Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Palletline buys another member

Palletline has bought another of its members, Herefordshire-based road haulage company ABE, following the retirement of its founder Andy Boyle OBE. The pallet network also bought member Mike Watson in September last year after its owner sold the business.

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HGVs not to blame for pot-holes, says RHA

The RHA has rejected Local Government Association (LGA) claims that pot-hole levels are “likely to surge” due to an increase in the number of HGVs. The LGA said that the “heavier the vehicle, the more pressure is likely to be exerted on road surfaces, causing them to crumble quicker and form potholes”.

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February issue out now

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

Transport prices fall

Transport prices have dropped by 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to the third, the Transport Market Monitor (TMM) by Transporeon and Capgemini Consulting has found.

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Fowler Welch launches training programme

Logistics company Fowler Welch has launched a driver training programme. The training programme has been implemented in three of nine Fowler Welch sites to attract new talent to the industry.