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MOODY LOGISTICS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY WITH HALF MILLION POUND INVESTMENT IN NEW FACILITIES

Moody Logistics is delivering a half a million pound investment, which will boost productivity at its base in Cramlington, Northumberland. The company is constructing a 12,000 square foot addition to its facilities at the seven-acre Bolam Business Park to increase capacity for its cross-deck operations, the process of loading and unloading HGV trailers at the mid-delivery point. Currently, Moody’s undertakes cross-deck loading and unloading of freight in its existing warehouse, which only allows capacity for one vehicle at a time. The new three-lane, drive-through building, which is due to be completed in the spring, will have the provision to...

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Stockport Firm Celebrate FORS Silver Accreditation

Founded in 2009 by Rhys Fildes, Chadkirk Transport are looking to further expand its fleet of vehicles with the addition of a first articulated lorry. In the last 12 months alone, the Stockport company have almost solely focused on improving its taskforce including recruitment and training. Having hired two new drivers, Chadkirk Transport has also hired two new employees in the office to help manage the operations and HR processes respectively. Rhys said, “We’ve also focused on developing and progressing our drivers. For example, we helped one of our drivers, Gordon Dunworth, complete his HGV Class 2 License last...

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GB Cullet’s Successful 6 Month Trial with VDD Solutions Comes to an End

Leading glass recycling firm, GB Cullet, have traded the paper copy of the vehicle defect report for VDD Solutions – the daily defect app for fleet management. With a small fleet of vehicles, Barnsley-based GB cullet were approached by VDD solutions with the chance to use their new daily defect app for fleet management of the defects that drivers are required to do by law. GB Cullet’s fleet travels across the entire country to 140 sites – including ones in Northampton, Norwich, Lancaster, Merseyside and Hull. The company identified the importance for an easy-to-use system that was user-friendly and...

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J O’DOHERTY CELEBRATES 30 YEARS WITH NEW VOLVO FMX 6×4 TRACTOR UNIT AND HEAVY HAULAGE FH 6×4

As the company celebrates its 30th anniversary, J. O’Doherty Waste Management of Edmonton in north London has taken delivery of an STGO Cat 2 plated (to 80-tonnes) Volvo FH 6×4 and a 540hp FMX 6×4 tractor unit from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre London, Enfield. The FH is predominantly being used to move the company’s Volvo excavators and wheeled loaders between sites, while the FMX tractor unit is coupled to a Titan trailer with a Keith walking floor for the movement of general household waste within London and the Home Counties. Transport Manager Matt Tyler says: “We pretty much...

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STUDENTS BOOK THEIR SEAT ON STAGECOACH ‘LIBRARY’ BUS!

Pupils of The Grove Primary School in Consett, Co Durham, have been given a ticket to read, as the Stagecoach North East Sunderland depot donates a bus which will be transformed into a library. The school first approached Stagecoach North East, one of the largest bus operators in the region, after visiting a school involved in a similar scheme at Highfield Primary School in Gateshead, and the local bus operator was more than happy to get involved by donating a decommissioned bus that would usually be scrapped. The bus will be turned into a library which will be a...

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