Transport & Distribution Europe

Davies Turner continues to invest in logistics property

Davies Turner continues to invest in logistics property

This autumn will see independent freight forwarding and logistics company Davies Turner start construction of a second multi-million pound regional distribution centre (RDC), doubling the size of its present capacity in Avonmouth, Bristol, UK.

Campaign for roadside assistance kits in rental vehicles accelerates with backing from leasing companies

Campaign for roadside assistance kits in rental vehicles accelerates with backing from leasing companies

Pressure is mounting on Britain's daily rental companies to follow the lead of contract hire and leasing businesses and boost their road safety focus by including roadside assistance and motoring first aid kits in all vehicles.

The logistics industry must embrace technology faster says independent 4PL provider

The logistics industry must embrace technology faster says independent 4PL provider

4PL provider 3T Logistics, and Honda UK came together at a CILT event last week to explain why the logistics industry must accelerate the adoption of technology to manage transport processes more efficiently.

Cammack firm joins Palletways

Cammack firm joins Palletways

Cheshire-based logistics firm Cammack, has joined Palletways, Europe's largest and fastest growing palletised freight network.

Bretts Transport Boosts Safety and Performance with Microlise

Bretts Transport Boosts Safety and Performance with Microlise

Bretts Transport has deployed a new fleet performance and safety management system from transport management solution provider, Microlise.

GreenRoad to exhibit at Service Management Expo 2016

GreenRoad to exhibit at Service Management Expo 2016

GreenRoad will demonstrate how its award-winning, driver behaviour mobile app can cut costs and improve the safety of field service fleets when it exhibits at Service Management Expo 2016.

George Allinson Transport chooses Palletforce

George Allinson Transport chooses Palletforce

Darlington-based haulage company George Allinson Transport has become the latest member of the Palletforce distribution network. It's the first time the family-run business, which will cover selected TS postcodes in Teesside, has joined a pallet network.

Bibby Distribution pumped to win Tanker Operator of the Year award

Bibby Distribution pumped to win Tanker Operator of the Year award

Bibby Distribution has been named Tanker Operator of the Year at the Tip-Ex/Tank-Ex Awards 2016.

Logistics industry survey shows majority favour remaining in the EU as best for business – but the heart says Brexit

Logistics industry survey shows majority favour remaining in the EU as best for business – but the heart says Brexit

A survey of logistics industry professionals has shown the majority favour remaining in the EU as the best outcome for the businesses they work for.

PTV and IRU join forces on new international route planning standards and services

PTV and IRU join forces on new international route planning standards and services

A new strategic partnership between global road transport organisation IRU and German software developer PTV Group will develop new standards and services for route planning across Europe and beyond.

Hope Construction Materials renews logistics contract with Wincanton

Hope Construction Materials renews logistics contract with Wincanton

British independent supplier of cement, aggregates and concrete, Hope Construction Materials has awarded the largest British logistics business, Wincanton a six-year contract renewal to remain its supplier of choice for the provision of bulk and bagged cement road logistics.

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