FTA launch awards
The Freight Transport Association FTA everywoman Transport & Logistics Awards 2014 has been launched.
TNT announce restructuring plan
TNT Express, which has depots in Ireland, is to undergo a restructuring plan that will see the company scale back on its workforce.
DHL renew fuel deal
DHL Supply Chain has renewed its national fuel distribution contract with Morrisons for a further six years.
Online sales boost for courier services
Online sales are set to rise 19% and this will be a huge boost for the transport industry, who will benefit from the increase in deliveries.
Industrial action causes 10,000 lost work days
Almost 10,000 working days have been lost through industrial action this year, it has been revealed.
Logistics firm aid Philipinnes relief
A number of logistics firms have joined together to help get aid to the stricken Philipinnes following the devastation that Typhoon Haiyan caused.
£70,000 worth of alcohol stolen from haulage firm
A haulage firm in the UK has had £70,000 worth of alcohol stolen from its premises.
DHL open new UK facility
DHL Express has opened a new facility in west London that will handle an increase in demand for import and export express services within the English capital.
New contract for DB Schenker Logistics
Finish company DB Schenker Logistics, which has a facility in Ireland has been awarded a storage and distribution contract by Neste Oil.
DHL focus on energy
Logistics provider DHL has compiled a study on its energy sector that can be used by other companies.
TNT takes delivery of 220 box vans
TNT Express UK & Ireland have expanded its fleet by purchasing 220 box vans from Cartwright.
Irish exports hit by worldwide recession
A slowdown in world exports is believes to be the main reason for Irish exports to have slowed down during the third quarter.
DHL become largest dual-fleet operator in UK and Ireland
Logistics provider DHL has increased its duel fuel tractor units to 101, which means it is now the largest operator of such a fleet in the U.K and Ireland.
Rugby contract for DHL
DHL have been appointed the official logistics partner for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Norbert continues to expand
Norbert Dentressangle, which has a base in Ireland has revealed that its logistics division has contributed to a 13.6% rise in its revenue for the third quarter of the year.
Fewer companies going bang
Significantly fewer companies are going bust in Ireland than was the case this time last year.
Iceland opt for Sprinters
Iceland Foods, which has outlets in Ireland, is to replace its existing home delivery fleet with Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.
Trucks to be replaced by dogs in bad weather
A courier firm in the U.K has come up with the novel solution of delivering packages during heavy snow; a team of huskies!
€1m worth of drugs found in warehouse
Gardai have uncovered €1m worth of cannabis plants at a warehouse in Co Kerry.
CILT to go global
From October 24th, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport has announced that it will have a new corporate identity.
FTA blast road maintenance reduction
The decision to reduce the road maintenance budget by €6.5 million has been blasted by FTA Ireland.
Top award for DHL Express
DHL Express in Ireland has won a top award for its customer service.
BP contract for DHL
DHL have obtained a contract from BP, which will see the courier service offer freight management services over the next five years.
Fleet management systems will reach 6.4 million in Europe by 2017
According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 3.05 million in Q4-2012.
Postcode system to make life easier for Irish hauliers - FTA
Plans to introduce the Republic of Ireland’s postcode system by the spring of 2015 have been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association of Ireland.
Irish companies set to expand
A HR survey carried out by IBEC has revealed that over a quarter of Irish companies are set to expand in 2014.
K+N sign Toyota deal
Kuehne + Nagel have secured a three year deal with Toyota for warehousing services.
Tyrone engineering firm creates 40 jobs
An engineering firm in Omagh, Co Tyrone is to create 40 jobs as part of a £3.1 million investment.
Service sector continues to expand
The service sector has continued to expand for a 14th successive month, which is good news for the haulage industry.
FTA want info on Commonwealth Games
The Freight Transport Association has said there is a need for information as early as possible, regarding the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.