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Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

    Dublin Port Company to open €48 million Dublin Inland Port

Dublin Port Company (DPC) has announced that Dublin Inland Port will open in early November 2021, with Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) confirmed as the first company licensed to begin operating

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Iarnród Éireann and XPO Logistics begin new rail freight service between Port of Waterford and Ballina

    Iarnród Éireann and XPO Logistics begin new rail freight service between Port of Waterford and Ballina

Iarnród Eireann and XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of freight transportation solutions, have launched a new rail freight service in each direction between Ballina, Co Mayo and Waterford. The new rail service began weekly operations on September 29th and

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Fewer UK Sectors Grow as Staff Shortages Bite

    Fewer UK Sectors Grow as Staff Shortages Bite

The number of UK sectors reporting output growth fell to a six-month low in August, as the impact of labour shortages intensified, according to the latest Lloyds Bank UK Recovery

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Eatron and WMG win funding for project COBRA

    Eatron and WMG win funding for project COBRA

A new partnership between Eatron Technologies and WMG has been formed for the COBRA (‘Cloud/Onboard Battery Remaining useful life Algorithm) project, thanks to the funding from the Faraday Battery Challenge.

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Tyndall and Net Feasa Driving the Future of Smart Cargo Transport

    Tyndall and Net Feasa Driving the Future of Smart Cargo Transport

Shipping lines, freight forwarders and haulage companies are under increasing pressure to minimise transport costs, ensure on-time delivery and meet the increasing need for the goods they carry to be

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Abbey Logistics acquires Welch Hire

    Abbey Logistics acquires Welch Hire

Abbey Logistics Group, which is a leading logistics service provider and one of the UK’s most recognised and respected road tanker transport brands, has announced the acquisition of South West

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RTITB’s nationwide Driver CPC service to support firms with multiple transport depots

    RTITB’s nationwide Driver CPC service to support firms with multiple transport depots

RTITB can now arrange for all of an organisation’s Driver CPC Periodic Training to be delivered across the UK within one service. The nationwide service will help businesses with multiple

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Autonomous Vehicle market to be a $50 billion opportunity by 2040

    Autonomous Vehicle market to be a  $50 billion opportunity by 2040

Few mobility technologies hold as much disruptive potential as autonomous vehicles (AVs). Despite having applications in logistics, robotaxis, and personally owned vehicles, AVs have remained on the cusp of transforming

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Modern Tyres to invest £5.6 million and create 23 jobs at new Newry manufacturing facility

    Modern Tyres to invest £5.6 million and create 23 jobs at new Newry manufacturing facility

Modern Tyres is creating 23 jobs as part of a £5.6 million investment to diversify its commercial products and services offering. The company has established a new division, Modern Wheel

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Lidl Ireland & NI launch first island-wide supermarket circular economy strategy

    Lidl Ireland & NI launch first island-wide supermarket circular economy strategy

Headquartered in Tallaght, County Dublin, Lidl Ireland & Northern Ireland is set to become the first large nationwide supermarket to establish a circular economy strategy, helping to fuel its logistics

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€2.9 million available for hauliers to choose cleaner fuel option

    €2.9 million available for hauliers to choose cleaner fuel option

Gas Networks Ireland has launched a €2.9 million Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle Grant scheme to support the purchase of up to 400 gas-powered trucks, buses and vans to help drive a

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Onwards Holdings’ significant investment in Leeds Logistics Facility

    Onwards Holdings’ significant investment in Leeds Logistics Facility

Commercial property specialist Onward Holdings Ltd is open to offers for a refurbished warehouse the Yorkshire-based company recently acquired at the sought-after logistics hub of Cross Green Industrial Estate in

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Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

    Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar – February 25th

The Transport Logistics & Warehouse/Supply Chain Online Webinar will be held on Thursday, February 25th. The event is the latest in the Online 365 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Webinar Series

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Mars UK to introduce new £350 million sustainable logistics operation

    Mars UK to introduce new £350 million sustainable logistics operation

Mars UK has announced a multi-year partnership with logistics leader DHL. The landmark project will see the construction of two state-of-the-art warehousing facilities and the creation of a world class

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Morrisons orders 150 of Tiger Trailers’ fresh solutions with versatility and efficiency at the heart

    Morrisons orders 150 of Tiger Trailers’ fresh solutions with versatility and efficiency at the heart

The UK’s fourth largest supermarket, WM Morrison Supermarkets plc, is in the process of welcoming 150 innovative and eye-catching Tiger trailers to its operations in a move that marks a

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Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

    Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of 11 new latest generation trucks that will go into Abbey’s core British Sugar fleet, providing bulk sugar movements throughout the UK and Ireland. The

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Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

    Tech Innovation to Improve Resilience and Agility Will Be Critical Post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has drastically changed the landscape for businesses across all industries, forcing immediate changes – but ones that will have long-term consequences. In the latest report by Lux Research, “The

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Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

    Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

Amazon has announced that 10,000 new permanent roles are being created across the UK in 2020, taking the company’s total permanent UK workforce to more than 40,000. Amazon has already

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RHENUS GROUP INVESTS IN TURKISH ROUTE

    RHENUS GROUP INVESTS IN TURKISH ROUTE

Leading international freight forwarder, Rhenus, has created a direct UK-Turkey transportation route, that ensures goods remain in one network door to door. The route, which bypasses the existing stopover in

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Tesco prepares for further online growth

    Tesco prepares for further online growth

Tesco will create 16,000 new permanent roles to support the exceptional growth in its online business. These 16,000 jobs are in addition to the 4,000 permanent jobs already created since

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Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

    Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has announced that its new hybrid refrigeration systems for trucks and high-loaders are being delivered

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Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

    Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

Bulk food road tanker company Abbey Logistics has reopened its food grade wash bay in Hull following significant investment in the site. Located minutes from the Port of Hull, Abbey’s

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Dachser builds new location in Germany

    Dachser builds new location in Germany

Logistics provider Dachser has started construction on a new branch in Kassel, the economic centre of northern Hesse in Germany. Located in the Lohfelden commercial zone, the new transit terminal

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Gatik Debuts First-Ever Autonomous Box Truck Fleet for logistics

    Gatik Debuts First-Ever Autonomous Box Truck Fleet for logistics

Gatik, a Palo Alto-based startup deploying autonomous vehicles for business to business (B2B) short-haul logistics, today announced a new platform to

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Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station

    Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station
Construction is now underway on the new Pelletstown Station in West Dublin. The newest station on the Iarnród Éireann network is
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IPRA Forecourt & Retail News Reports on Future Oil Pricing

The latest issue of the IPRA Forecourt & Retail News magazine is now available and its publication is extremely timely
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Gas Networks Ireland Grants €120,000 to Fund Natural Gas Vehicles

    Gas Networks Ireland Grants €120,000 to Fund Natural Gas Vehicles

As part of the second round of its Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Fund, Gas Networks Ireland has awarded six transport

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Lynk Increases its Number of Hybrid Electric Taxis to 250 Vehicles

    Lynk Increases its Number of Hybrid Electric Taxis to 250 Vehicles

Lynk, Dublin’s taxi booking app, has increased its fleet of hybrid electric vehicles to 250, as it continues to reduce

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Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

    Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

Growth has triggered UK and Ireland specialist multi temperature supply chain operator and responsible family business, Oakland International, to launch

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Investigation into Insurance Ireland Data Pooling System

    Investigation into Insurance Ireland Data Pooling System

The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into Insurance Ireland to assess whether the conditions of access to

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Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

    Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

Dublin Airport welcomed a total of 31.5 million passengers during 2018, setting a new record for the airport. Passenger numbers

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DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

    DIT Launches New MSc in Transport and Mobility

Over 250 million journeys were taken by passengers on Irish public transport services in 2017, and with the population set to

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GLS Ireland Opens New Depot in Cork

    GLS Ireland Opens New Depot in Cork

GLS Ireland has commenced operations at a new depot in Cork. The move to a newly built site triples capacity.

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Solar AdTek Partners With Iarnród Éireann and Commuter Advertising Network to Create Significant Energy Savings

    Solar AdTek Partners With Iarnród Éireann and Commuter Advertising Network to Create Significant Energy Savings

Solar AdTek, the leading developer and supplier of innovative solar powered and LED lighting systems for outdoor advertising, has completed an

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Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route

    Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route

Dublin Airport has welcomed American Airlines’ announcement that it is to operate a new Dublin-Dallas Fort Worth summer service from

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Ambitious Enterprise Cross-Border Rail Strategic Development Plan Launched

    Ambitious Enterprise Cross-Border Rail Strategic Development Plan Launched

Translink and Iarnród Éireann have launched an ambitious new strategic development plan for the Cross-border Enterprise Rail Service between Belfast

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Maynooth Scientist Leads €6.3 Million SFI/Industry Project in Drone Operations Research

    Maynooth Scientist Leads €6.3 Million SFI/Industry Project in Drone Operations Research

Futurists predict that drone technology will soon significantly transform our daily lives, changing how we deliver and collect goods, giving

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Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

    Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

  Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia With Dachser Rail Services, the global logistics provider offers an alternative to

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Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

    Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

A record-breaking 29.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last year. A significant increase in long-haul traffic, and a robust

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Cork Airport Welcomes Air France

    Cork Airport Welcomes Air France

One of the biggest airlines in the world, Air France is to begin services out of Cork Airport from May,

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ProVision Secures a €1,000,000 Investment From Suir Valley Ventures

    ProVision Secures a €1,000,000 Investment From Suir Valley Ventures

Suir Valley Ventures, the entrepreneur-led venture capital fund, launched in February 2017, has, together with private investors, invested a combined

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GLS Ireland Certified According to GDP

    GLS Ireland Certified According to GDP

GLS Ireland is now certified in accordance with the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) guidelines for the transport of medicinal products.

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McCulla Ireland Celebrates Successful Awards Season

    McCulla Ireland Celebrates Successful Awards Season

Specialist refrigerated transport and logistics company, McCulla Ireland, has been recognised both locally and at UK and all-Ireland industry events

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NTA’s Dublin Quays figures at odds with commuter experience

    NTA’s Dublin Quays figures at odds with commuter experience

New figures released this week by the National Transport Authority are at odds with feedback from commuters regarding the impact

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31m increase in public transport passengers since 2013

    31m increase in public transport passengers since 2013

The number of journeys on subsidised public transport and commercial bus services has increased by almost 31 million since 2013,

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UK firm to take over 10% of Dublin Bus routes

    UK firm to take over 10% of Dublin Bus routes

UK bus company Go-Ahead has been announced as preferred bidder for 10% of Dublin bus routes after winning a tendering

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BusConnects could increase bus passenger numbers by 50%

    BusConnects could increase bus passenger numbers by 50%

BusConnects, a suite of initiatives to radically transform public transport in the Dublin region, has been launched by Minister for

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New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

    New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of new cars licensed in Ireland in February fell by 20.2%

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71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

    71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

During 2016 there were 71,647 days lost to industrial disputes, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on

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New Car Sales Down 21 Percent in February

    New Car Sales Down 21 Percent in February

New car registration figures released on Wednesday by Motorcheck.ie show that new car sales in February 2017 have fallen 21%

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Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

    Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

Cork Chamber welcomed the Norwegian Air’s Thursday announcement that it will offer direct flights between Cork Airport and Providence in Rhode

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Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

    Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

Ireland’s annual inflation rate was recorded as 0.2% in January 2017, the lowest in the Euro Area which saw an inflation

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European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

    European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was

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Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Up Nine Percent in January

    Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Up Nine Percent in January

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 9% to almost 1.9 million in January, Dublin Airport announced Tuesday. Passenger volumes to

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MicksGarage.com Raises €1.5 Million for UK Market Growth

    MicksGarage.com Raises €1.5 Million for UK Market Growth

Irish online automotive parts retailer MicksGarage.com announced on Sunday the completion of a €1.5 million funding round to support further

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Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

    Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

Irish airline Ryanair reported on Monday that Q3 profits fell 8% to €95 million, as average fares fell by 17%

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Traceability – How to Have Your Cake and Eat It

    Traceability – How to Have Your Cake and Eat It

“Implementing a traceability system is not an expense. The benefits of traceability should outweigh the cost of implementation,” according to

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New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

    New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

New car sales in January 2017 have decreased slightly on last year with 39k units sold compared to 39.7k units

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