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Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy, says FTA

Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy, says FTA

The government’s proposal to bring forward restrictions on EU migrants deemed to be ‘low-skilled’ will worsen the severe labour shortage in the logistics sector, according to FTA.

Transport & logistics firm joins forces once again with official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs

Transport & logistics firm joins forces once again with official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs

The specialist transport and logistics provider www.WMBLogistics.co.uk has once again joined forces with www.EurotekKTM.com, the official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs, an event taking place between Tuesday 21st and Saturday 25th July 2020.

Mail Handling International pushes the envelope with Datalogic barcode scanning technology

Mail Handling International pushes the envelope with Datalogic barcode scanning technology

Mail Handling International (MHI) has revealed that Datalogic barcode scanning technology has enabled it to dramatically enhance speed and accuracy for the automatic enclosure of personalised letters from its Bristol based mail fulfilment centre.

Yale precision control tiller head selected as FLTA Awards 2020 finalist in two categories

Yale precision control tiller head selected as FLTA Awards 2020 finalist in two categories

Yale Europe Materials Handling been selected as a finalist in the Ergonomics and Innovation categories of the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Awards for Excellence 2020.

Bis Henderson Consulting appoints senior retail strategy specialist, Louisa Hosegood

Bis Henderson Consulting appoints senior retail strategy specialist, Louisa Hosegood

Bis Henderson Consulting, the specialist supply chain and logistics consultancy within the Bis Henderson Group, has appointed senior retail and ecommerce strategist Louisa Hosegood FCMA as Digital and Strategy Director.

Fresh new look for logistics recruitment and distribution company

Fresh new look for logistics recruitment and distribution company

Challenge-trg Group – the logistics recruitment and distribution company – is rolling out a brand refresh in the New Year to house its subdivisions under one name.

Iceland places its largest ever order with Cartwright

Iceland places its largest ever order with Cartwright

Iceland, the UK frozen food specialist, has just added 43 Cartwright multi-temperature refrigerated trailers to its vehicle fleet.

LINK Global provides logistic to ShipParts.com

LINK Global provides logistic to ShipParts.com

L.I.N.K. Global, one of the oldest established international network of independent forwarders, has signed a cooperation agreement with ShipParts.com, the rapidly expanding marine e-commerce platform, in which both parties will explore a myriad of mutually beneficial digitalisation projects.

Logistics specialist sees energy bills thaw at Telford premises

Logistics specialist sees energy bills thaw at Telford premises

EcolightingUK has recently been specified for LED lighting at the 206,350sqft warehouse at the Brockton Business Park in Telford for client CML.

Returns abuse analysis

Returns abuse analysis

By Tom Stevenson, UK Director, Forter.

“The 2nd of January 2020 marked National Returns Day, the busiest day of the year for holiday returns. In fact, UPS stated that it expected to ship 1.9 million returns, a 26% increase over last year.

Logistics and liability for loss or damage to goods

Logistics and liability for loss or damage to goods

Over the past year, Wright Hassall has acted for both suppliers and customers of logistics services and one of the main issues that crops up time and time again as part of contractual negotiations is liability.

Under any type of contract, a party will want to limit to what extent they will be liable to the other party for losses the other party incurs which are attributable to that first party. Logistics contracts are no exception. 

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