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Archive for June, 2014

Third time lucky for Cardiff with Aldi RDC

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Aldi has dusted down its plans for an RDC in Cardiff for the third time in a decade. The budget supermarket has submitted new plans to Cardiff Council for a 497,497 sq ft regional distribution centre on its 28 acre site at Capital Business Park in Wentloog. The company has previously submitted plans in 2005 Read more…


How do you transform a tradition retail model to Omni-channel?

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The challenge for many retailers is how to move from traditional business models to become truly omni-channel. And the issue will be addressed by Dino Rocos, operations director at John Lewis, when he speaks at the Omni-Channel Conference in September. He will explain how John Lewis changed its business model to embrace e-commerce and omni-channel fulfilment and Read more…


Hellmann partners with German firm

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK, has entered a partnership with international cargo and logistics group Cretschmar Cargo in Germany. Commencing at the start of May, the new partnership will allow Hellmann to service the Germany centrally with services to Dusseldorf, in addition to servicing the north and south. Hellmann UK’s commercial director, Matthew Marriott, said: “Cretschmar Read more…


HGV driver on flatbed hit by falling steel beam

Posted: Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

24 June 2014 By Roger Brown Two engineering businesses have been fined a total of £26,000 after a truck driver’s hand was badly damaged as he unloaded steel beams. In a prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Stirling Sheriff Court was told that in October 2010 Kevin Bradley, then aged 54, was Read more…


Trucks may be banned from overtaking cyclists

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014

19 June 2014 By Hayley Pink HGV drivers could find themselves banned from overtaking cyclists in a radical government proposal to create cycle streets.Part of a Department for Transport (DfT) consultation on updating traffic signs and road markings, the cycle streets will give priority to bike users on “lightly trafficked” roads and include possible overtaking Read more…


Half of Low Carbon Truck Trial vehicles now on the roads

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014

23 June 2014 By Ashleigh Wight Half the total number of low carbon trucks planned to run under the government’s Low Carbon Truck Trial entered operation during the trial’s first year. In January 2014 175 of the 354 trucks that are planned to be delivered throughout the two-year trial were on the roads, the latest Read more…


James Nuttall buys two 26-tonne Actros rigids

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014

23 June 2014 By Roger Brown Rochdale-based James Nuttall (Transport) has purchased a pair of 26-tonne Euro-6 Mercedes-Benz Actros rigids from dealer Enza. The vehicles are powered by 320hp engines driving through 8-speed Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated transmissions, and will be inspected and serviced by the workshop team at Enza’s Trafford Park branch. Both have Read more…


Airbus picks DHL to move components to US plant

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Airbus has signed a contract with DHL Global Forwarding for transport of components and general cargo from its site in Hamburg to its assembly plan in Mobile, Alabama. DHL will provide air, ocean and road freight services beginning in 2015. It will handle parts for the A319, A320 and A321 aircraft. In total it will Read more…


Halo picks Wincanton for transport contract

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Halo Foods, has awarded a three year contract to Wincanton to provide national transport services to all three of Halos manufacturing sites, distributing around 1,700 pallets a week to retailers and wholesalers around the country. The company, which is owned by Finnish based food group Raisio, produces bars snacks, with brands such as Harvest Cheweee, Read more…


Longer trailers cut road miles, says DfT report

Posted: Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Between 375,000 and 560,000 HGV vehicle miles have been removed from the road as a result of longer semi-trailer operations since September 2012, according to a review of the trial by the Department for Transport. The trial is due to last for ten years from the launch in 2012. The trial will permit up to Read more…