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Michelin acquires Masternaut

Michelin acquires Masternaut

Masternaut has agreed to be acquired by Michelin, which will accelerate Masternaut’s product development and its growth across Europe.

Atran Airlines' new route guarantees cargo capacity between Hangzhou and Riga for Cainiao Network

Atran Airlines' new route guarantees cargo capacity between Hangzhou and Riga for Cainiao Network

Atran Airlines, the Russian air express carrier within Volga-Dnepr Group (the Group), is introducing a new route into its network between Hangzhou (China), an emerging technology hub and home to the e-commerce industry in China, and Riga (Latvia).

AirBridgeCargo reports 10% growth of ‘nose door’ loaded shipments as it presents new ‘abc XL’ livery

AirBridgeCargo reports 10% growth of ‘nose door’ loaded shipments as it presents new ‘abc XL’ livery

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), provider of specialty air cargo services, has seen demand for its ‘abc XL’ product for oversized and heavy cargoes continue to grow in the first four months of 2019, with volumes up 3% year-on-year to more than 11,000 tonnes.

Hardstaff Barriers expands fleet with new Hyundai forklift trucks

Hardstaff Barriers expands fleet with new Hyundai forklift trucks

Acclaim Handling, headquartered in Purfleet in Essex, has recently completed a deal with Nottingham-based security barrier manufacturer, Hardstaff Barriers, for two brand new Hyundai 80D-9 diesel, 8,000 kg, counter balance forklifts in a deal worth £132K.

GEODIS named a Leader in Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America

GEODIS named a Leader in Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America

Global supply chain operator GEODIS has been recognized by Gartner as a Leader in the May 2019 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics in North America. The report evaluated 19 third-party ‘logistics providers doing significant business in the North American region (the U.S., Canada and Mexico)’.

ERM Advanced telematics enters the rapidly expanding electric vehicle market

ERM Advanced telematics enters the rapidly expanding electric vehicle market

International automotive technology supplier ERM Advanced Telematics, whose products are installed in more than 5 million vehicles worldwide, is expanding into the booming electric vehicle (EV) market.

Take ownership of your own closed loop of plastic pallets

Take ownership of your own closed loop of plastic pallets

Paying constantly increasing prices, buying or renting wooden pallets makes little financial sense; particularly when there is a more attractive alternative.

BigChange brings real-time visibility to SYNETIQ transport operations

BigChange brings real-time visibility to SYNETIQ transport operations

SYNETIQ, the UK-based vehicle salvage and recycling company, has introduced a high tech system from Leeds-based BigChange that provides real-time 24/7 visibility of its collection and delivery operations.

Twelve months on and organisations are still not GDPR compliant, say 68 per cent of respondents to Infosecurity Europe poll

Twelve months on and organisations are still not GDPR compliant, say 68 per cent of respondents to Infosecurity Europe poll

It’s almost one year on since GDPR came into force yet there appears to be a lack of confidence in its application according to the latest Twitter poll from Infosecurity Europe 2019 – Europe’s number one information security event.

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