Tag Archives: Logistics

Travis Perkins launches real-time nationwide delivery tracking system

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 Builders merchant group Travis Perkins has launched a nationwide, real time delivery tracking and management system for customers. The service means customers will know exactly when to expect their local branch delivery and will receive text message notifications on the day of delivery with a named two-hour timeslot, live delivery …

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Elite links up with new logistics partner

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One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete has teamed up with a new logistics provider. Elite Precast Concrete will work in partnership with flatbed haulage specialists Shropshire Express Deliveries to ensure its nationwide delivery operation runs like clockwork. The exclusive relationship will create a transport solution tailor-made for …

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Logistics Industry Warns PM of No Deal Threat

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Ahead of Parliament’s meaningful vote this evening on Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal with the EU, the UK’s logistics industry has reminded politicians that a No Deal Brexit would break her promise made in January 2017 to keep trade as frictionless as possible. Representatives of the UK’s leading logistics …

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Logistics Industry resilient in face of Brexit uncertainty, FTA report finds

Resilience dominates business thinking and planning where trade and the movement of goods are concerned, according to a new report published today.  The Logistics Update, launched by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) in partnership with Santander, polled the opinions of more than 370 freight and logistics businesses operating in the …

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    Shhh…entries now open for quiet freight delivery awards

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Has your company taken steps to reduce the noise of freight deliveries? Have you developed technology, equipment or operations to reduce noise impact? If so, make sure you enter the Quiet Logistics category at the Noise Abatement Society’s (NAS) John Connell Awards, sponsored by FTA, one of the UK’s leading …

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