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MetaPack acquires XLogics

MetaPack acquires XLogics

MetaPack, the provider of intelligent delivery solutions for eCommerce and Multi-Channel retailers, has announced the acquisition of European shipping provider, Xlogics Group.

New £1 million fleet for Meachers

New £1 million fleet for Meachers

Meachers Global Logistics, the UK independent providers of logistics services, is purchasing 7 new tractor units and 24 new trailers at a price tag in the region of £1 million.

Brake calls on fleets to ensure mechanics are trained and qualified

Brake calls on fleets to ensure mechanics are trained and qualified

Brake, the road safety charity, has published a new report for fleet managers on maintaining safe vehicles. Sponsored by Licence Bureau and published through Brake's Fleet Safety Forum, the report contains results of a Brake survey of fleets' management of vehicle safety, and gives guidance on how fleet managers can ensure vehicles are safely maintained.

IAG Cargo and The WACO System sign partnership deal

IAG Cargo and The WACO System sign partnership deal

IAG Cargo has entered into a global strategic partnership with freight management network The WACO System.

Compound interest

Compound interest

Formed in 1978 Petlon Polymers Ltd specialise in reprocessing and compounding polymer products into a range of materials that can be reused by the industrial plastics sector.

'Logistics Company of the Year' accolade goes to Kuehne + Nagel and Benetton project

'Logistics Company of the Year' accolade goes to Kuehne + Nagel and Benetton project

Kuehne + Nagel and Benetton have been awarded for their solution transforming Benetton's Inbound Supply Chain. The awards ceremony for the 9th edition of the Logistics Award of the Year was held in Milan.

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