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Archive for July, 2013

Kent Police haul in 25 non-compliant operators

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013

27 July 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Twenty-five commercial vehicles were stopped for offences including unroadworthiness and breaching drivers’ hours law on Wednesday (24 July), in a multi-agency crackdown on non-compliant operators. Officers from Vosa and Kent Police’s Commercial Vehicle Unit, which is part of its Roads Policing Unit, pulled over a total of 38 LGVs Read more…

 

H&P Freightways boosts fleet with 17 Renault Premiums

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

26 July 2013 By admin Tank container haulier HP Freightways has added 17 Renault Premiums to its 71-strong Renault fleet The Renault Premium 460.25 tractor units, with ADR and discharge equipment, were provided by Thompson Commercials Hull. Simon Page, director of HP Freightways, said : “We took our first Renaults 20 years ago and have Read more…

 

Haulier’s truck sabotaged in ‘fracking’ protest

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

26 July 2013 By Andrew Stone Aberdeen-based MGS Logistics has had a vehicle blockaded and then sabotaged under the noses of police yesterday (25 July) when it was caught up in anti-gas drilling protests in the sleepy village of Balcombe in Sussex yesterday. Dozens of protesters prevented one MGS vehicle from delivering drilling equipment to Read more…

 

New truck registrations down in nearly every European country

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

26 July 2013 By David Wilcox The UK is not alone in experiencing a sluggish truck market in the first half of this year. New truck registration figures just released by the vehicle manufacturers’ Brussels-based trade association ACEA show numbers were well down in almost every European country. Across the European Union as a whole, Read more…

 

Oracle launches in-memory logistics command centre

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

Oracle has launched an in-memory logistics command centre designed to optimise the performance of logistics operations. The Oracle In-Memory Logistics Command Centre enables users to perform rapid simulations and what-if analysis of their logistics networks using real-world operational data, rules and constraints. It makes use of the extreme performance capabilities of Oracle Engineered Systems including Read more…

 

Logistics Manager launches new exhibition

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

Logistics Manager has launched a new exhibition for the UK, Port to Shelf, to expand on the success of the Logistics Link North event in Doncaster.

 Port to Shelf is designed to provide a showcase for logistics service providers at every stage of the supply chain. It offers supply chain professionals the opportunity to explore Read more…

 

Wincanton confident on financial targets

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

Wincanton reckons its on track to hit its targets for the year despite continuing competitive pressures. In an interim management statement is said that within Contract Logistics, it renewed its contract with Pernod Ricard for its UK warehousing, repacking and customer delivery transport operations for a further five years. And the group extended its partnership Read more…

 

DHL’s electric StreetScooter receives permit

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

Deutsche Post DHL has been granted an individual operating permit to operate electric StreetScooter vehicles, from vehicle testing and certification company, DEKRA. In partnership with Aachen University, Germany, and StreetScooter, DHL developed the new electric car, which provides a range of up to 120 km and has been designed for mail and parcel delivery.  StreetScooter Read more…

 

Flexi invests in short term rental fleet

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

Flexi Narrow Aisle is investing more than £1 million in its short term rental fleet, which now includes around 300 trucks. The trucks can be hired from between one week and 12 months, during which the weekly rental cost includes full maintenance and service support. “Short term rental is increasingly seen as an attractive way Read more…

 

Poor packing blamed for two in five cargo incidents

Posted: Friday, July 26th, 2013

Poor or incorrect packing accounts for 37 per cent of cargo incidents in the supply chain, according to data released by the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS). And 24 per cent of incidents cases are due to mis-declaration of the cargo, it found. The organisation is managed by the Container Owners Association (COA), and was Read more…

 


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