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ECS and 2XL tie the knot
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:47

The logistics companies ECS European Containers and 2XL have reached an agreement to join forces and form one European logistics group.

The exclusive talks between the two family-owned companies started one month ago. During the nego...

Clipper acquires Tesam Distribution
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 09:56

 

Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Tesam Distribution Ltd.

Tesam is a provider of a variety of warehousing and distribution services to the retail sector. The business, whic...

40 Euros for French job?
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 12:45

MD of Europa Worldwide Group, Andrew Baxter, reacts to the news that the French government is planning to charge a €40 driver fee for temporary workers and those employed by a foreign company, which is expected to come into force on 1 Janua...

Mandata keeps cool with Nagel Langdons
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 11:48

A leading provider of chilled and frozen food distribution Nagel Langdons Ltd., and its software partner Mandata (Management and Data Services) Ltd., are celebrating having just reached a significant milestone in their company’s histories. ...

UKWA CEO outlines challenges and opportunities for post-Brexit logistics industry
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:18

Speaking at a special meeting co-hosted by leading logistics industry trade associations UKWA (the United Kingdom Warehousing Association) and BIFA (the British International Freight Association), UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined the huge oppor...

Howard Tenens wins Gold RoSPA Award
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 07:00

Howard Tenens has been awarded with a Gold RoSPA award by the Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents.

RoSPA, the UK’s leading safety organisation, has awarded Howard Tenens with a Gold RoSPA award, internationally recognised as...

Kuehne + Nagel and GlaxoSmithKline expand their successful partnership with new UK domestic distribution contract.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 07:48

GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) – headquartered in Brentford, London – is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Kuehne + Nagel has now secured the contract to manage the domestic road distribution of all GSK’s fast moving consumer...

Samskip signals success for 45ft lightweight reefer
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:34

Proof that a new type of refrigerated container is prompting growth in Samskip’s temperature-controlled volumes arrived in Rotterdam during early May, when the multimodal operator added 51 more lighter weight 45ft length units to its fleet....

Wincanton announces new home delivery contract with Wickes
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 09:02

Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has announced a new three-year contract with Wickes which will see the logistics provider undertake home delivery of big and bulky items requiring specialist vehicles.

Wickes, part of...

Homedics renews logistics contract with Bibby Distribution
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 08:54

Global health and electrical products manufacturer HoMedics has renewed its 10-year contract with Bibby Distribution, thanks to the 3PL’s commitment to continuous service improvement, resulting in a 99.67% error-free delivery rate.

B...

Logistics expert increases its warehouse capacity by almost 30 per cent with new unit.
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 14:19

End to end logistics expert, CML, has announced that it has acquired a new distribution warehouse at Magna Park in Lutterworth. The 110,215 sq ft modern unit will be the firm's third warehouse at Magna Park, increasing its total retail dist...

Europa and new German partner to achieve ‘Loxx’ together
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 12:10

Europa Road, a dedicated division of ambitious independent logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, has strengthened its German operation after forging a new partnership with another German forwarding company.

Europa and Loxx, whic...

Howard Tenens' star wins Young Logistics Professional of the Year Award
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:19

Beth O’Neill, Group Commercial Manager for Howard Tenens has been named as the FTA Multimodal Awards Young Logistics Professional of the Year 2017.

Howard Tenens, one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics companies had plenty...

France Line’s expanding horizons
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:15

Manchester based France Line has reported another year of growth and expansion with the introduction of key new services in and outside of its core market of France.

Since its inception in 1980, the independent freight forwarder has...

DFDS announces biggest-ever trailer order
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 09:53

DFDS is investing €22 million in expanding its fleet of  trailers and containers in response to growth in DFDS’ logistics activities

The ferry operator will add 860 new trailers and 200 containers over the next few months.

The...

UPS buys Ireland's Nightline logistics group
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 15:05

US logistics company UPS has agreed a deal to buy Ireland's Nightline Logistics Group, one of the biggest  express delivery and logistics companies in Ireland.

Nightline also operates the Parcel Motel service, which offers a "virtual...

Genesee & Wyoming completes acquisition of Pentalver
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 14:31

On 3 May 2017, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, GWI UK Acquisition Company Limited, has completed the acquisition of all of the issued share capital of Pentalver Transport Limited (Pentalver) from a subsidiary o...

Clipper agrees deal with Halfords
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 14:16

Clipper Logistics has announced that they have agreed a new supply chain management contract with leading UK retailer, Halfords, providing the motor and cycle retailer with storage services.

The solution provided by Clipper will incl...

US Gateway opens at Bristol Port
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:43

 

Bristol Port has welcomed a new shipping service to the USA from Royal Portbury Dock. 

Capable of carrying more than 7,000 vehicles, Theben will take British-built Jaguars, Land Rovers, Minis and heavy construction plant to...

Eurotunnel inaugurates new Freight Shuttles to meet traffic growth
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:40

Jacques Gounon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Eurotunnel SE, accompanied by Xavier Bertrand, President of the Hauts-de-France Region, today inaugurated the first of three new, third generation Freight Shuttles.

With...

Culina JV
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:21

Culina Group has announced an agreement to enter in to a joint venture with Morgan McLernon as from Monday 1st May 2017.

The joint venture is a logical next step for both companies. Due to the strong partnership between Morgan McLern...

Peel buys in Sheffield
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 21:13

A giant former steel site next to Meadowhall is set to be turned into a logistics hub.

Peel Logistics Property has bought the 48-acre site beside Junction 34 of the M1 from steel company Outokumpu for £8.5m. The firm said it was a ‘p...

Dachser acquires majority interest in its Irish partner, Johnston Logistics
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 07:36

Effective immediately, Dachser becomes majority shareholder of its partner in Ireland, Johnston Logistics Ltd. This allows Dachser to expand and strengthen its logistics network in northwestern Europe.

“Our customers in Ireland benef...

Clipper recruits new COO
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 07:27

Emma Dempsey has been appointed chief operating officer of Clipper Logistics.

The new COO has over 20 years’ experience working in supply chain and prior to joining Clipper held roles at Accenture, Marks & Spencer and Unipart....

Hat-trick of contract wins for Europa Warehouse with long-standing customer
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 07:22

Europa Warehouse, a division of Europa Worldwide Group, has resealed a £250k contract with Outback Barbecues for the third year running.

An existing customer of Europa Warehouse since 2014, Outback has signed a new deal for 2017 with...

Candy Group extends its logistics partnership with Kuehne + Nagel to further increase operational efficiency
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 18:00

Candy Group, among the European leadersin the household appliance and floor care market, has awarded Kuehne + Nagel a new three-year contract to manage its complex supply chain.

Candy Group and Kuehne + Nagel can look back on eight y...

New TOPS Container Control Module completes the puzzle of container lifecycle management
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 17:56

The new TOPS container control module for Fargo Systems Ltd’s (FSL) leading transport operations management software TOPS is a game changer.  This tool makes managing off-dock container storage easier, giving TOPS users complete visibility...

P&O Ferrymasters earns BRC foodstuffs approval
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 17:55

Two key offices at leading pan-European logistics provider P&O Ferrymasters have been awarded British Retail Consortium (BRC) global standard for Agents and Brokers (A&B) for the distribution of chilled, frozen and ambient packed pr...

XPO lands two deals
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 17:51

XPO Logistics has announced a new multi-year contract with Beauty Bay, a leading independent online retailer of skin care, hair care and cosmetic brands at BeautyBay.com. 

XPO Logistics will use its extensive experience in managing a...

Samskip Logistics adds to reefer portfolio through Rimar acquisition
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:33

Samskip is to expand its global refrigerated foods transportation interests once more, announcing plans for Samskip Logistics USA to acquire the activities of New Jersey-based freight forwarder Rimar Consultants Inc.

Rimar Consultant...

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