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Archive for April, 2014

Keeping battery charging safe

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Part of Groupe Guillin, Sharpak is a UK manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging. The company operates three facilities in the UK – in Somerset, Kent and Gloucestershire. At its site in Yate, Gloucestershire, concerns over the safety of the lift truck battery changing process led Sharpak to switch forklift suppliers and introduce a fleet of Read more…


Stakrak upgrades and extends hygienic shelving system

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

UK racking and shelving specialist, Stakrak Limited, has upgraded and extended its ColdRoom+ hygienic shelving system. Designed with an open wire, bolt-free construction, ColdRoom+ is an extremely versatile modular shelving system offering a compelling strength-to-weight ratio. The range is now available in 27 standard shelf sizes, each of which is easily height adjustable, to provide Read more…


Hiab’s new Moffett truck mounted forklifts make a difference to animals and the environment

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has delivered two Moffett M4 ProFutureTM truck mounted forklifts to van den Eerenbeemt Fourage BV in Liessel, North Brabant, The Netherlands. Van den Eerenbeemt Fourage is a young, dynamic company that specialises in the purchase and distribution of animal feedstuffs, animal bedding materials, and agricultural mulching materials such as hay, alfalfa, Read more…


Multi-million spares contract for TVS

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Electricity North West has awarded a multi-million supply chain management contract to TVS Supply Chain Solutions, part of the TVS Group. TVS will be responsible for the provision of spares to all 12 Electricity North West depots in support of its transformer and switchgear maintenance, repair and service business. TVS will provide an innovative supplier Read more…


New owner for NFT

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Chilled food specialist NFT Distribution Operations has been acquired by private equity investor EmergeVest, for more than £60 million. EmergeVest bought the entire shareholding of NFT’s original private equity backer, Phoenix Equity Partners. The transaction includes integrated debt funding of up to £42m provided by Investec Growth Acquisition Finance. The current management team at NFT Read more…


Restricted O-licence appeal fails

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

23 April 2014 By Roger Brown Karl Dyson and Brian Dyson, who had their restricted O-licence application rejected on environmental grounds, have lost an appeal against the decision. In a written decision following an appeal hearing in London in March, upper tribunal judge Jacqueline Beech upheld the decision of Patrick Mulvenna, deputy traffic commissioner for Read more…


Plus Logistics launched

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

A UK member-owned logistics provider, Plus Logistics, is being launched by the national network of hauliers behind the successful Palletline business. Plus Logistics will offer the UK and Europe a new range of contract logistics services including warehousing and storage, through the night, pick and pack, consolidation services right through to click and collect. Speaking Read more…


Virgin Atlantic Cargo supports stylish charity Easter egg hunt

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Giant Easter eggs designed by handpicked British artists such as Ronnie Wood, Marc Quinn and Ben Shine touched down in New York City courtesy of Virgin Atlantic Cargo for the annual Big Egg Hunt, which is raising money for disadvantaged children and endangered wildlife. Virgin carried 11 eggs from London free of charge to support Read more…


Jungheinrich introduces completely re-designed generation of IC-engine powered forklift trucks

Posted: Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Jungheinrich has launched a completely re-designed generation of IC-engine powered counterbalanced forklift trucks. The new ‘Torque Converter’ hydrodynamic drive trucks have been engineered in such a way that allows maximum cost-efficiency to be achieved in the manufacturing process. But despite their attractive value proposition, the trucks – which are manufactured in Germany at Jungheinrich’s state-of-the-art Read more…


French minister considers charging foreign HGVs instead of postponed Ecotax

Posted: Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

22 April 2014 By Robin Meczes French minister for ecology, sustainability and energy Ségolène Royal has raised the idea of establishing a new tax targeting foreign HGVs in place of France’s shelved Ecotax tolling scheme. Speaking to media outlet BFM-TV on 15 April, Royal said it would be “perfectly legitimate” to oblige foreign lorries crossing Read more…