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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.
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.
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?’
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.
Following the Conservative Party’s stunning victory in the General Election, which came as a shock to many, leading commentators from the logistics sector have been quick to respond and outline their requirements for David Cameron’s incoming majority Government.