Women in Logistics Winners revealed

The worthy winners of four awards have been unveiled at the Women in Logistics annual conference and awards. Companies and individuals were honoured at a glittering ceremony in Warwickshire on the evening of Friday June 27, in the company of the judges Professor Richard Wilding and Ruth Waring, along with special guest Mrs Beverley Bell, … Continue reading

Remsol bolsters shale gas offering with new partnership

Waste and environmental management specialist Remsol has joined forces with Ground Gas Solutions to offer market-leading protection services to the shale gas sector. The two North West companies will jointly market a selection of environmental monitoring and risk mitigation services, focusing primarily on the burgeoning sector, but also servicing a diverse range of additional sectors … Continue reading

Railfreight still has a long way to go?

A new study by KPMG showing the multimillion-pound savings of using railfreight is welcome news, but is only the start of the journey, says one transport expert. The figures, released in a study by KPMG and backed by the Rail Delivery Group, show that using railfreight to transport goods is saving businesses £2.7m per day, … Continue reading

France Line MD shortlisted for a prestigious transport and logistics award

Managing Director at Manchester-based France Line International Transport Ltd Marie Boyer has been shortlisted for the annual FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. Marie, who is successfully leading an award-winning and all-female team, has been select for the Director of the Year Award category, sponsored by Asda Stores Ltd The FTA everywoman in Transport … Continue reading

FreightArranger to showcase their achievements at the UK’s biggest logistics event

Intermodal brokerage and tracking service specialist FreightArranger is once again attending Multimodal, the UK’s biggest annual event in the logistics industry. Having successfully completed software trials, FreightArranger’s online intermodal brokerage platform will be available on the stand for visitors to try out. In addition, the company will be unveiling some innovative UK rail routes, and … Continue reading

Expert to urge businesses to back shale development

An expert in the environment management industry is to detail the reasons why Lancashire businesses should back shale development in a speech later this month. Lee Petts, managing director of Remsol, will talk at the North West Shale Supply Chain Conference, organised by the North West Energy Taskforce, on April 24 in Blackpool Lee is … Continue reading

Attwater’s market-leading B42 gets REACH upgrade

Industrial laminate specialist Attwater & Sons Ltd has reformulated its popular B42 fabric-based laminate to comply with revised REACH regulations, and now the product is even more effective than before. The Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation & restriction of CHemicals (REACH) board added DDM to its candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs), and Attwater … Continue reading

Capture 1 embraces marathon filming

Cheshire-based video production specialist Capture 1 has laces tied and is ready to go on filming one of the best live events in the country after it was selected to record, edit and distribute highlights of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. The race, estimated to be the fastest-run marathon in the world with 10,000 participants, … Continue reading

Lancashire IT company plans for a hassle-free Windows XP retirement

Local business computer consultancy and IT solutions provider, The IT Dept. is gearing up for a major computer operating system change when Microsoft’s most popular operating system ever, Windows XP will be officially retired on Tuesday 8th April. In less than a week this system, which has been around since 2001 and is installed on almost … Continue reading