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RGE expands range of material handling products

RGE expands range of material handling products

Over the last 12 months RGE has expanded its range of material handling products to meet the needs and demands of its growing customer base within the food produce, logistics and warehousing sectors. RGE can now provide MultiNest food produce crates, ReGen Pallet Collars, pallets and home storage containers and …

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Carrier Transicold Xarios™ 500 units cream of the crop for Rodda’s

Carrier Transicold Xarios™ 500 units cream of the crop for Rodda’s

Cornish clotted cream producer Rodda’s has updated its fleet with four new 7.5-tonne Isuzu ‘Forward’ N75.190 trucks mounted with insulated bodies and Carrier Transicold Xarios™ 500 refrigeration units. Carrier Transicold, which operates in the UK as Carrier Transicold UK, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit …

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Mineral water company appoints logistics partner Walker Logistics

Mineral water company appoints logistics partner Walker Logistics

Water-In-A-Box, a company that, as its name suggests, provides a range of mineral waters in eco-friendly carton-type packaging, has instructed Berkshire-based Walker Logistics to manage its B-2-B and B-2-C supply chains. The contract had previously been outsourced to one of the UK’s largest logistics providers, but Water-In-A-Box’s owners decided that …

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Supertouch appoint Managing Director

Supertouch appoint Managing Director

Supertouch, the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear specialist, has appointed Sarah Bridge as managing director for its UK operations. Based at the Supertouch National Distribution Centre in the West Midlands, the role will see Bridge take responsibility for the organisation’s growth and development across supply chain, logistics and the …

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FTA tells Minister ‘Let’s get the economy moving’

FTA tells Minister ‘Let’s get the economy moving’

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) plans to write to Northern Ireland’s newly-appointed Infrastructure Minister highlighting key projects that are a priority for the logistics industry. Chris Hazzard MLA was yesterday named as Minister for the Department for Infrastructure, combining many of the responsibilities previously managed by the now defunct Department …

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New MD Belgium and the Netherlands for Kerry Logistics Network

New MD Belgium and the Netherlands for Kerry Logistics Network

Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 636.HK), Asia’s leading logistics service provider, has appointed Daniel Hegwein as the new Managing Director for Belgium and the Netherlands. Effective immediately, Mr Hegwein will oversee the company’s activities in the Benelux region from the Kerry Logistics office at Brussels Airport in …

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P&O Ferrymasters in new Italy-Romania intermodal partnership

P&O Ferrymasters in new Italy-Romania intermodal partnership

Leading logistics solutions specialists P&O Ferrymasters and the Transmec Group are partnering to expand their intermodal operations with the launch of a regular rail service linking Italy and Romania. Using private rail operators under a dedicated company train concept, the service starts on June 1 with two departures per week …

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The upward trend of EPAL pallets continues

The upward trend of EPAL pallets continues

After the excellent annual result in 2015 with an increase of 10.9% and in total over 100m EPAL pallets, 73.6m of which were newly produced EPAL Euro pallets, the upward trend is continuing in the first quarter of 2016: In Q1/2016, 18.3m EPAL Euro pallets were produced worldwide: an increase …

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RTITB Survey reveals drivers positive towards Driver CPC

RTITB Survey reveals drivers positive towards Driver CPC

A recent survey of more than 800 LGV drivers by RTITB, the UKs leading Driver CPC consortium, has shown that the majority of those surveyed (74 per cent) do not feel Driver CPC has had a negative impact on the industry. The research, conducted earlier in 2016, also showed that …

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AAL delivers ‘Mobile’ Grain Shiploader to Port Metro Vancouver

AAL delivers ‘Mobile’ Grain Shiploader to Port Metro Vancouver

Leading multipurpose heavy lift operator AAL has completed a series of shipments to Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) of an innovative ‘mobile’ grain shiploader to be installed at the Port’s Pacific Terminal run by Canada’s largest grain handler Viterra. The largest component was over 66m long and weighed 250mt and, once …

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