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25 March 2019

Specialist logistics training provider Mantra Learning has opened a £1million Reverse Logistics Training Centre in Manchester.

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25 March 2019

The European Commission says no deal will be disruptive and has outlined measures it will adopt on April 12, if no deal is reached in Westminster by March 29.

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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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08 March 2019

Dachser in the UK is to build a new 5,175 sq m logistics centre in Rochdale to replace its existing distribution facility. The development of the 3.7 hectare site represents a £14.4 million investment.

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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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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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05 February 2019

A new UK safety mark designed to replace the EU’s CE mark following a no-deal Brexit will cost British manufacturers and exporters millions of pounds in product stamping, testing and red tape, warns courier ParcelHero.

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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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11 February 2019

Westgate was tasked with providing a partition that would deliver both temperature and odour control for Great Bear’s warehouse storage facility in Deeside, North Wales. 

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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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24 January 2019

CPL 3PL has won a major contract to provide a full logistics service for a nationwide retailer.

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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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23 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

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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FEATURES

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12 March 2019

Briggs Equipment has provided the Bradshaw PT2000 articulated trailer mover to create efficiencies at parcel specialist Hermes.

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11 March 2019

The low temperature logistics specialist relies on MHE partner UniCarriers for both forklifts and smart solutions to operational challenges.

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28 February 2019

Range of warehouse trucks serve store and retrieve items from racking up to 12.5 metres.

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01 February 2019

An online retailer’s profitability will stand or fall on having time- and cost-effective returns management. Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems, explains how driverless transport systems can fulfil this need in online retail intralogistics operations.

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25 January 2019

Richard Cawston, MD supply chain Europe of XPO Logistics asks: how do you build the warehouse of the future?

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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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19 November 2018

Consultancy BearingPoint predicts the additional 17 million orders generated by Black Friday will drive an additional 210,000 van deliveries over the period.

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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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15 November 2018

Managers at George Walker Transport have been working with engineers at Sheffield-based CAM Forklift Trucks developing new techniques to improve the crucial role forklifts play in their intensive materials handling operation as part of a productivity and £500,000 cost reduction platform.

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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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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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11 September 2018

The Connect system was part of the deal when Linde Material Handling supplied Fowler Welch, a national third-party logistics supplier, with a fleet of more than 180 new lithium-Ion forklift trucks and warehouse equipment.

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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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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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