Friday 26th Aug 2016 - Logistics Manager

Hovis Vehicle

Hovis extends contract with Ceva

Bread-maker Hovis has extended its contract with Ceva Logistics for a further three years. Ceva provides dedicated vehicles, dedicated drivers and cross-dock warehousing services from its Mendlesham facility in Suffolk.

New order picker from Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi has launched a low level order picker, the VELiA, that it says will boost throughput by 20 per cent in a typical warehouse.

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Look out for the August edition

The August 2016 issue of Logistics Manager is now out and free to read online. It is also available on iPad and Android.

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Out now: The Top 50

Logistics Manager’s 2016 survey of the Top Third Party Logistics Providers is now available.

Scania R 500 4x2 tractor with box trailer
Scania S 730 4x2 tractor with tanker trailer
Malaga, Spain
Photo: Gustav Lindh, 2016

Scania invest £1.8 billion in new truck range

Scania is launching a new truck range which it says will deliver five per cent lower fuel consumption. It has invested SEK 20 billion (£1.8bn) in the new range, which will have new cabs and powertrain improvements.

Forests need replanting, says pallet group

The Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON) has called on the government to act on inadequate levels of UK forest replanting, following publication of a Forestry Commission report which warned that just half of the coniferous woodland harvested in 2006 had been restocked with productive conifer species.