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TIMOCOM transport barometer: Germany weakens, Italy is the exception

TIMOCOM transport barometer: Germany weakens, Italy is the exception

Italian logistics companies enjoyed significant growth last year: “In Italy, we recorded an increase in freight of 16 percent as compared with 2018,” says TIMOCOM Business Analyst Tilman Fecke.

Road transport industry failing to react to rising pressure for increased environmental responsibility, according to Paragon survey

Road transport industry failing to react to rising pressure for increased environmental responsibility, according to Paragon survey

Three quarters (75%) of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure on their logistics operations to reduce environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action. These were just some of the key results from the Paragon Software Systems’ annual UK customer survey completed by more than 100 industry specialists.

Goplasticpallets.com reveals the counties recycling the most plastic

Goplasticpallets.com reveals the counties recycling the most plastic

As Goplasticpallets.com’s plastic pallet recycling scheme celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company reveals those counties that are recycling the most of their used plastic pallets and boxes.

XPO Logistics Weighs In with Seven-Tonne Donation for 35 Food Banks in the UK

XPO Logistics Weighs In with Seven-Tonne Donation for 35 Food Banks in the UK

Employees of XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, helped families in need over the holiday season by delivering more than seven tonnes of food to 35 food banks. The donation is equivalent to providing an estimated 9,500 meals for vulnerable people across the UK.

Could your employee be the Forklift Operator or LGV Driver of the Year?

Could your employee be the Forklift Operator or LGV Driver of the Year?

As entries for the Forklift Operator of the Year and LGV Driver of the Year open on 13th January 2020, Talent in Logistics is urging businesses to enter their skilled employees in these renowned…

Fleet Operations calls for a sharper focus on driver eyesight

Fleet Operations calls for a sharper focus on driver eyesight

Fleet management specialist Fleet Operations is urging fleet operators to ensure their drivers have regular eyesight tests following new research which shows that thousands of drivers lose their licence each year in the UK due to poor eyesight.

AITT highlights need for greater industry focus on pre-use checks

AITT highlights need for greater industry focus on pre-use checks

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers has emphasised the important role of pre-use checks when operating workplace transport, as part of an ongoing endeavour to improve safety standards throughout the materials handling industry.

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.

Freight forwarders stand to benefit from wider access to Government apprenticeship service

Freight forwarders stand to benefit from wider access to Government apprenticeship service

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that the recent announcement that the UK government is expanding access to the apprenticeship service to employers who are not one of the existing 22,000 apprenticeship levy-payers using the service already, will be of great benefit to many of its members.

3/4 of companies in the business & professional services sector believe Brexit ‘will have a positive long-term impact'...

3/4 of companies in the business & professional services sector believe Brexit ‘will have a positive long-term impact'...

A new state-of-the-nation study into how companies in the business and professional services sector are prepared for Brexit, has revealed some 42% of businesses believe the process of exiting the EU is currently having no impact on their business at all, while 28% feel it has had a positive impact.

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