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News Release 05-02-2008

Red Funnel Distribution announce new IT Investment

Leading Isle of Wight freight and haulage company, Red Funnel Distribution has placed a major order with HaulTech IT Solutions for an advanced new computer system to help cope with its expanding business. The new HT Traffic Fleet Management software will handle order processing; load planning, vehicle scheduling, route optimisation, vehicle tracking and reporting.

John Rayner, Freight & Distribution Director comments "The new HaulTech system is due to go-live in next few weeks and will consolidate our competitive edge as we expand into profitable niche markets at a time when our core business continues to grow."

Red Funnel Distribution, a subsidiary of the Red Funnel Group is the Isle of Wight's largest and longest established road transport company, being formed in 1918. The Company, based at a purpose built six and a half acre site in Newport on the Island specialises in general haulage, groupage & palletised services, contract distribution & drop trailer services and home deliveries. It is also the Isle of Wight agent for BOC Gases.

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