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Patrick McLoughlin

Patrick McLoughlin’s reappointment welcomed but challenges lie in wait

In the wake of one of the most remarkable, and unpredictable (apart from the BBC’s exit poll!), general elections in recent times, David Cameron has lost little time in announcing the line up of his new Cabinet, writes Michael Parry

Steve Agg and Naomi Landman

Record breaking Multimodal looks forward to 2016

This year’s Multimodal again proved to be a record breaker. The eight-year-old show was attended by more than 8,500 supply chain decision makers who interacted with over 290 exhibitors at the Birmingham NEC.

UPS strengthens its pharmaceutical air freight transportation

UPS strengthens its European position in pharmaceutical air freight transportation

In response to increasing customer demand, UPS has expanded its temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities in Europe with the opening of a healthcare-dedicated air freight forwarding facility at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Beverley Bell

CILT’s new President outlines challenges at Inauguration Lunch

Speaking at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s Annual President’s Inauguration Lunch, Beverley Bell FCILT, Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain and CILT’s new President in the UK, put forward the question: ‘Why don’t people want to work in our industry?’

TT Club’s General Manager, EMEA, Kevin King

TT Club seminar addresses complexity of freight liability in Russia

During the recent Trans Russia transport and logistics conference in Moscow, TT Club convened a seminar which outlined both the changing nature of the transport operator’s liability in Russia and the idiosyncratic nature of insurance conventions applicable in the region.