid trailer […]