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Export growth still encouraging for UK SMEs

Dachser UK managing director Nick Lowe sees significant potential for further expansion, which logistics providers and infrastructure planners must respond to

Calais – a freight transport insurance perspective

As the political and humanitarian situation in Calais continues to unfold, specialist freight transport insurer TT Club’s Peregrine Storrs-Fox provides a perspective on the implications for the freight and haulage industry

Finding an alternative to ‘Operation Stack’ won't solve this crisis

Priority Freight’s operations manager, Ed Bembridge, says the ultimate responsibility rests with Europe’s leaders to find a compassionate solution to a very human problem

Cross-Channel pricing review: Quarter 2

Freightex CEO Tim Phillips expects UK international road freight prices to rise in the coming months, due to the impact of the migrant crisis and seasonal demand increases

Russia: Clear understanding of freight insurance is vital

Panditrans’ Alexander Petrenko outlines the crucial differences between liability and cargo cover in this sometimes-confusing market

Nepal: Back on the road

After flying to Nepal several weeks ago to cover the immediate aftermath of the 25 April earthquake, Lloyd’s Loading List.com journalist Mike King returned to the struggling Himalayan country again this month

An open letter from the World Food Programme

Agency seeks to encourage others to continue their efforts to support humanitarian actions as part of their daily work

Death, taxes and multi-country customs compliance…

Kewill’s Andreas Giger says appropriate planning and investments in the right technology and infrastructure will ensure smoother operations and lower risk

Don’t worry, it’s always this chaotic

Richard Meade, managing editor of Lloyd’s List, reports from the Nor-Shipping event in Oslo

Cross-Channel pricing review: Quarter 1

The UK-mainland Europe haulage market has seen some significant volatility in prices, says Freightex CEO Tim Phillips

Advice & Insight

Port of Santos' newest container terminal reaches traffic milestones

Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), a joint venture between APM Terminals and Terminal Investment Limited, has announced that its container terminal at the Port of Santos, has reached two traffic milestones, as well as recording significant productivity and efficiency gains.

Double-digit growth in transpacific traffic

Pacific ports continue to win back trade from east coast rivals as normal service is resumed

Freight forecasts downgraded by China slowdown

Slowing economy will have significant impact on global throughput levels, say analysts

New digital tachographs

The new generation digital tachographs will give examiners some basic indications on compliance before deciding whether to stop the driver for a full roadside check

Reefer madness

Despite a variety of adverse economic and climatic conditions, perishable reefer cargo growth appears unstoppable, according to Drewry’s latest Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review & Forecast

Freight People

SEKO Logistics names Sinker as Chief Client Solutions Officer

Newly-created post 'pivotal' to company's growing business

GAC Japan names National Operations Manager

Appointment in response to rising demand for ship agency services in the energy sector

AMI promotes French to VP Africa

Manager has spent over 30 years in the freight industry, holding a variety of senior posts for leading forwarders

Thewes to take the helm at DB Schenker Logistics

Appointee currently heads company's activities in Asia/Pacific region

Maersk names new Country Manager for Australia, Papua New Guinea

Predecessor to take up a position in Singapore