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Reliable FUSO Canters are selected for Premier Timber

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Premier Timber bought its first FUSO Canter shortly after it opened for business 20 years ago – to suggest it run any other type of truck now would go very much against the grain. The family-owned merchant operates from a yard and saw mill in Queenborough, Kent, and has just …

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Combilift nominated in two 2020 IFOY Award catergories

Combi CS IFOy nomineeSUBBED

For the second year in a row Combilift is a finalist in the IFOY Awards. The company is the only manufacturer to have two of its products nominated for a 2020 IFOY Award (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year) which honours the best products and solutions of the …

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CEMEX upgrades facilities at Salford to improve rail depot capability


Global building materials solutions supplier CEMEX has invested over £300,000 into its Salford railhead, upgrading its track and storage bays to improve safety and allow delivery of hardstone into the site. This important work forms part of a strategic programme to upgrade all of the track at CEMEX sites across …

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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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W.Howard helps employee drive his career forward

L r Neville and Mark from WHoward Group

Mark Odams passed his category CE driving test in November with the support of W.Howard Group Transport Manager Neville Waring and his team of Drivers. A category CE driving licence means Mark can now operate the company’s articulated fleet vehicles as well as the rigid vehicles. Mark first worked as …

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Lawsons electrifies its JCB Teletruk investment

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Independent builders merchant Lawsons has taken on five new JCB 30-19E electric-powered Teletruks, the first of their kind in the UK. Lawsons is the first UK customer to invest in the JCB 30-19E, which was launched in Spring 2019 and is the first electric-powered model to be added to the …

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FTA Response to the Yellowhammer Document

The FTA has worked closely with government over the past three years to develop new trading processes for the UK’s businesses to use after Brexit, but the Yellowhammer document shows that there is still much that could go wrong and still has to be done to keep Britain trading effectively. …

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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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Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd wins two Transport Awards


Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited, parent company to KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Hotpoint and Indesit, has picked up two awards in the Motor Transport Awards 2018. Whirlpool UK was one of only two companies to receive two awards at the ceremony, which took place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on 4th July 2018. …

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