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Daimler Truck AG: many brands, one family – one website

The Daimler Group launched a new corporate structure as planned on November 1, 2019. The spin-off of the business divisions passenger cars and vans as well as trucks and buses into subsidiaries became effective at the end of October by entry in the commercial register. All Daimler Trucks &…

  • 01/11/2019

Smurfit Kappa set to drive down emissions further with electric trucks

Smurfit Kappa has completed a successful testing session of a fully electric truck, representing a further step in its sustainability journey. The Interreg eGreen LastMile project involves the roll-out of seven 100 per cent electric trucks in the German-Dutch border area. The trucks, which can be…

  • 31/10/2019

It’s all about embracing lean logistics for improved patient care

Everything matters when it comes to designing and building a hospital: how patients and staff experience the hospital environment, as well as the general overall costs and efficiencies. In many hospitals clinical staff are frequently diverted into administrative duties which impacts negatively on…

  • 29/10/2019
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Onward Holdings racking up pallet capacity in Yorkshire

Brexit uncertainty and the online shopping boom have contributed to the current squeeze on storage space throughout the UK, however UK logistics operators requiring a base in Yorkshire have received a timely boost from property specialist Onward Holdings Ltd. Thanks to significant investment in…

  • 28/10/2019

iLockerz intelligent electronic lockers boost efficiency and productivity for leading Logistics 3PL

Technology business iLockerz has transformed the capabilities of a leading logistics operator with an intelligent electronic locker and asset management system to track its warehouse scanners. The system has significantly improved security, reduced loss and damage and secured a return on investment…

  • 28/08/2019
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UPS enhances driver safety training with virtual reality

UPS (NYSE:UPS) this week announced the expansion of its driver training to include Virtual Reality (VR) headsets at its UPS Integrad locations in the United Kingdom and Germany. The VR headsets vividly simulate the experience of driving on German and UK city streets while teaching a more memorable…

  • 24/05/2019

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is launching a new networking group, the BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN), aimed at supporting individuals that have recently joined the sector. The launch will take…

  • 19/02/2019

What is Last Mile Logistics?

Ecommerce is big business right now. Thanks to the growth in mobile shopping and online sites, both consumers and companies are swapping the high street for its digital counterpart. To meet the demand of online shoppers, delivery and logistics companies are offering even more services than before…

  • 22/01/2019

Land shortage could stall growth in logistics facilities

Onward Holdings MD Neil Storey on the challenges facing the UK logistics property market. Online shopping has led to a spectacular growth of warehouse space, but there are competing land uses, particularly in the south east where industrial property developers are reportedly frustrated by housing…

  • 16/01/2019

Liverpool logistics firm expands its sales team

Knowsley-based logistics provider Sovereign Transport, which is a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has expanded its sales team with the appointment of a new business sales executive. Paul Hanson, born and bred in Liverpool, joins…

  • 05/06/2018