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Archive for October, 2012

Get ready for winter, warns FTA

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012

It’s time for fleet operators to make sure they are prepared for winter weather, the Freight Transport Association has warned. It said the decision about what an individual transport operator should do is related to the sort of operations being undertaken and while a few years ago there was a cry for all goods vehicles Read more…

 

M&S seeks graduates for logistics

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012

Marks Spencer is now recruiting graduates to its logistics and e-commerce functions as part of its 2013 graduate scheme and business placement programme. It is offering more than 200 places across the group. Roles include retail management and specialist schemes such as logistics, food development and e-commerce, as well general buying and merchandising programmes. In Read more…

 

Strong UK performance boosts sales at Norbert

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2012

Norbert Dentressangle has reported a ten per cent rise in sales for the first nine months of the year to €2.9bn. The Logistics division reported sales for the first nine months of €1.3bn, up 13.7 per cent. The group said the 2.1 per cent like for like revenue increase reflected both the buoyant market in Read more…

 

Stobart sees profits rise despite tough market

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Stobart Group has reported a small rise in underlying operating profit to £19.8m for the first half, despite sales slipping back from £281.1m to £278.5m. CEO Andrew Tinkler said: “We have worked hard to improve margins and profitability in our core transport business despite tough trading conditions. We are well underway with delivering the stated Read more…

 

UK export growth slows

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

UK export sales and orders are still growing, though growth has slowed in the third quarter, according to the latest DHL/BCC Trade Confidence Index. Some 39 per cent of exporters reported that export sales for the past three months increased, but this is down from 49 per cent of exporters in the previous quarter. Export Read more…

 

Survey highlights fear of foreign drivers

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

One in three consumers is concerned at perceived poor driving ability of foreign truck drivers, according to a survey on behalf of the Commercial Vehicle Forum. It found that 96 per cent of consumers agreed that the road transport sector was important to the UK economy, but 29 per cent said they were deeply concerned with Read more…

 

One third of truckers are obese

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Almost one third of truck drivers are either obese or morbidly obese, according to a survey by retailer Morrisons which has launched an initiative to encourage healthier eating. It’s research highlighted the limited choice of healthier food at service stations (45 per cent) as a significant factor. The research by Morrisons NuMe also found: * Read more…

 

Ford moves to cut inventory

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Ford is making a strategic shift to reduce vehicle inventory at its European dealerships, following the massive restructuring announced earlier this week that involves the closure of the Transit plant in Southampton and the assembly plant at Genk in Belgium. The group needs to stem losses of $1.5bn in Europe this year. This includes more Read more…

 

Flying cup holders save manufacturer’s reputation

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Evolution Time Critical last week used four aircraft charters in one day to deliver cup holders to a major car manufacturer. Managing director Brad Brennan said the customer,  a major OEM, was launching a model upgrade. The delayed parts would not have resulted in a line stoppage and therefore the financial penalty to the OEM Read more…

 

Profit up but turnover down at Stobart

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

25 October 2012 By Christopher Walton The restructure of Stobart’s chilled distribution business – formerly Innovate, which it acquired from administration in 2008 – cost the firm £4.2m between March and August this year. Making its chilled arm more profitable has been “more challenging, costly and further reaching than first planned” Stobart admitted. It expects Read more…

 


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