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CEVA airlifts supplies for Ebola response

Published: October 21, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Supply chain management company CEVA Logistics airlifted more than 70 tonnes of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia on October 10th to assist in ongoing efforts to combat the West Africa Ebola outbreak.

The airlift was chartered by the US Agency for International Development — the lead  government agency coordinating US Ebola response efforts — which has been working to expand the pipeline of medical equipment and supplies to the region.

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Tesco & Barclays experts to judge Awards

Published: October 21, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Tesco's supply chain director and Barclay's head of transport and logistics, are two of the industry experts judging the SHD Logistics Awards in 2015. We introduce the whole expert panel.

The judging panel of the SHD Logistics Awards comprises of independent, senior industry figures with expertise across the sector, chosen for their knowledge, independence, objectivity and credibility.

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Thorworld supports FEM vision

Published: October 21, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Thorworld Industries has played its part in shaping the future of the materials handling industry after attending the bi-annual congress of FEM, the European Materials Handling Federation.

Held in York from 18th-19th September, the FEM Congress outlined its plans for the next few years with the launch of Vision & Strategy 2020, a new publication that Thorworld helped to draft.

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DPD invests £10.2m in six new depots

Published: October 21, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

The UK's fastest-growing major parcel delivery company DPD has invested £10.2m on new depots in Dartford, Feltham, Radlett, Reading, Liverpool and Lincoln.

The new depots, which collectively are expected to create over 250 new jobs, will expand DPD's capacity to handle a significant increase in B2C parcel volumes generated by its hugely successful one-hour timeslot service, Predict.

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VIDEO: Largest-ever ship sails the Thames

Published: October 20, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s new deepwater container port. The 397m-long, 56m-wide Edith Maersk has a draught of 16m and carries up to 15,500 TEU.

DP World London Gateway operates eight of the UK’s largest quay cranes; their air draft and overreach capabilities mean that the port is well-equipped to handle the world’s largest vessels of today and tomorrow.

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TVH publishes new parts catalogue

Published: October 20, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

The Parts & Accessories division of TVH-Thermote & Vanhalst - the one-stop shop for parts and accessories for material handling, industrial and agricultural machines - has published its latest Consumables & Accessories catalogue.
 

Although the previous edition of this catalogue only dates from last year, the new edition is considerably more bulky. Around 1,800 pages feature 18,000 references, conveniently arranged in 12 chapters. The chapters deal with anything from safety to warehouse accessories and from power tools to measuring equipment. Anyone trying to find a specific product can search by theme or by keyword in the multilingual index.

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Greater towing power

Published: October 20, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Linde Material Handling is launching a new product family of tractors and platform trucks onto the market.

In addition to a six-tonne tractor, the forklift manufacturer also offers an eight-tonne version in order to open up more market segments.

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Enter the SHD Logistics Awards now

Entry is now open for the SHD Logistics Awards. Fancy your chances of picking up a trophy?

The Awards are open to any business either from within the logistics industry or in an industry that features logistics as part of its operations.Over 100 companies have already registered their interest in entering the Awards.

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