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Electric tug is a real brick for Baggeridge

MasterMover International has supplied an MM7 electric tug to independent brick manufacturer Baggeridge to push brick kiln cars, which carry 10,000-plus bricks and weigh more than 40 tonnes.

Freehold unit sold at Bicester Park

National fresh food distribution company Fresh Direct has bought the freehold of a 2,511sq m unit at Bicester Park, Oxfordshire, from Kier Property. Fresh Direct, whose recent contracts include Scottish and Newcastle, Whitbread and Debenhams, already occu

Teamwork and quality rule

No matter who you talk to among the pallet distribution networks, the saying is the same – “We don’t want to be the biggest, but the best”. Modest words from an industry that is currently in great demand and clearly has something to offer the supply chain

Canal option for non-time sensitive freight

British Waterways is to develop an inland port at Stourton, Leeds, for use by barges delivering non-time sensitive freight to the area. The company has bought eight acres of canal-side land at Stourton as part of plans to encourage more freight to be carr

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.