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Cultural consideration is key when doing business in the Middle East

Cultural consideration is key when doing business in the Middle East

We live in an age of fast moving business and virtual transactions, where the explosion of the internet and social media has permanently changed how businesses operate; however for those organisations that have expanded into the Middle East, the corporate world is a very different place.

A level playing field across freight modes would benefit the economy and society

A level playing field across freight modes would benefit the economy and society

Recent research carried out for the Campaign for Better Transport1, which used existing Government criteria, found that HGVs pay less than half of the costs associated with their activities in terms of road congestion, road collisions, road damage and pollution.

Ian Baxter, Owner and Chairman of Baxter Freight

Should the rest of the UK care about the prospect of Scottish independence?

Scottish residents are about to vote on whether the country should become independent. The rest of the UK won’t get a vote (even if they’re Scottish!) but the outcome matters to all of us for practical not just emotional reasons.

Alan Powell, Excise Goods Specialist at the United Kingdom Warehousing Associati

The implications of a Scottish ‘yes’ vote for the logistics sector

A ‘yes’ vote in the forthcoming Scottish independence referendum could have significant ramifications for the logistics industry and the wider business community.

Deborah Niven, Specialist lawyer in intellectual property and associate at hlw K

Top 10 tips for protecting your exporting business online

Most businesses that export to overseas countries understand the importance of having a relevant and engaging website that allows them to market their produce effectively to their target audience.