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FB Chain uptime enhancing conveyor components at RWM 2016

FB Chain uptime enhancing conveyor components at RWM 2016

British industrial chain manufacturer and supplier FB Chain will use its RWM 2016 stand (5S79) to showcase cleverly-designed scrapers, wear strips and sprockets that are helping recycling and waste management customers all around Europe to maximize their conveyor uptime and profitability. Throughout its 30-year history FB Chain has acted not …

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Infrastructure design and implementation expert joins LCP Consulting

Infrastructure design and implementation expert joins LCP Consulting

LCP Consulting, the leading specialist in customer-driven supply chain and business operations consultancy, has appointed Roger Platt as Principal Consultant in its manufacturing and retail logistics teams. After working in various engineering roles, Platt started his career in logistics engineering with Jungheinrich in 1981, moving to Argos in 1991, where …

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FLTA warns fork lift users against unauthorised modification or repair

FLTA warns fork lift users against unauthorised modification or repair

The Fork Lift Truck Association FLTA is warning fork lift truck users that unauthorised modifications or repairs could invalidate rental contracts and manufacturer warranties, leaving them to foot any repair bills. While this includes fairly obvious “cowboy” modifications, such as adding additional weight to the counterbalance to increase lifting capacity, …

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European Shippers’ Council Chairman Denis Choumert joins TIACA board

European Shippers’ Council Chairman Denis Choumert joins TIACA board

Denis Choumert, Chairman of the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), has been appointed to The International Air Cargo Association TIACA Board of Directors. Choumert has held high-level operational roles in engineering and project management, as well as procurement, transport and logistics with both the Technip and Italcementi Groups in a career …

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Terex Construction appoints National Accounts Relationship Manager

Terex Construction appoints National Accounts Relationship Manager

Global equipment solutions provider, Terex Construction, has appointed Jon Beckley to the role of National Accounts Relationship Manager for its UK manufacturing facility in Coventry. With 17 years’ experience in sales and customer development within the Terex group, Beckley has considerable expertise within the compact equipment marketplace; both in the …

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Hiab geared up for World Crane Championships 2016

Hiab geared up for World Crane Championships 2016

Hiab, part of Cargotec, is preparing for the second ever World Crane Championship finals, which will be held at the IAA Exhibition in Hanover, Germany on 25 September. “The World Crane Championship is back, bigger than ever: hundreds of skilled operators have been taking part in the qualification rounds around …

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Teletrac Navman campaign launched to clear up the facts on fleet compliance

Teletrac Navman campaign launched to clear up the facts on fleet compliance

Teletrac Navman are launching a campaign calling on UK fleet operators to check whether their fleets are legally compliant. From 26th July 2016 , fleet operators will be able to download an interactive Fleet Compliance Checklist from http://www.teletracnavman.co.uk/compliance-checklist-2016 The campaign was launched following a customer research survey which revealed a …

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Onward Holdings making space for the northern powerhouse

Onward Holdings making space for the northern powerhouse

Yorkshire is seen as a key location for many businesses seeking to move or expand its supply chain in the north of England, but could a shortage of suitable industrial space hinder the logistics property market and put the brake on economic development in one of the UK’s most important …

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Doosan hosts the Doosan Global Business Forum 2016 in Scotland

Doosan hosts the Doosan Global Business Forum 2016 in Scotland

Doosan – The Rt. Hon. Lord William Hague, former British Foreign Secretary, Professor Joseph Stiglitz and other distinguished speakers and guests gathered to assess the world economy and discuss geopolitical risks. Presentations were also delivered on the infrastructure development outlook in Asia and implications of the new climate regime on …

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Palletforce reaches 26 million milestone

Palletforce reaches 26 million milestone

It’s another million milestone for the UK and Europe’s leading freight distribution network Palletforce. Palletforce has just handled the 26 millionth pallet at its central distribution Hub in Burton-upon-Trent. The announcement comes just months after the 25 million mark was reached, and is yet another outstanding achievement in the company’s …

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