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Kate Turner, a former apprentice who went on to become the youngest ever manager at DB Schenker Rail UK at just 19, has been honoured for her achievements at a reception at the House of Lords.
Russia’s largest carrier in the international scheduled cargo market, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), has reported a successful first half of 2015 with a 17% increase in tonnage carried across its global network during the six-month period. During June the airline's tonnage was up 16% year-on-year, surpassing the 11% growth rate for May.
The Fortec Distribution Network, which specialises in pallet delivery throughout the UK and Ireland, has strengthened its presence in Kent with the recruitment of two new members – Eminence Logistics and Boxley Haulage.
Leicester based Premier Logistics has acquired Hull-based CJ Express Logistics in a move that will see its group turnover increase to around £21 million. The takeover will also facilitate a much greater presence in and out of the North East of England. Both companies are members of the Pall-Ex network.
Around 60,000 tonnes of wood pellets - the world’s largest ever single shipment of biomass - has been discharged from the POPI S onto the quayside at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Humber International Terminal (HIT) at the Port of Immingham.