Wednesday 20th Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Lafarge get proactive with on-time deliveries

The UK's largest cement manufacturer, Lafarge Cement, has adopted an innovative 'truck, track and trace' system to enable its drivers to focus on driving and at the same time improve 'real-time' communications with its 9,000 customers.

Procurement time savings

Birmingham-based technology services provider Probrand has signed three sector leading company's to its online IT purchasing hub, The IT Index.

sbh.uk kits out beauty DC

Revlon's new 8,547sq m distribution centre at Stone, Staffordshire is to being project managed by property specialist sbh.uk.

Top spot for Exel

The latest contract logistics rankings published by Transport Intelligence in its annual report, "European Logistics Leaders 2005", show that UK provider Exel, which is subject to a takeover bid by Deutsche Post, remains the largest global provider

DHL snaps up Nikon and Sony

All of Nikon Europe's incoming and outgoing goods, warehousing and value-added services are being handled by DHL Solutions as part of a deal covering Europe and Africa.

Latest DC supports branch growth

PTS Plumbing, a leading distributor in the heating, plumbing and sanitaryware market, has opened its new distribution centre at Witton. The new 9,300sq m distribution centre enables the company to open more new branches.

Forwarder in £5M takeover

Global shipping and logistics provider GAC Group has taken over multinational freight forwarder Benair Freight International from the Dart Group for £5.1M.

Reliability means fleet additions

As part of its ongoing commitment to safe operations, TDG has invested a further £25,000 in its vehicle maintenance programme - it has introduced tracking units across its fleet of ADR networked trailers.

Freeway Park second phase starts

Salmon Developments and NFU Mutual joint venture Salmon Harvester has sold the third and final unit at Freeway Park, Normanton, West Yorkshire, paving the way for a second phase of 11,890sq m.

Morrison strike averted

The planned strike action by more than 2,000 Morrisons distribution workers has been called off after an agreement was reached with unions yesterday (September 28, 2005).