Haulage rates continued to stagnate during the first half of the year, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested.
Transport for London (TfL) has promised to provide an update “later this year” on proposals for a new underground ring road around London to relieve congestion.
Researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology have developed large fluorescent noise barriers for busy roads that can also generate solar energy. Two panels have been erected alongside the A2 highway near Den Bosch in a practical test launched on 18 June – led by Dutch building company Heijmans – to assess the economic and technical feasibility of energy-generating noise barriers. The Luminescent Solar Concentrator (LSC) panels have been developed by Michael Debje, a researcher at the Eindhoven University of […]
Ever wondered what’s going on in the parcels market outside the world of FedEx acquisitions and DPD domination? Here’s a few snippets of parcels news from around the globe.
Two European manufacturers have teamed up to create a kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) suitable for use on HGVs. Skeleton Technologies and Adgero SARL have designed a hybrid system, optimised for intermodal road transport operations, that they claim can reduce fuel consumption and associated CO2 emissions by up to 25%. How it works… The Adgero Hybrid System is an intelligent operation comprising two control units: one on the tractor unit and one on the trailer. During acceleration, the tractor unit […]
Arjan Kaaks (pictured) has been appointed as chief finance officer at Ceva Logistics with immediate effect.
DHL Supply Chain has won a two year extension to its NHS Supply Chain contract and has been set a target to deliver £300m of savings by October 2018, operating in a more transparent manner.
DHL Supply Chain has won a deal to provide a next day delivery service for Saab parts supplier Orio UK.
Pallet network Fortec has said its members will benefit from the opening of parent group Geodis’ hub in Northampton.
A two year deal between Saint-Gobain Isover and Bibby Distribution will extend a partnership that has run since October 2010, with new measures to be put in place to further increase safety, sustainability and efficiency.