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Further growth for northern logistics specialist following senior sales appointment

Further growth for northern logistics specialist following senior sales appointment

As it continues with its ambitious plans for growth, UK transport and third-party logistics specialist Walkers Transport has appointed a group sales manager as part of its rapidly expanding senior team.

Onward Holdings in tune with business’s logistics requirements

Onward Holdings in tune with business’s logistics requirements

Onward Holdings Ltd, known for supplying high quality sites for warehouse and logistics operations, has attracted what it describes as a unique mix of businesses to the company's Unit 4 at Langthwaite Business Park in South Kirkby, near Wakefield in West Yorkshire.

Barry-Wehmiller to enhance focus on flexible packaging and end-of-line integrated systems

Barry-Wehmiller to enhance focus on flexible packaging and end-of-line integrated systems

Responding to rising demand for its innovative flexible packaging equipment as well as more complete integrated systems, Barry-Wehmiller is creating two new divisions dedicated to meeting these needs.

Forklift truck sales up 8.2% year-on-year – with retail distribution sector demand up by 40%

Forklift truck sales up 8.2% year-on-year – with retail distribution sector demand up by 40%

BITA's forklift truck Market Index shows that sales of trucks rose by 8.2% year-on-year, reaching 33,407 by the end of the third quarter of 2017, continuing the improvement on 2016 levels.

Krone launch new container carrier trailer for UK and Ireland

Krone launch new container carrier trailer for UK and Ireland

Krone has introduced a new container carrier trailer for the UK and Ireland and the first consignment has been taken by H B Commercial, the vehicle service, parts, rentals and sales group.

Recycling promotion boosts sales for Mattress Online

Recycling promotion boosts sales for Mattress Online

E-tailer, Mattress Online, boosted sales by 18 per cent in one week by offering some customers the chance to have their old mattress removed free of charge for recycling to ensure it did not end up in a landfill tip.

Haulier's investment in new TMS technology delivers 50% efficiency savings

Haulier's investment in new TMS technology delivers 50% efficiency savings

A Midlands haulage firm is planning the next phase of expansion following investment in new transport management technology (TMS), which has already delivered substantial efficiency savings in less than six-months.

Christoph Meier appointed VP Head of Group Communications

Christoph Meier appointed VP Head of Group Communications

Swissport International, provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has appointed Christoph Meier to VP Head of Group Communications.

Linde at LogiMAT: Digital, connected, autonomous and safe

Linde at LogiMAT: Digital, connected, autonomous and safe

It is the many continuous innovation steps that help to make the transition to digitally controlled and interconnected processes, autonomous solutions, the highest safety standards, and even more powerful drives become a reality.

Eddie Stobart is the 100th Northern Powerhouse partner

Eddie Stobart is the 100th Northern Powerhouse partner

Eddie Stobart has announced it is the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, a campaign to boost the local economy through investment in skills, innovation, transport and culture.

Hammer new European distributor for StorageCraft OneBlox scale-out storage

Hammer new European distributor for StorageCraft OneBlox scale-out storage

Hammer and StorageCraft Technology have announced a Europe-wide distribution agreement that will see Hammer adding the StorageCraft OneBlox scale-out solutions to its portfolio.

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