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‘Quickie’ inspections risk non-compliance with legislation, warns CFTS

How long does your Thorough Examination take? That's the question CFTS is asking employers to think about – and if they need to question whether the inspections are thorough enough to assure legal compliance and truck safety.

Yusen chooses Abtec for its new IT network

To improve its flexibility and increase its flexibility, Yusen Logistics (UK) Ltd has replaced its UK-wide IT networking infrastructure. Provided by IT specialist, Abtec Network Systems, the new installation connects the logistics firm’s distribution, administration and datacentres.

Nick Hewer to host UKWA’s Annual Lunch and Awards

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced that television personality, Nick Hewer, will present this year’s UKWA Annual Lunch and Awards.

IATA reports ‘bottoming out’ of air freight volumes

Data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) relating to global air freight markets has revealed that air cargo volumes (measured in Freight Tonne Kilometres) were down 1.2 per cent in November 2015, compared to the corresponding month in 2014.

AV Dawson drives Teesside exports to new heights

Logistics specialist AV Dawson has played its part in helping Teesside’s exports reach a new level as the biggest loaded cargo vessel in history ever to pass under Middlesbrough’s Transporter Bridge set sail for overseas markets.