Have Your Say

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

Shippers voice mixed feelings about P3 tie-up

Ingvar Bergman voices his opinion on the P3 alliance

Where's the drive to recruit?

Former haulier Graham Manchester says there are very few 'at the top' with the drive and enthusiasm to encourage talent

Does P3 spell stability?

Ingvar Bergman wonders whether the alliance will level the supply/demand situation on the Asia-Europe tradelane

The going rate?

Andy Cliff suggests that July GRIs won't hold, but does expect a peak season turnaround on Asia-Europe

Time to review the situation?

Reopening the debate on liner conferences would be welcomed by shippers yearning for an end to rate volatility, says Martin Etheridge

Conferences can offer stablity

Liner conferences can bring a stability to the market which far outweighs any accusations of price fixing, argues Rob Lewis

Advice and 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

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

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

Have Your Say

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