Advice & Insight

Many investors don’t understand shipping’s complex dynamics, says Coustas

John Coustas

Owner urges tougher entry barriers to protect it from ‘substandard’ competitors

The transpacific east coast trade may be tomorrow's box battlefield

Panama bridge

BIMCO expects Panama Canal expansion, port upgrades and cascading to put pressure on freight rates

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

A new beginning (Part 2)

A lot can happen in the space of a year as Lars Mikael Jensen has found out

A new beginning (Part 1)

A lot can happen in the space of a year as Lars Mikael Jensen has found out

Shippers urge global carbon monitoring system for shipping

Global Shippers' Forum calls on the IMO to make progress on data collection as European Commission prepares its own proposals

FMC Commissioner calls for ‘collaborative effort’ to combat congestion

Entire supply chain must play their part, says Commissioner Doyle

LCL shipping best practice

Ian McCarthy, sales & development manager, ECU Line, gives Lloyd's Loading List.com his insight into LCL shipping

Diego Aponte becomes MSC president

Gianluigi Aponte will assume a new role as group executive chairman

Global Freight Awards 2014 host revealed

BBC sports presenter, Mark Chapman, is hosting the freight industry award ceremony this year

Have Your Say

Pack it in! We mean it.

packing

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

Business as usual in Scotland says BIFA

Following the decision by Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, the trade association that represents freight forwarders throughout the UK, says that it is business as usual

The changing face of logistics operators’ liability

Andrew Kemp, general manager (EMEA) for leading freight transport insurer TT Club, examines the varied and complex liabilities that logistics companies are facing in the light of the fast-changing supply chain services that they are offering their customers

People

Kuehne + Nagel appoints new head of contract logistics

wharehouse

Gianfranco Sgro is currently regional COO of a major automotive supplier

IJS Global recruits pharma executive to its healthcare unit

Former head of global logistics and distribution at Shire Pharmaceuticals becomes forwarding and logistics group’s UK Director for Healthcare Service Solutions

Alliance appoints WGS Cape Town as reciprocal agency

UK forwarder says South Africa market ‘needs a shake-up, with complacency rife’

Buffaload Logistics appoints national transport manager

Brian Lafferty joins UK company expected to double in size over next four years