In the latest edition of Freight Industry Times, we throw a spotlight on the dynamic world of event logistics, where precision and reliability are non-negotiable and where KB Event Ltd has emerged as a trailblazer, boasting a stellar reputation built over three decades of catering to blue-chip and high-profile global events, from the Coronation of King Charles and Queen Camilla to Sam Fender’s landmark homecoming concert at St James’ Park.
Other highlights in this issue…
Are you ready for PSS?
Logistics UK's Chris Yarsley addresses the challenges faced by the transport industry in adapting to TfL's new Progressive Safe System.
HS2: The repercussions for rail freight
Maggie Simpson, Director General of the Rail Freight Group, offers a unique perspective on the repercussions for rail freight traffic following the cancellation of the Birmingham-Manchester leg of HS2.
North West powerhouse port
Celebrating a significant milestone, the Manchester Ship Canal marks 130 years of operation in 2024. A pivotal player in shaping the industrial landscape of the North West, its journey reflects the resilience and adaptability inherent in maritime logistics.
Flying in the face of adversity
In the air cargo industry, Dr. Sally Dixon of Azimuth Associates paints a picture of exciting opportunities juxtaposed with challenges. While innovation abounds, infrastructure changes are facing delays, prompting concerns about the UK's competitiveness in this vital sector.
Steady as she goes
As the year draws to a close, ParcelHero's David Jinks looks into his crystal ball to predict the freight market’s winning and losing trends for 2024.
You can also expect more insightful comment and analysis from our regular contributors including Logistics UK’s CEO David Wells, BIFA’s Director General Steve Parker and UKWA’s CEO Clare Bottle.
Enjoy the read!