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Archive for August, 2012

North West warehouse letting bonanza

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

The amount of space let in the North West in the first half of the year amounted to nearly all that let in the whole of 2011, according to CBRE’s ‘H1 2012 UK Logistics’ report. A total of 3.2 million sq ft of industrial space had been taken up in the region in the first Read more…


New mega shed for Liverpool International Business Park

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Peel Investments and UK Land Property have submitted plans for a 500,225 sq ft build-to-suit warehouse at Liverpool International Business Park. The application for an as yet unidentified end user says the facility will provide up to 200 jobs. The warehouse will be built on Cell 10 a 26 acre extension to LIBP which was Read more…


Mercedes launches urban delivery van

Posted: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Mercedes-Benz’s new urban delivery van, the Citan, is to go on sale from 1st September. The company is nhoping to pick up about five per cent of the European market for uban delivery vans which currently totals 700,000 units. The van has a maximum payload of 800 kilos and cargo volume of 3.8 cu m. Read more…


Robust expectations at Stobart

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012

Stobart Group reckons long term expectations remain robust, despite the current recessionary climate which has been slowing growth in the transport sector, the group said in a pre-close trading statement. Stobart has just completed the acquisition of Autologic, the car transport specialist. “The Group has positioned itself to be successful in difficult times with a Read more…


Spirit launches mobile software platform

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012

Spirit Data Capture has launched Mobile Connect, a mobile software platform designed to enable businesses to deploy mobile applications easily and quickly. Features include data capture technology; mobile communications; and the ability to deploy a range of mobile applications such as warehousing, inventory, field inspections, and route management  on one platform. Article source:


Tenens wins green truck funding

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012

A consortium led by Howard Tenens has been awarded a total of £1.26 million from the Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Trial funded by the Department for Transport and the Technology Strategy Board. Howard Tenens partnered with John Lewis Partnership and Lenham Storage in the bid and will be supported by CMS Supa Trak and Emissions Read more…


UPS gets set for Paralympics

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012

UPS is gearing up for the Paralympics which start on Wednesday (29th August), following the end of the Olympics two weeks ago. Since the closing ceremony, UPS has been involved in helping prepare the venues for the Paralympics, moving a vast inventory between two dedicated London 2012 warehouses and 20 competition venues. As official logistics Read more…


DHL launches Supply Chain Matters

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012

DHL Supply Chain has launched Supply Chain Matters, an expanded resource for logistics professionals. It is designed to highlight industry trends and help business leaders to drive innovation and efficiency in the supply chain. It will be updated monthly with articles and features focusing on five themes:  efficiency, simplification, innovation, sustainability and insights. A dedicated Read more…


How to design a supply chain for a volatile market

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012

The semiconductor market has seen significant volatility over the past few years, and getting the supply chain right to deal with such conditions is critical to the success of the enterprise. Infineon Technologies has an award-winning supply chain that has helped the company grow despite market volatility. Kurt Gruber, Infineon’s corporate vice president, corporate supply Read more…


Tacho fiddling driver sent to prison for eight months

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012

24 August 2012 By Roger Brown A truck driver who on one occasion drove for 24 hours without a proper rest, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for 79 offences of creating false driving hours records. Ipswich Crown Court was told how Jasvinder Arora, from Feltham, who traded as Ocean Xpress Logistics, was Read more…