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New era Pall-Ex appoints UK Commercial Director

New era Pall-Ex appoints UK Commercial Director

Pall-Ex has appointed a new UK Commercial Director to accelerate growth in its new era as a management and member-owned pallet network. Former Palletways Network Development Director, Michelle Naylor, brings 25 years’ experience within the logistics industry to the role and will be based at Pall-Ex’s central hub in Ellistown. …

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Manufacturer Britishvolt appoints automotive icon Charles Morgan

Manufacturer Britishvolt appoints automotive icon Charles Morgan as Board Member to bolster ground breaking gigafactory plan

Battery manufacturer Britishvolt today announces the appointment of automotive specialist Charles Morgan, to both the Advisory Board and Board of Directors, as a non-executive Director. Charles, whose grandfather founded world-renowned British brand Morgan in 1909, combines his automotive heritage with a deep global industry knowledge, and a passion for a …

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AGILOX Autonomous Mobile Robots

AGILOX Autonomous Mobile Robots are substantially saving costs by applying Artificial Swarm Intelligence

Swarm Intelligence (SI) and bio-inspired computing have attracted great interest in almost every area of science and engineering, including robotics, over the last two decades. Being an innovative manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), AGILOX directs most of its effort into developing one of the most unique robotic material handling …

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Weir Minerals goes for Rushlift with 55 strong truck fleet

Weir Minerals goes for Rushlift with 55 strong truck fleet

Established in 1871, Weir Minerals is a heavy engineering business employing 15,000 people in over 50 countries, serving mining, infrastructure and oil and gas markets. In the UK, the company is headquartered at its Todmorden site near Halifax, where Weir Minerals manufacture mine dewatering solutions and slurry equipment for the …

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Malvern Panalytical welcomes new company president

Malvern Panalytical welcomes new company president

Malvern Panalytical, a world-leading analytical instrumentation and automation solutions provider, and part of Spectris plc, has welcomed Mr Mark Fleiner as its new president. Mr Fleiner, who was previously Business Group Director of the Industrial Solutions Division of Spectris plc, moved into his new role at Malvern Panalytical on 1 …

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AMA is GLAD to support the Lifting Sector on 9 July

AMA is GLAD to support the Lifting Sector on 9 July

AMA PR will be adding its voice to Global Lifting Awareness Day #GLAD2020 on Thursday 9 July. This day will be a tremendous opportunity to boost awareness of the Global Lifting Industry and attract the next generation of recruits into the sector. It will also remind us what excellence stands …

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Operators despair as HGV test announcement left to the last minute again says FTA

Operators despair as HGV test announcement left to the last minute again says FTA

FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, is angry that its members have been left in the dark by government for the second month in a row, as they await an announcement on how HGV MOT testing will be conducted from July onwards. James Firth, FTA’s head of road …

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New Carrier Transicold Supra 450 Unit Supports Specialist Split-Body Rigid for Essential Trading

New Carrier Transicold Supra 450 unit supports specialist Split-Body Rigid for essential trading

Bristol-based wholesaler and worker co-operative, Essential Trading, has taken delivery of a new 18-tonne rigid truck to further develop its chilled delivery capabilities. The bespoke split-body design features a standalone refrigerated box section at the front, powered by a Carrier Transicold Supra® 450 unit, and a curtainside rear for transporting …

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BYD Forklifts appoints UK & Ireland country manager

BYD Forklifts appoints UK & Ireland country manager

BYD has appointed Paul Grady as the UK and Ireland Country Manager for its expanding forklift division. The appointment, which takes place with immediate effect, marks a significant step in BYD’s strategy to grow its UK forklift business at a time when the changes sweeping across industry should make investment …

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