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New AC-powered electric lift trucks launched6

Finning (UK), the sole UK distributor of Caterpillar products, says the new EPK PAC range of four wheel, 80V AC electric lift trucks is ideal for heavy duty applications because it delivers the power, durability and performance of conventional diesel engi

Parcels firm moves to larger premises

Nightfreight has officially opened its new larger and more technically advanced depot at St Neots in Cambridgeshire. The facility replaces the parcels company’s depot in Cambridge, which it outgrew because of increasing demand.

Don’t get wrapped up

It is becoming clearer to manufacturers that they can not simply react to packaging waste regulations just because of the heavy fines imposed on those who don’t meet the targets outlined. When looking at the whole question of packaging, companies that wil

First occupiers for Parkbury site

Peek Traffic and Pizza Express are the first companies to take space at Phase 100 Parkbury in St Albans, a speculative development of seven production/warehouse units now available for immediate occupation.

Green light for Spatial

An import, storage and distribution contract has been awarded to Spatial Logistics by Green Cone, which manufactures a solar-powered household food waste digester unit.

Entrance to efficiency, or barrier to business?

Factory gate pricing (FGP) is here to stay for the UK retail logistics supply chain, although there is still much to learn as the FGP model continues to evolve. More and more suppliers and hauliers are becoming involved in FGP, albeit some begrudgingly. T

ITUpdate (2)

VF Europe the European branch and affiliate of VF Corporation which produces and distributes brands such as Wrangler, Lee, HIS and Maverick, has chosen TXT to support its Jeanswear Retail Partnership Initiative across Europe, with a solution based on th

DC number four for Ikea

Logistics provider Norbert Dentressangle and furnishings retailer Ikea have opened a new distribution centre in Peterborough. The 86,000sq m centre is the fourth to be operated by Norbert Dentressangle on behalf of Ikea – the other three are at Doncaster,