Dawsonrentals Truck & Trailer MD John Fletcher talks bubbles, Brexit, RVs, Chinese trucks and skills shortages with Andy Salter. John Fletcher is easy to interview: offer the odd question or comment to keep the conversation bubbling along, but otherwise sit back and fill your notebook. What’s more it’s sensible stuff because, along with many senior colleagues in the company, Fletcher has a wealth of experience in the commercial vehicle sector.
KFC closes outlets after ‘teething’ issues with new DHL Supply Chain contractFebruary 19, 2018Emma Shone
KFC was forced to temporarily close restaurants across the UK last week when “teething problems” with its new partnership with DHL Supply chain saw it run out of chicken. The chain handed its logistics operation to DHL last year, when it said it was “rethinking” its processes and “placing distribution and logistics at the heart of our new supply chain strategy”.
The deadline for entries for the 2018 Tip-ex and Tank-ex Awards is 30 March, so if you want to be recognised as the very best in your industry, get your entries in now. Submissions are being taken for: Tanker Operator of the Year (2017 winner Turners (Soham)) Tanker Safety Award (2017 winner, Wincanton) Tipper Haulier of the Year (2017 winner, O’Donovan Waste Disposal) Tipper Safety Award (2017 winner, Cemex UK) Tipper Livery of the Year – new for 2018!
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".