SHD Logistics

Ground-breaking site for Kuehne + Nagel

Published: October 02, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Kuehne + Nagel marks ground-breaking of a new multi-purpose warehouse facility in Singapore.

Kuehne + Nagel has launched the construction of a build-to-suit (BTS) logistics centre in the west of Singapore. In the presence of Karl Gernandt, chairman of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, a ground-breaking ceremony was held to mark this latest addition to the logistics provider’s global network.

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Investec makes Doosan G2 finance offer

Published: October 02, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

To celebrate the launch of its new G2 diesel engine powered forklifts, Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK Ltd has teamed up with Investec Asset Finance plc to offer a new ‘three months free’ five-year contract hire plan worth up to £1,500.

The new finance offer means diesel forklift users can immediately take advantage of the G2 engine’s low fuel consumption and superior environmental performance, but pay nothing for the first three months. Thereafter users will continue to benefit from the new engine’s cost-effectiveness over a standard five-year hire term.

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Ocean freight data at Intermodal Europe 2014

Published: October 01, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Ocean freight data and accurate analytics will be discussed during a conference session at Intermodal Europe 2014, which takes place from 11-13 November at the Rotterdam Ahoy.

As part of the IT Innovation and Technology Forum, Thomas Sørbø, COO and Co-Founder of Xeneta, will present a technology conference session titled ‘Gaining accurate ocean freight analytics’, which will look at the analysis of ocean freight data and demonstrate how users can benchmark their ocean freight rates across different trade lanes.

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Davies & Robson helps AQA make the grade

Published: October 01, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Davies & Robson has helped leading academic qualifications provider, AQA, step up its logistics operations to continue to meet the critically strict service and security requirements associated with exam administration.

Formed out of the merger of a number of awarding bodies, AQA is an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in schools and colleges, setting and marking the papers for around half of all GCSEs and A-levels taken every year.

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Don’t be casual about Xmas staff

Published: October 01, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

With the Christmas rush approaching fast, Mentor Training has reminded businesses that inadequate training for seasonal staff can put everyone in danger.

Many warehouses take on casual and temporary workers each autumn, to cope with the surge in demand. Mentor has urged companies to check the validity of training certification and the operational capability of their temporary staff before they begin to use any type of forklift truck.

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Goodman wins permission for Coventry development

Published: September 30, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Goodman, the Australian-owned developer, has won approval from planners for a 334,000 sq ft Coventry logistics development.

The scheme includes a 120,000 sq ft pre-let for local company, Covrad Heat Transfer.

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Tesco’s group supply chain director joins Awards panel

Published: September 30, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Melanie Longman, group supply chain director of Tesco, agrees to judge the SHD Logistics Awards in 2015.

The SHD Logistics team are pleased to announce Melanie Longman as the latest judge to join the panel of experts who will decide the winners of 2015's SHD Logistics Awards.

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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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