SHD Logistics

Steve Porter Transport wins contract

Published: August 20, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

The Isle of Wight’s largest independent freight carrier, Steve Porter Transport, has been awarded a major contract with European road freight giant Geodis Calberson.

The new deal will see Steve Porter Transport carrying out Geodis Calberson’s delivery and collection requirements on the South Coast from its Portsmouth depot, in addition to trunking to their UK hub in High Wycombe.

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Culina Logistics wins award

Published: August 20, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Culina Logistics wins Burnt Tree Refrigerental’s sponsored award

Two Shropshire businesses were linked recently when Market Drayton based Culina Logistics fought off the competition to be crowned the successful first time winners of the ‘Temperature Controlled Operator of the Year’ award sponsored by Shrewsbury company Burnt Tree Refrigerental at the 2014 Motor Transport Awards held in London last month.

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Soreen Bakery chooses new partner

Published: August 20, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

The malt loaf has been a family favourite for decades and is becoming ever more popular as people look to enjoy healthier lifestyles. With such an increase in demand, Soreen Bakery turned to Briggs Equipment, for a new fleet of forklifts to help meet demand from national supermarkets.

Soreen Bakery distributes around one million of its malt loaves to supermarkets per week from its dedicated Manchester warehouse facility and needed a materials handling partner with the flexibility and reliability to help maintain efficiency levels.

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Vanderlande achieves record safety

Published: August 19, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Vanderlande Australia achieves Safety Certification in record time

Vanderlande Industries Australia Pty has achieved certification to the OHSAS 18001:2007 standard for occupational health and safety following a three day audit by SAI Global in June 2014.

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Landmark £2.5m grant agreement

Published: August 19, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Logic Leeds, Muse Developments’ flagship 110-acre manufacturing and distribution development in the Aire Valley Leeds enterprise zone, will start on site this autumn.

Following the signing of a landmark £2.5m grant agreement with Leeds City Council, funded through the government’s Building Foundations for Growth programme, construction of a speculative 80,000 sq ft industrial unit at Logic Leeds will begin in October.

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LLA launches humanitarian course

Published: August 19, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA), one of the UK’s leading logistics and supply chain management training companies, has introduced a new humanitarian essential logistics module (HELM) for new entrants into the sector.

Building on LLA’s experience in delivering the Humanitarian Certification in Humanitarian Logistics, the flagship programme for logisticians working for all humanitarian aid agencies, this introductory level course covers all main aspects of a humanitarian logistics operation. It provides an initial guide on the key subject areas – including humanitarian supply chains, warehousing and stock management.

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CE of FSDF to judge SHD Logistics Awards 2015

Published: August 19, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Christopher Sturman, chief executive of the United Kingdom Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF), has agreed to judge the SHD Logistics Awards in 2015.

The SHD Logistics team are pleased to announce Christopher Sturham as the latest judge to join the panel of experts who will decide the winners of 2015's SHD Logistics Awards.

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Barclays head of logistics joins judging panel

Rob Riddleston, head of the Transport & Logistics team at Barclays Corporate, has agreed to judge the SHD Logistics Awards in 2015.

The SHD Logistics team are pleased to announce Rob Riddleston as the latest judge to join the panel of experts who will decide the winners of 2015's SHD Logistics Awards.

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