Friday 23rd Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Rental firm adds more tankers

Haartz Tanker Rental has taken on 11 Heil tankers to provide short-term support to customers. Specialising in the rental of petroleum and powder tankers, Haartz currently has six tankers equipped for petroleum regulation work and five bulk powder tankers.

A helpful jolt

One of the UK's leading electricity distribution businesses has received a helpful jolt from Toyota forklift distributor, M&W Toyota Handling.

Pearl’s new global IT system rolls on

Manhattan Associates, global provider of supply chain execution and optimisation solutions, has announced that Pearl Music Europe has implemented the Warehouse Management component of Manhattan Associates' Integrated Logistics Solutions at its distributio

Reliability proves a winner

DS Smith says ACR Logistics a new two-year contract will continue to manage its Livingston factory warehousing and distribution warehouse operations. The operation will be run from the Livingston 6,510sq m, adjacent to the production facility, and handles

Burnley takes over from Christensen

Roger Burnley, formerly supply chain director for discount clothing retailer Matalan, has replaced Lawrence Christensen as Sainsbury's new supply chain director.

Major fleet expansion for grocery service

Ocado, the online grocery service for Waitrose delivering direct to shoppers' doorsteps, is contract hiring nearly 330 specially adapted Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles, including 318 Sprinter vans with CDI chassis cabs, from Mercedes-Benz CharterWay in

Automotive firm pre-lets site

A new 6,503sq m facility on Centre 38, Barton-under-Needwood, near Burton-on-Trent, has been pre-let to one of the world's biggest automotive parts suppliers by Barton Business Park, a joint venture between St Modwen Properties and ProLogis.

Local authority expects savings

Wakefield Council is using the web architected FleetFocus M5 Fleet Management System from the US-based Maximus Corporation, which was installed by Maximus' UK arm. The council expects the international fleet management system to offer potential cost and o

Tchibo’s logistical challenge

Retailer Tchibo has moved its logistics operation to London to cater for the growth of its UK operation, as well as to benefit from lower transport costs and higher service levels. The 6,000sq m warehouse, run in conjunction with GefcoUK, is located in Da

Guide advises on vehicle spec

TransportEnergy BestPractice has a new guide for fleet managers on specifying the right vehicle to improve efficiency and reduce costs over the vehicle's lifetime.