Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Marigold chooses ICELAND Carrier Transicold

    on Jan 14, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Marigold chooses ICELAND Carrier Transicold

    London-based Marigold Health Foods has expanded its fleet, adding a new DAF LF 18-tonne rigid truck specified with Carrier Transicold’s ICELAND engineless refrigeration system – the ideal solution for a health food company that aims to operate in the most environmentally sustainable way. Carrier Transicold, which operates in the UK as Carrier Transicold (UK) Limited, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)

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  • Europa Road to double team size

    on Jan 14, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Europa Road to double team size

    Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group is planning to double the number of Account Managers in its Road division by the end of 2018, as the business prepares to sustain its exceptional sales growth from the previous 12 months

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  • I_HeERO project shows the road safety application of e-CMR

    on Jan 9, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on I_HeERO project shows the road safety application of e-CMR

    While digital transport documents, such as e-CMR, hold the promise of improving efficiency of logistics chains, they are also becoming a key element in improving road safety

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  • Same old story for cross-Channel truckers

    on Jan 9, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Same old story for cross-Channel truckers

    Despite the closure of the ‘Jungle’ camp in October 2016, migrants are still returning to Calais. Their goal? To reach the UK by whatever means possible and with total disregard for the safety of themselves or the HGV drivers on which they prey

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  • Larne-Cairnryan freight traffic hits six-year high

    on Jan 8, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Larne-Cairnryan freight traffic hits six-year high

    P&O Ferries carried the highest volume of freight traffic on its Larne-Cairnryan service in six years in

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  • Government delays threaten break in uk supply chain – says FTA

    on Jan 7, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Government delays threaten break in uk supply chain – says FTA

    The UK’s logistics industry is demanding that the Government publishes the results of its Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)’s recommendations on the future role of European workers in the UK immediately, instead of waiting until its proposed publication date next year.  According to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), waiting until the UK is on the point of leaving the European Union before deciding the future of EU workers in such a key sector could have a catastrophic effect on all aspects of the nation’s supply chain and its ability to deliver what British business and industry

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  • Freight operators welcome the beginning of the end for Severn Tolls

    on Jan 7, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Freight operators welcome the beginning of the end for Severn Tolls

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomedthe beginning of the end for crippling year on year toll increases for users of the two Severn Bridges on the M4 and M48. 

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  • FTA expands specialist expertise with training business acquisition

    on Jan 4, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA expands specialist expertise with training business acquisition

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has acquired T Team Ltd trading as TrainingTeam.  TrainingTeam provides market-leading, industry approved specialist training courses at venues across the country and online, which focus on air cargo security and the movement of dangerous goods by air, road and sea

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  • Witham helps customers stay on the road during arctic blast

    on Jan 4, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Witham helps customers stay on the road during arctic blast

    Witham Oil and Paint is helping customers to survive the freezing temperatures set to hit the UK over the next week. The Met Office have said that more severe weather is on the way in the wake of Storm Eleanor. Sub-zero temperatures and frost are expected to grip much of the UK causing travel chaos

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  • P&O Ferries reports highest annual freight volumes on Zeebrugge-Tilbury route

    on Jan 3, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on P&O Ferries reports highest annual freight volumes on Zeebrugge-Tilbury route

    P&O Ferries has reported that it carried more freight between Zeebrugge and Tilbury in 2017 than in any other year in the decade long history of the route

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  • RHA issues advice on keeping safe in high winds

    on Jan 3, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA issues advice on keeping safe in high winds

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has issued advice to haulage operators on how to keep safe while driving in high winds

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  • Asset Alliance Group supplies 50 Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers

    on Jan 3, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Asset Alliance Group supplies 50 Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers

    Asset Alliance Group has supplied 50 Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers to the joint venture between Morgan McLernon and Culina Group, as an extension of its existing rental and contract hire work with the logistics experts.  

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