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Wincanton drives workforce innovation through partnership with software firm HYPE

Wincanton, one of the largest British logistics companies, has partnered with one of the leading global providers of software for idea and innovation management, HYPE Innovation. The partnership... more

Clipper signs a new five-year contract with The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group of Companies

Clipper Logistic, one of the leading providers of value-added logistics solutions and e-fulfilment to the retail sector, has announced that it has signed a new five-year contract with The Edinburgh ... more

Logistics company will bring iconic WW2 aircraft ‘home’

Logistics services company Walker Logistics is undertaking a unique project to commemorate the role that the Berkshire village where it is based played in World War 2. more

Bis Henderson Recruitment launches ‘Turnkey’ service

Bis Henderson Recruitment, a specialist supply chain and logistics recruitment service provider, has launched ‘Turnkey’ – a fully managed solution that supports organisations recruiting multiple ... more

Antalis drives forward with new vehicle fleet

Customers of Europe’s leading paper, packaging and visual communications merchant, Antalis are set to benefit from a new fleet of more technologically advanced vehicles as part of its £5m partnership ... more

New AEB software for billing global trade and logistics services

Many companies take on global trade and logistics services on behalf of their customers and partners or other internal divisions. To enable them to calculate prices and bill these services more ... more

Logistics contract caters for Kavis’s growing needs

Disposable food and catering products, packaging and utensils supplier, Kavis, has outsourced management of its UK B2C supply chain to Walker Logistics.

“Having seen growth in online sales to ... more

Smiths News awards contract to transport operator

Smiths News, one of the UK’s leading newspaper and magazine wholesalers, has awarded a contract to transport operator CM Downton, covering daily trunking operations between its magazines hub in Hemel ... more

Another successful Apprentice Open Day at CM Downton

Over 30 young people from Gloucestershire attended the annual Apprenticeship Open Day organised by leading transport company CM Downton at its Moreton Valence head office on May 20.  more

Wincanton drives performance and safety with new Renault trucks

Wincanton has underlined its commitment to the highest standards in safety, efficiency and technological innovation with the order of 100 new Renault Range T trucks.


£1m investment driven by quality

Food storage and distribution specialist ACS&T has invested £1m in its fleet, including the latest generation tractors, trailers and tracking equipment.


AEB launches new online survey: What role does agile project management play in global trade and logistics?

Many global trade and logistics projects today are so complex and their environment so dynamic that traditional project management methodologies are no longer adequate. Many users are hoping that ... more

Bakers Waste donates refuse truck to college students

Leicestershire-based waste management company, Bakers Waste, has recently donated a fully functional refuse truck to the students at Stephenson College in Coalville to develop skill sets and enhance ... more

New edition of the Toyota Logistic Design Competition challenges students to revolutionise e-commerce logistics

‘Package Delivery. Join the revolution’ is the theme of this year’s Toyota Logistic Design Competition (TLDC 2018). Toyota Material Handling Europe is now looking for forward-thinking European ... more

The perfect balance of automation and skilled engineers creates the path to distribution success

It has been well documented how the distribution sector has developed over recent years to the point that it is barely recognisable from what it was just a decade ago. Increasing adoption of ... more

Thinfilm and Prime Vision to deliver NFC smart-packaging solutions to International mail and parcel industry

Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”), a global leader in NFC (near field communication) smart-packaging solutions using printed electronics, has announced a partnership with Prime Vision, a leading ... more

What the new generation of ERP brings to business

The rollout of the new SAP S/4HANA suite generated quite a buzz in the IT industry and in IT departments across all industry sectors. But what’s the right strategy for SAP users should they migrate, ... more

Corrugated packaging benefits supply chain

The UK Corrugated Packaging Industry is making significant strides to help streamline logistics operations thanks to the introduction of new grades of paper, says the Confederation of Paper ... more

Brexit – Global trade compliance and export controls in dynamic markets

To support UK businesses in ‘future-proving’ their global trade compliance programmes following the Brexit vote AEB and CILT (UK) are inviting industry professionals to their 7th Annual Compliance ... more

Logistics sector takes action on water sustainability

Waterscan has reported a surge in enquiries from across the logistics and transport industry. While the focus of sustainability efforts in the sector has to date been on carbon reduction more and ... more

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