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W E DEANE FREES UP 5000 PALLET SPACES TO HELP BUSINESSES MANAGE CORONAVIRUS INDUCED DEMAND

W.E. Deane frees up 5000 pallet spaces to help businesses manage Coronavirus-induced demand

International freight forwarder, W.E. Deane has freed up 5000 pallet spaces at its head office – Barking depot in the UK in order to further accommodate the incoming surplus that is expected to arrive as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. With the UK currently in the midst of a …

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Goplasticpallets confirms Essential Business status for keeping supply chains moving

Goplasticpallets.com confirms ‘Essential Business’ status for keeping supply chains moving

As UK measures for controlling the spread of COVID-19 step up a gear, Jim Hardisty MD of Goplasticpallets.com reassures customers that the company will continue ‘business as usual’ for as long as possible to keep essential supply chains moving. We will continue to work to keep our essential supply chains …

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Multimodal 2020 Rescheduled for November 2020

Multimodal 2020: Rescheduled for November 2020

After consultation with stakeholders, the organisers of Multimodal 2020 have decided to reschedule the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, until November 4-6, 2020. Commenting on the decision to postpone, Rob Jervis, Logistics Portfolio Director, Clarion Events said: “I suspect that this …

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ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks MILT

Coronavirus lockdown: 10 steps SMEs can take to still be in be in business this time next year

The small business champion ParcelHero says the new Government lockdown doesn’t have to spell the end for SME businesses. It has issued a ten-step guide to making full use of the Government’s latest coronavirus SME aid schemes. The UK courier services expert ParcelHero says that, even following the tough new …

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Taking loading technology to the next level

Taking loading technology to the next level

From facilitating the increasing demands of same or next day delivery, to implementing more sustainable operations throughout every aspect of the supply chain, the logistics industry is currently undergoing a significant period of change. Here Tom Langley, Projects Director for Hörmann UK, looks at the innovative new technologies available that …

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Caldwell Mill Duty Coil Grab for Steel Service Center

Caldwell Mill-Duty Coil Grab for Steel Service Center

A 37.5-ton capacity mill-duty coil grab has been installed beneath the hook of a 40-ton capacity overhead crane at a Monarch Steel Company Inc. facility in Decatur, Alabama. The coil grab was manufactured by The Caldwell Group, a Rockford, Illinois-based company that specializes in both standard and custom lifting equipment. …

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NEW HYSTER PALLET AND STACKER TRUCKS FOR GENERAL PURPOSE WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

New Hyster Pallet and Stacker Trucks for general-purpose warehouse operations

Hyster Europe is extending its range of warehouse equipment with the launch of a new uncomplicated and cost-effective range of pallet and stacker trucks, ideal for general-purpose operations. “We are adding to our existing range of warehouse products to provide even more choice when specifying equipment to meet your particular …

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FTA COMMENT ON THE SUSPENSION OF HGV TESTING IN NORTHERN IRELAND

FTA comment on the suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland

Speaking about today’s announcement on the suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland, FTA’s NI Policy Manager, Seamus Leheny said: “Today’s (23 March) announcement of the suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland as a result of the coronavirus is a pragmatic one, which gives logistics operators some certainty about …

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Toyota and Hino to Jointly Develop Heavy Duty Fuel Cell Truck

Toyota and Hino to jointly develop Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Truck

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Hino Motors Ltd (Hino) have agreed to jointly develop a heavy-duty fuel cell truck and to conduct testing that leads towards its practical application. Both Toyota and Hino have declared ambitious goals to reduce CO2 emissions by 20501 and are continuing to develop electrified vehicle …

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Chloros invites Thorworld Industries to ramp up capabilities at new state of the art facility

Chloros invites Thorworld Industries to ramp up capabilities at new state-of-the-art facility

As part of a recent expansion, Chloros, one of the UK’s fastest growing hazardous waste management companies, has announced its successful installation of specialist Thorworld Industries’ loading equipment, within new, state of the art facilities. Chloros, which was established in 2009, is run by a highly professional team that uses …

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