On Sunday 23rd May Sale United Warriors U14’s became Timperley and District U14 Division 1 Champions. Maintaining their unbeaten record, they picked up the trophy by beating Brooklands Dragons with a convincing 5-1 victory, with 2 goals coming from the leagues top scorer, Joshua Fowles. So it’s well done to the team!
I expect that it is with some relief amongst our industry that the Government has come to its senses and realised that there has been insufficient time for all participants to get ready and adapt to the new regulations. Initially scheduled to come into force on 1st April and 1st July respectively, a statement has […]
Everyone will have no doubt read about the debacle surrounding the new customs requirements following our eventual departure from the EU at the turn of the year. Confusion, misunderstanding, lack of knowledge, software hiccups, not to mention the fact that many Customs locations not really knowing what they have to do either; all of which […]
After the first few years of our foundation we soon came to the conclusion that dishing out corporate gifts was something that didn’t sit well with us. Agreed, it’s nice to receive a present, but there were only so many bottles of unwanted whisky that you could fit in your cupboard. I distinctly recall around […]
In a recent article published by Lloyds Loading List, the reality of the threat to road freight transport is echoing through the industry. The article can be read here. And it doesn’t surprise us at all. Whilst we, and all other freight forwarders, are fighting against time to implement software adjustments, connections to new systems, […]
For once this year it is nice to be able to write about something other than Brexit or Coronavirus! A few months ago we donated funds to buy new kits and jackets for Sale United Warriors Under 14’s. One of our warehouse manager’s sons plays for the team (that’s him holding up the thank you […]
We have been advised by our Italian partners that from Thursday 22nd October a curfew has been introduced in the Lombardy region, initially up to the 13th November, but may be extended as necessary. The curfew forces all businesses to close all activities and stop mobility between 2300hrs and 0500hrs every day. This means that […]
Due to a special operation, the Kent Police are currently checking all freight and tourist vehicles, and therefore the traffic in and around Dover is very heavy and causing extraordinary delays. Some drivers are reporting more than 8 hour delays, so it is inevitable that some delivery deadlines may not be met. As you can […]
When you reach a numeric milestone, it’s nice to share the story of how it came to be, and what happened along the way. Yes of course it doubles as advertising, but then, why not when you are proud of such achievements. OK. It may not be a centennial, although in many ways it feels […]
This week marks the 20th anniversary of our company. Founded on the 10th August 2000, during the last 20 years, we have met with many people, developed relationships and forged partnerships, whilst continuing to grow and expand our portfolio of freight services. Through global financial crises to the current pandemic, we have simply ‘rolled up […]
Covid-19 outbreaks in Spain, and all across the world have undoubtedly been anticipated following the easing of lockdown restrictions. We have just received an email from our Barcelona partner advising that Lleida, in Catalunya, is commencing a ‘semi-lockdown’ phase. “Many towns around Barcelona (Hospitalet, Cornellà, Badalona) and the city itself are adding cases by the […]
Our Italian partners, ITX open a new branch in Rome – Pomezia to be precise. Operative as of 1st July 2020, the new branch is connected to their Milan headquarters with a regular transport shuttle to ensure optimal connections to all road freight departures. For Ital Logistics and our customers, this presents the opportunity to […]
There is a poignancy about the timing of Vera Lynn’s passing: the songs she sang, of encouragement and hope, and above all, memories invoked. We are in difficult and unprecedented times. Her songs and messages of hope eighty years ago are acutely relevant today. Everybody knows her story, no introduction required, no matter ones age. […]
Despite the Covid-19 lockdown, and the anticipation of some bitter financial losses, we have been pleasantly surprised at how our team has been riding the storm and resilient in its face. I was recently interviewed by Stuart Todd on behalf of the Lloyds Loading List, the article can be read here. Expecting to see a […]
Working through Covid-19 is a testing time for all companies.
Yet another coronavirus service update. As each country’s efforts to contain and deal with the spread of coronavirus are stepped up, uncertainty and confusion seems to be the primary topics of conversation. Some countries are restricting movement and even closing off their borders. This is primarily for the public. The transport of goods by road […]