Monday 25th May 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Record for Thamesport

Freightliner has reported record handling volumes at Thamesport. Total movements to and from the port for last week in April ended at 1355 containers.

Bulmers increases fleet size

Bulk and container haulier, Bulmers Logistics, has taken delivery of 10 new 6x2 Renault Premiums as the company continues to expand its business.

UPS appoints new MD of UK and Ireland

UPS has appointed Jim Barber to managing director, UPS UK & Ireland. Barber replaces Bill Caplan, who has taken on a post with UPS in the United States.

Global thinking

Thinking on a global scale is becoming more and more important for companies, with an increasing amount of manufacturing coming out of China.

Green sheds

“We are a polluter” said Ken Hall, vice president of Prologis, and “we recognise that we have a responsibility.”

Big challenges for 3PLs

Some companies outsource as a matter of course, while others have been taking supply chain operations back in-house.

Beating the big boys

Managing change in a retail supply chain is a problem that many retail supply chain directors have to face at some point, but few will experience the challenge of combining two supply chains into one.

GeoPost reports 6.2 per cent sales boost

GeoPost, a subsidiary of the French Groupe La Poste, has reported a recorded turnover of £1.73 billion in 2005, representing an increase of 6.2 per cent.

ASG covers all the angles

ASG Services is due to launch its new Rack End Cover at this year’s Logistics Link Live! show.