Browsing: Logistics

Multimillion pound pick and pack contract for TDG

“One Way Trip” pallet pool specialist LPR has contracted TDG to provide logistics services to support its UK pallet distribution network. The £12.5M, five-year deal sees TDG managing the transport planning and collection of LPR pallets.

Thinking outside the box

These are exciting times on the washing powder shelves, as consumer packaged goods manufacturers employ some bright thinking to smarten up their supply chains.

T&B chills in Czech Republic

Tibbett & Britten (T&B), the logistics services provider, is setting up a central warehousing and distribution operation in the Czech Republic for supermarket chain Tesco Stores CR. The operation is been established within T&B’s existing chilled and froze

A brace of deals for TNT

Drinks business Twinings has contracted TNT Network Logistics to distribute Ovaltine products through its nationwide shared-user network.

Volvo FM12s go into the mix

Rugby, the cement and other cementicious product provider within the RMC Group, and logistics partner TNT have been supplied with 115 state-of-the-art Volvo FM12 6×2 tractor units on a five-year service and maintenance contract with Volvo dealers

Fleetloada bodies for DAF drawbars

Portsmouth-based distribution business Fraser Freight has specified Southfields’ Fleetloada curtainsided bodywork for its two DAFXF 95.430 Super Space Cab drawbar units.

Broken dream

If ‘Pan-European logistics’ is ever to become a reality, it is more likely to come about through client demand rather than natural evolution within the industry; just look at the facts.

Time for a change

Change management brings out the best in some and the worst in others. Some people thrive on it. Others positively wither and wilt at the thought. So why do some people win the change game and others lose out?

The technology merry-go-round

The push towards real-time data gathering, facilitated by radio frequency communication, coupled with plunging prices for many devices have combined to give fresh impetus to the technology merry-go-round. Hold on tight.

Built for growth

A new distribution centre is helping shoe retailer Brantano achieve consistently impressive growth. An investment in automated processes is paving the way to the opening of 20 retailing outlets a year.