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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for January, 2013

TomTom and LoJack form strategic alliance to deliver fleet efficiency and protection to more businesses

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

TomTom Business Solutions has joined forces with stolen vehicle recovery specialist LoJack to expand the North American distribution network for its fleet management technology. LoJack will market, sell and support TomTom’s range of fleet management solutions through its dealership network, helping businesses become more efficient, cut costs and improve customer service. “This strategic alliance enables Read more…

 

Mis-picks cost businesses nearly £242,000 per year

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

According to a study recently conducted by Intermec, Inc, distribution centres are losing an average of nearly £242,000 per year due to mis-picks. With a new year bringing renewed pressure to boost efficiencies and drive costs down, the demands for faultless distribution processes have never been higher. Achieving productivity and accuracy goals is fundamental to Read more…

 

Easilift Loading Systems strengthens management team with new shareholder

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Loading bay solutions provider Easilift Loading Systems has announced that Jon Tridgell, the company’s Operations Director, has become a shareholder in the company, further strengthening its UK management team. Jon originally took the position of Operations Director in January 2012 after Laweco UK – for whom he was a Co-Director – was amalgamated into Easilift, Read more…

 

The hidden cost of rising fuel prices

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

By Mark Schoonmaker It’s an inescapable fact that petrol and diesel prices are higher than ever, and this is massively important to us in the UK and Europe. We are always noticing fluctuations in the price of fuel but even the most unobservant road user can’t have missed the record high prices at the pumps. Read more…

 

Leading CV wheel safety expert takes non-circumferential hub issue to EU

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Motor Wheel Service Distribution has taken the issue of CV wheel safety to the European Parliament, with John Ellis invited to present expert testimony to the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) during last week’s (January 22) public hearing into the Roadworthiness Package. Acting in his capacity as Director of the Northwest Automotive Alliance (NAA), Read more…

 

CI Logistics installs garment system for 4 million units at Clipper

Posted: Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

CI Logistics has designed, manufactured and installed a garment handling and storage system with the capacity to store up to four million units at Clipper’s new deconsolidation centre at Wynyard Park near Teesport. Clipper’s supercentre is built on 22 acres with a footprint of 350,000 sq ft. In addition it boasts three vast internal mezzanines, Read more…

 

Profits slip at Boughey

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Operating profit slipped to £800,000 in the first half at Boughey Distribution as a result of slower take-on of new customers than had been anticipated. Boughey, part of NWF Group, reported a 17.5 per cent fall in revenue to £18.9m for the half year to 30th November. NWF said the figures were “slightly behind management Read more…

 

German airline extends IAS deal

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

German carrier Germanwings has extended its Spanish handling contract with Iberia Airport Services for two years. IAS handled more that 2,000 loads under the deal last year. This number will increase now the airline is taking on more work with short and medium haul routes of the Lufthansa Group. Article source: http://www.logisticsmanager.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=19862

 

DBL invests in Sheffield distribution centre

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

DBL Logistics is investing £2m in a 33,500 sq ft distribution centre in Sheffield and adding ten vehicles to its fleet. The company bought the 2.25 acre site  on Tinsley Park Road from Sheffield City Council. It expects to expand its warehouse capacity from 1,500 pallets space to around 6,000. Phase two will see a Read more…

 

Volvo Trucks invests in China

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

29 January 2013 By George Barrow Volvo will become the world’s joint-largest heavy truck manufacturer next year, having agreed a part ownership deal of Chinese vehicle manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Group’s (DFG) medium and heavy truck business. Currently the third largest heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer globally with total unit sales in 2011 of 180,000, Volvo Group will Read more…

 


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