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March, 2019

  • 23 March

    AMH Material Handling completes £3.2 million automation project for Wilko’s e-commerce operation

    AMH Material Handling completes multi million automation project for Wilko e-commerce operation

    AMH Material Handling has completed a £3.2 million project for Wilko at its 110,000 sq ft e-fulfilment facility managed by Clipper Logistics in Ollerton. The project has automated the packaging, labelling and destination sortation for 85 per cent of online orders for both home and store delivery. The logistics solution, …

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  • 23 March

    Terex Trucks increases productivity at Scottish waste recycling centre

    Terex Trucks increases productivity at Scottish waste recycling centre

    Thanks to its specially designed high-volume waste body, a customized TA300 articulated hauler from Terex Trucks is making light work of clearing waste at a recycling centre in Ayrshire, Scotland. Glasgow-based Clearwater is considered one of the UK’s leading waste management providers. Covering many major towns and cities across England …

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  • 23 March

    Trans-Pennine road link study long overdue says FTA

    TRANS-PENNINE ROAD LINK STUDY LONG OVERDUE SAYS FTA

    Reacting to the announcement this week that Highways England is to lead a £300,000 study into major improvements to road links between the M65 in East Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire, Malcolm Bingham, Head of Policy for the North of England at FTA commented: “As the business group representing the …

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  • 23 March

    Gunn JCB ‘shoots for the three-pointed stars’ after turning to Rossetts for Mercedes-Benz Sprinter fleet

    Gunn JCB shoots for the three pointed stars after turning to Rossetts for Mercedes-Benz sprinter

    As one of the oldest members of the construction and industrial machinery leader’s franchised dealer network, Gunn JCB knows all about the importance of fast, efficient customer back-up – which explains why it is now running its first Mercedes-Benz vans. The company’s 30 new Sprinter 314 CDIs are being kitted …

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  • 22 March

    ParcelHero enters FT 1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies

    ParcelHero enters FT 1000 list of Europes fastest growing companies

    The innovative online price comparison site ParcelHero has been included in the Financial Times FT 1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies. The online parcel price comparison site ParcelHero has entered the Financial Times’ FT 1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies for the first time, breaking straight into the …

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  • 22 March

    Apprenticeship success continues for KNAPP

    Apprenticeship success continues for KNAPP

    As another two apprentices – Corey Seagrove and Andy Rogers – approach the completion of their four-year training programme, KNAPP UK is preparing to recruit more young people to start in September. Corey (20) and Andy (21) – both based at the site of KNAPP customer, John Lewis, in Milton …

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  • 22 March

    Plantworx Innovation Award Winners 2019 announced

    Plantworx Innovation Award Winners 2019 Announced

    Innovation comes in many forms – from new machines to safety initiatives, and from simple solutions to the latest digital technology. The best innovations in the construction and rail equipment sectors have been celebrated with the announcement of the Plantworx Innovation Awards 2019 Winners. The winners were announced and presented …

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  • 22 March

    Fraikin goes the extra mile for Menzies Distribution

    FRAIKIN GOES THE EXTRA MILE FOR MENZIES DISTRIBUTION

    As part of a new five-year contract hire agreement with long-standing customer Menzies Distribution, Fraikin was tasked with supplying 75 commercial vehicle assets to the company within weeks. In order to meet this challenge, equivalent vehicles were sourced through its rental division, whilst the new assets were in build. The …

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  • 22 March

    UPALL® protects pallets in real world trial with LPR

    UPALL protects pallets in real world trial with LPR

    Major European pallet pooler LPR, has taken delivery of 1,200 UPALL® protected wooden pallets, as the company begins a ‘real world’ trial of the innovative new UPALL® pallet guard system, developed by James Jones & Sons (Pallets & Packaging) Ltd. The UPALL® protective system has been in development since 2015 …

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  • 22 March

    Strong conference programme unveiled for TCS&D Show

    Strong conference programme unveiled for TCS&D Show

    Announcing the speakers for the seminars at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Exhibition & Conference, the event’s organisers are delighted with the programme so far. “With key industry figures addressing hot topics in the temperature-controlled sector,” said Martyn Cogan, Exhibition Director, “visitors should be asking themselves if they …

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