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Archive for January, 2013

OFT to reveal if it is to launch a UK fuel industry investigation on Wednesday

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

28 January 2013 By Ashleigh Wight The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will publish its report on its information gathering excercise on the UK petrol and diesel market on Wednesday (30 January). The OFT invited the industry to share its concerns on the high price of fuel in September, when it began a six month Read more…


E-tailers target overseas deliveries

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Two thirds of UK online retailers who sell abroad are seeking to grow sales by targeting new international markets during 2013, according to a study by Royal Mail. And almost one third are planning to upgrade delivery with tracking to help grow sales overseas. The study found that 65 per cent of SME online retailers Read more…


Jones becomes MD of Ingenia

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Freddie Jones has been appointed managing director of Ingenia Technology, which makes anti-counterfeiting technology. Jones co-founded Flat Rock Technology, an app and software development company, and was a member of the operating board, for business Azlan, as well as having served as a commissioned officer in the British Army. Article source:


Five fold increase in e-freight at Schipol

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

A five-fold increase in e-freight shipments through Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport has been recorded following the Dutch government-funded project to encourage paperless air cargo. The project was launched in July 2010 with funding of €1.2 million. Schiphol’s top ten e-freight routes are now Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, Tokyo (Narita), Vancouver, London Heathrow, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Read more…


Boner joins board at Diamond Phoenix

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Diamond Phoenix has appointed Graham Boner to its management board. He joined from System Logistics of Italy where he was UK general manager and director, and previously spent five years as systems division manager at Wakefield Storage. Keith Washington, director and co-owner of Diamond Phoenix said: “Having worked together previously for more than ten years Read more…


Stubbings chairs BIFA policy group

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

John Stubbings, group director and company secretary at the Woodland Group, has been appointed chairman of the British International Freight Association’s Legal and Insurance Policy Group. Stubbings has worked for various BIFA member companies, starting with International Express in 1978. He also worked for Kelleher Forwarding and Uniserve before joining Essex based logistics firm Woodland Read more…


23 Mercedes tractors for Acumen

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Acumen Distribution has taken delivery of 23 Mercedes Benz Actros 4×2 tractor units as part of its investment strategy and expansion plan. The new tractor units will be used for Acumen’s inbound automotive contracts. They have sleeper cabs with air-sprung suspension seats. They were obtained on a full maintenance contract hire agreement through Widnes based Read more…


Tesco opens at Crawley

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Tesco has opened its fifth dot-com only store at Crawley in West Sussex to meet growing demand for home delivery. The retailer uses dot-com stores to extend the number of delivery slots and offer customers a wider range of products – more than 26,000 lines. Tesco’s online business has shown 15 per cent like-for-like growth Read more…


Transport minister at Stobart gateway to mark HS2 announcement

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Transport Minister Norman Baker MP visited Stobart’s multimodal gateway in Widnes  following the government’s announcement of the 211-mile northern phase two route of HS2. “This is a transformational announcement that will change the geography of the country and bring a huge economic boost to the North West,” said Baker. “Stobart is doing a very important job Read more…


Vanderlande Industries shows you 5 benefits of Warehouse Automation in just 5 minutes

Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2013

Give us just 5 minutes to show you 5 benefits of Warehouse Automation, helping to make you fit for the future! Visit us at IMHX, on stand 19L180 and we will show you not only the five biggest benefits, but also how flexible our solutions are. For all types of business. Today’s warehouses and distribution Read more…