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Archive for March, 2014

Forklift industry leaders launch joint apprenticeship scheme

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

The British Industrial Truck Association has teamed up with the Fork Lift Truck Association to launch a single apprenticeship scheme, to cover the UK’s entire forklift truck industry. The scheme will focus on recruiting “fresh talent” to fill the industry’s skills gap, and will involve training centres throughout the country. “It will enable us to Read more…


Last chance to respond to our Trucking Britain survey for the opportunity to win £100!

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

18 March 2014 By Christopher Walton Is a driver shortage the industry’s only staffing worry? Are a lack of mechanics or transport managers more of a worry for you and your business? We need you to fill in March’s Trucking Britain survey by close of play tomorrow (Tuesday 25 March), and give Commercial Motor the Read more…


Derby haulage director’s home at risk over non-payment

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

24 March 2014 By Chris Tindall The home of a haulage director who agreed to buy back his Derby-based business after it went into administration may be under threat after outstanding payments were not received. In a report from administrator Simon Gwinnutt, the business and assets of delivery firm BLDS were sold to director William Read more…


Association of Pallet Networks: 16 million pallets delivered by members in 2013

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

24 March 2014 By Chris Druce The Association of Pallet Networks (APN) has revealed 15.7 million pallets were delivered by its member networks last year. On a restated basis this was 13% ahead of 2012, APN said. Next Day services delivered growth of more than 15% in the period, with 66% of all pallets shipped Read more…


Birmingham 20mph speed limit gets the green light

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

24 March 2014 By Ashleigh Wight Plans to introduce a blanket 20mph speed limit across Birmingham city centre have been given the green light. Councillors at Birmingham City Council voted to go-ahead with the controversial proposals, despite opposition from the majority of consultation respondents last year. Of the 3,565 people who responded to the public Read more…


DVSA launches O-licence guidance review after criticism from judge

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

24 March 2014 By Chris Tindall The DVSA has begun a review of its guidance for operators, after the Upper Tribunal ruled earlier this month tthat here was confusion over when hauliers should pay renewal fees, which needed to be urgently addressed. The problem came to light after Overbrook Recovery Service appealed a decision by Read more…


April 1st – Spring is in the air – No Fooling, business is picking up!

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

Welcome to the 1st April Warehouse Logistics News. Spring is in the air – it’s official! As we went to press just before the Chancellor announced the latest budget, UK manufacturers were enjoying a strong start to 2014 and feeling confident about the outlook going forward, according to their industry body, the Engineering Employers’ Federation Read more…


Latest advances in routing and scheduling to be demonstrated using TruckStops VRS at CV show

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014

International mapping, geocoding, live traffic, plan vs actual and more New TruckStops version 20 will be shown at the Commercial Vehicle Show on stand number 3F120, which is being held at the NEC in Birmingham, from 29 April to 1 May 2014. Logistics professionals will be able to learn more about savings to be made Read more…


Quote Unquote – Mark Garritt, Managing Director of ByBox

Posted: Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

ByBox is the UK market leader for field service solutions, specialising in delivering items pre 8am into the largest drop box network in the UK with 18,000 lockers at 1,500 locations. The lockers are located on convenient sites such as supermarkets, petrol stations and train stations and are accessible 24/7. In addition to the UK, Read more…


Hands-on ‘virtual warehouse’ proves a hit for ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems

Posted: Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems – Industrial Door and Docking Solutions division (formerly Crawford UK) unveiled their brand-new website platform in September 2013 and detailed analysis shows that their distribution themed ‘virtual warehouse’ has proved a popular addition. As part of the redesign of their ‘Crawford Solutions Site’ ( solutions section was optimised and expanded in Read more…