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BICS and Gurtam partner to drive IoT asset monitoring and fleet management in 200+ countries worldwide

BICS and Gurtam partner to drive IoT asset monitoring and fleet management in 200+ countries worldwide

International communications enabler BICS has entered into a partnership with telematics software provider Gurtam to provide IoT asset monitoring and fleet management on a global scale.

From the road to the water: Combined transport with TIMOCOM and Bargelink

From the road to the water: Combined transport with TIMOCOM and Bargelink

FreightTech company TIMOCOM is expanding its reach with a further strategic partnership: It has started a cooperation with Bargelink, the marketplace for European inland shipping.

Lymers Assist opens its Mercedes-Benz account with Actros Edition 1 flagship from Mertrux

Lymers Assist opens its Mercedes-Benz account with Actros Edition 1 flagship from Mertrux

Alex Lymer doesn’t do things by halves – which explains why his first Mercedes-Benz truck is a top-of-the-range Actros Edition 1 model that combines ground-breaking technology with the ultimate driver’s ‘wish list’ of comfort and style options.

Swyft Home nominates Panther Warehousing as sole delivery and warehousing partner

Swyft Home nominates Panther Warehousing as sole delivery and warehousing partner

Swyft Home has appointed the UK two-man delivery service provider Panther Warehousing as its sole delivery and warehousing partner.

Global supply chain activity surges to pre-pandemic levels In Q3, but cash crunch leaves suppliers vulnerable

Global supply chain activity surges to pre-pandemic levels In Q3, but cash crunch leaves suppliers vulnerable

The number of purchase orders and invoices exchanged across global supply chains rose by 15% in Q3 after falling by a similar margin in Q2, the latest Index of Global Trade Health from Tradeshift can reveal.

3PL provider offers reassurance amid no deal Brexit scenario

3PL provider offers reassurance amid no deal Brexit scenario

The ever-likely scenario of a No-Deal Brexit, even after there has been over four years to sort one out, is sending shockwaves across many businesses as they grapple with exactly what it will mean for them.

Four more years? How would a Trump second term impact on global trade and freight?

Four more years? How would a Trump second term impact on global trade and freight?

President Trump is lagging in most polls, but he came from behind to win in 2016. If he snatches victory, the UK international courier Parcelhero says UK businesses might prosper under his pro-Brexit stance or be hit by an escalating trade war with China, further protectionist tariffs and partial privatisation of the US postal service.

Drivers need to give cyclists space during lockdown

Drivers need to give cyclists space during lockdown

As bicycle use spikes during local lockdowns, drivers need to be aware of the 1.5 metre rule which encourages motorists to make room and protect cyclists.

CEVA Logistics secures three-year contract with major toy retailer in Brazil

CEVA Logistics secures three-year contract with major toy retailer in Brazil

CEVA Logistics has won a three-year contract to provide warehousing, logistics and eCommerce services to Ri-Happy Group, claimed to be Brazil’s largest toy retailer.  CEVA will support all of Ri-Happy Group’s omni-channel capabilities in the coming years.

Etihad Cargo approves CSafe RAP container for flight

Etihad Cargo approves CSafe RAP container for flight

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, has partnered with CSafe Global, the provider of active, passive parcel and cell and gene temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, to introduce its latest high-performing container, the CSafe RAP, across its global fleet of wide-body and freighter aircraft.

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