RFID-enabled Plastic Pallet Pooling has arrived in Europe thanks to PLS. The company who specialise in plastic pallet rental and management services are now offering RFID plastic pallet pooling as standard.
The company, which is a subsidiary of Bibby Distribution, says that by adopting this advanced method of asset tracking, customers can achieve greater visibility of pallets as they move through the supply chain.
This results in increased productivity, better inventory management and, ultimately, reduced costs.
“It’s about making assets work harder,” Jon Graves, General Manager of PLS, told Tachoblog.
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In May last year, DAF Trucks Russia opened its own marketing and sales office in Moscow with the main objective to enlarge its presence on the Russian market.
With the expansion of the DAF Trucks Russia network to thirteen Sales & Service Dealers, the start of a PACCAR Parts Distribution centre and the delivery of more than 3,000 trucks since May 2011, DAF Trucks Russia has made a successful start .
With the fast growing Russian truck market, the interest in West-European trucks is also strongly increasing. The expectation is that by 2015 more than 36,000 will be registered in the heavy truck segment compared with 26,000 in 2011.
View From The Cab is chock full this week. So let’s get on with it and have a look through the Tachoblog Tribe’s windscreens.
With UK,American, Scottish, Irish, New Zealand and meteor craters (honest) coming up we have a lot for you to see.
This week’s View From The Cab begins in Sweden where we join Bergmanman, ‘going over the ‘high coastal bridge’. Hauling 37 ton concrete pillars to a railroad construction site. The bridge is called Högakustenbron. It’s located between Örnsköldsvik and Härnösand in the northern parts of Sweden’ …
… And here he is unloading.
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For as long as most of us can remember, fuel prices have continued to rise while the promise of cheaper and more ecologically-friendly vans and trucks has seemed almost impossible.
It’s always seemed like a great idea on paper, but is it really feasible in the real world of fleet management?
Well, increasingly it seems like it might just be so.
There are now plenty of ways operators have been able to cut their costs on all sorts of overheads, with mainstream price comparison sites like MoneySupermarket also keen to push their offers on things like van insurance (which you can find out more about by visiting this page).
But the emphasis on greener transport that continues to fill the news also has its own knock-on effect for the future of the industry.
Trucking In Toronto - A Thursday Video From Tachoblog Ever wondered what it's like to be trucking in Toronto? Even if you haven't, you can't beat a look at somewhere else in the world through a truck driver's windscreen - after all, that's why View From The Cab is so good (Tachoblog said modestly).
Quiz Masters Wanted By Tachoblog For Transaid Do you fancy yourself as the next Chris Tarrant? (For non-UK readers, he hosts our version of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire') International development charity Transaid is looking for volunteer quiz masters for the ultimate workplace quiz as part of its upcoming annual Transaid Week.
Truck Racing On Tachoblog - Multipart Are Back! Multipart has returned to truck racing sponsorship over a quarter of a century since it first got involved. The company is to sponsor the father and son team of Brookfield Racing who compete in the British Truck Racing Championship and the French Cup. Roger Brookfield drives a DAF CF85 whilst his son Carl is at the wheel of an ERF.
Ride A Road Train With Tachoblog All of these clips are shot from the cab of a 18 litre V8 CAT 3408 powered Kenworth. Pulling two 45' trailers at around 80 tonnes gross weight, this mighty truck can still nudge 100 Kph.
Tachoblog Reveals The Celebrities At Truckfest South West Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan, who plays young temptress Tina Mclntyre in Britain’s biggest soap, will lead a celebrity line up at Truckfest when it returns to the Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July 2009.