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Archive for April, 2013

TC revokes scaffolding firm’s licence

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

30 April 2013 By Roger Brown West Midlands traffic commissioner Nick Jones has revoked the O-licence of Four Oaks Scaffolding for unsatisfactory vehicle maintenance standards. At a public inquiry in Birmingham in March, the TC was told by a Vosa examiner that Mark McDermott, who traded as Four Oaks Scaffolding, did not have any procedures Read more…

 

Wheel loss left truck perched on flyover

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

30 April 2013 By Roger Brown Deputy traffic commissioner for Scotland James Astle has suspended the O-licence of Edinburgh-based Chamic Demolition Services following a wheel loss that left the firm’s vehicle perched on a flyover above a busy road. In a written decision following a conjoined public inquiry and driver conduct hearing in Edinburgh in Read more…

 

Morrison Utility driver first individual to be fined for Bradford on Avon weight limit breach

Posted: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

29 April 2013 By Chris Tindall An LGV driver for Morrison Utility Services has become the first individual to be prosecuted for breaching a weight limit in Bradford on Avon after flouting the restriction four times. His employer was also prosecuted at Chippenham magistrates and pleaded guilty to four charges of breaching the 18-tonne weight Read more…

 

DHL launches new POD app

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013

DHL Supply Chain has launched the SmartPOD app in conjunction with Microlise. It is designed to provide DHL drivers and third party hauliers with real time data, such as vehicle location data, departure and arrival times, as well as all proof of delivery information. DHL and Microlise are currently working on a dashboard for drivers Read more…

 

Smart Business Academy for Logistics

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013

Logistics, transport and supply chain employers, from companies such as Yodel, Royal Mail and Asda, have come together to form the Smart Business Academy, hoping to improve the perception of careers in their sectors and create business growth and jobs. They will collaborate to identify the skills requirements of the current and future workforce, to Read more…

 

Rhenus starts work with Noordhoff Netherlands

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013

Rhenus Contract Logistics has begun the operations of its client Noordhoff Uitgevers in its new 57,000 sq km site at Son en Breugel, near Eindhoven, Netherlands. Rhenus will now manage all storage, handling and distribution of goods for Noordhoff, an educational content and services company, which offers print and digital learning resources to a broad Read more…

 

Mallinson expands fleet with Krone

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013

Distribution specialist Ken Mallinson Sons has added 30 of Krone’s high volume curtainsiders to its fleet. The company, which has depots in Barnsley, the West Midlands and Fife, has said that the new Profi Liner curtainsiders enable them to nearly double utilisation, reduce load miles and save on fuel. The vehicles have an adjustable sliding Read more…

 

Jungheinrich celebrates 50 years in UK

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013

Jungheinrich UK is celebrating its 50th anniversary. “We are very proud to have reached such a significant milestone in the UK and are looking forward to our next half century working closely with our customers,” said managing director Hans-Herbert Schultz. Article source: http://www.logisticsmanager.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=20404

 

TNT Express feels pressure in Europe

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013

The €200 million termination fee from UPS provided a welcome boost for TNT Express in the first quarter pushing operating income to €231m. That compares with €54m in the first quarter last year. Sales were down 4.5 per cent to €1.67 billion. However, the group said that year-on-year performance comparisons were distorted by negative working Read more…

 

Rentokil Initial sells City Link

Posted: Monday, April 29th, 2013

Rentokil Initial has sold parcels operator City Link to turnaround specialist Better Capital for £1.  The City Link management team, led by David Smith, will continue to run the business. Better Capital will invest £40m in the business to provide the funding required by City Link to complete its turn-around plan. Smith was brought in from Read more…

 


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