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Time for a change?

Time for a change?

The clocks changed again at 2am on October 29, 2017. This clock change or 'daylight saving' has been part of our way of life for more than 100 years. Every spring, the clocks 'spring' forward and summer hours officially begin. In the Autumn, they 'fall' back to their regular schedule. But why does daylight saving time exist?

Container shipping industry: Time for a different approach

Container shipping industry: Time for a different approach

It’s time for a different approach in the container shipping industry, one based on co-operation and collaboration, rather than confrontation, says Chris Welsh, Secretary-General of the Global Shippers’ Forum

Pallet weights: Legislation needed to prevent worker injuries

Pallet weights: Legislation needed to prevent worker injuries

Robust, accountable and industry-wide legislation on pallet weights is necessary to keep customers safe and standards high across the sector.

Seven reasons to have qualified LGV and Lift Truck Instructors in-house

Many businesses question whether to outsource the training of LGV drivers and material handling equipment (MHE) operators, or have instructors in-house. In this article I want to explain some of the benefits of in-house instructors.

GDPR – how air cargo operators can ensure a safe landing in May 2018

GDPR – how air cargo operators can ensure a safe landing in May 2018

The air freight industry is already one of the most heavily regulated sectors and will become even more so once the EU General Data Protection Regulation takes effect next May.