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BigChange Drives Efficiency with Paperless Working at Fleet Dynamic

BigChange drives efficiency with paperless working at Fleet Dynamic

Fleet Dynamic, the commercial vehicle rental and leasing company, is using the latest mobile technology to transform its fleet management. Providing complete automation across the entire hire and leasing lifecycle, the cloud-based, 5-in-1 solution from BigChange has helped Fleet Dynamic switch to paperless working. The system has also contributed to …

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KPH PLANT HIRE UPGRADES WITH 32-TONNE VOLVO FM

KPH Plant Hire upgrades with 32-tonne Volvo FM

KPH Plant Hire has taken delivery of a Volvo FM 8×2 rigid with beavertail body and split hydraulic double flip ramps, which it will use to deliver its extensive fleet of plant equipment including excavators, telehandlers, dumpers and rollers. The FM is the second new Volvo to join the Yorkshire-based …

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New guide to help businesses manage food safety in the cold chain

New guide to help businesses manage food safety in the cold chain

The Cold Chain Federation has published Ensuring Food Safety in the Cold Chain, the first ever complete handbook on managing food safety specifically for temperature-controlled storage and distribution. By bringing together the latest information on compliance, best practice and recommendations for managing the key food safety risks in the cold …

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UK Food & Drink Shows to Move to 2022

UK Food & Drink Shows to Move to 2022

In light of the Government’s latest announcement delaying the end of restrictions in England and a subsequent briefing from Westminster advising against travel in and out of Birmingham, the organisers of the UK Food & Drink Shows, William Reed, have taken the difficult decision to postpone the event. National Convenience …

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Comau partners with Heidelberg University to study new application areas for wearable robotics

Comau partners with Heidelberg University to study new application areas for wearable robotics within industrial environments

· The project, run by Heidelberg University with the collaboration of IUVO, aims to enlarge the wealth of knowledge and scientific evidence proving the usability, acceptability and effectiveness of Comau’s MATE-XT exoskeleton in reducing biomechanical loads during strenuous tasks · MATE-XT’s ergonomically-assisted support reduces muscle fatigue during overhead and repetitive …

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Green power for goods handling from new Linde X20 – X35 electric forklift models

Green power for goods handling

The new Linde X20 – X35 electric forklift models in the load capacity range from 2.0 to 3.5 tons are the first electric trucks to match the performance and robustness of Linde’s hydrostatic engine trucks, while offering the additional environmental benefits of battery-powered operation. Along with the new electric trucks …

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Industry partnership sees UNTHA’s expansion in Russia

Industry partnership sees UNTHA’s expansion in Russia

Two world-renowned UNTHA XR waste shredders are now in operation in Russia, following a collaboration between the Austrian-headquartered engineering firm and Kaluzhskiy Zavod Kommunalnih Mashin (KZKM). The duo of machines is set to shred 1 000 000 tonnes of municipal solid waste per year for the Russian State. The deal …

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Neil Bowker appointed Chair of UK Warehousing Association management board

Neil Bowker appointed Chair of UK Warehousing Association management board

At its recent Annual General Meeting, the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) confirmed Neil Bowker, Commercial Director of Bowker Group, as its new management board Chair. He will take over from current Chair, Nicola Ridges-Jones, Managing Director of MS Holdings (South) Ltd. Commenting on Neil’s appointment, Nicola said, “I am delighted …

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Volvo CE has safety in its grasp with hand sensing joystick innovation

Volvo CE has safety in its grasp with hand sensing joystick innovation

As part of its continued drive towards zero accidents, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is introducing an industry-first safety feature designed to eliminate machine movement linked to unintentional activation of the left joystick. Reports of workers being hurt by a sudden lurch of a bucket or a swinging excavator boom …

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Cleveland Containers promotions stack up after container firm’s success

Promotions stack up after container firm’s success

A leading supplier of shipping containers has promoted four of its team to director level as it builds on an impressive year of growth. Cleveland Containers, which is based in Stockton-on-Tees, has promoted Lewis Pennicott to marketing director, Richard Elliot to commercial director, Dave Sweet to operations director, and Stephen …

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