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Give a little respect

The logistics industry has to start treating lorry drivers with the respect that they deserve if it wants to reverse the working population’s dwindling enthusiasm for a career behind the wheel of an HGV, says Charlie Walker of Walker Logistics … The haulage industry has been struggling to…

  • 2 days ago

Pall-Ex Group deploys solutions from Honeywell and The Barcode Warehouse in latest major technology investment

Logistics giant Pall-Ex Group is collaborating with technology companies The Barcode Warehouse and Honeywell to deliver the next phase of the pallet network’s growth plan. The Leicester-based business will be purchasing more than 500 scanners, mobile and vehicle-mounted computers including…

  • 4 days ago

Kura supports Vanderlande in preparing new fulfilment centre for opening

Kura, a leading UK shared transport service provider, has been supporting Vanderlande in helping prepare for opening a new European fulfilment centre in Dartford, Kent, being built by one of their clients. Vanderlande, headquartered in Birmingham, is a global market leader for future-proof logistic…

  • 5 days ago

Jaguar Land Rover and Dematic begin work on second phase of new logistics operations centre in the West Midlands

The second phase of construction on Jaguar Land Rover’s Logistics Operations Centre near Solihull in the West Midlands is now underway in collaboration with intralogistics innovator, Dematic. With external works on the new facility now complete, Dematic has begun installing their…

  • 16/07/2021

Trakm8: Telematics overhaul needed to combat driver shortages

As the UK government continues to hold talks with hauliers over driver shortages which are affecting critical supply chains, Trakm8 is urging logistics firms to redouble efforts to drive up efficiency in existing fleets. Peter Mansfield, Group Marketing Director at Trakm8 … The logistics sector has…

  • 16/07/2021

Jungheinrich UK cements commitment to sustainability with start of Northern Central Hub build

Jungheinrich's Northern Central Hub build has started within the North West of England, further supporting its centralised ultra-efficient logistics processes in the North within a state-of-the-art facility to reflect its status as an industry leader in intralogistics and sustainability. The…

  • 01/07/2021

Pathway to excellence for Pall-Ex Group employees

Pall-Ex Group has invested in its future leaders, as the logistics giant launches a management degree programme in partnership with University Centre Quayside. An initiative which has seen the business invest over £200,000, the programme has seen 10 members of staff from across the Pall-Ex…

  • 29/06/2021

IES celebrates 30 years at the forefront of specialist engineering and logistics services

IES, a global provider of world-leading machine moving services, logistics, and project management in high technologies industries, is celebrating their 30th year of operations. The company was founded in 1991 by a small team and now employs over 70 highly skilled staff o perating from a 30,000…

  • 25/06/2021

Need intralogistics, automation or buildings? Big Box has the solution

The Big Box Group is a collection of businesses providing intralogistics, automation and temporary and permanent buildings to customers across a wide number of industries. Big Box Group, founded by Iain Gillard over a decade ago, started out as a supplier of racking and storage but as the industry…

  • 22/06/2021

XPO Logistics announces Meagan Fitzsimmons as Chief Compliance Officer for GXO Logistics spin-off

XPO Logistics has announced that Meagan Fitzsimmons has been appointed to the leadership team of GXO Logistics, Inc., the intended spin-off of XPO's logistics business. Fitzsimmons currently serves as XPO's chief compliance officer for the logistics segment. She will be responsible for GXO's global…

  • 17/06/2021