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VARTAN launches new corporate ID
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:23

Vartan, the trade and compliance specialists, celebrated the launch of its new branding in February as the Felixstowe-based consultancy continues to expand.  

Miles Vartan, managing director of VARTAN explains:

“We hav...

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DFDS reports record performance as North Sea freight volumes grow 7 percent
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 09:05

DFDS has just reported another record result for 2017. The operating profit of DKK2.7 billion was based, among other things, on the continuing positive development in volumes on the Company’s ten freight routes across the North Sea.

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Clipper invests in the drivers of tomorrow with innovative training initiative
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 08:59

Clipper Logistics has announced the launch of an initiative which aims to help its warehouse employees be trained as drivers, allowing them to further their careers and progress within the business. Warehouse operatives are being given th...

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Svetruck appoints Cooper as UK distributor
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 13:51

Cooper Specialised Handling has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Svetruck in the UK and Ireland in a key move which heralds the return of the port and heavy handling equipment specialist to the UK heavy lift truck market.

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Wincanton extends fuel delivery contract with Phillips 66
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:13

Wincanton has successfully extended its contract with Phillips 66 to provide delivery services for ground fuels and LPG, marking a 16 year working relationship between the two companies.

The contract will see the provision of 31...

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Yodel announces partnership with Figleaves
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:10

Independent parcel carrier Yodel has announced a new partnership with online lingerie and swimwear retailer, Figleaves, which is expected to bring over half a million parcels into the network each year. The partnership means Yodel is now...

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Planning is everything...
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:13

...so visit Fargo Systems at Multimodal 2018 to pick up your World Cup wall planner and see the new TOPS Anywhere App!

Clever forward planning is the theme of the Fargo Systems stand at this year’s Multimodal show.  Visitors to...

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Bombardier offers three-year logistics contract to DHL Supply Chain
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:07

Bombardier Transportation recently awarded a three-year contract to DHL Supply Chain to manage inbound logistics to its rail vehicles production site in Derby, United Kingdom.

Under the contract, DHL is expected to handle logist...

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Eddie Stobart set to be first tenant at Midlands Logistics
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 10:53

Tritax Big Box REIT plc has exchanged contracts, conditional on receiving full planning consent, to provide forward funding for the development of a new regional distribution centre at Midlands Logistics Park (MLP), Corby.

The d...

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Halo/SH Pratt break ground at DP World London Gateway
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 08:25

Construction of SH Pratt Group’s state-of-the-art multi-temperature product handling facility at DP World London Gateway has started.

Luton-based firm SH Pratt Group – one of Europe’s leading fruit importers and ripeners – is es...

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P&O Ferrymasters speeds up British Steel
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 14:11

P&O Ferrymasters has acted to provide a more efficient service for new lorry drivers arriving at British Steel’s site in Scunthorpe with the introduction of a ‘Meet & Greet’ reception facility.

Since its launch in Novemb...

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CMA CGM introduces REEFLEX
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 14:05

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Port of Rotterdam teams with IBM Internet of Things to digitize operations
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 13:50

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM have announced their collaboration on a multi-year digitisation initiative to transform the port’s operational environment using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the cloud to benefit the por...

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Agility is first forwarder to work with Maersk/IBM on Blockchain
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 11:25

Agility is the first freight forwarder to collaborate on a Maersk-IBM solution to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade by using blockchain technology to manage and track container shipments. 

Agi...

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Fargo Systems has a great start to 2018!
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 08:01

Fargo Systems has just announced that already in 2018 it has secured five new customers, all using its TOPS transport management system.  Furthermore, two of these new customers will also be implementing Fargo Systems in-cab solutions for...

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CEVA appoints new Managing Director for UK, Ireland and Nordics
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:43

CEVA Logistics has appointed Eddie Aston to the position of Managing Director, UK, Ireland and Nordics (UKIN).

Aston joins CEVA from Northgate the commercial van hire and leasing organization where he was UK Managing Director. I...

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New GEFCO branding highlights new ambitions for transformed group
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 18:10

GEFCO, a global provider of industrial supply-chain services and the European leader in automotive logistics, has revamped its brand identity with an updated logo and brand-new signature. GEFCO’s new brand signature, Partners, unlimited r...

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Port of Dover announces record year for freight
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 08:41

The Port of Dover handled 2,601,162 lorries in 2017 - up on the previous record by almost 10,000 units. It brings the total increase over the last five years to just under 650,000 units or 33%.

This continued growth, says Port o...

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Malcolm Logistics get a clean sweep with Briggs’ supplied fleet
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 08:07

Originating as a family-owned business in the 1920’s, The Malcolm Group has become one of the leading providers of logistics, construction and maintenance services in the UK.

Since appointing Briggs Equipment UK as its preferred...

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New all-time daily traffic record for Le Shuttle Freight
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 07:56

On Thursday 25 January 2018, Eurotunnel’s Le Shuttle Freight service established a new all-time record for daily traffic, transporting a total of 7,023 trucks in both directions, an increase of 3% compared to the previous record which dat...

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Europium selects Import Services as logistics partner
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 07:48

Europium World has appointed Import Services as logistics partner to underpin planned growth in the UK and internationally. 

Europium World Ltd (madebyzen®) is an established and successful company focusing on bringing new and i...

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ABP announces multi-million investment in Southampton
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 19:08

ABP has announced a multi-million pound investment in Southampton to provide a further boost to UK exports.

Booming trade at the UK’s number one port for export has prompted the acquisition of a 41 acre site close to the Port of S...

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Howard Tenens strives for low emissions logistics with longer semi trailers
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 08:59

Howard Tenens, has recently received a batch of 6 Pillarless Curtainsider trailers from Lawrence David. They join a fleet of around 400 assets, the majority of which are owned by themselves, and will mainly be used for network trunking an...

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Yusen Logistics UK renews after takeover of Transfreight
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 08:50

Less than a year after the acquisition of the road haulage entity Transfreight, Yusen Logistics UK has undertaken an extensive truck replacement programme by upgrading the affiliate's original fleet with 45 new Renault T range tractor uni...

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DB Cargo UK and Malcolm Logistics announce £21million contract extension
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 08:24

DB Cargo UK has extended its contract with Malcolm Logistics until 2020.

DB Cargo UK signed an initial three year deal with the logistics giant, in 2014 and this week it has been agreed the partnership will continue for a furthe...

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BP awards aviation fuel logistics contract to HOYER
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 08:54

HOYER has entered into an agreement with BP to provide aviation fuel transport and logistics services throughout the UK. As part of the contract HOYER will take on responsibility for stock progression, scheduling, despatch and physical de...

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Eddie Stobart increases sales by 12pc
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 08:50

Eddie Stobart provides the following Trading Update for the financial year ended 30 November 2017, the company said in trading statement.

Underlying operating profit (EBIT) was in line with expectations, it said. It saw double d...

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Turnover up at Downton
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 08:25

Gloucestershire-headquartered Downton, which was established in 1955 and now employs more than 1,300 workers across the UK, has pushed turnover up close to the £120m, although investment and a shortage of drivers dented profits.

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Dawson expands
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 13:38

A North East based logistics and freight specialist has made a series of key appointments to help deliver its future growth and expansion plans.

AV Dawson, which owns and operates a 100 acre freight terminal and employs over 240...

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P&O Ferrymasters gets TAPA accreditation
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 13:33

P&O Ferrymasters has demonstrated its capability in the transport of theft attractive goods after it was awarded certification for meeting security standards by Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), an international forum w...

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