Wincanton has won a warehousing and distribution contract with fashion label Paul’s Boutique. The contract will see the operator deliver products to department stores across the UK, as well as store its range of women’s clothing, accessories and perfume. Paul’s Boutique has taken some space at Wincanton’s 500,000ft² shared-user DC in Greenford, west London, as part of its “pay as you grow” model, which enables customers to pay only for the space they need. Wincanton’s business unit director Paul Durkin […]
Today’s scheduled strike by drivers and warehouse staff working for Indesit UK is going ahead after last-minute talks on Wednesday between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite came to a close without resolution, the union told Motortransport.co.uk today.
Producing a 15.65m longer semi-trailer that complies with manoeuvrability rules is one thing; building one that is a genuinely practical, real-world proposition is a different matter. So says Professor David Cebon, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Cambridge and director of Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC), a collaboration between the university and industry.
The DfT has said a decision will be made in due course on the rigidity of the December deadline for operators to take up their allocations of longer semi-trailers as part of the government’s 10-year trial.