Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Sinkhole appears at Liverpool2 berth

Peel Ports has confirmed the existence of a cavity on the berth of Liverpool2. The port operator said that the hole has not impacted operations at the terminal.

DP world looks to London Gateway

DP World says it is looking to London Gateway as a key driver of growth in its portfolio of terminals next year.


Missguided chooses Kerry for international freight

Fashion retailer Missguided has chosen Kerry Logistics to handle its international air and ocean freight. The logistics business will also deliver a number of value-added services and support throughout its Greater China and Asia network.

New director for BIFA

Rachel Morley has joined the board of the British International Freight Association replacing Carson McMullan who has stepped down having been on the board since 2009.

BIFA calls for support on apprenticeship initiative

The British International Freight Association is calling on the industry to support a proposal for a freight forwarding apprenticeship standard. This comes after an expression of interest was made by an employer group behind an apprenticeship standard.

BIFA awards winners revealed

The winners of the annual British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Freight Service Awards were revealed at ceremony in London on Thursday 19th January.

Hutchison in deal to develop Ukraine port

Hutchison Ports has signed an memorandum of understanding with the Government of Ukraine for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea.

Glencoe chooses Teesport as distribution hub

Glencoe Agriculture UK, which specialises in crushing soya bean and oilseed rape, is to use PD Ports’ Teesport as its northern distribution hub. The agriculture business already has a port site in the South – now it will also import agro-bulks into the North through the new Northern site.