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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for February, 2012

Fresh Connection kicks off next month

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

The Fresh Connection supply chain management competition kicks off in March. The competition, which is designed to test best industry practice and provide logistics strategy training is sponsored by AEB (International). Many top companies have already signed up for this year’s competition.  Peter Surtees, director of European supply chain at Kimberly-Clark said: “We sell in Read more…

 

£4.5m cash for supply chain efficiency projects

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

Twelve new supply chain efficiency projects are to share £4.5 million government support. The government-backed Technology Strategy Board will see industrial end-users working with their supply chains and with innovators to create sustainable new technologies, products and processes that reduce the global environmental impact of the materials in use, while also reducing dependence on key Read more…

 

FLTA awards results

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

The winners of the Fork Lift Truck Association’s annual awards have been revealed.  The winners were: Apprentice of the Year Award: Daniel McKinnon of Global Materials Handling Ltd Employee of the Year Award: Clive Mansfield of EnerSys Ltd Services to Industry Award: Jim Cameron, FB ChainSafe Site Award: McCain Foods UKSupplier of the Year Award: Read more…

 

Palletways launches Germany service

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

Palletways, has launched a 48 hour door-to-door delivery service to Germany, called “Premium+” as part of its plans to significantly grow its share of international traffic. The service will run from March via the company’s recently established hub in Homberg. Previously, Palletways offered a 72 hour service via its hub in Nijmegen, Holland. Tim Joernsen, Read more…

 

MIQ hires Hagenkord

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

MIQ Logistics has appointed Scott Hagenkord as its leader of carrier management. In the new role he will create partnerships that facilitate the growth and competitiveness of MIQ Logistics’ transportation service offerings. Hagenkord has some 21 years of experience in the industry, and has held carrier management positions at Freightquote.com, business development with Pegasus Logistics Read more…

 

Educate drivers to cut GPS jamming, says TomTom

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

GPS system supplier TomTom has called for better education for drivers after research suggested that GPS jammers are responsible for anything up to 450 jamming incidents a day. It is believed that the jammers are being used by drivers in vehicles fitted with tracking units attempting to hide their locations from their employers. However, says Read more…

 

Strategies to mitigate supply chain risk under scrutiny

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

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1 in 12 firms rely on high risk suppliers

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

One in twelve large businesses is substantially reliant on high-risk suppliers, according to research commissioned by procurement advisors Achilles. The survey of some 200 UK businesses found that eight per cent believe that more than half of their suppliers are “high risk.”  A further 18 per cent think between 11 and 50 per cent of Read more…

 

Fowler Welch to trial longer semi-trailer

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

24 February 2012 By admin Fowler Welch has become the third UK operator to begin on-road trails of a longer semi-trailer, under the Department for Transport’s ten-year trial. The new 15.65m, tri-axle curtain-sider made by SDC will run out of Fowler Welch’s Heywood, Lancashire, distribution centre for an initial period of rear-steer training. A further Read more…

 

Brian Yeardley Continental turnaround continues

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

Yorkshire haulage firm Brian Yeardley Continental says it increased turnover and profits in 2011 by continuously providing a “hassle-free service” to its customers. According to its summary accounts the Featherstone firm reported a turnover of £8.7m to the year ending 31 December, with a profit before dividends and tax of £193,000. This compares with profits Read more…

 


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