Mercedes-Benz Vans’ Steve Bridge Honoured With Outstanding Achievement Award By FTA Van Excellence At Commercial Fleet Awards.

Steve Bridge, Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd, has been honoured with an Outstanding Achievement award from Van Excellence at the Commercial Fleet Awards. The ceremony, which took place last night (Tuesday) at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, saw Mark Cartwright, Head of Vans at FTA, the organisation which administers Van Excellence, present Steve […]

Fontaine Fifth Wheel Brings Safer Coupling To Solutrans 2019.

For over 75 years Fontaine 5th wheel products have focused on safety, security and reliability. Since the introduction of pneumatic suspension systems, tractor units have encountered a universal problem: mis-couplings, wrong coupling manoeuvres, dropped trailers, etc. The consequences are clear to everybody involved, but because there has been no clear solution, many operators have had […]

SEC Storage Becomes Member Of AMHSA.

SEC Storage is delighted to announce it has been accepted as a member of the Automated Materials Handling Systems Association (AMHSA), which is committed to promoting excellence in the automated material handling industry across solutions, after sales support, reliability and safety. Furthermore, SEC Storage was invited to participate in the AMHSA ‘Meet the Experts’ Theatre […]

New CEO Appointed At Mandata.

A Cramlington-based road transport software provider has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the next stage of its development. Mandata, a provider of integrated software designed to help organisations manage their road transport operations, will welcome well-known north east businessman Chris Rigg in November. Taking over from current CEO Mark Norcliffe, who is […]

AA Joins Call For Education As Peak October Bridge Strike Season Arrives.

As the UK enters the peak season for bridge strikes, the AA’s business services team has lent its support to campaigns by the likes of Network Rail and the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to raise awareness of the costly damage caused by these avoidable accidents. October each year sees the highest number of bridge strikes […]

Sentinel Helping Customers Get Ready For Direct Vision Regulations.

Earlier this year it was announced that London mayor Sadiq Khan has committed to adopting Vision Zero for road danger in London. The mayor’s aim is for all deaths and serious injuries to be eliminated from London’s streets by 2041. Consultation feedback has shaped the DVS (Direct Vision Standard) proposal to now include a HGV […]

Goplasticpallets.com Announces New Key Account Sales Manager.

Goplasticpallets.com – The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company – is pleased to announce the appointment of Esther Bussell in the new role of Key Account Sales Manager. Esther, who has worked in the pallet industry for over 13 years, brings her in-depth knowledge and experience of the pallet industry to Goplasticpallets.com. On joining the company, Esther […]

Why Apprenticeships Should Be Valued All Year Round.

Leading supply chain provider Panalpina last week championed the value of balance in the workplace by hosting a one year anniversary for their apprentices. The young cohort, who all joined Panalpina in October 2018, were invited by the business to mark the occasion and celebrate their successful first year at the company. On Thursday 19th […]

70 Million Goods Per Year: inconso And BLG LOGISTICS Have PUMA’s Back.

With the groundbreaking ceremony in mid-February 2019 it was finally time: The green light was given for the new distribution center of the sporting goods manufacturer PUMA at its German Geiselwind location. The new facility is scheduled to go live in 2021; it will handle over 70 million items per year by 2023 and is […]