Daily Archives: April 23, 2013

Positive response to Volvo FE Hybrid

April 23, 2013
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Since the launch of the Volvo FE Hybrid about 50 trucks have been delivered to customers throughout Europe. Their responses are highly positive. The truck is both economical and reliable. Christina Eriksson, business manager for alternative drivelines, has encountered nothing but enthusiasm on her visits to customers.

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Major Investment for Dachser

April 23, 2013
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The UK subsidiary of one of Europe’s leading global logistics players, Dachser, has announced a major investment in a brand new integrated logistics centre close to its existing premises at Brackmills, Northampton. Dachser is purchasing a 16.38 acre site, and the freehold facility will comprise a 64,000 sq. ft cross-dock as well as a 114,000…

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Birmingham hauliers set to lose operating licences

April 23, 2013

Two Birmingham firms have been told by the region’s haulage regulator that they deserve to be put out of business, following a public inquiry into their transport activities.

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Ian Veitch takes over as FTA president

April 23, 2013
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Stewart Oades has handed over the presidency of the Freight Transport Association to Ian Veitch, Managing Director of Yusen Logistics UK, following the FTA’s National Council meeting in London today (23 April). Stewart Oades steps down after completing a four-year term as FTA President.

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