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Maritime Transport adds Sany machine to Manchester depot
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 08:29

Multimodal logistics company Maritime Transport has added a Sany empty container handler to its Manchester operations, bringing its fleet number to three.

The machine will work at Maritime’s Trafford Park depot and came from Coo...

Groupe Eurotunnel becomes Getlink
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:08

Groupe Eurotunnel has changed its name to Getlink.

This new name, reflecting the dynamism of connection and exchange, marks the Group’s passage into an exciting new era for mobility infrastructures.

“Getlink is all tha...

GMA invests in MultiFreight
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:31

Warehousing and transport specialist GMA has implemented the freight management solution, MultiFreight, to further enhance efficiencies across its warehousing and distribution operation.

Jay Kamat, business development director...

Business Secretary celebrates local association’s 40 years of industry expertise
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:02

The Business Secretary, Greg Clark, has visited the Tunbridge Wells HQ of one of the UK’s largest membership associations to celebrate its influence and industry expertise.

Mr Clark, who is the Conservative MP for Tunbridge Well...

Yusen Logistics acquires Tibbett Logistics
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:48

Yusen Logistics (Europe) BV has announced that it has reached agreement to acquire Tibbett Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Keswick Enterprises Group. This acquisition is subject to regulatory approval by the Romanian auth...

Impact Handling acquires Bendigo Mitchell
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:34

Impact Handling continues to strengthen its UK operation with the acquisition of Midlands-based Fork Lift Specialist Bendigo Mitchell.

The acquisition brings the total number of wholly owned Impact branches across the UK to twel...

Dooley Rumble acquired by James Dolan
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 07:55

Cambridge-based logistics group James Dolan has made its second acquisition in Suffolk in 18 months with the purchase of Dooley Rumble.

The deal, the value of which has not been disclosed, follows James Dolan’s acquisition last...

DFDS acquires Alphatrans
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 14:03

Shipping and logistics group DFDS is expanding its European logistics capabilities by acquiring all the shares in Rotterdam-headquartered logistics company Alphatrans Group BV as a result of an agreement signed today with Martin Bos, owne...

Europa becomes sole UK partner to CargoLine
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 13:54

Europa Road, a dedicated division of the ambitious independent logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, has been appointed as the sole UK representative of the prestigious CargoLine network.

CargoLine offers standardised and...

Hellmann looks smart in Burton
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 09:01

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will become the first tenant at Burton Gateway, a new commercial business park, off the A38, near Branston, which will comprise one million sq ft of industrial and distribution space.

Now, the firm h...

James Kemball launches multi-million pound loaded storage depot at Felixstowe Port
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:28

Following a multi-million pound investment, container haulage company James Kemball has launched a new loaded container storage depot at the Port of Felixstowe with initial capacity in excess of 1600 loaded containers. The new facility wi...

Alistair McGowan brings his cast of voices to FTA Awards
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:24

World-renowned stand-up comedian and impressionist Alistair McGowan has been announced as the headline entertainment act at the first FTA Logistics Awards ceremony, which will be held at London’s Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane.  McGowa...

4m sq ft logistics super-hub planned for Essex
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:57

iSec and Greenergy are planning to develop a four million sq ft logistics super hub next to DP World’s London Gateway development in Essex.

The site, called Thames Enterprise Park, is located on the site of the former Coryton oi...

Groupe CAT acquires STVA Group
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:33

After taking over and integrating several companies, Groupe CAT recently made its largest acquisition to date in terms of turnover, workforce and integrated assets. The takeover target this time was STVA, a French company that designs and...

Maritime renews support for the Poppy appeal
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 13:48

Maritime Transport has announced that it is once again supporting the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

For the third consecutive year, Maritime are supporting The Royal British Legion as one of their chosen charities in 2017...

GEFCO quadruples staff and doubles turnover at Portbury site
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:15

GEFCO UK has grown its staff by fourfold at its Portbury site and increased turnover by 100% following the successful completion of an extensive overhaul project to modernise facilities and enhance the level of technical services provided...

Powerhouse hires Bullet
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 17:05

Bullet Express has taken on a second client at its storage complex in Baillieston in Glasgow.

Fitness supplier Powerhouse Fitness Europe has taken space at the facility, 18 months after Bullet Express moved its operations from E...

Hireco has announced the purchase of J.W. Trailer Sales.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 10:37

The trailer sales business J.W. Trailers was set up in January 2011 by Managing Director Paul Jackson. Paul has spent many years selling, purchasing and renting trailers and has built up a great reputation in the industry.

“Paul...

Yusen Logistics awarded major logistics contract with Haier
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:17

Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded a major contract with Haier for nationwide distribution of their complete product range.

Chinese white goods company, Haier, is one of the world’s leading brands of major household appliances...

GEODIS rolls out new digital solutions to simplify road transport
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 09:50

Neptune enables real-time co-ordination of transport activity, reporting and analysis of key performance indicators, and document archiving.  Neptune is the new web portal which has been developed by GEODIS for its road transport-related...

DFDS Logistics connects network of UK depots with new cloud TMS from Mandata
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 09:34

A new traffic planning and vehicle tracking system are amongst the latest developments at DFDS Logistics connecting a network of UK depots with a cloud transport management system from Mandata.

DFDS provides logistics and supply...

Meet senior level shippers
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:37

These are just some of the companies who sent delegations of visitors to Multimodal 2017.   Exhibiting will put your company in...

Clipper renews with ASOS
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:26

Clipper Logistics has entered into a new contract with ASOS to handle European returns from Clipper’s multi-user site in Poznan, Poland.

The three-year contract is set to create 350 new jobs at the Poznan site, which currently s...

Howard Tenens operates first Scania 26 tonne dedicated gas vehicle in the UK
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:16

Howard Tenens, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned logistics companies is leading the way in the future of low carbon transportation as one of the first UK hauliers to introduce dedicated gas vehicles into its fleet. Howard Tenens wil...

Salt contract renewal for Downton
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 16:16

Ineos Salt, the UK’s largest supplier of vacuum salt products, has renewed a warehousing and distribution contract with transport specialist CM Downton. Under the contract Downton will manage groupage and full-load distribution of palleti...

Win for Wincanton
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 16:12

Wincanton has announced that it has won a three‐year contract with IKEA Limited to provide two‐man home delivery services in the South East.

Built on Wincanton's established eFulfilment services, the deal will see Wincanton hand...

TT Club/UK P&I and Exis Technologies join forces
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 08:29

Freight insurance specialist TT Club and the UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, two Thomas Miller managed transport insurers, have joined forces with Exis T...

ORBCOMM acquires Blue Tree Systems
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 17:14

ORBCOMM has announced that it has acquired Blue Tree Systems Limited (Blue Tree) based in Galway, Ireland, along with its subsidiaries in the United States, Germany and France.

Blue Tree provides world-class transportation manag...

RCS Logistics joins Rhenus Group portfolio
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:08

RCS Logistics has been acquired by the Rhenus Group

As a subsidiary of Rhenus UK, RCS Logistics’ directors Steve Gray and Richard Robinson will take seats on the Rhenus UK board, while all 135 RCS Logistics employees will remain...

Europa launches campaign to tackle congestion at Dartford Tunnel
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:51

MD of leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group, Andrew Baxter, has launched a major campaign to tackle the traffic jams at the Dartford Tunnel - by proposing that all oversized and hazardous goods vehicles are redirec...

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