Archive for August, 2018

  • LF&E Refrigerated Transport upgrades paragon routing and scheduling software

    on Aug 17, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    LF&E Refrigerated Transport has upgraded its Paragon routing and scheduling software to meet growing demand for specialist temperature-controlled logistics services in the heavily-regulated pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. The company has adopted Paragon Multi Depot to support the planned opening of a further MRHA-approved warehouse facility in Northampton later this year, which will enhance its ability to provide nationwide deliveries of high-value and sensitive products

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  • Greyhound Waste goes Econic

    on Aug 16, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Mercedes-Benz has continued to build on its presence in the commercial waste collection market with the sale of yet another Econic 2630L model, this time to Greyhound Waste, one of the largest and best-known commercial waste operators in Ireland

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  • New heavy-duty precision Gedore torque wrench

    on Aug 15, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Continuing their strong, long standing relationship with Gedore, Heamar is launching the latest addition to the Gedore torque wrench range – the BIW Industrial Adjustable Torque Wrench

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  • Manchester logistics specialist takes customer service up a gear

    on Aug 14, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Transport, storage and distribution firm MSL (Manchester Storage Limited) has unveiled details of its latest plan to future-proof the business and ensure customers continue to receive exceptional standards of service. Keen to replace time-consuming manual processes with an up-to-date application that runs on Microsoft Windows, the Oldham-based company recently signed a contract with warehouse management and supply chain specialist, Access Group. The implementation of Access Delta WMS (warehouse management system) means the third-party logistics (3PL) provider’s clients can now place orders, view stock in real-time and report on an order status via a web portal

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  • Quarterly trends in logistics skills gap revealed

    on Aug 14, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The logistics sector is seeing a significant increase in demand for import and export specialists, according to one of the country’s leading logistics and supply chain recruitment consultancies. Macildowie, which supports businesses across Nottingham, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Derby and Northampton, has found that trends in the type of vacancy being recruited for, has changed every quarter since last Autumn. Over Christmas 2017, operations staff were highly sought after, followed, in the first few months of 2018, by an increased need for logistics professionals experienced in continuous improvement, who were able to rework inefficient operational processes

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  • Bridgestone set to debut new products and solutions at IAA 2018

    on Aug 13, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Bridgestone is committed to identifying and solving the challenges faced by fleets every day through premium tyres, technologies and services

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  • Europa worldwide group selects Paragon

    on Aug 13, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Europa Worldwide Group, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned freight forwarding and logistics companies, has selected Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to streamline its transport management and support business growth. The software has been implemented at the company’s Dartford facility, the UK’s largest European groupage hub, to automate the route planning process for a fleet of 30 plus rigid and artic HGVs that handle groupage and full-load deliveries nationwide

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  • Malcolm Logistics chooses Cartwright

    on Aug 8, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Malcolm Logistics, a leading independent provider of third party logistics services, has ordered 41 Class A swap bodies from trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturers Cartwright

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  • Michelin reports low accidental damage claims

    on Aug 7, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Two years after launching its accidental tyre damage guarantee for its bus, coach and truck tyre ranges, Michelin has reported just 1,391 eligible claims for damage from nearly 250,000 tyres sold in Ireland and the UK – a claim rate of just 0.59 per cent, which it says highlights its product quality

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  • DAF underlines importance of genuine parts

    on Aug 7, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    DAF Trucks is underlining the importance of its DAF Genuine Parts programme as the market leader launches its new complete hub kit for the popular CF and XF ranges. The company says its hub kit assembly offers long-term financial benefits thanks to its durability and reliability

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  • Stena Line adds extra freight capacity

    on Aug 1, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    In response to growing market demand, Stena Line is planning to upweight its freight capacity on the popular Belfast – Liverpool route.  This month (August 2018), Stena Line will initially deploy the 3,000 lane metre Stena Forerunner vessel before replacing it with a similar ship early in 2019 at which point the Stena Forerunner will return to service in the North Sea

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  • Fontaine Fifth Wheel brings safer coupling to IAA 2018

    on Aug 1, 18 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Fontaine Fifth Wheel are presenting their latest range of fifth wheel couplings at this year’s IAA show. They work at the forefront of haulage technology and their specialist experience, knowledge and expertise enables Fontaine Fifth Wheel to offer a broad range of technically tailored options, to meet exacting operator needs

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