Advice & Insight

Africa’s waking giant

David Mackay, senior VP for ISS Africa

Nigeria is set to offer considerable opportunities over the next five years and its port infrastructure is now performing well, says David Mackay, senior VP for Africa at Inchcape Shipping Services

The middle way

Jeff McCorstin, president of freight forwarding for UPS Asia Pacific

Rail is now a serious Asia-Europe option as margin pressures push some high-tech shippers away from air freight, says Jeff McCorstin

Consortia and alliances set for further expansion

The formation of 2M is only the conclusion of the latest round of mega-alliance negotiations. Much more lies ahead

Secure your vehicle, or pay the penalty

“At the Port of Dover alone more than 900 lorry drivers were issued penalties for entering the UK with stowaways on board during 2012 and 2013,” reported the BBC

The long, slow price quote

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Will regulators allow the 2M Alliance?

Damian Brett looks at what the implications of recent rulings on the P3 Network may mean for 2M

Global Freight Awards is well-earned recognition

Anthony Plummer, senior director, Ligentia Global Solutions (Europe), talks about the “great honour” of being awarded Freight Forwarder of the Year at the Global Freight Awards 2013

Four straight years of growth

Neel Ratti, general manager at Tuscor Lloyds, talks to Lloyd’s Loading List.com about the recognition and profile that winning a Global Freight Award brings

Recognising achievements

Luis Zubialde, managing director of Palletways (UK), talks to Lloyd’s Loading List.com about winning the Global Freight Award for Innovation

Exclusive interview with Homebase’s import operations manager

Philip Mann, a judge at this year’s Global Freight Awards, describes how winning the Supply Chain Partnership Award last year has proved very interesting for business

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The long, slow price quote

Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Call for data to be collated on illegal foreign vehicles

Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire claims the avoidance of such payments is costing the British taxpayer circa £3million per annum in lost revenue

A unique logistic proposition?

A senior shipping advisor contributes his thoughts on the new Liverpool2 terminal

Asia/Europe traffic again

Ingvar Bergman discusses liner operators and GRIs

People

BIFA names new director general

Robert Keen

Robert Keen to succeed Peter Quantrill, who retires from the trade association in August

British Shippers’ Council confirms new appointments

New chair is Gillian Scott from John Lewis, while vice-chair is Barry Wallace from Marks and Spencer

CEVA appoints new COO for contract logistics

Former shipper Brett Bissell promoted from Latin America role

Allport appoints new managing director of air freight

Steve Williams held previous senior roles at DB Schenker and Panalpina