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Archive for July, 2012

Inchcape opens in Mauritius

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services has expanded its operations into Mauritius, having bought local company Belship. Renamed ISS Belship, this opening marks ISS’s first venture in the country and is based in the capital, Port-Louis. The acquisition is ISS’s seventh of a growth strategy, that has so far taken in areas such as Ghana, Namibea and Chile. Read more…

 

Let the Games begin

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

After years of preparation, the Olympic Games are here and it is expected that four million extra visitors will descend on London for the 16 days of the competition.  The 109 mile Olympic Route Network is now in operation from 6am to midnight every day. No stopping or loading is allowed on roads in the Read more…

 

Operators are dealing with milk strike blockades

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

27 July 2012 By Robin Meczes Milk distributors tell Commercialmotor.com they are coping with a wave of blockades by farmers in the last week in protest at the price they are paid for their milk. The action, which started on Thursday 19 July, has seen milk processing plants blockaded with tractors in several counties so Read more…

 

Firms fined after worker loses fingers

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

27 July 2012 By Roger Brown A pair of companies have been fined a total of £7,000 after an employee lost three fingers and part of his thumb operating a lorry mounted concrete pump. In a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecution, Telford Magistrates’ Court was told how the 37-year-old man, who does not wish Read more…

 

Menlo strengthens European management

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

Menlo Worldwide Logistics has appointed three general managers in Europe. Joel van Tergouw, based in Amsterdam, will be responsible for a number of locations across Benelux, the UK and Ireland, specifically having focus in the high-tech industry sector.  He was a logistics manager at Texas Instruments and more recently a global programme manager in the Read more…

 

Inditex to invest 150m euros in new logistics facility

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

Inditex, the parent of fashion retailer Zara, plans to expand its logistics capacity with a 300,000 sq m site in Guadalajara, Spain. It has signed a letter of intent to buy the site at Cabanillas. The initial plan is for a 70,000 sq m logistics facility creating 500 jobs. The total investment, including the site Read more…

 

Auto parts retailer selects Witron

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

German automotive parts retailer Auto-TeiAuto-Teile-Pöllath Handels has taken on Witron for an expansion of its e-commerce facilities, in order to provide next day delivery for orders made at 3pm. The selected order picking system will be goods-to-man, with a  seven aisle AS/RS and more than 40,000 locations. Eight workstations will enable picking directly into dispatch Read more…

 

ByBox lockers at self storage sites

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

Bybox has entered a partnership with Big Yellow Self Storage as part of a £2 million programme to expand its locker solution throughout the UK. Drop box lockers have already been installed at nine of the storage chain’s sites, including at Camberley, Hounslow, West Norwood, North Kensington, Battersea, Birmingham, Fulham, Sutton and Watford. ByBox’s consumer Read more…

 

Transport firms above UK average for paying bills

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012

27 July 2012 By Robin Meczes Transport and logistics firms lag behind the UK average for pay bills, taking 25.9 days to pay compared to a national average of 23.46 days. However late payment research from Experian suggests that all UK businesses are paying their bills around two days quicker than they were this time Read more…

 

Recycling firm signs up for London Gateway

Posted: Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Cycle Link UK, which exports used paper for recycling,  has chosen to use DP World’s London Gateway port when it opens next yearm I order to reduce its use of UK roads. Gary Waters, Shipping Manager for Cycle Link UK, said: “We export around a thousand containers every week, so anything we can do to Read more…

 


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