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Masterclasses, the VIB way

VIB – Vereniging voor Inkoop en Logistiek International masterclasses in strategic purchasing and supply chain management

Ports expansion welcomed

Associated British Ports (ABP) has welcomed the Government’s response to the House of Commons’ Transport Select Committee’s wide-ranging report on ports.

Acquisitions on the rise

The number of mergers and acquisitions deals undertaken by the largest European logistics companies leapt by 23% in 2003, suggesting that an appetite for acquisitive growth has returned to the industry.

BFG picks Volvos for fuel reasons

The Big Food Group (BFG), parent of Iceland Foods and Booker Cash & Carry, has been supplied with 118 Volvo FM12 4×2 tractor units plus a very special high-spec flagship, an FH12 4×2 Globetrotter with XL cab for its best drivers to use on a rotational bas

Turkish delight

PD Port Services has won a two-year contract to handle, store and distribute industrial minerals for Kaltun Mining Company, one of Turkey’s largest businesses producing high quality,

Transport sector plans to recruit more staff

Employer confidence in the transport and communications sector is positive for the first three months if the New Year, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released today.

Shared-user deal has feel good factor

So Good International (SGI), which produces a soya based, dairy-free alternative to milk has awarded a new rolling contract to Culina Logistics.

Targeting pan-european operations

Palletline has signed a partnership agreement with French palletised distribution specialist Lotrex, opening up the French market for express collections and deliveries of one to five pallet consignments and continuing the company’s drive to provide a com

Better lighting improves safety

Phil Hanley, which specialises in cold storage and distribution, is specifying Labcraft Frigospot lighting as standard in all of its new trailers.

Lidl pays record price for distribution centre in North London

Kennet Properties, advised by FPDSavills, has concluded a second land sale to retailer Lidl at its 33-acre site at Aztec 406, Edmonton, North London, at a record breaking price of more than £1.05M per net developable acre. This beats the £1M per acre pric