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A million green bottles...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:27

The Port of Tilbury and URM UK have loaded their first train of bulk glass cullet processed from a new recycling facility at the port.

1200 tonnes of raw glass cullet left Tilbury en route for Cheshire this month by train, the first...

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Peel celebrates Surefreight's new Heysham depot
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 19:25

Peel Ports Group has welcomed the launch of Surefreight’s new Heysham Depot - a £1.3 million investment made by the haulage firm intended to improve port accessibility for businesses and consumers across the country.

Launched on 2 Se...

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22,311 pallets set new single-day record
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 08:46

More than 5.4 million pallets were moved by Palletways UK over the course of the last twelve months, a 5.8% increase on 2015/2016. Europe’s largest palletised express freight network enjoyed its biggest year since its launch in 1994.

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Eddie Stobart moves forwards
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:28

Eddie Stobart has struck a deal to buy the remaining 50 per cent stake in the Logistics People for up to £6m as it reported strong growth in its maiden set of half-year results since floating.

The Warrington-based supply chain and lo...

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DBL invests
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:23

A Sheffield-headquartered logistics firm has invested £500,000 into the expansion of its fleet.

DBL Logistics, which is based on Tinsley Park Road in Sheffield, has invested in six new Scania HGVs, taking the number of vehicles at th...

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JJX Logistics chooses Flexi forklifts for new site
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 13:31

JJX Logistics, the ‘same-day’, fast-freight specialist, has acquired clean-running Flexi VNA electric articulated forklift trucks to operate at its recently opened, 3,000 pallet capacity facility at Kingswinford in the Midlands.

Form...

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Leicestershire distribution complex bids to become a main supplier for £16.5bn Heathrow expansion
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:46

A massive new warehousing and distribution complex is bidding to become a main supplier for the planned £16.5 billion expansion of Britain’s biggest airport.

Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has backed a bid...

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XPO Logistics renews contract with Maxxium UK
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 08:35

XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with spirits company Maxxium UK.

XPO has been working with the business, which owns brands including Famous Grouse scotch and Courvoisier cognac, since 1999.

The operator will continue to...

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Platoon!
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 08:21

Truck platooning could save cost, congestion and carbon says the Freight Transport Association, members of which operate more than 200,000 trucks on Britain’s roads.  The announcement of £8.1 million to fund a trial of platooning will do wh...

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Briggs Equipment acquires Irish Lift Trucks
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:35

As part of the company’s 5 year growth strategy, Briggs Equipment has announced the acquisition of Irish Lift Trucks (ILT) part of the OHM Group in the Republic of Ireland.

 

Based in Dublin, ILT is a long established dealer o...

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BluJay builds war-chest
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 08:38

 BluJay Solutions has raised a significant new financing facility from TPG Specialty Lending and BlueBay Asset Management’s Private Debt Group. The capital will bolster BluJay’s continued expansion of its market-leading Global Trade Network...

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Maritime Transport delivers ‘good return’ despite Hanjin Shipping collapse
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 09:23

Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of "significant customer" Hanjin Shipping last year.

According to its most recently filed accounts to Companies House the Felixstowe container ha...

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East Trans invests
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 08:52

An East Yorkshire logistics company has completed a £1.6m investment in a bid to capitalise on the rapid growth in online shopping.

East Trans has launched a 40,000 sq ft, high-bay warehouse, which has already led to the securing of...

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Downton bags renewal with Glatfelter
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 07:51

Glatfelter, a global supplier of speciality papers and engineered products, has renewed its contract with transport specialist CM Downton. This latest agreement covers the transportation of paper reels used for manufacturing tea-bags and co...

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Flexi meets Expect’s expectations
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 18:05

Expect Distribution operates around 300,000 sq ft of modern warehousing and distribution space across strategically located sites in West Yorkshire.

The company’s high quality facilities – in Halifax and Bradford – provide storage fo...

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Pentalver to expand at London Gateway
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 17:26

Pentalver Transport Limited, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), has commenced work on Phase 2 of the Pentalver container facility at Berth 7, DP World London Gateway, the UK deep-sea container port and Logistics Park on t...

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Wincanton grows national transport coverage with new facility at DP World London Gateway
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:47

Wincanton has announced plans to establish a 2.5-acre container haulage base at DP World London Gateway. 

DP World London Gateway represents a strategic location within the UK’s largest consumer market, and also provides excellent co...

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CML joins AiO
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:43

CML has announced that it has become a member of the All in One (AiO) Global Logistics Network - one of the world’s leading cost saving international logistics networks. Due to the networks strict application process and revolutionary appro...

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Hellmann UK announces partnership with FootJoy
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:38

Acushnet Europe Limited has chosen Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK to manage e-commerce fulfilment for its market-leading FootJoy brand in Europe.  Acushnet Holdings Corp., Acushnet Europe Limited’s parent company, is the global leader in t...

Hoover Candy awards major contract to Yusen Logistics
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 14:52

Hoover Candy has awarded a major contract to Yusen Logistics.

The contract is for the UK supply of Hoover Candy’s complete product range to the independent trade, using Yusen Logistics’ award-winning domestic appliance network.

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Agility reports 12% Q2 earnings increase
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 15:17

Agility has reported second-quarter earnings of 13.4 fils per share on net profit of KD 16.8 million, an increase of 12.8% and 12.1% respectively over the same period in 2016. Agility EBITDA grew 14% to KD 32.6 million. Revenue increased 10...

DSV on the up...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 15:01

DSV has reported growth of 37.8% in Q2, 2017 EBIT before special items, leading to significant margin expansion. With more than 50.0% growth in earnings and cash flow, the Company stated that it was very satisfied with the Group’s performan...

Europa goes Danish and sets out objectives
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 15:08

Europa Road, a dedicated division of the ambitious independent logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, has added two additional services to its operations in Denmark by sealing a new partnership with leading Nordic logistics company, FR...

Clipper wins EWM contract and publishes strong results
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 10:06

Clipper Logistics has announced that it has signed a new 5 year contract with The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group of companies to provide logistics services to the EWM Group on a predominantly exclusive basis throughout Great Britain.

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Port of Tilbury completes consultations
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 09:58

The Port of Tilbury has now completed the statutory consultation process which invited views from the surrounding communities and statutory consultees on its proposals to build a new port terminal, TILBURY2, on the Thames close to the curre...

Breezemount deploys new tracking and ePOD solution with major contracts
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 09:54

Two-man home delivery specialists, Breezemount, have deployed the latest developments in live customer delivery tracking and electronic proof of delivery from PODFather.

Breezemount operate a fleet of over 250 vehicles from 23 operat...

American Airlines expands European trucking network
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 09:47

American Airlines Cargo has expanded and extended its European trucking network which connects offline cities with its global network.

The Netherlands, Germany and France all feed nightly freight into the airline’s London Heathrow (L...

Top grade for P&O Ferrymasters reefers in BRC foodstuffs audit
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 09:43

Leading pan-European supply chain solutions provider P&O Ferrymasters has achieved a top grade AA rating for its Europoort-based reefer trailer operation in an audit for British Retail Consortium (BRC) Storage & Distribution recerti...

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New FTA Director of Policy appointed
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:20

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest and most active membership association in the freight and logistics industry, has appointed Elizabeth de Jong as its new Director of Policy.

De Jong, who joins FTA from the Ra...

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BIFA names new National Chairman
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 09:47

Mark Bromley has succeeded Fred Osborn as the elected National Chairman of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period.

Osborn becomes Immediate Vice-Chairman for a two-year term. Alongside him is Joh...

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