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Logistics plans require urgent scale-up of e-cargo bike usage

Emergency road closures, widening of footways and the creation of new pop-up cycleways means bikes are likely to be the fastest way of getting around cities like London, Manchester, and Birmingham as the UK eases slowly back to work. Just ...

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New database launched to keep UK supply chains moving

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up a database for organisations in urgent need of supply chain resources, to ensure the UK is able to respond to the coronavirus crisis. The database has been made up from information ...

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Amey JV secures £632m deal with MOJ

Amey, as part of its GEOAmey joint venture, has won a contract worth £632 million contract to provide Prisoner Escort and Custody Services (PECS) for ‘The North’. The agreement, which was awarded by The Ministry of Justice (MOJ), spans a ...

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Demag KBK extending cranes for optimum use of workspace

Optimum height utilisation  For lifting and positioning loads beyond the crane runway Demag Cranes & Components has added overhung and extending configurations to its KBK Aluline light crane system. Such solutions are designed for applications where there is a requirement ...

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Power trip

Alex Georgiev of building services company Polyteck argues that more action is needed to increase the uptake of electric vehicles among businesses and consumers Electric vehicles offer an exciting future. More efficient, quieter, and a major part of the solution ...

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ENGIE acquires EV charging business                         

Energy and services group, ENGIE, has acquired ChargePoint Services Ltd (CPS), a UK provider of integrated EV charging solutions, and owner and operator of the nationwide pay-as-you-go EV charging network, GeniePoint. CPS already works with around 30 local authorities on ...

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Pedal power hits the streets of Edinburgh during free cycling initiative

Over 5,000 trips were made using Edinburgh’s new city bikes last week after Just Eat Cycles, which is operated by Serco on behalf of Transport for Edinburgh, made the scheme completely free to use for seven days. Between Sunday 5 ...

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On time delivery assured as Cistermiser Keraflo appoints new logistics partner

Customers of Cistermiser Keraflo can be doubly-confident that deliveries will arrive on time and in full after the UK’s leading intelligent washroom controls and water efficiency specialist appointed a new logistics provider. The partnership with Seven Sixty Logistics enables real-time ...

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