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Archive for September, 2012

Great Bear strengthens senior management team

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Peter Kelly has become regional operations director at Great Bear. He will work alongside existing regional operations directors Rick Geall and Mark Pitkin, on existing contracts as well as increasing the capacity for future growth. Managing director David Williams said: “Our business is seeing sustained expansion and this appointment both supports our current requirements and Read more…

 

CH Robinson takes over Phoenix International

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

CH Robinson Worldwide, the US-based logistics and forwarding group, is to take over Phoenix International in a deal worth some $635m. Chicago-based Phoenix is a privately held freight forwarder with 76 offices in 15 countries serving some 15,000 customers. John Wiehoff, CH Robinson chairman and chief executive officer, said: ““We see significant long-term opportunity in Read more…

 

DHL Express targets 5pc price rise

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Express carrier DHL Express plans to push up prices by an average of five per cent from 1st January. CEO Ken Allen said: “The price increase that DHL Express is putting in place globally for 2013 is aimed at offsetting rising costs, including external costs that are out of our direct control and cannot be compensated through Read more…

 

Mobile Freight Services goes apprentice route to recruit drivers

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

25 September 2012 By derren hayes Birmingham-based haulier Mobile Freight Services has set up a driver apprenticeship scheme with a local college after struggling to recruit enough young C+E licence holders. Ian Jolley, sales director at the family-run business which has been going for more than 30 years, said the one-year training course created with Read more…

 

SDC to launch trailer tail aerodynamic technology at Commercial Motor Live

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

25 September 2012 By Christopher Walton SDC Trailers will exhibit its aerodynamic trailer with ATDynamic box tail technology at next week’s Commercial Motor Live. Supplier partner ATDynamics has designed and tested the TrailerTail in the USA where it cut fuel consumption by an average of 6% at motorway speeds. In some cases this rose to Read more…

 

Daf hybrid takes a bow at RWM show

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

25 September 2012 By Steve Gray On display at the recent RWM show at the Birmingham’s NEC, Daf’s LF 45.160 12-tonne hybrid uses a parallel diesel/electric system. The system is computer controlled, and switches between the 4.5 litre diesel engine and an electric motor as and when it’s needed.  Despite the extra (300kg) unladen weight, Read more…

 

DSA publishes framework defining the skills truck drivers require

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

25 September 2012 By Roger Brown The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) has published a new framework document defining the skills, knowledge and understanding required by truck drivers. National Driving Standard Category C (lorry) outlines what drivers need to know, understand and be able to do in areas such as: • preparing a vehicle and its Read more…

 

New Thermo King Athenia bus air conditioning modules provide increased energy and operational efficiency and sustainability

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is launching a new Athenia range of bus air conditioning modules that save energy, lower costs and increase sustainability, and can be used on all drive trains. The Athenia E and EA modules, which Read more…

 

FLNG will fuel the future, say industry experts

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

With global energy consumption demands expected to increase exponentially, the industry is turning its attention to liquefied natural gas (LNG) as means of fuelling the future. The often burdensome costs, however, of recovering and transporting gas from remoter, deeper onshore reservoirs provide serious challenges for operators. Now – buoyed by a number of offshore discoveries Read more…

 

Mobile Freight Services goes apprentice route after struggling to recruit drivers

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

25 September 2012 By derren hayes Birmingham-based haulier Mobile Freight Services has set up a driver apprenticeship scheme with a local college after struggling to recruit enough young C+E licence holders. Ian Jolley, sales director at the family-run business which has been going for more than 30 years, said the one-year training course created with Read more…

 


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