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Bibby buys from Briggs
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 16:24

Bibby Distribution has expanded its fleet in Wakefield and Corby using Briggs Equipment. With an overall value of more than £1.5million over five years, this latest logistics solution is built around Yale three-wheel electric forklift truck...

Pentalver unveils new brand identity
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 15:35

Pentalver Transport has unveiled its new brand identity following its acquisition by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) in May of this year. Pentalver has commenced re-branding its intermodal container terminals at each of the four major...

ASC invests
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 08:42

International logistics firm Advanced Supply Chain has invested £5.7m in its fleet.

The Bradford-based company has seen a number of new contracts recently, and invested in a 56-strong fleet of Mercedes vehicles to keep up with demand...

Downton in the news...
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 09:05

SMITHS NEWS CONTRACT FOR DOWNTON

Smiths News, the UK’s leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has awarded a contract to transport operator CM Downton covering daily trunking operations between its magazines hub in Hemel Hempstead...

Oakland installs border checkpoint
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:41

More than 5,000 HGV cross from mainland Europe every day.  Despite Border Force only being able to check around 10% they still detected more than 23,000 migrants in a six month control period.  Nobody knows how many more get through or how...

Maritime Transport invests in new Scanias
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:07

Maritime Transport has invested in Scania’s Next Generation truck, trialling its efficiency, sustainability, driver comfort and overall performance.

Following John Williams’ acquisition of the business back in 2001, Scania and their...

Knights of Old Group fleet investment
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 08:08

The Knights of Old Group has embarked on a further phase of expansion with the addition of 12 MAN tractor units, worth nearly £1million. 

The 12 TGX26.500XXL tractor units represent a substantial investment for the company.

Co...

Women win Awards...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:01

Recently, there have been three awards celebrating the successes of the women working in logistics and transport. Below is a summary of the roll of honour...

 

Inspirational women recognised at 10th FTA everywoman in T...

Howard Tenens orders another fleet of Flexi trucks
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:02

Howard Tenens, one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics companies, has once again invested in articulated forklift technology from Narrow Aisle Ltd.

A total of 9 Flexi HiMAX  trucks have been ordered for use at Howard Tenens...

Arco picks XPO
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:10

XPO Logistics has been awarded a national distribution contract by Arco Limited, the UK's leading supplier of safety equipment, workwear, gloves and maintenance supplies to the manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, food production and p...

Maritime and MSC continue to grow
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 17:30

Maritime Transport has introduced new vehicles to their dedicated vehicle fleet for Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) Limited as they both continue to experience growth in 2017.

The relationship between Maritime, the UKs largest pr...

Expect Distribution wins Lansinoh contract
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:02

Expect Distribution has signed a three-year warehousing and distribution contract with Lansinoh Laboratories, a supplier of breastfeeding products.

Under the new deal, Expect will take delivery of shipments, store them in its recentl...

FTA urges Customs rethink
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:01

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry, has called for the new government to review its decision to leave the EU Customs Union, given the confusion caused by the results of the Gene...

Clipper signs pan-European deal with Smiffys
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 09:20

Clipper Logistics has signed a new contract with fancy dress supplier Smiffys, which has a network over 5,000 stockists globally. The new contract will see Clipper take care of inbound stock management, storage, fulfilment and returns for S...

Wincanton drives performance and safety with new Renault trucks
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 15:48

Wincanton has underlined its commitment to the highest standards in safety, efficiency and technological innovation with the order of 100 new Renault Range T trucks.

The latest vehicles are equipped with advanced technology which use...

Intersped speeds up
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 13:59

As of 1st May, Intersped has teamed up with Transuniverse Forwarding in Ghent, Belgium.

The companies will run a daily service in both directions with a minimum of 10 round trip trailers.

Transuniverse, which was established i...

Freightos expands freight marketplace to UK
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 09:21

Logistics technology company Freightos is to expand its online freight marketplace to the UK.

The online platform currently provides freight comparison, booking and management of freight services for importers and exporters in the US...

Abbey Logistics wins exclusive salt transport deal
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 09:05

Abbey Logistics Group has been selected by Tata Chemicals Europe to exclusively manage all bulk transport and logistics for all its products, including sister company British Salt, across the UK.

Tata Chemicals is one of the world’s...

Descartes announces Driver CPC Validation with SmartLicence
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 13:34

Descartes Systems Group has announced that the extensive validation capabilities of SmartLicence have been enhanced to accommodate Driver CPC and Digital Tachograph card validation.

In September 2009, the Driver Certificate of Profes...

Breaking the £100m barrier
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 09:21

Ambitious independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has announced its annual results for year-end 31st December 2016, revealing the rewards of a successful 12 months of business which show turnover growth year on year up by 20 p...

Pall-Ex opens new Northern hub
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 08:34

Leicestershire palletised freight distribution network Pall-Ex has opened a new Northern Hub in Warrington.

The new facility will compliment Pall-Ex’s existing flagship site in Ellistown, Leicestershire, and will see a 400 per cent i...

Waberer's plans IPO in coming weeks
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 09:37

Hungarian trucking company Waberer's International plans an initial public offering in the next few weeks according to Reuters.

It is believed that Mid-Europa Partners (MEP), the private equity fund that owns a 97.1% stake in the com...

ECS and 2XL tie the knot
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:47

The logistics companies ECS European Containers and 2XL have reached an agreement to join forces and form one European logistics group.

The exclusive talks between the two family-owned companies started one month ago. During the nego...

Clipper acquires Tesam Distribution
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 09:56

 

Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Tesam Distribution Ltd.

Tesam is a provider of a variety of warehousing and distribution services to the retail sector. The business, whic...

40 Euros for French job?
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 12:45

MD of Europa Worldwide Group, Andrew Baxter, reacts to the news that the French government is planning to charge a €40 driver fee for temporary workers and those employed by a foreign company, which is expected to come into force on 1 Janua...

Mandata keeps cool with Nagel Langdons
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:48

A leading provider of chilled and frozen food distribution Nagel Langdons Ltd., and its software partner Mandata (Management and Data Services) Ltd., are celebrating having just reached a significant milestone in their company’s histories. ...

UKWA CEO outlines challenges and opportunities for post-Brexit logistics industry
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:18

Speaking at a special meeting co-hosted by leading logistics industry trade associations UKWA (the United Kingdom Warehousing Association) and BIFA (the British International Freight Association), UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined the huge oppor...

Howard Tenens wins Gold RoSPA Award
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 07:00

Howard Tenens has been awarded with a Gold RoSPA award by the Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents.

RoSPA, the UK’s leading safety organisation, has awarded Howard Tenens with a Gold RoSPA award, internationally recognised as...

Kuehne + Nagel and GlaxoSmithKline expand their successful partnership with new UK domestic distribution contract.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 07:48

GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) – headquartered in Brentford, London – is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Kuehne + Nagel has now secured the contract to manage the domestic road distribution of all GSK’s fast moving consumer...

Samskip signals success for 45ft lightweight reefer
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:34

Proof that a new type of refrigerated container is prompting growth in Samskip’s temperature-controlled volumes arrived in Rotterdam during early May, when the multimodal operator added 51 more lighter weight 45ft length units to its fleet....

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