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thyssenkrupp Steel Europe extends cooperation with Transporeon around freight assignment and real-time visibility

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe extends cooperation with Transporeon around freight assignment and real-time visibility

Since 2008 thyssenkrupp Steel Europe has been using Transporeon’s time slot management to coordinate the loading and unloading of trucks.

Logistics UK response to announcement on motor insurance law

Logistics UK response to announcement on motor insurance law

In response to the announcement that the government will not implement an EU ruling into UK law which would have meant all motor vehicles operating on private land will need motor insurance – also known as the ‘Vnuk’ ruling.

Rhenus takes over BLG freight forwarding sites and opens up new markets

Rhenus takes over BLG freight forwarding sites and opens up new markets

The BLG Logistics Group has made a strategic decision to focus on its domestic and international business in its Contract, Automobile and Container divisions in future.

The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge to join forces

The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge to join forces

The City of Antwerp and the City of Bruges have reached an agreement to merge their respective ports. The two-city agreement marks the start of a unification process that is expected to take a year to finalise. Once completed, the ports will operate under the name ‘Port of Antwerp-Bruges’.

Logistics UK invited to join key government Brexit Taskforce

Logistics UK invited to join key government Brexit Taskforce

Logistics UK, the business group representing more than 18,000 businesses across the UK’s logistics sector, has been invited to join the government’s Brexit Business Taskforce.

The invitation, made by Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove MP, is in recognition of the group’s work helping government to keep Britain trading throughout the Brexit process.David Wells, Logistics UK’s Chief Executive says the move acknowledges the vital role which the industry plays in keeping all parts of the economy functioning. 

Grant Shapps to speak at UK Chamber of Shipping Virtual Conference

Grant Shapps to speak at UK Chamber of Shipping Virtual Conference

The Transport Secretary Grant Shapps will be one of the morning speakers at the UK Chamber of Shipping’s Virtual Conference.

CEVA Logistics signs five-year contract with Maastricht Exhibition Centre

CEVA Logistics signs five-year contract with Maastricht Exhibition Centre

CEVA Logistics’ specialist Showfreight division has signed a five-year deal to work with one of the Netherlands leading exhibition centres – MECC (Maastricht Exhibition and Conference Centre).

Slync.io announces Series B funding with lead investment from Goldman Sachs Growth

Slync.io announces Series B funding with lead investment from Goldman Sachs Growth

Slync.io, the logistics operating process and system orchestration for global logistics providers and shippers, has announced the closing of its US$60 million Series B funding round.

As Amazon conquers yet another market, it’s no surprise Amazon Logistics is now the UK’s second-largest courier, says ParcelHero

As Amazon conquers yet another market, it’s no surprise Amazon Logistics is now the UK’s second-largest courier, says ParcelHero

In 2015, ParcelHero predicted that Amazon Logistics would become a major carrier in its own right. It is now the second-largest UK courier and ParcelHero says its growth won’t stop here.

SFP launches Guide to Business Survival to support transport businesses

SFP launches Guide to Business Survival to support transport businesses

SFP, the restructuring and turnaround group, has published a new free Guide to Business Survival with easy to follow practical steps which includes a number of remedies to help transport businesses navigate through the current crisis.

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