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11 January 2019

Logistics software from Fargo Systems has been selected and implemented by iPort Rail, the new intermodal rail freight facility at the iPort multimodal logistics park.

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10 January 2019

AMCO Services International has created a formal partnership with CK Quality, a Midlands based specialist in supply chain quality inspection, sorting, quality containment & rework.

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10 January 2019

HGV drivers can face sleep, fatigue, drug, and alcohol problems among a wide range of driver health issues. Safer Logistics will give managers the tools to develop a proactive approach to tackling these and other problems.

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09 January 2019

Carrier and retail partnerships are rising to the eCommerce customer challenge says Bruce Fair, Chief Revenue Officer, MetaPack.

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09 January 2019

Cheese firm enjoys bumper Christmas with Fowler Welch's logistics expertise.

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09 January 2019

Ocado opened its first natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre.

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23 November 2018

The carrier has invested over £1m in the Wednesbury sort centre to handle out of gauge parcels.

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19 November 2018

During winter, ice slabs and lumps of snow falling from truck roofs are a potential hazard for traffic.

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15 November 2018

Joseph Merritt Group has announced plans to invest £1.4 million in machinery lifting and transportation equipment as part of an ongoing strategy to expand services across the UK.

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09 November 2018

Loading and unloading goods from a truck is not as simple as it seems, says Joloda.

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24 October 2018

Hermes has opened a purpose-built parcel distribution depot in Hemel Hempstead.

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24 October 2018

There are risks to UK border operations if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement on 29 March 2019. Even with a withdrawal agreement, significant challenges lie ahead to ensure the UK border is fully functioning, says the National Audit Office (NAO) in a report published today.

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17 October 2018

DPD has today opened the UK's first all-electric parcel depot in the heart of Westminster and announced plans for a further seven all-electric sites in the capital.

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16 October 2018

Independent parcel carrier Yodel has launched Inflight, with a new set of features that will allow customers to amend their delivery preferences online or via the Yodel mobile app, up to an hour before delivery is due.

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11 October 2018

The main theme for the Finnish postal operator this year was Innovation. One example is the Parcel cage that will be used in line hauls between sorting centres.  The new design will reduce handling times, improve ergonomics and allow modularity with other handling equipment.

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11 October 2018

ByBox, specialists in smart locker technology and field service solutions, has received a strategic investment from Francisco Partners that values ByBox at £221 million.

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10 October 2018

Amazon warehouse workers suffered fractures, contusions, head injuries and collisions with heavy equipment, GMB investigation shows.

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03 October 2018

XPO Logistics has announced plans to deploy 5,000 intelligent robots throughout its logistics sites in North America and Europe.

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02 October 2018

The 100th Aisle Master articulated forklift to be delivered to Eddie Stobart was recently handed over to representatives of the company at Combilift’s manufacturing facility in Monaghan, Ireland, where the Aisle Masters are manufactured. 

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01 October 2018

A Glossop-based company has been fined after a visiting tanker collided with a fork lift truck.

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FEATURES

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14 January 2019

UK automotive manufacturers needn’t fear being hit by unexpected delays or new tariffs imposed on EU-sourced components following a no-deal Brexit, argues B.G. Bullas’ MD Nathalie Wheeldon, in a new industry study.

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11 January 2019

Yale Europe Materials Handling has unveiled two options for its pedestrian power pallet truck range. The precision control tiller head and noise reduction options allow the trucks to be used in a wider range of applications.

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10 January 2019

Built to stretch beyond the horizon​, Britain’s vast ‘mega’ warehouses and distribution centres​ are a sign of an ever-evolving logistics sector that demands a faster, more flexible and efficient response to customer demands. Paul Gouland, marketing director at Clugston Group, discusses the secrets behind building modern distribution centres.

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08 January 2019

The Talent in Logistics event is dedicated to promoting logistics recruitment and supporting staff retention. The event is moving to Milton Keynes for 2019 and the team will unveil a white paper on student perceptions of logistics in the coming months.

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20 November 2018

Black Friday is a great day for business but don’t let it come at the expense of your workers’ health, cautions Michael Paton, policy lead for musculoskeletal disorders at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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24 October 2018

The biggest sales opportunity of the entire year takes a lot of planning, but Black Friday and the entire peak season still have the capacity to surprise even the most seasoned retail and carrier companies, says Tom Forbes, VP Customer Delivery & International, MetaPack.

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17 October 2018

One of the greatest challenges facing retail businesses today is how to keep the customer proposition attractive yet affordable.

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17 October 2018

James Robbins, CIO at ArrowXL explains Blockchain and outlines how he believes it will grow in prominence as firms grapple with greater demand for authenticity and traceability in the supply chain.

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08 October 2018

The challenge for retailers around peak times is to respond effectively to the required increase in capacity, while still maintaining service-promise and keeping costs in check, says Dean Wyatt, divisional VP, fashion & beauty, DHL Supply Chain.

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28 September 2018

74% of real estate asset controllers say distribution and logistics is now the most appealing property asset class, according to research from law firm CMS.

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24 September 2018

BITO has added a new container series to its product portfolio: the BITO U-Turn Stack & Nest Container maximises storage capacity and minimises occupied space on empty return transport to cut freight costs. 

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11 September 2018

Supply chain experts urge firms to prepare now for possible disruption.

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16 August 2018

These are uncertain times at House of Fraser for staff, customers, and suppliers. HSS editor Simon Duddy says it's a setback for collaboration.

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13 August 2018

Chief executive Kevin Richardson attended a Brexit round table last week, hosted by the Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling.

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06 August 2018

The container transport industry is entering a period of notable experimentation, says Report.

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27 July 2018

The financial auditor says ‘from a supply chain perspective, businesses need to understand in detail how they buy and sell products and services from around the world’.

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13 July 2018

The Government has published its Brexit White Paper, following last week’s cabinet meeting at Chequers. The logistics industry has welcomed the Paper’s emphasis on ‘frictionless trade’, but has been underwhelmed by lack of detail on other key areas.

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01 July 2018

An important repair service provider for the automotive industry, Fletcher Moorland uses an industrial vending solution from Apex Supply Chain to ensure its engineers are well equipped to meet challenging deadlines.

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01 July 2018

The impact of electric vehicles on logistics in the automotive sector will be immense. The problem is that nobody is quite sure just how immense, says Thomas Cullen at consultancy Transport Intelligence.

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03 July 2018

Middlesbrough freight logistics firm AV Dawson has signed a multi-million pound deal with British Gypsum, part of the Saint Gobain group.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

10 October 2013

DP World London Gateway has been honoured by rail freight operator DB Schenker Rail UK in a locomotive naming ceremony which took place at the rail terminal at the UK's newest deep-sea container port and logistics park.

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