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Archive for April, 2014

Fagan and Whalley opens Coventry depot

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

01 April 2014 By Roger Brown Fagan and Whalley believes its new Coventry depot will help it provide a greater range of services to existing, as well as new, customers. Stephen Fagan, director of Fagan and Whalley, said the facility, which became operational on 24 March, would also make it easier for the haulier grow Read more…

 

Wheel flew off truck travelling down A9

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

01 April 2014 By Roger Brown The O-licence of Dingwall-based Mackenzie Haulage (Highland) has been cut after a wheel flew off one of its trucks as it travelled down the A9. In an oral decision following a PI in Inverness on 6 March the traffic commissioner (TC) for Scotland, Joan Aitken (pictured), curtailed the firm’s Read more…

 

SEKO takes Milton Keynes shed

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

SEKO Logistics has taken NFU Mutual’s 151,960 sq ft High Standing warehouse in Milton Keynes. Seko Logistics has agreed a new 11-year lease and will pay £888,919 a year equating to £5.84 per sq ft. Benefiting from 12 metre eaves and fully fitted offices on the ground and first floor, High Standing also includes 12 Read more…

 

Sainsbury’s signs with SSI Schaefer

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Sainsbury’s has awarded SSI Schaefer a contract to provide automation systems for its national distribution centre in Crick. The site will stock Sainsbury’s entire general merchandise range and will have capacity to store 220,000 pallets. The system from SSI Schaefer will be able to deliver some 2.4 million units per week, and the site will Read more…

 

Fuel contract for Norbert

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Harvest Energy has awarded Norbert Dentressangle a new three-year contract to distribute road fuels to commercial and retail outlets across the UK. The new fuel distribution service commences on 5th May 2014 and will involve a core resource of dedicated vehicles. The contract will be managed by a team at the firm’s Thurrock site, and Read more…

 

HGV Road User Levy

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

01 April 2014 By Chris Druce It’s no April Fool’s joke; the HGV Road User Levy will go live today (1 April) and require all vehicles of more than 12 tonnes being used or kept on a UK road to pay a specific time-based charge. CM gives you the full facts… What is it? The Read more…

 

HGV Road User Levy: a fairer deal for UK hauliers

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

01 April 2014 By Chris Druce Robert Goodwill, transport minister at the Department for Transport (DfT) on why the start of the HGV Road User Levy today (1 April) is about a fairer deal for UK hauliers. Doing all we can to help UK businesses thrive has been the government’s priority since we were elected Read more…

 

Colin’s Group doubles up with SDI Group

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

SDI Group, the global integrator of automated material handling systems, has commenced installation of a sophisticated sortation system for leading Turkish fashion retailer, Colin’s Group. Centred around two, 300-drop station sorters, the installation at the retailer’s new Distribution centre in Istanbul, will include a conveyor transport system and high-speed inbound and outbound FSU shoe sorters Read more…

 

UK supply chain overview

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

By John Andrew Shawyer, director, Associated Pallets Ltd. During 2013, global businesses saw a number of disruptions caused to their supply chain. Everything from factory disasters to ethical problems had an impact on the supply of goods across the world. These can all affect businesses both financially and on a reputational level. With 2014 well Read more…

 

Freight industry welcome for road user levy

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Both the Freight Transport Association and the Road Haulage Association have welcomed the arrival of the HGV Road User Levy which comes into operation today, 1st April. The aim of the levy is to make foreign-registered lorries pay to use the UK’s roads. It applies to all vehicles over 12 tonnes and will be charged Read more…