Pentagon Dartford support an air charter to Brazil
Pentagon Dartford office recently supported one of our customers in London, with an urgent air charter from Prestwick Airport up to Rio De Janeiro. ✈️ With a short notice period, Pentagon could source a 747-400F and have it on the ground in Scotland, ready to load. Gaby Choufani and Lara Hone worked together to price […]
Carlbom and Pentagon provide one-stop shop agency and logistics solution to client
Carlbom Shipping and PFS today completed the discharge of a parcel of Calcium Chloride in Aberdeen off the tanker Key Marin. This operation marked several firsts: PFS handled the Import of product, once again demonstrating the synergies that can be achieved now that Carlbom Shipping is part of the Pentagon family.
Whats Up Down Under?
Offices: Perth & Houston Pentagon Team: Kylie Woodfin & Jason Eastland Summary: Urgent move of freight from US to Thailand. PFS Team utilised cross country trucking in the US to get onto the only available vessel in the region Freight Specs: Offices: Brisbane & Houston Pentagon Team: Kylie Woodfin & Heather Ceron Summary: With the withdrawal of all RoRo […]
Pentagon Transport is expanding!
As part of the expansion of our road network, Pentagon Transport has just taken delivery of another 28 new trailers to cover expanding volumes to and from Scandinavia and Europe. This expansion will mainly be used to grow our frequency and cover increased volumes and options in the future. These additional trailers are a mix […]
Pentagon Freight and Carlbom Shipping Attend Off-Shore Wind Event
Pentagon Freight Services and Carlbom Shipping shared exhibition space at the Offshore Wind North East Event in Sunderland last week. The event showcased some of the world’s largest offshore wind farms that are going into development in the coming years, off the East coast of the UK. With a great attendance by the industry, both […]
Africa Oil Week
Pentagon South Africa and TLC our strategic Alliance Partner visited Africa Oil Week in Cape Town. Kevin Melnick attended as a VIP Green Energy Delegate and participated in high level round table discussions on Renewable Industry growth and opportunities in the next decade in Africa. From TLC, Patricia Lelis (Group Sales & Marketing Manager) and […]
Why should Millennials and Gen Z consider a career in logistics?
Millennials and Gen “Zs” are changing the dynamics in the workplace across all industries. With the logistics industry evolving technologically, it is only natural to progress and invest in the younger generations. They are very valuable in a business’ operations purely because they grew up around the digital space and technology. Social media, the internet […]
Chris Kent wins at the Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding Industry Awards!
HLPFI is a monthly edition magazine covering the specialist Project Logistics Industry. Annually HLPFI hold an awards ceremony for short-listed candidates for outstanding cargo moves, technology and key industry personalities in front of around 400 guests. This year the awards ceremony was held in Hamburg. The final award of the evening is for a person […]
Pentagon Norway’s TOUGHEST!
On Saturday the 9th of September, Pentagon Norway participated in the widely popular Scandinavian Obstacle Course Race called “Toughest”. The OCR was held at the famous ski area Holmenkollen in Oslo. 15 members of staff from all the Norway offices came together and ran the race that went over approximately 8 kilometres of varied terrain […]
CONSULTANCY SERVICES When you send, carry or receive dangerous goods by road, rail or inland waterway, above a certain load size, and it is your main activity, you must appoint a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser (DGSA). The above rule applies to shippers, hauliers, carriers, packers, fillers, loaders and unloaders of dangerous goods. Legislation states ‘Dangerous […]
DG PACKAGING At Pentagon Freight Services, the Dangerous Goods Division has the facilities to pack, label and / or document your dangerous goods on your behalf, resulting in a one stop shop for all types of cargo. Our staff, with over 45 years combined experience, are highly trained to deal with all nine classes of […]
Air Cargo Aviation Security Training
If you work within the cargo sector and require unescorted access to air cargo or mail you may require air cargo security training provided by a CAA Registered Training Provider. Pentagon Freight Services provides security training for known consignors, regulated agents and approved sub contract hauliers aimed at those who require unescorted access to air […]
Radioactive Material (Air and Sea)
COURSE DESCRIPTION The course will cover the following topics: Our Radioactive material by air course is fully CAA approved (approval number 019704); upon successful completion of the course and exam delegates will receive a certificate which is valid for two years. 2 day radioactive material by air: £315.00 per delegate 1 day radioactive material by […]
Lithium Battery Workshop
COURSE DESCRIPTION Due to recent changes in Regulations, and due to customer concerns in abiding by these changes, we are pleased to offer our lithium battery workshop. This half day awareness level course will cover the following topics: ½ day lithium battery workshop: £65.00 per delegate Pentagon Freight Services PlcPentagon freight centreUnit 2 Kirkton DriveDyceAberdeenAB21 […]
Driver Training (CPC)
COURSE DESCRIPTION Our ADR dangerous goods driver initial training courses can be tailored to meet customer requirements. Our course is run from Monday to Sunday which covers a total of 12 modules. This course equips delegates with the information required to pass the examinations which are set by the SQA. Our course also counts towards […]
COURSE DESCRIPTION Our ADR consignors course is designed for personnel who are involved in either the packing, labelling, documentation, the loading / un-loading of dangerous goods for transport by road. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: Following this 2 day course there will be an examination; successful delegates will receive […]
DG by Sea – 2 day course
COURSE DESCRIPTION The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea course is designed to equip delegates with previous dangerous goods training or experience with the knowledge required to prepare a shipment of dangerous goods for sea transport in compliance with the IMDG code. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: As […]
DG by Air (CAA approved)
COURSE DESCRIPTION The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (3 day initial or 2 day revalidation) course is designed for personnel who prepare / accept shipments of dangerous goods for air transport. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: This course is CAA approved (approval number 019704). There will be […]