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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.

ArrowXL awarded four-year contract with Smeg UK

ArrowXL awarded four-year contract with Smeg UK

ArrowXL, the UK two-person home delivery expert, has strengthened its client portfolio after securing a four-year contract with Smeg UK, the distinguished and stylish manufacturer of luxuriously made Italian appliances. Under the terms of the agreement, ArrowXL will provide a dedicated range of premium delivery, in-home and recycling solutions for Smeg UK's customers.

Moving large loads

Moving large loads

The world record for the heaviest object pulled over 100 feet belongs to a US reverend who pulled a 68-tonne lorry.

More Krone Dry Liners for Quinlan Transport

More Krone Dry Liners for Quinlan Transport

Quinlan Transport has taken delivery of its second consignment of Dry Liner box trailers from Krone which, says the company, have joined its 30-strong trailer fleet to deliver bread and related products to RDCs throughout Ireland.

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.

Ace container handling with SANY

Ace container handling with SANY

Following a review of the latest heavy lifting equipment facilitated by Cooper Specialised Handling, a well-established container services company has added a new SANY empty container handler to its fleet.

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.

HANSA HEAVY LIFT develops tailored solutions for floating unit customers globally

HANSA HEAVY LIFT develops tailored solutions for floating unit customers globally

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has strengthened its position in the floating unit market after successfully completing a series of projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

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