Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Transport organisations warn against knee-jerk reaction to Omicron

    on Dec 3, 21 • in Latest News, UK, UK News • with No Comments

    World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn international transport organisations and unions representing road, air and sea transport

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  • Ctrack teams up with Humn to launch commercial fleet insurance solution

    on Nov 29, 21 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Ctrack by Inseego has entered into a strategic partnership with Humn to provide an innovative insurance proposition to commercial fleets. The two companies will bring together the latest advances in contextual risk data, fleet telematics and dynamic insurance pricing to help vehicle operators reduce their premiums by as much as 20%

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  • Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    on Nov 24, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    The UK short straits, the trading routes across the narrowest parts of the English Channel, are a vital asset in Britain’s supply chain but unaddressed issues with border controls and transport infrastructure may impact their resilience and sustainability, according to Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry

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  • Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    on Nov 24, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK hosts summit addressing economic importance of the short straits

    The UK short straits, the trading routes across the narrowest parts of the English Channel, are a vital asset in Britain’s supply chain but unaddressed issues with border controls and transport infrastructure may impact their resilience and sustainability, according to Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry

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  • Mercedes-Benz Actros celebrates 25 years

    on Nov 12, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Mercedes-Benz Actros celebrates 25 years

    First introduced in 1996, the Mercedes-Benz Actros this year celebrates 25 years in operations – a quarter century in which it has established itself as the premium truck for long-distance heavy-duty distribution

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  • Baskent Consulting uses Descartes’ e-Customs solution

    on Nov 9, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Baskent Consulting uses Descartes’ e-Customs solution

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce is supporting multinational consulting and customs brokerage company Baskent Consulting Ltd. to help its customers navigate post-Brexit customs complexities and grow its business with Descartes’ e-Customs solution

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  • IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    on Nov 5, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    Member associations of the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the world road transport organisation, have voted for an emergency call to governments on dealing with current global supply chain disruptions

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  • Cabotage will sabotage UK haulage says RHA

    on Oct 28, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Cabotage will sabotage UK haulage says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has expressed its extreme disappointment at the announcement that foreign haulage operators can now carry out unlimited work in the UK in 2-week blocks

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  • Fuel duty increase would be a kick in the teeth says Logistics UK

    on Oct 26, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Fuel duty increase would be a kick in the teeth says Logistics UK

    Logistics UK, the business group representing more than 18,000 members charged with keeping the UK stocked with all that it needs, is urging the government to maintain the freeze on fuel duty, ahead of this week’s Budget.  As David Wells, the organisation’s chief executive explains, any duty rise would have a severe impact on the industry’s ability to meet the government’s decarbonisation targets. 

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  • New Mercedes-Benz all-electric eVito Tourer van arrives in Ireland

    on Oct 26, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on New Mercedes-Benz all-electric eVito Tourer van arrives in Ireland

    The new Mercedes-Benz all-electric eVito Tourer crewbus van has arrived on the market in Ireland

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