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FM Conway Selects Planning & Fleet Utilisation Solutions from Microlise
FM Conway Selects Planning & Fleet Utilisation Solutions from Microlise

Transportation Insight Partners with Comar to Manage Rising Transportation Costs

Study examines potential of Mobility-as-a-Service for Cologne

JF Hillebrand rebrand as Hillebrand at 175th anniversary


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Making Sustainability More Sustainable

Balancing sustainability with meeting customer demands, companies’ responsibility to environmental efforts and the natural fit for TMS

The Sale and Leaseback of Menzies Distribution Properties

The transaction has generated proceeds of £24.65 million for involving eight distribution depots across its UK logistics network

Implico to present forward-looking SAP downstream solutions at Best Practices for Oil & Gas 2019

Solutions and upcoming innovations include the new releases of the industry standards SAP S/4HANA Oil & Gas for Secondary Distribution Management

Europa is ready for a no-deal Brexit

The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder, Europa Worldwide Group is ready to tackle the possibility of a No-Deal Brexit.

Digital Dexterity is Key to the Future Success of the Transportation and Logistics Sector

Jim Hilton, Director Manufacturing, T & L Marketing Strategy at Zebra Technologies explains the importance of digital dexterity in the industry

Rhenus Air & Ocean division takes off

Rhenus Logistics implementing new automated systems and technical enhancements to help meet changing customer demands within the Air & Ocean sector

Royal Mail Turns Red to Green with New Electric Vans

Royal Mail expanding fleet of 100% electric vehicles as part of Company’s efforts to continue to reduce CO2 emissions associated with its operations

Premier Coach Operator switches to TruTac for improved Compliance Control

Edwards Coaches switched to TruTac's new fleet management software

SAP S/4HANA Solutions for Downstream Companies: New Versions Now Available

Integrated Transport Planning / Improved Performance and Usability / Comprehensive Service Station Overview

Menzies Distribution ranked as one of the UK’s top performing private companies in The Sunday Times HSBC Fast 100

The Fast Track 100 ranks private companies in the UK based on their sales growth over the last three years.

MRPeasy helps Vivacity Labs keep the traffic flowing

'Next generation' transport management by giving authorities unprecedented insights into their transport systems.

Logistyx President Ken Fleming to Speak at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Barcelona

President Ken Fleming will be presenting two sessions at the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Barcelona

Dirk Franke is reinforcing PTV’s management team

PTV Group continues to gain momentum - the worldwide business now managed in six regions

AEB, Bongers Expeditie and ChannelPorts: Smart cooperation offers worry-free Brexit

Digitization and integration make trade between EU27 and UK easier and more efficient

Autotalks Accelerates C-V2X Readiness

Company reported the successful completion of a field test in China with a major local technology giant

ERM Advanced Telematics Enters the Rapidly Expanding Electric Vehicle Market

ERM set to offer its new StarLink EV that can be used in cars, buses, trucks and even two-wheeled vehicles like motorcycles and scooters

PTV Group's new route planning app now available on Salesforce AppExchange

PTV Map&Market 25h plans and optimizes routes for field sales and service teams

Truck Parking Europe secures 40th Bookable location in Europe

Booking platform experiences rapid growth as the sector demands safe parking

Manhattan Enhances Strategic Modeling and Execution Capabilities of Its Market-Leading TMS

Separately, company named a Leader in Gartner’s TMS Magic Quadrant

Shropshire Logistics Specialist Appoints New Managing Director

KRL, a leading UK transport and third-party logistics specialist has continued to develop its team with the appointment

Worry about a chaotic Brexit causes explosion in EU exports to the UK

Companies in the UK are increasing their stock as a means of preparing for a hard Brexit.

Toyota Material Handling Europe presents future logistics vision with Microsoft

Toyota Material Handling showed a first preview of its future logistics vision at the Microsoft booth: 'A.I.TeamLogistics'

Continental Cargo Carriers Invests in Growing Fleet

Specialist full and part-load operator, Continental Cargo Carriers (CCC), has invested a six-figure sum in 35 new trailers to modernise its fleet.

Relaxed around Easter: Freight forwarder MZ Logistic and seasonal challenges

MZ Logistic counts on TC Transport Order during the busy season

Ctrack Launches Ultra Compact Tracking Devices

Ctrack by Inseego has introduced two wireless tracking devices to extend its range of battery-powered telematics solutions.

Tuffnells Puts Safety In The Driving Seat With New Initiative

Tuffnells launched a new initiative to further improve the health and safety of its drivers and depot colleagues with investment in new technology

BluJay Solutions Recognized as a Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for TMS

Evaluation based on completeness of vision and ability to execute

Europa Road’s expansion continues with new role

Europa Road’s ongoing expansion created appointment of new UK Network Development Manager and Branch Network and Sales Director.

JDA and Panasonic to Establish Joint Venture Company in Japan

Strategic agreement aims to expand provision of companies’ joint solutions to optimize factory, warehouse and retail digital supply chain operations

Accumulated expertise in public transport: UITP, the International Association of Public Transport

PTV Group supports new partnership between UITP and the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion (TRK) as a founding partner

PTV Group will undertake research as part of project “Charge: Refuelling tomorrow’s Electrified Transport”

PTV Group selected to undertake the research as member of a consortium of companies led by SP Energy Networks, EA Technology and Smarter Grid Solution

How Alternative Fuels Can Change The Rules Of The Game

Addressing How Alternative Fuels Can Change The Rules Of The Game At Microlise Transport Conference

Descartes launches its SmartDownload Telematics Hub for downloading tachograph data

Descartes is unveiling its fully integrated, complete range of smart compliance management solutions.

Palm Logistics makes in-roads to Madrid’s last mile with 115,000m2 Gavilanes investment

Meeting demand for a modern, innovative logistics solution in Southern Europe

MacIntyre Transport hits the road with TOPS…on the go Six-figure investment for supply chain specialist

Since first adopting Fargo Systems TOPS transport management software, MacIntyre Transport is embarking on the rollout of the latest version of TOPS

Rhenus expands global footprint

Rhenus Logistics has further grown its global presence, through a series of high-profile acquisitions in Africa and North America.

3PLs need to significantly boost customer satisfaction levels, survey finds

Less than a fifth (18%) of UK companies are happy with their Third-Party Logistics suppliers (3PLs)

Blue Sky Network Expands Aerial Firefighting Capabilities

The SATCOM and tracking pioneer asserts its presence in the aviation firefighting industry with tailored hardware, software, and compliant solutions

Europa Road Sheffield Takes the Fast Lane

New Branch Celebrates First Six Months of Success

International Logistics Centre Joins European Logistics Giant Palletways

International Logistics Centre, has embarked on a new venture after becoming the latest company to join Palletways

Boeing 737 MAX 8 grounding could impact on international e-commerce and parcels

The grounding of the world’s entire Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet could mean delays to overseas freight, warns the international delivery expert ParcelHero.

81% of SMEs say digitization boosts output but many still rely on manual processes

New TomTom Telematics research highlights large number of SMEs frustrated at workflow inefficiency and turning to automation to improve productivity

Palletways Announces Partnership With National Road Safety Charity

Palletways has announced it will be partnering with the road safety charity, Brake to deliver education sessions in schools across the UK.

Driving Walkers Forward

Europa Road is celebrating a 14 year partnership with Walkers Shortbread – the ‘world’s finest shortbread brand’

Stuart partners with Ocado to deliver groceries in under 60 minutes

Industry leader Ocado is partnering with Stuart, a last mile delivery platform specialised in same day and on demand delivery, to launch Ocado ZOOM.

Speedy Freight Nominated For Major Franchising Award

Speedy Freight has been shortlisted for the Franchisor of the Year Award at the BFA HSBC Franchise Awards, to be held at the Vox, Birmingham, on June Partners with NFI to Bring Artificial Intelligence to the Transportation and Distribution Industries

Leading Enterprise Artificial Intelligence® provider,, and leading supply chain solutions provider, NFI, announced their partnership

Smooth Moves

Specialist part and full load operator, Continental Cargo Carriers (CCC) has completed the relocation of its Ramsgate sales and operations team

ERM Advanced Telematics launches easy to install UBI products to help car insurers price policies

ERM Advanced Telematics is launching three new products that will help insurance companies to determine the price of car insurance policies

Zorgservice XL targets hospital delivery excellence with ZetesChronos

Logistics service provider, Zorgservice XL is investing in new track and trace capabilities in order to improve its delivery fulfilment operations

Europa Steers The Next Generation of Drivers

Logistics Firm Celebrates Success of Warehouse Wheels Initiative

Kuebix Provides Solution for the Truckload Capacity Crisis

FleetMAX Matches Private Fleet Empty Backhauls with Shipment Opportunities

3Gtms Releases 3G-TM v18.0 with First-of-its-Kind Load Management Workspace

One screen compiles all critical information for high-speed, transactional decisions

AET Transport sales manager lifts national Palletways award

Jason Chandler has been recognised with a coveted national award from Palletways UK in recognition of his sales achievements over the past 12 months.

Smart Parking: Volkswagen Financial Services AG invests in PTV Truckparking B.V.

VWFS acquires majority share in Europe’s largest platform for truck parking facilities

Europa’s Major Investment In 1Hub

£2m improvements in preparation for Brexit

FedEx Express and Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety Embark on Two-year Collaboration

Social Responsibility Project Looks to Cycling Cultures of Copenhagen and Amsterdam To Promote Safer Cycling in Balkan Cities

Vivalda Invests £300,000 In New ‘Clean Fleet’ To Beat Ulez Fines

Vivalda has acquired six new ULEZ-busting HGVs to ensure it meets tough new emissions laws due to be introduced in London from April this year

TomTom Telematics connected car solution powers vehicle management for ONE Lease

ONE Lease is introducing the TomTom Telematics connected car solution across its entire fleet with the aim of improving vehicle management

GEFCO deploys Descartes route optimisation software to enhance its tender and simulation processes

GEFCO, the European leader in automotive logistics, has deployed route optimisation software from Descartes Systems Group

Auto Windscreens to cut fleet insurance and fuel costs by 10 per cent with integrated video telematics

Windscreen repair and replacement provider Auto Windscreens is predicting a 10 per cent drop in its annual fleet insurance and fuel bill

Fleet Operations appoints Chief Information Officer to drive tech innovation

Fleet Operations has further underlined its commitment to tech innovation and growth with a key appointment.

Europa reports further growth at Annual Management Conference

Ambitious operator Europa Worldwide Group has just enjoyed a hugely successful fifth annual Management Conference

Europa Showfreight Sets Sights on Success

Europa Showfreight is celebrating a record year and anticipates further success after Brexit.

Manufacturer Tripple Z is counting on a TIMOCOM solution

The German manufacturer of solar modules took the step into a digital age with TIMOCOM's Smart Logistics System

Prestage Foods Selects Cloud Logistics by E2open TMS to Increase Visibility Into Orders

Rapid deployment TMS offers cost-effective visibility and operational efficiency

Ryder Disrupts E-Commerce Industry by Enabling Manufacturers to Go Direct to Online Consumers

Ryder’s alternative to third-party marketplaces delivers 270% volume increase with 99.9% on-time delivery in peak season for a global manufacturer

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Posts Double Digit Revenue and Earnings Growth for 2018

15 consecutive years of growth driven by investments in infrastructure, strategic acquisitions and organic growth

Palletways Members Are Awash With Awards

Palletways has presented a number of its UK members with service and sales awards – in recognition of their performance excellence throughout 2018.

New Owner For Buxton Logistitcs Business

SK Distribution, based at Harpur Hill in Buxton, is in the hands of a new owner having been bought out by its former general manager, Vic Smith.

Kuebix Recognized in Gartner Market Guide for Yard Management

Leverage carrier management, automate carrier communication, streamline hostler work assignments and ensure optimal processes

Europa Makes Second Acquisition Menzies Response joins Europa Warehouse Division

Ambitious logistics operator, Europa Worldwide Group, has announced the acquisition of some of the trade and assets of Menzies Response

Charity Superstars Get Set to Boost Funds

Europa Worldwide Group, is stepping up its fundraising for 2019, hoping to raise more money than ever before for vital charities across the UK.

New General Manager For Gwynedd Shipping In Deeside

Gwynedd Shipping Limited, a leading haulage operator with operations across the UK & Ireland, has recruited a new general manager at its Deeside depot

Europa’s Brexit Recruitment Drive

Leading independent logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, is launching a recruitment programme as part of its plans to prepare for Brexit

Palletways opens up European wine market for UK customers

Dixon supply a large number of different wines, in addition to spirits and beers from across France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Germany and Benelux.

RCS Logistics rebrands as Rhenus Corby

Third party distribution and storage specialist RCS Logistics has been rebranded as Rhenus Corby

Europa Air & Sea Team Soars Into 2019

Europa Air & Sea, a dedicated division of logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, is continuing its ambitious growth plans

Multi-National Logistics Firm Delivers £1m Fleet Investment

In the last year alone, one of the UK’s leading multi-modal and logistics organisations has ploughed over £1m into vehicles to support its growth

Winmore Launches New Bid and Tender Management Software for Global Logistics Market

New service enables logistics service providers - an $8.1T market - to increase their RFP and Tender win rates and improve margins

MercuryGate Provides Extensive New Visibility and Collaboration Ability for all Stakeholders in Supply Chain

MercuryGate Releases New Portal Capabilities Providing Extensive New Visibility and Collaboration Ability for all Stakeholders in Supply Chain Process

AMP Clean Energy places Paragon's logistics software at heart of customer experience transformation

AMP Clean Energy has selected Paragon’s route optimisation software and fleXipod ePOD system to help transform its customer experience.

DVSA Extends Deadline To Apply For European Operators Permit

DVSA has extended the deadline for hauliers to apply for a European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permit until 11.59 pm on 18.01.2019

10 Transportation & Supply Chain Predictions For 2019

As we head into 2019, the global transportation industry will continue to face complex supply chain challenges.

J.B. Hunt Expands Final Mile Delivery Services with the Acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Expands Final Mile Delivery Services with the Acquisition of Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

4 Ways to Give Yourself Peace of Mind When Outsourcing Fleet

Fleet outsourcing allows you to gain all the benefits of a private fleet without the challenges of managing one.

DVSA Director Of Enforcement Marian Kitson Named As Microlise Transport Conference Speaker

The DVSA will be represented on the agenda at the Microlise Transport Conference this year, after Marian Kitson joined the speaker line-up.

Ambarella and Smart Eye Partner to Deliver Next Generation AI-based Driver Monitoring

Ambarella computer vision processor and Smart Eye tracking technology enable driver and in-cabin monitoring systems with advanced features

Microlise Begins Hunt For The UK’s Best Truck Driver

The search for the UK’s best HGV driver has begun, with the Microlise Data Science team set to analyse 210,000+ anonymous drivers’ recorded in 2018

DSV plans big HQ expansion in greater Copenhagen, Denmark

The existing DSV HQ in Hedehusene, DK, with the addition of 10,000 m2 to be completed by 2020

Survey shows transport and distribution businesses and workers are failing to grasp the Apprenticeship Levy

New research has shown that large numbers of employees in the transport and distribution industry are missing out on training opportunities

Europa Nottingham Speeds Ahead

Europa Worldwide Group is celebrating its best-ever quarter and looking ahead to a prosperous 2019

Siemens Digital Logistics merges with Locom Software

Siemens Digital Logistics and Locom Software have completed their corporate merger on 14 December

'Tis the Season To Be Shopping

Europa boosts staffing levels to cater for last minute Christmas rush

Bosch presents tomorrow's mobility today

Bosch is developing systems and components for automating, connecting, and electrifying shuttles

iPort Rail chooses Fargo Systems’ software for terminal operations

Fargo Systems is pleased to announce that its market-leading logistics software has been selected and implemented by iPort Rail

Transvalair Joins European Giant Palletways

A leading global haulage operator has become the latest company to join Palletways

Branch Boost with a Quartet of Changes

Europa Road has announced four role changes across its UK branch network, recognising homegrown talent within the business.

3Gtms Releases Quick Ship Portal

Fresh new interface and streamlined screens reimagine the user experience for a 3PL’s customers

Colchester-based SLi acquired by Palletways UK

Colchester-based logistics firm Systematic Logistics International (SLi) was placed into administration on 29 November

Paragon co-founder and director to retire after almost 35 years at the forefront of routing and scheduling

Paragon Software Systems co-founder and director Charles Nockold will retire this year after nearly 35 years working for the routing and scheduling

Command Alkon Named Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider

Command Alkon has been named a Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider by Logistics Tech Outlook magazine

GateHouse Logistics Predicts Data Visibility Will Be Priority Demand of the Supply Chain in 2019

“The year 2019 will see the supply chain become much smarter and more efficient by embracing the freight data visibility era,”