Supply Chain

NOVUS wins European Supply Chain Excellence award

NOVUS, the degree scheme designed to encourage tomorrow’s supply chain professionals, is a proud recipient of a European Supply Chain Excellence Award – winning in the Training & Professional Development category. Nick Hewer – Countdown presenter and Lord Sugar’s right-hand man on The Apprentice, presented the award, at last night’s …

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Renault Trucks Range T wins for Starlings Transport

One of Norfolk’s leading pallet freight distributors, Starlings Transport and Storage Limited, has chosen the Renault Trucks’ Range T for its long distance work following head-to-head comparisons – including crucial fuel consumption testing and driver acceptance – against competitor marques. The three new 44-tonne Range T460 tractor units were supplied …

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Mercedes-Benz Econic stars at Lord Mayor’s Show

Flag-waving crowds lining the historic route of London’s 800th Lord Mayor’s Show were given a glimpse of the very latest in cyclist- and pedestrian-friendly road transport technology, in the shape of the instantly recognisable Mercedes-Benz Econic. The 18-tonne Econic 1830 skip-loader featured near the front of the colourful procession and …

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FTA says it warned of Calais riots

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says it warned weeks ago that the situation in Calais would continue to escalate if action wasn’t taken after violent battles broke out between police and migrants near the Jungle migrant camp in Calais. Local residents described the clashes in which at least 26 officers …

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New Panther Warehousing depot creates new jobs

Dedicated white-glove specialist Panther Warehousing has further expanded its national network with the opening of a new 25,000 sq ft depot at Bristol that will strengthen its presence in the South West. Bringing the total number of Panther sites to seven, the new facility is situated close to the M4 …

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Unipart to launch productivity campaign

Unipart, Europe’s leading logistics, manufacturing and consultancy group, is launching a new campaign promoting productivity improvement in Britain. According to the company, which has its headquarters in Oxford, productivity is Britain’s biggest issue when it comes to economic growth. Over the past months, the media has regularly reported on the …

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