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Archive for August, 2014

Culina extends use of Microlise products

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Culina is set to extend its use of Microlise safety products, including forward facing cameras and trailer tracking systems. This is in addition to the currently deployed Microlise vehicle tracking and telematics products that Culina have been using since June. The Microlise driver safety module provides continuous recording via the windscreen mounted camera system. In Read more…


Simon Elliot named MD at MAN Truck & Bus UK

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Simon Elliot has been appointed as managing director of MAN Truck Bus UK. He starts his new role on 8th September. The move follows the decision by former managing director Des Evans to stand down last month due to ill health. For the past three years, Elliot has acted as the managing director for Volkswagen Read more…


Rise in failed deliveries by UK companies in June

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The number of attempted deliveries by UK couriers in June was more than double the previous month, according to the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index. During the month of June almost one in ten (9.21 per cent) delivers were unsuccessful, the figures are up almost double for the previous month that showed that 4.39 per Read more…


Asda’s approach to click and collect under scrutiny

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Click and collect has grown significantly in a short space of time to become an integral part of a retailers’ customer proposition. How Asda is integrating non-grocery click and collect into its operations will be the subject of a presentation at the Omni-Channel conference by Michael Kosciukiewicz, senior manager online business development at Asda. Kosciukiewicz Read more…


New business wins up by 31pc at Ceva

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Ceva has seen new business wins rise by 31 per cent in the second quarter, increasing to $763 million, compared to $582m for the same period in 2013. Revenue at $1.98 billion declined 4.2 per cent in the second quarter compared to $2.1bn year earlier. The group said this was driven by the prior year’s Read more…


Kimberly Clark picks Harlequin for distribution contract

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Harlequin Logistics has signed a long-term distribution contract with Kimberly Clark. Kimberly Clark has given Harlequin the responsibility for deliveries from Chorley and Northfleet to its customer base in the Midlands and Southern England. This includes a wide range of retailer regional Distribution Centre’s plus wholesale and cash and carry outlets. Due to the high Read more…


Women wanted as London Gateway creates 50 jobs

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

DP World London Gateway has looking for 50 new members of staff at its South Essex deep-sea container hub port. The company is encouraging women to apply in an attempt to dispel myths that ports are not for women. It wants women to take a fresh look at what the modern port has to offer. Read more…


Hubtex launches 4000kg reach truck

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Hubtex has launched a compact 4000kg reach truck, the SQ 40. It has a lift capacity of 4000kg at 600mm load centre that accommodates heavier loads than conventional reach trucks but with the same working aisle widths. The objective of the project was to achieve high bearing load capacities in combination with extended centres of Read more…


Entries now open for FLTA Awards 2015

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

The Fork Lift Truck Association has opened up the nominations for its awards for excellence 2015. The FLTA has awards available in seven different categories. Winners will be presented with the Archie statuette – the materials handling industry’s highest accolade – at a ceremony to be held at the International Centre in Telford on Saturday Read more…


New Volvo FM for Massey Bros (Feeds)

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

06 August 2014 By Roger Brown One of the first new-series Volvo FM rigid, 44-tonne GTW drawbars in the UK has entered service with Holmes Chapel, Cheshire-based agricultural feeds and farm services specialist Massey Bros (Feeds). The 6×2 tag-axle FM is equipped with Volvo’s 12.8-litre, D13K Euro-6 engine rated at 493hp, I-Shift automated gearbox and Read more…