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Archive for February, 2013

DB Schenker €23.5m n Euros in Prague logistics centre

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

DB Schenker Logistics has started construction of an 86,111 sq ft logistics centre at Rudná u Prahy, close to the Czech capital. It will invest €23.5m in the project. Managing director Tomáš Holomoucký said: “Our new premises will contribute to faster transit times, due to excellent traffic links. And we will offer the full range of Read more…


DHL Express opens £1.5m Oxford service centre

Posted: Monday, February 4th, 2013

DHL Express has invested £1.5m in a service centre in Oxford to manage an increase in exporting volumes in the area. Chief executive Phil Couchman opened the 35,144 sq ft site alongside local MP Ed Vaizey, culture minister and MP for Wantage and Didcot. “Oxford has seen a significant increase in shipments over the last Read more…


190 redundancies at HMV

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

HMV’s administrators have made 190 redundancies across the group’s head office and distribution network. Joint administrator Nick Edwards of Deloitte, joint administrator, said: “Since our appointment as Administrators over two weeks ago, we have been assessing the financial position of HMV. Following this review, a number of redundancies at the head office and distribution centres Read more…


EU rail plan: job half done, says RFG

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

The European Commission has failed to root out anti-competitive behaviour in the rail industry with its latest package of measures, the Rail Freight Group has warned. However, the RFG said that, even so, it welcomed the 4th Railway Package at it supported the aims of increased competitiveness and efficiency. The German government has lobbied hard Read more…


Menlo secures Derbyshire warehouse

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

Menlo Worldwide Logistics has secured a 10 year lease on a warehouse at Junction 29 of the M1 motorway near Chesterfield in Derbyshire. The 167, 274 sq ft facility known as The Core has 15 dock and two level access doors, a 12m eaves height and 50kn/sqm floor loading. Fisher Hargreaves Proctor acted for landlord Read more…


Jaguar Land Rover backing for Transaid

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

Jaguar Land Rover is contributing £12,000 towards Transaid projects to establish transport solutions to provide access to basic services and economic opportunity for people in Africa and in developing countries. David Dyke, materials, planning and logistics director at Jaguar Land Rover, said: “It is very easy to take for granted the standards of road safety, Read more…


50pc rise in London parking fines

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

The Freight Transport Association is urging its members to train their drivers in identifying penalty charge notice hotspots, after a 50 per cent leap in charges to members in London. The FTA’s PCN Survey 2012, revealed that the 27 companies surveyed had paid £2.9 million in fines and a rise in costs which was directly Read more…


Lidl gets go-ahead for Southampton RDC

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

Discount grocer Lidl has been given the go-ahead for a 414,000 sq ft regional distribution centre at Southampton. The site, at the Barker Mill Estates next to the M271 and M27, needed planning permission from both Southampton City Council and Test Valley Borough Council. Turley Associates, Lidl’s consultants, argued that there was a significant and Read more…


Schoeller Allibert promotes fresh packs

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

Schoeller Allibert has launched a promotion of produce trays and harvesting containers, with discounts on orders placed by the end of March, for delivery in April. Maxinest stack-nest produce trays, field crates, a potato chitting tray and the ventilated Geobox are included in the offer. Article source:


CV Show 2013: Get the full picture from Brigade

Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2013

01 February 2013 By Steve Hobson Operators looking for the ultimate manoeuvring camera can visit Brigade Electronics on stand 4E90 to see its most intelligent system yet – Smarteye. Smarteye uses sophisticated software  to “stitch together” images from four ultra wide angle cameras to give the driver a clear and complete 360 degree bird’s eye Read more…