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Ministry of Defence contract boosts Kuehne + Nagel
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:43

Kuehne + Nagel said that the performance of its contract logistics division “continues to be impressive” after a “game-changing” contract with the Ministry of Defence saw turnover rise 33% year-on-year.

According to its most-rec...

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Hyster developing monster 48 tonne electric forklift
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:25

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed.

“The first...

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CEVA acquires 120 new vehicles in the UK
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 16:03

In order to further enhance its service offering to customers, CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s largest supply chain management companies, has signed a three year lease with Dawsonrentals|truck & trailer in the UK to provide 120 new...

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Europa puts its money where its mouth is
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 11:27

Europa Road, a dedicated division of leading independent logistics operator, Europa Worldwide Group, has launched a unique new express product to further enhance its suite of services across its road network.

MBX (Money Back Exp...

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Freight forwarders soon to get updated trading conditions
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:13

The new edition of the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Standard Trading Conditions (STC) will be launched on 1st October 2017. The terms were last revised in 2005.

The revised edition has been produced following...

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The Range greets the arrival of its first box at Bristol Port
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 21:18

The Range is celebrating receiving their first ever shipping container into Bristol Port.


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Davies Turner is getting ship shape in Bristol
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 20:56

Davies Turner is making excellent progress with its multimillion pound investment at Central Park at Avonmouth, Bristol where its new Distribution Centre (DC) is taking shape and is on course to open next month.

Following the pu...

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FTA launches new Logistics Awards celebrating Leadership and Excellence across the Supply Chain
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 17:42

Nominations are open for the inaugural FTA Logistics Awards, recognising leadership and excellence from across the supply chain

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain l...

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TOPS Smart Vendor Planning
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 21:03

Fargo Systems, the UK’s leading provider of logistics software to the container haulage industry is delighted to announce the launch of its new Smart Vendor Planning tool.  The latest innovation to join its highly successful TOPS transpor...

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NOR update
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:16

Two leading container industry bodies, the Container Owners Association (COA) and the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), supported by the leading freight transport insurer, TT Club have published an in-depth guide for those seekin...

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BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 12:41

In order to keep up with member demand – and with other opportunities on the horizon – BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson.

Graeme, who has over 20 years of freight forwarding experience, j...

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Leman acquires Maru International
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 08:02

Leman has announced that it has acquired Maru International Ltd - a solid freight forwarding company focused on European road transport whilst also offering air, sea and logistics solutions.

The company has offices in Dewsbury and Br...

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BMW picks DHL to manage vehicle distribution centre
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 18:18

DHL Supply Chain has won a three-year deal to manage BMW’s vehicle preparation and refurbishment services.

Under the contract,  Inside Track, which is DHL Supply Chain’s sales and marketing services business, will deliver fleet manag...

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A million green bottles...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:27

The Port of Tilbury and URM UK have loaded their first train of bulk glass cullet processed from a new recycling facility at the port.

1200 tonnes of raw glass cullet left Tilbury en route for Cheshire this month by train, the first...

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Peel celebrates Surefreight's new Heysham depot
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 19:25

Peel Ports Group has welcomed the launch of Surefreight’s new Heysham Depot - a £1.3 million investment made by the haulage firm intended to improve port accessibility for businesses and consumers across the country.

Launched on 2 Se...

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22,311 pallets set new single-day record
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 08:46

More than 5.4 million pallets were moved by Palletways UK over the course of the last twelve months, a 5.8% increase on 2015/2016. Europe’s largest palletised express freight network enjoyed its biggest year since its launch in 1994.

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Eddie Stobart moves forwards
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:28

Eddie Stobart has struck a deal to buy the remaining 50 per cent stake in the Logistics People for up to £6m as it reported strong growth in its maiden set of half-year results since floating.

The Warrington-based supply chain and lo...

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DBL invests
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:23

A Sheffield-headquartered logistics firm has invested £500,000 into the expansion of its fleet.

DBL Logistics, which is based on Tinsley Park Road in Sheffield, has invested in six new Scania HGVs, taking the number of vehicles at th...

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JJX Logistics chooses Flexi forklifts for new site
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 13:31

JJX Logistics, the ‘same-day’, fast-freight specialist, has acquired clean-running Flexi VNA electric articulated forklift trucks to operate at its recently opened, 3,000 pallet capacity facility at Kingswinford in the Midlands.


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Leicestershire distribution complex bids to become a main supplier for £16.5bn Heathrow expansion
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:46

A massive new warehousing and distribution complex is bidding to become a main supplier for the planned £16.5 billion expansion of Britain’s biggest airport.

Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has backed a bid...

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XPO Logistics renews contract with Maxxium UK
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 08:35

XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with spirits company Maxxium UK.

XPO has been working with the business, which owns brands including Famous Grouse scotch and Courvoisier cognac, since 1999.

The operator will continue to...

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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 08:21

Truck platooning could save cost, congestion and carbon says the Freight Transport Association, members of which operate more than 200,000 trucks on Britain’s roads.  The announcement of £8.1 million to fund a trial of platooning will do wh...

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Briggs Equipment acquires Irish Lift Trucks
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:35

As part of the company’s 5 year growth strategy, Briggs Equipment has announced the acquisition of Irish Lift Trucks (ILT) part of the OHM Group in the Republic of Ireland.


Based in Dublin, ILT is a long established dealer o...

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BluJay builds war-chest
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 08:38

 BluJay Solutions has raised a significant new financing facility from TPG Specialty Lending and BlueBay Asset Management’s Private Debt Group. The capital will bolster BluJay’s continued expansion of its market-leading Global Trade Network...

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Maritime Transport delivers ‘good return’ despite Hanjin Shipping collapse
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 09:23

Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of "significant customer" Hanjin Shipping last year.

According to its most recently filed accounts to Companies House the Felixstowe container ha...

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East Trans invests
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 08:52

An East Yorkshire logistics company has completed a £1.6m investment in a bid to capitalise on the rapid growth in online shopping.

East Trans has launched a 40,000 sq ft, high-bay warehouse, which has already led to the securing of...

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Downton bags renewal with Glatfelter
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 07:51

Glatfelter, a global supplier of speciality papers and engineered products, has renewed its contract with transport specialist CM Downton. This latest agreement covers the transportation of paper reels used for manufacturing tea-bags and co...

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Flexi meets Expect’s expectations
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 18:05

Expect Distribution operates around 300,000 sq ft of modern warehousing and distribution space across strategically located sites in West Yorkshire.

The company’s high quality facilities – in Halifax and Bradford – provide storage fo...

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Pentalver to expand at London Gateway
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 17:26

Pentalver Transport Limited, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), has commenced work on Phase 2 of the Pentalver container facility at Berth 7, DP World London Gateway, the UK deep-sea container port and Logistics Park on t...

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Wincanton grows national transport coverage with new facility at DP World London Gateway
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 16:47

Wincanton has announced plans to establish a 2.5-acre container haulage base at DP World London Gateway. 

DP World London Gateway represents a strategic location within the UK’s largest consumer market, and also provides excellent co...

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