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West Midlands road pricing must be cost neutral

The Freight Transport Association says that any localised road pricing scheme in the West Midlands following on to the 'Gridlock or Growth' report absolutely must be cost neutral with no more charges on road users than they are paying at present. Choices for the local distribution of goods are very …

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Chess bags new contract at Radley

Radley, the UK's largest producer of leather handbags and accessories, has selected the Empirica warehouse management system from Chess Logistics Technology for use at its distribution centre in Milton Keynes. Chess has implemented Empirica with its Task-RF module to enable wireless communication with hand-held RF terminals so that Radley can …

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Scottish award winner joins No 1 Pallet Network

BULLET EXPRESS JOINS PALL-EX Pall-Ex has expanded its Scottish operations with new member Bullet Express in the Glasgow area. Specialising in the collection and distribution of palletised freight throughout the UK and Europe through a network of member hauliers covering every postcode every day, Pall-Ex has a strong reputation for …

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ANC deliver the HR Director of the year 2006

Wendy Dean, HR Director for the express parcel carrier ANC, was awarded the Personnel Today ‘HR Director of the Year’. The awards took place at the Grovesnor Hotel in London and hosted over 1200 human resources professionals from the UK. These awards, judged by the HR industry, received more entries …

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UK Mail is number one downstream acess supplier

UK Mail, the mail services division of the Business Post Group, has sensationally scooped the Downstream Access Supplier of the Year Award, the most coveted and hotly contested accolade in the mail industry today. Sponsored by Royal Mail, the award was one of eight up for grabs at the prestigious …

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Channel tunnel rail frieght hits buffers

The number of HGV journeys through Kent will increase dramatically if no resolution is found to the cessation of Channel Tunnel rail freight services tomorrow (1 December) following the end of the agreement between the UK Government, EWS Railways and Eurotunnel. Forecasts produced by MDS Transmodal on behalf of the …

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Thorworld putting on a show in 2007

Leading loading & unloading equipment specialists, Thorworld Industries Ltd, has confirmed its participation at the two main UK materials handling events in 2007 – IMHX 2007 and 'Materials Handling Live'. Thorworld will be featuring their comprehensive range of loading bay equipment, safety aids and accessories on Stand 20 C11 at …

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UKs recycling is in safe hands

Sims Group UK Limited, the world's leading metals and electronic equipment recycler, has just won a National Recycling Award celebrating its dedicated approach to health and safety. Sims won 'The Veolia Environmental Services Award for Best Commitment to Health and Safety Practices,' which recognised the importance that Sims places on …

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