Transport and Distribution News for Freight Forwarding, Haulage, 3PL/4PL & Contract Distribution in Europe

Hermes UK appoints Tony De Nunzio CBE as Chairman following completion of investment deal by Advent International

Hermes UK appoints Tony De Nunzio CBE as Chairman following completion of investment deal by Advent International

Tony De Nunzio CBE has been appointed as non-executive Chairman to the Shareholder Board at consumer delivery company, Hermes UK.

XPO Logistics increases productivity and safety in e-commerce warehouses with touchless machine vision scanners

XPO Logistics increases productivity and safety in e-commerce warehouses with touchless machine vision scanners

XPO Logistics, the global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has deployed 370 state-of-the-art barcode scanners with machine vision in warehouses in the UK, Spain, France and the Netherlands. The fixed-mount, computerised scanners speed the reading of inventory data, while replacing shared, handheld scanners with a more hygienic solution.

Streamax Technology secures multi-million pound video telematics hardware deal with VisonTrack

Streamax Technology secures multi-million pound video telematics hardware deal with VisonTrack

Streamax Technology, the connected hardware provider for mobile surveillance on commercial vehicles, has secured a multi-million-pound order from video telematics specialist VisionTrack. Streamax will supply VisionTrack 27,000 connected 4G vehicle cameras and mobile DVRs, representing its single largest European order to date.

A revolution in control and transparency is coming

A revolution in control and transparency is coming

If you consider the changes that have hit over the past ten months, I think you’d agree that the human race has proven its adaptability. Adaptability to new technologies such as Track and Trace; adaptability towards wearing face masks; towards hand washing and the difficulties of isolation.

BoroughBox teams up with Yodel to deliver food boxes across the UK

BoroughBox teams up with Yodel to deliver food boxes across the UK

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel has partnered with food & drink company, BoroughBox, amid an explosion in new demand for home food deliveries. The new agreement will see Yodel provide a choice of delivery options for customers looking to take advantage of doorstep delivery convenience.

Why businesses need to understand their fleet data.

Why businesses need to understand their fleet data.

By Masternaut

Understanding how your business works is one of the critical elements to building a successful business, regardless of the industry you work in. Running a business requires you to operate in a variety of different areas and deal with a vast number of challenges.

Zircotec helping to deliver carbon-zero truck engine revolution

Zircotec helping to deliver carbon-zero truck engine revolution

After keeping things under wraps for nine months, heat management specialist, Zircotec, has announced its involvement with Dolphin N2, now owned by FPT Industrial, and Brighton University, on a project to develop a new internal combustion engine that, it is claimed, has the potential to transform the commercial powertrain market, with its near zero emissions.

Preston haulier H Parkinson Haulage takes delivery of seven new Stralis NP 460s to replace Stralis NP 400s

Preston haulier H Parkinson Haulage takes delivery of seven new Stralis NP 460s to replace Stralis NP 400s

Preston-based H Parkinson Haulage (HPH) has taken delivery of seven 460hp IVECO Stralis NP AS440S46T/P CNG 4x2 tractor units after successfully running seven of the Stralis NP 400 4x2s for 30 months, with each truck having covered 550,000 kilometres in that time.

cargo-partner to implement CargoWise globally

cargo-partner to implement CargoWise globally

International transport and info-logistics provider cargo-partner has announced the global rollout of integrated cloud-based logistics execution CargoWise across the cargo-partner network in 40 countries.

Road transport capacity and prices on the European spot market are rising again

Road transport capacity and prices on the European spot market are rising again

This is the result of the current evaluation of the transport market monitor (TMM). The online service is provided by Tim Consult on the basis of transport data of more than 1.8 million freight loads per year.

Leading risk management provider advises on tougher forklift safety measures ahead of peak season

Leading risk management provider advises on tougher forklift safety measures ahead of peak season

As we enter a season of unprecedented e-commerce sales, with Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas all around the corner, pioneering risk management firm, Inspire International UK is advising logistics businesses to introduce tougher safety measures.

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