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image: UK plastic pallets freight container trailerIs Plastic the Future for Carrying Freight Worldwide?
Could the Humble Wooden Pallet be a Thing of the Past?

23 October 2017
UK – WORLDWIDE – One might imagine that with all the concerns surfacing at the moment it is perhaps not the best time to press for even wider use of plastic products. One company however is lobbying hard to promote the benefits of plastic pallets over their wooden forebears. Critics will say that wood is of course a natural product, a well-tested, recyclable product but supporters of the artificial alternative will point to the reusability, stackability and durability of the latest plastic models, plus of course the fact that in many modern markets, the requirement for treated dunnage in freight containers and trailers to avoid an invasion by non-indigenous species, renders the use of plastic as a simple guarantee of sterility.
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image: Aramex electric vehicles Jordan Amman the freight forwarding and logistics group courier fleet climate change mitigateMiddle East Freight Forwarding and Logistics Courier Testing Electric Vehicles in Jordan Operations
Successful Trial will see Aramex Extend to Other Countries

23 October 2017
JORDAN – MIDDLE EAST – Aramex is beginning a new program to test the viability of using cleaner vehicles in its operations with a trial of ten electric vehicles added to its fleet in Amman, Jordan. It comes as part of a longer term strategic move by the freight forwarding and logistics group to convert their entire fleet to electric vehicles, in order to reduce operational CO2 emissions and mitigate climate change.
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image: Mediterranean container sailing freight express shipping lines Cosco Yamg Ming Evergreen reefersAsian Container Shipping Lines to Start New Freight Service between Europe and Mediterranean
Evergreen, Cosco and YML Combine for Weekly Offering

23 October 2017
NORTHERN EUROPE – MEDITERRANEAN – A group of Asian container shipping lines are creating a new joint operation to offer an express freight service between Northern Europe and the Mediterranean. Taiwan based Evergreen is teaming up with Cosco and YML (Yang Ming) to start the venture, to be branded the Europe - Med Express (EMX).
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image: UK London toxicity T-Charge road haulage operators emission freight Volkswagen dieselgate vans lorries trucksAre Road Haulage Operators Unfairly Treated as London Emission Charges Hit Freight Carriers?
Just How Accurate are the Standards Being Used to Judge Who Pollutes?

23 October 2017
UK – With the inception in London today of the first stage of the toxicity or T-Charge there is evidence that the scheme may not be as balanced a measure as one might hope for. With the scheme graduating over the next few years to encompass a growing number of private cars and road haulage vehicles, from delivery vans to the largest freight trucks, how accurate are the standards which are being used as a measure of compliance and are the manufacturers being honest in their appraisal of new equipment or are we going to witness another Volkswagen emission scandal?
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image: UK US Puerto Rico Hurricane Irma victims logistics cargo charityThe Friday Freight and Logistics News Round Up Includes Help for Hurricane Victims
News Stories that Didn't Quite Hit the Headlines

20 October 2017
UK – International maritime charity Sailors' Society has opened the doors to its new Southampton Seafarers' Centre at 108 East Street. The centre gives seafarers docking in the city's port, which handles around 14 million tonnes of cargo annually, the opportunity to access support services and free Wi-Fi. The charity's CEO, Stuart Rivers, said:
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image: CLA loading air freight cargo Asia Middle East Dubai CargoLogicAir Cargo Air Line Starts New UK - Middle East - Asia Freight Service
CLA Utilising New 747-8 to the Full

20 October 2017
UK – Dedicated freight airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) has launched its second new scheduled cargo service with a new weekly route connecting London and Frankfurt with Dubai and Hong Kong. Departing from London every Saturday, CLA's new Boeing 747-8 Freighter will offer customers 135 tonnes of cargo capacity per week from Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong, and a direct Hong Kong-London Stansted service which arrives back into the UK every Monday.
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image: UK US charity Transaid death appointments departures freight logisticsFreight and Logistics Appointments and Departures This Week Include Sad News
From Engineers to Charities and Space Age Transport in the Global Notices

19 October 2017
UK – The Society of Engineers (SOE) has announced the death of its Chief Executive, Ian Chisholm IEng FSOE FIRTE, following a short illness. Chisholm joined in 2001 as an Engineering Executive after spending over 20 years at Waltham Forest College, predominantly as a Senior Lecturer. In 2016, Chisholm became Chief Executive, building SOE into the influential organisation it is today.
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image: US JetPack aviation global logistics B&H WorldwideJetPack Aviation Appoints Global Logistics Partner
New Transport Medium Looks to Expand around the World

19 October 2017
US – WORLDWIDE – B&H Worldwide has been appointed as the Global Logistics Partner for JetPack Aviation, creator of the world's first turbine powered, backpack style JetPack, which made aviation history in late 2015 when CEO David Mayman flew around the Statue of Liberty to demonstrate the company's design and engineering capabilities. Nelson Tyler, JetPack Aviation's Principal Designer built the world's first civilian RocketBelt which was flown at the opening ceremony of the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.
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image: US Redwood logistics freight World’s Finest Chocolate shippingLogistics Outfit Chosen to be Freight Partner by World's Finest Chocolate
US Group is Shipping the Sweet Stuff

19 October 2017
US – Redwood Logistics has been selected by World's Finest Chocolate (WFC) as its freight transportation management partner. As part of the partnership, Redwood has implemented a highly customized transportation management system (TMS) across World's Finest Chocolate's warehouse, shipping and tracking operations for increased efficiency and added business intelligence. Todd Berger, president and CEO, Redwood Logistics, said:
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image: UK H.E.R.O. Awards search RNLI International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) SARH.E.R.O. Awards are a Reminder of the Dangers Seafarers Face Daily
Bravery and Contributions to Rescue at Sea Rewarded

18 October 2017
UK – WORLDWIDE – Just occasionally, amongst the standard press releases regarding new premises for a freight forwarding group, or revised road haulage regulations, we receive something that, when properly researched, conjures up genuine emotion. Such is the case when we investigated the stories behind the nominations for this year's H.E.R.O. Awards run by the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), plaudits given to exceptional characters performing even more exceptional acts of selflessness in the field of maritime search and rescue.
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