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Britain’s leading independent supplier of construction materials, Hope Construction Materials, has announced a significant investment in rail transportation from its Derbyshire cement operation.
Customers from all over the world are modernising their shopping habits, taking trade away from the high street and into the world of eCommerce. With the option of next day delivery now virtually standard, a host of new demands are being placed on the logistics behind our one-click culture.
According to the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) new Logistics Report 2015, the newly-elected Conservative Government should prioritise investing in road improvements.
Palletline has announced that it has acquired S&S Distribution, along with its warehousing activities. Under the ownership of brothers, David and Ken Sanderson, the Kent-based haulage company has worked closely with the palletised distribution network for 20 years.
The world’s first battery-powered electric ferry, Ampere, has entered service sailing between Lavik and Oppedal on the Sognefjord, Norway. Operated by Norled, the Norwegian shipping company, the venture is a major step in the evolution of emission-free ferries and significantly reduces the cost of fuel.