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New forklift from Hyster

Published: July 22, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Brute strength from Hyster in a compact electric forklift

The new Hyster E4-5.5XN electric forklift truck series offers the same tough qualities as an IC (Internal Combustion) forklift truck delivering brute strength for intensive work.

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Lorry Control Scheme remains unchanged

Published: July 22, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

London Councils makes right decision on safety requirements but opportunity still missed, says FTA
 
The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the decision of London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee not to proceed with its proposed amendments to the London Lorry Control Scheme to add requirements for sideguards and class V and VI mirrors.

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Roll- Rite sold out of administration

Published: July 22, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Birmingham forklift truck supplier is sold out of administration,  reports insider media.

Restructuring and recovery firm FRP Advisory were appointed as joint administrators of Roll-Rite Forklift Ltd on 7 July 2014, as reported on www.insidermedia.com.

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River Island extends Yodel contract

Published: July 22, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

River Island extends partnership with Yodel for a further three years

Yodel has won a contract extension with fashion retailer River Island for a further three years. Operating from over 300 stores around the world and with a strong online presence, River Island is one of the leading retailers on the UK High Street. It has partnered with Yodel on its UK deliveries since May 2008.

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Ready for work

Published: July 18, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

In collaboration with leading logistics employers, Skills for Logistics (SfL) has developed a Pre-Employment Training (PET) Programme.

The programme aims to support unemployed adults and deliver the skills, training and opportunities they need to find real jobs in the Logistics Sector.

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Morrisons to open SW DC

Published: July 18, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Dedicated supply site planned to support supermarket’s convenience store roll out across UK
 
Morrisons has announced that it will open a new distribution operation in Bridgwater to support the expansion of its M local convenience business further into the South West and South Wales.

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Praxis acquires Whitebirk site

Published: July 18, 2014 by David Thame

Manchester-based investors have bought a 90-acre Lancashire site as the North West’s logistics property market begins to sizzle.

Praxis Holdings are understood to have acquired the Whitebirk 65 site from private investors.

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SHD Logistics Awards set for 19th March 2015

The SHD Logistics Awards 2015, will take place on Thursday 19th March, at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, to celebrate the very best companies within the intralogistics, materials handling and supply chain sectors.

Fusing contemporary chic with classic luxury, the 5-star London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, originally a stately townhouse, is just seconds from Park Lane and Oxford Street, and will provide a stunning setting for SHD Logistics' second awards event.

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