Wednesday 26th Apr 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Pall-ex celebrates anniversary

International palletised freight network Pall-Ex has just celebrated its 20th Anniversary.The palletised freight sector has changed significantly in 20 years, according to its founder Hilary Devey CBE.

Supply chain needs greater liquidity

Greater liquidity in the supply chain would improve overall business performance, according to the first Supply Chain Funding Index, which has been launched by Urica, the supply chain finance specialist, in conjunction with YouGov and economist Dr John Ashcroft.

Haulage operators unaware of new tax

Many haulage operators are unaware of the new ‘apprenticeship levy’ tax which comes into force from April 2017, the RHA has said. The association said that the only way to avoid simply losing the tax money is to gain it back as funding for an apprenticeship.

FTA revises Truck Excellence to meet FORS standard

The FTA is amending its Truck and Van Excellence scheme to retain TfL recognition as an equivalent to the new FORS standard. The newest FORS standard, ‘4.0’, was launched on 9th November.

New head of logistics for Turley

Planning consultancy Turley has appointed Amy Gilham as head of logistics, taking over from David Smith who is joining Turley’s client IM Properties.

FTA hopes to retain TfL recognition

The FTA is amending its Truck Excellence Plus Scheme with the hope of retaining its TfL recognition as an equivalent to the new FORS standard.

F-Tec delighted by level of interest

F-Tec, the fork lift industry’s first dedicated training centre, has said it was delighted by the level of interest and the quality of the enquiries following its public launch.


UKWA launches new warehouse manager CPC

The UK Warehousing Association, alongside the Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA), has developed a new warehouse manager certificate of professional competence (CPC).