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13 March 2019

Howard Tenens has taken delivery of two 26 tonne 340 BHP dedicated CNG (compressed natural gas) rigids from Scania, bringing the total number of dedicated gas vehicles to four.

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05 March 2019

Recruiter, Gi Group UK, has become an approved CPC driver training centre to help those working towards gaining or renewing driver CPC qualifications and support clients in developing their drivers’ careers.

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28 February 2019

A distribution company based in Warrington has today been sentenced after an agency worker sustained serious, life-changing injuries whilst working in Cheltenham.

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27 February 2019

The robot, named Digit, which adds an upper torso, arms, sensors, and additional computing power to the company’s Cassie robot design.

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25 February 2019

The CEO of ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-person home delivery expert, has revealed that “fantastic progress” is being made as work continues on the rebuild of its flagship hub in Worcester.

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21 February 2019

Associated British Ports, DFDS Seaways PLC and ICTS (UK) were hit with combined fines approaching £1.5m after a security guard was fatally injured when he was struck by an articulated vehicle.

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21 February 2019

The Port of Tilbury received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport to build Tilbury2 – a new multimillion pound port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.

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20 February 2019

Dematic has debuted PackMyRide at LogiMAT, which is said to be the first fully automated parcel loading solution concept for the last mile.

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20 February 2019

Thomas Cullen of consultancy Transport Intelligence says Honda’s plan to shut its Swindon Assembly plant in 2021 has little to do with local politics and everything to do with the changing nature of the automotive supply chain.

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11 February 2019

Irregular consignment specialist, Tuffnells, has partnered with rigid truck body manufacturer, Lawrence David and commercial vehicle trailer and rigid bodywork specialist, Don-Bur to roll out a fleet of rebranded semi-trailers. 

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04 February 2019

Online grocery specialist Ocado is a key innovators in the food market, but an early challenge they faced was keeping chilled and frozen products cold and in safe conditions but, importantly out of the warehouse space, to keep the warehouse free for the new products constantly coming in.

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01 February 2019

Whistl’s first automated parcel sortation machine has been installed, over three months, at its depot in Bolton, located on the Logistics North site.

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01 February 2019

Tritax Big Box REIT has completed contracts for the forward funded development of a new logistics fulfilment centre at Integra 61, near Durham, pre-let to a financially robust world leading retailer, which is thought to be Amazon.

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25 January 2019

After reaching agreement in principle with DB Cargo UK, Maritime Transport. has announced the launch of a new division – “Maritime Intermodal” which will initially contract four dedicated services out of Felixstowe and Southampton.

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22 January 2019

With less than two months until the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU, the Freight Transport Association has questioned whether the government’s projected spend of £29 million to implement Operation Brock has been made available in time.

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22 January 2019

Fabric building specialist Rubb created a new hub for vehicle loading operations for Walkers Transport in just six weeks.

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22 January 2019

Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has launched a new rail service from the Port of Tilbury to Daventry – the only rail operation from the port for inbound traffic – with a forecast capacity of 200 containers a week.

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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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FEATURES

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04 February 2019

Chemicals firm Johnson Matthey needed a canopy structure to create a covered loading area for trailers due to concerns that the wind around the trailer posts could cause whiplash and become a safety risk for employees.

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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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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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