Dean Stiles

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Name: Dean Stiles
Date registered: 20th January 2011
URL: http://www.globalcoldchainnews.com

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  1. Practical solutions not politics needed post Brexit — 23rd September 2018
  2. Schmitz Cargobull wins Trailer Innovation prize — 21st September 2018
  3. UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR — 21st September 2018
  4. Wielton buys Lawrence David — 20th September 2018
  5. Northgate trials Thermo King all electric system in vans — 20th September 2018

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Practical solutions not politics needed post Brexit

London, UK: The Freight Transport Assiciation is deeply concerned by the lack of progress in Brexit negotiations and the rhetoric used on both sides in the past few days. With the threat of No Deal looming on the horizon, the association is urging the UK and EU-27 leaders, including the European Commission, to prioritise urgent …

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Schmitz Cargobull wins Trailer Innovation prize

Hanover, Germany: Schmitz Cargobull has won the Smart Trailer category for its SmartTrailer concept. “This is a wonderful response to our vehicle concept. We consider this prize to be a confirmation of our industry expertise,” said Andreas Schmitz, chief executive, Schmitz Cargobull, at the award ceremony at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover. Schmitz Cargobull’s …

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UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: The UAE has run the first intermodal TIR operation with a container leaving the UAE bound for Europe under a single customs transit document and a single guarantee. The United Arab Emirates is an important trade hub. TIR offers huge potential for improving transit connectivity between ports and borders with free …

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Wielton buys Lawrence David

Hanover, Germany: Wielton has bought a controlling stake in UK-based Lawrence David. The deal sees Wielton Group take 75% of Lawrence David share for €29.2m. Lawrence David makes trailers and bodywork and will add sales of 20,000 vehicles annually to Wielton Group output. Mariusz Golec, chief executive, Wielton Group said its strength is based on …

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Northgate trials Thermo King all electric system in vans

Brussels, Belgium: Vehicle rental company Northgate is trailing a zero-emission and zero-noise refrigerated van in Spain The Thermo King B-100 ECO fridge, designed for low energy consumption required by small electric vehicles, was fitted on an electric Citroën Berlingo making a zero-emission and fully electric powered refrigeration vehicle, which was then entered into daily service …

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New tech from Thermo King and Frigoblock

Hanover, Germany: Thermo King and Frigoblock introduced a series of truck and trailer innovations harnessing the power of electricity, data and clean technology at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Germany. “The biggest challenges and opportunities lie in cities particularly with increasing urbanization and changing regulations,” said Pauli Johannesen, general manager Thermo King Europe. “The …

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Freight in the City gets FTA backing

London, UK: Freight in the City 2018, a conference and exhibition dedicated to clean, safe and quiet urban deliveries, and a sustainable future for freight is being backed by the Freight Transport Association. The event takes place at Alexandra Palace in London on 6 November 2018, where more than 1,000 members of the logistics industry …

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NewCold opens UK’s biggest deepfreeze

Wakefield, UK: NewCold has unveiled its newly completed deep frozen storage and distribution centre which, says the company, is now the largest of its kind in the UK. Jon Miles, country director, NewCold said at the opening: “Today sees the culmination of six years dedicated work and the opening of a food-handling facility which, in …

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Paneltex 7.5t electric trucks with Magtec

Milbrook, UK: Paneltex launched a Magtec powered 7.5 tonne electric truck including with a refrigerated box body at Cenex-LCV 2018. Paneltex will enter series production of these 7.5 tonne electric trucks in conjunction with Magtec. Paneltex electric truck range is powered by Magtec P180 motor drive systems and P182 motor controllers and based on the …

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HSE clarifies hand pallet truck requirements

London, UK: The Health & Safety Executive has confirmed that hand pallet trucks with maximum lifting heights below 300mm are not subject to Loler. It’s a view which has been long held by CFTS, the body behind a UK national standard for the Thorough Examination of lift trucks. CFTS chairman Geoff Martin adds: “Since these …

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Schmitz Cargobull improves proactive safety in turning

Hanover, Germany: Schmitz Cargobull will now be equipping all vehicles with flashing side marking lights as standard. The flashing side marking lights for trailers aim to prevent accidents when turning. For example, cyclists riding next to the trailer can become aware of the turning manoeuvre much earlier thanks to the flashing side marking lights, enabling …

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks unveils the Actros Edition 1

Milton Keynes, UK: Mercedes-Benz Trucks will celebrate the start of production of the new Actros with the Edition 1 – a special model, limited to 400 vehicles worldwide, of which at least 35 will come to the UK. Aside from being equipped with the impressive innovations that come as standard in the new Actros, the …

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Schmitz Cargobull wins Trailer Innovation prize

Hanover, Germany: Schmitz Cargobull has won the Smart Trailer category for its SmartTrailer concept. “This is a wonderful response to our vehicle concept. We consider …

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UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: The UAE has run the first intermodal TIR operation with a container leaving the UAE bound for Europe under a single …

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Wielton buys Lawrence David

Hanover, Germany: Wielton has bought a controlling stake in UK-based Lawrence David. The deal sees Wielton Group take 75% of Lawrence David share for €29.2m. …

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Schmitz Cargobull improves proactive safety in turning

Hanover, Germany: Schmitz Cargobull will now be equipping all vehicles with flashing side marking lights as standard. The flashing side marking lights for trailers aim …

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