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Archive for May, 2013

Out now: Commercial Motor 30 May

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013

30 May 2013 By Ashleigh Wight With Tip-ex kicking off in Harrogate today, pick up this week’s issue of Commercial Motor (30 May) for our show guide. This week’s issue includes: CM takes the Mercedes-Benz Arocs out for a spin- what’s our verdict? Is it worth opening an ATF? We look at the pros and Read more…

 

Government: There are enough lorry parks, use them

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013

30 May 2013 By Chris Druce The government has suggested that there is no shortage of lorry parks in the UK, rather a reticence on behalf of hauliers and drivers to put their hands in their pockets and make use of the current network. In its recently published response to the Transport Select Committee’s 11th Read more…

 

Aldi to build RDC at Bolton

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Retailer Aldi is to relocate its regional distribution centre from Middleton to Logistics North, the Harworth Estates site near Bolton. Aldi will build a 41,000 sq m (441,000 sq ft) distribution centre on a 35 acre plot. The move is expected to be completed in early 2016. The final stages of restoration are taking place Read more…

 

Sainsbury’s runs more trucks on rubbish

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Sainsbury’s has extended its dual-fuel fleet to 51 vehicles saving up to 25 per cent in carbon emissions. It has adopted the slogan “Running on rubbish” for the vehicles, which use a combination of diesel and bio-methane produced from rotting organic material in landfill. The fleet, based at the retailer’s Emerald Park Distribution Centre in Read more…

 

Ping win for Torque

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Torque has won an initial two-year contract with golf clothing specialist Ping Collection Europe, to provide freight, warehousing, pick and pack and fulfilment of all Ping’s wholesale, retail and e-commerce orders. The company will handle a mix of hanging and boxed garments for Cheshire-based Ping, whose apparel is distributed across the UK and Europe, as Read more…

 

Deutsche Post re-elects chairman

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Professor Wulf von Schimmelmann was re-appointed as chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Post AG during the company’s annual general meeting in Frankfurt-Höchst, Germany. The re-election will see Schimmelmann serve until the company’s next general meeting in 2018. Article source: http://www.logisticsmanager.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=20598

 

Indesit chooses Jigsaw in £15m deal

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Jigsaw has won a contract renewal and extension with domestic appliances supplier Indesit, which will see it take responsibility for all Indesit’s UK bulk operations, as part of a £15 million deal. The operations will include movements between Indesit’s factory in Yate and warehouses in Raunds, Northamptonshire, and Sharpness, Gloucestershire, as well as to customers Read more…

 

Yusen’s new system for loading metal goods

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Yusen Logistics says it has improved the method of loading metal products in ocean containers with a new environmentally friendly metal products forwarding method. The method uses expanded polystyrene as the fixing material instead of lumber, to prevent goods from collapsing in containers. By cutting the polystyrene into optimal sizes for the rigidity and shape Read more…

 

Brewery upgrades fleet with Ryder’s HGVs

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Ryder has been chosen by Lincolnshire-based Batemans Brewery to supply a new fleet of custom-bodied DAF LF 21, 18 and 12 tonne HGVs. The trucks, which are on contract hire, have been added to Batemans beer delivery fleet hoping to increase the carrying capacity of the company’s vehicles. Each vehicle has custom-built Bevan curtainside bodies Read more…

 

Eurotunnel launches freight incentive scheme

Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013

The Rail Freight Group has welcomed Eurotunnel’s launch of the Eurotunnel Incentive for Capacity Additions (ETICA) scheme. The scheme, which is available to all railway operators, is a system of financial support for those launching new intermodal rail freight services through the Channel Tunnel. It will give a one-off year of financial support to start-up Read more…

 


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