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Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
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Archive for April, 2014

Candid camera

Posted: Friday, April 25th, 2014

25 April 2014 By Roger Brown Hauliers have good reason to use cameras as they fight to prevent crime, raise driving standards and lower insurance premiums. With camera technology becoming ever cheaper, smaller and more user-friendly, its rapid spread across lorry fleets is no surprise. However, when can surveillance become too intrusive? Among the core Read more…

 

Tesco cuts price of home delivery slots

Posted: Friday, April 25th, 2014

Tesco has cut the price of many of its home delivery options and made its grocery click and collect service free. The move reflects the growing competition in the home delivery market among retailers. Many of Tesco’s one-hour home delivery slots have been discounted by £2.50 and the retailer is now offering some one-hour slots Read more…

 

Amazon launches fulfilment centre tours

Posted: Friday, April 25th, 2014

Amazon has started offering tours of its fulfilment centre to the public in the United States. Inviting customers to “Come see the magic that happens after you click buy on Amazon”, it is offering tours of its sites at Chattanooga, TN; Chester, VA; Jeffersonville, IN; Middletown, DE; Phoenix, AZ; San Bernardino, CA. The centres are Read more…

 

Norbert moved to e-POD

Posted: Friday, April 25th, 2014

Norbert Dentressangle has introduced an electronic proof of delivery  system in its food business unit, where manufacturing customers are increasingly moving to invoice on POD. POD signatures can be captured in real time at the point of delivery and made available online to customers. The system also allows discrepancies to be raised live by the Read more…

 

Yankee Candle streamlines European deliveries

Posted: Friday, April 25th, 2014

Yankee Candle is streamlining its delivery operations and has chosen TNT Express and Palletways to provide services in Europe. It said moving to new suppliers TNT Express and Palletways, each a specialist in their respective fields, was a significant progression for Yankee Candle. President John Fontana said: “Having all consignments managed with the capacity to Read more…

 

Pallet-Track enters European race

Posted: Friday, April 25th, 2014

25 April 2014 By Chris Druce Pallet-Track will launch a European service in September in what is its 10th anniversary year, after signing a partnership with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK. Pallet-Track MD Nigel Parkes has previously stated that the network would not launch a European service simply because a number of rivals had, waiting instead Read more…

 

Humber Bridge automated tolling on the way

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014

24 April 2014 By Ashleigh Wight An automated tolling system to allow HGVs to use the Humber Bridge without visiting a toll booth could be operational this autumn, following the introduction of new toll booths. Work is already underway to reduce the number of toll booths from six to three in order to accommodate automatic Read more…

 

HGV Blind spot safety technology trial launched by Transport for London

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014

24 April 2014 By Hayley Pink Blindspot safety technology for HGVs is to be extensively tested by the Transport Research Laboratory as part of Transport for London’s (TfL) drive to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries on the capital’s roads by 40% by 2020. The project will evaluate the effectiveness of the full Read more…

 

CM Downton brings Easter to Downton Abbey

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014

24 April 2014 By Hayley Pink CM Downton was at the home of its fictional namesake last Sunday (20 April), playing Easter Bunny to hundreds of children from across the country at the Highclere Castle Easter Egg Hunt. Home of ITV period drama Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle hosts the event each year in support of Read more…

 

Ukrainian dispute hits truck exports to Eastern Europe

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014

24 April 2014 By Kevin Swallow The political and civil unrest in Ukraine has severely affected the UK’s used truck and trailer export business to the country. Charlie Wright, MD of Protruck Auctions, said before the troubles there were several buyers who regularly bought between five and eight trucks and trailers that would then be Read more…

 


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