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Kuehne + Nagel reports positive start to 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 14:04

Kuehne + Nagel Group saw profits and revenues surge in the first quarter as volumes increased across all key business units.

After posting significant financial growth throughout 2017, the first saw quarter of this year saw more...

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Fenn Wright helps to bring A2B-online lorry park plans to life
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:54

Essex and Suffolk-based agents and chartered surveyors, Fenn Wright has recently negotiated the acquisition of a site for a new lorry park and UK office at Orwell Crossing, Nacton, for growing logistics firm, A2B-online.

Built a...

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Multimodal 2018 – opens soon!
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 07:22

It will not be long before this year’s Multimodal open their doors in Birmingham to visitors from across the globe.

TimoCom, Europe's largest transport platform, is already at the starting gates:

“We are thrilled to ha...

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Nissin (UK) Ltd becomes a preferred supplier to Honda with the help of TOPS!
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:51

When the opportunity arose to become the preferred Southern area haulier for leading Japanese automotive manufacturer, Honda, Nissin (UK) Ltd looked to Fargo Systems’ highly successful TOPS transport management software to guarantee succe...

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Dachser’s growth gets a tail wind
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 14:40

For the first time, the logistics provider achieves revenue of over EUR 6 billion with growth driven by strong export business in Europe and invigorated global trade

In the 2017 financial year, Dachser for the first time achieve...

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BIFA focuses on issues facing Freight Forwarders at Multimodal 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 16:40

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) will once again be exhibiting at the upcoming Multimodal 2018 exhibition and conference.

It will use the event to outline some of the work it is carrying out on behalf of its...

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First a driver shortage, now warehouse space?
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 07:59

Those seeking warehouse space are starting to complain that it is hard to find. What can be done?

Short-term warehouse leases

Market fluctuations require more and more flexibility – for example, if the customer actuall...

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Wincanton extends Halfords relationship with agreement of new 5-year contract
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 07:47

Wincanton, the largest British logistics provider, has signed a new 5-year contract with leading cycling and car accessories retailer Halfords, which will extend the relationship between the two companies to 8 years.

Wincanton w...

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CEVA confirms $1.36bn IPO
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 08:36

CEVA Logistics has confirmed plans for an initial public offering (IPO) and to list its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange in a move that will raise an expected SFr1.3bn ($1.36bn).

The announcement by the $7bn revenue third party...

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Revenues up during acquisitive year for Eddie Stobart Logistics
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 08:31

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc achieved revenue growth of 9.4% last year.

The Warrington-headquartered company generated sales of £623.9m in the 12 months to November 30 2017, up from £570.2m the year previous.

Profit bef...

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Kane strengthens team at FTA
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 14:10

Jerry Kane has been appointed as Commercial Director at the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s leading association representing the interests of the UK logistics sector.

A former sales director for some of the freight...

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Transmec opens new warehouse at Worcester
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 14:06

Logistics provider Transmec Group is targeting further growth with the opening of a new depot at Worcester.

Just a mile from junction 6 of the M5, the 110,000 sq ft warehouse will enable Transmec to meet existing demand and grow...

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Full year result will be in line with expectations at Wincanton
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 13:13

Wincanton has issued a trading update ahead of announcing its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2018, confirming that the full year result will be in line with expectations. Within the Retail and Consumer division Wincanton...

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TOPS Anywhere – a Transport Planner’s dream App!
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:04

Fargo Systems has announced the launch of TOPS Anywhere, the latest addition to its highly successful TOPS suite of logistics management tools. TOPS Anywhere is an easy-to-use App that makes it possible for transport planners and operator...

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How Spedition Schwarz increased service quality dramatically with one simple interface
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 13:27

How do you automatically transfer information on the position of a truck belonging to a short term transport partner into your own transport management system? The large company and member of ELVIS, Spedition Schwarz, approached TimoCom,...

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Chris Welsh MBE to retire from the Freight Transport Association
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 13:43


After 36 years' dedicated service, Chris Welsh MBE will be retiring from the Freight Transport Association as its Director of Globa...

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Omega forms new logistics partnership with XPO
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 08:14

Omega Plc has partnered with XPO Logistics to manage the distribution operations of the company across the UK, as part of Omega’s “multimillion-pound investment and expansion programme”.

The logistics firm will use a dedicated f...

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ROCKWOOL UK extends contract with Downton
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 14:40

Multinational insulation products manufacturer ROCKWOOL has extended its UK distribution contract with leading transport operator CM Downton. The two companies have been working together since April 2016 and the extension reflects the suc...

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Request transport quotes digitally and manage orders from a central point with TC Transport Order®
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 14:57

Europe’s largest transport platform was recently expanded to include a new application: digital order handling. With TC Transport Order®, more than 127,000 TimoCom users handle their transport orders centrally on the platform and optimise...

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P&O Ferrymasters wins AA rating for its distribution of foodstuffs
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:02

A leading industry body has awarded P&O Ferrymasters AA grade for managing product safety and quality in the food and packaging industries.

The British Retail Consortium issued the Global Standard for Agents and Brokers Vers...

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Pall-Ex moves stationery
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 07:59

Leading logistics specialist Pall-Ex is set to transport over 80,000 pallets a year for Staples Solutions (Staples) following a new partnership with the workplace services and consumables giant.

The Rockingham-based firm will us...

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PSA to sell stake in logistics arm Gefco
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 07:42

PSA Group no longer needs its 25 percent stake in its former logistics division, Gefco, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars has said after French newspaper Les Echos reported that the holding had been put up for sale.

PSA "obs...

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Jigsaw at Multimodal
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:14

Managed transport specialist Jigsaw makes its eighth consecutive appearance at Multimodal (Stand 6070) in 2018. The company will be showing how its innovative approach to optimising the transport component of logistics and distribution op...

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SAICA Paper renews with Downton again
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:08

SAICA Paper, a leader in the manufacture of paper for corrugated cardboard, has renewed its UK contract with transport operator CM Downton for a second time following a competitive tender in a deal worth over £4 million a year. The two co...

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Rail freight terminal could create more than 8,000 jobs near Hinckley
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 16:04

An industrial complex with a rail freight terminal big enough to take trains half a mile long is planned for land to the south of Elmesthorpe.

The development is proposed for 440 acres of land between the M69 and the Leicester t...

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Payload Porter – 2nd level loading solution maximising cube and protecting payloads
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:04

2nd Level Solutions has announced the launch of Payload Porter (patent pending) – a new highly innovative and efficient logistics solution built for the global transportation industry.

Payload Porter maximises the cub...

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Scotland's rail investment strategy must clarify freight support, says FTA
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 09:56

Transport Scotland's new Scottish rail investment strategy should be good news for freight, according to the country's leading association representing logistics, providing attention is given to how the rail industry can access the fundin...

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Why visit Multimodal?
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 16:47

Do you want to meet and network with shippers such as:-

  • Accolade Wines
  • Adnams And Co Plc
  • A-Gas
  • Aldi Foodstore Ltd
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Apollo Chemicals...
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P&O Ferrymasters opens its first warehouse facility in the United Kingdom next to ferry berths at Liverpool port
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 09:18

P&O Ferrymasters has announced that it has further expanded its supply chain network by opening an 800 square metre warehouse at Liv...

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What are the advantages of Multimodal transport?
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 08:09

The transportation industry has changed a great deal over the years. Tesla’s recent unveiling of their electric cargo truck is a clear indication of the continuing transformation, as it marks yet another technological innovation being put...

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