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Shortlist announced for FTA Logistics Awards 2019

Shortlist announced for FTA Logistics Awards 2019

FTA has announced the 58 finalists in the running to win an accolade at the prestigious FTA Logistics Awards 2019, following a record number of entrants this year.

The Logistics Awards finalists announced

The Logistics Awards finalists announced

Some of the biggest names in the supply chain sector - including DP World London Gateway, Unipart Logistics, Clipper Logistics, Hermes, McCulla, Wincanton and Decathlon – are among the finalists in The Logistics Awards 2019.

Connexas Group forges partnership with WS Transportation

Connexas Group forges partnership with WS Transportation

Nationwide haulier, WS Transportation, has chosen to implement Connexas Group’s vehicle telematics solution to enhance efficiency, productivity and customer visibility across its ever-growing fleet of vehicles.

New truck investment by Bibby Distribution drives down fuel costs for Ultraframe

New truck investment by Bibby Distribution drives down fuel costs for Ultraframe

Eight new Renault Trucks Range T 6x2 tractor units acquired by Bibby Distribution have returned a 10 per cent increase in fuel efficiency in the first three months of operation on a contract with conservatory specialist Ultraframe, significantly reducing costs.

BFT heightens fleet visibility with Teletrac Navman deal

BFT heightens fleet visibility with Teletrac Navman deal

Teletrac Navman has signed a contract with BFT Mastclimbing Ltd, to provide its telematics software and hardware, enabling the construction contractor to have increased visibility of its nationwide fleet and assets.

VisionTrack recruits European Sales Director

VisionTrack recruits European Sales Director

VisionTrack, provider of connected vehicle cameras and video telematics, is targeting international growth with the appointment of Vernon Bonser as European Sales Director.

Success for Connect Group at Leading Health and Safety Awards

Success for Connect Group at Leading Health and Safety Awards

Logistics specialist, Connect Group, has been awarded 10 accolades by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its commitment to health and safety for a third consecutive year.

WFS invests again in Copenhagen to future-proof its growing air cargo handling business

WFS invests again in Copenhagen to future-proof its growing air cargo handling business

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is future-proofing its cargo handling operations at Copenhagen Airport with the lease of a further facility to support the growing volumes of its airline and freight forwarding customers.

Auto Putaway or Manual? You can’t beat the WMS

Auto Putaway or Manual? You can’t beat the WMS

By Alex Mills, Sales and Marketing Director at ProSKU.

When it comes to receiving goods and looking for somewhere to put them, a modern warehouse management system (WMS) can surpass the knowledge of even the most competent warehouse operative. It can do this because it holds a map of the storage locations in a warehouse and records what is stored in them in real time.

TIMOCOM: Economic slowdown affects transport-European countries with strong export economies hit hard

TIMOCOM: Economic slowdown affects transport-European countries with strong export economies hit hard

Germany, France and the Benelux states are feeling the affects of the global economic slowdown. These are the current numbers on the TIMOCOM transport barometer which the IT company uses every quarter to document the development of transport offers and requests on Europe’s largest freight exchange.

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