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Britain's Horrendous Child Death and Injury Rates Prompt New Film for Road Safety Week

Autonomous Vehicles and Connected Vehicles Explained as 39 a Day Hurt

UK – Autonomous vehicles are now a fact of life and their spread over the coming decade must surely now be undoubted. In the eyes of road safety charity Brake, the technology presents a hitherto unknown set of risks and benefits, particularly for the younger generation, so the organisation has taken steps to address these on the eve of UK Road Safety Week (starting Monday November 18th).

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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Delivery of Port Handling Equipment is Particularly Noteworthy

Mobile Harbour Crane Maker Reaches Milestone

SPAIN – GERMANY – Rostock based Liebherr Maritime Cranes recently reached another milestone when the company handed over the 100th Liebherr mobile harbour crane, a new LHM 600, to the Spanish customer Maritima del Principado in Gijón.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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image: UK Transaid Logistics supply chain Howard Tenens Professional Driver Training in Third World

Another Logistics and Supply Chain Group Signs Up to Transport Charity

Yet More Support for Professional Driver Training in Third World

UK – Logistics and supply chain provider Howard Tenens has become the latest company to pledge its support to the international development organisation, Transaid, which has proved itself to be a favourite with the multimodal transport community.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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Best Van Drivers Honoured for Keeping Logistics Supply Chain Running

Plus Recognition for a Literal Hero of the Road

UK – Van drivers are usually the first and last people involved in the vast bulk of domestic logistics movements when considering the number of consignments in the supply chain. This week saw the 'best of the best' van operators and drivers recognised at the Freight Transport Association (FTA) 2019 Van Excellence Honours Lunch.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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image: Namibia South Africa Cape Town DP World Transnet port Walvis Bay air freight dredging logistics free zone WFS

Major Freight and Logistics Developments in Southern Africa This Month

Walvis Bay and Cape Town Witness New Port and Airport Contracts

NAMIBIA – SOUTH AFRICA – A range of logistics and port news from Southern Africa this week, with plans for a free economic zone in Walvis Bay, whilst a huge dredging exercise gets under way in Cape Town, a city whose airport sees the start of a new US direct air freight service.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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image: UK Brexit UKWA Peter Ward United Kingdom warehousing association freight logistics no-deal General Election

Not the Beginning of the End, but Maybe the End of the Beginning (apologies to Winston S Churchill)

UK Warehouse Association Boss Voices an Opinion on the Current Brexit Conundrum

UK – The logistics industry, like the rest of Britain, and indeed much of Europe, is now sitting on its hands waiting for an election which may, or may not, lead the country out of the unholy mess which the UK departure from the European Union has turned into. With vested interests on both sides, the head of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has decided to sound off on a subject which will decide the political direction of the nation.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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image: Italy China pharmaceutical air freight cargo Kuehne + Nagel RKN Envirotainers

Successful Record Pharmaceutical Consignment for Specialist Cargo Airline

Medical Shipments Demand both Speed and Temperature Control

ITALY – CHINA – AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) have successfully completed a record transportation of twenty seven RKN Envirotainers on board a single flight, delivering an important and urgent vaccine product from Milan, Italy to Beijing, China on October 30 for one of their global partners, Kuehne+Nagel Italy.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Post Major Freight Forwarding Deal Logistics Group Signs up to Pledge to Cut Environmental Pollution

Newly Combined Company Will Announce Measures to Clean Up

DENMARK – WORLDWIDE – Freight and logistics group DSV Panalpina has become the latest company to join hundreds of others from a wide range of professions in signing up to Science Based Targets (SBT), an organisation which sets goals for businesses to achieve a lowering of their greenhouse gas emissions to below the levels set in the Paris Agreement.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Panama Canal Lays Out Ship Emission Requirements to Comply with the Incoming IMO Sulphur Fuel Cap

Open Loop Scrubber Technology Completely Banned

PANAMA – As the luminaries of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) gather in London to discuss greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, just like Christmas the inception date for its previously agreed sulphur cap legislation looms only a week after, and there is a buzz throughout the industry as questions regarding what is, and isn't allowed from January 1.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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image: Europe SCALA HYCO barcode reader technology supply chain logistics consultancy

Supply Chain and Logistics Consultancy to Distribute Wearable Barcode Technology in Europe

Devices Tested Internationally Make for Stress Free Stock Control

EUROPE – Supply chain and logistics consultancy, SCALA, has been appointed European distributor for Chinese technology company HYCO's wearable barcode scanning solutions. The system enables warehouse operatives to scan and process barcodes while leaving both hands free for work. This leads to greater efficiency, accuracy and safety, and has been proven to offer businesses potential improvements in productivity of between 15 and 50%.

Monday, November 11, 2019
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