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Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning as concerns around driver shortage continue to grow, says Paragon survey

Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning as concerns around driver shortage continue to grow, says Paragon survey

Logistics operations are increasingly turning to integrated technology solutions to overcome a host of transport planning pressures, while at the same time the driver and general skills shortage continues to weigh on the supply chain sector.

'Best of the best' van operators and drivers recognised at FTA's Van Excellence Awards

'Best of the best' van operators and drivers recognised at FTA's Van Excellence Awards

Fourteen of the UK’s finest van operators and drivers celebrated after being recognised as the ‘best of the best’ at the FTA’s 2018 Van Excellence Honours, which took place in a glittering ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Holger Wilhelm to lead automotive growth for Imperial Logistics

Holger Wilhelm to lead automotive growth for Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics has appointed Holger Wilhelm to the newly-created post of Executive Vice President - Automotive.

‘Trials will help industry to safely reduce packaging waste’, says Ulma Packaging UK

‘Trials will help industry to safely reduce packaging waste’, says Ulma Packaging UK

The packaging industry must keep an open mind and invest in sustainable ways to reduce materials waste, but it will be an ongoing process - says an industry spokesperson.

Swissport to acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. From Air France

Swissport to acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. From Air France

Swissport recently agreed to increase its shareholding in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) to 100 percent from 50 percent, which it held in a joint venture.

Pregis looks Sharp as it unveils new bagging solution

Pregis looks Sharp as it unveils new bagging solution

Protective packaging specialist, Pregis Limited, will be introducing the availability of Sharp bagging solutions at packaging events across Europe this coming Spring.

Paragon provides route planning expertise to help St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

Paragon provides route planning expertise to help St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

Dorking-based Paragon Software Systems has supported the St Gemma’s Hospice annual Christmas tree disposal service, helping the charity to raise more than £20,000 to care for terminally ill people in West Yorkshire.

Goplasticpallets.com launches new improved multi-trip pallet box

Goplasticpallets.com launches new improved multi-trip pallet box

Four years since the original launch of its multi-trip pallet box – the Trip Box – Goplasticpallets.com has introduced a new, improved version to its range, which is claimed to deliver superior strength, better security and enhanced performance for large volume goods handling and distribution.

Beauty retailer is looking good thanks to new Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system

Beauty retailer is looking good thanks to new Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system

A leading supplier of beauty and hairdressing products has smartened up its customer fulfilment after choosing the Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system (WMS).

Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight at the Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 fringe programme

Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight at the Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 fringe programme

With the 2019 edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City fast approaching, momentum towards the fringe programme’s new events continues to build.

Industry forums set to inspire at UK packaging event

Industry forums set to inspire at UK packaging event

Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 will host six dedicated industry forums - drinks, food, pharma, beauty, ecommerce and retail – when the show returns to Birmingham’s NEC, alongside Contract Pack and Ecopack, on 27 & 28 February.

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