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Brambles builds upon sustainability success during final year of 2020 commitments

Brambles builds upon sustainability success during final year of 2020 commitments

Brambles, the global supply-chain solutions company operating in nearly 60 countries, has reported on its sustainability success for the 2019 Financial Year as part of its recently released Sustainability Review. Together, with its customers, Brambles’ solutions have helped to save: 2 million tonnes of CO2 1.7 million cubic metres wood …

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Hörmann UK takes the smart approach to safe and sufficient servicing

Taking the smart approach to safe and sufficient servicing

Smart technology is increasingly being implemented throughout all aspects of supply chain operations, streamlining processes to provide greater operational efficiency, safety and quality. Here Phil Clark, Industrial Service Manager for Hörmann UK, explores the latest technologies available to the industry, supporting warehouse managers and operators by making the servicing process …

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Logistics industry leaders hear Brexit planning updates at UKWA Parliamentary Lunch

Logistics industry leaders hear Brexit planning updates at UKWA’s Parliamentary Lunch

Over 100 senior personnel from UKWA member companies, key suppliers to the logistics industry and supply chain directors from some of the leading global brands that belong to UKWA’s Logistics Users Group – including British Airways, Mercedes-Benz, Nando’s, Tata Global Brands and Urban Outfitters – attended UKWA’s (the United Kingdom …

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All-time highest investment for Powys transport firm Speed Welshpool

All-time highest investment for Powys transport firm Speed Welshpool

A transport firm in Welshpool, Powys, has ploughed £330,000 in the business to grow its fleet – the single largest investment in the company’s 40-year history. Speed Welshpool, which is a member of Palletways, the UK’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has invested in six new vehicles, …

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SENIOR LEADERS JOIN FORCES TO HELP IMPROVE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION ACROSS TRANSPORT AND LOGISTI

Senior leaders join forces to help improve diversity and inclusion across transport and logistics

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CILT, is to launch Everybody Matters, an innovative campaign to promote diversity and inclusion within the logistics, transport, and production and operations management sectors. More than 30 senior leaders from within the transport and logistics profession (from SME through to large organisations) came …

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Linde Material Handling has won the Excellence Award of inter airport Europe 2019

The true winner is safety

Linde Material Handling has won the Excellence Award of inter airport Europe 2019 in the category “interRAMP” for its innovative “Linde Safety Guard” assistance system which helps to protect both pedestrians and forklift drivers. The award was presented on October 8 as part of the opening ceremony at the Munich …

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JCB updates Wastemaster wheeled loaders

JCB updates Wastemaster wheeled loaders

JCB has updated its 457, 437 and 427 Wastemaster wheeled loading shovels to meet the upcoming EU Stage V emissions legislation. The new Stage V Wastemasters feature Cummins diesel engines that deliver an increase in engine power and a reduction in emissions and fuel consumption. The biggest of the Wastemaster …

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Exhibitors praise IMHX 2019

Exhibitors praise IMHX 2019

Logistics and supply chain professionals headed to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in their thousands in September for four days of networking, free seminars, and state-of-the-art intralogistics solutions. IMHX, the UK’s largest and most comprehensive materials handling event , which took place between 24 – 27 September, attracted over 16,000 …

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Freeway Fleet in Your Pocket Wins Industry Innovation Challenge

Freeway Fleet in Your Pocket wins Industry Innovation Challenge

Freeway Fleet Systems has won a high-profile Innovation Challenge for their fleet-in-the-pocket smartphone app. Freeway was presented with the Gold Award at the UK’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham. The Challenge gave technology suppliers a new platform to showcase their efforts in driving the industry forward and was launched …

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Wincanton appoints home-grown talent, Rachel Gilbey as Consumer Director

Wincanton appoints home-grown talent, Rachel Gilbey, as Consumer Director

Wincanton, the largest third-party logistics company in the UK, has appointed Rachel Gilbey as its Consumer Director to further drive the growth of its retail and consumer business. Rachel has been with Wincanton for 16 years, joining as a graduate and has held several positions within the business. Her most …

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