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Linen company trials Eurocargo

The Cornish Linen Service Group (CLS) has added a new Iveco Eurocargo to its fleet of more than 50 commercial vehicles, which is used to collect and deliver linen to hotels and restaurants throughout Cornwall and Devon. The 12-tonne Eurocargo 120E24/P fea

Government’s “wake-up call” welcomed

The FTA believes that the EC’s approval of a new intermodal grant mechanism for rail freight is a wake-up call for the Government that rail freight grant funding must be resumed. The new Company Neutral Grant (CNG) scheme was devised over 18 months ago, p

Supermarket chain’s mega truck order

Sainsbury’s has ordered more than 280 Volvo trucks, a deal that is claimed to be one of the largest in the UK over the past year. The order comprises 165 4×2 FM12 tractor units; 82 6×2 FM12s; 28 6×2 rigids; and six FL 4×2 rigids.

Latest intermodal rail service links tees to Scotland

English, Welsh and Scottish Railway (EWS) has introduced a new rail feeder service to link the Port of Tyne into its current Intermodal Express service running between Tees Dock and Mossend in central Scotland.

Temperature-controlled extention built

Celsius First, formerly Frigoscandia Distribution, has opened a new 8,000-pallet extension at its primary distribution facility at Portbury, Bristol. Built by construction company Bluestone, the extension was opened ahead of schedule following a 33-week b

Major rebranding project

Sister companies New Wave Logistics (NWL) and UCI Logistics have been re-branded as NYK Logistics as part of their parent NYK Group’s global marketing strategy. NWL is now NYK Logistics (UK) Consumer & Retail while UCI is NYK Logistics (UK) Manufacturing.

Consolidation schemes adds £800,000 worth of business

Worcester-based contract packing, storage and logistics business Oakland International has notched up £800,000 worth of new business since introducing its innovative chilled consolidation and distribution service.

Flexible approach comes into fashion

Retailer New Look has selected DTS Logistics to provide a dedicated delivery service to its Scottish stores. Pre-retail and garment logistics company DTS is operating high volume, flexible double-manned demountable vehicles from Cumbernauld for overnight