Park Logisitics - Creating Supply Chain Solutions

Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
Warehousing - Distribution - Fulfilment - Co-Pack

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Email : sales@parklog.co.uk

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Archive for September, 2012

Penske Logistics earns Awards from Whirlpool Corp. for Supply Chain Excellence

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Penske Logistics recently earned two awards from Whirlpool Corporation for supply chain excellence as 2011 3PL Supplier of the Year for Warehousing, its third consecutive year, and 2011 Specialty Service Supplier of the Year. Penske Logistics currently manages and optimises a combined network of 11 major distribution centers for Whirlpool across the US. These facilities Read more…

 

Keeping lifts safe

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

If you have a lift on your premises, there are a number of health and safety considerations which you should be aware of. Building regulations in Scotland and Wales stipulate that the first lift in any facility must be a passenger lift, and English regulators are expected to follow suit soon. Passenger lifts are subject Read more…

 

Barloworld Logistics well positioned to help Asian companies in their African supply chain

Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

As China announces a new package of investment and development measures to African countries, Barloworld Logistics, a South African-based supply chain company, reports that it is well placed to help with the opportunities that will develop across the continent and on key trade lanes. Ministers and government officials from China and 48 African countries met Read more…

 

Former North-East traffic commissioner ‘will be missed’

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012

24 September 2012 By Roger Brown Keith Waterworth, who earned a reputation for being a firm but fair traffic commissioner (TC), has died aged 69. Waterworth was initially appointed as TC for Scotland in 1990 where he served for three years, before becoming TC for the North East in 1993. He was then appointed as Read more…

 

Haulier fined £20,000 after driver is hit in wash bay

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012

20 September 2012 By Roger Brown Aberdeenshire haulier RJ Milne has been fined £20,000 after a driver was severely injured when he was knocked to the ground and run over by a truck in the firm’s wash bay area. In a Health and Safety Executive (HSE ) prosecution, Banff Sheriff Court was told how Ian Read more…

 

Repentant boss regains O-licence

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012

13 September 2012 By Chris Tindall A haulage boss who was disqualified for three years and had a licence application refused said he has learnt from his mistakes after the Eastern traffic commissioner finally granted him a licence. In a written decision, TC Richard Turfitt said the regulatory system must offer a place for rehabilitation. Read more…

 

The Nolan Transport cabotage decision analysed

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012

13 September 2012 By Roger Brown The recent case involving Irish company Nolan Transport is set to have a major influence on how the regulations regarding cabotage and combined transport operations are interpreted in the UK in future. Upper tribunal judges ruled in July that where such operations are carried out, the onus is now Read more…

 

HSE’s new power to charge costs explained

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012

06 September 2012 By Roger Brown Fees for Intervention (FFI) is one of the biggest changes to the health and safety landscape in recent  years and all hauliers should be prepared for how it might affect them. From October, if the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) decides to notify a business in writing that a Read more…

 

Just 24 months left to complete Driver CPC training

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012

12 September 2012 By Karen Crispe From this month there will only be 24 months to go for professional LGV drivers to complete the required 35 hours training for Driver CPC, and worrying figures have emerged today following a recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request. The figures, presented here by Tachodisc, show that at best Read more…

 

JJB to call in administrators

Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012

Troubled retailer JJB Sports had announced plans to go into administration after failing to find a suitable buyer for the business. The company has struggled over the past couple of years. As part of its rescue programme, in November last year it brought in Lawrence Christensen as a non-executive director to beef up its supply chain. Read more…

 


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