Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Protecting border arrangement is key – says FTA Ireland

    on Jan 24, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Protecting border arrangement is key – says FTA Ireland

    The importance of nurturing Ireland’s special border arrangement with the UK was top of the agenda at an all-island meeting on the impact of Brexit on Monday

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  • Cost pressures and skills shortage continue to weigh on logistics sector

    on Jan 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Cost pressures and skills shortage continue to weigh on logistics sector

    Reducing transport costs remains the biggest objective for logistics operations according to Paragon Software System’s annual UK customer survey. Over half of respondents (57.3%) said that targeting savings is their main priority followed by improving planning accuracy (14.5%) and increasing profitability (9.7%). However, these businesses anticipate a number of barriers – including lack of investment, a skills shortage, economic uncertainty and eroding margins – which will be exacerbated by the impact of Brexit and increasing pressure on the road network

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  • Wincanton reaffirms commitment to Northern Ireland operations

    on Jan 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Wincanton reaffirms commitment to Northern Ireland operations

    Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has announced a new agreement with Coca-Cola. Under the terms of the three-year contract Wincanton will manage the existing Coca-Cola warehouse at Lisburn handling both raw materials and finished product

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  • New trailer lock guards against theft and stowaways

    on Jan 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on New trailer lock guards against theft and stowaways

    A patented protection system for the cargo compartments of vans and semi-trailers has been launched on the market

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  • Cartwright Fleet Services joins Isuzu Truck’s expanding UK network

    on Jan 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Cartwright Fleet Services joins Isuzu Truck’s expanding UK network

    Leading truck manufacturer Isuzu Truck UK has continued with the ongoing development of its UK dealer network with the recent appointment of Cartwright Fleet Services as full sales, service and parts dealers based in Leeds, West Yorkshire

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  • NewCold – Advanced cold logistics comes to the UK

    on Jan 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on NewCold – Advanced cold logistics comes to the UK

    NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics is the fastest growing specialist deep frozen warehousing and distribution global player whose world-class systems, energy efficiency and productivity make it stand out from other conventional cold storage companies

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  • 5000th DAF roles off assembly line in Taiwan

    on Jan 15, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on 5000th DAF roles off assembly line in Taiwan

     DAF Trucks is experiencing impressive growth in Taiwan. The 5,000th truck has rolled off the assembly line less than ten years after it opened in Dadu. With a market share of almost 30% in the 12 ton+ segment, in Taiwan DAF is the undisputed market leader among non-Asian truck brands

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  • CV Show 2017 – registration now live

    on Jan 15, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on CV Show 2017 – registration now live

    The UK’s biggest and best event for the road transport, distribution and logistics industries, the Commercial vehicle Show, is now open for visitor registration via the official website www.cvshow.com

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  • New Krone flatbed semi-trailer for UK and Ireland

    on Jan 12, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on New Krone flatbed semi-trailer for UK and Ireland

    Krone will be introducing a new flatbed semi-trailer to the UK and Ireland during the first quarter of 2017. 

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  • BMD Transport chooses Michelin

    on Jan 11, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on BMD Transport chooses Michelin

    Leicester-based bulk aggregate haulier BMD Transport has cut its monthly tyre bill by 25 per cent after switching to a Michelin policy. The family-run company reported the savings soon after switching its entire fleet to the premium fitments, and expects to see further reductions in running costs as it takes advantage of the tyres’ multiple lives

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  • Meyle-HD stabiliser links for commercial vehicles

    on Jan 11, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Meyle-HD stabiliser links for commercial vehicles

    Meyle has unveiled its brand new range of Meyle-HD stabiliser links for commercial vehicles to fit almost every model from the Volvo FH and Volvo FM model series

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  • Dreams improves on site customer experience with fleXipod

    on Jan 11, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Dreams improves on site customer experience with fleXipod

    Dreams, the UK’s leading bed specialist, has adopted Paragon’s fleXipod electronic proof of delivery system to further enhance its customer-centric order fulfilment operation. The software will be used by the retailer’s two-man delivery teams, responsible for handling more than 12,000 orders each week, to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and delivery success. This will be achieved by improving communications on the day of delivery, while simplifying the last mile administrative processes and keeping track of orders in real-time

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