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  • Irish Ferries invests €4m in Ulysses upgrade

    on Feb 14, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The MV Ulysses, the leading Irish Ferries freight and tourism vessel on the Dublin to Holyhead route, returned to Dublin this week following an extensive dry dock investment at Cammell Laird shipyard in Merseyside

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  • Hi-tech distribution company returns to Ekeri 

    on Feb 14, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Paul Ponsonby Limited, specialists in the handling and distribution of high-value electronics equipment, has taken delivery of another vehicle body from Ekeri trailers which, says the company, combines the flexibility of side loading with the high security of a conventional box van

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  • 5 Key Logistics Trends and Technology Implications for 2019

    on Feb 13, 19 • in General News, UK News • with No Comments

    2018 can certainly be summarised as a turbulent year in logistics and transportation management. On the one hand, ecommerce continued to grow at record levels without the slowdown that many were predicting, leading many organisations to recognise the importance of reaching beyond traditional strategies to enhance their logistics and transportation capabilities. Yet, on the other there was considerable global trade instability and the focus of many companies was to determine what strategies they needed to put in place to mitigate the brewing trade wars and Brexit uncertainty. Market hype was also at an all-time high, making it harder to

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  • Commercial vehicle HGV snow socks for trucks and buses

    on Feb 12, 19 • in News, UK News • with No Comments

    The Parma Group is currently offering a pair of commercial grade snow socks for HGV, bus and truck applications on its website, www.parmagroup.co.uk

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  • Barker and Stonehouse turns to Paragon

    on Feb 12, 19 • in General News, UK News • with No Comments

     Barker and Stonehouse, the UK’s largest independent family-run furniture retailer, has invested in a logistics solution from Paragon to provide customers with a superior delivery service with more choice. Combining Paragon’s routing and scheduling software and fleXipod ePOD system, the solution will enable the retailer to efficiently fulfil increasing order volumes nationwide without compromising on excellent customer service

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  • Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

    on Feb 11, 19 • in News, UK News • with No Comments

    As a part of the ongoing development of Stena Line’s Irish Sea route network, the Stena Forecaster has been transferred from Stena RoRo to Stena Line and will enter service on the Belfast – Liverpool route from Tuesday, 12 February 2019.  Stena Forerunner will transfer back to the North Sea and operation on Rotterdam-Killingholm

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  • Are you up to speed on Euro 6 emissions​?

    on Feb 11, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Eclipse Automotive is now taking bookings for two new two-day Euro 6 Emissions Training Courses, May 13-14 and 15-16 at its Training Academy in Swadlingcote, Derbyshire

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  • Goodyear highlights OTR products and solutions at BAUMA

    on Feb 11, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Goodyear is featuring its flagship products and solutions for fleets operating in the world of construction at the 2019 BAUMA exhibition in Munich

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  • Vehicle safety on agenda at FTA Ireland Transport Manager Seminar

    on Feb 7, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Vehicle safety on agenda at FTA Ireland Transport Manager Seminar

    Dr Sharon McGuinness, CEO of the Health and Safety Authority, will discuss work related vehicle safety at FTA Ireland’s (FTAI) popular Transport Manager Seminar, which returns to the Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, County Meath on 5 March

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  • Flegg chooses Krone trailers

    on Feb 6, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Flegg chooses Krone trailers

    Leading machinery mover and installation specialists, Flegg Projects, have added two Krone trailers to their UK and European freight service which, says the company, have the loading flexibility to cope with outsized and high-value cargo

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  • Stena Line launches smart chatbot

    on Feb 6, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line launches smart chatbot

    Stena Line is in the process of launching the smartest chatbot into the ferry market. Stina will help make the customer experience even better by providing assistance in booking a trip as well as answering questions 24/7. The chatbot is an important milestone for Stena Line in its quest to becoming the world’s first cognitive ferry company

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  • RHA welcomes Government no-deal Brexit commitment

    on Feb 5, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcomes Government no-deal Brexit commitment

    The Road Haulage Association welcomes the Government’s commitment to keep international haulage operating effectively if there’s a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

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