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Free Android App MyTotalSource from TVH

Published: November 27, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

After an intensive test phase, the MyTotalSource app (MTS) by TVH – Thermote & Vanhalst is now available free of charge to everybody in the Google Playstore or here.

In May this year TVH presented the demo version of its MTS app at CeMAT in Hannover. TVH developed the app to also provide smartphone users with easier and quicker access to the existing MyTotalSource webshop.

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FedEx delivers IT equipment to foodbanks in time for Christmas

Published: November 27, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

FedEx has provided logistics support to deliver laptops and printers to more than 45 Trussell Trust Foodbanks across the UK, from London to the Outer Hebrides.

The items, donated by a travel rewards company, will enable centres nationwide to process foodbank vouchers more quickly — an invaluable capability to have during its busiest time of the year. The laptops also offer Foodbank managers a much higher degree of flexibility when it comes to ensuring that operations run smoothly.

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NetDespatch and Blackbay power ‘Pass My Parcel’ platform for Smiths News

Published: November 26, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

A new same day ‘Click and Collect’ service launched by Amazon for its customers in the UK

NetDespatch has revealed that they have jointly provided the technology which powers ‘Pass My Parcel’, the new same day Click and Collect service from Smiths News, which has been selected by Amazon for its customers in the UK.

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Major Expansions for Leeds’ Samuel Grant Group

Published: November 26, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Samuel Grant Group is delighted to announce the approval of ambitious expansion plans, which will see the Leeds packaging company relocate in 2015 to a brand new 50,000 sq ft warehouse and operations centre located in the Leeds City Region enterprise zone.
The bespoke facility will create a 50 per cent expansion of the company’s warehousing capacity, resulting in increased efficiency, as well as generating new jobs and developing the skillset of the current staff.

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Transport Exchange Group teams up with TomTom Telematics

Published: November 26, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Transport Exchange Group now uses live vehicle data from the TomTom Telematics WEBFLEET system to enhance the experience of its members. 

This integration equips the members of the Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange with live information, such as vehicle location and status, which can be used to make best use of available resources.

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Keyland Developments submits application for Little Lane

Published: November 25, 2014 by David Thame

A 90,000 sq ft Doncaster warehouse scheme has been unveiled by Yorkshire Water’s sister  company.

Keyland Developments, the property trading arm of Kelda Group and sister-company to Yorkshire Water, has submitted a planning application for a 6.3 acre former water treatment works at Little Lane.

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SHD Logistics Awards - deadline 28th of Nov - FAQs

Published: November 25, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

As the deadline approaches (this friday) for entries to the SHD Logistics Awards, we thought we'd flag up some FAQs, to encourage you to ENTER NOW.

1. Can we have an extension? We just need to get it approved.

We're sure that can be arranged, just email Hopefully at this point, you have almost finished writing your entry. Please make sure it includes: the relevant figures, to ensure our panel of experts can judge exactly how your operations have improved. (Numbers which show improvement in: picking accuracy, carbon reduction, increase in KUS/profit/investment - against last year - should be included).

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Enter the SHD Logistics Awards now

Entry is now open for the SHD Logistics Awards. Fancy your chances of picking up a trophy?

The Awards are open to any business either from within the logistics industry or in an industry that features logistics as part of its operations.Over 100 companies have already registered their interest in entering the Awards.

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