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Archive for February, 2013

Out now: Logistics Manager February issue

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

In the February 2013 issue: Cover Story: Are you in sync? Trying to get the synchronisation between the detailed planning process and the aggregated planning process is no easy matter. We look at the issues in this focus on sales and operations planning. Motor industry: Driving the economyMotor manufacturers are restructuring their supply chains to Read more…


Clipper launches ebay store

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Specialist retail logistics provider Clipper has launched its own UK ebay store, Genesis-UK. The service has been set up to assist Clipper’s retail customers with the disposal of in season excess stock and end of season clearance lines. The company has previously set up online fulfilment operations for high street giants such as Asda, John Read more…


CILT elects Steer president

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport UK has named transport planner Jim Steer as its new president-elect. Steer will take over from Graham Inglis for the one-year role from May 2013. Steer is known as one of the country’s leading authorities in public transport as well as being a popular speaker on transport topics Read more…


Yale produces fuel cost calculator

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

The calculator is designed to provide operators of forklift trucks with a guide that allows them to see the savings they could make, by having the information on a number of manufacturers’ products at their fingertips. The testing carried out in order to create the calculator took place at the company’s Craigavon and Portland, Oregon Read more…


Homewares retailer picks Lloyd Fraser

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Dunelm, the homewares and soft furnishings store, has awarded Lloyd Fraser a five year contract to distribute products to its UK stores. Lloyd Fraser is providing transport services from the Dunelm Mill DC at Stoke. Dunelm operates 123 out-of-town superstores and nine high street sites. Lloyd Fraser operations director, Mike Faye, said:  “This is very Read more…


TfL to compensate van operators after giving out wrong LEZ advice

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

05 February 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Van operators needlessly replaced their vehicles after Transport for London (TfL) sent out inaccurate London Low Emission Zone (LLEZ) compliance information, the Local Government Ombudsman has found. Local Government Ombudsman Dr Jane Martin found that TfL failed to make adequate checks or warn operators that they should make their Read more…


Tanker drivers set for specialist training boost

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

05 February 2013 By derren hayes The fuel distribution sector is poised to finalise an industry-wide agreement for an enhanced training and assessment standard for tanker drivers. The package of measures, due to be finalised at a meeting of the UK Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF), will pave the way for tanker drivers to have Read more…


Mondelez joins Capespan, Dole and Citrus Growers Association at 2nd Cool Logistics Africa conference

Posted: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Hernan de Mezerville, Logistics Operations Manager at Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) is the latest senior food industry figure to join the speaker line-up at the 2nd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place 16-18 April in Cape Town, South Africa. Formed last October when Kraft split its confectionary and grocery businesses, Mondelez is a global Read more…


Suttons strengthens team in the Americas

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

Douglas Bunch has become vice president Americas at Suttons International. He joins from Kuehne + Nagel where he was director of key account development – chemicals. Prior to that, he worked for Agility for ten years in a number of senior positions. He is based at Suttons New Jersey office and will report to Tony Read more…


Co-op names manager for £22m Derbyshire site

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

Paul Wardle has been appointed as general manager of The Co-operative’s new £22m food distribution depot in north Derbyshire. Wardle will head the new 477,000 sq ft facility in Castlewood, which will employ 1,060 people and create around 320 new jobs when it opens in March. The 42-year-old, who has more than 20 years’ experience Read more…