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Beverley Bell opens consultation on regulation of vocational drivers

An eight week consultation on the regulation of professional drivers has been launched by Beverley Bell, the Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain.

Felixstowe hosts Marchen Maersk naming ceremony

One of the world’s largest container ships, the Triple-E class Marchen Maersk, has been officially named in a ceremony at the Port of Felixstowe. The 18,000 TEU mega ship, is operating on Maersk Line’s Asia-Europe service.

Chancellor maintains status quo on fuel duty but ignores driver shortages

In delivering the first Tory Budget in 19 years the Chancellor of the Exchequer offered a limited response to the demands of the road haulage sector.

Lord Digby Jones outlines the challenges at UKWA Awards

On the hottest day of the year more than 400 guests filled the Ballroom Suite of the Dorchester Hotel in London for the United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s 16th Annual Awards for Warehousing presentation ceremony and Annual Luncheon, sponsored by Jungheinrich UK.

Anna Kozlowska, Myway Enterprises

Logistics is a great career for women

Logistics: a male dominated, old-fashioned industry based around pain-in-the-backside, slowing-us-down-on-the-way-to-work, dirty trucks. That's probably the idea of the logistics and parcels delivery industry held by most people in the UK. In terms of a career many woman would think ‘absolute nightmare’; but not me.