Logistics Planning for Port of Dover

Simply 'being a port' is no longer sufficient. Customers - whether importers and exporters, shipping lines or manufacturers - now demand complete logistics solutions from the ports they use. Planning is well on the way for the Port of Dover. I hope it's handled well, despite the politics involved. … [Read more...]

Innovative Dexion Pallet Shuttle System

Dexion’s new Pallet Shuttle System is a semi-auto­mated storage solution for the handling of goods inside chan­nels similar to a drive-in setup. The Pallet Shuttle System removes the need for forklift trucks to enter the aisles and hence offers a cost effective and time saving storage solution. All … [Read more...]

Crackdown on Storage Companies

I was concerned to find out that there is growing evidence that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have begun a campaign to target warehouse keepers and hauliers who may unknowingly be handling excise goods on which the duty has yet to be paid. Companies found guilty of storing goods with duty … [Read more...]

Smart Business Academy for Logistics

An unprecedented number of major employers, including companies like Yodel, Royal Mail and Asda, have come together, spanning the logistics, transport and supply chain sectors, to form the Smart Business Academy and lead a sector-wide bid for Employer Ownership of Skills funding. Their aim is to … [Read more...]

Palletline’s Annual Awards

I always look to forward to Palletline's Annual Awards. They have honoured some of the UK's finest hauliers, and exceptional individuals who work in the road transport industry. This year, the palletised distribution network celebrated its Annual Awards evening on Saturday 16th March 2013 at the … [Read more...]

Fresh Pack Produce Promotion

Are you interested in revamping your current produce packaging? Schoeller Allibert has launched a promotion of produce trays and harvesting containers, with discounts on orders placed by the end of March, for delivery in April. Included in the offer: Maxinest stack-nest produce trays Field … [Read more...]