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New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

AntwerpXL, the award-winning event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has released its first Trends Report ahead of its return to Antwerp Expo,  Belgium, on 7-9 December 2021. 

Siemens: Helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas

Siemens: Helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas

Trucks are responsible for a disproportionate amount of greenhouse gases on the EU’s roads.  In a study by Transport & Environment, trucks were found to have generated 22% of road transport CO2 emissions yet only accounted for less than 2% of the overall traffic on Europe’s roads*.

HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

Heavy-lift transport specialist HTF has deployed the latest mobile technology as part of a real-time paperless system that has transformed the business in 6 months.

John David Thomas appointed as Regional Vice President, South-Central Region

John David Thomas appointed as Regional Vice President, South-Central Region

Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed  John David Thomas to Regional Vice President, South-Central Region in the Americas.

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

The charity Crimestoppers has launched an industry-facing campaign in partnership with Counter Terrorism Policing aimed at those who work and use commercial maritime ports.

TPN invests in bespoke training platform to enhance skills acquisition across its workforce

TPN invests in bespoke training platform to enhance skills acquisition across its workforce

The Pallet Network (TPN) has invested in e-learning platform HebeData, which it is populating with entirely bespoke content to complement the work of onsite trainers at all levels of the operation.

How can delivery drivers handle the COVID induced growth of e-commerce?

How can delivery drivers handle the COVID induced growth of e-commerce?

In 2020, the world stood still as an unpredictable COVID-19 rearranged everything we thought we knew. High street retailers began closing their doors to curb the spread of COVID, whilst online retailers found new doors opening as consumers moved their spending online.

SnapFulfil driving accelerated growth at family firm

SnapFulfil driving accelerated growth at family firm

SnapFulfil WMS is helping to power forward an automotive salvage specialist’s ambitious five-year growth plan, which is predicted to boost turnover to a £1/4 billion.

Charles Trent Ltd, based in Poole, Dorset and founded in 1926, is among the UK’s top three car recycling companies, with a thriving online parts business, but its labour intensive and unreliable, paper picking process wasn’t geared up for quick expansion.

The Cotton On Group begins operations with second Vanderlande

The Cotton On Group begins operations with second Vanderlande

One of Australia’s largest global retailers has once again selected Vanderlande’s flexible TRAYSORTER solution in order to optimise the processes within its distribution centre (DC) in Avalon Victoria.

Hy-Tek Material Handling & WorldSource Integration acquired

Hy-Tek Material Handling & WorldSource Integration acquired

Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. and WorldSource Integration, Inc. have been acquired jointly by Dunes Point Capital, LP (‘DPC’) to form Hy-Tek Holdings, a material handling automation integrator serving clients in diverse end-markets and applications, including ecommerce, third-party logistics, and parcel. The acquisition was announced by Hy-Tek Holdings CEO Sam Grooms.

Waterline keeps the nation's homes fully furnished with help from PODFather

Waterline keeps the nation's homes fully furnished with help from PODFather

Waterline, the provider of kitchen, bedroom and office furniture and fittings, relies on PODFather's electronic proof of delivery technology to help track and manage its nationwide distribution operation.

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