Fraikin has secured a seven-figure-deal with meat supplier Fairfax Meadow to supply 43 new vehicles on a four-year full-service contract hire basis.
Pharmaceutical giant Alliance Boots has taken full ownership of Derbyshire-based healthcare logistics firm UniDrug Distribution Group (UDG).
Goodyear is sponsoring the networking dinner at next month’s Quiet Cities global summit.
Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton.
The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme .
Howard Tenens is to put its first Euro-6 dual-fuel vehicle on the road next month, running on a blend of compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel.
Following on from my last article bemoaning the fact the government apprenticeship funding is targeted at the 16-18 olds I’m pleased to say that Business West have just started a £1.4M government funded programme aimed at unemployed 18-24 year olds. Those claiming job seekers allowance (in the Bristol area) for more than 13 weeks will be offered the skills, experience and employer engagement they need to find secure employment through work placement. Needless to say I have already approached all […]
Trade associations have welcomed the government’s plan to reform the Highways Agency, and the unveiling of the watchdogs that will be charged with ensuring the new private entity delivers.
Think Logistics has set itself a target of ensuring 1,000 students aged 16 to 18 attend one of its workshops by May 2016, and is urging operators to take part in the half-day sessions.
The Labour Party has pledged its support for out-of-hours deliveries, claiming smarter management of the UK road network is one of its transport priorities.