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With illegal immigrants trying to enter the UK through the Channel ports continuing to be headline news following a summer of turmoil, Vision UK has seen a surge of enquiries from hauliers looking to use CCTV to prevent ‘clandestine entrants’ stowing away on their vehicles.
Leading parcel delivery company DPD has invested £14 million in developing four new super-sized depots in Cardiff, Dagenham, Exeter and Stoke. Delivered ahead of the Christmas parcel rush, and new facilities will contribute to what DPD expect to be a record peak period, with planned parcel volumes 30% up on last year.
Customer expectation has changed radically over the past decade – and it is the quality of customer experience as much as the products, services and delivery options offered that increasingly influences online buying behaviour. Retailers are caught in a catch 22: how to provide choices that are convenient for the consumer with guaranteed, timed delivery slots and added value services such as installation or customisation without incurring unacceptable additional costs that make the new premium...
A series of new, interactive online guides from CFTS explain the importance of comprehensive Through Examination – which is not just for counterbalance forklifts but also applies to telehandlers, rough terrain, man-up, and reach trucks.
As part of its growth plans to generate further new business in its bulk handling operations at Teesport, PD Ports has appointed Roy Merryweather to the post of general manager business development.