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Davies Turner adds apprentices
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:44

Davies Turner & Co Ltd has again recruited a total of 12 A-level school leavers and graduates for this year’s trainee programme, including two IT net developers which are being funded through the Apprenticeship Levy.

Even thou...

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Freightliner and Tarmac open new depot
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 09:52

A new Tarmac rail depot contained within Freightliner’s existing Garston complex, which will take around 10,000 trucks off the roads every year, has been officially opened by the Mayor for Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram and local M...

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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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Sims Metal and Peel launch scrap metal facility on Medway
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 13:23

The Sims Metal Management UK Metals business unit (Sims UK), part of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world’s leading publicly listed metals and electronics recycling company (Sims), is expanding its UK capabilities, with a new dedicate...

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CMA CGM signs strategic partnership with Infosys
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 07:50

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in container shipping, has signed a strategic partnership with Infosys, a world leader in consulting, next-generation technology and services. The goal of this seven-year partnership is to simplify and tr...

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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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Peel launches new Liverpool rail service
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 19:10

Peel Ports is set to launch a new rail container service for its customers using the Port of Liverpool. The company is in advanced contract discussions with both a rail provider and shippers, with the aim of running the first services bef...

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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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DB Cargo wins with China train
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 21:07

Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has received a prestigious industry award from the Rail Freight Group (RFG) for its launch of the first ever rail freight service to travel from China to the UK.

DB Cargo UK received the ‘Judges...

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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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ABP Chief Executive announces intention to step down
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 20:49

After ten years on the Board of ABP, latterly as Chief Executive, James Cooper has informed the Board of his wish to step down. Accordingly the Company will commence a process to find and appoint a successor, which is expected to take pla...

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Oakland chills out with Flexi
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 20:45

Oakland International is a third party logistics (3PL) services provider that specialises in ambient, chilled and frozen food storage and distribution.

The company supplies UK and Irish retail, discount, convenience and wholesal...

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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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Ipswich invests in new FLTs
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:13

ABP’s Port of Ipswich has announced an £170,000 investment in a fleet of new Linde forklift trucks to furt...

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Felixstowe expands...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:55

A contract will be awarded today for the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe.

VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of pave...

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Tamworth set for growth
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 09:47

A planning application has been submitted for the first phase of a major development scheme in Tamworth.

The application has been submitted by national developer, St. Mowden for the scheme which is proposed to take place on a 35...

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MAG flies in August
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 15:19

Manchester Airport Group (MAG) operated hubs are continuing to boost the role they play in international trade with growth across all three airports in August.

Manchester Airport saw the strongest growth with a 22.7 per cent inc...

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Kalmar and London Gateway pilot fast-charging
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 10:26

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and DP World London Gateway are to jointly pilot the port industry's first fast charging shuttle carrier solution at DP World London Gateway Port, in the UK. The fully electric powered Kalmar FastCharge(TM) Shuttle...

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Heathrow takes off
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 10:23

Cargo flowing through London’s Heathrow Airport, the UK’s largest gateway, climbed 13% to 139,000 tonnes in August, marking the 13th consecutive record month for volumes at Europe’s number four airfreight hub.

For the 2017 year to da...

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APM Terminals to divest Zeebrugge share
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 15:28


APM Terminals and COSCO have reached an agreement on the key terms of the proposed sale of APM Terminals’ 76% majority shareholding in the existing APM Terminals Zeebrugge container terminal to COSCO SHIPPING Ports. The acquis...

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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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Grangemouth expands
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 17:06

The Port of Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest container facility, is underway with a major resurfacing development as part of its continual multimillion pound investment which will further increase the capacity of the busy terminal and positi...

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Harworth plots second Logistics North commercial hub
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 08:46

Developer Harworth Group is plotting a second major logistics and commercial hub in the North-west after the success of its Logistics North scheme near Bolton. 

Harworth Group finance director Andrew Kirkman said the group was “looki...

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New warehouse space brokerage portal is free to use
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 13:35

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association has announced the launch of MarketSpace – a new web-based portal that brings companies with warehouse space to fill together with those seeking storage and logistics services. 

Unlike, other...

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