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Costain selects NaviSite hybrid cloud hosting

NaviSite selected to open up new business opportunities … NaviSite Europe Limited announced that engineering solutions provider Costain has selected NaviSite hybrid cloud hosting services to support the roll out of its complex Electronic Service Delivery for Abnormal Loads (ESDAL) application for…

  • 01/02/2016

New research from Dr. Martens highlights cold feet as top grumble of outdoor workers

New research conducted by iconic footwear brand Dr. Martens, reveals that cold feet are the biggest bugbear amongst tradesmen and women working outdoors. Despite wearing safety footwear, 65% of tradespeople surveyed cited cold feet as their top problem, with wet feet (40% and bacterial infections…

  • 27/01/2016

New CILT Chief Exec to Speak at Microlise Transport Conference

New Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Kevin Richardson, has been confirmed as a speaker at the Microlise Transport Conference, now the largest road transport conference in Europe … Richardson joined the Institute in December 2015 and this will be among…

  • 27/01/2016

Europa Wins Record Warehouse Contract

Europa Warehouse - a division of independent logistics operator, Europa Worldwide Group - has won a record contract worth £3.5 million for its Birmingham site … Southgate Packaging has outgrown its storage facilities adjacent to its head office in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. The decision was…

  • 26/01/2016

Polymer Logistics to present at Fruit Logistica 2016 the Wood-Look Modular Display stand

Exhibiting its latest products and merchandising solutions for fresh produce retailers in Hall 21 / C-04 … Polymer Logistics will exhibit its effective product solutions for fresh produce at Fruit Logistica 2016; held between 3rd and 5th February 2016 in Berlin. Polymer Logistics joins over 2,700…

  • 26/01/2016

GateHouse wins groundbreaking GPS tracking contract

GateHouse’s unique multi-logistics portal ghTrack for real time tracking of truck deliveries now at the centre of Freightex European operations … Transport logistics integrator GateHouse of Denmark announced that it has won a strategic contract for its pioneering real time multi-GPS tracking…

  • 25/01/2016

UKWA appoint new Commercial Manager

UKWA has announced the appointment of Shoaib Vakil as its new Commercial Manager … Before joining UKWA Shoaib held various operational roles with a number of well-known third party logistics specialists and has experience in industries as diverse as publishing and construction. Shoaib’s…

  • 22/01/2016

Suttons appoint new Chairman

Suttons Group announces the appointment of Graeme McFaull as chairman with effect from 4th January 2016. Graeme will take over the role following the untimely death of the former longstanding Chairman, Michael Sutton, in May 2015. John Sutton, Suttons Group CEO said: “The Group Board is…

  • 22/01/2016

NetDespatch takes the footwork out of ShoeStation Direct’s order despatch

Footwear retailer ShoeStation Direct is saving up to 20 hours every week since implementing an automated despatch solution from NetDespatch, which provides seamlessly integrated despatch, labelling and tracking for all its ecommerce activities … Daventry-based ShoeStation Direct ships orders of…

  • 19/01/2016

Government must act to meet logistics industry’s future needs

The UK supply chain community needs the support of a Government that not only understands the problems that it faces but, more importantly, is prepared to take appropriate steps to help solve them … That will be the message Peter Ward, CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA)…

  • 15/01/2016