Tuesday 23rd May 2017 - Logistics Manager

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European road transport rates fall

Road transport rates across Europe fell by nine per cent between the fourth quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017, according to the Transport Market Monitor produced by Transporeon and Capgemini.


Field service system for Vimto

Vimto Out of Home, the drinks industry supplier, has consolidated its distribution, scheduling, billing and stock management with Portech Systems’ Field Service Executive workflow management system.

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Look out for the May issue

The May 2017 edition of Logistics Manager is now out in print and online. It is also available on iPad and Android.

LEDs could saving 80pc of lighting costs

Companies could save up to 80 per cent of their warehouse lighting costs by moving from traditional sodium luminaires to new LED units, according to Ecolighting.

FTA demands action on Calais migrants

The Freight Transport Association has called on the government to lobby the French authorities to protect drivers passing through the Calais area, following reports of increased migrant activity targeting lorries approaching the port.

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Castrol picks DHL for Nexcel supply chain

Castrol, the BP-owned lubricants specialist, has chosen DHL Supply Chain to develop the supply chain for its new cellular oil system technology Nexcel, together with the global brand of industrial and automotive lubricants.