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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for July, 2013

Packaging Innovations London draws an international crowd

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Packaging Innovations London 2013 will be more international than ever before. Over 30 overseas packaging suppliers have signed up to exhibit at the show, which takes place at the Business Design Centre on 1 2 October. Major names from territories as diverse as Belgium, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands, including Read more…

 

Waitrose’s £35 million Leyland site to open this year

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Waitrose will officially open its £35 million regional distribution centre in Leyland on 4 September, following a phased roll-out which started this month. The site was originally set to open in summer 2012, but plans were postponed when the retailer’s forecasts showed that it did not need the capacity until 2013. Located on the Matrix Read more…

 

Waitrose’s £35 million Leyland site to open this year

Posted: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Waitrose will officially open its £35 million regional distribution centre in Leyland on 4 September, following a phased roll-out which started this month. The site was originally set to open in summer 2012, but plans were postponed when the retailer’s forecasts showed that it did not need the capacity until 2013. Located on the Matrix Read more…

 

MoD contract extension boost for Wincanton

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

The Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract extension to General Dynamics, resulting in 25 new jobs at Wincanton, which manages the firm’s logistics. Wincanton has serviced the MoD “Long Term Support Solutions” contract for General Dynamics at its Bicester site for six years. The contract covers inventory management and receiving, storing and dispatching state Read more…

 

A9 speed limit increase for LGVs ruled out

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

30 July 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Transport Scotland has ruled out an increase in the speed limit for LGVs on a major trunk road, due to too many trucks breaking the speed limit, as well as being involved in a higher proportion of accidents on the route than on similar roads. The idea of increasing Read more…

 

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme sees surge in interest

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

30 July 2013 By Chris Druce Transport for London’s (TfL) Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) has seen a surge of interest in the past month, as pressure for sub-contractors to be accredited within the best practice scheme grows. Companies registered with the scheme awaiting accreditation jumped by 19% in under a month, from 1,333 as Read more…

 

John Lewis starts on second Magna Park megashed

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Construction work has started on John Lewis’s second site at Gazeley’s Magna Park in Milton Keynes which will be fully integrated with its current distribution centre. The 675,000 sq ft build to suit facility will be linked to the retailer’s adjacent 650,000 sq ft distribution centre by a 98 metre bridge, allowing the two buildings Read more…

 

New vice chair for UKWA

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Tony Mohan of Bibby Distribution has taken on the role of vice chairman of the UK Warehousing Association, while Peter Masters, managing director of Miniclipper has joined the board. Mohan joined Bibby in 1988 and has held various positions in operations and sales through to his current position of regional sales manager, in which he Read more…

 

DSV acquires Nordic logistics company

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

DSV has acquired the entire share capital of road transport provider Ontime Logistics AS, which operates in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, with a total of 220 employees. ”Ontime Logistics AS has a solid position in the Norwegian domestic market, which we see as an attractive benefit that will improve the range of services offered to Read more…

 

Chemical transport company installs new telematics system to fleet

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

European provider of tanker transport services for chemical goods, Lehnkering Chemical Transport, has implemented Trimble Transport Logistics’ V3 CarCube System to its fleet, to make all future processing of orders more efficient. It said the system enables more flexible planning, as well as an improved CO2 emissions balance sheet. A document scanner has now also Read more…

 


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