Yearly Archives: 2014


Medirest clinches two-year Bristol NHS contract

Medirest has renewed a £3.8 million contract with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Under the two-year contract extension, the catering and soft services provider will deliver a range of food and support service to South Bristol Community Hospital.   The company, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has secured the new deal following […]

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Voith in Jaguar Land Rover FM contract win

Voith Industrial Services, a service provider to the UK automotive industry, has secured a contract with Jaguar Land Rover. Under the agreement, the company will provide a range of hard and soft FM services at the car manufacturer’s UK manufacturing plants at Solihull, Castle Bromwich, and Halewood.   The technical services will include electrical, heating, […]

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Swiss Post has launched a new advance notification system for parcels, which will enable customers to select to have delivery alerts sent via email or text. According to the Swiss  national postal service the alerts solution, called “My Consignments” will be available free charge for customers ordering parcel shipments through their website and will provide […]


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NEXT GENERATION OF SMARTTASK NOW AVAILABLE

The next generation of SmartTask is now available with a wide range of new and industry-leading features. As part of the launch we have a new website www.smarttask.co.uk that provides further details of this advanced employee scheduling and mobile workforce management solution. As a result, companies operating within the facilities management, security and care sectors […]


OCS secures Welsh Water extension

OCS has been awarded a three-year contract extension by Vinci Facilities for the provision of manned guarding for Welsh Water. Vinci provides integrated facilities services to Welsh Water and has extended its initial two-year deal with OCS for security services across five sites in Wales.   Jane Sheard, CEO UK Facilities Services at OCS commented: […]

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UPS to make $2bn investment in international infrastructure by 2019

UPS has announced plans to invest $2bn over the next five years to develop its international infrastructure in Europe, Asia and the Americas, equating to 4.5% to 5% of annual revenue from 2015 to 2019. The delivery company will be targeting international growth markets and improvements in the profitability of e.commerce deliveries.   David Abney, […]


TNT expands international capabilities

TNT is set to enhance its European network with the construction of a new international depot in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, which will primarily serve customers in the healthcare and high-tech industries. At the same time, the company is also launching new air services to Hanover in Germany.   The new 6,350 square metre depot in […]