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08 July 2021

FROM GENERAL haulage to warehousing, McCarthy Group deliver a variety of cost-effective logistics and transport solutions, with operations encompassing haulage, storage and distribution.

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30 June 2021

H&M Distribution, which operates in Warrington, St Neots and Gloucester, has signed a new ten-year contract with Palletways.

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28 June 2021

If Ministers don’t act now, the driver shortage could lead to food waste and inflation. Diamond Logistics CEO and founder Kate Lester has called for the hiring of EU nationals to alleviate the driver shortage.

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22 June 2021

There are calls for the army to mobilise to protect the UK’s food supplies as the national shortage of truck drivers escalates. ParcelHero says the UK has a shortfall of around 70,000 drivers that could lead to delays, empty shelves and higher prices.

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13 July 2021

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has launched the battery-powered eActros HGV for heavy-duty distribution.

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07 June 2021

WITH OVER half of UK shoppers saying that they regularly return items bought online, the BCMPA – the Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment & Logistics says trust in efficient returns handling is an essential part of the online shopping experience.

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07 June 2021

COMPANIES WANTING to take advantage of new capital allowances should visit the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Exhibition to see the latest technologies for the cold chain sector.

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13 May 2021

SmartFreight and Irish Microsoft Dynamics Gold Partner, Sysco Software Solutions have cemented a partnership that offers the best of both worlds – the very latest in shipping optimisation integrated with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform.

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11 May 2021

Many businesses have the need to ship goods by carrier and this has only increased as the coronavirus pandemic has taken hold. Managing transport providers can be complex and time consuming, which is why the 848 Group chose to streamline the process for its customers by partnering with SmartFreight.

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06 May 2021

FORS has launched an update to its popular Van Smart eLearning module, to help upskill the growing fleet of light commercial vehicle drivers on our roads.

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04 May 2021

NULOGY WILL extend its flexible cloud-based software as the global platform to digitalise CEVA Logistics co-packing operations and enhance the firm’s agility and responsiveness to its fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers.

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26 April 2021

TARMAC AND FORTH PORTS have signed a long-term agreement to create what is described as the UK’s largest construction materials terminal at Tilbury2.

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26 April 2021

SHEET PILING UK has awarded a long-term contract to PD Ports at its Immingham site to store and handle the company’s steel sheet piles ready for use within the construction industry.

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26 April 2021

DP WORLD has unveiled £40m of infrastructure investment for Southampton, Britain’s second largest container terminal, which was recently awarded freeport status.

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19 April 2021

Chilled and frozen logistics company McCulla (Ireland) is powering trucks on bio-methane gas generated from Lidl food waste.

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20 April 2021

TO FURTHER improve the efficiency of its grocery home shopping service, Asda has become the first UK supermarket to introduce a powered stair climber, in collaboration with materials handling specialist, Stanley.

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12 April 2021

THE TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION (TCS&D) exhibition, conference and awards will return to the East of England Arena in Peterborough on the 7th & 8th September.

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29 March 2021

GAUSSIN HAS launched a hydrogen-powered autonomous vehicle with a robotic arm for yard automation.

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24 March 2021

The online retailer plans two more by the end of the year.

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18 March 2021

The hospitality group said the new facility is delivering benefits to its business with key products not being delayed on motorways and ports.

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FEATURES

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13 July 2021

As logistics changes, so do the environmental challenges. We look at emerging green questions, such as the proliferation of micro-fulfilment centres, ponder the impact of the pandemic and ask if the logistics industry measures up in calculating its carbon footprint.

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07 July 2021

THE UK Government and haulage industry are between a rock and hard place on the HGV driver shortage, says HSS editor Simon Duddy.

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05 July 2021

Micro-fulfilment centres gets an environmental thumbs up from Accenture.

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06 July 2021

LOGISTICS PROFESSIONALS should be paying a lot of attention to the enormous amount of venture capital that it is being invested in e-grocery start-ups, says Handling & Storage solutions editor, Simon Duddy.

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03 June 2021

A DHL white paper has revealed key supply chain learnings more than one year after the Covid-19 pandemic broke.

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30 May 2021

In June 2021, the Cold Chain Federation is publishing the first ever complete handbook on managing food safety specifically for temperature-controlled storage and distribution.

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30 May 2021

In June 2021, the Cold Chain Federation is publishing the first ever complete handbook on managing food safety specifically for temperature-controlled storage and distribution. Tom Southall explains.

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17 May 2021

The pandemic has already created a great need for capital investment as companies seek to rapidly re-tool their logistics operations. For those companies on the fence about such investments, the Government has unveiled an additional kicker - the ‘super-deduction’ tax break. See here for how it works alongside other relevant tax measures.

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29 April 2021

Earlier this year we reported how Asda and Sainsbury’s were closing regional fulfilment centres and ramping up in-store picking for online orders. A report from Atrato Capital offers an explanation for this move.

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05 April 2021

Consultant Phil Reuben explains why a dynamic supply chain is essential in 2021.

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15 February 2021

The growth of online retail comes with a kick – it’s more expensive to fulfil than the store model. What can retailers do to logistics costs to boost margins? BearingPoint’s Stuart Higgins has some answers.

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06 April 2021

Mechan is supplying a multidisciplinary main contractor, Winvic Construction, with a bespoke rail traverser for a new £29 million Intermodal Rail Freight Terminal that is being constructed for Prologis at its DIRFT intermodal logistics park in Northamptonshire.

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23 December 2020

2020 has been an extremely turbulent year, with the public, businesses and the supply chains that serve them feeling the effects. But how will the fallout affect the supply chain in the months to come, asks John Perry?

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06 January 2021

Faced with mounting challenges, Louisa Hosegood asks how should businesses adapt their urban warehousing to meet rocketing eComm order volumes?

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04 December 2020

If the trials and tribulations of 2020 have taught the handling and storage sector one thing, it's that supply chain collaboration is a vital component of resilience, David Howorth.

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03 December 2020

The pandemic is pushing people towards online shopping this Christmas, with companies adapting. For example, Royal Mail is hiring 33,000 extra temporary workers to help cope with the demand of parcels from online purchases.

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13 November 2020

We have both physical and virtual events planned for 2021, to give attendees with broad preferences every opportunity to learn and improve their warehouse operations in preparation for the challenges ahead.

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16 November 2020

Is it time to consider a radical approach to distributing eComm orders using underground magnetised loops instead of trucks and vans, asks Phill Davies?

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28 October 2020

Analytics can help managing the rise and cost of online returns, says Ken Fleming.

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27 October 2020

ParcelHero says the UK are likely to spend £39.41bn online this Christmas as online spending is predicted to outstrip High Street sales for the first time.

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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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