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Archive for July, 2012

Emergency logistics techniques save cash for airlines

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

Aircraft operators are enlisting emergency logistics techniques to avoid fees for grounded aircraft, according to Evolution Time Critical. Unscheduled aircraft on ground” incidents can incur cancellation fees ranging from $250 to $600 per passenger, which is in addition to the business cost of over $100,000 for a one to two hour delay estimated by Boeing. Read more…

 

Metro picks K+N for Hong Kong sea freight

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

Metro picks K+N for Hong Kong sea freightMetro Group Buying Hong Kong, part of the giant German retailer,  has awarded a three year contract to  Kuehne + Nagel to manage its ocean transport operations. K+N will be responsible for the coordination and booking processes for the retailer’s seafreight shipments and the provision of value-added services, such Read more…

 

Profits rise by two thirds at TNT Express

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

TNT Express has reported a 67.4 per cent rise in operating profit to 77m euros in the second quarter of 2012, on sales up 1.7 per cent to 1.8bn euros. The company said that volume growth had been good in Europe and MEA despite demanding economic conditions, but customers increasingly opted for non-premium products. The Read more…

 

Grade B take up highest level in two years

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

A shortage of Grade A space has meant that occupiers have opted for good quality grade B stock, driving take-up of this grade to its highest level since Q2 2010 according to DTZ’s latest Property Times report. For the seventh successive quarter total available space fell. This time it dropped 6 per cent to 143 Read more…

 

Northern Ireland operator fined for drivers’ hours offences

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

30 July 2012 By Roger Brown A haulier based in County Tyrone has been fined for tachograph and drivers’ hours related offences. In a Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) prosecution, Londonderry Magistrates’ Court was told how in May 2009, DVA staff were conducting a vehicle checkpoint in Newbuildings, County Londonderry. They signalled a truck operated Read more…

 

RHA calls on government to end Vosa’s truck testing ‘monopoly’

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

30 July 2012 By Hayley Pink The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has called on the government to allow the private sector to carry out annual truck tests and end Vosa’s “monopoly”. With more than 50% of all annual testing now undertaken at privately-run Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs), the RHA argues that the requirement for Vosa Read more…

 

Roadways adds Mercedes-Benz New Actros, Scania R-Series and Volvos to fleet

Posted: Monday, July 30th, 2012

30 July 2012 By Christopher Walton Roadways Container Logistics is to take delivery of 50 new vehicles after it returned to profit in 2011. The order comprises 15 Mercedes-Benz New Actros, 10 Scania R-Series and 25 Volvo tractor units. It will also take delivery of 100 Dennison EF25SKA sliding skeletal trailers. For the year ended Read more…

 

Vehicle pre-clearance facility for Felixstowe

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

Logistics firm Pentalver has established a partnership with vehicle logistics specialist Autohub and international inspection company JEVIC, to launch a vehicle pre-clearance facility at its Felixstowe depot. The new joint venture is designed to process second-hand cars to New Zealand, and some East African countries. John Davies, managing director at Autohub, said: “The Facility has Read more…

 

Apple strengthens influence over electronics supply chain

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

Apple is strengthening its influence over the electronics supply chain, according to a new report from IHS iSuppli. Apple is expected to buy nearly $28 billion worth of semiconductors this year, up 15 per cent on 2011, according to an IHS iSuppli OEM Semiconductor Spend Analysis report from information and analytics provider IHS. Second placed Read more…

 

Freightnet secures second site at Segro X2

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

Freightnet is renting a second 27,513 sq ft unit on the upper floor at X2, Heathrow just months after securing a 36,524 sq ft unit. In April, Freightnet became the first customer to take space on the second floor of Segro’s X2 site. As with the first Heathrow unit, the lease is on a ten Read more…

 


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