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Archive for October, 2012

UK Transit production to end as Ford close Southampton factory

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

25 October 2012 By George Barrow Ford is to end production of the Transit van at its manufacturing site in Southampton, closing the facility and its Dagenham stamping operation, putting up to 1,400 people at risk of redundancy. Following a meeting with the GMB union, assembly of the Transit van is to end at the Read more…

 

Turbo Star Logistics O-licence revoked

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

25 October 2012 By Roger Brown Nick Denton, Traffic Commissioner (TC) for London and the South East has revoked the O-licence of Queenborough-based Turbo Star (European) Logistics describing the firm as having “little or no understanding of its obligations”. In a written decision following a September public inquiry in Eastbourne, the TC also disqualified directors Read more…

 

TC tells operator to be open and honest

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

25 October 2012 By Roger Brown West Midlands Traffic Commissioner (TC) Nick Jones has revoked the O-licence of JB Warehousing (West Midlands), saying the transport manager had misled him with regards to who was running the business. In a written decision following a September public inquiry in Birmingham, TC Jones said the repute of Matthew Read more…

 

RHA to join FairFuelUK at Treasury meeting

Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012

25 October 2012 By Laura Hailstone The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is joining FairFuelUK (FFUK) on Monday (29 October) to meet with Treasury minister Danny Alexander to discuss the forthcoming fuel duty rise. “We are delighted that FFUK’s lobbying efforts have resulted in this important meeting,” said RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning.  “We have been Read more…

 

Sainsbury’s enters the Forum’s Hall of Shame after extending payment times by 150%

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has been named and shamed by the Forum of Private Business for having increased all non-food supplier payment times from 30 to 75 days. The supermarket told those affected last month in a letter it was set to make the dramatic increase following a ‘review’ which found their standard 30-day payment times Read more…

 

Raben has won in the category of "Best European 3PL for Consumer Goods Supply Chains"

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

The winners for this year’s eyefortransport European 3PL Awards were announced and celebrated at a reception during the recent 10th Annual European 3PL Summit held at the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium. Each year the eyefortransport 3PL Awards aim to recognise those 3PLs that continuously deliver excellence in logistics operations and superior service to their Read more…

 

Lombard becomes CEO at Geodis

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Marie-Christine Lombard has been named chief executive officer of Geodis, the logistics business of French rail operator SNCF. Lombard resigned as CEO of TNT Express, the UPS takeover target, unexpectedly last month. Pierre Blayau, chairman and chief executive officer of SNCF Geodis since January 2001, has become chairman. Jean-Louis Demeulenaere, chief executive officer of Geodis, Read more…

 

Quiet win for BT Silent Lifter

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

The BT Lifter Silent hand pallet truck and BT Levio Silent powered pallet truck have been awarded with the Quiet Mark from the Noise Abatement Society Gloria Elliott, chief executive of the Noise Abatement Society and Quiet Mark said: “Loud, unexpected noise or low, continual sound vibrations trigger strong physical and emotional responses. Without the Read more…

 

FedEx expands Priority Alert services

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

FedEx Express is expanding its ‘Priority Alert’ and ‘Priority Alert Plus’ inbound and outbound services, introducing them to more than 70 countries including 29 countries in Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. The Priority Alert service is designed for critical materials for the financial, aerospace, electronics, manufacturing and healthcare industries, where timing and visibility Read more…

 

Ford to restructure European operations

Posted: Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Ford has set out plans to restructure its Europe operations including the closure of its giant production plant at Genk in Belgium. It said the move was necessary because the Western Europe car market was now 20 per cent down on 2007. “The proposed restructuring of our European manufacturing operations is a fundamental part of Read more…