Tuesday - 02 September 2014

Suttons acquires Imperial Tankers from Hargreaves

SuttonsSuttons has acquired Imperial Tankers, the bulk chemical transport company, from Hargreaves Services for an undisclosed sum. And in a separate deal it has bought IS Logistics Group. A chemicals specialist in Singapore...


Breaking News

Time to focus on London's air freight needs
The decision to reject the Boris Island airport proposal has put the focus back on the need expand London’s air freight capacity. The Freight Transport Association has said it will now submit more evidence to the commission on the need to expand London...

Kuehne + Nagel launches sea freight carbon calculator
Kuehne + Nagel has launched the Global Seafreight Carbon Calculator (GSCC) which is designed to allows calculations of CO2, SOx and NOx emissions for container and LCL movements from door-to-door...

Events industry association names Jungheinrich as MHE partner
The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has chosen Jungheinrich at its official materials handling equipment partner...

Philip Morris picks Clipper for UK distribution
Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris has awarded Clipper Logistics a contract to handle the UK storage and distribution of its brand portfolio...

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Features

Retail logistics: the omni-challenge
Retail is going omni-channel and meeting the supply chain needs of this new environment is a major challenge. The issues will be put under the microscope at the Omni-Channel Conference in September...

Talking texts
The ubiquity of the smartphone and the rapid development of omni-channel retail has put mobile communications back into the limelight, but the uses for mobile and text communications goes far beyond the final mile...

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Case Studies

50pc productivity boost for whisky specialist
Whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail, reckons that the implementation of BCP’s Accord Voice WMS at its warehouse operation in Elgin, Scotland is delivering productivity increases of 50 per cent...

Aspray24 goes live with Access
Aspray24, the national 24-hour logistics firm, has gone live with warehouse management system Access Delta from Access Group...

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Viewpoint

Cost pressures mount on grocery supply chains
Anyone who has seen one of Asda’s television advertisements comparing its prices to Tesco’s can hardly fail to realise there is a price war going on in the grocery market. ...

Minding the apprentice gap
Apprenticeship Week took place at the beginning of March to promote the usefulness of apprenticeships in delivering new recruits into industry...

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