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Isover awards 5 year GBP 15 million contract to Downton

Isover awards 5-year, £15 million contract to Downton

Leading insulation manufacturer Isover, part of the global Saint Gobain group, has awarded a five-year transport contract worth approximately £15 million to CM Downton. The contract was finalised following a competitive tender during which Isover identified that Downton could offer an innovative solution that delivers value and stability to support …

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ULMA Packaging wraps up Mini Cheese Sensations

ULMA Packaging wraps up Mini Cheese Sensations

An award-winning UK food company has launched a new range of mini portions of its delicious selection of cheeses with the help of customised, high-speed wrapping technology developed by ULMA Packaging Ltd, one of the country’s leading suppliers of packaging machinery and complete automated lines. Bradburys Cheese, renowned for sourcing …

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Walker Logistics to bring iconic WW2 aircraft home

Walker Logistics to bring iconic WW2 aircraft ‘home’

Membury Airfield – where Walker Logistics 200,000 sq ft multi-user warehouse is sited – was the departure point for hundreds of American troops heading for Normandy to take part in the D-Day landings. One of the few reminders of that history is an image of one of the iconic C-47 …

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Stertil Koni mobile column lifts improve fleet maintenance for Euro Municipal

Stertil Koni mobile column lifts improve fleet maintenance for Euro Municipal

Stertil Koni, the UK’s leading manufacturer of heavy duty commercial vehicle lifting equipment, has supplied a set of mobile column lifts to improve maintenance duties on a fleet of refuse collection vehicles operated by Euro Municipal. Based at North Scarle near Lincoln, Euro Municipal was established in 2009 to meet …

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Bond Timber improves safety and drives efficiency with Jungheinrich

Bond Timber improves safety and drives efficiency with Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich – Bond Timber, a division within WH Bond & Sons Limited, is one of the leading timber merchants specialising in treated timber, decking, fencing, flooring and garden products. Based in Cornwall, WH Bond & Sons was first established in 1957, and has now grown into an award-winning family-owned farming …

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Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity on Rotterdam to Harwich route

Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity on Rotterdam to Harwich route

In response to demand on the route from Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich, Stena Line is to increase capacity by changing to larger ships. The current RoRo ships the Capucine and Severine operating twice daily from Europoort in the Netherlands and Harwich in the UK will be replaced by larger ships, …

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Whistl opens Bolton super depot

Whistl opens Bolton super depot

Whistl, the leading delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media and Parcels, has officially opened its new Bolton super depot located on the Logistics North development by Junction 4 of the M61. Nick Wells, CEO was joined by local councillors and representatives from the local community at …

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Woodside Motorfreight new Mercedes Benz Actros is the pride of the fleet

Woodside Motorfreight’s new Mercedes-Benz Actros is “the pride of the fleet”

Safety and style were the top of Woodside Motorfreight’s shopping list when the vehicle movement company came to select a new fleet flagship for its ‘Specialist’ service. Its stunning new Mercedes-Benz Actros drawbar unit is sure to make the competition green with envy. Supplied by Northern Ireland Dealer MBNI Truck …

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Electric Vehicles The New Silent Hazard on our Roads

Electric Vehicles – The new silent hazard on our roads by Christopher Hanson-Abbott OBE, Chairman of Brigade Electronics plc

With the recent news that the UK government is set to introduce legislation to regulate electric vehicle charging points and the unveiling of Mercedes concept all-electric truck at the IAA Show, plug-in vehicles are increasingly gaining publicity. Most of the buzz so far has centred on cars but the commercial …

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BIFA new chairman

BIFA names new National Chairman

Mark Bromley has succeeded Fred Osborn as the elected National Chairman of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period. Osborn becomes Immediate Vice-Chairman for a two-year term. Alongside him is John Stubbings, Group Director and Company Secretary of the Woodland group who was elected Vice-Chairman …

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