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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for September, 2012

DFDS finalises Channel joint venture

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

DFDS has finalised its joint venture with Louis Dreyfus Armateurs which combines DFDS’ Channel operations and LD Lines’ ferry operations. The plan is to develop a long term, operation on the Channel with primary focus on the freight market, and expand DFDS’ presence in the significant French transport market. DFDS will have an 82 per Read more…

 

CIPS accreditation for Hull MSc

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management, offered by Hull University Business School has been accredited to MCIPS standard with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Article source: http://www.logisticsmanager.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=19259

 

Hoppecke launches battery rental scheme

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Battery supplier Hoppecke has launched a rental scheme designed to enable users of materials handling equipment to rent batteries on short, medium and long-term contracts. It believes the rental offer is especially suited to companies who have seasonal businesses, such as the period around Christmas when their need for fork lift batteries may increase temporarily. Read more…

 

Is road transport getting harder? Tell us for a chance to win £100!

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

26 September 2012 By James Clark Is it more difficult to find new work at the moment at the right rate? Are you struggling to buy new or used vehicles at the right price? Are you unable to find new drivers when you need them? Now’s your chance to tell us and the industry with Read more…

 

Bids for first new Volvo FH on eBay currently stand at £179,000

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

26 September 2012 By Ashleigh Wight Bidding for the first new Volvo FH on eBay currently stands at €225,400 (£179,059), with three days of the auction remaining. So far there have been 100 bids for the special edition truck, which is being auctioned off to the highest bidder with all proceeds going to charity. The Read more…

 

Record number of LGV drivers have their licences taken away

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

26 September 2012 By Ashleigh Wight A record number of LGV drivers had their licences revoked over the last year for health, sight, alcohol and drug problems, the DVLA has revealed. A total of 4,706 LGV drivers lost their licences, a 40% increase on the previous year’s figures, after they failed a compulsory DVLA medical Read more…

 

B&Q chooses Wincanton for multi-channel contract

Posted: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

BQ has awarded Wincanton a multi-million contract to support its multi-channel operations in the UK. Wincanton will manage BQ’s 1 million sq ft Showroom Fulfilment Centre at Burton on Trent, which houses the retailer’s kitchen, bathroom and bedroom ranges. It reckons it will handle about nine million cases of merchandise a year. “We have a Read more…

 

Driver starts petition against A-road truck speed limit

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

25 September 2012 By Chris Tindall A driver lobbying the government to increase the speed limit for LGVs said he was surprised by the support he has received. Matt Downie has created an e-Petition demanding that lorries are allowed to travel at up to 50mph on major A-roads, rather than the current 40mph. He said Read more…

 

Poor service affects 9 out of 10 consumers

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Nine out of ten consumers have suffered tradesmen and delivery firms turning up late for appointments, research commissioned by TomTom has revealed. The study conducted by TNS also found that more than a quarter claimed to have experienced poor punctuality on a regular basis. And 73 per cent said they were frequently kept in the Read more…

 

Freightlink role for Steinhage

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Freightlink, the ferry booking service has appointed Roel Steinhage operations manager of its Reload division. Steinhage was previously hub manager for Kuehne + Nagel’s Ellistown depot in Leicestershire. Freightlink Reload matches businesses that have export requirements with hauliers returning to Europe from the UK with empty vehicles. Article source: http://www.logisticsmanager.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=19250

 


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