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Archive for February, 2013

Administrators called in at 808 X-Ray Logistics Limited

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Administrators have been appointed for 808 X-Ray Logistics Limited, the Heathrow-based company which specialised in cargo handling for freight forwarders around the airport. The company had debts of more than £700,000 according to joint administrators Daniel and Simon Plant  of SPF. Simon Plant said: “808 X-Ray Logistics Limited has run into cash flow difficulties. Following Read more…


FTA backs single-carriageway A-road speed limit rise

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

06 February 2013 By Chris Tindall Raising the speed limit for LGVs to 50mph on all A-roads in England will improve safety and keep traffic moving, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA). On the day that the consultation into increasing the speed limit closed the FTA said that although the matter was complex, the Read more…


Transport lawyer disqualified for "front" operation

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

06 February 2013 By Roger Brown Traffic commissioner (TC) for Scotland Joan Aitken has disqualified a practising transport solicitor from the haulage industry for seven years, describing him as acting as a “puppet” for revoked haulier Munro and Sons. In a written decision following a public inquiry in Inverness in November, the TC said that Read more…


New Chinese warehouse is full of Eastern promise for British businesses

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Advanced Supply Chain has announced plans to begin freight forwarding operations to and from a giant new warehouse in China. It is a move which could open up the country to British businesses eyeing expansion into the world’s fastest-growing economy. The fast growing Bradford and Corby-based transport, logistics and distribution firm is set to commence Read more…


UK forwarders welcome news of tentative US port labour agreement

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the news that the US Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association have reached a tentative agreement for a new six-year master labour contract. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued a statement over the weekend on the labour negotiations between the two sides Read more…


DBL Logistics set for £2 million expansion boost

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

DBL Logistics will commence construction of the 33,500sqft warehouse and office building on Tinsley Park Road in February after purchasing 2.25 acres of land from Sheffield City Council. The company is a Gold Member depot of UPN (United Pallet Network) and is currently based on Europa Close in Sheffield, employing 22 people. It has seen Read more…


Boxxer – an all-in

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Eagle Packaging Machinery’s Boxxer Case Erector Loader Sealer System is an automated solution that combines both case erecting and product loading. Designed to help increase productivity and lower labour costs, this automated solutions system is able to meet various different pack patterns. Product enters the Boxxer through an in-feed conveyor. Once in the machine, the Read more…


Ultra Group of Companies selects Apptricity Jetstream Smartfleet & Asset Tracking

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Apptricity, provider of the Jetstream suite of supply chain, e-procurement and financial productivity solutions, has announced that the Ultra Group of Companies has selected Apptricity to automate asset tracking and boost efficiency in its service fleet. Ultra, a diverse organisation that covers a wide spectrum of industries, from amusement gaming to technology, telecommunications and real Read more…


SSI Schaefer showcases LogiMat and AutoCruiser at IMHX

Posted: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Two products new to the UK market, the LogiMat and AutoCruiser from SSI Schaefer, will be on show at this year’s IMHX. The LogiMat, a goods-to-man picking, space-saving, vertical lift storage system ideal for small parts storage offering a high order picking performance, will be part of an interactive live demonstration of parts picking, transport Read more…


Just a week to Logistics Link

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

There is just a week to go to the Logistics Link South exhibition at Sandown Park. Advanced Business Solutions  is launching its end-to-end supply chain management system.Advanced’s SCM is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning solution that includes a financial management system (OpenAccounts), an integrated HR and payroll system (OpenHR and OpenPeople), a supply chain system (OpenLogistix) Read more…