IRU Calls On Wide-Ranging Support For Road Transport Industry To Drive Global COVID-19 Recovery Efforts.
Amidst an increasingly bleak global economic outlook, IRU is calling on governments to ramp up efforts to support road transport operators so they can drive broader financial and social recovery. The global economy is projected to contract sharply by up to 8% in 2020, according to the World Trade Organization, with global trade decreasing by […]
Last week, IRU launched a global call for immediate and concerted action by governments and global organisations to ensure the flow of goods keeps moving and to stabilise mobility networks. Having reached out to over 30 key international organisations and institutions worldwide, our calls are unfortunately largely unanswered. IRU Secretary General, Umberto de Pretto, said: […]
EU leaders have agreed to shut down the bloc’s external borders to all non-essential travel except truck deliveries for the next 30 days in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The EU bloc immediately borders countries such as Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine to the east. Further west there are borders with Switzerland and Andorra. South […]
Unique solution for supply chains, retailers and logistics service providers to gain real-time information on border waiting times as a result of cross-border delays resulting from Coronavirus crisis Leading shipment visibility provider Sixfold today announces that it has published a free live map of border crossing times for trucks which can be accessed at sixfold.com/covid-19. […]
Coronavirus (COVID-19): IRU Calls On Governments To Help Keep Road Transport Supply Chains And Mobility Networks Moving.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world. In a fast changing situation, the pandemic’s impacts on the daily life of people, businesses and governments grows longer by the hour. The most immediate concern for the road transport sector is to maintain supply chains, especially for essentials such as food and medical items, in the […]
Gregg Shenton, Marketing, Manager Indigo Software The Coronavirus outbreak and lock downs imposed by the Chinese government are starting to impact supply chains in sectors including pharmaceuticals, automotive and telecommunications. Many companies that rely on their products being manufactured from facilities in Wuhan, China, are considering alternative suppliers, as facilities in the region face potential […]
The team of analysts from Vostock Capital has prepared a free-to-download report on projects for construction of large, medium, and small-scale LNG plants. Experts expect LNG production growth in Russia. By 2024, the projected export growth is up to 47,9 million tonnes. The latest news on encouraging LNG application in the country reveals that Russian […]
Parcel locker provider InPost has appointed a new UK senior management team to deliver its ambitious growth plans and lead an environmentally positive change in consumer online delivery in the UK. InPost, which is backed by global private equity firm Advent International, has experienced rapid growth and success in Poland, growing from 2,000 locations to […]
NewCold and B-Built have broken ground for building NewCold’s Automated Coldstore, located in Montauban-de-Bretagne, near Rennes. The coldstore will use state of the art technology including automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) to automatically move and store products in the ‘dark’ high-bay warehouse. The equipment and operators will be directed by advanced software systems, while […]
Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) today provides a forward-looking production and financial update and announces a number of changes to the Board that take effect immediately. A conference call will be hosted by Dorothy Thompson, Les Wood and Mark MacFarlane at 8:00am this morning. Details of the call can be found at the end of this […]