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Marine Industry : Bridging Across Troubled Waters

Marine Industry : Bridging Across Troubled Waters

The marine industry remains one of the most complex and least transparent links in the supply chain, despite being responsible for the majority of the supply chain costs. In fact, 68 per cent of professionals cited the marine supply chain as the most broken link, according to Carl Marks Advisors in partnership with SupplyChainBrain. In this […]

Radius Reaches 45 HVO Sites in Major Expansion

Radius Reaches 45 HVO Sites in Major Expansion

Radius reaches 45 HVO sites in major expansion, providing the largest HVO network for fuel cards in the UK The move solidifies Radius’ position as leading the way in enabling customers to use sustainable fuels  Radius, owner and operator of the UK Fuels network, has expanded its Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) offering to give customers […]

ZEBRA-Funded Electroliners Roll-Out with Arriva

ZEBRA-funded Electroliners roll-out with Arriva in Leicester

Arriva UK Bus has invested in 24 electric Wrightbus Electroliners at its depot in Leicester. The new ‘deckers represent an investment of £11m in the city’s buses, delivered through the ZEBRA (Zero-emission Bus Regional Areas) scheme as part of the Leicester Buses Partnership between Arriva and the City Council. The project also included the installation and upgrading of […]

Macfarlane Group 2023 Sustainability Report 

Macfarlane Group 2023 Sustainability Report

Macfarlane Group 2023 Sustainability Report outlines progress on ESG commitments  Macfarlane Group, the UK’s leading supplier of protective packaging, yesterday (30th May 2024) published its Sustainability Report for 2023 in which it reveals good progress against its sustainability commitments.  The report, which can be read in full here [Sustainability Report], reveals:  Commenting on the results of the […]

Fleets in Charge Conference 2024 : Speaker List

Fleets in Charge Conference 2024

Fleets in Charge Conference 2024 : Expert speakers from across government, automotive and the fleet sector share key analysis and the latest insights into the current journey towards transport decarbonisation in the UK. The Event Speaker list  These speakers, along with many others, will be sharing their expertise, discussing emerging trends, and providing actionable strategies […]

Generation Logistics Week To Tackle Skills Gap

Generation Logistics Week To Tackle Skills Gap

Generation Logistics, the government-backed awareness campaign that is tackling the recruitment crisis facing the logistics sector, is launching the very first Generation Logistics Week to engage educators and students, and raise awareness of the profession as a career option. The awareness week is part of a series of new initiatives to help bridge the skills […]

JAGGAER : Procurement at London Luton Airport

JAGGAER : Procurement at London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport overhauls its procurement platform to create more value in ambitious new procurement strategy London Luton Airport (LLA), one of the UK’s busiest airports, carrying over 16.2 million passengers in 2023, has selected JAGGAER, the global leader in Autonomous Commerce, to launch its ambitious procurement strategies. The airport, operated by a consortium, of […]

Stadler Built Half of the New Tyne & Wear Metro Fleet

Stadler Built Half of the New Tyne & Wear Metro Fleet

The project to manufacture and supply new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro has  reached a critical milestone, following the completion of 23 of the 46 units being delivered.  With testing and commissioning well under way, this is a highly symbolic landmark,  demonstrating the progress being made in this transformative programme.  Half of the […]

Increase in Severe Turbulence Impacting Air Freight

Increase in Severe Turbulence Impacting Air Freight

Dramatic increase in severe turbulence incidence is impacting air freight as well as passengers, says Parcelhero This week’s fatality and injuries on board Singapore Airlines’ flight SQ321 highlights the dangers of turbulence. A 55% increase in severe turbulence since 1979 is also having a dramatic impact on air cargo, warns the leading international delivery expert […]

Rail Forum Welcomes GCRE as Export Partner

Rail Forum Welcomes GCRE as Export Partner

As we enter our new membership year, Rail Forum is delighted to welcome the Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) as our Export Partner for 2024-2025. With growing international opportunities and world-leading rail capability across its membership, Rail Forum is pleased to launch enhanced exporting support. With 50% of members as current or potential exporters […]

Businesses Create the Finalists for Multimodal Awards

Businesses Create the Finalists for Multimodal Awards

As the logistics and supply chain industry looks forward to Multimodal 2024 this summer, organisers have announced which businesses have been nominated as Finalists for the prestigious Modal section of its Awards. Recognising outstanding achievements in air, road, rail, maritime and freight across the logistics sectors, voting for this year’s Multimodal Awards Finalists opened earlier […]

Leicester Station Revamp Plans Move Forward

Leicester Station Revamp Plans Move Forward

Leicester Station Revamp Plans Move Forward : Leicester City Council is pressing ahead with plans to restore the city’s Grade 2 listed historic railway station back to its former Victorian glory. Having secured £17.6m from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to help realise the ambitious plans to revitalise the landmark building and create a more attractive […]

UK Garage and Bodyshop Event Unveils Host of Offers

UK Garage and Bodyshop Event Unveils Host of Offers

UK Garage and Bodyshop Event Unveils Host of Special Offers and Savings on Essential Equipment and Services The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event is set to return to the NEC in Birmingham on 5th – 6th June and is firmly becoming a must-attend for garage professionals seeking to enhance their businesses with the latest tools, […]

National Express Announces New Routes

National Express Announces New Routes

National Express announces new route between Yorkshire, Birmingham and London : Coach firm continues investment in the network to make even more journeys available for passengers National Express is increasing its coach network coverage across the UK, including a new overnight service from Bradford to London. Ahead of the summer holidays, the UK’s largest scheduled […]

Rail Forum Welcomes GCRE as Export Partner

Rail Forum Welcomes GCRE as Export Partner

As we enter our new membership year, Rail Forum is delighted to welcome the Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) as our Export Partner for 2024-2025. With growing international opportunities and world-leading rail capability across its membership, Rail Forum is pleased to launch enhanced exporting support. With 50% of members as current or potential exporters […]

National Express Announces Faster Journeys

National Express Announces Faster Journeys

National Express announces faster journeys between Manchester and London National Express has announced faster journey times on its 540 coach service between Manchester and London, with journey times reduced by up to 30 minutes. With faster, improved services between the capital city and the music capital, the UK’s largest scheduled coach operator is giving customers […]

Lumo: 95% of Workforce Through Apprenticeships

Lumo: 95% of Workforce Recruited Through Apprenticeships

Tyneside train operator, Lumo, has announced that 95% of their workforce first began as apprentices. Lumo’s milestone follows a five-year partnership between themselves and railway training provider, Train’d Up. To date Lumo said that a total 78 Customer Drivers and Customer Experience Ambassadors have successfully enrolled through the apprenticeship completing a range of training modules. […]

Transport & Storage Sector Leads UK Out of Recession

Transport & Storage Sector Leads UK Out of Recession

Britain’s recession has officially ended, and the transport & storage sector led the resurgence with the highest increase of any service sector. The home delivery expert Parcelhero says the UK courier and parcels market alone will be worth £25bn by 2030. The UK has officially come out of recession, with higher than expected GDP (gross […]

Isuzu & NFYFC Join Forces For Young Farmers

Isuzu & NFYFC Join Forces For Young Farmers

Isuzu UK is proud to announce a new partnership with the National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC), a leading organisation dedicated to supporting young people in agriculture and the countryside across England and Wales. As part of this collaboration, Isuzu has provided the latest highest-range D-Max V-Cross model to NFYFC’s Chair, Drew Bailey, who […]

National Express Foundation Funding Pledges 

National Express Foundation Funding Pledges 

National Express Foundation pledges over £100,000 in funding to support community organisations across the UK  Dozens of charity groups and community organisations have benefited after the National Express Foundation distributed its latest funding round.  A competitive grant process saw 32 community organisations being awarded a share of £102,100. The National Express Foundation aims to help […]

Atlantic Pacific Receive King’s Award For Enterprise

Atlantic Pacific Receive King’s Award For Enterprise

Global logistics and supply chain service providers Atlantic Pacific Global Logistics, have been awarded the much-coveted King’s Award For Enterprise 2024 in the International Trade category this week.  In a confirmation statement from the government, the company were advised that His Majesty The King had approved the Prime Minister’s recommendation to award the accolade, which is […]

LKQ & Messe Frankfurt’s ‘Modern Garage’ Stand

LKQ & Messe Frankfurts ‘Modern Garage’ Stand

LKQ Euro Car Parts and Messe Frankfurt unveil plans for innovative ‘Modern Garage’ stand at UK Garage & Bodyshop Event LKQ Euro Car Parts and Messe Frankfurt have unveiled plans for the ‘Modern Garage’ stand at the upcoming UK Garage and Bodyshop Event (UKGBE), which will highlight how garage owners can adapt their technical capability […]

Fleetio Wins Sales & Customer Service Stevie Award

Fleetio Wins Sales & Customer Service Stevie Award

Fleetio, the leading fleet maintenance management software company, today announced it has won a 2024 Silver Stevie® Sales & Customer Service Award for Customer Service Department of the Year. A testament to its commitment to customer-centric service and product reliability, this marks the third consecutive year that Fleetio has earned a Stevie Award. The Stevie […]

British Businesses Return to Pre-Brexit Transit Times

British Businesses Return to Pre-Brexit Transit Times

British Businesses Return to Pre-Brexit Transit Times : On the fourth anniversary of Britain’s departure from the European Union, road freight operator Europa Road has successfully returned to offering guaranteed pre-Brexit delivery times across Europe. Europa Road, the European road freight division of pioneering independent operator Europa Worldwide Group, recently welcomed MP Gareth Johnson to […]

Bus Franchising – Best Way to Improve the Network

Bus Franchising – Best Way to Improve the Network

Bus franchising has been recommended as the “best way to improve the country network” by South Yorkshire’s mayor, Oliver Coppard. Since the introduction of The Bus Service Act 2017, bus franchising has emerged as the favourable model to elevate bus service quality, competition, and innovation. Since 2017, transport authorities outside of London have the powers […]

IWLEX 2024 – Inside Warehouse Logistics

IWLEX 2024 - Inside Warehouse Logistics

IWLEX 2024 – Inside Warehouse Logistics : An exhibition representative of today’s world, shaped by the industry, for the industry. The Inside Warehouse Logistics Expo (IWLEX) 2024 is poised to redefine industry standards, bringing together a conglomerate of minds and expertise to propel the warehouse and logistics sector into a new era of innovation and […]

Collard Group Celebrates 30 Years of Success

Collard Group Celebrates 30 Years of Success

This year, Collard Group reaches the enviable 30-year milestone while also being named a finalist in the Fleet News Awards for “Excellence in Fleet Safety”. Considered one of the industry’s foremost enabling partners for construction projects nationwide, Collard Group (est. 1994) is a specialist recycling and waste management organisation that has increasingly developed an enviable […]

World’s First EV 10-Min Charge with Si-Dominant Cells

World’s First EV 10-Min Charge with Si-Dominant Cells

StoreDot and Polestar Showcase World’s First Electric Vehicle 10-Minute Charge with Si-Dominant Cells StoreDot, the pioneer and world leader in extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles, and Polestar, the Swedish electric performance car brand, today revealed a groundbreaking milestone by demonstrating pioneering battery technology that charges an electric vehicle in just 10 minutes. […]

Alstom Announce Community Project Fund

Alstom announces latest Community Project Fund recipients across the UK and Ireland Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has announced the recipients of its UK and Ireland 2023 Community Project Fund (CPF). Ten charities and community-led projects across the two countries will share more than £140,000 (€163,000), with Alstom employees also encouraged to […]

UKWA Launches Election Manifesto in Parliament

UK Warehousing Association launches Election Manifesto in Parliament

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has launched its Election Manifesto for 2024 at a special Parliamentary Reception, hosted at the House of Commons by Ben Everitt MP and attended by Baroness Scott of Bybrook OBE, both of whom, along with Greg Smith MP and UKWA CEO Clare Bottle, gave speeches in support of the manifesto. […]

Two Large Container Vessels Simultaneously

Port of Southampton : 2 container vessels simultaneously

The Port of Southampton welcomes two of the largest container vessels simultaneously 24K MegaMax “Manila Express” successfully Berths at Southampton For the first time, the Port of Southampton welcomes two of the World’s largest container vessels simultaneously. The Port’s highly skilled Marine Pilots successfully manoeuvred two ultra large container vessels into the terminal at DP […]

UK Goods Exports to EU Tumbled £10.7bn in 2023

UK Goods Exports to EU Tumbled £10.7bn in 2023

UK goods exports to EU tumbled £10.7bn in 2023. Brexit turmoil is not over yet, says ParcelHero. The UK’s official trade figures for Q4 2023 have been released, and they reveal the UK’s goods exports to the EU slumped from £196.7bn in 2022 to £186bn last year. The international delivery expert ParcelHero says new post-Brexit […]

Scotland’s Finest To Global Supply Chain Connector

Scotland’s Finest To Global Supply Chain Connector

In recent years, Bullet Express has successfully transitioned from being amongst Scotland’s most prominent logistics companies into a firm capable of connecting supply chains on a global scale. Founded in 1990 by David McCutcheon and Gary Smith, Bullet Express began life as a same-day delivery company with the simple mission of becoming Scotland’s number one […]

IndiGo To Order 60 Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engines

IndiGo

Rolls-Royce announces IndiGo has agreed to place an order for 60 Trent XWB-84 engines. This is the first ever agreement for Rolls-Royce with this leading Indian airline. As part of the deal, the health and maintenance of the engines will be covered by Rolls-Royce’s comprehensive TotalCare service. Flying to more than 110 domestic and international […]

Specialist Environmental Services for Construction

Specialist Environmental Services for Construction

Boasting a nationwide network of depots and an expansive team in excess of 180 skilled individuals, Tardis Environmental supports construction clients across the country.  Known best for the provision of high quality, portable toilets for the construction industry, Tardis Environmental (est. 1991) is a multifaceted environmental services company with expansive capabilities. Attuned to the needs […]

UK Export Finance & Barclays Helps Medical Supplier

UK Export Finance & Barclays Helps Medical Supplier

UK Export Finance and Barclays helps medical supplier send lifelines around the world Leicester business Unimed Procurement Services secured government-backed financing to help it deliver life-saving medical equipment around the world. UK Export Finance (UKEF) and Barclays have secured a £1.3 million trade finance package for Leicester-based business Unimed Procurement Services. The financing has allowed […]