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CILT welcomes recommendations made by House of Lords in latest EU Committee report

CILT welcomes recommendations made by House of Lords in latest EU Committee report

CILT has welcomed the findings of the European Union Committee’s report: Beyond Brexit: trade in goods, and strongly supports the conclusions and recommendations to government. In January 2021, the House of Lords EU Select Committee launched a coordinated series of inquiries analysing the TCA and its implications for the future of UK-EU relations. CILT responded to this inquiry and is …

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Tax, tariffs and port delays are prompting UK online retailers to switch storage to Europe

Tax, tariffs and port delays are prompting UK online retailers to switch storage to Europe

A growing number of British online retailers are seeking to ease the extra customs and tax administration and costs involved in trading with the EU by shifting stock from UK warehouses to storage facilities on the Continent. “The addition of VAT, customs duties, and in some cases tariffs, on shipments sent from the UK to customers across the channel – …

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NEW CAB AND ENGINE FOR LARGEST HYSTER® BIG TRUCKS

New cab and engine for largest Hyster® Big Trucks

Hyster has launched the next evolution in its range of Container Handlers and 18+ tonnes capacity Lift Trucks, featuring new state of the art cabs and controls and Stage V compliant diesel engines. “With the new Stage V engines, businesses can continue to benefit from a low Total Cost of Ownership and meet emissions regulations,” says Chris van de Werdt, …

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Logistics UK statement on the creation of four new Trade and Investment Hubs

Logistics UK statement on the creation of four new Trade and Investment Hubs

In response to the Department for International Trade’s announcement of the creation of four new Trade and Investment Hubs in Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and Darlington, Sarah Laouadi, Manager of European & International Policy at Logistics UK, comments: “The creation of trade hubs in all four UK nations will help to ensure the economic benefits of the government’s global trade policy …

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IVECO raises the level of the customers’ digital experience with new  IVECO ON portal and Easy Way app

IVECO raises the level of the customers’ digital experience with new IVECO ON portal and Easy Way app

IVECO is launching the new IVECO ON portal that provides easy access to the brand’s extensive offering of connectivity-enabled services developed to help its customers to manage their fleet and business efficiently, and to make the drivers’ life on the road easier. The new portal has been designed to provide a seamless experience with easy navigation and introduces improvements and …

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Clean Planet Energy unveil two new Ultra-Clean Marine Fuels, made from non-recyclable plastic waste

Clean Planet Energy unveil two new Ultra-Clean Marine Fuels, made from non-recyclable plastic waste

Clean Planet Energy has released details of two new ultra-clean fuels manufactured to replace fossil fuels in the Marine industry, for use in any ship or vessel. The products branded under the banner of “Clean Planet Oceans” can provide CO2e reductions of over 75 percent, and significantly reduce harmful air-pollutants by up to 1,500x. Both fuels are produced using non-recyclable …

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Easton Sales and Rentals wins Terex Trucks Top Dealer Award

Easton wins Terex Trucks Top Dealer Award

Easton Sales and Rentals, a US Terex Trucks dealer, has won the 2020 “Top Dealer Award”. In a challenging year, the family-run dealership achieved outstanding results and sold a significant number of articulated haulers, bringing the Terex Trucks TA300 and TA400 to more US customers. Just like anywhere else in the world, 2020 was a challenging year for North America. …

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Contraload wins M&A Awards 2020 for Best PE Growth Capital Deal

Contraload wins M&A Awards 2020 for Best PE Growth Capital Deal

Contraload NV, a leader in plastic pallet pooling in the United Kingdom and European Union, has won this year’s Best PE Growth Capital Deal for its acquisition by Tosca, a global leader in reusable packaging solutions and pooling for food supply chains. Jesse Sels, President EMEA at Tosca and founder and former CEO at Contraload took part in the online …

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New Driver CPC training covers personal development to help tackle skills shortage

New Driver CPC training covers personal development to help tackle skills shortage

To help address the shortage of LGV drivers in the UK, RTITB has created a new Driver CPC Periodic Training module – ‘A Professional Driver’s Personal Development’ – to help give employers more focus on developing drivers and creating attractive career pathways in their business. “Even after all this time, Driver CPC is seen by many organisations as a way …

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RENAULT TRUCKS PRODUCES ITS FIRST FULLY-ELECTRIC CONSTRUCTION TRUCK FOR THE NOBLET GROUP

Renault Trucks produces its first fully-electric construction truck for the Noblet Group

Following the launch of its comprehensive range of electric trucks designed for distribution, Renault Trucks is producing its first electric truck dedicated to construction with zero emissions in use. Plant hire specialist, the Noblet Group, which is committed to a rigorous energy transition, is set to take delivery of the first D Wide Z.E. fitted with JOCQUIN tipper body and …

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Ribble Packaging 3 and a half Million GBP investment into their future

Ribble’s £3.5 Million investment into their future

How Ribble’s recent investment and Right Size packaging technology are helping to alleviate the strain of national cardboard shortages. In 2020, Oldham-based packaging solutions provider Ribble Packaging successfully completed a £3.5 million investment project on time, despite the challenges presented by Covid-19. The project, which included a warehouse extension and the installation of various state-of-the-art machinery, began in February 2020 …

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Demand for used machinery the upward trend continues

Demand for used machinery: the upward trend continues

As many industries continue their journeys back from a challenging 2020, global demand for used equipment continues to increase. Many businesses remain wary of making big investments in new machinery, while supply chain issues have hit delivery levels for new equipment. All told, it makes the market for used heavy equipment a place of exciting opportunities for both buyers and …

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GA PET FOOD PARTNERS RELIES ON SPECIALIST TRIO

GA Pet Food Partners relies on specialist trio to ensure global distribution

One of the UK’s leading producers and suppliers of quality pet food, GA Pet Food Partners (GA), has joined forces with specialist fast-action door suppliers and an automated vehicle manufacturer to meet a growing demand from customers around the world. Established in 1992, GA has revolutionised the pet food industry with a unique range of dry products that incorporates totally …

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B&B Attachments provides handling solutions to S and B EPS

B&B Attachments provides handling solutions to S and B EPS

Established in 1978, S and B EPS is one of the UK’s largest producers of expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation products and civil engineering solutions. This family run company has been manufacturing polystyrene products for more than 40 years and provides a range of building solutions to housing developers, construction companies and beam manufacturers/installers. S and B EPS has made several …

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STERTIL KONI MOBILE COLUMN LIFTS

Stertil Koni Mobile Column Lifts ensure reliability for Marshalls Coaches

A set of Stertil Koni heavy duty wireless mobile vehicle lifts, type ST1075FWA, ensures reliability and ease of use during comprehensive workshop operations for Marshalls Coaches. Established in 1974, Marshalls Coaches operates from its workshop and office complex in Leighton Buzzard. The company’s impressive fleet includes a mix of 45 vehicles ranging from 16-seater coaches up to 88-seater double deck …

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Wide variety of industries saw an increase in start-ups in 2020

Road Freight and Construction Among Most Popular Start-Ups of 2020

While the past year impacted industries across the world, it did not mean the end of work. Some saw the opportunity to launch their own business to meet the new, unexpected, gaps in the market. A wide variety of industries saw an increase in start-ups. What were some of the most popular business ventures in 2020? Road Freight Transport Business …

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Castell Digitises Existing Salvo Loading Bay Safety System 2

Castell Digitises Existing Salvo Loading Bay Safety System

New Salvo InSite Platform Transforms Loading Bays Through Data Analytics Castell Safety International Company introduced their first digital product, Salvo InSite, as part of their Salvo Logistic Solutions product range. The Salvo InSite platform digitises Castell’s Salvo Loading Bay Safety System, currently in use at tens of thousands of bays around the world. The new development launches Castell into the …

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Clark launches a tugger train system for efficient production logistics

Clark launches a tugger train system for efficient production logistics

Flexible Trolley Transport Tugger trains and a synchronized material supply are an important component of value-added and customer-oriented production logistics – this has long been recognized by the automotive industry. For this reason, Clark has launched a tugger train system that specifically addresses the specific requirements of industrial customers. With the Clark tugger train, material transports over longer distances can …

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Swedish investment company Röko buys majority shareholding in Renovotec

Swedish investment company buys majority shareholding in Renovotec

Stockholm-headquartered Röko acquires 75% of Renovotec Röko has 270 million Euro in capital; targets growing and profitable acquisitions; has ten European companies in its portfolio Röko investment manager UK and Norway Anders Nordby to become Renovotec chairman Richard Gilliard to continue as Renovotec managing director and 25% shareholder “The relationship with Röko will give us greater financial firepower” Gilliard says …

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Howard Tenens Logistics achieves Gold EcoVadis Award

Howard Tenens Logistics achieves Gold EcoVadis Award

Howard Tenens Logistics, a quality focused, independent family business delivering mutual value through great people, collaboration and technology has been awarded the Gold sustainability rating by EcoVadis for the 4th year in a row, having now placed in the 97th percentile amongst companies assessed. EcoVadis, ‘the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings’ has published the gold …

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New Vertimag Automatic Vertical Lift Module

Ferretto Group keeps focusing on automation: The new Vertimag Automatic Vertical Lift Module (VLM)

More ergonomic. More functional. More innovative. The italian Ferretto Group takes a further step forward in warehouse automation by launching the new generation of Vertimag; already chosen as a vertical storage system by leading companies globally, now comes in an updated version to respond even more effectively to the needs of the most varied markets and sectors. The ongoing work …

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The Smart Guide to Warehouse Construction Costs in 2021

The Smart Guide to Warehouse Construction Costs in 2021

To accommodate demand and increase efficiency, most warehouses today have employed solutions like warehouse management systems, warehouse analytics, automated picking solutions, and collaborative mobile robots. Your company needs to have a smart guide to warehouse construction since it has various advantages. Several factors influence the costs of warehouse construction. These include the land, type of warehouse, and market conditions. However, …

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