Publication: Logistics Manager

First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ceva adds 340 to fleet with £12m investment

03:29 PMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionCeva Logistics is to invest $20m (£12m) in its UK ground transport fleet, with the addition of 120 tractors, 40 rigids and 180 new trailers to be made before the end of the year.The new vehicles will primarily ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

RHA calls for 3p fuel duty cut

03:31 PMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionThree pence per litre must be cut from fuel duty if road haulage firms in the UK are to compete with European counterparts, the Road Haulage Association, has warned in advance of the autumn statement due ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Briggs’ short-term rental fleet gets £10.5m boost

03:28 PMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionBriggs Equipment is investing £10.5m in its short-term rental fleet, with the addition of reach trucks, powered pallet trucks, stackers and order pickers, and two to six tonne electric counterbalance ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Logistics firms back government apprenticeship initiative

03:09 PMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionA number of logistics firms are collaborating in the development of apprenticeship standards for a supply chain specialist LGV driver, supply chain specialist warehouse operative, and a supply chain operative, ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Buyers out in force for Logistics Link North

10:37 AMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionLead generation and attendance at this year's Logistics Link North topped last year's event, with multiple buying teams attending to meet with the various exhibitors including Redlege, Flexi Narrow Aisle ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

IAG Cargo upgrades premium freight handling facility

10:05 AMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionIAG Cargo has upgraded Premia, its premium handling facility at Heathrow, to offer an improved service for products such as Constant Climate and Prioritise.Enhancements include:- Over 50 per cent improvement ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Upgrading, Air Cargo, IATA
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Volvo Car picks DHL for aftermarket parts service

09:31 AMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionVolvo Cars has chosen DHL Supply Chain to handle its aftermarket parts warehousing along with distribution to more than 120 dealers across the UK.Under the five-year contract, DHL will manage four shared ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

LKE Group to open UK subsidiary

04:48 PMIndustry Channel: Materials HandlingGerman materials handling group LKE has unveiled plans to open a subsidiary in the UK, concentrating on intralogistics, aviation, and industrial solutions, mail and laundry.LKE, which is based in Marl in north-west ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Translift Bendi appoints Berrow to board

01:41 PMArticle Type: NewsTranslift Bendi has Paul Berrow to its board of directors as sales director.Berrow joining Bendi in 2002 as area sales manager. He was promoted to joint sales director in 2012.Please complete and submit the following form to ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Board of Directors
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

DPD invests £10m in expanding delivery network

02:35 PMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionDPD has invested £10.2m in six new depots – Dartford, Feltham, Radlett, Reading, Liverpool and Lincoln – expanding its capacity to handle B2C parcels.Lincoln, Liverpool and Radlett are new locations for ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands of temps needed as Christmas goes online

05:16 AMIndustry Channel: Transport & DistributionThe growth of online shopping means that carriers are taking on thousands of temporary staff to meet the Christmas peak this year.Royal Mail has launched a drive to recruit 19,000 temporary staff to help ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

IDI Gazeley to expand Magna Park in Leicestershire

02:34 PMIndustry Channel: PropertyReports have been revealed that the original Magna Park in Leicestershire is to be expanded on the back of increased demand for more warehousing space in the region.IDI Gazeley which manages the park is preparing a 500 ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Density, Property

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Michael O'Donoghue, Ceva executive vice president, UK, Ireland and Nordics, said: "We are delighted to make this investment in our ground transport operation. It increases our size and scale and signals our optimism in the UK marketplace. All of the vehicles on order will be fitted with telematics which help us to measure, monitor and continually improve the behaviour of our drivers in terms of safety and efficiency."
Stuart Wilson, marketing communications manager at CHEP, said: "We were absolutely delighted with the quality of the leads we’ve managed to generate."
CEO Dwain McDonald said: "Our business has grown rapidly in the last few years due to the popularity of Predict and Follow My Parcel, but this level of investment in brand new locations and larger, purpose built depots makes a huge difference in terms of efficiency."
Mark Robinson, director of customer delivery operations at John Lewis, said: "The new facility will allow our business to service customers across West London in the most efficient way possible. The site will deliver products to customer homes across the capital, mainly furniture and large electrical items alongside the wide range of technical installation services we offer.”"

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RHA calls for 3p fuel duty cut [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
Ceva adds 340 to fleet with £12m investment [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
Logistics firms back government apprenticeship ... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
Briggs’ short-term rental fleet gets £10.5m boost [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
Buyers out in force for Logistics Link North [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 23 2014]
IAG Cargo upgrades premium freight handling fac... [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 22 2014]
Volvo Car picks DHL for aftermarket parts service [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 22 2014]
LKE Group to open UK subsidiary [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 21 2014]
Translift Bendi appoints Berrow to board [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 21 2014]
DPD invests £10m in expanding delivery network [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 20 2014]
Thousands of temps needed as Christmas goes online [Published Logistics Manager - Oct 20 2014]
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