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Archive for February, 2013

Truck registrations stumble during January

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013

08 February 2013 By David Wilcox The UK new truck market is expected to grow by up to 10% in 2013 but the year has started poorly, with January’s registrations down by almost a quarter (25%) on the same month last year. Data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals that registrations Read more…


Renault facelift Kangoo van

Posted: Friday, February 8th, 2013

08 February 2013 By George Barrow Renault has revealed a new look to its second generation of Kangoo in an update to the compact city van range. Changes for the Phase 2 facelift of the Kangoo van include a revised front bumper, grille and headlights, while on the inside the Kangoo gets a new dashboard Read more…


Human error main contributor to truck accidents

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

07 February 2013 By Robin Meczes Human error is the major contributing factor in nine out of ten road traffic accidents, a new report from Volvo Trucks has suggested. Though the number of road traffic fatalities has been steadily falling over the last 20 years, heavy trucks remain involved in about 17% of them, it Read more…


Wincanton reports robust performance in contract logistics

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Wincanton has highlighted a robust performance by the contract logistics business in its management statement for the quarter to 7th February “The contract logistics business has performed robustly across all sectors in what continues to be a challenging economic climate and has secured a number of new contracts and renewals including those with global garden Read more…


Giant new DB Schenker site for Singapore

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

DB Schenker has invested €41 million in a new 54,520 sq m facility in Singapore. The new facility will be a shared warehouse for customers from various industries, such as healthcare, electronics and automotive and will be located at the Tampines LogisPark near to Changi International Airport. The space is spread across three floors. “This Read more…


Movianto expands in Germany

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Movianto has extended its warehouse capacity at its Neunkirchen site in Germany. The pharmaceutical and healthcare logistics provider has added an extra 10,000 sq m to the facility, enabling it to cater for the capacity of over 32,000 pallets for temperature controlled storage, 2,400 spaces for cold storage and 600 spaces for controlled drugs. The Read more…


Ocado set to open £210m fulfilment centre

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Ocado expects to open its new 350,000 sq ft fulfilment centre at Dordon near Tamworth at the end of this month. The e-tailer is investing some £210m in the site. It said equipment testing started in early summer, and systems testing commenced according to schedule later in the summer. “We have now started receiving stock Read more…


Welcome for dog protection plan

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Royal Mail has welcomed the government’s plans to extend legal protection against dog attacks. Donald Brydon, Royal Mail Group’s chairman, recently commissioned a report of an independent inquiry into dog attacks on postal workers, highlighting that people attacked by dogs on private property have significantly less legal protection then those attacked on public ground. It Read more…


New Atego completes Mercedes-Benz truck range revamp

Posted: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

07 February 2013 By George Barrow Mercedes-Benz has released the first images and outline specifications of its new Euro-6 Atego distribution truck, due on sale in May this year. This completes Mercedes’ top-to- bottom revision of its entire truck range for Euro-6. The artist’s impression of the new cab shows how the Atego will fall Read more…


Ecolab picks Norbert for chemicals contract

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Ecolab, which makes chemical and medical products, has awarded a chemicals contract to Norbert Dentressangle. The contract will see Dentressangle’s TOP Tier COMAH Euroterminal site at Trafford Park, Manchester, used for the storage of up to 12,000 pallets of Ecolab products as well as acting as a national hub in the distribution of products throughout Read more…