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Archive for April, 2013

Pay rise for Deutsche Posties

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Around 130,000 Deutsche Post employees who are covered by a collective-bargaining agreement will receive a 3.1 per cent pay raise on 1st August this year, as well as a further 2.6 per cent rise on 1st October 2014. The move comes after negotiations regarding the collective-bargaining were conducted by the German services union ver.di and Read more…

 

Honesty is the best policy, says TC Rooney

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

30 April 2013 By Roger Brown North East traffic commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has warned hauliers they must be honest about their financial history. At a public inquiry in Leeds, the TC was told how Mexborough-based waste management firm Betapack Compliance Scheme stated in a licence application in August 2012 (for four vehicles and eight Read more…

 

Deutsche Post DHL boosts carbon efficiency

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Deutsche Post DHL improved its carbon efficiency by two index points in 2012 – giving it a 16 per cent improvement in carbon efficiency since 2008, according to its Corporate Responsibility Report for 2012. This means that is over half way to its target of a 30 per cent CO2 effficiency improvement by 2020 for Read more…

 

Roxhill secures Edinburgh shed site

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Roxhill Developments has acquired a 12.5 acre site at Newbridge, Edinburgh from private equity fund Lone Star. No details of the deal have been forthcoming. Roxhill was advised by advised by Colliers International and Cargill Development Management. The fully serviced site has planning for 250,000 sq ft of warehouse space  and is strategically located adjacent Read more…

 

Heaton retires from Yeardley

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Paul Heaton has retired from Brian Yeardley after 23 years at the company’s Deep Sea and Airfreight department. “Paul will be greatly missed by everyone, our younger staff regularly consulted with him as he had a wealth of knowledge that they could tap into, said managing director Kevin Hopper. “Everybody at the company wishes Paul Read more…

 

Unipart awarded £1.3 million government grant

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Unipart has been awarded a £1.3 million grant for advanced technologies at its Coventry site, which will create 90 new jobs. Local government minister Mark Prisk MP met employees at the site to make the announcement that the company has received the grant as part of the government’s Growing Places fund. The fund is designed Read more…

 

DB Schenker renews GT Nexus deal

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

GT Nexus has won a contract renewal with DB Schenker Logistics, for which it provides supply chain visibility solutions and cloud supply chain technology. The company has offered capabilities, such as end-to-end inventory, shipment visibility, purchase order management and origin management, to a number of DB Schenker Integrated Cargo Management customers since their partnership began Read more…

 

Get the inside track on demand management from Clarks

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Clarks’ group director of sales and operational planning, Dave Powell, will debate demand volatility and demand driven operations in the retail sector, at the Supply Chain Standard 1-2-1 Summit 2013. The panel will be chaired by Collectplus chief executive, Neil Ashworth, and will focus on the relationships between retailers and their logistics providers and suppliers Read more…

 

Owens takes on first Mercedes tractor units in 15 years

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

29 April 2013 By Ashleigh Wight South Wales operator Owens Road Services has taken a delivery of its first Mercedes-Benz tractor units since the late 1990s, after switching its vehicle replacement programme to contract hiring. The five Mercedes-Benz Actros 2546s have flat-floored MegaSpace cabs, 460hp V6 engines and Mercedes PowerShift 2 transmissions. They are also Read more…

 

Company director killed by falling pallet

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

30 April 2013 By Roger Brown RR Transport has been fined £22,000 after the director of a plastering company died when a pallet containing more than a tonne of render fell on top of him during a delivery. In a prosecution brought against the Redruth, Cornwall-based company by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Plymouth Read more…

 


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