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Tough ‘Brexit’ terms could prompt UK pivot to emerging markets
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 16:46

The UK will try to spark its economy through trade with emerging markets if it is unable to preserve the basic outlines of its current relationship with European Union trading partners, says the Agility Mid-Year Emerging Markets Review.

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Sequoia grows at ASM
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 14:29

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has launched a major upgrade of its Sequoia software, which now gives users a complete freight management system, from job and shipment management and documentation through to Customs declarations, job costing...

DX splits in two and shakes up management
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:16

DX has announced an update on trading, reorganisation of the business and Board changes. 

Results for the financial year ended 30 June 2017 are expected to show revenues of approximately £292m and adjusted profit before tax (before e...

Michelin open new EDC/NDC in Stoke
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 09:29

 

Michelin has invested more than £10m in a major upgrade of its Stoke-on-Trent based logistics operation, opening a new European Distribution Centre (EDC).

The 53,500m² facility will also host a National Distribution Centre (...

Impact and Konecranes/Gottwald win orders
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 15:36

Konecranes Lift Trucks and Impact have worked together to develop a bespoke container handler for bulk logistics specialists Bertschi UK to ensure maximum efficiency at its Middlesbrough base. 

The 45 tonne reach stacker has a 33 ton...

DSV lift with Stannah renewal
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 10:41

DSV has retained Stannah’s UK business thanks to its transparency and local approach to business.

Stannah, who first met DSV on their stand at Multimodal 2009, is celebrating its 150th year in 2017. It remains a family business and o...

BrewDog toasts XPO
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 08:03

XPO Logistics has signed a contract with craft beer pioneer BrewDog, one of the UK’s fastest-growing food and drinks companies.

XPO will provide class-leading temperature-controlled warehousing for BrewDog’s stockholding of craft bee...

BSH picks Wincanton
Monday, July 10, 2017 - 07:56

Wincanton has been selected to provide logistics support to new customer BSH Home Appliances Ltd the European market leader in household appliances with four key brands: Bosch, Siemens, Neff and Gaggenau.

Wincanton will handle inboun...

CS Wind buys massive Reach Stackers from CES
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 13:54

The CES Group offers innovative material handling and transport systems as well as technical customer service.

Through its plant in Italy it develops and produces the world's first Reach Stacker with variable wheelbase and side-mount...

UK freight forwarders welcome Customs fallback system
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 16:28

The British International Freight Association has welcomed the news that an electronic back up system that would prevent the catastrophic impact of a systems failure by the HMRC CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight) system h...

Next renews two-man home delivery contract with DHL for three years
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 09:06

Next has renewed its longstanding partnership with DHL Supply Chain in a new three-year contract.

DHL will continue to deliver big ticket furniture items to Next customers from its UK out-base network. DHL will also continue to suppo...

Europa Worldwide looks to acquire
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 09:03

Following its most successful year to date, leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has officially announced it is on the acquisition trail.

Europa Worldwide Group is a privately-owned operator which delivers ai...

Long to succeed Mears
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 11:31

Genesee & Wyoming has announced the appointment of Gary R. Long as Chief Executive Officer of its UK/Europe operating region, which is led by the UK’s Freightliner. He succeeds Russell Mears, who will transition to the role of Senior Ad...

XPO lands Ford and keeps Tour de France
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:29

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been awarded a major transport contract by leading automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Company to deliver a range of aftermarket parts to over 200 dealers in...

Bibby buys from Briggs
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 16:24

Bibby Distribution has expanded its fleet in Wakefield and Corby using Briggs Equipment. With an overall value of more than £1.5million over five years, this latest logistics solution is built around Yale three-wheel electric forklift truck...

Pentalver unveils new brand identity
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 15:35

Pentalver Transport has unveiled its new brand identity following its acquisition by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) in May of this year. Pentalver has commenced re-branding its intermodal container terminals at each of the four major...

ASC invests
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 08:42

International logistics firm Advanced Supply Chain has invested £5.7m in its fleet.

The Bradford-based company has seen a number of new contracts recently, and invested in a 56-strong fleet of Mercedes vehicles to keep up with demand...

Downton in the news...
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 09:05

SMITHS NEWS CONTRACT FOR DOWNTON

Smiths News, the UK’s leading newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has awarded a contract to transport operator CM Downton covering daily trunking operations between its magazines hub in Hemel Hempstead...

Oakland installs border checkpoint
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:41

More than 5,000 HGV cross from mainland Europe every day.  Despite Border Force only being able to check around 10% they still detected more than 23,000 migrants in a six month control period.  Nobody knows how many more get through or how...

Maritime Transport invests in new Scanias
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:07

Maritime Transport has invested in Scania’s Next Generation truck, trialling its efficiency, sustainability, driver comfort and overall performance.

Following John Williams’ acquisition of the business back in 2001, Scania and their...

Knights of Old Group fleet investment
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 08:08

The Knights of Old Group has embarked on a further phase of expansion with the addition of 12 MAN tractor units, worth nearly £1million. 

The 12 TGX26.500XXL tractor units represent a substantial investment for the company.

Co...

Women win Awards...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:01

Recently, there have been three awards celebrating the successes of the women working in logistics and transport. Below is a summary of the roll of honour...

 

Inspirational women recognised at 10th FTA everywoman in T...

Howard Tenens orders another fleet of Flexi trucks
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:02

Howard Tenens, one of the UK’s largest privately owned logistics companies, has once again invested in articulated forklift technology from Narrow Aisle Ltd.

A total of 9 Flexi HiMAX  trucks have been ordered for use at Howard Tenens...

Arco picks XPO
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:10

XPO Logistics has been awarded a national distribution contract by Arco Limited, the UK's leading supplier of safety equipment, workwear, gloves and maintenance supplies to the manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, food production and p...

Maritime and MSC continue to grow
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 17:30

Maritime Transport has introduced new vehicles to their dedicated vehicle fleet for Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) Limited as they both continue to experience growth in 2017.

The relationship between Maritime, the UKs largest pr...

Expect Distribution wins Lansinoh contract
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:02

Expect Distribution has signed a three-year warehousing and distribution contract with Lansinoh Laboratories, a supplier of breastfeeding products.

Under the new deal, Expect will take delivery of shipments, store them in its recentl...

FTA urges Customs rethink
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:01

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry, has called for the new government to review its decision to leave the EU Customs Union, given the confusion caused by the results of the Gene...

Clipper signs pan-European deal with Smiffys
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 09:20

Clipper Logistics has signed a new contract with fancy dress supplier Smiffys, which has a network over 5,000 stockists globally. The new contract will see Clipper take care of inbound stock management, storage, fulfilment and returns for S...

Wincanton drives performance and safety with new Renault trucks
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 15:48

Wincanton has underlined its commitment to the highest standards in safety, efficiency and technological innovation with the order of 100 new Renault Range T trucks.

The latest vehicles are equipped with advanced technology which use...

Intersped speeds up
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 13:59

As of 1st May, Intersped has teamed up with Transuniverse Forwarding in Ghent, Belgium.

The companies will run a daily service in both directions with a minimum of 10 round trip trailers.

Transuniverse, which was established i...

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