The European Parliament (EP) voted yesterday (15 April) to approve European Commission (EC) proposals to allow more aerodynamic, safer truck designs. Originally tabled in April 2013, the draft regulations will allow manufacturers to exceed current weights and dimensions rules in order to develop more aerodynamic lorries, which the EP said will reduce fuel consumption by […]
Advanced Supply Chain (ASC) has invested £60m in a new operating facility in Nettetal, Germany (pictured), which will create 400 jobs over the next three years. The company, which specialises in retail logistics and is part of the Reconomy Group, said 150 jobs would be created at the 233,000sq ft facility during the first year […]
Logistics training specialist SP Training has claimed its first online CPC course generated “unprecedented multinational demand”.
UPS and TNT Express do not now expect their multi-billion euro merger, announced in March, to be completed until early 2013. The operators had originally hoped to seal a deal in the first half of the year, but involvement from the European Commission as regulator scuppered this timetable. Last month the European Commission temporarily suspended […]