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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for February, 2012

FedEx and Stobart top logistics Superbrands

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

FedEx, Eddie Stobart and DHL have all made the Top 20 Business Superbrands for 2012. Fedex was the highest ranked B2B delivery operator coming it at 12th in the league table. Eddie Stobart was the highest ranked logistics operator coming in 15th overall. DHL was 16th and Olympics Sponsor UPS came in at 31, while Read more…

 

Olympic freight awareness campaign launched

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

28 February 2012 By Chris Druce Transport for London (TfL) has launched a freight awareness campaign to highlight the challenges operators face delivering during the London Olympics period. The 16-week campaign, running on radio, and with advertisements in locations such as fuel and motorway service stations as well as major ports, is urging operators and Read more…

 

Westhaul O-licence rejected due to lack of finances

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

28 February 2012 By Roger Brown A haulage firm with links to liquidated operator Smith European Transport has had its application for an O-licence rejected due to lack of finances. In a written decision, following a January public inquiry, traffic commissioner (TC) for Scotland, Joan Aitken, said she would “hold back from making any formal Read more…

 

Five visions for the future of logistics

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Deutsche Post DHL has unveiled five visions of the future and their impact on trade, business and society in a new study “Delivering Tomorrow: Logistics 2050”. In most of the five scenarios demand for logistics services climbs. But the particular requirements placed on logistics providers and the special challenges they face vary widely from scenario Read more…

 

Rising container capacity hits profits at Maersk

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Maersk’s Liner Business made a loss of $600 million last year compared to a profit of $2.6bn in 2010 as a result of low freight rates on the Asia–Europe trades. The company said its plan now was to focus on profitability rather than increasing market share. Freight rates started the year at a reasonable level, Read more…

 

204m road miles cut from grocery supply chain

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

204 million heavy goods vehicle miles have been taken off UK roads by food and grocery companies, according research by IGD. Food and grocery companies are responsible for one in four of all HGV miles travelled in the UK. Industry commitment to sustainability has taken some 3,500 lorries out of the UK transport system, according Read more…

 

Honda extends with Norbert

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Honda Trading Europe has extended its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for three years. Under the contract, Norbert Dentressangle transports around 600 containers each year from Southampton into a dedicated 78,000 sq ft warehouse in Swindon, less than a mile from the Honda car plant. Norbert also provides value added services such as component identification and Read more…

 

TfL urges forward planning for Olympic disruption

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Transport for London has renewed its call for operators to plan ahead to mitigate disruption in Games transport ‘hotspots’ during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games. Freight operators and their customers are being targeted with a 16-week campaign, encouraging businesses which make or receive deliveries to plan for road restrictions, familiarise themselves with the Read more…

 

A volatile future

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Volatility, complexity and global shifts will be the focus of Professor Alan Braithwaite’s seminar on The Future: Supply Chain 2020, at the Extended Supply Chain Conference which takes place in London in April. Braithewaite, Chairman, LCP Consulting and Visiting Professor, Cranfield School of Management , will examine how the supply chain practice has changed in Read more…

 

Stobart back on the box

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012

Channel 5 documentary “Eddie Stobart: Trucks and Trailers” will return to screens on Friday, for a third series charting the progress of the Eddie Stobart transport and logistics business. Previous series have had over 1.8 million viewers.  The new series will show behind-the-scenes operations at the haulier, following the progress of 150 new logistics apprentices Read more…

 


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