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The UK Warehousing Association will now actively seek the views of both members and non-members on the standards for apprentices required in the warehousing and logistics industry, following the government’s announcement that 59 new apprenticeship standards have been approved.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has updated its website – www.rha.uk.net – which now sits on an all-new responsive platform and optimises it for use on smart phones, tablets and desktops. You can try it out on your mobile device today.
PD Ports has reaffirmed its commitment to Teesport by investing in three new rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to meet continued growth in container volumes. The specialist cranes have been ordered from Liebherr Container Cranes, which has over 50 years of experience in crane development and manufacture.
Leading European supply chain operator Geodis, which is 100% owned by SNCF Logistics, has agreed to buy OHL (Ozburn-Hessey Logistics) for an undisclosed sum. The transaction will be financed with available cash resources and through existing and new debt arrangements.
In line with the sentiments of the French police, The Road Haulage Association is of the opinion that the installation of extra fencing at Calais to stop migrants, intent on crossing the Channel to reach the UK, will simply push the problem elsewhere.