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Multimodal 2019


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P&O Ferrymasters builds with Kingspan
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 09:41

P&O Ferrymasters has won a contract worth up to €115 million over five years to deliver all the logistics requirements for Kingspan Insulated Panels, the manufacturer of innovative building products.

The agreement – which wi...

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Unipart and Volkswagen Group UK sign five-year contract
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 08:46

Unipart Logistics – which is part of Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies – has won a new five-year contract with Volkswagen Group to run their UK aftermarket supply chain.

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Xpediator hikes payout as interim profit triples on revenue growth
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 14:36

Freight management firm Xpediator PLC has hiked its dividend on Monday on the back of a sharp jump in profit amid strong trading and contributions from acquisitions.

For the six months ended June, pretax profit tripled to GBP2.2...

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Europa’s Nordic adventure
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:32

Europa Road has extended its services with the launch of a dedicated new Nordic Hub in Leeds. Europa is building new daily services from the hub to Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Europa Road is the European road freight di...

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Kinaxia Logistics Transforms its Warehouse Operations with JDA
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 07:59

Offering high quality, flexible warehouse solutions through advanced management systems is a must for today’s logistics companies. That’s why Kinaxia Logistics selected JDA Software, Inc. to support its warehouse operations with several s...

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Unifeeder increases capacity and coverage to the UK
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 07:44

With two weekly sailings to the UK and bigger vessel intake, Unifeeder claim their customers will enjoy an increased capacity from the UK to Poland as well as improved transit time out of Riga.

The new vessel has a capacity of 8...

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Staples Vegetables achieves Earned Recognition with Descartes’ SmartCompliance™ software
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 12:42

Descartes Systems Group has provided essential Key Performance Indicators for drivers’ hours for the independent farming company, Staples Vegetables to achieve the Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency’s (DVSA) Earned Recognition accredita...

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A.P. Moller - Maersk rings the changes
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 08:19

To better serve customers and unlock growth potential in the Logistics & Services segment, A.P. Moller - Maersk will combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services to be able to offer more comprehensive end-to-end l...

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Fargo Systems introduces brand new TOPS Mapping Suite
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:49

As part of its continued investment in developing the TOPS software to improve usability for customers, Fargo Systems has refreshed the mapping in TOPS with a whole new suite which has been developed using the latest, cutting-edge technol...

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Eddie Stobart launches new train service
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 07:37

Eddie Stobart has announced the launch of its new train service, connecting the Port of Tilbury to Tesco’s site in Daventry, and then Daventry to Mossend, Scotland.

This is Eddie Stobart’s first ever train service to run from th...

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DSV expands LCL services into northern England
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 15:46

DSV in the UK has recently expanded its less-than-container-load (LCL) Sea Freight services to further enhance its offering to customers by running an additional consolidation service into the North of England.

The new premium s...

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Don’t miss out, enter the FTA’s Logistics Awards - deadline extended to 21 September!
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 12:41

There’s still time to enter the UK's Flagship Awards for the Logistics Industry.  The FTA Logistics Awards 2018, the only awards for the industry and by the industry, celebrate the best of the best from this vital sector – including opera...

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DSV UK wins new contract with the launch of Allbirds in the UK
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:49

DSV Solutions in the United Kingdom has been awarded a 2 Year contract with Allbirds starting October 2018, as Allbirds strengthen their market position.

Founded in 2016, Allbirds is a certified B-Corp that manufactures trainers...

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DHSC awards £730m NHS logistics contract following High Court victory
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 08:53

A £730m contract for transporting medical equipment to NHS trusts has been awarded by the Department of Health and Social Care, after the government saw off a legal challenge from a losing bidder.

Unipart will take over responsi...

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Kuehne + Nagel well-equipped for peak season with upgraded European pharma fleet
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 16:57

With the ongoing market growth for temperature-controlled shipments, Kuehne + Nagel is investing in its European Pharma fleet to strengthen the KN PharmaChain overland service in the region; thereby, the company is also well prepared for...

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Global Keg and Bullet Express roll out the barrels after striking new deal
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 14:14

Global Keg and Bullet Express have announced a storage and distribution partnership for operations in the UK and Ireland.

Bullet Express will be providing services from its DC in Glasgow.

Global Keg is a US-based suppl...

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Discover the future of freight at FTA’s Future Logistics Conference
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 16:24

Self-driving and electric vehicles, drone technology, Wi-Fi connectivity, artificial intelligence and more: the world around us is changing fast, and the logistics sector is one area embracing new technologies and solutions quickly.

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Fowler Welch and Bernard Matthews partnership goes from strength to strength
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 08:37

Fowler Welch and leading poultry producer Bernard Matthews have extended their long-term partnership with additional services and volume.

Norwich-based Bernard Matthews has committed to a new two-year warehousing and distributio...

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Eddie Stobart on road to profitable year
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:19

Eddie Stobart Logistics has posted better interim revenues and profits, with the promise of improved fortunes heading into the traditionally stronger second half.

The AIM-listed business reported a 25.3% increase in turnover of...

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Kuehne + Nagel establishes one European region
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 08:49

In order to further increase the growth momentum, Kuehne + Nagel will establish an integrated region Europe as of January 1, 2019.

Under the roof of the region Europe with its head office in Hamburg, Kuehne + Nagel will consolid...

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Davies Turner remains positive on Turkish trade
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:58

Davies Turner, the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company, remains positive about the trading outlook for Turkey despite the country's ongoing economic crisis and depreciating currency.

Company chairman, Philip Stephe...

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New Managing Director for Dachser UK
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:48

After more than 17 years at the helm, Nick Lowe is taking early retirement from Dachser at the end of September to pursue other interests. His successor, Mark Rollinson, who has formerly held senior Director positions at Schenker and Allp...

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Fagan & Whalley invests
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 09:01

Fagan & Whalley has struck a six-figure deal with Microlise, who will provide a telematics and fleet camera solution across its 170 heavy goods vehicles.

The firm say the new solution will help to improve driving style, heal...

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NFT proves its top banana with new Tilbury deal
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 09:21

NFT has signed its largest fresh produce contract since opening its flagship facility at Tilbury.

The contract is a four-way collaboration between a range of growers, importers, specialised reefer operator Sea Trade, the Port of...

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ONE enhances reefer fleet
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 14:51

Ocean Network Express has expanded its fleet of refrigerated containers with an order for 14,000, state of the art, advanced generation units.

The order, comprising 13,000 40 ft boxes and 1,000 20 ft units, also includes the add...

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Shipping Minister opens Portsmouth’s new £9m linkspan
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 09:35

Portsmouth International Port's new £9m linkspan has been officially opened by Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani MP.

The linkspan, which is best described as a drawbridge to get cars and lorries on and off of ferries, will help the...

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Maritime Transport sets its sights on chilled distribution sector
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 09:15

Maritime Transport wants to grow in the chilled distribution sector, after a successful start to its contract running Tesco’s Snodland DC contributed to a strong performance in 2017.

Taking over from Wincanton, Maritime began de...

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Wincanton extends Ibstock Brick relationship by four years
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 08:02

Wincanton is extending its relationship with Ibstock Brick, the UK’s largest brick manufacturer, by four years.

Ibstock Brick cites the fact that Wincanton is a market leader in the sector with a unique set of specialist network...

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Malcolm Logistics orders 41 swap bodies
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 08:09

Malcolm Logistics has ordered 41 Class A swap bodies from trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturers Cartwright.

This unique design is a higher rated swap body than normal and runs at a gross weight of 34,500 kilos with a...

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Calling the Best of the Best! Nominations now open for FTA Logistics Awards 2018
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:33

The logistics industry is one of the UK's largest and most important business sectors, employing just over 2.5 million people and contributing more than £121 billion GVA to the nation's economy.  To recognise and reward the outstanding bu...

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Opening Times

Tues 18th June 2019 10:00 - 17:00

Awards/VIP Dinner 19:00 - 24:00

Wed 19th June 2019 10:00 - 19:00

Multimodal Mixer 17:00 - 19:00
(Late night opening & happy hour)

Thurs 20th June 2019 10:00 - 15:00


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