Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) now has more than 1,300 registered members. Fors, which was launched in April 2008, is a free to join initiative aimed at improving fleet and vehicle operational efficiency. Total Fors registrations (awaiting accreditation) as of the 26 June, stood at 1,333. Of this, 872 companies had achieved bronze status, 52 silver and 12 the top gold status. There are 96,293 accredited vehicles within Fors. Fors membership is now mandatory for all new […]
Norbert Dentressangle has won a contract with paint supplier Valspar, covering warehousing and deliveries into its retail partner’s network.
Meachers Global Logistics has won a major contract renewal with cruise ship operator Carnival UK, following a competitive tender process. The Southampton-based operator’s relationship with Carnival stretches back 14 years, and Meachers already manages the company’s supply chain for its vessel fleet. This includes providing inventory control, warehousing, consolidation, pick and pack, and back office support services. As part of the renewal, Meachers will now incorporate the consolidation of food and beverage supplies and receipting of all products into the […]
Logistics planning for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer will now have to be “done in a rush”, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has claimed.