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Archive for May, 2013

MANs for MOD transport school

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

The MOD’s Defence School of Transport has taken 14 MAN TGS tractor units and trailers on contract from Ryder. The trucks will be based at the DST’s site at Normandy Barracks, Leconfield, East Yorkshire. Ryder recently supplied 138 trucks and tractor units, plus 47 trailers on a four year contract hire deal. Sqn Ldr (Retd) Read more…

 

Widdowson takes Stralis tractors

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Leicester-based Widdowson has taken delivery of the ten Stralis Hi-Road tractor units from Iveco dealer Guest Truck and Van. And it will take delivery of a further 11 units over the next six months, which will all be used for general haulage throughout the UK. Widdowson chairman Harry Hawksworth said: “Prior to the first vehicles Read more…

 

Norbert acquires Fiege’s southern European operations

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Norbert Dentressangle has acquired Fiege Borruso’s logistics operations in Italy, Spain and Portugal. The take-over of Fiege’s Italian operations, which generated 2012 revenues of around €95 million (£81.5 million), will see Norbert double its size in the country with its logistics operations set to account for a total turnover of €220 million (£188.9 million). Norbert Read more…

 

Decline in air cargo is temporary, says IATA

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

The International Air Transport Association has described a recent decline in air cargo as a temporary stall.  Figures released by the IATA showed that Global Freight Tonne Kilometres (FTKs) were down 2.3 per cent in March, compared to March last year. They also showed that the improvement in air cargo growth rates that began towards Read more…

 

Royal Mail launches click and collect network

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Royal Mail is to use the Post Office network to launch the UK’s largest “click and collect” network, to take advantage of online shopping growth. It will operate from some 10,500 Post Offices nationwide. Royal Mail reckons  99 per cent of the UK’s population lives within three miles of a Post Office branch. The Verdict Read more…

 

TVH invests in Spain – ANAPAT-convention awards prize to MyTotalSource

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

At the 19th ANAPAT-convention in Madrid, TVH was awarded an important prize for its interactive webshop MyTotalSource. ANAPAT is the main association acting on behalf of companies dealing in aerial work platforms. Innovation and development TVH actually received two prizes in the Spanish capital. The first award was given in honour of MyTotalSource. This interactive Read more…

 

Interoute’s transport operation closed after administration

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

28 May 2013 By Chris Druce Thame-based Interoute Transport Services has seen the transport side of its operation wound-up after collapsing into administration. The Pall-Ex and Hazchem member was placed into administration earlier this month (17 May), after attempts to sell the business proved unsuccessful. Carl Jackson, partner at administrator Quantuma, told Commercialmotor.com that the Read more…

 

Brian Yeardley Continental to advertise Smart Witness CCTV on trucks

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

29 May 2013 By Andrew Stone Featherstone, West-Yorkshire-based Brian Yeardley Continental has agreed a deal with security and safety equipment maker Smart Witness to provide continuous CCTV recording equipment for its fleet in exchange for advertising on Yeardley’s vehicles. Kevin Hopper, Yeardley managing director, said 24-hour continuous recording on the firm’s vehicle would help tackle Read more…

 

Director’s activities lead to revocations

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

29 May 2013 By Roger Brown Traffic Commissioner (TC) for the West Midlands Nick Jones has revoked the O-licences of two Birmingham hauliers, AR Haulage and Insight Logistics, following a public inquiry into the activities of a director at the businesses. In a written decision issued after a March hearing in Birmingham, the TC was Read more…

 

Firm warned over drivers’ hours offences

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

29 May 2013 By Roger Brown West Midlands deputy traffic commissioner Marcia Davies has issued a formal warning to Leicester-based haulier GTA Transport after it failed to prevent employees committing drivers’ hours offences. At an April public inquiry in Cambridge, the deputy TC was told that the haulier had been convicted at Leicester Magistrates’ Court Read more…

 


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