AAI Group Winners at local business awards

AAI Group Winners at local business awards in Manchester.
 
AAI Group’s Manchester office, the newest edition to the AAI family have scooped the most promising young business at the Stockport Business Awards. The event took place at Stockport Town Hall last week and was hosted by TV personality Jenny Powell.

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Container shipping is lightening

Gloomy picture painted for container shipping is lightening, says Alphaliner

China today reported a 6.8% year-on-year increase in GDP for the third quarter – a slight decline on the 6.9% growth in the first half of the year, but nonetheless meeting government targets.

Retail sales grew by 10.3% in September, while factory output, a key metric for container lines, grew 6.6% in the same month.

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AAI Group nominated at the Global Freight Awards 2017

AAI Global have been selected as a finalist in the “Supply Chain Partnership” category at the 2017 Global Freight Awards. “In an industry that has seen many changes over recent years with traditional freight forwarders re-branding themselves as Logistics companies along with E-commerce conglomerate’s such as Amazon taking on the integrators offering an end to end supply chain solution, it’s a huge compliment to all the team at AAI to be nominated in the category of Supply Chain Partnership.” Mentioned Peter Tuck, Managing Director AAI Group.

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