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Archive for November, 2012

Pall-Ex to launch new UK services

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

26 November 2012 By Chris Druce Pall-Ex is launching a range of services and products for members to sell next year in a bid to keep close to the UK market despite its European expansion. Deputy chief executive Cris Stephenson said trading in the year to date had been “reasonably buoyant despite the economic situation”, Read more…


O-licence losses likely over unreturned Transport Manager questionnaires, experts warn

Posted: Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

26 November 2012 By Chris Tindall Operators are being urged to check their licensing status after lawyers warned revocation was on the cards if they had not returned their completed Transport Manager questionnaire. The surveys were sent out to all standard and international licence holders in September 2011 requesting details about firms’ nominated transport managers, Read more…


DAF LF assembled in Taiwan

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

DAF LF distribution trucks are now being assembled in Taiwan. FASC, responsible for the marketing and sales of DAF trucks in Taiwan, assembles two versions of the distribution truck: the 12 ton LF45 and the 17 ton LF55. The trucks are assembled in Taiwan by using  semi-knocked-down (SKD) packages which are shipped from Leyland to Read more…


Delivery management from m-hance

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

Software provider m-hance has signed a partnership agreement with VSc Solutions to extend the functionality of its financial applications using TranSend as the engine for the new m-hance Delivery Management service. m-hance Delivery Management is an integrated delivery management suite that provides real-time information and visibility of the whole delivery and collection process, from the Read more…


DHL fastest lap award for Vettel

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has won DHL’s Fast Lap Award for the driver who set the fastest lap most times during the season. Vettel, who set the fastest lap six times during the 2012 Formula One season, received his award at Interlagos in Brazil prior to the last race of the season. Joakim Read more…


Toy retailer picks City Link

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

Toy retailer The Entertainer has chosen City Link to handle the majority of its tracked parcels. The carrier has handled next day services for The Entertainer for eight years, but the volume will quadruple as a result of additional services in the new contract. Duncan Grant, director of multi-channel at The Entertainer, said: “As we cater Read more…


Panther invests in two-man delivery

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

Panther, the two man delivery specialist has invested £1m in new premises and specialist vehicles to handle growth in demand. It offers next day delivery from one hub of heavy goods such as household furniture, kitchens and bathrooms. Panther’s workforce includes 85 two-man teams. As a result, shoppers in England, Wales and Lower Scotland placing Read more…


Property agent launches rating revaluation petition

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

Property agent Colliers International has launched an online petition to stop the government’s planned postponement of the 2015 business rates revaluation. Business rates are based on 2008 property values which are much higher than current values. So many businesses could expect to see a fall in the rateable value of their properties in the 2015 Read more…


Jost buys tipping gear firm Edbro

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

26 November 2012 By David Wilcox German truck couplings manufacturer Jost has bought Edbro, the Bolton-based supplier of tipping gear, hydraulic cylinders and truck wet kits. Edbro was established in 1916 by engineer Maurice Edwards and claims to be the originator of truck tipping-hoists powered by the engine. In 1992 Edbro was bought by a Read more…


Too many major transport projects delayed at planning stage, says BCC

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012

26 November 2012 By Ashleigh Wight The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said “too many” major transport improvement projects are delayed in the planning stages, despite being given the green light by the government. Eight of the 13 business-critical projects proposed by the BCC in 2010 have been delayed or cancelled it revealed today. Read more…