Monday 21st Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Dachser expands foothold in UK

Dachser, one of Europe's leading logistics providers, has opened a new terminal in Dartford. The warehouse next to the Dartford crossing is the fourth branch location in the UK and covers 5,000 sq m, serving the London and south east.

Bibby shed

The opening of Bibby's newly-completed 625,000 sq ft warehouse in Scunthorpe coincides with it winning a contract with convenience store group Nisa Today worth £200m.

EU approves Exel takeover

The European Commission has cleared, under the EU merger regulation, the proposed acquisition of Exel by Deutsche Post.

UK feels rise in Eastern European traffic

According to figures released from the Department for Transport (DfT), the number of lorries from the EU states which joined the European Union in May 2004, have shown an enormous growth in journeys to the UK.

Safeway brand to disappear

After 43 years as a high street retailer, the Safeway brand is to finally be put to bed at the end of this week (25th November 2005). The result follows the completion of Morrisons’ twenty-month conversion programme.

Atlet supplies fleet for £10m operation

Fork lift manufacturer and internal materials handling company Atlet, has supplied a fleet of 72 lift trucks to the value retailer Instore (formerly Poundstretcher).

UK hauliers see no level playing field with foreign trucks

The findings of the Burns freight taxes inquiry were released in a press briefing yesterday (22nd November 2005), announcing that 96 per cent of all road hauliers see no level playing field with foreign operators.