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Peel Ports launches multi-modal site at Ellesmere Port

04:00 PMIndustry Channel: PropertyPeel Ports is looking for potential occupiers for its Port Cheshire multi-modal development site on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal.The site of the former Bridgewater Paper Mill in Ellesmere Port could be developed ... [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pall-Ex revamps international service

04:01 PMArticle Type: NewsPall-Ex has launched a revamped service that allows customers to arrange seamless international transport in a single transaction.Pall-Ex Connect streamlines the business’s partner networks, in the UK, Italy, the Iberian Peninsula, ... [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Grocontinental opens chilled warehouse as part of £11m investment

04:01 PMArticle Type: NewsGrocontinental, the chilled and frozen logistics specialist, has completed the building of a new 50,000 sq ft warehouse as part of an £11 million investment in warehousing, vehicles and refrigerated trailers.The new chilled facility ... [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Palletways celebrates 20th anniversary

04:02 PMArticle Type: NewsPalletways Group, the palletised freight specialist, has celebrated its 20th anniversary. The company was founded in 1994 and delivered 46,000 pallets in its first year.It now handles 30,000 consignments a day and delivers to ... [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

NOL considers selling logistics business

03:53 PMArticle Type: NewsNeptune Orient Lines, the Singapore-based shipping and logistics group, has confirmed reports that it is considering selling its logistics business.The business, APL Logistics, was the group’s star performer in the first half ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign Office picks Hellmann for logistics

03:52 PMArticle Type: NewsFCO Services, the trading fund of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, has awarded  a global logistics services contract to Hellmann Worldwide.Hellmann will be responsible for delivery of official mail to and from British diplomatic ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore Post buys FS Mackenzie

11:38 AMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionSingapore Post, through its subsidiary, Famous Holdings, has purchased the entire issued and paid-up share capital for FS Mackenzie, the UK freight forwarder and non vessel operating common carrier.The ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Menzies plans to expand logistics operation

03:24 PMArticle Type: NewsMenzies Distribution is looking to expand its logistics operation, the business it launched last October to exploit unused capacity in its newspaper distribution fleet.In its results for the first half of 2014, it said: “The ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

80,000 sq ft industrial unit in Leeds gets the go-ahead

11:37 AMIndustry Channel: PropertyWork is set to begin in October on the construction of an 80,000 sq ft industrial unit at Logic Leeds by Muse developments. The project is set to get underway following the signing of a £2.5 million grant agreement with ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

John Lewis complete roll-out of CollectPlus click and collect service

03:46 PMArticle Type: NewsJohn Lewis has completed the roll-out of its click and collect service with CollectPlus, enabling customers to collect online purchases from one of 5,500 local shops.Trials of the scheme started in September last year. During ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 19 2014]
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First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Council gives go-ahead for Stobart Carlisle airport freight scheme

03:47 PMArticle Type: NewsCarlisle council earlier this week gave full planning permission to Stobart Group to proceed with their redevelopment of Carlisle airport.The Carlisle based firm plans to redevelop the site include the development of a new freight ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Work starts on 150,000 sq ft spec warehouse at Birch Coppice

03:02 PMIndustry Channel: PropertyIM Properties has started construction on a 152,500 sq ft speculative industrial unit at Birch Coppice Business Park. Kevin Ashfield of IM Properties said the decision was the result of strong demand and a lack of available ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 18 2014]

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Luis Zubialde, managing director of Palletways in the UK, said: "We have opened up new markets for customers and members of our network and we look forward to providing them with many more opportunities in the future.”"
CEO Frank Appel said: "To reach our goal of defining all aspects of the logistics industry by 2020, we intend to build on our strengths and forge ahead in the key initiatives announced. For this reason, we are investing in the continued optimization of our divisions and will remain focused not on the Group's short-term profitability, but on its long-term and sustainable success. The identified measures will make an important contribution to our strategy and will do much to help us become the driving force in the industry."
"It is UPS’s policy to comply with all laws governing employment and labour practices worldwide, and UPS is careful to take into account the point-of-view of unions along with the interests of our customers, our employees, our shareholders and our company as a whole.”"
Montjotin said: "The first half of 2014 took place in a European economic environment, which was boosted by growth in the UK economy and recovery in Spain. Against this backdrop and despite flat activity in France, Norbert Dentressangle capitalised on its ever expanding global footprint and its positioning within buoyant sectors. Not only did we achieve revenue growth of 13.4 per cent compared to the first half of 2013, but – and this is more important – we generated EBITA growth of over 19 per cent for the same period."

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Peel Ports launches multi-modal site at Ellesme... [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
Palletways celebrates 20th anniversary [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
Grocontinental opens chilled warehouse as part ... [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
Pall-Ex revamps international service [Published Logistics Manager - 11 hours ago]
NOL considers selling logistics business [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 21 2014]
Foreign Office picks Hellmann for logistics [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 21 2014]
Menzies plans to expand logistics operation [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 20 2014]
80,000 sq ft industrial unit in Leeds gets the ... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 20 2014]
Singapore Post buys FS Mackenzie [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 20 2014]
Council gives go-ahead for Stobart Carlisle air... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 19 2014]
John Lewis complete roll-out of CollectPlus cli... [Published Logistics Manager - Aug 19 2014]
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