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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for November, 2013

Just 16% of crossings to the Continent made by UK-registered vehicles

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

25 November 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Freight journeys to the Continent reached their highest level since 2009 in the third quarter, but the majority of these crossings remained foreign-registered trucks returning home, new data shows. The Department for Transport’s latest ro-ro statistics reveal that trips made by foreign-registered trucks leaving the UK totalled 431,000 between Read more…

 

Finance support for smaller suppliers

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

A new approach to providing supply chain finance for small and medium enterprises will be highlighted at the Supply Chain Finance Summit next week. Platform Black is an online service that allows companies to sell invoices as well as providing more sophisticated finance options. It promises the benefits of speed, simplicity and low cost compared Read more…

 

RE-Tech launches cyclist detection system for vehicles

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

RE-Tech UK has launched a new safety system to protect cyclists and drivers, the EyeScan, following a rise in recent cyclist casualties in London. It says the EyeScan features blind spot proximity sensors and side sensors, to help detect obstacles alongside a vehicle. The device signals visible and audible alerts to the driver, and includes Read more…

 

£1 million building win for Briggs

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

Global construction materials supply company, RMD Kwikform, has awarded Briggs Equipment a £1 million contract to supply 22 new Yale forklifts, as well as a contract extension on 11 used vehicles. With operations in 15 countries, RMD Kwikform offers tailored formwork, falsework and shoring solutions to the global building industry. The new Yale GDP 3-tonne Read more…

 

Morrisons renews UK fuel deal with DHL

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

Morrisons has renewed its national fuel distribution contract with DHL Supply Chain for an additional six years, during which DHL will manage the scheduling and delivery of fuel to the supermarket giant’s UK network. Morrisons’ network consists of 335 forecourts and regional distribution centres across the country. DHL will now continue to manage the grocer’s Read more…

 

Gist trials eco-friendly vehicles for UK retailers

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

Gist is trialling a fleet of six eco-friendly Frostcruise vehicles, to serve its distribution contracts with both Marks Spencer and Starbucks, which use technology developed by its parent-company The Linde Group and its UK subsidiary BOC. The Frostcruise cryogenic refrigeration system is an alternative to diesel-powered mechanical refrigeration. Gist said the new range offers environmental Read more…

 

Online sales set to hit £5bn this Christmas

Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

Online sales are set to rise 19 per cent and hit £5bn this Christmas, according to Deloitte, the consultancy firm. It also forecasts a 3.5 per cent increase in the value of total Christmas retail sales, taking the sum consumers plan to spend this Christmas to £40.3bn. It expects homeware and department stores to do Read more…

 

Man who drove over delivery driver pleads guilty

Posted: Sunday, November 24th, 2013

22 November 2013 By Chris Tindall An opportunist thief who stole a lorry before driving over the delivery driver and leaving him fighting for his life pleaded guilty last week to several offences. Leonard Willsher, 41 and from Basildon, pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, aggravated vehicle taking Read more…

 

Man who drove over delivery driver pleeds guilty

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013

22 November 2013 By Chris Tindall An opportunist thief who stole a lorry before driving over the delivery driver and leaving him fighting for his life pleaded guilty last week to several offences. Leonard Willsher, 41 and from Basildon, pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, aggravated vehicle taking Read more…

 

Chancellor challenged over fuel duty freeze

Posted: Friday, November 22nd, 2013

22 November 2013 By Christopher Walton The Freight Transport Association has written to George Osborne, asking him to confirm the commitment to freeze fuel duty he made at the Conservative Party conference. In September the chancellor said that “provided we can find the savings to pay for it” he would freeze fuel duty for the Read more…

 


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