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London office marks DiCentral’s European expansion

DiCentral, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) supply chain integration and collaboration solutions, has opened its first UK office in London. This UK investment further expands DiCentral’s European footprint, which started with the creation of DiCentral Europe in Germany in December 2018, following the company’s acquisition of Compello GmbH. The new UK office will act […]

May 14, 2021   Career

Starship quadruples autonomous deliveries during pandemic

Starship Technologies, a leading provider of autonomous delivery services, has announced that its delivery numbers have quadrupled globally since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the service is now available to one million people around the world. “This past year has been a game-changer for autonomous delivery, moving adoption ahead by years,” said Ahti […]

May 14, 2021   Career

Bullet Express equipped to go the extra miles

Bullet Express, the Glasgow-based international logistics, transport and storage company, has installed 3.5 miles of pallet racking in its new 30,000 sq ft storage logistics facility in the city. Laid end to end, the racking is long enough to stretch from the storage facility at 2129 London Road, Glasgow, to George Square in the heart […]

May 14, 2021   Career

C.H. Robinson acquires Combinex to expand European footprint

C.H. Robinson has further expanded its European road transportation presence with the acquisition of Combinex Holding B.V. Combinex is one of the fastest-growing forwarders in the Benelux region, specialising in transport services for dry, fresh and frozen goods. “The acquisition is a great opportunity for C.H. Robinson and will strengthen our existing footprint in Europe, […]

May 14, 2021   Career

RHA launches tail lift safety guidance

The RHA has published long-awaited guidance to improve safety around the use of tail lifts.The Tail Lift and Pallet Truck Guidance Document aims to help operators reduce the risk of death and serious injury when palletised goods are delivered by vehicles fitted with tail lifts. The guidance sets out industry best practice, and supports businesses […]

May 14, 2021   Career

Brexit: non-EU imports outstrip EU imports for first time

Brexiteers may be celebrating the fact that EU imports to the UK were overtaken by non-EU imports for the first time, but international delivery specialist ParcelHero says that doesn’t mean Brexit is working. It just means non-EU imports to the UK have declined less alarmingly than EU imports. As recently announced Government trade figures show […]

May 14, 2021   Career

Riske: “KION better positioned than ever”

At its Annual General Meeting, KION Group reflected on a financial year in which the Group managed to navigate the coronavirus pandemic in robust shape: “The KION Group has remained on course even through choppy waters. Our structure is resilient and we operate with a focus on the future,” said Gordon Riske, Chief Executive Officer […]

May 13, 2021   Career

Survey: e-commerce consumers have high delivery expectations

GreyOrange, a global software provider that leverages artificial intelligence, machine learning and smart robots to optimise fulfilment operations, has revealed the results of a new survey which shows that almost half (45%) of consumers across EMEA expect online orders to be delivered within two days. The survey, which polled 1,500 consumers from the U.K. and […]

May 13, 2021   Career

Cargo up 72% at Brussels Airport

Cargo traffic through Brussels Airport in April 2021 continued its strong growth, with a 72% increase on the same period in 2020. But it handled only 250,065 passengers, down 89% on April 2019. This very low number is due to the ban on non-essential travel which remained in effect until 18th April and the array […]

May 13, 2021   Career

Wooden pallet industry sets sustainability goals

European manufacturers of wooden pallets and packaging are working towards setting targets for their use of sustainable, certified timber within the next few months, according to the European Federation of Wooden Pallet & Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB). The move is one of the next steps in the organisation’s initiative to increase usage of certified wood and […]

May 13, 2021   Career