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International road freight UK market share hits new low

UK international hauliers saw their market share to Europe in 2006 dwindle to just 25.4 per cent of the total accompanied road haulage market, according to new provisional figures published by the Department for Transport today (Thursday 22 February) in ‘Road Goods Vehicles Travelling to Mainland Europe: 2006’. The new …

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Making Mendip more Eco Friendly

Cardboard can be recycled at paper recycling banks where this poster is displayed. Mendip officers Toni Cox (left) and Emma Gowing show how paper and cardboard can be recycled at paper banks across Mendip Cardboard can now be recycled at all of Mendip's paper banks as part of a new …

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Weather Proof external racking is Cost effective storage

External cantilever racking with weather protection installed by Pro-Dek Storage Systems has provided additional cost-effective storage capacity without building work for specialist materials stockholder Righton Ltd. Existing warehouses on Righton's Brook Vale Road site in Birmingham, where customers' orders are picked, were already full to capacity with its expanding range …

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New Virtual exhibition from Atlet

The new “virtual exhibition” from Atlet goes beyond the capabilities of existing websites to provide customers with a rich multimedia experience incorporating interactive and video components that highlight the company's leadership in the new logistics market and product design innovation. Customers will be able to see Atlet's extensive range of …

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New role for Norrie at Davicon

Davicon, the UK's leading manufacturer of mezzanine floors, has appointed Andrew Norrie as its key account manager for the systems integrator market. A chartered civil engineer, and with more than 10 years experience in the construction industry, Andrew has spent the last three years focussed on complex mezzanine floor projects …

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New Drivers hours rules absolute liability unacceptable says FTA

Making operators absolutely liable for all offences committed by their drivers is unacceptable and unworkable, the Freight Transport Association has told the Department for Transport. These strong views have emerged from the 12 regional councils of FTA which have recently been considering the Department for Transport’s consultation on the introduction …

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Midlands to host National Environment Event

Mallory Park Racing Circuit provides venue for “Getting Green on Track” from 18-20 April 2007 A unique national event is to take place in the Midlands in April of this year. Held at Mallory Park Race Circuit from 18-20 April, the “Getting Green on Track” conference and exhibition will be …

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New Transmission Protection for Forklift Trucks Now Available

Lamerholm Electronics is pleased to announce the launch of the new Lamerholm TP transmission protection system, designed to save tyres and protect transmission when operating forklift trucks. This new product complements Lamerholm's existing range of ImpactManager equipment monitors for improving forklift safety and therefore saving money throughout the materials handling …

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