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Yusen chooses Swisslog for autonomous robots

Yusen Logistics has chosen Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions to implement its AutoStore Automated System in Singapore. The system involves the use of autonomous robots, which sit on top of an aluminium grid.

Growing evidence that all lane running is safe

There is growing evidence that all lane running on motorways is safe, the government has told the House of Commons Transport Committee, which had called for a halt to the roll out of the scheme.

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UPS launches eBike

UPS has launched its first eBike – an electrically-assisted tricycle which is designed to deliver packages. The launch, which is in a testing phase, coincides with the delivery company’s pledge to reduce carbon emissions.

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Air cargo linked to global trade

There is a clear link between a country’s air cargo connectivity and its participation in global trade, according to a study produced by The International Air Transport Association (IATA).

PostNL rejects bpost’s final offer

PostNL, the Dutch post office, has rejected a final takeover offer from bpost, the Belgian post office organisation saying that it was not convinced that a transaction could be successfully realised or that a combination of the businesses would be successful.

Haulage operators unaware of new tax

Many haulage operators are unaware of the new ‘apprenticeship levy’ tax which comes into force from April 2017, the RHA has said. The association said that the only way to avoid simply losing the tax money is to gain it back as funding for an apprenticeship.