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Archive for August, 2014

Royal Mail extends click and collect to 20,000 SMEs

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014

Royal Mail is extending its click and collect service to 20,000 SME contract customers. Customers can opt to collect parcels from one of 10,500 post offices around the country. The service is available on Royal Mail Tracked and Special Delivery Guaranteed enabling parcels to be tracked through to delivery at the recipient’s chosen Post Office. Read more…


K+N targets retailers with extended MetaPack service

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014

Kuehne + Nagel is to extend its contract with MetaPack into the UK market in a move designed to enable retailers to offer more parcel delivery choice.   Under the agreement, MetaPack will provide Kuehne + Nagel with end-to-end delivery management integrated with some 200 carriers across Europe. Then deal follows MetaPack’s takeover of XLogics, the German provider Read more…


Unite plans strike ballot at UPS

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014

Unite is planning to hold a national strike ballot for all UPS Parcels workers following a ten month campaign. Leafleting campaigns have already taken place at Camden and the North Feltham trading estate with another demonstration to take place at the Croydon trading estate later this month. The leafleting campaign will then be widened out Read more…


DHL begins work on £53 million Tokyo gateway

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014

DHL has broken ground on its 15,000sqm custom-built Tokyo gateway. The gateway is set to be the company’s fourth facility in Japan and will also be DHL’s largest gateway globally. The site will be fitted with a fully automated materials handling system that will cut processing time and increase efficiency. The project is set to Read more…


Argos orders 19 new 60 GKN pallet capacity trailers

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014

Argos has ordered 19 lifting deck longer semi trailers from Don-Bur. These trailers will posses the largest internal cubic volume seen on British roads. The new 60 GKN pallet capacity trailers will have an increased capacity of 20.4cum, the trailers also have the potential to reduce delivery frequency by one in every six trips. As Read more…


Hauliers back Enough is Enough campaign in bid to highlight migrant problem at French ports

Posted: Friday, August 1st, 2014

01 August 2014 By Hayley Pink Brian Yeardley Continental, SK Haulage (Glamorgan) and Whites Transport Services have publicly backed the driver-led Enough is Enough campaign. The campaign was launched on Facebook by a group of HGV drivers earlier this month to highlight safety fears in France caused by desperate migrants attempting to reach the UK Read more…


Freighter move delivering real value, says IAG

Posted: Friday, August 1st, 2014

IAG Cargo says that moving away from a long haul freighter leasing contract is delivering “real commercial value”. It ran a reduced freighter programme in the second quarter resulting in a 5.1 per cent volume decrease to1,321m cargo tonne kilometres (CTKs) on the second quarter of 2013. However, on a like for like basis, this Read more…


Mitsubishi unveils 80V counterbalance truck

Posted: Friday, August 1st, 2014

Mitsubishi has launched a new 80V electric model, the EDiA EX, which it says is smaller than others in its 2.5-3.5 tonne capacity range. The truck has been designed to work in tight spaces and can lift up to 7 metres. It has rear steering wheels that can turn to an angle of more than Read more…


Photocard licence and tacho card charges set to fall

Posted: Friday, August 1st, 2014

31 July 2014 By Robin Meczes The fees vehicle operators in Great Britain pay for driving licences and tachograph cards look set to fall later this year after the DVLA announced plans to return a surplus of around £25m a year. Under the proposals, the fees charged for a first GB driving licence would fall Read more…


Haulage boss imprisoned for falsifying tachograph records is ordered to pay back £500,000

Posted: Friday, August 1st, 2014

01 August 2014 By Chris Tindall A Cumbrian haulage boss imprisoned for falsifying tachograph records, after an investigation uncovered 182 false drivers’ hours logs, has been ordered to pay back £500,000 obtained from his criminal conduct. Last year William Ross was given a custodial sentence of two years for conspiring with drivers and his transport Read more…