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Useful Web Links

The following links will take you to sites that may offer you some helpful information.

Education
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NOVUS is an exciting new initiative in higher education in the Supply Chain and Logistics industry where the demand for high calibre staff to fill exciting and challenging roles is projected to outstrip the supply of candidates.

Transport Research

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Visit the TRL web site where you will be able to download free of charge reports and publications ranging from aviation to vehicle engineering.

General Transport Directories

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Aviation
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Information provision covering all areas of UK airports

Environment and Emissions

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This is a free simple calculator designed to enable estimated carbon footprints to be calculated by most UK organisations. 

List of freight forwarders in the UK

This update report by Delft originally published in 2008 provides a comprehensive comparison of transport modes in Europe based on their economic impact on society.

The Transport Market Monitor by TRANSPOREON and Capgemini Consulting is a quarterly publication that aims to track transport market dynamics.

Useful freight price calculator from Freightex


Government
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The CIA’s World Factbook provides information on 267 world entities.

The Commission's website aims to provide: information on the members, duties and organisation of the European Commission, information on the latest developments in EU affairs, the latest official press releases, photos and live TV coverage of EU affairs, access to public policy consultations, money - contracts and grants and information on how to contact and visit the Commission.

Skills for Logistics is the Sector Skills Council for the UK's freight logistics industries


Passenger Transport
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Routes, vehicles, deliveries, timetables; past, present and future – the society covers all these aspects of the bus industry. Instead of focusing on one specialised area, coverage is a wide range of subjects and giving access to the realities of the bus industry. The aim of the society is to enable everybody with an intelligent interest in buses to find out not just what is happening but why it is happening.


Ports
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Rail
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RFG's aim is to promote cost effective rail solutions for freight. RFG works in the interests of its members; to represent their views and provide a wide range of advice and information.


Statistics
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Transport statistics
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Accident statistics and injury analysis of workplace transport

UK National Statistics

Sources of industry specific data, statistics and useful statistics web sites providing global coverage

UK and global traffic statistics

Useful report that details number of licences held by specific vehicles for heavy goods, bus and coaches in the UK

Buses and coaches, goods vehicles, insurance, MOT and tax


Market Intelligence
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The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system is used for classifying business activities in the UK, and it correlates to and is developed in conjunction with the equivalent European Union's industrial classification system, NACE

Companies House offers a wide range of Services. Initial access to the web site is free but there are subscription and pay to view options.

Fully digitised company accounts for the last five years are online. Search for any UK company and view full financial accounts for five years including detailed information such as Directors names, cash at bank, company assets, liabilities, website addresses, telephone. Much of this information is free.

Search for company directors and see detailed free director information including other Directorships and companies they are acting Directors of.

Company and director reports

Registry Trust Ltd is the official Keeper of the Register of Judgments, Orders and Fines in England and Wales. Check businesses or people for CCJs or other court records

Compiled by Karen Blakeman this web site provides links to company registration from around the world.

Many governments provide web sites with information on registration of companies and access to company information. The countries listed through this link maintain web sites.

Credit and business information on 50 million public and private companies worldwide. Search for free and then pay for what you want.

The national UK catalogue of printed company reports. SCoRe ("Search Company Reports") is a catalogue of printed company reports held in UK libraries. The catalogue does NOT provide links to digitised reports. Holdings include both current and historic reports.

Lots of free company information on UK companies with the option available to purchase further financial information on the companies listed on this site.


Military
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The definitive listing of UK defence Suppliers


Logistics
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Here you will find information on our various projects and their results. Like R&D projects, educational programs, tools, demonstration projects, Knowledge Distribution Centers and communities.

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