Wednesday 12th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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£8m for customs intermediaries and traders

Customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations can apply for grants to support training and IT under a £8 million government scheme designed to increase capacity in the sector ahead of Brexit in March 2019.

Profits boost for Suttons

Tanker specialists Suttons produced an operating profit of £4.4 million last year, against an operating loss of £2.6 million the year before.

ECMT permits: two weeks to apply

The Department for Transport has reminded hauliers that they have until Friday 21st December to apply for ECMT permits, which might be needed if the UK leaves the European Union without a formal deal next year.

DP World acquires Unifeeder

DP World has acquired the Unifeeder Group, valued at €660 million, which operates a container feeder and shortsea network in Northern Europe with connectivity to 100 ports, serving both deep-sea container hubs and the intra-Europe container freight market.

Davies Turner expands in Glasgow

Davies Turner Air Cargo has moved to a 10,000 sq ft site at Hillington Park, doubling the size of its Glasgow operation.

Nestlé creates packaging research institute

Nestlé has set up a packaging research institute to focus on the development of recyclable, biodegradable or compostable polymers, functional paper, as well as new packaging concepts and technologies to increase the recyclability of plastic packaging.

Air freight demand rises 3pc

Air freight demand rose 3.1 per cent in October, while capacity increased by 5.4 per cent, according to the International Air Transport Association.