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ARC expands to new office in Grays Essex

Due to continued expansion we have now opened a new office in Grays Essex. The office will allow us to focus more on the South of Essex and London area for construction. We have also recently signed exclusive deals with some large developers within the local area and will be looking to increase our labour Continue Reading

FedEx electric vans for Belgium

FedEx is to introduce all-electric Nissan e-NV200 vehicles for pickups and deliveries in the areas of Ghent, Brussels and Antwerp. Erik Uljee vice president, ground operations Benelux, said: “When it comes to road network and transport, Belgium is a key player. “ Our first priority is to reduce overall mileage by optimising routes. We match Continue Reading

DHL launches Innovation Challenges 2017

DHL has launched its second Innovation Challenges and is inviting students, start-ups and inventors worldwide to submit their ideas for two logistics-related challenges. Participants are invited to either develop a prototype of a mobile piece picking robot or develop a solution to a logistics problem using a sharing economy business model, platform or concept. Robotics Continue Reading

Wave of truckstop closures could see drivers exceeding their hours, warns Brian Yeardley Continental Read

Brian Yeardley Continental has warned that the closure of the Folkestone Harbour and Alconbury truckstops, combined with the shutting down of French truckstops near Calais, could force UK drivers to exceed driving hours. Hauliers have suffered a slew of truckstop closures in recent weeks, in the UK and France. The A1(M) Alconbury truck stop closed Continue Reading

Transport Minister John Hayes is to deliver the keynote speech at the Microlise Transport Conference

Transport minister John Hayes is to deliver the keynote speech at the Microlise Transport Conference. When he speaks at the Ricoh Arena on 17 May, Hayes will use the opportunity to discuss the opportunities the apprenticeship levy and trailblazer apprentiships can offer the road transport industry. Hayes said: “I have brought the industry together to Continue Reading