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Improving supply chain efficiency

With companies across all sectors facing a constant and rapidly changing pace they must continuously be looking at ways to reinvigorate and improve the ... more

LDC puts ByBox in its locker

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has provided £37.5million of acquisition and development capital to accelerate the international growth of ByBox, the UK’s leading field service engineer logistics ... more

Just one in eight truck fleet managers have ever changed brands to get better fuel efficiency according to new survey

Just 3% of fleet managers in Europe’s two biggest truck markets, France and Germany, have ever changed brands to get better fuel efficiency – and in Europe’s ‘big five’ markets only 13% have ever ... more

Government’s ‘fulfilment house register’ is cause for 3PL concern

Leading logistics services specialist, Walker Logistics Ltd, has warned that the Government’s plan to introduce a ‘register for fulfillment houses’ who store and distribute goods on behalf of online ... more

New AEB white paper: ERP or best-of-breed software in logistics and global trade?

When it comes to supporting global trade and logistics operations, many companies are facing a dilemma: is it better to model processes in the ERP system or turn to best-of-breed solutions? To help ... more

Online honesty needed

There is a growing sense in the logistics industry that during the busiest periods online retailers need to be more realistic about order fulfilment times even if that means the internet shopping-... more

Van den Bosch Transporten selects Quintiq to optimize logistics operations

Van den Bosch Transporten has selected the Quintiq planning and optimization software platform more

Europa Road rolls out Eastern European route as part of ambitious plan

Europa Road has launched a new route to the Baltics - the first of 10 new European services planned to roll out over the next year more

AutoBox Logistics ships Six Race Cars in a Single Container

Global vehicle shipping specialist AutoBox Logistics, part of the Cargo Marketing Group, relied on the inherent flexibility of the R-Rak vehicle racking system for a shipment of no fewer than six Caterham cars more

Paragon opens office in China

Paragon has set up a wholly owned subsidiary in Shanghai as part of its continued commitment to the Chinese market.  more

GBA Services expands in Scunthorpe

Time critical and high-value-goods logistics provider, GBA Services, has opened the doors to its latest transport and warehouse facility in Scunthorpe. The new location at the Sterling Business Park more

Refreshing news for welshpool logistics company

Logistics company Speed Welshpool, based in Powys on the Wales and England border, has extended its partnership with mineral water and soft drinks supplier Radnor Hills more

Discover new ways to improve your operations at Intralogistex 2016

IntraLogisteX 2016 will be returning to Jaguar Exhibition Hall 2 of the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th March 2016  more

Sector skills analysis offers some encouragement

As part of a drive to identify areas where skills gaps may exist, Gateway Qualifications, has carried out an assessment on the Procurement and Logistics markets more

Fortec distribution network lauches new ‘simply european’ service

The Fortec Distribution Network has launched a new service called ‘Simply European’ which offers daily and scheduled departures to 24 ... more

GateHouse sees game changers ahead in logistics and transport markets

The year 2016 will see unified data becoming widespread in the supply chain more

One World Express buys into Birmingham

International e-commerce and logistics company One World Express is opening its new state-of-the-art global distribution hub in Birmingham, having acquired the 100 year lease on a new site at Woodgate Business Park for £3 million. more

Safer Logistics showcases educational talent at The Health and Safety Event 2016

The Safer Logistics seminar and feature area returns to The Health and Safety Event 2016 on 22nd to 24th March.  more

Tibbett Logistics enlarges automotive footprint

Tibbett Logistics has continued its rapid expansion within the automotive sector by leasing 10,000 sq metres of warehousing in Deva in Hunedoara County in the mid-West of Romania.  more

Costain selects NaviSite hybrid cloud hosting

Costain has selected NaviSite hybrid cloud hosting services to support the roll out of its complex Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads more

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