Falvey liability package for logistic service providers, transport operators

Falvey Insurance Group has introduced a comprehensive liability coverage package policy for logistic service providers and transport operators. Primary package limits are available on a $1 million per occurrence/$2 million aggregate basis, according to a Falvey spokesman. Focused on common carriers, freight forwarders, transport intermediaries, and third-party logistics service providers, coverage includes cargo legal liability; … Read more

Miles Preps Ground Transport Mgmt. App for ’22 Release

Corporate mobility specialist The Miles Consultancy plans to launch by year-end an app that will offer corporate travel managers an aggregated ground transportation solution, the company recently announced.  Dubbed Mobility iQ, the app will assess transportation options including rental cars, taxis, ride-hailing services and rail to provide recommended modes and routes that can be configured … Read more

Pen Underwriting appoints transport team manager – Daily – Insurance News

Pen Underwriting appoints transport team manager 15 July 2022 Pen Underwriting says Alicia Stell has joined as Transport Team Manager with immediate effect, taking over from Jenny Prendergast, who retired last month after 16 years with the business. Ms Stell was previously motor fleet underwriter with National Transport Insurance (NTI), a position she held for … Read more

Dwarka Expressway to be operational in 2023: Road transport minister

The Dwarka Expressway, also known as the Northern Peripheral Road, will be operational in 2023 and will ease traffic congestion on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday. Taking to Twitter, Gadkari said Dwarka Expressway, which is being developed as the first elevated urban expressway in India, … Read more

CUPE calls on Transport Canada to ensure ongoing protections for flight attendants

Article content VANCOUVER, British Columbia — As COVID-19-related safety measures are increasingly being lifted across the country, CUPE – Canada’s flight attendant union – is calling on the federal government to ensure airlines continue providing flight attendants with workplace PPE so that workers remain protected once passenger mask mandates are lifted. CUPE and other unions … Read more

Shipowners That Still Transport Russian Crude Are Reaping Big Rewards

A handful of shipowners still willing to transport Russian crude are reaping big rewards on at least one route as others shun the trade. Shippers can earn around $1.6 million hauling Russian ESPO oil on a small tanker from the eastern port of Kozmino to China, said shipbrokers. That’s around triple the amount prior to … Read more

Small traders to gain in GST relief for e-commerce sellers, transport

Easing compliance for taxpayers, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has also given relief to the transport sector and small online sellers by waiving mandatory registration norms for small businesses. Changes in the law will come into force on January 1, 2023. The move will benefit approximately … Read more

Delhi traders, transport groups protest move to ban heavy vehicles in Oct

Opposing the Delhi government’s decision to ban entry of medium and heavy goods vehicles in the city, traders and transport organisations said it would “grossly and adversely affect” businesses in the national capital. The decision to ban the entry of medium and heavy goods vehicles to the national capital … Read more

Multi-modal transport, lower logistics cost need of 21st century: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the mere development of roads, railways, ports and airports is not enough for progress in the 21st century and that these modes of transport must complement each other for seamless multi-modal connectivity. Speaking at the inauguration of infrastructure projects worth Rs … Read more

Delhi 1st city to launch ‘faceless’ transport svcs, 1.6 mn benefited: CM

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the ‘Faceless Services’ that have benefitted 16 lakh people here was first launched in Delhi and now other states are also taking a cue from it and launching similar initiatives. The ‘faceless’ services’ of the transport department envisions providing contactless, queue-less and hassle-free services to … Read more