Browsing: Logistics

Contracts galore

New deals feature heavily in an upbeat report from international express freight operator Europa Worldwide Logistics in the lead up to the busy season Christmas season.

Europe in the spotlight

There was a transatlantic flavour to the CLM’s annual conference in Chicago.

More services north of the border

Palletised distribution business Palletways Scotland launched two new express services covering the Scottish Islands and Ireland.

Quiet revolution

We have all heard horror stories about the impact de-stocking initiatives such as just in time, cross docking and direct shipping have had on smaller suppliers in the supply chain.

Synstar sees off a dozen rivals for £200M logistics deal

Pan-European provider of Business Availability services Synstar International has beaten 12 rivals to win a £200M, seven-year contract to provide logistics services to Fujitsu, which designs and builds and operates IT systems.

“Turn up and go” container rail service

GB Railfreight has launched a new daily container train service from the Port of Felixstowe to the Midlands which is expected to save about 20,000 lorry trips on the A14, which runs between Felixstowe and Leicestershire.

New forklift accreditation

A new national Thorough Examination scheme for fork lift trucks has been launched to tackle the current deficiencies in the system. The updated Thorough Examination scheme is designed to meet the needs of LOLER 98 and PUWER 98 legislation.