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European road alliance launched

A “Road Transport Alliance” to tackle unfair competition in road freight has been launched by nine European countries.

DSV to run new Primark DC in the Netherlands.

DSV to run Primark’s new Netherlands DC

DSV is to run Primark’s new, 700,000 sq ft logistics centre in the Netherlands. The new facility is located in the southern part of the Netherlands in Roosendaal.

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European transport market to grow by 71pc

Seven out of ten senior managers at European commercial transport companies anticipate business growth over the next year, according to a new ExxonMobil survey.

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Ford chooses WMS for Europe

Ford is deploying Infor SCE, the cloud-based warehouse management system, in seven European countries to automate the process of transferring goods at its ten cross-docking centres.

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European diesel prices ‘at all time low’

European diesel prices have continued to drop, with Q1 2016 figures demonstrating an ‘all time low’ index of 59.1 – 22.7 per cent lower than Q1 2015. The figures, taken from the latest Transport Market Monitor by Capgemini and Transporeon, are the lowest recorded since 2008 – when the Monitor began.

UKWA: 60 pc back Europe

Some 60 per cent of the 100 members, parliamentarians and guests at a recent annual UKWA parliamentary lunch said they wanted to remain in the European Union – based on a show of hands. The remainder were either against or undecided.

Kiwi dairy co-op recruits Damco for Euro expansion

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has selected Damco to operate the control tower for European export logistics, with responsibility as a placement agent for bookings with Fonterra’s direct carrier contracts.

US logistics group XPO to buy Norbert Dentressangle

US group XPO Logistics is to buy Norbert Dentressangle in a deal worth €3.24 billion (£2.32bn). It has agreed to buy the 67 per cent of the company shares owned by Norbert Dentressangle, the founder of the business, and will launch a tender offer for the remaining shares.

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