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Chinese business leaders visit Port of Tyne

Chinese business leaders visit Port of Tyne

Officials from the Chinese province of Guangxi Zhuang visited the Port of Tyne on Friday 29 July to develop international trade links. The visit included 21 executive directors and business leaders from South Central China. During their three week visit to Newcastle the delegates will be visiting Newcastle University and …

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BIC Container Tare Weight Database goes live

BIC Container Tare Weight Database goes live

The new database of container tare weight data recently announced by the Bureau International des Containers BIC is now live, with more than half a million containers already uploaded and new files being added daily. Container owners and operators are encouraged to sign up now to upload their fleet files …

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Xeneta reveals the top three reasons freight shippers switch containership carriers

Xeneta reveals the top three reasons freight shippers switch containership carriers

Xeneta, the Oslo-based benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight, has quizzed its worldwide database of contributors to uncover the main reasons businesses end agreements with container ship carriers. Price, risk management and loss of trust were pinpointed as the primary catalysts for calling time on relationships in …

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Impact invests more than £1m in Konecranes Lift Trucks

Impact invests more than £1m in Konecranes Lift Trucks

Impact – sole distribution partner in the UK and Ireland for Konecranes Lift Trucks – has invested more than £1m in five new trucks from the manufacturer, adding two reach-stackers, a pair of heavy-duty forklifts and a truck outfitted for specialist applications to its hire fleet. Based at Impact’s centre …

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