Agency workers at risk due to lack of lift truck training, warns RTITB.
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Agency workers at risk due to lack of lift truck training, warns RTITB.

Workplace accidents, injuries and fatalities are frequently occurring as employers fail to check the qualifications and training credentials of agency staff working in lift truck operations, warns RTITB.…

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UKWA’s Peter Ward joins Institute of Export’s board.
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UKWA’s Peter Ward joins Institute of Export’s board.

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association’s (UKWA’s) Chief Executive Officer, Peter Ward, has been appointed to the board of the Institute of Export and International Trade (IOE&IT). Peter Ward…

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Buildbase support Royal British Legion with Union Jack Teletruk.
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Buildbase support Royal British Legion with Union Jack Teletruk.

Buildbase – one of the UK’s fastest growing builders’ merchants with over 165 branches nationwide – has taken delivery of a specially-commissioned JCB Teletruk featuring a patriotic ‘Union Jack’…

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Feeding Cities Summit will look at post-Brexit food logistics challenges
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Feeding Cities Summit will look at post-Brexit food logistics challenges

With the prospect of food supply chain interruption and stock-piling as Brexit approaches, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) is hosting a ‘Feeding Cities Summit’, where stakeholders will discuss…

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IMHX raises the profile of the logistics industry among young people
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IMHX raises the profile of the logistics industry among young people

As part of its ongoing commitment to raise the profile of the logistics industry among young people, IMHX 2019 (the International Materials Handling Exhibition; NEC, Birmingham; September 24-27,…

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Returnloads.net & Warehouse Exchange shortlisted in FTA Logistics Awards 2018 .
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Returnloads.net & Warehouse Exchange shortlisted in FTA Logistics Awards 2018 .

Returnloads.net & Warehouse Exchange are celebrating after being named as a finalist in the 2018 FTA Logistics Awards.  The awards, organised by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the…

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Festive Boost For Logistics From Severn Tolls Axe Date.
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Festive Boost For Logistics From Severn Tolls Axe Date.

The logistics sector will be receiving a special gift just before Christmas Day: the permanent removal of the tolls at the two Severn crossings on 17th December 2018,…

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Discover The Future Of Freight At FTA’S Future Logistics Conference.
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Discover The Future Of Freight At FTA’S Future Logistics Conference.

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…

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Employment Timebomb Could Break The Supply Chain, Warns FTA.
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Employment Timebomb Could Break The Supply Chain, Warns FTA.

While much attention has been focused on the latest overall UK unemployment figures, published last week by the Office of National Statistics, the association which represents businesses in…

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Forwarders Say Government Statements Still Leave Questions Unanswered.
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Forwarders Say Government Statements Still Leave Questions Unanswered.

It is interesting that the UK Government has today supplied information to businesses on trading with the EU if there’s no Brexit deal. “As most of the visible…

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