Transport & Distribution Europe

Maxoptra developer Magenta technology reaches company growth milestone

Maxoptra developer Magenta technology reaches company growth milestone

Magenta Technology, the company behind the dynamic route management software Maxoptra and the private hire dispatch solution Echo, has reached a significant milestone. With offices in the UK, Russia and the USA, Magenta has recently appointed its 200th employee.

Dangerous driving captured on 3G vehicle camera

Dangerous driving captured on 3G vehicle camera

A 3G vehicle camera captured the reckless behaviour of a Ford Fiesta driver, which resulted in a serious crash on the A76 near Kilmarnock in East Ayrshire, Scotland.

DKF's MD is cut out for charity role

DKF's MD is cut out for charity role

Logistics services and online order fulfilment specialist, DK Fulfilment Ltd (DKF), has come up with a novel way of raising money for the Armed Forces charity, Turn to Starboard.

Palletline acquires Mike Watson Transport

Palletline acquires Mike Watson Transport

UK palletised distribution network Palletline has acquired East Hampshire-based haulier Mike Watson Transport.

Carrier Transicold Northwest named Network Service Partner of the Year 2016

Carrier Transicold Northwest named Network Service Partner of the Year 2016

Carrier Transicold Northwest has been named Network Service Partner of the Year 2016 as part of Carrier Transicold UK's annual Performance Assessment and Competitive Excellence (PACE) Awards.

Williams Shipping reaches new heights with £250,000 investment

Williams Shipping reaches new heights with £250,000 investment

An expanding marine and logistics firm in Southampton has boosted its cargo handling capabilities with a £250,000 cash injection.

New Customs declaration speeds e-commerce cargo through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

New Customs declaration speeds e-commerce cargo through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Dutch Customs has teamed up with the Schiphol cargo community to launch a new simplified e-commerce declaration called VENUE.

Peel Logistics to join forces with Evander Properties

Peel Logistics to join forces with Evander Properties

Peel Logistics has announced that the Directors of Evander Properties (Evander), Jeremy Greenland and Neil Dickinson, will become shareholders and assume senior leadership positions within Peel Logistics.

Northside launches apprentice ‘job swap’ with high-profile customer

Northside launches apprentice ‘job swap’ with high-profile customer

Mercedes-Benz Dealer Northside Truck & Van has underlined its reputation for innovation and commitment to customer service by launching a new apprentice swap scheme.

Tracking innovation technology sees Road specialist Freightex shortlisted for Global Freight Award 2016

Tracking innovation technology sees Road specialist Freightex shortlisted for Global Freight Award 2016

European road service Freightex and data aggregator and unifier GateHouse Logistics have jointly announced that Freightex's service offering incorporating the unique ghTrack data tracking technology has been shortlisted in the innovation category of the Global Freight Awards 2016. The Awards are run in association with Lloyds List.

Pangea Logistics and CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude partner to embrace connectivity and shared logistics

Pangea Logistics and CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude partner to embrace connectivity and shared logistics

CHAMP Forwarding Systems S.A., Luxembourg, and the global Pangea Logistics Network, Great Britain, have announced a strategic cooperation. The agreement gives Pangea members worldwide access to CHAMP's web-based freight forwarding system Logitude.

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