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Improved logistics links crucial to Caribbean economic growth, UN conference hears


John Manners-Bell, Chief Executive of Ti Insight and Founder of the Foundation for Future Supply Chain, recently spoke and moderated a panel at the United Nations Global Supply Chain Forum in Barbados. One of the aims of the conference was to identify action-oriented recommendations, setting out how stakeholders and policy makers from transport and trade could better understand the evolving trading and shipping landscape, address the underlying challenges and leverage the associated opportunities.

Rumours about Schenker bids


Rumours are emerging about the sale of Schenker by Deutsche Bahn. A just released report from the news organisation Bloomberg claims to have knowledge of the bidders and how much they are offering. Amongst what it calls a “handful of confirmatory bids” for Schenker, Bloomberg asserts that “according to people familiar with the matter” there …


IDS moves to accept Křetínský’s £3.5bn offer


The deal to sell Royal Mail looks as if it is moving to a conclusion.
The Board of Directors of ‘International Distributions Services plc’(IDS), which is the group that owns both Royal Mail and GLS, has recommended that a proposed revised offer from EP Group be accepted.