Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Volvo Trucks presents heavy-duty electric concept trucks

    on Dec 10, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    How can the environmental and climate impact of heavy goods traffic be reduced while the demand for transport continues to increase? Volvo Trucks, having recently started sales of electric trucks for urban transport, believes that electrification can become a competitive alternative also for heavier trucks. To explore and demonstrate the possibilities, Volvo Trucks has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution

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  • Debate the future of UK logistics at ITT Hub 2020

    on Dec 10, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The UK’s logistics sector currently directly impacts more than seven million people employed in making, selling and moving the goods that affect everyone everywhere.  But in our constantly changing world, how will the sector protect itself and grow to ensure that Britain keeps trading effectively throughout the 21st century and beyond

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  • Paragon launches on the Geotab marketplace  

    on Dec 9, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Paragon Software Systems has launched its route optimisation software on the Geotab Marketplace. Fleet managers who are already creating accurate, efficient routes using Paragon can now view vehicle data from Geotab’s telematics system within Paragon’s Route Execution Software to see, in real time, when routes deviate from the plan. This allows users – in the transport office, customer service or route planning – to proactively alert customers about potential issues or adjust the schedule to avoid impacting customer deliveries

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  • Driver recruitment and retention still biggest concern for hauliers

    on Dec 9, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Driver recruitment and retention is still the biggest concern for hauliers, according to the Road Haulage Association’s latest Cost Movement Report

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  • Captain Matt is Master of the High Seas

    on Dec 9, 19 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Stena Line Senior Master Matthew Lynch has described his appointment as Captain of the company’s newest ferry Stena Estrid as the highlight of his sailing career to date

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  • Camera Telematics enhances Street Angel

    on Dec 8, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Camera Telematics enhances Street Angel

    Camera Telematics, a leader in-vehicle camera technology enabling fleet operators to achieve the highest standards of risk management strategies, today announced that Driver ID functionality has been added to Street Angel, the most advanced on-board video evidence data recorder available

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  • Northern Ireland logistics champion selected for FTA’s 20 for 20 list 

    on Dec 8, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Northern Ireland logistics champion selected for FTA’s 20 for 20 list 

    A leading name in the Irish logistics sector, Pamela Dennison of W S Dennison, has been recognised by the FTA as one of the 20 UK industry leaders set to drive the sector to new heights in the coming year.  

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  • Wincanton renews wines and spirits contract with Waitrose & Partners

    on Dec 8, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Wincanton renews wines and spirits contract with Waitrose & Partners

    Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics (3PL) company, will continue to manage the storage and distribution of wines and spirits for Waitrose & Partners after signing a three-year contract renewal with the Partnership

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  • Goodyear launches Omnitrac Heavy Duty truck tyre range

    on Dec 3, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Goodyear launches Omnitrac Heavy Duty truck tyre range

    Goodyear is launching the Omnitrac Heavy Duty truck tyre range for mixed service trucks operating under severe conditions; offering improved durability, efficiency, mileage and traction in all weather conditions

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  • Father Christmas needs 59,000 more elves and counting

    on Dec 2, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Father Christmas needs 59,000 more elves and counting

    The logistics industry will deliver Christmas on time this year despite facing severe staff shortages, according to FTA, the voice of the UK logistics sector. But with a growing shortfall of 59,000 HGV drivers, the issue will be significantly worse for Christmas 2020 unless the government amends its post-Brexit immigration policy to retain existing EU workers and welcome new ones after the UK leaves the

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