Transport & Distribution Articles

Further growth for northern logistics specialist following senior sales appointment

Further growth for northern logistics specialist following senior sales appointment

As it continues with its ambitious plans for growth, UK transport and third-party logistics specialist Walkers Transport has appointed a group sales manager as part of its rapidly expanding senior team.

Krone launch new container carrier trailer for UK and Ireland

Krone launch new container carrier trailer for UK and Ireland

Krone has introduced a new container carrier trailer for the UK and Ireland and the first consignment has been taken by H B Commercial, the vehicle service, parts, rentals and sales group.

Recycling promotion boosts sales for Mattress Online

Recycling promotion boosts sales for Mattress Online

E-tailer, Mattress Online, boosted sales by 18 per cent in one week by offering some customers the chance to have their old mattress removed free of charge for recycling to ensure it did not end up in a landfill tip.

Haulier's investment in new TMS technology delivers 50% efficiency savings

Haulier's investment in new TMS technology delivers 50% efficiency savings

A Midlands haulage firm is planning the next phase of expansion following investment in new transport management technology (TMS), which has already delivered substantial efficiency savings in less than six-months.

Christoph Meier appointed VP Head of Group Communications

Christoph Meier appointed VP Head of Group Communications

Swissport International, provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has appointed Christoph Meier to VP Head of Group Communications.

Eddie Stobart is the 100th Northern Powerhouse partner

Eddie Stobart is the 100th Northern Powerhouse partner

Eddie Stobart has announced it is the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, a campaign to boost the local economy through investment in skills, innovation, transport and culture.

Building work starts on £6million logistics centre in Wolverhampton

Building work starts on £6million logistics centre in Wolverhampton

Building work is now officially underway on the new £6 million DB Cargo UK Logistics Centre in Wolverhampton. The first mark in the ground was celebrated with a ceremony attended by council officials, colleagues and customers.

New website focuses on Transdek’s unique total supply chain solutions expertise

New website focuses on Transdek’s unique total supply chain solutions expertise

Freight in the City exhibitor Transdek UK has launched a new website to deliver an easy to navigate resource that highlights the total solutions approach the company provides. This uniquely spans both trailer and loading bay design to enhance both the efficiency and the synergy between the two.

Honeywell’s new passive RFID tag for vehicles enables secure data transactions for toll collecting

Honeywell’s new passive RFID tag for vehicles enables secure data transactions for toll collecting

Honeywell's new passive RFID tag enables secure vehicle identification while preventing counterfeiting, spoofing or exposing customer data to unauthorised users.

Local authority transport planners take to the road to improve services

Local authority transport planners take to the road to improve services

Local Authorities from across the UK converged on Birmingham in November to learn about ways to improve transport services.

HGV taxes alone pay for almost all the UK's road maintenance spending, says FTA

HGV taxes alone pay for almost all the UK's road maintenance spending, says FTA

New independent research conducted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has shown that HGVs pay enough tax alone to cover almost the whole of UK spending on road maintenance.

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