You might be familiar with the term ‘appointed person’. It is commonly used to describe two specific roles: an appointed person in lifting operations and a health and safety appointed person. In this blog, we’re going to concentrate on the lifting operations but, as you will see, there can sometimes be an overlap in terms of roles and responsibilities. What Is An Appointed Person? OK, firstly let’s take a look and see what an appointed person is. In lifting operations, an appointed

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A bumpy 2021 for the container industry - how did we fair? The container industry certainly found itself on the news quite a lot in 2021. Starting back in 2020 the pandemic caused lockdowns that instantly hit orders and production, demand depleted alongside the ability to produce, containers were not being returned to the major manufacturing countries and movements naturally slowed. China began to resume while others could not and containers continued to stack up in depots and ports. Shipping

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Statistics were one constant throughout 2021, on the TV, in the papers, and on social media feeds. They appeared pretty much everywhere we looked. So as the year turned we thought it might be nice to round up a few of our own and provide this short update on what Sussex Transport got up to in the last 12 months. On a more individual note, we're extremely proud of how our team have adapted throughout the pandemic, and want to thank them all, along with our clients and partners for a really

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With Christmas looming we thought we'd take a little step back from the usual blogs about transport or lifting projects and pop a little post up about something that recently caught our eye on social media. As you can imagine, our social media feeds are full of some weird and wonderful things.  Terrible driving, shiny new trucks, training opportunities, accessories for vehicles, and much much more. But not often art! When we saw this however, we couldn't help digging a little deeper. It even

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Logistics doesn't really let up during the festive season, in fact, many parts of our operation have peaks in the lead up too, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays. The wheels rarely stop turning and the parcel deliveries continue almost throughout.  The team will be working extremely hard (as they always do) during December to meet your needs and those of your clients, but we do have an adjusted operational, planning, warehousing, and office schedule for the period - please find the

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