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Driver CPC examined

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DVSA has issued 80 fixed penalties to HGV drivers at the roadside for failure to provide evidence of having completed their Driver CPC training, since the law came into force

Global Freight Awards 2014 winners announced

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Freight and logistics professionals celebrate the industry’s high achievers at prestigious London event

Port traffic soars

Rickmers-Linie's Michael Nielsen, owner's representative in the Middle East at the heavylift and project cargo liner service specialist, gives Lloyd's Loading List.com the lowdown on the Port of Jubail in Saudi Arabia

Competition implications of 2M and mega-alliances

Higher vessel utilisation of ultra-large containerships will give participants a strong hand, but improving profitability ‘involves much more’, analysts argue

Moscow experiencing major logistics decline

Demand for warehouse space down almost 40% this year as Russia’s economy struggles

Driver shortages are no surprise

Robert Jervis, director of freight and logistics exhibition Multimodal, says the profession has lost much of the appeal it once had

What direction growth? (Part 2)

With the halcyon days of double-digit world container growth over, the North-South trades were expected to be a shining beacon of hope in the new low-growth environment. But are they delivering on that promise?

What direction growth? (Part 1)

With the halcyon days of double-digit world container growth over, the North-South trades were expected to be a shining beacon of hope in the new low-growth environment. But are they delivering on that promise?

MOL confirms 18,000 teu talks

Seaspan and Japanese lessors are possible charter parties in deal to be done by year-end

Services suspended to Libyan port

Shipping lines suspend Benghazi services as fighting in the area escalates

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Competition implications of 2M and mega-alliances

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Higher vessel utilisation of ultra-large containerships will give participants a strong hand, but improving profitability ‘involves much more’, analysts argue

Driver shortages are no surprise

Robert Jervis, director of freight and logistics exhibition Multimodal, says the profession has lost much of the appeal it once had

Pack it in! We mean it.

TT Club’s risk management director, Peregrine Storrs-Fox, highlights the dangers of badly packed containers and other cargo transport units (CTUs) and welcomes the attention the subject is getting internationally

Drivers can face penalties for illegal immigrants

Concern continues as number of clandestines stowing away in vehicles increases, reports Rothera Dowson solicitors

People

Norbert Dentressangle appoints group HR director to executive board

Ludovic Oster

Ludovic Oster will lead the incorporation of the 5,000-strong US company Jacobson, which ND acquired in August

FedEx Express reshuffles Asia Pacific management

Regional head David Cunningham returns to Memphis HQ to become COO

Niek van der Weide joins Cargolux

New EVP for sales and marketing returns to Europe following Qatar Airways role

Tech ‘big hitter’ joins freight automation firm

Former head of strategy at online travel leader Priceline, Robert Mylod, joins Freightos board of directors