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Port of Cork Company officially launches €89 million Cork Container Terminal

    Port of Cork Company officially launches €89 million Cork Container Terminal

Following years of significant planning, investment and development, the Port of Cork Company (PoCC) has officially launched its new state-of-the-art Cork Container Terminal (CCT) in Ringaskiddy. The launch of CCT

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West Midlands Gigafactory appoints leading electric vehicle and battery industry expert

    West Midlands Gigafactory appoints leading electric vehicle and battery industry expert

West Midlands Gigafactory joint venture has appointed battery industry technology expert Richard Moore (pictured) to spearhead its strategy and global contact with leading cell manufacturers. This key appointment will support

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£25 million awarded to scope scale-up of electric vehicle technology

    £25 million awarded to scope scale-up of electric vehicle technology

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has announced winners sharing around £25 million of government funding to assess if projects are ready for scale-up to support the growth of manufacturing and expansion

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University of Strathclyde graduates on track to deliver the world’s first all-electric jet engine

    University of Strathclyde graduates on track to deliver the world’s first all-electric jet engine

Scottish start-up Mako Aerospace based in Dunfermline, has teamed up with the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), operated by the University of Strathclyde, to manufacture the world’s first all-electric jet

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Loop Energy grows European footprint with UK expansion

    Loop Energy grows European footprint with UK expansion

Loop Energy, a designer and manufacturer of hydrogen fuel cells for commercial mobility, will extend its presence in Europe by expanding into the UK. Loop Energy’s newest facility will be

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Leading Foodservice Provider Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans for Northern Ireland

    Leading Foodservice Provider Unveils Ambitious Expansion Plans for Northern Ireland

Leading foodservice provider Sysco Ireland has revealed plans to double the size of its Northern Ireland operation within five years as part of an ambitious growth strategy. To support this

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Cambridge spin-out Nyobolt raises £50 million to lead the future of sustainable energy storage

    Cambridge spin-out Nyobolt raises £50 million to lead the future of sustainable energy storage

Nyobolt, the pioneer of end-to-end fast-charging battery systems, has secured £50 million funding which will enable the company to enter a stage of manufacturing at scale. The £50 million Series

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UK automotive manufacturing carbon footprint falls to lowest ever level

    UK automotive manufacturing carbon footprint falls to lowest ever level

The UK automotive industry’s production carbon footprint fell by -11.2% in 2021 compared with the previous year to reach its lowest level since records began, according to new research from

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DPD Ireland delivers its 1 millionth sustainable parcel

    DPD Ireland delivers its 1 millionth sustainable parcel

DPD Ireland has reached the milestone of 1 million sustainable deliveries, with the millionth parcel delivered to An Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar. The parcel-delivery

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Aston University degree apprentice shows how women in the warehouse are becoming leaders

    Aston University degree apprentice shows how women in the warehouse are becoming leaders

A postgraduate degree apprentice who has just completed the MSc Supply Chain Leadership & Management programme at Aston University has been named as the top woman in her field. Nikki Foley

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Urgent action needed as UK Auto faces £90 million energy cost hike

    Urgent action needed as UK Auto faces £90 million energy cost hike

British automotive manufacturers are calling for urgent action on spiralling costs as new analysis from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals firms face a £90 million uplift

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Details of Galway Hydrogen Hub (GH2) announced

    Details of Galway Hydrogen Hub (GH2) announced

Details of the Galway Hydrogen Hub (GH2), Ireland’s first Hydrogen Valley have been announced.  GH2 is a consortium consisting of seven members – NUI Galway, the Port of Galway, CIÉ

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Panattoni planning £250 million Avonmouth logistics development

    Panattoni planning £250 million Avonmouth logistics development

Panattoni, the largest logistics real estate developer in Europe, is planning a £250 million speculative logistics development, which will include the UK’s largest-ever speculative logistics building, in Avonmouth, Bristol. The

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Britishvolt partners with Prologis to build £200 million West Midlands scale up facility

    Britishvolt partners with Prologis to build £200 million West Midlands scale up facility

Battery pioneer Britishvolt will anchor its UK battery scale up facilities in the West Midlands, with an investment exceeding £200 million with partner Prologis, the logistics real estate operator, that

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New Apprenticeship to Tackle HGV Driver Shortage Launched

    New Apprenticeship to Tackle HGV Driver Shortage Launched

Ireland’s freight and distribution sector has reinforced its commitment to the next generation of employees with the launch  in Atlantic TU Sligo of a new Transport Operations and Commercial Driving

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Another major export deal for Wrightbus

    Another major export deal for Wrightbus

Leading UK bus manufacturer Wrightbus has announced a second international zero-emission bus deal in a fortnight that will see it ship dozens of clean buses to Europe. Wrightbus has signed a

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Lack of Skilled Lift Truck Instructors Poses Possible Safety Risks

    Lack of Skilled Lift Truck Instructors Poses Possible Safety Risks

The warehousing and logistics industry is facing a shortage of qualified Lift Truck Instructors which could lead to safety issues in forklift operations, according to RTITB. “The lack of lift

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REE Automotive makes further progress towards commercial production in Coventry

    REE Automotive makes further progress towards commercial production in Coventry

REE Automotive, an automotive technology company and provider of electric vehicle (EV) platforms, has announced progress towards commercial production, having proven its robotic assembly capabilities, the core of its CapEx-light

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3PL provider extends service offering to support ongoing container challenges

    3PL provider extends service offering to support ongoing container challenges

A leading 3PL provider has extended its service offering to support the ongoing container challenges experienced by UK business. Carlton Forest 3PL, which operates across a variety of transport and

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UK train manufacturer sends second set of Class 230 battery stock to the US

    UK train manufacturer sends second set of Class 230 battery stock to the US

Vivarail, a British rolling stock manufacturer, has sent a second set of battery train stock across the Atlantic, as the US looks set to break new ground with the “Pop-Up

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AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

    AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

Innovative British jet designer AERALIS has announced it is partnering with Hamble Aerostructures, an Aernnova Group company, for integrated manufacturing design support of the common core fuselage and canopy of

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Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

    Port of Cork Company celebrates significant milestone as €86 million Cork Container Terminal (CCT) becomes operational in Ringaskiddy

The Port of Cork Company (PoCC) is celebrating the long-awaited launch of operations in its new Cork Container Terminal (CCT) in Ringaskiddy. This is a hugely important milestone for the

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Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

    Potential for up to 2,000 jobs in South-East Ireland under Rosslare Europort Offshore Wind Hub Plan

Rosslare Europort management has announced plans to establish the port, its hinterland and the south-east region as Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, with the potential to create 2,000 jobs.

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DHL Express opens new state-of-the-art facility in Blarney, County Cork

    DHL Express opens new state-of-the-art facility in Blarney, County Cork

DHL Express, the world’s leading express service provider, has opened its new state-of-the-art logistics hub in Blarney, County Cork. DHL

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2022 – 25th & 26th May, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

The 2022 National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition will be held over two days – on 25th and 26th of May

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Report shows UK’s strong position in global transport supply chain

    Report shows UK’s strong position in global transport supply chain

Innovate UK has published a report: ‘Global competitiveness: how does UK transport measure up?’ The report benchmarks the UK transport

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Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

    Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

Bulk road tanker specialist Abbey Logistics has been awarded a new contract to transport all bulk flour produced at Premier

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ICS Cool Energy Invests and Expands its Rental Cooling and Heating Fleet in Europe

    ICS Cool Energy Invests and Expands its Rental Cooling and Heating Fleet in Europe

ICS Cool Energy, an international market leader specialising in complete temperature control solutions for manufacturing process and facilities applications, is

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Dismal year for UK car output but investment recovery and electrified charge brighten outlook

    Dismal year for UK car output but investment recovery and electrified charge brighten outlook

UK car production in 2021 fell -6.7% to only 859,575 units, according to figures released by the Society of Motor

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Future engineers on right track after Siemens’ sustainable transport competition

Students and graduates from 15 UK universities in SustainaCity Racer challenge 22 offered access to early career opportunities after the

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Rail Freight 2040 Strategy targets five-fold increase in freight services on Ireland’s rail network

    Rail Freight 2040 Strategy targets five-fold increase in freight services on Ireland’s rail network

Iarnród Éireann has launch its new Rail Freight 2040 Strategy. Prepared during the European Commission’s European Year of Rail 2021,

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Shippeo at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition in Dublin, 23-24 November 2021

    Shippeo at National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition in Dublin, 23-24 November 2021

Shippeo, a global leader and European specialist in real-time transportation visibility, will be exhibiting and presenting at the National Manufacturing

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Schütz acquires GEM Plastics in Ireland

    Schütz acquires GEM Plastics in Ireland

Schütz GmbH & Co KGaA, a leading manufacturer of high-quality transport packaging, has signed a purchase agreement for 100% of

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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

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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,

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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