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Archive for November, 2013

Out now! Commercial Motor 28 November

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

28 November 2013 By Ashleigh Wight This week’s issue of Commercial Motor is out today (28 November), packed with the latest used truck and trailer deals, legal advice and news hot off the press. In this week’s issue: Business is taking off at airfreight haulier Goldstar Heathrow; CM looks at what happened to the French Read more…

 

APC Overnight gets permission for 10 more longer semi-trailers

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

28 November 2013 By Ashleigh Wight APC Overnight has been allocated 10 more 15.65m longer semi-trailers (LSTs) as part of the Department for Transport (DfT) trial. The trailers will be built by Cartwright and follows the parcel delivery network’s initial allocation of four LSTs last year, which were put into operation at its sites in Read more…

 

ND buys 153 Cartwright trailers for Carlsberg contract

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

28 November 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Norbert Dentressangle is investing in 153 Cartwright-built trailers for its Carlsberg contract. The multi-million pound investment will see the operator bring a new Carlsberg-liveried trailer fleet into its primary distribution operation. The trailers are expected to maximise payload, due to their lightweight construction, and are fitted with front and Read more…

 

Clipper expands e-commerce business with German buy

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Clipper has acquired German logistics company Geist for an undisclosed sum in a move designed to expand its presence in the European multi-channel retail market. Tony Mannix, managing director of Clipper said: “Through listening to our customers it is clear that European expansion and the ability to handle the growing demands for online international returns Read more…

 

Skechers invests in automated picking at European DC

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Skechers, the US footwear giant, is upgrading its European Distribution Centre at Milmort on the outskirts of Liege, with an automated order picking system. The EDC receives goods coming from China via the port of Antwerp. The goods are then stored at the EDC until they are redistributed to European markets. The site was inaugurated Read more…

 

Transaid raises £45,000 on 15th anniversary

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Transaid’s 15th anniversary cycle in Uganda has raised £45,000, which will go towards improving access to basic service for people throughout Africa. The five-day ride was the last of three physical challenged organised by the charity this year, following a trek up Mount Snowdon, and another cycle, from London to Amsterdam. It saw industry professionals Read more…

 

Know your limits, says Hermes to online shopping revellers

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

One in five online shoppers have admitted to purchasing items when they have had too much to drink, and regretted it afterwards, according to Hermes’ latest research. Hermes’ International Online Shopping Survey 2013 questioned a total of 2,000 consumers, 1,000 from the UK, and 1,000 from both Germany and Russia. The company said the survey Read more…

 

Shippers warn over P3 shipping alliance plans

Posted: Thursday, November 28th, 2013

The Global Shippers’ Forum has raised concerns over a proposed alliance between Maersk Line, CMA-CGM, and Mediterranean Shipping Company, saying the idea requires careful scrutiny. It has issued a series of questions regarding the P3 Global Alliance to the US Federal Maritime Commission, in response to a notice of 19 November 2013 accepting further public Read more…

 

B&M signs up to flexible warehousing deal with Peel Ports

Posted: Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

BM Retail has signed a deal with Peel Ports which will allow it to accommodate an additional 85,000 pallets of stock in the run up to Christmas without adding any further mileage or costs to its supply chain. The deal will see stock that would otherwise have been moved to warehouses across the North West, Read more…

 

Tired of struggling to find a parking space? New Truck Parking App alleviates truck parking shortage

Posted: Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

The daily search for parking spots is definitely a problem for truck drivers. There is still a lack of appropriate truck stops along the motorways throughout Europe and the regulations on driving times and rest periods do not give much leeway. PTV Group, the transport software specialist, now wants to help drivers by offering a Read more…

 


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