Next summer an expected 250,000 international business people will converge on Liverpool for the International Festival for Business, a two-month showcase for UK plc. As part of the Festival, Mersey Maritime is holding a Maritime, Logistics & Energy Week, which will highlight the growing importance of Liverpool as a northern logistics hub and gateway to the UK and Europe for north Atlantic trade. “The Festival will showcase Britain and help rebalance our balance of trade,” said Chris Shirling-Rooke,” commercial director […]
Significant changes to the verification of container weights coming into effect this summer could spark chaos at UK ports, according to haulage companies.
Woodland Logistics has renewed its contract with packaging manufacturer Cepac for a further five years. The two parties have worked together for seven years and the renewal will see Woodland Logistics manage distribution out of Cepac’s Rotherham, South Yorkshire-based warehouse. To augment the contract Woodland has taken delivery of 15 new Mercedes Actros units and 24 Lawrence David trailers. “The main aspect is the fleet is a lot more economical,” said Sean Kirby, managing director of Woodland Logistics. “Our trucks […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a new logistics contract with catering equipment and commercial refrigeration supplier Valera.