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Give logistics businesses time to implement new apprenticeship standard, says Logistics UK

Give logistics businesses time to implement new apprenticeship standard, says Logistics UK

The introduction of a new Apprenticeship category for HGV drivers, enabling them to drive HGVs and trailers (or C+E as categorised on their driving licence), has been welcomed by business group Logistics UK as a positive step in building and retaining the workforce of tomorrow.

GXO Logistics completes spin-off from XPO Logistics

GXO Logistics completes spin-off from XPO Logistics

GXO Logistics began its first day of ‘regular way’ trading on the New York Stock Exchange as its leadership team and board members celebrated GXO becoming an independent, publicly traded company by ringing the Opening Bell.

How to choose a Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform (RTTVP)

How to choose a Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform (RTTVP)

With Gartner having released its first-ever Magic Quadrant for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms (RTTVP) in April, the supply chain visibility software category received even further validation from the market.

Microlise extends Transaid support for a further three years

Microlise extends Transaid support for a further three years

Microlise, a connected asset provider to fleet operators and product manufacturers, has renewed its support for international transport development charity Transaid for a further three years.

Greencarrier returns to Krone and TIP as European fleet grows again

Greencarrier returns to Krone and TIP as European fleet grows again

Greencarrier Freight Services has once again expanded its trailer fleet with the addition of 15 Profi Liner curtainsiders from Krone Trailers UK, on long-term lease from TIP Trailer Services.

CEVA Logistics to expand presence in Latin America through the acquisition of Cargex

CEVA Logistics to expand presence in Latin America through the acquisition of Cargex

As part of its development strategy, CEVA Logistics has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Cargex S.A., an international freight forwarding and perishable goods expert based in Bogotá, Colombia.

Macfarlane Packaging launches sixth annual unboxing research

Macfarlane Packaging launches sixth annual unboxing research

Macfarlane Packaging, supplier of protective packaging, is asking UK consumers to share their unboxing experiences as it launches its sixth annual survey.

Scania participates in pioneering UK HGV electrification feasibility study

Scania participates in pioneering UK HGV electrification feasibility study

Scania is to participate in a major feasibility study into the operation of long haul electrified trucks utilising dynamic charging provided by overhead wires on electric roads.

75% of consumers want connected packaging to help them recycle reveals new report

75% of consumers want connected packaging to help them recycle reveals new report

A new report launched by SharpEnd, an experience-led full-service partner to some of the world’s biggest brand owners across connected packaging and retail, reveals why consumers engage with connected packaging using different technologies such as QR, NFC and AR - unearthing some surprising consumer trends and attitudes.

Independent study reveals good air quality around the Port of Tyne

Independent study reveals good air quality around the Port of Tyne

Air quality around the Port of Tyne is ‘good’ and well within the required national standards, an independent inventory of pollutant gas emissions has concluded.

Nulogy software helps global contract packers and manufacturers meet sustainability goals

Nulogy software helps global contract packers and manufacturers meet sustainability goals

Nulogy, provider of agile supply chain solutions, has been praised by a growing number of global contract packers and manufacturers for the sustainability benefits its software is delivering.

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