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Giant pandas transported by Volga-Dnepr are welcomed at their new home in Finland

Giant pandas transported by Volga-Dnepr are welcomed at their new home in Finland

Giant Pandas Lumi and Pyry have settled into their new home at Ahtari Zoo in Finland after travelling from China onboard one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' freighter aircraft.

Efficient products and good service bring Armstrong Richardson back for more Mercedes-Benz trucks

Efficient products and good service bring Armstrong Richardson back for more Mercedes-Benz trucks

Mercedes-Benz has made further inroads into the fleet of a long-established Middlesbrough-based operator that until relatively recently had only run trucks by other manufacturers.

Focus on driver safety helps Fife Council save nearly £190k on annual fuel costs

Focus on driver safety helps Fife Council save nearly £190k on annual fuel costs

Fife Council has saved £189,000 on its annual fuel bill by working with employees to encourage a safer, more efficient driving style.

Storopack presents automated solutions for protective packaging processes at CeMAT 2018

Storopack presents automated solutions for protective packaging processes at CeMAT 2018

Storopack will be presenting several new products for automated protective packaging processes at this year's CeMAT in Hannover.

Online purchases in CPG are trending up, consumer survey shows

Online purchases in CPG are trending up, consumer survey shows

Consumer packaged goods (CPG), once purchased almost exclusively in stores, are quickly moving into the digital realm as more and more consumers are researching and purchasing CPG products online.

This is according to survey findings released from Periscope By McKinsey, which offers a suite of Marketing & Sales Analytics Solutions to help companies achieve sustainable revenue growth.

Celtic Couriers targets SME space to expand business

Celtic Couriers targets SME space to expand business

It may have only been three years since Gareth Jenkins and his wife took the reins at Burry Port-based Celtic Couriers, but since then they have invested an impressive £350,000 – the majority of which has been spent on progressively replacing his 30-strong fleet comprising four trailers, six HGVs and 22 vans.

Waste not want not with new Ulma Packaging skin solution

Waste not want not with new Ulma Packaging skin solution

Want to reduce your film waste by almost a half? Now there is a opportunity to do just that, as well as increasing throughput by over 10 per cent, with the new TFS407R from packaging solutions provider, ULMA Packaging.

Nicky Moffat CBE announced as Field Service Management Expo's first inspirational speaker

Nicky Moffat CBE announced as Field Service Management Expo's first inspirational speaker

Field Service Management Expo – to be held from 16 to 21 June 2018 at Excel London – is proud to welcome Nicky Moffat CBE, formerly the British Army's highest ranking female officer, to deliver a fascinating and highly practical talk titled, 'What Good Leadership Looks Like'.

New 4flow vista release features 3D planning tool

New 4flow vista release features 3D planning tool

4flow vista, the integrated standard software for supply chain design and transportation planning, has been introduced for companies looking for ways to optimise costs when loading all kinds of less than truckload (LTL) freight.

Cargo Chief launches C4 to help 3PLs find carrier capacity

Cargo Chief has launched its new C4 carrier integration platform to help 3PLs digitally…

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