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Archive for July, 2014

FTA highlights concerns over resilience of transport network

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The Freight Transport Association says it has had concerns on the resilience of transport networks for some time, given the changing climate and increased trend of severe weather events and that keeping transport and logistics operators informed is vital. Responding to the ‘Transport Resilience Review’ published by the Department for Transport, the FTA said: “Information Read more…


New head of business development for Linde

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Linde Material Handling has appointed Richard Smart as head of business development. He will be based at Linde’s head office in Basingstoke, and his prime objective will be to increase profitability within the UK business. His latest role was with Linde’s Heavy Truck Division in Merthyr Tydfil where, as chief financial officer he was responsible Read more…


Forklift award for Jungheinrich

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Jungheinrich’s EFG S40s counterbalanced truck has been named International Forklift Truck of the Year for 2014. It’s the second year in a row that a Jungheinrich truck has won the award. The battery-powered EFG S40s used three-phase AC motor technology for cost efficient operation. Jungheinrich’s sales director Jonathan Morris said: “We are naturally delighted that Read more…


Acumen expands capacity for finished vehicle logistics

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Acumen Automotive Logistics has moved to a new operating centre in Coventry to accommodate its growing finished vehicle logistics business. The increased capacity at the new site will accommodate Acumen’s expanding fleet of finished vehicle tractors and trailers purchased for new contracts won with Jaguar Land Rover as well as the recently acquired enclosed transporter Read more…


Half a million have done the Driver CPC

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

23 July 2014 By Chris Druce More than half a million professional drivers have completed their Driver CPC, according to the DVSA. As of June, 515,513 drivers (both HGV and PCV) had completed their Driver CPC ahead of the 10 September deadline, compared with 474,060 in May. June’s total of 41,453 Driver CPCs completed is Read more…


Operators need to compromise for cycle safety

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

23 July 2014 By Chris Druce Construction vehicles that are “safer” for cyclists could be introduced immediately if operators are willing to accept the compromises such designs will bring, according to Scania. Speaking at the third meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (CLOCS) working group in London last week, Scania’s Phil Rootham, sales Read more…


Vanderlande helps Shinsegae International to boost sales

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Shinsegae International is South Korea’s leading fashion retailer. They currently own 10 stores and 766 shop-in-shops. They strive to contribute to their customer’s lifestyle by offering the latest trends and quality fashion merchandises. Their retail brands include Armani, Dolce Gabbana, Diesel, Gap, Banana Republic and more. Over the last five years Shinsegae International’s sales has Read more…


Cross docking site opts for new Jungheinrich models

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Established in 1985, Sureway Express Transport specialise in palletised distribution throughout the UK and Europe. A member of the Palletforce network since 2001, the company offers same day, next day, economy, full- and part-load services along with contract distribution to a diverse client base. Sureway’s 12,000 sq ft cross-docking warehouse in Bristol operates around the Read more…


On their marks… DB Schenker employees participate in the Queen’s Baton Relay

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The Official Logistics Provider for the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Schenker Ltd., saw two of its employees participating in the Queen’s Baton Relay recently, following nominations for their involvement in community sports. Lorin McCrystal, Chairperson of the London Borough of Hounslow Swimming Club, was nominated by her colleague Kimberley York for her outstanding work, Read more…


UPS unveils new facility to serve customers In the Southampton area

Posted: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

UPS has announced the opening of a new 8,400 square meter package sorting and delivery facility in Southampton. The new facility will employ 180 staff, accommodate up to 150 delivery trucks and has the capacity to sort 7,500 packages per hour, nearly doubling the capacity of the two facilities in Southampton and Eastleigh that it Read more…