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Archive for August, 2012

French fines for no breatherlyser in the cab from November

Posted: Friday, August 31st, 2012

31 August 2012 By Christopher Walton International hauliers and drivers are being reminded that French authorities will begin imposing fines on anyone found not to be carrying breathlysers in their cabs from November. The law changed in July, requiring that all motorists, including freight drivers, travelling through France carry at least one government approved breathalyser. Read more…

 

Target Express closure highlights Irish hauliers’ plight

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

30 August 2012 By Chris Druce Target Express’s closure is just a taste of much worse to come, warns the head of the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA). Eoin Gavin, IRHA president, says the announcement this week that Target Express, one of the largest privately owned hauliers in Ireland and Northern Ireland, had been forced Read more…

 

Crown Oil snaps up failed fuel suppliers assets

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

30 August 2012 By Chris Druce Bury, Lancashire-based wholesaler and fuel distributer Crown Oil UK has purchased some of the assets of collapsed rival Samuel Cook Co. KPMG was appointed administrator at Burnley’s Samuel Cooke Co, which also had a fuel card business, on 24 July. Earlier this month [2 August] KPMG completed the sale Read more…

 

PHS tools up to offer Rehrig crates

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

PHS Teacrate, the supplier of returnable transit packaging, has invested in tooling from Rehrig Pacific to manufacture its trays for the UK and European markets. Purchasing the tooling equipment to produce Rehrig crates follows on from the American-based company’s decision to focus its marketing outside Europe. PHS commercial director Gordon Philip said: “This significant tooling Read more…

 

Logistics success prompts EZ extension

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Chancellor George Osborne announced an extension to the North East enterprise zone during a visit to the new distribution centre being built by Vantec Europe in Sunderland. Vantec Europe, a subsidiary of Hitachi specialising in freight forwarding and logistics, is building the £22.5 million, 421,000 sq ft distribution centre on an enterprise zone near the Nissan Read more…

 

Park Logistics wins contract to deliver Usain Bolt’s bed

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Park Logistics has won a contract to deliver furniture from the Olympic village to souvenir hunters who have bought items in an online sale. Items include beds slept in by athletes such as Usain Bolt Jessica Ennis and Michael Phelps. The items are being sold through a web site run by Remains of the Games, Read more…

 

Fleet management system for Chiltern

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Chiltern Cold Storage Group has chosen a transport management system from Proteo to manage its  40 strong fleet. Proteo’s Haulier Enterprise is a transport management system designed for mid to large-size haulage businesses. Functions include allowing customers to enter orders on to the system to tracking the vehicle and generating the paperwork. It integrates with Read more…

 

DSV joins green freight scheme

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

DSV Road has joined Green Freight Europe a voluntary initiative that promotes cooperation between transport companies and their customers to reduce CO2 emissions. The programme is focused on building and maintaining a platform to collect, compute and report CO2 emissions from road transport in Europe. It includes companies like IKEA, DOW, Schneider Electric and Akzo Read more…

 

New chief executive for the Fork Lift Truck Association

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Peter Harvey MBE has been appointed chief executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association. He takes over from David Ellison, who has retired after more than a decade of service. Before joining the FLTA, Harvey spent 37 years with the British Army.  “He has, in David, a very tough act to follow, but I am certain Read more…

 

Blaze at JS Trucks was no accident, claim Essex Fire Service

Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

30 August 2012 By Chris Tindall An investigation into a blaze at East Tilbury commercial vehicle recycler JS Trucks, which affected three vehicles, has found that it was started deliberately. Firefighters were called to the firm’s premises on the Readmans Industrial Estate in the early hours of Monday 27 August after receiving a number of Read more…

 


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