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Multi-million pound European funding for freight improvements

Three projects to improve vital freight and passenger links on the railway network are to receive €14m (£11m) from the European Commission The successful bid to the TEN-T Agency brought

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Forwarder Woodland listed in inaugural league table of top 200 UK exporters

Leading independent freight forwarder The Woodland Group has been listed in The Sunday Times International Track 200 league table, placed at 162 above household names including Specsavers, Virgin Active and

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ADM Londis signs €20M deal with Norbert Dentressangle to deliver centralised chill distribution to retailers

ADM Londis, the Irish grocery retail group owned by retailers for retailers, has signed a €20m contract with Norbert Dentressangle as part of an exciting new programme to deliver centralised

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GM and PSA Peugeot Citroen announce logistics agreement to improve operational efficiency and save costs

As a first result of its global alliance, GM and PSA Peugeot Citroen have reached a long-term, exclusive agreement to transfer the majority of GM’s logistics business in Europe to

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Kiddicare chooses Wincanton to provide multi-channel logistics

The UK’s leading baby specialist, Kiddicare, has chosen supply chain specialist Wincanton to provide logistics services as it grows from a predominantly online retailer to a true multichannel operation Kiddicare,

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Maersk Line and APL land big wins for US military

Maersk Line and APL, the containership subsidiary of Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines, have won lucrative contracts for international shipping of military cargo Maersk Line, the container shipping arm of Denmark’s

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Egemin Sets Foot on Mexican Soil With AGVs

    Egemin Sets Foot on Mexican Soil With AGVs

Egemin has signed a contract with La Costena, a Mexican producer of canned foods. Egemin is to install a new AGV system in the La Costena warehouse close to Mexico

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Thermo King Receives Ninth Consecutive AFSCA for Best Reefer Cargo Equipment Provider – Sea Freight

    Thermo King Receives Ninth Consecutive AFSCA for Best Reefer Cargo Equipment Provider – Sea Freight

Thermo King, a manufacturer of temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, received the Best Reefer Cargo Equipment Provider – Sea Freight

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Glenstal Foods spreads its distribution with Oakland International

    Glenstal Foods spreads its distribution with Oakland International

Based in Ashbourne County Meath, multi temperature supply chain specialist, Oakland International, has been selected to work in partnership with County Limerick operator, Glenstal Foods, to extend distribution of Glenstal

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Urgent Logistics Tender Notification

One of our FMCG clients is looking to outsource their established UK Transport Network for the distribution of products to their customer base which comprises of the UK grocery retail

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Readers Recognise Thermo King as Best Brand for Record-Breaking Eighth Consecutive Year

    Readers Recognise Thermo King as Best Brand for Record-Breaking Eighth Consecutive Year

Readers at three German trade magazines have recognised Thermo King as the top brand in the refrigeration units category for the eighth consecutive year. Thermo King again proved the readers’

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Top brands sign up for TCS&D show

Stand sales for the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) exhibition in September next year have been swift since bookings opened in May. The organisers of TCS&D – Sherwin Publications

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Yearsley Group to start £20m expansion at Heywood

Logistics specialist to create new ‘super hub’ in North West Yearsley Group is to start work on the expansion of its Heywood headquarters to meet demand for new contracts. Construction

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McArdle Skeath acquisition significant for Irish Exports

    McArdle Skeath acquisition significant for Irish Exports

May 29, 2012 Irish family-run company McArdle Transport Ltd has officially announced that it has acquired Skeath Refrigerated Transport Ltd and rebranded the business as McArdle Skeath, in an undisclosed

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Euroway clinches major 2 year exclusivity for contract hire requirements with Domino’s

    Euroway clinches major 2 year exclusivity for contract hire requirements with Domino’s

Leading commercial vehicle company Euroway have just clinched a major two-year exclusivity for contract hire requirements with Domino’s Pizza Group plc for the supply of new and replacement vehicles for

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Ambient, chilled and FMCG supply chain specialist, Fowler Welch, now UK’s sole transport provider of Jersey Royals

    Ambient, chilled and FMCG supply chain specialist, Fowler Welch, now UK’s sole transport provider of Jersey Royals

Ambient, chilled and FMCG supply-chain specialist, Fowler Welch, is now in ‘peak-time’ operation as the UK’s sole transport provider of Jersey Royals, the famous Channel Island potato variety, direct from

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Thermo King Offers Industry’s First Innovative Microchannel Coils on Segment Leading T-Series Units

Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, now offers the industry’s first innovative microchannel coils as

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Rotherham Bonding’s DeltaWMS Bond Warehouse Performance System boosts productivity and keeps down staff costs

We are growing fast and the Delta system’s productivity boost has allowed us to keep pace without having to recruit new staff” says company Managing Director Charles Foster. Rotherham Bonding

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TomTom delivers sweet success for Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme has improved delivery times to its stores and retail outlets across the UK by 20 per cent thanks to TomTom fleet management. Managers for the doughnut firm can

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ACS&T Logistics announce 14% growth for 2011

Temperature controlled logistics specialists ACS&T have announced their latest figures and demonstrated the success of their management strategies with significant growth and a return to profit. ACS&T, which provides supply

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Thermo King Launches SLX Ferry for Growing Mid- and Long-Haul Ferry Market

Thermo King is introducing an additional version of the model SLX 300 refrigeration unit to provide increased refrigeration capacity, optimum cargo load protection and better shock protection for the growing

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Culina acquires Cert Octavian

    Culina acquires Cert Octavian

Culina Group Limited, a market-leading provider of shared-user logistics services for food and drink companies, has announced an agreement to take over the supply chain activities of Cert Octavian Holdings

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New Distribution Partner For Dairy Partners

  New Distribution Partner For Dairy Partners

Dairy Partners, a UK manufacturer of cheese ingredients and sales and marketing partner for EU produced consumer branded dairy products,

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CULINA FRESH OPENS NEW FACILITIES IN SPALDING AND HEATHROW Dedicated fresh produce and horticultural service offers wider choice for customers

Culina Fresh, the door-to-door freight management and multi-modal supply chain service for fresh and horticultural producers, has opened its first

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204 million road miles cut from grocery supply chain

204 million heavy goods vehicle miles have been taken off UK roads by food and grocery companies, according research by

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Thermo King Undermount Truck Solutions for Straight Trucks and Drawbar Trailers Save Fuel and Increase Refrigeration Capacity and Sustainability

  Lighter and more compact units offer best-in-class efficiency and performance     Brussels, Belgium, March 5, 2012 — The

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Palletways secures contract with Beauchamp Foods

Pallet network Palletways has struck a deal with continental breads maker Beauchamp Foods to handle its warehousing and distribution Palletways

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Oakland International total supply chain solution on show at Foodex 2012

Multi temperature UK and Ireland supply chain and logistics specialist, Oakland International, is gearing up to showcase its inclusive UK

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Co-operative Group takes delivery of 1000th Carrier Transicold refrigeration

The Co-operative Group is continuing a decade-long trend of selecting Carrier Transicold UK transport refrigeration equipment with the delivery of

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Musgrave enlist Oakland International for Irish food collaboration

Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland and Musgrave Retail Partners GB are pulling together in a collaborative project involving Oakland International to

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IIFA Pavilion to be held at PACKAGING, PROCESSING & LOGISTICS, 16 & 17 May 2012, Citywest Dublin

  IIFA Pavilion to be held at PACKAGING, PROCESSING & LOGISTICS, 16 & 17 May 2012, Citywest Dublin

The Irish International Freight Association (IIFA) will be hosting a Pavilion at PACKAGING, PROCESSING & LOGISTICS at Dublin’s Citywest in

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Oakland International support of Irish cheese makers goes from strength to strength

  Oakland International support of Irish cheese makers goes from strength to strength

Oakland International, a multi temperature supply chain specialist chosen by cheese collaborative, Irish Cheese Direct, to store and distribute a

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P&O Ferrymasters wins Tate & Lyle renewal contract

Pan-European logistics specialist P&O Ferrymasters has signed a new three-year contract with longstanding customer Tate & Lyle. The latest deal

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Wincanton wins Premier Foods contract

  Wincanton wins Premier Foods contract

UK supply chain solution specialist Wincanton has been awarded a five-year contract with Premier Foods – the UK food producer

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Solarsoft looks for talented individuals to continue the success of its graduate recruitment scheme

Solarsoft recently announced that it continues to buck the economic trend through further expansion and growth, including the launch of

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Dairy Crest Utilises the Motion F5 to Improve Efficencies On Site

Dairy Crest integrates the Motion Computing F5 Tablet PC at its distribution centre and factories throughout the UK and Ireland.

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DFDS LOGISTICS IMPLEMENTS ADVANCED WMS AT LARKHALL

A high volume transhipment facility operated by DFDS Logistics at their Larkhall facility near Glasgow has begun implementation of the

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Carlsberg appoints Norbert Dentressangle as UK’s primary logistics partner

Norbert Dentressangle has been appointed as Carlsberg UK’s primary logistics partner under a new five year contract. Carlsberg will continue

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Contract renewal marks Wincanton’s 15-year partnership with Heinz

Contract extension sees Wincanton again invited to join iconic brand’s “Golden Circle” of preferred suppliers Wincanton has announced the renewal

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Tesco adds two new rail services – Britain’s largest retailer continues to reduce environmental impact

Tesco has launched the first of two new rail services, which together will save 10,000 tonnes of CO2 and remove

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MULTI MODAL VOICE SYSTEM AT PALLAS FOODS DRIVES OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

18thOctober 2011 ·                     Zetes next generation 3iV Crystal multimodal voice    solution will automate stock management processes in Pallas Foods’ Limerick

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Oakland International Ireland finalist in the Checkout National FMCG Awards

Co. Meath, Ireland — 12 Oct. 2011 — Oakland International, has been selected as a finalist in the Best Logistics

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Irish Retail Seminar Success For UK Exporters

A host of UK and European producers and manufacturers attended Oakland International’s ‘Breaking into Irish Retail’ event on Wednesday 21st

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Glyn Davies, former owner of Russell Davies and Hanbury Davies and current chairman of dealership Hanbury Riverside, has been appointed as non-executive director at Culina Logistics.

Glyn Davies, former owner of Russell Davies and Hanbury Davies and current chairman of dealership Hanbury Riverside, has been appointed

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FrieslandCampina and Heinz Combine Dutch Transport Services

  FrieslandCampina and Heinz Combine Dutch Transport Services

Dairy company FrieslandCampina Benelux, food producer HJ Heinz Benelux and logistics service provider Nabuurs have launched an initiative to further

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Northern England National Final – A Success

The RTITB Operator of the Year Competition National Finals commenced last week with a remarkable response. The Northern England National

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Carlsberg Appoints New Head of Group Supply Chain

  Carlsberg Appoints New Head of Group Supply Chain

Carlsberg has appointed Peter Ernsting as senior vice president, Group Supply Chain, and as a member of Carlsberg’s executive committee.

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Trading figure exceeds expectation for Irish specialist food distributer

Irish multi temperature supply chain, warehousing and logistics specialist, Oakland International, have announced their first full year trading figures and

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Irish Retail and Wholesale Seminar Unlocks UK Export Opportunities

  Irish Retail and Wholesale Seminar Unlocks UK Export Opportunities

The second in a series of successful seminars focusing on the UK retail and wholesale market, aimed at Irish food

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Pork Farms renews contract with 3PL specialist Oakland International

The pork pie and scotch egg brand leader, Pork Farms, have renewed their contract with multi temperature supply chain specialist,

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Widdowson Group showcase logistics at its best at the Food and Drink Logistics Show

  Widdowson Group showcase logistics at its best at the Food and Drink Logistics Show

The Widdowson Group’s experienced supply chain team will be on hand to welcome visitors to Stand H28 at the Food

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IBC Handling Guide for Safety and Efficiency

  IBC Handling Guide for  Safety and Efficiency

Schütz manual provides detailed information about transport containers Selters. Modern IBCs (intermediate bulk containers) come in such a wide range

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Southern Ireland Distribution Firm Oakland International Expands Workforce

Southern Ireland operator, Oakland International, due to organic growth of existing customer business and an increase in new business, has

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