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October

New cool trucks for Londis to improve chilled delivery
02 October, 2009

Londis is improving its supply chain efficiency with a new fleet of environmentally-friendly lorries. The multi-million pound 72-piece fleet will supplement the existing distribution fleet and be phased into circulation over the next two months. Chilled produce is a key focus for Londis as it embarks on a re-launch of its entire fresh range. All the new vehicles have facilities for chilled merchandise including fresh meat, fruit and vegetables, traditional dairy, cooked meats and ready meal products.

Hold the front page
02 October, 2009

The Association of News Retailing (ANR) has vowed to keep fighting for a review of the newspaper and magazine distribution industry following its

In the surgery this month – Applegreen Filling Station, Cottingham Road, Corby, Northamptonshire
02 October, 2009

GENERAL APPEARANCE: On Cottingham Road at what must be the geographic centre of Corby, is a recently-opened Applegreen site owned by Irish independent Petrogas. Petrogas has more than 50 filling stations in Ireland and has announced that it is looking to open 100 sites across the UK.

Wage winners and losers
02 October, 2009

The EKW PAYEPeople Annual Forecourt Wages Report 2009

Help and advice from jac roper
02 October, 2009

The Big Issue

On the crest of a wave
02 October, 2009

Every now and then a new forecourt development emerges that raises the bar just a little bit higher. The launch of George Hammond plc's reconstructed Dover South

Best of both worlds
02 October, 2009

For Oonagh Gilfillan, small really is beautiful. As general manager at Power Petroleum she deals with 150 fuel retailers, most of whom are sole operators. And according to Gilfillan, that's what makes the job so enjoyable.

Safety first for BP with security expert VSG
02 October, 2009

VSG has been working to improve a number of security issues at BP sites around the UK. According to the company, this includes introducing a 'profit protection' scheme with manned guarding as well as the appointment of two regional and one national profit protection managers.

New lottery bubbles
02 October, 2009

Signwaves has introduced new wall and pavement signs for The National Lottery as part of Camelot's £16.5m investment in refreshing its permanent point of sale. About 6,000 of the 'bubble' pavement signs, 5,500 Ecoflex pavement signs and 15,000 wall signs are being distributed around the UK.

ISA keeps its cool
02 October, 2009

Refrigeration company ISA (UK) is launching a chilled multi-deck cabinet range featuring new technology which it says offers big energy savings.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?