Tag Archives: bulk logistics

China props up the bulk trades as industry hopes for the best but plans for the worse

CHINA PROPS UP THE BULK TRADES AS INDUSTRY HOPES FOR THE BEST BUT PLANS FOR THE WORSE

China is stockpiling every kind of commodity at a “mind-blowing” rate, with the country’s imports propping up an overall fall in trade volumes globally, bulk terminal operators and shippers were told last week at a virtual conference organised by the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO). In an introductory presentation …

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Suttons showcases safety and innovation commitment

SUTTONS SHOWCASES SAFETY AND INNOVATION COMMITMENT IN BULK LOGISTICS

The UK’s largest bulk chemical logistics company Suttons has been showcasing its commitment to safety and innovation during a customer focused event. A variety of workshops were held led by Suttons senior managers, focusing on the organisation’s safety culture, compliance excellence and innovative technology project with fleet telematics provider Microlise. …

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Senior board appointments for Suttons Tankers

SENIOR BOARD APPOINTMENTS FOR SUTTONS TANKERS

Suttons Tankers has strengthened its team with two new appointments at board level. Gary Oliver joins as Operations Director West, replacing Roger Parr who has now been appointed the company’s new Commercial Director. Roger’s appointment recognises his successful leadership in a series of continuous improvement projects for leading customers of Suttons …

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Suttons Japan celebrates 20th anniversary

SUTTONS JAPAN CELEBRATES 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Logistics specialist Suttons Japan has reached an important milestone, celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company was formed in 1998 as a joint venture with UK-based Suttons International, global experts in the delivery of products and services to the chemicals, gases, fuels and food sectors. To mark the occasion, Suttons’ CEO …

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Wincanton Construction business success leads to fleet expansion

Wincanton Construction business success leads to fleet expansion

Wincanton plc, the largest British logistics company, is expanding its construction fleet as a result of the organisation’s continued growth within the sector. The expansion of Wincanton’s construction capability will see the bulk powder haulage operation receive additional powder tankers, which will service existing customers as well as provide capacity …

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Abbey Logistics announces new Group Operations Director

Abbey Logistics announces new Group Operations Director

Abbey Logistics Group has announced the appointment of Tony Kenny as Group Operations Director. Tony Kenny’s appointment is key to supporting Abbey’s drive for operational excellence. His role will be critical in ensuring the company continues to provide a best in class service to its customers across the UK and northern …

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