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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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TDW gets more efficient with Mandata
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 07:40

Investment in new tracking technology has enabled a South Wales-based international transport and haulage operator to reduce the size of its trailer fleet and streamline operations.

TDW Distribution runs one of the largest palle...

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Gist wins three-year contract with Arla Foods UK
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 14:05

Gist has won a new contract with Arla Foods UK to store and distribute milk in the north of England and Scotland.

The operator will handle product from Arla's Lockerbie dairy, providing warehousing for packaged milk from the sit...

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DHL renews contract with BP for three years
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 13:56

DHL Supply Chain has been reappointed by BP to manage its UK logistics operations for an additional three years, making in excess of 92,000 deliveries per annum to BP’s company owned forecourts across the country.

The contract e...

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Downton invests
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 08:53

CM Downton has expanded its operations with the acquisition of a 280,000 sq ft distribution hub.

The large warehouse is based on a 20-acre site at Newhouse Farm Distribution Centre in Chepstow, which previously belong to superma...

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FTA Awards - deadline extended due to overwhelming demand
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 17:42

The date for nominations for the FTA Awards has been extended  by a week to 12.00 on Monday 16th October.

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain leadership and excellen...

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Espace get new owners
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:23

European freight forwarding firm, Espace Europe Ltd, has moved to an employee ownership model in order to secure the long-term future of the business.

The business, which has its headquarters in Lichfield, Staffordshire, handles...

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Fargo Systems appoints Sales and Marketing Lead
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 15:36

Fargo Systems has announced the appointment of Kate Gardner to the position of Sales and Marketing Lead. 

Fargo Systems provides logistic software solutions to over 80 per cent of all major container transport providers in the U...

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DX expands with Ikea
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 07:52

DX Grou...

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UNIT45 selects ORBCOMM
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 17:50

ORBCOMM has announced that UNIT45 B.V., an industry leader in the design, construction, financing, and delivery of 45 foot containers for European intermodal transport operations, has selected ORBCOMM to provide its end-to-end telematics...

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Bowker adds further Flexis to its forklift fleet
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 17:44

Bowker Group, one of the UK’s largest independent third party logistics (3PL) service operators, has added a fleet of five new Flexi articulated warehouse trucks at its facility in York.

The introduction of the new trucks means...

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Gefco continues to grow
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 07:58

Gefco has generated a turnover of EUR 2.262 billion in H1/2017, 1.9% more than in H1/2016. Earnings before interest and tax etc (ebitda) leapt to EUR 114.8 million, an increase of 25.8%.

The firm, 75% owned by Russian Railways a...

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Longer semi-trailers work says FTA
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 07:47

The Freight Transport Association says a report by the Depa...

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Ministry of Defence contract boosts Kuehne + Nagel
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:43

Kuehne + Nagel said that the performance of its contract logistics division “continues to be impressive” after a “game-changing” contract with the Ministry of Defence saw turnover rise 33% year-on-year.

According to its most-rec...

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Hyster developing monster 48 tonne electric forklift
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:25

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed.

“The first...

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CEVA acquires 120 new vehicles in the UK
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 16:03

In order to further enhance its service offering to customers, CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s largest supply chain management companies, has signed a three year lease with Dawsonrentals|truck & trailer in the UK to provide 120 new...

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Europa puts its money where its mouth is
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 11:27

Europa Road, a dedicated division of leading independent logistics operator, Europa Worldwide Group, has launched a unique new express product to further enhance its suite of services across its road network.

MBX (Money Back Exp...

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Freight forwarders soon to get updated trading conditions
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:13

The new edition of the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Standard Trading Conditions (STC) will be launched on 1st October 2017. The terms were last revised in 2005.

The revised edition has been produced following...

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The Range greets the arrival of its first box at Bristol Port
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 21:18

The Range is celebrating receiving their first ever shipping container into Bristol Port.

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Davies Turner is getting ship shape in Bristol
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 20:56

Davies Turner is making excellent progress with its multimillion pound investment at Central Park at Avonmouth, Bristol where its new Distribution Centre (DC) is taking shape and is on course to open next month.

Following the pu...

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TOPS Smart Vendor Planning
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 21:03

Fargo Systems, the UK’s leading provider of logistics software to the container haulage industry is delighted to announce the launch of its new Smart Vendor Planning tool.  The latest innovation to join its highly successful TOPS transpor...

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NOR update
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:16

Two leading container industry bodies, the Container Owners Association (COA) and the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), supported by the leading freight transport insurer, TT Club have published an in-depth guide for those seekin...

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BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 12:41

In order to keep up with member demand – and with other opportunities on the horizon – BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson.

Graeme, who has over 20 years of freight forwarding experience, j...

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Leman acquires Maru International
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 08:02

Leman has announced that it has acquired Maru International Ltd - a solid freight forwarding company focused on European road transport whilst also offering air, sea and logistics solutions.

The company has offices in Dewsbury and Br...

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BMW picks DHL to manage vehicle distribution centre
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 18:18

DHL Supply Chain has won a three-year deal to manage BMW’s vehicle preparation and refurbishment services.

Under the contract,  Inside Track, which is DHL Supply Chain’s sales and marketing services business, will deliver fleet manag...

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