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Finalists announced for Brake’s UK Fleet Safety Awards 2019

Finalists announced for Brake’s UK Fleet Safety Awards 2019

Brake has announced the shortlist for its 2019 annual Fleet Safety Awards sponsored by DRiiVE WiTH Matrix.

Hepco V Guide Systems: the bread and butter for food applications

Hepco V Guide Systems: the bread and butter for food applications

One of the largest industries globally, the food and beverage industry is a core element of the UK manufacturing economy. Comprising many different sectors including the bakery sector, confectionary, meat processing, drinks industries, dairies and fish processing – the range is wide and demand is high.

Packaging show collaborates with Pentawards for exclusive conference

Packaging show collaborates with Pentawards for exclusive conference

Experts from Microsoft, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Stranger & Stranger and Design Bridge are just some of the leading packaging designers and innovators speaking as part of the Pentawards Conference at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019.

Matthews Haulage chalks up a ‘full house’ of Mercedes-Benz trucks from S & B Commercials

Matthews Haulage chalks up a ‘full house’ of Mercedes-Benz trucks from S & B Commercials

Matthews Haulage chalks up a ‘full house’ of Mercedes-Benz trucks from S & B Commercials

Warehouse REIT enhances portfolio with two new acquisitions

Warehouse REIT enhances portfolio with two new acquisitions

Warehouse REIT, the AIM-listed specialist warehouse investor, has completed two new acquisitions as it continues to grow its portfolio of high quality urban warehouse assets, following the successful capital raise in April creating over £120m of acquisition firepower.

Alexanders keep easy-loading with low-maintenance Ekeri

Alexanders keep easy-loading with low-maintenance Ekeri

Alexanders Removals and Storage took delivery of an Ekeri side-opening 18 tonne rigid vehicle in 2017 which, says the company, has greatly improved loading flexibility and requires no maintenance or repairs.

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers identify and address driver fatigue

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers identify and address driver fatigue

Driving while tired is a high-risk activity and fatigue is a factor in a large number of road crashes. Organisations looking to reduce the risks associated with driver fatigue will benefit from new guidance published by the Global Fleet Champions (GFC) campaign.

Yodel appoints Mike Hancox as new chief executive officer

Yodel appoints Mike Hancox as new chief executive officer

UK independent parcel carrier, Yodel, has appointed Mike Hancox as its new chief executive officer.

Paragon cycling team raises more than £3000 for children’s hospice charity

Paragon cycling team raises more than £3000 for children’s hospice charity

A group of employees from Paragon Software Systems, has successfully finished a 150-mile cycle ride to raise more than £3000 for local children’s charity Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

World first SnapCart showing at IMHX

World first SnapCart showing at IMHX

Synergy – the company behind the award-winning SnapFulfil warehouse management system (WMS) – is debuting its innovative robotic fulfilment cart (Stand 6E178) at IMHX 2019.

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