Emma Hampshire

Pentagon

Fully customised fleet from Briggs Equipment ticks every box for Pentagon Freight

Pentagon Freight has taken delivery of four new Hyster forklift trucks to help bolster operations at their Dartford warehouse hub. The new trucks are all fully customised to meet specific working requirements on site and have been configured to maximise efficiency and operator safety. As part of the product configurations, various safety and performance features …

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UniCarriers

UniCarriers launches heavy-duty electric counterbalance truck

UniCarriers today announce the launch of their new MXL heavy-duty (4.0 – 5.5 ton) 4-wheel electric counterbalance truck, the first vehicle of its kind in the UniCarriers range: an electric forklift that’s built for the challenges of moving heavy loads in a modern freight environment. It offers its users the chance to go fully emission-free, …

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SAAFF

Compelling programme for the SAAFF Summit announced

The South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) has announced details of the programme line-up for its virtual Summit, taking place on 16 and 17 September. With over 40 speakers and panelists from six countries (Brazil, Hong Kong, Kenya, Singapore, South Africa and Zambia), delegates can look forward to compelling content, insights from global industry …

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Business

The transport sector has highest number of closed businesses

The latest Government Business Insights report reveals the ongoing crisis enveloping transportation and storage businesses. The home delivery expert ParcelHero says the report acknowledges the problem for freight companies has been worsened by the increasing driver shortage. The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS) reveals that the transportation and …

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Electra

Electra commences build of its first hydrogen-electric HGV commercial vehicle range

Blackburn-based electric HGV manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles Ltd has placed its first order for a HyRange system from German/English manufacturer Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH for its prototype electric hydrogen commercial vehicle range. The development comes as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the two companies in June 2021 to develop innovative, …

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Dimerco

Dimerco receives recognition from USA to Eastern Asia

Dimerco, transportation and freight forwarding specialists with an Asia Pacific focus, has achieved recognition as a Top 3PL in the USA by Inbound Logistics (IL). At the same time, the company has been certified by Great Place to Work (GPTW) in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. These accolades coincide with a remarkable financial performance, reflecting …

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Freight

Regional winners of the Young International Freight Forwarders

FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and TT Club, international freight transport insurer, reveal this year’s regional winners of the Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award (YIFFYA). The 2021 regional winners are: Region Europe: Glauc Fornes Gil, FETEIA, Spain Dissertation: More than just a freight broker Region Africa and Middle East: Justin …

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Launch

Launch of Women Inspiring Women to lead in transport

Media are invited to the Launch of Women Inspiring Women to Lead in Transport Announced Almost one thousand women in transport will be empowered, thanks to an extraordinary initiative championed by the Commercial Transport Academy (CTA). The Women Inspiring Women to Lead in Transport initiative comprises three structured Programmes: CTA Excellence; Run With It; and, …

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