Tuesday 19th Sep 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Cars could soon deliver themselves

A new system, developed by Semcon in collaboration with seven other companies, has shown that vehicles could soon be transported through the logistics chain without a driver. The new research project, called “Born to Drive”, has developed a new software which enables vehicles to move themselves.

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£1.8m profit hit for DX

DX will take a £1.8 million profits hit in its results for the year to 30th June 2017 after discovering “an incorrect application of accounting policies relating to lease incentives on one of its sites”.

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September issue out now

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

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Lincolnshire Co-op closes 2 DCs

Lincolnshire Co-operative Society has closed two food distribution centres in Lincoln. Ambient goods, including tins, packets and bottles, will now be delivered from a depot in Nottinghamshire.

New BIFA trading conditions to launch

The British International Freight Association’s new Standard Trading Conditions (STC) are to be launched next month. The terms were last updated in 2005.