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Archive for January, 2014

BDA appoints new European managing director

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

Kevin Turner has been named European managing director at Bespoke Distribution Aviation, as part of the company’s international distribution services expansion. BDA handles pan-European time-critical deliveries at its airport-based hubs throughout the UK, Ireland, and mainland Europe. With 25 years of experience within the same day and next day delivery markets, Turner will now be Read more…


IM Properties lets second Birch Coppice site

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

IM Properties has completed the letting of its second speculatively developed unit at Birch Coppice Business Park, near Tamworth, to UK electrical components supplier DAU Draexlmaier Automotive. The 169,000 sq ft unit has been let on a 15-year lease, and will be used to service Draexlmaier’s contract with Jaguar Land Rover. “We are delighted to Read more…


Cargo Records switches to Cinram

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

Cargo Records has named Cinram its primary distribution partner, replacing Gem Logistics, after its decision to exit music. Cargo has focused on bringing new labels and artists to the UK market since 1992. Its portfolio includes Grammy Awards winners The White Stripes, platinum album sellers Blink 182, and Mercury Prize nominee Burial. Cinram will use Read more…


Synergy launches new picking solution down South

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

Global provider of SaaS WMS, Synergy Logistics, will launch its latest picking solution at this year’s Logistics Link South, in Esher. SnapPTL has been designed to enhance the power of the company’s Snapfulfil SaaS WMS, with a Pick to Light (PTL) cart, which aims to both drive pickers to the shortest walk sequence, and indicate Read more…


Bristol operators relaxed about new 20mph limit

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

23 January 2014 By admin Operators in Bristol have said a 20mph blanket speed limit in the city centre, introduced this week, will not have much of an effect on congestion-choked roads. New regulations, which came into effect on 20 January, cover six areas in the city’s central region, which have already undergone a period Read more…


United Biscuits looking for subbies with space to fill

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

23 January 2014 By Robin Meczes A combination of growing business volumes and subcontractor turnover has led United Biscuits to begin seeking out more subbies, UB head of distribution Rob Wright has confirmed. The firm, which recently advertised its search for new partners in CM’s sister publication Motor Transport, distributes over 350 loads a day Read more…


New truck TV series launches this week

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

27 January 2014 By George Barrow Move over Eddie Stobart Trucks Trailers, there’s a new trucking show in town. TruckWorld TV, a brand new series promising Top Gear-style entertainment for trucks will launch this week on Thursday 30 January. The weekly half hour TV series will be presented by the former presenters of Truck on Read more…


Northamptonshire lorry park receives planning consent

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

27 January 2014 By Chris Tindall A 200-space lorry park in Northamptonshire is finally available for interested parties to operate, five years after a report recommended the county desperately needed more to avoid a parking crisis. The Rothwell truck park, adjacent to junction three of the A14, has planning consent granted for 204 HGV parking Read more…


Driver shortage still on the cards for CPC deadline, warns SfL

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

27 January 2014 By admin The new head of Skills for Logistics (SfL) said he still expects a driver shortage this September, despite more than 300,000 professional drivers having now completed their Driver CPC. Responding to the latest CPC data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (previously the DSA and Vosa), Ross Moloney, SfL Read more…


RHA warns London Councils’ proposals could leave hauliers out of pocket

Posted: Monday, January 27th, 2014

27 January 2014 By Hayley Pink The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has voiced concerns over the cost of retrofitting HGVs to comply with cycle safety proposals. The concerns come after London Councils launched a consultation over plans to mandate that HGVs of 18-plus tonnes fit mandatory sideguards, as well as Class V and V1 mirrors, Read more…