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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for May, 2012

Rethink rail freight charges, says RFG

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

The Rail Freight Group has called the Office of Rail Regulation rethink proposals for a levy on operators moving power station coal, iron ore and spent nuclear fuel, which could amount to an additional £60m year. The ORR suggests that this could lead to a traffic reduction of at least 10 per cent in those Read more…

 

Vauxhall extension for Norbert

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

Vauxhall Motors agreed a three-year extension to its Norbert Dentressangle contract for overnight distribution of automotive parts to some 300  UK Vauxhall and Chevrolet retailers. Under the contract,  Norbert collects orders from Vauxhall’s Parts distribution centre in Luton for overnight delivery to retailers via its national shared-user network. This allows parts ordered by 6pm to Read more…

 

UPS delivers Olympic freight via Thames barge

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

UPS is using two barges along the Thames for its logistics operations for the London 2012 Olympic games. The barges deliver equipment from UPS’s logistics facility at the Port of Tilbury, to Northumberland Wharf, close to the Olympic Village. Thirty eight large containers have already been delivered by barge, carrying furniture and soft furnishings to Read more…

 

Hellmann development to create 100 jobs

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will create more than 100 new jobs with a nearly 9 million euro development plan, including a new freight-forwarding facility in Bielefeld, Germany next year. The new facility will be developed on the site of its old facility. The investment in modernising its operations is expected to improve working conditions and opportunities Read more…

 

SCHAD hires Cassar

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

Engineering mobility firm SCHAD has hired Simon Cassar as UK sales manager. Cassar has worked in the manufacturing and logistics automation industries for over 20 years. James Hannay, managing director, said: “We are delighted to welcome Simon Cassar to the team, his experience across all aspects of industrial automation will be invaluable as SCHAD continues Read more…

 

Warehouse automation maximises service level TVH Parts

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

Customer service is a must for TVH, the world’s largest independent distributor of forklift trucks and components. From its automated warehouse in South-West Belgium, TVH stocks 450,000 parts from which it meets more than 5,500 orders per day. Orders received before 18:00 hours, and last minute before 19:00 hours, are shipped the same day, reaching Read more…

 

London council offers free Driver CPC training

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

28 May 2012 By Chris Druce London’s Hammersmith Fulham council is offering LGV drivers free Driver CPC training as part of a cycling awareness initiative. Lorry drivers that work in the borough, or in partner boroughs Kensington Chelsea or Westminster, can access the seven hour Safer Urban Driving course at no charge. The day consists Read more…

 

Highways Agency warns drivers in the Midlands to plan for Olympic Torch disruption

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

28 May 2012 By Chris Druce The Highways Agency has warned drivers to plan for the impact of Olympic Torch road disruption in the week ahead. The Torch convoy will affect parts of the A5, A483, A458, A46 and M6 on the 30 to 31 May. Matthew Pates, emergency planning manager for the Highways Agency, Read more…

 

Scottish Government to introduce new drink-drive limit as soon as possible

Posted: Monday, May 28th, 2012

28 May 2012 By Chris Druce The Scottish Government is working towards a deadline of 2013 to lower the country’s drink drive limit to 50mg. A spokesman for the Scottish Executive told Commercialmotor.com it intends to launch a consultation later this year over its previously stated aim to reduce the drink drive limit from 80mg Read more…

 

EU gives go-ahead to packaging mega-deal

Posted: Friday, May 25th, 2012

The European Commission has given the go-ahead to DS Smith’s takeover of SCA Packaging. Both DS Smith and SCA Packaging are active in the corrugated packaging industry. DS Smith employs over 10,000 people at 94 manufacturing locations. SCA Packaging, which is currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swedish group Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA AB Swedish group Read more…

 


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