MCS Rental Software improves with what3words adoption

Rental software provider MCS has added what3words to its software to improve efficiency and customer experience. What3words uses words instead of numbers or letters for location identification, making it easier to remember and share coordinates.  The integration with MCS Transport Mobile, which already includes latitude and longitude, makes navigation even simpler by reducing complicated coordinates …

Collett delivers four 48m steel bridge sections

The new link road across the Calder and Hebble Navigation is believed to be the biggest civil engineering project ever undertaken by Calderdale Council. Collett delivered four 48m steel bridge sections for the project, manufactured by Severfield, the UK's top structural steel construction company. The sections were transported from Collett's facility in Bolton to the …

XPO invests in 100 electric Renault Truck for its French operations

French pioneer in alternative-power freight transportation , XPO, has purchased 100 electric trucks from Renault Trucks. The decision to invest in electric trucks follows the successful testing of the Renault Trucks E-Tech D 16-tonne truck in the Lyon and Paris regions, which started in October 2021.  XPO has completed orders for 65 electric trucks, with …

AGI Global Logistics opens new Manchester and Southampton office

AGI Global Logistics has recently opened a new office in Manchester and Southampton, bringing the total number of offices to 18. The opening of the Manchester office has increased their coverage in the North of England, with Southampton improving their offering along the South coast. Photo: Tom Wright The Manchester office is headed up by …

TII Group awarded “World Market Leader 2023”

Renowned German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche has named TII Group as the world market leader in the mechanical and plant engineering category. The magazine reported on this in a special edition published in November. “Receiving the award once again proves the resilience and reliability of our group of companies. It is also proof of the high …

Greiner delivers three new Sefiro’s

The German family owned company, Greiner GmbH, who specialises in development, design, and production of custom-built transport, assembly, and special-purpose systems, has recently delivered three new Sefiro’s, specifically designed to the needs of the customers. Greiner has delivered to the Maastricht-based Convoi BV a 4-axle line plus 3-axle line unit including a hybrid power pack. …

180 axle lines position the “bridge of superlatives”

Luxembourg railroad company CFL has completed an important step in its infrastructure expansion program by shifting a 200-meter-long arch bridge with a help of self-propelled vehicles from Cometto. With a length of 200 meters and a width of 18.5 meters, the arch spire reaching 40 metres from the deck to the highest point of the upper arch, it …

New train connecting London Gateway and Southampton Logistics hubs 

DP World has launched new intermodal train service connecting DP World’s container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton. The DP World operated service, which ran for the first-time last weekend, is scheduled every Saturday carrying cargo including fresh fruit, beverages and consumer goods in less than five hours. The train takes up to 120 lorries …