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BIC and IANA collaborate to standardize facility identification in North America

BIC and IANA collaborate to standardize facility identification in North America

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) and the Bureau International des Containers (BIC) have collaborated to standardize the identification of terminals, ramps, container yards and depots in the United States. Each facility in IANA’s Intermodal Facilities Directory, maintained as part of its administration of the Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting …

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‘Professional company with a quality product’ – Airfield Warehousing brings Thorworld on-board

Professional company with a quality product Airfield Warehousing brings Thorworld on-board

Airfield Warehousing, the Peterborough-based 150,000 sq./ft storage facility, has upgraded its materials’ handling solutions during lockdown through the installation of a new standard ramp, designed by expert UK manufacturer, Thorworld Industries. Currently considered a key-worker operation, Airfield Warehousing has played a vital role in storing and dispatching a range of …

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How to pick the right shipping container

How to pick the right shipping container

Containerisation goes all the way back to the twentieth century when the first intermodal shipping container revolutionised global trade. Still, today, these large steel boxes carry the food we eat, the clothes we wear, and the shoes we walk in. Only now, they come in different shapes and sizes for …

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Northern freight support is available to keep supply chains moving

NORTHERN FREIGHT SUPPORT AVAILABLE TO KEEP SUPPLY CHAINS MOVING

With Christmas in full swing, ongoing growth for the ecommerce market predicted and Brexit looming the ‘unacceptable delays’, being reported regarding mainliner ports such as Felixstowe, is bringing additional challenges for businesses, manufacturers and retailers across the UK. Carlton Forest 3PL, that works with its partners at the Northern ports …

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