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Archive for March, 2014

Mixer sector special status to be reviewed, says DfT

Posted: Monday, March 3rd, 2014

03 March 2014 By Robin Meczes The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed two consultations that will include consideration of the special status enjoyed by the volumetric mixer sector are to take place. The consultations will look at the exemptions in place for certain vehicles, including such mixers, from operator licensing and plating and testing Read more…


Move to tackle Orwell Bridge traffic chaos

Posted: Monday, March 3rd, 2014

03 March 2014 By Chris Tindall HGVs bound for Felixstowe could be directed to parking areas west of the Orwell Crossing in Suffolk after concerns were repeatedly raised about traffic chaos when the bridge closes. Tim Passmore, the police and crime commissioner for the county, said he was willing to engage with government “at the Read more…


mda relies on TouchStar mobile solutions for operational excellence

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

With over 25 years’ experience, mda is a leading UK provider of outsourced fulfilment and procurement solutions to some of Britain’s biggest brands and retailers. mda continually invests in leading-edge systems in order to manage the entire fulfilment process and have recently integrated a number of TouchStar’s Vienna 7500 series truck mounted terminals into its Read more…


Conveyor Handling Company at MODEX

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Conveyor Handling Company will be exhibiting at MODEX 2014, the supply chain and manufacturing industry’s largest expo, March 17-20 at the World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. As one of the industry’s leading systems integrators, Conveyor Handling Company will be showcasing innovative automation, material handling, and storage solutions for distribution and manufacturing applications in their Read more…


Acumen ‘one of most inspirational British firms’

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

It’s a double celebration for Acumen Logistics Group. Not only is the company celebrating its 10th anniversary since acquisition but has also just been listed in the London Stock Exchange Group’s ’1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ – a landmark report which profiles some of the UK’s most exciting and dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s). Read more…


Logistics Guild Credit Union initiative ‘for ethical and cost-efficient finance’

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Skills for Logistics, together with industry partners, have called on the logistics sector to back The Logistics Guild Credit Union – an initiative that will provide an ethical and cost-efficient source of finance for the industry. Skills for Logistics – with financial adviser Promethion and other industry partners – are sponsoring the opportunity to establish Read more…


Drones may soon offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional palletising methods

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Drones may soon offer a cost-effective and scalable alternative to traditional palletising methods, as demonstrated by the latest Demo3D video commissioned by Qimarox of the Netherlands. See it on YouTube: With little superstructure or extensive hardware to install, a drone-based palletising solution could be deployed rapidly, and should be capable of a relatively high sustained Read more…


Farrall’s Transport head of marketing and IT to speak at Spring Fair

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Matt Farrall, head of marketing and IT at Farrall’s Transport, is to speak to a broad spectrum of UK retail businesses on ‘Sourcing selecting a logistics partner’ at this year’s Spring Fair at the NEC, Birmingham (6th February, 10:30 – 11:00 in the Export Theatre). “Many small to medium size businesses in the retail sector Read more…


Warrior for all types of pallet

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

European Handling Equipment has launched the Warrior semi-electric counterbalanced stacker. As the latest addition to the Warrior range, the new stacker has been designed as a compact and versatile truck with the ability to handle safely all types and sizes of pallet. The company’s Warrior range comprises an extensive selection of materials handling equipment including Read more…


Articulated forklift truck concept – ‘operator difficulty concerns are groundless’

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

As more and more warehouse operators realise the space saving benefits of the articulated forklift truck concept, sales of articulated trucks are rising significantly. But, despite the large (and growing) number of articulated trucks in operation worldwide and their proven ability to maximise storage and handling efficiency, some potential users hesitate to invest in the Read more…