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ChemUK 2024

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

Last week we exhibited at the NEC at the subject exhibition for the third year running. Showcasing many of the biggest chemical manufacturers worldwide, we were pleased to see many of our customers also exhibiting, and many others came to visit us at our stand. We were pleased to have some of our Italian partners […]

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Solar panels

Posted on Friday, May 10th, 2024

Last month we commissioned the installation of solar panels to the roof of our premises in Heywood. Even though the sun doesn’t shine as much as we’d like, such is the technology which has advanced dramatically in recent years, we should reduce our energy usage by upwards of 40%, as well as pushing some 18% […]

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Christmas 2023 – donations and opening times

Posted on Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

The years seem to fly by so quickly. Seems only a few months since posting about last Christmas. Must be a sign of age. But it is a welcome reprieve from the daily tasks to spend some time ‘off duty.’ Ital Logistics has always donated to worthy charities and local causes. From sending aid to […]

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EU Emissions Trading System (ETS)

Posted on Friday, December 15th, 2023

Many will already have read that the EU is introducing a new Maritime Emissions tax, namely EU Emissions Trading System (or ETS in short) which will come partly into force on 1st January 2024. The official link can be found here. For the short-sea crossings such as Dover/Calais, the surcharge fairly minimal, and it is […]

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Christmas 2023 services

Posted on Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Christmas seems to come around quicker as each year passes. And here we are again. Many customers have been asking what our last departures before Christmas (to arrive before Christmas) and our first departures in the New Year will be. The below is a guideline to be able to deliver before Christmas, with smooth Customs […]

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61/100 gains us EcoVadis Silver

Posted on Monday, September 18th, 2023

Corporate Social Responsibility, or ‘CSR’ to use its acronym, is high on the agenda of many companies. Human Rights, Environment, Carbon Emissions and Ethics are all important areas of concern. From the start of Ital Logistics, we have always worked to high standards and with a strong ethic, never really advertising this fact. In July […]

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Sister company attains FORS accreditation

Posted on Thursday, July 27th, 2023

We are please to report that our sister company, Ital Transport (UK) Limited, has acquired the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Bronze Standard at its first assessment. Such achievement is testament to the high standards at which Ital Transport operate, in safety, efficiency and with the environment in mind. Further information can be found on […]

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New tax on plastic packaging

Posted on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

A new excise tax on non-reusable plastic packaging (IENPR) comes into force in Spain this January 1st 2023. The IENPR applies throughout Spain, including Ceuta, Melilla and the Canary Islands. The IEPNR, which was set out in Law 7/2022 of 8 April on waste and contaminated soils for a circular economy, has been the subject […]

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Christmas 2022

Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2022

The last 12 months have gone by in a flash, and here we are again at Christmas. As we do every year, we choose a few charities to donate to, as opposed to the age old industry tradition of client gifts which we stopped some fifteen plus years ago. Who needs that extra bottle of […]

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MBO

Posted on Friday, December 2nd, 2022

As a company grows, it inevitably reaches the stage where duties of managing and running it become greater. In the last two years Ital Logistics has grown from a headcount of 28 to 40, plus an additional 9 with the newly formed sister company Ital Transport (UK) Ltd which focusses on UK domestic transport. After […]

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Christmas 2022 departures

Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2022

The festive season is fast approaching, and whilst it is nice to take some time off, services become disrupted. Therefore, it takes a lot of advance planning to ensure that we are able to meet our customer’s requirements. So it is good to try and pre-empt requirements as far ahead as possible. Below are the […]

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HM Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on Friday, September 9th, 2022

It was with immense sadness that many of us watched events unfold yesterday, eventually receiving confirmation that our longest reigning monarch, HM Queen Elizabeth II, had died. Her unparalleled and unstinting service to our country for the last seventy years has been truly remarkable. Embracing her role with great dignity, she became admired, loved and […]

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Sale United U15 Warriors top league

Posted on Friday, May 27th, 2022

Sale United U15 Warriors retained their Timperley and District Division 1 title with a hard fought victory away at Egerton FC on the last day of a very long season by a single point. They almost completed a double, but were narrowly beaten 2-1 by Moorside FC in the district cup final. Joshua Fowles (pictured […]

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Continued disruption in Spain

Posted on Friday, April 8th, 2022

Following strikes and protests in Spain last month, whilst there has been some resolve, there are still issues. below is a report from our Barcelona partner of the current status. “The main unions have accepted the agreements achieved on the negotiations with the Government: 5000 ME in direct help. Royal Decree 3/2022 that qualifies the […]

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Ital Transport helps with Ukrainian aid

Posted on Thursday, March 31st, 2022

Many local communities have been rallying around to donate aid to Ukrainian refugees. While international transport seems to be hitting the media, and appear to be organised fairly well through official charities, how are the donations getting to the correct distribution hubs in the UK? During March, Simon Morley, managing director of our sister company […]

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P&O Ferries | Ital Logistics perspective

Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022

The recent treatment of employees by P&O Ferries is, from our perspective, nothing short of despicable. Their website champions ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’, and purports to ‘inspire our people…’ inferring an ethos of ‘investing in people’. Whilst they may have valid financial reasons to support their actions, how they have handled this leaves a lot to […]

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