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Leeds warehouse specialist to relocate following site acquisition
Longstanding Leeds based warehouse fit-out specialist WSL, is expanding and relocating its headquarters, after acquiring a new site just outside the city centre that was on the market for less than two weeks with leading property consultancy Gent Visick.
Speculative industrial development to provide new space to Swindon market
Trebor Developments and partner Hillwood have commenced construction at Trinity Park, Hillmead, Swindon. The new, high-quality accommodation, for manufacturing and distribution occupiers is available from 36,750 to 78,750 sq ft.
Onward's new warehouse in advanced stage of construction
Rapid progress is being made on the construction of a new high bay warehouse unit at Onward Holdings Ltd’s Phoenix Park development on the Green Lane Industrial Estate in Featherstone.
Priority Freight's clean sweep on plastic pollution for World Environment Day
Time-critical logistics provider Priority Freight has once again encouraged its employees to participate in this year's World Environment Day, on 5th June. Continuing the campaign which started last year, Priority Freight's Green Champions have donned high-viz vests, gloves and litter pickers and taken to the beaches of Dover once more.
15 per cent of HGV driver vacancies cannot be filled
Logistics businesses anticipate that 15 per cent of their current HGV driver vacancies will not be filled due to the nationwide skills shortage, according to a report launched this month.
Lift West Limited partners with MIND in Somerset
Give us a break, logistics drivers ask government
Lift West Limited is pleased to be able to offer its support to Mind in Somerset in relation to its campaign to promote and raise awareness of mental health in the materials handling community.
A year after roads minister Jesse Norman MP made a commitment to increase the provision of lorry parking places on the strategic road network, FTA is calling on Norman to deliver on this promise after a new survey indicated that drivers believe the situation has actually worsened in the past 12 months.
Lifting apprenticeship enters draft form
A draft proposal to develop an occupational standard for the provisionally titled ‘Lifting Equipment Technician’ apprenticeship has been devised, following a meeting of the Trailblazer Working Group (TWG).
Pickerings Lifts announces new managing director
Pickerings Lifts has announced that Paul Brooks will succeed Ian Bowers as managing director of the company from 1 April 2019, following Brooks' retirement at the end of March.
UK's global competitiveness deteriorating, according to FTA Logistics report
The UK’s global competitiveness has dropped significantly and investment in the UK’s transport and logistics infrastructure is urgently required to boost its attractiveness to international investors, according to a new report released today.
‘Make sleep part of risk management' says specialist fleet broker
Specialist fleet transport insurance broker, McCarron Coates, is reminding passenger and road transport fleet operators to not cut corners and urging them to pull out all the stops when it comes to giving their drivers sufficient rest.
Help tackle the skills shortage, FTA asks businesses
Logistics businesses should take the chance to speak out against the worsening skills shortage, according to FTA, as it calls on industry to support the call for evidence launched by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics.
Bulk material handling giants come together in major acquisition
Bulk material handling company, Mitchells Group has acquired Lincolnshire-based Guttridge in deal which further cements the company’s global presence.
Senior appointment announced by Walker Logistics
Walker Logistics Ltd has announced the appointment of Simon Lapham as Head of Operations. In this new role, Lapham will be responsible for overseeing all administrative and operational processes at Walker’s 200,000 sq ft multi user storage facility in Berkshire.
CILT announces top 30 UK logistics service providers
AMH Material Handling expands business with new Stoke-on-Trent facility
Logistics Scotland conference to debate delivery of Scotland's economic growth
Pressure mounts on UK ports to enhance infrastructure capacity ahead of Brexit
New senior transport advisor appointed at FTA
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